As the stock market soars to new heights, new data shows that U.S. household debt has reached a record high.
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.
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.
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.
The American power domination is called into question by the frontal attack on one of its pillars: the petrodollar.
More and more mining companies have a production cost equal to or even higher than the silver spot price market.
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.
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.
Stuck in an unprecedented economic crisis, Nicolas Maduro government is trying to get away with printing more money.