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China Stock Down On Monday Trade Report


© AFP/File | Shanghai stocks sank on May 9, 2016, on another weak Chinese trade report

HONG KONG (AFP) – Shanghai stocks sank on Monday on another weak Chinese trade report, but Tokyo was boosted by a weaker yen after US jobs data reinforced expectations for more interest rate hikes this year.Beijing at the weekend released figures showing exports fell almost two percent last month while imports plunged nearly 11 percent, stoking fresh fears about the state of the world’s number two economy. 440 more words

Yellen’s Interest Rate Intentions Good for Gold.  The Holmes SWOT

Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats analysis for the past week  by Frank Holmes – CEO and Chief Investment Officer, US Global Investors


  • The best performing precious metal for the week was silver, up 2.05 percent. 
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CRASH2: The 13 dopey assumptions of the Bubble dwellers

I didn’t post at all this morning, for myriad reasons. The US jobs data wasn’t published until 2.30pm CET, and so little of any import happens in the mornings preceding it – because all global markets are still Americentric. 594 more words