Dan Popescu  Gold & Silver Analyst


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India’s War on Cash and Gold
Published by Dan Popescu | Dec 1, 2016 | Articles

Nothing could have reinforced the lack of confidence in the banking system more and persuaded the ‘black’ financial system to remain than the chaos in which the removal of the 500 and 1000 rupee notes was done. It confirms gold as the foundation of the ‘black money’ system in India, hidden from official eyes.

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Gold and Deflation
Published by Dan Popescu | Oct 25, 2016 | Articles

In a hyperinflationary period gold will reflect the devaluation of paper/electronic money while in a deflationary period it will reflect the collapse of the banking system and people will resort to gold as in extremis money again.

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Iran, Saudi Arabia and Gold
Published by Dan Popescu | Feb 2, 2016 | Articles

Both Iran and Saudi Arabia are to be watched closely as it concerns official gold reserves in 2016. Pressure has been mounting recently on Saudi Arabia to de-link the riyal from the US dollar and, if it happens, I am sure it will be positive for gold.

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Russia and Gold
Published by Dan Popescu | Jan 20, 2016 | Articles

  The 2008 financial crisis marks the return of gold into the international monetary system. It is also the beginning of currency wars. 2008 is also the year central banks stopped selling gold reserves and instead started buying. In this currency wars that will lead to a reset of the int...

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Where Is All The Gold Going?
Published by Dan Popescu | Oct 20, 2015 | Articles

  Thanks to a set of excellent charts on gold imports vs exports by Nick Laird (www.sharelynx.com), I would like to give you a brief outlook of where is gold going. We heard for some time that gold is moving to the Far East but is it really only moving there? Well if we start with the US...

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Why a Gold Standard?
Published by Dan Popescu | Sep 21, 2015 | Articles

  In this article I want to approach the idea of a gold standard from a more “regular people” perspective rather than from a “high academic” economic/finance and, sometimes, legalistic perspective. I constantly read books and articles full of mathematics written by the economic academia,...

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