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Gold: Ready to Rise by $78 Per Oz

As most NIA members are well aware, NIA has developed a proprietary system for analyzing the latest fundamentals of gold to determine gold’s latest short-term fundamental fair value that gold prices are likely to quickly revert back to within the following few weeks....

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IronFX Withdrawal Delays – a Story of a $176M Client Money Hole

The issues faced by clients of a particular Cypriot brokerage have been one of the hottest topics in the industry for the past few years. Customers of the company have been vocal across social media about how official authorities are not doing anything to help them. A...

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CySEC Publishes Warning List of Over 100 Brokerages

Cyprus’s watchdog has urged investors not to trade with the following list of unauthorised forex and binary options brokers. One of the leading regulators for the European retail forex and CFDs trading industry, the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC)...

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Goldman Sachs on the FOMC and USD

Goldman Sachs expect a hike Wednesday from the Federal Open Market Committee and more to come not too long after (data dependent). This snippet via eFX. Tomorrow, in line with market pricing, we expect the FOMC to raise the federal funds rate by 25bp. From there, our...

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Credit Suisse Must Face New York Mortgage Suit, Court Says

Credit Suisse Group AG must face New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s $10 billion lawsuit accusing the bank of fraud in the sale of mortgage-backed securities before the 2008 financial crisis, a state appeals court ruled Tuesday. The Zurich-based bank lost...

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U.K. Inflation Accelerates to Highest in More Than Two Years

U.K. inflation accelerated more than economists forecast in November, boosted by prices for clothing and gasoline. The jump to 1.2 percent from 0.9 percent in October means consumer prices are rising at the fastest pace since October 2014. Economists had anticipated...

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Italy Says ‘No’ To Referendum; Now What?

Italy voted against a referendum that would have changed the country’s constitution, limiting Senate power and streamlining the country’s government in an effort to pass swift economic reforms. Markets seemed, thus far, relatively un-phased by the outcome of the vote,...

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How to Build a More Diversified Portfolio

It’s time for a more diversified portfolio. Way back when, there were two dominant investment categories (or asset classes), namely U.S. stocks and U.S. bonds. These two assets became the mainstay ingredients in balanced mutual funds, with the typical ratio being a...

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Is Trumponomics Inflationary?

Trumponomics is a mix of demand- and supply-side economics. The former tends to be inflationary, while the latter tends to be disinflationary. That’s in theory. In practice, we will all find out together what the net result of mixing things up like this will do to...

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