QE3 arrives.

QE3 arrives

QE3 arrives...Ben Bernanke announced the latest round of Quantitative Easing in the United States yesterday.  This will involve buying 40 billion dollars of mortgage debt every month in an effort to force some life back into the housing…
Investors seek out safe havens in year 2011

Investors seek out safe havens

Investors seek out safe havens... The last several months have seen the gold price shoot from 1020 euro up to an all time high of 1375 euro this weekend. Given that last year’s all time high in euros was 1070 and the first six…
Where to now for the Gold Bull

Where to now for the Gold Bull

Where to now for the Gold BullBy Shane Carroll – Goldbank.ieWe are 10 years into a precious metals bull market which has seen gold go from under $300 an oz at the end of the stock market bubble in 1999 and 2000 to over $1500 dollars today.…
A New Gold Standard - Robert Zoellick

A New Gold Standard

A New Gold Standard?By Shane Carroll / Goldbank.ieRobert Zoellick Head of the World Bank since 2007 has called for a discussion on a new Gold Standard in an article in the Financial Times this week. Since 1971 when the US effectively…
Great Reasons To Buy Gold

Great Reasons To Buy Gold

Great Reasons To Buy Gold1. Ireland's economy.Soaring unemployment, unsustainable debt and a government unwilling to take the action needed to help Ireland recover.2. Anglo Irish Bank.Need we say more - whether its €32 billion…