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ABC Bullion’s chief economist recently said that gold has been stuck in a bear market due to multiple factors, but 2018 will be the year when we see a reversal of this trend. Find out why in this week’s News to Know.

A Greek decision to leave the eurozone could trigger a chain reaction that would send financial markets into turmoil even worse than the collapse of Lehman Brothers in 2008, a leading international economist has warned. Get all the details here.

Once a week every week, Your News to Know offers you newsworthy critical reads about the economy and the gold market. Stories this week include: Jim Rickards says central banks buy gold to get ready for the collapse of the dollar, Peter Schiff says a “smart” Putin would rather sell his dollars and take advantage of the current gold prices, and could this move by India further boost gold prices? Read the full report here.

The Federal Reserve’s economic stimulus program known as Quantitative Easing is scheduled to end next week. Most analysts believe that despite reports of a global economic slowdown and the dual threat of a stronger dollar, the Federal Reserve will most likely stick to the arrangement and lift the program. Quantitative Easing, also known as “money printing,” is widely believed to lead to inflation and to be responsible for the recent stock market highs. Click to explore in details.

It’s been another roller-coaster ride for the markets this week. Stocks in the United States and Europe tumbled on Wednesday, as investors are scratching their heads over what to do with their money in light of all the signs of a faltering global economy. Concerns over slumping global economy and weak stocks have been pushing investors to safe havens like gold and government bonds, as markets remain highly volatile. Follow the link to explore in detail.

The signs that we’re in another stock market bubble are there, experts say. Now, finance ministers and central bankers join in on sounding the alarm. What is everyone saying about the markets? Where might this all be headed? And what are some of the brightest minds in finance suggesting that you do? Find out here.