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Gold prices rise as global stocks drop

Gold has risen overnight as renewed weakness in global stock markets spurred investors to seek refuge in bullion, which has also been helped by an improved technical outlook. Spot ... Read More

Coffee market ends 2017/18 in surplus; Coffee prices continued their downward trend

The International Coffee Organization, the main intergovernmental organization for coffee that brings together exporting and importing Governments, has released a coffee market report. In accordance the report, world coffee ... Read More
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Last week was just a taste of the coming gold short squeeze

The gold and silver futures markets got even more unbalanced last week, with speculators (who are usually wrong at the extremes) going as short as they’ve ever been and ... Read More

Polished diamond index continues to drop in the past week

According to the most recent polished diamond index, published by polishedprices, the overall polishedprices index continued to drift lower this past week. On Monday, October 8, the polishedprices index ... Read More

We should ditch GDP as a measure of economic activity

  This article exposes the false economic concepts behind GDP, which is only the visible tip of a large iceberg of economic deceit. Describing an increase in GDP as ... Read More
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House prices in the euro area rose; These are the countries with the highest increases

House prices, as measured by the House Price Index, rose by 4.3% in both the euro area and the EU in the second quarter of 2018 compared with the ... Read More
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Italy Calls Europe’s Bluff — And The Euro Loses Either Way

When Italy elected a bunch of rowdy populists back in March, the rest of the eurozone assumed (or at least hoped) that the weight of responsibility would bring Rome ... Read More
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Oil prices dip on rising U.S. supply

Oil prices dipped on Wednesday, weighed down by a report of rising U.S. crude inventories and an expected increase in production. Despite this, prices remain near four-year highs reached ... Read More

Will Britain ever manage to leave “Hotel California”?

ast thing I remember, I was Running for the door I had to find the passage back to the place where I was before “Relax” said the night man, ... Read More
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30% of electricity generated in Europe is from renewable sources

Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union situated in Luxembourg, released data showing that, in 2016, electricity generation from renewable sources contributed more than one quarter (30 %) ... Read More
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