Foreign Grip Loosens on Treasuries as U.S. Investors Buy (Mar 2014)

 

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Source: Bloomberg – Foreign Grip Loosens on Treasuries as U.S. Investors Buy

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Overseas creditors such as China and Japan enabled the U.S. to spend its way out of the recession as they gobbled up 80 percent of the nation’s Treasuries. Now, their holdings are dropping toward the lowest level in a decade, while homegrown investors have picked up the slack.

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Gold purchases surge in China as prices slump in run-up to Spring Festival (Jan 2014)

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Source: Want China Times – Gold purchases surge in China as prices slump in run-up to Spring Festival

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Many shops selling gold in Beijing are catering to a steady stream of customers interested in buying the precious metal after gold prices started decreasing.

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Gold Rebounds With Silver After Worst Annual Retreats Since 1981 (Jan 2014)

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Source: Bloomberg – Gold Rebounds With Silver After Worst Annual Retreats Since 1981

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Gold rose to a two-week high in New York, rebounding from the worst year in three decades, as a drop to a six-month low was seen spurring physical purchases and prompting some investors to reverse bearish bets. Silver jumped.

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