Category Archive: 6a) Gold & Bitcoin

Putting the Latest Silver Crash Under a Lens

Keith Weiner’s weekly look on Gold. Gold and silver prices, Gold-Silver Price Ratio, Gold basis and co-basis and the dollar price, Silver basis and co-basis and the dollar price.

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“Silver’s Plunge Is Nearing Completion”

– Silver’s plunge is nearing completion – Bloomberg analyst. Silver’s 10% sharp fall in seconds remains “mystery”. Plunge despite anemic global supply and strong demand .Total silver supply declined in ’16 – lowest level since ’13. Silver mine production down in ’16, first time in 14 years. Total silver supply decreased by 32.6 Mln Ozs in 2016 .Supply deficit in 2016- fourth consecutive year (see table). “Falling knife” caution but opportunity...

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China, Russia Alliance Deepens Against American Overstretch

China and Russia allied on Syria and North Korea. Beijing & Moscow economic & monetary ties deepen. Trump needs Russia in order to maintain balance of power in superpower triumvirate. Sino-Russian relations currently in their “best time in history” says Chinese President ahead of G20.

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Gold and Silver Capitulation – Precious Metals Supply & Demand Report

Keith Weiner’s weekly look on Gold. Gold and silver prices, Gold-Silver Price Ratio, Gold basis and co-basis and the dollar price, Silver basis and co-basis and the dollar price.

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Silver Prices Bounce Higher After 7% Fall In Minute

– Silver prices ‘flash crash’ before rebound– Silver hammered 7% lower in less than minute in Asian trading– Silver fell from $16 to $14.82, before recovering to $15.89– Silver plunge blamed on another ‘trading error’– Gold similar ‘flash crash’ last week and similar recovery– Hallmarks of market manipulation as $450 million worth of silver futures sold in minute– Trading ‘errors’ always push gold and silver lower. Why never...

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A Look at the Gold and Silver Price Drop of 3 July, 2017

Keith Weiner’s weekly look on Gold. Gold and silver prices, Gold-Silver Price Ratio, Gold basis and co-basis and the dollar price, Silver basis and co-basis and the dollar price.

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Buy Gold Near $1,200 “As Insurance” – UBS Wealth

Yesterday North Korea sent the US a ‘package of gifts’ for Independence Day. Unsurprisingly the successfully tested and launched intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) was not well received. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called the move a “new escalation of the threat” to the U.S. and its allies and that “global action is required to stop a global threat.”

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What Really Happened When Gold Crashed, Monday June 26?

Keith Weiner’s weekly look on Gold. Gold and silver prices, Gold-Silver Price Ratio, Gold basis and co-basis and the dollar price, Silver basis and co-basis and the dollar price.

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UK At ‘Edge of Worst House Price Collapse Since 1990s’

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 before fanning out to rest of UK. UK homeowners unconcerned – 58% expect prices to rise. Over 1 million mortgages under threat in UK. Concerns of...

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Gold Up 8 percent In First Half 2017: Builds On 8.5 percent 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 10%; gold outperforms Eurostoxx (+6%) & FTSE (+2.3%). Silver up 3.7% in first half ; builds on 15% gain in 2016.

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

Is the London property market heading for tough times? The most recent housing figures and a new Bank of England report suggest it may well be. Recent figures show that 77% of London houses sold in May went at below asking price, up from 72% in April.

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Shrinkflation – Real Inflation Much Higher Than Reported

600 new words entered our official lexicon this week as the Oxford English Dictionary announced the latest new additions to their online records.

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

Gold in USD - 1 Week - Massive selling at 0400 EST when U.S. markets closed and thin trading amid holidays in Muslim countries including Turkey, Singapore and Malaysia. - Mystery is that "fat fingers" in gold market are always sell trades that push prices lower

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What Is the Fundamental Gold Price? Precious Metals Supply and Demand [extended version]

Keith Weiner’s weekly look on Gold. Gold and silver prices, Gold-Silver Price Ratio, Gold basis and co-basis and the dollar price, Silver basis and co-basis and the dollar price.

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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 pure gold.

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Are the World’s Billionaire Investors Actually Buying Gold?

The 4 investors profiled in the infographic are: Jacob Rothschild (Lord), chairman of London-based investment trust RIT Capital Partners Plc, David Einhorn, president of Manhattan-based hedge fund firm Greenlight Capital, Ray Dalio, chairman and CIO of hedge fund firm Bridgewater Associates, Westport (Connecticut), Stanley Druckenmiller, chairman and CEO of Manthattan-based Duquesne Family Office (and formerly of Duquesne Capital Management).

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Only Gold Lasts Forever

his 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 that the reasons why they invested are still strong, even if it feels like the price isn’t.

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The Fed Rate Hike and Gold – Precious Metals Supply and Demand

Keith Weiner’s weekly look on Gold. Gold and silver prices, Gold-Silver Price Ratio, Gold basis and co-basis and the dollar price, Silver basis and co-basis and the dollar price.

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In Gold we Trust Report: Must See Gold Charts and Research

The 11th edition of the annual “In Gold we Trust” is another must read synopsis of the fundamentals of the gold market, replete with excellent charts by our friend Ronald-Peter Stoeferle and his colleague Mark Valek of Incrementum AG.

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New Gold Pool at the BIS Switzerland: A Who’s Who of Central Bankers

A central bank Gold Pool which many people will be familiar with operated in the gold market between November 1961 and March 1968. That Gold Pool was known as the London Gold Pool.

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