News, Market Updates, Charts and Videos You May Have Missed

Here is our Friday digest of the important news, market updates, charts and videos we covered this week.

The crisis in emerging markets deepened this week with currencies around the world collapsing in value and gold reaching new record highs in these fiat currencies. Equity indices in emerging markets have seen sharp drops and now developed markets are seeing weakness in their stock markets.

It is important to consider the potential impact on the wider markets and the risk of contagion to our inter connected, indebted and vulnerable financial markets and system.

Video This Week


Market Updates This Week

September Is The Best Month For Gold and Worst Month For Stocks

Real Gold and Silver – 7 Reasons Robert Kiyosaki Owns Them

Video: Gold Surges To Record Highs In Emerging Market Currencies

Gold Remains An “Excellent Way to Hedge” for Longer Term – BNP


Watch Bloomberg Video of BNP Paribas’ global head of equity derivative strategy Edmund Shing on hedging the U.S. markets and gold as a long term hedge and insurance


Charts This Week













Source: Comex via Bloomberg


Source: Bloomberg


News and Commentary

Gold imports in India jump two-fold in August as traders replenish inventory (

Gold up as dollar slips against yen on trade issues (

Gold Prices Rise on Safe-Haven Bid, Weak Job Creation (

U.S. factory orders fall in July on weak aircraft demand (

U.S. Service Industries Expanded in August by More Than Forecast (



Is This the Biggest Buy Signal for Gold Since 2001? (

What Turkey Can Teach Us About Gold (

Gold market intervention by BIS declines after $100 price plunge (