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Cryptocurrencies have become worldwide phenomena and Bitcoin became a household word in the years 2017-8. Although the cryptocurrencies market has suffered a huge decline in value, many people still look at Bitcoin as a future currency and store of value. Bitcoin is referred to by many...

When analysing the gold market in the Philippines, two concerns come to mind – are the country and its investors well protected against financial crisis? Do we believe that the government could take specific steps to modernise the gold market in order to better protect...

The crisis unfolding in Turkey provides an excellent case study for gold. As news from Turkey has gone from bad to worse the Turkish Lira has plunged by an eye-dropping 30% over the last month alone at the time of this report. Year to date,...

Many people have been asking me what happened to the price of gold. It did well in the first quarter of 2018, but since then has been losing value. Considering the political and trade related issues, this drop in price of gold may be surprising....

In the past two years, J. Rotbart & Co. has received enquiries from clients regarding the use of cryptocurrencies for investments in physical precious metals and payments. We believe that the nature of cryptocurrencies is not competitive with holding physical assets in the long term,...

Team J. Rotbart & Co. has been keeping busy, attending conferences and engagements internationally. The main purpose is to spread the idea that gold is versatile, for both long-term hold and short-term investment. In a fast-paced world, holding on to precious metals should still be...

One of the most frequently asked questions, when it comes to the purchase and subsequent storage of gold is: Where are my precious metals stored and how am I sure of my inventory count? Storing Your Gold and Other Precious Metals J. Rotbart & Co. is transparent...

According to the World Gold Council, gold demand in general ending 2017 saw a minor decline. When looking at the performance, it seems disappointing compared to other investment vehicles. It is, however, important to see that an asset such as gold has proven...

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