Nov 21, 2014
U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Jacob Lew on October 15 warned Europe was at risk falling into a downward spiral of falling wages and prices. He said recent actions by the European Central Bank might not have been enough to ward off deflation.
Nov 18, 2014
Over the last couple of days we have had various events that will impact a whole range of important markets on the globe in the foreseeable future.
Nov 17, 2014
The dollar will be one of the best safe-haven investments in the next few years as other regions devalue their currencies to promote economic growth.
Nov 11, 2014
It's certainly not a news headline yet, but on Nov. 30 in Switzerland there will be an official referendum on a "Gold Initiative," which aims to secure the Swiss National Bank's gold reserves.
Nov 4, 2014
Once again, and after 30 years on the downward slope, the U.S. dollar seems to be king again. Let's hope the dollar's kingdom isn't put into difficulties from the "inside," because from the "outside" there is nothing serious to be afraid of.
Oct 28, 2014
European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi warned that further steps toward sharing sovereignty in economic governance are absolutely necessary. And this was before we got the results of the ECB stress tests Sunday.
Oct 21, 2014
Long-term investors should ask themselves: "The day such a sudden volatility spike occurs would my investment still be liquid and could I sell with the speed of a push of a button?"
Oct 14, 2014
Now that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank Annual Meetings in Washington, D.C., have concluded, I don't think there remain a lot of insiders who still have optimistic expectations for global economic growth in the short to medium term.