from Perth Mint:
I keep in touch with the work of academics interested in gold via this website and it is a humbling experience. It reminds me of the saying “those who can’t do, teach; those who can’t teach, blog” (I thought it needed updating).
That website recently posted a September 2014 paper by Dirk Baur, Joscha Beckmann & Robert Czudaj called Gold Price Forecasts in a Dynamic Model Averaging Framework – Have the Determinants Changed Over Time?
No doubt you have seen many com [...]
How can historical chart analysis be worthwhile when manipulation of the PMs continues unabated? The future can’t be predicted any longer under the conditions of interference. [...]
The parallels between the false prosperity of 2007 and the false prosperity of 2014 are rather striking. If we go back and look at the numbers in the fall of 2007, we find that the Dow set an all-time high in October, margin debt on Wall Street had spiked to record levels, the unemployment rate was below 5 percent and Americans were getting ready to spend a record amount of money that Christmas season. But then the very next year the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression shook the [...]