Spiking used car prices helped drive the increase in inflation.(more…)
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Well, it’s hard to believe, but gold is actually catching a bid!(more…)
Although gold seems to have made it its specialty to stumble and fall persistently during the past eleven months. I haven’t lost faith that the little fellow will eventually wake up to the fact that the trillions of dollars of toilet paper flying around are not as nice to own as the ancient precious metal.
From a chart perspective, it honestly just needs to do one thing: get above that price gap.(more…)
I have long held that gold would be driven by USD/JPY, and at the start of this calendar year, it was looking very promising for gold, because the US dollar (one kind of toilet paper) was becoming more worthless than the Japanese Yen (another kind of toilet paper). I’ve marked this point with a green arrow. However, the US toilet paper has appreciated handsomely against the Japanese variety, so much so that a bullish breakout has transpired (green circle).(more…)
At least this silver bar is pretty to look at (image via r/SilverBugs).(more…)