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Of course the gold price is manipulated, that’s the point!

Posted on September 4, 2014

Throughout history, there have been a constant flow of schemes to try to manipulate the gold price and gold itself in terms of paper money.

Three countries to emerge from Iraq

Posted on August 4, 2014

And the impact on gold and oil prices

Gold seen to consolidate with positive bias Monday

Posted on June 30, 2014

Silver weaker but should rise later this week.

A bear raid on gold – Is that about to happen?

Posted on June 11, 2014

After some considerable selling of gold from the SPDR gold Exchange Traded Fund in the preceding months, early in 2013, Goldman Sachs came out with a warning that the gold price was going to fall and fall heavily.

Does the gold price reflect true gold demand and supply?

Posted on April 13, 2014

Despite the furore surrounding the Gold Fix [unfairly, we believe] it is a singularly determined attempt amongst commodities to set a twice daily price that does reflect demand and supply of gold, at those moments.

What gold and silver are telling us after the Fed's announcement

Posted on March 20, 2014

The most pertinent question would be whether the U.S. recovery will be damaged as markets raise interest rates discounting next year’s rate rises.

Gold and silver market morning

Posted on March 18, 2014

Ukraine crisis is likely to be gold neutral.

Renewed Indian demand driving gold prices higher?

Posted on March 7, 2014

Since last August, the Indian government placed a stranglehold on gold imports into the country by requiring that 20% of all gold imported be exported as jewellery.

Gold and silver market morning

Posted on May 24, 2013

The silver price remains steady waiting for a clear direction from gold. It will take a breakout from gold to make silver move strongly, either way.

Is Mr. Buffet right about not holding gold?

Posted on May 9, 2013

The skill in handling gold is to buy it at a low price ahead of a change of system.

The big picture behind Germany taking half of its gold home

Posted on January 28, 2013

All of the 11% reserve in France will be repatriated as well as 13% from New York while the portion in London will remain.

Why did the signatories of the central bank gold agreement stop selling gold & keep the rest?

Posted on December 6, 2012

In 2009 the signatories of the Central Bank gold Agreement effectively stopped selling gold.

Is Central Bank buying just a driving force behind gold or much, much more!

Posted on August 31, 2012

Since 2009 we have seen the signatory central banks of the Central Bank Gold Agreement cease selling their gold.

Why are gold, silver mining share prices not moving higher?

Posted on August 15, 2012

This is perhaps one of the most asked questions among gold investors today. But the answer is not a simple one. It goes to the basics of which people invest in gold in the first place and what form of gold they buy.

What happens to the gold world when Greece exits the eurozone

Posted on August 8, 2012

It’s becoming clearer and clearer that there is a large blind spot in the minds of financial people regarding this probability. Only financial those who have been in the markets for 40+ years understand what can happen.

What happens to Greece’s gold when they exit the Eurozone?

Posted on August 2, 2012

With Germany’s leaders telling us that the exit from the Eurozone by Greece no longer holds terror for them, we understand that they are prepared for such an eventuality.

Do gold, silver prices fall, in a shrinking, debt-distressed world?

Posted on July 24, 2012

As global growth is being downgraded by the I.M.F. from 3.5% to 3.1% fears that the Eurozone is already in a recession and the U.S. is likely to enter one next year, are growing.

The black hole of deflation & gold and silver – part 2

Posted on June 28, 2012

In Part I of this series we looked at the decaying state of confidence and how this is assisting in the deflationary process that is slowly, inexorably, moving forward, with limited action from central bankers and very little action at all from politicians.

The black hole of deflation

Posted on June 28, 2012

For the last few years we've watched as the Credit Crunch morphed into the Sovereign Debt crisis in Europe, which may re-cross the Atlantic to hit the U.S. Treasury market.

Power to China in the IMF – does this mean gold to be mobilized?

Posted on June 25, 2012

While the B.R.I.C.S nations are contributing to the I.M.F.’s funding with the purpose of shoring up the global financial system, they’ve stipulated that they want more power in the I.M.F.

The euro and the gold price – potential fallout consequences

Posted on May 28, 2012

For many years now gold and silver -by its pattern of following gold wherever it goes- have been treated by traders, investors and central banks as a 'counter to the U.S. dollar' and quite rightly so; this definition, however, applies primarily to the long-term value of the dollar and not simply to the daily gyrations of the dollar's exchange rate.

Why U.S. Gov’t confiscated gold in 1933. Can it happen again?

Posted on February 29, 2012

More and more investors are asking this question.

Greek default, Eurozone/bank crisis and the effect on the gold, silver prices

Posted on September 29, 2011

We agree with Professor Rogoff that Greece should have defaulted some time ago.

Gold and silver market morning

Posted on September 1, 2011

Gold closed at $1,829 in New York yesterday then slipped to $1,823 in Asia before slipping further at the London Fix to $1,815.50 in the morning, still $2 higher than yesterday afternoon’s Fix. That’s the interplay of the different markets worldwide.

Gold and silver market morning

Posted on August 19, 2011

In a remarkable day for gold, it closed up at $1,818 after touching $1,830 in New York. That was after a p.m. Fix of $1,824.00.

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