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How much gold does China really have & why

Posted | 23-Apr-2021 / Views | 699
Whilst western demand for gold is subdued, demand in the east is booming.  The latest Swiss export figures speak volumes.  From Reuters: More broadly from Business Standard “Imports during the first three months of 2021 more than doubled in the world’s second-biggest consumer to almost 190 tons, according to Bloomberg c... Read More...

Platinum – New rules may see it do a ‘palladium’

Posted | 22-Apr-2021 / Views | 520
It was another strong night for precious metals last night as the dip having past narrative grows.  Whilst silver was again the star of the night (up over 2.5%), platinum was very close behind as it saw further strengthening.  Whilst gold has trended down since last August to find a low at the beginning of this month, platinum having had ... Read More...

A Gold Backed Digital Yuan – Is it Possible?

Posted | 21-Apr-2021 / Views | 1034
China is most definitely upping the global agenda of returning the ‘middle kingdom’ to what it sees as its rightful place as leader of the world.  There is sabre rattling of the kinetic or ‘hot war’ kind through its actions in the South China Sea and overt threats around Taiwan and even now their CCP mouthpiece, The Glo... Read More...

Crypto’s Brutal Weekend

Posted | 20-Apr-2021 / Views | 897
On Sunday we saw Bitcoin plunge 15% within a matter of hours, dragging the rest of the market down with it. Despite this action, long term fundamentals remain as strong as ever. Let's dive into why the dip occurred and why now may be the perfect time to enter/top-up. Speculation that the US and other regulators are looking to introduce tight... Read More...

Gold Rallies on China Opening the Gates

Posted | 19-Apr-2021 / Views | 997
China has long been the world’s biggest consumer of gold, ahead of India since 2013.  Whilst also the world’s largest producer, China is still the world’s largest importer.  However as a communist regime, the amount of gold allowed to enter the country is, as with most things, controlled by the Beijing. The chart belo... Read More...

LBMA Admits “matter of weeks” silver supply

Posted | 16-Apr-2021 / Views | 2635
In a surprising move amid so many signs of supply distress in the silver market, the LBMA (London Bullion Market Association) have just released their first ever Silver Investment Report.  That the report admits to London nearly ‘running out of silver’ and acknowledging the effects of the #silversqueeze movement is even more re... Read More...

Record Leverage & Archegos – The House of Cards

Posted | 15-Apr-2021 / Views | 772
Yesterday we spoke to the explosion of inflation in assets off the back of near free money on offer and Fed Chair Powell’s reiteration on 60 Minutes that he will let inflation run before stepping in to change that.  Arguably none more than the US sharemarket has benefitted from this debt fuelled largesse.  The official figures (as... Read More...

Silver Jumps On Inflation Surge

Posted | 14-Apr-2021 / Views | 1176
There remains a lot of talk about whether or not we are going to get high inflation from analysts to mum and dad investors.  The reality is, however, that high inflation is already here, it’s just being masked by official ‘CPI’ figures that have a basket of goods selected and manipulated by Governments together with decade ... Read More...

Bitcoin Reaching For All-Time High

Posted | 13-Apr-2021 / Views | 542
In the past week, we have seen BTC test $61800 USD multiple times on its journey back to all-time highs. With future contract rates rocketing over the weekend, altcoins rallying and general sentiment being positive, it appears to be a matter of time before the king of cryptos starts printing new highs again. Bitcoin rose to $61,229 US, the h... Read More...

Silver miners holding back production

Posted | 12-Apr-2021 / Views | 1030
In a press release to investors released late last week, Endeavour Silver (NYSE: EXK) announced their updated production results and that the company is now holding back almost half of all silver mined. In Q1 2021, they produced a total of 1,048,100oz, sold 623,379oz, leaving the balance of 523,235oz in treasury in anticipation of higher future s... Read More...

