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Stay Hedged With Precious Metals Against Geopolitical Tensions and Monetary Policies [SPDR Gold Trust (ETF), iShares Silver Trust (ETF)]

gold and silver: It has been slightly more than two weeks since the price of gold soared to over $1380 an ounce on due to tensions between the US, Europe and Russia over Crimea. As to be expected the event did not escalate into a major global war
NYSE:GLD April 8, 2014 2:45pm

MF Global: Beta Test For Bank Holiday & Martial Law

Dominique de Kevelioc de Bailleul: On the heals of the Department of Justice’s determination of no wrongdoing in the case of Goldman Sachs’ contribution to the kickoff of the financial meltdown in 2008, writer and researcher Susanne Posel tells the SGT Report
ETF BASIC NEWS August 14, 2012 10:18am

Why The World Could Most Likely Experience A Long Deflationary Period (EWI, VGK, EWP, IEV, EWJ, FXE)

EconMatters: Spain (NYSEARCA:EWP) formally became the fourth country to ask for bailout aid from the euro zone on Monday, June 25. Spain's short-term
NYSE:EWI June 26, 2012 10:55pm

Is This Inflation or Deflation?

Jeff Harding: The official “inflation” numbers came in last week and they show declining prices, something that the Fed calls “deflation”. The Fed and most policy makers will panic if deflation continues and prices steadily drop. It’s a tricky thing to evaluate
NYSE:GLD May 22, 2012 1:21pm

Is Greece Fixed, Again? (EFA, VGK, GREK, IEV, VWO)

David Gillie:  Greece survives from media headline to media headline like a fading Hollywood starlet's career. I quit doing the math when the "pledged" bailouts exceeded their total debt several times over.

NYSE:EFA February 19, 2012 8:07pm

Eurozone: Nice Rally, But Risk Still Palpable On Greek Death Spiral (EWG, VGK, UUP, FXE, GREK, EUFN)

Jack Crooks:  If you are wondering why the euro (NYSEArca:FXE) rallied sharply over the last couple of weeks, hitting a two-month high against the dollar (NYSEArca:UUP) on Thursday, the answer is that
NASDAQ:EUFN February 12, 2012 11:13am

Why Greece’s Fate Is So Important (GREK, EWQ, EWG, EUFN, VGK)

Jeff Harding: We need to follow Greece because their default and withdrawal from the eurozone (NYSEArca:VGK) would set off major consequences to the European Monetary Union, and thus the EU,
NASDAQ:EUFN February 11, 2012 2:25pm

Peter Schiff’s Critical Advice To Retirees (UUP, UDN, GLD, SLV, FXF, FXC, FXA)

Dominique de Kevelioc de Bailleul:  Speaking with Yahoo Breakout, Euro Pacific Capital CEO Peter Schiff chastised the Federal Reserve for maintaining ultra-low interest rates at the expense of retirees.
NYSE:FXA February 9, 2012 10:45pm

Debt Crisis 2012: Forget Europe, Check Out Japan (EWJ, VWO, EEM, EDZ, EDC)

Dian L. Chu: The recent massive demand for ECB's LTRO (Long Term Refinancing Operation)--nearly 490 billion euro in three-year 1% loans from 523 banks--only confirmed the suspicion of some market participants that European banks are having financing issues, and that the LTRO is unlikely to flow
NYSE:EDC December 27, 2011 11:59am

Cash Is King, The Gold Trend Is Broken (GLD, UUP, IAU, GG, ABX, AUY)

Richard Rittorno: Traders are scratching their heads at gold’s (NYSEARCA:GLD) decline in the face of European leaders’ failure to address the euro zone’s sovereign debt crisis, but the selloff has now shaved some $150 off the precious metal’s price.
NYSE:GLD December 16, 2011 4:32pm

Brian Ostroff: Junior Gold Equities Worthy Of Praise (GLD, SLV, AGQ, GDX, GDXJ, GG, ABX, IAG, AEM, MOS)

Brian Sylvester: As the market sloshes around, gold is searching for its identity. It has played currency hedge and equity adeptly at different times this year. While other investors wade through the confusion, Brian Ostroff, managing director of Montreal-based Windermere
NYSE:AGQ November 30, 2011 7:24pm

iShares MSCI Brazil ETF: Brazil Local-Currency Outlook Raised To Positive By S&P

Larry Levinson:  Brazil’s local-currency rating was raised to “positive” from “stable” by Standard & Poor’s Corp. as the rating company changed its method for calculating the risks of default.
NYSE:EWZ August 26, 2011 12:01am

20 Warning Signs Of A Global Doomsday (TZA, SDS, FAZ, VXX, TNA, FAS, GLD, SLV, TLT, TBT)

Dian L. Chu:  Worries of a Lehman-like financial crisis spreading through Europe and the world has made Greece talk of the market lately. Not to let Greece dominate the spotlight, the U.S. debt ceiling debate is also getting to be as traumatic since a failure to raise the debt ceiling could mean imminent
NYSE:FAZ July 6, 2011 1:30pm

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