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David Lin

David Lin

Associate Producer

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David Lin is the Associate Producer for Kitco News. He graduated from McGill University with a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Finance. During his studies at McGill, he served as editor for The Bull & Bear, McGill's business school magazine. Prior to joining Kitco News, he was a macroeconomics researcher for BCA Research. 

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This leading indicator points to another yield curve inversion soon

(Kitco News) - The gold-silver ratio, a measure of how many ounces of silver can be bought with one ounce of gold, is now at 99.73, the highest level since 1991.

Fed failed to calm markets; VIX returns to highest level since 2011 and extreme fear is back

(Kitco News) - The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX), a popular gauge of market fear, has returned to nine-year highs after falling briefly after Monday’s stock market rebound.

Enough people thought coronavirus tied to beer

(Kitco News) - The coronavirus has been declared a "global emergency" by the World Health Organization, and airlines around the world have temporarily suspended flights to China. Russia is even closing its southern border with China. Yet, despite global awareness, there seems to be some confusion as to the virus' origins.

Best assets of 2019; miners dominated

(Kitco News) - Best assets of 2019; miners dominated

Greed is back, and gold prices slack; investors shift away from the metal

(Kitco News) - As equities push higher on the back of more liquidity added by the Federal Reserve and what appears to be a de-escalation of the trade wars, safe haven assets like gold have seen withdrawn interest from investors.

Pierre Lassonde: gold is still the best investment, gold price could hit $10,000 in five years

(Kitco News) - The next 30 years is going to see supply and demand fundamentals shift in favor of gold, and prices will push much higher to over $25,000 an ounce by 2049 when using historical average growth rates, this according to Pierre Lassonde, chairman of Franco-Nevada, in a recent webcast, joining Frank Holmes, CEO of U.S. Global Investors.

Spooky inflation - surging Halloween candy prices to haunt trick-o-treaters

(Kitco News) - Spooky inflation - surging Halloween candy prices to haunt trick-o-treaters

Gold prices to stay elevated; ETP holdings broke records - Standard Chartered Bank

(Kitco News) - Gold prices to stay elevated; ETF holdings broke records – Standard Chartered Bank

In gold we trust; Dutch National Bank prepares for economic doomsday

(Kitco News) - The way to survive a total collapse of the economic system is to hold gold, said the Dutch National Bank (DNB) in an article published on their website.

Gold-silver ratio unlikely to normalize until yield curve steepens

(Kitco News) - While it seems there is pressure for the gold-silver ratio to normalize, we will unlikely see it go down as long as the yield curve remains near 0%.