Thursday, February 20, 2014

Boom Bust - Gold Everything: Consumption, Gold Standard and More

From Boom Bust

Published on Feb 19, 2014

China has supplanted India as the number-one consumer of the world's gold, according to new numbers from the World Gold Council, even as the global supply of gold fell last year. Erin Ade reports.

Then, Erin sits down with George Selgin of the University of Georgia and the Cato Institute to discuss whether the inflexibility of the gold standard contributed to debt-deflation in the 1930's.

The famous Bretton Woods conference still has a huge impact on our global financial system, and has become shorthand for international monetary cooperation. Dr. Benn Steil, Director of International Economics at the Council on Foreign Relations, does some myth-busting on the meeting.

Kiev - Before and After


From RT

Can the New Gold Rally Keep Going?

Feb. 18 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg’s Julie Hyman and Larry Shover of SFG Alternatives look at the gold market on today’s “Futures In Focus” on Bloomberg Television's "In The Loop."

The European Debt Crisis Visualized

Feb. 12 (Bloomberg) -- At the heart of the European debt crisis is the euro, the currency that ties together 18 countries in an intimate manner. So when one country teeters on the brink of financial collapse, the entire continent is at risk. How did such a flawed system come to be? Bloomberg Television and Jonathan Jarvis present "The European Debt Crisis Visualized."


Meet the Robot Telemarketer Who Denies She's A Robot

What Could Prompt the Next Big Move for Gold?

From Bloomberg News

Published on Feb 12, 2014

Feb. 12 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg's Olivia Sterns and Bloomberg Industries' Kenneth Hoffman put futures in focus with a look at gold in "On The Markets" on Bloomberg Television's "In The Loop."