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Bitcoin Investment Trust Announces Record Date for Distribution of Bitcoin Gold

22 Nov
Bitcoin

NEW YORK, Nov. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Grayscale Investments, LLC, the sponsor (the “Sponsor”) of the Bitcoin Investment Trust (OTCQX: GBTC) (the “Trust”), announced that it has today declared a distribution and established a record date for the distribution of a portion of the rights to Bitcoin Gold tokens currently held by the Trust as a result […]

Blockchain And Gold Like Peanut Butter And Chocolate?

28 Oct
Gold Blockchain

Even before the emergence of the growing plethora of cryptocurrencies, several attempts had been made in the past to create digital currencies based on gold, but none of them gained widespread support. Will blockchain and Bitcoin succeed where other attempts failed? One of the common criticisms and challenges of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is their price volatility […]

Annual World Exploration Trends report reveals global mining exploration recovering from 2016 low

06 Mar
Global mining exploration

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, March 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — S&P Global Market Intelligence, a leading provider of multi-asset class research data and insights, revealed findings from the latest World Exploration Trends (WET) report, which showed a fourth consecutive year of falling exploration. The WET report is based on S&P Global Market Intelligence’s 27th Corporate Exploration Strategies (CES) […]

Infographic: Bullion Banking Mechanics

20 Feb
Federal Reserve Bank of New York is the largest Bullion Bank in North America

The identities of these bullion banks The fractional reserve nature of bullion banking and the paper gold creation process How the staggeringly large paper gold trading volumes are generated The gold price discovery process and how the price of gold is set in London by unallocated trading which channels gold demand away from real physical […]

Visualizing Gold’s Value And Rarity

18 Feb
Gold's Value in Black Sand

Since Ancient times, Visual Capitalist’s Jeff Desjardins explains, gold has served a very unique function in society. Gold is extremely rare, impossible to create out of “thin air”, easily identifiable, malleable, and it does not tarnish. By nature of these properties, gold has been highly valued throughout history for every tiny ounce of weight. That’s […]

Dillon Gage Metals Opens Singapore Office

26 Jan
Helixbridge, Bridge, Lights, Night, Singapore - Dillon Gage Metals

Expanding its global footprint to serve the Asian market ADDISON, TX (January 26, 2017) – Dillon Gage Metals, an international precious metals wholesaler, announces the opening of a Singapore-based office to further their business interests in the buying, selling and trading of physical precious metals on a global stage. The newly formed entity will be […]