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The Fundamental Backdrop Turns Bullish For Gold... Almost

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-10 11:05:45:000

Editor's note: Originally published at tsi-blog.com on December 10, 2018 Apart from a 2-week period around the middle of the year, my Gold True Fundamentals Model (GTFM) has been bearish since mid-January 2018. There have been fluctuations along the way, but at no time since mid-January … read more...

Gold, Silver And The Markets: What's Next For 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-10 04:52:13:000

The big question on the minds of most investors is what will happen to the markets and precious metals in 2019. Well, the answer depends mainly on two factors, the oil price and overall weakness in the economy. If the oil price continues to decline, it will indicate a deflationary outcome for … read more...

I Would Not Wait For A Correction To Get Into Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-10 01:44:01:000

Investment Thesis Gold ( GLD ) is one of the few assets that have been trading higher recently and we have seen the Fed making comments which are at least interpreted as less hawkish. The setup for gold looks very promising as gold could be trading higher on both the safety trade and rate … read more...

Why You Should Be Bullish On Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-09 23:01:22:000

In my last article on October 26 th , I was bullish on gold ( GDX , ASA ) as I expected it to have a rise in its value. This came true as the yellow metal rose till the key resistance level at $1,238.33. Thus, in this article I shall look at the probability of gold having a further rise aga… read more...

A Step-By-Step Gold Turnaround

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-09 22:28:58:000

It has been a long time in coming, but things are finally looking up for gold. After a drawn-out bottoming process over the last four months, the gold price is climbing out the basement in stair-step fashion. Today well review the key signs which confirm golds intermediate-term… read more...

Palladium Shortages Expose Broken Futures Markets; Craig Hemke Warns Of Fraud...

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-08 08:19:55:000

Welcome to this week's Market Wrap Podcast, I'm Mike Gleason. Coming up Craig Hemke of the TF Metals Report joins me for a fascinating conversation you will not want to miss. Craig tells me why we all need to pay attention to the white-hot palladium market right now and discusses the … read more...

Palladium Shortages Expose Broken Futures Markets; Craig Hemke Warns Of Fraud...

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-08 08:19:55:000

Welcome to this week's Market Wrap Podcast, I'm Mike Gleason. Coming up Craig Hemke of the TF Metals Report joins me for a fascinating conversation you will not want to miss. Craig tells me why we all need to pay attention to the white-hot palladium market right now and discusses the … read more...

Gold Flows Into ETFs For Second Straight Month; Global Holdings Up On The Year

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-08 03:33:47:000

By SchiffGold Gold holdings in gold-backed ETFs rose for the second straight month and turned positive for the year in November. According to a report by the World Gold Council , 21.2 tons of gold, valued at about $804 million, flowed into ETFs last month. Total global holding rose to 2… read more...

Gold Flows Into ETFs For Second Straight Month; Global Holdings Up On The Year

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-08 03:33:47:000

By SchiffGold Gold holdings in gold-backed ETFs rose for the second straight month and turned positive for the year in November. According to a report by the World Gold Council , 21.2 tons of gold, valued at about $804 million, flowed into ETFs last month. Total global holding rose to 2… read more...

Trade War Tomfoolery: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 12.07.18

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-08 03:27:00:000

By SchiffGold The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of the week's precious metals news coupled with thoughtful analysis. The stock market rallied earlier this month on good news in the trade war. Then the stock market tanked on bad news in the trade war… read more...

Trade War Tomfoolery: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 12.07.18

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-08 03:27:00:000

By SchiffGold The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of the week's precious metals news coupled with thoughtful analysis. The stock market rallied earlier this month on good news in the trade war. Then the stock market tanked on bad news in the trade war… read more...

Stock Selloff Boosting Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-08 01:56:40:000

The recent stock-market selloff is persisting, fueling mounting worries among investors. The intensifying volatility and lack of a quick rebound higher is strangling euphoric sentiment, spawning self-reinforcing selling pressure. Scoffed at a few months ago, the notions that a young bear marke… read more...

Stock Selloff Boosting Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-08 01:56:40:000

The recent stock-market selloff is persisting, fueling mounting worries among investors. The intensifying volatility and lack of a quick rebound higher is strangling euphoric sentiment, spawning self-reinforcing selling pressure. Scoffed at a few months ago, the notions that a young bear marke… read more...

Gold edges higher to five-month peak after U.S. jobs data

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-07 11:20:49:000

Gold prices hit a five-month peak as weaker than expected U.S. jobs data raises the possibility that the Federal Reserve might go slow on interest rate hikes next year: Comex futures +0.6% at $1,251.30/oz. More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, Direxion Dai… read more...

Gold, Silver And The Markets: What's Next For 2019 - Steve St. Angelo (06/12/2018)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-07 04:03:21:000

By Steve St. Angelo for SRSRoccoReport The big question on the minds of most investors is what will happen to the markets and precious metals in 2019. Well, the answer depends mainly on two factors: oil price and overall weakness in the economy. If the oil price continues to decline, it wi… read more...

Trump's Trade War Dilemma And Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-07 03:37:56:000

If the "risk on/risk off" stock market meme was absurd, its derivative - the "trade war on/trade war off" meme - is idiotic. Over the last several weeks, the stock market has gyrated around media sound bytes, typically dropped by Trump, Larry Kudlow or China, which are suggestive of the degree… read more...

Gold - Technical Analysis

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-06 14:37:16:000

We concluded on November 1st, 2018 that gold appears to be an attractive investment during the next few years. That assessment remains by and large valid. The technical picture is close to confirming a short-term trend to the upside. Gold gained roughly 7% from its mid-August low. Price ac… read more...

Gold traders most bullish in years

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-06 11:06:00:000

According to Bloomberg's weekly survey, gold traders and analysts are the most bullish since at least April 2015 (the start of the data series). More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, iShares Gold Trust ETF, Sprott Physical Gold Trust, Commodities news, News on ETFs, Read more … read more...

A Post-Traumatic Stress Rally For Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-05 12:01:15:000

After being relegated to a narrow trading range for the last few months, gold now has its best chance in a while at decisively breaking out of this range. As Ive emphasized in recent reports, golds safety factor usually doesnt kick in until the psychological trauma indu… read more...

Palladium price hits record high, beating gold as most valuable precious metal

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-05 10:10:35:000

Gold loses its luster as the most valuable precious metal to palladium, recently +1.7% at $1,256/oz. in surpassing the price of gold for the first time since 2002; gold futures recently traded at ~1,243/oz. More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, iShares Gold Trust ETF, Sprott Physical Gol… read more...

Gold Reacts To The Fed

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-05 06:15:00:000

Nearby February gold futures on the COMEX division of the CME settled at the $1227.80 per ounce level on Friday, November 30. On Tuesday, December 4, it traded to a high at $1247.50. The low for the year on the active month contract was at $1173.20 on August 16, but the continuous contract bot… read more...

2018 Commodity Performance

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-05 02:26:59:000

Below is a look at the 2018 YTD performance of major commodities. As shown, natural gas is up 47.2%, which is by far the biggest gainer of the bunch. Wheat and orange juice are the only other two commodities in the green on the year with gains of 5%+. While corn and gold are down single-d… read more...

The Inverse Relationship Between Gold, The U.S. Dollar And Central Bankers

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-03 11:14:50:000

Preamble There are a myriad of factors that need to be taken into consideration before one can determine the direction of a particular market sector and place trades accordingly. Fundamental analysis and technical analysis are two of the key methods employed in the directional determinati… read more...

The Inverse Relationship Between Gold, The U.S. Dollar And Central Bankers

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-03 11:14:50:000

Preamble There are a myriad of factors that need to be taken into consideration before one can determine the direction of a particular market sector and place trades accordingly. Fundamental analysis and technical analysis are two of the key methods employed in the directional determinati… read more...

Gold Mining Bull: Top News For November 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-03 07:51:39:000

Top Gold Mining News for November 2018 I am here to provide you with the top news in the gold mining sector for November 2018, as well as provide some analysis on gold prices and a few words of encouragement. I think we can all agree that November has been a month to forget for gold and go… read more...

Gold Mining Bull: Top News For November 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-03 07:51:39:000

Top Gold Mining News for November 2018 I am here to provide you with the top news in the gold mining sector for November 2018, as well as provide some analysis on gold prices and a few words of encouragement. I think we can all agree that November has been a month to forget for gold and go… read more...

Gold Finally Gets Some Institutional Support

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-03 07:50:14:000

Although gold still faces strong short-term obstacles in the form of a strong dollar and a weak crude oil price, the prospects for an intermediate-term turnaround are still strong. Along with diminishing competition from rising Treasury yields, institutional and central bank interest in the me… read more...

Gold Finally Gets Some Institutional Support

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-03 07:50:14:000

Although gold still faces strong short-term obstacles in the form of a strong dollar and a weak crude oil price, the prospects for an intermediate-term turnaround are still strong. Along with diminishing competition from rising Treasury yields, institutional and central bank interest in the me… read more...

The Gold Market Holds Its Breath For December

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-03 06:00:00:000

Gold is in a holding pattern during the final days of November and has been trading in a range from $1216.80 to $1236.70 since November 16. The gold market has gone to sleep as the dangerous month of December approaches. Gold recovered from the mid-August low which is the bottom for 2018, so… read more...

The Gold Market Holds Its Breath For December

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-03 06:00:00:000

Gold is in a holding pattern during the final days of November and has been trading in a range from $1216.80 to $1236.70 since November 16. The gold market has gone to sleep as the dangerous month of December approaches. Gold recovered from the mid-August low which is the bottom for 2018, so… read more...

This Week In Money - December 1, 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-02 02:56:01:000

Ross Clark Crude oils decline, interest rates, gold. Rick Ackerman China/US Trade, G20, interest rates and the car business. James Corbett Japan, China, steel quality. Larry Reaugh President & CEO of American Manganese Inc… read more...

The Powell Put: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 11.30.18

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-01 05:59:25:000

By SchiffGold The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of the week's precious metals news coupled with thoughtful analysis. The Powell Put is on! The Federal Reserve Chair shocked markets this week with comments indicating the central bank might be close t… read more...

Why You Should Wait To Buy Gold: The Opportunity Cost Of Holding The Metal Is Still Rising (For Now)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-29 10:47:31:000

Roughly seven months ago, in August of this year, I penned a note to subscribers of my premium Marketplace service titled, "If You Want To Buy Gold, Watch The Fed." In that note, I wrote that I was cutting my exposure to gold to the minimum allowable exposure for the model portfolio strat… read more...

Why You Should Wait To Buy Gold: The Opportunity Cost Of Holding The Metal Is Still Rising (For Now)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-29 10:47:31:000

Roughly seven months ago, in August of this year, I penned a note to subscribers of my premium Marketplace service titled, "If You Want To Buy Gold, Watch The Fed." In that note, I wrote that I was cutting my exposure to gold to the minimum allowable exposure for the model portfolio strat… read more...

Gold: History Is Repeating Itself - Time To Listen To The Buy Bell

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-29 08:35:50:000

In this article Ill discuss a correlation in gold between the 1970s and today. Ill then take a look at the high confidence portion of the expected move up in both gold and HUI Goldbugs Index and the significant opportunity that is nigh upon us. In 1968 gold … read more...

Gold: History Is Repeating Itself - Time To Listen To The Buy Bell

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-29 08:35:50:000

In this article Ill discuss a correlation in gold between the 1970s and today. Ill then take a look at the high confidence portion of the expected move up in both gold and HUI Goldbugs Index and the significant opportunity that is nigh upon us. In 1968 gold … read more...

Silver Continues To Hibernate

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-29 06:00:00:000

The silver market has a long history as the most volatile precious metal. The periods of wide price variance attract trend-following traders and speculators who flock to the silver futures arena in the hope of hopping on board a move creates significant moves on a percentage basis. Buyers of s… read more...

Silver Continues To Hibernate

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-29 06:00:00:000

The silver market has a long history as the most volatile precious metal. The periods of wide price variance attract trend-following traders and speculators who flock to the silver futures arena in the hope of hopping on board a move creates significant moves on a percentage basis. Buyers of s… read more...

Top Gold Miners' Production Cost Still Provides Floor In The Market Price

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-28 04:02:24:000

While the debate on the dynamics of the gold market continues, at least the top gold miners' production cost provides us with a floor price. Or rather, a basic minimum price level. I get a good laugh when I read analysts suggesting that the gold price will fall back to $450-700. For the gold p… read more...

Global Debt Increase 2018 Vs. Gold Investment: Must See Charts

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-28 03:59:02:000

Global debt increased at the fastest rate at the beginning of 2018. In just one quarter, total global debt jumped by more than $8 trillion. That is quite surprising as total world debt rose by $22 trillion for the full year in 2017. Thus, the increase in global debt last year averaged $5.5 tri… read more...

