Instead of shovels and buckets, these miners use computers and cryptography.
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.
The industry’s aggregate market capitalization improved for the sixth month in a row in June, reaching $1.75 trillion, the highest level since January 2013.
Bitcoin has grown wildly in popularity in its short history. But how does it stack up against gold, the international currency for thousands of years? Find out in today's post!
Take a look at today's infographic and learn about the evolution of American Currency.
The NBA Finals may be over, but that doesn't mean there aren't any other All-Stars out there making big moves. Today's post highlights the top performing Hedge Fund Managers in the world.
In Structure, Skousen makes the case that modern economists downplay the importance of the business sector in the economy, and overstate the importance of consumer spending. In particular, he believes that the GDP should not be used as a sole measure of economic activity.
In previous infographics, we have covered bitcoin's history and how it works, but here is an infographic that quickly sums up 50 interesting facts on the cryptocurrency:
After some considerable selling of gold from the SPDR gold Exchange Traded Fund in the preceding months, early in 2013, Goldman Sachs came out with a warning that the gold price was going to fall and fall heavily.
Precious Metals continue to be in a long bottoming process that began last summer.
This week started with a severe markdown in gold and silver prices when markets opened in the Far East on Monday morning, taking gold down $12 to $1278 and silver only 12 cents to $19.03.
Many believe that the bottom is now in and the bull has resumed charge, with the bears being exhausted. We would like to agree with them but we are still of the opinion that a challenge to the June lows could still lie ahead of us.
Despite a mainly negative sentiment towards gold from investors as evidenced in the continued liquidation in gold-backed exchange-traded funds amid signs of an improving U.S. economy, the crisis in Ukraine has prompted in recent safe-haven buying which helped boost the price of gold to three-week highs above $1,300 an ounce.
In spite of the debate over whether Obamacare, also known as the Affordable Care Act, is good or bad for the nation’s healthcare sector, what I do know is that the additional policies will likely drive up the demand for healthcare services and products as an investment opportunity.
Billionaire John Paulson once told a source connected with Bloomberg he would not funnel more investments into his gold fund.
The LIBOR scandal broke almost two years ago, and the banks found responsible for manipulating that key index are still dealing with lawsuits. Meanwhile, allegations of gold market manipulation have been simmering for over a decade and grew into an inferno after the spot price dropped dramatically last spring.
This is just one of the many ways smugglers are bringing gold bullion into India. In this particular case, this man was willing to die for gold!
The housing market that lured institutional investors in during 2012 and 2013 is showing signs of cracking.
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