So why should anyone own gold when its connection to money is founded in part on folklore and a gold standard that no longer exists?Read More
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The Brexit vote amplifies the forces that were already causing slower worldwide economic growth, keeping interest rates low, and providing a favorable backdrop for bonds.Read More
President Trump’s tax proposal has four goals: (1) to “make the tax code simpler,” (2) to “give employees a raise” by reducing their income taxes, (3) to “level the playing field” by cutting taxes on American companies, and (4) to provide incentives for businesses to “bring back” the $2.5 trillion of cash they hold overseasRead More
As Germany and Japan join China in trying to export their way out of their economic dilemmas, the world is pinning its hopes on U.S. consumers—many of whom have not received a raise in six years.Read More
President Trump, and his top economic adviser Peter Navarro, are questioning the benefits of trade, especially when that trade causes the U.S. to have a trade deficit with another country.Read More
The political season is upon us. And with Thanksgiving just around the corner, complete with turkey, stuffing and football, you might find yourself in the middle of a heated family conversation about politics and money.