Forget The Bundesbank; Here’s A Central Bank Really Putting Gold To Good Use

gold standardAdrian Ash: Now here's a central bank really putting gold to good use... AMID the brouhaha over Germany's gold reserves at the Bundesbank, there's another central bank using gold actively to bolster its currency and financial stability.
NYSE:GLD January 23, 2013 3:58pm

Platinum Overtakes Gold At Last

platinum-etfAdrian Ash: Platinum just rose above the gold price for the 1st time in 10 months... AND SO, as if to mark the end of the Trillion-Dollar Coin nonsense, platinum just did something it hasn't managed in nearly a year.
NYSE:PALL January 15, 2013 4:04pm

Inflation-Targeting Dead, Long Live Inflation

Adrian Ash: The Fed actually thinks it can drive 315 million souls through a 0.2% gap in its forecasts... REMEMBER INFLATION? Central bankers do – and they want to get rid of it, writes Adrian Ash.
NYSE:GLD December 14, 2012 1:23pm

Marc Faber, Gold and a Special Picture of Ben Bernanke

Adrian Ash: What Marc Faber said in Hong Kong this week…
ETF BASIC NEWS November 16, 2012 3:04pm

So, Who’s Been Bidding Up Gold Prices Higher? (GLD, IAU)

Adrian Ash: GOLD was up, up and away in September. But who was doing the buying?
NYSE:GLD October 3, 2012 3:13pm

Dow/Gold Ratio: Dividing The Dow Jones Index By Golds Price 80 Years After It’s Low (GLD, IAU, SLV, PHYS)

Adrian Ash: ... PLENTY OF PEOPLE pay close attention to the Dow/Gold Ratio. Eighty years after it sank to its Great Depression low, you might want to take a look this week, too.
NYSE:GLD July 6, 2012 12:38pm

Gold “Lacks All Safe Haven Interest” as Commodities Pull Silver Prices Lower (GLD, SLV, IAU, DZZ, ZSL, AGQ)

Adrian Ash: Wholesale Prices to buy gold ticked back above $1570 per ounce in London trade Thursday lunchtime, but held onto a 0.5% loss for the session as stock markets fell ahead of today's Euro crisis summit in Brussels – the 12th such meeting in 12 months.
NYSE:DZZ June 28, 2012 11:21am

Gold Breaks 3-Month Rule For 1st Time In 11 Years (GLD, IAU, DZZ, UGL, SLV)

Adrian Ash:  Last time gold fell for 3 months running was March 2001. And so...? IT HAD BECOME so rare, you could take its absence for granted to buy gold on the cheap.

NYSE:DZZ May 2, 2012 2:00pm

Does Gold Ever Pay? (GLD, UGL, IAU, DZZ)

Adrian Ash: Is it fair to characterize gold bullion as an investment...? WHY BOTHER investing? Five years into the financial crisis – and more than a decade after the US market hit its big top in real terms – you might well ask. Especially now that cash, bonds, Treasuries and stocks pay between zero and sweet

NYSE:DZZ April 16, 2012 1:46pm

Useless Gold Overtakes Platinum (GLD, IAU, PALL)

 Adrian Ash: It's more than "interesting" that platinum prices are lagging gold... GOLD has risen nicely since the meltdown following Lehmans' collapse, with the gold price in Dollars rising 130%. Until last summer, however, platinum had done better still.

NYSE:GLD April 12, 2012 11:48am

China Contraction Sees Gold Fall, “Downtrend Continues” In Silver as G7 Weighs Emergency Action on Oil

Adrian Ash:  With the gold price dipping to nearly its lowest level in 2012 as world stock markets and commodity prices also fell.

NYSE:GLD March 24, 2012 7:44pm

Gold’s Bull Run Is Exhausted, Apparently; Yet It’s Due Only A Shower, Not A Bath… (GLD, SLV, IAU, PHYS)

Adrian Ash:  SO GOLD BULLS are turning bearish. But not really. "A number of things which would have kept people with an eye on the upside for gold prices have now been neutralized," says RBS's Nick Moore, who cut the state-owned UK bank's 2012 targets for precious metals other than gold in January.

NYSE:GLD March 20, 2012 11:29am

It’s Now 6 Months Since Gold Hit Its Current All-Time High; How Long ‘Til The Next…? (GLD, SLV, IAU, PHYS)

Adrian Ash:  THANKS TO HINDSIGHT, the bull market in gold which followed Richard Nixon unpegging the US Dollar, and therefore the rest of the world, from its last pretence of a Gold Standard sounds as inevitable today as Jimmy Page's solo in Stairway to Heaven, also a 1971 classic.

NYSE:GLD March 15, 2012 3:13pm

Gold “Vulnerable” as Treasury Bond Sell-Off Worsens, Indian Demand Revives (GLD, SLV, IAU, UUP)

Adrian Ash:  The WHOLESALE-MARKET gold price twice rose within a few cents of $1650 per ounce in London Thursday morning, adding 0.9% from yesterday's fresh 8-week low as industrial commodities ticked lower again.


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