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August Gold News 2018

28 Aug 2018

  • The current stock market bear run has lasted longer than the infamous Dot Com bubble (1995 - 2001)
  • Gold prices are shorting like they did as the Dot Com bubble wound down
  • Investors are desensitised from reacting to geopolitical strife due to Trump’s behaviour
  • Gold reaches 2-week high thanks to the weaker US Dollar

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13 Aug 2018

The value of the Turkish Lira plunged on Friday, losing 23% of its value in a day. The currency sits precariously at 6.93 Lira per Dollar or 1 Lira for every 14 Cents. Strains on the economy, including trade tariff pressure from President Trump, has severely hampered the Turkish currency, with members of the public rapidly turning to investment safe havens such as gold.

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13 Aug 2018

An anonymous British amateur gold prospector has found what is believed to be Britain’s largest ever gold nugget. Nicknamed the ‘Douglas Nugget’, the gold has been valued at a staggering £50,000 – with experts reckoning it could fetch even more due to its rarity.

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08 Aug 2018

Today, Wednesday 8th August, the exchange rate has dropped from €1.13308 to €1.12714. Confidence fell after the Secretary of State for International Trade, Liam Fox, told the Sunday Times that there was a 60% chance of a no-deal Brexit. 

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01 Aug 2018

Many commentators have been suggesting recently that gold has reached its bottom with prices more or less set about the $1200 an ounce level.  However, Jim Cramer of CNBC’s Mad Money, has said that gold could be in for a ‘monster rally’.

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