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Will A Numismatic Sales Slump Hit This Summer?

There are four factors coming together that I fear may result in an overall U.S. retail sales slump this summer. As this occurs, I suspect that American consumers will more narrowly focus their spending to life’s necessities. As a result, … Continue reading

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Federal Reserve capitulates again

On Sept. 20, 2017, the Federal Open Market Committee announcement included an unusual statement in its next-to-last paragraph: “In October the Committee will initiate the balance sheet normalization process described in June 2017 Addendum to the Committee’s Policy Normalization Principles … Continue reading

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Federal Reserve capitulates

Thirty-seven months ago, the Federal Open Market Committee raised the federal funds interest rate from zero to one-fourth of a percent, the first rate change in seven years. It also announced that it would impose a series of interest rate … Continue reading

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Coin production says buy stocks?

With the stock market acting wobbly in October and November, coin collectors can offer a small bit of reassurance to nervous investors. The latest U.S. Mint monthly production numbers show that in the first 10 months of the year 11,533,534,000 … Continue reading

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Does coin production tell us to buy stocks?

With the stock market acting wobbly in October and November, coin collectors can offer a small bit of reassurance to nervous investors. The latest U.S. Mint monthly production numbers show that in the first 10 months of the year, 11,533,534,000 … Continue reading

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