Gold & Silver Continue to Rally on Fed Policy Outlook

Gold and silver extended today yesterday’s rally that followed the news that the Federal Reserve dropped its plans to hike interest rates further this year. An interesting fact is that the US dollar was bouncing after yesterday’s losses, but the precious metals remained unfazed. Some market analysts speculated … [Read More...]

Frugal Food Spending for One: A Case Study

This week, my wife is visiting her sisters and my children are visiting their grandparents, which leaves me at home alone. I’m using that time to work, take care of a long checklist of tasks, catch up with some old friends, and have a few really long uninterrupted blocks … [Read More...]

Uh Oh! Small Business Optimism Fading, Report Finds

The ebb and flow of the economy and its cyclical nature means there will be good and bad times. With such a strong economy in the last couple of years, it was inevitable that the record-high small business optimism would eventually start fading. Spring 2019 Paychex Business Sentiment Report According… [Read More...]

Natural Gas Flat on Modest Decline in US Inventories

Natural gas futures are trading sideways on Thursday after the US government reported a modest decline in domestic supplies. The latest industry data also suggests that US exports have hit a new all-time high as output and demand levels continue to soar. April natural gas futures dipped $0.001, or 0.04… [Read More...]