Revisiting The Gold-Backed Yuan Fantasy

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-27 11:15:50:000

Editor's note: Originally published at tsi-blog.com on November 27, 2018 [This is an excerpt from a commentary posted at TSI about three weeks ago] In an article titled " China's monetary policy must change " Alasdair Macleod discusses a path that China's government could take to mak… read more...

Precious Metals: Critical Support Test Ahead

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-26 20:00:19:000

The entire commodity sector is facing a critical support test over the next several weeks. We have made the case in past articles that commodities as a whole are bottoming, having hit 40+ year lows on both an absolute (US dollar terms) and relative (compared to stocks) basis during the first q… read more...

Gold: One More Dip After This Run-Up, Then It's GO-LD Time

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-26 04:42:01:000

Many of you who have followed the gold trade know that it is a forgotten asset for the most part. As a gold dealer, it's not just me but my suppliers who are feeling like the Maytag Repairman waiting for the phone to ring. In January, I pointed out The Trump Effect On Gold , and how since h… read more...

Metals Moving In Unison For A Massive Price Advance: Part II

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-25 07:28:02:000

As we continue to explore our custom research into the metals markets and our presumption that the metals markets are poised for a massive price rally over the next few months/years, we pick up this second part of our multi-part article illustrating our research work and conclusions. If you mi… read more...

Gold Is Setting Up For A Nice First-Half Rally

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-25 07:08:17:000

Precious metals investors don't have much to console them these days. Just about the only bright spot is the nice, though ephemeral, pop in the gold/silver price that seems to happen every January. Sometimes it persists for six or so months, sometimes it ends before the snows do. But either wa… read more...

To Succeed In The Markets, You Must Become A 'Second Level Thinker'

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-22 05:12:01:000

"To achieve superior investment results, you have to hold non-consensus views regarding value, and they have to be right. That's not easy The good news is that the prevalence of first level thinkers increases the returns available to second level thinkers. To consistently achieve supe… read more...

To Succeed In The Markets, You Must Become A 'Second Level Thinker'

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-22 05:12:01:000

"To achieve superior investment results, you have to hold non-consensus views regarding value, and they have to be right. That's not easy The good news is that the prevalence of first level thinkers increases the returns available to second level thinkers. To consistently achieve supe… read more...

To Succeed In The Markets, You Must Become A 'Second Level Thinker'

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-22 05:12:01:000

"To achieve superior investment results, you have to hold non-consensus views regarding value, and they have to be right. That's not easy The good news is that the prevalence of first level thinkers increases the returns available to second level thinkers. To consistently achieve supe… read more...

Metals Moving In Unison For A Massive Price Advance: Part I

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-22 03:32:10:000

Are the metals markets ending a price correction in unison and preparing for a massive price advance? This is the question we asked our research team to investigate and their findings may help skilled traders identify great opportunities in the future. This multi-part research article will sha… read more...

Metals Moving In Unison For A Massive Price Advance: Part I

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-22 03:32:10:000

Are the metals markets ending a price correction in unison and preparing for a massive price advance? This is the question we asked our research team to investigate and their findings may help skilled traders identify great opportunities in the future. This multi-part research article will sha… read more...

Metals Moving In Unison For A Massive Price Advance: Part I

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-22 03:32:10:000

Are the metals markets ending a price correction in unison and preparing for a massive price advance? This is the question we asked our research team to investigate and their findings may help skilled traders identify great opportunities in the future. This multi-part research article will sha… read more...

The Non-Expiring Hedge - Precious Metals Supply And Demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-21 10:13:01:000

The "Risk Asset" Dip Not Worth Buying Is On Its Way The prices of the metals rose, gold by +$11 and silver by +$0.25. The question on everyone's mind (including ours) is: what will cause a change in the gold price trend, or what will make gold go up in a large and durable way? And that leads… read more...

The Glistening Project: Why Some Investors Are Looking Again At Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-21 06:55:32:000

By Steve Land, Vice President, Research Analyst, Portfolio Manager, Franklin Gold and Precious Metals Fund, Franklin Equity Group For some investors, increasing exposure to gold has been a knee-jerk reaction to bouts of heightened financial market volatility. Franklin Equity Group's Steve … read more...

Gold Remains In Its Trading Range - A Move Could Be On The Horizon

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-21 06:15:00:000

In mid-August, the price of gold fell to $1161.40 which was its lowest level of 2018. The yellow metal had not seen that level since the first week of January in 2017. Gold fell to its low as the dollar index rose to a new and higher high for 2018 at 96.865 in August. Gold is facing bullish … read more...

Platinum Wilts While Palladium Flourishes

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-21 06:00:00:000

After trading at a discount to gold since 2014, the metal that was formerly "rich man's gold" slipped to a discount to the price of another platinum group metal in September 2017. Palladium remains in a bull market that began in early 2016 when the price found a bottom at $451.50 per ounce. … read more...

Buy Gold Stocks And ETFs While They're Still Cheap

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-21 03:18:07:000

Editor's note: Seeking Alpha is proud to welcome Daniel Maday as a new contributor. It's easy to become a Seeking Alpha contributor and earn money for your best investment ideas. Active contributors also get free access to the SA PRO archive. Click here to find out more Investors sh… read more...

Peter Schiff: When Everything Blows, Gold Is Going Ballistic

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-20 04:27:06:000

By SchiffGold Peter Schiff appeared on RT Boom Bust last week to talk about gold and silver. He said the time to buy is right now! Precious metals are going up in the long run and the long run may be here sooner than people think. Bart Chilton started the interview off asking Peter … read more...

A Potential Powder Keg For The Gold Price

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-19 21:16:36:000

One of the biggest supports for gold in recent months is the tendency for bearish bets to pile up at the slightest sign of weakness in the metal. The pattern since August has been for short interest to significantly spike whenever the gold price drops, then diminish after gold rallies. This re… read more...

Gold: Improving Sentiment Likely To Drive Prices Higher

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-19 08:38:26:000

Source: Kitco.com Gold: Improving Sentiment Likely To Drive Prices Higher Its been a difficult year for Gold/SPDR Gold Shares ( GLD ) . In fact, the yellow metal had been down by as much as 15% from its 52-week highs and, despite the slight rebound, remains lower by 10%. Sour… read more...

Silver Could Get Messy

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-19 06:15:00:000

Silver has been a disappointment in the world of precious metals. While gold fell to a low in mid-August and recovered, silver waited until mid-September to hit a low. Gold has moved back to the midpoint of its trading range since the low at just over $1160 per ounce, but silver has moved to t… read more...

Treasury Debt And Gold Will Soar As The Economy Tanks

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-19 00:43:37:000

People have to remember, mining stocks are like tech stocks where everybody and their car or Uber driver piles into them when theyre moving higher. Its not a well-followed, well-understood sector which is what I like about it because it means theres plenty of opportun… read more...

Building Houses On Rotten Foundations: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 11.16.18

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-17 07:37:12:000

By SchiffGold The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of the week's precious metals news coupled with thoughtful analysis. You wouldn't want to build a house on a rotten foundation, would you? Well, as Friday Gold Wrap Host Mike Maharey explains, the US e… read more...

Building Houses On Rotten Foundations: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 11.16.18

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-17 07:37:12:000

By SchiffGold The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of the week's precious metals news coupled with thoughtful analysis. You wouldn't want to build a house on a rotten foundation, would you? Well, as Friday Gold Wrap Host Mike Maharey explains, the US e… read more...

Will Global Growth Worries Boost Gold Demand?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-16 08:41:31:000

In recent reports, we've discussed the lack of safe-haven demand for gold. Indeed, this has been a serious concern for its short-term outlook since gold typically needs a certain amount of fear in order to rally. In today's report, I'll continue my argument that we'll likely witness a return o… read more...

Signs Of Life In Platinum

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-16 06:15:00:000

Platinum is a precious metal with properties that make it a useful industrial metal. Platinum's resistance to heat and density helps to clean toxins from the air in catalytic converters, process crude oil into products in refineries, and manufacture fiberglass that runs through catalysts. Addi… read more...

Why Warren Buffett Would Be Buying Precious Metals Again Today (If He Could)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-15 09:14:16:000

Warren Buffett is famous for many things one of which is his general dislike for precious metals as an investment. But maybe you're old enough to remember when, just over 20 years ago, he backed up the truck and bought a ton of silver - over 3,000 tons, to be more precise. From the 1997 Berks… read more...

Problems For Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-15 06:15:00:000

Gold was trading around its $1200 per ounce pivot point on the active month December futures contract on COMEX on Wednesday, November 13. Gold hit a low at $1161.40 in mid-August and recovered to a high at $1239.30 during the final month of October. The middle of the trading range for the yell… read more...

It's Not That Day Just Yet - Precious Metals Supply And Demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-14 02:17:51:000

Degrees of Urgency Monday was Veterans Day, a bank holiday in the US. The prices of gold and silver dropped $23 and $0.61 respectively. "But isn't gold supposed to go up when…?" Warren Buffett and Aragorn discuss what to do with the gold. Aragorn wants it, because he knows that even if ... read more...

Peter Schiff: Gold Is A Mispriced Asset And It's Time To Buy (Video)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-14 00:45:13:000

By SchiffGold Despite all of the warning signs, the mainstream is still convinced the "economic boom" will continue and the Fed will keep pushing interest rates up. As a result, the price of gold has stayed relatively low. But as Peter pointed out in his most recent Gold Videocast, their c… read more...

Gold Inflation

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-13 01:54:19:000

Editor's note: Originally published at tsi-blog.com on November 12, 2018 Here are two long-term charts illustrating the annual rate at which gold is extracted from the ground. The second of these charts shows why mine production can be ignored when trying to understand what happened to t… read more...

Sentiment Speaks: Investors And Analysts Know Nothing About Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-12 08:00:00:000

There were several developments in the gold market this past week. First, we heard of another trader who has pleaded guilty to manipulating the metals market. And, everyone is up in arms again about how gold was manipulated to drop from $1,921 to $1,040 during 2011-2015. And,… read more...

Global Economic Debt Bomb Ahead

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-11 19:18:24:000

Veteran trends forecaster, Gerald Celente of Trends Research Institute , speaks with SBTV about how the gold price performed from the 80's to today - the peak in 1980, why the gold price was flat in the 90's and what fueled gold in the 2000s. Gerald also gave a price forecast based on the c… read more...

Sentiment Speaks: Should You Sell Your Gold To Buy Bitcoin?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-11 08:00:26:000

When gold topped in early 2018, and began a steady decline, we heard the usual manipulation theories as to why gold was dropping. As we all know, gold is only allowed to go in one direction when it is allowed to trade freely, and the mere fact it is going down means it is being… read more...

The Blue Ripple: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 11.09.18

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-10 01:52:41:000

By SchiffGold The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of the week's precious metals news coupled with thoughtful analysis. We made it through the latest "most important election of our lifetime." So, what's next? In this week's Friday Gold Wrap podcast, h… read more...

Gold slumps to one-month low, but investors start buying gold ETFs

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-09 18:43:04:000

Comex December gold fell 1.4% in today's trade to settle at $1,208.60/oz., ending down 2% for the week to its lowest finish since Oct. 10 . More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, iShares Gold Trust ETF, Sprott Physical Gold Trust, Commodities news, News on ETFs, Read more … read more...

A Trick-Or-Treat Month For Gold In October

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-09 08:50:11:000

Safe Haven Behavior On Display As Gold Consolidates Around $1,200 The gold price continued to consolidate around the $1,200 per ounce level in October. The chances of another down-leg like the one experienced in August when gold dropped to its 2018 low of $1,160.27 per ounce have apparently … read more...

If Gold And Stocks Go Lower, DUST Could Become Golden

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-09 06:46:00:000

The path of least resistance of the price of gold is up in the air for the rest of 2018 with a rate hike coming and a history of price weakness at the end of the year. Gold hit a low at just over the $1160 per ounce level on the nearby COMEX futures contract in mid-August when the dollar index… read more...

Silver Is Stuck In Neutral

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-09 06:15:00:000

The silver market is stuck in a rut. Even though gold broke above its short-term technical resistance, silver has not moved to a level that is outside of its trading range since trading down to the lowest level at $13.91 in mid-September. Silver is trading at a twenty-five year low against gol… read more...

Prices When Gold Is Money

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-09 05:46:07:000

We are getting ahead of ourselves here. Gold does not circulate as money - yet. It might never do so. Perhaps the end of government currency, fiat money imposed on us by government laws, may never be replaced by what for millennia has been the people's money, gold. Do we even wish it? Given w… read more...

Peter Schiff: Divided Congress Will Produce Even Bigger Deficits

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-09 05:24:25:000

By SchiffGold Well, the midterm elections are finally over. The Republicans managed to hold on to the U.S. Senate, but the Democrats took control of the House. The "Blue Wave" was more like a "Blue Ripple." To me, it smells a lot like gridlock, which is generally good news if you're a pers… read more...

