Lawrence Williams

About the Author Lawrence Williams

Former CEO of Mining Journal Ltd. and subsequently General Manager of Mineweb.com - a position relinquished in October 2012 to continue as a freelance writer. Graduate mining engineer from London's Royal School of Mines (part of London University) - has worked on gold, platinum and uranium mines in South Africa, copper in Zambia, uranium in Canada and holds a South African Mine Manager's Certificate. Joined Mining Journal originally as Financial Editor and worked for the company for over 30 years spending 13 years as CEO. Particular follower of the gold and platinum market and has written numerous articles on precious metals for Mining Journal and Mineweb and has also written for London's Financial Times as well as for other media and publications including SeekingAlpha. Has been regular writer for mineweb.com - and now has own blog - www.lawrieongold.com as well.

Gold and Silver Boosted as ECB Crushes Interest Rates

Mario Draghi and the E.C.

SPDR Gold Trust (ETF) (GLD): Did China Stop Buying Gold?

The latest figures out of China suggest that the country ceased buying gold for its reserves in May. An announcement from the country’s …

Jobs, Brexit, Gold: The Unholy Trio That Are Upsetting The Fed Applecart

As maybe I’ve mentioned before, of the plethora of supposedly independent information and reports which come through to me in my daily emails, …

Sales From Gold for First Time In Weeks Rocks Prices

The movements in the gold price were a reflection of the stronger dollar against the euro, but against other currencies the dollar was …

World Gold Council: Gold Demand at Record Levels in Q1 2016

World gold demand, as assessed by consultancy Metals Focus on behalf of the World Gold Council (WGC), rose 21% as investors surged into …

Gold and Silver Prices to Continue Higher Through 2016: Blanchard

After a 30-year record price increase in gold during the first quarter of 2016, Blanchard CEO David Beahm feels both gold and silver …

SPDR Gold Trust (ETF) (GLD): Could a Gold Revaluation Happen?

By David Smith As we move through 2016, the Horsemen of the geopolitical, economic, and social apocalypse are on the march. China burns …

Way Too Early To Take Profits on Gold and Silver

By Clint Siegner It was no fun investing in precious metals for most of 2011-2015, but the past few months have sure been …

SPDR Gold Trust (ETF) (GLD): Egon von Greyerz Sees Gold Reaching to $10,000

The second day of this year’s much more upbeat European Gold Forum, given the relatively strong performance of gold and silver this year …

Big Move Ahead in Gold and Silver Suggested by Mining Stock Movements

By Stefan Gleason Spring has sprung for precious metals mining stocks.The HUI gold stocks index surged 6.

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