Saturday , 19 August 2017


Gold

Execs flee GLD – The revolving door at the SPDR Gold Trust Sponsor

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A remarkable but little noticed development has occurred behind the scenes of the SPDR Gold Trust (GLD) over the last 3 years. This development concerns the very high level of executive staff turnover at World Gold Trust Services, the New York based ‘Sponsor’ of the mammoth gold GLD gold-backed Exchange Traded Fund that is listed on the NYSE.

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31 Incredible Facts About Gold

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As we documented in our extensive Gold Series, gold has been used as a monetary metal for thousands of years... It’s the most malleable and ductile metal, and it doesn’t tarnish or corrode. Over time, these properties have helped people to associate gold with concepts such as immortality or royalty. Even today, people are still finding new uses for gold that are impressive in their own right. For example, scientists recently discovered a gold alloy that is four times tougher than titanium. The following infographic puts the rich history of gold into perspective.

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Gold Has Had Its Moment – Here’s Why

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I believe that the market is no longer fearful and that gold has had its moment. After a multi-year rout gold began to pick up pace in 2016 when uncertainty seemed to be omnipresent but my view has stayed consistently positive as I have not identified any material weakness in the economy. Let me explain why that is the case.

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The HUI & XAU Indexes: Their Differences and Pros & Cons

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Investing in particular gold stocks gives exposure to movements in price of gold, but also to other factors affecting the gold mining industry, as well as company-specific strengths and weaknesses. This is why investors have to bear in mind the trends in the gold market as well as the mining industry, and wisely select appropriate stocks. One way to avoid the problem of selecting the promising shares is to invest in an index of gold mining companies such as the HUI, XAU and/or GDX. That being said there are considerable differences and pros and cons which this article outlines.

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Noonan on Gold & Silver: Debt Addiction Will Carry PMs Higher, Guaranteed

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As an introduction as to what the charts have to say about gold and silver at this point in time let me remind you that the world debt situation worsens. It is, and it always has been, only a matter of time before this IMF house of fiat debt collapses, and collapse it will. Now is the time to get thee gold, and get thee silver, and get out of debt or suffer the intended consequences.

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