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From: 2019-02-19 To: 2019-06-12

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Sentiment Speaks: Strap Yourselves In - Gold May Take Off Like A Rocketship

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-13 04:54:50:000

The last three years have been extremely difficult for metals enthusiasts. If you speak with them, you would assume that gold has been going down for the last three years. Well, at least that is the impression you would get based upon their sentiment. But, in fact, all gold h… read more...

The Italian Job - Precious Metals Supply And Demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-12 02:51:11:000

Lira Comeback? The price of gold jumped 35 bucks last week, and that of silver 48 cents. The dollar is now down to 23 milligrams of gold. Keith is on the road this week, so we will just comment on one thing. If Italy is serious about moving back to the lira, that will make the euro less so… read more...

Global Economic And Political Concerns Rise

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-12 02:15:00:000

Last Friday night, after the markets had closed, US President Trump told the world that Mexico had agreed to a deal that would avoid the spread of protectionist measures. The US leader had used tariffs, not to level the playing field on trade, but to achieve cooperation from the Mexican govern… read more...

This Is Why Gold Is Surging Higher

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-11 17:22:59:000

It was just two weeks ago that the SPDR Gold Trust ETF ( GLD ) was close to breaking down and heading to lower lows for the year. But since late May, it has staged a significant rally (up each of the last 8 trading sessions) and suddenly GLD is sitting near highs from earlier in the year. (… read more...

Gold Enthusiasts Don't Like Hearing This

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-11 11:20:21:000

All markets are driven by the emotion of fear - fear of losing and fear of missing out (greed) - and it is hard to think of a more emotional investment than gold. It has been the 'go-to' refuge from recessions and from inflation since the beginning of modern times. In this piece, we argue that… read more...

Put Your Trust In Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-11 09:22:17:000

Americans trust in institutions, from the federal government to banks to the news media, has been deteriorating for decades. Sixty years ago, three quarters of Americans expressed faith in the government to do the right thing most of the time or just about alw… read more...

The 'True Fundamentals' Are Still In Gold's Favour

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-11 05:08:16:000

Editor's note: Originally published at tsi-blog.com on June 10, 2019. After spending almost all of 2018 in bearish territory, gold's true fundamentals* (as indicated by my Gold True Fundamentals Model - GTFM) have spent all of this year to date in bullish territory. Refer to the following … read more...

Don't Hurry To Buy Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-11 02:08:15:000

Investment Thesis The analysis of the gold market's prospects amid the actual driver indicates the presence of strong support, but not the bull market, and, consequently, the SPDR Gold Trust ETF ( GLD ), which is tied to gold To begin with, what is not surprising. Gold is the commodity… read more...

Gold In Times Of Recession: Much Better Than Perceived

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-10 06:26:40:000

The talk of recession is getting louder. In the space of just 6 months, consensus has gone from expecting two rate hikes in 2019 back in December, to now a 51% chance of a rate cut by July. Markets aren't expecting just a 25-basis point either. Fed funds futures are trading at a 32% chance… read more...

Gold's Multi-Decade Bull Market Has Steeper Climbs Ahead

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-10 03:31:23:000

Gold vs. World Currencies In a previous article, I had written about golds cheap price in currencies around the world. That is not to say that gold has not done well recently in different world currencies, just that it has underperformed relative to the massive printing conducted… read more...

Gold Climbs To The Highest Level Since February

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-10 02:00:00:000

On the final trading session of May, the COMEX gold futures market broke a bearish price pattern that had been in place since February 20. Over three months, the yellow metal did nothing but make lower higher and lower lows falling to $1273.20 on the active month August futures contract on May… read more...

Yes, Gold Is Still A Flight To Quality

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-09 21:43:13:000

By Scott Bauer At A Glance Recent equity volatility shows golds allure as a store of value remains strong Growing or declining economic growth in developed countries is still a strong signal for gold Gold can play an important role in anyones portfolio from the i… read more...

Price Increases In Gold Are A Warning Sign For The Broader Market

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-09 16:50:42:000

Intro Since Trumps May 30 tweet about possibly imposing a 5% tariff on Mexico, the gold market, which I will be using the ticker ( GLD ) when referencing this commodity, has increased 3.44%. This is slightly higher than the 2.04% gain the S&P 500 ( SPY ) had in this same time p… read more...

It's Buy-The-Dips Time In Metals And Miners - David Brady (07/06/2019)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-09 06:07:06:000

By David Brady I am expecting gold to test the resistance zone between 1,370-80 next with a healthy pullback to follow. But I do not recommend anyone short gold in this market. As the Elliott Wave theorists put it, a Wave 3 (or C) is under way in gold and any pullbacks are to be bought und… read more...

Gold, Silver And The Mining Stocks Are Showing Signs Of Life

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-09 05:28:31:000

"Shanghai Gold will change the current gold market with its 'consumed in the East but priced in the West' arrangement. When China has the right to speak in the international gold market, the true price of gold will be revealed." - Xu Luode, Chairman, Shanghai Gold Exchange, 15 May 2014 T… read more...

A Surprise Move In Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-09 03:03:59:000

By Pater Tenebrarum Traders and Analysts Caught Wrong-Footed Over the past week, gold and gold stocks have been on a tear. It is probably fair to say that most market participants were surprised by this development. Although sentiment on gold was not extremely bearish and several obs… read more...

Gold Surges Near Breakout

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-08 10:34:03:000

Gold surged sharply over this past week or so, nearing a major bull market breakout! Nearly everyone was surprised by this violent awakening, which erupted suddenly as gold languished around year-to-date lows. If this dramatic rally has staying power, gold has good odds of achieving decisive n… read more...

Silver - A Bullish Week

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-08 02:00:00:000

Just when it looked like silver was heading for a test of $14 per ounce and perhaps a test of the November 2018 low at $13.86, or even the December 2015 bottom at $13.635, the price turned around at the end of May and put in a bullish reversal on the weekly chart, by only two ticks. Silver fel… read more...

No Pause In Central Bank Gold-Buying

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-07 07:07:32:000

By SchiffGold Central banks bought more gold in April, according to a report by the World Gold Council . This continues a gold-buying spree that stretches back to last year. Globally, central bank net purchases of the yellow metal totaled 43 tons. That is an 8% increase month-on-month. … read more...

Gold Is Outperforming The Wider Commodities Sector

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-07 02:45:28:000

Original Post By Stuart Burns Some commentators were all over the gold price this week, with Kitco News writing gold "took off like a rocket this week. "The last three days in the metals have been strong, with both gold and silver exploding higher," the Kitco News report said. … read more...

Closer To A Significant Monetary Event - Updated

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-06 08:59:49:000

Previously, I have shown how we could be close to a major financial/monetary crisis. The following chart that shows the ratio of gold to the monetary base was used: The chart shows the ratio of the gold price to the St. Louis Adjusted Monetary Base back to 1918. That is the gold price in US … read more...

Gold Vs. Silver - Precious Metals Supply And Demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-06 02:34:09:000

Is Silver Still Useful As A Monetary Metal? The price of gold jumped a whole twenty bucks last week. We imagine that the marginal gold bug is relieved to be rid of his gold, in this opportunity afforded by the highest price since early April. OK, all kidding aside, the price of silver went u… read more...

Gold Will Save Us All

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-05 07:35:56:000

In the absence of the gold standard, there is no way to protect savings from confiscation through inflation. There is no safe store of value. - Alan Greenspan Allow me to start off this article by making it very clear that I am by no means a Gold bug. Ever… read more...

Is The Yellow Metal 'Good As Gold' Again?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-05 06:46:29:000

Unfortunately, for the bulls, gold has been anything but good. The Midas Metal has spent the last 6 years putting traders and investors to sleep. It has oscillated between a high of $1,434 per ounce in 2013 and a low of $1,045 per ounce in late 2015. While there have been periods of excitement… read more...

Gold matches 2019 high after soft jobs numbers

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-05 05:26:04:000

What now seems like a nearly certain prospect of a rate cut within the next three months has gold investors feeling it. The latest sign was this morning's ADP jobs numbers for May - up just 27K vs estimates for a 175K gain. It was also the weakest ADP print in nine years. More news on: S… read more...

Tariff Madness Ignites Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-04 21:53:21:000

To be able to make an educated guess on how long this Tariff debacle will last and what developments may unfold down the line, it is first imperative to understand the motives of the main characters in the story - and that is the problem the market is grappling with; what exactly is Trump af… read more...

Where Investors Sought Protection From Trump's Tariffs On Mexico

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-04 21:26:14:000

Tariff Man strikes again. In a surprise tweet last Thursday, President Donald Trump announced that, beginning June 10, the U.S. would impose a 5 percent tariff on all goods coming into the U.S. from Mexico until such time as illegal migrants coming through Mexico, a… read more...

