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Drowning money

Ingenuous Irony From the Federal Reserve Chair

By Greg Canavan | October 20, 2014

The Federal Reserve has been the market’s socialist tormentor and benefactor…creating crises and then trying to solve them by throwing money at the problem.

Financial Markets »

Bear Market

The Most Dangerous Market Since 2008

By Bill Bonner | October 17, 2014

A single day does not a bear market make. But the closer you look at the US stock market, the worse it looks…

Australian Economy »

The Australian flag

The Shame of Aussie Regulators

By Sam Volkering | October 16, 2014

Regulators are there to regulate. Except it appears the Australian regulators don’t have the expertise or understanding to regulate in a modern world…

Investing »

stock market crash

Newsflash: A Market Correction is Underway!

By Greg Canavan | October 10, 2014

Investors have been ‘buying the dip’ ever since the market began its strong rally in late 2012. And it was a winning strategy. But it’s not working out now.

Gold & Precious Metals »


Whisky, Gold and Chinese Shares

By Callum Newman | October 4, 2014

If memory serves, China overtook India as the biggest gold market last year. The news coming out of China won’t help support gold demand…

Currencies »


Oil Prices Used as a Weapon

By Callum Newman | October 15, 2014

Lower oil prices are good news – unless you have energy stocks in your portfolio – as it puts more money back in our pocket at the pump.

Commodities »

Global Economy »

Cocoa beans

The Truth of the Cocoa Bean

By Callum Newman | October 20, 2014

The price of cocoa beans is your best guide to gauge just how big the threat of Ebola in West Africa is…

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