China Manufacturing Contraction Deepens

China’s manufacturing contraction deepens and is shrinking at a faster pace this month, after interbank borrowing costs surged to the highest in seven years

Chinese Hackers’ Latest Target: Defense Contractors

A video on Chinese Hackers’ Latest Target: Defense Contractors. Immunity CEO and Founder Dave Aitel discusses cyber security and defense contractor hacking with Emily Chang on Bloomberg Television’s “Bloomberg West.”

Kuroda’s Unintended Consequences

Citigroup Global Head of International Economics Nathan Sheets and Bloomberg’s Adam Johnson look at Japanese markets.

Fighting the Bank of Japan: Stagflation a Risk?

Fighting the Bank of Japan: Stagflation a Risk? Scarlet Fu examines the BOJ’s unprecedented easing and its affect on the Yen and Japanese stock market.

The Monarchs of Money: Central Bank Control

In this week’s letter, Ivan Lo talks about the recent market events, global yield levels, NYSE margin debt levels, what to expect in May trading, how gold physical is up while paper prices are down, how gold is now being considered for legal tender in yet another state, and why he believes certain silver companies are due for a run. Featured Video: The world’s central banks have printed unimaginable amounts of money in recent years. Neil Macdonald explores what this means for the global economy and for your financial well-being.

Japan’s Debt Problem Visualized

Japan’s Debt Problem Visualized: A short, visual explanation of Japan’s debt crisis by Addogram

The Floodgates Have Opened: Central Banks Collaborate on Record Printing

In this week’s Letter, Ivan Lo talks about the world’s four biggest developed-market monetary authorities collaborating on the world’s biggest monetary injection, how to play Japan, America’s declining labour participation force, how gold is slipping through Italy’s borders, and what’s happening in North Korea.

The New Currency Movement

In this week’s Letter, Ivan Lo simplifies the Cyprus crisis, talks about the greatest economic experiment in our modern era, Bitcoin and other virtual currencies, and talks about other countries and states joining the gold repatriation movement.

The Story of the Year: Haruhiko Kuroda

In this week’s Letter, Ivan Lo talks about the story and theme for this year, Japan’s new central bank govenor he calls Ben Bernanke II, Japanese stocks and risks of the Nikkei, how Japan’s massive asset purchases will affect us and what to do, the intensifying currency war, and how gold is manipulated on the paper markets.

A Scary Prediction and Canadian Price Inflation

In this week’s Letter, Ivan Lo talks about the Dow’s new record, his inflation theory, rising prices in Canada over the last four years, the velocity of money, Japan’s Nikkei, the Currency War update, North Korea’s threats, guns in school, silver investment demand, and his thoughts on PDAC 2013.

A Nuclear Threat

In this week’s letter, Ivan Lo talks about the nuclear threats made by North Korea, how the market continues to climb, another look at gold, and gives up update on Corvus Gold.

Prepare for a Crisis: Germany Gold Repatriation

In this week’s Letter, Ivan Lo goes over the repatriation of gold by Germany, the impact of the currency war, what Russia has boldly announced on the world stage, gold and silver, and gives an outlook on uranium and oil.