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Andy Hoffman - Miles Franklin
Silver Price Optimist or Pessimist
DISCLOSURE:  This article was written for Miles Franklin by Gary Christenson. Miles Franklin sells silver and believes that silver is under-valued. Prices will rise in coming years. I share that belief. Regardless, this article presents both optimistic and pessimistic interpretations for future silver prices. SILVER  PRICES  OPTIMIST: DEMAND:  Silver demand increases every year and will push prices higher. Our modern world depends upon electronics, computers, missiles, fighter jets, cruise missi
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Adrian Ash - Bullion Vault
London Gold Trading Up, Physical Flows Down in 2017
4-year high in London bullion trading as gold bar holdings grow... GOLD TRADING in the world's central wholesale market of London rose to a four-year high by volume and value in 2017, but physical flows of bullion bars through the UK fell by one quarter, down for the first year since 2014, writes Adrian Ash at BullionVault. Data reported by industry body the London Bulli
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Mark O'Byrne - gold.ie
Bank Bail-In Risk In European Countries Seen In 5 Key Charts
Bank Bail-In Risk In Europe Seen In 5 Charts – Nearly €1 trillion in non-performing loans poses risks to European banks’– Greece has highest non-performing loans as a share of total credit – Italy has the biggest pile of bad debt in absolute terms– Bad debt in Italy is still “a major problem” which has to be addressed – ECB– Level of bad loans in Italy remains above that seen before the financial crisis – Deposits in banks in Greece, Cyprus, Italy, Ireland, Czech Republic and Portugal most at ri
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Jeff Clark - Casey Research
Storing and Hiding Your Gold at Home
Where, exactly, should you store your gold at home?You instinctively know that gold is valuable and understand it must be stored safely. You probably also realize that gold coins and bars come with no replacement policy: if you lose them, they’re gone for good. No claim check to redeem.This makes your home storage plan critical.This guide provides hiding tips, the pros and cons of alarms and safes, backyard burial advice, the home storage golden rule, and why insuring your metal is probably not
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
Bullion Vault
Start of Chinese New Year Holiday See Gold Bullion Whip on US Inflation Data, Turkey Threatens 'Ottoman Slap'
GOLD BULLION prices fell as the Dollar jumped on stronger-than-expected US inflation data Wednesday, only to recover the drop as fixed-income bond prices fell, pushing longer-term interest rates higher once more. World stock markets also sank and then rallied on the news, with Germany's Dax regaining a previous 1.0% loss by mid-afternoon in Frankfurt. Gold priced in non-US currencies also spiked
Wednesday, February 14, 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
Bullion Vault
Gold Prices Steady Ex-Dollar Amid 'Correction, Not Crash' in World Stocks, 2017 Coin and Bar Demand Weakest Since '09
GOLD PRICES fell $10 per ounce against a resurgent US Dollar on Tuesday in London, erasing this week's earlier gain as world stock market sank for a third session running. Solid gold trading in Shanghai – where the Chinese stock market today sank over 3% – saw global quotes rise to $1345, with Tuesday's benchmark price in the No.1 consumer nation edging higher in Yuan terms. Barely
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
Rory Hall - The Daily coin
Massive Russian Silver Hoard
This story first surfaced a couple of weeks ago and now Mike Maloney has produced a video discussing all the Russian gold and how the U.S. hasn’t audited Ft. Knox or FRBNY vaults in multiple decades while Russia is not only providing a birds-eye view of their gold and silver reserves they give an idea of how all this money is accounted. If you watch the vide below some of the images give a close up shot of the cages where the gold is stored with various serial numbers and vault numbers. One coul
Monday, February 5, 2018
BullionStar - Bullion Star
Your Weight in Gold
The traditional phrase “worth your weight in gold” has been used since Roman times, and is a well-known saying signifying that someone or something is very valuable, helpful, or to be treasured. But taken literally, what ‘value’ would a person be worth if they were worth their own weight in gold? For a given gold price, the answer not surprisingly depends on the person’s weight, so a more suitable and relevant question might be what value would an average person be worth if they were worth their
Monday, February 5, 2018
Adam Hamilton - Zealllc
Radical Gold Underinvestment 4
Global investors are radically underinvested in gold today.  Years of relentless stock-market rallying to endless new record highs have left this classic alternative investment deeply out of favor.  But this gold-demand ebb is ending.  The same central banks that fueled these extreme stock markets through epic easing are reversing to massive and unprecedented tightening.  As stocks roll over, gold investment will return. Gold is a unique asset class established ove
Friday, February 2, 2018
Perth Mint Blog - Perth Mint Blog.
