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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.

  • Does Gold Ever Pay?

    Published 16 April 2012 | viewed 0 times

    Is it fair to characterize gold bullion as an investment...? Why bother investing? Five years into the financial crisis - and more than a decade…

  • Useless Gold Overtakes Platinum

    Published 12 April 2012 | viewed 0 times

    It's more than "interesting" that platinum prices are lagging gold... Gold has risen nicely since the meltdown following Lehmans' collapse, with the gold price in…

  • Call This Financial Repression? Really?

    Published 05 April 2012 | viewed 0 times

    Financial repression this ain't. Not unless you like playing victim... All of a sudden, everyone's talking about financial repression - the capture and torture of…

  • Wanted! Bearish Gold Bulls

    Published 16 March 2012 | viewed 0 times

    Gold's bull run is exhausted, apparently. Yet it's due only a shower, not a bath... So gold bulls are turning bearish. But not really. "A…

  • Buying a Hairway to Steven with Gold

    Published 14 March 2012 | viewed 0 times

    It's now 6 months since gold hit its current all-time high. How long 'til the next...? Thanks to hindsight, the bull market in gold which…

  • Gold's Inflation Problem

    Published 09 March 2012 | viewed 0 times

    Gold goes up with inflation. Except when it goes up regardless... Everybody's fretting about inflation. Central bankers say there's too little, or will be (just…

  • LTRO - Fatter than El Gordo

    Published 29 February 2012 | viewed 0 times

    Gasp at the sheer size of El Tro, the €1 trillion money storm raining down on Europe's banks... The fattest prize in the world's biggest…

  • Kill or Cure: Quack, Quack!

    Published 22 February 2012 | viewed 0 times

    Hold still! This might sting a little... "Treating serious medical conditions often has unwanted side effects," said Charles Bean, deputy governor of the Bank of…

  • China's 'Mystery' Gold Buyer

    Published 20 February 2012 | viewed 0 times

    Was the People's Bank of China really buying gold at the rate of 1 ounce in every 8 sold worldwide last quarter...? So those militant…

  • The Lesson of 'Half-Hearted' QE

    Published 15 February 2012 | viewed 0 times

    Take 40 trillion Yen, add another 22 trillion, and you still aren't doing enough! So how much quantitative easing is enough quantitative easing? Japan tipped…

  • What Does the Bank of England Think It's Doing?

    Published 13 February 2012 | viewed 0 times

    Quantitative easing has not worked as advertised so far. Why push ahead with more...? "You've lost control - Bank of England takes over," says the…

  • The Fed's BFF

    Published 03 February 2012 | viewed 0 times

    Cheap money was trending long before "the" Facebook lost its article and 845 million people lost the rights to their lives... The U.S. FED's status…

  • Central-Bank Gold: Joining the Dots

    Published 27 January 2012 | viewed 0 times

    Yes, central banks are holding more gold. But they're holding very much more wood-pulp on top... The gold price on Wednesday broke up through the…

  • The UK: A Free Nation Deep in Debt

    Published 20 January 2012 | viewed 0 times

    Take record-high debt, add record-low interest rates, and what do you get in gold...? Second only to Japan, the UK now wears the greatest debt…

  • Real Risks to the Gold Price

    Published 18 January 2012 | viewed 0 times

    Pending the big downturn in gold, here's 3 near-term risks to beware... If you've been paying attention, then you'll remember how gold can make financial…

  • Gold Bugs, Stop Laughing!

    Published 13 January 2012 | viewed 0 times

    Zero rates are starting to set around investors like concrete... Owning gold should make financial crises fun. Which alongside silver, it has surely done to…

  • China's 2012 Gold Panic

    Published 11 January 2012 | viewed 0 times

    China's latest gold figures look unrelentingly bullish. Too bullish perhaps... So "Growth has [now] replaced inflation as Beijing's top policy concern," says Qu Hongbin, Asian…

  • Wall Street's Best Bet for Crisis-Beating Returns

    Published 06 January 2012 | viewed 0 times

    So how did the top US mutual funds stack up vs. the gold price since 2007...? Past performance is no guide to the future. But…

  • The #1 Fund Manager to Beat Financial Crisis: UK Edition

    Published 04 January 2012 | viewed 0 times

    How a lump of gold bullion beat the City of London's brightest and best since 2007... HOW QUICKLY time flies! The global financial crisis will…

  • Rhetoric versus Reality at the ECB

    Published 21 December 2011 | viewed 0 times

    This week, the gap between what the European Central Bank says and what it does became very noticeable indeed... I know they're stolen, but I…