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.

Powell’s Toughest Choice So Far: Frying Pan or Fire?

Powell’s Toughest Choice So Far: Frying Pan or Fire?

The U.S. economy teeters between two catastrophes: wild and untamed hyperinflation that turns cash into wallpaper, or an epic crash that would make 2008 look like a day at the beach. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell has led the U.S. government’s monetary policy to this point.

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The Dark Side of Dividends

The Dark Side of Dividends

There’s no question, we are living in uncertain economic times. This year is already off to a roaring start, as easily spooked Wall Street investors are “bracing for” the Fed’s first rate hike in three years. Of course, that’s just one piece of the uncertainty puzzle as 2022 starts to take shape…

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The Economic Depression Is Already Here

The Economic Depression Is Already Here

One of, if not the primary concerns of the stock market boom over the past two years is that it’s powered by printed money instead of a strong economy. Given that the U.S. stock market was already in its longest bull run in history prior to 2019, and that seemingly every analyst was already tapping a foot…

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How High Inflation Wrecks Nations

How High Inflation Wrecks Nations

Will Inflation Crash the Economy in 2022? It’s understandable if you’re tired of hearing about rising inflation. But it has become an economic mainstay in the Biden Administration. And each month seems to bring fresh records not experienced in decades.

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There’s Never Been a Worse Time to Retire

There's Never Been a Worse Time to Retire

Why Retiring In 2022 Could Be the Worst Decision of Your Life: If you were planning on retiring in 2022 or soon after that, thanks to several recent economic developments, now might be the worst time to do that…

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Three Reasons 2022 Will Be Unforgettable

Three Reasons 2022 Will Be Unforgettable

After the crazy year we’ve just had, one good question to ponder for a moment is: What does the U.S. economy look like as we head into next year? To answer that, this article will examine three sectors by looking at economic activity (including Wall Street), the inflation situation, and of course physical gold. So brace yourself…

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Bond King Gundlach Bullish on Gold Long-Term

Bond King Gundlach Bullish on Gold Long-Term

DoubleLine CEO Jeffrey Gundlach, who is perhaps best known as the “Bond King” for his legendary forays into the bond market, recently spoke about the current state of the markets and a preview of the new year. Gundlach’s primary forecast for gold is that it’s set to become a long-term hold despite a relatively quiet year.

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Transitory is Out: Inflation is IN

Transitory is Out: Inflation is IN

One thing is certain, inflation is no longer officially “transitory.” For months, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell kept telling the public that rising inflation was transitory, and would soon subside. It hasn’t, and isn’t likely to in the near future either.

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Social Security ‘Sticker Shock’ Coming…

Social Security 'Sticker Shock' Coming...

Mainstream media has been making a big deal about Social Security’s cost-of-living-adjustment (COLA) for next year. “Biggest jump since 1983,” according to at least one source. While it’s a fact that the 5.9% COLA is substantial when compared to prior years, once inflation is factored in, beneficiaries will experience “sticker shock.”

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Crypto Scams Explode Across America

Crypto Scams Explode Across America

Investing in cryptocurrency definitely means taking on risks. There’s an inherent volatility in this new asset class. Every time Elon Musk tweets, the crypto marks might surge or plummet 20%. Further, there’s a definite flavor of the Wild West in cryptocurrency exchanges, an aura of reckless enthusiasm cloaked in mystique.

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Home Storage Gold IRA Sees Couple Fined $300,000 in Back-Taxes

Home Storage Gold IRA Sees Couple Fined $300,000 in Back-Taxes

Investing in gold and silver offers the feeling of security so many Americans seek, especially in uncertain times. Allocation to precious metals in an IRA is a clear-cut choice for many. But a gold IRA investment may quickly become a decidedly suboptimal investment for those willing to cut corners.

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Top Analysts Make Huge “Christmas Predictions” for Gold

Top Analysts Make Huge “Christmas Predictions” for Gold

Daniel Fisher, CEO of UK bullion retailer Physical Gold, discussed the recent surge in gold demand and why gifting gold isn’t just an Asian phenomenon. He said that this is the second holiday season with off-the-charts demand. Last November’s sales were up 2,000% compared to 2019, and Fisher thinks history is repeating itself…

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This Retirement Savings Loophole Is Closing Fast…

This Retirement Savings Loophole Is Closing Fast…

Congress Passes Backdoor Tax Hike by Removing a Popular Savings Loophole: Sometimes Congress doesn’t need to pass tax legislation directly. Sometimes it tries to tax retirement savers indirectly. That’s a polite way of saying, picking our pockets…

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Bloomberg Analysis: Gold To Outperform Stocks Next Year

Bloomberg Analysis: Gold To Outperform Stocks Next Year

While several analysts have upgraded their gold forecasts, Goldman’s are among the more bullish ones. The bank’s head of energy research Damien Courvalin said that gold is set to move far past its current price, bolstering previous calls for clients to consider the metal’s upside.

