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How this former Tesla engineer plans to get more EV chargers in apartments and condos

Multifamily homes—including condo and apartment buildings, townhouses, and mixed-use developments—make up some 30% of housing in the U.S. today. In those residences, parking spots may not be near outlets, residents may not have their own parking, and building owners and boards may not want to deal with the cost of installing EV chargers, especially if only a few residents own electric vehicles.   Read the article…………………………….

Stoeferle Reaffirms $4,821 Gold Price Target by 2030

In the latest edition of his study, released on May 17th, 2024, Stoeferle re-iterates his method and data used to derive his gold price target of $4,821 for 2030. RELATED – In Gold We Trust 2024 Ronald Stoeferle is the lead analyst of the respected In Gold We Trust, the most comprehensive and detailed gold market study available on the market. Long term gold price target of $4,821 an Ounce He sticks to his gold price forecast of USD $4,821 by the end of 2030, which he initially introduced in 2020. Achieving this price target requires an annualized return of…

Poll Reveals Disconnect Between Americans’ Economic Perception and Reality

Economy A majority of Americans polled believe the economy is in a recession — but it isn't Matthew Fox 2024-05-22T18:03:48Z Share icon An curved arrow pointing right. Share Facebook Icon The letter F. Facebook Email icon An envelope. It indicates the ability to send an email. Email Twitter icon A stylized bird with an open mouth, tweeting. Twitter LinkedIn icon LinkedIn Link icon An image of a chain link. It symobilizes a website link url. Copy Link Save Article Icon A bookmark Save Read in app Angle down icon An icon in the shape of an angle pointing down. Silhouettes…

House Republicans Push Bill to Restrict Federal Reserve’s Digital Currency Plans

House Republicans are set to pass a bill that will block the Federal Reserve from implementing a central bank digital currency. Here is what CBDCs are and why privacy advocates fear them. This week, the House of Representatives will vote on legislation sponsored by House Majority Whip Tom Emmer (R-MN) called the CBDC Anti-Surveillance State Act. The bill is relatively straightforward, but in sum would stop the Fed from issuing any form of CBDC without congressional approval. The legislation is expected to pass in the House, where Republicans hold the majority, and could even earn some bipartisan support. But the…

Walmart and Target Cut Prices Amid Persistent Inflation Concerns

A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business’ Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can sign up right here. You can listen to an audio version of the newsletter by clicking the same link. New York CNN  —  Americans might be noticing markdowns for some everyday essentials during their weekly grocery runs. That doesn’t mean the battle against inflation is won. Walmart saw first-quarter sales at stores open at least a year climb 3.8% from the prior year, in part thanks to its ability to keep prices low even as inflation remains sticky. The largest retailer in…

Flat Treasury Yields Reflect Investor Caution Amid Varied Economic Reports

U.S. Treasury yields were little changed Friday as investors weighed recent economic data releases. The 10-year Treasury yield was down less than 1 basis point at 4.467%, while the 2-year Treasury yield was marginally higher at 4.942%. Yields and prices move in opposite directions. One basis point equals 0.01%. Although the University of Michigan's consumer sentiment index for May beat estimates, the reading fell on a monthly basis to the lowest level since November 2023. The final reading, posted Friday, was 69.1, down from 77.2 in April. One-year inflation expectations came in at 3.3%, down from 3.5% in the preliminary…

Was I Wrong About $20,000 Gold & Who Wins?

[embedded content]Join Alan Hibbard in this thought-provoking video as he dives into the possibility of the US Treasury revaluing gold to $20,000 per ounce. Explore the implications of this drastic move on inflation, purchasing power, and the global economy. Alan addresses viewer comments, corrects misconceptions, and provides a clearer understanding of how such a revaluation would impact both gold holders and those with traditional fiat currency investments. Don't miss this detailed analysis and engaging discussion that could reshape your perspective on inflation and gold investment.Alan Hibbard first became curious about the world of investing in 2007. He studied business at…

SNAP Benefits Shows 1 in 8 Americans are on Food Stamps

One component of the recent deal to raise the federal debt limit and cut government spending is additional work requirements for certain people who receive benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP – commonly known as food stamps. The food stamp program is one of the larger federal social welfare initiatives, and in its current form has been around for nearly six decades. But many misconceptions remain about the program and how it works. (For one thing, no actual stamps are involved.) Here’s a closer look at the food stamp program, based on data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the…

$7.7 Billion in Student Debt Canceled for 160,500 Borrowers Under New Biden Plan

Tips for managing student debt for new college graduates Tips for managing student debt for new college graduates 01:29 The White House on Wednesday said it has approved $7.7 billion of student debt cancellation for 160,500 borrowers, part of its ongoing effort to provide relief after the Supreme Court last year blocked President Joe Biden's plan for broad-based college loan forgiveness. With the latest round of forgiveness, the administration has erased a total of $167 billion in student loans for 4.75 million people, or about 1 in 10 student loan borrowers, the Department of Education said. The people who qualify for forgiveness in the…

Silver to $50? It Could Happen Sooner than You Think

Silver has been on a remarkable run this year, surging 33% and capturing the attention of investors worldwide. This precious metal is indispensable in modern technologies, driving growing industrial demand, and serves as a reliable hedge against currency devaluation.Recently, our esteemed analyst Alan Hibbard appeared on Schwab TV to delve into the forces propelling silver's rise. In short, demand is coming from everywhere, from retail investors to institutional investors alike. That’s why he expects silver to outperform gold by a factor of 2 to 1 in the short term.We’ll dive into silver’s rise and more, but first, let’s catch up…

Baby Boomers’ $76 Trillion Savings Shield US from Recession

Economy Baby boomers have been America's secret weapon for fending off recession Filip De Mott 2024-05-22T14:42:08Z Share icon An curved arrow pointing right. Share Facebook Icon The letter F. Facebook Email icon An envelope. It indicates the ability to send an email. Email Twitter icon A stylized bird with an open mouth, tweeting. Twitter LinkedIn icon LinkedIn Link icon An image of a chain link. It symobilizes a website link url. Copy Link Save Article Icon A bookmark Save Read in app DMP/Getty, Tyler Le/BI Redeem now Baby boomers are pumping $76 trillion of savings into the economy, repelling recession,…

Silver Breakout Confirmed

[embedded content]Join Mike Maloney in this in-depth analysis as he confirms a significant breakout in silver, with implications for traders and investors alike. Discover how global financial tensions, including China’s unprecedented sale of U.S. Treasuries and Russia’s asset seizures, are shaping the economic landscape. Learn about the impact of new U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods, and the potential consequences of high capital gains taxes in the U.S. and Canada. Mike also delves into the economic instability in Venezuela and Cuba, showcasing the real-world effects of monetary policy. Stay informed and ahead of the market with Mike’s expert insights.Mike Maloney is…

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