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June 2, 2021Key Gold Headlines

The Biden Budget: Borrow and Spend to Infinity and Beyond

President Joe Biden released his 2022 budget this week. The $6 trillion spending plan offers a glimpse into Biden’s long-term fiscal strategy – borrow and spend to infinity and beyond. The Biden budget would take the US to its highest sustained spending levels since World War II. And here you thought the pandemic emergency was […]

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February 24, 2021Key Gold Headlines

Fed Expands Record Holdings of US Debt

The Federal Reserve expanded its record holdings of US Treasuries in the fourth quarter of 2020 as it continued monetizing the massive federal debt. The Federal Reserve added another $253 billion to its Treasury holdings in Q4 according to the Fed’s Treasury International Capital data released on Feb. 16. That brought the central bank’s US […]

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February 6, 2020Key Gold Headlines

Whether You Call It QE or Not the Fed Is Monetizing the US Debt

Last October, the Federal Reserve relaunched quantitative easing. Of course, Fed Chairman Jerome Powell insists it’s not quantitative easing. But as Peter Schiff pointed out in a recent tweet, that debate is really just semantics. The argument over whether the current Fed balance sheet expansion constitutes QE is pointless. QE was always just a euphemism […]

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