04
Jul
2017

UK House Prices ‘On Brink’ Of Massive 40% Collapse

– UK house prices on brink of massive 40% collapse – UK  at ‘edge of worst house price collapse since 1990s’ – Two leading economists warn of property crash – “We are due a significant correction in house prices” – Brexit and wages failing to keep up with inflation to trigger collapse – Trend starting in London […]

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03
Jul
2017

Gold Up 8% In First Half 2017; Builds On 8.5% Gain In 2016

– Gold up 8% in first half 2017; builds on 8.5% gain in 2016 – U.S. dollar down 6.5% – worst quarter in seven years – Gold higher in all currencies except Draghi’s euro  – Gold outperforms bonds; similar gains as stock indices – S&P 500 and Dax outperform gold marginally – World stocks (MSCI World) up […]

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30
Jun
2017

Pensions Timebomb In America – “National Crisis” Cometh

Pensions Timebomb – Pensions “Are Going To Be A National Crisis” – America’s underfunded pension system is “not a distant concern but a system already in crisis”… – Tax may explode as governments seek to bail out insolvent pension plans – Illinois, California, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Kentucky and eight other states vulnerable – The simple mathematical mismatch […]

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29
Jun
2017

London Property Bubble Bursting? UK In Unchartered Territory On Brexit and Election Mess

– London property bubble bursting? UK in unchartered territory on Brexit and election mess – Evidence of downturn in London housing market – Over 75% of London homes now selling below asking price – Prime north London property down 6 per cent annually – House prices have not fallen for three consecutive months since the […]

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28
Jun
2017

Shrinkflation – Real Inflation Much Higher Than Reported

Shrinkflation – Real inflation much higher than reported and realised Shrinkflation is taking hold in consumer sector Important consumer, financial, monetary and economic issue being largely ignored by financial analysts, financial advisers, economists, central banks and the media. Food becoming more expensive as consumers get less for price paid A form of stealth inflation, few […]

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27
Jun
2017

Goldman, Citi Turn Positive On Gold – Despite “Mysterious” Flash Crash

Goldman and Citigroup Turn Positive On Gold – Despite “Mysterious” Flash Crash – Gold bounces higher after “mysterious” one minute “flash crash” mistake – $2 billion, 50 tons or 1.8 million ounces “fat finger” trade blamed Gold in USD – 1 Week – Massive selling at 0400 EST when U.S. markets closed and  thin trading amid […]

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26
Jun
2017

Worst Crash In Our Lifetime Coming – Jim Rogers

Worst Crash In Our Lifetime Is Coming – Jim Rogers Legendary investor Jim Rogers sat down with Business Insider CEO Henry Blodget on this week’s episode of “The Bottom Line.” Rogers predicts a market crash “later this year or next …. write it down.” Rogers say the crash will rival anything he has seen in his lifetime. […]

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23
Jun
2017

Go for Gold – Win a beautiful Gold Sovereign coin

Go for Gold – Win a beautiful Gold Sovereign coin The Irish Times has teamed up with GoldCore, Ireland’s first and leading gold broker, to offer you the chance to win a beautiful, freshly minted Gold Sovereign coin (2017) which contains nearly one quarter of an ounce of gold and is ‘investment grade’ 22 carat […]

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22
Jun
2017

Only Gold Lasts Forever

This current state of play won’t last forever. Only Gold lasts forever  Some days it can feel a little rough being a gold investor. In today’s article Dominic Frisby is certainly feeling that way. Sometimes it can be all too easy to get caught up in the day to day chat around prices. Some forget […]

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21
Jun
2017

Your Future Wealth Depends on what You Decide to Keep and Invest in Now

Millienials look for instant gratification Spend half of their income on leisure Instant gratification doesn’t work if need to save for the future Savings rates falling, few have retirement funds Important to understand marginal difference between spending and pleasure Future wealth depends on what you decide to keep and invest in now This week the […]

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