The process of getting Gold out of the ground and into a finished product, bar or jewellery takes many years. This lesson looks at how Gold is found and mined and prepared for further uses down the line.
It’s often heard that there is incredible demand for gold from emerging markets. But what are these emerging markets? How are they different from developed markets and one another? And which ones are the most important to gold? This lesson and Part II takes a look at these and other questions.
In the world of gold investors, there is a subset of true believers and true disbelievers called permabulls and permabears respectively. The former believe gold should always go up, and the latter the opposite – hence the “perma”, short for permanently.
The world of finance and central banking is well known for its fondness of acronyms. Yet QE (Quantitative Easing) can be said to be the most famous of them all in the last decade or so. None has been as contentious, controversial, or open to different interpretations as QE. So, let’s begin.