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Adrian Ash

Adrian Ash

Contributor since: 26 Feb 2010

Biography

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.

  • Wealth Preservation 2011

    Published 28 January 2011 | viewed 0 times

    Call it "diversification" or "insurance", but gold tends to do badly when other assets go up... JUST SO WE'RE straight, nothing is certain to work,…

  • Hard Money, Soft Metal

    Published 21 January 2011 | viewed 0 times

    Soft gold prices without hard-money rates? Not for long, says the world's 40-year unbacked money so far... JUST HOW MUCH ABUSE can soft money take?…

  • Gold 2011: 'Old Normal' Returns

    Published 30 December 2010 | viewed 0 times

    This year marked a step-change in the nature of gold investment demand... MOST PEOPLE rightly think of gold bullion as an inflation hedge. But it's…

  • Twilight of the Euro

    Published 03 December 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Eurodämmerung Germany's "swivel-eyed" gold bugs simply show more imagination than journalists, policy-makers and academic economists... MONEY is always and everywhere a political phenomenon, nowhere more…

  • Gold 'Hump' Shifting from Diwali to Xin Nian

    Published 26 November 2010 | viewed 0 times

    China isn't the world's No.1 gold buyer just yet. But its impact is already showing in how global gold prices move... SURGING DEMAND from China,…

  • Totally Standard Hyper-Inflation

    Published 24 November 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Hyperinflation is not simply inflation times 10. It's most likely to strike - in fact - amidst a real deflation... SO the FEDERAL RESERVE's second-round…

  • Going Back to a Gold Standard?

    Published 10 November 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Three reasons you need your own private Gold Standard, rather than waiting on "sound money" from government... DID GOLD's first foray over $1,400 mean we're…

  • A Bale in the Wind

    Published 05 November 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Savers and merchants worldwide are being forced to price scarce resources in ever-depreciating money... BLAME speculators, poor weather, global demand, or the Federal Reserve as…

  • Gold and Twelve 11 Zeroes, Part Two

    Published 03 November 2010 | viewed 0 times

    How the one-trick "inflation hedge" more than trebled amid the modern world's template deflation... LET'S IMAGINE the central bankers are right. Let's say that -…

  • Gold and 12 Zeroes, Part I

    Published 29 October 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Where Volcker wrung inflation out of the system, Bernanke is wringing cash-savers' necks... AS WE NEVER TIRE of boring anyone who'll listen, it's not inflation…

  • Gold in a Low-Inflation Environment, Part II

    Published 26 October 2010 | viewed 0 times

    "There is too little money in the economy." - Bank of England governor Mervyn King, 19 October 2010 SO the FEDERAL RESERVE is dead-set on…

  • Be Careful What Geithner Wishes For...

    Published 22 October 2010 | viewed 0 times

    "There are more tears shed over answered prayers than over unanswered prayers..." - Teresa of Ávila, patron saint of headache sufferers IT'S FIVE YEARS and…

  • Gold in a Low-Inflation Environment, Part I

    Published 19 October 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Why this really isn't the early '80s recession replayed... WHATEVER the problem is, a lack of money it ain't. Just so we're clear. Quite how…

  • Fun with Numbers and Gold

    Published 08 October 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Three ways of looking at gold's current bull market... YOU MIGHT know this chart already. If not, expect to see more of it soon. It…

  • Chasing Tail-Risk with Gold - Ding Dong!

    Published 06 October 2010 | viewed 0 times

    The "tail risk" of a currency crisis worldwide surely deserves close attention... AH, THE LOVELY Peta Todd... "[I am] delighted that gold has been found…

  • Gold's Big Countdown Vs. the Big Four Currencies

    Published 04 October 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Over the last four quarters, the stand-out losers against gold have been the world's top four reserve currencies... The UPSHOT from last week's London Bullion…

  • LBMA 2010: Back to the Future, Part II

    Published 01 October 2010 | viewed 0 times

    "Forget mining and central banks. Here's the single most important gold supply issue today..." IT WAS TOUGH once again to meet any gold "bears" at…

  • LBMA 2010: Back to the Future

    Published 30 September 2010 | viewed 0 times

    "Haven't we seen this before, in 1923...?" The BIG MONEY flows from the biggest trends, of course. But even the brightest people, and with the…

  • Gold - All About the Dollar?

    Published 17 September 2010 | viewed 0 times

    The race to debase only looks set to raise gold's global appeal still further... GOLD is suddenly all about the Dollar again. Or so you…

  • Central Banking's 'Grotesque' War on Your Money

    Published 15 September 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Nobody wins this war of attrition, however much money they print up and shell into the market... DURING the Second World War, Nazi Germany hatched…