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LBMA Data: Beyond The Smoke And Mirrors

Today’s AM fix was USD 1,285.75, EUR 972.34 and GBP 847.84 per ounce. 

Yesterday’s AM fix was USD 1,323.75, EUR 999.20 and GBP 870.29 per ounce. 

Gold fell $12.50 or 0.94% yesterday and closed at $1,310.30/oz. Silver also followed suit and dropped $0.16 or 0.81% and closed at $19.66. 

Gold rose in early Asian trading, then fell back to lose some of its early gains on the back of better than expected economic data. U.S. manufacturers reported best figures since June 2011. Silver finished the day with a gain of 0.81%.


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GoldCore Launch 'GoldNomics' Video to Educate about Gold

GoldCore has just launched an interesting and informative video – 'GoldNomics' – in order to help further educate the public internationally about gold.

* 'GoldNomics' conveys gold's historical and continuing importance

* Gold's extreme rarity, liquidity & safe haven status explained

* Video uses music, images, facts and quotations to show how gold is a proven store of value throughout history and an important diversification today


Published in Gold  Gold  History  History  Miscellaneous  Miscellaneous  Video  Video 


GoldCore Launch 'GoldNomics' Video to Educate about Gold

GoldCore has just launched an interesting and informative video – 'GoldNomics' – in order to help further educate the public internationally about gold.

* 'GoldNomics' conveys gold's historical and continuing importance

* Gold's extreme rarity, liquidity & safe haven status explained

* Video uses music, images, facts and quotations to show how gold is a proven store of value throughout history and an important diversification today


Published in Black Friday  Economics  History  History 


Today is the 140 Year Anniversary of Black Friday 1869 and the Gold 'Crash'

Today is the 140 Year Anniversary of the original Black Friday on September 24th, 1869. Since then the word 'Black' has been used to describe any day that the stock market, currencies or financial markets have crashed. There have been many, many such crashes but the one that birthed the term happened on this day 140 years ago.


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Today is the 140 Year Anniversary of Black Friday 1869 and the Gold 'Crash'

Today is the 140 Year Anniversary of the original Black Friday on September 24th, 1869. Since then the word 'Black' has been used to describe any day that the stock market, currencies or financial markets have crashed. There have been many, many such crashes but the one that birthed the term happened on this day 140 years ago.


Published in Economics  Gold  History  Silver  Video 


Gold in Backwardation; talk of a run on the COMEX

It wouldn't be suprising if you had never heard of backwardation. Though many commodities markets are frequently in backwardation, especially for seasonal or perishable/soft commodities, it has only happened twice in history in precious metals.


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In 2004, GoldCore Clearly Warned about Property and Stock Bubbles, and the Importance of Diversifying into Gold

Since 2003, GoldCore (then called Gold Investments) has clearly warned of property and stock market bubbles internationally, the risks in sharp falls in these markets, and the importance of diversifying into gold.

This is our homepage from early 2004, when we warned about property and stock bubbles, and the importance of diversifying into gold - http://web.archive.org/web/20040324071856/http://www.gold.ie/

Our home page warned investors and savers as seen in this section:


Published in Gold  Gold  History  History  silver  Silver 


In 2004, GoldCore Clearly Warned about Property and Stock Bubbles, and the Importance of Diversifying into Gold

Since 2003, GoldCore (then called Gold Investments) has clearly warned of property and stock market bubbles internationally, the risks in sharp falls in these markets, and the importance of diversifying into gold.

This is our homepage from early 2004, when we warned about property and stock bubbles, and the importance of diversifying into gold - http://web.archive.org/web/20040324071856/http://www.gold.ie/

Our home page warned investors and savers as seen in this section:


Published in Commentary  Gold  History 


The Big Picture: Gordon Brown's Golden Legacy

Today's Daily Mail has a rare picture of the Bank of England's Gold Reserves You are looking at the room most likely to weather the credit crunch, a vast vault filled with the final word in financial security: gold.

As stocks and shares tumble, house prices crash and previously unassailable institutions crumble into dust, the sight of several thousand 28lb bars of 24-carat gold stored in the Bank of England's massive undergro


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'Hitler's Gold Grab'

This fascinating, frightening and compelling video details the plundering of Austrian, Czech, Polish and other national gold reserves and the theft of German and european citizen's (especially the Jews) gold for the Reichsbank.

. Gold was moved to a secret potassium mine in Merkers in Thuringia in the very heart of Germany.

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Published in Commentary  Gold  History 


British Gold Sovereigns - The Preserve of Collectors, Savers and Smart Investors

Gold as Essential Diversification and Financial Insurance

Gold bullion remains an essential diversification and essential financial insurance to have in all properly diversified portfolios. Besides the ever more important factors of inflation hedging and financial insurance, gold is likely to continue to outperform other asset classes and to provide significant returns to gold buyers. Many of the world’s major investment banks are in agreement that gold is again in a long term multiyear bull market. Many believe gold will surpass its inflation adjusted 1980 high of $2,400/oz i