Mark O'Byrne

Mark O'Byrne is executive and research director of which he founded in 2003. GoldCore have become one of the leading gold brokers in the world and have over 4,000 clients in over 40 countries and with over $200 million in assets under management and storage.We offer mass affluent, HNW, UHNW and institutional investors including family offices, gold, silver, platinum and palladium bullion in London, Zurich, Singapore, Hong Kong, Dubai and Perth. 

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Gold has delivered positive returns over the long run, outperforming key asset classes.
Last week’s data showing a drop in Italian GDP in Q4 of last year confirmed what many observers had already suspected: Italy is in recession. Or rather, in another recession, for this follows similar phases in 2008, 2011 and 2012.
7. Diversify, diversify, diversify – Truly balance your savings and investments. 6. Avoid leverage and speculation and focus on saving and owning quality assets. 5. Don’t make money the guiding principle for what you have or do.
– Central banks buy gold in largest buying spree in a half century. – 2nd largest year of gold purchases by banks on record – WGC. – Central banks bought more gold bullion last year than anytime since 1967, prior to the U.S. ending the...
– Gold breaks out of range to highest in 8 months after dovish Fed. – Fed keeps benchmark interest rates unchanged (range between 2.25 percent and 2.5 percent), will be ‘patient’ on future hikes and “flexible” on its balance sheet as...
– “World’s most dangerous hotspot” is in the South China Sea. – Currency and trade wars can lead to shooting wars warns Rickards. – Chinese buildup in South China Sea like ‘preparing for World War III’ says US senator (see news)
Bitcoin’s hot streak is well and truly dead. The cryptocurrency has not been able to crack above $4,000 in three weeks just 12 months after trading at more than $12,000.
Gold futures settled above $1,300 an ounce on Friday, with prices for the yellow metal at their highest since June as the U.S. dollar pulled back and investors eyed geopolitical turmoil and global growth worries.
“You have to choose between trusting to the natural stability of gold and the natural stability of the honesty and intelligence of the members of the government. And, with due respect for these gentlemen, I advise you, as long as the...
– Investors need a ‘Plan B’ to protect against Brexit, currency, property and other risks. – Brexit uncertainty is impacting Irish and UK consumers, companies and economy. – London home asking prices slump below £600,000: Lowest since 2015...


A one-ounce gold nugget is rarer than a five-carat diamond.