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Anna Golubova

Anna Golubova

Market Reporter

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Anna Golubova is the Market Reporter for Kitco News. As a journalist with ten years of experience, she has covered a range of topics, focusing on economy and politics. Anna began to exclusively cover economic news in 2013, attending media lockups at the Bank of Canada and Statistics Canada to report on a range of key macro economic events, including interest rate announcements, GDP, unemployment, and retail. She holds a Master of Arts in International Relations from NPSIA, Carleton and a Bachelor's degree in Political Science and History from the University of Ottawa.

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U.S. weekly jobless claims drop to 225,000

(Kitco News) - The initial weekly jobless decreased by 16,000 to 225,000 in the week to Saturday, surprising the markets with a slightly better employment situation than expected.

There is nothing that can pull the U.S. out of this multi-year 'real recession,' warns 'Big Short' Michael Burry

(Kitco News) - Despite the better-than-expected Q3 GDP data Wednesday morning, "The Big Short" investor Michael Burry is projecting an unavoidable, "real" multi-year recession for the U.S.

Powell on slowing down: the Fed doesn't want 'to overtighten' and then cut rates too soon, so slower rate hike pace makes sense

(Kitco News) - Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell sent a very clear message to the marketplace during his speech Wednesday - he doesn't want to overtighten and then be forced to cut rates too soon. And this is why slowing down the pace of the Fed's rate hikes makes the most sense at this point in time.

Powell on slowing down: the Fed doesn't want 'to overtighten' and then cut rates too soon, so slower rate hike pace makes sense

(Kitco News) - Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell sent a very clear message to the marketplace during his speech Wednesday - he doesn't want to overtighten and then be forced to cut rates too soon. And this is why slowing down the pace of the Fed's rate hikes makes the most sense at this point in time.

U.S. pending home sales fall less than expected in October, gold price still digesting GDP surprise

(Kitco News) - Gold is trading largely unchanged as the U.S. pending home sales surprised slightly on the upside in October despite the fifth consecutive monthly drop.

U.S. Q3 GDP beats expectations, gold price ticks down from daily highs

(Kitco News) - The U.S. economy grew more than expected in the third quarter, the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis reported on Wednesday.

Gold price can still drop to $1,300 as investors exit 'underwater' ETF trades into year-end

(Kitco News) - Markets are underpricing the risk of a bigger sell-off in gold into the year-end, according to Kathleen Kelley, chief executive of research firm Queen Anne's Gate Capital.

Ghana says it's in talks with Dubai to barter gold for fuel, UAE's refinery denies claims

(Kitco News) - After news that Ghana was planning to barter gold for fuel, the West African nation revealed it was in talks with Dubai's refinery to complete the exchange. But the claims were quickly denied by the oil refinery.

LME defends its March nickel decision, cites $20 billion 'death spiral'

(Kitco News) - The London Metal Exchange (LME) said its decision to cancel billions of dollars of nickel trades back in March was lawful and the only option given the circumstances, according to Monday's court filing.

Why Ghana wants to barter gold for fuel

(Kitco News) - Large mining companies in Ghana will have to sell 20% of their refined gold to the country's central bank starting on January 1, 2023, according to Vice-President Mahamudu Bawumia. This is part of a larger plan by the government to trade gold for fuel.