Peter Reagan

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Peter Reagan is a financial market strategist at Birch Gold Group, one of America’s leading precious metals dealers, specializing in providing gold IRAs and retirement-focused precious metals portfolios.

Peter’s in-depth analysis and commentary is published across major investment portals, news channels, popular US conservative websites and most frequently on Birch Gold Group’s own website.

The Bad Inflation News Everyone Is Ignoring

The Bad Inflation News Everyone Is Ignoring

The official consumer price index (CPI) gauge of inflation finally eased in July, slowing 60 basis points to an 8.5% annualized rate. Further upstream, the producer price index (PPI) also slowed from 11.3% to 9.8% year-over-year. Now, let me be clear: this is good news.

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Why Are Central Banks on a Gold Buying Spree?

Why Are Central Banks on a Gold Buying Spree?

In the wake of gold briefly passing the strong $1,800 resistance level, Equinox Partners’ Sean Fieler spoke about gold’s role in the coming financial crisis saying a sovereign debt crisis could catch some off-guard: ‘the kindling is set, and you just need one little spark to ignite the fire.’

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Fed Struggles to Extinguish the Inflation Bonfire

Fed Struggles to Extinguish the Inflation Bonfire

Stanford Economics professor says that the Fed will neither stop raising interest rates nor limit rate hikes to just one or two more. Instead, he thinks the Fed needs to jack up interest rates to 9%, possibly higher, to truly deal with inflation.

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Expert predicts $2,400 gold within 12 months

Expert predicts $2,400 gold within 12 months

Gold investors shouldn’t look forward to a reversal in the Federal Reserve’s tightening policies because a flip-flopping Fed would create the kinds of economic instability that not even the biggest gold investors would appreciate.

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World’s Top Hedge Fund Manager Issues This Alert on Gold

World’s Top Hedge Fund Manager Issues This Alert on Gold

We’re hearing an increasing number of warnings that a stagflationary event could not only materialize, but persist for an entire decade. I don’t want to believe it. Even so, it’s starting to look like a certainty. The latest 9.1% inflation reading hit the financial markets hard.

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JPMorgan Caught Rigging the Gold Price (Again)

JPMorgan Caught Rigging the Gold Price (Again)

Bloomberg recently did a fairly comprehensive report on insider trading of precious metals by traders (most notoriously) at JPMorgan, and other large banks as well. JPMorgan pled guilty in 2019 and paid over $920 million to settle charges…

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Goldman Sachs Predicts a Heart-Racing Gold Price Spike

Goldman Sachs Predicts a Heart-Racing Gold Price Spike

Goldman Sachs raises year-end gold forecast to $2,500; why gold shines bright even after a losing Q2; and Zimbabwe rediscovers gold as a cornerstone of economic stability. Interestingly enough, Goldman’s lofty forecast for gold excludes possibility of hyperinflation…

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Why THIS Recession is Different (and Worse)

Why THIS Recession is Different (and Worse)

By the time you read this, the U.S. economy will likely be officially mired in what could be a long and deep recession. Ark Invest CEO Cathie Wood said Tuesday we’re already there: ‘We think we are in a recession. We were wrong on one thing and that was inflation being as sustained as it has been.’

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U.S. Teeters on the Brink of Recession (or Already Falling)

U.S. Teeters on the Brink of Recession (or Already Falling)

Fed Desperately Wants to Postpone Return to Reality – But It’s Not Going Well. Today, we’re seeing multiple signals of economic stress flashing simultaneously. Historically, that implies a near-term economic recession…

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Nobody Will Save Us From What Comes Next

Nobody Will Save Us From What Comes Next

It’s worth remembering the Federal Reserve is not looking out for your wellbeing. They’re looking at statistics, not individuals. They see surges in food and energy prices as “normal volatility.” Chairman Powell doesn’t care it cost you nearly $100 to fill your gas tank.

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Legendary Stock Investor Rushes to Buy More Gold

Legendary Stock Investor Rushes to Buy More Gold

Jim Cramer has been one of the most die-hard stock bulls since 1987, and rose to national fame in the late 1990s thanks to his frequent guest appearances on CNBC during the run-up of the dot-com boom. That’s why it’s so surprising that he recently recommended diversifying with gold.

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3 Ways Historic Inflation Has Changed Everything

3 Ways Historic Inflation Has Changed Everything

It’s hard to deny that inflation is the most pressing economic issue for most of us these days, whether we’re saving for retirement or just filling up our tanks at the gas station. Ask anybody what’s on their minds, and you’ll get an earful. It doesn’t matter who you ask, liberals or conservatives. It doesn’t matter how you ask,

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America’s Wealthiest Suffering Proves the Dollar Is Failing

America’s Wealthiest Suffering Proves the Dollar Is Failing

There isn’t any doubt, when inflation accelerates like it is right now, the lower income class has their financial worlds turned upside down. After all, that’s what happens when most of the food that we eat and fuel we use every single day suddenly becomes 10% – 43% more expensive.

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Jamie Dimon: “Brace Yourself” for an “Economic Hurricane”

Jamie Dimon: “Brace Yourself” for an “Economic Hurricane”

We’ve suggested many times that an economic “storm could be brewing” so that you could start or continue preparing for it. Well, if Jamie Dimon (CEO of JP Morgan) is correct, it looks like we might have underestimated how bad things could get.

