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November 24, 2017 - 3:17:04 AM

Millennials Most Likely to Default on Student Debt

The US student loan burden is out of control, while the economy has failed to back it up with sustainable wage growth or market-competitive job creation. Meanwhile, patronage and other practices hinder the process of securing a career path further hindering the ability of young workers to service student debt.

November 22, 2017 - 3:05:18 AM

Platinum industry expects supply deficit in 2018

2017 was a difficult year for platinum. Between the consequences of dieselgate, social movements disrupting production and more recently political instability in Zimbabwe, the sector has experienced a sharp fall in price metal, putting several mining companies on the verge of bankruptcy. But a glimmer of hope seems to be appearing.

November 20, 2017 - 2:33:09 AM

Italy: A new bank in turmoil

After the failure of the Veneto banks and the rescue of Monte Dei Paschi, it's now the turn of the Carige bank to be in the spotlight.

November 17, 2017 - 10:08:28 AM

The Petrodollar’s Biggest Challengers

The American power domination is called into question by the frontal attack on one of its pillars: the petrodollar.

November 15, 2017 - 1:18:10 AM

Rising production cost of silver

More and more mining companies have a production cost equal to or even higher than the silver spot price market.

November 14, 2017 - 6:43:01 AM

Venezuela Declared in Default by S&P

Venezuela, one of the world’s riskiest credits, was declared in default by S&P Global Ratings after missing two interest payments on its debt.

November 13, 2017 - 2:55:31 AM

Russia Buying Gold at Record Pace

Russia has been expanding its gold reserves at a record pace, according to information from the World Gold Council (WGC). Russian business newspaper Kommersant suggests this gold rush will give Russia guarantees against sanctions and economic and geopolitical risks.

November 8, 2017 - 2:35:16 AM

Venezuela's new 100,000-bolivar note is worth less than $2.50 in US dollars

Stuck in an unprecedented economic crisis, Nicolas Maduro government is trying to get away with printing more money.

November 7, 2017 - 2:46:32 AM

Lonmin’s solvency in question

In a context of low returns and by postponing the publication of its annual results, the platinum mining giant leaves doubt on its solvency.

November 6, 2017 - 3:42:14 AM

Gold vs Bitcoin : J. Rickards opinion

While the price of Bitcoin has risen by 500% this year, James Rickards, regularly questioned on the topic, gives us his opinion about it.

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