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Washington (Feb 26)  Jobless Claims in U.S. Jump by Most Since December 2013 The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits... Read More
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New York (Feb 26)  The U.S. dollar rose to a nearly 12-year high against the euro Thursday after a stronger- than-expected core consumer-... Read More
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Seasoned investors understand that investments which are rocketing to new highs…and are all over the news will eventually fall out of favor to become poor performers and unwanted by market participants. So it only makes sense that the underperforming investments will...
In just about every state, it’s the law that you must wear a seatbelt when driving down the road. Putting aside the question of whether the government should mandate this, most of us understand that the reasons for individually choosing to do so are valid.
It’s Wednesday evening, and I can’t help pondering what the world will like when TPTB lose control of “last to go” markets like the “Dow Jones Propaganda Average” and paper gold and silver. Care of the “weapons of mass financial destruction” unleashed by Wall Street...
The specter of currency wars rises like a phoenix once again. This time around, most of the warriors reside in Washington, D.C.. The strong dollar has inflamed the currency warriors (read: mercantilists) led by Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer from New York and Lindsey...
The global economy is literally imploding. Investors believe that China’s economy is chugging along, but the non-fraudulent data says otherwise.China’s GDP numbers are a total fiction. And Chinese Government officials even ADMIT it! Back in 2007, no less than current...
Before getting to the topic of “all in for precious metals!”, I have a story for you which may be of interest. All the way back in 2002, I travelled out to Colorado Springs for the shareholder meeting of a very small and obscure royalty company named Golden Cycle Gold...
As we have already reported, Janet Yellen testified two days ago to the Senate Banking Committee. Yesterday the Fed’s chair submitted identical remarks to the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives. What we want to analyze today are, thus, her...
High “structural” unemployment, high levels of public and private debt and a still vulnerable banking sector are weighing on the Irish economy. Report further casts doubt on the “recovery” narrative being touted by governments, banks and vested interests across the...
This analysis will cover the CRB Continuous Commodity Index, the US Dollar index and one of the main commodity currencies, the Australian dollar. We’ll begin with the CRB Continuous Commodity Index which comprises a mixture of components from sectors including energy,...
Being involved in the fairly niche business of an international gold brokerage for nearly 12 years now, we find ourselves continuously engaged in conversation with people who demonstrate an incredible lack of understanding of the function of gold and the importance of...
The Greek Eurozone creditors that have been keeping Greece afloat since 2010 have extended the country’s bailout by four months. However, it is only the beginning from what we see as there are a number of key flash points facing the Eurozone which will in turn support...
I've long argued that there may not be any safe asset anymore and that investors may want to take a diversified approach to something as mundane as cash. But what about gold? When I mentioned in a recent interview that not even gold is ‘risk free,’ it raised some...
A skeptic said to me recently, “The dollar is money and gold isn’t.” I asked, “OK, how do you define money?” He responded, “You use dollars to buy groceries, not gold.” He defines money as the accepted medium of exchange. Let’s drill deeper into that.
The gold market is very firm, given that most Indian players are in “wait and see” mode. Demand in India has slowed tremendously in recent weeks…in anticipation of the February 28 budget release.
We are encouraged with the rally in gold from 1190.70 to 1209.90, as it looks like a five wave impulsive affair to us! The ensuing drop looks corrective, and complete at 1198.40!! The usual retracements for the correction are:
The Euro zone raised its gold holdings by 7.437 tonnes to 10,791.885 tonnes in January, International Monetary Fund data released overnight showed. The rise in gold holdings was small in tonnage terms and in percentage terms – especially when viewed in the light of...
Clearly, central bankers will return to a gold standard only if forced by a financial implosion, economic collapse or equivalent disaster. Hence, the powers-that-be will do whatever is necessary to conceal the sovereign debt bubble, hide the insolvency of sovereign...

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Horia: http://preview.tinyurl.com/http-gold-link This will boost up the trade to compete more aggressively...
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Brett Star: I have been thinking about the global population as it applies to gold. Close to 7 Billion people...
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