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If History Repeats Itself, THIS Will Be the New #1 Asset

If History Repeats Itself, THIS Will Be the New #1 Asset

For as much as we struggle to compare present day to any point in U.S. history, the 1970s to early 1980s are an almost eerily accurate parallel. People on the street didn’t have a smartphone in their hands, and mail took a bit longer to arrive. But the economic conditions are all here.

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Legendary Market Insider Warns: This Is the Only REAL Safe Haven

Legendary Market Insider Warns: This Is the Only REAL Safe Haven

It turns out that quality growth stocks do not always outperform; that the Federal Reserve will not always step in to protect your wealth… and that the prices of the growth stocks in your portfolio have long been more a function of loose monetary policy than the priceless nature of innovative thinking.

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Red-Hot Inflation Burning Up Budgets, Plans and Futures…

Red-Hot Inflation Burning Up Budgets, Plans and Futures…

At this point, it has almost become cliché to say that “inflation is accelerating,” and that it’s taking a bite out of retirement savers income. But just how big is that bite? According to this Moody’s analysis, that bite amounts to hundreds of dollars a month consumed by the tax nobody voted for

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Buy Silver, Gold or Both? Finally, a Useful Answer

Buy Silver, Gold or Both? Finally, a Useful Answer

Economists agree both gold and silver share many virtues: Easily accessible and redeemable, highly liquid, historically money, intrinsically valuable and free of counterparty risk. The parallels lead some to call silver “poor man’s gold.” That’s not a helpful description…

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The Everything Bubble…

The Everything Bubble...

If you pay any attention to financial news (or if you’re a regular reader of my columns), you’re probably familiar with the term “bubble.” We’ve seen the 2008 housing bubble, the dot-com stock bubble, some are referring to the recent collapse in bonds as the end of a bond bubble and so on…

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This Conventional Wisdom Is Toxic Today…

This Conventional Wisdom Is Toxic Today...

Bonds are generally considered a conservative investment vehicle. Corporate bond-holders get paid before shareholders, and even in the worst-case scenario of a bankruptcy, bond owners are likely to recoup some of their investment, while shareholders are usually wiped out.

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Ray Dalio: Gold Reduces Risks, Enhances Returns

Ray Dalio: Gold Reduces Risks, Enhances Returns

The times ahead will likely be radically different from those we’ve experienced in our lifetimes—but similar to those that have happened many times before. Studying history lets us find recurring patterns that determine likely future developments.

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Here’s Why The Fed’s Soft Landing is Still a Crash

Here's Why The Fed's Soft Landing is Still a Crash

In response to the recent Fed announcements, on Thursday the Dow Jones tumbled almost 1,100 points. The NASDAQ also lost 5% of its value. Both losses completely erased their relief-rally gains from the day before – when stock bulls were excited the Fed didn’t raise rates higher.

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Ron Paul: ‘Inflation is a Polite Word for Theft’

Ron Paul: 'Inflation is a Polite Word for Theft'

Inflation isn’t a scary word, is it? It makes you think of blowing up balloons for birthday parties, the Macy’s Thanksgiving parade, maybe helping a toddler get their water wings on before an adventure in the swimming pool. It just sounds so innocuous.

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Analyst Reveals Number One Reason to Buy Gold Now

Analyst Reveals Number One Reason to Buy Gold Now

Keith McCullough, founder and CEO of Hedgeye Risk Management, says that the economy is heading towards something they label a “Quad 4,” a state of emergency warranting government intervention. A Quad 4 means disappointing growth and inflation, year after year.

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Fed Can Print More Money – But Food?

Fed Can Print More Money - But Food?

The head of the UN World Food Program is warning that this is going to be the worst worldwide food crisis since World War II, and even Joe Biden is admitting that the approaching food shortages “are going to be real”. Unfortunately, there have been some new developments…

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Why is Gold the Best Alternative Asset?

Why is Gold the Best Alternative Asset?

SPOILER ALERT: So, what if there was an investment that offered the benefits of diversification, return on investment and hedging? An investment that could help capitalize on both upside growth opportunities while also protecting against downside risks of loss?

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The Only Thing Rising Faster Than Inflation?

The Only Thing Rising Faster Than Inflation?

Even the most hawkish Federal Reserve estimates that inflation for March could come in as high as 8.41%, with forecasts of a quarter-over-quarter rise to 9.1%. That’s not quite double-digit inflation, not yet, but it’s plenty alarming…

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Russia Launches Gold Standard

Russia Launches Gold Standard

Essentially, Russia has done exactly what we predicted and created a gold-backed currency. What this will mean for international trade involving Russia, let alone gold’s role in it, will undoubtedly become incredibly influential on future efforts to return to a gold standard.

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Peter Reaganbullion.directory author Peter Reagan

Peter Reagan is a financial market strategist at Birch Gold Group, one of America’s leading precious metals dealers, specializing in providing gold IRAs and retirement-focused precious metals portfolios.

Peter’s in-depth analysis and commentary is published across major investment portals, news channels, popular US conservative websites and most frequently on Birch Gold Group’s own website.