How To Protect Your Portfolio From A Crash

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-09 05:05:58:000

As more investors fret about the potential of a bear market in the not-too-distant future, interest in defensive strategies has been increasing. While there are many diversification strategies, and it does not require actual asset allocation (it can be okay to hold more cash in troubled ti… read more...

India's Booming Economy Expected To Firm Up Gold Demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-07 22:38:15:000

The five-day festival known as Diwali literally, a row of lights is being observed by millions of Hindus, Sikhs and Jains worldwide. A celebration of good triumphing over evil, the festival typically coincides with the Hindu new year. Regular readers of Fran… read more...

Gold And The Return Of Uncertainty

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-07 10:47:06:000

The return of a risk-on stance among equity investors and rising Treasury yields continue to weigh against gold in the immediate term. As well discuss in todays report, however, not all the news is bad for gold. The dollar index is teasing a reversal of its imm… read more...

Gold Is Hanging In There - An Impressive Performance In The Face Of Adversity

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-07 06:00:00:000

The dollar index rose to a new high for 2018 on the final day of October when the December futures contract hit a peak at 96.980. The last time that the dollar traded at a higher level was during the week of June 26, 2017. The higher dollar tends to weigh on the price of commodities, and gol… read more...

Gold To Silver Ratio At Multi-Decade High

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-06 13:41:40:000

The gold to silver ratio, or the number of ounces of silver required to purchase one ounce of gold, is within a window of approximately 6 to 9 months whereby it will either strongly confirm or strongly deny the arrival of a new bull market for both metals. One way or the other, this should be … read more...

Financial Risks Position Gold For Bullish Turn

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-06 04:10:11:000

Video Transcript ROLAND MORRIS: Welcome. I'm Roland Morris, the Commodity Strategist for VanEck. I'm joined today by Joe Foster, the portfolio manager of our active gold miners' fund. We're going to discuss gold, and gold miners today. Joe, welcome and thank you for joining us. Gold… read more...

The Holy Grail That Predicts The Price Of Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-05 11:48:53:000

I created my Correlation Economics website back in 2011 to gather a huge database of economic indicators. This is what they call "data mining". By amassing large data sets, you can find patterns within the data and I believed that this would help me to predict the markets. I started to link di… read more...

Inflation Rising; Chris Martenson Warns: Markets Are Making Faulty Assumptions

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-05 04:58:41:000

Chris Martenson Warns: Markets Are Making Faulty Assumptions about Growth & Resources Welcome to this week's Market Wrap Podcast, I'm Mike Gleason. Coming up Dr. Chris Martenson, of PeakProsperity.com and well-known author of the Crash Course and the book Prosper! joins me for … read more...

Silver Needs To Make A Move - A Halloween Head Fake Inspired By The Dollar

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-02 06:15:00:000

Silver is a precious metal that tends to move when no one expects a break to the upon or downside. Silver also can lag moves in markets that send signals that the price should respond or display head fake price action frustrating those with long or short positions. Gold moved to a low in mid-A… read more...

Silver Needs To Make A Move - A Halloween Head Fake Inspired By The Dollar

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-02 06:15:00:000

Silver is a precious metal that tends to move when no one expects a break to the upon or downside. Silver also can lag moves in markets that send signals that the price should respond or display head fake price action frustrating those with long or short positions. Gold moved to a low in mid-A… read more...

Silver Needs To Make A Move - A Halloween Head Fake Inspired By The Dollar

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-02 06:15:00:000

Silver is a precious metal that tends to move when no one expects a break to the upon or downside. Silver also can lag moves in markets that send signals that the price should respond or display head fake price action frustrating those with long or short positions. Gold moved to a low in mid-A… read more...

Peter Schiff: The Truth Is We Don't Have A Booming Economy; We Have A Bubble

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-02 05:08:33:000

By SchiffGold A rally in the last two days of the month was the lone bright spot in an abysmal October. It was the worst month for global equities in more than six years. Globally, stock markets lost 7.5%, their worst month since May 2012. Even with the late rally, it was the biggest month… read more...

Peter Schiff: The Truth Is We Don't Have A Booming Economy; We Have A Bubble

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-02 05:08:33:000

By SchiffGold A rally in the last two days of the month was the lone bright spot in an abysmal October. It was the worst month for global equities in more than six years. Globally, stock markets lost 7.5%, their worst month since May 2012. Even with the late rally, it was the biggest month… read more...

Peter Schiff: The Truth Is We Don't Have A Booming Economy; We Have A Bubble

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-02 05:08:33:000

By SchiffGold A rally in the last two days of the month was the lone bright spot in an abysmal October. It was the worst month for global equities in more than six years. Globally, stock markets lost 7.5%, their worst month since May 2012. Even with the late rally, it was the biggest month… read more...

Consumer And Central Bank Buying Push Gold Demand Up In Q3

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-02 04:13:09:000

By SchiffGold Increased gold buying by consumers and central banks pushed overall demand for the yellow metal up slightly in the third quarter, according to the World Gold Council's Gold Demand Trends 2018 Report . Overall, gold demand came in at 964.3 tons in Q3. That was 6.2 tons … read more...

Consumer And Central Bank Buying Push Gold Demand Up In Q3

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-02 04:13:09:000

By SchiffGold Increased gold buying by consumers and central banks pushed overall demand for the yellow metal up slightly in the third quarter, according to the World Gold Council's Gold Demand Trends 2018 Report . Overall, gold demand came in at 964.3 tons in Q3. That was 6.2 tons … read more...

Consumer And Central Bank Buying Push Gold Demand Up In Q3

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-02 04:13:09:000

By SchiffGold Increased gold buying by consumers and central banks pushed overall demand for the yellow metal up slightly in the third quarter, according to the World Gold Council's Gold Demand Trends 2018 Report . Overall, gold demand came in at 964.3 tons in Q3. That was 6.2 tons … read more...

Gold Demand Trends Q3 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-02 01:16:00:000

Q3 demand steady; up 6.2t y-o-y Gold demand was 964.3t in Q3, just 6.2t higher y-o-y. Robust central bank buying and a 13% rise in consumer demand offset large ETF outflows. Bar and coin demand jumped 28% to 298.1t as retail investors took advantage of the lower gold price and sought p… read more...

Gold Demand Trends Q3 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-02 01:16:00:000

Q3 demand steady; up 6.2t y-o-y Gold demand was 964.3t in Q3, just 6.2t higher y-o-y. Robust central bank buying and a 13% rise in consumer demand offset large ETF outflows. Bar and coin demand jumped 28% to 298.1t as retail investors took advantage of the lower gold price and sought p… read more...

Gold Demand Trends Q3 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-02 01:16:00:000

Q3 demand steady; up 6.2t y-o-y Gold demand was 964.3t in Q3, just 6.2t higher y-o-y. Robust central bank buying and a 13% rise in consumer demand offset large ETF outflows. Bar and coin demand jumped 28% to 298.1t as retail investors took advantage of the lower gold price and sought p… read more...

Elliott Wave Analysis - Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-01 14:59:09:000

Introduction Gold appears to be an attractive investment during the next few years. Technical analysis and sentiment indicators lead to this conclusion. However, the Elliott wave framework suggests that investors may have to be patient. Another dip below the August lows appears likely with… read more...

Central bank gold buying hits highest since 2015, World Gold Council says

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-01 10:15:36:000

Central banks bought ~$5.8B worth of gold during Q3 in their biggest buying spree since 2015 , the World Gold Council reports. More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, iShares Gold Trust ETF, Sprott Physical Gold Trust, Commodities news, Global news and forex, News on ETFs, Read more … read more...

Gold: After The 'Fear Trade'

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-01 08:43:40:000

Gold is a reactive market, not a leading one. It reacts to, among other things, the sentiment generated by the much larger debt market, currency market, and this month the stock market. The spike higher that occurred on October 11/18, was a 'fear-trade' resulting from the weakness in equitie… read more...

Gold: Resistance Ahead... Bottom In 2019?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-01 07:56:32:000

Gold continued to build on last weeks gains, adding nearly $7 per troy ounce or 0.5% as of the close on Friday on the New York COMEX futures exchange. The final print for the week was $1,229. Given the surge seen over the past two weeks, it is time to place the price action into prop… read more...

Will LBMA Predictions Of $1532/Ounce Gold In 2019 Come True?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-01 03:46:27:000

In an annual LMBA meeting in Boston on Tuesday, delegates were polled on the future price of gold in October of 2019 and came away with a $1532 target. They also predicted higher prices for silver, platinum, and palladium as well. What would be the catalysts for such a bullish move in the … read more...

Tiny Hungary Becomes Huge Gold Bug, Possibly As Preemptive Measure In Face Of Global Turbulence

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-31 11:07:47:000

The news that the Hungarian central bank increased its gold holdings tenfold recently may seem sensational. Source: Forbes The ten-fold aspect of it sure is impressive, as is the fact that it is the first such move made by any central bank in the EU in a very long time. The actual volume… read more...

Fun And Profit - Precious Metals Supply And Demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-31 06:38:22:000

While Not Saving The Planet, Let Us At Least Have A Good Time The price of gold went up seven bucks and that of silver rose eight pennies. For many people, the attraction to gold and silver began with a desire to protect themselves from the monetary trainwreck of 2008. That often grew into… read more...

Gold: Higher Prices Short Term Or Buy Pullbacks?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-30 17:15:31:000

In this special weekend report, I want to review the gold and silver markets. Lets see what the Variable Changing Price Momentum Indicator (VC PMI) is telling us for gold as we come into next week. Gold On October 2, we published on Seeking Alpha the Long-term Annual Supply and D… read more...

Where's The Capitulation In Precious Metals?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-30 03:14:00:000

Over the past 20+ years of research and trading in the markets, our team of traders and researchers know one thing is certain: when fear hits the global markets, precious metals react by rocketing higher. We've seen this happen over and over again - even when non-US geopolitical concerns spark… read more...

Gold Upleg Fuel Abounds

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-27 08:36:02:000

Gold and its miners stocks have proven rare bastions of strength during recent weeks market carnage. They are powering considerably higher while nearly everything else burns. The markets major sentiment shift is accelerating a young gold upleg, which ought to grow much … read more...

Gold Upleg Fuel Abounds

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-27 08:36:02:000

Gold and its miners stocks have proven rare bastions of strength during recent weeks market carnage. They are powering considerably higher while nearly everything else burns. The markets major sentiment shift is accelerating a young gold upleg, which ought to grow much … read more...

Gold Upleg Fuel Abounds

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-27 08:36:02:000

Gold and its miners stocks have proven rare bastions of strength during recent weeks market carnage. They are powering considerably higher while nearly everything else burns. The markets major sentiment shift is accelerating a young gold upleg, which ought to grow much … read more...

I Smell Bears: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 10.26.18

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-27 03:13:18:000

By SchiffGold The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of the week's precious metals news coupled with thoughtful analysis. Stocks suffered another drubbing Wednesday. It was the largest daily decline on Wall Street since 2011. But the market bounced back … read more...

I Smell Bears: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 10.26.18

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-27 03:13:18:000

By SchiffGold The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of the week's precious metals news coupled with thoughtful analysis. Stocks suffered another drubbing Wednesday. It was the largest daily decline on Wall Street since 2011. But the market bounced back … read more...

I Smell Bears: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 10.26.18

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-27 03:13:18:000

By SchiffGold The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of the week's precious metals news coupled with thoughtful analysis. Stocks suffered another drubbing Wednesday. It was the largest daily decline on Wall Street since 2011. But the market bounced back … read more...

India's Gold Buying Season Not Looking As Shiny

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-26 06:52:37:000

Original post By Sohrab Darabshaw Festival season in India normally means one thing: a rush to buy gold. Outside of China, India sees the most amount of gold buying when Indians are, well, happy or enjoying a moment - be it a party, a wedding, or a festival. But this festive seas… read more...

Gold Wants To Move Higher, But 2015-17 Stands In Its Way; BAR: A Cheaper Gold ETF Product

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-25 06:00:00:000

The gold market is now preparing to enter a time of the year where the price has made significant lows in 2015, 2016, and 2017. A seasonal pattern of lows during the final month of the year had corresponded to the actions of the U.S. Federal Reserve as they increased the short-term Fed Funds r… read more...

Central Banks And ETF Investors Start Buying Gold Aggressively

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-25 04:56:17:000

The gold price has been rising over the past month, driven by investors seeking safe-haven assets as the stock market sells off sharply. On the technical chart, we can see a bottoming pattern followed by a price spike higher. I am now looking for gold to break above resistance at $1,240, which… read more...

Gold And Silver Trends Meet Targets: Turn Bullish

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-24 12:40:43:000

This is the Variable Changing Price Momentum Indicator (VC PMI) Mid-Week Special Report for the gold and silver supply and demand levels. Gold Courtesy: ema2tradelivesignals.com The gold market closed on Friday at $1229 and with the market closing above the 9-week moving average of $12… read more...

