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Commodities are casualties of US deficit

Gold and oil show the collateral impact from America's headlong rush into debt.

A BILLION here, a billion there - and soon you are playing with real money. It was a sad joke in 2008 as the US Treasury threw newly printed money around in quantitative easing. Now the numbers are back to haunt us with President Donald Trump's US$1.5 trillion infrastructure programme funded by...

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