LATEST NEWS : World Bank cuts China’s growth forecast

The ​World Bank has cut its growth forecast for China for the next two years as world’s second largest economy faces tighter global monetary conditions. China will expand 7.4 percent this year and 7.2 percent next year, compared with previous World Bank forecasts of 7.6 percent and 7.5 percent. Even so it will remain the […]

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020: How Much Do You Need To Invest To See A Return?

In the last episode we looked at what ETF’s are and why you should use them as an investor looking to grow money safely. In this episode we’re looking at how much money you really need to invest to see a return. A lot of people get into the wrong investment for the capital they […]

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LATEST NEWS : SWIFT: 'No authority' to suspend Russia, Israel from intl payments over sanctions

SWIFT will not bow to pressure to disconnect Russia and Israel from international transactions as it has “no authority” to make unilateral sanctions decisions, the Belgium-based group said Monday. “SWIFT regrets the pressure, as well as the surrounding media speculation, both of which risk undermining the systemic character of the services that SWIFT provides its […]

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LATEST NEWS : Gold In The News This Week

Gold has had a historic amount of negative print and airtime this week. The Yamana and Armstrong comments seem timed perfectly to kick the legs out from under gold. The price of the US Dollar seems to have forgotten it was at .7900 only 11 weeks ago. The dollar has risen because the Euro collapsed […]

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LATEST NEWS : Inflation Panic Will Kill the Recovery

When will central banks in the U.S. and U.K. start raising interest rates? The question preoccupies financial markets, and much turns on the answer. What’s happening in the two countries’ labor markets — and what the Federal Reserve and the Bank of England think is happening — is the crux of the matter. continue reading […]

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LATEST NEWS : Europe’s Losing Battle For Recovery

The wobble in world markets continues, with stock indices across all time zones down steeply in recent sessions. Investors are not only realigning their exposure in anticipation of tighter liquidity conditions as the US Federal Reserve finally brings its asset purchases to a close later this month (see More Fools Than Money?). Ahead of today’s […]

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LATEST NEWS : Albert Edwards Says Watch Japanese Yen and Be Very Afraid

The Japanese yen goes into freefall. China’s fragile economy tips over the edge. A wave of profit-crushing deflation comes washing over the U.S. and Europe. Investors panic. That’s the view of perennial pessimist Albert Edwards. The London-based analyst and his team at investment bank Societe Generale SA have been ranked No. 1 for global strategy […]

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LATEST NEWS : Recession looms over Venezuela, official data under wraps

Venezuela has kept its economic growth figures under wraps this year but empty store shelves, closed factory gates and idled construction projects tell their own story – the economy is contracting and some sectors are in deep trouble. continue reading at reuters.com

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LATEST NEWS : Inflation Panic Will Kill the Recovery

When will central banks in the U.S. and U.K. start raising interest rates? The question preoccupies financial markets, and much turns on the answer. What’s happening in the two countries’ labor markets — and what the Federal Reserve and the Bank of England think is happening — is the crux of the matter. continue reading […]

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LATEST NEWS : Nikkei tumbles on yen's rise, concerns over global economy

TOKYO, Oct. 2 (Xinhua) — The Nikkei stock index tumbled 2.61 percent to a one-month low as the yen regained ground against the U.S. dollar and fears for the health of the global economy, coupled with the first confirmed case of Ebola in the U.S., combined to create a risk-averse mood on the market floor […]

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