Category Archives: Buying / Selling

All That Glitters Could Actually Be Gold Investments!

Looking back into time a sharp investor would have observed nervous investors moving to add inverse exchange traded funds or contra investments which are basically investments that move in the opposite direction of the stock market. This was affected by most seasoned investors to reduce the volatility of their portfolio because when the market indexes

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

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

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

Terminology to understand before you buy physical precious metals

Precious metals are easy to buy, but there are a few terms to understand to really know what you are doing. Most buyers have no idea about these terms and they go straight ahead to buy what they want, while forgetting that buying bullion is actually a need, that need is to preserve wealth and