Gold Price as a Currency

Gold Price as a Currency

The gold price has different meanings for everyone. For some, it is a source of wealth, for others it is the cost of fine jewelry, and there are many more who just don’t really care about it. No matter what…

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Carats vs. Karats

What is a carat? A carat is a unit of weight principally used for measuring diamonds and gemstomes. Each carat is exactly equal to 200 milgrams, or 0.2 grams. The origin of the word comes from the carab seed, which…

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Gold Supply

The supply of gold is “sticky”, but flexible. The rising gold prices have pushed mining companies to expand exploration and mine production. The output can lag behind the exploration by about 10 years in order for the mine to get…

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Investment Demand for Gold

The demand for jewellery as an investment comes in large part from reputation. While there are no direct factors that link gold prices to inflation, the US dollar, or economic and political concerns, investors’ expectations – as long as enough…

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