Category Archives: China

Anticipation of Fed Rate Increase Causes Drop in Gold Price

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How to Spot Counterfeit Gold

If you’re choosing to invest in gold or other precious metals, you’re making a wise investment in your future. The decision to buy gold and silver, or other precious metal investment shows you understand financial markets can vary wildly, and … Continue reading

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The Slippery Measure of Inflation

Perhaps the claim is apocryphal, but pollster George Gallup is reported to have claimed he could prove God statistically. If we didn’t know better, we might guess that he began his stellar career at the Bureau of Labor statistics, or … Continue reading

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The Threat of War and Gold

Two weeks ago, the United States launched a bombing attack on a Syrian government airbase as retaliation for that country’s use of the nerve gas sarin against its own people. President Trump found Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s use of sarin … Continue reading

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Why Brexit Could Propel Gold to New Highs

On March 29, 2017, nine months after a referendum approving by 51.9% the UK’s departure from the European Union (EU), UK Prime Minister Theresa May signed Article 50 of the EU Charter to initiate the action.

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Gold Reserves of Russia on Track to Surpass Those of China

The world’s central banks all store physical gold. They do so as a hedge against inflation, to maintain a hard asset on their books with universal value, and as backup against the possible debasement of their currency. Many nations also … Continue reading

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Gold Retains its Power as a Solid Hedge

Gold is experiencing its share of familiar negative comments these days. We’ve heard them time and again: it doesn’t offer interest, “it just sits there and looks at you” (Warren Buffett), and its price is almost certain to plummet if … Continue reading

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As Globalization Reverses, Will Gold Soar?

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Trump’s “America First” Pledge Stirs Backlash from China

While President Trump’s inaugural address has elicited a hopeful feeling among his voter base, reactions from the Chinese to his message have been far from warm. According to Josh Chin’s January 23, 2017 article in The Wall Street Journal, in … Continue reading

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Direct Ownership vs. Mutualized Ownership of Gold

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