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January 2015 was the Best Month for Gold in 3 Years

Last month, several economic and geopolitical factors drove more investors to buy gold as a safe haven asset, leading to its biggest monthly gain in over three years. Here’s what happened: Uncertainty in Europe Switzerland de-pegged their currency from the … Continue reading

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ATMs in Switzerland Run Out of Euros

This morning, ATMs throughout Switzerland were emptied of euros and long lines were seen at currency exchanges as people rushed to cash in their Swiss Francs for euros or dollars. Overnight, the Swiss Franc rose more than 14% against the … Continue reading

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Cato Institute Launches New Center to Challenge Federal Reserve

Washington D.C.-based think tank the Cato Institute has announced plans to open a new “Center for Monetary and Fiscal Alternatives” to provide alternative views and options to challenge the Federal Reserve’s monetary policies, the institute announced earlier today.  Last year, … Continue reading

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