Is The Low In For Gold?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-24 04:53:13:000

Fed Outlook and Unstable Markets Create Potential Opportunities for Put Sellers Everybody loves gold. Up, down, stagnant, even if you don't like owning a ton of it, you still like it. And the talk of late has centered around the recent price of gold. Is it finally a buy? As option sellers, y… read more...

3 Stages Of Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-24 02:42:33:000

For days after China shocked the world in August 2015, devaluing its currency seemingly out of nowhere, there was only confusion as to what had just happened. Going by nothing more than the mainstream media and economic narrative fed to it by central bankers and Economists (red… read more...

Measures Of Value - Precious Metals Supply And Demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-24 02:14:06:000

Aiming for Knowledge and Better Decision-Making The price of yellow metal went up nine bucks last week. And the price of silver three rose cents, which is back to where it was two weeks earlier. We need to rant, and promise to tie it back to the prices of the metals. We have written these pa… read more...

Gold miners rise as gold price hits three-month high

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-23 11:50:53:000

Gold miners rally as demand for safe-haven assets lift prices for the yellow metal to the highest in three months , +0.9% to $1,236/oz., trading above both its 50- and 100-day moving averages. More news on: Barrick Gold Corporation, Goldcorp Inc., Kinross Gold Corporation, Commodities n… read more...

Gold Looks Strong But Show Me The Buyers

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-23 09:38:31:000

In my last article on the gold market, I made the following remark: a strong US dollar and weak treasury notes prices are a poisonous mixture for the precious metals market. And vice versa . Today, I think that the second alternative (vice versa&#… read more...

Sentiment Speaks: Sentiment Is The Most Important Factor Upon Which To Focus In The Gold Market

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-22 08:00:00:000

I have now been a contributor at Seeking Alpha for seven years, during which time I have written for approximately six years, as I took a one-year hiatus. And, during that time, I have had the honor of penning almost 400 articles. During the six years I have been actively writing on Seeking … read more...

This Is What A Paper Gold Short Squeeze Looks Like

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-22 02:32:00:000

Huge recent imbalances in the gold futures market led many to predict that speculators (usually wrong at big turning points) would be forced to close out their historically extreme short bets. Put another way, too many traders were using gold futures contracts to bet that precious metals will … read more...

Desperately Seeking Stability

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-21 10:38:30:000

By Stephen Innes From sandstorms in Riyadh to headwinds in Rome, escalating risk has effectively capped the recent swell in US Treasury yields, while the combination of Federal Reserve policy tightening and increasing debt supply should keep the trapdoor from giving way. But nonetheless, m… read more...

Sentiment Speaks: Addressing Gold-Market Fallacies That Can Hamper Your Returns

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-21 09:44:14:000

The general investment public usually applies the same principles when they chose how and when to invest their hard-earned money. (And we wonder why the general public always gets caught holding the bag at the highs and selling at the lows?) And, much of these principles are me… read more...

This Week In Money - October 20, 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-21 01:59:24:000

Ross Clark Gold, Crude. Gerald Celente China, Gold, Oil, Global Economy. Eric Hadik Market Cycles. Larry Reaugh President & CEO of American Manganese Jim Pettit President & CEO of Aben Resources Produced by Read… read more...

Will Fed Rate Hikes Continue To Weigh Down Gold Prices?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-20 02:59:33:000

By Bruce Blythe At A Glance There's further upside in for Treasury yields and further downside for gold, some analysts say. The Federal Reserve's ongoing effort to prevent the U.S. economy from overheating threatens to squash any rally aspirations among gold bugs, at least for the ti… read more...

I Ain't Got A Crystal Ball: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 10.19.18

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-19 23:13:52:000

By SchiffGold The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of the week's precious metals news coupled with thoughtful analysis. It was another volatile week on Wall Street. Stocks rallied Tuesday and then plunged again on Thursday. Has the bubble popped? Are w… read more...

Gold Bulls: Don't Count On Yield Curve

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-19 18:13:41:000

In the last edition of the Market Overview, we have discussed whether gold investors should worry about the yield curve . Or should they keep their fingers crossed for its inversion? We concluded that not necessarily, as its predictive power has weakened and it doesn't say anything about the … read more...

Gold Asks: If Not Recession, Then What?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-18 20:34:26:000

We are on the verge of a recession. The Fed tightens and in the past it has never ended well. Yield curve is almost flat. When it inverses, it will be the end. All the bubbles will burst, pushing the global economy into another crisis. It will be more serious than all the previous cases, esp… read more...

Peter Schiff: We're About To See A Sequel To '08 And Like All Sequels It Will Be Bad (Video)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-18 06:59:39:000

By SchiffGold In the wake of the stock market plunge last week, Pre. Donald Trump said the market drop wasn't because of his trade war. Trump said, "That wasn't it. The problem I have is with the Fed. The Fed is going wild. They're raising interest rates and it's ridiculous." He also said … read more...

Silver Has Not Responded To Gold - Yet

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-18 06:00:00:000

Gold and silver have long histories as a means of exchange or hard money. The precious metals have been around a lot longer than the fiat currencies we use each day to pay bills, purchase goods, and save for the future. The dollar, euro, yen, and all of the other currencies of the world have s… read more...

Gold: Why Price Will Now Rally

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-17 17:56:32:000

Gold now seems to have broken clear of the trading range it has been in since mid-august. We are getting some consolidation at present, but price is managing to remain above the $1,220 level. The $1,220 level was crucial in that we needed this price to be taken out for a weekly swing to form. … read more...

9 Years - Is That Enough?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-17 12:36:32:000

Nine years. Is it short or long? It depends on what we are talking about. In the geological time scale, it's a blink of an eye. But in the business cycle time scale, nine years is a really long time. The current economic expansion has recently turned 9 years old, as the Great Recession ended i… read more...

SLV: Here's Why Silver Is Likely Going Much Higher

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-17 11:30:34:000

Source: SeekingAlpha.com Here's Why Silver Is Likely Going Much Higher In early September, I wrote an iShares Silver Trust ETF ( SLV ) article titled Silver: The Ultimate Bottom . Since then, SLV has appreciated by about 7%, and in conjunction with this move higher, several bullish de… read more...

Gold Breaks Higher On Fear

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-17 07:25:00:000

The price of gold had been in a bear market since moving to a high at $1365.40 in late April of 2018. The peak price created a double-top formation in the futures market for the yellow metal as it reached a price that was equal to the January 2018 high. After rejecting an attempt to make a hig… read more...

Gold Going Higher - Mining Stocks Are Historically Cheap

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-17 04:39:25:000

It's important to keep in mind that the mining stocks have been sold to levels well below their intrinsic value - in the case of larger-cap producing miners. Or their "optionality" value - in the case of junior mining companies with projects that have a good chance eventually of converting the… read more...

McCullough: Time To Buy Gold?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-16 13:56:04:000

Its been a disastrous year to be long Gold ( GLD ). Gold prices are down around 12% since its January peak. However, some intriguing financial market changes may mean the bottom might soon be in, according to Hedgeye CEO Keith McCullough . Gold is starting to perk its … read more...

Gold Still Benefiting From Safety Factor

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-16 13:18:02:000

After months of investors embracing risk and ignoring gold, the yellow metal has finally returned to the investing spotlight. Last weeks stock market panic sparked some much-needed safety-related interest in gold and boosted prices for the first time in weeks. In todays report … read more...

Market Tremors - Gold And Silver Shine

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-16 13:00:28:000

By Christopher Arron The US and world markets were rattled last Thursday and Friday where all major indexes in the US had the biggest sell-off episode in the past 10 years. This calls for both gold and silver addressing serious opposition in the near future. The most important takeaway f… read more...

I Anticipate Higher Gold Prices

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-16 11:08:48:000

Back in August , I made the assertion that gold prices could be set to bounce back after a period of prolonged weakness. My reasons for stating so were: 1) Trade sanctions increasing the attractiveness of gold as a reserve currency by key trading partners with the United States 2) Concern… read more...

You Can't Eat Gold - Precious Metals Supply And Demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-16 10:56:51:000

You Actually Can Eat Gold, But Its Nutritional Value is Dubious "You can't eat gold." The enemies of gold often unleash this little zinger, as if it dismisses the idea of owning gold and indeed the whole gold standard. It is a fact, you cannot eat gold. However, it dismisses nothing. Over-… read more...

Tentative Signs Of Life In Gold - David Brady (12/10/2018)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-16 09:21:18:000

By David Brady Gold has finally caught a bid this week and is up to its highest level since July 31. The fact that the U.S. and China appear to have agreed on a meeting between Trump and Xi on trade issues at the next G20, coupled with the U.S. treasury's decision not to label China a curr… read more...

'All Other Assets Got Crushed.' - Eric Sprott On Gold's Great Week - Weekly Wrap-Up (October 12, 2018)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-16 07:49:11:000

By Craig Hemke Our intrepid world traveler returns this week - and just in time! Gold is up after its best day in nearly two and a half years, but is it time to celebrate yet? Don't miss this value-packed edition of the Wrap-Up, where you'll hear Eric's thoughts on: Gold's recent surge… read more...

PPLT Vs. PLTM - A Tale Of 2 ETFs

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-16 06:00:00:000

Platinum has tested the endurance of even the most dedicated precious metals bulls. Since 2014, the rare precious metal traded at a discount to the price of gold. Since September 2017, its price slipped below palladium, another member of the platinum group metals sector of the precious metals … read more...

Last Thursday Was Gold ETF's Biggest Up Volume Day Since June 2016

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-16 01:31:38:000

The gold price ( GLD ) ( PHYS ) soared higher last Thursday, October 11, as US and global stock markets fell sharply, with fears spreading about rising interest rates and bond yields. The gold price rose from $1,193.40/oz to $1,227.60/oz on Thursday: The Fundamentals: Good Old-Fashioned… read more...

5 Reasons Never To Buy Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-15 21:36:19:000

Introduction The markets are down considerably over the last few days. The typical reaction for some investors is to buy gold ( GLD ). I have had some comments from people around me in the last few days about the fact that it would be better to buy gold now. And yes, gold was up on Wednesday… read more...

Gold continues moving higher, marks best settlement since late July

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-15 15:41:14:000

Comex gold futures rose modestly, closing +0.7% at $1,230.30/oz., but it was enough to send the yellow metal to its highest finish for a most-active contract since July 31 . More news on: Barrick Gold Corporation, Newmont Mining Corporation (Holding Company), Randgold Resources Limited,… read more...

Gold: Short- And Long-Term Perspectives

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-15 10:44:19:000

I will begin my analysis with reviewing the degree of activity of the key gold market drivers. From the beginning of 2016 to the end of 2017, the gold price showed a strong inverse correlation with the US real interest rate . Then, since the beginning of 2018 this correlation has been extre… read more...

South African miners pop; Sibanye-Stillwater +7% premarket

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-15 09:11:14:000

Sibanye-Stillwater (NYSE: SBGL ) +6.8% pre-market and surging as much as 20% on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, a development the company says is reflective of its better outlook ." More news on: Sibanye-Stillwater, Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited, AngloGold Ashanti Li… read more...

Last Week Was Just A Taste Of The Coming Gold Short Squeeze

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-15 06:44:54:000

The gold and silver futures markets got even more unbalanced last week, with speculators (who are usually wrong at the extremes) going as short as they've ever been and commercials going even more long. Here's the gold data in chart form: These are historically huge imbalances that - if th… read more...

Sentiment Speaks: Consider This Your Final Warning About Gold, For Bulls And Bears Alike

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-14 08:28:17:000

Sentiment is a funny bedfellow. When the metals market was at the lows back in August, everyone and their mother were again certain that we were going to break below $1,000 in gold. Yet, that exact sentiment is what kept us from doing so, no different than what we saw at the end of 2015. Cur… read more...

This Week In Money - October 13, 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-14 01:41:48:000

Ross Clark Stock Market Meltdown. Oil. Danielle Park World Debt, Stock Market Decline, Canadas & Australias Collapsing Real Estate Bubbles. Victor Adair Gold, Rising Interest Rates. Larry Reaugh President & CEO of Ame… read more...

Stocks' Last Cheap Sector

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-13 11:00:40:000

The lofty stock markets suffered a sharp selloff this week that may prove a major inflection point. There was one lone sector that bucked the heavy selling to surge in the carnage, the gold miners stocks. They are the last cheap sector in these bubble-valued stock markets, long overloo… read more...

Investors Throw A Temper Tantrum: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 10.12.18

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-13 05:52:40:000

By SchiffGold The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of the week's precious metals news coupled with thoughtful analysis. It was an ugly week on Wall Street with the Dow shedding more than 1,300 points in two days. Rising interest rates sparked an invest… read more...

