Gold Stocks Should Win Regardless of Economic Turmoil: Chen Lin

Investors focused on picking the next ailing economy have reinforced gold as the ultimate refuge if all the financial juggling fails. In this exclusive interview with The Gold Report, Chen Lin talks about the effects of risk aversion on the performance of gold stocks. While it has been a tough year for precious . . . → Read More: Gold Stocks Should Win Regardless of Economic Turmoil: Chen Lin

Taxes and Fairness

John Stossel, on Atlanta’s new vendor laws:

Street vending has been a path out of poverty for Americans. And like other such paths (say, driving a taxi), this one is increasingly difficult to navigate. Why? Because entrenched interests don’t like competition. So they lobby their powerful friends to erect high hurdles to upstarts. It’s . . . → Read More: Taxes and Fairness

European Bank Runs And Underestimated Physical Gold Demand

The demand for gold is vastly underestimated. About 18 months ago I wrote about Euro Gold and the Euro Zone and Euro Evaporation Leading To Credit Default Swaps and IMF Gold. One key excerpt was:

The Euro is broken. This was its destiny. This is the destiny of all fiat currencies. These bureau-rats cannot . . . → Read More: European Bank Runs And Underestimated Physical Gold Demand

Economic Events on December 6, 2011

At 7:45 AM Eastern time, 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 8:55 AM Eastern time, the weekly Redbook report will be released, giving us more information about consumer spending.