Monthly Archives: January 2017

31
Jan
2017

Silver, Platinum and Palladium As Safe Havens – Reassessing Their Role

Precious Metals As Safe Havens – Reassessing Their Role New research confirms that not just gold but also the other precious metals –  silver, platinum and palladium bullion – act as safe havens, especially from ‘Economic Policy Uncertainty.’ This is something that is particularly prevalent today due to the ‘Hard Brexit’ impact on the UK and […]

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30
Jan
2017

Why 2017 Could See the Collapse of the Euro

2017 could be the year that the euro collapses according to Joseph Stiglitz writing in Fortune magazine and these concerns were echoed over the weekend by former Bundesbank vice-president and senior European Central Bank official, Jürgen Stark, when he said that the ‘destruction’ of the Eurozone may be necessary if countries are to thrive again. Stark and Stiglitz are too of […]

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27
Jan
2017

Dow 20K … US Debt $20 Trillion … Trump and $15,000 Gold

by Jan Skoyles, Editor Mark O’Byrne In case you’ve been hiding under a rock, the Dow Jones Industrial Average reached 20,000 earlier this week for the first time in its 132 year history to much media fanfare. Bigcharts via Financial Sense Since Trump’s election US market indicators, including the Dow have been ticking up – […]

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26
Jan
2017

Switzerland’s Gold Exports To China Surge To 158 Tons In December

Switzerland’s Gold Exports To China Surge To 158 Tonnes In December Switzerland’s gold bullion exports to China saw a huge jump in December, climbing to 158 tons versus a much lower 30.6 tons in November –  a jump of 416%. According to Eddie van der Walt as reported on the Bloomberg terminal this morning, total Swiss […]

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25
Jan
2017

Blockchain – Central Banks Banking On It

Blockchain – Central Banks Banking On Blockchain “The root problem with conventional currency is all the trust that’s required to make it work. The central bank must be trusted not to debase the currency, but the history of fiat currencies is full of breaches of that trust …” Satoshi Nakamoto (Unknown person or persons who […]

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24
Jan
2017

Sharia Standard May See Gold Surge

Sharia Standard May See Gold Surge In Value “The introduction of a Sharia standard for gold will not only be good for investors but also for gold producing countries and even individual mining operations”, according to The National in an article published this morning. “The new Sharia gold standard is very important as it allows […]

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23
Jan
2017

Gold Price To 2 Month High As Fiery Trump Declares World Order

Gold price to 2 month high as fiery Trump declares New American Order – ‘Trumponomics’: Politics and economic policy in 140 characters – The ‘intelligence’ according to Trump – Trump, Putin and Russia – the great bromance – Trump – Bull in a China shop – Trade and currency wars with China and other nations – Trump – Fan of gold […]

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20
Jan
2017

Gold’s Gains 15% In Inauguration Years Since 1974

– Gold’s average gains in inauguration years of 15% since 1974 – First year of new President frequently a time of increased uncertainties and risks – Gold rose 30% in the 12 months after Obama inauguration – Massive political uncertainty – President’s conflict with the CIA – ‘Strong dollar policy’ to end as U.S. has $120 trillion […]

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19
Jan
2017

Turkey, ‘Axis of Gold’ and the End of US Dollar Hegemony

Turkey, Gold and US Dollar Hegemony Introduction Buy Gold and Lira, Sell Dollars To End “Economic Sabotage” – PM of Turkey Gold Imports to Turkey Surge 688% In December ‘Tough Turkey’ today Affinity for gold to save the day? Central bank gold demand Personal accumulation Country’s gold reserves Turkey Iran gold conduit Axis of Evil […]

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18
Jan
2017

Gold Up 5.5% YTD – Hard Brexit Cometh and Weaker Dollar Under Trump

GOLD PRICES UP 5.5% YTD – CONCERNS OF “CALAMITOUS SELF-HARM” TO EU FROM BREXIT AND TRUMP DOLLAR COMMENTS SUPPORT GOLD Gold prices extended their run of gains to a seventh session and added another $12 to $1,215 an ounce yesterday. Gold prices have consolidated on those gains today and are now up 5.5% in dollar and […]

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