2013 is coming to an end and we are well into the prediction season as financial prognosticators look at investment ideas for 2014. Hmmm...bitcoins.
John Embry wonders out loud if there is an agreement between the East and West on the price of gold
Every day I wonder, ĎIs there a deal between the East and the West so that we are permitting all of our Western gold to be taken by the East so they donít collapse our paper markets?í I donít know, but the fact is I couldnít be more bullish the prices of physical gold and silver going forward.
Last Gold Rush in South Africa
Illegal/small time prospectors risk life and limb searching for the last remaining scraps of gold in the old abandoned shafts of gold mines, in the townships outside Johannesburg, South Africa.
There Is Too Little Gold in the West
There's a history of gold moving from the "developed" to the "developing" world and Alasdair Macleod provides his analysis on this continuing transfer of gold.
Jim Rogers: He'd rather own silver
"If I had to buy one rather than the other today, I'd buy silver because it certainly has gone down more than gold. Gold is down what, 30-35%. Silver is down 60% from its all-time high. So on a historic priced-basis if nothing else, I'd rather own silver."