Friday , 23 June 2017


Gold & Silver

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

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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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The Case For $2,450/ozt. Platinum!

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The Platinum:Palladium and Gold:Platinum Ratios, plus the decline in supply growth, suggest that we could see much higher platinum prices in the years to come - perhaps by as much as 160.6% were its pricing to revert back to the historical mean.

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Why the World’s Billionaire Investors Buy Precious Metals

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Have you ever wondered why some of the most elite investors hold precious metals - especially gold - as a central part of their portfolios? This infographic illustrates 4 famous money managers who made bets on precious metals for different reasons, and what we can learn from each of them.

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Ted Butler: Silver Will Move Suddenly & Shockingly Higher Soon – Here’s Why

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I am convinced that silver will soon explode in price in a manner of unprecedented proportions, both in terms of previous silver rallies and relative to all other commodities. By unprecedented, I mean that the price of silver will move suddenly and shockingly higher in a manner never witnessed previously, including the great price run ups in 1980 and 2011. The highest prior price level of $50 will quickly be exceeded.

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Buffett’s Favorite Indicator Implies A 20.6% Annual Increase in Gold Over the Next 10 Years

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The ratio of total stock market capitalization to GDP, a favored indicator of the “Oracle of Omaha”, has historically proven to be a very useful and reliable harbinger of longer-term future returns in equities in the U.S. - and it suggests annualized total returns of -1.27% on the S&P over the next 10 years. Lower equity returns over a 10-year period have been clearly consistent with higher returns for gold. In fact, every 1% drop in annualized total returns on the S&P 500 implies a 1.5% increase in returns on gold. That would be consistent with returns for gold of around 20.6% on average per year.

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