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Last week was rough for various markets due to numerous geopolitical tensions. See why this has motivated investors to run away from equities and towards the safety of gold in this week’s News to Know.

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.

Each and every week, we offer you the latest and most relevant news about the economy and the market of gold and precious metals. Here’s what we gathered for you this week: Gold hits a six-week high, gold demand from India picks up, and Russia’s gold rush continues. Read more.

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.