Who is Buying Gold? Who is Selling Gold?
October 19, 2010
Hosted by Jay Taylor
Ian MacDonald will help us understand who the buyers are that are driving the price of gold higher. Is it speculators? Or is gold flowing from weak hands into the strong hands of those who seek to protect their wealth? This at a time when nations around the world are creating endless amounts of paper money in an effort to cheapen their currencies in order to gain a trade advantage against their neighbors. As James Turk has pointed out, gold follows wealth. As wealth grows in Asia and declines in the West, are there reasons to expect the Chinese and other gold-hording nations to force a move toward a gold-backed currency? Secret talks have reportedly occurred between China and France toward that end during the past year. Is it possible we will soon witness a new global monetary system that is at last partly backed by gold? If so, what might that mean for the price of gold? Answers to those and more questions will be asked of Ian.
Turning Hard Times into Good Times
Tuesday at 12 Noon Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Business Channel
Jay Taylor’s show will explain the real underlying causes for plunging stock prices, plunging home prices and growing unemployment. By correctly diagnosing the cause of America’s economic decline, rather than listening to excuses from Wall Street and Washington, Jay will offer winning investment ideas to protect and increase wealth.
Topics to be discussed will include the cause of the decline of: our monetary system and our economy, the housing markets, the equity markets, and commodities, Why gold and silver are rising in value and how investors can profit from the direction of these markets through specific stocks, ETF’s and precious metals will also be discussed. Turning Hard Times into Good Times is broadcast live every Tuesday at 12 Noon Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel.
Jay Taylor has been able to more than double his newsletter’s model portfolio from 2000 to the present even as the S&P 500 was in the process of losing 50% of its value!
The insights provided to Jay came from a history professor in 1967 who advised Jay that when countries go off a gold or silver standard, hard economic times are sure to follow because nations begin to think they do not need to work hard and save to enjoy a better life. Indeed there is no free lunch and a gold standard reminds people of that every day.
Jay watched his professor’s prophetic words come true when in 1971, President Nixon completely detached the dollar from gold. Not surprising to Jay, the price of gold skyrocketed in the late 1970s as inflation wiped out vast amounts of wealth from average Americans. To protect his own wealth Jay began to invest in gold and gold mining shares and in 1981 he began sharing his success and insights in his newsletter. In 1981 Jay began writing a subscription newsletter that has earned his subscribers countless thousands of dollars over the years.
Jay’s insights as to the real cause of our problems has enabled him to find investment strategies that work. Diagnose a problem correctly and you have a chance for success. Diagnose a problem incorrectly as the establishment does and you are sure to fail.