Precious metals haven’t grabbed dramatic headlines like oil and gas have.
But the story is no less exciting. And the metals remain a fundamentally critical part of the global economic and strategic landscape.
As the European Union debates yet a third bailout for Greece, revelations about secret plans by some Eurozone members tell an even more intriguing story. During the depths of the European sovereign crisis, when Greece was inches from exiting the zone, others chose to not sit idly by. Instead, two member nations were surreptitiously preparing […]
If it seems to you that central banks and government leaders have run out of ideas, you’re not totally wrong.
Indeed, the latest move by Japan smacks of pure desperation, and it might seem silly if it wasn’t already an idea that’s been floated b…
Just about everyone knows Alan Greenspan. As central bankers go, he may just be the most famous ever. Even today, 1 in 6 Americans still think he’s the current chair of the Federal Reserve. As Fed chief from 1987 until 2006, Greenspan oversaw the latter part of the greatest stock bull in history. For that, some […]
Endless debates about the effectiveness of QE, or its lack thereof, haven’t spawned better decisions, especially in Europe. Think periphery nations like Greece, Spain, Portugal, and Italy.
In theory, we have free markets, where manipulation is illegal and punishable.
We’ve found that’s not often the case in the financial markets.