Category Archive: Gold

Don’t Short This Dog – 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.

Gold To Benefit from Rising Inflation and Higher Than “Official” China Gold Demand

Frank Holmes joins Lawrie Williams, Koos Jansen and many others in questioning the “official” Chinese gold demand numbers. Real gold demand is likely much higher than the official numbers. Inflation just got another jolt, rising as much as 2.5 percent...

Russia Gold Buying Returns – Buys One Million Ounces In January

Russia Gold Buying Returns – Adds Substantial One Million Ounces To Reserves In January. Russia gold buying returned in January with the Russian central bank buying a very large 1 million ounces or 37 metric tonnes of gold bullion. The increase in the...

Greenspan Says Gold “Ultimate Insurance Policy” as has “Grave Concerns About Euro”

“The eurozone isn’t working …” warns Greenspan, “I view gold as the primary global currency” said Greenspan, “Significant increases in inflation will ultimately increase the price of gold”, “Investment in gold now is insurance…”

Gold Is Undervalued Say Leading Money Managers

Gold is undervalued according to a record number of fund managers. Last time gold was considered undervalued, the price surged. BAML surveyed 175 money managers with $543 billion in assets under management. 34% of investors believe protectionism is the...

China Net Imported 1,300t Of Gold In 2016

For 2016 international merchandise trade statistics point out China has net imported roughly 1,300 tonnes of gold, down 17 % from 2015. The importance of measuring gold imports into the Chinese domestic gold market – which are prohibited from being...

Silver Futures Market Assistance – 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.

What is Good for the Dollar is Bad for Gold

The Dollar Index is powering ahead, moving higher for the eighth consecutive session. Over the past 100 sessions, gold and the Dollar Index move in the opposite direction more than 90% of the time. The technical condition of gold is deteriorating.

Gold Prices Up 6 percent YTD As Trump ‘Honeymoon’ Ends

Gold prices continued to shine this week reaching $1,244.70 per ounce and and has posted gains in five of the last six weeks. This week it reached a new three-month high – it’s highest since the Trump win and has climbed over 6% this year, beating the...

Gold Prices Rising As “World Has Never Been More Uncertain”

Gold prices rising & up 6.6% YTD. Signal “impending market volatility”. World has never been more uncertain (see chart). Fear in Wall Street versus Fear in Washington. Price of ‘plunge protection’ rising even as VIX remains low. Smart money...

Gold and Silver Divergence – 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.

When Government Acts, “Unintended Consequences” Follow

In 1850, French economist Frédéric Bastiat published an essay that is misunderstood, or more often, unread, titled, “That Which is Seen, and That Which is Not Seen.” Bastiat brilliantly introduced the idea of opportunity cost and, through the parable...

Gold Bullion Banks To “Open Vaults” In Transparency Push

London Gold Bullion Banks To “Open Vaults” In Transparency Push. London’s gold bullion market, which is centuries old, is said to be seeking transparency with plans to reveal how much gold bullion is held in vaults in and around London city according...

Ignore Sabre-Rattling Between Trump and The World, Buy Gold

Gold hits 12-week high. USD Gold price up 4.85% in last month. Sabre-rattling from Trump administration set-to benefit gold. Iran upset and Middle East tensions could drive oil and gold prices up. Financial Times foresees “not only currency wars but a...

Precious Metals As Safe Havens – Reassessing Their Role

New research confirms that not just gold but also the other precious metals – silver, platinum and palladium bullion – act as safe havens, especially from ‘Economic Policy Uncertainty.’ This is something that is particularly prevalent today due to the...

Ending Taxation on Monetary Metals

Imagine if you asked a grocery clerk to break a $20 bill, and he charged you $1.40 in tax. Silly, right? After all, you were only exchanging one form of money for another. But try walking to a local precious metals dealer in more than 25 states and...

Silver Speculators Gone Wild – 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.

Dow 20K, US Debt $20 Trillion, Trump and Gold

By Jan Skoyles, Editor Mark O’Byrne In case you’ve been hiding under a rock, the Dow Jones Industrial Average reached 20,000 earlier this week for the first time in its 132 year history to much media fanfare. Bigcharts via Financial Sense Since...

Why 2017 Could See the Collapse of the Euro – Stiglitz

2017 could be the year that the euro collapses according to Joseph Stiglitz writing in Fortune magazine and these concerns were echoed over the weekend by former Bundesbank vice-president and senior European Central Bank official, Jürgen Stark, when he...
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