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As Yield Curves Invert, Look to Gold says Algebris' Gallo

  • Written by Joaquin Monfort

Go to gold

“We prefer to have hard assets or things that are linked to hard assets. Gold is one of the best performing hard assets this year. And invest in countries where real rates of inflation are still high like some emerging markets, like Russia, Mexico or Brazil” -  Alberto Gallo, Algebris Investments.

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China Unlikely to Make Quick Deal with U.S. and Repeat the Mistakes of Japan: LSE’s Jin

  • Written by Joaquin Monfort

China

China is unlikely to make a quick deal with the U.S, a leading authority on China has said, but instead they will play the ‘long game’ and want to see if the current trade situation hurts the U.S. economy sufficiently to improve their negotiating position.

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Surprise Fall in the Trade Deficit Could be a One-Off

  • Written by Gary Howes

UK trade deficit

The total trade deficit - the difference between the export and import in goods and services - narrowed £16.0 billion to £4.3 billion in the second quarter of 2019 due largely to falling imports of goods, reports the ONS.

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The German Economy is Now Seen "Teetering on Brink of Recession" after Second-quarter Contraction 

  • Written by James Skinner

The German economy is now seen in the City as teetering on the brink of recession after official data revealed a contraction in growth for the second-quarter, which has strengthened the case for the European Central Bank (ECB) to cut its interest rate and restart its quantitative easing program from September. 

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No, the UK is not Heading for Emerging Market Status

  • Written by Joshua Roberts, Associate Director at JCRA

UK not heading for emerging market status

 

Joshua Roberts at JCRA - an independent financial risk advisor - puts the recent decline in Pound Sterling and the UK's heightened political uncertainty into context saying comparing the UK with emerging market economies is misjudged, damaging, and discourteous.

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