Gold Set On A Path To A New Bull Market?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-04 13:14:51:000

In case you missed it, gold ( GLD ) has finally managed to stage a decent rally. Through the turmoil and tumult of the trade war escalation, gold had been reluctant to move as US dollar strength kept a lid on things, but there's a few key moving parts that investors should be thinking about wh… read more...

Gold: Impact From U.S. And Chinese Policies

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-03 03:46:06:000

By Erik Norland Gold prices have been on a wild ride. Between 2000 and 2011, they rose from $280 to around $1,900 per ounce before falling back to $1,050 in 2015. Currently, they are trading close to $1,300 an ounce. Gold has made similar-sized moves when priced in the Chinese renminbi ((C… read more...

Gold Is A Barometer Of Fear

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-02 02:00:00:000

I was a precious metals trader from the early 1980s until 1997 for one of the world's leading bullion dealers with offices in New York, London, and Hong Kong. For most of that time, the price of the yellow metal traded at between $300 and $400 per ounce. Memories of the 1980 peak at $875 per o… read more...

Gold Could Benefit From A Stock Market Bottom

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-31 10:29:12:000

Golds inability to rally in May despite mounting fears over the global trade and economic outlook is well known. What merits discussion, however, is how well the gold price has held its own in the face of a strong dollar and a weak stock market. Today, well discuss the question… read more...

Gold Could Benefit From A Stock Market Bottom

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-31 10:29:12:000

Golds inability to rally in May despite mounting fears over the global trade and economic outlook is well known. What merits discussion, however, is how well the gold price has held its own in the face of a strong dollar and a weak stock market. Today, well discuss the question… read more...

How Not To Launch A Gold Standard - Precious Metals Supply And Demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-29 17:15:06:000

The Money of the Free Market, not of Governments Monday was Memorial Day holiday in America. Last week the price of gold rose 8 bucks, and silver 16 cents. With Keith traveling in Asia right now, this will be a brief report. But speaking of Asia, everyone seems to be talking about China's (a… read more...

Nothing To Commend Gold But Fear

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-29 11:03:25:000

Gold investors are biting their nails right now over golds inability to rally in the face of widespread fears. Normally the yellow metal would be in full-blown bullish mode with as much uncertainty as there is now over U.S.-China trade and Brexit. Yet gold prices have been uncharacteri… read more...

Double Whammy: Fed Policy And The U.S.-China Trade War

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-28 21:32:26:000

Markets were decisively in risk-off mode last week. Following weak manufacturing news last Thursday, the yield on the 10-year Treasury sank to its lowest level since October 2017. The spread between the 10-year yield and the three-month yield, in fact, inverted once again, with… read more...

Sentiment Speaks: Gold Is In A Precarious Spot

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-27 03:45:00:000

My mother told me that if I did not have anything nice to say, I should not say anything at all. Well, that is why you have not heard from me about [[GLD]] for quite some time. When I wrote about it last, many were certain it was going to break out again, but I suspected we would continue to c… read more...

Sentiment Speaks: Gold Is In A Precarious Spot

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-27 03:45:00:000

My mother told me that if I did not have anything nice to say, I should not say anything at all. Well, that is why you have not heard from me about [[GLD]] for quite some time. When I wrote about it last, many were certain it was going to break out again, but I suspected we would continue to c… read more...

Silver Speculators Say It's Time To Start Buying

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-27 02:44:16:000

The gold futures market took a big step towards bullish - or at least neutral - in the past week. Speculators (usually wrong at big turning points) scaled back their long bets while commercials (usually right at turning points) reduced their net short positions. This is progress, but still… read more...

Silver Speculators Say It's Time To Start Buying

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-27 02:44:16:000

The gold futures market took a big step towards bullish - or at least neutral - in the past week. Speculators (usually wrong at big turning points) scaled back their long bets while commercials (usually right at turning points) reduced their net short positions. This is progress, but still… read more...

Peter Schiff: The Russians Are Buying Gold To Prepare For The Impending Dollar Crisis

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-24 06:57:27:000

By SchiffGold Russia once again added to its growing gold reserves in April, buying another 15.55 tons of the yellow metal. According to a press release from the Central Bank of Russia, it now holds 2,183.46 tons of gold. Russia has expanded its gold holdings by 71.53 tons through the fi… read more...

Peter Schiff: The Russians Are Buying Gold To Prepare For The Impending Dollar Crisis

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-24 06:57:27:000

By SchiffGold Russia once again added to its growing gold reserves in April, buying another 15.55 tons of the yellow metal. According to a press release from the Central Bank of Russia, it now holds 2,183.46 tons of gold. Russia has expanded its gold holdings by 71.53 tons through the fi… read more...

Peter Schiff: The Russians Are Buying Gold To Prepare For The Impending Dollar Crisis

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-24 06:57:27:000

By SchiffGold Russia once again added to its growing gold reserves in April, buying another 15.55 tons of the yellow metal. According to a press release from the Central Bank of Russia, it now holds 2,183.46 tons of gold. Russia has expanded its gold holdings by 71.53 tons through the fi… read more...

Data Shows Gold Is Undervalued In Many Currencies Since 2011

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-23 21:49:05:000

Since the last recession in 2008-9, golds price has fallen 45% in US dollar terms, at the same time US M2 money supply has risen 70%. On its face, the relationship between the growth in aggregate money supply of dollars and the fall in corresponding dollar price of gold doesnt … read more...

Data Shows Gold Is Undervalued In Many Currencies Since 2011

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-23 21:49:05:000

Since the last recession in 2008-9, golds price has fallen 45% in US dollar terms, at the same time US M2 money supply has risen 70%. On its face, the relationship between the growth in aggregate money supply of dollars and the fall in corresponding dollar price of gold doesnt … read more...

Data Shows Gold Is Undervalued In Many Currencies Since 2011

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-23 21:49:05:000

Since the last recession in 2008-9, golds price has fallen 45% in US dollar terms, at the same time US M2 money supply has risen 70%. On its face, the relationship between the growth in aggregate money supply of dollars and the fall in corresponding dollar price of gold doesnt … read more...

Gold Is Increasingly Becoming More Portable Globally

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-23 12:08:57:000

SBTV's latest guest is Kai C. Chng CEO of Digix Global , a company that is tokenizing real world physical assets like gold on the blockchain. KC shares how gold-backed DGX tokens are allow gold to be even more portable and usable for payments today. Discussed in this interview: 0… read more...

Why China Is The World's Largest Gold Consumer

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-23 00:03:40:000

By Sachin Patel At a Glance China's appetite for gold continues as use in jewelry, electric cars and central bank reserves increase Retail investors in China purchased 10.7 million ounces of gold bars and coins in 2018 Gold has long enjoyed deep cultural significance in China, wh… read more...

Stubborn Fed Is Keeping A Lid On Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-22 10:07:49:000

There are many factors that can be blamed for slumping precious metals prices in recent months. Yet one of the biggest factors has been none other than the Federal Reserve. The steadfastness of the U.S. central bank in holding interest rates steady has kept the dollar strong, which in turn has… read more...

Central Bankers - Followers Not Leaders

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-22 02:15:00:000

Central Bankers are an elite group of economists that manage monetary policies for nations around the world. In the US and Europe, the Federal Reserve and European Central Bank manage short-term interest rates, which is the primary monetary policy tool. Market forces establish the rates furthe… read more...

Brutal Gold Futures Action Explains Last Week's Big Price Decline

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-20 22:10:44:000

Just when it looked like gold futures - which still, unfortunately, dictate the price of physical precious metals - were ready to turn bullish, last week's Commitments of Traders report ((COT)) revealed that commercial traders (usually right at big turns) had gone massively short, while specul… read more...

GDX: Watch Out For The Summer Doldrums

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-20 02:49:20:000

The spot price of gold got off to a great start this year and briefly clipped $1,350/oz back in February before failing (yet again) to break through heavy resistance that resides in that same region. Although for a brief period of time gold looked to be gaining strong momentum as there was cer… read more...

SILJ: Silver Looks Weak And Landmines Are Everywhere

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-20 00:21:49:000

The new year got off to an impressive enough start for silver and in particular silver mining stocks, with many companies seeing their share prices climb steadily higher into the double-digit range during Q1 before starting to fizzle out at the start of Q2. Now, as we enter deeper into mid-M… read more...

Why Now Is The Time To Buy Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-19 19:40:01:000

John Maynard Keynes called it a barbarous relic. Warren Buffett said it has no utility. Its a curious yellow metal that miners dig out of the ground only to melt down and bury again in carefully guarded vaults. So why invest in gold? As Ray Dalio once said, If you dont … read more...

