Sunday , 22 October 2017


Gold & Silver

Gold: What Does a "Troy" Ounce or "18/24 Karat" Gold Really Mean?

Lorimer Wilson with Gold Bar

You have no doubt read countless articles on the price of gold costing “x dollars per ounce” and possibly own a gold ring or some other piece of gold jewellery 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? Let me explain. Words: 637

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Beware: Official U.S. Government Price for Gold is Only $42.22/oz.

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The United States has seen four different gold confiscations — the last of which was in 1933. Few people realize that when the freedom to own gold was restored in 1972, the President retained the power to require us to surrender our gold which he can do again any time (probably on a Friday) with the mere stroke of a pen. That means all confiscated gold could possibly be compensated at only $42.22 per 1oz. and not at the world market price. Don’t take this decision lightly. It was another blatant warning that the government may be contemplating grand larceny — AGAIN. Words: 1740

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Ronald Stoeferle: In Gold We Trust 2017

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Ronald Stoeferle joins us to discuss his free annual 160 page report called “In Gold we Trust” in which he maintains that gold and commodities are dirt cheap when compared to stocks; equities, bonds, and real estate are at or near their all time highs and the U.S. dollar is close to rolling over.

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Why, Pray Tell, Would I Want to Own Gold??

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Comments I have made that "when this [financial crisis] finally ends the big winners are apt to be the ones who have lost the least purchasing power. Keeping score in nominal dollars is likely to be meaningless. Gold tends to hold its purchasing power regardless of what happens to fiat currency.” have prompted questions about a) how to achieve such purchasing power with physical gold when this stage is reached, b) how to go about buying things with gold coins and c) how gold would be utilized under the assumption that a barter system would develop when dollars become worthless. [Let me explain.] Words: 700

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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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