John Ing

Articles by John Ing

Too much has been written what Mr. Trump can or can't do. In his first days in office he ambitiously reshaped trade, healthcare, immigration and American law. Dodd Frank is next to be scrapped. And in disturbing everyone, the only...
The economic elite exemplified by the Davos participants have done much to undermine their credibility, suffering from the backlash for cheerleading the governments’ experimental monetary programmes of quantitative easing, to negative...
What eight years of economic stimulus could not do, Donald Trump’s election has generated the biggest stock market rally for any president since Ronald Reagan. Global financial markets continue to adjust betting that the election of Donald...
After the Trump tsunami, predictions including our own were fortunately relegated to the dustbin of history. While visiting Hong Kong, we watched Trump’s victory with gold skyrocketing over $30 and the market meltdown was some 800 points....
For almost two decades, these institutions manipulated rates for their own benefit. Is this the latest hedge fund rigging scandal? No, it’s the world’s leading central banks, including the Bank of Japan (BOJ) manipulating interest rates,...
It is not only in the political world where we are witnessing traditional mores being broken. Ride-sharing Uber for example has challenged guidelines, city mandarins and monopolizing taxi cab companies around the world capitalizing on...
There will be a new day in the UK, it will be just different. The shock of the Brexit referendum will ease, but the effects will be long lasting. In the interim, a new Prime Minister must be appointed to negotiate Article 50 with the...
Former Obama Chief of Staff, Rahm Emanuel, once said: “Never let a serious crisis go to waste”. During the 2008 panic collapse, the US government bailed out big business, took over General Motors, fattened the big Wall Street banks and...
The shock of the Panama Papers rippled with sensational headlines involving over 100 politicians from Iceland, Russia, China, United Kingdom and Argentina amid allegations of illegal offshore accounts set up by Mossack Fonseca, a...
Negative interest rates brought negative moves. Global markets are in turmoil. Gold rallied from the dead after three years in the wilderness with its best start in more than 30 years. Gold is up 19 percent this year as risk adverse...

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China is the world’s biggest gold producer with more than 355 tons annually. Australia is second.