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Schwarzenegger in Russian Business Talks – On Twitter

Filed in Gold Investing, Gold Prices, silver by on October 12, 2010 0 Comments

California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is in Moscow seeking high-tech business deals, bringing along a pair of silicon implants as he and Californian executives took a look at Russia’s “Silicon Vally,” after having a little chat with Russian preside…

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Daily Show: Jon Stewart On The Humor In The High Frequency Signing Scandal

Filed in Gold Investing, Gold Prices, silver by on October 8, 2010 0 Comments

Foreclosure Crisis: Just because every radioactive cloud has a humorous lining, here is how the event that will take home prices another major leg lower is made funny, thanks to Jon Stewart

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FED Adds QS To QE: Here’s The Transcript of Bernanke’s Testimony

Filed in Gold Investing, Gold Prices, silver by on September 30, 2010 0 Comments

Appearing before the US Senate Banking Committee Thursday, FED chairman Ben Bernake began his testimony on the recently approved US legal overhaul – the regulation of the financial system. In prepared speech, Bernanke praised the Dodd- Frank Act for a…

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Espen G. Haug: Algorithms Should Be Monitored On A Daily Basis

Filed in Gold Investing, Gold Prices, lead by on September 29, 2010 0 Comments

Leading derivative expert, author and regular contributor at the Econotwist’s, Espen Gaarder Haug, says algorithms have many weaknesses and should be monitored on a daily basis by people with extensive market knowledge and experience. The former Norwe…

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US Hit By $3 Trillion Bailout Estimate

Filed in silver by on September 26, 2010 0 Comments

“We were stunned to realize that over the next 6 months the Fed may be the net buyer of nearly $3 trillion in Treasures, an action which will likely set off a chain of events which could result in rates dropping all the way to zero, stocks surging, and…

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Irish Finance Minister: Concerted Attack On The Euro Zone

Filed in euro, Gold Prices by on September 25, 2010 0 Comments

The Irish Minister for Finance, Brian Lenihan, says the recent surge in borrowing costs for some countries suggests there is a concerted attack on euro zone nations, warns reporters of a cosy cartel operating amongst economists and claims that the un…

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Citigroup Sued by Norway’s Central Bank

Filed in citigroup, Gold Investing, Gold Prices, silver by on September 25, 2010 0 Comments

Norway’s central bank have sued Citigroup Inc along with Chief Executive Officer Vikram Pandit and Chairman Richard Parsons over a $835 million loss in Citigroup stock and bonds. “The complaint is based largely on the ongoing class action lawsu…

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Expert: Sun Storm To Hit With Force Of 100 million H-Bombs

Filed in Gold Investing, Gold Prices, silver by on August 29, 2010 0 Comments

As reported earlier here at the Econotwist’s Blog; after 10 years of comparative slumber, the sun is waking up and astronomers are on full alert. This week several US media outlets reported that scientists once again are warning about a massive solar s…

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Europe: Cyber Criminals Attack Critical Water, Oil and Gas Systems

Filed in Gold Investing, Gold Prices by on August 29, 2010 0 Comments

For the first time, Norwegian companies are being targeted by a new kind of computer attacks, aimed at critical social management systems, like water oil and gas supply systems. These attacks was first discovered in Germany and Belarus in June. Since t…

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Europe: Cyber Criminals Attack Critical Water, Oil and Gas Systems

Filed in Gold Investing, Gold Prices, silver by on August 29, 2010 0 Comments

For the first time, Norwegian companies are being targeted by a new kind of computer attacks, aimed at critical social management systems, like water oil and gas supply systems. These attacks was first discovered in Germany and Belarus in June. Since t…

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Trading Futures: Risk On, Risk Off

Filed in Gold, Gold Prices by on August 28, 2010 0 Comments

Realistically speaking, though, the main sentiment points to a move higher in gold, with the all-time highs coming under pressure. There does not appear to be any signs of investor risk appetite returning in the near future, which should fuel and driv…

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James Bullard: The Future Of FED

Filed in Federal Reserve, silver by on August 27, 2010 0 Comments

Here are some interesting views on the Jackson Hole FED Symposium presented by president of the St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank, James Bullard, in conversation with CNBC’s Steve Liesman

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