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IMF downgrades global growth outlook, lowest since financial crisis

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has downgraded its forecast for global economic growth for the fourth time this year, reducing the figure to 3.1 percent from the 3.3 percent estimate in July. Modest growth pickup could occur in advanced economies, along with the slowdown in emerging markets, according to IMF. …

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Buying a New Home: 6 Steps to Investing in Property

Buying a new home is a big financial decision, regardless of whether you’re a first or second-time buyer. However, before you buy a house, you must think carefully about your needs and budget to ensure you make the right choice. To have a hassle-free experience, read the six steps to …

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China’s central bank to inject $81b stimulus into top 5 banks

Chinese central bank

China‘s central bank is injecting 500 billion yuan ($81 billion) into the country’s five major state-owned banks as it moves to counter slower-than-expected growth in the world’s No. 2 economy, according to a senior Chinese banking executive. The move contributed to a rise in Asian markets early Wednesday, but falls …

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Federal Reserve unable to deal with next economic crisis

Federal Reserve Janet Yellen

From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group Earlier this week, a Federal Reserve official made the stunning admission that its credit expansion and debt creation policy is no longer having any significant effect on the economy. Now, even those in the mainstream are joining those of us who have been saying it for …

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Why ‘Rich Dad’ author predicts a market collapse is coming

Market collapse Robert Kiyosaki

From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group Famed entrepreneur and author of the ‘Rich Dad’ business book series, Robert Kiyosaki, says his predictions for a market collapse in 2016 are on schedule to become a reality. He was nearly correct in the first week of the year, when markets suffered some …

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The end of the bull market in stocks?

Bull market stocks

From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group The bull market in stocks has just entered its seventh year this week, the third longest run in history! The question is, can it run further or is it out of legs? With cheap money still entering markets and interest rates held under 1%, there …

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How to Get a Loan With Bad Credit in 2019

It is said that the limitations we face are the ones placed by ourselves. This is also the case when it comes to seeking finances. You may have already locked yourself out of getting a loan because you have a bad credit score. It’s still possible to get a loan …

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UK Authorities Guard Against Rising Credit Card Debt

A shocking statistic has filtered through markets in the United Kingdom: the country is faced with £68 billion in outstanding credit card debt. Credit card debt has risen sharply since 2007 when it was around £55 billion. The steepest rise took place between 2014 and the present day. Of course, …

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Will Bond Indexing Topple Foreign Exchange Market Transactions

Investors frequently include foreign or international bonds in their portfolios for two important reasons; to benefit from the higher interest rates and to diversify their assets. Bond index finds present the simplest and most efficient way to invest in foreign bonds. Also known as bond indexing, the technique is cost-effective …

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How Market Volatility Affects the Global Banking System

How Market volatility ahead global banking system

We are all aware that the wizard behind the proverbial curtain is represented by the banks in these modern times. Whether referring to interest rates, international monetary policies or inflation, the fact of the matter is that these institutions impact our daily lives. One of the catch phrases associated with …

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Jim Rogers issues a warning to all investors

Jim Rogers central banks

From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group Legendary investor Jim Rogers has issued a stern warning to people around the world that the central banks have no idea what they are doing. This week on CNNMoney, Rogers claimed, “We’re all going to pay a horrible price for the incompetence of these central bankers… we’ve …

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Morgan Stanley: Australia needs stimulus to avoid recession

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Australia could face its first recession in almost 25 years unless authorities further stimulate the economy, Morgan Stanley said. The nation’s economy will expand just 1.9 percent in 2015, with 1.5 percentage points of that coming from higher exports, and unemployment will climb to 6.8 percent, Morgan Stanley economists led by Daniel …

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Fed Vice Chair says bankers should be punished for financial crimes

Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer

Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer said bankers who have engaged in wrongdoing should be punished, and he chided the industry for pushing back against financial regulations adopted to prevent another conflagration. “Individuals should be punished for any misconduct they personally engaged in,” Fischer said in a speech to bankers …

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Turning Your Car Into Cash: The Truth About Title Loans

While you may be driving the car of your dreams, you may realize you don’t have enough capital to make your other dreams a reality. Business owners and consumers that find themselves struggling to get a loan or make money through unconventional means may find that turning in their car …

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Financial elite gather in Davos to discuss the coming collapse

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From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group Some of the most powerful people on the planet are currently meeting in Davos, Switzerland, at the annual World Economic Forum, to discuss the fate of the global economy. This year, the big 4 topics for discussion are (1) technology replacing workers through automation, (2) China’s slowing economy …

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Stock market set for more volatility as China dumps US bonds

Stock market volatility US

From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group Stock markets around the world faced immense volatility this past week. To begin the week, Wall Street was down 1,000 points on Monday’s opening bell. And trading in the single session was halted 1,200 times alone! In a market that typically only experiences a handful of halts per …

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Greenspan: QE failed, the unwind will be painful, ‘buy gold’

Alan Greenspan CFR

It appears it is time for some Hillary-Clinton-esque backtracking and Liesman-esque translation of just what the former Federal Reserve Chief really meant. As The Wall Street Journal reports, the Fed chief from 1987 to 2006 says the Fed’s bond-buying program fell short of its goals, and had a lot more …

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