Trade Issues Are Only The Tip Of A Volatile Iceberg For Markets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-19 02:15:00:000

There is a Chinese curse which says, "May he live in interesting times." Given the current trade dispute between the United States and China, the commodities markets are under a spell because many of the raw materials are in the crosshairs of the wave of protectionism that escalated to a new l… read more...

Revisiting Gold's Trading Patterns

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-17 23:09:44:000

The only constant in the market (any market) is emotion. Specifically, fear; fear of losing and fear of missing out (greed). Repetitive market patterns that are connected in some way to human emotions are the best chance we have of understanding the present and, perhaps, improving our predicti… read more...

Unearthing ESG In The Gold Industry

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-17 15:31:04:000

Easing Global Risks Softened Safe-Haven Demand The gold price showed a small decline in April as global risks eased somewhat. First quarter gross domestic product ((GDP)) growth exceeded expectations in the U.S. and China. China also reported gains in retail sales and industrial production f… read more...

Worry Indicators Are Rising

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-16 10:28:36:000

Let's start with the good news: while many worry indicators are rising today, along with the decline in stocks, the US dollar is weaker. It will be hard to declare if a risk-off environment has fully gripped the markets without a meaningful surge in the safe-haven dollar (see figure 4), which … read more...

Worry Indicators Are Rising

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-16 10:28:36:000

Let's start with the good news: while many worry indicators are rising today, along with the decline in stocks, the US dollar is weaker. It will be hard to declare if a risk-off environment has fully gripped the markets without a meaningful surge in the safe-haven dollar (see figure 4), which … read more...

This Indicator Suggests It May Pay To Favor Gold Over Equities Going Forward

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-16 00:18:15:000

This is based on an excerpt from a recent chart book featured on The Felder Report PRO. One chart I've been watching for the past few years is the ratio of Gold to the S&P 500. Over the last half-century, there have been good times to own gold and good times to own stocks and the two h… read more...

This Indicator Suggests It May Pay To Favor Gold Over Equities Going Forward

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-16 00:18:15:000

This is based on an excerpt from a recent chart book featured on The Felder Report PRO. One chart I've been watching for the past few years is the ratio of Gold to the S&P 500. Over the last half-century, there have been good times to own gold and good times to own stocks and the two h… read more...

Gold Rally Strictly A Fear-Driven Affair

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-15 09:03:49:000

Golds luster is gradually returning after months of underperforming equities and other risk assets. Yet despite the metals improved prospects in the immediate term, there are still several key factors which havent lined up in golds favor yet. These factors, whic… read more...

Gold And Silver May Be Setting Up For A Big Move

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-15 05:18:43:000

The price of gold soared over $13 Monday as flight-to-safety money flowed into the precious metals sector while the stock market went into a downward spiral. I see Monday's market action as a preview of what's in store going forward as price discovery once again engulfs the stock market and ca… read more...

Platinum - Why I Favor PLTM Over PPLT

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-15 02:00:00:000

One thing that almost four decades in the commodities markets taught me is that the most rewarding and profitable opportunities can also be highly frustrating. Value is in the eyes of the beholder. In the commodities market, the price relationship between one commodity and another or others th… read more...

The S&P 500 Recovery Hits The Precious Metals Stocks

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-14 08:51:01:000

Preamble In today's modern world of investment opportunities, there are a myriad of attractions for an investor's hard earned funds. There are pros and cons for each one of them and sooner or later they all have their day in the sun. Investments on offer include but are not limited to; cur… read more...

The Silver/Gold Ratio Is Approaching A Record Level

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-14 08:04:57:000

Last Friday, on May 10, the trade dispute between the US and China escalated with sent a wave of uncertainty through markets across all asset classes. Source: Barchart The chart of the VIX volatility index shows that the metric that moves higher when stock prices move to the downside tr… read more...

Slumbering gold wakes up as markets sink

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-13 11:10:14:000

The yellow metal has mostly been anchored amid the trade-related market shake-up of the past few days, but it's catching something resembling a bid today. More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, iShares Gold Trust ETF, Sprott Physical Gold Trust, Commodities news, Stocks on the move, News on ET… read more...

Gold Gets Fear Boost, But Needs More Support

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-13 07:22:52:000

The gold price has received a much-needed safety bid since last week, and this has sufficed to keep the metals price above its recent four-month low. But as well discuss in todays report, more is needed a lot more before a buy signal is confirmed. Spec… read more...

Sentiment: The Gold Market Isn't Worried About Anything

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-13 00:23:45:000

(Source: Yahoo Finance ) The gold market, as measured by the SPDR Gold Trust ETF ( GLD ), has essentially gone nowhere over the past 5 years. As my followers are aware, I made a bullish call on gold when Trump was elected, as it was my view that massive deficits and global geopolitical un… read more...

Global Precious MMI: Trading Places - Subindex Drops 1.1% As Metals Swap Trends

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-09 02:05:12:000

Original Post By Taras Berezowsky No, we're not talking about Eddie Murphy and Dan Aykroyd (although we do love that classic film ). The Global Precious Monthly Metals Index ((MMI)) has just entered a two-month downtrend, with global trade uncertainties and other economic worries … read more...

Global Precious MMI: Trading Places - Subindex Drops 1.1% As Metals Swap Trends

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-09 02:05:12:000

Original Post By Taras Berezowsky No, we're not talking about Eddie Murphy and Dan Aykroyd (although we do love that classic film ). The Global Precious Monthly Metals Index ((MMI)) has just entered a two-month downtrend, with global trade uncertainties and other economic worries … read more...

Global Precious MMI: Trading Places - Subindex Drops 1.1% As Metals Swap Trends

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-09 02:05:12:000

Original Post By Taras Berezowsky No, we're not talking about Eddie Murphy and Dan Aykroyd (although we do love that classic film ). The Global Precious Monthly Metals Index ((MMI)) has just entered a two-month downtrend, with global trade uncertainties and other economic worries … read more...

Monetary And Fiscal Malpractice Create Upside For Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-08 12:40:46:000

Growing debt problems and perpetual monetary stimulus have created heavily distorted financial markets. Moving forward a loss of confidence in central bankers ability to foster growth could lead to a currency crisis. Gold ( GLD ) would stand to increase substantially in such an event a… read more...

Gold Gets A Lift But Faces Stiff Competition

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-08 07:35:38:000

After weeks of not having a meaningful safety bid, gold is finally seeing a pickup in interest among safety-conscious investors. The latest pullback in global equities has certainly helped, and gold has been responsive to the revived fears of an all-out trade war with China. But as Ill… read more...

Copper Deficit Predictions Grow And Central Banks Keep Stocking Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-07 20:44:56:000

The world is on a path to vast shortages in copper, nickel, lithium and other important minerals that are necessary to build the batteries in electric vehicles. So says Teslas ([[TSLA]]) global supply manager, according to Reuters . The comment comes as the electric car maker broke … read more...

Barrick Gold Could Be Best Long-Term Bet For Next Decade

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-07 12:22:43:000

I have to say, I am not very optimistic in regards to the global economic outlook for the next decade. We will most likely see the start of a prolonged recession early on, which will just drag on and on, with no new engines of growth available to pull us out. This will in turn lead to sovereig… read more...

Gold Sits And Waits For Direction

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-06 13:43:45:000

The price of COMEX June gold futures closed 2018 at $1297.60 per ounce after trading to a low at $1189.30 in mid-August. After trading to a high at $1356 on February 20, the price of the yellow metal has been making lower highs and lower lows reaching its most recent bottom at $1267.30 on May … read more...

Has The Fed Undermined Our Bullish GLDM Call?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-05 10:56:26:000

Introduction We have been for some time bullish on the precious metals complex, especially gold, reflecting our expectations for an increasingly friendly macro backdrop, namely a weaker dollar and lower US real rates, principally because the US business cycle is approaching its end (See: Go… read more...

Stuck In Neutral: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 05.03.19

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-05 02:12:55:000

By SchiffGold The Federal Reserve FOMC met this week. When it was all said and done, the Fed did nothing. We're stuck in neutral. As expected, there was no rate hike. Fed Chair Jerome Powell indicated that the central bank would likely maintain this neutral stance into the foreseeable fu… read more...

This Week In Money - May 4, 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-04 22:11:46:000

Ross Clark Stock markets, gold, silver, copper, crude oil Mike Swanson Junior gold miners, markets Tim Wood The bubble of everything Bob Hoye Stock markets the big picture Larry Reaugh - President & CEO of… read more...

