Posts Tagged ‘ inflation ’

Stocks Dragged by US Credit, Chinese Inflation, Euro Debt

Apr 18th, 2011 | By
Stocks Dragged by US Credit, Chinese Inflation, Euro Debt

Concerns about US government overspending sent US stock plunging the most in a month Monday, following a negative credit assessment by Standard & Poor (S&P). Fiscal ripples from the assessment pushed the price of oil down and raised the price of gold to record levels. Meanwhile global stocks fell following an announcement from China’s central
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Japanese Gains and Chinese Slowdown Offset Asian Stock Slump

Apr 14th, 2011 | By
Japanese Gains and Chinese Slowdown Offset Asian Stock Slump

Asian stocks fell Thursday following news that Chinese banks may have to raise about 860 billion yuan ($131 billion) of stock over six years to meet stricter capital rules. But the Asian stock market quickly rebounded, with reports of Chinese inflationary tendencies slowing down, and Japan’s Isuzu Motors and Toshiba Corporation posting big gains. China
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Gold and Silver Rise as Hedge Against Inflation Expectations

Apr 6th, 2011 | By
Gold and Silver Rise as Hedge Against Inflation Expectations

Concerns about inflation sent gold prices to a record high for the second day in a row Wednesday. Meanwhile silver rose to a 31-year peak. Some investors buy gold, silver, and other precious metals as a hedge against inflation. Demand for precious metals rose following Tuesday’s release of minutes from the Federal Reserve’s March 15
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The Cost of Everything is Going Up

Dec 15th, 2010 | By
The Cost of Everything is Going Up

Everything’s Going up Right Now—Guess What’s Next? The stock market is going up. Precious metals are going up. Housing prices are starting to go up. The prices of oil, sugar, coffee, wheat and corn are also going up. There are only two things left to go up in the financial world, and those are inflation
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