Gold prices, down 16 percent from a record in September, are headed into a bear market at $1,300 an ounce this year, according to technical analysis by Lance Roberts at Streettalk Advisors LLC.
The share of banks more willing to lend to consumers has been declining, a trend that threatens retail-sales growth.
Nancy Beigel has known since September that she would need hernia surgery. She couldn’t afford it on her $11,000 yearly income until she became eligible for Medicaid in January through President Barack Obama’s signature health care law.
"People want the dollar and not gold, and that has become pronounced as the Fed has ended the stimulus program."
- Lance Roberts on Nov 03, 2014
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