Is The Dollar A Reliable Indicator For Gold In 2019?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-03 14:50:58:000

By Kathy Lien Being a gold bull right now isn't easy because there's a good chance that the $1,343 high set back in February was a top. It's around the same level that gold peaked in early 2018 and mid-2016. Gold had a strong run between October 2018 and February 2019 , but prices are 5 p… read more...

Is The Dollar A Reliable Indicator For Gold In 2019?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-03 14:50:58:000

By Kathy Lien Being a gold bull right now isn't easy because there's a good chance that the $1,343 high set back in February was a top. It's around the same level that gold peaked in early 2018 and mid-2016. Gold had a strong run between October 2018 and February 2019 , but prices are 5 p… read more...

Perth Mint Physical Gold ETF: Government-Backed And Redeemable For Physical Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-02 11:30:20:000

Gold is something that you can use to diversify your stocks/bonds portfolio and can work as a market or inflation hedge. The Perth Mint Physical Gold ETF ( AAAU ) allows you to buy gold like any other physical gold ETF (like GLD or IAU ), except it allows not only Authorized Participants bu… read more...

Perth Mint Physical Gold ETF: Government-Backed And Redeemable For Physical Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-02 11:30:20:000

Gold is something that you can use to diversify your stocks/bonds portfolio and can work as a market or inflation hedge. The Perth Mint Physical Gold ETF ( AAAU ) allows you to buy gold like any other physical gold ETF (like GLD or IAU ), except it allows not only Authorized Participants bu… read more...

Perth Mint Physical Gold ETF: Government-Backed And Redeemable For Physical Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-02 11:30:20:000

Gold is something that you can use to diversify your stocks/bonds portfolio and can work as a market or inflation hedge. The Perth Mint Physical Gold ETF ( AAAU ) allows you to buy gold like any other physical gold ETF (like GLD or IAU ), except it allows not only Authorized Participants bu… read more...

Gold Technicals Indicate The Next Leg Up Is Finally Here

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-02 11:07:20:000

Gold is an interesting market. Just when you think the world has completely forgotten the history this precious metal has had in finance, the price does something to move it back into the mainstream conversation. We may be nearing a point in which gold takes center stage among investors once a… read more...

Gold Technicals Indicate The Next Leg Up Is Finally Here

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-02 11:07:20:000

Gold is an interesting market. Just when you think the world has completely forgotten the history this precious metal has had in finance, the price does something to move it back into the mainstream conversation. We may be nearing a point in which gold takes center stage among investors once a… read more...

Gold Technicals Indicate The Next Leg Up Is Finally Here

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-02 11:07:20:000

Gold is an interesting market. Just when you think the world has completely forgotten the history this precious metal has had in finance, the price does something to move it back into the mainstream conversation. We may be nearing a point in which gold takes center stage among investors once a… read more...

Are Investors Too Bullish On Gold?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-02 10:38:27:000

In most cases when an asset such as gold experiences a corrective decline over a period of several weeks, investor sentiment tends to become bleak as the decline nears its nadir. This is in keeping with the tendency for short interest to increase on the way down, which in turn serves as fuel f… read more...

Are Investors Too Bullish On Gold?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-02 10:38:27:000

In most cases when an asset such as gold experiences a corrective decline over a period of several weeks, investor sentiment tends to become bleak as the decline nears its nadir. This is in keeping with the tendency for short interest to increase on the way down, which in turn serves as fuel f… read more...

Are Investors Too Bullish On Gold?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-02 10:38:27:000

In most cases when an asset such as gold experiences a corrective decline over a period of several weeks, investor sentiment tends to become bleak as the decline nears its nadir. This is in keeping with the tendency for short interest to increase on the way down, which in turn serves as fuel f… read more...

Should Gold Investors Fear 'King Dollar'?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-01 06:21:22:000

A recent fear for equity investors is the recent strength of the U.S. dollar. Many participants believe that continued strength in the greenback will undermine corporate profits by making goods produced by large U.S. multinational companies more expensive overseas. Meanwhile, the negative impa… read more...

Stocks, Gold And The Economy - Precious Metals Supply And Demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-01 03:47:59:000

The Seeds of the Next Bust Are Closer to Sprouting The price of gold was up this week, by $10 and that of silver by 6. Something is brewing in the fundamentals that we haven't seen since last year. We will show a picture of this, below. There are many problems with assuming… read more...

Gold, Commodities, And Bob Moriarty's New Book

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-01 01:57:53:000

Editor's note: Originally published at tsi-blog.com on April 29, 2019. If you look hard enough you will always be able to find reasons that the gold price is about to rocket upward, because such reasons always exist regardless of whether gold's prospects are bullish or bearish. More gene… read more...

Necessary Conditions For Gold's Next Buy Signal

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-29 08:20:43:000

For the first time in weeks, gold investors have reason to smile after the metals latest rally attempt. The reversal process of golds 10-week decline, however, has only just begun and faces some hurdles before a renewed buy signal has been confirmed. In todays report, w… read more...

Necessary Conditions For Gold's Next Buy Signal

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-29 08:20:43:000

For the first time in weeks, gold investors have reason to smile after the metals latest rally attempt. The reversal process of golds 10-week decline, however, has only just begun and faces some hurdles before a renewed buy signal has been confirmed. In todays report, w… read more...

This Week In Money - April 27, 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-27 21:24:02:000

Ross Clark Stock markets, gold, oil. Eric Hadik 40 year cycle, equities. Ted Dixon Stalled energy projects, tax reform. Larry Reaugh - President & CEO of American Manganese Inc. Craig Goodwin - President, Director and Foun… read more...

Near-Record Gold Shorting

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-27 02:52:21:000

Gold has failed to gain traction over the past couple months, normally a seasonally strong time. That has really weighed on sentiment, leaving traders increasingly bearish. Gold investment demand has flagged dramatically with lofty stock markets spewing great euphoria. Thats given gold… read more...

A Renewed Safety Bid, But Still Not Enough

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-26 09:27:14:000

After losing the support of safety-seeking investors since February, gold has seen a recent uptick of interest as global equity market volatility has increased. But while gold demand is rising as global economic fears have revived, it won't be enough to counteract the negative impact of a stro… read more...

Goldman's 10 commodity trade ideas for second half

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-25 20:39:22:000

Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS ) is closing its top 10 trade ideas from a few months ago based on misplaced macro risk, and has introduced 10 commodities trades for a second half that it thinks will be based on shorter-focus considerations. More news on: The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., The United … read more...

Why Do Rich Capitalists Suggest Destruction Of Capitalism?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-25 03:19:11:000

Jeff Deist , Eric Coffin and Michael Oliver are returning guests on this week's radio program. Many billionaires - Ray Dalio, Warren Buffett, and Bill Gates among them - like to call for higher taxes on people such as themselves. But this raises a compelling question: would they have be… read more...

Signs Of Life In Platinum

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-24 10:02:18:000

Anyone bullish on platinum since the price of the metal moved to a discount to gold in 2014 knows that it has been more than a frustrating experience. The metal that has the nickname "rich man's gold" has been anything but that for almost five years. In May 2014, platinum traded to a peak at j… read more...

Bankrupting Coffee Shops - Precious Metals Supply And Demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-24 02:13:43:000

Coffee, Milk and Gold Last week was holiday-shorted due to Good Friday (it's not an official holiday in the US, but it is in the UK. And this week's report is a day late due to Easter Monday). The price of gold dropped $15, but the price of silver rose 4. Perhaps silver traders got wor… read more...

Gold: Seasonality Bearish, Futures Turning Bullish

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-23 01:10:56:000

Early 2019 looked like a great set-up for gold , but failed to live up to its billing. A nice December-through-March run took the price back to the $1,350 resistance that had repelled it four times in the past five years. And that was that. No penetration and fast spike into the $1,500s. Just… read more...

What Will Revive Gold's Fortunes?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-22 09:32:24:000

With gold coming under attack from the twin threats of a strengthening U.S. currency and dwindling safe-haven demand, investors are wondering what can revive interest in the metal. In todays report, Ill make the case that there are at least three economic threats which could ea… read more...

Marc Faber: Currencies To Collapse Against Precious Metals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-21 02:45:48:000

Welcome to this week's Market Wrap Podcast, I'm Mike Gleason. Coming up the one and only Marc Faber joins me for a tremendous conversation on debt, the global economy and the future of the dollar. Marc tells us how much he believes the average investor should have in gold and silver rig… read more...

Gold Needs More Time Before It Breaks To The Upside

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-21 02:00:00:000

Gold traded to a high at $1344 on the nearby COMEX futures contract in 2019 after hitting a high at $1365.40 in 2018. Last year's peak created a double top in the gold futures market as the price hit the exact high in January and April. In 2017, the highest price for gold was at $1358.50, and … read more...

