Gold Prices: 3 Reasons Why They’re Headed Astronomically Higher

By Friday, July 3, 2015

Gold PricesIn my 30-year career in the markets, the biggest profit plays I have seen were centered around getting out of an investment when everyone wanted in (NASDAQ tech boom of 1999, stock market boom of 2007, and now) and getting into an investment when few wanted it (gold in 2001, stocks in 2009, real estate in 2010). Depressed gold bullion prices are offering investors that once-in-a-lifetime “buy low” opportunity right. Read More

Chinese Economic Collapse Sends Stock Market Down 5.7%

By Monday, June 29, 2015

Chinese economic collapseChina stock markets crashed overnight, raising fears of a Chinese economic collapse.On Saturday, June 27th, the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) lowered its benchmark interest rates for the fourth time since last November in an effort to put brakes on the stock market crash. The Chinese central bank lowered the one-year lending rate by 25 basis points to 4.85%. They also lowered the one-year deposit rate by the same. Read More

Stock Market Crash: Eurozone Economic Collapse Feared After Greece Bank Runs

By Monday, June 29, 2015

stock market crashInternational stock markets crashed on Monday, June 29, as fears of a eurozone economic collapse soured investor sentiment.A frustrating Greek crisis continues to hit the global markets, as the country closed all banks and imposed capital controls. Uncertainty surrounding the fate of Greece is dragging the equity market lower; the Greek stock exchange remained close and European stocks turned significantly lower.China’s stock market tumbled again on Monday. Plunging. Read More

Uber IPO: Rumors Fly As Chinese Firm Invests $1.0 Billion

By Friday, June 26, 2015

Uber: Chinese Firm Invests $1.0 Billion in Upcoming IPOComing off a record year for initial public offerings (IPOs) in 2014, investors have been anticipating a possible Uber IPO in 2015. Now after a China-based firm invested billions into the car-sharing company, the probability of an IPO just got better.Beijing-based Hillhouse Capital Group is leading the investment round for Uber, with estimates ranging from the hundreds of millions to an even $1.0 billion. (Source: The Wall Street Journal. Read More

Stock Market Crash: Chinese Economic Collapse Feared After Stocks Plunge 7.4%

By Friday, June 26, 2015

China Stock MarketChinese stock markets crashed on Friday, June 26th, posting their biggest daily decline in seven years.The Shanghai Composite and the Shenzhen Composite tumbled 7.4% and 8.2%, respectively. More than two thousand stocks fell 10%, the maximum daily loss allowed by regulators.The ChiNext Board also experienced the largest daily loss since its inception. The ChiNext board is a NASDAQ-style board of the Shenzhen Stock Exchange focusing on innovative and. Read More

S&P 500: Stocks Open flat on Greece, China

By Friday, June 26, 2015

Stocks Open Flat on Greece and ChinaThe S&P 500 is set to be flat on Friday, June 26th, as investors are keeping an eye on a deal to avert a Greek default on a proposal from its creditors and China’s stock market continues to sell off.Although there was some encouraging news earlier this week about the Greece deal with its creditors, the differences between sides stretched the negotiations into the weekend. European Union leaders made. Read More

China Stock Market Crash: Down 6.4% in One Day, Largest Weekly Loss Since 2008

By Friday, June 19, 2015

Chinese Stocks Largest Drop in One Week Since 2008China’s stock market capping experienced its worst week since 2008, amid mounting concern that the nation’s equity bull market has propelled valuations to bubble-like levels.On Friday, June 19th, the Shanghai Stock Exchange Composite Index tumbled a record 6.4%, while the Shenzhen Stock Exchange Composite Index plummeted 5.9%. Over the week, the Shanghai Composite dropped a staggering 13%, marking its worst decline since 2008.Nearly 1,000 stocks on the two. Read More

Chinese Stock Market Crash Prediction for 2015

By Friday, June 19, 2015

Chinese Stock Market CrashI don’t have a stock market crash prediction for 2015 on this side of the world, but something is troubling me regarding a stock market over 7,000 miles away: in China.While you may have little or no capital invested behind the Great Wall, you should still be aware of the deeper problems brewing in the country’s capital markets, which remind me of how the Wild West emerged here. A. Read More

Cisco Invests $10.0 Billion into Winning Back China Market Share

By Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Cisco Pours $10 Billion into ChinaCisco Inc. is looking to mend its troubled relationship with the Chinese government by pouring $10.0 billion into local investments and partnerships, a long-term strategy meant to insulate the company’s earnings from a downturn in Western economies.The plan was announced on Wednesday, June 17 by incoming CEO Chuck Robbins, his predecessor John Chambers, Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang, and other government officials. Specifics of the deal were not disclosed,. Read More

Bank of China Will Set the Gold Price Benchmark

By Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Bank of China Joins Gold Fix CommitteeThe Bank of China will become the eighth member of an exclusive group that controls the daily price of gold. Many analysts believe the move is part of a broader push into global markets; a concerted effort by the People’s Republic to raise the profile of the yuan. (Source: The Wall Street Journal, June 16, 2015.)TheLBMA Gold Price benchmark, which replaced the London Gold Fix, is calculated twice. Read More


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