Dragons set to fire more investor interest in bullion
The Perth Mint has enhanced its range of bullion coins for investors with a significantly new type of offering. Struck in the shape of our popular minted bars, the new rectangle-shaped Dragon bullion coins are issued as Australian legal tender. Made from 1oz of 99.99% pure silver and 1oz of 99.99% pure gold, these releases tap into surging interest in Asian-style design themes exemplified by the Mint’s highly successful Australian Lunar coin program. With elements carefully chosen to convey the
Friday, February 2, 2018
Przemyslaw Radomski CFA - SunshineProfits
Four Key Trends for Gold Market in 2018
The World Gold Council published its gold market outlook for 2018. Will gold continue its January rally or should we expect declines? Solid Gold’s Performance in 2017 The World Gold Council begins its report with a short summary of 2017. The organization points out that gold performed relatively well, given the fact that the global economy picked up, risk assets rose in value, while the Fed hiked interest rates three times. Against this backdrop, the price of gold in U.S. dollars rose 13.5 perce
Thursday, February 1, 2018
Perth Mint Blog - Perth Mint Blog.
Monthly Sales - January 2018
Total ounces of gold and silver sold by The Perth Mint in January 2018 as coins and minted bars:   - Gold (Au): 37,174 oz   - Silver (Ag): 1,067,361 oz This chart shows total monthly ounces of gold and silver shipped as minted products by The Perth Mint to wholesale and retail customers worldwide. It excludes sales of cast bars and other Group activities including sales of allocated/unallocated precious metal for storage by the Depository.
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
Andy Hoffman - Miles Franklin
Dollar Destruction and Inexpensive Commodities
Americans buy groceries with dollars. Most of the world buys crude oil with dollars.  World trade depends upon dollars. That is changing but for now, it’s a fact. SO WHAT? If dollars weaken against other fiat currencies and against commodities, it takes more dollars to buy the same stuff. That extra-hot, sugar free, half-caf, soy latte for five bucks could be priced at seven bucks next year.  Gasoline in the U.S. was $0.25 fifty years ago and now it’s ten times more expensive. Slow or fast, doll
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Mark O'Byrne - gold.ie
Davos – My Personal Experience of the $100,000 Event, $60 Burgers, Massive Inequality and the Blockchain Revolution 
– Davos elite hear warnings of complacency akin to 2007 as economic risks grow – Toxic mix of infallible belief, arrogance, megalomania and economic ignorance – Some express concern economies are vulnerable due to imbalances, trade, geo-political tensions– Soros: Trump creating ‘mafia state’ & ‘set on a course towards nuclear war’ with N Korea– Bond bear market, rising interest rates and massive $233 trillion debt are some of the many threats to global stability – Davos theme explores massive in
Friday, January 26, 2018
Bullion Vault
Gold Price Hits Summer 2016 High vs. Mnuchin's 'Weak Dollar' But Silver -2.0 for 2018 in GBP
GOLD PRICES hit new 17-month highs against the Dollar above $1360 per ounce at the start of London dealing on Thursday, rising as the US currency extended its slump after President Donald Trump's Treasury Secretary said he welcomed a "weak Dollar". Gaining for the 12th time in 18 trading days so far in 2018, wholesale gold bullion prices set the highest London AM benchmark since the shock Brexit referendum result highs of August 201
Thursday, January 25, 2018
Chris Powell - GATA
As Asia takes over gold trade, World Gold Council considers standard for kilobars
LONDON -- The World Gold Council is studying the creation of a global standard for gold kilobars so they can be deployed as collateral in futures markets and potentially encourage demand, sources close to the matter said. Kilobars -- 1 kilogram gold bars -- dominate Asian trade but a lack of transparency about their origin and the absence of a global standard hinders their use on exchanges elsewhere. Clearing houses, some of which allow bullion to be used as collateral on futures markets, might
Thursday, January 25, 2018
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