In the near term, things are actually looking up for the gold market, which didn't lose as much as expected
The recovery is stalling because the government intervened too soon. A little disaster goes a long way to wipe out bad business.
The great correction continues, with low housing prices, high unemployment, and other indicators of an economy that's either contracting, Japan-style, or growing very, very slowly.
Government bailouts mean no quick recovery for US economy.A collapse might be better.
Or is Beijing a boom town ready to bust?