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The Looming Recession And The Self Directed IRA

The Fed is meeting to discuss new policies and strategies to deal with the looming recession. Their options are few and cannot always make up for bad government policy. We need to briefly look at some of these issues to see how this may affect your self directed IRA and your overall self directed IRA […]

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The US Outlook And Your Self Directed IRA

Despite the many negative macro economic factors that are negatively impacting the US and the US recovery, the US is in relatively better shape than other countries. This may sound contradictory to some of our prior blog postings, but its not when we compare the US to other countries. So, we thought we would highlight […]

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Self Directed IRA Precious Metals Contrarion

Ok, we’ve had a recent sell off in metals and now the price has bounced back to some level of stability. However, we definitely have noticed a very reduced level in people being interested in purchasing metals for their self directed ira, and in fact we’ve seen a increase in people liquidating their metals holdings […]

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Self Directed IRA Inflation Reality Check

We’ve discussed the fact the government uses completely misleading and bogus numbers for their economic metrics (e.g. unemployment, inflation, etc.). We have specifically commented on how the inflation figures that the White and the Fed tout are not representative of reality and what people feel or experience on a daily basis. Because of the critical […]

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Self Directed IRA Economic Update – How About That Jobs Number!

This past week we saw one of the fingers of instability give away in the form of a very poor jobs numbers. To be specific, there were only 69,000 new jobs added last month. This number came in at about 1/2 of the recent average and expectations. As you can see from the chart below, […]

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Check Your Self Directed IRA – There May Be A 100% Chance of a Global Recession

This past week on CNBC, economist Marc Faber stated that he believes that there is a 100% chance of a global recession over the next 12 months. “I think we could have a global recession either in Q4 or early 2013.” When asked what were the odds, Faber replied, “100%.” Faber’s bearish market calls have […]

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Where The Economy Going and How Will Your Self-Directed IRA be Impacted

So where is this economy going? This is a question that we ask ourselves everyday. So, in order to make sure that we help you understand how to properly manage your self directed Ira and be best prepared for self directed ira investments, we will go through some data to try and help give you […]

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The Coming Fiscal Crisis And The Self Directed IRA

We’ve been watching the stock market for the last several weeks and the price of precious metals and we can’t help but be confused at the paradox. First of all you have the markets continuing to go up as if there are no problems with Europe or within the U.S. It was just 5 or […]

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Why Bernake’s Inflation Targets Are Good For Metals In A Self Directed IRA

We know that what the Government tells us in regards to economic data is wrong or inaccurate, at best, and purposefully misleading at worst. History suggests that the latter is the case as these false, misleading numbers supports a narrative that the government wants to put forth. This is where our friend Ben Bernake comes […]

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False Government numbers and Your Self Directed IRA

This week the US Census Bureau put out their monthly numbers for retail sales. Their figures show that March 2012 sales rose by 0.8%. The non-thinking, media picked up these numbers and put their own spin as to why the numbers were up. The AP reported that the numbers were up because of increased employment. […]

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