by Steve St. Angelo
The Death of the paper gold market picked up speed today as Blackrock announced that issuance of new Gold IAU ETF shares was suspended. However, it’s much worse than the information in news release when we factor in the total supply and demand situation.
According to the article on Zerohedge, BlackRock Suspends ETF Issuance Due To “Surging Demand For Gold”:
BlackRock’s Gold ETF (IAU) has seen fund inflows every day in 2016 (no outflows at all) and with the stock trading above its NAV for most of the year, the world’s largest asset manager has made a significant decision: