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Julian D. W. Phillips - Gold Forecaster
Gold and Silver Market Morning: Jan 25 2017 - Gold and Silver consolidating!
Gold Today–New York closed at $1,209.90on the 24th January after closing at $1,215.30 on the 23rd January.London opened at $1,203.25 today.Overall the dollar was stronger against global currencies early today. Before London’s opening: -The $: € was stronger at $1.0724: €1 from $1.0752: €1 yesterday.-The Dollar index was stronger at 100.31 from 100.20 yesterday. -The Yen was weaker at 113.69:$1 from yesterday’s 113.24 against the dollar. -The Yuan was weaker at 6.8766: $1, from 6.8534: $1, yester
Friday, February 16, 2018
Mark O'Byrne - gold.ie
Is The Gold Price Heading Higher? IG TV Interview GoldCore
Research Director at GoldCore, Mark O’Byrne talks to IG TV’s Victoria Scholar about the outlook for the gold price. In this interview, Mark O’Byrne, research director at Goldcore, says the fact that the gold price did not spike during last week’s equity sell-off was to be expected. He said even at the height of the global financial crisis, amid the collapse in the Wall Street behemoth Lehman Brothers, gold prices fell. O’Byrne says gold’s hedge abilities and safe haven attributes are seen more
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Mark O'Byrne - gold.ie
Global Debt Crisis II Cometh
– Global debt ‘area of weakness’ and could ‘induce financial panic’ – King warns– Global debt to GDP now 40 per cent higher than it was a decade ago – BIS warn – Global non-financial corporate debt grew by 15% to 96% of GDP in the past six years – US mortgage rates hit highest level since May 2014– US student loans near $1.4 trillion, 40% expected to default in next 5 years– UK consumer debt hit £200b, highest level in 30 years, 25% of households behind on repayments The ducks are beginning to
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Mark O'Byrne - gold.ie
Sovereign Wealth Funds Investing In Gold For “Long Term Returns” – PwC
– Sovereign wealth funds investing in gold for long term returns – PwC – Gold has outperformed equities and bonds over the long term – PwC Research – Gold is up 6.7% and 6.8% per annum over 10 and 20 year periods; Stocks and bonds returned less than 5.2% respectively over same period (see PwC table) – From 1971 to 2016 (45 years), “gold real returns were approximately 10% while inflation increased 4%” – Gold also valuable due to lack of correlation and hedge against inflation, currency devaluati
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Mark O'Byrne - gold.ie
Bitcoin and Crypto Prices Being Manipulated Like Precious Metals?
Listen on BlogTalkRadio Kerry Lutz of the Financial Survival Network (FSN) interviewed GoldCore’s Mark O’Byrne about the outlook for crypto currencies, financial markets and precious metals. – Are bitcoin and crypto prices being manipulated like precious metals? – Is there a coordinated backlash against bitcoin from JPM and powerful interests? – 95% of cryptocurrencies and ICOs will likely go to zero – Good cryptos will thrive, most will disappear in “massive creative destruction” – Ponzi like n
Monday, February 12, 2018
Mark O'Byrne - gold.ie
Brexit Risks Increase – London Property Market and Pound Vulnerable
Brexit Risks Increases – London Property Market and Pound Vulnerable  – Brexit uncertainty deepens as UK government in disarray– BOE warns of earlier and larger rate hikes for Brexit-hit UK– UK property prices fall second month in row, London property under pressure – No deal Brexit estimated to cost UK £80bn according to government analysis – Transition period causing major uncertainty for UK and pound – Pound expected to fall as Brexit fears remain into 2018 Editor: Mark O’Byrne Source: VoxEU.
