Archives

All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Central Banks’

  • Digital currencies

    20 years of technology improving the world of money

    For thousands of years one of the most powerful monopolies enjoyed by states was over money itself. Kings, Emperors and their administrations controlled the currency, its issuance and its use. During these years many forms of money were tried, ranging from pepper corns, disks of …

    Read More

  • Federal Reserve

    The poisoned chalice

     This is a guest post from money and metals commentator, James Hickling, on what new Fed chief, Janet Yellen can expect to face. Read on for a pithy, questioning reminder of whether central bankers provide us with any value at all…   “For my own …

    Read More

  • Daily Nugget – gold gets shaky ahead of FOMC

    Overnight the spot gold price retreated to below $1300/oz, its lowest in almost six weeks, as concerns over tapering affected the yellow metal. This morning it is hovering just above this market with little expectation of climbing much further. The gold price’s fall was just 1%, …

    Read More

  • Federal Reserve

    How exactly will tapering affect gold bullion investment?

    Next week the FOMC will meet for one their eight scheduled meetings. It is this particular meeting that has had traders, market commentators and investors almost in frenzy as they try to predict the outcome. It seems everyone is convinced that tapering will go ahead, …

    Read More

  • Buying gold bullion

    What do Carney’s targets mean for British gold investors?

    When the Bank of England released its inflation report in July, it did so with forward guidance of 2.5% consumer price inflation and 7% unemployment rate. The unemployment rate is currently at 7.8%. At the press conference, following the release of the report, Carney made …

    Read More

Page 1 of 5012345»102030...Last »