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David Morgan - Silver Investor
  Correcting Antal Fekete's Historical Silver Errors 
In "The Double Whammy of Geopolitical Gold Games reposted in February 2013 (from January 31, 2008) by Antal Fekete he stated some errors of fact! Marco Polo, guide us on this excursion to China! Bruce Lee, help our reflexes to be as fast as yours! May we not be slap happy like Jackie Chan! Wo Fat, do not mislead us! Antal mentioned China's silver money system going back to the 16th century, then stated" "CHINA'S EXTERNAL TRADE WAS INSIGNIFIC
Saturday, March 2, 2019
Antal E. Fekete - Gold University
  Silver and Opium 
From the mid-17th century more than 9 billion Troy ounces or 290 thousand metric tons of silver was absorbed by China from European countries in exchange for Chinese goods. The British introduced opium along with tobacco as an export item to China
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Mike Maloney - Goldsilver
  Common Gold Silver Pitfalls to Avoid 
Investing in gold and silver may seem simple and straightforward, however it is not. There are many types of ( quote, unquote ) "investments" in gold and silver you will want to avoid. Gold and silver dealers are no different from any other industry or crowd of people. Within our industry you will find many good honest professionals and organizations, but you will also find some bad outfits whose practices can be described as underhanded, even criminal. Being the Managing Director of
Sunday, November 18, 2018
Australia's Gold - Goldoz
Bits of Australia’s Gold history
Although gold had been rumoured to have been found in Australia as early as 1814, the first gold fields did not appear until thirty years later. Gold discoveries were not considered blessings in the pre 1850’s Australian convict society as the authorities believed gold fever could potentially cause anarchy in the small fledgling British colonies.
Monday, September 17, 2018
Chris Powell - GATA
Becoming deliverable, Hong Kong gold futures contract succeeds
By Enoch Yiu South China Morning Post, Hong Kong Sunday, August 27, 2017 The Hong Kong stock exchange's successful launch last month of gold futures was a boon for the city's beleaguered brokers, offering the small and medium firms that are feeding off the crumbs of the bourse extra trading activity and fee income, at a time when equities transactions have slowed to a trickle. "The gold futures launched last month were a good beginning," said Alfred Yeung Ping-kwan, founder and chairman of Glory
Sunday, September 9, 2018
Richard Mills - Aheadoftheherd
The Crime Against Silver 
In 1873, the Fourth Coinage Act was enacted by the US Congress. Western silver miners labeled this measure the "Crime of '73" because it stopped the printing of US silver dollars. The US had, unofficially, abandoned its bimetallic standard in favor of a monometallic one – gold.
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Mike Hewitt - Dollar Daze
  Hyperinflation around the Globe 
Angola (1991-1999) Angola went through the worst inflation from 1991 to 1995. In early 1991, the highest denomination was 50,000 kwanzas. By 1994, it was 500,000 kwanzas. In the 1995 currency reform, 1 kwanza reajustado was exchanged for 1,000 kwanzas. The highest denomination in 1995 was 5,000,000 kwanzas reajustados. In the 1999 currency reform, 1 new kwanza was exchanged for 1,000,000 kwanzas reajustados. The overall impact of hyperinflation: 1 new kwanza = 1,000,000,000 pre-1991 kwanzas.
Monday, April 23, 2018
Adrian Ash - Bullion Vault
10 Years of 4-Figure Gold
Spot gold prices first broke $1000 per ounce 14 March 2008... IN FACT the world's first ever $1000 gold deal had happened the day before, writes Adrian Ash at BullionVault. Thursday 13 March 2008 – a day earlier than the wholesale 'spot' gold price finally popped above $1000 per ounce – saw a customer of BullionVault offer the five ounces of gold he held in secure, insur
Thursday, March 15, 2018
SRSrocco - SRSRocco Report
The Amazing Amount of Gold The U.S. Exported Since 2000
The U.S. exported a stunning amount of gold since the turn of the century.  As the price of gold surged along with the massive increase in U.S. debt, gold exports jumped to record highs.  In 2012 alone, the United States exported nearly 700 metric tons of gold.  The total amount of U.S. net gold exports over the past 17 years equaled the combined gold reserves of six high ranking countries.While the U.S. exported nearly 8,000 metric tons (mt) of gold since 2001, it also imported a great deal as
Sunday, March 11, 2018
BullionStar - Bullion Star
BullionStar Wins First Place in Bullion Directory’s 2018 Awards
BullionStar has won Best Bullion Dealer "Rest of World" in the 2018 Bullion Directory bullion dealer Awards. Bullion Directory is an online directory which lists over one thousand bullion dealers across the world. Each year, Bullion Directory runs its global awards competition where winners are decided by the voting public. BullionStar secured the Bullion Directory award after being shortlisted during a first round of voting whose results were announced on 18 December last. The main vote then ra
Sunday, March 11, 2018
Alasdair Macleod - Finance and Eco.
