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Gold price from 2010 to 2015
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Gold bar and coin demand continues to slip!

The World Gold Council just released demand and supply statistics for 2014. There are no surprises on the supply side with total mine production up 2% to 3,114 tonnes. Total Gold supply, including recycled Gold, was flat for the year at 4,278 tonnes. On the demand side total jewellery demand declined by 10% to 2,153

US markets and economy

Obama’s win and the Fiscal Cliff tug-of-war!

What exactly is the Fiscal Cliff? In late February 2012, Ben Bernanke, chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve, was the first person to use the term “fiscal cliff” for this crisis. He described “a massive fiscal cliff of large spending cuts and tax increases” on January 1, 2013. During a lame duck session in December 2010,