How “Paper Gold” Affects the Price of the Metal

Is the Gold market rigged? In today's article, Bud Conrad Chief Economist at Casey Research, takes a look at the 1000 to 1 leverage that the Gold futures market provides and how a few banks can use that to control the Gold market and drive the price … [Read more...]

Physical Gold vs. Paper Gold

Looking at the factors forcing the price of gold down last week caused me to scratch my head a bit. Even though the price of gold was falling on the futures market anecdotal evidence showed that physical gold dealers were doing a booming business as … [Read more...]