Category Archives for "Blog"

The Gold Canary?

If you’re not familiar with the Canary in the coal mine example, see previous post. If you are looking for a sign of a top in the Gold Market, look no further than Boca Raton, FL where a local company just installed a vending machine that dispenses gold bars.  The end of the bull run in […]

Continue reading

Do The Federal Reserve Policy Makers Control Interest Rates, or Simply Just Believe That They Do?

Current evidence would suggest that the Federal Reserve’s recent policy decision to inject $600 Billion over the next several months into the banking system by purchasing Treasury Bonds seems to be having an opposite effect from what they intended. Today, on December 14, 2010 the 30-Year Treasury Bond was yielding over 4.5% which is the […]

Continue reading

Are We Different Than The Rest?

When investors get nervous and look for the safe investment for their savings, they usually turn to tried and true Treasury I Bonds or Treasury interest yielding bills, notes or bonds.  However, this chart will question whether or not the United States is truly different than any other country riddled with debt.  It’s a scary […]

Continue reading

Best Fixed Rate Bonds

One of the biggest challenges facing today’s investor who are looking for interest income is the trouble they have finding the best fixed rate bonds without sacrificing any quality. It’s almost like a double negative in today’s market environment.  Best rate and high quality are tough to find in the same sentence, and same market. […]

Continue reading