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One trader is highly optimistic about gold, and feels that the metal having its best quarterly showing in a year is just the beginning. See why this trader says he’s staying a “gold buyer and holder” in this week’s News to Know.

As Switzerland prepares to vote on a referendum this month to decide whether the Swiss National Bank should hold 20 percent of its reserves in gold, gold bulls have flagged the vote as stimulating for the precious metal’s price while economists and policy makers have warned that a “Yes” would have bad consequences for the Swiss economy. See why the Swiss people what their gold back.

Quantitative Easing has already created a paradoxical world where bad news for the economy is good news for the markets. But with an even larger potential implication being the destruction of the dollar, how does the Fed wean the markets off of the stimulus program? A better question may be, CAN THEY wean the markets off? Read this week’s Market Update to find out.

These days it seems as though the Fed controls every twist and turn from the financial markets. Ben Bernanke can so much as look at someone the wrong way and the markets will swing wildly. With more and more Americans finding it increasingly difficult to control their own destiny, they’re looking for a way to free their savings from this mess. Fortunately, there is one…