08
Aug
2017

Silver Mining Production Plummets 27% At Top Four Silver Miners

Silver Mining Production Plummets 27% At Top Four Silver Miners by SRSRocco Report In an interesting change of events, production at four of the top primary silver miners plummeted during the second quarter of 2017. This goes well beyond normal fluctuations in mining companies production figures during different quarterly reporting periods. The company with the […]

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04
Aug
2017

Gold Consolidates On 2.5% Gain In July After Dollar Has 5th Monthly Decline

– Gold consolidates on 2.5% gain in July as the dollar has fifth monthly decline – Trump administration and vicious “civil war” politics casting shadow over America and impacting dollar – All eyes on non farm payrolls today for further signs of  weakness in U.S. economy – Gold recovers from 1.7% decline in June as dollar […]

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03
Aug
2017

Gold Coins and Bars See Demand Rise of 11% in H2, 2017

– Gold coins, bars see demand rise of 11% in H2, 2017 to 532 tonnes according to WGC Gold Demand Trends – Gold investment demand strong in China, India & Turkey – Demand in Turkey surges on double digit inflation – Total gold demand declines in Q2 on slower U.S. ETF inflows – Gold held in ETFs in […]

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02
Aug
2017

Greenspan Warns Stagflation Like 1970s “Not Good For Asset Prices”

– Former Fed Chairman warns of bond bubble, stagflation – “Moving into a … stagflation not seen since the 1970s” – This will not be “good for asset prices” – 10 Yr Gov bond yields fell from 15.8% in 1981 to 2.3% – Interest rates will not stay low, will rise ‘reasonably fast’ – “Normal” interest rates in 4%-5% […]

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01
Aug
2017

What Investors Can Learn From the Japanese Art of Kintsukuroi

– What investors can learn from the Japanese art of Kintsukuroi or Kintsugi – art of repairing broken pottery with gold – Investors and savers can protect their savings with gold – Savers and investors are being punished by negative to low interest rates – Global debt levels, stock bubbles and reduced liquidity will lead to crisis […]

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31
Jul
2017

Bitcoin, ICO Risk Versus Immutable Gold and Silver

– Latest developments show risks in crypto currencies – Confusion as bitcoin may split tomorrow – SEC stepped into express concern over ICOs – ICOs have so far raised $1.2 billion in 2017 – ICOs preying on lack of understanding from investors – Physical gold not vulnerable to technological risk – Beauty and safety in simplicity of gold […]

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28
Jul
2017

This Is Why Shrinkflation Is Making You Poor

– Shrinkflation has hit 2,500 products in five years – Not just chocolate bars that are shrinking – Toilet rolls, coffee, fruit juice and many other goods – Effects of shrinkflation been seen for “good number of years” – Consumer Association of Ireland – Shrinkflation is stealth inflation, form of financial fraud – Punishes vulnerable working and middle classes […]

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27
Jul
2017

Gold A Good Store Of Value – Protect From $217 Trillion Global Debt Bubble

– ‘Mother of all debt bubbles’ keeps gold in focus – Global debt alert: At all time high of astronomical $217 T – India imports “phenomenal” 525 tons in first half of 2017 – Record investment demand – ETPs record $245B in H1, 17 – Investors, savers should diversify into “safe haven” gold – Gold good ‘store of […]

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26
Jul
2017

Why Surging UK Household Debt Will Cause The Next Crisis

– Easy credit offered by UK banks is endangering “everyone else in the economy” – UK banks are “dicing with the spiral of complacency” again – Bank of England official believes household debt is good in moderation – Household debt now equals 135% of household income – Now costs half of average income to raise […]

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25
Jul
2017

Gold Seasonal Sweet Spot – August and September – Coming

– Gold seasonal sweet spot – August and September – is coming – Gold’s performance by month from 1979 to 2016 – must see table – August sees average return of 1.4% and September of 2.5% – September is best month to own gold, followed by January, November & August  by Palisade Research Looking back at […]

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