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With all loans secured with pledged gold or silver, our innovative, secured P2P platform could provide greater reassurance in a downturn. LBT differs from other P2P platforms, as it is designed to solve the problem of liquidity. Should a borrower default, the collateral can be sold immediately; a lower risk way to lend. Capital at risk.
People universally value gold the world over. It is international money requiring no government for validation or valuation. This is why precious metals are the ultimate "financial insurance policy". John Butler explains why they should be part of any investor’s conservative, diversified portfolio.
Goodhart’s law, that when a measure becomes a target, it ceases to be a good measure, has long been ignored by mainstream economists. In this episode of The Gold Podcast, Boaz Shoshan sits down with our CEO to discuss the potential misspecification, misuse and misapplication of economic aggregates and indices such as GDP and CPI.
In this podcast with Kenneth Ameduri of Crush The Street, our CEO John Butler discusses the escalating emerging markets crises, dollar strength, commodity price weakness and why recent gold and silver price trends are due a sharp reversal over the coming months.
John Butler returns to The Gold Podcast to discuss silver: it's value and many uses. Also, in this podcast John gives us an insight into Swiss vault security and the benefits of lending or borrowing through the LBT P2P platform.
The Lend & Borrow Trust Company Limited (LBT), a fully FCA-regulated, UK-based Peer-to-Peer lending platform, is pleased to announce that, following a review of the loan monitoring and management systems, and a historical analysis of precious metal prices, it has increased the maximum initial Loan-to-Value (LTV) ratio for loans backed by gold collateral from 65% to 75%. (The maximum initial LTV ratio for silver-backed loans remains at 65% due to silver's normally higher volatility.)
James Turk discusses the U.S. dollar stand-point and the recent de-dollarisation by Russia. James also shares his views on the importance of silver to the overall economy and how our world really doesn’t function without it.
After attending the Financial times conference on Brexit last week John reveals the sentiment of the elites on the future of Brexit. Also discussed in this episode: the “Swiss greenback”, a possible rerun of 1998, an angry letter out of India, and more.
The Board of Directors of Lend & Borrow Trust Company Ltd (LBT) are pleased to announce the appointment of John Butler as Chief Executive Officer and Director, succeeding founder James Turk. John has been seconded to LBT by Goldmoney Inc, the world’s leading gold-based financial services firm, where he served as Vice President, Head of Wealth Services. James Turk continues in his role as a Director of Goldmoney and is a shareholder of LBT.
Leverage is an obvious two-edged sword when used in investment portfolios. The credit obligation incurred enables you to acquire a larger position, which adds tremendous upside profit potential, but only with considerable risk. Therefore, leverage is not for everyone.
Lend & Borrow Trust Company (“LBT”), which is the first peer-to-peer lending platform that enables borrowers to monetise their investment-grade precious metals by pledging them as security, is pleased to announce the completion of a CAD 5,000,000 loan.
St Austell, Cornwall: Lend & Borrow Trust Company Ltd. (“LBT”) is pleased to announce an investment by Goldmoney Inc., a precious metal financial service and technology company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (Symbol: XAU).
There’s a new business model among the ranks of the fully authorised peer-to-peer lenders. Lend & Borrow Trust Company (LBT) is a platform which allows users to borrow against their precious metals.
St Austell, Cornwall: Lend & Borrow Trust Company Ltd. (“LBT”) is pleased to announce the launch of its online peer-to-peer lending platform.
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