Global Stocks and Commodities Dropping Like Stones

Just in the last 48 hours, there has been nothing short of financial carnage across the globe. The following is just a summary: Sunday night saw the Shanghai Composite Index (SHCOMP) drop 8.5%, its largest crash since 2007 and the … Read More

Greek PM Accuses Europe of “Blackmail” and “Scaremongering”

The Greek nation will take to the voting booths this Sunday, July 5, in a referendum to decide whether to accept Europe’s latest bailout proposals. Greece’s Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras, has called the eurozone offer “blackmail”, and has called on … Read More

Global Stock Markets Suffer as Greek “Egotism” Prevails

Stock marketsaround the world suffered big hits during the day as Greece’s position within the euro becomes increasingly more precarious. With all the doors of Greek banks (and the Athens Stock Exchange) now firmly shut, and capital controls imposed across … Read More

“Vulnerable” U.S. Economy Concerns IMF

At the close of last week, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) revealed that it had strong and varied concerns over the current state of the U.S. economy. Christine Lagarde, the IMF’s Managing Director, said she considered there to be few … Read More

Is the gold and silver ratio shrinking or growing?

The gold and silver ratio as of April 21, 2015 is 74. This means that, based on the U.S. dollar, it would take 74 ounces of silver (currently $16.07 per ounce) to equal one ounce of gold (currently $1,201 per … Read More

What Will Become of the Gold/Silver Ratio in 2015?

Precious metals have long been foundational aspects of a well-rounded investment strategy. While most people see precious metals (such as gold and silver) as the main materials for jewelry and coins, they are used widely for industrial purposes. This means … Read More

What Is To Become Of The Gold/Silver Ratio in 2015?

The gold to silver ratio, simply put, is the ounces of silver needed to purchase one ounce of gold.  As the price of all other goods and services fluctuate, the world currencies of silver and gold fluctuate as well. Importantly, … Read More

Gold IRA Investment Reviews

”I went to sleep Friday as a rich man. I woke up a poor man,” lamented John Demetriou of Cyprus, in the immediate aftermath of the failure of the national banking system last year and the subsequent confiscation of deposits … Read More

Gold & Silver Prices Rise On…Everything?

Gold and silver both made substantial jumps price-wise today, as they have been doing more for the last couple of months. Here are the specifics (figures in parentheses represent % change up or down since July 11, 2013) : Gold … Read More

Startup to Mine Gold & Silver e-Waste

Many investors are aware that a large percentage of the gold and silver used for industrial and technological purposes is never recovered, but how many of us have ever thought about why? Privahini Bradoo went one step beyond asking “why”; … Read More