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Gold Demand Increases Along with Uncertainty Thanks to Trump, Brexit and North Korea

Gold demand increases along with uncertainty thanks to Trump, Brexit and North Korea – Recent events have increased concerns over ability of leaders to repair rather than excerbate problems – Holdings in gold-backed ETFs rose by 9.1 tonnes to 2,357 tonnes thanks to European demand – Trump inflames Middle East tensions. Israel announcement seen as […]

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UK Pensions Risk – Time to Rebalance and Allocate to Cash and Gold

UK Pensions Risk – Time to Rebalance and Allocate to Cash and Gold – Value of Sterling and increased risks place pressure on pensioners both in UK and abroad – 500,000 British expats face ‘frozen’ pensions – 61% of UK Direct Benefit pension schemes have more money going out than coming in – OECD report […]

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Bailins Coming In EU – 114 Italian Banks Have NP Loans Exceeding Tangible Assets

Bailins Coming In EU – 114 Italian Banks Have NP Loans Exceeding Tangible Assets – Italy opposes ECB proposal that holds banks to firm deadlines for writing down bad loans – Italy’s banks weighed down under €318bn of bad loans – New ECB rules could ‘derail’ any recovery in Italy’s financial system – Draft proposal requires […]

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Silver’s Positive Fundamentals Due To Strong Demand In Key Growth Industries

Silver’s Positive Fundamentals Due To Strong Demand In Key Growth Industries – Increased efforts in green energy and advanced technology set to boosts silver’s demand – Four-year supply deficit set to increase due to fewer mine openings and discoveries – Bank manipulation may be why silver under performing – TD Securities and the Bank of […]

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An Interview with GoldCore Founder, Mark O’Byrne

An Interview with GoldCore Founder, Mark O’Byrne “Uber-bull predictions of gold at over $5,000 per ounce are not beyond the realms of possibility…” So says GoldCore founder and self-confessed gold bug, Mark O’Byrne. Indeed, I recently caught up with Mark to get his thoughts on gold and what’s going on with it right now… But […]

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Risk Of Online Accounts Seen As One of Largest Brokerages In World Halts Online Trading After “Glitch”

– ‘Technical issue’ at Fidelity temporarily blocks access to online accounts and halts online trading – Fidelity is 3rd largest brokerage by client assets: $1.7 trillion at the end of 2016 – NatWest, RBS, Ulster Bank  have experienced online banking “issues” in November – Clients left without access to funds & failed payments & little to […]

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Low Cost Gold In The Age Of QE, AI, Trump and War

‘Fear and Loathing In the Age of QE … AI’ is a presentation given at Mining Investment London earlier this week. Stephen Flood, CEO of GoldCore presentation (28 minutes) was well received at the conference which is a strategic mining and investment conference for leaders in the mining and investment sectors, bringing together attendees from 20 countries. Key topics in the video: – A […]

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Own Gold Bullion To “Support National Security” – Russian Central Bank

– We own gold bullion to “support national security” – Russian Central Bank – Russia warns Washington: Confiscating fx reserves would be “declaration of financial war” – Russia has quadrupled its gold bullion reserves in decade – BRICs discussing ‘the possibility of establishing a single (system of) gold trade’ – Russia, China & maybe Saudi Arabia form alliances […]

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Bitcoin $10,000 – Huge Volatility of Cryptocurrencies and Risky Fiat Making Gold Attractive

– Bitcoin tops $10,000, soaring more than 850% since beginning of 2017 – Irrational exuberance arguably main driver of price performance – Google Trends shows search for ‘Bitcoin Bubble’ hit highest level this morning – Buyers need to be aware of hacking and security risks – Other primary risks to widespread adoption is volatility and liquidity risk […]

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Financial Wisdom from Dr Wayne Dyer

Financial Wisdom from Dr Wayne Dyer – Don’t make money the guiding principle for what you have or do – Avoid debt, focus on value rather than price in $, € & £ – Do everything you can to eschew debt – Finding the inherent value in everything – A dollar does not determine worth – The 12-step program […]

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Gold Demand Increases Along with Uncertainty Thanks to Trump, Brexit and North Korea

Gold demand increases along with uncertainty thanks to Trump, Brexit and North Korea - Recent events have increased concerns over ability of leaders to repair rather than excerbate problems - Holdings in gold-backed ETFs rose by 9.1 tonnes to 2,357[...]

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UK Pensions Risk - Time to Rebalance and Allocate to Cash and Gold

UK Pensions Risk - Time to Rebalance and Allocate to Cash and Gold - Value of Sterling and increased risks place pressure on pensioners both in UK and abroad - 500,000 British expats face 'frozen' pensions - 61% of UK[...]

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Bailins Coming In EU - 114 Italian Banks Have NP Loans Exceeding Tangible Assets

Bailins Coming In EU - 114 Italian Banks Have NP Loans Exceeding Tangible Assets - Italy opposes ECB proposal that holds banks to firm deadlines for writing down bad loans - Italy's banks weighed down under €318bn of bad loans -[...]

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