Buying Gold in Ireland

Buying Gold in Ireland Gold is the one most precious metal that can be kept for years and still is valuable. It maintains its quality regardless of the environment it is kept. And people seek it no matter what time period you live in. Why not…
gold coin vs gold bar

INVESTING IN GOLD BARS V GOLD COINS

Investing In Gold Bars V's Gold Coins Nоw аnd again as it hаѕ bееn рrоvеn оvеr the уеаrѕ, hаvіng аn investment іn аnу gоld іѕ a rіght саll, and gоld bаrѕ аrе no dіffеrеnt. If уоu соllесt gоld соіnѕ,…
The Gold Silver Ratio

The Gold Silver Ratio

When investors are deciding to buy gold or buy silver, one of the key gauges is the Gold Silver ratio. However this ratio is open to interpretation, where should gold be in relation to silver exactly? In other words how many troy ounces of…
ECB starts money printing March 2015

ECB starts money printing March 2015

ECB launches QE March 2015 Mario Draghi launched the European answer to the Federal Reserves money printing of the last few years when he announced in January that the ECB would be pumping 60 billion
US property market shows signs of weakness April 2014

US property market shows signs of weakness April 2014

Faltering US housing market April 2014

Six years after the collapse of 2008 there is a real sense of optimism among analysts that the US economy is finally shrugging off the effects of that collapse with real estate and stock market gains being the Fed’s chosen workhorses to drive the US economy forward.
2014 to be a better year for gold prices

2014 to be a better year for gold prices

In US dollar terms gold fell 28% in 2013 and in Euro terms gold topped out in September 2012 at just over €1380 before falling back to the €900 area by December 2013.
10 key points about gold

10 key points about gold

1.- It costs 7.8c to create a C note(100 USD bill), 2 grams of gold(spot price roughly $80) costs roughly $75 to mine.
2.- US national debt is increasing by between 1/2 and 1 trillion USD annually.

3.- Annual gold production for the past few years has averaged 2500 tonnes.
Federal Reserve announcement

Fed fails to taper - implications for gold and silver

Last week the Federal Reserve announced to a surprised financial community that there would be no reduction in money printing this month. The markets had priced in a 5 to 10 billion reduction in the Fed’s 85 billion USD a month of QE which has been channelled into mortgage backed securities and US treasuries to support the US housing and government debt markets and thus keep interest rates at abnormally low levels.
Bond yields up, gold and silver up and stocks down

Bond yields up, gold and silver up and stocks down...

Exciting price moves for silver and gold

Both silver and gold pushed up strongly in the last few days with Thursday the 15th August being notable as silver moved up 70 cents from 16.50 euro to the 17.20 area. This is hugely interesting because the silver price has been anchored down around the 15.00 euro area for most of the summer and just 2 weeks ago it was down to 14.80 as the Fed issued new commentary regarding tapering.
Gold Bull Market

Is the Gold Bull Market Over?

For those who are disillusioned by the recent downturn in the price of gold and silver, it is worth re-visiting the fundamentals of what exactly has been driving the current bull market.

Ask yourself the 13 questions below and then ask yourself is the perceived bull market decline based on a change in the facts or on simple sentiment:

Are the PIIGs reduced their debt burdens?