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Fed’s Policies Cost Main Street $4 Trillion (So Far)

Fed's Policies Cost Main Street $4 Trillion (So Far)

Tweedledee? Tweedledum? Either Way, You’re Paying the Bill. Since 2008 there have been numerous examples where the Federal Reserve has protected the wealthy elite while failing both Main Street citizens and the U.S. economy as a whole.

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Evergrande Crisis Contagion Plays Into Gold Price

Evergrande Crisis Contagion Plays Into Gold Price

Experts estimate that a 20% fall in real estate activity could translate to a 5%-10% reduction of China’s GDP, which, lest we forget, is the world’s second-largest. Should America’s economy begin to feel the effects of China’s contraction, gold will take its historic crown as the safe haven of choice for those seeking shelter from an economic crisis.

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Everything Is Fine

Everything Is Fine

Market optimists remain convinced that “everything is fine.” After all, the stock markets keep climbing, the Fed remains optimistic inflation will subside in the near term andsupply chain issues will somehow, magically, work themselves out. So everything will be ok. It’s fine.

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Good Investments Near Impossible to Find

Good Investments Near Impossible to Find

Pension Funds Are Struggling to Find Stable Investments (Just Like Everyone Else). The Wall Street Journal recently reported that state and local pension funds have just received a historic windfall of cash, thanks in part to taxpayer dollars… But where to invest?

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Central Bank Inaction Sends Gold Soaring

Central Bank Inaction Sends Gold Soaring

Despite little in the way of support that interest rate hikes would go as planned, gold has been suppressed for over a month with the hikes seemingly being priced in. With the Federal Reserve, the Bank of England and the European Central Bank all inclined to watch and see, the markets were quick to react to dovishness.

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Investment Gold: Perspective from India

Investment Gold: Perspective from India

India’s position as the world’s top gold-buying nations is well-established, although sometimes China briefly replaces India in the #1 spot. In both countries, physical gold investment even in the form of jewelry is one of the most popular means of wealth storage.

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The U.S. Can't Spend Its Way Into Prosperity

The U.S. Can't Spend Its Way Into Prosperity

With Halloween right around the corner, things are already looking plenty scary. “Get ready for a New Recession in 2022.” That’s how Jim Rickards ended a recent article, and sums up what could happen after the past year nicely.

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Paper Gains Can Lead to Paper Pains

Paper Gains Can Lead to Paper Pains

Investment gains look good, on paper. Especially in your retirement saving accounts. But things can change quickly in the markets, and those gains can disappear faster than a Fed press conference led by Chairman Powell.

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Will They Cancel Christmas?

Will They Cancel Christmas?

The alarm bells of inflation, supply chain disruptions, and an overvalued stock market are all sounding at the same time. You don’t need to understand WHY things are off-track, so long as you understand your plan to protect yourself and your family from the consequences.

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The Hidden Thief Picking Social Security’s Pockets

The Hidden Thief Picking Social Security's Pockets

If you had dreams of retiring soon, perhaps even next year, and starting your “dream retirement” off on the right foot … you could be in for a bit of a nasty surprise.

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Here’s Why Modern Unbacked Money Derives Value from Gold

Here’s Why Modern Unbacked Money Derives Value from Gold

Money has value, but not because the government says so. In an analysis on Eurasia Review, Frank Shostak goes in-depth in an attempt to answer the question: why does money have value? Opposing the views that the value of money is there because of government reassurances…

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Housing: From Overheated to Raging Inferno

Housing: From Overheated to Raging Inferno

Unfortunately, like stocks, home prices can drop like a rock at a moment’s notice. That’s one lesson we learned all too well in 2008. Another Great Recession-type plummet in home prices forces many buyers underwater, stranding them with an asset they overpaid for and can no longer afford

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Coming Stagflation to Make Gold Shine

Coming Stagflation to Make Gold Shine

Analysts think stagflation might be the boost gold needs right now. The gold market continues to experience strange action, having most recently fallen to $1,720 only to bounce back to $1,760 by Friday’s time. It was a repeat of the week before, where strong selling pressure was met with a lot of buyers.

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China Gold Buying Surges on Evergrande Crisis

China Gold Buying Surges on Evergrande Crisis

It’s easy to forget that a crisis is brewing when it’s overseas. Yet to anyone familiar with the situation, the Evergrande housing crisis in China has all the makings of a repeat of the 2008 financial crisis.

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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.