Saturday, August 25, 2012

Ron Paul on The Gold Standard

Aug 24, 2012 by

WRC Wrap-Up

Aug 24, 2012 by

Listening Post - Sex, Lies and Wikileaks

Aug 25, 2012 by

Mapping the rise of Gold

George Galloway takes his seat for the 6th time

Posted for my friend Hannah.

David Morgan on the move in Silver

Aug 25, 2012 by

Weekend Chillout - Going Your Own Way

With Gold and Silver going up 5% and 10% respectively this week those who bought during the Northern summer doldrums have definitely been rewarded for going their own way, instead of listening to the paper bugs in the mainstream media.

Ecuador stands by Assange

Aug 24, 2012 by

Brink’s to Open One of Largest Bullion Vaults


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The Brink’s Co. (BCO), which stores and transports bullion, is set to open one of the world’s largest precious metals vaults in the London area within the next month, at a time when investors’ gold holdings are at a record.

The firm plans to open the facility with a major London clearing company and is considering opening another vault next year, Orit Eyal-Fibeesh, managing director for Brink’s in the U.K., said in an e-mail yesterday. The vault will be able to hold a “very substantial” amount of metal, she said, without being more specific.

Investors are buying more gold as a protection of wealth on speculation central banks will do more to bolster growth and amid Europe’s debt crisis. Holdings in bullion-backed exchange- traded products reached a record 2,447.1 metric tons valued at $131 billion yesterday, data compiled by Bloomberg show. Malca- Amit Global Ltd., Deutsche Bank AG and Barclays Plc are among firms planning to open or increase bullion storage facilities.

“There’s demand for vaults,” Thorsten Proettel, an analyst at Landesbank Baden-Wuerttemberg in Stuttgart, Germany, said today by phone. “People are looking for an alternative investment. We will have steady inflows in to precious metals.”

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