Dan Popescu  Gold & Silver Analyst


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Gold’s Role in Wealth Management
Published by Dan Popescu | Mar 5, 2014 | Articles

As the monetary crisis accentuates, a radical shift in economic thinking and the role of gold in wealth management will occur. It seems illogical to me to consider debt (bonds) safer than a real asset having demonstrated its role of preserving value for more than 5,000 years.

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Was Gold in a Speculative Bubble?
Published by Dan Popescu | Feb 24, 2014 | Articles

The bull market in gold and silver that started in 2000 seems to have ended in 2011, and a bear market started in 2013. Was gold in a speculative bubble such as we’ve known in the ‘70s, or was it only in a cyclical bull market, itself part of a secular bull market, that would lead later (2014-2016) to a mania phase similar to the one in the ‘70s? With the help of Nick Laird’s excellent charts, let’s take a closer look at the characteristics of both periods.

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Gold Wars
Published by Dan Popescu | Jan 21, 2014 | Articles

We are aware of the currency wars, but we are a lot less familiar with the gold wars raging between the East and the West and, more particularly, between China and the United States.

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Is Deflation Negative for Gold?
Published by Dan Popescu | Jan 3, 2014 | Articles

It is not necessary to have a high rate of inflation or hyperinflation, as we often read in the media, for the gold price to take off. Even deflation can generate a major increase in the gold price. The only negatives for gold would be disinflation and moderate inflation.

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