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May the U.S. Economic "Recovery" Falter and Interest Rates Fall?

May the majority of Wall Street economists who repeatedly forecasted a rising U.S. interest rate scenario continue to be confounded in their predictions? Stock Investing 101's October 2014 forecast of lower interest rates panned out as the Fed continued to postpone a rate increase. We answer the questions of where may interest rates go from here and whether the Street's posture that the economy is recovering may be flat-out wrong.

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Why U.S. Bond Yields May Continue Lower: Wall Street May Have It Wrong about Interest Rates

Will  U.S. interest rates continue to remain low as the economic "recovery"  after the financial crisis progresses in fits and starts? In this post, stock Investingg 101 maintains that a recovery that may not gain traction until the money created by the Federal Reserve circulates in the actual economy, not just flowing to and propping up the stock market.

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When the Gold Market Speaks a Thousand Words

In the last three and a half decades we have encountered both periods of relative stability in the gold price, but also periods of extreme volatility. When President Nixon took the United States off the gold standard in 1971, the result was a 9 year bull market in the price of the golden metal. There were two inflationary waves in the 1970's, the first peaking in 1974-5, and the second more severe wave peaking in the late 1970's and early 1980's. This period was also marked by escalating oil prices, driven by the actions of an Arabian cartel.

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