Emerging Markets

Video: Crisis in The Emerging Markets; Be Aware, and Be Prepared

  UBS’ George Magnus believes the next global economic “crisis”‘ lightning rod will be the emerging markets and as Jim Rogers tells BoomBust’s Erin Ade in this brief interview, “the emerging market crisis has only just begun.” While Rogers is careful to add that there are lots of emerging markets – “some better than others;”…

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Silver Surges By 6% In Shanghai – Longest Run Of Gains Since 1968

Silver has surged another 1.55% today. Overnight, silver futures in Shanghai surged by 6% – the  daily exchange limit. Silver for June delivery in Shanghai climbed to 4,440 yuan/kg, highest price for a most active contract since October 31. In London, silver surged another 2.3% today to $21.99/oz prior to giving up some of those…

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Marc Faber Warns “Insiders Are Selling Like Crazy… Short US Stocks, Buy Treasuries & Gold”

Beginning by disavowing Mario Gabelli of any belief that rising stock prices help ‘most’ people (“Fed data suggests half the US population has seen a 40% drop in wealth since 2007”), Marc Faber discusses his increasingly imminent fears of the markets in this recent Barron’s interview. Quoting Hussman as a caveat, “The problem with bubbles…

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The Hows and Whys of Gold Price Manipulation

The deregulation of the financial system during the Clinton and George W. Bush regimes had the predictable result: financial concentration and reckless behavior. A handful of banks grew so large that financial authorities declared them “too big to fail.” Removed from market discipline, the banks became wards of the government requiring massive creation of new…

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