24
Aug
2016

Jim Grant Is “Very Bullish On Gold”

Jim Grant is “very bullish on gold” due to deepening concerns of a crash in sovereign debt. The monetary historian and expert, financial journalist and editor of the investment newsletter ‘Grant’s Interest Rate Observer’ is always worth reading and listening to. Grant gave voice to his deepening concerns in an excellent interview with  Swiss business newspaper […]

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23
Aug
2016

Germans Warned To ‘Stockpile’ Cash In Case Of ‘War’

The German government is warning its people to ‘stockpile’ food, water and cash in case of ‘war’. For the first time since the end of the Cold War, the German government is set to tell citizens to stockpile food, water, medicine, fuel and cash in case of war, an attack, catastrophe or “national emergency”, the Frankfurter […]

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22
Aug
2016

Ireland’s Biggest Bank Charging Depositors – Negative Interest Rate Madness

Deposits at Bank of Ireland are soon to face charges in the form of negative interest rates after it emerged on Friday that the bank is set to become the first Irish bank to charge customers for placing their cash on deposit with the bank. This radical move was expected as the European Central Bank began charging large […]

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19
Aug
2016

Rothchilds Buying Gold On “Greatest Experiment” With Money In “History of the World”

The Rothschilds are buying gold through their investment house RIT Capital Partners and Lord Jacob Rothchild is warning about the results of “the greatest experiment in monetary policy in the history of the world”. British investment banker Lord Jacob Rothschild is buying gold. Pictured with Joanna Lumley. (Source: Getty) The Rothchild’s investment house has increased its allocation […]

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18
Aug
2016

Gold – “Mother of All Bull Markets Has Only Just Begun” – Grandich

There are many reasons to believe that “the mother of all bull markets has only just begun” for gold. So believes Peter Grandich, the market analyst dubbed the “Wall Street Whiz Kid” whose track record speaks for itself. He called the Wall Street Crash in 1987 and subsequent sharp stock market recovery, the end of the bull […]

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17
Aug
2016

45th Anniversary Of Nixon Ending The Gold Standard

This week 45 years ago, August 15th 1971 to be exact, President Nixon suddenly declared the end of the Gold Standard. He ushered in the modern monetary system based on fiat paper and digital currency that works so poorly for us today and led to the global financial crisis. The dramatic announcement by ‘Tricky Dicky’ […]

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16
Aug
2016

Gold In UK Pounds Collapses 38% Versus Gold and 56% Versus Silver Year To Date

Gold in UK pounds neared its post-Brexit high overnight as sterling fell sharply on currency markets due to concerns about rising inflation as shown in data today and the outlook for the UK economy. Gold is up nearly 4% in sterling terms in August and by a whopping 38% year to date.  ‘Sterling silver’ has […]

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15
Aug
2016

Will Ireland Be First Country In World To See Bail-in Regime?

Deposit bail-in risks are slowly being realised in Ireland, after it emerged overnight that FBD, one of Ireland’s largest insurance companies, have been moving cash out of Irish bank deposits and into bonds. Revelations regarding deposit bail-in risks came in the wake of warnings of a new property crash centred on the housing market in Ireland. The former […]

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12
Aug
2016

Money “Madness” Negative Interest Rates Sees Gold Buying Surge

Gold buying surged to record levels in H1, 2016 due to increasing concerns about the political, economic and monetary outlook. In particular, deepening concerns about the negative interest rate money “madness” of central banks today. Heike Hofmann sells fruit and vegetables in Germany. She reacted to negative rates by cutting spending & buying gold bars. Photo: Georgi […]

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11
Aug
2016

Gold Investment Demand Reaches Record In First Half 2016 On “Perfect Storm”

Gold investment demand surged to a record in the first half of 2016 and overtook the previous high seen during the 2009 financial crisis on a “perfect storm” for gold according to the ‘Gold Demand Trends Q2 2016’ report which was released by the World Gold Council today. Western investors especially in Europe saw the greatest […]

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