News Articles and Resources
Catch up on all the latest news about gold, silver, and the financial markets. Our expert articles often explore how macro economic factors -- the "big picture" -- can have a big effect on precious metals prices. You can keep abreast of all of this in our News section.
It's always a good idea for investors to keep up with new developments in the market. We curate the financial headlines for you and provide commentary on all the current events that could impact your investment portfolio.
What Happened to the $650 Billion in SDRs Issued in 2021?
A bazooka issuance of 456 billion new SDRs (~$650B) by the IMF in August 2021 “to boost global liquidity” has accomplished very little of what was intended.
Gainesville Coins' New Gold Investing eBook Is Available
Steven Cochran and Gainesville Coins have published a new eBook on Amazon that covers everything you need to know about investing in gold.
Turkish Central Bank Sends Gold To London. In Need for FX?
Amid a weakening of the Turkish lira, the Central Bank of Turkey is likely using its gold at the Bank of England as collateral for foreign exchange (FX) loans.
Why Austria's Monetary Gold Transfer to Switzerland Is Delayed
Part 3 of this investigative series about Austria's years-long attempt to repatriate its sovereign gold from London to Switzerland.
Mystery: Swiss Central Bank Moved Its Gold From Berne to a Federal Bunker in Kandersteg
Learn a detailed investigative history of the gold held in Switzerland by the Swiss National Bank (SNB) and other central banks around the world.
Biden and G7 Ban Russian Gold Imports
Sanctions against Russia due to the war in Ukraine have been expanded to include a ban on imports of Russian gold into the U.S., U.K., Canada, and Japan.
Austrian Monetary Gold Transfer from London to Switzerland—Planned in 2015—Still Hasn't Arrived
A plan conceived by the Austrian central bank in 2015 to move 50 tons of their monetary gold from London to Switzerland has not been realized seven years later.
Is the Russian Ruble Linked to Gold?
In the fog of war the first causality is the truth, and this time it’s no different with the rumor that the central bank of Russia has linked the ruble to gold.
Denmark Releases Gold Bar List, But the Serial Numbers Are Missing
Late in 2021 the central bank of Denmark released a bar list of its monetary gold. However, the individual serial numbers of the ingots are missing!