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Price of Gold is enjoying a decade-high

By Ivanka Pittelkau Before we are fully absorbed in the holiday spirit and the year draws to a close, we are left with an occasion to review the past year and make plans for the new one. Many people are

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Is Steel a Steal?

Focus on neglected commodity As focus is given to traditional commodities such as oil and gold, an often overlooked commodity is steel. You may be interested to know that the price has

Are Commodities in Bubble Territory?

Major base prices up sharply Commodities have been in a strong bull run since 2002 with all the major base metal prices up considerably over the period as illustrated below : Copper

Julius Baer analyst: more pain, before gain

Avoiding China, India – prefer Russia, Brazil The credit crunch now experienced in global markets is nothing new and is a cyclical phenomenon that has occurred several times in the past but

Blacklisted by my bank for living in Iran

By Fredrik Dahl By Fredrik Dahl TEHRAN, May 8 (Reuters) – "Your account has been blocked because of your address … It's not personal." The bank employee in Brussels sounded almost apologetic

Treasure your human capital

Motivation of employees is the route to high performance. The key to motivation is finding out what people want to do and what is important to them. If you then manage to

Out of Africa

By Mark Hollingsworth The very successful investor is the one that looks for new opportunities before the crowd follows. One such opportunity that fits the bill is Africa, even though there are