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Currency Devaluation

Does demand for gold bullion remain strong?

''Gold Climbs to One-Month High as European Debt-Crisis Concern Spurs Demand Gold futures advanced above $1,700 an ounce to a one-month high as concerns about Europe's debt crisis spurred demand more...

Why buy and hold gold?

''The dollar has been firm, and the euro has been very weak.  That's a negative situation for gold.  Yet, some how, mysteriously, despite the cat-calls of gold-haters, December more...

Where may investors focus in the face of current events?

'Marc Faber's Top 5 Suggestions For Investors Hong Kong-based investment manager Marc Faber, a member of Barron's Roundtable, just last weekend warned in the magazine that stocks would drift lower.more...

WWas S&P downgrading government bonds essentially an upgrade for gold?

''Gold Advances After Federal Reserve Pledges to Keep Rates at All-Time Low Gold gained for a third session in New York after the U.S. Federal Reserve pledged to keep more...

Will the trend to hedge in tangible assets continue?

''Spot gold traded just short of a fresh record high in Europe Tuesday, amid increasing fear that the U.S. will be unable to repay its debts. In mid morning, more...

Are gold and silver becoming more well known as the alternative for risk assets?

'Risk assets weak as gold hits $1,600 Risk assets are starting the week on the back foot, with sentiment battered by worries over eurozone and US sovereign debt issues. Global more...

Will currency tensions discourage investment in paper currencies in favor of commodity alternatives?

'The Euro's Sinking Fortunes The euro is sinking fast.  It has fallen 2.8% against the dollar since Friday alone, and many of the supports that buoyed it against more...

Is a break-up of the ECU and the euro currency now virtually assured?

''The euro zone is on track to breakup within the next five years, according to new forecasts released today by Britain's Centre for Economics and Business Research. Without such a more...

Will the value of wealth in dollars suffer from significant quantitative easing?

''Ben Bernanke, our expert on the Great Depression of the 1930s, has staked his reputation on loading the banks with money as per QE1 and QE2. Bernanke's theory -- if more...

Will the fundamentally weak dollar lend support for demand for precious metals?

''Gold Gains After U.S. Payrolls Data Gold futures edged higher and silver pared steep losses as news of U.S. job creation renewed concerns about inflationary pressures. Data that more...

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