Monthly Archives: October 2015

30
Oct
2015

Gold Bullion Up 3% In October and Enters “Seasonal Sweet Spot”

– Gold down 1.3% this week on Fed “noise” – Gold up 3% in October on robust demand – Stronger gains in euros, Swiss francs, Japanese yen – October poor month for gold seasonally – November, December, January and February the “seasonal sweet spot” – Confirmation of surging demand for bullion in Germany, India and […]

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29
Oct
2015

London Property Bubble Set To Burst – UBS and Deutsche Warn

The London property market is being increasingly recognised as a bubble and now even leading international banks are warning that the bubble may be set to burst. Today, UBS has warned that London’s property market is “frothing” and last week Deutsche Bank were the property party pooper “calling time” on the London property “party.”   […]

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28
Oct
2015

“Ignore The Noise” & Focus On The Fact That Central Banks “Remain Extremely Accommodative”

The primary focus this week is again on the “all powerful” Fed. If the Fed leans toward a rate hike in December, gold could come under pressure again in the short term. However, if it leans toward raising rates next year, then gold would be expected to eke out further gains. Bank of England – […]

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27
Oct
2015

EU Takes Countries To Court Over ‘Bail-In’ Laws

The European Commission is taking legal action against six European countries, including the Netherlands and Luxembourg, after they failed to implement rules that would allow for depositors to have their cash confiscated. Six countries will be referred to the European Court of Justice (ECJ) for their continued failure to transpose the EU’s “bail-in” laws into […]

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23
Oct
2015

Gold Bullion Q&A – How To Allocate, Dollar Cost Average, Rebalance and Store Where?

Global Economic Outlook History and Role of Gold in Portfolios Today Asset Allocation – Higher Allocations to Gold Justified Dollar Cost Average – Need to Front End Financial Insurance An “ETF Is No Substitute for Physical Allocated Gold in the Vault” Switzerland, Singapore and London are Safest Places to Store Gold Q&A Global Debt to […]

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22
Oct
2015

Gold Is Long Term Inflation Hedge – Leading Academic Expert

By Dr Brian Lucey Recent research  has begun to cast some doubt upon the inflation hedging capacity of gold. The inflation experience over the last 40 years,  since gold began to float freely,  has been  very mixed. In the 1970s we were concerned in relation to inflation, perhaps even fears of hyperinflation;  now the talk […]

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21
Oct
2015

Insane “Trillion Dollar Platinum Coin” Option Ruled Out By U.S. Treasury To Avert New Debt Crisis

The silly and somewhat insane uber Keynesian “Trillion Dollar Platinum Coin” appears to be now firmly off the table. The US Congress has once again ruled out the possibility of issuing a “trillion dollar platinum coin” floated as a possible solution to the looming US Debt Crisis. Pressure is mounting as Treasury Secretary Jack Lew […]

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20
Oct
2015

Gold On Verge Of Posting First Positive Year Since 2012

Gold is looking likely to finish the year positive for the first time since 2012, according to Frank Holmes writing in Forbes today.  Holmes points to the weaker US dollar, the probability of near-zero interest rates for the remainder of the year and a seasonal increase in demand as underpinning the positive momentum. “…the yellow […]

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19
Oct
2015

LBMA Looks to Modernise Gold Trading

Change is brewing in London as the the LBMA – the association that oversees the world’s largest gold market – is looking at how best to modernise and improve over-the-counter gold trading. LBMA Annual Conference As members of the world’s gold industry meet this week at the LBMA’s annual conference in Vienna, their proposals are […]

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16
Oct
2015

Gold’s Inflection Point and Asset Allocation with Butler and O’Byrne

– Gold’s Outlook For Year End 2015 and In 2016 – Gold’s Performance in the Coming Years: 2016-2020 – Coming Global Currency Reset – Asset Allocation – How Much Gold? – Owning Gold – How and Where? We had the great pleasure of interviewing John Butler of Amphora Capital yesterday and announced that John is […]

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