EP. 86 The Gold Chronicles: July 2018 podcast with Jim Rickards and Alex Stanczyk

Topics Include:

*USD/Gold and SDR/Gold were highly correlated up until Oct 1st 2016

*Oct 1st 2016 Chinese Yuan added to the SDR basket

*Since Oct 1st 2016 SDR/Gold trading tightly in a range of 875 to 925

*Why market operations by a central bank would explain SDR/Gold staying in such a tight band

*Possible actors conducting open market operations to maintain SDR/Gold

*Reasons actors may be interested in maintaining SDR/Gold

*Expansion required in SDR may be aided by a sovereign or supra-sovereign controlled distributed ledger / blockchain

*Timetables and implications for gold investors