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Millennials Are Delaying Marriage Because Men Aren't Earning Enough

Economists and social scientists have gathered multitudes of data about Millennials’ tendency to delay the traditional milestones of maturity (starting a career, getting married, buying a home, having kids) in favor of a prolonged adolescence.

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Gold Has Yet Another Purpose - Help Fight Cancer

- Gold has yet another purpose and may help fight cancer
- Gold increases effectiveness of drugs used to treat cancer cells by acting as catalyst - research shows
- Use of gold in technology and health growing each year
- Tech use to increase- number of patent applications in 2017 grew
- Industrial applications such as solar and bio-metrics reduce availability of above ground supply and gold for investment
- Another string to the bow of gold and potential impact on sentiment towards gold and on the gold price
- 'Could gold finally have a purpose?' bizarre headline ignores gold's 2,500 plus year history as a means of exchange, money and a store of value

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Inflation is no longer in stealth mode

  • IHS Markit index shows UK households pessimistic about finances for 2017-208
  • UK household finances remain under intense pressure from rising living costs
  • 58 percent of respondents expected higher interest rates in 12 months time
  • Inflation in the United Kingdom currently at near four-year high
  • Prices up prices by 2.9pc year-on-year, biggest annual increase since June 2013
  • In May consumer spending in the UK fell for the first time in almost four years

By a continuing process of inflation, governments can confiscate, secretly and unobserved, an important part of the wealth of their citizens. John Maynard Keynes, The Economic Consequences of the Peace (1919)

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