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What Might the Gold/Silver Ratio Be Telling Us?

The gold/silver ratio is a simple equation that gauges the price of gold relative to the price of silver, and vice-versa. The equation goes like this: How many ounces of silver does it take to buy one ounce of gold? In other words, take the current gold price and divide by the current silver price. The answer is the current gold/silver ratio. For example, today’s gold price of $1193 per ounce divided by today’s silver price of $15.40 gives us a gold/silver ratio of 77.46.... Continue Reading

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Is Inflation on the Way?

Falling bond prices and rising yields have been the talk of the town in recent days. We felt it might be helpful, therefore, to discuss the notion of higher rates and what they may mean for you and your portfolio. If you have resided on planet earth over the last several years, you are likely aware that interest rates, especially in the U.S., have been held at exceptionally low levels. Levels like zero. This period of low interest rates was the result of a combination... Continue Reading