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Over the course of this week, there have been two overnight “lunges” to try to firmly vault gold over the $2,000/ounce mark. They’ve been beaten back each time.
It’s irksome indeed that, over the course of the past few months, Amazon has had no issues climbing from the 1000s to the 2000s to the 3000s while gold has struggled to retain every few dollars of gain. I remain confident, however, that these exploratory jabs into the next level are going to stick soon.
OK, so why exactly is the government printing up trillions of dollars to help out the so-called economic catastrophe? Where’s the emergency, exactly? Here is how the long-suffering quartet of mega-cap tech companies are doing now that their earnings have come out: