Published in Commentary  Gold  Gold  silver 


Physical Gold (Via Mat, Perth Mint, Possession) and Paper Gold (Futures, Pool / Some Unallocated Accounts etc)

Our Market Update on Friday led to queries regarding the nature of "paper gold". 

The important difference between actual physical gold and paper gold is something we have addressed frequently since 2003.


Published in Commentary  silver  Video  Video 


Videos: Gold and Silver Are Currencies of the Free

The President of the World Bank, Robert Zoellick, called for a new post Bretton-Woods currency system involving gold, in November 2010. Zoellick said that gold was worthy of consideration as a reference point for modern currencies and as an indicator to help set foreign exchange rates.


Published in silver  Silver 


The Rise of Silver – Silver Infographic: World Silver Production by Country (with Chart)

In the last 40 years, a very significant amount of silver has been consumed in consumer and industrial applications. Gold's consumption is tiny in comparison.

The fundamentals reasons for our continuing positive outlook for silver are continuing and increasing global macroeconomic and geopolitical risks; silver’s historic role as money and a store of value; the declining and very small supply of silver; significant industrial demand and most importantly significant and increasing investment demand.


Published in silver  Silver 


The Rise of Silver – Silver Infographic: World Silver Production by Country (with Chart)

In the last 40 years, a very significant amount of silver has been consumed in consumer and industrial applications. Gold's consumption is tiny in comparison.

The fundamentals reasons for our continuing positive outlook for silver are continuing and increasing global macroeconomic and geopolitical risks; silver’s historic role as money and a store of value; the declining and very small supply of silver; significant industrial demand and most importantly significant and increasing investment demand.


Published in Articles of Interest  Commentary  Gold  Silver 


Adrian Douglas: Why Own Physical Gold & Silver

Adrian Douglas of Market Force Analysis writes that in his experience, most ordinaly people have difficulty understanding why gold is the investment opportunity of a life time. Blaming the messenger, he explains it in simple terms, making a distinction between consumables and collectables:


Published in Articles of Interest  Economics  Silver 


Moneyweek: UK House Prices in Terms of Ounces of Silver

Moneyweek's Dominic Frisby writes that he is detecting a certain amount of bullishness in the UK housing market. People with cash are talking about buying to take advantage of  lower property prices and interest rates. Nevertheless, he says,


Published in Silver 


$35 Silver in 2 Years

Here is a Yahoo video where TSC's Debra Borchardt takes a look at the silver market and where it might go.

Everyone agrees that gold is on a long term rally with occasional pullbacks; but what about silver?

 


Published in Commentary  Gold  Silver 


Gold Investments Year-End Review - Outlook for 2009

Gold Outperformed Most Assets in 2008 - Gold Up 3.9% in USD; Up 5.3% in EUR and Up 34.4% in GBP. Today’s London AM fix (23/12/08) was $844.01 (USD), £570.85 (GBP) and €603.72 (EUR). At the start of 2008 (January 2nd 2008), gold’s London AM Fix was at $840.75 (USD), £424.81 (GBP)  and €573.34 (EUR). Thus, in 2008 gold is up by 3.9% against the dollar, up 5.3% against the euro and up 34.4% against the pound. The London AM Fix is a widely followed benchmark for physical gold and silver prices and is reported in major newspapers


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.


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 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 Silver 


Silver Bullion Premiums Foretell a Price Surge

Seeking Alpha has an interesting article regarding Silver Bullion premiums, though this is at the moment somewhat irrelevant since the market for 100oz bars is nearly non-existent.


Published in Articles of Interest  Silver 


GI quoted in MarketWatch: Silver's more than a sparkle in investors' eyes

GI believe all investors should have a precious metals allocation of at least 25% to silver and either buy silver outright now or should transfer from gold to silver at the earliest possible opportunity.

We believe $50


Published in Commentary  Silver 


Why the Silver Price Will Continue to Soar

Precious metals remain the most undervalued of all the asset classes. Precious metals, and particularly silver, remain the most undervalued of all the commodities. Silver is even more undervalued than gold and is undervalued when compared to other strategic commodities such as oil.

Silver has excellent and unchanged strong fundamentals but also the technical picture for silver is textbook bullish with a continuing series of higher h