The Dirty Little Secret: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 09.16.22

The Dirty Little Secret: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 09.16.22

We got the August CPI data this week and it came in hotter than expected. Stocks suffered a big selloff. Everybody is betting on the Fed to get even more aggressive in its inflation fight. In this episode of the…

The Calm Before the Storm: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 09.09.22

The Calm Before the Storm: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 09.09.22

This week was the calm before the storm that will begin next week with the August CPI data and continue with the September FOMC meeting the following week. Friday Gold Wrap host Mike Maharrey takes advantage of the lull to…

Hello Fed! Welcome to Reality! SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 09.02.22

Hello Fed! Welcome to Reality! SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 09.02.22

The Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank published a rather surprising paper that swerves into the truth – the Fed can’t win this inflation fight. In this episode of the Friday Gold Wrap podcast, host Mike Maharrey talks about the paper.…

Getting Technical: A Metals Exchange Interview

Getting Technical: A Metals Exchange Interview

Over the last several months, you may have noticed a new series of articles with a data-driven focus here at SchiffGold. In this Metal Exchange interview, host Mike Maharrey talks to the man behind those articles. Mike and Tony dig…

Brain Dump: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 08.19.22

Brain Dump: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 08.19.22

It was a relatively slow news week in the financial realm. For once, the Fed didn’t do anything particularly noteworthy. So, Friday Gold Wrap Host took advantage of the lull. Along with covering some economic data and media spin, he…

Now What? SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 08 12 22

Now What? SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 08 12 22

The Consumer Price Index data for July cooled even more than expected. The question is how will the Federal Reserve play this? In this episode of the Friday Gold Wrap podcast, host Mike Maharrey breaks down the CPI data, talks…

Jobs Jobs Jobs! SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 08.05.22

Jobs Jobs Jobs! SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 08.05.22

Jobs are on everybody’s mind as the July employment report comes out. Will the labor market show more cracks? Or will it give the pundits more room to spin the idea that we’re not really in a recession? In this…

Spin Cycle: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 07.29.22

Spin Cycle: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 07.29.22

This week, the Federal Reserve raised interest rates another 75 basis points despite a second straight quarter of negative GDP growth. Meanwhile, Congress is debating a big government spending bill to “reduce inflation.” In this week’s Friday Gold Wrap podcast,…

Words Matter! SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 07 22 22

Words Matter! SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 07 22 22

We’ve heard all kinds of excuses for inflation. It was COVID. It was Putin’s price hikes. It’s greedy corporations. This week, we learned it’s the millennials’ fault. As host Mike Maharrey explains in this week’s Friday Gold Wrap, all of…

The Fed's Sophie's Choice: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 07.15.22

The Fed’s Sophie’s Choice: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 07.15.22

It happened again. The CPI data for June came in hotter than expected. Prices rose at the fastest pace in this inflationary cycle. That pushes the Fed ever closer to having to make a very difficult choice. In this episode…

Writing Checks They Can't Cash: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 07.08.22

Writing Checks They Can’t Cash: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 07.08.22

The Federal Reserve is putting on quite the tough guy act. Everybody is convinced the central bank is going to keep up the inflation fight even if the economy gets shaky. In this episode of the Friday Gold Wrap podcast,…

Gazing Into a Hazy Crystal Ball: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 07.01.22

Gazing Into a Hazy Crystal Ball: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 07.01.22

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell continues to insist that the economy is strong enough to withstand tighter monetary policy to fight inflation. But the economy seems to be saying otherwise. So, how will this play out? In this week’s Friday…

Dumping Water on a Drowning Man: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 06.24.22

Dumping Water on a Drowning Man: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 06.24.22

They tried to deny it for months, but now everybody knows we have an inflation problem. The president, Congress and all of the central bankers at the Fed are trying to find ways to solve this problem. But as host…

These 2 Poison Pills Will Fix the Economy

These 2 Poison Pills Will Fix the Economy

This Recession Indicator Rules Them ALL: https://claytrader.com/videos/this-recession-indicator-rules-them-all/?utm_source=social&utm_medium=youtube The US economy is facing some tough times currently; however, the truth of the matter is, it has only begun! I know! People tend to get a bit overly dramatic with this stuff…

Playing Darts Wearing a Blindfold: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 06.17.22

Playing Darts Wearing a Blindfold: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 06.17.22

The Federal Reserve just gave us the biggest interest rate hike since 1994. A month ago, we were told a 75 basis-point hike wasn’t on the table. It almost seems like the central bankers are winging it. Or as Friday…

CPI Day! SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 06.10.22

CPI Day! SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 06.10.22

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) data for May came out this morning. The projection was for another hot headline number but some relief in core CPI. This would seem to indicate we’ve passed peak inflation. In this episode of the…

Therapy Session SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 06 03 22

Therapy Session SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 06 03 22

Why haven’t gold and silver rallied as one would expect in such a high inflation environment? In this episode of the Friday Gold Wrap, host Mike Maharrey delves into some of the psychology driving the markets and explains why it…

Why Shouldn't You Give Up on Gold and Silver?

Why Shouldn’t You Give Up on Gold and Silver?

A lot of investors wonder about the lack of movement in gold and silver, especially given rampant inflation. Why haven’t we seen a big rally in precious metals as many expected? Why shouldn’t you just give up on gold and…

The Fed Giveth; The Fed Taketh Away: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 05.27.22

The Fed Giveth; The Fed Taketh Away: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 05.27.22

When the Federal Reserve tinkers with interest rates, it creates all kinds of economic distortions. This is very obvious in the housing market. Over the last couple of years, the Fed blew up a giant housing bubble. Now, the central…

You Spin Me Right Round! SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 05.20.22

You Spin Me Right Round! SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 05.20.22

There is a lot of spin out there when it comes to economic news. You get spin from the corporate media, You get spin from government officials. And you get spin from central bankers. In this episode of the Friday…