Monetary Heroin: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 04.19.19

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-21 01:43:55:000

By SchiffGold Just a few weeks ago, the mainstream was worried about economic growth. Now, all of a sudden, the mainstream is bullish about economic growth. It seems like the high from the Fed's monetary heroin has fully taken hold. And it's not just in the US. In this episode of the Fri… read more...

Stock Euphoria Stunts Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-19 19:55:31:000

The great euphoria emanating from these near-record-high stock markets is breathtaking. Traders are again convinced stocks do nothing but rally indefinitely. That everything-is-awesome mindset has stunted gold's latest upleg since there's no perceived need for prudently diversifying stock-heav… read more...

Gold Prices Depend On What The Dollar Does Next

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-17 06:10:51:000

Back in October, I wrote an article anticipating that gold prices would climb higher, specifically to a level of 1350. Lo and behold, price virtually hit that level on the dot earlier this year before reverting to 1276 at the time of writing: Source: investing.com The reasons I made th… read more...

Gold Prices Depend On What The Dollar Does Next

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-17 06:10:51:000

Back in October, I wrote an article anticipating that gold prices would climb higher, specifically to a level of 1350. Lo and behold, price virtually hit that level on the dot earlier this year before reverting to 1276 at the time of writing: Source: investing.com The reasons I made th… read more...

Gold Prices Depend On What The Dollar Does Next

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-17 06:10:51:000

Back in October, I wrote an article anticipating that gold prices would climb higher, specifically to a level of 1350. Lo and behold, price virtually hit that level on the dot earlier this year before reverting to 1276 at the time of writing: Source: investing.com The reasons I made th… read more...

Gold Breaks

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-17 04:31:47:000

After a strong start to the year, gold has been having a tough time since mid-April, and after breaking support at around the $121 level today, the SPDR Gold Trust ETF (GLD) has done more than a roundtrip since the start of the year. With support at this year's lows now broken, the technical p… read more...

Gold Breaks

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-17 04:31:47:000

After a strong start to the year, gold has been having a tough time since mid-April, and after breaking support at around the $121 level today, the SPDR Gold Trust ETF (GLD) has done more than a roundtrip since the start of the year. With support at this year's lows now broken, the technical p… read more...

Gold Breaks

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-17 04:31:47:000

After a strong start to the year, gold has been having a tough time since mid-April, and after breaking support at around the $121 level today, the SPDR Gold Trust ETF (GLD) has done more than a roundtrip since the start of the year. With support at this year's lows now broken, the technical p… read more...

The Gold-Silver Ratio Continues To Rise - Precious Metals Supply And Demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-17 01:49:40:000

Is Silver Hard of Hearing? The price of gold inched down, but the price of silver footed down (if we may be permitted a little humor that may not make sense to metric system people). For the gold-silver ratio to be this high, it means one of two things. It could be that speculators are avo… read more...

The Gold-Silver Ratio Continues To Rise - Precious Metals Supply And Demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-17 01:49:40:000

Is Silver Hard of Hearing? The price of gold inched down, but the price of silver footed down (if we may be permitted a little humor that may not make sense to metric system people). For the gold-silver ratio to be this high, it means one of two things. It could be that speculators are avo… read more...

The Gold-Silver Ratio Continues To Rise - Precious Metals Supply And Demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-17 01:49:40:000

Is Silver Hard of Hearing? The price of gold inched down, but the price of silver footed down (if we may be permitted a little humor that may not make sense to metric system people). For the gold-silver ratio to be this high, it means one of two things. It could be that speculators are avo… read more...

Gold Has Been The Second Best Performing Asset Since 1999

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-15 22:20:52:000

Last week, the world got its first look ever at a black hole, one of those cosmic bodies so supermassive and powerful that not even light can escape its pull. These things literally destroy all matter that comes within their reach, making them the trash compactors of the universe. Some of … read more...

Gold Faces Challenge As 'Risk On' Returns

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-14 17:07:18:000

Gold is facing its toughest test since its recovery began last October. After having to fight the headwind created by a resurgent U.S. dollar in the last two months, golds safety factor is now being undermined as traders start to embrace risk once again. In todays report, howev… read more...

5 Reasons Why AAAU Should Be In Your Retirement Account

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-14 12:34:59:000

The Perth Mint Physical Gold ETF ( AAAU ) is an ETF that holds gold bullion. Given my bullish take on precious metals at this stage of the economic cycle, I believe it is one of the best ways to invest right now, especially if held in a tax-sheltered account. Read on to learn the five reasons … read more...

Gold Finds Synergies As Macro Views Diverge

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-14 07:51:44:000

Originally published on April 5, 2019 Gold Market Sees Several Course Reversals in March After six months of gains in which the gold price rose by $175 per ounce to $1,345, March saw some profit-taking. Gold fell to its monthly low of $1,280 on March 7 amid near-term U.S. dollar strength… read more...

Gold And Silver May Be Setting Up For A Big Move

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-13 03:02:41:000

Gold and silver are historically undervalued relative to the stock and bond markets. The junior mining stocks overall are at their most undervalued relative to the price of gold since 2001. Gold's relative performance during the quarter, when the stock market had its best quarterly performance… read more...

Precious Metals Risk The Return Of Complacency - David Brady (12/04/2019)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-13 02:35:38:000

By David Brady, CFA The title to last week's article began with "Gold stuck in limbo," and although not very sexy, it was spot on! We're still stuck in that limbo, and silver and the miners are trapped there too. But based on yesterday's price action, we may get resolution one way or the o… read more...

Gold-Bull Breakout Potential

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-13 00:05:06:000

Gold has faded from interest in the past couple months, overshadowed by the monster stock-market rally. But gold has been consolidating high, quietly basing before its next challenge to major $1,350 bull-market resistance. A decisive breakout above will really catch investors' attention, great… read more...

Gold Stock Internal Weakness Still A Problem

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-12 09:05:31:000

With the latest U.S. corporate earnings season about to begin, gold will have another opportunity to rally in the month of April. However, the metal must for now contend with a couple of immediate obstacles, including a strong dollar and weak demand for gold mining shares. Well discuss… read more...

Preparing For Gold As Currencies Crumble

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-11 23:55:45:000

Alasdair Macleod and Michael Oliver return as guests this week on the radio program. The global economic outlook is deteriorating. Government borrowing in the deficit countries will therefore escalate. US Treasury TIC data confirms foreigners have already begun to liquidate dollar assets… read more...

Role Reversal For Platinum

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-11 02:30:00:000

Platinum has been a dog with fleas compared to the price action in gold, palladium, and even rhodium over recent weeks, months, and even years. Platinum is a rare precious metal and the lion's share of production each year comes from only two countries; South Africa and Russia. In South Africa… read more...

Signs Of Life In Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-11 02:00:00:000

In mid-February, the price of nearby COMEX gold futures moved to a high at $1344 per ounce, and they looked like it was only a matter of time before they would rise past the 2018 and 2016 highs. Gold always looks its best on the highs and worst on its lows. The shine on gold dulled in the week… read more...

How Much Does Supply And Demand Influence Gold?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-10 02:13:46:000

By Scott Bauer At a Glance With more than 3,000 metric tons mined in 2018, gold prices are still moved by supply. How much depends on several other factors. Gold is an enigma. Certainly, gold has practical applications. It conducts electricity, does not tarnish, can be drawn into wir… read more...

China Demand Paves Way For Gold Breakout

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-09 06:57:10:000

Increased gold demand from China is making an upside breakout in the gold price later this spring a very real possibility. Thats the conclusion from the revelation this week that Chinas central bank has added to its gold reserves. The news sent many short sellers of the metal s… read more...

Debt Growth And Capital Consumption - Precious Metals Supply And Demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-09 03:06:40:000

A Worrisome Trend If you read gold analysis much, you will come across two ideas. One, inflation so-called (rising consumer prices) is not only running much higher than the official statistic, but is about to really start skyrocketing. Two, buy gold because gold will hedge it. That is, t… read more...

Gold Holdings In Gold-Backed ETFs Up In March

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-08 23:25:07:000

By SchiffGold Total gold holdings in ETFs grew marginally in March, resuming an upward trend that started last fall. Total holdings of the yellow metal globally rose 3 tons, with increases seen in every region, according to the most recent data released by the World Gold Council . ETF… read more...

5 Factors Support Gold's Big-Picture Outlook

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-07 21:22:52:000

How much longer will the price of gold remain stuck in a narrow trading band below its Feb. 20 high of $1,354? Thats the question that participants are increasingly asking as frustration mounts over the metals languid performance. While the jury is still out over the timing of … read more...

