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Przemyslaw Radomski CFA - SunshineProfits
GBP/USD after UK Jobs Report
Earlier today, the latest UK jobs report showed that the unemployment rate dropped to the lowest since 1975, which pushed the British pound higher against the greenback. Despite this improvement, currency bulls didn’t manage to hold gained levels, which resulted in a pullback. How low could GBP/USD go in the coming days? EUR/USD Looking at the charts, we see that EUR/USD moved sharply lower and slipped below the previously-broken 38.2% Fibonacci retracement and the 112.8% Fibonacci extensi
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Nathan Lewis - New World Economics
Much Ado About Nothing
We’ve been talking about The Midas Paradox (2015), by Scott Sumner. July 23, 2017: The Midas Paradox (2015), by Scott Sumner July 31, 2017: The Midas Paradox #2: Blame Gold August 3, 2017: The Midas Paradox #3: It’s So Because I Say It Is Today, I promised that we would take a look at some of these “supply and demand for gold” factors that Sumner talks about. Supply is pretty stable during this time, either in terms of mining or aboveground gold, so it is really about demand. I’ve talked about t
Saturday, August 5, 2017
Bullion Vault
Gold Price Erases 1.6 Loss for UK Investors as BoE Sinks Sterling
GOLD PRICE losses of $10 per ounce for this week so far were almost entirely erased in London trade Thursday lunchtime, taking the metal back up to $1268 as global interest rates eased back and crude oil edged higher once more. The UK gold price in Pounds per ounce meantime jumped to £965, reversing almost all the week's previous 1.6% drop as Sterling sank on the FX market after the Bank of England announced that its Monetary Policy
Thursday, August 3, 2017
Bullion Vault
China Gold Demand +10 But India 'Offers Little Support' as Price Slips vs Weaker-Still Dollar
GOLD PRICES slipped $5 per ounce from last Friday's 8-week closing highs against the Dollar in Asian and London trade on Wednesday before new data said the US economy added fewer jobs than expected in July. With the Dollar gold price bouncing from $1265, non-US currency prices fell harder however, touching 1-week lows for UK investors and hitting near 2-week lows against the Euro as the Dollar extended its slide to new 15-month lows versus the w
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
Nathan Lewis - New World Economics
Blame Gold
We have been talking about The Midas Paradox (2015), by Scott Sumner. July 23, 2017: The Midas Paradox (2015), by Scott Sumner. As you probably guessed from the three-word title, the book can be summarized in two words, which are: “blame gold.” This, as we have seen, is actually a relatively new notion, even if it enjoys some popularity today. The general consensus, which later (after 1950) became the Keynesian consensus, did not blame gold, or indeed, monetary policy in general, for the Great D
Monday, July 31, 2017
Thorsten Polleit
Ending the Monetary Fiasco – Returning to Sound Money 
Money plays a key role in facilitating and intensifying the process of civilization. However, this holds true only for free-market money, while with government-controlled fiat money, the opposing tendency comes into operation, namely the process of decivilization.
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Mark O'Byrne - gold.ie
Gold Hedges Against Currency Devaluation and Cost Of Fuel, Food, Beer and Housing
– Gold hedge against currency devaluation – cost of fuel, food, housing – True inflation figures reflect impact on household spending – Household items climbed by average 964% – Pint of beer sees biggest increase in basket of goods – rise of 2464% – Bread rises 836%, butter by 1023% and fuel (diesel) up by 1375% – Gold rises 2672% and hold’s its value over 40 years – Savings eaten away by money creation and negative interest rates – Further evidence of gold’s role as inflation hedge and safe hav
Friday, July 21, 2017
Przemyslaw Radomski CFA - SunshineProfits
Bearish Factors and GBP/USD
On Tuesday, British pound move lower against the greenback, which resulted in an invalidation of the breakout above two important resistances. How did this negative development affect the technical picture of GBP/USD? EUR/USD Looking at the daily chart, we see that the situation in the very short term hasn’t changed much as EUR/USD remains in the blue consolidation not far from the May 2016 high of 1.1615 and the upper border of the brown rising trend channel. What’s next? Taking into acco
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Nathan Lewis - New World Economics
Devaluations of the 1930s Don't Justify Today's Funny Money Excess
Without question, the Great Depression was a time when the political consensus moved from a Classical “hard money” approach towards a Mercantilist “soft money” approach — leading, ultimately, to today’s “print until the pain goes away” reaction. Actually, this trend had started in the later 19th century, and was not fully expressed until the 1970s – an evolution stretching over a hundred years or more. But, the experience of the Great Depression period of the 1930s st
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Bullion Vault
