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CFTC lets platinum futures close-banger move on to other precious metals

July 26, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

GATA Ex-Moore Manager Given Platinum Futures Ban By Greg Meyer Financial Times, London Monday, July 25, 2011 A former portfolio manager at Moore Capital, one of the world’s most successful hedge funds, has been barred from trading US platinum and palladium futures after the government said he tried to manipulate the two small commodities [...]

Shooting for Riches at World Cup: The Case for Platinum

June 12, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Wall Street Strategies submits: By David Urani The World Cup has officially kicked off, and what a spectacle it’s going to be. The world could use this next month of competition to relax and take its mind off from some of the malarkey in the economic world over the past couple of months. In particular, [...]

Platinum and Silver Valuation and Volatility

May 20, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Trace Mayer submits: Platinum has become an increasingly attractive asset for my portfolio. Despite the increased volatility I think this noble metal still presents an excellent opportunity to deploy capital into. The initial buy platinum recommendation was in July 2009 around $1,118 and was reiterated in January 2010 around $1,618. As general economic conditions have [...]

New ETF will claim to have gold, silver, platinum, and palladium

February 9, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

9:15p ET Monday, February 8, 2010 Dear Friend of GATA and Gold: Another exchange-traded fund for precious metals was announced today, this time by ETF Securities USA for a fund that will claim to gold, silver, platinum, and palladium all together. The Dow Jones story about it is below. The fund’s registration statement filed with [...]

Platinum Goes Platinum

January 29, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Frank Holmes submits: Platinum lagged other industrial metals in 2009, but an improving global economy and a new investment vehicle may give it a lift this year. This week, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said the global recovery is off to a stronger start than expected. The IMF raised its global output expectations to 3.9 [...]

Is Platinum Overvalued?

January 19, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Trace Mayer submits: I like round numbers because they are easier to count. For example, on 14 July 2009 I recommended buying platinum at $1,118 and today it trades at $1,618. I like an unrealized gain of $500 per ounce, or 23.1%, in 6 months. But is platinum overvalued and how can we tell whether [...]

Platinum, palladium ETFs to begin trade in U.S. Friday

January 8, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

By Frank Tang,┬áReuters NEW YORK — ETF Securities Ltd’s first U.S. platinum and palladium exchange-traded funds, set to be launched on Friday, are expected to attract a rush of investment dollars into a highly liquid U.S. market. ETFS Physical Platinum Shares (PPLT) and ETFS Physical Palladium Shares (PALL) will begin trading on the NYSE Arca [...]

Platinum: A Stronger Safe Haven than Gold?

October 19, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Hard Assets Investor submits: By Julian Murdoch Gold has scored a lot of press lately, and for good reason: Its price just keeps on making new records and breaking them. Just last week, the yellow metal recently struck a new all-time high of $1,072/oz. But on a year-to-date basis, another precious metal has quietly outshone [...]

Platinum spat turns ugly

September 9, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

It’s London-listed Camec vs. Kameni in a battle for Bougai, one of the world’s choicest platinum concessions. Read more….

Platinum strikes at an end

September 8, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Impala Platinum’s workforce is back and the union is hopeful workers will accept the Anglo Platinum offer they have recommended Read more….

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