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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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Here’s The Official Flash Crash Report; Scapegoat Found

Filed in Gold Investing by on October 1, 2010 0 Comments

“In summary, our analysis of trades broken on May 6 reveals they were concentrated primarily among a few market participants. A significant number of those trades were driven by sell orders from retail customers sent to internalizers for immediat…

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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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US comic Stephen Colbert tells Congress 24 hour farm work enough’

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

Stephen Colbert was called as an expert witness after working one day as a farm worker in upstate New York. Will Stephen Colbert’s appearance before Congress make a difference in the contentious US debate about the employment of illegal immigrants i…

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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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Global Forex Trends

Filed in silver by on September 6, 2010 0 Comments

The average daily turnover in the global FOREX market rose to $4,0 trillion from April 2007 to April 2010, the latest survey by BIS show. The increase was driven by a 48% growth in spot transactions, as the market become more global and trading activi…

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Goldman Sachs’ Traders Go Freelance

Filed in Gold, Gold Investing, Gold Prices, goldman sachs, jp morgan by on September 4, 2010 0 Comments

Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS) plans to shut down its principal strategies business, the unit that makes investments/bets with the company’s own capital, following JP Morgan Chase & Co’s decision to do the same. “I would not be surprised if we

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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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