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Risk of New Euro Crisis After Syriza Victory In Greece

The crushing victory of the Greek opposition party Syriza in yesterday’s Greek elections has added to jitters in already jittery financial and foreign exchange markets. The euro tumbled and gold in euros surged to its highest level since April 2013, at €1,167.94/oz as markets opened in Asia. The euro has since stablised but remains near […]


QE…D: Why Printing Money will end badly for Ireland

You may have heard the news, the European Central Bank have started up the printing press. They are soon to print upwards of €60 Billion a month. The crowds of economic pundits have collectively cheered. Ireland stands to enjoy significant near term benefits, but at what cost? They speak of lower government borrowing costs for […]


The Next Wave of Recession is Building

By Chris Sanders of Sanders Research Associates Limited Oil is down for good reasons The collapse in the price of oil over the last six months or so is widely misunderstood. Many observers have thought that it is a fall orchestrated by producers – take your pick – to hurt other producers – again, take […]


SNB Shock Was Gold’s ‘Icing On Cake’ Ahead of ECB QE

Is gold a safe haven? Mark O’Byrne, executive and research director at GoldCore, told CNBC yesterday that yes it is. He said that the Swiss National Bank’s recent decision was “icing on the cake” for gold and shows how gold thrives in a volatile environment. Interview: CNBC’s Seema Mody: Given the lacklustre performance of gold […]


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