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This Will Be The Biggest Theft of This Century

In 1983 a total of 6,840 gold bars were stolen from a high security vault in Heathrow in what is still considered to be ‘the crime of the century’. 40 years on and the gold heist is still the biggest single-theft of gold in history. What’s incredible is that the perpetrators never even expected to […]


US Federal Reserve Sticks To The Script But For How Long?

Those watching the gold price and price of silver will have noticed the sharp uptick following the Federal Reserve’s announcement, yesterday. This was despite the Fed doing exactly what everyone expected them to do. For now, the Federal Reserve is sticking to its relatively well-telegraphed plan but how long will it be until they need […]


China and the US at sovereign debt war

US dollar hegemony has long been a standard feature of the global financial and economic system. But developments in recent years and months (weeks, even) suggests there are more than a handful of countries who are looking to rely less on the US dollar. Instead countries who have long been at the mercy of the […]


What happens if the debt ceiling raises

It’s that time again when the US government has to prepare itself for an internal battle to raise the debt ceiling so it can meet various obligations. This is a merry dance that has been danced before, as we mention below. For sure, every time it happens fewer and fewer people are convinced of the […]


Here are three things you can learn from the Fed

Anyone who has decided to buy gold, or follows the gold price will be aware of how powerful the US Federal Reserve is. This year the Federal Reserve will turn 110 years old, only in recent years is dollar hegemony appearing to falter. Below we look at the central bank’s origins and three lessons we […]


Your Wealth Will Save Central Banks!

Today we ask, what is wealth? As we start a new year many will be looking at their portfolios and wondering what 2023 will have in store for them. Similar to 2022, we suspect there will be a lot of unknowns. As with anything unforeseen, it’s a good idea to have some insurance. This is […]


The 5,000 year History of Gold and Silver

Throughout 2022 Goldcore has been reminding readers that physical gold and silver investment is the best way to avoid the damaged systems run by governments. We have reminded readers that precious metals have no counterparty needed to vouch for or to approve their value, a fact which keeps them outside of the ‘system’. Next week […]


Gold, Rate Hikes and The Central Bank Illusion?

They say Christmas is a time for giving, and this is exactly the approach of central banks this year. Last week four central banks gave us interest rate hikes alongside hints at future hikes. This was as expected but what no one quite expected was the new counterintuitive approach they seem to be taking. This […]


Has the Fed reached peak hawkishness?

Laurence J. Peter said, “An economist is an expert who will know tomorrow why the things he predicted yesterday didn’t happen today.” Right now we think this might be the motto that helps central bankers sleep at night. Terrifying as that may seem, investors do not have to just “wait-and-see” what impact central bank policies […]


Top 5 Gold Buyers’ Motives Revealed

Which of these central banks have set records this year? China India Turkey Iran  This is actually a trick question as the answer is all of them. That’s right they have all been part of an enormous central bank push to move away from the US Dollar and add more gold to their respective coffers.  […]


Gold’s Role in the International System

Investors choose to invest in gold bars and buy silver bars because there is no counterparty risk. In a world where money is devalued every second and governments are scrambling to stay afloat, it’s worth holding some assets outside of the increasingly tenuous financial system. Below, we look at two countries who couldn’t agree more.  […]


What the World Cup can tell us about inflation

Football, love it or hate it, will dominate news outlets and Zoom small talk for the next month. Both the sport and the politics have entered the debating arenas, but there has been little mention of the whopping prize fund. Yes, football is one of the world’s largest industries, but is the prize fund just […]


The Bitcoin is ‘as-good-as-gold’ myth is over

When you invest in gold or buy silver coins with GoldCore you are choosing to invest in an asset that has no counterparty risk. Sadly those who have been holding their bitcoin on the crypto exchange FTX, have not experienced the same level of reassurance and service from the exchange’s management. This event is all […]


US midterms set to favour gold

The US midterms have not produced the ‘red tsunami’ so many political commentators predicted. But the Democrats could still lose the House of Representatives and possibly the Senate, as well. The implications this could have on policy making could be dramatic. Even if the swell of red is more of a ripple than a wave, […]


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