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Why are the world’s Central Banks buying more gold?

Action on the gold market has been a little flat over recent months, to say the least. The price has moved up and down on a regular basis since the beginning of the year, but not dramatically up or dramatically down. So what is going on? Well a number of factors have contributed to gold’s …

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Why your investment advisor will BULLY you NOT to buy gold.

When was the last time your investment advisor recommended you buy physical gold in the form of gold bullion coins or bars? I’m pretty sure he or she never has. How come? The quick and simple answer is that your investment advisor won’t make a penny on the transaction. They won’t get a commission. Nor …

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The intrinsic value of gold depends on who you are, and what you want.

Gold has a spot price value, measured in dollars. We can look at that each day and, recently, we can watch it rise and rise, seemingly with no end in sight.   But gold’s value isn`t always measured just in dollars. And that’s what makes it such an interesting, complex and sometimes confusing asset. For …

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Even Ben Bernanke understands value of gold as a means to protect one’s wealth.

It’s as if everyone is holding their breath. This is the week we’ll find out whether or not there will be a default on the U.S. dollar. Chances are, there won’t. It most likely that some kind of compromise will be made. The debt ceiling will rise. There will be some cuts in spending. Maybe …

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Handing over your money to banks and investment companies is a HUGE mistake.

In countries like China, India and Turkey – and throughout the Middle East – they trust in gold. Here in the West we trust in our banks and investment companies. Who do you think is smarter? I wrote about this in my last post, but it is worth digging a little deeper. Here in the …

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Who is buying gold? India’s gold and silver imports leap by 500%.

A while ago I wrote about how the Chinese people were buying more and more gold coins and gold bars. Here is an excerpt from that post: “The total amount of household savings invested in gold has grown from about $200 billion in the late 1990s to $1.2 trillion in 2010. Jewelry demand alone has …

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The next big financial crash may happen for the same reasons that airplanes crash. (And if it does, you’ll be thankful you own gold.)

  Can you really compare a global financial crash with an airplane crash? I think you can.   Modern commercial aircraft are high-tech flying machines, flown most of the time by their onboard computer systems. But sometimes, as was the case with the Air France flight off the coast of Brazil, these planes crash. In …

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If you own gold as a hedge, stop worrying about gold prices.

Before you buy more gold you need to make up your mind about something. Are you buying gold coins and bars as a hedge against future events? Or are you buying gold as an investment?   If you are buying and taking physical possession of gold as a hedge against some future downturn in the …