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Is the Yield Curve Contradicting the Fed?

While Fed Chairman Jerome Powell forecasted an optimistic view of the economy in the first FOMC meeting of the year, a dark shadow formed in the background. MarketWatch reported that the inverted yield curve, an infamous recession indicator, has once again reared its ugly head. Learn why this has worried analysts and more in this…

When Will the Fed’s Repo Operations End?

Reports by the Wall Street Journal show that the Federal Reserve has continued to inject billions of dollars into what is called the “repo market” and have even begun adding something called a “reverse repo” into the mix. Reuters has noted that these operations have no clear ending in the immediate future. Learn more in…

Why Is the Fed Securing Billions in Bonds?

The Federal Reserve is once again expanding its balance sheet by buying up significant amounts of bonds in the critical short-term “repo” lending market. Some market experts are worried these actions look very similar to the Fed’s massive bond-buying program during the 2008 financial crisis—despite the Fed insisting otherwise. Learn more in this episode of…

Why Is Debt the Elephant in the Room?

Why is Debt the Elephant in the Room?

The Federal Reserve’s recent financial stability report found massive debts owed by U.S. Businesses to be a “top vulnerability” to the economy. The potential danger of debt goes beyond business; the U.S. government ran a 134 billion deficit in October alone.  Why is Debt the Elephant in the Room? – Video Transcription Coy Wells:…

dealing with u.s. debt

Dealing with U.S. Debt

In the past, United States debt had been front and center in news outlets and the general populations attention, though it seems like not many people are talking about it anymore. Many theorize that we’ve become complacent with our situation, to a point where we’re now used to living in debt. We as a nation…

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Gold’s Rise in Geopolitical Tensions

We’ve now seen gold not only move over a hundred dollars since May 6th but an additional $43 just yesterday. Tensions with Iran and looming financial uncertainty threaten possible economic decline for the U.S. economy, meaning that gold could rise even more. Join Coy Wells and Patrick Brunson as they discuss these issues and their…