GSPros Broadcast - Eberhardt On Gold, Silver, And Illusions Of Wealth

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-07 20:56:51:000

I met with Doug Eberhardt, owner of Illusions of Wealth and Buy Gold and Silver Safely, to discuss his thoughts on the following topics: Why the national debt math does not add up. Consumer spending trends (are they up or down, and what does that mean). How the recent Fed announcemen… read more...

Dollar Rises On Strong U.S. Jobs Data

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-06 03:28:42:000

The U.S. dollar is higher across the board against major pairs on Friday. The greenback got a boost from the March U.S. non-farm payrolls ((NFP)) report that showed the economy added 196,000 jobs and an upward revision to the February numbers. The wage component did not do as well with a lower… read more...

Dollar Rises On Strong U.S. Jobs Data

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-06 03:28:42:000

The U.S. dollar is higher across the board against major pairs on Friday. The greenback got a boost from the March U.S. non-farm payrolls ((NFP)) report that showed the economy added 196,000 jobs and an upward revision to the February numbers. The wage component did not do as well with a lower… read more...

Looking For A 50-Basis-Point Rate Cut - Will It Happen?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-05 02:00:00:000

In December 2015, the US February reserve increased the short-term Fed Funds rate in what was liftoff from a zero percent interest rate environment. In the months leading up to the move, the Fed had tapered their program of quantitative easing which provided stimulus to the economy in the afte… read more...

With QT Ending, What Now For Gold?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-04 06:43:56:000

John Rubino and Michael Oliver return for this weeks episode of the radio program. Powell's pivot from QT gave Wall Street crybabies the candy they screamed for as equities peered over the abyss in late 2018 into the next stock market crash. China added massive stimulus as well. So… read more...

Is Gold A Ranging Buy At Under $1,300?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-04 02:00:00:000

Gold traded to a low at just over $1160 per ounce in mid-August when the dollar index rose to a new high and after the US Fed added another 25 basis point rate hike to its agenda for 2018. At the low, the yellow metal traded to its lowest price since early 2017. Gold made a significant botto… read more...

Gold's Fight For Short-Term Survival

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-03 16:07:19:000

After enjoying top status as the premier safe-haven asset of choice for much of the last six months, gold finds itself at an important juncture. While its intermediate-term (3-9 month) rising trend is still secure, its also fighting to stay above a price level that many analysts and in… read more...

How Does Gold Really Work?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-03 00:59:35:000

Gold (GLD) is seen by the investment community or even by society's common sense as a great hedge for uncertain times. However, the reason why this happens is not entirely understood. People tend to see gold as a safe-haven, something that never loses its value. However, that has not been the… read more...

Silver For Pennies-On-The-Dollar

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-02 22:42:32:000

Silver can be frustrating for holders of the physical metal. Stuck in a sideways pattern since 2014, silver has been oscillating between support at roughly $14.00 per ounce and resistance at $21.00 per ounce. This turns holding silver into dead money at best. Investors owning a substantial am… read more...

Precious Metals And Cryptocurrencies - Q1 2019 Review And The Outlook For Q2 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-01 05:01:39:000

The precious metals sector of the commodities market posted a gain in the first quarter of 2019 with three of the four traded metals moving to the upside. The composite of the four precious metals that trade on the COMEX and NYMEX divisions of the CME dropped by 8.10% in 2014. The sector fel… read more...

Precious Metals And Cryptocurrencies - Q1 2019 Review And The Outlook For Q2 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-01 05:01:39:000

The precious metals sector of the commodities market posted a gain in the first quarter of 2019 with three of the four traded metals moving to the upside. The composite of the four precious metals that trade on the COMEX and NYMEX divisions of the CME dropped by 8.10% in 2014. The sector fel… read more...

Quarter-End: Reasons To Own Gold Look Great - Weekly Wrap-Up (March 29, 2019)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-01 02:04:12:000

By Craig Hemke It's the end of the quarter for financial institutions today, but what effect will that have on precious metals? Eric Sprott breaks down all the week's gold and silver news in a wide-ranging discussion you won't want to miss. On this edition of the Wrap-Up, you'll hear: … read more...

Quarter-End: Reasons To Own Gold Look Great - Weekly Wrap-Up (March 29, 2019)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-01 02:04:12:000

By Craig Hemke It's the end of the quarter for financial institutions today, but what effect will that have on precious metals? Eric Sprott breaks down all the week's gold and silver news in a wide-ranging discussion you won't want to miss. On this edition of the Wrap-Up, you'll hear: … read more...

3 Gold Mining Names To Make Your Portfolio Shine In A Recession

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-31 11:05:23:000

Source: CNBC.com Inverted rates, a clear slowdown in corporate earnings, decade-low unemployment numbers, and numerous other signals are gradually starting to suggest that a recession is near. On the other hand, gold and gold miner prices have been relatively subdued in recent years, and h… read more...

Spending Us Into Oblivion Is A Bipartisan Sport: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 03.29.19

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-31 06:34:22:000

By SchiffGold The federal government set an all-time record budget deficit in February. And this is with a Republican in the White House. The GOP is supposed to be the fiscally responsible party. In this episode of the Friday Gold Wrap, host Mike Maharrey offers some interesting analysis t… read more...

This Week In Money - March 30, 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-31 05:06:42:000

Ross Clark Stocks and bonds. Gerald Celente Gold, silver, US and China, 5G, and EVs. Ed Steer Gold, silver, Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee. Larry Reaugh , President & CEO of American Manganese Inc. Produced by HoweStreet…. read more...

Dollar Still Gold's Biggest Obstacle

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-29 13:12:02:000

The pattern that has repeated without fail in the last two months is for golds rally attempts to be cut short by a surging U.S. dollar. This pattern is becoming consistent enough to frustrate the hopes of the gold bulls. However, as Ill argue in todays report, the gold … read more...

Dollar Still Gold's Biggest Obstacle

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-29 13:12:02:000

The pattern that has repeated without fail in the last two months is for golds rally attempts to be cut short by a surging U.S. dollar. This pattern is becoming consistent enough to frustrate the hopes of the gold bulls. However, as Ill argue in todays report, the gold … read more...

Gold: Fundamentally Overvalued

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-29 08:53:47:000

Investment Thesis The analysis of the gold market prospects amid the actual driver indicates the risk of a correction in gold prices and, consequently, the SPDR Gold Trust ETF ( GLD ), which is tied to gold. I will begin my analysis with reviewing the degree of activity of the key gold… read more...

Gold: Fundamentally Overvalued

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-29 08:53:47:000

Investment Thesis The analysis of the gold market prospects amid the actual driver indicates the risk of a correction in gold prices and, consequently, the SPDR Gold Trust ETF ( GLD ), which is tied to gold. I will begin my analysis with reviewing the degree of activity of the key gold… read more...

S&P Is Key To Coming Gold Rally - David Brady (28/03/2019)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-29 00:18:16:000

By David Brady, CFA Prior to the FOMC meeting last week, I forecast that the Fed would be dovish on both interest rates and the balance sheet reduction program, but this would mean that all of the dovish "speak" since their verbal 180 in January that contributed to the rally in stocks is n… read more...

S&P Is Key To Coming Gold Rally - David Brady (28/03/2019)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-29 00:18:16:000

By David Brady, CFA Prior to the FOMC meeting last week, I forecast that the Fed would be dovish on both interest rates and the balance sheet reduction program, but this would mean that all of the dovish "speak" since their verbal 180 in January that contributed to the rally in stocks is n… read more...

Basel III And Gold: Rocket Fuel Added For Gold's Next Takeoff

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-28 10:32:05:000

Andrew Maguire and Michael Oliver return as guests on this week's program. FOX Business, Bloomberg & CNBC haven't mentioned a huge change in the accounting of gold for banks by the end of this month but it's a very big deal! Gold will become a Tier 1 asset valued at 100% for banks. Tha… read more...

Gold Looks Set To Challenge Critical Technical Levels On The Upside - FNV Could Continue To Outperform On The Upside

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-28 02:30:00:000

Gold has been shining in 2019, and there are signs that the precious metal will continue its lustrous price activity over the coming weeks and months. Both fundamental and technical factors are supportive of futures gains in the yellow metal which was trading at the $1316 per ounce level on th… read more...

A Golden Macro Opportunity

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-27 23:53:39:000

Monday, I talked about the massive vol compression I'm seeing across a number of major macro instruments - most notably FX dollar pairs and gold - along with how these compression regimes set the stage for expansionary ones (i.e., Giant Macro Trends). Here's the chart of gold again which sho… read more...

Technology And Innovation In Gold Mining

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-27 11:24:35:000

Technology and Innovation in Gold Mining IMARU CASANOVA: Technology innovation has become a lot more of a central topic, I feel, for the gold sector in recent times. I think gold mining companies, especially the large companies, have always been involved in technological innovation. B… read more...

