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A Tidal Wave of Gold Repatriations Could be Unleashed

The double whammy of a YES vote in the Swiss gold referendum and the repatriation of France’s gold from the NY FED, will be more than what the current manipulated system can handle. You will see widespread shortages of gold as the FED “attempts” to fill in the holes that they have drilled in their vaults throughout the years.

Swiss Gold Referendum: What’s Missing From The Debate

A “YES” vote for the gold referendum is a first step towards redressing the imbalance that exists between the SNB & the people of Switzerland. It will begin a process to restore restraint, accountability & transparency on an institution that took advantage of the removal of its previous gold holding constraint already once before.

SNB Warning Gold Initiative "Fatal Error Of Judgment" Sparks EURCHF Peg Test

Thomas Jordan, president of the Swiss National Bank, warned adoption of the so-called ‘Save Our Swiss Gold’ initiative would be a “fatal error of judgment.” With the vote looming on Nov 30th, Jordan explains that maintaining stable prices would be harder to achieve if the call for gold repatriation and increased reserves is approved.

The Secret Reason the SNB Opposes the Swiss Gold Referendum

One of the 3 objectives of the gold initiative is to have all Swiss gold stored in Switzerland. Swiss central bankers maintain it’s imperative to maintain foreign gold storage at major gold trading centers that can be quickly traded in event of a financial crisis. The ‘yes’ campaign counters that its safer to have it’s gold stored in Switzerland.

All Eyes on the Swiss Gold Referendum

On November 30th, voters in Switzerland will head to the polls to vote in a referendum on gold. On the ballot is a measure to prohibit the Swiss National Bank (SNB) from further gold sales, to repatriate Swiss-owned gold to Switzerland, and to mandate that gold make up at least 20 percent of the SNB’s assets.

US Exports More Gold To Hong Kong Than It Produces

U.S. gold production declined 5% in the first four months of the year from 72.7 metric tons in 2013, to 69.1 mt this year. And in the same Jan-Apr period of 2014, the U.S. exported more gold to Hong Kong (29% higher) than it produced from its domestic mining industry.

US Exports 128 Tons Of Gold In Jan, Feb 2014 - Supply Deficit Increases

Not only did the United States export 128 metric tons of gold in the first two months of the year, its supply deficit continues to increase. Hong Kong and Switzerland imported 105 mt of gold in the same period. The overwhelming majority of U.S. gold exports are heading to Asia, India and the Middle East.

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