Investors are paying good money to be allowed to lend money to governments across the world. What on earth is going on, and what does it mean for your money? John Stepek reports.
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The dash for gold suggest banks are more worried about the effects of quantitative easing than they let on, says Andrew Van Sickle.
Britain started down the road to Brexit the day it joined the European Exchange Rate Mechanism, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Showing a remarkable lack of faith in their efforts to control the global economy, central banks have been piling into gold since 2008. John Stepek explains what’s going on.
A number of economists have made the case for why investors should shun gold. They are all dead wrong, says Jim Rickards.
Gold has jumped by almost 30% since early January, and is back to two-year highs around $1,350 an ounce.
Forget about central banks not having a plan, says Cris Sholto Heaton. Investors will come to realise they haven’t got a clue.