Guns, Greece and Gold

Wherever you live you’ve probably seen some old Western movies. One of my favourites is set during the American Civil …

Gold’s stealth bull market

A note from Rob: The gold price has been languishing mainly between US$1,200 and US$1,300 per troy ounce over the …

The golden inconstant

Over the long run there is plenty of evidence for an idea called the “golden constant”. This is the concept …

Gold price fools

Nearly 500 years ago an English farmer and poet called Thomas Tusser coined (ahem) the phrase “A fool and his …

The boom in Chinese gold demand

The long term investment case for gold is all about emerging market demand, especially in large countries like China and …

Is gold in a bear market?

Most people would say that gold has been in a bear market, with a falling price, for the past two …

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Why you still need gold

Riots in Brazil (Brasil). Turmoil in Turkey. Portugal’s coalition government is collapsing, causing Portuguese bond yields to shoot up. A …

The real reasons to own gold

Gold has been attracting more and more attention in recent years. As recently as 2006 if you had suggested a …