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Fed Chairman Powell Commits to Ongoing Interest Rate Hikes

Fed Chairman Powell Commits to Ongoing Interest Rate Hikes

December 2, 2022
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Fed Chairman Jerome Powell spoke on Fiscal and Monetary Policy about the economic outlook, inflation, and the labor market.
Congress to Intervene in Railroad Strike Negotiations

Congress to Intervene in Railroad Strike Negotiations

December 1, 2022
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President Biden released a statement calling on Congress to immediately pass legislation to adopt the Tentative Agreement between workers and operators.
Metals Minute165: Best Month Since 2020

Metals Minute 165: Best Month Since 2020

November 30, 2022
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Central banks have been purchasing gold at a rate not seen since 1967, when the US Dollar still had some official gold backing.
Changes 401K Rules to  Favor Environmental, Social Funds

Biden Administration Changes 401K Rules to Favor Environmental, Social, and Governance Funds

November 30, 2022
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Fiduciaries can now use non-pecuniary factors to make investment decisions to support environmental and social objectives instead of financial outcomes.
And Then There Were None

And Then There Were None

November 30, 2022
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Cryptocurrencies are in turmoil; meanwhile, precious metals investors continue to sleep soundly while holding tangible assets in reserve.
Ghana Negotiates to Barter Oil for Gold

Ghana Negotiates to Barter Oil for Gold

November 28, 2022
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The West African nation Ghana has reached a tentative gold-for-oil barter agreement with Emirates National Oil Co.
Metals Minute 164: Thankful for Gold

Metals Minute 164: Thankful for Gold

November 23, 2022
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There are signs of economic turmoil on the horizon, with recessionary signals from the bond market flashing red.
NGC Revolutionizes Coin Grading with a 10-Point Scale

NGC Revolutionizes Coin Grading with a 10-Point Scale

November 18, 2022
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 The Numismatic Guarantee Company (NGC) announced it will begin using a 10-point grading scale for coins called NGCX in January 2023.
President Biden Asks Congress For $500M of Emergency Funding for Strategic Petroleum Reserve

President Biden Asks Congress For $500M of Emergency Funding for Strategic Petroleum Reserve

November 18, 2022
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Oilprice.com reported that President Biden asked Congress for $500 million to modernize the strategic petroleum reserve (SPR).
New York Fed Begins 12-Week CBDC Settlement Pilot Test

New York Fed Begins 12-Week CBDC Settlement Pilot Test

November 16, 2022
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The Federal Reserve of New York announced the commencement of a 12-week pilot proof-of-concept CBDC called Regulated Liability Network (RLN).