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Jim Richter: Central bankers care a lot about gold, their deadly enemy

June 23, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

10:20a ET Wednesday, June 23, 2010 Dear Friend of GATA and Gold: Astounded by a recent comment by CPM Group executive Jeffrey M. Christian that central bankers hardly think about gold at all, Jim Richter, editor of The Richter Report, today provides a comprehensive explanation, supported in the historical record, as to why central bankers [...]

What People are saying about Gold. Is it the right time to buy?

October 9, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Gold Hits Record High: Time to Sell or Time to Buy? posted by Jeff Brown, Personal Finance Blogger I’m standing at my office bookshelf rummaging in a small box of junk… I mean, treasures. There’s a transistor radio I carried on my paper route at 14, a broken watch, some old photos… Ah, here’s what [...]

Potential End of Dollar-based Oil Deals Helps Gold Shine

October 7, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

By Myra P. Saefong, MarketWatch Oct. 6, 2009, 5:07 a.m. EDT TOKYO (MarketWatch) — Growing speculation over the potential end to dollar-based trading in the oil market may be part of the reason gold prices have rallied beyond $1,020 an ounce to stand near their highest level in 18 months. And the strength was kept [...]

Inflation is Our Future

September 30, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

The Daily Reckoning On one hand, the deflationists are claiming that given the extremely high debt levels in the West, further inflation is impossible. On the other side of the argument, many proponents of inflation are calling for Zimbabwe style hyperinflation. In this business, everyone is entitled to their opinion; however it is my contention [...]

Thank the Fed For Your Lack of Purchasing Power

September 23, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

By The Mogambo Guru In case you were wondering, there is no way to stop spending a debt-based currency once you start, which handily explains why Doug Noland, in his Credit Bubble Bulletin, asks “what about an exit strategy? Well, I see a ‘No Exit’ sign. These distortions have been going on for too many [...]

Terrence Keeley: Central bankers return to gold and dollars

July 11, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

By Terrence Keeley, Financial Times The lessons of the past year for central bank reserve managers — overseers of $7,000 billion in foreign exchange assets, four times the amount managed by their flashier cousins, the sovereign wealth funds — stand in stark contrast to the convictions they developed over the prior decade. As central bank [...]