LATEST NEWS: A Day Of Reckoning For The Euro Has Arrived – 26 TRILLION In Currency Derivatives At Risk

This is the month when the future of the eurozone will be decided.  This week, Greek leaders will meet with European officials to discuss what comes next for Greece.  The new prime minister of Greece, Alexis Tsipras, has already stated that he will not accept an extension of the current bailout.  Officials from other eurozone […]

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Chinese Companies Caught in Yuan Riptide

China’s decision to squeeze speculators out of its currency is causing pain for local companies and individual investors. The yuan fell on Monday to its lowest level in 10 months against the dollar after the government over the weekend doubled the currency’s daily trading range. The decision, foreshadowed by months of hints by Chinese officials, […]

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Can Brazil battle its economic headwinds?

“Should Brazil’s inflation, slowing economic growth and the political risk put investors off? Not necessarily, according to one Latin America analyst. “I think the long-term fundamentals in the country are still quite good, when you’re looking ahead five to 10 years. It’s not just about the growth rate, it’s about the markets and where the […]

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China’s yuan makes waves on international currency markets

Evidence the yuan is becoming truly global can be found in Rongrong Huo’s passport, which shows the HSBC banker bouncing from Switzerland to South Africa fielding inquiries from a growing number of clients on how they can trade China’s currency. “The market potential is huge,” Huo, who heads HSBC’s yuan business development for Europe, said […]

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Why I Can’t Help But Be Bullish on Gold Bullion Prices

“Michael Lombardi writes: Gold bullion prices started their run-up way back in 2000, when the commodity was trading around $300.00 an ounce. From there, it took the precious metal 12 years to break above $1,900 an ounce—an unprecedented move. When an investment, such as gold bullion, rises 500%, a pullback in the “advance” is quite […]

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