The Next Collapse: Signaled by the Bond Market

Something is going on in the global bond market and it doesn’t look good for most of the other markets. In the US Treasury market, the 2, 5 and 10 year yields have broken above resistance levels not seen since 2009, 2011 and 2014 respectively and we’re seeing similar moves in the global sovereign bond markets. There are many reasons interest rates matter, today we’re going to look at three of those reasons. First the debt that was taken on … Read More »

Part One: What is Money, 2008 Was Just a Warning!

Part One of Four: What is Money How many times can you be lied to if you do not know the truth? What is the truth about money? We work for it, use it as our tool of barter and if there’s any left, save it for future use. Over the years many different things have been used as money; large immovable stones, shells and beads, gold and silver and of course paper currencies backed by government promises (fiat money). … Read More »

The Drive to Cryptocurrencies, Who is Really Driving This Bus, by Lynette Zang

9-28-17 The Drive to Cryptocurrencies, Who is Really Driving This Bus The key problem faced by central bankers in their ability to generate inflation. Janet Yellen says she doesn’t understand why inflation is not responding the traditional way. OK then, I’ll tell her. It’s because, by design, fiat money loses value over time via debt inflation. This inflation is regulated via interest rates and perception management. Officially, there is only 4 cents in value left out of the original 100 … Read More »

Lynette Zang And Lior Gantz Interview With The Maestro Way

Lynette Zang And Lior Gantz Interview

On August 22, 2017, ITM Trading’s Lynette Zang joined Lior Gantz of in an interview conducted by The Maestro Way. This interview is quite interesting in the fact that the participants are all from a different generation, different backgrounds, and Lior brings an international perspective. Lynette Zang And Lior Gantz Interview Overview: Lior makes the point that the US is not nearly as powerful economically as it once was. The world sees an obvious power shift towards the East … Read More »

China Currency Manipulation

Video YouTube Transcription   China Currency Manipulation Hi guys Lynette Zang chief market analyst here at ITM Trading a full-service physical precious metals brokerage house. Well today we’re going to talk about currency manipulations that kind of thing but what I want you to let I what I want to let you know is the whole globe has been inside of a currency war valuing their currencies now currency intervention is actually a tool that central bankers use quite a bit so … Read More »

India’s Currency Crisis

How To Use Metals In A Crisis

Right now in India, there is a currency crisis going on. India is not a rich country. India is, however, a very populated country. There are over 1 billion people living in India. This fact alone makes India’s currency crisis enormous. Many of these people do not have bank accounts. The majority of people in India use cash (the rupee) to make day-to-day purchases. They also use large rupee notes to save in their own currency. Because India is a … Read More »

China dilutes the dollar in their trade-weighted basket.

Lynette Zang

Hello everybody its Lynette the chief market analyst here at itm trading and i know i did one of these yesterday but today some very important news came across my desk so we’re doing another one and that is that China dilute the dollar in there trade-weighted basket. it’s actually even more than that they have a basket of currencies like every country does so not only have they reduced the prominence in the basket of the US dollar but … Read More »

Venezuelan Crisis Update

Venezuelan Crisis Update

Venezuela and it’s currency, the bolivar, have been in trouble for quite some time now. ITM Trading’s chief market analyst Lynette Zang covered hyperinflation and Venezuela in a webinar available here. I have previously written a couple of short articles available here and here that will quickly explain why Venezuela is in the state of currency collapse that it currently is. There is a whole world besides Venezuela, however, so it had been a little while since I checked up … Read More »

Currency Risk Is Real

Gold Recycling Scheme

We don’t really think about a currency crisis on a day to day basis, but currency risk is very real. In fact, one of the reasons your wallet or purse may be full of plastic cards is because you are trying to avoid perhaps the most common currency risk; physical loss. Have you ever misplaced a few hundred dollars? You know that if you don’t find the cash, you are out the value of the cash you can’t find. You also … Read More »

Venezuelan Currency Crisis

Venezuelan Currency Crisis

The Venezuelan currency crisis is continuing. Venezuela is located on the northern coast of South America. Venezuela is bordered by Colombia, Guyana, and Brazil. Roughly 31 million people inhabit the 352,000+ square miles that make up this federal republic. Venezuela is also oil-rich. Venezuela has a somewhat unique economic situation. The government controls almost all of the natural resources in the country, including the oil. The Venezuelan government is supposed to use the profits from the sale of these natural … Read More »