Entries by Bron Suchecki

LBMA 2017 Forecasts (for the US dollar)

Every year the London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) surveys the top precious metals analysts of bullion banks and consultancy firms for their forecasts for precious metal prices for the year ahead. We look at things a little differently, and would say that the analysts are forecasting the value of the US Dollar, priced in gold […]

Silver Smoking Gun to Stop Dishonest Dealing

Last week ZeroHedge reported on the amended London Silver Fixing Antitrust Litigation which included damaging chat logs provided by Deutsche Bank that reveal collusion between bullion bank traders to “shade”, “blade”, “muscle”, “job”, “spoof” and “snipe” the silver market. While the amended complaint only provides selected examples from the 350,000 pages of documents and 75 […]

Monetary Metals Partners with Broker-Dealer Ashton Stewart & Co., Inc. to Market and Offer its Investment Funds

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Monetary Metals announces its partnership with Ashton Stewart & Co., Inc. (Ashton Stewart). Ashton Stewart will offer the Monetary Metals Gold Exponential Fund to accredited investors. Ashton Stewart is a FINRA-licensed broker-dealer headquartered in New York. Ashton Stewart will also provide compliance for Monetary Metals’ growing sales team. […]

Interview with BullionStar on intricacies between the physical and paper gold market

In April Keith and I met with Torgny Persson and Luke Chua from BullionStar while visiting Singapore to speak at the Mining Investment Asia conference. We both recorded interviews with them and the first one has just been released. Topics covered include: Trends in the physical gold market – flows into ETFs, impact of speculators […]

Yin and Yang

During gold’s bear market from 2011, the flow of gold out of ETFs drove the popularity of the West to East narrative not just among goldbugs but also bullion market professionals. It was a life raft I suppose that many clung to, to find hope as the price relentlessly fell, notwithstanding how much gold was […]

The Voldemort Effect in the Gold Market

Gold market analysts have for many years puzzled over the unusual behaviour of the gold market during the 1990s, specifically the bizarrely flat gold price from 1993 to 1996 in the face of sustained selling pressure from central banks and gold miners hedging their production. To-date no one has been able to identify the hidden […]