ETF Voima Gold | James Alexander Michie

Are the underlying mechanics of the largest gold ETF a cause for concern? Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs) are an important element in the global gold market. The largest gold ETF is the “SPDR Gold Trust,” which is traded on the New York Stock Exchange Arca (NYSE Arca) under the symbol “GLD.” In […]

“Late last year, data released by the PBOC and the Russian Central Bank shone a light on a disturbing — at least, for the US — trend: As the Trump Administration ratcheted up sanctions pressure on Russia and China, both countries and their central banks have substantially “diversified” their foreign-currency reserves, dumping dollars and […]

Vice-Admiral Mark Norman leaves Ottawa Citizen | James Alexander Michie

An Ontario police investigation into allegations the Canadian military tried to hide documents in the Mark Norman affair never happened despite official federal government claims to the contrary, this newspaper has confirmed. The investigation was supposed to have been turned over by the RCMP to the Ontario Provincial Police more […]

The Swiss population owns 920 tonnes in private gold, next to 1,040 tonnes in official gold reserves. In total, Switzerland likely has the highest amount of gold per capita in the world. This article is part of a series in which we examine how much private gold is located in […]