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Hello old friend…Gold nears $1,350 resistance that has repelled it four times in 5 years

21/02/2019(0)
The past five years have been baffling for gold bugs. In an environment of massive central bank money creation, rising government deficits and a populist takeover of many countries’ ... Read More
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Currencies threatened by a credit crisis

15/02/2019(0)
In this article I draw attention to the similarities between the current economic situation and that of 1929, and the threat to today’s unbacked currencies. There is the coincidence ... Read More
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Industrial production down by 0.9% in euro area

13/02/2019(0)
In December 2018 compared with November 2018, seasonally adjusted industrial production fell by 0.9% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.5% in the EU28, according to estimates from ... Read More
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Trade wars – a catalyst for economic crisis

01/02/2019(0)
In my last article I used a proven accounting identity to show that the end result of President Trump’s trade tariffs would be to increase the trade deficit, assuming ... Read More
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Contingent liabilities and non-performing loans in the EU Member States

31/01/2019(0)
Data on contingent liabilities and non-performing loans of EU governments for the year 2017 have been published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. This publication includes data ... Read More
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Business investment rate up to 23.3% in the euro area

14/01/2019(0)
Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, has published a report in relation to the business investment rate in the euro area for the third quarter of 2018. ... Read More
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The Tragedy Of The Euro

11/01/2019(0)
  After two decades, the euro’s minders look set to drive the Eurozone into deep trouble. December was the last month of the ECB’s monthly purchases of government debt. ... Read More
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Recession And Stocks In Free-Fall: Michael Pento’s 2019

09/01/2019(0)
Money manager Michael Pento has been bearish on both stocks and bonds for some time. 2019 is the year, he says, when the big crash finally arrives. “Some Predictions ... Read More
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Markets are all about flows

08/01/2019(0)
  This article looks at prospective supply and demand factors for financial assets in the New Year and beyond. Investors should take into account money flowing into and out ... Read More
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The Arrival Of The Credit Crisis

02/01/2019(0)
Those of us who closely follow the credit cycle should not be surprised by the current slide in equity markets. It was going to happen anyway. The timing had ... Read More
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