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2014-04-09 12:27:36

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Barry Stuppler, past president of the American Numismatic Association and current chairman of the Federal and California State Gold & Silver Political Action Committee, predicts that the price of gold will reach $5,000 oz. during 2015 or 2016. Stuppler published an article in April 2004, when gold was at $408 oz., predicting that gold would break its 1980 record of $852 oz., which it did in 2008. Gold is currently at $1,304...

2014-04-09 12:20:56

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida East Coast Holdings Corp. (the "Company") announced today that it has commenced a cash tender offer to purchase any and all of its outstanding 10 1/2% / 11 1/4% Senior PIK Toggle Notes due 2017 (referred to below as the "notes"). The tender offer is being made pursuant to an "Offer to Purchase" dated today, which sets forth a more comprehensive description of the terms of the offer. The table below sets forth information with...

2013-10-16 16:24:03

NEW YORK, Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The October 18th issue of Grant's Interest Rate Observer, a journal of the financial markets, is published and available to the public. This issue is now available for download at www.grantspub.com for all subscribers. To subscribe please visit: http://www.grantspub.com/subscribe or call John D'Alberto: (646) 312-8890. The current issue includes the following articles: SPECULATIVE DEBT AT A SPECULATIVE PRICE Troubled borrowers are a dime a...

2013-08-28 08:28:30

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GoldSilver.com announces the video release of the Seven Stages of Empire - the second episode of its money explained video series, The Hidden Secrets of Money. Hosted by Mike Maloney, the #1 bestselling author on monetary history and gold & silver investing, The Seven Stages of Empire explains in common language the origin of money and how its economic value has been influenced by gold over the centuries. The video presents a...

2013-02-25 00:20:30

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25: LEGAL TENDER Profile America -- Monday, February 25th. Paper money has circulated in North America since 1690, when the Massachusetts Bay Colony issued some to paper over -- so to speak -- the shortage of coins. But these were just promissory notes from governing bodies. That...

2012-11-21 08:22:35

Data for October 2012 NEW YORK, Nov. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Center for Financial Stability (CFS) money supply data for October 2012 suggests that the economy has bottomed. However, below potential growth remains vulnerable to the upcoming fiscal cliff. Participants in the financial economy continue to seek safety in insured institutions. In contrast, the shadow banking system has been hit hard. "The shadow banking system is vital to corporations and the overall...

2012-09-19 02:26:40

U.S. Data for August 2012 NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Center for Financial Stability (CFS) money supply data for August 2012 highlight distortions from fiscal policy and weakness in the financial system. CFS Divisia M4 (DM4) for August advanced by 3.4% on a year-over-year basis. However, the performance of the broadest money supply measure was clouded by large issuance of Treasury bills to fund the budget deficit. The broad money supply excluding...

2012-08-22 02:22:45

Data For July 2012 NEW YORK, Aug. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Center for Financial Stability (CFS) broad money supply data for July 2012 illustrate that the US economy is improving modestly. However, growth remains extremely weak. For instance, CFS Divisia M4 (DM4) for July advanced by 2.9% on a year-over-year (YoY) basis or well below the 6% to 6.5% typically associated with historical trend GDP growth of 3¼%. CFS proprietary money supply data provide a...

2012-05-17 06:22:42

TORONTO, May 17, 2012 /CNW/ - Monetary authorities should keep an eye on money growth in the economy to help stimulate and monitor the recovery, according to a report released today by the C.D. Howe Institute. In "Money Still Talks - Is Anyone Listening?" David Laidler, Fellow-in-Residence at the Institute, makes the case for policymakers' paying greater attention to the supply of money, to get a better fix on the economy's condition. "Money growth isn't the only key measure to watch,...

2011-10-12 15:13:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In the October issue of Themes on the Economy®, Chief Economist Diane Swonk takes a look at whether the U.S. has fallen into a liquidity trap, much as Japan did during the 1990s. Historically, the only way to combat a liquidity trap was to expand government spending, to compensate for reluctant private investment. Given new research and the reality that Washington is not in a spending mood, Swonk explains what tools the Federal...