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As was widely expected, the European Central Bank has started a program of Quantitative Easing, something which the ECB vowed it would never even consider when the supranational institution was created. Situations can change and less than...
Gold ended the year at $1182/oz which means its closing price is now down two years in a row. This has obviously caused a lot of mining companies trying to adjust to ‘the new reality’ by slashing costs but unfortunately the market hasn’t...
As could be expected, the decreasing gold price has caused people to run away from gold investments and not only did the gold miners drop faster than expected, any decrease in the gold price usually also caused people to liquidate their...
These are unprecedented times for investors in gold and other precious metals. Gold is nearing its lows again, and combined with a TSX Venture Exchange which seems to be looking for the bottom, the capitulation phase could be near. However...
In the Aztec language the name for gold is teocuitlatl which means "excrement of the gods."