What is the Washington Agreement?

Friday, August 18, 2017 11:12

The Washington Agreement is also known as the Central Bank quote sales agreement and the Central Bank Gold Agreement. The Central Bank Gold Agreement is actually its real name. The World Gold Council orchestrated it and publicly proclaimed it on September 26th, 1999. It was supposed to go for an Read More…

How Gold and Oil Prices Relate

Thursday, August 10, 2017 2:19

When thinking about the timing for purchase or selling of a gold mining stock, an investor should think about the types and numbers of correlations that can help him in his decision-making. There are positive and negative correlations that can help with that decision. They act independently of what’s at Read More…

Basic Gold Investing Advice

Saturday, August 05, 2017 22:59

Our experts here at Gramercy have offered up the following advice for people seeking more information on gold coins and bars: Basic advice: Gold coins and bars are a smart way for small-time investors to purchase and invest in gold. It’s a safe way for them to get their feet Read More…

Is it Better to Invest In Gold Coins or Bars

Monday, March 20, 2017 2:10

When people are new to to investing in gold and precious metals, this is one of the most common questions that they ask.  We generally steer people towards buying gold coins over bars for a variety of reasons which we will detail below, but the truth is that there is Read More…

Gold Prices Will Soar Under Donald Trump Presidency

Thursday, November 03, 2016 3:17

Donald Trump has not left any doubt about his views on trade or the American Dollar, and it will be really good news for the gold market. Mr. Trump, the Republican Party nominee for president, has repeatedly expressed concern over the strength of the dollar relative to major manufacturing competitor, Read More…

Why The Federal Reserve Might Help Gold Prices

Saturday, October 22, 2016 19:09

The Federal Reserve last Thursday, October 13th decided to keep interest rates unchanged.  While it was a bit of a close call (three dissenting votes wanted to raise rates) among the open market committee, Fed President Janet Yellen is firmly in support of keeping interest rates near 0 for the Read More…

Don’t Invest In an Annuity-Choose Gold Instead

Thursday, September 01, 2016 3:13

When you meet with a financial advisor they may recommend a variety of strategies to fund your retirement.  Most recommend a balanced mix of stocks and bonds (this is not a bad plan), some recommend using whole life insurance, and other may recommend an annuity.  The problem is that in Read More…

Interest Rates Will Go Up So Buy Gold Now

Saturday, August 27, 2016 4:51

Interest rates are primed to rise.  According to the number 2 at the Federal Reserve, Fed Vice-Chairman Stanley Fischer, they may even rise twice this year alone! Even if they don’t rise twice, the market is clearly pricing in at least one rise this year.  The real question is, will Read More…

Will Brexit Raise the Price of Gold?

Wednesday, August 03, 2016 3:23

After three years of declining value, there has been a surge in gold prices, and since the Brexit vote, those values have been rising even more! The price of gold – a metal that has been thought to be a wise investment in times of economic turmoil, could literally explode Read More…

Is Gold a Safe Investment?

Saturday, July 30, 2016 19:44

From gold exchange-traded funds (ETFs), to gold shares, to buying physical gold, buyers now have numerous options when it comes to purchasing and investing in gold. However, with so many options available, you may be wondering exactly what the purpose of gold is and why you should consider investing in Read More…

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