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Financial Impact of Midterm Elections: Do the Markets Really Care About the Results?

In the midterm elections that took place on Tuesday, November 6th, 2018, Democrats took control of the House of Representatives while Republicans expanded their majority in the Senate. While this outcome was to be expected, the financial impact of the midterm elections has been less clear. Stocks initially rallied following the election only to sink on [...]

By |2018-11-13T11:54:06+00:00November 13th, 2018|Political Commentary, Predictions|

Fall of Empires: Rome vs USA (Hidden Secrets of Money)

Mike Maloney is back with two more installments of his popular video series, Hidden Secrets of Money. In episode 9 of Hidden Secrets of Money, Mike Maloney draws eerie parallels to the misguided leaders and monetary policies that doomed civilizations from Ancient Rome to modern-day America. Can President Trump save America? Will the Federal Reserve [...]

By |2018-10-30T16:06:30+00:00October 30th, 2018|Gold & Silver Commentary, Political Commentary|

Will the Global Market Crash of 2018 Turn Out to Be the Beginning of the Greatest Financial Crisis the World Has Ever Seen?

The global selloff has erased $5 trillion from stock and bond markets in October alone! October is a historically bad month for stocks. Many of the most dramatic crashes have begun during this month. The global market crash of 2018 seems to be in line with this trend and the crash is indeed global. This [...]

By |2018-10-26T12:18:14+00:00October 26th, 2018|bitcoin, Political Commentary, Predictions|

Gold and Silver News: COMEX, US Mint, and Reserve Bank of India All Make Moves in September

There’s no better store of value and hedge against financial uncertainty than physical gold, silver, platinum, and palladium. Readers of GoldStockBull probably don’t need to be convinced of this. This month has seen some notable developments in gold and silver news. COMEX Gold recently set a record for its ratio of paper contracts to physical [...]

By |2018-09-10T13:30:57+00:00September 8th, 2018|Gold & Silver Commentary, Political Commentary|

BIS and IMF Warn of Risk In Financial Markets That Surpasses That of 2008 Crisis

In his most recent book, The Road to Ruin: The Global Elites’ Secret Plan for the Next Financial Crisis, former CIA analyst Jim Rickards notes that some of the biggest financial bodies in the world have been warning of excessive risk in financial markets since 2014. Through a series of published papers, press releases, and [...]

By |2018-08-31T13:08:40+00:00August 31st, 2018|Gold & Silver Commentary, Political Commentary, Predictions|

A Fed Rate Hike at the Wrong Time Could Spell Disaster

For the first time in ten years, the Fed has recently begun reducing its balance sheet. It has also been raising interest rates. This is a complete turnaround from nearly a decade’s worth of printing money (also known as quantitative easing or QE) and enacting Zero Interest Rate Policy (ZIRP) to boost the economy. The [...]

By |2018-08-23T02:39:48+00:00August 23rd, 2018|Gold & Silver Commentary, Political Commentary|

China’s Nuclear Option in Trade Wars and Russia’s Nuclear Option in Real War

The United States and China are entrenched in an escalating trade war with tit-for-tat tariffs reaching towards $300 billion annually ($150b on each side). Some believe there is no doubt that the United States would win a trade war. Perhaps this is true, but we have to ask as what expense? China's Nuclear Option in [...]

Rising Geopolitical Tensions Ignite Fire Under Gold and Silver Prices

Geopolitical tensions have lit a fire under gold and silver prices. A confluence of factors has finally pushed gold and silver above key technical resistance levels. Gold hit a 5-month high, rising over $20 (1.5%) to $1,275. It is the highest print for gold since the election of Trump. Silver also rocketed higher, climbing more than 40 [...]

U.S. Strikes Syria, Gold and Silver Spike Higher

U.S. Navy warships fired 50+ Tomahawk missiles at a Syrian military base a few hours ago. It was the first direct American assault on the Syrian government and Donald Trump's most dramatic military order since becoming president. This attack was in response to the chemical attack in Syria that killed over 70 people, including up to [...]

By |2017-04-07T10:21:35+00:00April 6th, 2017|Gold & Silver Commentary, Political Commentary|

Failure of Obamacare Repeal Helps Push Gold Higher, But $1,250 Resistance Holds

Republicans were forced to pull their bill to replace Obamacare from the floor of the GOP-controlled House today, lacking sufficient support. This has helped to push gold higher, but technical resistance has held thus far. Gold has been in rally mode lately after a v-shaped correction and recovery during the month of March. In the first [...]