Gold up a third session to settle at 1-week high
Gold futures marked a third straight session of gains on Tuesday, buoyed by a weaker U.S. dollar and uncertainty surrounding U.S. reaction to a possible chemical-weapons attack in Syria.
Global debt mountain climbs to record $237 trillion in 2017
The global debt mountain continues to grow.
Gold miners sustaining costs up 22% since the gold price bottomed
Since the turnaround in the price of gold since Q1 2016 both sustaining and cash costs have risen with the former up a whopping 22%.
ECB Weighs Emergency Cash Injections to Smooth Bank Rescues
New instrument would require joint euro-area public guarantee.
US sanctions take bite out of Russian stocks & ruble
Russian currency and stocks on the Moscow Exchange dropped significantly on Monday after Washington expanded the sanctions list against Russian businessmen and companies.
Higher Oil Prices Boost Saudi Credit Rating
Good news for Saudi Arabia, but hurdles remain.
Petro-yuan to launch renminbi as global currency & kneecap petro-dollar
Yuan-backed oil futures can shatter the US dollar dominance on the crude market, according to experts polled by RT. However, the greenback will not give up the top spot easily.
Gold seen rising as Canadian miner eyes lack of exploration
Bullion prices are set to climb because there’s been a lack of exploration and the global industry isn’t replacing the reserves it’s been mining, according to Stephen Letwin, chief executive officer at Iamgold Corp.
Senator proposes legislation to end student debt crisis
The student loan debt crisis made headlines on March 22 after Senator Brian Schatz, along with other legislators in Washington, introduced the Debt-Free College Act, an act that will reportedly reverse the debt crisis in America.
Dollar weakens vs. yen, Swiss franc on U.S.-China trade tension
The dollar fell against the yen and Swiss franc on Wednesday after China retaliated against the Trump administration’s plan to slap tariffs on Chinese goods, proposing a list of similar duties on a wide range of U.S. imports.