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Will the Gold Bull be Back after the Summer is Over

By Frank Holmes, CEO and Chief Investment Officer for US Global Investors

Looking more Las Vegas casino than Oval Office, the stage Donald Trump delivered his nomination acceptance speech from Thursday was all gold, from the stairs to the podium, completely befitting of his showman-like style. 751 more words

Independent Analyis

French President Slams Goldman's Hire Of Former EU Chief Barroso As "Morally Unacceptable"

French President Francois Hollande has become the most senior critic of former EU chief Jose Manuel Barroso’s decision to join Goldman Sachs. “It’s not about Europe, it’s about morality,” said Hollande in his annual interview to mark Bastille day, France’s national day. 530 more words

Economic Report

There are economic consequences of Brexit for the Euro area too

After looking mostly over the past few days about the likely economic future for the UK post Brexit it is time to widen the perspective and look at the implications more widely in Europe. 1,350 more words

General Economics


Good Afternoon,

Well it happened.

I personally voted for it and am happy with the outcome but things are going to be a little unsettled for a while. 62 more words


La crisi sistemica dell'industria bancaria europea

Le banche europee hanno perso il loro magico incanto. Una combinazione tossica di tassi d’interesse negativi, di economie zombie dell’UE ed un contesto normativo che potrebbe eufemisticamente essere descritto come una sfida, sta seminando il caos con i modelli di business bancari europei. 532 more words


BVerfG and the ECB’s OMT programme

Today 21 June 2016 the BVerfG has affirmed the legality of Mario Draghi’s OMT programme. In doing so, it followed the lead of the CJEU. Nothing remarkable here, but two important issues arise: 132 more words


Why we need to prepare for a new age of austerity

The public finances have formed the basis for one of the biggest stories of the past 10 years. Budget pressures, cuts, and the ongoing efforts of policy-makers to put things back on an even keel after the impact of the financial crisis have been to the fore of the policy, media and public agenda. 986 more words