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Does QE3 Mark the Beginning of the End of the Bond Bubble?

Does QE3 Mark the Beginning of the End of the Bond Bubble?
  With savings rates at historic lows and budget deficits at historic highs, it makes little sense that interest rates should remain this low for this long. While the Federal Reserve has received much praise for keeping rates low with its Quantitative Easing program, the congratulations rightfully...
October 2nd, 2012 | Commentary, Student Blog | Read More

Sound Money: Turkey’s Cure for Oil Dependence

Sound Money: Turkey’s Cure for Oil Dependence
By Devin Roundtree With so much havoc among European nations, Turkey has attracted headlines recently as Europe’s fastest growing economy and the remaining shining star of investment grade on the continent. Though, as CNBC reported, rising oil prices threaten the country’s economic outlook. When...
September 25th, 2012 | Commentary, Student Blog | Read More

Central Banks Race to BUY Gold At Record Pace

Central Banks Race to BUY Gold At Record Pace
This must be more evidence of Bernanke’s “tradition.” The Olympics may be over, but central banks around the world have begun a race to buy gold and are doing so at the highest level in decades. The World Gold Council recently announced that central banks officially bought 157.5 tonnes...
August 21st, 2012 | Commentary, Student Blog | Read More

New CPI Means Higher Taxes, Lower Benefits

New CPI Means Higher Taxes, Lower Benefits
A rose by any other name would smell as sweet, but a steak tastes not as sweet - if it’s a cut of horse  meat… The new CPI calculations are designed to further disguise inflation and the erosion of your standard of living. Last month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that they...
June 11th, 2012 | Commentary, Student Blog | Read More

Don’t Wait For the Announcement, QEIII is Already Here

Don’t Wait For the Announcement, QEIII is Already Here
By Devin Roundtree Due to May’s disappointing unemployment numbers, Wall Street investors are again debating if the Federal Reserve will provide another round of Quantitative Easing. Yet nobody is recognizing the obvious; QE3 already exists. Ben Bernanke’s openness to the media has made people...
June 5th, 2012 | Commentary, Student Blog | Read More