1 Oz Canadian Maple Leaf 2017 Silver coin, obverse.

Wait Until Big Money Moves Into Gold and Silver

If you think the current spikes in precious metals are great, wait until institutional investors and hedge fund managers lay siege to the commodities market. Gold and silver will likely outperform this ever-weakening economy in the coming months. By 0800 the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 333 points, as trade tensions escalated because tariffs took …

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400 ounce gold bars.

September is Often Favorable for Gold and Silver

From September and into early October, gold and silver usually rise in price. However the stock market often recedes. There are obvious reasons for this, which underlie basic human psychology. Behavioral economics account for the real reasons behind market moves because people’s innate motives override statistical speculations. Silver is entering its “sweet spot” of the …

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President Donald Trump 2018 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC)

Trump’s Friday Tweets Move Markets Down

In the wake of Fed Chair Jerome Powell’s speech Friday morning at Jackson Hole, WY, President Trump launched a firestorm of aggravated statements on Twitter. This included blaming Chair Powell for not aiming to lower interest rates far enough. Donald Trump: “As usual, the Fed did NOTHING! It is incredible that they can “speak” without …

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Donald Trump Nominates Jerome Powell as Federal Reserve Chairman November 2, 2017

The U.S. Economy is a Mess Despite Trump and CNBC Hype

We had a drastic week all around the financial world. Gold hit record highs not seen in years, to include gold ETFs like IAU (iShares Gold Trust), GLD (SPDR Gold Shares), and many others. Virtually all gold and silver exchange traded funds followed the same bullish pattern, while the U.S. dollar rose against the Chinese …

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Bridgewater Associates founder Ray Dalio discusses his new book on economic crisis.

CNBC Interview with Ray Dalio on Great Recession

CNBC: Ray Dalio, Bridgewater Associates founder, co-chair and co-chief investment officer, discusses his new book, “A Template for Understanding Big Debt Crises,” which looks back on the lessons learned from the financial crisis. I hear a slight argument among the pundits in this interview. There’s talk about the bottom class and the rise of populism …

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Price of gold on August 5, 2019.

Gold Soars as Dow Drops 800 Points in Worst Fall of 2019

Gold Price Live Chart GOLD Chart by TradingView Today the Dow Industrial Average (DOW) Dropped to a low of 2,822.12 points from a record year high of 3,027.98 in June, 2019. This occurred as a result of the currency decline of China which took place in defense of Trump’s trade tariffs. Dow plunges almost 900 …

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Stock market chart with candlesticks.

Behavioral Psychology and Economic Activity

I created Quarter Hedge Capital as an informative resource to teach people to think for themselves about money, market activity, and investing. This is a place for people to learn and research the historical and current trends in the market. I focus on both U.S. and international economies because they affect each other to a …

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