Categories for Geopolitical

What Does Russia Know That We Don’t?

April 30, 2015 8:50 am Published by

It didn't take long for Vladimir Putin to resume stockpiling his reserves of gold. Why is he buying the metal in such massive quantities? We offer three likely reasons in this exclusive article.

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What you need to know about continued dollar supremacy

October 1, 2014 5:57 pm Published by

For most Americans, the dollar has reigned supreme on the global stage our entire lives. Many take for granted that it wasn't always this way, and that it likely will NOT always be this way. Here are the latest indications that the countdown on our currency is reaching its end.

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How this single move by the Swiss could alter the market for gold

September 28, 2014 6:42 pm Published by

As the European Central Bank continues its loose monetary policies, the Swiss are getting nervous. For a nation with such a distinguished and proud history in banking, privacy and respect for gold, it seems like they can no longer idly watch the ECB print money. Now, what they're considering doing may not only put them back on the path towards fiscal responsibility, but it could have huge implications for the entire gold market. Find out here what they have up their sleeve.

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War of Sanctions: What’s the End Game for Russia and the West?

September 22, 2014 7:05 pm Published by

The back-and-forth of sanctions between Putin, Obama and other Western leaders recently reached new heights. But could we see even more escalation in the near future? Take a look at what may be Putin's playbook for this winter, and how the potential fallout could hit us all here at home.

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Indian weddings, inflation, ISIS and Russia: What’s influencing gold today?

August 30, 2014 12:02 pm Published by

U.S. economic data was mixed last week, with a number of reports and figures offering conflicting information. And if we take a look at much of the rest of the world, that trend of uncertainty holds. From Russia and Ukraine, to Iraq and Syria, and even back to the mixed messages about inflation here at home, it's clear this world is becoming increasingly unpredictable. What does it all mean for the future of gold? We try to help you make sense of it all here.