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Every week we keep you up to date on different events that affect the precious metals market and potentially your savings. This week, we look at how gold is the last chance for the American government to prevent ultimate failure in the dollar. Although we’ve come a long way from the financial disaster of 2008, the economy still faces fiscal adversity. Also, what does China’s rising middle class mean for the future of gold? Here are this week’s headlines.

The controversy over who will be the next Federal Reserve Chair just took a surprising turn. Widely considered to be the frontrunner and President Obama’s clear favorite for the job, Larry Summers has withdrawn his name from consideration in a shock move Sunday. How may the fallout affect the markets? Read our take.

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.