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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

Copper: Potential double bottom

Commodities fell and metals traded near six-year low after August China’s Industrial Profits hit the lowest since October 2011 at -8.8% and International Monetary Fund (IMF) Chief Lagarde spoke about global lower economic growth forecast around 3.4% in 2015, weaker than in 2014. 158 more words


Gold: Makes a 2nd inside week

Gold price has declined for two consecutive weeks after a regular two-week gain in the bullion market following the devaluation of the Chinese yuan on August 11. 186 more words