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Posts Tagged ‘Gold ETF Holdings’

Gold will Never Let a Good Crisis go Waste & There are Lots of Them Coming

The current geopolitical uncertainty has been years in the making & extends beyond the gyrations in British politics. Negative or low interest rate environments, macro risks & deteriorating confidence towards central banks & monetary policy are the reasons cited for the fresh interest in safe haven gold. IF there’s one thing that can be said for gold, it’s that it never wastes a good crisis.

Ugly-Stepchild To Beauty Queen - Gold ETF Holdings Surge To 18-Month Highs

Gold has “seen some exceptional flows after quite a few years of being the ugly redheaded stepchild, but it’s not moved into sort of beauty-queen territory,” notes one commodity strategist as hedge fund net-long positions are the highest since Feb 2015 and gold holdings in ETPs has soared to 18 month highs. Gold is now heading for a third straight monthly gain.

Ukraine Bank Runs Could Soon Be Seen In EU And U.S.

The plunge in the Ukrainian hryvnia this week and the risk of bank runs, not to mention the risk of contagion for European banks exposed to Ukraine should support gold. Rising geopolitical tensions between Russia and the West over developments in the Ukraine should also be supportive.

The Curious Case for Silver and Why Prices are not Higher

A major new buyer has entered the market purchasing as much as 20% of the total world production this year for investment purposes – follow the money and add some silver. And to top it off, at the moment it costs more to produce silver than to purchase it.

Love Trade Buyers in the East - Dressed to the Nines with Gold

While paper gold is getting the cold shoulder in the West, the Love Trade buyers in the East are wrapping their arms around all the physical gold they can get their hands on – So far in 2013, the East purchased 5 times more gold bars, coins and jewelry than the West.

Silver Equities are too Cheap

Maria Smirnova joined Sprott Asset Management in 2005 and currently co-manages the Sprott Silver Equities Class. I asked for her […]

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