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Russia, China and BRICS: A New Gold Trading Network

Submitted by Ronan Manly, BullionStar.com One of the most notable events in Russia’s precious metals market calendar is the annual “Russian Bullion Market” conference. Formerly known as the Russian Bullion Awards, this conference, now in its 10th year, took place this year on Friday 24 November in Moscow. Among the speakers lined up, the most notable […]

ScotiaMocatta Put For Sale After Multibillion Money-Laundering Scandal

The world’s oldest gold trader is for sale after a massive money laundering scandal may have terminally crippled one of the most iconic names in the business. Canada’s Bank of Nova Scotia is exploring options for its gold business ScotiaMocatta, the Financial Times reported, which include a possible sale of Canada’s most popular precious metals […]

Precious Metals Outperform Markets In August – Gold +4%, Silver +5%

Precious Metals Outperform Markets In August – Gold +4%, Silver +5%  – All four precious metals outperform markets in August– Gold posts best month since January, up nearly 4%– Gold reaches highest price since US election, climbs due to uncertainty and safe haven demand– S&P 500 marginally higher; Euro Stoxx, Nikkei lower for month– Platinum is […]

U.S. Treasury Secretary: I Assume Fort Knox Gold Is Still There

U.S. Treasury Secretary: I Assume Fort Knox Gold Is Still There US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin visits Fort Knox Gold Later tweeted ‘Glad gold is safe!’ Only the third Treasury Secretary to visit the fortified vault, last visit was 1948 Last Congressional visit was 1974 Speculation over existence of gold in Fort Knox is rife […]

Gold, Silver Consolidate On Last Weeks Gains, Palladium Surges 36% YTD To 16 Year High

Gold, Silver Consolidate On Last Weeks Gains, Palladium Surges 36% YTD To 16 Year High – Gold and silver rise as stocks fall sharply after Barcelona attack– Gold, silver 0.6% higher in week after last weeks 2%, 5% rise– Palladium +36% ytd, breaks out & reaches 16 year high (chart)– Gold to silver ratio falls […]

Gold Seasonal Sweet Spot – August and September – Coming

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 & […]

Gold Will Start Heading Higher On “Dwindling” Supply – Rickards

James Rickards via Daily Reckoning Gold was down after the Fed’s hike, but I expect it to start heading higher again. Too many powerful forces are driving it behind the scenes. Dwindling physical supply is a major one. Gold in USD (5 Years) On a recent visit to Switzerland, I was informed that secure logistics operators […]

Is there gold “hype” and is gold an emotional trade?

Is there gold “hype” and is gold an emotional trade? – Very little hype in gold  – Sentiment is important in the gold market as is other markets particularly stocks – Article ignores the large body of research showing gold is safe haven asset – Gold may struggle to breach $1,300 in short term – […]

Why trusting in the bigger picture gives you trust in gold

Trump pulls out of Paris Climate Accord Why trusting in the bigger picture gives you trust in gold Gold pauses ahead of non-farm payrolls data In Gold We Trust 2017 released Reports on the ‘Everything Bubble’ On average gold is up 5.88% ytd, since start of 2017. Trump ‘was the trigger of the sudden reverse […]

Cyber Attacks Show Vulnerability of Digital Systems and Digital Currencies

Cyber Attacks Show Vulnerability of Digital Systems and Digital Currencies – Cyberattacks expected to spread today in “second phase”– UK intelligence says scale of threat significant– Microsoft slams NSA for letting hacking tools cause global malware epidemic– Ransomware attack already crippled more than 200,000 computers in 150 countries– 1.3 million computer systems believed to be at […]