Strong Demand from Emerging Markets, Limited Supply Keeping Gold Prices Up

Consumers are lapping up gold at a time supply is declining, helping underpin a rally in the precious metal, a market participant said Monday. Demand from emerging markets in particular is strong as currencies such as the Indonesian rupiah, the Malaysian ringgit and theVietnamese dong has fallen sharply in the last 12 to 18 months…

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Jim Rogers: There’s a 100% Probability of a U.S. Recession Within a Year

Rogers Holdings Chairman Jim Rogers is certain that the U.S. economy will be in recession in the next 12 months. During an interview on Bloomberg TV with Guy Johnson, the famous investor said that there was a 100 percent probability that the U.S. economy would be in a downturn within one year. “It’s been seven years, eight…

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Former U.S. Mint Director Talks Gold and IRAs on CNNMoney

The former director of the U.S. Mint, Philip N. Diehl, will be discussing, gold, exclusive coins, and Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) on CNNMoney at 3:00 PM EST, Monday, March 7. The segment will discuss why gold has been soaring over the past 30+ days, creating a near-bull market. Bloomberg has even said gold is the…

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Gold Futures Just Marked the Best Start to a Calendar Year—Ever

Gold is having an epic bull run. How good is it? The precious metal’s start to 2016 just reached historic proportions. The precious yellow metal just capped off a 3.1% weekly gain with its best performance through March 4 ever, according to Dow Jones’s research team. FactSet’s database goes back to 1984 and is based…

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Moody’s Sees Junk Defaults Reaching Highest Since 2009

Global junk-bond defaults will rise to the highest level in seven years in 2016 as a prolonged downturn in commodity prices continues to wreak havoc on company profits and balance sheets, according to Moody’s Investors Service. The ratings company forecasts that the speculative-grade default rate will reach 4 percent this year, up from 3.5 percent…

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Gold Moves Revive Memories of 1990s Currency Crisis

Gold has performed better than most other major asset classes this year, rallying around 16 percent since the start of the year as investors rushed into traditional the safe haven asset. With the price of the precious metal moving higher this week as sterling has plummeted, analysts are comparing gold’s moves to the European currency…

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The Big Risk Looming in Your Money Market Fund

With more countries either introducing or talking about instating negative interest rates— Japan was the latest to go minus, on Jan. 29 — many Americans are concerned about what might happen here if the Federal Reserve has to reverse course and go the sub-zero route, too. One particular part of the investment industry is likely more…

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