The S&P 500 Fall And Its Effect On The Precious Metals Sector

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-12 15:58:09:000

Preamble Market sectors are interlinked and what boosts one particular sector can put downward pressure on other sectors. We have seen the recent action by the Fed in raising rates and the boosting effect that they have on the US dollar. A strengthening dollar has an inverse effect on gold… read more...

Massive Short Squeeze In Gold And Silver?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-12 11:26:41:000

This is the VC PMI Early Bird Metals Special Update for October 11, 2018. Gold The gold market is trading last at $1,211.50, up about 17.70/17.80. The average price is $1,194. The market trading at the high of today at $1,214 means that it basically broke out above the sell 1 (S1) level … read more...

Gold spikes to $1,218 as dollar strength slips

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-11 10:54:04:000

Comex gold climbs more than 2% to $1,218/oz . for its third straight daily gain, the metals best run since late August, as the dollar slips amid the global slump in equity markets. More news on: Barrick Gold Corporation, Newmont Mining Corporation (Holding Company), Goldcorp Inc…. read more...

Taking A Look At Gold LEAPS

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-11 10:10:13:000

As incredible as it may sound, Im starting to hear good things about gold. Thats amazing as the barbarous relic has been the red headed step child of the financial markets for the past six years. Not since the yellow metal peaked in 2011 have I heard the talk so bullish. Yo… read more...

Gold Has A Weight Around Its Neck, But The Price Refuses To Make A Lower Low

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-11 06:00:00:000

Gold has had a problem in 2018. The yellow metal has run into an environment of a rising U.S. dollar and higher interest rates which amount to a bearish historical double-whammy. The rise in the U.S. dollar index from a low of 88.15 in February to its current level at over 95 on the December… read more...

Gold: Extreme Conditions Draw The Opposite Scenario

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-11 05:03:05:000

In my opinion, a strong US dollar and weak treasury notes prices are a poisonous mixture for the precious metals market. And vice versa. In this article, I am trying to look at the relationship between the US dollar, US treasuries and the precious metals market. Although the recent pattern pri… read more...

What Are You Expecting From Gold In Your Portfolio Strategy?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-11 01:29:56:000

Gold is deemed an essential piece of the asset allocation pie in some corners. The reasons vary, depending on the investor, although it's not uncommon to hear rationales that sound more like religious sermons on the mystical properties of the yellow metal. From an econometric perspective, gold… read more...

Sentiment Speaks: Gold Action Does Not Make Sense

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-10 08:00:00:000

I have been hearing for years how gold is manipulated to go down, and is expected to rise when allowed to trade freely. So, according to these manipulation theorists, gold is really only supposed to move in one direction and would never see any corrections. Yes, I know that sounds ridiculous… read more...

Why Currency Moves Matter For Gold And Base Metals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-10 07:05:30:000

By Kathy Lien At A Glance The Chinese yuan, not the U.S. dollar, has had the strongest connection to gold over the past year. The correlation between the U.S. dollar and gold is well known. Gold is priced in dollars so when there's trouble in the world, investors will take their mone… read more...

Global Precious MMI: Precious Metals Index Rebounds On Back Of Palladium

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-10 06:58:28:000

Original post By Taras Berezowsky MetalMiner's precious metals index, tracking a basket of platinum, palladium, gold and silver prices in several geographies across the globe, bounced back in October after several months of declines. The Global Precious Monthly Metals Index (… read more...

5 Charts That Show Why Gold Belongs In Your Portfolio Now

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-09 23:48:56:000

The annual In Gold We Trust report by Liechtenstein-based investment firm Incrementum is a must-read account of the gold market, and its just-released chartbook for the 2018 edition is no exception. The strengthening U.S. dollar has lately dented the price of gold, and risi… read more...

When Will Gold Rebound?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-08 12:40:57:000

For many traders and investors, momentum is everything. After all, why tie up money in an asset that's not likely to produce a positive return and produce it pronto? Normally, investors consider an asset's price velocity as a measure of momentum. And they're right to do so, though that's not… read more...

When Will Gold Rebound?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-08 12:40:57:000

For many traders and investors, momentum is everything. After all, why tie up money in an asset that's not likely to produce a positive return and produce it pronto? Normally, investors consider an asset's price velocity as a measure of momentum. And they're right to do so, though that's not… read more...

Gold heads for worst one-day drop since August

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-08 12:36:50:000

Gold is on track for its biggest one-day price decline since mid-August after the U.S. dollar rose to approach its highest level in nearly two months; Comex gold currently -1.3% to $1,189.70/oz., and silver -2.3% to $14.31/oz. More news on: Barrick Gold Corporation, Newmont Mining Co… read more...

Gold heads for worst one-day drop since August

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-08 12:36:50:000

Gold is on track for its biggest one-day price decline since mid-August after the U.S. dollar rose to approach its highest level in nearly two months; Comex gold currently -1.3% to $1,189.70/oz., and silver -2.3% to $14.31/oz. More news on: Barrick Gold Corporation, Newmont Mining Co… read more...

What A Trade War With China Means For Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-08 12:09:17:000

By Scott Bauer A trade war has been the looming specter in the marketplace for months now. The United States has flirted with trade disputes with just about every one of our trade partners ; Mexico, Canada and even the European Union. But the major dispute that has everyone concerned is … read more...

What A Trade War With China Means For Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-08 12:09:17:000

By Scott Bauer A trade war has been the looming specter in the marketplace for months now. The United States has flirted with trade disputes with just about every one of our trade partners ; Mexico, Canada and even the European Union. But the major dispute that has everyone concerned is … read more...

The Battle Between Bearish Fundamentals And Bullish Sentiment Continues

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-08 07:58:03:000

Editor's note: Originally published at tsi-blog.com on October 8, 2018. In a 13th August blog post , I noted that for the first time this year the sentiment backdrop had become decisively supportive of the gold price. I also noted that the fundamental backdrop remained unequivocally gol… read more...

The Battle Between Bearish Fundamentals And Bullish Sentiment Continues

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-08 07:58:03:000

Editor's note: Originally published at tsi-blog.com on October 8, 2018. In a 13th August blog post , I noted that for the first time this year the sentiment backdrop had become decisively supportive of the gold price. I also noted that the fundamental backdrop remained unequivocally gol… read more...

Central Banks Are Piling Into Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-07 16:30:16:000

Investment Thesis The long-term yields in the U.S. seems to have broken important trend levels. However, gold ( GLD ) remains above $1,200/oz despite the higher real return on long-dated bonds and the extremely bearish sentiment in the paper gold market. Many countries have been buying gol… read more...

Frank Holmes: Gold Stocks, Gold, And Silver Are Great Buys Now

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-07 13:23:00:000

Don't want to listen? Read the podcast below! Welcome to this week's Market Wrap Podcast, I'm Mike Gleason. Coming up we've got a wonderful interview with Frank Holmes, CEO of U.S. Global Investors. Frank talks about some key developments in the gold community and why he believes a … read more...

This Week In Money - October 6, 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-07 06:21:55:000

Ross Clark FAANGs, US 10 Year Treasuries, Marijuana Stocks. Rick Rule Gold, Silver. Geo-Political Risks for Developing New Mines. Harold Saunders Tips on How to Stay out of Debt and Solutions If You Are Buried In Debt. Larry Reaugh President… read more...

Tripping Down The Primrose Path To Ruin: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 10.05.18

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-06 04:24:53:000

By SchiffGold The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of the week's precious metals news coupled with thoughtful analysis. The yield on the 10-year Treasury hit its highest level in seven years this week. In other words, interest rates are going up. This … read more...

Gold Stocks: Massive Upside As Sector At Or Near Major Low

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-06 03:33:30:000

It's been almost two months since gold bottomed, yet the rebound so far has been uninspiring as the SPDR Gold Trust ETF ( GLD ) is still only a few percent away from breaking down again. After an almost 15% decline since April (which is a considerable drop for gold in such a short period of ti… read more...

Gold Awaits The Peak And Fall In USD/CNY - David Brady (04/10/2018)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-05 07:00:15:000

Gold remains mired in a range from 1167-1221 on the wide and 1184-1212 in a more recent narrower range. It has been stuck here since it bottomed at 1167 on Aug 16 th . This is despite an extremely bullish set-up from a technical (oversold) sentiment (overbearish), and positioning (record Spec … read more...

The Tragically Flawed Fed Policies And The Eventual Reset Of The Gold Price

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-05 06:06:09:000

With gold showing good resiliency, as it has tested the $1200 level successfully after enduring aggressive paper gold attacks during Comex floor trading hours, its only a matter of time before it breaks out above $1220 and heads toward $1300. Gold has been under attack in the futures m… read more...

Bond Market Weakness May Benefit Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-04 14:04:25:000

Just when it looked as if gold had found its salvation in the form of Italy, safe-haven buying of the metal came to an abrupt halt on Wednesday. A renewed rally in the dollar on the back of strong U.S. economic news undermined investors interest in the metal, calling into question its … read more...

Cycles: Can Gold And Stocks Rally Together?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-04 13:53:37:000

It will be interesting to see whether the divergence between precious metals and equities continues for the rest of the year. As we can see from price action of both the S&P 500 plus gold, both asset classes have pretty much been trading in a diverging manner since April of this year. With… read more...

Sentiment Speaks: More Evidence Of Manipulation In The Gold Market

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-04 08:00:00:000

This past week, we saw that the Bank of Nova Scotia was charged by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission with multiple acts of spoofing in gold and silver futures between June 2013 and June 2016. Traders placed orders to buy or sell precious metals futures contracts with the intent to cance… read more...

Gold Faces Rising Rates - NUGT And DUST Offer Turbocharged Trading Opportunities

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-04 06:15:00:000

The summer of 2018 was a rough time for the gold market which put in its worst price performance since 2015. The price of the yellow metal had been making higher lows since December 2015 when the U.S. Federal Reserve began tightening credit after years of accommodation. Gold reached a high of … read more...

Your Pension Fund Now Owns The 'Bad Debt' The Big Banks Used To Own

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-04 04:25:22:000

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No Stopping The U.S. Dollar Runaway Train At The Moment

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-04 04:13:44:000

By Stephen Innes US Markets The US dollar is on a rampage as awe-inspiring beat on both the ADP and ISM services index combined with very supportive Fed speak sent the US dollar soaring. Just another risk on the day for US market's despite US bond yields surging. But look no further … read more...

VC PMI Early Bird Weekly Gold And Silver Supply And Demand Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-03 15:31:27:000

The Variable Changing Price Momentum Indicator (VC PMI) Early Bird Weekly Update for October 2, 2018. Gold The gold market traded last at $1,210, up $18.60. The market has reverted back from the buy 1 (B1) levels below $1,200, has gone through the average price of $1,192 and met the extrem… read more...

Gold pushes near two-week high, miners sport strong gains

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-02 15:18:29:000

Gold futures settled back above $1,200/oz. to reach their highest levels in nearly two weeks, boosted by jitters surrounding Italys financial picture, lifting prices for the precious metal to their highest closing level in nearly two weeks. More news on: Barrick Gold Corporation,… read more...

Rare rally for precious metals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-02 11:08:15:000

Gold today is ahead 1.4% to $1,209 per ounce, while silver is up 2.8% to $14.92. More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, iShares Silver Trust ETF, iShares Gold Trust ETF, Commodities news, Stocks on the move, News on ETFs, Top stock market news, Read more … read more...

Gold's Bottom Could Be Investors' Lost Treasure

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-02 05:03:59:000

Get ready, gold bulls: The precious metal could be close to finding a bottom. The price of gold fell back below $1,200 an ounce again last week as the U.S. dollar advanced following another federal funds rate hike. The precious metal logged its sixth straight month of declines, its longest… read more...

Oil's The Word

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-02 04:14:22:000

By Stephen Innes Oil markets: Frenzied Action Oil has sprung another gusher overnight, and in roaring fashion clocked an eye-watering 3% surge. Brent has hit $85, while WTI has hit $75.40 - the highest levels in over four years. There haven't been any new significant near-term catalyst… read more...

So, You Were Early On Gold? Is It Time To Buy Yet?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-01 18:30:00:000

So, You Were Early On Gold? Is It Time To Buy Yet? At the end of August, a little over one month ago, I wrote an article on gold ( GLD ) titled, " If You Want To Buy Gold, Watch The Fed " in which I claimed that the Federal Reserve needs to stop raising rates before it is a good ti… read more...

This Week In Money - September 29, 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-01 08:04:53:000

Ross Clark - Precious Metals, Dow Hits Record High. Maxime Bernier - People's Party of Canada, Fiscal Responsibility, NAFTA. Hilliard MacBeth - Canadian Housing Bubble. Wolf Richter - US Trade, Interest Rate Hikes, Trump Bump. Larry Reaugh , President & CEO of … read more...

