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Audits Of US Monetary Gold Severely Lack Credibility
Central Banks Care about the Gold Price – Enough to Manipulate it!
Money as a Measuring Stick

Money as a Measuring Stick

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Imagine if the world's metre sticks all grew or shrunk a bit each year. That would make for a confusing system of weights and measures, wouldn't it? Well, that is exactly what happens with money. This post looks at the history of the Pound, the weight and the currency, right up to the modern day Pound Sterling. Continue Reading arrow

Why the World’s Central Banks hold Gold – In their Own Words
BullionStar Wins First Place in Bullion Directory’s 2018 Awards
LBMA Alchemy and the London Gold and Silver Markets: 2 Steps Back
Why QE didn’t send gold up to $20,000

Why QE didn’t send gold up to $20,000

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Because quantitative easing created trillions in new dollars, many people thought that this would lead to a hyperinflation and a much higher gold price. Yet this didn't happen. This post explores why. Continue Reading arrow

The Blockchain Beyond Bitcoin
The Celebration of Chinese New Year
The Role of Gold as Turmoil hits wider Financial Markets
Should we Restore the Gold Standard?
What’s Happening (or Not) at the LBMA: Some Updates
Your Weight in Gold
Bitcoin backwardation, gold contango
US Gold Reserves, Of Immense Interest to Russia and China
Why does money inflate?

Why does money inflate?

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People who live in developed nations have grown used to inflation of around 2% a year over the last few decades. Why do prices generally rise by that amount? What drives the purchasing power of money in these countries? This post explores the last thousand years of monetary history--and three different sorts of monetary systems--to help understand the causes of inflation. Continue Reading arrow

Gold Market Charts – December 2017
The 5 Largest Gold Nuggets that Still Exist
Gold for Christmas – Gold’s Importance in Religion
The Most Outlandish Gold Products You Can Buy
Gold Demand in the Singapore Bullion Market
Mustafa Centre: Gold in Singapore
Bitcoin isn’t Digital Gold, it’s Digital Uselesstainium
Gold Market Charts – November
Russia, China and BRICS: A New Gold Trading Network
Eat Gold

Eat Gold

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A common phrase in the mainstream financial media is that ‘you can’t eat gold”. This claim is usually trotted out by CNBC and Bloomberg talking-heads as a way of disparaging the benefits of investing gold in times of crisis. But the claim is both wrong and misleading, because you actually can eat gold. And drink it too.

Furthermore, Wall Street and its cheerleaders are... Continue Reading arrow

Buy Silver Bullion in Singapore

Buy Silver Bullion in Singapore

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Singapore offers a number of benefits when buying and storing silver. In Singapore, the majority of silver bullion bars and silver bullion coins from the world’s major mints and refineries are exempt from Goods and Services Tax (GST). There are also no taxes or duties on the import or export of silver. Singapore is also … Continue Reading arrow

Store Gold in Minced Meat? 26 Ways to Store Gold
28 Reasons to Buy Physical Gold
Hyperinflation in Zimbabwe – It’s back, but maybe not for long
China Gold Import Jan-Sep 797t. Who’s Supplying?
LME gold and silver Reference Prices: Will anyone notice?
Gold Market Charts – October 2017
Degussa Singapore Closing its BullionStore
Neck and Neck: Russian and Chinese Official Gold Reserves
The Gold-Backed-Oil-Yuan Futures Contract Myth
BullionStar Rebuilds Community Center in Fire-Ravaged Slum in Batam, Indonesia
The Chinese Gold Market Essentials
Gold Market Charts – September 2017
LBMA Silver Price Benchmark – Changes, but no Wider Participation
Gold Price: USD 65,000/oz in 5 years? Speech by Torgny Persson
2 Winners of the Silver Britannia Competition by BullionStar and The Royal Mint
BullionStar Media
BullionStar Financials FY 2017 – Year in Review
Gold Market Charts – August 2017
Mnuchin’s PR Visit to Fort Knox proves nothing about the US Gold Reserves
BullionStar quoted in Wall Street Journal article on New York Fed Gold
BullionStar Presentation on Real Vision TV – Bullion Banking, ETFs & Physical Gold
Gold Price: USD 65,000/oz in 5 years?
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