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Standpoints on the Gold Standard | USMR Market Insights

The removal of the gold standard, otherwise known as the “Nixon Shock” has been widely regarded as a political success, but also left Americans with an economic disaster on hand, in which the negative effects still linger to this day.  Standpoints on the Gold Standard- Video Transcription Patrick Brunson:               00:00 The removal of the…

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Will Trump Print More Money? | USMR Market Insights

On April 4th of 2019, Donald Trump challenged the federal reserve’s actions of quantitative tightening and asked for quantitative easing, or the printing of more money and lowering of interest rates. Will Trump Print More Money?- Video Transcription As we conclude our segment on 401ks and IRA’s and the benefits of transferring out of those…

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The Golden Key to Your IRA | USMR Market Insights

Rising financial uncertainty, along with a slew of geopolitical and economic threats, is fueling fears that a market correction may be closer than we realize. Looking at past corrections when stocks go down, gold has proven to go up—making it an ideal portfolio diversifier. With the tax deadline right around the corner, discover the benefits…

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Brexit: Deal or No Deal? USMR Market Insights

Last week, U.K. lawmakers rejected British Prime Minster Theresa May’s Brexit deal for a third time, intensifying market worries less than two weeks before the U.K.’s departure from the European Union. Find out why a failure to reach a withdrawal agreement before the April 12 deadline poses a serious risk to global growth—and what it…

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Dissecting the U.S. Deficit USMR Market Insights

The Congressional Budget Office reportedly projected the 2019 deficit to reach $897 billion, up 15% from 2018. Last year’s deficit of $779 billion was the country’s highest since 2012. Patrick Brunson explains what this means and why you should care in today’s edition of USMR Market Insights.  Dissecting the U.S. Deficit- Video Transcription Earlier…

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Are You in the Retirement Risk Zone? | USMR Market Insights

A study reported by the American College of Financial Services analyzed the timing of investment shocks in the “Risk Zone,” which they identify as the final ten years of working life and the first 10 years of retirement.  Are You in the Retirement Risk Zone?- Video Transcription Coy Wells :                          00:00 A warning for…