Will Gold Lose Its Luster in 2013? Commodities Outlook
Many analysts are generally bullish on commodities for 2013, expecting rises in precious-metals prices, but the World Bank disagrees with the consensus.
The Commodity Wave
As an asset class, commodities have always been like Rodney Dangerfield; they can’t get any respect.
Gold to Soar: Deutsche Bank
Gold is destined for another increase, according to the head of metals trading at Deutsche Bank. In fact, it’s set to jump above $2,000 as governments use stimulus to counter any slowing in economic recovery.
Where—and Where Not—to Invest in 2013: Morgan, MFS Experts
Political wrangling in Washington will have a powerful effect on the markets in 2013. That begs the question of where–and where not–to invest next year.
Turkish Banks Seek Gold Rush
Campaign to lure gold deposits to put the precious metal to the economy takes off.
India Set to Boost Gold Imports
Imports of gold look set to climb after a long drought, as domestic bullion prices have fallen and the festivals that boost gold fever gear up and give a lift to investor and consumer interest.
Markets Hit by Sino-Japanese Row
Fitch Ratings warned that, should the conflict continue, auto and tech companies could see downgrades.
Top 10 Investor Threats for 2012: Some New, Some Old
NASAA’s annual list of financial products and practices that threaten to trap unwary investors has been broken into two parts this year: new threats and persistent (or old) threats.
5 of History’s Brazen Crooks Who Defrauded Markets
Remember Ken Lay? Probably. Remember Alves dos Reis? Probably not, but he nearly bankrupted a country in 1925.
Banks, Storage Companies Expand Gold Vaults
Demand for gold has already resulted in the building of new vaults or expansion of old ones as investors in a flight to safety have accumulated stores of the precious metal.