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Adrian Ash

Adrian Ash

Contributor since: 26 Feb 2010


Formerly City correspondent for The Daily Reckoning in London and head of editorial at the UK's leading financial advisory for private investors, Adrian Ash is the head of research at BullionVault, where you can buy gold today vaulted in Zurich on $3 spreads and 0.8% dealing fees.

  • Zero Rates, Short Memories

    Published 20 March 2014 | viewed 0 times

    Steady nerves needed for short-term speculators in precious metals... Double-whammy for gold and silver prices. First, new US Federal Reserve chairwoman Janet Yellen hinted that…

  • Taper Trouble Hits Gold's No.4 Biggest Buyer

    Published 31 January 2014 | viewed 0 times

    Turkey's imports of gold already doubled in 2013. Buying ahead of trouble is now looking smart... After hiking interest rates from below 8% to a…

  • Premiums to No Purpose

    Published 22 November 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Stockmarket up, precious metals down. Will the final 'bugs' now throw in the towel...? Yet more money managers threw in the towel on gold this…

  • China's Big Gold Buyer

    Published 20 November 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Private Chinese demand for gold has leapt ahead of economic growth... One man's investor is, apparently, another's middle-aged housekeeping auntie in China. "Yang Cuiyan," says…

  • Who Needs Gold Really?

    Published 07 November 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Four reasons to waste your time with the deeply historic, deeply human value ascribed to gold... People love to debate, but sadly sometimes it crosses…

  • The Bullion Market's Big Issues, Part 2

    Published 16 October 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Remember when gold reserves were all the rage for central banks...? Putting gold into your investment portfolio typically signals a lack of faith in other…

  • Gold and America's Fake Default

    Published 11 October 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Gold just isn't working as advertised as Washington flirts with disaster... There's no denying that precious metals are falling even as the US debt-limit deadline…

  • The Bullion Market's Big Issues, Part I

    Published 09 October 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Price action isn't the big players' big concern in gold and silver right now... "Faith and Religion," said Edel Tully of UBS, the Swiss investment…

  • E-Alchemy with the US Fed

    Published 20 September 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Imagine the US Fed had a technology called the 'printing press'... So like me, the world and its stockbroker thought the US Fed would start…

  • Yet More Mischief from Cheap Money, Part 379

    Published 09 September 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Nothing is safe - not student loans, emerging markets, or London flats... Did you enjoy your monthly dose of non-farms nonsense last Friday? Gold and…

  • Cashing In Your Golden Insurance

    Published 06 September 2013 | viewed 0 times

    One nation's recovery is another's credit crisis. Time to sell gold... Cotton is it, for the second anniversary? Today marked two years since gold hit…

  • First Finance, Then Debt - What Crisis Next?

    Published 30 August 2013 | viewed 0 times

    If Syria is to blame for this run, then the world's in very big trouble... So just like that, there were no sellers in the…

  • Not So Slim's Secrets

    Published 21 August 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Buying high and holding on with Mexico's bargain-hunting billionaire... Carlos Slim Helú has a lot of money. Or rather, he owns a lot of assets.…

  • Summer Fun for Precious Metals Investors

    Published 31 July 2013 | viewed 0 times

    The long term needn't look quite so far off for bullion buyers right now... Put aside the rise in US interest rates, GDP and Fed…

  • Ben Bernanke vs. Rothschild's Obscure Clerk

    Published 19 July 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Does the Fed chairman really not understand what drives savers to gold...? Ben Bernanke, today's most powerful banker, said this week that nobody really understands…

  • Escaping Cash in the Bank

    Published 17 July 2013 | viewed 0 times

    US and UK inflation rose faster than interest rates in June. Get used to it... Just why do people choose to buy gold and silver?…

  • Now, About That Switch in Gold Offered Rates

    Published 10 July 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Dead for almost a decade, gold offered rates are suddenly headline news... The Markets in physical gold and silver can look very odd places at…

  • Gold Data-Fest: History's Opinion on Today's Slump

    Published 26 June 2013 | viewed 0 times

    This crash in gold is hardly unprecedented. Nor is the likely price action over the next one and 3 months... So over the last three…

  • Summer Rest for the Gods Or for Gold?

    Published 20 June 2013 | viewed 0 times

    After the Fed's gold crash, what might India's Chaturmas mean for prices...? After the import curbs came the Fed. Next will come Chaturmas. Might this…

  • Investors! What Your Dentist Doesn't Know About Gold

    Published 20 May 2013 | viewed 0 times

    If you want crisis insurance, beware cheaper amalgams and synthetic composites... What use is gold? Besides jewelry, outrageous cutlery, money, microchips and a thin veneer…