Essential Reading to Understand The Headlines

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Gold Record Goes Higher As Japanese Economy Slumps, Chinese Population Growth Slows and Russia Halts Oil Exports Due to Shortage

Gold Futures Surge to Record on Outlook for Sagging Dollar, Low U.S. Rates - Bloomberg http://bloom.bg/l48Y7a

Japan industrial output logs record drop in March after quake | Reuters http://reut.rs/ltzKjw

Japan’s Earthquake Hits American Companies’ Bottom Line - NYTimes.com http://nyti.ms/k9biSk

China’s Population Grew More Slowly Than Expected - NYTimes.com http://nyti.ms/kTRS0s

China Invests $570 Million in Iran Over Two Years, IRNA Reports - Bloomberg http://bloom.bg/l0pwF8

Iran’s Foreign Debt Stood at $22 Billion in December, Mehr Says - Bloomberg http://bloom.bg/j9ivBy

AFP: Russia to ban gasoline exports amid shortages http://bit.ly/ja6s1S

Obama says he wants oil producers to boost output - BusinessWeek http://buswk.co/k0pGXw

South Korea to get ‘emergency’ oil supplies from Iraq - INSIDE Korea JoongAng Daily http://bit.ly/ihPb51