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Gold Secrets - Bix Weir
Golden Secrets (V) Chocolate Mountain Military Base 
Here's where it gets a little tricky. The largest gold mine in the world is reported to be the Grasberg Mine in Indonesia with estimated reserves of 1,250 tons of gold (40M oz). According to USGS the total economically mineable gold reserves in the world is only 100,000 tons. And of that the USA only holds about 5,500 tons...or do we?
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Antal E. Fekete - Gold University
How to protect one’s pension with Gold 
Greed is as old as human race. The last time it overtook husbandry in the realm of gold was over 35 years ago. In 1968 you could still buy gold at $35 per oz. The price had not changed for 35 years, since 1933, in spite of six years of depression; six years of World War II; six years of Marshall give-away; six years of Korean War; six years of escalation of the Vietnam War; the Berlin blockade, the Cuban missile crisis and other Cold War battles. All these historic events have contributed to monetary depreciation in the order of 75 percent. The gold mining industry was badly hurting. Yet it kept producing and selling gold at break-neck speed as if there was no tomorrow. The gold producers of the 1960s, just as those of today, were doped by the paper-money magic. They were coaxed out of their possession of a real asset to exchange it for a phony one. In giving it up at a ridiculous price they were unwitting stooges helping postpone the day when gold could break its shackles. Nobody then or since has bothered pointing out the folly of the inmate who would ingratiate himself to the jail-keepers by assisting them to make his yoke heavier.
Friday, June 8, 2018
Mish - Global Economic Analysis
  Misconceptions about Gold 
Few markets are as widely misunderstood and subject to so many misconceptions as gold. Many of those misconceptions stem from gold's dual role as a commodity and money. This post will attempt to clear up some of those misconception with a few facts. Let's start with one key fact. Gold is Money Gold is Money
Monday, June 4, 2018
Adam Hamilton - Zealllc
Gold Miners’ Q4’17 Fundamentals
The gold miners’ stocks remain deeply out of favor, trading at prices seen when gold was half or even a quarter of current levels.  So many traders assume this small contrarian sector must be really struggling fundamentally.  But nothing could be farther from the truth!  The major gold miners’ recently-released Q4’17 results prove they are thriving.  Their languishing stock prices are the result of irrational herd sentiment. Four times a year publicly-traded co
Friday, March 16, 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
SRSrocco - SRSRocco Report
Top Gold Producers Mine Supply To Fall Right When Potential Investment Demand To Surge
The gold market is setting up for a perfect storm as the top mining producers’ supply is forecasted to decline right when demand is likely to surge.  The surge in gold demand will occur as the broader stock markets roll over and begin their inevitable massive correction.  Due to the tremendous amount of leverage in the system, the coming market correction will be quite violent at times.  If investors believe the correction is over, and high times are here again, then they haven’t learned anythin
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Alan Leishman
Mineral Specimen Collecting: Silver and Gold
For the last 20 years, the author has been visiting mines, mineral fairs, and mineral dealers to purchase and self collect minerals from over 40 countries to date. One of his guiding inspirations was Peter Bancroft's excellent book Gem and Crystal Treasures which describes Bancroft's selection of the 100 localities for the worlds best mineral specimens. This essay will describe some of the background and history of famous localities, and the minerals found there. It is
Thursday, February 15, 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
Robert Blumen
What Is Key for the Price Formation of Gold
Robert Blumen discusses some important but widely misunderstood elements acting on the gold price. He explains that frequently cited gold demand statistics have no relationship to the gold price. In addition, he explains that the annual gold mine production is of very little influence, as gold is hoarded, not consumed like other commodities. Robert Blumen was born in 1964 and gr
Thursday, February 8, 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
Chris Powell - GATA
Nearly a thousand gold miners trapped underground in South Africa
* * * By Allan Seccombe Business Day, Johannesburg Thursday, February 1, 2018 About 950 workers are trapped underground at Sibanye-Stillwater's Beatrix gold mine in the Free State, after an overnight power failure cause by a lightning strike. Rescue efforts are under way, the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) said this afternoon. At least 40 workers had been brought back to the surface at the gold mine, with 950 miners still below ground at 3 Shaft at Beatrix, the union s
Friday, February 2, 2018