Is Gold About To Regain Its Glitter?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-01 06:44:43:000

By Erik Norland At a Glance A strong dollar and tighter U.S. monetary policy have been bearish for gold. The past seven years have been lackluster for gold. Expectations that the Federal Reserve's post-crisis quantitative easing ((QE)) programs would stoke inflation failed to mater… read more...

Trump Unhappy With Rate Hikes; Congress Approving Extraordinary New Deficit Spending

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-29 07:58:30:000

Don't want to listen? Read the podcast below! Welcome to this week's Market Wrap Podcast, I'm Mike Gleason. Coming up, we'll hear a fascinating interview with Chris Powell of the Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee. Chris gives perhaps the most thorough explanation of why governments are… read more...

Trump Unhappy With Rate Hikes; Congress Approving Extraordinary New Deficit Spending

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-29 07:58:30:000

Don't want to listen? Read the podcast below! Welcome to this week's Market Wrap Podcast, I'm Mike Gleason. Coming up, we'll hear a fascinating interview with Chris Powell of the Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee. Chris gives perhaps the most thorough explanation of why governments are… read more...

Gold Bulls And Fed Camels: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 09.28.18

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-29 07:30:03:000

By SchiffGold The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of the week's precious metals news coupled with thoughtful analysis. The Fed nudged up interest rates again this week and the price of gold dipped. The precious metals market hasn't offered a lot to ge… read more...

Gold Bulls And Fed Camels: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 09.28.18

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-29 07:30:03:000

By SchiffGold The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of the week's precious metals news coupled with thoughtful analysis. The Fed nudged up interest rates again this week and the price of gold dipped. The precious metals market hasn't offered a lot to ge… read more...

Gold Risks Lower Lows Next, But The Outlook Remains Bullish - David Brady (28/09/2018)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-29 05:02:22:000

By David Brady, CFA We now have confirmation that the trade war between the U.S. and China is going to be a protracted one, given that neither side is willing to back down. China has declined any further talks because it refuses to negotiate under the threat of further tariffs, or as it pu… read more...

Gold Risks Lower Lows Next, But The Outlook Remains Bullish - David Brady (28/09/2018)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-29 05:02:22:000

By David Brady, CFA We now have confirmation that the trade war between the U.S. and China is going to be a protracted one, given that neither side is willing to back down. China has declined any further talks because it refuses to negotiate under the threat of further tariffs, or as it pu… read more...

UGLD And DGLD Offer Trading Opportunities In Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-28 06:00:00:000

The highly-leveraged and volatile world of futures and futures options trading requires traders and investors to maintain separate accounts with a different set of rules, regulations, and documentation. The proliferation of ETF ETN instruments that are unleveraged and leveraged have opened a n… read more...

Gold tumbles to near six-week low as dollar strengthens

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-27 15:23:36:000

Gold slid to its lowest level in nearly six weeks , as December Comex gold settled -1% to $1,187.40/oz., while the dollar strengthened following the Fed's latest interest rate hike. More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index … read more...

Gold: What To Expect After The Fed's Meeting

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-27 13:28:59:000

Camille Fine Source: Net Dania While gold spot prices have stabilized somewhat since the start of September and have rebounded by roughly 3% since their 2018 low of $1,160 per oz established in mid-August, they have underperformed their complex, especially platinum and palladium, … read more...

Central bank gold buying hits highest in six years, Macquarie says

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-27 11:22:10:000

Central banks have emerged as some of the biggest buyers of gold this year , buying a total of 264 metric tons this year to reach the highest level in six years, according to analysts at Macquarie. More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, iShares Gold Trust ETF, Sprott Physical Gold Trust, Comm… read more...

PPLT And Platinum Futures Offer Incredible Value

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-27 06:15:00:000

Since 2014, the price of platinum has trailed the other members of the precious metal sector. The last time that the commodity with the nickname "rich man's gold" traded at a higher price than the yellow metal was during that year. Over the past four years, the price of platinum has deteriorat… read more...

Gold volatile, but still lower post-rate hike

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-26 15:22:36:000

The FOMC earlier as expected hiked the Fed Funds rate by 25 basis points. Also somewhat expected, the Committee removed "accommodative" from its policy statement and indicated a fourth 2018 rate hike is coming in December. More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, iShares Gold Trust ETF, Sprott P… read more...

Central Bank Gold Purchases Now Control 10% Of The Total Market

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-26 08:06:02:000

Central Banks have become big players in the gold market and now control 10% of the total market demand. Now, this wasn't always the case. Just ten years ago, the Central Banks were main suppliers via their policy of dumping gold into the market. However, the Central Bank strategy to sell gold… read more...

Sentiment Speaks: Gold Can Still See A Lower Low

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-26 08:00:00:000

The Fed controls the gold market. The manipulators control the gold market. The swaps control the gold market. The hedge funds control the market. Yes, I have heard about how everyone is controlling the gold market. In fact, I even hear such ridiculous statements as, "The ban… read more...

Gold/Silver Ratio Back At Extremes

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-26 07:48:24:000

The gold/silver ratio, calculated by simply dividing the gold price by the silver price, may be signaling the end of the bear market in metals is drawing near. That could be good news for gold investors and great news for those who hold silver. First, let's take a look at a long-term chart o… read more...

Theoretical Basis Of Fundamental Gold Price Calculation - Precious Metals Supply And Demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-26 04:21:36:000

Speculators vs. Arbitrageurs The price of gold rose six bucks, and the price of silver rose 26 cents last week. Before we look at the graphs, we want to address a reader question. This week, someone asked about how we calculate the Monetary Metals fundamental gold price . The theoretic… read more...

Decision Day : The FOMC Looms

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-26 03:22:14:000

By Stephen Innes US markets Major U.S. indexes closed mostly lower Tuesday ahead of the Federal Reserve Board's rate decision, as airlines, transportation and shipping companies are feeling the squeeze from higher oil prices. But higher energy prices are stoking the inflationary fires,… read more...

Gold Exodus To Reverse

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-22 02:37:47:000

Investors have pulled much capital out of gold in recent months in a major mass exodus. Their sentiment waxed very bearish as gold was pounded lower by extreme record gold-futures short selling. The latest record stock-market highs also suppressed the perceived need for diversifying portfolios… read more...

Gold Exodus To Reverse

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-22 02:37:47:000

Investors have pulled much capital out of gold in recent months in a major mass exodus. Their sentiment waxed very bearish as gold was pounded lower by extreme record gold-futures short selling. The latest record stock-market highs also suppressed the perceived need for diversifying portfolios… read more...

Gold Exodus To Reverse

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-22 02:37:47:000

Investors have pulled much capital out of gold in recent months in a major mass exodus. Their sentiment waxed very bearish as gold was pounded lower by extreme record gold-futures short selling. The latest record stock-market highs also suppressed the perceived need for diversifying portfolios… read more...

Gold Exodus To Reverse

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-22 02:37:47:000

Investors have pulled much capital out of gold in recent months in a major mass exodus. Their sentiment waxed very bearish as gold was pounded lower by extreme record gold-futures short selling. The latest record stock-market highs also suppressed the perceived need for diversifying portfolios… read more...

Gold And Gold Stocks - Small Rays Of Light In The Vale Of Tears

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-21 06:22:38:000

By Pater Tenebrarum A Rebound Gets Underway - Will It Have Legs? Ever since the gold indexes have broken below the shelf of support that has held them aloft since late 2016 (around 165-170 points in the HUI Index), the sector was not much to write home about, to put it mildly. Precious… read more...

Gold Awaits The Fed

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-21 06:00:00:000

Gold had been in a bull market since falling to lows in December 2015 at $1046.20 per ounce on the nearby COMEX futures contract. The yellow metal made higher lows and higher highs until it reached $1377.50 in July 2016 in the aftermath of the Brexit referendum. While gold had not traded to a … read more...

Which Precious Metals Are Likely To Be Better Investments During The Next Market Crash? - Steve St. Angelo (18/09/2018)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-19 10:35:18:000

By Steve St. Angelo The question on the minds of many investors is which of the precious metals will be better investments during the next market crash? I should know because I receive this question in my email box quite often. So, I decided to test the price action of several metals and h… read more...

Which Precious Metals Are Likely To Be Better Investments During The Next Market Crash? - Steve St. Angelo (18/09/2018)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-19 10:35:18:000

By Steve St. Angelo The question on the minds of many investors is which of the precious metals will be better investments during the next market crash? I should know because I receive this question in my email box quite often. So, I decided to test the price action of several metals and h… read more...

Gold Stocks Cheaper Than 2015 Bottom

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-19 08:20:11:000

This is one of the most unusual and interesting Gold ( GLD ) markets that I can remember in well over a decade for a number of reasons. In January, the Trump administration began imposing tariffs on various products and countries that intensified a trade war. On July 6 th when the U.S. im… read more...

Gold Stocks Cheaper Than 2015 Bottom

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-19 08:20:11:000

This is one of the most unusual and interesting Gold ( GLD ) markets that I can remember in well over a decade for a number of reasons. In January, the Trump administration began imposing tariffs on various products and countries that intensified a trade war. On July 6 th when the U.S. im… read more...

Bitcoin: When Manias End

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-19 05:39:15:000

As of this writing, there are 15 cryptocurrencies with market caps of over $1 billion. The largest, of course, is bitcoin, where the market cap is $112 billion. As a reference point, bitcoin had a market cap of over $300 billion at the start of the year. As I have mentioned previously in thi… read more...

Bitcoin: When Manias End

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-19 05:39:15:000

As of this writing, there are 15 cryptocurrencies with market caps of over $1 billion. The largest, of course, is bitcoin, where the market cap is $112 billion. As a reference point, bitcoin had a market cap of over $300 billion at the start of the year. As I have mentioned previously in thi… read more...

Dubious Prophecies And Perverse Incentives - Precious Metals Supply And Demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-18 06:33:59:000

Suspect Predictions, Ill Wishes And Worthwhile Targets Of Scorn This price of gold fell three bucks, and the price of silver fell ten cents last week. Perhaps because of the ongoing $150 price drop so far since April, we saw some doozy email subjects and article headlines this week. Panic … read more...

Can Gold Regain Its Luster?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-18 05:07:22:000

The set-up to today's markets is well understood and has been widely documented. Emerging markets have grown increasingly vulnerable this year as USD financing has dried up, making it harder to roll over new debt and finance current account deficits. Meanwhile, U.S. markets have continued show… read more...

Vanguard revamp of global mining fund to trim exposure to ~25%

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-17 12:58:57:000

Vanguard is set to complete the overhaul of its precious metals and mining fund this month, renaming the $2.3B, 34-year-old fund the Vanguard Global Capital Cycles Fund, following a 24% loss over the past year. More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, Direxion D… read more...

Gold Goes Nowhere Fast

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-17 06:30:00:000

Gold is a metal that is both a commodity and a financial asset. As a commodity, gold's properties make it an excellent conductor of electricity, and its other characteristics are suitable for a myriad of industrial applications. Gold's ornamental attraction results in lots of fabricated demand… read more...

Reasons To Be Optimistic About The Precious Metals Sector

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-17 03:43:10:000

The September 7th COT report is probably the most bullish I've seen since the beginning of my involvement in the precious metals sector in 2001. As most of you probably know by now, the "commercial" trader category is now net long both gold and silver for the first time going back to at least … read more...

Silver's Relationship With Gold Reaching Historical Extremes

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-15 11:52:33:000

Welcome to this week's Market Wrap Podcast , I'm Mike Gleason. Coming up we'll hear from Axel Merk of Merk Investments. Axel reveals the one big mistake many investors are making in not rebalancing their portfolios right now, and he explains why he still sees gold as an important asset to o… read more...

Silver's Relationship With Gold Reaching Historical Extremes

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-15 11:52:33:000

Welcome to this week's Market Wrap Podcast , I'm Mike Gleason. Coming up we'll hear from Axel Merk of Merk Investments. Axel reveals the one big mistake many investors are making in not rebalancing their portfolios right now, and he explains why he still sees gold as an important asset to o… read more...

Federal Debt Spiral: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 09.14.18

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-15 02:25:57:000

By SchiffGold The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of the week's precious metals news coupled with thoughtful analysis. The swamp is more expensive than ever! The U.S. government set a monthly spending record in August. The Treasury also borrowed mor… read more...

Federal Debt Spiral: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 09.14.18

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-15 02:25:57:000

By SchiffGold The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of the week's precious metals news coupled with thoughtful analysis. The swamp is more expensive than ever! The U.S. government set a monthly spending record in August. The Treasury also borrowed mor… read more...

Another Gold Inflection Point Is Here

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-14 16:22:30:000

The wait for a meaningful rally in the gold price may soon be over. In this commentary well discuss the latest technical improvements in the precious metals arena, including the sudden liveliness displayed by the leading gold mining stocks. Ill argue that the fuse for a worthwh… read more...

