Tag Archives: Paper Gold

Paper Gold vs Physical Gold – What Should You Buy in 2020?

Buying the right type of gold is key. You have the choice between physical gold vs paper gold in its many varied forms. But how do you decide which type of gold is right for you? Is it paper gold or physical gold? When deciding between paper and physical gold, the answer comes down to […]

Confusing Investing with Wealth Protection – The Risks of Paper Gold vs Physical Gold


You’ve likely heard of reports in the past of problems with missing investor money at an Auckland bullion dealing and trading company. We’ve previously had the odd question from readers about the situation. We don’t know any more about it than anyone who has read the newspaper articles such as those below. We’ve had nothing […]

The $5 TRILLION Paper Silver Scam

We just checked out this Chris Duane video which coincidentally covers the same topic as an article (and even summarises some key points of that article) we posted yesterday. PAPER vs. PHYSICAL: The Amazing Amount Of Leverage In The Silver Market So we thought if worthwhile to summarise and share the content of the video […]

PAPER vs. PHYSICAL: The Amazing Amount Of Leverage In The Silver Market

Introduction We’ve written many times how it is currently the paper markets that set the price for gold and silver. So the demand for physical metal is not the main driver. This interesting article outlines just how significant this paper market is especially for silver. It also covers why the action in the cryptocurrency space […]

Is Demand For Physical Gold Really Collapsing? Our Take…

Simon Black of SovereignMan.com had what turned out to be some controversial thoughts on physical gold demand this week. We’ll reprint his article below. We’ll then include a response from Dave Kranzler at investmentresearchdynamics.com who disagrees with much of Simon Blacks assertions. Then finally we chip in with our 2 cents worth on precious metals demand from […]

Is Silver a Better Value than Gold Right Now?

See why the paper silver markets are still the major determinant of the price of silver, but how this might be slowly changing. You’ll learn what factors could be causing this change in the silver market and what could change silver’s value in comparison to gold.   Is Silver a Better Value than Gold Right […]

“Paper Gold” and Its Effect on the Gold Price

“Paper Gold” and Its Effect on the Gold Price

This is the article we mentioned in our email last week from Bud Conrad, who while we don’t hear from him very often, when we do we always pay close attention. Bud wrote a very insightful article last year when the price of gold plunged, and this piece is in a similar vein. Looking at […]

Paper Gold Ain’t as Good as the Real Thing

This article is a timely follow on to our piece from earlier in the week Why Has the Gold Price Been Falling? It covers some similar ground in terms of looking at the gold derivatives markets, but also touches on Bitcoin and has an alternative viewpoint in terms of what will drive the price of gold higher, and it’s […]

Are the Physical Gold and Silver Markets in NZ Decoupling From the Paper Markets Too?

Physical Decoupling From Paper In NZ Too?

Well it has been a week or so of action to say the least. The plummeting prices have bought plenty of people out of the woodwork the world over it seems and New Zealand has been no exception. We’ve had the busiest week ever in terms of the actual number of people placing orders so […]

Physical Gold vs. Paper Gold: The Ultimate Disconnect

Physical Gold Vs Paper Gold

We’ve mentioned before how Casey Research chief economist Bud Conrad speaking here in Auckland was where we founders of GoldSurvivalGuide first met, so we’ve always got a soft spot for what Bud has to say. However it’s not just sentiment. His engineering background means he has a data focussed approach which is always informative. In […]