Month: March 2022

Why buy a gold and silver mine in a movie theater chain

In mid-March, movie theater chain AMC announced a deal to buy shares in their Hycroft Mining Holding Corp. AMC will spend 27.9 million on 22% shares. The investment provides much-needed support for mining activities that are struggling financially. Hicroft owns…

Tax rebate service at Mac Tools event March 2022

It was the first tool fair since the Covid 19 restrictions and the place was Whittleberry Hall and Spa which is a picturesque place in Whittleberry Village near Touchester. It was great to be invited back to the first Tool…

See what happened when the Fed dropped his playbook

Prior to the 2008 Global Financial Crisis, the Federal Reserve Board relied on a little-known but useful guideline that economists called “The Taylor Rule.” We thought it was time to dust off the Taylor Rule, shed some light on what…

What does the Russian Gold Bill mean

A U.S. bill was introduced in early March in an attempt to prevent Russia from selling their gold. The bill was a collaborative effort from a bipartisan group of senators. The bill has far-reaching implications as Russia faces the toughest…

How will the increase in National Insurance tax affect you?

The government plans to increase the national insurance contribution for employees, self-employed and employers in April 2022. They want to spend this extra money on health and social care. But how much will it cost you? Is this a real…

“Pike’s peek or bust!” This coin captures the heart of Colorado’s rich Gold Rush

After the panic of 1857, many Americans saw the West as an opportunity to achieve financial security. In 1858, the Colorado Gold Rush began with more than 100,000 people Flocking in the Rocky Mountain area. “Pike’s Peak or Chest” was…

Bracing for Impact: The Next Key for Investors

Investors are being tested. Equities have declined significantly for the year and 2022 has just begun. High-risk speculative assets like Crypto have performed even worse. Meanwhile, inflation threatens the “sideline” money that investors hold, as they wait to see how…

Digitization of tax for self-assessment of income tax

Making Tax Digital (MTD) visually on the horizon for the Income Tax Self Assessment (ITSA) period. On the 6thM April 2023, all unorganized businesses and self-employed persons earning more than £ 10,000 will have to register for MTD for ITSA….

An important investment quote for this turbulent time

39 year high inflation. Stocks in the correction zone. Russia warns of military action in Ukraine Federal Reserve increases rates. Choose your poison. Financial markets are rapidly opening up and panic and fear are rife on Wall Street. Three years…

Is the rising cost of materials the ultimate straw for the construction industry?

The price of building materials has increased by 20% compared to last year. Considering all the other difficulties for the industry, will this be the final straw for the government’s ‘Build Back Better’ plan? Construction industry in a broader economic…