Are We Headed for an All-Out Currency War?

Last week, China pushed down the value of its yuan to its lowest level in 11 years, and the U.S. Treasury designated China a “currency manipulator” in response. Meanwhile, gold soared to fresh six-year highs after breaking through the key $1,500/oz. level. Many worry this could spark an all-out currency war between the two powerhouses…

Russia Dumps Dollars for Gold | USMR Market Insights

Russia is aggressively dumping billions of U.S. dollars and instead is increasing its share of euro and Chinese yuan. This could prove particularly dangerous over the long run, especially if other countries follow suit. The country has also ramped up its gold purchases to become the world’s biggest gold buyer of the last decade. Is…