I am still off for a few days for personal reasons but here are some links I have been tracking over the past few days. These are by no means comprehensive but I think they are newsworthy.
BBC News - Gold price falls below $1,200 an ounce
This is from last Friday.
How Next Debt-Ceiling Fight Could Play Out - WSJ.com
Looking at September to November time frame
Manufacturing grows in June, but hiring down: ISM | Reuters
Manufacturing activity grew in June, rebounding from an unexpected contraction the prior month, but hiring in the sector was the weakest in nearly four years, an industry report showed on Monday.
Sober Look: New threats to China's property bubble
BlackRock Gold & General fund feels the hit as bullion price falls - Telegraph
Apple paid no UK corporation ta...
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Edward Harrison is the founder of Credit Writedowns and a former career diplomat, investment banker and technology executive with over twenty five years of business experience. He has also been a regular economic and financial commentator in print and on television for the past decade. He speaks six languages and reads another five, skills he uses to provide a more global perspective. Edward holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia University and a BA in Economics from Dartmouth College.