Weekly Market Wrap: 19 April 2013 – The case for owning gold is as strong as it ever was

This regular column reviews the condition of several different markets including: stocks, commodities, currencies and precious metals. This week focuses on gold, the Dow Jones Industrial Average, crude oil, copper, and the British pound.

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What would a Romney Presidency mean for your investment portfolio? Part II

This two part article examines the upcoming US presidential election and tries to answer the question, what would a Romney Presidency mean for your investment portfolio?

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Is Financial Crime A Systemic Risk?

In his latest article Ron Hera discusses four scenarios in which the US dollar and financial system could collapse. Ron argues that financial crime undermines confidence and trust in the basic system and, once lost, the system can no longer be bailed out.

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Why Iran is experiencing hyperinflation & why we could too

The value of the Iranian currency, the rial, has plummeted in recent weeks triggering a condition known as hyperinflation. However there is very little analysis in the news as to why this has happened. This article explains why Iran is experiencing hyperinflation & we could too.

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Death Knells for the US Dollar: Part I

The recent decision by the Fed to contaminate the financial body until it responds favorably was the last straw in my book. Witness a declaration of permanent QE and hyper monetary inflation of the most virulent strain. The signal serves as the loudest death knell for the US Dollar.

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