Gold Is The Third Most Popular Investment

People have confidence in the investment potential of gold but there are certain elements of mistrust as well that are acting as a barrier even as the yellow metal Gold is the third-most popular investment choice among retail investors, according to the latest consumer survey by the World Gold Council. “Gold is the third-most consistently…

A Guide to Inflation, Deflation & Everything in Between

Inflation is a fundamental economic principle, affecting everyone who participates in a modern economy. So what exactly is inflation? Well, the definition can vary a lot, depending on what you’re reading or where you get your information. Here is one we like. Inflation is an artificial increase in the money supply that leads to higher…

Eurozone inflation returns to zero

Inflation in the eurozone returned to zero in October from September’s -0.1%. Price growth in food, alcohol and tobacco increased slightly, while energy prices were still considerably lower than last year, according to Eurostat estimates. The statistics agency also estimated the unemployment rate in the 19 countries that use the euro was 10.8% in September,…

Inflation at -1.61%. Should you be happy?

Eventhough the government has been harping that inflation has dipped into negative levels, does it mean that the prices of all essential goods have gone down?  Vegetables still cost high, fuel prices are still high, housing and rentals are still beyond the reach of the common man.  What is the data based on which the…