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Gold prices fell below $1230 per ounce in London trade Tuesday morning, losing 1% from last week's finish as US traders returned from the President's Day holiday focused on how Donald Trump and rising inflation could see the...

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On February 7th, France’s Finance chief Michel Sapin, trying to stem the rise in French borrowing costs in recent weeks, on uncertainty regarding the outcome of the upcoming French election, warned traders who were betting against the...

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The start to 2017 has been almost as good as the start to 2016 was bad. It's an important distinction if only for the fact that "the turn" in the S&P 500 from its ugly start in 2016 started in mid-February when there were palpable concerns...

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In response to North Korea's latest missile test, and perhaps to the apparent assassination of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, China has declared it will cease coal imports from North Korea for the entirety...

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There are close to 76 million baby Boomers (born between 1946 and 1964) alive today representing 28% of the total US population. Starting in 2011, an estimated 10,000 Boomers have been retiring every day and that trend will continue for at least another 10...

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The recovery in the Eurozone economies is firming with respect to private consumption and investment, with higher employment and labor income, according to the European Central Bank (ECB). Yet financial markets are on...

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The global manufacturing purchasing manager index is comfortably above the 50 threshold signaling expansion. Importantly, the upturn is fairly synchronized, with improvement visible in the US, Europe, and Asia. This corroborates the upward...

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“If our legacy is what we can pass to our children, the sooner we pass it to them where it can’t be taken from us (or them) the better,” Morgan said. In Morgan’s view, everyone can benefit from asset protection to some degree. “If the value of your assets are capable...

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The solar industry posted its best year on record in 2016, obliterating previous records by installing a smashing 14.6 gigawatts of new solar in the US That is a 95 percent increase from the 7.4 GW installed in 2015, which happened to...

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The Philly Fed's Manufacturing Business Outlook Survey is a monthly report for the Third Federal Reserve District, covers eastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey, and Delaware. While it focuses exclusively on business in this district...

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