China Has Big Plans for Its Greater Bay Area

China Has Big Plans for Its Greater Bay Area

The economic zone could help improve China's energy security and increase internationalization of the renminbi.

Occidental Petroleum Drops on Post-Anadarko Downgrade

Occidental Petroleum Drops on Post-Anadarko Downgrade

Shares of energy giant Occidental fall after an Evercore ISI analyst downgrades his outlook for the company in the wake of its acquisition of Anadarko.

Gold's Ride Hinges on Rates

Gold's Ride Hinges on Rates

Global tensions still affect gold prices, but with the trade war in play, those tensions are now correlated with interest rates.

August Market Outlook: Fed Cuts, But Will the Market Run?

August Market Outlook: Fed Cuts, But Will the Market Run?

Rob Isbitts advises investors to not wait until the bear is in their face to think about how they will confront it.

Are Cryptos Finally Overtaking Fiat Currencies?

Are Cryptos Finally Overtaking Fiat Currencies?

Facebook's Libra and bitcoin both seem to be beating gold in several ways.

Surprise: Gold Could Rally Even Higher

Surprise: Gold Could Rally Even Higher

Long-suffering goldbugs remain subdued, writes Mark Hulbert. That's a positive sign from a contrarian point of view.

Precious Metals Trading Shifts as Exchange-Listed Futures Absorb Market Share

Precious Metals Trading Shifts as Exchange-Listed Futures Absorb Market Share

Market liquidity is largely responsible for the shift from OTC contracts, according to a CPM study.

Why Silver Will Be a Better Bet Than Gold if the Precious Metals Rally Continues

Why Silver Will Be a Better Bet Than Gold if the Precious Metals Rally Continues

The white metal is far more volatile and that can be used as an advantage by savvy investors.

Despite Disdain for Bitcoin, Peter Schiff Is Open to Embracing Libra

Despite Disdain for Bitcoin, Peter Schiff Is Open to Embracing Libra

The social-media backed digital coin has an edge over the largest cryptocurrency.

Inflation and Monetary Policy Mistakes Will Push Gold to $5,000

Inflation and Monetary Policy Mistakes Will Push Gold to $5,000

Long-term, gold will benefit from tailwinds caused by government policy failures.