Posted on March 17, 2015
The London Gold Fixing, the twice daily gold pricing mechanism at which the bulk of physical gold transactions take place is changing dramatically.
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.
Posted on August 4, 2014
And the impact on gold and oil prices
Posted on June 30, 2014
Silver weaker but should rise later this week.
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.
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.
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.
Posted on March 18, 2014
Ukraine crisis is likely to be gold neutral.
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.
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.
Posted on May 9, 2013
The skill in handling gold is to buy it at a low price ahead of a change of system.
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.
Posted on December 6, 2012
In 2009 the signatories of the Central Bank gold Agreement effectively stopped selling gold.
Posted on August 31, 2012
Since 2009 we have seen the signatory central banks of the Central Bank Gold Agreement cease selling their gold.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Posted on February 29, 2012
More and more investors are asking this question.
Posted on September 29, 2011
We agree with Professor Rogoff that Greece should have defaulted some time ago.
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.
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