Governments “deliberately pushing the world economy down”

mervyn king says what central bankers must do

Former Bank of England Governor, Mervyn King, believes what happens next will depend on people’s behavior. The ongoing Covid-19 crisis has brought forth uncertain, volatile times. The Dow soared more than 10% – its biggest single-day gain since 1933. For a market that is falling faster than it did during the 1929 crash, it was […]

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Lords of Finance

Lords of Finance

Lords of Finance by Liaquat Ahamed won a Pulitzer Prize for its detailed and entertaining breakdown of the lead up to the Great Depression, and its aftershocks. The book focuses on the decision making from four critical central banks (England, France, the United States, and Germany) and how the men leading these financial institutions were […]

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Why this Junior Gold Miner Raised $100 Million

calibre mining project

Tensions in the Middle East are running high again. Despite a labour market at full employment, the US ran a deficit in 2019 that topped $1 trillion for the first time since 2012. Interest rates across much of the world remain near historic lows. The Fed has increased its balance sheet by roughly $400 billion […]

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What’s next for gold in 2020?

gold 2020

At first glance, momentum for the price of gold appeared to be carrying over from 2019. After all, we were just one week into 2020 when gold managed to reach a new 7-year high of US$1,613. However, gold is now struggling to break out of the US$1,500s. What’s more, some analysts believe a retracement for […]

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