Central bank buying for 2012 rose by 17% over 2011 to some 534.6 tonnes.
Here's a neat breakdown of domestic and international gold consumer demand trends from the World Gold Council.
Will oil soon be traded in a currency that is thousands of years old?
Five full years on from the financial crisis, stock markets have regained lost ground and are within striking distance of new record highs.
Gold may be the most controversial asset class in the global financial markets.
The Chinese are removing thousands of metric tons of gold bars from London, New York, and Switzerland. They are recasting the bars, no longer to bear weights in ounces, but rather kilograms. The larger Good Delivery bars are being reduced into 1-kg
My guess is that 2013 and 2014 are going to be big up year for the precious metals, but we still have to contend with the central planners and the various government policies,
Today's reminder of the importance of taking physical delivery of gold at the best price possible comes from Singapore.
So the Chinese are listening to Dr. Paul...
When uncertainty reigns, investors all over the world turn to gold as a safe haven.
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Our first ever theater screening is happening…on February 21st at 9pm (doors open at 8:15pm for food and drinks) in conjunction with the Free State Project Liberty Forum.
Why Is Germany Demanding 300 Tons of Gold from the U.S. and 374 Tons from France?
Silver expert Ted Butler has long predicted and awaited an eventual industrial shortage of physical silver, and a resulting panic silver buying that terminates the bullion bank cartel’s manipulation of the silver market.
An amateur prospector in Australia came into a bit of a windfall yesterday while searching for hidden gold.
While moustachioed managers, contrary to the far better insight of their superiors, and mainstream spivs are trying to talk down Germany's somewhat stunning shift in thinking - i.e. to repatriate its gold - as nothing but political pandering (or cost
With the market yet another algo-controlled snoozer, programmed to close the S&P just green (as otherwise confidence in central planning may fail), the key things we learned today are as follows:
Does morality precede law or does law precede morality? Are all laws necessarily moral? Should a judge insist on sticking to the letter of a law, no matter how immoral it may be? Take a moment, send this letter to the judge just do it Roll the Bones!
At the request of the U.S. Secret Service, eBay has begun purging the online auction site of listings offering for sale Liberty Dollar medallions in gold, silver, platinum and copper. Officials at eBay indicate the systematic removal beginning No
“Trust in central banks by other central banks is ending”
Sending all their gold back home pulls the rug out from under the global money scheme, and may have just launched the greatest gold scramble of all time. Because if the central banks don't have faith in one another, why should anyone else?
A Bill to Register Buyers of Silver and Gold Coins & Eliminate Cash Transactions
In this week’s talk with National Numismatic Associates’ Tom Cloud, he answers two big questions that confront precious metals buyers: Why are sales of some coins and bars reportable to the IRS and others not? And is it possible to buy and sell preci
Gold is on its longest losing streak in 8 years.
Once in a blue moon, you may find a random $20 bill lying around and feel lucky. Imagine how you’d feel if you came across $10 million in silver. That is exactly what motorists in upstate New York encountered. An armored truck was heading from Roc
Gold down after Fed minutes.
The United States just suffered its worst humiliation ever as a nation on the Eastern global stage. It was exceeded only by the humiliation for a US president personally. The story went uncovered by the lapdog inept US press. The late November AsianEntered By: Mike Dugger
As we slide into the end of yet another year in which the nominal price of gold has posted a positive return, I thought it would be interesting to take a look back on history to get a better understanding of where we are today.
I don’t have to tell you that our nation, along with the dollar, is on a slippery slide downward. I have been trying to figure out how to protect my family, do what it takes to get unshackled from debt and then acquire REAL assets.
When people throw around "trillions" with the facility that mere billions was being dispensed with as recently as 5 years ago, it is easy to lose sight of the big picture.