It has been well documented that major world superpowers like China and Russia have been stockpiling gold in massive quantities. You might be surprised, however, to discover that there’s an up-and-coming gold super-achiever out there which hardly anybody’s paying attention to.
The markets in mainland China and Taiwan have been closed all week in observance of their Lunar New Year, and this year is the Year of the Pig. It appears the hogs may be back to take some profits in the stock ...
Is the cost of mining one Bitcoin analogous to what commodities traders call the “cost of production”? Or are we trying to compare apples to oranges here?
It’s an alarming trend that’s emblematic of an undercurrent of fear and distress in a nation where governmental agencies rule with an iron fist: increasing numbers of Chinese officials, from the central government to local authorities, are reportedly committing suicide.
I can’t help but feel a sense of out of control nature wafting from the markets as volatility continues to be the theme for the 2018 year. From stocks to cryptocurrencies and international geopolitical chaos, shaky times are before us.
Some of us watch gold, some of us watch silver, and some of us watch both... but how many of us regularly monitor the ratio of gold to silver?
At CrushTheStreet.com, I don’t particularly get too involved with politics when it comes to inconsequential issues, but when it comes to societal shifts and politics as it relates to money, we get very interested because money trends are people trends.
For me, in business and investments, the risk of loss and the fear of failure are things I've had to come to learn to face head on. And I must say that when I come out on top, there are very few gratifying experiences that would measure up to this.
If there’s one thing that clients of money managers can’t stand, it’s showing a loss at year’s end. And if there’s one thing that money managers can’t stand, it’s losing clients. But with the major equities markets going absolutely nowhere in 2018 so far – or worse yet, showing a loss – a Santa Claus rally isn’t just optional anymore; it’s mission critical at this point.