Gold Bullion

Gold bullion is referred to as “physical gold;” it’s pure gold (99.9%) that can be bought or sold for investment purposes. Investors can buy gold bullion as bars or coins through banks or bullion dealers, but they must pay a certain premium over the spot price. Investors may hold gold bullion for many purposes including the protection of their wealth.

Since 2002, there has been a significant rise in gold prices and, as a result; those who bought gold bullion bars and coins have done really well.

Going forward, the prospects of holding gold bullion look great. There’s a significant amount of demand emerging from the central banks, which, to begin with, were actually against holding the yellow metal. There’s also huge demand from consumers around the globe, but consumers from India and China are at the forefront of it. They are buying. If the demand remains as it has been, then the price of gold bullion could rise significantly, and those who are buying now will see solid returns on their investments.

Top 10 Countries with the Highest Gold Reserves

By Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Highest Gold Reserves

Top Countries with the Largest Gold Reserves

Is Gold Bullion at a Crossroads?

Gold has had a remarkable run since it started its nascent rise in early 2001, climbing more than 650% between April 2001 and September 2011. Since then, gold prices have either taken a breather or are preparing for another upswing. Based on the gold purchase… Read More

Gold Market Setting Up to Reward Investors

By Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Gold Market Setting Up to Reward InvestorsI’ve been singing the same song to my readers all year: look at dips in the price of gold bullion as an opportunity to buy more of the metal.

When gold fell below $1,150-an-ounce in early November and so many analysts came out with the prediction of $1,100 or $1,000-an-ounce gold, I was writing about what a bargain gold stocks had become… Read More

India Buying 450% More Gold?

By Monday, October 27, 2014

How Can Gold Prices Possibly Go DownThe demand and supply situation for gold bullion, something I’ve often talked about in these pages, has taken a new course…one very favorable to gold bulls like me.

Gold buying in India is up 450% in the first nine months of 2014 compared to the first nine months of 2013. (Source: Government of India, October 14, 2014.) The jump in go… Read More

About That Referendum in Switzerland…

By Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Demand Shock for Gold Market Coming SoonOn November 30, Switzerland’s citizens will cast a very critical vote.

Through a referendum, they will vote for or against the Swiss National Bank increasing its gold bullion reserves to 20%, the central bank halting the selling of gold, and the storing of gold bullion in the country. (Source: Kitco News, September 30, 2014.)

If th… Read More

Gold Mining Companies Selling for Pennies on the Dollar

By Monday, October 13, 2014

Gold Stocks The Most Beaten-Up Sector of the Market Finally Bottomed OutThe fundamentals for higher gold bullion prices continue to impress. The table below illustrates the output from U.S. mines in the first six months of 2014 compared to the first six months of 2013.

In the below chart, we quickly see that since March of 2014, production of the precious metal has been quickly declining. Meanwhile, on the … Read More