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VIDEO: World Gold Council 2014 Q3 ‘Gold Trends Report’

Today the World Gold Council released their 2014 Q2 Gold Trends report – here’s the WGC’s Marcus Grubb (Managing Director Investment Strategy) going over their findings: Take-aways include: Q32014 gold demand stood at 920tn – a 2% fall The fundamentals of the gold market remain fully in place Jewellery remains the biggest component of gold […]

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World Gold Council: Central Bank buying running at 6% ABOVE the five year average in Q3 2014

Last quarter (Q2) we reported that central bank gold buying had increased by 28% from the same time last year. Well it appears that central bank buying doesn’t look like letting up anytime soon as the World Gold Council reports (download full report here) that central bank gold buying in Q3 was some 6% above […]

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As Germany loses battle for ECB, QE goes global

What is Super Mario up to? First, he gave an unexpectedly dovish speech at the Jackson Hole conference, rather ungallantly upstaging the host, Ms Yellen, who was widely anticipated to be the most noteworthy speaker at the gathering (talking about the labor market, her favorite subject). Having thus single-handedly and without apparent provocation raised expectations […]

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Our obsession with monetary stimulus will end in disaster

The following is a commentary I wrote for The Forum section of London business-paper City A.M. It was published yesterday. The link is here. It is now six years since the collapse of Lehman Brothers, and considering that the US economy has officially been in recovery for the past five years, that equity indexes have […]

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Keynes was a failure in Japan – No need to embrace him in Europe

Draghi’s volte-face two weeks ago has emboldened the Keynesian majority in the media and in economic research departments. It has injected new life into their relentless campaign for yet more state intervention in the Eurozone economy. It wasn’t anything the ECB actually did (or announced) that initiated this new euphoria. As usual, the measures fell […]

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Greenspan hints at a gold backed Yuan in China and considers gold the ‘ultimate’ money

Greenspan hints at a gold backed Yuan in China and considers gold the ‘ultimate’ money The former head of the Federal Reserve in the US, Alan Greenspan (he of massive housing bubble fame), has published an astonishing article about gold – it is astonishing in that it is one of the very rare occasions that […]

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