Gold vs the CRB Commodity Index

Published by Dan Popescu | Apr 21, 2014

The best way to avoid this manipulation is to compare real things without using the official virtual currency (dollar, euro, etc.). Gold has always been the medium of exchange that is least likely to create inflation.

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Gold’s Role in Wealth Management

Published by Dan Popescu | Mar 5, 2014

As the monetary crisis accentuates, a radical shift in economic thinking and the role of gold in wealth management will occur. It seems illogical to me to consider debt (bonds) safer than a real asset having demonstrated its role of preserving value for more than 5,000 years.

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Was Gold in a Speculative Bubble?

Published by Dan Popescu | Feb 24, 2014

The bull market in gold and silver that started in 2000 seems to have ended in 2011, and a bear market started in 2013. Was gold in a speculative bubble such as we’ve known in the ‘70s, or was it only in a cyclical bull market, itself part of a secular bull market, that would lead later (2014-2016)...

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Gold Wars

Published by Dan Popescu | Jan 21, 2014

We are aware of the currency wars, but we are a lot less familiar with the gold wars raging between the East and the West and, more particularly, between China and the United States.

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Is Deflation Negative for Gold?

Published by Dan Popescu | Jan 3, 2014

It is not necessary to have a high rate of inflation or hyperinflation, as we often read in the media, for the gold price to take off. Even deflation can generate a major increase in the gold price. The only negatives for gold would be disinflation and moderate inflation.

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