Monday, January 28, 2013

Upcoming Debt Ceiling & China Gold Demand Explodes

Topics Include: Short term analysis, upcoming debt ceiling negotiations and China's unprecedented gold demand The IMF World Gold Council recently came out with a report showing how in November, China imported 90.8 tones of gold. That was double the 47 tonnes the imported the previous month in October bringing their annual import amount to over 800 tones, double what they imported in 2011. To put this in perspective, the 800 tones of gold imported in 2012 will exceed all of the official holdings of China. Also, during 2012 the Chinese bought $39 billion of gold while they bought under $10 billion of worthless U.S.