Market Analysis

USA-China

Why China should remove all trade tariffs

10/12/2018(0)
  I am a Tariff Man. When people or countries come in to raid the great wealth of our Nation, I want them to pay for the privilege of ... Read More
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G20 and the financial war

06/12/2018(0)
  Introduction President Trump initiated the trade war with China. There is a widespread assumption he is pursuing his “art of the deal”, coming into negotiations aggressively to get ... Read More
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Households in Europe spent over €1.1 trillion on transport

04/12/2018(0)
In 2017, households in the European Union (EU) spent 13.0% of their total consumption expenditure on transport. This represents a total expenditure of over €1.1 trillion, equivalent to 7.1% ... Read More
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Gold is setting up for a nice first-half rally

28/11/2018(0)
Precious metals investors don’t have much to console them these days. Just about the only bright spot is the nice, though ephemeral, pop in the gold/silver price that seems to ... Read More
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Why interest rates are rising long-term

23/11/2018(0)
  There are growing expectations that the current cycle of rising interest rates will result in a deflationary recession. While a credit crisis is increasingly likely to evolve in ... Read More
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An overview of small and medium-sized enterprises in Europe

21/11/2018(0)
Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) — in other words, enterprises with less than 250 persons employed — are often referred to as the backbone of the European economy, providing ... Read More
psychology

The psychology of systemic consensus

16/11/2018(0)
  We are all too familiar with established views rejecting change. It has nothing to do with the facts. Officialdom’s mind is often firmly closed to all reason on ... Read More
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As Oil Plunges, Energy Junk Bonds Turn Dangerous — Again

14/11/2018(0)
      Back in 2104 oil was falling and hundreds of billions of dollars of energy junk bonds and leveraged loans looked to be at risk. Wolf Street ... Read More
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Prices When Gold Is Money

09/11/2018(0)
  We are getting ahead of ourselves here. Gold does not circulate as money – yet. It might never do so. Perhaps the end of government currency, fiat money ... Read More
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Gold Is Becoming Cool Again

31/10/2018(0)
The sentiment shift is still subtle, but it’s both real and widespread. After a few years of being ignored and/or dismissed as basically useless, gold is cool again, attracting ... Read More
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