December Rate Hike on the Horizon?

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The on-again-off-again issue of a last-minute rate hike by the Fed was given new visibility by the recent robust jobs report released last Friday 1. Even before the report, Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen made several comments that indicated the possibility of a hike was still on the table for the December 15–16 committee meeting…. Read more »

Price of Gold Weekly Recap: November 2 – November 6, 2015

Posted filed under Gold Price News.


This week’s gold news once again centered on the Federal Reserve’s decision-making process around raising interest rates. The last FOMC meeting of the year is scheduled for December, but investors watched closely this week for signs of a direction. Monday’s gold prices opened the week on a one-month low as traders anticipated bad news for… Read more »

India Rolling Out Gold Monetization

Posted filed under Financial News.


In recent months, we’ve seen a big move in physical gold to India, as the economy has improved and gold demand has become much higher. Previous discussion about India’s banks moving to gold monetization has become a reality in recent weeks; Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced at the end of October that the plan could… Read more »

Long-Term Demand for Gold in Industrial Applications

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When it comes to precious metals, gold is the frontrunner that never seems to go out demand. In spite of market cycles, there is always a mass of gold buyers 1 and investors who are willing to scoop up this precious metal at the right price. A Growth in Underlying Demand There are many reasons… Read more »

More than Texas Oil: The Presidential Bushes & Gold Investments

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Making money has long been a part of the Bush family legacy. In fact, the Walkers 1, the maternal influence as the wife of Prescott Bush, George Walker Bush’s father, also were known as financiers and financial wizards. In the early 20th century, the Bush name was associated with steel mills and railroads, and was… Read more »