Tuesday , 16 April 2024

Tag Archives: Paul Volcker

Don’t Look a Gift Horse in the Mouth! Now’s the Time to Buy Gold, Not Sell It

...[F]ollowing the crowd has never been the reason to buy gold. After all, that same logic would have recommended buying a house in Phoenix five years ago. Since the fundamentals still point to gold's long-term viability... why [are] investors responding by selling gold and buying dollars and euros? I was always told not to look a gift horse in the mouth... [so] take advantage of the dip. Words: 880

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Paul Volcker's View on Inflation Not Right for These Times – Here's Why

Paul Volcker has written an Op-Ed for The New York Times entitled “A Little Inflation Can Be a Dangerous Thing,” in which he argues – and we really won’t dispute it – that allowing inflation above institutionally accepted levels of say, 2 percent, can indeed be a slippery slope, and a very bad thing, but times have changed since Mr. Volcker decided that he would do whatever it took to slay inflation. [These days a little inflation might be a very good thing. Let me explain.] Words: 1636

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Stöferle: Why Gold's Parabolic Phase Is Still Many Years Off

Many market participants and commentators are obviously having a hard time distinguishing between a bull market and a bubble. More and more articles are referring to the imminent burst of the “gold bubble” and to an alleged “crowded trade” but the facts quickly put such fear-mongering into perspective. Words: 1787

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Volcker: Tax Hikes Likely Needed to Tame Deficit

The United States should consider raising taxes to help bring deficits under control and may need to consider a European-style value-added tax and a carbon or other energy-related tax may become necessary says White House adviser Paul Volcker. Words: 758

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