09
Oct
2017

Perth Mint Gold Coins Sales Double In September

– Perth Mint gold coins see sales double on month in September – Perth Mint silver bullion coin sales surge 78% in September – Perth Mint sold 46,415 ounces of gold in September – Nearly six times more gold coins sold at Perth Mint than U.S. Mint in September – Sales surge at Perth Mint […]

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07
Oct
2017

Survey shows UK and US Pensions Crisis is Imminent

Both UK and US drop in Global Retirement Security Rankings US falls due to sharp income inequality and reduced workforce to support retirees UK is two spots away from being in the bottom 10 for government indebtedness FCA’s Andrew Bailey says “clear risk” that savings rate for retirement is too low UK’s retirement savings gap set […]

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06
Oct
2017

Gold Investment In Germany Surges – Now World’s Largest Gold Buyers

– Gold investment in Germany surged in past 10 years – Germans are largest gold buyers in world: WGC research – Gold investment in Germany surges to €6.8B in 2016 – Gold demand per person is highest in world – double Chinese, UK and U.S. demand – Gold one of the most popular investment for retail investors especially those […]

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05
Oct
2017

Yahoo Hacking Highlights Cyber Risk and Increasing Importance of Physical Gold

– Yahoo admits every single one of 3 billion accounts hacked in 2013 data theft – Equifax hacking and security breach exposes half of the U.S. population – Some 143 million people vulnerable to identity theft – Deloitte hack compromised sensitive emails and client data – JP Morgan hacked and New York Fed hacked and […]

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04
Oct
2017

Safe Haven Silver To Outperform Gold In Q4 And In 2018

Editor Mark O’Byrne – Safe haven silver to outperform gold in Q4 and 2018 – “Expect silver to eventually outperform gold” say Metals Focus – 2017 YTD, silver has underperformed gold, climbing by 5% versus 11% – Silver undervalued versus gold and especially stocks, bonds and many property markets – Will follow gold’s reactions to macroeconomic […]

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03
Oct
2017

Plan For Run On The Pound

Run On The Pound ? Jeremy Corbyn Says Should Plan For – Right to plan for ‘run on pound’ if Labour wins says Corbyn and Labour party  – British pound already down 20% since Brexit, collapse already in play – Run on the pound likely due to Labour’s ‘command economy’ approach – Collapse in Sterling […]

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02
Oct
2017

Russia Gold Rush Sees Record Reserves For Putin Era

Russia Gold Rush Sees Record Reserves For Putin Era by Yuliya Fedorinova of Bloomberg via Irish Independent Vladimir Putin is doing his part to keep the upswing in gold alive. Since the Russian president went on a geopolitical offensive in Ukraine in 2014, the haven asset had its first annual gain in four years in 2016 and is on […]

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30
Sep
2017

China Catalyst To Send Gold Over $10,000 Per Ounce?

China Catalyst To Send Gold Over $10,000 Per Ounce? Jim Rickards is on record forecasting $10,000 gold. But is China about to provide the catalyst to send gold even higher? And by how much? Today, we fare forth in the spirit of speculation… follow facts down strange roads… and arrive at a destination stranger still… […]

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29
Sep
2017

Gold Matches S&P 500 Performance In First 3 Quarters; Up 12% 2017 YTD

Editor Mark O’Byrne – Gold climbs over 12% in YTD, matching S&P500 performance – Palladium best performing market, surges 36% 2017 YTD – Gold outperforms Nikkei 225, Euro Stoxx 50, FTSE and ISEQ – Geo-political concerns including Trump and North Korea supporting gold – Safe haven demand should push gold higher in Q4 – Owning physical gold not […]

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28
Sep
2017

Gold Standard Resulted In “Fewer Catastrophes” – FT

Editor Mark O’Byrne – “Going off gold did the opposite of what many people think” – FT Alphaville – “Surprising” findings show benefits of Gold Standard –  Study by former Obama advisor in 1999 and speech by Bank of England economist in 2017 make case for gold – UK economy was ‘much less prone to extremes’ […]

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