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China Center Stage In This Week’s Gold Market Review

China Center Stage In This Week’s Gold Market Review

In his weekly market review, Frank Holmes of the USFunds.com summarizes this week’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats in the gold market for gold investors. Gold closed the week at $1,200.80 up $9.15 per ounce (1.62%). Gold stocks, as measured by the NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index, gained 0.31%. The U.S. Trade-Weighted Dollar Index slipped 0.88% for the week.

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Sneak Preview: 10 Charts From In Gold We Trust 2015

Sneak Preview: 10 Charts From In Gold We Trust 2015

In exactly one week, the 2015 edition of the “In Gold We Trust” report will be launched. It is the 9th edition. With a global reach of some 1 million readers, it is probably the most read gold report worldwide. Although the gold report will be published in one week, GoldSilverWorlds had the privilige to “take a look into the kitchen” of precious metals expert Stoeferle. This article highlights 10 interesting charts from the upcoming report.

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First Strike Capability: Gold or War

First Strike Capability:  Gold or War

When the inevitable correction/crash occurs, the exits will be crowded, the herd will fall over the cliff, a few financial “dead bodies” will float to the surface, and banks will need bail-ins from depositors, so the “war on cash” is designed to force more assets into banks in anticipation of coming bail-ins.

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Weekly Gold Market Review – June 12th

Weekly Gold Market Review – June 12th

In his weekly market review, Frank Holmes of the USFunds.com summarizes this week’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats in the gold market for gold investors. Gold closed the week at $1,181.65 up $9.65 per ounce (0.82%). Gold stocks, as measured by the NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index, lost 1.59%. The U.S. Trade-Weighted Dollar Index slipped 1.39% for the week.

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150,000 Cigarettes or 3,275 Ounces of Silver

150,000 Cigarettes or 3,275 Ounces of Silver

A pack of Marlboros cost $0.19 many years ago. A typical price is now $6.50. Since we use unbacked debt based fiat currencies, inflation is here to stay, along with occasional panics, periodic crashes, and wealth transfers to the financial cartel. Exchanging a small expense every day for a purchase of silver will create a considerable stack of silver over 20 years. The expense is gone but the silver endures. We have choices as individuals and as nations. More silver and less fiat currency is, in my opinion, a good choice.

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Weekly Gold Market Review – June 5th

Weekly Gold Market Review – June 5th

In his weekly market review, Frank Holmes of the USFunds.com summarizes this week’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats in the gold market for gold investors. Gold closed the week at $1,171.82 down $18.73 per ounce (-1.57%). Gold stocks, as measured by the NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index, lost 3.76%. The U.S. Trade-Weighted Dollar Index gained 0.58% for the week.

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Silver Lows and Bubble Bonds

Silver Lows and Bubble Bonds

T bonds and the S&P look dangerous, while silver has been crushed during the past four years. Which of those three asset classes is likely to perform better between now and Election Day 2016? Which of those assets has no counter-party risk? Two of those assets currently trade at or near all-time highs, while one is, relatively speaking, quite inexpensive! Invest accordingly.

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Extreme Flows in Several Gold Funds

Extreme Flows in Several Gold Funds

Looking through the final figures for fund flows among the most active ETFs for May, a few things stick out.

The most notable is the abandonment of gold-related funds. The GLD fund suffered outflows, as did the gold miners, GDX and GDXJ. With more than $1.5 billion leaving those funds over the past 20 days at the end of May, the outflow was one of the
largest in the past five years.

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7 Things to Consider When Buying Precious Metals

7 Things to Consider When Buying Precious Metals

Diversifying your wealth into precious metals is one of the most important financial decisions you can make. It’s also important to carefully consider what types of precious metals to own amidst the array of options.
What follows are seven key criteria for deciding what to buy.

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Weekly Gold Market Review – May 29th

Weekly Gold Market Review – May 29th

In his weekly market review, Frank Holmes of the USFunds.com summarizes this week’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats in the gold market for gold investors. Gold closed the week at $1,190.55 down $15.65 per ounce (-1.30%). Gold stocks, as measured by the NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index, lost 1.34%. The U.S. Trade-Weighted Dollar Index gained 0.90% for the week.

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Debt and the Tinderbox

Debt and the Tinderbox

We know that the Federal Reserve cranked up their digital printing presses and created over $16 Trillion in new currency, swaps, loans, bailouts, gifts, etc. in response to the 2008 financial crisis. If you invested in stocks and bonds, the various QE – “money printing” programs were probably successful for you. Examine the following chart and note the impact of QE on the S&P 500 Index.

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Asking the Wrong Questions

Asking the Wrong Questions

Garbage in, garbage out! Ask better questions and the answers will be more useful. The same thinking that brought the world to this point will not be helpful in solving the problems that threaten our financial well-being.

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Weekly Gold Market Review – May 22nd

Weekly Gold Market Review – May 22nd

In his weekly market review, Frank Holmes of the USFunds.com summarizes this week’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats in the gold market for gold investors. Gold closed the week at $1,206.20 down $17.86 per ounce (-1.46%). Gold stocks, as measured by the NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index, lost 4.21%. The U.S. Trade-Weighted Dollar Index gained 3.09% for the week.

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Bikers, Bonds, and Black Swans

Bikers, Bonds, and Black Swans

Death, injuries, prison, and life changing consequences arose from an argument over a parking space. What might occur in an argument over several $Trillion of dodgy sovereign debt or a territorial fight in the Ukraine, Iraq, or Syria? Do you own insurance in the form of gold and silver, which have NO COUNTER-PARTY RISK?

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