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Active Buyers Follow the Money

According to a recent report from Financial Times, the People’s Bank of China has continued to add gold to its reserves for the fifth month in a row. The central bank reportedly added 480,000 ounces last month bringing its total holdings to $78.3 billion. China hasn’t been the only buyer of the metal either. Numerous emerging market central banks have been active buyers as nations seek to diversify their reserves away from the dollar. Last year, central banks reportedly bought some $27 billion worth of... Continue Reading

The Reality of Central Bank Gold Ownership

Gold has been called a lot of things over the years. While some investors have lauded gold as a safe haven asset that can preserve wealth and purchasing power, others have referred to it as a “barbarous relic” and silly investment. It is our belief that those who understand the monetary system understand and appreciate the value of gold and precious metals, while those that do not are the ones that choose to bad-mouth such investments. We mock what we don’t understand… For those who... Continue Reading

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