Krugerrands: The Iconic Vanguard

Posted | 09-Apr-2021 / Views | 1082
Krugerrands produced by the South African Mint have a certain lustre amongst metals investors due their pervasiveness throughout the bull market of the 1970s. They were introduced in 1967 to promote gold exports from their burgeoning mining industry, and enable everyday South Africans to invest in gold apart from the British gold sovereigns. ... Read More...

Communicating the Use Cases of Cryptocurrencies and Basic Attention Token (BAT)

Posted | 08-Apr-2021 / Views | 828
At a blockchain meetup last week, where all participants were already involved in the space, the question from the floor was: ‘What is the value of Bitcoin if all we can do is send it from one wallet to another?’ The speakers spoke about the scarcity of Bitcoin and the trust people have in it, but that didn’t really answer the... Read More...

Does Gold and Silver crash with the rest of the market?

Posted | 07-Apr-2021 / Views | 1247
As stock markets remain disconnected from national economies, many investors are nervously looking for safety in the event of a stock market meltdown, otherwise known as a “major liquidity event”. While the latter description may look like a euphemism, the key word is “liquidity”. This is because when major funds and priva... Read More...

Crypto Volatility Picks Back Up – ETH All-Time High, BTC Over 60k US

Posted | 06-Apr-2021 / Views | 747
After what is a prolonged period of price stability (at least in the crypto world), we saw Bitcoin break 60k (USD) and Ether set a new all-time high before both drew back down over the weekend. Let's delve into what's going on in the space and what is driving the latest price movements. The Bitcoin price hit highs of just over $60,000 ... Read More...

Biden’s Inflation Plan ‘not tinkering around edges’

Posted | 01-Apr-2021 / Views | 1334
Both gold and silver surged last night with gold up $45 (2%) and silver up 86c (2.7%).  Ostensibly this was driven on inflation trades on the back of Biden introducing his $2.25 trillion “American Jobs Plan,” infrastructure stimulus package.  However it can’t be ignored that we have now passed the March delivery on COMEX... Read More...

Platinum’s Fundamentals Remain Strong

Posted | 31-Mar-2021 / Views | 566
After a major breakout early in March, Platinum has pulled back from psychological resistance at US$1,200 in a healthy consolidating move. The white metal has continued to trade above US$1,160 over the last week reflecting strong support even after a major breakout.  With the rise of EVs and autocatalysts capable of reducing emissions, ... Read More...

THETA Up 18000% In The Last Year

Posted | 30-Mar-2021 / Views | 1208
THETA, the native token of the Theta Network (a sharing economy video delivery network) has been going ballistic this year. Since the beginning of the year, it has increased almost 6-fold. From a year ago, THETA is up a staggering 18,000%. The question is how? Let’s dive into why the market is so excited about THETA… Theta is a bloc... Read More...

“The dollar is our currency, but it’s your problem”

Posted | 29-Mar-2021 / Views | 1302
As we sit here amongst the highest global debt pile in history there as yet appears no solution in sight.  We often remind readers there are just 3 ways to deal with such a pile of debt… 1. Pay it off with increased economic growth and taxes, 2. Inflate it away with increased inflation, or 3. Default. Such is the sheer magnitude of t... Read More...

Ray Dalio Warns of Increased Debt Monetisation

Posted | 26-Mar-2021 / Views | 1722
Speaking to Bloomberg (20/3/2021), Ray Dalio (head of the world’s largest hedge fund) argues that we have entered the later part of the long-term debt cycle because: “We see the need to distribute, and produce, a lot of debt. Where did those cheques come from? They came from the government, the government wrote the cheques. But the g... Read More...

The Downside of Globalisation

Posted | 25-Mar-2021 / Views | 990
Globalisation has been a key economic trend of the last few decades.  Never before has the world been so interconnected economically and as COVD painfully revealed, nor have supply chains of essential services been so reliant on off shore suppliers and international freight lines.  Such interdependence means a shock or break anywhere in t... Read More...