Wednesday , 24 January 2018


Gold & Silver

Silver: What Makes It So Special?

Silver Bars

In today's infographic, which is Part 3 of the series, (see Part 1 HERE which showed silver's rich history) & Part 2 HERE which illustrated the supply and geological fundamentals) we cover the demand and uses for the world's most versatile metal. Learn how much silver is used for industrial purposes, investment, jewelry, and what trends could shape the future.

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What Is Gold’s Role In An Investment Portfolio – If Any?

gold-and-currencies

There is a plethora of information available in all sorts of media that is negative about gold - gold is risky, volatile, a barbarous relic, and so on - but these arguments miss the point entirely, because they treat gold as an investment. To fully understand gold's role in an investment portfolio, we need a new mindset—a gold mindset - [and HERE it is].

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The 6 Most Commonly Held Anti-Gold Beliefs That Don’t Hold Water

Nick-Barisheff

...Many in the investment community swear by the old myths about gold, but is there any truth in them? If investors examined the facts, they would find that the most commonly held anti-gold beliefs do not hold water and, once the general public realizes that these beliefs are not valid, the price of gold will be much higher.

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Look No Further! Here Are the Best Articles on Gold & Silver

gold-silver

Hundreds of articles seem to be posted every day on why the prices of gold and silver are going north of $5,000 & $100 ozt. respectively, or conversely to below $1,000 and $15, respectively. Unfortunately most of what is written is self-serving and/or wishful thinking. Some is what I call nothing more than financial entertainment devoid of substance. Occasionally a thought provoking article is posted and when that happens munKNEE.com is there with it. Below are some such articles that are currently in the munKNEE.com vault.

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New Global Currency Will Be Backed By 20-40% ($7,000) Gold

Gold-bars-on-100-and-50-dollar-bill

Jim Rickards is of the opinion (see HERE) that a global currency reset is coming in the not too distant future in the form of an IMF issue, known as a Special Depository Receipt. It will be backed by 20-40% gold from the reserves of the global central banks which will necessitate revaluing bullion to around $7,000 a troy ounce, or there won’t be enough of it to do the job. The unknown factor is the timeline: does this happen this year - or in five years?

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