Is the Price of Gold Artificially Depressed

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The amount of gold cannot be increased any faster than by 1.6% per annum (the rate at which mines are producing gold). Whereas the amount of money in circulation is currently expanding at double-digit levels, on a worldwide basis, the U.S. M3 money supply back in 1980 was 1.8 trillion dollars. Today, according to economist John Williams, the U.S. M3 money supply has ballooned to almost 15 trillion dollars. Some of that extra money has the potential to move into gold...Peter DeGraaf

Upon analyzing over 30 years of data involving the gold price, we conclude that the seasonal lows usually occur in March and June. Quite often however, after the June low a secondary low is experienced in August. This secondary low is usually slightly higher than the primary low. People who have resisted the temptation to buy the June low will usually take advantage of this last opportunity before the start of the Christmas rally that seems to happen almost every year.

...Gold is amazingly cheap just now. At the current $880.00, it trades at just $30.00 (or 3.5%) above its 1980 high. During the 28 years since 1980, practically everything has risen sharply in price. From milk, bread, eggs, meat, fish, cars and houses everything else is going up in price by leaps and bounds...

This comparison makes one wonder if the price of gold might be artificially depressed. But actually, that is precisely what GATA and Frank Veneroso and John Embry have been asserting for years.

If indeed someone or a number of people are involved in deliberately suppressing the gold price, then eventually the price will rise like a beach ball that has been pushed under water...

The amount of gold in existence is finite. It cannot be increased any faster than by 1.6% per annum (the rate at which mines are producing gold). Whereas the amount of money in circulation is currently expanding at double-digit levels, on a worldwide basis, the U.S. M3 money supply back in 1980 was 1.8 trillion dollars. Today, according to economist John Williams, the U.S. M3 money supply has ballooned to almost 15 trillion dollars. Some of that extra money has the potential to move into gold.

The stage is set for a remarkable rise in the price of gold.

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