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What Precious Metals Can Tell Us About Finance? Inaugural Lecture by Dr Brian Lucey

PRESENTATION HIGHLIGHTS – Should I invest my fortune in gold? – Lessons from gold and silver: Reviewing the research – What precious metals can tell us about finance? – What are precious metals and why should we care? – What size of market and how evolved over time? – Long and detailed history of gold and […]

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Gold Is A Safe Haven Asset

“The desire of gold is not for gold. It is for the means of freedom and benefit” Ralph Waldo Emerson There is a significant and growing consensus amongst academics, independent researchers and asset allocation experts that gold is a hedging instrument and a safe haven asset. Thus, many financial professionals, including GoldCore, now believe that […]

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Research: Silver, Platinum and Palladium As Safe Havens – Reassessing Their Role

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 ‘Hard Brexit’ impact on the UK and […]

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GoldCore Quarterly Review by Dr Constantin Gurdgiev

– Stocks face worst quarter since 2011 over fears for global economy – Global economy concern as China slows down sharply – Concern re Federal Reserve stewardship – Increasing nervousness re U.S. earnings outlook – Stock markets of the world’s ten largest economies are currently in red – Gold rose 1.5% in GBP, 2.4% in […]

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Review of 2014 – Gold Second Best Currency, +13% in EUR, +6% GBP

Contents: – Gold Second Best Currency In 2014 – Higher In All Currencies Except Dollar – Silver Falls Despite Robust Demand – Stock and Bond Performance In 2014 – Oil Prices Collapse; Energy, Copper, Sugar Fall; Coffee Surges – Regulatory Authorities Confirm Gold Rigging – Another Year Of Paper Selling While Physical Demand Robust – […]

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From Bail-Outs to Bail-Ins: Risks and Ramifications

‘From Bail-Outs to Bail-Ins: Risks and Ramifications’ is a research document about one of the most important risks facing investors and savers today – bank and financial institution bail-ins. The research underpinning this document was carried out by GoldCore in the months immediately after the Cyprus Bail-In was enforced and is a very detailed analysis […]

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Guide to Gold in UK Pensions

The ‘pensions timebomb’ looms: UK pension funds’ lack of diversification and overexposure to traditional assets may cost pension holders dearly, according to new research from GoldCore. Pensions allocations to gold are very low in the UK and yet gold has an important role to play over the long term in preserving and growing pension wealth. […]

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Webinar with Dr Marc Faber on Precious Metal and Asset Allocations

Today, Dr Marc Faber gave insights into his strategies for protecting and growing wealth in 2014 and beyond. In the webinar, some of the topics covered with Dr Faber included: * Why he now believes that gold manipulation is a strong possibility * Technical risks of bitcoin and assets and money intermediated and dependent on […]

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Gold Is A Safe Haven Asset- Latest Research Shows

There is a significant and growing consensus among academics, independent researchers and asset allocation experts that gold is a hedging instrument and a safe haven asset. Thus, many financial professionals, including GoldCore, now believe that gold should form part of investment and savings portfolios for reasons of diversification and financial insurance. In this ebook you […]

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Protecting Your Savings In The Coming Bail-In Era

It is now the case that in the event of bank failure, your deposits could be confiscated. Bail-ins are a risk in the coming years and yet there is a lack of appreciation of this risk as there was a lack of appreciation of the risks posed by recent property bubbles and the global debt […]

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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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