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Independent research, investigative journalism, penetrating commentary, and market coverage. Insight—your canary in the gold mine.

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Q&A

Can I Invest Monthly in Gold?

Yes—and there is every reason to start investing monthly already today.

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Carl Svanberg
Research

GLD—a Crash Course

Are the underlying mechanics of the largest gold ETF a cause for concern?

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Jan Nieuwenhuijs
Research

China’s Gold Hoarding: Will It Cause the Price of Gold to Rise?

There are reasons to think that the gold price will rise faster than expected.

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Jan Nieuwenhuijs
Commentary

LBMA Precious Metals Conference: What to Expect for the 2020s

Last October, I attended the LBMA/LPPM Precious Metals Conference 2019 in Shenzhen, China. Here...

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Sam Laakso
Research

The West-East Ebb and Flood of Gold

For many decades there is a pattern of physical gold moving from the Western part of the world...

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Jan Nieuwenhuijs
Research

US Official Gold Reserves Auditor Caught Lying

More false statements by the auditor have appeared, further eroding its credibility.

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Jan Nieuwenhuijs
News

Deutsche Bank’s Konzept: “The End of Fiat Money?”

Will we see the end of fiat money during the 2030s?

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Carl Svanberg
Research

The Essence of Gold Supply and Demand Dynamics

Gold trades more like a currency than a commodity.

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Jan Nieuwenhuijs
Research

How Much Silver Is Above Ground?

Above-ground silver stocks are an order of magnitude higher than what is widely assumed.

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Jan Nieuwenhuijs