WEEK IN REVIEW: March 9-15

Published by Goldbroker ™ | Mar 14, 2015 | Press Review

Guillermo Barba: Gold & Silver in South America, Backwardation and Currency Wars
Published Mar 4, 2015 on Goldbroker

Dan Popescu's exclusive interview with Guillermo Barba on gold and silver:

- Demand and supply of gold and silver in Mexico and South America

- Initiative by Hugo Salinas Price to monetize silver in Mexico

- Gold and silver backwardation

- Gold, silver and the currency wars

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Deutsche Bank (And Its €55 Trillion In Derivatives) Fails Fed's Stress Test
Published Mar 13, 2015 on Goldbroker

The US divisions of Deutsche Bank, the Germany's biggest bank, failed a crucial stress test on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve deemed its financial foundation too weak to withstand a crisis like the one that threatened to crash the global economy in 2008. Santander, the biggest investment banks in Spain, also failed the Fed's stress test...

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Three Catalysts for the Price of Gold
Published Mar 11, 2015 on Daily Reckoning

Eextreme deflation, financial panic, and negative real interest rates. A brief look at all three scenarios will give us a more robust understanding of gold’s potential price performance.

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Very Positive On Gold But Silver The Big Favourite
Published Mar 12, 2015 on Mineweb

Speaking in London, Willem Middelkoop set out what he feels are the positive attributes for gold and silver going forward.

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Gold Market Sentiment Matters No More Than Technical Analysis Does
Published Mar 13, 2015 on Gata

Some gold market analysts are noting that sentiment in the sector has probably never been worse. They construe this as an indicator of a bottom in the metal's price and the price of gold mining shares. But in a market as manipulated as the gold market, sentiment has no more meaning than technical analysis does.

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Why Apple's $10K, Solid-Gold Watch Isn't Dazzling Metals Experts
Published Mar 10, 2015 on MarketWatch

The metals market has been paying attention to the coming release of Apple’s smartwatch, namely due to it is 18-karat, gold-cased luxury edition that sports a rich, five-digit price tag. But gold bugs are finding it hard to get very jazzed about it. Why?

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China-IMF Talks Underway To Endorse Yuan As Global Reserve Currency
Published Mar 12, 2015 on The BRICS Post

China is pushing for the International Monetary Fund to endorse the Chinese yuan as a global reserve currency alongside the dollar and euro. A senior Chinese central bank official said Thursday that the country is "actively communicating" with the IMF on the possibility of including the yuan, or RMB, in the basket of the Special Drawing Rights (SDRs).

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China's Plan for Winning the Currency Wars
Published Mar 11, 2015 on BloombergView.com

The currency wars are still rumbling on. Today, Thailand became at least the 21 st country to cut interest rates so far this year, as everyone tries to make their currency cheaper than everyone else's. The Federal Reserve still seems on track to raise rates in June, turbocharging the dollar.

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Venezuela Discussing Gold Swap With Wall Street Banks
Published Mar 10, 2015 on Reuters

Venezuela's central bank is in talks with Wall Street banks to create a gold swap that would allow it to monetize some $1.5 billion of the metal held as international reserves, according to government sources familiar with the operation.

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Trading the Parabolic Dollar
Published Mar 13, 2015 on Zealllc

The mighty US dollar has been red-hot in March, rocketing higher on the incredible divergence of major central-bank policies. While the Federal Reserve’s first rate-hike cycle in 9 years looms, the European Central Bank has started aggressively monetizing sovereign debt for the first time ever. The resulting yield differential has catapulted the dollar parabolic, portending a major reversal and fantastic trading opportunity.

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David Morgan - Market Crash in September 2015
Published Mar 8, 2015 on Greg Hunter

David Morgan of Silver-Investor.com says the world is loaded with debt that is going to explode. It's just a matter of time. When might the economy and the "debt bomb" explode? Morgan predicts this fall. Why? Morgan says, "Momentum is one indicator and the money supply.

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Gold, the Titanic, and Lifeboats : A Simple Explanation
Published Mar 9, 2015 on Goldbroker

Why it is so important to own physical gold in the actual context and why the spot price doesn't matter that much in determining the real value of gold. We try to explain this by making an historical parallel with the Titanic shipwreck

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