The ECB appears to have created a path to implementing Fed-like easy-money policies. If it does, it's a huge game changer for Europe and the world.
Pan American Silver’s stock has fallen sharply as the potential negatives have been written into the price. But an informed look reveals the silver lining behind the clouds.
If you think you haven't been paying high enough prices, you're in luck. Some Federal Reserve officials agree with you.
After a yawner from the Fed, the markets needed real action from Mario Draghi, the head of the European Central Bank. But he still seems to think words are enough.
Wall Street looks to its tech hero to save the day. But with Apple's earnings miss, it is clearer than ever that only the Fed can give the market what it wants: More easy money.
Economic fundamentals continue to weaken, making the long side unattractive. Yet the prospect of more money printing makes the short side downright dangerous.
As economies worldwide weaken, the pressure is rising on the world's central bankers for dramatic action that will ultimately do more damage. When that happens, the gold rally is on.
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