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After the Gold Crash

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

What caused last spring’s historic crash is less important now than how it has changed our market since. Gold prices fell 30% across 2013, yet squeezed nearly all that drop into Q2 alone and achieved almost half of it in two days in April. Such violence unleashed Asian bargain-buying, needed to match Western selling...  Read More

Salvage of the Century, HMS Edinburgh and Her Cargo of Gold

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

News of the record-breaking salvage recovery of silver bars aboard SS Gairsoppa, sunk off the Irish coast in 1941, brought to mind the 1981 salvage operation of HMS Edinburgh. Dr Michele Blagg has delved into various historical archives to bring the fascinating story of HMS Edinburgh to life.  Read More