Silver’s 13% Jump “Confirms” Recovery in Gold Even as T-Bond Yields Rise

Wholesale gold edged back from last week’s two-month closing high on Monday morning, recording its best London Gold Fix since 18th June above $1375 per ounce. World stock markets slipped, with Indonesia dropping 5.5%, as major government bond prices also fell, driving interest rates higher.

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As Trust Evaporates…

Rolling Stone’s Matt Taibbi has once again put the world’s major news organizations to shame by describing, in comprehensible terms, the pervasive corruption at the heart of the financial system. Below are his concluding paragraphs from a much larger article that everyone with money at risk in a bank, brokerage account or business should read.

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The role of GLD and SLV

Those invested in SPDR Gold Trust (GLD) and iShares Silver Trust (SLV) must be prepared to accept a lower standard of custodial regulation. They must also be aware that GLD and SLV are only suitable for investors who look to benefit from a rising gold or silver price until they decide to take their profits. They are definitely not for those seeking a safe haven or hedge from a financial crisis.

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Physical gold vs paper gold: waiting for the dam to break

In this article I will argue that the recent fall in the gold price has generated substantial demand for bullion that will likely bring forward a financial and systemic disaster for both central and bullion banks. To understand why, we must examine their role and motivations in precious metals markets and assess current ownership of physical gold.

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DOATFT: In this market the only thing that makes sense is Trend Following

In a world where government deficits are rising, interest rates are at record lows, central banks are printing money, unemployment remains stubbornly high, and bank deposits are being raided to rescue insolvent banks, it is hard to believe that gold and silver have fallen so sharply. In this environment the only thing that makes sense is Trend Following.

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“Risk-Free” Is So 2012

So you’ve got this pile of cash and you’re not sure what to do with it. Nice problem, as problems go, but definitely not trivial, especially if you’re more concerned with keeping what you have than trying to make it grow.

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247Bull Investment Portfolio: 247Bull goes bargain hunting in the junior resource sector

For the past 18 months or more the junior resource sector has taken a tremendous beating. Over the past few weeks however, several companies within the sector have begun to form a base and now look attractive. This article provides the details of the companies we have purchased.

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