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Fear taking over

Fear taking over by Alasdair Macleod – GoldMoney …”Relations between N Korea and China have deteriorated in recent years, and the only leader the Korean dictator will listen to is Putin. But America has burned bridges over Syria, so there...

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Trump goes native over Syria

Trump goes native over Syria by Alasdair Macleod – GoldMoney The missile strike is being presented as a one-off action, just like the others. Trump has gone native. Gold and silver prices hardly moved most of the week, maintaining a...

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Dollar under attack

Dollar under attack by Alasdair Macleod – GoldMoney Given it was option expiration on Comex this week, gold and silver performed well. One would have expected the takers to mark prices down to make as many call options as possible...

Gold Holds through Historic Divorce Proceedings

Gold Holds through Historic Divorce Proceedings by Rachel Stonier for Gold Money “Gold reached a one-month high of $1,261 on safe-haven buying interest. Economic data from the U.S. released later in the week saw consumer confidence at a 16-year high...

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Brexit triggered

Brexit triggered by Alasdair Macleod for GoldMoney This is the week that Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty was triggered, and the two years of negotiation between the UK and the EU commenced. Following this period, the UK formally leaves...

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Why free trade is officially dead

Why free trade is officially dead by Alasdair Macleod for GoldMoney G20 Finance ministers meeting in Baden Baden last weekend agreed, on America’s insistence, to drop the long-standing commitment to free trade from the final communiqué. It is hard to...

Gold Surges as the Fed Appears Dovish

Gold Surges as the Fed Appears Dovish by Rachel Stonier for Gold Money Ordinarily, a rise in U.S. interest rates would see the U.S. dollar climb and gold fall….so what happened that saw gold surge and the dollar plummet on...

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Turning the corner

Turning the corner by Alasdair Macleod for Gold Money The long-awaited event of the week was the Fed raising the Fed funds rate by ¼%. Everyone knew it was coming, and what it would be. The market effect was a...

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Waiting on the Fed

Waiting on the Fed by Alasdair Macleod for Gold Money Gold and silver continued to decline over the week, along with base metals and oil. Gold fell $40 from last Friday’s close to $1195, and silver by 112 cents to...

Silver price framework: Both money and a commodity

Silver price framework: Both money and a commodity by Stefan Wieler for Gold Money Silver price framework: Both money and a commodity In this paper, we introduce a framework for understanding the formation of silver prices. Silver is both money...

The fateful date

The fateful date by Alasdair Macleod for Gold Money Caesar: What sayest thou to me now? Speak once again. Soothsayer: Beware the ides of March. Caesar: He is a dreamer; let us leave him: pass. This famous advice, according to...