The Federal Reserve

Introduction Most people are aware that there is a government body that acts as the guardian of the economy - an economic sentinel who implements policies designed to keep the country operating smoothly. Unfortunately, most investors do not understand how or why the government involves itself in the economy. In the U.S., the answer lies … Continue reading The Federal Reserve

Investing in Gold? Here’s What You Need to Know

When the market tumbles or investors are afraid of what's going on in the world or people are afraid of inflation, interest around investing in gold goes up. You'll hear folks lament over-priced stocks or express distrust in the Federal Reserve to unwind from their quantitative easing without printing money and causing hyperinflation. Whatever the reasons, investors will … Continue reading Investing in Gold? Here’s What You Need to Know

What is ‘Palladium’?

Palladium is a shiny, silvery metal used in many types of manufacturing processes, particularly for electronics and industrial products. Palladium has an atomic number of 46 on the periodic table of the elements. The majority of the world's supply of this rare metal comes from mines located in the United States, Russia, South Africa and Canada. … Continue reading What is ‘Palladium’?