Pick # 1 der Woche: “The $U.S. Dollar Centric Derivatives Complex: Progenitor of Parasitic, Ponzi Price-Fixing” von Rob Kirby.
Von Lars Schall
Dem “International Forecaster” von Bob Chapman entnehmen wir folgende…
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Pick #1 der Woche
The $U.S. Dollar Centric Derivatives Complex: Progenitor of Parasitic, Ponzi Price-Fixing
by Rob Kirby
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Über Goldkäufe durch Zentralbanken lesen wir im “International Forecaster” dieses:
“Dow Jones news is carrying a report this morning from GFMS (formerly Gold Fields Mineral Services) detailing the amount of gold purchased last year by the world’s Central Banks. It was indeed a formidable number.
The net purchases of the yellow metal came in near 430 tons, a more than 5-fold increase on the previous year. It was also the highest level recorded since 1964.
To give you a sense of the significance of these purchases – the amount of NET purchases by Central Banks in 2010 was a mere 77 tons!
Surprising to me was the fact that Mexico was the largest buyer as far as the official monetary sector goes. GFMS reports that they added almost 100 tons of gold to their reserves. I would have thought it would have been China to lead the pack.
The other surprising fact was that signatories to the Central Bank Gold Agreement (this was set up to limit the amount of gold sold by European Central Banks) sold less than 10 tons for 2011.
The summary – Central Banks are now absorbing a significant amount of world gold production. This should continue to provide very good downside support for the metal on price retracements lower as these banks do NOT CHASE PRICES HIGHER but are there to buy at levels they consider gold to have ‘value’.”
THE INTERNATIONAL FORECASTER
1/18/12 (5) IF // 1/21/12 (6) IF