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Gold’s bull market…it’s only just begun

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Gold jumped up on the eve of the U.S. election. It seemed to be looking beyond… and indeed it was. Gold continued rising as the attention then turned to the fiscal cliff and escalating tensions in the Middle East. The markets have been focusing on the next major problem. The …

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Six banks fined $5.8 billion for market rigging

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Editor’s note: these banks made billions more from their crimes, let alone received billions of $ in bailouts which the tax payers funded. So will we receive this money? Will any of these bankers ever go to jail for their crimes? If you or I committed the crimes that these bankers are guilty of we would …

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How Blockchain Is Revolutionizing the Banking And Financial Markets

Since its invention in 2008, blockchain technology has depicted, in numerous ways, the positive impact it can have on different sectors. The finance and banking sectors have particularly married well with this technology and still continue to show signs of disrupting the respective traditional industries. What makes blockchain a super …

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GOLDMAN: QE3 is coming this week

Goldman’s Jan Hatzius stands by his call… We expect the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) to ease monetary policy at next week’s scheduled meeting.  Our baseline is a new asset purchase program that involves an expansion of the balance sheet, but an extension of Operation Twist and/or a further lengthening …

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Wal-Mart profit forecast drops, stock has steepest decline in 25yrs

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WalMart has warned that higher wages as well as spending on e-commerce and lower prices would cut earnings per share as much as 12 per cent next fiscal year, sparking the steepest one-day decline in the company’s shares in 25 years. Wal-Mart faces tough competition on multiple fronts, from the …

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

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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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Stock prices of weapons manufacturers soaring since Paris attack

The Paris attacks took place on Friday night. Since then, France’s president has vowed “war” on ISIS and today significantly escalated the country’s bombing campaign in Syria (France has been bombing ISIS in Iraq since last January, and began bombing the group in Syria in September). Already this morning, as Aaron Cantú noticed, the stocks of the leading weapons manufacturers — …

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Insurance companies stock prices soar on launch of Obamacare

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It turns out that forcing millions of Americans to buy health insurance is quite profitable for the giant health insurance companies that helped write Obamacare – health insurance providers across the board saw their stock prices soar today. On the first day that new insurance exchanges were made available to …

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Swiss open major bank probe into precious metals market rigging

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The Swiss competition regulator has opened an investigation into possible collusion in the precious metals market by several major banks, it said on Monday, the latest in a string of manipulation probes. Switzerland’s WEKO watchdog said its investigation, the result of a preliminary probe, was looking at whether UBS, Julius …

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These companies are hinting at a global recession

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From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group Despite the mainstream media running headlines like “Nowhere to go but up“, the numbers coming out on the health of the economy tell a different story. To be sure, there are some companies doing well at the moment; the media has a field day parading around …

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China’s central bank cuts interest rates

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China took fresh moves to free up money for its slowing economy, after global investors expressed concerns over Beijing’s management of the world’s No. 2 economy. The country’s central bank said in a statement on Tuesday that it cut interest rates by one-quarter of a percentage point and reduced bank-reserve requirements …

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The Top 5 Safest Cars on the Market

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Car safety improves every year, and manufacturers are constantly looking at ways to continue this trend. Even small cars that have had issues with safety in the past are the safest they have ever been. Therefore, before you end up needing to call a car accident lawyer, research and find …

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A ‘tsunami’ is about to hit the debt market

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A tidal wave may be coming to the bond market, and it’s not going to be pretty. At least that’s the view of Matthew Mish, credit strategist at UBS. To Mish, the elevated rates of default in the commodity sector and high risk bonds are a harbinger of things to come for …

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How Long Until We Live in an Electric Car World?

The auto industry is changing. It may not be as exciting as the development of flying cars, submarine hybrids like in James Bond or fully driverless vehicles (though these could all become reality sooner than we think). The current change sweeping auto manufacturers, drivers and dealerships is the electric car …

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Saxo Bank: 60% chance of global recession within 18 months

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While markets are forecasting only a 10 percent chance of a global recession, Danish investment firm Saxo Bank puts the odds at over 60 percent. “Our main global macro outlook still maintains that recession is more likely than not in the near future (12 to 18 months) based on the …

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