Dan Popescu  Gold & Silver Analyst


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How Much Gold is on Loan Worldwide?
Published by Dan Popescu | Oct 13, 2014 | Articles

We can’t speak about the manipulation of the gold price today without understanding the derivatives market. Right after the crash of 2000 in the stock market I became alarmed by the exponential increase of derivative products but especially by the complexity of those products.

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Gold Sentiment – How Bad Is It?
Published by Dan Popescu | Sep 23, 2014 | Articles

After the original drop in gold price from the top of $1,920 per ounce in 2011 to $1,180 per ounce in 2013, gold has started a sideways consolidation triangle pattern. Is this a correction, or is it just a pause within a move that will retrace the whole move since 2009? What does sentiment tell us?

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China’s Role in the Gold Market
Published by Dan Popescu | Jun 10, 2014 | Articles

We cannot understand today’s gold market without understanding the role China and, in a different way, India play in it. The gold market in general is very opaque and the Chinese one, in particular, is even more. In this article, I will look at China’s role in the gold market.

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Gold and Geopolitics
Published by Dan Popescu | May 8, 2014 | Articles

They say that gold is a geopolitical metal. Gold is real money with no counterparty risk and, furthermore, an excellent wealth preserver in time and space. Like fiat currencies (dollar, euro, yen, Yuan etc.), gold’s price is also influenced by political events, especially those having an international impact.

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