In Case You Missed It… Week Ended August 29, 2015

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In Case You Missed It Stories from the week ended August 29, 2015. The week started off with a 1,000 point drop in the Dow Jones Industrial Average at the opening bell on Monday. Here are some of the top stories from the last week, in case you missed it… August 28, 2015 The U.S. Read More →

Shanghai Gold Exchange Withdrawals Week Ended August 21, 2015

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Shanghai Gold Exchange volume for the week ended August 21, 2015. The Shanghai Gold Exchange withdrawals were 72.91 tons of gold during the week ended August 21, 2015. Withdrawals on the Shanghai Gold Exchange were the fourth largest ever. Total gold withdrawals on the Shanghai Gold Exchange year to date are 1,658.22 tons. Withdrawals on Read More →

The Dark Side of Going Cashless

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The Dark Side of A Cashless Society. Think going cashless is just about convenience? Here are some downsides to make you think again. Welcome to the Cashless Society. Part 2 In Part I of “Welcome To the Cashless Society – There is No War on Cash“, we noted that proponents of a cashless society tout Read More →

In Case You Missed It…

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In Case You Missed It Stories from the week ended August 22, 2015. Starting on August 16, 2015, Smaulgld.com instituted a “In Case You Missed it” feature. Smaulgld.com now features information and links to relevant third party content in the right hand side bar under the title “In Case You Missed It”. These links will Read More →

Shanghai Gold Exchange Withdrawals Week Ended August 14, 2015

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Shanghai Gold Exchange volume for the week ended August 14, 2015. The Shanghai Gold Exchange withdrawals were 65.31 tons of gold during the week ended August 14, 2015. Total gold withdrawals on the Shanghai Gold Exchange year to date are 1,585.31 tons. Withdrawals on the Shanghai Gold Exchange are running 36.4% higher than last year. Read More →

Russian Gold Reserves Grow by 400,000 Ounces In July

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Russian Gold Reserves. Russian Gold Purchases in July 2015. Russia added 400,000 ounces (12.5 tons) of gold to its reserves in July. Russia’s Gold reserves since 2009 increase more than China’s. Russia Boosts Gold Reserves and U.S. Treasury Holdings/ Russian Gold Reserves In Tons Since 2009 Russia has added more than 680 tons of gold Read More →

American Silver Eagle Premiums

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American Silver Eagle Premiums. Premiums on one ounce American Silver Eagle coins are at elevated levels. Higher Premiums on American Silver Eagles are more a function of lower silver prices than a silver shortage. Premiums on other silver products, like privately minted silver bars and rounds have not risen to the same extent as premiums Read More →

Who Are The U.S. Mint’s Authorized Purchasers of American Gold and Silver Eagle Coins?

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U.S. Mint Authorized Purchasers Buy American Gold and Silver Eagles Directly From the U.S. Mint. Which Entities are the United States Mint’s Authorized Purchasers? A list of U.S. Mint Authorized Purchasers is unavailable to the general public. HSBC is a U.S. Mint Authorized Purchaser of American Gold Eagle Coins Is J.P. Morgan a U.S. Mint Read More →

Shanghai Gold Exchange Withdrawals Week Ended August 7 , 2015

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Shanghai Gold Exchange volume for the week ended August 7, 2015. The Shanghai Gold Exchange withdrawals were 56.1 tons of gold during the week ended August 7, 2015. Total gold withdrawals on the Shanghai Gold Exchange year to date are 1,520.00 tons. Withdrawals on the Shanghai Gold Exchange are running 35% higher than last year. Read More →

Global Gold Demand Soars – World Gold Council Reports Otherwise

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As Global Gold Demand Soars, the World Gold Council Reports a 12% Decline in Global Gold Demand in the Second Quarter of 2015. Official Government Gold Import and Independent Sales Data Seemingly Contradict the World Gold Council Report. Does the World Gold Council report capture the true nature of global gold demand? The World Gold Read More →

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