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French Elections, Brexit And Gold

French Elections, Brexit And Gold

The first round of the French presidential elections is behind us. Now, the main developments in Europe which may affect the gold market – except the turmoil in the still fragile banking sector – are a run-off in France and […]

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The Fed’s Caution Is A Boost For Gold

The Federal Open Market Committee met today, and the Federal Reserve has stayed its hand once again. With U.S. economic readings beginning to fluctuate, and signs of slowing growth beginning to emerge, holding interest rates at current levels is a […]

Gold Fundamentals Strong As PDAC Looms

Gold Fundamentals Strong As PDAC Looms

Gold prices have surged (+8.57% EOD Wednesday) since January. However, one expert says that trend could continue. “Shrinking exploration budgets, a dearth of new high-quality deposits and the “fear trade” will provide continuing upside pressure as the year unfolds,” says […]

Gold Prices Are Being Hacked

Gold Prices Are Being Hacked

Major U.S. and international banks cheat their customers and rig markets. Revelations have been piling up since the 2008 financial crisis. Hundreds of billions have been paid in fines, penalties, and settlements. The fraud, price manipulation, lying, and theft – […]

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The Great Interest Rate Contradiction

It is both one of the greatest contradictions and greatest frauds in the entire realm of markets: the U.S. interest rate contradiction. The facts are these. At the end of 2008; the Federal Reserve (with other Western central banks in […]

What Happens To Credit When Interest Rates Rise

What Happens To Credit When Interest Rates Rise

“The biggest political upset in American history” muttered Clintonite George Stephanopoulos repeatedly as the election returns came in. The pundits and the polls had dismissed Trump’s presidential aspirations as a publicity stunt. In July of 2015, the betting markets gave […]