LATEST NEWS : JPMorgan in talks to buy Argentine holdout bonds, among other options: DJ

JPMorgan is discussing the possibility of buying Argentina’s sovereign debt from a group of dissident bondholders, Dow Jones reported on Thursday, citing sources familiar with the matter. The South American nation is fighting a court decision that determined it must treat all bondholders the same, despite a massive restructuring agreement stemming from its default more than a decade […]

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LATESt NEWS : Paul Singer: This threat is 'head-and-shoulders' above all others

Billionaire hedge fund manager Paul Singer has issued an unusual warning for investors, calling the threat of a widespread blackout from an electromagnetic surge the “most significant danger” in the world. continue reading at cnbc.com

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Taiwan to allow banks to sell gold/silver coins from China

Taiwan will allow local banks to sell gold and sliver coins from China, the island’s Financial Supervisory Commission said on Tuesday. The move comes amid deepening ties in cross-strait relations, it said in a statement. Trade and financial ties between Taiwan and China has gathered steam since Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou took office in 2008. […]

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Look to gold and silver in these uncertain times

The gold and silver prices are still gathering themselves, now that the $1,300 level has been overcome. With a calmer market, traders, speculators and heavy computer trading pushes prices in line with the weakening of the dollar, using the Dollar: Euro relationship as a guide. The developed world sees the dollar’s moves against gold as […]

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Wisdom Wednesday's – Lesson 5 – Never Be "Tied Down" By Your Investments

I’m currently in Christchurch, New Zealand, which is why this lesson is out late. Just done 40 hours of travel and every time I get on a plane for business, especially one that’s more than 5 hours, in this case, 13 hours to Singapore, 12 hour lay over and then 11 hours to Christchurch… My […]

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Wisdom Wednesday's – Lesson #3 – Evaluate Investments In 5 Year Chunks

Lesson 3: Evaluate Investments In 5 Year Chunks Have you ever bought into an investment to exit within a year and then find that the price has sky-rocketed the next year? Worse, have you ever thought about getting into an investment for years, then finally got in, and the price went down, so you panicked […]

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Will the Next Financial Crisis Cost More than $14 Trillion?

“The psychological hangover from the 2007-2009 financial crisis seems to still be with us. Indeed, in the second edition of Conquer the Crash (p. 91), Robert Prechter noted: “The psychological aspect of deflation and depression cannot be overstated.” But the worst of the financial crisis was five years ago. Is it odd to even mention […]

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So Long Middle Class – Obama's World Sees Only Rich and Poor

“His words say one thing yet his policies say another.  If you aren’t listening closely you might not hear the contradiction in everything Obama says and does.  Not only recently with the erratic and mystifying policy with Syria, but just about every day with his speeches about “income inequality”, “the richest 1% not paying their […]

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Gold Demand Trends Report

“The World Gold Council’s Marcus Grubb chats about the latest global demand trends report with TheStreet’s Joe Deaux.”   Continue reading on thestreet.com

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It all goes back to bonds

“The stock market has now weathered the bulk of an earnings season that was OK, on the surface, but not so great prospectively.”   Continue reading on msn.com

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