Taki Tsaklanos - SecularInvestor.com - 14 mins ago
Negative interest rates are attracting more capital, not less, like a black hole in space continuously increasing in size and strength. The ending will be bloody, but that is something no one wants to acknowledge today because the profits on rising government bonds are still the primary... (full story)
Hard Assets Investor - Seeking Alpha - Sun Apr 26, 1:35AM CDT
By Sumit Roy With the exception of oil, it was a negative week for commodities. Crude oil continued to sizzle this week, but other commodities didn't fare nearly as well. Metals, ags and natural gas underperformed, with losses ranging from 1 to 4... (full story)
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