Olivier Garret

Articles by Olivier Garret

On April 5, 1933, President Franklin D. Roosevelt issued an executive order making private ownership of gold illegal. The order forced Americans to sell their bullion to the Treasury at the then legal price of $20.32. 
Gold ETFs are rising in popularity due to their convenience. They’re easy to trade, there’s no need to store anything, and no one is going to break into your house to steal your GLD shares.
Money velocity has been going down steadily for almost 20 years. After the great recession, it has dropped to a historically low level.
Gold prices have dropped from $1,340 an ounce in September to as low as $1,250 late last week. This is largely due to forecasts of a rate hike by the US Federal Reserve. But the sharp drop in gold began to reverse on Monday. The gold price...
A single ounce of gold (about 28 grams) can be stretched into a gold thread 5 miles (8 kilometers) long.