Just coincidence? Queen is trotted through Bank of England's gold vaultSubmitted by Bob-45 on Thu, 12/13/2012 - 18:32
By: Chris Powell, Secretary/Treasurer, GATA
Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:
Maybe it's just a coincidence but maybe instead it's a propaganda campaign launched by the British government and the Bank of England to assuage growing international concerns about the oversubscription, lending, and swapping of Western central bank reserves.
First, a few days ago, the Bank of England invited videojournalist Brady Haran and University of Nottingham chemistry Professor Martyn Poliakoff to tour its gold vault for a fascinating lecture in which the professor discussed gold's remarkable qualities. (Of course gold's most remarkable quality may be its capacity to replicate itself to infinity in the hands of a central bank -- just like ordinary money.) The Guardian's report of the tour, along with a link to the video made about it, is here: