Politics in Financial Policy
Error coins are an important area of numismatics for many collectors. Even as far back as Celtic times two millennia ago, mints were mistakenly producing error coins like one gold coin (from a variety of only eight known) being auctioned in November.
President Trump recently tweeted that impeaching him would result in a stock-market crash. As the potential for impeachment can no longer be ignored, investors can prepare for a potential market disruption by owning precious metals.
H.R. 5404, a bill sponsored by Rep. Alex Mooney (R-WV), seeks to bring back the gold standard in the United States for the first time in almost 50 years.
With a strong swing in positive momentum to end the 2017 calendar year, the prospects for the gold market in 2018 look strong.
What is bitcoin? Prices have gone parabolic in 2017 yet it's uncertain how "digital gold" or digital coins will fit into the global financial system.
David J. Ryder, who once served as acting U.S. Mint Director, has been nominated by President Trump to return to the position he held in the early 1990s.
Given that many Americans are unaware of the ramifications of Fed policy, this begs the question: Whose interests does the Federal Reserve really serve?
According to Reuters, a group of perhaps more than 100 employees at the Bank of England staged a three-day strike last week.