Category Archives: Buying / Selling

Gold’s role in short and long term protection for lower-middle income individuals / families

Gold and wealth is often viewed hand in hand, with gold no longer being a modern measure of wealth alone, many people still believe that buying gold is only an activity for the rich, the reality is nothing could be farther from the truth. A large majority of gold is produced in one ounce bars

The Golden Vortex

It does seem that the prices of gold have taken a turn for the better after a long and arduous downtrend from September 2011, and after nearly scrapping the 1,000 dollar per ounce mark it seems to have bounced back after the 15th of January this year and although it is still below the 1,300

The Silver Climate

For the last 7 years or more gold’s sidekick silver has not been a favourite for the average investor due to the fact that it has not been cheap relatively to gold for nearly 7 years, however the recent silver surge on the ETF platform has created a robust demand for silver indicating that silver

Gold buy-back schemes

Typically regarded as a “safe haven” in times of economic instability and as a hedge against devaluation, gold is the kind of precious metal that only some can resist. Usually purchased in its physical form through jewelers, goldsmiths, or banks, it represents wealth and a store of value as well as a means of passing

Investing in Bullion

As most of you probably already know that there are numerous ways through which an individual could invest in gold. From gold exchange traded funds (ETF’s), allocated and unallocated gold certificates, mutual funds right up to physical gold in the form of coins, bars and ingots. Most people invest in gold in order to protect

Huge opportunity for Australian Gold Investors as AUD expected to return to pre GFC value of 0.55 US cents

Gold has had a very turbulent introduction to the 2015 calendar year so far, with gold prices falling heavily in US dollars continually. There is however still good news for Australian investors, the Australian dollar has fallen almost equally with the US dollar, meaning that losses in gold value have barely impacted local reserve prices.

China & PBOC’s gold announcement and consequences

The severe recent price drop has a few reasons behind it. They go from the financial (and now obvious) matter to the psychological aspects of the market. It becomes a true race between gold and the United States Dollar. In the not-so-distant future, we will see similar kinds of investment options fighting each other. They

Business as usual: Markets return to their pre-euro-crisis state as status quo resumes.

Everything in the last week has played out as anticipated, Greece has once again been granted more debt by euro lenders to push the Greek problem away for another day, something we assumed was always going to be the case, something you can check in our previous article from the third of July: The outcome

Sunday Summary: The China Situation, Gambling on Digital Currency, Mixed Demand For Gold

Although seeing massive gains in recent years, the Chinese stock market had it’s first real test in the last week with losses of between 5.1% and 5.5%. This amounts to around 2.4 trillion USD in China’s equities, with flow on effects to commodity markets such as copper, along with limited losses in international stock markets.

Financial Gymnastics: Summary of Recent Factors on Gold’s Price (July 2015)

The entire financial system remains on the brink of collapse, the total national debt of nations have gone ballistic with most of the western world having public debts of over 100 %. America, Brazil, China, Britain and Canada are leading the debt ratios with trillions of dollars in debt, debts are rising faster than economic