A Historical Look at Gold Prices After U.S. Presidential Elections

The 2020 presidential election has been a tumultuous one. With gold prices hovering between $1,900/oz. and $1,930/oz. in October, could prices go up once the election is decided in November? We examine elections dating back to the 1980s to see what we can learn about post-election gold prices. Gold After Trump, Obama, Bush, Clinton, and…

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6 Must-Know Facts About the State of Retirement Accounts in the U.S.

You might not realize that Social Security is designed to replace just 40% of your income, and Social Security is expected to be fully depleted by the year 2035. Then benefits may drop because of funding shortfalls. Even so, about 22% of Americans have less than $5,000 earmarked for retirement savings. What does the current…

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Debts and Defaults

The stock market may dominate the headlines these days, but it is not the only important part of the economy to track. Debt has been rising on a number of fronts across the nation. The influence of this debt should be considered when assessing the overall financial landscape. The most prominent of these debts may…

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The October Effect

Near the beginning of September, equity markets were riding high at new peaks, and March’s crash seemed like a distant memory. Then fortunes changed, and the stock market experienced a harsh series of corrections. Both The Wall Street Journal and MarketWatch report that the NASDAQ’s three-day 10% drop, which began on September 3, 2020, was…

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The Australian Gold Market Is Booming: Take Advantage of It

Australia’s gold scene is shining. Sales of Australia-minted gold coins and bars are on the rise, and so have been gold prices. Two giant gold nuggets were discovered in late August. And unrelated gold mining expansion and reopening plans are underway. As gold gains in Australia, so does its dollar. What’s behind Australia’s red-hot gold…

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