Gold: Still Has It All To Do

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-14 11:57:39:000

Finally, the miners ( GDX ) delivered a strong move to the upside on 12th and confirmed at least a daily swing low. The ETF bottomed at 17.42 on 12th in intra-day trading before finally ending the trading day at 18.11. The highs of the day (18.29) also broke through the index's 10-day moving a… read more...

Silver: The Ultimate Bottom

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-14 01:15:54:000

Source: LiveTradingNews.com Silver: The Ultimate Bottom Silver/iShares Silver Trust ( SLV ) has been in freefall ever since prices broke down in mid-June. After the Feds decision to raise rates, and the subsequent failed breakout, prices collapsed by nearly 20% in under 3 months…. read more...

Silver: A Once-In-A-Lifetime Opportunity?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-13 08:04:09:000

Pinterest Silver ( SLV ) has sold off roughly 16% since the start of the year, making it the worst performer across the precious metals space. Source: Seeking Alpha After an encouraging performance in Q2 (-1.4% vs. gold -6%), silver has once again disappointed so far in Q3, down arou… read more...

Setting Up For The Next Major Silver Bull Market

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-13 06:38:36:000

While the precious metals are totally off the radar by the majority of investors, silver is setting up for one major bull market. Yes, it's hard to believe as the gold and silver prices have been trending lower while the broader markets grind up higher, but if we look at the fundamental and te… read more...

The Paper Gold Market Is Screaming 'Short Squeeze'

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-13 06:15:49:000

Every once in a while, the trading action in a given market breaks through its historically normal boundaries and starts exploring new territory. This can mean one of two things: either something fundamental has changed, creating a "new normal" to which participants will have to adapt, or the … read more...

Gold Stocks Show Signs Of Life

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-12 16:17:41:000

If there weren't enough hurdles in golds path, the latest rise in U.S. Treasury yields has created yet another obstacle. In todays report well examine the interest rate outlook as it pertains to golds immediate-term prospects. Ill also show that while bo… read more...

Gold Could Shine Once Liquidity Fades

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-12 06:34:56:000

Strong U.S. Dollar Continues to Weigh on Gold, Emerging Markets Currencies The robust U.S. dollar has weighed on gold since May, and in August, the U.S. Dollar Index (DXY) 1 again reached new yearly highs. U.S. dollar strength was mainly due to emerging markets ((EM)) currencies that weaken… read more...

The Silver/Gold Ratio Says Lower Prices Are On The Horizon

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-12 06:05:00:000

Gold and silver have a dual role in markets. Both precious metals have industrial applications because of their rare and unique physical characteristics. At the same time, they have been means of exchange or currency for thousands of years. Gold and silver predate the old testament of the Bibl… read more...

Global Precious MMI: Huge Platinum-Palladium Spread Drives Subindex's Drop

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-12 05:59:11:000

Original Post By Taras Berezowsky MetalMiners Global Precious Monthly Metals Index ((MMI)) - tracking a basket of platinum, palladium, gold and silver prices in several geographies across the globe - continues its trek downward. The Global Precious MMI clocked a value of … read more...

Gold-Silver Ratio Hits 10-Year High - Precious Metals Supply And Demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-12 05:01:30:000

Fundamental Developments The price of gold dropped five bucks, and that of silver 40 cents last week. But let's take a look at the supply and demand fundamentals of both metals. Also, we continue to follow the development in the gold-silver ratio. One can buy a lot of silver for one's gol… read more...

The Great Gold/Silver Divergence Continues

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-12 04:20:33:000

The price of "poor man's gold," aka silver, traded at multi-year lows last week, dipping below $14/oz. marginally and barely closing above that key level at the end of the week. Do you know where the price of gold was the last time silver hovered around $14 in late 2015 and early 2016? Below $… read more...

Chart Of The Week: Gold Positioning - Back To Bearish

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-11 11:00:40:000

Gold has taken a beating in the last couple of months, and predictably traders have jumped on the bandwagon - pushing net futures positioning to the shortest since the turn of the century. The chart of the week was one of the several charts/indicators we looked at in a report on the (beari… read more...

Focus On The Gold Mining Stocks

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-11 09:55:02:000

The month of September has so far been a tough one for gold. The yellow metal just cant seem to catch a break as the latest headlines -- whether positive and negative -- have failed to stimulate gold demand. Golds safety component has been nullified since April as investors hav… read more...

Platinum Fundamentals Improve, But The Price Is Not Following

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-11 06:05:00:000

In the world of commodities, bull and bear markets can last a lot longer than supply and demand fundamentals dictate. Raw material prices tend to rise to levels where production increases because of the profit margin between output costs and market prices. At the same time, at higher prices de… read more...

Is Gold A Barbarous Relic?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-11 05:40:22:000

Is Gold A Barbarous Relic? Many claim that John Maynard Keynes said that gold is a barbarous relic. In reality, it was the gold standard he was referencing in his 1924 book on monetary reform. The way gold has been acting of late, many might consider it to be a barbarous relic. But let'… read more...

The Myth Of Gold-Stock Leverage

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-11 01:44:16:000

Editor's note: Originally published at tsi-blog.com on September 10, 2018. A few years ago, I wrote a couple of pieces explaining why gold mining is a crappy business. The main reason is the malinvestment that periodically afflicts the industry due to the boom-bust cycle caused by mone… read more...

Is It 2008 2.0? SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 09.07.18

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-10 04:21:01:000

By SchiffGold The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of the week's precious metals news coupled with thoughtful analysis. Is this 2008 2.0? Gold and silver are certainly acting a lot like they did that year. And there are some interesting parallels bet… read more...

Interesting Macro Factors That Could Fuel Long-Term Physical Gold Demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-09 14:08:46:000

Investment Thesis We are seeing a lot of pushback from U.S. sanctions and tariffs, which fuels the search for alternatives to the U.S. Dollar dependence. There are no signs of the sanctions and tariffs to ease in the short term. We have also seen physical gold demand pick up by central ban… read more...

Silver Commercial Traders Decide Now Is The Time To Massively Cut Short Positions

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-08 15:51:36:000

The latest Commitments of Traders ((COT)) report showed a big decrease in the long position after three straight weeks of increases. Speculative shorts were not deterred as they added slightly to their own positions. The result was that the speculative net-short position regained all of its de… read more...

Record Gold/Silver Shorts

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-08 02:02:02:000

Gold and silver were thrashed this past summer, relentlessly pounded to deep new lows. That has fueled extreme bearishness, with traders convinced the precious metals fundamentals are rotten. But epic all-time-record futures short selling by speculators was the real culprit. These unpr… read more...

Gold Mining Stocks Still In Weak Hands (Part 3)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-08 00:18:49:000

Preamble On days like this, I feel like a script writer for a soap opera: "Previously on Desperate Investors…", you get my drift as we recently wrote: This is a capitulation of sorts, but it may not be final at this point. The selling of this sector creates more selling ... read more...

Gold Awaits The Decision On Tariffs And China's Response

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-07 10:14:06:000

By David Brady, CFA Twenty-five percent tariffs on $200bln or 40% of China's exports to the U.S. are due to go into effect today or shortly thereafter. There seems little doubt that the U.S. will proceed with these tariffs: the U.S.'s trade deficit with China hit a new record high in July…. read more...

Gold's Utility As A Portfolio Diversifier

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-07 06:55:54:000

Jordan Roy-Byrne: Hello again, everyone. Welcome back to the Atlas Investor podcast with Tiho Brkan, thank you so much for tuning in today. We really appreciate it. Tiho, my friend, I want to ask how you're doing today and what will we be covering in this episode number 21? Tiho Brkan… read more...

Why Are The Banks Long Gold And Silver Futures?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-06 14:32:03:000

"The banks are very net long gold and silver futures. To the extent that banks can peer at what's going on behind the proverbial 'curtain,' they must see something that has inspired them to take long position in the precious metals." Gold is behaving the same way it was behaving in the mon… read more...

ETF Liquidations Still Weigh On Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-06 11:59:35:000

As the search for a bottom continues for gold, the majority of golds most salient technical factors still weigh against a price reversal in the immediate term. However, there is at least one widely watched, significant indicator which provides a hope for the gold bulls at some in the c… read more...

Gold Looks Primed For A Rally - Time To Go Long SPDR Gold Trust

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-06 11:19:54:000

Gold has been under tremendous selling pressure for the last four months or so. The dollar has been rallying and that has had an impact on gold. Increasing interest rates, trade tensions, emerging market fearsall of these things have contributed to stronger dollar. But the trade tensio… read more...

A Bearish Summer Ends In Gold - What Next?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-06 09:07:14:000

The summer of 2018 was a bearish period for the gold market, and it came out of the gate in September after the long holiday weekend with selling pushing the active month December futures contract on COMEX below the $1200 per ounce level once again. A stronger dollar and the prospects of two… read more...

If Printing Money Created Wealth, We'd All Quit Working

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-06 08:16:41:000

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3 Currencies To Watch In A Bear Market For Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-06 08:11:05:000

By Kathy Lien At a Glance Gold is down almost 9 percent in 2018, and these currencies are dropping with it. Traditionally, gold is supposed to perform well whenever political risks are high, trade tensions are escalated, or economic growth is threatened, but that has not been the cas… read more...

From The Amazon Bubble To The Gold Mining Bust

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-06 07:59:00:000

The trillion-dollar "mostly empty box" Earlier in the week, Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) grabbed headlines again. That's as it temporarily passed the magic market capitalisation figure of US$1 trillion - the second company to do so. It has since dropped back a little, to "just" US$979 … read more...

What Turkey Can Teach Us About Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-06 06:19:55:000

What Turkey Can Teach Us About Gold If you were contemplating an investment at the beginning of 2014, which of the two assets graphed below would you prefer to own? Data Courtesy: Bloomberg In the traditional and logical way of thinking about investing, the asset that appreciates mor… read more...

Is Rob McEwen Right About The Precious Metals Market?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-05 09:10:44:000

I was wrong. In my previous article about the precious metals market, I made the following conclusion: In my opinion, now gold and silver are sending very strong, medium and long-term BUY signals. Money managers trading gold/silver futures are very bearish about precious metals a… read more...

Gold-Silver Ratio Message - Precious Metals Supply And Demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-05 08:28:08:000

Fundamental Developments Last week, the price of gold fell three bucks and that of silver fell a quarter of a buck. But let us take a look at the supply and demand fundamentals of both metals. Also, we have an interesting development in the gold-silver ratio, a topic we have not addressed in… read more...

My Theory About Gold And Silver For Long-Term Investors

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-05 07:50:55:000

Why are these trends so long and so big - both, up and down? My early experience with silver gave rise to decades of observations that have formed my theory about the price cycles of gold and silver versus the US dollar. My first big loss - "big" only in percentage terms, since I was just st… read more...

Gold Looking Like 'Dead Money,' Says Louise Yamada

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-05 05:28:03:000

By FS Staff The following is a summary of our interview with Louise Yamada of LY Advisors, which can be listened to on our site here or on iTunes here . Global slowdown concerns are picking up, says Yamada, and the nearly four-decade downtrend in falling interest rates is at an en… read more...

Gold And Silver Are Acting Like It's 2008. They May Be Right

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-05 05:18:39:000

2008 has special significance for gold bugs, both because of the money they lost in August of the year and the money they made in the half-decade that followed. Today's world is beginning to feel eerily similar. Let's start with a little background. The mid-2000s' economy boomed in part beca… read more...

The Next Economic Collapse Could Start In Fall 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-04 14:14:55:000

SBTV speaks with Michael Pento of Pento Portfolio Strategies about the possibility of an economic collapse happening as early as Fall 2018. In this interview, Michael shares the rationale for his forecast and why gold and silver are the assets to accumulate now. He sees Fed rate hikes comi… read more...

Sentiment Speaks: Why Would You Even Think About Buying Gold?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-04 08:00:00:000

Gold is a relic of the past. There is no interest from the millennials for gold. The cryptocurrencies are taking demand away from gold. Central banks have been selling gold over the last few years. Interest rates do not support a rally in gold. Gold funds have been closing of late, which evide… read more...

Gold And Silver Are Set Up To Soar

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-04 04:41:51:000

Per the latest COT report (note: this references the August 21 st COT Report), the hedge fund (Managed Money) net short position in Comex paper gold was 90,000 contracts - by far a record short position for the hedge fund trader category. Conversely, the bank net long position (Swap Dealers) … read more...

U.S. Dollar: Big Test Ahead In September

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-03 06:34:28:000

The precious metals complex last week was not able to add to the gains of the previous week. Silver especially is very close to its August lows, so traders should not be surprised if the white metal registers a lower low this week. Furthermore, the mining complex ( GDX ) has been in a steep do… read more...

