Friday, February 7 2020

Perth Mint Coin Sales

Flows for January & annually

Continue reading...

Chinese Gold/Silver Imports

Flows for December and annually

Continue reading...

Thursday, February 6 2020

JPMorgan Facing Criminal Investigation Over Metal Spoofing

U.S. authorities that accused six JPMorgan Chase & Co. employees of rigging precious-metals futures are building a criminal case against the bank itself, two people familiar with the situation said.

Continue reading...

Saturday, February 1 2020

US Mint Coin Sales

US Mint flows for December

Continue reading...

Transparent Precious Metal Holdings - Gold/Silver

Flows this week

Continue reading...

Gold/Silver - Futures - COTs - Commitment of Traders

COTs this week

Continue reading...

Friday, January 31 2020

Hitting Zero: 700 Years of Declining Global Real Interest Rates

One of the key drivers … for the US dollar gold price is real interest rates. It is thought that when interest rates on long-term sovereign bonds, minus inflation, are falling, it becomes more attractive to own gold as it is a less risky asset than sovereign bonds (gold has no counterparty risk).

Continue reading...

Gold Mine Output Falls for First Time Since 2008

After flat-lining over the last several years, gold mine output fell by 1% in 2019. This is further evidence that we could be heading into a long-term and perhaps irreversible decline in gold mine production.

According to the World Gold Council, total gold mine output in 2019 came in at 3,463.7 tons.

Continue reading...

Thursday, January 30 2020

The Fed - Foreign Exchange Rates - H.10 - Nominal/Real Indexes

The FEDs hedonically adjusted the Dollar Indices

Gave them a few tweaks - changed the names & problems fixed...(:-))

Continue reading...

Price gold bullion, not gold credit

Gold should function as a signalling device, acting as a warning sign and stabilising influence for a global financial system that has overstretched itself. This one has, with the need for unconventional monetary policy passing the point of no return.

The gold price is being held back ‒ potentially increasing moral hazard across the entire global financial system ‒ which is where reforms by the London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) can play a role.

Continue reading...

FIA Claimed Ignorance of 'Primary Member' Banks

As the Department of Justice pointed out, every one of the banks or their subsidiaries referred to in gold and silver spoofing charges are 'primary members' of the Financial Industry Association FIA: JP Morgan Chase, Bank of America, Morgan Stanley, Scotiabank and Deutsche Bank, as are each of the banks defending the London gold and silver fixing anti trust lawsuits: Scotiabank, BNP Paribas, Societe Generale, Barclays, HSBC and UBS formerly.

Continue reading...

How China’s Central Bank Distorts the Shanghai Gold Price

This is the story of how the Chinese central bank manipulates premiums on gold traded over the Shanghai Gold Exchange.

Continue reading...

Saturday, January 25 2020

Transparent Precious Metal Holdings - Gold-Silver

Flows this week

Continue reading...

Gold/Silver - Futures - COTs - Commitment of Traders

COTs this week

Continue reading...

Friday, January 24 2020

Palladium trade body warns of supply pinch in London

Please use the sharing tools found via the share button at the top or side of articles. Copying articles to share with others is a breach of FT.com T&Cs and Copyright Policy. Email licensing@ft.com to buy additional rights. Subscribers may share up to 10 or 20 articles per month using the gift article service. More information can be found at https://www.ft.com/tour. https://www.ft.com/content/0cbe9b3a-3df4-11ea-a01a-bae547046735

The body charged with overseeing London’s palladium market has issued a stern warning to its members to ensure trading still functions as it should, as fears grow over a chronic shortage of the metal used in catalytic converters.

Continue reading...

Thursday, January 23 2020

US Gold Imports & Exports

US flows for November

Continue reading...

EuroStat Gold Imports & Exports

Euro flows for November

Continue reading...

United Kingdom Gold Imports & Exports

UK flows for November

Continue reading...

Wednesday, January 22 2020

GLD—a Crash Course

Are the underlying mechanics of the largest gold ETF a cause for concern?

Continue reading...

Gold is like “life insurance”; Rick Rule has never seen this in his life

With bond yields at historical lows, and even negative in some parts of the world, investors are navigating uncharted waters, and gold demand could see a surge, says Rick Rule,

Continue reading...

- page 2 of 295 -