gata.org / CHRIS POWELL / 31 OCTOBER 2014
Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:
China gold (and silver) researcher and GATA consultant Koos Jansen explains today why silver is not really trading in Shanghai at a premium to London, contrary to what is widely reported. Jansen’s analysis is headlined “The Great Chinese Silver Market Debate” [...]
goldmoney.com / By Alasdair Macleod / 31 October 2014
China first delegated the management of gold policy to the People’s Bank by regulations in 1983.
This development was central to China’s emergence as a free-market economy following the post-Mao reforms in 1979/82. At that time the west was doing its best to suppress [...]
thedailybell.com / By Staff News & Analysis / October 31, 2014
China Is Very, Very, Very, Very Big … Larry Summers and Lant Pritchett have written a paper predicting a Chinese growth slowdown. In 2013, Barry Eichengreen, Donghyun Park, and Kwanho Shin wrote a paper with much the same message, which accurately predicted the [...]
kingworldnews.com / October 31, 2014
Today London metals trader Andrew Maguire told King World News that there is currently stunning amounts of euro gold physical buying taking place in London. Maguire also spoke about the staggering demand for physical gold elsewhere around the world. Below is what Maguire had to say in Part I of [...]
gata.org / CHRIS POWELL / October 30, 2014
Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:
China’s gold demand has reached 1,541 tonnes so far this year, Bullion Star gold researcher and GATA consultant Koos Jansen reports today, adding that the new international exchange in Shanghai will be complicating demand calculations. Jansen’s commentary is headlined “Chinese Gold [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 10/30/2014 14:17
A week ago, when showing the following chart of Chinese housing trends…
… we reported that the “burst Chinese housing bubble leads to first annual price decline since 2012“, and warned that it is only a matter of time before both China’s GDP, extensively reliant on [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 10/30/2014 08:16 -0400
When Chinese property developer Agile Property Holdings Ltd. said this month that its chairman was taken into custody by authorities, the disclosure was a shock to Western banks that lent the company money, according to China Spectator as the fog of ever-rising asset values suddenly [...]
srsroccoreport.com / October 29, 2014
For some strange reason, the Western official gold demand figures for China are WAY OFF. According to a recent article by Koos Jansen at Bullionstar.com, the Chinese Gold Association reported much higher gold demand than the figures published by the World Gold Council.
In the article, China Gold Association: 2013 [...]
news.goldseek.com / By: Frank E. Holmes / 28 October 2014
Forty-four percent. That’s the alarming unemployment rate for those aged 15 to 25 in Italy, where I traveled recently to meet with other global chief executives and business leaders.
The reason for Italy’s high youth unemployment? Tortuous red tape, high taxation and thuggish unions. Many [...]
kingworldnews.com / October 28, 2014
Today an acclaimed money manager spoke with King World News about China’s increased move toward world dominance and why this will send gold and silver prices soaring. Stephen Leeb also spoke about the big picture for energy, Russia, the United States, and Saudi Arabia.
Leeb: “I am very [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 10/28/2014 15:14
Having previously warned of “an unimaginable tragedy,” Peter Piot, one of the scientists who discovered Ebola, has warned that China is under threat from the deadly virus because of the huge number of Chinese workers in Africa. While offering a silver(ish) lining that the pandemic will [...]
blog.milesfranklin.com / by Bill Holter / October 28th, 2014
I plan to report more about the New Orleans investment conference and in particular what Alan Greenspan had to say later in the week. Today I want to speak about several pieces of news from late last week which I believe were important. Though these are [...]
gold-eagle.com / By David Levenstein / October 28, 2014
Gold prices climbed to their highest level since September 10 last week, breaking above the $1,250 an ounce level.
Gold’s outlook this week will depend largely on the Federal Reserve policy meeting, when the U.S. central bank is widely expected to end its bond-buying stimulus. The [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 10/28/2014 08:14 -0400
Who can forget China’s ghost city of Ordos: back in late 2009, when the hollow shell behind China’s torrid growth was first revealed to the world, the city near China’s Mongolia border was cooler talk for weeks. Fast forward five years later, and Ordos is all [...]
zerohedge.com / Excerpted from Goldman Sachs interview with Michael Pettis / 10/27/2014 22:06
Allison Nathan: Given how daunting some of these challenges seem to be, is China heading for a hard landing?
I think the soft landing/hard landing debate misrepresents the structure of Chinese growth.
China’s options are not a soft [...]
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theautomaticearth.com / by Raúl Ilargi Meijer / October 27, 2014
I can repeat this every single day: China is in much worse shape than we know from official numbers.
• Stock Markets Threatened By Collapse In Chinese Consumer Demand (Questor)
The capitulation of the Chinese consumer threatens [...]
theburningplatform.com / By Jim Quinn / 27th October 2014
China executes more people per week than the U.S. executes in a year.
It appears no one is executed in Europe, Russia or South America. They must be so civilized.
Amnesty International compiles annual reports on the number of executions worldwide but China has been absent [...]
gold-eagle.com / BY Jason Hamlin / October 27, 2014
Russia has added another 1,200,000 ounces of physical gold to their reserves during September, the largest month-on-month increase EVER.
Gold imports into India in September were a staggering $3.8 billion. This figure is almost double the $2 billion spent by Indians in August and roughly [...]
sovereignman.com / By Simon Black / October 27, 2014
This morning some of the biggest financial news of the year made huge waves all over Asia.
Yet in the Western press, this hugely important information has barely even been mentioned. (CNBC.com, for example, has yet to report on this story as of 11:45am Eastern…)