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Are Gold and Silver Parting Ways?

After a very volatile late-February followed by several sharp mid-March downturns, gold and silver prices settled down for a brief period as the gold-to-silver ratio stabilized near historical norms in mid-April. Comex gold has traded range-bound between its April highs and lows of $1,685.40 and $1,613 per ounce and closed

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Is the Silver Bull Market Over?

Is the Silver Bull Market Over? This is one question that we feel very confident that the answer to it is no; but still we are specifically watching for articles or news stories suggesting that the precious metals bull market is over. We have seen a few articles announcing the

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Gold: Alternative Investment, Foundation Asset

The World Gold Council has produced another excellent piece of research entitled ‘Gold: Alternative Investment, Foundation Asset’. The research looks at diversified portfolios which contain non-traditional assets such as private equity, hedge funds, real estate and commodities and finds that such portfolios can be enhanced by a “discrete allocation to gold as

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Gerhard Schubert, Head-Commodities, Emirates NBD

1) Paper products are popular in West but not in Middle East or Asia. What exactly are the reasons? It is not people in the Middle East who do not like to trade in derivatives or in paper gold but the affinity to physical gold is very much stronger here

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Investing in Gold

If Baltimore gets hit with a major snowstorm again, my colleague Greg McCoach is one guy I wouldn't mind getting locked in the office with. He's smart. He's down to earth. And he always does the dishes — even when they're not his. What's not to like? Even still, Greg

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