Gold Price: USD 65,000/oz in 5 years? Speech by Torgny Persson

Posted on 20 Sep 2017 by BullionStar This speech by BullionStar’s CEO, Mr. Torgny Persson, was recorded during FreedomFest 2017. FreedomFest is the world’s largest gathering for freedom oriented people. BullionStar participated by exhibiting and educating about the monetary system. The following topics were covered in Mr. Persson’s speech: 1) […]

Chinese Gold Mining as a Source of Gold Supply

Posted at BullionStar As the world’s top gold producing country, Chinese mines produced over 450 tonnes of gold output during 2016. Next to gold imports into China, this gold mining output is the second largest source of gold flowing into the Chinese gold market, mostly via Shanghai Gold Exchange. The […]

Gold Demand within the Chinese Gold Market

Since nearly all gold supply and demand flow through the Shanghai Gold Exchange (SGE), SGE gold withdrawals are a suitable proxy for overall gold demand in China. This demand includes consumer gold demand and institutional demand (in the form of direct investment purchases of gold bullion directly on the SGE). […]

Reverse H&S Pattern in Gold

Last week, we received quite a few messages in which readers asked about the long-term reverse head-and-shoulders pattern in gold and related ratios. In today’s alert we discuss this in greater detail. Let’s jump right into the gold chart (charts courtesy of The shape of the head and shoulders […]

Will Gold Break Out of Sideway Trading?

Since July 11, gold has been in a short-term upward trend. The yellow metal has gained more than 8 percent since then until the end of August, mainly thanks to the depreciation of the U.S. dollar, as one can see in the chart below. Chart 1: Gold prices (yellow line, […]

Farmland: The Ultimate Complement to a Precious Metals Portfolio

  Anthony Bevilaqua “There’s going to be some fortunes made in agriculture, and when an industry breaks full faith, even mediocre people make a lot of money…”[i]  – Jim Rogers, Co-Founder of the Quantum Fund, Austrian Economist and commodity guru. Well-diversified hard asset investors include farmland in their portfolios for […]

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Dear Reader, A new blog post has been posted at BullionStar. BullionStar Media BullionStar website features a wide variety of original analysis and content on the global precious metals markets which provide readers and viewers with unique and up-to-date insights not available elsewhere. A case in point is the BullionStar […]

Key Labor-Day Analogies in Gold

It was not so long ago, when we wrote about the record-breaking volume in gold. We described the implications of the extreme monthly volume and we discussed the very high readings in case of the individual sessions. We even described these sessions as the most important sessions of the year […]

The Value Added Tax System in the Chinese Gold Market

Although VAT in China has recently been simplified, it continues to present its own complexities, including in the Chinese gold market. An overview understanding of how VAT is implemented in the Chinese gold market helps grasp how the Chinese VAT system incentives gold imports and the attractions of selling gold […]

Newsletter Update: “Something Big is Coming”

By Jeff Clark, Senior Precious Metals Analyst – Here’s an update to a recent newsletter article… Gold and Silver Technical Alert: Something Big is Coming Remember how this article showed a potential big move in gold might be coming? Gold jumped higher last month, so I asked my technical […]

Gold Market Charts – August 2017

BullionStar Blogs Posted on 27 Aug 2017 by BullionStar Gold Market Charts – August 2017 The August wrap-up of BullionStar’s monthly gold charts column looks at the latest data for Chinese gold demand, Indian gold imports, Swiss gold imports and exports, and Russian official gold reserve accumulation. Separately, note that […]

Will the Fuel Cells Vehicles Save Platinum and Palladium?

Although everyone agrees that the electric revolution is looming, there is no consensus about the pace and the detailed form of the upcoming shifts in the automotive industry. In particular, some miners and analysts believe that fuel cell cars will spur or at least support the demand for platinum and […]

Ronan Manly says: Mnuchin’s PR Visit to Fort Knox proves nothing about the US Gold Reserves

Posted on 23 Aug 2017 by Ronan Manly On the afternoon of Monday, August 21, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin, and Kentucky Congressman Brett Guthrie took a visit to the vault of the US Mint’s gold depository in Fort Knox, Kentucky, a […]

Base Metals Are Breaking Out

               The Base Metal Breakout – Industrial Commodities Threaten Their Decade-Long Downtrend By Sam Broom Summary: * Base metals are showing signs of real strength, with prices across the complex breaking out, or threatening to do so. * Copper and zinc have looked the […]

Bitcoin Stalls

The fact that Bitcoin has recently hit an all-time high has already fueled wild speculation in the market and we are now seeing increased interest in the currency. The mainstream media are now full of articles  on the meteoric rise of Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum and the prospects of cryptocurrencies. […]

Catastrophe & Opportunity – Jim Roger’s Interview with BullionStar

BullionStar’s Exclusive Interview with Jim Rogers! BullionStar is proud to present an exclusive interview with none other than the legendary American investor, Mr. Jim Rogers. In this exclusive interview, Mr. Jim Rogers shares his perspectives on the global economy and on gold. Mr. Rogers, nowadays residing in Singapore, kindly visited BullionStar’s bullion center at 45 New Bridge […]

Is the NY Fed Gold Vault all is supposed to be? Wall Street Journal and Ronan Manly Ponder

Posted on 18 Aug 2017 by Ronan Manly On August 10, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) published an article about the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (FRBNY) custody gold and the NY Fed’s gold vault. This vault is located under the New York Fed’s headquarters at 33 Liberty in […]

Will the Electric Car Revolution Sink Platinum and Palladium?

Everyone has probably heard about the upcoming electric car revolution whose vanguard is Tesla Motors led by Elon Musk. The electric car is actually nothing new – the first vehicles were produced as long ago as in the 1880s. However, the mass production of cheaper gasoline vehicles triggered by Henry […]

Gold’s Breaks Below $1,270 – Third Time Lucky?

The last couple of years and – in particular – the last couple of months were very difficult for gold traders – i.e. they were boring. Despite several huge daily price swings, the precious metals market has not been going anywhere, moving in and around the $1,100 – $1,300 price […]

Ilana Mercer’s comments on James Damore – Confronting The Hags of High Tech (& Losing)

NEW COLUMN: “James Damore Confronts The Hags of High Tech (& Loses)” is the current column, now on An excerpt: Of the many men who toil in high-tech, few are as heroic as James Damore, the young man who penned the manifesto “Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber.” In it, Damore […]