Friday, April 19, 2013

Jim Rogers explains the gold sell off

Jim Rogers on the key downward pressures on Gold:

- India raised its gold import tax from 4% to 6%, which has limited the demand for gold in the world’s largest market for the metal.
- Technical analysts and chartists have been arguing that prices would fall.
- The collapse of the Bitcoin over the past two weeks coincides with many of the digital currency’s owners also owning gold.
- Cyprus has to sell part of its gold as part of its bailout.

source: Business Insider

Jim Rogers is a bestselling author, financial commentator and successful international investor. Rogers was a co-founder of the Quantum Fund (considered to be the first truly international fund of its kind) and is the creator of the Rogers International Commodities Index (RICI).