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 […]

Bitcoin Pushing Higher

The mainstream media are picking up on Bitcoin’s meteoric rise. In an article on CNBC, we read: Bitcoin will likely outperform stocks and bonds the rest of this year, according to the first major Wall Street strategist to issue a report on the digital currency. “I think bitcoin is an […]

BullionStar’s Ronan Manly on Real Vision TV – Synthetics Dominate Opaque Bullion Market

BullionStar Blogs Ronan Manly Posted on 11 Aug 2017 by Ronan Manly BullionStar recently teamed up with Real Vision TV, the unique video-on-demand finance and investment channel, to film a presentation for the Real Vision audience on some topical areas of the gold market. The video presentation, which was filmed in […]

Will the Death of Diesel Ruin Platinum?

The gloomy future of the diesel vehicles is commonly known. However, what does it really mean? And how could the demise of diesel technology impact the precious metals market? The 1970s oil crisis and accelerating inflation made diesel-powered cars popular, especially in Europe where gasoline prices were always higher than […]

Gold and Silver Are In a $200 BitCoin Moment | Kenneth Ameduri

You can watch the video at Entrepreneur and chief editor of Crush the Street, Kenneth Ameduri, studies the markets and joins Reluctant Preppers for the first time to make the case why the manipulated gold & silver markets are giving us a “BitCoin $200 moment.” Ameduri further dives into […]

Bullionstar Blogs – Gold Price: USD 65,000/oz in 5 years?

Posted on 7 Aug 2017 by BullionStar at Introduction Financial market prices are generally set by the trading venues which command the highest trading volumes and liquidity. This is also true of the gold market where the venues with the highest gold trading volumes – the London over-the-counter and […]

Silver Analogies – Invalidated?

Some time ago we discussed the analogies in the silver market and the implication of the analogies was that a big decline should follow. However, we have not seen anything epic on a medium-term basis – only a local (yet powerful) intra-day slide. Was the analogy invalidated and did the […]

The One Safe Haven Left

By James Rickards Posted August 2, 2017 at the The U.S. in the midst of partisan political turmoil. China is about to fight an all-out trade war with the U.S., Russia hunkering down for a new Cold War with the west, North Korea forcing a new world war, and […]

Robbed for My Gold: Learn From My Mistakes

  By: Jeff Clark, Senior Precious Metals Analyst, GoldSilver   I was robbed of my gold. True story. I had a bunch of gold Eagles and Maple Leafs stolen from my home – most of my personal holdings at the time. The thing is, I thought they were secure: the coins […]

LBMA Gold Vault Data – How low is the London Gold Float?

Posted on 2 Aug 2017 by Ronan Manly The London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) has just released a first update on the quantity of physical gold and silver holdings stored in the ‘LBMA’ London vaulting network. The LBMA press release explaining the move, dated 31 July, can be read here. This […]

See How Gold Has Beaten the Market So Far this Century!

U.S. Funds in one of their informative fact flashes has produced the following chart that tells the whole story of gold so far this century. Gold Notches Its Best Month Since February Spot gold finished July up more than 2 percent, its best month since February, when it returned 3.7 […]

Bitcoin in Trading Range

The BTC-e debacle continues with the U.S. government seizing the exchange’s website. Now, BTC-e has its data center seized by the FBI. On CoinDesk, we read: (…) in a statement on the Bitcoin Talk forum (that was tweeted out via its official account), representatives for the exchange issued new comments, […]

Investment Potential of Platinum and Palladium

In the previous sections of this edition of the Market Overview, we presented the demand and supply outlook for platinum and palladium. In that part, we would like to analyze the potential benefits of adding these precious metals into investment portfolio. On the surface, platinum and palladium behave similarly to […]

Gold Market Charts – July 2017

Posted on 27 Jul 2017 by BullionStar Using charts created by the GOLD CHARTS R US chart website, this monthly series from BullionStar looks at the latest trends in some of the world’s most important physical gold markets such as Switzerland, China, and India. Among the charts this month is commentary explaining how the Bank of […]

PBoC Gold Purchases: Secretive Accumulation on the International Market

Post from Introduction The official gold reserves of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) are held by China’s central bank, the People’s Bank of China (PBoC). According to the website of the State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE), the PBoC official gold reserves are currently in excess of 1,840 tonnes[1][2]. […]