• Tech Stocker, Canada
  • September 16, 2019

The Pied-a-Terre Tax Is Making A Comeback. Is The Third Time The Charm?

The pied-a-terre tax has reared its head again, with New York Senator Brad Hoylman announcing a renewed fervor to see his bill through to fruition.  The tax, which would add an …

3 Questions To Ask If You’re Deciding Between An Adjustable-Rate Or Fixed-Rate Mortgage

When you’re applying for a mortgage, your interest rate can have a huge effect on your monthly payment. With home loans, there are two different ways that your interest rate can …

Priced Out Young Adults Shop for Investment Homes Far Away

Millennials who have been priced out of their local housing market are jumping online and searching for investment properties to buy elsewhere, Curbed.com reports. “We find that millennials see the investment …

Will the Multi-Polar World be Backed by Gold?

It’s not news that China and Russia have been buying gold by the hundreds of tonnes. It’s not news that Russia divested itself of most of its U.S. Treasury holdings last …

The Best Reason I Know to Buy Silver Now: Everybody Hates Silver

Silver is not a four-letter word. But these days, “silver” is often preceded by one. Seldom has sentiment surrounding silver been so universally negative. This chart from a dedicated metals analyst, …

Gold holds at $1,400 with Powell’s testimony expected to provide a catalyst for the next big move

Gold futures inched lower on Monday, holding at $1,400 an ounce, as traders weighed the scope for rate cuts by the Federal Reserve following last week’s stronger-than-expected round of June jobs …

Europe’s Biggest Economy Is Looking at World Without Bond Yields

The last glimmer of positive yields on German bonds is in danger of being snuffed out. Thirty-year yields turning negative would be a first among major bond markets, with a global …

$11 Trillion In Bonds Yield Less Than Zero. Does It Matter?

According to a recent Bloomberg story, more than $11 trillion in world bonds currently trade at negative rates. This means that holders of these bonds expect to lose money. Remarkably, negative-rate bonds …

Under Trump, currencies may become next global battleground

President Donald Trump’s renewed focus on what he calls “unfair” exchange rates could presage a new global battlefield that has the potential to do great damage to the world economy. Trump …

Gold pares gains on US-China trade war optimism

Gold prices pared gains on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump confirmed he would meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping at an international summit, fanning hopes that an end to the …

China stockpiles gold while letting US bond holdings slide

SHANGHAI — China reduced its holdings of U.S. government debt again in April even as Beijing’s gold reserves continued to grow, diversifying away from the dollar as ties with Washington fray. The …

How 7.4 Tons of Venezuela’s Gold Landed in Africa — and Vanished

ENTEBBE, Uganda — The government of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro is selling off his country’s gold reserves. Some of it has passed through a secretive operation in East Africa, a gambit …

Russian Gold-Backed Crypto Slams the Global US Dollar Standard

Russia is continuing to explore the possibility of a gold-backed cryptocurrency for use as a cross-border settlement alternative with other countries. Under heavy sanctions from the US, the potential of a value-pegged cryptocurrency …

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