Month: July 2023

Gold Price To Monetary Base – A Ratio to Keep An Eye On

GOLD PRICE AND MONETARY BASE "The monetary base is the total amount of a currency in circulation or held in reserves. Money in circulation is anything that is held and used by the general public while reserves refer to commercial bank deposits and any money held in reserves by these institutions at the central bank." Investopedia The chart below shows the ratio of the gold price to the St. [...]

Gold vs Stocks and Interest Rates – No Correlation

by Kelsey Williams for Neptune Global When others speak of gold as hedge or safe haven investment, they are usually referring to what is sometimes claimed as an inverse correlation between gold and stocks; i.e., gold tends to go up when stocks decline and vice versa. Based on casual logic, it sounds reasonable. The problem is that the logic is based on false assumptions. First of all,[...]

The Federal Reserve and $10,000 Gold

by Kelsey Williams for Neptune Global THE FEDERAL RESERVE - WHAT WE DON'T KNOW Having had the opportunity and time to ply their trade again and again, the sorcerers at the central bank have usually found favor with the gods of paper money.  This is true as long as the basic objective and standard of measurement is to avoid complete financial and economic disaster. There are other[...]

Will The U.S. Dollar Collapse?

by Kelsey Williams for Neptune Global  DOLLAR COLLAPSE?  It seems as if the U.S. dollar is under constant attack. Calls for its imminent collapse are heard daily. Fears of worsening inflation, expectations for hyperinflation, a weaker dollar, and political machinations of the BRIC countries populate the headlines. Some investors are even more vocal and sound at times like[...]