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Gold Tumbles to Near 6-Year Low

Gold has long been viewed as stable commodity, with investors pouring billions of dollars into the precious metal. However, prices for gold fell to a near 6-year low, trading as low as $1,051.60 per ounce on Friday. So, what’s driving the price of gold down? And how long can we expect this trend to last?…

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IMF Looks to Cut Global Outlook

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) will be cutting its global outlook amid weak commodity prices in emerging markets. Established December 1945, the IMF is an organization of some 188 countries working to promote greater trade cooperation, financial security, employment and economic growth, and to lower poverty rates. Each country member of the IMF contributes funds…

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World Bank Forcasts Decline In Global Economy Growth

The World Bank is forecasting a slower-than-usual global economic growth this year, raising concerns for financial institutions and investors alike. According to the Wall Street Journal, the World Bank is forecasting the global economy to grow by just 3% this year — down from 3.2% in 2014. Some people may turn their heads at the…

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Business Plan

What Investors Look for in a Business Plan

Although you definitely need a business plan to find investors, your plan alone–no matter how good it is–isn’t enough to attract investors. The investment decision depends on a lot of other factors: the business team and its track record, the product you’ll be selling, the competitive advantage you have and what your market is, among…

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European Banks Being Put To The Test, Literally

European finance regulators are preparing to release the results of a “stress test” conducted on some 150 banks and lenders. This test is intended to gauge the strength of their balances and to determine whether or not they can survive with the region’s struggling economic state. Regulators plan to disclose the test results this Sunday…

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China’s Central Bank To Inject Funds Into Smaller Banks

The People’s Bank of China announced earlier this month that it would inject 200 billion yuan ($32.7 billion USD) into nearly two dozen smaller banks. This move reportedly aims to help the joint-stock banks with end-of-the-year liquidity, while simultaneously boosting the nation’s economy. The banks to receive the funds, including China Guangfa Bank Co. and…

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