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GOLD: If not NOW, then WHEN?

GOLD: If not NOW, then WHEN? By John Rothans Throughout history, gold has functioned as the world’s de facto safety net. It thrives in tough economic climates and has proven to be a reliable and predictable hedge against rising inflation, volatile stocks, a deepening recession and a weakening dollar.   Some of gold’s greatest price…

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China to Buy $90 Billion Gold Vault in London

China is buying one of London’s biggest gold vaults. The Chinese state-owned ICBC Standard Bank (IDCBF), the world’s biggest bank by assets, has agreed to buy Barclays precious metals storage business, including its state-of-the-art storage facility in London. The deal will boost China’s access to London’s gold market, and expand the country’s role in the…

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Druckenmiller: Get out of the Stock Market, Own Gold

Legendary billionaire investor Stanley Druckenmiller told Sohn Investment Conference attendees to sell their equity holdings Wednesday. “The conference wants a specific recommendation from me. I guess ‘Get out of the stock market’ isn’t clear enough,” said Druckenmiller from the conference stage in New York. Gold “remains our largest currency allocation.” The billionaire investor expressed skepticism…