Spot Gold Jumps as US Retail Sales + Inflation Hit Dollar, Risk of 'Bar Selling' on Japan's 0 JGB Plan
SPOT GOLD prices jumped near 2-week highs at $1232 per ounce Friday lunchtime in London as weak US retail sales and inflation data saw the Dollar drop hard on the forex market. Consumer prices rose 1.6% in July from a year earlier, the Bureau of Labor Statistics said – the weakest inflation since before Donald Trump won the presidential election last November – while retail sales fell for a second month running, also de
Friday, July 14, 2017
Bullion Vault
Gold Price +0.6 vs 'Gradual Rate Rise' Dollar as ECB Back-Tracks on QE, Sterling Gains Amid Brexit Wrangling
The GOLD PRICE in Dollars eased back but held 0.6% higher for the week so far against the Dollar on Thursday as world stock markets rose following Janet Yellen's comment to lawmakers that the US Federal Reserve will raise interest rates only "gradually". The British Pound meantime rose but London's FTSE-100 share index held almost 2% below last month's new record highs as Westminster's minority Conservative Government published its "Great Repeal
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Gold - Antal E. Fekete
The Gold Demonetization Hoax

Sunday, July 9, 2017
Przemyslaw Radomski CFA - SunshineProfits
Gold Market in H1
A lot happened in the first half of the year. Among many important events, Trump was nominated as POTUS, the Fed hiked its interest rates twice and announced plan to unwind its massive balance sheet, and a few important elections were held in Europe, with Macron taking over French politics. How did gold perform in that interesting period? As one can see in the chart below, gold shined in the first half of 2017. The rally started at the end of December 2016, after the FOMC meeting at which intere
Friday, July 7, 2017
John Butler - Goldmoney
The Golden Revolution, Revisited: Chapter 5
This Insight is the sixth in the serial publication of the new, Revisited edition of my book, The Golden Revolution (John Wiley and Sons, 2012). (The first instalment can be found here.) The book is being published by Goldmoney and will also appear as a special series of Goldmoney Insights over the coming months. This instalment comprises the fifth chapter of Section I.View the Entire Research Piece as a PDF here.The "Reserve Currency Curse" amd the International Aspects of Cantillion Effects“Th
Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Confiscation Issue - Goldchat
Australian Gold Confiscation 

Monday, July 3, 2017
Bullion Vault
Gold Bullion Ends June at January Low vs Falling Dollar, 'Supportive' Asian Demand 'Will Weaken'
GOLD BULLION slipped again overnight Friday against a falling US Dollar, heading for the lowest monthly finish since January in London's wholesale trade while world stock markets rallied from yesterday's sell-off and bond prices also stabilized. Commodities extended their bounce in Dollar terms, taking Brent crude oil further above $47 per barrel – some 6% above mid-June's 7-month low – but silver and platinum prices held lower for
Friday, June 30, 2017
Bullion Vault
London Trading Sees Gold Plunge as Italy's Taxpayers Rescue Failed-Bank Investors
GOLD TRADING in global wholesale center London saw prices sink at the opening of business on Monday after Italy sidestepped Eurozone rules on banking bail-outs to protect creditors of two failed lenders in the Veneto region around Venice. Trading $2 lower per ounce in Asia overnight, the gold price today then plunged $10 from $1254 to hit its lowest Dollar price since mid-May at 9am London time.
Monday, June 26, 2017
Nathan Lewis - New World Economics
Fumbling and Bumbling
As part of our continuing investigations into the Interwar Period, we’ve been looking at a funny episode in 1937. June 18, 2017: The “Gold Sterilization” of 1937 October 2, 2017: The Interwar Period, 1914-1944 I think it has been productive to spend all this time on the 1930s. I feel like we are airing out a lot of past confusion and trauma. Of course, many people may not agree with my interpretations and conclusions. But, along the way, they might get the data and materials to come to their own
Sunday, June 25, 2017
Bullion Vault
Gold Prices Mark UK's Brexit Vote Anniversary +16 in Sterling, Lower in Dollars
GOLD PRICES on Friday marked the first anniversary of Britain's referendum vote to leave the European Union by trading 0.7% lower from 23 June 2016 in Dollars, 1.1% higher in Euros, and 16.0% higher against the British Pound. European stock markets extended this week's drop as gold prices pushed $5 higher from last Friday to $1258.75 per ounce. That helding the MSCI World Index near
Friday, June 23, 2017
Bullion Vault
Gold Price Slips vs. Falling Dollar as Oil Bounces, Bank of England Split Boosts 'Brexit-Hit' Pound
GOLD  PRICES held near 5-week lows against a falling US Dollar on Wednesday, trading at $1243 per ounce as commodities rallied but world stock markets extended Tuesday's retreat in New York. As Brent crude oil rallied $1 per barrel from yesterday's 7-month lows near $45, that pulled the EuroStoxx 50 index of major European shares more than 1% lower. The British Pound meantime rallied aft
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
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