WEEK IN REVIEW: September 1-7

Published by Goldbroker ™ | Sep 6, 2014 | Press Review

The “New” Cold War and the Power of Gold
Published Sep 1, 2014 on Goldbroker by Dan Popescu

In this transitional period to a new world order where uncertainty and risks dominate, gold is money in extremis and the preferred central banks’ reserve.

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Transparent Gold Holdings
Published Sep 2, 2014 on Goldbroker by Nick Laird

Holdings totaled from Repositories, Mutual Funds, ETFs and electronic Precious Metal sources across the globe

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France Has No Problem Borrowing… Because it Will Not Hesitate to Plunder its Citizens’ Accounts!
Published Sep 5, 2014 on Goldbroker by Philippe Herlin

On Monday, France borrowed at a negative rate, which means investors are losing money... they’re paying to deposit their money! Even though this is for short-term loans (3, 6 and 12 months, for a total of 8.2 billion euros) at rates slightly below zero (-0.002% to -0.004%), this hadn’t occurred since May of 2013.

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Swiss Would Need to Buy $70 Billion Gold
Published Sep 5, 2014 on Kingworldnews

Egon von Greyerz warned King World News that great danger now looms as investors say goodbye to summer and global trading enters the final few months of this year.

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Of Course the Gold Price Is Manipulated, That's the Point!
Published Sep 4, 2014 on Goldseek

Throughout history, there have been a constant flow of schemes to try to manipulate the gold price and gold itself in terms of paper money. These have come from governments, institutions as well as from individuals.

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Century-old London Gold Price Benchmark Starts Makeover
Published Sep 4, 2014 on Reuters

The London Gold Market Fixing Ltd (LGMFL), along with the London Bullion Market Association (LBMA), said in a statement that the choice will be announced in October, and implementation will be complete by the end of 2014. The price-setting process, also known as the fix, has been used by producers, consumers and investors to trade gold and value their shares since 1919.

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Why a 100:1 Paper to Physical Ratio Simply Won't Last
Published Sep 4, 2014 on Goldswitzerland

Egon von Greyerz: "I'm looking at the deflationary pressures that we are seeing in many areas like Europe and Japan. Continued deflation will lead to an implosion of asset prices and bank debt."

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Chinese Banks Boost Precious Metals Hoard
Published Sep 2, 2014 on Mineweb

The value of precious metals held by China's biggest lenders surged 66% from a year ago as banks lease more gold. The value of precious metals held by China's biggest lenders surged 66 percent from a year ago as banks lease more gold to customers because tighter borrowing rules make it harder to lend funds.

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Gold Model Projects Prices From 1971-2021
Published Sep 4, 2014 on Srsroccoreport

Gold persistently rallied from 2001 to August 2011. Since then it has fallen rather hard, down nearly 40% at one point, but it currently looks ready to rally for the balance of this decade. WHY SHOULD WE EXPECT THAT GOLD WILL RALLY?

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Silver and the Unmentionables
Published Aug 29, 2014 on Silverseek

Since 2003, SilverSeek.com has provided silver investors with the latest silver market news and information. This includes live silver prices, charts, articles, in-depth commentaries, silver stock updates, analysis and much more! SilverSeek.com also provides a growing platform of tools for our online silver community to connect and share silver information in a real time basis.

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Europe Crisis Is Resistant to Medicine of Low Rates
Published Sep 2, 2014 on Nytimes

It is getting harder and harder to find free parking for large sums of euros. In a battered regional economy, the search for safety has become so desperate that some European investors are willing to pay for the privilege of lending to France - a country dealing with economic stagnation, political gridlock and a tough business climate.

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How the Dollar's Reserve Status Hurts America
Published Aug 29, 2014 on Yahoo

"The dollar is the world's reserve currency," is a statement as American as apple pie. But in a new op-ed for the New York Times, Jared Bernstein, a former economic adviser to Vice President Joe Biden, says that has got to change.

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QE3's Ominous End Looms
Published Sep 5, 2014 on Zealllc

The Federal Reserve's third quantitative-easing campaign is on track to wind down in late October. At that point the Fed will likely stop printing new money to buy bonds, a sea-change shift with ominous implications for the stock markets. Their entire surreal levitation during QE3 mirrored the huge growth in the Fed's balance sheet from QE3's bond monetizations.

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