Friday, February 9, 2018
Mark O'Byrne - gold.ie
Peak Gold: Global Gold Supply Flat In 2017 As China Output Falls By 9
Peak Gold: 2017 Supply Flat As China Output Falls By 9% – China gold production falls by 9% to 420.5t in 2017– Chinese gold demand rose 4% to 953.3t in same period– China is largest producer and accounts for 15% of global gold production– China does not export gold. Increasing foreign gold acquisitions to meet demand– Global gold production flat – 3,269t in ’17 from 3,263t in ’16, smallest increase since ’08–  is here: supply set to fall gradually while global demand remains robust Editor: Mark
Thursday, February 8, 2018
Mark O'Byrne - gold.ie
Crypto Currency Backlash Sees Flight From Cryptos and Bitcoin
– Bitcoin falls from $20,000 to below $6,000 and bounces back to $8000– Top 50 crypto currencies lost over 50% of value in 24 hours– Over $60 billion wiped off entire crypto currency market in 24 hours– Markets concerned about increased regulation, manipulation & country-wide bans– ‘Growing global unease about risks virtual currencies pose to investors and financial system’ – SEC– Gold acting as store of value from “correcting” stock markets & crashing cryptos – Gold is essentially flat in recen
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Perth Mint Blog - Perth Mint Blog.
LBMA forecasters split on price of gold in 2018
The London Bullion Market Exchange’s latest Precious Metals Forecast Survey has split analysts on the likely direction of precious metals in 2018. The annual forecast brings together a group of experts to predict the high, low and average price of gold, silver, platinum and palladium during each 12-month period. This year 34 participants were asked for their views. Notable factors that divided the group’s projections included the level of U.S. real interest rates, the likely impact of geopolitic
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Mark O'Byrne - gold.ie
Gold Rises As Global Stocks Plunge and Bitcoin Crashes 70
– Gold gains 0.6% in USD and surges 1.7% in euros and pounds – European stocks fall more than 3% at the open after sharp falls in Asia – DJIA falls 1,175 points, S&P 500 down 4.1% and Nikkei plummets 4.7%– Gold rises from $1,330 to $1,342, £942 to £960 and €1,067 to €1,085 /oz– Bitcoin crashes another 10% and has now plummeted by 70% to below $6,000 – Increased risk aversion will drive safe haven demand for gold as its hedging properties are appreciated again  Source: Bloomberg via Mining.com Go
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Mark O'Byrne - gold.ie
Shrinkflation Intensifies – Stealth Inflation As Thousands of Food Products Shrink In Size, Not Price
– Shrinkflation continues to take hold across UK, Ireland and US for sixth year running– Shrinkflation sees consumers gets less product, but at the same or increased price– 2,500 products have shrunk according to Office of National Statistics in UK– Reported inflation is between 1.7% and 3% but actually much higher– Shrinkflation is financial fraud, unreported inflation in stealth mode– Gold is hedging inflation and shrinkflation Editor: Mark O’Byrne Two bars of the Toblerone Swiss chocolate. Ne
Monday, February 5, 2018
Bullion Vault
Gold Price -$10 on Strongest US Wage Inflation Since Jan '09 But Fed 'Behind the Curve'
GOLD PRICES sank $10 inside 30 minutes Friday lunchtime in London as new US data showed a stronger-than-expected rise in new jobs plus the largest annual rise in average wages since January 2009. The Dollar jumped on the FX market, extending an overnight rally begun as the Bank of Japan became the first central bank amid 2018's sell-off of government bonds to step into the market and buy in a bid to stem the resulting surge in longer-term intere
Friday, February 2, 2018
Mark O'Byrne - gold.ie
U.S. Debt Is “Extraordinarily High” and Are Stock And Bond Bubbles – Greenspan
– “We have a stock market bubble” warns Greenspan– “Bond bubble will be the big issue” he tells Bloomberg TV (see video)– “Fiscally unstable long-term outlook in which inflation will take hold” – “Ratio of federal debt to GDP which is extraordinarily high” (see chart)– Higher interest rates, inflation and stagflation coming – Gold is the “ultimate insurance policy” – Greenspan Source: US Funds : The man who made the term “irrational exuberance” famous says investors are at it again. “There are
Friday, February 2, 2018
Chris Powell - GATA
Ronan Manly: LBMA promises transparency but never delivers
Gold researcher Ronan Manly today examines the years-long racket of the London Bullion Market Association's promising greater transparency in the gold market while always failing to deliver. Manly's analysis is headlined "What's Happening (or Not) at the LBMA: Some Updates" and it's posted at Bullion Star here: https://www.bullionstar.com/blogs/ronan-manly/whats-happening-not-lbma-u...
