January 13, 2014

Gold, Stock Market & Interest Rates

In times like these, long-term gold investors feel like the designated drivers in the corner of a frat party. It might seem like we're missing the fun, but we must remember that we're playing a different game than the short-term speculators. Our drunken friends have had some cheap thrills in 2013, but this stock market growth rests on an unstable foundation of artificial stimulus and cheap money. We are more interested in waking up without a hangover, a wrecked car, or worse.

The longer interest rates remain suppressed, the crazier markets will behave when rates rise. And if Greenspan's one year at 1 percent rates helped trigger the crash we saw in 2008, imagine imagine what three years and counting of Bernanke's/Yellen's zero percent rates portends for the next crash.

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Peter Schiff`s comments on the economy, stock markets, politics and gold. Schiff is the renowned writer of the bestseller Crash Proof: How to Profit from the Coming Economic Collapse. Visit the new website Schiff On The Markets for exclusive content.
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