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*Robinson Franklin Group*: “Gold Bull To Run For Years”

After gold’s summer excesses, which were duly brought to the most abrupt of ends when it plunged almost $400 in a week, *Robinson Franklin Group* argues that, as the yellow metal is now consolidating nicely above $1,600 per ounce, for investors yet to acquire a position, current levels represent a good time to secure one… According to the firm’s strategists, those bearish on gold, who believe the market for the metal ...

Posted: 20.11.2011
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*Robinson Franklin Group* - Spain Pays Record Yields On 10yr Bonds …

*Robinson Franklin Group*: Further proof that markets have lost confidence in the ability of EU leaders to find a solution to the Eurozone’s debt crisis was provided today after Spain sold €3.5bn of new 10yr bonds maturing in 2022 at record yields of 6.975%.   “This is getting serious; yields at those levels are unsustainable in a country with such anemic growth,” said a *Robinson Franklin Group* credit ...

Posted: 18.11.2011
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*Robinson Franklin Group*– Central Banks Step Up Gold Holdings …

*Robinson Franklin Group*: The central banks of Russia, Bolivia, Thailand and other undisclosed countries increased their gold reserves by 150 tons in the third quarter of 2011.   All central banks report their purchases to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) but  the unnamed countries cannot be identified due to confidentiality restrictions according to the World Gold Council (WGC).   “Since 2009, ...

Posted: 17.11.2011
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*Robinson Franklin Group* – Obama Increases Rhetoric Over China …

*Robinson Franklin Group*: US President, Barack Obama has used his strongest language yet to increase pressure on Beijing to reform its exchange rate mechanism which is widely regarded as putting American business and manufacturers at a disadvantage in trade.   The president said that China’s rise in influence as the world’s second largest economy comes with a responsibility to ensure that trade is fair and that ...

Posted: 14.11.2011
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*Robinson Franklin Group* – Berlusconi & Papandreou Replaced By Bankers …

 *Robinson Franklin Group* says that the rise of technocrats in countries like Greece and Italy are increasingly being seen as threatening the fabric of democracy.   “In just two weeks, we’ve seen the democratically-elected governments of both Greece and Italy replaced by technocratic administrations with bankers at the helm in a bid to engineer those countries’ economies through the debt crisis,” said a ...

Posted: 12.11.2011
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*Robinson Franklin Group* – China’s Inflation Medicine Working…

*Robinson Franklin Group*: China's main gauge of inflation, the consumer price index (CPI), rose 5.5% year-on-year in October, falling from September's 6.1% reading.   The October CPI growth represented the slowest surge since May this year, easing from 6.1% in September, 6.2%in August, 6.5% in July and 6.4% in June.   "The data shows that policymakers are meeting with marked success in their efforts to curb ...

Posted: 10.11.2011
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*Robinson Franklin Group* – 7.5% On Italian Bonds …

*Robinson Franklin Group* says that Italian 10yr bond yields above 7% may not force Italy to seek a bailout from the European Financial Stability Facility and the IMF.  “Italy is not Greece because the population aren’t particularly heavily indebted and the government doesn’t have a budget deficit,” said a *Robinson Franklin Group* researcher. Indeed, the reason the country’s become the focus of the markets is on ...

Posted: 09.11.2011
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*Robinson Franklin Group* – Berlusconi Promises To Leave Office …

*Robinson Franklin Group* : Silvio Berlusconi, Italy’s ebullient prime minister has pledged to step down from power in an effort to allay market fears over the government’s ability to push through austerity measures but investors have signaled that uncertainty and doubt are still clouding the future for the world’s 8th largest economy. Mr. Berlusconi, who has been the most dominant figure in Italian politics for nearly ...

Posted: 09.11.2011
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