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Gold and Precious Metals

The boom in Chinese gold demand

The long term investment case for gold is all about emerging market demand, especially in large countries like China and … 6 1015
Asia

Are Indian stocks cheap?

The S&P BSE Sensex index of Indian stocks, measured in Indian rupees, has gone sideways for the past three years … 0 1070
Economic Crisis

A giant global fraud that could destroy your wealth (Part II of II)

Part I explained what is really going on with “QE”. It’s dry stuff, but essential to understand. I’ve just come … 3 1109
SuperBernanke
Economic Crisis

A giant global fraud that could destroy your wealth (Part I of II)

Do you have any money saved in US dollars? Or euros, British pounds or Japanese yen? Or any currency at … 0 1073
Economic Crisis

Why public spending should be slashed by 40%

As developed countries across the world continue to bankrupt themselves with excessive borrowing and spending, few people in the public … 0 1033
Gold and Precious Metals

Is gold in a bear market?

Most people would say that gold has been in a bear market, with a falling price, for the past two … 0 1048
Asia

The most important asset class in the world (Part II of II)

Part I looked at how Chinese stocks are trading at depressed levels, largely due to the low prices of the … 0 995
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Asia

The most important asset class in the world (Part I of II)

Spend an evening wandering through any large Chinese city and you are likely to be impressed. Giant new skyscrapers, glittering … 1 1033
North America

US stocks reach a record…of the wrong sort

The S&P 500 index of US stocks closed at a record level just shy of 1,710 on Friday 2 August. … 0 984
Asia

No need to panic as China slows

People had become used to Chinese real economic growth being above 10% a year over the past three decades. Anything … 0 1017
Latin America

There’s more to Peru than Machu Picchu

My first trip to Peru was in 2001. I had flown from La Paz in Bolivia to Cusco in Peru, … 0 1012