Russian Central Bank Adds One Million Ounces of Gold To Reserves in January

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Russian Central Bank Continues World Leading Gold Acquisition Spree in 2017. The Central Bank of the Russian Federation added 1,000,000 ounces (31.104 tons) of gold to its reserves in January 2017. Russia’s central bank holdings were at 1645.374 tons of gold at end of January 2017; the sixth most of any nation. Russian Central Bank Read More →

RE-Dollarization – Greece to Ditch Euro for Dollar?


Trump’s Pick to be U.S. Ambassador to the EU, Ted Malloch says Greece May Dump the Euro in Favor of the Dollar. As Petro Dollar Becomes Less Relevant What Might Replace it? The Dollar – Based on Increased Military Strength and New Geo-Political Arrangements. Click here to see the Smaulgld commentary video to this report Read More →

The Year After the United States Went off the Gold Standard

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The CIA Report on the Gold Market in 1972, the Year the U.S. Went Off the Gold Standard. Classification of the CIA report drops from “Secret” to “Confidential”. Focus on the decline of South African gold production and sales. Soviet Union gold sales accelerated in 1972. Grain Prices Skyrocket. Check out all the Smaulgld podcasts Read More →

Germany Kicks off International Gold Repatriation Craze

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Other Central Banks Request Their Gold Back from the New York Fed Total Gold Held by the United States for its own Account and Gold Held by Fed for other Nations is on the Decline Check out all the Smaulgld podcasts here. Not a Smaulgld subscriber? Sign up here. Donate To via paypal Please Read More →

Kyrgyzstan National Bank Governor To Citizens – BUY GOLD!

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Kyrgyz Central Bank Governor Tolkunbek Abdygulov – My Dream is for Every Citizen of Kyrgyzstan to own at least 100 Grams of Gold (3.5 ounces). Kyrgyzstan Central Bank Holds Just 5 Tons of Gold. Kyrgyz Citizen Gold Holdings Would Leap to 653 Tons if “”Dream” Realized. According to a Bloomberg report the Central Bank Governor Read More →

Germany Gets its Gold Back “Early”

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German Bundesbank Achieves Gold Repatriation Goal Ahead of Schedule. Gold Repatriation from NY Fed Completed. More Than Half of Germany’s Gold to Be in Germany by Year End. Gold Represents about 2/3 of Germany’s Reserves. Check out all the Smaulgld podcasts here. Not a Smaulgld subscriber? Sign up here. Donate To via paypal Please Read More →

Trump Turmoil Continues to Boost Gold and Silver

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No End in Sight to Trump Turmoil. Shrink the Fed’s Balance Sheet to Provide Room for More QE? India to Lift Cash Withdrawal Limits. Utah and Texas Legislation Prepare a Greater Role for Gold and Silver. Germany Gets Its Gold Back. Click here to see the Smaulgld commentary video to this report below. You Tube Read More →

Shanghai Gold Exchange January Withdrawals Slump

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Shanghai Gold Exchange Withdrawals Fell 18.3% in January to 184.41 tons from 225.801 tons in January 2016. Shanghai Gold Exchange January withdrawals were down 6.1% from 196.368 tons withdrawn in December 2016. Donate To via paypal You can compare pricing and shipping charges on American Gold Eagles coins of all sizes at these web Read More →

Indian Silver Imports Fall 58% in 2016

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2016 Indian Silver Imports fell to 3,546 Tons from 8529 Tons in 2015 December Indian Silver Imports of 286 tons were down 73% from 1045 Tons in December 2015. Silver imports were down 12% from 324 tons imported in November 2016. India’s rupee demonetization and “war on gold” has yet to lead to greater silver Read More →

American Platinum Eagle Coins are Back Again in 2017

American Platinum Eagle Sales 1997-2017

U.S. Mint Releases First Batch of 2017 American Platinum Eagle Coins The Gold Platinum Ratio Continues to Favor Gold American Platinum Eagle Mintage Chart 1997 – 2017 New! – 2017 American Platinum Eagle coins now available! 2016 American Platinum Eagle coins available Check out all the Smaulgld podcasts here. Add Platinum to Your Portfolio (Platinum Read More →