Leonard Melman: On Freedom and Gold's Future

How has the increase in government in the last 150 years driven precious metal prices? In this exclusive interview with The Gold Report, Leonard Melman, editor of The Melman Report newsletter and the author of Reverse the Way In, discusses why he recommends precious metal stocks, but advocates changes . . . → Read More: Leonard Melman: On Freedom and Gold’s Future

Trade Agreements and the Free Market

This sounds familiar:

Later this year, the Obama administration and Congress will seek bipartisan votes to pass free trade agreements with South Korea, Colombia and Panama. With 87% of global economic growth over the next 5 years taking place outside of the United States, trade supporters believe these agreements will create jobs and prosperity . . . → Read More: Trade Agreements and the Free Market

Economic Events on April 12, 2011

At 7:45 AM EDT, the weekly ICSC-Goldman Store Sales report will be released, giving an update on the health of the consumer through this analysis of retail sales.

At 8:30 AM EDT, the Import and Export Prices index for March will be released, providing some data that can be used to monitor the threat . . . → Read More: Economic Events on April 12, 2011