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Dec 4, 2019 - 04:33:39 PST

Japan's 10Y Yield On Verge Of Turning Positive

After the world's negative yielding debt hit a record $17 trillion at the start of September, mostly as a result of Japanese debt the vast majority of which is trading in negative territory

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Dec 4, 2019 - 04:30:50 PST

Don't Blame the ECB for Negative Rates

The last decade has shown repeatedly that euro zone politicians often disappoint. If governments are unhappy, they should put their euros where their mouths are.

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Dec 4, 2019 - 04:23:43 PST

Cutting ECB Inflation Target Ill Advised

The ECB has long failed to meet its inflation target. These calls could simply be seen as recognising reality. The real objective is to push back against quantitative easing and negative interest rates.

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Dec 4, 2019 - 04:20:25 PST

The Euro Is the Currency No One Wants to Own, Deutsche Bank Says

The euro is encroaching on the dollar’s territory as the world’s currency of global borrowing, but that doesn’t mean anyone wants to keep hold of it.“No one wants to hold euro cash as an asset anymore but everyone wants it as a liability,”...

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Dec 4, 2019 - 04:16:06 PST

Italy's Biggest Bank UniCredit to Cut 8,000 Jobs

UniCredit CEO Jean Pierre Mustier will reward investors with 2 billion euros (S$3 billion) of share buybacks in a new four-year strategic plan that will see about 8,000 job cuts as Italy's biggest bank grapples with slow economic growth and negative interest rates..

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Dec 4, 2019 - 03:59:52 PST

Gold Hits near 1 Month High as Trade Drag Prompts Safety Buying

Gold prices rose to a near one-month high on Wednesday, as U.S. President Donald Trump's comments dampened hopes for a quick preliminary trade agreement with China, driving support for safe-haven assets.

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Dec 4, 2019 - 03:54:58 PST

U.S., China Move Closer to Trade Deal Despite Harsh Rhetoric

The U.S. and China are moving closer to agreeing on the amount of tariffs that would be rolled back in a phase-one trade deal despite tensions over Hong Kong and Xinjiang,...

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Dec 3, 2019 - 12:54:21 PST

Why Gold is More Than A Safe Haven Asset

Despite its strong ties to geopolitical events, gold is still driven by supply and demand.

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Dec 3, 2019 - 12:45:46 PST

Largest Gold Nugget in Britain Worth £80,000 Found in Scottish River

The 22-carat lump, found in two separate pieces ten minutes apart in an undisclosed river in May, weighed a total of 121.3 g.

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Dec 3, 2019 - 12:41:03 PST

British Virgin Islands Announce US Dollar Backed Digital Currency

Blockchain startup LifeLabs announced that it is developing a U.S. dollar-pegged stablecoin for the British Virgin Islands.

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Dec 3, 2019 - 12:36:22 PST

Mongolia's Central Bank Buys 14.4 Tons of Gold This Year

Mongolia's central bank announced on Tuesday that it has bought a total of 14.4 tons of gold from legal entities and individuals in the first 11 months of this year.

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Dec 3, 2019 - 12:20:25 PST

The Fed is Quietly Increasing the Size of Its Money Market Interventions

Barron's: The Fed has been intervening more aggressively in money markets as it attempts to keep interest rates from rising around the end of the year.

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Dec 3, 2019 - 10:27:29 PST

The Pension Crisis Sweeping the World: LA Times

Tens of millions more pensioners and savers around the world are facing the same retirement insecurity, as plunging interest rates since the financial crisis wreak havoc on the funding of schemes.

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Dec 3, 2019 - 09:54:05 PST

Rich World Problem of Lowflation Has Arrived in Emerging Markets

The emerging economies are “at the mercy of the big central banks,’’ ... They have “less room to maneuver.’’

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Dec 3, 2019 - 09:49:42 PST

Pondering The Gigantic Miss on Construction Spending

The Oct construction spending report was much weaker than expected. That's on top of huge negative revisions for Sept.

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Dec 3, 2019 - 09:45:17 PST

These Housing Markets Will Feel Biggest Impact from the ‘Silver Tsunami’

Roughly one in three homes in the U.S. is owned by someone age 60 or older

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Dec 3, 2019 - 09:43:12 PST

The Other College Debt Crisis: Schools Are Going Broke

As many as 1 in 5 small private colleges is facing serious financial stress, according to a Moody's analysis.

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Dec 3, 2019 - 09:35:36 PST

Hope Fading Fast for Fourth Quarter Earnings Rebound in S&P 500

Wall Street analysts are slashing projections for fourth-quarter earnings at a furious pace, making it more likely that a profit recession will hit Corporate America for the first time in almost four years.

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Dec 3, 2019 - 09:06:02 PST

47 Percent Of GDP

This Is Definitely The Scariest Corporate Debt Bubble In U.S. History...

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Dec 3, 2019 - 09:01:56 PST

American Farmers Are in Crisis, Here’s Why

Farm debt, at $416 billion, is at an all-time high. More than half of all farmers have lost money every year since since 2013. Farm loan delinquencies are rising.

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