Gold Mining Stocks Are Surging On Global Economic Fears

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-27 01:24:49:000

Bond yields are crashing in major markets all around the world as fears of a global economic slowdown have prompted investors to seek shelter in low-risk government debt. Both Germany and Japans 10-year bond yields are back below zero, marking the first time weve seen German yi… read more...

The Bullish Message Of The Gold Stocks

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-26 12:58:41:000

The strongest gold bull markets have historically been characterized by three major factors. The first is a weak dollar, which serves to strengthen gold's currency component. The second is safety-related demand born of widespread fears among investors. A third factor is perhaps less widely kno… read more...

Why Central Bank Gold Demand Is Reaching New Highs

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-26 06:41:51:000

By Andrew Capon At A Glance A reticence to increase U.S. dollar exposure in 2018 resulted in highest central bank gold demand since the end of Bretton Woods. There was a point in the early-1990s when lunchtime London wine tipplers above a certain pay-grade would boast of being in the… read more...

The Fundamental Backdrop Remains Slightly Bullish For Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-26 02:37:17:000

Editor's note: Originally published at tsi-blog.com on March 26, 2019. I haven't discussed gold's true fundamentals* at the TSI Blog since early December of last year, at which time I concluded : "All things considered, for the first time in many months the true fundamentals appear to b… read more...

One Day The Volcano Will Erupt - Precious Metals Supply And Demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-26 02:35:07:000

Keynesian Rot The prices of the monetary metals rose $11 and 27 last week. The supply and demand fundamentals are the shortest section of this Report. The eruption of Mt. St. Helens in 1980 - prior to the cataclysmic event, numerous small earthquakes and steam venting from fissures w… read more...

National Financial Outlook Very Positive For Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-25 16:26:27:000

I have found myself thinking increasingly often about investing in gold ( GLD ) over the past week or two, which comes about largely in response to a few factors. The most significant of these revolves around the financial prospects for both the Federal and the various state and local governme… read more...

Why A Strong Dollar Isn't Hurting Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-25 08:43:22:000

Just when it looks like gold is ready to break out to a new high, the U.S. dollar has roared back from the precipice. Indeed, the dollar's stubborn strength has been the main reason for gold's inability to further extend its gains since bottoming last summer. Yet there are some encouraging sig… read more...

The Dollar: Stuck In Neutral, Which Could Unglue Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-25 05:06:54:000

The US dollar has been remarkably stable since making a high at 97.705 on the dollar index in mid-February. Since the week of December 10, the dollar index traded in a range from 94.635 to 97.665 and was at 96.115 on March 22 on the now active month June futures contract. There are many reas… read more...

It's Official; U.S. Silver Production The Lowest In More Than 70 Years

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-23 03:27:33:000

By Steve St. Angelo With the latest release by the USGS, silver production in the U.S. is now the lowest in more than 70 years. We have to go all the way back until the year after World War II ended to see U.S. silver production less than it was in 2018. While many reasons can be attribute… read more...

It's Official; U.S. Silver Production The Lowest In More Than 70 Years

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-23 03:27:33:000

By Steve St. Angelo With the latest release by the USGS, silver production in the U.S. is now the lowest in more than 70 years. We have to go all the way back until the year after World War II ended to see U.S. silver production less than it was in 2018. While many reasons can be attribute… read more...

Federal Reserve Cries Uncle As Rates Fall, Commodities Strengthen

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-23 01:41:10:000

David Smith: Risk/Reward in Silver Favors Buying Now, Not Waiting for Big Moves Welcome to this week's Market Wrap Podcast, I'm Mike Gleason. Coming up David Smith, Senior Analyst at The Morgan Report and MoneyMetals.com columnist joins me and reviews the key reasons why we ought … read more...

Federal Reserve Cries Uncle As Rates Fall, Commodities Strengthen

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-23 01:41:10:000

David Smith: Risk/Reward in Silver Favors Buying Now, Not Waiting for Big Moves Welcome to this week's Market Wrap Podcast, I'm Mike Gleason. Coming up David Smith, Senior Analyst at The Morgan Report and MoneyMetals.com columnist joins me and reviews the key reasons why we ought … read more...

Yield Curve Scare Will Benefit Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-22 10:54:14:000

While the gold bulls are fighting off a spirited attempt by sellers at breaking the metals 6-month rising trend, the yellow metal is being supported by increasing economic fears. The latest such fear to show up in the news headlines involves the near-inversion of a widely watched U.S. … read more...

Why Gold Is Not Investing In Commodities (Aired On 3/17/19)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-22 07:05:43:000

In this episode (aired on 3/17/19), host Ron DeLegge talks with John Love, CEO at USCF Investments about how to incorporate commodities into your investment portfolio. Ron also explains how to avoid a fundamental mistake that many investors make when it comes to investing in gold. Also o… read more...

Gold - Preparing For The Next Move

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-22 01:44:22:000

Note: This article is not and must not be construed as investment advice. It is analysis based purely on economic theory and empirical evidence. The global economic outlook is deteriorating. Government borrowing in the deficit countries will therefore escalate. US Treasury TIC data confir… read more...

Italy Could Spark The Next Global Debt Crisis

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-21 06:30:48:000

SBTV speaks with Gregor Gregersen, Founder of Silver Bullion and The Safe House , about the economic future of Europe and the coming bail-ins for bank depositors in the next economic reset. Gregor also shares why silver is his asset of choice right now. Discussed in this interview: … read more...

Robert Moriarty Discusses Junior Gold Miners And Michael Oliver: Gold Bull Market May Soon Begin

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-21 03:32:51:000

Michael Oliver and Bob Moriarty return . Bob Moriarty returns to discuss another one of his favorite gold mine exploration companies and to talk about his new book titled, "Basic Investing in Resource Stocks - the Idiot's Guide." Michael Oliver holds the hands of nervous Nellie gold bugs … read more...

U.S. Dollar To Rain On Gold's Parade

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-20 08:42:57:000

Think Of Currencies As Commodities Assuming nothing else changes, increasing the supply of any commodity, in this case, the U.S. dollar should result in its price falling. In the domestic market, this should result in lower short-term interest rates while in the international market, its … read more...

Platinum - Will An ETF Product Make A Change?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-20 02:00:00:000

Platinum has turned in the weakest performance of all of the precious metals that trade on the NYMEX and COMEX divisions of the CME and even some that trade on only the physical markets like rhodium. Platinum has the highest resistance to heat which provides the metal with a myriad of indust… read more...

Gold And Silver Are Feeling Frisky

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-17 23:17:05:000

I sourced the chart below from a blog called The Macro Tourist . I added the title and the two yellow trend lines. The chart shows the daily price of gold since the inception of the bull market in 2000-2001. Last Friday (March 8th), gold popped $12 +/- (depending on the time from which you me… read more...

Gold And Silver Are Feeling Frisky

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-17 23:17:05:000

I sourced the chart below from a blog called The Macro Tourist . I added the title and the two yellow trend lines. The chart shows the daily price of gold since the inception of the bull market in 2000-2001. Last Friday (March 8th), gold popped $12 +/- (depending on the time from which you me… read more...

Dollar Falls As Soft Data And Trade Hope And Brexit Guide Markets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-17 06:18:37:000

The US dollar is lower against most major pairs on Friday. The greenback was higher on Thursday as investors sought refuge after the Brexit drama and the apparent delay in the US-China negotiation. President Trump later said that news is upcoming in the next 3-4 weeks, once again boosting opti… read more...

The Problems Are Right Here In The Good Ol' U.S. Of A.: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 03.15.19

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-17 04:27:11:000

By SchiffGold Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell appeared on 60 Minutes last Sunday to reassure us that the US economy is great. There's nothing to worry about. So, why the sudden reversal in Fed monetary policy? According to Powell, the central bank is just worried about slowing glo… read more...

Think The Trade War Is Influencing Gold? Think Again

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-15 04:57:54:000

By Scott Bauer At a Glance Four factors are moving the precious metal far more than China/U.S. tensions. After a rise of just about $100 since October, or almost 8 percent, the price of gold has flattened and weakened over the last few weeks. As trade talks between the U.S. and… read more...

Think The Trade War Is Influencing Gold? Think Again

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-15 04:57:54:000

By Scott Bauer At a Glance Four factors are moving the precious metal far more than China/U.S. tensions. After a rise of just about $100 since October, or almost 8 percent, the price of gold has flattened and weakened over the last few weeks. As trade talks between the U.S. and… read more...

