The Congressional Budget Office confirmed on Monday what many Americans and all politicians already know: the United States is in a deeply precarious fiscal position.
The price of gold shot to an 11-week high on Wednesday as escalating geopolitical risks saw investors seeking safe haven assets.
The Federal Reserve on Tuesday proposed new rules that could allow some large banks to reduce the amount of capital they must hold as a cushion against a future economic shock.
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.
The global debt mountain continues to grow.
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%.
New instrument would require joint euro-area public guarantee.
Russian currency and stocks on the Moscow Exchange dropped significantly on Monday after Washington expanded the sanctions list against Russian businessmen and companies.
Good news for Saudi Arabia, but hurdles remain.
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.