The war on cash, negative interest and the flight in gold

August 29 2019

The visitor to this website will not have missed it. Governments worldwide are going further and further in their restrictions on cash transactions. The proposal in the Netherlands is to ban cash transactions in excess of 3000 euros per transaction. In other countries the amounts are different but the principle and the arguments mentioned are the same. Cash transactions above an arbitrarily chosen amount are prohibited to reduce the "laundering" of drug and criminal money.

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Bart Brands

Central Banks Are Buying Gold

August 22 2019

GoldRepublic's Manager of Operations Nick Finson and Precious Metals specialist Bart Brands were interviewed by Dubai based Premindra Rajaram for  financial  program Talk Cents. Discussing the recent rise of the price of gold, the correlation with central bank policies and the possible future of precious metals, both Nick and Bart freely talk about their analysis of the indicators and state of the precious metals markets.... »

Bart Brands

ECB Application Of MMT And The Effects On Precious Metals

August 2 2019

The application of parts of Modern Monetary Theory by not only the Federal Reserve in the US but even more so by the European Central Bank seem to be the new norm. This week why delay in rate cuts is not the end of rate cuts and what this can mean for your savings and the price of precious metals.... »

Bart Brands

Are you paying attention to the FED?

July 3 2019

A few more nights of sleep and the economic expansion in the US will be the longest expansion ever in the history of the United States. This expansion means, among other things, that a period of lower growth, if not a recession, could only be a matter of time. The natural behaviour of a healthy economy is one of ascending and descending phases, not of everlasting growth. Of course, the American economy has received a massive overdose of all sorts of monetary drugs, such as quantitative easing (QE), long-term 0 percent interest and still receives little benefit, which makes it hard to call it an average economy. This may mean that it takes longer for normal behaviour to be spotted, but sooner or later, this will be the case. Anyone who kicks a ball up in the air will temporarily win from... »

Edin Mujagić

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