Silver Needs A Boost Of Energy

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-03 06:30:00:000

August has been a rough month for the precious metals sector of the commodities market. The two worst performers have been platinum, which dropped to a decade and a half low, and silver which declined to its lowest level since 2016. The combination of a rising dollar and the prospects for in… read more...

Trump Hopes To Boost 401(K)s As Inflation Saps Away Savings

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-02 08:57:19:000

Welcome to this week's Market Wrap Podcast , I'm Mike Gleason. Coming up David Morgan of The Morgan Report joins me to talk about what the coming months are likely to have in store for the metals and the markets, tells us how the smart money has already exited stocks and shares his secret… read more...

This Week In Money - September 1, 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-02 01:21:21:000

Ross Clark - Canadian Dollar, NAFTA, Oil. Wolf Richter - Automotive Sector, Subprime Loans, Real Estate. Ed Steer - Gold, Silver, Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee. Larry Reaugh - President & CEO of American Manganese Inc. Jim Pettit - President & CEO of Ab… read more...

'Don't Believe The Statistics' - Eric Sprott On The Metrics That Matter (Weekly Wrap-Up, Aug. 31, 2018)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-01 02:13:32:000

By Craig Hemke Labor Day is upon us, and the long U.S. holiday weekend marks the traditional end of summer. Before you start your celebrations, check in with the latest edition of the Weekly Wrap-Up, where you'll hear: What's driving the coming rally Eric's forecast for the U.S. doll… read more...

Trade Wars! SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 08.31.18

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-01 01:54:24:000

By SchiffGold The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of the week's precious metals news coupled with thoughtful analysis. There's been some progress toward a new NAFTA deal, but the trade war with China rages on. Meanwhile, the EU called Trump's bluff on… read more...

The Dollar, Commodities And Inflation

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-31 05:59:25:000

We appear to be at a turning point not only for the dollar, but for all commodity markets, including precious metals, as well. The dollar has yet to reflect properly the enormous monetary expansion of recent years, and commodities will be corralled into supplying China's Asian reformation. Ta… read more...

Gold's longest monthly losing streak since 2013

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-31 05:41:52:000

Gold rose overnight as investors hedged against risks stemming from ongoing trade tensions, with $1,200 acting as a strong support, but the bullion was headed for its fifth straight monthly decline. That's the longest monthly losing streak since 2013. More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, i… read more...

Peter Schiff: Traders Are Beginning To See The Writing On The Wall

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-31 04:25:25:000

By SchiffGold The US stock markets had another big day Wednesday with a number of indexes, including the Nasdaq and the S&P 500, in record territory. So, what's with the recent move up in US stock markets? Donald Trump and a lot of Republicans have been taking credit for it, saying t… read more...

Gold's Fundamental Price In Big Move As Scarcity Increases - Precious Metals Supply And Demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-30 06:35:47:000

Fundamental Developments While the price of gold was up $19 last week, the price of silver was unchanged. Of course, we are not going to bias our discussions of the fundamentals, based on bearish or bullish theory. This week it turned out that the lighthouse is actually more solid than … read more...

Why Everybody Should Own Physical Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-29 21:20:07:000

In the first few months of 2018 (especially in April), it seemed to be only a matter of days before gold (NYSEARCA: GLD ) would break out over its $1350 resistance level and quickly rise to higher levels. But the hope of the gold bulls was a little premature, and the precious metal has instea… read more...

Gold: So Close, Yet So Far

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-29 13:19:06:000

The gold price made an all-too-familiar U-turn on Tuesday after an impressive rally the previous two days. Gold was unsettled by recent headline developments, causing the bulls to quickly lose heart as sellers forced the yellow metal below its pivotal breakout level from last week. In today&#x… read more...

Brien Lundin: Why The Gold Market Looks Poised For Reversal

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-29 09:44:03:000

This week, we welcome back to the podcast Brien Lundin, publisher of Gold Newsletter and producer of the New Orleans Investment Conference (Nov. 1-4, 2018). FYI: both Chris and I will be speaking there again this year. Brien predicts that the brutal period for precious metals may soon be ove… read more...

Did Gold Find A Bottom?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-29 06:16:00:000

On April 11, the price of gold hit a high of $1365.40 per ounce for the second time in 2018. In late January, gold reached the same peak. The double top in the gold market turned out to be a bearish omen, and the price fell for fourteen out of the next nineteen weeks reaching a low of $1161.40… read more...

Silver Price Forecast 2019/2018: These Indicators Are Predicting New All-Time High Silver Prices

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-29 04:40:13:000

The Dow/Gold ratio is a very reliable measure for where we are on the long-term economic timetable. It allows for an accurate reading of key economic conditions that are present at a particular period of time. With regard to silver, the period after a Dow/Gold peak is generally great conditi… read more...

WTF Just Happened? Gold And Silver Set Up To Soar

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-27 08:52:54:000

According to the latest Commitments of Traders Report released Friday, which accounts for Comex trader positioning through Tuesday, August 21, the hedge fund net short position in Comex paper gold futures soared to an all-time high of 89,972 contracts. This represents nearly 9 million ounces o… read more...

WTF Just Happened? Gold And Silver Set Up To Soar

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-27 08:52:54:000

According to the latest Commitments of Traders Report released Friday, which accounts for Comex trader positioning through Tuesday, August 21, the hedge fund net short position in Comex paper gold futures soared to an all-time high of 89,972 contracts. This represents nearly 9 million ounces o… read more...

Are Silver Shorts Feeling A Little Squeezed?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-27 08:50:56:000

The Variable Changing Price Momentum Indicator Early Bird Weekend Update for August 24, 2018 covers gold, silver, crude, soybeans, wheat, E-mini S&P and Bitcoin. Gold Gold last traded at $1,210.40. It just completed the sell 2 (S2) level of $1,209 overnight. The average price of $1,196… read more...

Are Silver Shorts Feeling A Little Squeezed?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-27 08:50:56:000

The Variable Changing Price Momentum Indicator Early Bird Weekend Update for August 24, 2018 covers gold, silver, crude, soybeans, wheat, E-mini S&P and Bitcoin. Gold Gold last traded at $1,210.40. It just completed the sell 2 (S2) level of $1,209 overnight. The average price of $1,196… read more...

Friday's Upside Move In Gold Likely Unsustainable

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-27 08:05:52:000

Gold's rally Friday was way overdone. Jerome Powell specifically said the current plan is to continue to raise rates over the next several quarters and near-term economic overheating is unlikely. Last week's move in gold will likely be corrected early next week. It looks unlikely the $200 bill… read more...

Friday's Upside Move In Gold Likely Unsustainable

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-27 08:05:52:000

Gold's rally Friday was way overdone. Jerome Powell specifically said the current plan is to continue to raise rates over the next several quarters and near-term economic overheating is unlikely. Last week's move in gold will likely be corrected early next week. It looks unlikely the $200 bill… read more...

After A Tumultuous Week In Gold, Some Think The Worst Is Over

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-27 06:59:51:000

The latest Commitment of Traders ((COT)) report showed a slowdown in the short assault on the gold and silver price, but despite that, it continued the record run of an increasing net speculative short position. For the second week in a row, speculative longs and shorts both increased their po… read more...

After A Tumultuous Week In Gold, Some Think The Worst Is Over

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-27 06:59:51:000

The latest Commitment of Traders ((COT)) report showed a slowdown in the short assault on the gold and silver price, but despite that, it continued the record run of an increasing net speculative short position. For the second week in a row, speculative longs and shorts both increased their po… read more...

Gold At The Crossroads

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-27 06:14:03:000

Editor's note: Originally published at tsi-blog.com on August 27, 2018. [This post is a modified excerpt from a TSI commentary published last month.] Although I'm not in total agreement with it, I can highly recommend Erik Norland's article titled " Gold: At the Crossroads of Fiscal … read more...

Gold At The Crossroads

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-27 06:14:03:000

Editor's note: Originally published at tsi-blog.com on August 27, 2018. [This post is a modified excerpt from a TSI commentary published last month.] Although I'm not in total agreement with it, I can highly recommend Erik Norland's article titled " Gold: At the Crossroads of Fiscal … read more...

Extreme Sentiment On Both Gold And The U.S. Dollar, Is It Justified?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-26 13:44:17:000

Investment Thesis I have written about the sentiment in gold ( GLD ) ( IAU ) ( PHYS ) before; the sentiment continues to climb to new extremes. We are also seeing long speculative positioning in the U.S. Dollar. I would argue this is not supported by fundamentals, but the big question is whe… read more...

Gold And Silver Attempt Rebound On Dollar Weakness

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-26 10:44:21:000

Pento: Trade War to Continue, Global Debt Default & Higher Interest Rates Unavoidable Don't want to listen? Read the podcast below! Welcome to this week's Market Wrap Podcast, I'm Mike Gleason. Coming up we'll hear from Michael Pento of Pento Portfolio Strategies and author … read more...

The $64,000 Question: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 08.24.18

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-26 05:12:43:000

By SchiffGold The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of the week's precious metals news coupled with thoughtful analysis. In this episode, host Mike Maharrey ponders the $64,000 question. How long with the Fed keep pushing up interest rates? He also talk… read more...

Gold Price Framework Vol. 2: The Energy Side Of The Equation - Part III

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-25 04:21:58:000

In the third part of this report, we are putting our gold price framework to use. Having identified longer-dated energy prices and real-interest rate expectations as the main drivers for gold prices, we conclude that both drivers are near the bottom of their respective cycles, implying little … read more...

Perth Mint launches first ETF with sovereign-backed gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-15 09:33:51:000

Perth Mint Physical Gold ETF (NYSEARCA: AAAU ) is fully backed by physical gold, which is guaranteed by the government of Western Australia, with shares exchangeable for delivery of a range of gold products. More news on: Prth Mnt Physc Shs, The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, SPDR… read more...

Perth Mint launches first ETF with sovereign-backed gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-15 09:33:51:000

Perth Mint Physical Gold ETF (NYSEARCA: AAAU ) is fully backed by physical gold, which is guaranteed by the government of Western Australia, with shares exchangeable for delivery of a range of gold products. More news on: Prth Mnt Physc Shs, The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, SPDR… read more...

Perth Mint launches first ETF with sovereign-backed gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-15 09:33:51:000

Perth Mint Physical Gold ETF (NYSEARCA: AAAU ) is fully backed by physical gold, which is guaranteed by the government of Western Australia, with shares exchangeable for delivery of a range of gold products. More news on: Prth Mnt Physc Shs, The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, SPDR… read more...

Exchange Traded Concepts Marks the Launch of the Perth Mint Physical Gold ETF (NYSE Arca: AAAU)

via: PR Newswire at 2018-08-15 09:00:00:000

NEW YORK , Aug. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Exchange Traded Concepts, LLC (ETC) , a leader in providing white label Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) solutions, in conjunction with The Perth Mint, Australia's largest fully integrated precious metals refining, minting and depository enterpri… read more...

Perth Mint Physical Gold ETF (NYSE Arca: AAAU) Debuts as First ETF with Sovereign-Backed Gold

via: Business Wire at 2018-08-15 09:00:00:000

AAAU is fully backed by physical gold and that underlying physical gold is guaranteed by the Government of Western Australia with shares exchangeable for delivery of a wide range of gold products The Perth Mint , Australias largest precious metals refining, minting and deposi… read more...

Exchange Traded Concepts Marks the Launch of the Perth Mint Physical Gold ETF (NYSE Arca: AAAU)

via: PR Newswire at 2018-08-15 09:00:00:000

NEW YORK , Aug. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Exchange Traded Concepts, LLC (ETC) , a leader in providing white label Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) solutions, in conjunction with The Perth Mint, Australia's largest fully integrated precious metals refining, minting and depository enterpri… read more...

Perth Mint Physical Gold ETF (NYSE Arca: AAAU) Debuts as First ETF with Sovereign-Backed Gold

via: Business Wire at 2018-08-15 09:00:00:000

AAAU is fully backed by physical gold and that underlying physical gold is guaranteed by the Government of Western Australia with shares exchangeable for delivery of a wide range of gold products The Perth Mint , Australias largest precious metals refining, minting and deposi… read more...

Exchange Traded Concepts Marks the Launch of the Perth Mint Physical Gold ETF (NYSE Arca: AAAU)

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NEW YORK , Aug. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Exchange Traded Concepts, LLC (ETC) , a leader in providing white label Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) solutions, in conjunction with The Perth Mint, Australia's largest fully integrated precious metals refining, minting and depository enterpri… read more...

Perth Mint Physical Gold ETF (NYSE Arca: AAAU) Debuts as First ETF with Sovereign-Backed Gold

via: Business Wire at 2018-08-15 09:00:00:000

AAAU is fully backed by physical gold and that underlying physical gold is guaranteed by the Government of Western Australia with shares exchangeable for delivery of a wide range of gold products The Perth Mint , Australias largest precious metals refining, minting and deposi… read more...

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