Eric Dutram: Although the European debt situation continues to dominate the headlines, investors haven’t really seen this transfer over into huge gains for the U.S. dollar. In fact, the greenback—as represented by the U.S. dollar Index—is more or less flat so far in 2012 as smooth trading has dominated the landscape
Dominique de Kevelioc de Bailleul: No matter how the Fed tries to manipulate the markets through its orchestrated communiques, more ‘quantitative easing’ is coming, says ‘Mr. Gold‘ Jim Sinclair. And this time, $17 trillion more of Sinclair’s mantra “QE to infinity” is a done deal, according to him.
Richard Mills: As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information. Trade imbalances - deficits and surpluses - between nations are one of the major reasons for financial crises. Countries become trapped in a vicious spiral – they accumulate debt because they are
Jeff Nielson: B.S. Bernanke has been in a quandry, ever since the Federal Reserve’s “QE II” was universally castigated as a reckless (and selfish) escapade by the U.S., aimed at doing nothing more than propping up the value of the “financial assets” of the Wall Street crime syndicate. Bernanke never understood that
Przemyslaw Radomski: This Wednesday Goldman Sachs reiterated its position that investors should buy gold. Goldman Sachs remains bullish on the precious metal, citing the familiar fundamentals-- low interest rates and subdued economic growth as catalysts for gold prices to rise this year.
Dominique de Kevelioc de Bailleul: Last years call by Goldmoney’s James Turk for gold to reach record highs during the seasonally slow summer months seemed, frankly, off the wall. But, not only was he nearly alone in the call (James Sinclair agreed with Turk), he was right. See BER article, On Gold: