Author: Lowell

What is going on with Silver?

Truly. What is going on with silver? Everything seems so confusing. Silver offers a unique mix of attributes of both precious and industrial metals. On one hand, silver has traditionally moved closely with gold, given the two metals’ historical use in monetary systems around the world. Yet, to a much greater extent than gold, silver has many industrial uses, and industrial demand gives silver a more concrete connection to the health of the global economy than gold. Dan Caplinger, The Motley Fool You would think that the combination of its industrial uses and precious metal status would keep it closer...

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Bitcoin’s Devastating Year…Or Was It?

If you look strictly at price, 2014 was indeed a devastating year for Bitcoin. It has ranged from a high of $1100+/BTC to $311/BTC at the time this post is being written. Bitcoins brought to light some concepts that weren’t considered before. It is, for instance, a decentralized currency that is based strictly on the market, thus it’s volatility this year. There are always early adopters, who have been the bulk of the investors and users of Bitcoin for most of its short history. However, that is beginning to change. What differentiates the crypto world, however, is that for...

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Political Life Is Tough

Well, at least according to Hillary, political life is tough after being in office. She had to get used to not being treated like a queen. After all, she and Bill only get multiple 6-figures per speaking engagement. You realize, of course, that of that money goes to a charity, the Clinton Foundation operated by Chelsea. Now…just in case you aren’t feeling sorry for them yet, here’s just a few other requirements you need to cover if you want Hillary to speak at your event: Round-trip transportation on a Gulfstream 450 or larger privately chartered jet, plus round-trip  business...

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