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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.

  • Gold and the Fed's Crystal-Meth Hit

    Published 23 January 2008 | viewed 3,726 times

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  • "Oh, Poor Me!" The Stock Holders Lament

    Published 18 January 2008 | viewed 3,769 times

    "...All investing is risky - all the way down to zero. And if government steps in to bail out a business, it should've gone to…

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    Published 16 January 2008 | viewed 4,370 times

    "...The long-term trend for Gold Prices won't turn sharply lower until the price of money itself turns sharply higher..." SO GOLD TOOK A TUMBLE already…

  • Taking Profits in Gold

    Published 11 January 2008 | viewed 3,747 times

    "...Go on - choose where you'll keep your profits. Then sell your gold if you dare..." IMAGINE YOU'D been smart and put some cash into…

  • GOLD KAUFEN! Euros, Gold & the FTs Person of the Year

    Published 08 January 2008 | viewed 4,180 times

    "...Who suffers most from inflation? Who suffers most from rising prices? It's the poor, not the rich. The rich can protect themselves from inflation. Poor…

  • 2008: Dollars, Gold and the Tasty New Whopper Sauce

    Published 02 January 2008 | viewed 3,738 times

    "...Want a racing certainty for the coming year? Central banks everywhere will either cut or hold interest rates, making the currency markets a suck of…

  • How to Make an Income from Gold

    Published 23 December 2007 | viewed 3,741 times

    "Christmas is coming, the champagne's getting flat; Please put a penny in the old broker's hat..." - David Phillips, The Chart Prophet ONE OF THE…

  • Goldfinger? Bofinger!

    Published 23 November 2007 | viewed 3,439 times

    "...Once the Dollar loses its role as the supreme reserve currency, just what other uses might it be put to exactly - wall-papering the inside…

  • The South Sea Bubble & the Northern Rock Bust

    Published 21 November 2007 | viewed 4,314 times

    "...Out went the silver sixpences, counted slowly as the angry savers queued up...only to come in again through the back door, fooling the crowd and…

  • Less Than Zero

    Published 16 November 2007 | viewed 3,827 times

    "...Hardly anyone's noticed, but the frenzy of safe-haven bond-buying has just pushed real yields on US Treasuries below zero..." IT'S BEEN A TOUGH WEEK for…

  • Simple Minds Sleeping Well

    Published 14 November 2007 | viewed 5,104 times

    "...If you need to chase 25% gains each year to get a good night's sleep, then the City of London's got just the 'structured' gold…

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    Published 24 October 2007 | viewed 4,354 times

    "...If you can't spot the patsy then it might just be you - or your retirement-fund manager, money-market fund, local government trustees or mutual fund..."…

  • Gold: Gotta Love Those Dips!

    Published 10 October 2007 | viewed 4,481 times

    "... You have to go back to Oct. 2005 to find the gold market behaving as it has since hitting new 27-year highs at the…

  • Buffett's Dictum and Your Margin of Safety

    Published 26 September 2007 | viewed 5,283 times

    "...Risk has been abolished - a concept even the TV news anchors can grasp..." "IF YOU UNDERSTOOD a business perfectly and the future of the…

  • New to the Gold Market?

    Published 21 September 2007 | viewed 4,384 times

    "...Are you looking to buy gold? Have you thought about why? What's in it for you...?" IF YOU'RE LOOKING to buy gold today, please let…

  • The Worst Shock in Two Decades?

    Published 13 September 2007 | viewed 7,059 times

    "...Could the current turmoil in world markets outlive anything seen in the last two decades...?" HANK PAULSON told the Financial Times this week that the…

  • Hit to the Head with a Two-by-Four

    Published 04 September 2007 | viewed 7,182 times

    "...The Fed wants mortgage lenders to ease their terms and delay foreclosures. Yet it's just capped new lending at six state-chartered banks, hoping to restore…

  • America's Credit and the New Bid for Gold

    Published 01 September 2007 | viewed 3,822 times

    "...So George W.Bush is going to nationalize the US housing market. If that sounds dramatic, then just watch what happens to gold..." "THE MARKETS are…

  • USD R.I.P.

    Published 27 August 2007 | viewed 8,683 times

    "...The call for more money to fix the financial markets comes just as global inflation is beginning to cause real mischief..." EVEN IN DEATH, it…

  • Write Some Checks! Bail 'Em Out!

    Published 24 August 2007 | viewed 3,528 times

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