Articles by London

  • Morning Gold Market Report

    August 20 2012 10:12 AM EDT

    While December gold prices have remained within close proximity to last week's highs, the gold market could be facing some cross currents from Asia, where the lack of fresh easing action has dampened sentiment periodically. Surprisingly the gold market has managed to shake off negative Chinese gold demand news at the end of last week and that is probably the result of lingering Chinese easing hopes and increased talk of gold derivative investment interest in China going forward.

  • Morning Silver Market Report

    August 20 2012 10:11 AM EDT

    Silver prices have started out marginally higher than last week's close, but the silver trade might have been somewhat limited by news of a rather sharp increase in US silver exchange stocks. In fact, Comex Silver Stocks at the end of last week were pegged at 140.677 million ounces for a single day gain of 2,185,833 ounces! Comex Silver stocks are now at their highest levels in the past 10 days.

  • One-on-one Training Studios Take Fitness Personally

    August 20 2012 10:05 AM EDT

    In 1999, 4 million Americans were using personal trainers, but now the number hovers around 6.5 million.

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange
    US Stock Futures Signal Slightly Higher Open Ahead Of Greece Reforms Meet

    August 20 2012 4:57 AM EDT

    U.S. stock index futures point to a slightly higher open Monday as investors maintained a watchful mode waiting for decisions from meetings between Greek and European leaders this week to discuss reform measures needed to tackle the economic crisis in Greece.

  • Traders work at their desks in front of the DAX board at the Frankfurt stock exchange
    European Markets Mixed Ahead Of EU Meeting

    August 20 2012 4:18 AM EDT

    European markets were mixed Monday as investors remained watchful ahead of the meetings between the Greek and other European leaders this week to discuss measures to tackle the economic and financial instability plaguing Greece.

  • Syrians Protest in Amman
    Jordan Protests Syrian Rockets That Hit Its Territory, Wounded Girl

    August 19 2012 8:02 PM EDT

    Jordan said Sunday that four rockets fired from neighboring Syria fell inside its northern border, wounding a young girl and sparking a letter of protest.

  • South Africa Miners
    Zuma Declares Week Of Mourning For Miners As Lonmin Demands Strikers Return

    August 19 2012 11:31 AM EDT

    South African President Jacob Zuma has declared a week of national mourning for the striking miners killed in violence at a platinum mine Thursday, as the mine operator delivered an ultimatum for the strikers' return to work.

  • Assange protest
    Assange to Speak Out From Embassy Refuge

    August 19 2012 9:28 AM EDT

    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange prepared to speak out Sunday on the standoff between Britain and Ecuador over his future by speaking from a balcony of the Ecuadorean Embassy in London, his refuge from arrest.

  • Patrick Ricard, Pernod Ricard Chairman, Dead At 67

    August 18 2012 1:46 PM EDT

    Patrick Ricard, who built Pernod Ricard SA (Paris: RI) into the second-largest alcohol beverage company in the world, died Friday, the company said.

  • Bob Diamond
    British Parliament Bashes Bob Diamond In LIBOR Report

    August 18 2012 12:47 PM EDT

    The British parliament criticized former Barclays Plc (London: BARC) CEO Bob Diamond in a report released Saturday, saying that he failed to fully disclose the bank?s illegal practices during testimony on the LIBOR scandal.

  • Abou Diaby
    VIDEO Arsenal 0-0 Sunderland: Highlights, Match Report; Giroud Misses Late Chance to Hand Gunners Victory

    August 18 2012 12:23 PM EDT

    Watch highlights and read a full account from the opening day of the Premier League season as Arsenal faced Sunderland at the Emirates.

  • Vaness and Kobe Bryant
    Vanessa Bryant Would Be With Kobe Bryant Even Without a Championship Ring, She Claims

    August 17 2012 2:55 PM EDT

    Vanessa Bryant is saying that her words were taken out of context after an interview with "New York Magazine" caused controversy

  • Julian Assange
    Ecuador Counter-Criticizes UK and Sweden’s Criticism Over Assange Asylum

    August 17 2012 12:19 PM EDT

    Vitriol continues to be spewed in the case of Julian Assange, who is still stuck in the UK Ecuadorian embassy.

  • British Workers Lazy, UK Needs To Adopt Asian Work Ethic: Young Tory MPs

    August 17 2012 12:05 PM EDT

    They see the economic crisis as a “wake up call” for Britain to rediscover its tradition of hard work.

  • Gold's Value Up For Europeans As Exchange Deems Bullion Collateral

    August 17 2012 10:59 AM EDT

    European investors looking to bet on risky derivatives will be able to use gold to back their trades, one of the Continent's major exchanges said Friday, a development that could both make the yellow precious metal a more valuable asset and foster the growth of derivative trading volume.

  • Alex Song
    Arsenal Transfer Rumours: Song Exit Imminent With Sahin, Biglia as Replacements? Mirallas to Replace RVP?

    August 17 2012 10:50 AM EDT

    For the second summer in succession, Arsenal could be set for a hectic climax to the transfer window.

  • Morning Gold Market Report

    August 17 2012 10:29 AM EDT

    Despite residual Press coverage of sagging quarterly demand for gold overnight, gold prices have generally retained a positive tilt on the charts into the last trading session of the week. In addition to supportive talk from the German leader, which in turn boosted hopes for the situation in the Euro zone, gold probably continues to draft some support from news that China National Gold might be considering a substantial stake in the world's largest gold producer.

  • Morning Silver Market Report

    August 17 2012 10:28 AM EDT

    Unlike gold, September silver did manage a fresh higher high overnight, and have reached the highest level since August 10th. In addition to bullish press coverage overnight from an analyst and from a key UK banking concern, the silver market is probably drafting periodic support from the ongoing strength in gold and platinum prices. Silver is also seeing some lift from a general risk on vibe this week and certainly silver is also deriving support from the current favorable flow of headlines fro...

  • Michael Jordan: The Most Boring Superstar In History

    August 17 2012 8:32 AM EDT

    He has always been disappointingly awkward, uncharismatic and uninteresting.

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange
    US Stock Futures Signal Mixed Open As Investors Await Stimulus Measures

    August 17 2012 5:09 AM EDT

    The U.S. stock index futures point to a mixed open Friday as investors maintained a watchful mode awaiting monetary easing measures from policymakers around the world to tackle the weakening of the global economic growth.