Steve St Angelo - SRSRocco Report
WORLD’S LARGEST SILVER MINES: Suffer Falling Ore Grades Rising Costs
The world’s two largest silver mines have seen their productivity decline substantially due to falling ore grades and rising costs.  Gone are the days when silver mines could produce silver at 15-20 ounces per ton.  Today, the Primary Silver Mining Industry is likely producing silver at an average yield of 4-5 ounces per ton.In my newest video, I discuss the changes that have taken place in the world’s two largest silver mines, the Cannington Mine in Australia and the Fresnillo Mine in Mexico. 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
SRSrocco - SRSRocco Report
WORLDS LARGEST SILVER MINES: Suffer Falling Ore Grades And Rising Costs
The world’s two largest silver mines have seen their productivity decline substantially due to falling ore grades and rising costs.  Gone are the days when silver mines could produce silver at 15-20 ounces per ton.  Today, the Primary Silver Mining Industry is likely producing silver at an average yield of 4-5 ounces per ton.In my newest video, I discuss the changes that have taken place in the world’s two largest silver mines, the Cannington Mine in Australia and the Fresnillo Mine in Mexico. 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
SRSrocco - SRSRocco Report
The Market Underestimates The Tremendous Energy Consumption By The Gold Mining Industry
While the gold mining industry reports energy as only 15-20% of its total production costs, the total amount consumed by the industry is much higher.  The market underestimates the amount of energy consumed by the gold mining industry because of the way it is listed in their financial statements.  Thus, it takes a great deal more energy to produce gold than the market realizes.Due to the complex supply chain system that we depend upon, most of the energy that is consumed in the production of goo
Friday, January 26, 2018
Antal E. Fekete - Gold University
Has Barrick Been Barricked By The U.S.
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Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Egon von Greyerz - Matterhorn AM
AS SISYPHUS FAILS GOLD WILL ASCEND
Welcome to 2018 – a year that will be the culmination of at least 105 years of mismanagement of the Western financial system by governments, central bankers and the elite. 2018 will be a year of major volatility in many markets. Stocks are now in a melt-up phase and before the major bear markets start in virtually all countries around the world, we are likely to see the final exhaustion moves which could be substantial. The year will also be marked by inflation increasing a lot faster than expec
Friday, January 12, 2018
SRSrocco - SRSRocco Report
U.S. Gold Market Switches From A Surplus In 2016 To Deficit In 2017
The U.S. gold market suffered a net deficit this year compared to a small surplus in 2016.  This was quite interesting because U.S. physical gold demand will be down considerably this year.  In 2016, total U.S. gold demand was 212 metric tons versus an estimated 150 metric tons this year.  The majority of the decline in U.S. gold demand is from the physical bar and coin sector that is down 56% in the first three quarters of 2017 compared to the same period last year.So, why will the U.S. gold ma
Sunday, January 7, 2018
Mark O'Byrne - gold.ie
An Interview with GoldCore Founder, Mark O’Byrne
“Uber-bull predictions of gold at over $5,000 per ounce are not beyond the realms of possibility…” So says GoldCore founder and self-confessed gold bug, Mark O’Byrne. Indeed, I recently caught up with Mark to get his thoughts on gold and what’s going on with it right now… But before we got to the nitty-gritty, I started by asking him a little about his background: GLENN: How long have you been in the gold business, Mark? MARK: Well, I founded GoldCore more than 14 years ago and it’s been my pass
Thursday, January 4, 2018
BullionStar - Bullion Star
The 5 Largest Gold Nuggets that Still Exist
Throughout gold rush and gold mining history, the discovery of a large gold nugget is a phenomenon which always causes excitement throughout a mining community as well as capturing the wider public's imagination. It has probably something to do with so much gold being found at the same time, often with relative ease. Gold nuggets can be found in alluvial deposits (sediments formed by water movement) or in other placer deposits (formed by other movement), but gold nuggets can also be found in or
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
The Gold Report
Mining Project Financing Firm Transacts Royalty Agreement
BMO Capital Markets reported on this company's recent royalty transaction and its upside potential. Sandstorm Gold Ltd. (SSL:TSX; SAND:NYSE.MKT) has agreed to purchase a 2% net smelter return (NSR) royalty for $45 million in cash from Acacia Mining Plc (ACA:LSE) on the Endeavour Silver Corp. (EDR:TSX; EXK:NYSE; EJD:FSE)-operated Houndé gold mine, "providing for immediate cash flow starting in 2018 and upside potential through additional exploration effo
Saturday, December 30, 2017
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