Could P.A.G.E. Set Silver & Gold Up for New Highs?

With the opening of the Pan Asia Gold Exchange (PAGE) smaller, retail, investors in China now have the ability to buy Gold and Silver over the internet. An estimated 320 million retail and 2.7 million corporate customers in China will now be able to use their local, Renminbi, to buy these...

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Making Money from Fear….

The Volatility Index, or VIX,  shows the market's expectation of 30-day volatility. It  is constructed using the implied volatilities of a wide range of S&P 500  index options. It is made up from the cost of 'insuring' an investors portfolio against future volatility one way or another. The VIX is a widely...

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Most Expensive City to Live?

With Tokyo holding the top spot for the world's most expensive place to live for many years Zurich, in Switzerland, has now taken over that coveted position. According to the 'Economic Intelligence Unit’s Worldwide Cost of Living Index', Zurich is now officially the most expensive city to live in. This is partly due...

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Portable Retirement Plans for Expats

AES International is involved with writing editorial content for various media outlets including Expatica.com which is considered to be the premier website, for internationals and expats, in ten major expat centres throughout Europe. Please find attached an article detailing the solution to the 'Portable Retirement Plan'. Published on Expatica.com Portable Retirement Plans - The Expat...

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Silver the New ‘Gold’?

With even Bernanke saying that people hold gold as "a protection against... really, really bad outcomes." Very seldom does anyone seem interested in talking about silver. Even though the potential for silver to appreciate could be many times that of gold right now. Silver prices remain well below the all-time high of $50.35.  This was...

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FACTA Regulations Unveiled – Will Be Less Onerous

The FACTA legislation had many American citizens and financial institutions alike, concerned that the reporting responsibilities were just not workable. The US, responding from considerable pressure from financial institutions , has unveiled a less onerous version of it's controversial new law aimed at cracking down on offshore tax evasion. The Foreign Account...

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