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Twilight Zone as ETF Provider Warns Buying Silver will Harm Hedge Funds and Large Banks
#SilverSqueeze hits London as SLV warns of Limited Available Silver Supply
“Houston, we have a Problem”: 85% of Silver in London already held by ETFs.
The Silver Squeeze vs Wall Street Corruption

The Silver Squeeze vs Wall Street Corruption

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  • author Ronan Manly
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In unprecedented fashion, a #SilverSqueeze movement has rapidly grown to take on the financial establishment in the 'paper' silver markets of London and New York.

But if it is to have any chance of success, this #SilverSqueeze movement must attack the Achilles heel of the bullion banks. That Achilles heel is the availability of physical silver. Continue Reading arrow

#SilverSqueeze: Physical Silver Shortage vs. Paper Silver
Dawn of Bitcoin price discovery 2009 – 2011: The very early Bitcoin exchanges
The Staggering Levels of Real “Inflation-Adjusted” Gold and Silver Prices
Behind the Headlines of Record Gold Stocks in London Vaults
2020: Stellar year for bullion coin sales by the major national Mints

2020: Stellar year for bullion coin sales by the major national Mints

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  • author Ronan Manly
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2020 was a remarkably strong year for gold and silver bullion coins sales by the US Mint, Perth Mint and Royal Canadian Mint.

Gold sales increased by a massive 500% at the US Mint and more than doubled at the Perth Mint and Royal Canadian Mint. Silver sales doubled at the US Mint while the Perth Mint boosted silver sales by 42%. Continue Reading arrow

As 2020 comes to a close, Gold and Silver record best year since 2010
GLD 10-K omits BoE gold holdings data, GLD CFO left 1 day before financial year-end
In Delusional Push, LBMA Threatens to Blacklist Entire Gold Trading Centres
BullionStar Financials FY 2019 – Year in Review

BullionStar Financials FY 2019 – Year in Review

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  • author Torgny Persson
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This post reviews BullionStar’s financial performance and milestones for the financial year ending 30 June 2019. Continue Reading arrow

QE and Stimulus set to continue even with a Trump win

QE and Stimulus set to continue even with a Trump win

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  • author Ronan Manly
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If the US presidential election is contested, appealed, and its outcome challenged, this will create near term market uncertainty, volatility and unrest. But whoever the victor, Fed QE and US government stimulus spending will continue, amid the associated destruction of the dollar and economy. All of which is gold price positive. Continue Reading arrow

Guest Post: Robert Pringle’s Comments on the 1999 UK Gold Sales
Revolving Door at the SPDR Gold Trust – 6 CFOs since 2014
Planned in Advance by Central Banks – A 2020 System Reset
Deutsche trader under DoJ prosecution, was a long time director of London Gold and Silver Fixings
BullionStar Provides Food Relief to Over 200 Families

BullionStar Provides Food Relief to Over 200 Families

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  • author Torgny Persson
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In August 2020, BullionStar helped to provide food and groceries to over 200 poverty-stricken families living in Batam, Indonesia. Most of these families do not have a breadwinner that holds a steady job. With COVID-19 restrictions, already tough living conditions have sadly deterioated further. Continue Reading arrow

London gold vault Bait-and-Switch as LBMA prepares bigger changes
LBMA-COMEX collusion intensifies as CME approves 267 LBMA gold and silver bar brands
GLD continues to source gold at the Bank of England, at an escalating rate
The Sustainability of this Gold Bull Market compared to 2011
Gold and Silver Roar Higher: The Canaries in the Coal Mine
Rising gold prices attract global and local attention, including in Vietnam
COMEX New York vaults add 730 tonnes of gold since the end of March
Central banker Musical Chairs at the LBMA – Fed exits, Banque de France joins
The Curious Case of COMEX Gold Deliveries in April and June
Bullion Retail Shop Re-Opening 19 June
BullionStar Interview with SG Wealth Builder: Gold at 8 Year High
Bullion Center Information
Amid London gold turmoil, HSBC taps Bank of England for GLD gold bars
QE Defender – Stop the QE Insanity | Helicopter Money and the Risk of Hyperinflation
LBMA Gold Price benchmark ignoring market conditions, short-changing investors
BullionStar – We are Open for Orders – Update of Services 20 May 2020
US Mint closes West Point, adding to American gold bullion coin shortage
COMEX Bombshell – Most eligible vaulted gold has nothing to do with COMEX
How mints will be affected by the big jump in bullion coin demand

How mints will be affected by the big jump in bullion coin demand

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  • author JP Koning
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The demand for gold and silver coins has exploded as fears of COVID-19 sweep the globe. This post explores how this increase in coin demand is translated back to the producers of bullion coins, with a special focus on the U.S. Mint and Royal Canadian Mint. Continue Reading arrow

Bullion Bank Nightmare as LBMA-COMEX Spread Blows Up Again
BullionStar – We are Open for Orders – Update of Services 11 April 2020

BullionStar – We are Open for Orders – Update of Services 11 April 2020

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  • author Torgny Persson
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We are open! This is an important update to all BullionStar customers covering the impact of COVID-19 on BullionStar's operations. BullionStar is open for orders but operate in limited capacity as an essential business with measurements taken against the spread of COVID-19. Continue Reading arrow

LBMA and COMEX try to Reassure the Market – Twice in One Week
COMEX can’t find a 400 oz bar for its new 400 oz gold futures contract
BullionStar – Important Update 27 March 2020
LBMA colludes with the COMEX – To lockdown the global gold market?
In gold market coverage, Reuters confuses key points on demand, supply and pricing
Banknotes and Coronavirus

Banknotes and Coronavirus

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  • author JP Koning
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With the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the globe, many people are worried about infected banknotes. Over the last few weeks, central bankers have themselves taken a number of measures to mitigate virus transmission risks on banknotes.

But what does science have to say about the presence of pathogens, such as viruses, on banknotes? Continue Reading arrow

BullionStar Update – The Window to Purchase Precious Metals with Fiat Currency is Closing
Will Gold be the Last Man Standing as Perfect Storm hits Markets?

Will Gold be the Last Man Standing as Perfect Storm hits Markets?

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  • author Ronan Manly
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The turmoil engulfing financial markets is unprecedented in its breath and intensity. You might call it a perfect storm. In such an environment, no asset class has been immune. But will gold be the last man standing? Continue Reading arrow

Gold Shortages – Price of Physical Gold Decouples from Paper Gold
Infographic: Central Bank Gold Buying and Gold Repatriation
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