New Flashpoints

October 21 2014

Once upon a time there was a world where financial markets were paralysed by the central banks that pumped billions of dollars, pounds and euros into the financial system. A world where economies were struggling to pick up the slack - while the markets were climbing to record highs. And as the rich got richer, and the poor fell victim to the rising tensions with the almighty oil and gas producer, ... »

Nadine Smeding

Longest Profit Run in 7 Months Time

October 13 2014

Finally there's some good news to report. Yesterday the gold price rose 0.4% to $1,225.9 / oz. It's not often we've been able to say this recently, but it was the fourth day in a row that the gold price was in the green. More than that, these four days have equalled the longest run of gains in 7 months.... »

Nadine Smeding