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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.

  • One Million Homeowners Drowning in Alphabet Soup

    Published 06 June 2007 | viewed 6,432 times

    "...The City of London leads Europe - and only just tails the US - in packaging debt as an investment product. Most especially, the City…

  • Deep Mines, Cheap Money

    Published 04 June 2007 | viewed 3,871 times

    "...The supply of cheap gold looks to be nearing its end. The supply of cheap money, on the other hand, only grows greater..." ONCE UPON…

  • Gold: $666 and Rising?

    Published 31 May 2007 | viewed 4,352 times

    "...Gold just closed out its fourth best month ever. Its monetary opponents, meantime, continue scrapping over which currency can sink the lowest, the fastest..." OIL…

  • Housing and Gold: Baaa! Baaa!

    Published 25 May 2007 | viewed 4,468 times

    "...The only way US builders can shift unsold homes is to discount. Existing homes, in contrast, won't sell - because the discounting has yet to…

  • Make That a Cheap Money Bubble to Go

    Published 22 May 2007 | viewed 5,191 times

    "...From Shanghai to Soho, the flood of cheap money is causing fresh mischief each day. Investors beware! Creating value is fast losing out to just…

  • So That's It for Gold

    Published 18 May 2007 | viewed 4,584 times

    "...Golly - what a great market to short! And isn't it funny to think that gold just recorded fresh all-time highs against the world's major…

  • Euro Toast and The Race to Debase, Part II

    Published 17 May 2007 | viewed 3,422 times

    "...The €500 note is more bling than a gold-plated Uzi. No wonder it's become so popular with gangsters in Moscow..." FOREIGN AFFAIRS magazine just called…

  • Gold: A Gift Horse

    Published 11 May 2007 | viewed 4,427 times

    "...This week's sell-off in gold was only to be expected. It opened Monday lower from 12 months earlier for the first time since 2001..." WHAT…

  • Euro Toast and The Race to Debase, Part I

    Published 10 May 2007 | viewed 3,465 times

    "...If you think the Dollar looks weak on the charts, wait 'til you see what's wrong with the Euro..." SERIOUS ECONOMISTS never much liked the…

  • Global M and A: Fill in the Blanks

    Published 08 May 2007 | viewed 3,980 times

    "...The previous top of 1999-2000 feels more like false memory syndrome than a warning from history..." GOT TIME for a quick round of Blankety Blank,…

  • Vote, Vote, Vote for Central Banking!

    Published 03 May 2007 | viewed 3,920 times

    "...What if the 'first win' of globalization didn't go to China? What if it went to central bank policy wonks instead - free to keep…

  • Different This Time

    Published 27 April 2007 | viewed 4,438 times

    "...Previous explosions in the cost of living had taken decades...even centuries...to unfold. But the '70s bubble in guns and butter put the pedal to the…

  • Inflation and Human Nature

    Published 20 April 2007 | viewed 4,162 times

    "...Scrabbling in the earth for a fresh source of cash, the gold & silver miners of 13th century Europe proved that the money supply never…

  • What Price Saving the Earth?

    Published 18 April 2007 | viewed 4,143 times

    "...It should come as no surprise to find Wall Street urging us to go green. There's money to be made - tax-funded profits squeezed out…

  • Whats the Two-Dollar Pound Hiding from the Markets?

    Published 17 April 2007 | viewed 8,766 times

    "With the Pound so strong, how come inflation is rising so fast...?" "SAVINGS INCOME normally has 20 per cent tax taken off before you get…

  • The Latest Fed Promise - Gold Just Doesn't Buy It

    Published 11 April 2007 | viewed 4,874 times

    "...The price of gold, US consumers and the International Monetary Fund all agree the US economy is about to slow down dramatically..." SO FURTHER HIKES…

  • Sterling, Gold, and the Death of Real Interest Rates

    Published 06 April 2007 | viewed 5,236 times

    "...The forex market hated the Bank of England's decision to keep Sterling interest rates on hold. But savers at home in the United Kingdom will…

  • Gold Jumps as Peace Breaks Out!

    Published 04 April 2007 | viewed 3,644 times

    "...If you want to hedge yourself against oil, buy oil. Don't mistake it for gold..." WHATEVER happened to gold as a "safe haven"? "The British…

  • The "Ohio Put" - Bigger than Greenspan's?

    Published 03 April 2007 | viewed 5,061 times

    "...The trouble with moral hazard is that it's just so contagious..." IN 1994 THE GERMAN mining and engineering conglomerate, Metallgesellschaft, lost $1.5 billion playing the…

  • Route One to Gold Mining Profits

    Published 30 March 2007 | viewed 3,507 times

    "... Higher-risk doesn't always mean lower cost for gold mining companies. And exploration budgets are likely to shrink as M&A continues to drive share prices..."…