Monthly Archives: September 2013

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Stocks Fall As U.S. Government Moves Closer To Shutdown

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President Obama said: “You don’t get to extract a ransom … just because there’s a law there that you don’t like.” Continue reading

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Kitco News LBMA Coverage: Market At A Pivotal Point: CME Metals Managing Director

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(Kitco News) – Asian demand is not only playing a key role in the physical gold market but also on the Comex exchange, said Harriet Hunnable, Managing Director Metals of CME Group. Continue reading

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Kitco News LBMA Coverage: Is Europe Wasting A Good Crisis? – Keynote Speaker

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(Kitco News) -The European Central Bank should continue to lower interest rates to help spur growth and help Europe out of its current recession, said Francesco Papadia, chairman of Primary Collateralized Securities and former director general for… Continue reading

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Boom year for hedge fund equity bulls

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The average equity hedge fund is up 7 per cent for 2013. This compares well with other hedge fund strategies, but the numbers don’t tell the full story Continue reading

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iShares MSCI All Peru Capped Getting Very Oversold

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In trading on Monday, shares of the iShares MSCI All Peru Capped ETF (AMEX: EPU) entered into oversold territory, changing hands as low as $32.47 per share. We define oversold territory using the Relative Strength Index, or RSI, which is a technical an… Continue reading

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P.M. Kitco Roundup: Comex Gold Weaker As U.S. Government Partial Shutdown Imminent

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(Kitco News) – Comex gold futures prices ended the U.S. day session moderately lower Monday. It was a “risk-off” day to start the new trading week and this last day of the month and of the quarter. Focus of traders and investors worldwide is t… Continue reading

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Kitco Technical Trading: Gold In Holding Pattern As Government Shutdown Looms

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(Kitco News) – As the U.S. government hurtles toward a potential shutdown at midnight on Monday, gold prices are consolidating within recent ranges and the charts reveal a short-term holding pattern. Overnight, the yellow metal caught a small bid … Continue reading

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Speculators Return To Gold, But Activity Mixed Elsewhere In Precious Metals — CFTC

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(Kitco News) – Speculators returned to buy gold futures and options traded on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange, but their activity in other precious metals markets was mixed, according to U.S. government data. Continue reading

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Stock Markets Enter Choppy, Uncharted Waters

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If no deal is reached to fund the Government by midnight on Monday, many stock investors may be tempted to take profits in the short term and who can blame them? Then again, if a last-minute deal is done, equities may even get a boost this week. Continue reading

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Monday’s ETF with Unusual Volume: PICK

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The iShares MSCI Global Metals & Mining Producers ETF (PICK) is seeing unusually high volume in afternoon trading Monday, with over 119,000 shares traded versus three month average volume of about 40,000. Shares of PICK were down about 0.9% on the … Continue reading

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