Axel G Merk's picture

After an initial surge in the hours after Donald Trump’s election, the price of gold has been under pressure. To gauge what’s ahead for the yellow metal, we dissect the forces that may be at play.

Clif Droke's picture

As the dust settles from the US presidential election, multitudes of political analysts and news commentators continue to scratch their heads wondering “what went wrong?” The collective question they’re asking, of course, is in reference...

Chris Puplava's picture

What does a Trump Presidency mean for the economy and the markets, and does it alter our defensive posture? The short answer is no, and here's why. Trump has made it clear that he wants to lower taxes, roll back suffocating...

Reva Goujon's picture

We hear all the time about how the world "should" work. Self-proclaimed liberals and conservatives, Keynesians and Reaganites, humanists and hawks, globalists and nationalists have crammed the airwaves and filled our...

Urban Carmel's picture

Demographics is a key driver of economic growth. Most people focus on the aging of the Boomer generation. But the working-age population in the US has been growing almost as fast as the retirement of Boomers. Millennials are now the largest living generation...

Tom McClellan's picture

Investors get fearful ahead of a big election because the outcome is unknown. Unknown risks are what investors fear most. Now that the result is decided, we have known risks to deal with. Investors were also fearful ahead of the 2012 election...

Adrian Ash's picture

Gold prices rallied off 3-week lows in Asian and London trade Friday, bottoming over 7% below Wednesday's US election results' spike at $1251 per ounce as European stock markets ended their 'Trump bump' rally and fell...

Andrew Zatlin's picture

The mounting evidence about the economy and the consumer is now undeniable. For example, we’ve covered the drop in business dining and traffic in premium steakhouses Ruth’s Chris and Del Frisco. The drop in business travel from...

Urban Carmel's picture

The rising price of copper is probably a good sign that the global economy is non-recessionary. When copper has risen, so has GDP. But the converse is not true: falling copper prices have not signaled a slump in the economy.

Clif Droke's picture

They’re calling it the Great Revolution, and rightfully so. Donald Trump’s earth-shattering victory over Hillary Clinton on Nov. 8 must surely rate as one of the greatest political upsets in U.S. history. It stretches the mind to recall the last time a true political outsider...

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