Lawrence Williams

About the Author Lawrence Williams

Former CEO of Mining Journal Ltd. and subsequently General Manager of - 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 - and now has own blog - as well.

Credit Suisse Bullish on Gold and Gold Equities

Bank analysts tend to blow with the wind.  Not so long ago almost any bank you could care to name was predicting dire …

Gold and Silver: Like a Cat Waiting To Pounce

By Julian D.W.

Gold Price Manipulation: The How and the Why

Manipulation is a somewhat contentious word in financial markets, yet in truth virtually everything is manipulated by those who have the political need …

Are Gold And Silver Breaking Down?

By Julian D.W.

If Government Trusts Gold So Much Shouldn’t You?

We usually hear two criticisms of gold, first that it gives no yield and second that it is bought in times of uncertainty. …

What Does This Year’s PDAC Tell Us About The Gold Price?

Perhaps some might suggest the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) annual mineral exploration exaggeration-fest should be renamed the Promoters, Deceivers and …

Gold Volatile on ECB Statement: SPDR Gold Buying Recommences

Gold closed in New York at $1,253.90 down from $1,261.

Gold Keeps Pushing Higher, Slowly But Surely

Gold closed in New York at $1,268.00 up from $1,260.

Time to Buy Gold as OECD and IMF Warn

By Julian D.W.

Gold Bears Fighting a Losing Battle!

By Julian D.W.

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