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Brits Pouring Over Half Their Net-Worth Into Gold Post-Brexit

The speed at which the British people are buying gold is unprecedented. We are seeing people convert as much as 40 to 50% of their net worth into physical gold, (compared to) 5 to 10% in the past. The sudden surge in gold sales is more remarkable considering the British historically haven’t shown as much interest in the yellow metal as residents of many other countries.

Alarming Evidence of Gold Supply Tightness, Chinese Hoarding

China and Russia are acquiring thousands of tons of gold. The Chinese have a huge pile of U.S. Treasury Securities of about $3.2 trillion. They can’t dump the treasuries, but they are worried about inflation destroying the value of the treasuries. So what the Chinese are doing instead is, they’re acquiring gold as a hedge. Where they lose on paper, they make it up on gold.

A Technically Reasonable Correction in Gold Prices

For those who persist in looking at gold as an investment, the fall in gold prices in May is simply within the bounds of a normal correction. But they would be missing a vital point & that is by buying gold they are selling an inferior form of money. Not only is the dollar already demonstrably overvalued when priced in gold, but there is a growing inevitability of a further, substantial declines.

China needs a lot of Gold to make-up for the Loss Expected on Treasuries

Right now, China’s reserves are about $3.2 trillion, of which about $2 trillion is denominated in US dollars, and most of that are U.S. Treasury Securities. They can’t dump them. So what the Chinese are doing instead is they’re acquiring gold as a hedge. China is going to be in this position where they lose on the paper, but they make it up on the gold.

Opposing Forces At Play In Gold, Silver (Precious Metals Complex)

Good news for gold bulls is the bottom of the trading range has been tested a thrice so far & the price action looks encouraging for gold. But silver & the miners have broken through major supports. Its fair to say there is a mixed picture in the precious metals complex. Here are the possible triggers that may reverse the gold downtrend.

Peak Gold Is Here to Stay - Oliver Gross

The wave of zero-interest liquidity washing over the financial world could result in a short-term gold bottom of $1,000. I like to invest when there is blood in the streets & that is certainly happening with precious metal equities. Today, investors can buy gold and silver stocks at decade-low valuations & historically low bullion-to-equity valuations.

The Role of China in the Global Gold Market

The gold market in general is very opaque and the Chinese one, in particular, is even more. China has not made public its gold reserves since they announced a doubling of their reserves in April 2009. China will choose the time that is the most appropriate and to have the biggest possible impact for their geopolitical aspirations.

Are You Sure Its Real Gold? An Examination Of Modern Gold Counterfeiting

I can tell you that, yes, there may be problems with gold counterfeiting with tungsten nowadays. Since gold costs almost a thousand times more than tungsten you can understand that there is a lot of incentive for the second law to play a role, here: with a chance to cheat, someone will.

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.

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