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Do Western Central Banks Have Any Gold Left? Part III

Do Western Central Banks Have Any Gold Left? Part III

This was all orchestrated to increase supply and tame demand. We believe that central planners are now running out of options to suppress the gold price. After taking a pause, the secular gold bull market is set to continue.

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Silver – Light at the End of the Tunnel?

| July 10, 2013 | Category: Investing
Silver – Light at the End of the Tunnel?

The most common interpretation of the recent shift is that the large bank (presumably, but not directly confirmed as JP Morgan) has closed out its silver short positions (at a nice profit, no doubt), and is now positioning itself for a bullish silver reversal. This is certainly what the bank appears to be doing in the futures market, although its participation through “paper” products based on silver’s spot price, rather than on the underlying metal itself, makes it difficult to know for sure

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Eric Sprott Announces Sprott Silver Coins And Bars With Own Signature

| October 19, 2012 | Articles: Experts Talk

Sprott stands for vision, quality, security and of course precious metals. Within the group of companies that entrepreneur Eric Sprott has built, Sprott Money being one of the companies, launches silver bars and coins with the Sprott signature. The coins and bars are minted from 99.9% pure silver. Each 1 ounce silver coin and 10 ounce silver bar features the renowned Sprott name and bears the beautiful carving of the Canadian maple leaf. The 1 ounce silver coin is also engraved with a striking image of the inukshuk. For a limited time, you can pre-order these exclusive bars and rounds with $15 off shipping (insurance fees apply). During the pre-order […]

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The Solution…is the Problem, Part II

| August 11, 2012 | Articles: Insights
The Solution…is the Problem, Part II

When we wrote Part I of this paper in June 2009, the total U.S. public debt was just north of $10 trillion. Since then, that figure has increased by more than 50% to almost $16 trillion, thanks largely to unprecedented levels of government intervention. Once the exclusive domain of central bankers and policy makers, acronyms such as QE, LTRO, SMP, TWIST, TARP, TALF have found their way into the mainstream. With the aim of providing stimulus to the economy, central planners of all stripes have both increased spending and reduced taxes in most rich countries. But do these fiscal and monetary measures really increase economic activity or do they have other perverse […]

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