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Is the dollar destined to lose its value and purchasing power?

'We frequently hear the financial press refer to the U.S. dollar as the 'world's reserve currency,' implying that our dollar will always retain its value in an ever shifting more...

Will the weak economy force the dollars devaluation?

"While the Fed's Open Market Committee downgraded its forecasts for gross domestic product and unemployment for 2012, 2013 and 2014, the policy-setting panel took a minimalist approach by expanding Operation more...

Will the Fed step up its devaluation of the dollar?

''The dollar continued its retreat against the yen yesterday after last week's US employment data showing a slowdown in the pace of job creation stoked speculation about further stimulus measures more...

Will Fed stimulus weaken the value of the dollar?

''The dollar weakened against most of its major peers after U.S. inflation data fueled speculation Federal Reserve policy makers will maintain economic stimulus. The U.S. currency fell against more...

How much is lost in having cash?

''Remember all the writing I've done promoting the magic of compounding?  That's really what Warren Buffet does.  He buys companies that throw off dividends, and then he reinvests more...

Will central banks add to the demand factor for gold?

'The dip in the price of gold in early autumn failed to do much to dampen demand from the central banks.  In fact, their buying rocketed.  This from more...

Will the Fed continue to devalue the dollar through quantitative easing?

''Fed tempted by 'QE3' at latest meeting The US Federal Reserve considered a new round of quantitative easing as an option at its September monetary policy meeting, suggesting that 'QE3' more...

Will Americans’ purchasing power and savings be eroded away?

''The debt ceiling debate is providing plenty of opportunity for political theater in Washington.  Proponents of raising the debt ceiling are throwing around the usual scare tactics and misinformation more...

Will people continue flocking to gold and silver?

''The end of June marked what is hopefully the end of the Federal Reserve's policy of quantitative easing.  For months the Fed has purchased hundreds of billions of dollars more...

Why will commodity prices and the dollar be volatile?

''Commodities relapse as dollar strengthens A relapse for commodities as the dollar rallies has knocked early optimism that the global economy is robust enough to shrug off the policy implications more...

A Year for Accumulation