Perth Mint to acquire full ownership of AGR Matthey

Last week the three partners in AGR Matthey decided to dissolve their partnership. The Perth Mint will acquire full ownership of the gold and silver refining business in Perth and Johnson Matthey will acquire full ownership of the platinum and silver brazing alloys business in Melbourne. Newmont will exit from these businesses entirely but . . . → Read More: Perth Mint to acquire full ownership of AGR Matthey

Red Hot New Orders Rate Driving Manufacturing Uptick

On Monday the Institute for Supply Management said that the U.S. factory-sector booked its best performance in more than five years in January. Hiring continued to recover and the rate of month-to-month growth was driven by a red-hot pace of new orders that is now accelerating higher each month.

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HR 4248 Free Competition In Currency Act Of 2009

On 9 December 2009 Representative Ron Paul introduced H.R. 4248 the Free Competition in Currency Act of 2009. ┬áThis Act has the potential to impact the investment world more than any other legislation that has been enacted for decades. ┬áThe impact on the bond market, Treasury market, stock market and general economy would be . . . → Read More: HR 4248 Free Competition In Currency Act Of 2009