Could the Gold Standard save the economy in 2020?

Recently the unemployment rate in Canada (13.0%) and the United States (14.7%) has hit an all-time high since 1984. And it’s no wonder why! So far in 2020, we’ve seen a world-wide pandemic, oil prices fall into the negative, a fire burning across all of Australia, an Ebola comeback, and country-wide looting and riots in

Gold Analysis – An Opportune Crisis?

The recent Covid-19 pandemic has taken the whole world by surprise and the financial markets are beginning to feel the effects. After closing at a record high of $29,551.42 on February 12th, it opened March 30th at $21,678.22, dropping a staggering 26.6% in just over a little more than a month. In the same time,

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The Gold lining of Global Epidemics

The threat of a Corona virus epidemic impacts more than simply our health; the potential outbreak has led to global economic uncertainty and has put markets in disarray. For example, the prices of oil and other commodities have taken a sharp plunge. Oil prices themselves have dropped 20% from the record high price in the


Ever since 1995, Canada has officially recognized February as Black History Month; in honor and recognition of all people of African descent that have been an integral part of shaping Canada as we see it now. This year’s theme is, ”Canadians of African Descent: Going forward, guided by the past”, inspired by United Nations’ International

Long range weather forecast for Nov. 2019: Gold prices going up further with a chance of more record highs!

November 11th:   Gold prices continue to fluctuate at $1930.00 CAD an ounce as the global debt to GDP ratio keeps expanding, serving as a precursor to driving up the price of gold even more. Couple that with the recent slight dip in gold prices only this past week, and the ongoing situation in Hong

Gold prices: News and forecast August 2019

  As a “near-term” safe haven, gold prices have sky-rocketed to make even further gains within the past couple of months. Coming in at $1910.40 CAD per ounce, gold hit an all-time high early August 2019. The recent rally is due to investors jumping into gold due to a rise in global uncertainty. With the

Investing in Diamonds vs. Gold

Are diamonds a good investment compared to gold? Both diamonds and gold are luxuries that have been symbols of status and wealth in many cultures for thousands of years. While gold and diamonds have both been considered good assets, which one is the better investment? Diamonds as an investment The beauty of the diamond is

Investing in Gold vs. Silver

An advantage of buying either gold or silver bars/coins is that you would own an asset that can increase in value as time goes on. Additionally, you would own an asset that can be stored outside the financial system, which reduces the default risk that companies carry. Default risk is the risk that the other

Checking your jewellery at home

  Checking to see if what you have is either gold, silver, platinum and/or diamonds: Looking around the house to scrounge up some old jewellery that you might or might not know what they are exactly? Fear not! There are some tactics that you can perform right at home to get a better sense of

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