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BBC weighs in on how much gold has ever been produced: More or Less podcast

- By: John P Sykes
Posted in: Blog, Commodities, Recommended

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Spurred on my Warren Buffett's comments that all the world's mined gold could fit in a 20m cube, the BBC has investigated the issue on its flagship statistics programme: More or Less. Although they essentially conclude that all the numbers are indeterminable, its an interesting and fun listen, that gets my recommendation. Never one to waste some journalistic talent the…
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Mining Journal Gold Seminar raises political risk worries

- By: John P Sykes
Posted in: Blog, Commodities, Conferences, Exploration, Mining, Travel

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London's mining scene gathered in force at the Mining Journal's Gold Day. However, we left with concerns about the extent to which gold prices are being supported by investors, and about increasing political risk for gold miners, which is reducing some miners' leverage to the booming gold price. Investor-supported gold Just how much the current high gold price has been…
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