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Monday, July 7 2014

Gold market to return to net hedging in 2014

Gold producers will return to net hedging for the first time since 2011 this year, GFMS analysts at Thomson Reuters said on Friday, after Polyus Gold this week announced a two-year progamme to sell gold forward.

Hedging, or selling future gold production, allows miners of the metal to lock in prices for their output. While it can protect producers when prices are falling, it can also stop them capitalising on a rising market.

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Thursday, June 12 2014

OCC Gold Derivatives vs Known Gold Pool

2 new charts showing the relation of the known gold pool vs US gold derivatives.

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Tuesday, June 10 2014

OCC Gold & Precious Metals Derivatives

Some charts from a recent study into the OCC Precious Metals Derivatives. A US Gov't quarterly release from here: http://www.occ.gov/topics/capital-markets/financial-markets/trading/derivatives/derivatives-quarterly-report.html All up over 160 charts were created from this dataset.

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Thursday, June 5 2014

JPM Gold & White PM Derivatives

Here's some charts that put JPM's precious metals derivatives into perspective.

They look like a barnacle on the backside of a behemoth whale.....

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