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Stagflation Worries Grow as Inflation Rises and Delta Variant Explodes

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Stagflation Worries Grow as Inflation Rises and Delta Variant Explodes With each passing month, it becomes more difficult to dismiss inflation signs as “transitory.”  Inflation first grabbed our attention this year back in April, when the year-over-year Consumer Price Index (CPI) jumped 4.2% – at that time the biggest increase since September 2008. Federal Reserve officials and economists were expecting

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Weak Real Rates: The True Source of Precious Metals Energy Right Now?

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Weak Real Rates: The True Source of Precious Metals Energy Right Now? Fear of inflation’s dollar-debasing effects understandably sends many savers running for cover behind gold and silver whenever there are signs chronic higher prices are lurking. One of modern history’s best examples of this reaction to inflation took place during the economically tumultuous 1970s. In a period (1970 to

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Global Move to “Decarbonize and Electrify” Could Boost Silver

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Analyst: Global Move to “Decarbonize and Electrify” Could Boost Silver As a precious metal often considered a close cousin of gold, silver has the capacity to strengthen as the yellow metal often does in the face of economic and geopolitical uncertainty. It’s a response we’ve seen exhibited by silver many times in the past. Just last year, as the economic

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