Category Archives: Gold and Silver Market

Here we cover the basics of the gold and silver markets. But also the not so basic as well. Such as physical versus paper markets, and how war affects the gold and silver price.

Plus our yearly reviews and prognostications for the precious metals markets.

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Must read articles about the Gold and Silver Market

WHAT DOES GOLD SPOT PRICE OR SILVER SPOT PRICE MEAN?

What Does Gold Spot Price (Or Silver Spot Price) Mean?

Learn about spot prices, gold and silver futures, retail prices and how they are all set.

How Might War With North Korea Affect the Gold and Silver Price?

How Might War With North Korea Affect the Gold and Silver Price?

Does war cause gold and silver to rise? See what has happen during previous wars and what a war with the likes of North Korea could mean for gold and silver.

Why Does Gold Demand Remain Strong in the East?

Why Does Gold Demand Remain Strong in the East?

Historically gold has been popular in the eastern hemisphere. See why the likes of China and Russia have been buying and what this might mean for us in the future.

Gold Purity and Silver Purity – A Complete Guide

Gold Purity and Silver Purity – A Complete Guide

When buying precious metals, it is important to have an understanding of the gold purity or silver purity of the bars or coins. Why? Because a small difference in gold or silver purity can have an impact upon the overall value of the gold or silver contained in a coin or bar. And therefore the price you pay.

What is a Troy Ounce? Troy Ounce vs Standard Ounce

What is a Troy Ounce? Troy Ounce vs Standard Ounce

Here’s everything you need to know about the unit of measure for gold and silver – the troy ounce.

Latest Articles

See Catherine Austin Fitts (Solari Report) Live in Auckland

There is certainly a lot going on across the planet. We are in an age of rapid global change. Luckily if you live within cooee of Auckland you have a chance in just over a week to hear from Catherine Austin Fitts of The Solari Report speak on: The Global Rebalancing: What is it? Why […]

Gold & Silver in NZ Dollars: 2014 in Review & Some Prognostications for 2015

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The New Year is here and the sun is shining across the length and breadth of New Zealand it seems! While many are still lazing on the beach, we take our usual look back at how gold and silver performed in NZ dollars during the past year. Then we’ll have a crack, as always, at […]

Dubai – City of Gold: A Visit to Dubai “Gold Souk”

A brief visit to Dubai this week gave us the chance to check out their famous Gold Souk or Gold Market. Like much of the east gold maintains an important role in society here. It is still a common form of saving – particularly in jewellery form much like in India, (who also happens to […]

Has Gold (and Silver) Turned the Corner?

Here’s 3 Positive Factors That Point to Higher Prices Ahead for Gold Overnight Thursday last week (New Zealand time), both gold and silver fell sharply lower. Silver broke below US$19 and gold went as low as US$1270. Some would argue these moves mean both gold and silver will head lower given, these numbers are held […]

Gold and Silver in NZ dollars: 2013, the Year in Review and Some Guesses for 2014

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With another year over it’s time to look back at how gold and silver performed in New Zealand dollars during 2013. And to see how we did with our predictions. Then we’ll offer the opportunity for more egg on our face by hazarding a guess as to what might lay ahead for 2014. And of […]

Rick Rule at the Sydney Gold Symposium 2013

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Question: Why would you invest in something that you can’t spell, don’t understand and is obsolete in 18 – 24 months? Rick Rule, the opening speaker at the Gold Symposium in Sydney last week, realized that he could see no good reason to. So this realization many years ago led him to avoid looking at technology […]

See John Butler of Amphora Capital Live In Auckland or Wellington

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We now have details of the third well known gold personality to be brought to New Zealand by our friend Louis Boulanger: John Butler, Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer of Amphora Capital based in London. John Butler will be speaking at two luncheons that are being sponsored by CFA Society of New Zealand. The […]

See Chris Powell of GATA Live in Auckland for Free

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Following on from the recent “In Gold We Trust” presentation in Auckland by Ronald-Peter Stoeferle in Auckland (summary of that presentation is here in case you missed it), next up is Chris Powell of GATA (The Gold Anti Trust Action Committee). Our Friend Louis Boulanger has organised for Chris Powell to come to New Zealand […]

Declining COMEX Gold Inventories – what to make of it?

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As we referenced in last weeks article on gold backwardation and negative Gold Forward Offered Rates, there has been plenty of talk around the interwebs of “high demand for physical gold and that this is backed up by falling COMEX inventories”. There have been arguments made that these falling inventories are signalling a soon to […]

Gold Backwardation and Negative GOFO – What does it all mean?

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You may have heard the term backwardation discussed in the gold market recently. We’ve posted a number of articles on this topic in the past few years ourselves with the likes of: Antal Fekete: Gold Backwardation and the Collapse of the Tacoma Bridge Prof Fekete Interviewed by Max Keiser on Gold Backwardation Gold Backwardation Now […]

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