Trade Wars
An overt trade war has commenced. President Trump has fired the starting gun, setting in motion an election promise, part of his Make America Great Again undertaking. It is a blow squarely aimed against China, costing China some trade perhaps, but basically a loser’s last roll of the dice.The back story appears to be far deeper than some relatively minor tariffs on steel and aluminium would suggest. It comes after a prolonged period of shadow-boxing between America in the blue corner and Russia
Friday, March 9, 2018
Chris Powell - GATA
Ambrose Evans-Pritchard: Warnings of financial blowup in Hong Kong
Hong Kong's currency regime is coming under serious strain as the U.S. Federal Reserve steps up the pace of monetary tightening, threatening to set off an unpredictable chain of events in the world's most overstretched financial system. The enclave's U.S. dollar peg -- usually rock solid -- has suddenly become the focus of global markets after the currency fell last week to its lowest level since the current trading band was established in 2005. Analysts say the authorities may soon be compelled
Monday, March 5, 2018
Nelson Hultberg - AFR.org
Pod People and the Matrix
The two greatest science fiction movies of the 20th century are Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) and The Matrix (1999). Both are seminal cinematic efforts that portray big ideological truths about the dangers of modernity and tyranny, and they do so with relentless hammer blows of frightful eeriness. The Pod People Invasion of the Body Snatchers  involves an extraterrestrial invasion in which mysterious plant spores have settled onto earth and then hatch into sinister leafy pods that migrat
Sunday, March 4, 2018
Mark O'Byrne - gold.ie
Gold Corridor From Dubai to China Sought By China
– Gold corridor from Dubai to China sought by Chinese Gold & Silver Exchange Society– New Asian gold trading corridor could boost demand for 1 kg gold bars– Should increase turnover for yuan-denominated gold coins and bars – President – Secure supplies of physical gold from Middle East and Asia for China – China positioning itself as leading gold trading and owning nation by  The Chinese Gold & Silver Exchange Society (CGSE), Hong Kong’s gold exchange, is in talks with Singapore, Myanmar and Dub
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Chris Powell - GATA
Hong Kong exchange wants gold trading corridor along 'Belt and Road'
The Chinese Gold & Silver Exchange Society, Hong Kong's gold exchange, is in talks with Singapore, Myanmar and Dubai to establish a gold commodity corridor to promote yuan-denominated products under China's Belt and Road Initiative, according to its president Haywood Cheung Tak-hay. The gold commodity corridor could be formed by establishing an integrated infrastructure network by using Hong Kong as a base, and connect the proposed bonded warehouse in Qianhai with commercial users and precious m
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Bullion Vault
Gold Bullion Hits Worst 1-Week Dollar Price Drop of 2018, Turkey-US Tensions Worsen in Syria
GOLD PRICES in the global wholesale center of London headed for the steepest 1-week drop of 2018 so far on Friday, holding a 1.7% loss against a stronger US Dollar as major government bond prices edged higher again from this month's sharp sell-off, nudging interest rates down. Failing to set a 4-year weekly closing high last Friday above $1354, gold prices today held around $1329 per ounce as the US Dollar retained most of this week's rally on t
Saturday, February 24, 2018
Bullion Vault
Gold Bullion Steadies from Fed Minutes Fall, Banks Tip Commodities vs. Inflation
GOLD BULLION rallied just $3 off a 1-week low versus the rebounding Dollar on Thursday as world stock markets fell after notes from the Federal Reserve showed the US central bank expects to keep raising its key interest rate in 2018. China's stock market opened sharply higher on the first trading day of the new Year of the Dog, but Hong Kong fell hard with the rest of Asia. Shanghai's gold marke
Friday, February 23, 2018
Bullion Vault
Gold Prices 'Hit by Deep Link' to Real Yields But 'Should Gain' on Inflation
GOLD PRICES struggled to recover from yesterday's sharp drop against the rallying US Dollar in London on Wednesday, halving last week's 2.2% gain as world stock markets fell, bond prices steadied and commodities edged higher. Retreating 2.6% from last Friday's 3-week high at $1361 per ounce, the gold price in Dollar terms has now cut its 2018 gains to date to just 2.2%. Priced in Eu
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Bullion Vault
Gold Price Gains vs Falling Dollar as Trump's 'Desolation' Budget Leaves GLD Investors Cold
GOLD PRICES rallied again versus the weakening Dollar in London trade on Tuesday, briefly touching $1330 per ounce as the US currency extended its losses after President Trump sent his 2019 fiscal plan to Congress for approval.  "After so stupidly spending $7 trillion in the Middle East, it is now time to start investing in OUR Country!" tweeted Trump on Monday. With the US military
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Nathan Lewis - New World Economics
“Rules-Based” Monetary Proposals Won’t Create S...
(This item originally appeared at Forbes.com on February 9, 2018.) https://www.forbes.com/sites/nathanlewis/2018/02/09/rules-based-monetary-proposals-wont-create-stable-money/#4b822c96128e I often say that governments should follow the “Magic Formula,” which is: Low Taxes and Stable Money. Good things happen to governments that do this, and bad things happen to those that don’t. “Stable Money” means: money that is stable in value. The traditional way to accomplish this is to link currencies to g
Monday, February 12, 2018
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