Friday, February 2, 2018
Mark O'Byrne - gold.ie
Gold Bullion Price Suppression To End? Bullion Bank Traders Arrested For Manipulating Market
– CFTC fines UBS, HSBC and Deutsche Bank millions of dollars each for gold price manipulation – Deutsche Bank ‘engaged in a scheme to manipulate the price of precious metals futures contracts’– UBS ‘attempted to manipulate the price of precious metals futures contracts’– HSBC engaged ‘in numerous acts of spoofing with respect to certain futures products in gold and other precious metals’– Gold ‘experts’ continue to deny legal rulings, evidence amassed by GATA, admissions by banks and central ban
Thursday, February 1, 2018
Ronan Manly - Bullion Star
What’s Happening (or Not) at the LBMA: Some Updates
This article is in 3 parts and covers a) upcoming trade reporting in the London gold market which is being led by the London Bullion Market Association (LBMA), b) the recent publication by the LBMA of a Guide to the London OTC precious metals markets, and c) an update on monthly vault reporting which the LBMA and the Bank of England launched in 2017. LBMA Trade Reporting The lack of trade reporting in the London gold market is possibly one of the biggest ommissions in global financial markets, s
Thursday, February 1, 2018
Mark O'Byrne - gold.ie
  ATMs Hit By Malware “Jackpotting” Attacks That Dispense All Cash In Minutes
– ATMs in US hit by “jackpotting” attacks that empty ATMs in minutes – FBI warns of attacks in US after similar crimes in Taiwan, Thailand and Europe– Hackers have stolen c.$1 million from ATMs across the US warns U.S. Secret Service– Target Diebold Nixdorf machines – #1 global ATM provider, 35% of ATMs worldwide– Digital deposits increasingly vulnerable – Time to save in physical gold Editor: Mark O’Byrne Source: TechViral.net $1 million has been stolen from ATMs across the United States by hac
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Mark O'Byrne - gold.ie
London Property Market Tumbles As Glut of Luxury Apartments Grows To 3,000
– London property market tumbles as glut of luxury apartments grows to 3,000– Property crisis in London as over half of 1,900 luxury apartments built 2017 fail to sell– London’s still high priced property causes companies to locate offices elsewhere– At current rates, glut of London properties will take three years to sell– Leading London-based estate agents Foxtons’ sees 42% drop in earnings, yoy– UK’s largest estate agent issues second profit warning in three months – Number of homes sold in D
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Mark O'Byrne - gold.ie
Silver Bullion: Once and Future Money
– “Silver is as much a monetary metal as gold” – Rickards – U.S. following footsteps of Roman Empire which collapsed due to currency debasement (must see table) – Silver bullion is set to rally due to a combination of supply/demand fundamentals, geopolitical pressures creating safe haven demand, and increasing inflation expectations as confidence in central banking and fiat money erodes– “Silver is ripe for a major breakout to the upside in 2018″ – analyst Samson Li of Reuters – Investors can st
Monday, January 29, 2018
Mark O'Byrne - gold.ie
Greatest Stock Bubble In History? GoldNomics Podcast Transcript
Dave: Welcome to episode two of the Goldnomics podcast where we look at the developments in financial markets through the lens of precious metals. Before we start today, I just want to remind all our listeners to subscribe to the Goldnomics podcast on iTunes YouTube or SoundCloud. And you can also stay up to date with all of the developments in precious metals markets by subscribing for our market updates at www.goldcore.com. And you can find a link in the show notes accompanying this podcast.
Sunday, January 28, 2018
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