IMF Chief Christine Lagarde Calls for Urgent Economic Overhauls Amid Slowdown

The head of the International Monetary Fund on Saturday called for the world’s largest economies to urgently move ahead with economic overhauls as the global growth outlook sours and market turmoil rocks emerging markets. “Downside risks to the outlook have increased, particularly for emerging market economies. Against this backdrop, policy priorities have taken on even…

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Adrian Day: Long-Term Rallies Have Followed Last Five Major Gold Market Declines

While investing in gold and the overall mining sector is difficult, one precious metals investor says that the sector is on the verge of entering another bull market. Sunday, to kick off the 2015 Denver Gold Forum, Adrian Day, president of Adrian Day Asset Management, said in his keynote address that in every major decline…

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The Many Uses of Gold

Gold’s many qualities make it one of the most coveted metals in the world. Not only can it be beautifully shaped and sculpted, the yellow metal also conducts electricity, doesn’t tarnish and is biocompatible (meaning it’s not harmful to our tissue). These qualities make it the metal of choice in a wide variety of industries,…

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IMF Says China Slowdown, Other Risks Threaten Global Outlook

China’s slowdown and a host of other downside risks threaten to push the global economy into much deeper trouble without concerted action by the world’s largest economies, the International Monetary Fund warned Wednesday. “Risks are tilted to the downside, and a simultaneous realization of some of these risks would imply a much weaker outlook,” the…

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China Stocks Crash Again but Global Markets Recover

China stocks closed sharply lower Tuesday but the damage was largely contained with most major world markets staging a recovery from Monday’s selloff. The benchmark Shanghai Composite declined 7.6%, while the smaller Shenzhen Composite shed 7.2%. The Shanghai index has now crashed 42% from its June 12 peak. After Chinese markets closed, Beijing launched new…

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