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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…

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Is It Too Late to Buy Gold? 5 Reasons It’s Not

When gold plummeted to a six-year low in November 2015, many claimed it’s too late to buy gold. China’s stock market had just slumped, the dollar was gaining strength, and holders of gold were nervous, waiting for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates. At the end of 2015, the economic situation didn’t look rosy…

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Will Gold Continue to Shine?

The price of gold glittered in early 2016, soaring 17 percent in the first quarter and trouncing returns in major stock and bond indices. Global investors pumped money into the gold market, a traditional safe-haven investment, early in the year as equity markets crashed in a short-lived correction. Stocks have since recovered, but gold hung…