08
Apr
2016

Number One Reason To Buy Gold and Silver Is “Cyber Financial Warfare”

The number one reason to buy gold bullion given the new risks in the 21st century digital age is “cyber financial warfare,” Jim Rickards, Chief Global Strategist at West Shore Funds told “Bloomberg Markets” this week. The respected analyst and best selling author has just released his new book, ‘The New Case for Gold’ and discussed the risks […]

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07
Apr
2016

Fight Over Future of London’s $5 Trillion, 300 Year-Old Gold Market

The fight over the future of the global gold market, London’s 300 year old role in the market and the LBMA’s role in determining price makes Bloomberg’s lead article today and we contribute. The article begins: “There’s a competition brewing to figure out how the world’s largest gold-trading hub can get bigger and better.” Bloomberg […]

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06
Apr
2016

Perth Mint Silver Coins Have Second Highest Monthly Demand

The Perth Mint’s sales of silver coins and especially Silver Kangaroos surged again in March and saw the second highest levels of silver coin demand on record as silver buyers in the western world continue to accumulate silver at what they believe to be depressed silver prices.   Silver stackers continued to accumulate silver coins […]

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05
Apr
2016

China’s Gold Intent – ICBC Bank Reclassified as an LBMA Market Maker

ICBC Standard Bank, China and the world’s largest bank, has been reclassified as a spot Market Making Member of the London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) with effect from today according to a note posted on the LBMA website last night at 2100 GMT. According to the post: “In order to qualify as a LBMA Market […]

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04
Apr
2016

Silver Bullion Is Coiled Spring and Will “Explode Higher”

Silver bullion’s reluctant, sluggish participation in early 2016’s powerful gold rally has been glaringly obvious. Instead of amplifying the yellow metal’s big gains as in the past, silver largely failed to even keep pace. The lack of silver confirmation for gold’s big move has certainly raised concerns. But despite silver’s vexing torpidity in recent months, […]

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01
Apr
2016

Gold Prices Rise 16% In Q1 – Best Quarter In 30 Years

– Gold prices gained 16% in Q1 – best quarterly performance since 1986 – Gains due to increasing global financial, macroeconomic and monetary risk – Stocks come under pressure – Flat in U.S.; Falls in Europe and Asia – Sterling fell 20% on BREXIT concerns and the euro fell 11% against gold – Canadian dollar fell 10%, […]

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31
Mar
2016

‘$5 Million Coin’ Now On Sale – One of Largest, Purest and Rarest Gold Coins In World

GoldCore have begun the process of selling one of the largest, the purest and rarest gold coins in the world – the first ‘million dollar coin’ which at today’s market prices is valued at $5.36 million (USD), €4.85 million (EUR) and £3.8 million (GBP). There are only five of these majestic bullion coins, weighing 100 kilos […]

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30
Mar
2016

World’s Largest Asset Manager Likes “Inflation Linked Bonds and Gold As Diversifiers”

BlackRock Inc. have joined Pacific Investment Management Co. (PIMCO) in recommending inflation linked bonds and gold, warning costs are poised to pick up and there is a growing risk of inflation. “We like inflation-linked bonds and gold as diversifiers” said New York-based BlackRock which is the world’s largest asset manager, managing $4.6 trillion, reported Bloomberg.     “Stabilizing oil […]

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29
Mar
2016

Gold Mining Shares Or Gold? Percentage of Portfolio? BREXIT Risks – Newstalk Interview

Nick Bullman on Newstalk’s “Breakfast Business” interviewed Research Director, Mark O’Byrne, last week. (Interview starts minute 20 – Navigation from toolbar at top) A range of aspects about the gold market were discussed including whether to own gold mining shares or gold bullion, the extensive research on gold as a proven safe haven asset, why Germans are the largest buyers of […]

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24
Mar
2016

Diversify Into Gold As An “Insurance Policy”

“Investors could be forgiven for heading for the hills given the tumultuous start to 2016,”  so writes Andrew Oxlade in The Telegraph today who advises investors to diversify into gold as an “insurance policy”: We have long been advocates of exposure to gold as an insurance policy. This was demonstrated once again in the recent sell-off […]

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