Jordan Eliseo - Perth Mint
"There's a tangibility and a weight and it's physically beautiful as well. That's attractive to people. Instinctively, all over the world people realize that gold is valuable."
Jordan Eliseo is the Manager - Listed Products and Investment Research at Gold Corporation - The Perth Mint.
Jordan & I spoke about:
- The demise of fiat currency - currency used to be backed by physical gold
- The link between government spending and the price of gold
- Whether bitcoin is the new digital gold
- How to buy gold - physical, ETF or gold mining companies
The Perth Mint is Australia’s largest precious metals enterprise, providing premium gold, silver and platinum products and services to markets throughout the world.
The Perth Mint has been operating for over one hundred years in servicing and promoting the gold industry by developing and nurturing the markets for refined precious metal products across the globe: specifically, gold and silver bullion and highly-sought-after collectable coins.
Every year The Mint distributes some $18 billion worth of pure gold, silver and platinum bullion bars and coins to investors in more than 100 countries.
Jordan has been in the finance industry since 1997 where he started with BT Financial Group. Over the next fifteen plus years he worked for companies including Deutsche Bank, JP Morgan and Cazenove Capital and AMP Capital in both Sydney and London, where he managed investment analytics teams covering fixed income and multi-asset portfolios as well as hedge funds.
Jordan has been heavily involved in the precious metals and natural resources sector, running a private investment fund focusing on precious metal related investments since 2003.
He is also the author of two books; "Gold for Australian Investors" and "Dire Straits: Money for Nothing--Debt for Free", a book that looks at the root causes of the GFC, it's unresolved challenges, and how investors can protect capital in the coming years.
Jordan holds a BA in Banking and International Finance from Flinders University and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment from FINSIA.
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