Thursday , 19 January 2017


Gold & Silver

My Precious Metals Predictions for 2017: Am I Brave Or Just Stupid?

gold rise

This is the time of year that those of us who are brave - or more likely stupid - come up with some predictions for the year ahead...so let's look at what this observer considers will happen during the year ahead for the precious metals, precious metals stocks and the geopolitical drivers behind what I see as the likely price trends.

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Gold Measurements: What Do the Terms “Karat” & “Troy Ounce” Actually Mean?

Multiple-forms-of-gold-bullion

You have no doubt read countless articles on the price of gold costing "x dollars per ounce", own a gold ring or some other piece of gold jewellery and/or wear or have bought/plan to buy a diamond ring but do you really understand exactly what you are buying? What's the difference between 1 troy ounce of gold and 1 (regular) ounce? What's the difference between 18 and 10 karat gold? What's the difference between a .75 and a 1.0 carat diamond? Let me explain. Words: 1102

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What’s Next For Silver? Lower Lows Or….?

10 Ounce Silver Bullion Bars

Silver prices, in our increasingly unreal debt based fiat currency world, streak higher and subsequently crash to unbelievable lows. They nearly reached $50.00 in April of 2011, crashed to a low under $14 in December of 2015 and currently (December 2016) sit at about $16. [What does the future hold? Below are 2 options.]

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