Tough regulations and worries about reputation have made trading commodities a source of worries for bank bosses.
After a prolonged period of low volatility as funds invested in ever-greater risk, markets have snapped and volatility has jumped.
In an article in the UK's Telegraph on October 10, veteran economic correspondent Ambrose Evans-Pritchard laid bare the essential truth of the nearly universal current embrace of inflation as an economic panacea.
In June the Gold Report Publisher, Jason Mallin, asked a panel of experts picking a portfolio of stocks with upside potential for the 2014 Streetwise Reports Natural Resources Watchlist. Here's the result.
I have reason to believe that over the next four years, gold and silver investors will witness shocking macroeconomic events that put to rest any doubts about the importance of having sound money in every portfolio.
There are almost 200 fiat currencies today. Here is a quick snapshot of ten significant countries and their history with currency.
Increasingly, economists are calling the tune to which businesses and consumers dance.
September has been a poor month for precious metals. Gold is down 5.2%, despite it being gold’s strongest month from a seasonal perspective.
Jay Taylor doesn't beat around the bush—he believes the price of gold is being suppressed to support the U.S. dollar and underwrite American foreign policy.
This week saw gold rally $15 to $1233 on Tuesday before sliding to $1207 yesterday morning, then rallying in the afternoon.
Today’s financial markets are built on the sand of unsound currencies.
Fresh data suggests it is still too early to celebrate a recovery in the sector.
The current stock market is earning a deserved reputation as being coated in Teflon. Bad or disappointing news just doesn't appear to stick, and has done nothing to slow the market's upward trajectory.
The last 3 years have seen a meltdown in the TSX-V share values that brought it right back to where it started almost 10 years ago.
He and his fellow millionaires are getting back to basics.
Gold had a horrendous year in 2013 disappointing many of its supporters; however, 2014 started brightly bringing with it much hope for an attempt at achieving new record highs.
The month of September has historically been the strongest for precious metals. Since the start of the current bull market, gold has averaged a gain of 2.6% during the month of September.
The “Foreign Affaird” publication of the influential and policy-setting Council of Foreign Relations made an announcement that could have huge ramifications for monetary policy going forward.
Ian Gordon created Longwave Analytics, which studies the Longwave principle, by which economies obey long-term cyclical trends of expansion and contraction.
We are experiencing some very strange times. People are turning on one another over everything from race and religion to socio-economic status. Governments are waging wars against not just foreign governments, but their own citizens resulting in standoffs in suburban streets!
Michael Fowler, senior mining analyst with Toronto-based Loewen, Ondaatje & McCutcheon, says majors need development-stage companies with high-grade, near-term production assets
The question: What is the best investment to own today as the Federal Reserve begins raising interest rates?
"We’ve reached a new level of separation between the wheat and the chaff."
"Speculators need to be cognizant of the fact that 50 or 60 percent of the companies in the junior resource sector are non-viable."
Tax promises to cripple new energy sector investment.
The inability for governments to pay back debt spells economic disaster.
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