Platinum - A Compelling Dog

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-14 02:00:00:000

The prerequisite for a long position in the platinum market over recent weeks and months has been a thick skin, nerves of steel, and an understanding of the fundamentals of the rare precious metal. The vast majority of platinum output each year comes from only two countries in the world; South… read more...

Barrick And Newmont Reached An Interesting Deal

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-13 02:10:34:000

In hindsight, it seems like Mark Bristow used the opening provided by the Newmont ([[NEM]])-Goldcorp ([[GG]]) merger to force a Barrick ([[GOLD]])-controlled joint venture. The last couple of months have been heated in the gold industry ([[GLD]]), with the Barrick-Rangold merger taking the spo… read more...

Gold Sits Near The Recent Low - Is Franco-Nevada A Buy At This Level?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-13 02:00:00:000

Gold has been facing lots of adversity lately. On Friday, March 1, the price of the yellow metal dropped like a stone and took out the $1300 per ounce level. Last week, gold moved lower reaching a low that was 70 below its previous bottom for 2019 as the price of April futures fell to $1280.80… read more...

The Magic Doesn't Always Work - Precious Metals Supply And Demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-12 12:27:18:000

The Week Ends with a Surprise The weekly closing prices of the precious metals were up +$5 and +11. But this does not tell the full story of the trading action. Prices were dropping until Friday. More precisely, Friday 8 a.m. in New York or 1 p.m. in London. Gold and silver - back in… read more...

Global Precious MMI: Palladium Prices Singlehandedly Heating Up A Frigid Winter

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-11 21:47:00:000

Original Post By Taras Berezowsky If you're in the midwestern U.S., chances are your March has gotten off to a more-frigid-than-normal start. Not so for the Global Precious Monthly Metals Index (MMI) , which has gotten even hotter. The subindex tracking a basket of gold, silver,… read more...

The U.S. Dollar Recovers To Spook Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-11 10:28:22:000

Preamble Since the last all-time high of $1,900/Oz made in 2011, Gold Bugs have taken it on the chin as gold fell from grace resulting in many investors leaving this space in search of greener pastures. In recent years, gold has levelled out and is indeed shaping up for a comeback as i… read more...

Reflation Or Supply And Speculation?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-11 06:58:43:000

Please Note: This analysis was prepared using end of day data from March 8th, 2019. All indicators and valuations reflect the same. Quick Take Despite the popular narrative that the recent rise in industrial commodity prices is due to a shift towards reflationary policy, I believe the pr… read more...

This Week In Money - March 9, 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-09 20:46:09:000

Ross Clark - Stock markets, gold, oil, US dollar, Canadian dollar. Rick Rule - The current state of mining and where he's putting his money. John Kaiser - Junior miners, PDAC curse. Larry Reaugh - President & CEO of American Manganese Inc. Produced by… read more...

Gold And Precious Metals - Another False Breakout?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-08 04:27:33:000

When the metals and miners complex start a sustaining move to the upside, it can be breathtaking. Those who follow the miners sector know this all too well, as its one of the most emotional sectors in the market. Do not fear though, the train has not left the station without you. In th… read more...

Gold And Precious Metals - Another False Breakout?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-08 04:27:33:000

When the metals and miners complex start a sustaining move to the upside, it can be breathtaking. Those who follow the miners sector know this all too well, as its one of the most emotional sectors in the market. Do not fear though, the train has not left the station without you. In th… read more...

Is MUX Too Cheap?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-08 03:48:12:000

When it comes to investing or trading in the gold market, there are many choices. The most direct route is via the physical bars and coins offered by dealers around the world. Futures and futures options available on the COMEX division of the CME do an excellent job replicating the price actio… read more...

Is MUX Too Cheap?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-08 03:48:12:000

When it comes to investing or trading in the gold market, there are many choices. The most direct route is via the physical bars and coins offered by dealers around the world. Futures and futures options available on the COMEX division of the CME do an excellent job replicating the price actio… read more...

Silver Has Incredibly Better Fundamentals Than Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-07 06:24:31:000

SBTV welcomes Daniel Ameduri, Co-Founder of Future Money Trends and Crush The Street, back as we discussed future Fed rate hikes, the state of U.S. debt, outlook for gold and silver and mining stocks. Discussed in this interview: 00:45 Where Fed rate hikes are going in 2019? … read more...

Rise Of The Zombies - Precious Metals Supply And Demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-06 04:18:54:000

Rise of the Zombies - Precious Metals Supply and Demand Last week, the prices of gold and silver fell $35 and 70, respectively. But what does that mean (other than woe unto anyone who owned silver futures with leverage)? The S&P 500 index and the euro was up a bit, though the yua… read more...

Dollar Countertrend Rally Weighs On Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-06 03:09:17:000

A counter-trend rally in the U.S. dollar index is providing a headwind for gold and will likely keep the metal range-bound below its recent high for a few weeks. In todays report well review the factors which are pushing the greenback higher while temporarily halting gold&#x201… read more...

Gold - Yikes!

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-06 01:30:00:000

Gold provided market participants with a reminder that the yellow metal loves to crawl higher and tumble lower during price corrections. The yellow metal is a unique hybrid between a currency and a commodity which means it tends to display a far lower level of volatility than other metals and … read more...

Gold: Intermediate Decline Looks To Be Underway

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-05 03:01:38:000

In the precious metal sector, we remain long the SPDR Gold Trust ETF ( GLD ) and hope to add to our metals exposure at the next intermediate cycle low. We discussed in a recent article why our exposure in equities vastly outweighs the small exposure we have in precious metals. With respect t… read more...

Gold Is Historically Cheap To The Stock Market

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-04 23:07:18:000

The monetary authorities running the paper-money schemes of the present are anxious to forestall significant rises in the paper price of gold, because such rises would diminish confidence in the lasting value of the paper money in use today. - Hugo Salinas Price The p… read more...

Gold Correction - How Low Can The Yellow Metal Go?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-04 01:00:00:000

In mid-August 2018, a new high in the dollar index took the price of gold to its lowest price since early 2017 at $1161.40 per ounce. Gold did not stay at that level for long, and by the end of August, the price had recovered to over $1200. One of the most impressive signs for the gold marke… read more...

Gold: Is It Time To Panic?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-03 10:29:00:000

Just two weeks ago we had nearly every gold bug discussing how $1,500 - $1,600 by next year was a certainty, but its amazing what price can do for sentiment. Over the past ten days, trading sentiment had gone from a fear of missing out and a stampede into miners to disgust for being in… read more...

The Gold Debate - Where Do Things Stand In The Gold Market?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-03 00:50:41:000

By Pater Tenebrarum A Recurring Pattern When the gold price recently spiked up to approach the resistance area even Aunt Hilda, Freddy the town drunk, and his blind dog know about by now, a recurring pattern played out. The move toward resistance fanned excitement among gold bugs (wh… read more...

Patience Grasshopper! SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 03.01.19

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-02 01:18:23:000

By SchiffGold Jerome Powell went to Capitol Hill this week and continued to preach patience. In other words, the Powell Pause is still firmly in play. In fact, the Fed Chair confirmed that balance sheet reduction is a done deal. But why this sudden patience? In this episode of the Friday G… read more...

Silver Stalls And Falls To A New Low In 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-02 01:00:00:000

Silver is a precious metal that attracts lots of speculative activity. Rallies to the $50 per ounce level in 1980 and 2011 are always reminders that the silver market can double, triple, and halve in value over short periods offering market participants fantastic gains. While huge moves of the… read more...

Gold Is Good

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-01 07:11:19:000

The Medium-Term Signal for Gold is Positive From a behavioural economics point of view, investing in gold now presents difficulties. Gold has had a good run-up, so the "easy money" has been made. Theories about price drivers abound, but accuracy is an issue. There is no doubt that the gold… read more...

Elliott Wave Analysis - Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-01 03:34:23:000

We have published two articles on gold on this website during the past half year. The first concluded on November 1st, 2018, that gold appears to be an attractive investment during the next few years. Subsequently, we argued that gold is likely to confirm a cyclical trend reversal and cont… read more...

Will An Economic Slowdown Be Good For Gold?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-28 21:40:41:000

By Jim Iuorio At a Glance The wait for gold volatility could be ending, thanks to a shift in attitude towards economic expansion. Gold has lacked volatility for a long time. Since the summer of 2013, gold has largely remained in a tight price channel between 1,100 and … read more...

Remember, The Fed Hasn't Actually Done Anything Yet

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-28 21:16:31:000

When the financial markets got, um, choppy towards the end of 2018, the Fed caved almost instantly. But only rhetorically. Fed chair Powell promised to stop raising interest rates and shrinking the money supply, and the financial markets, trained to salivate at the sound of Fed happy talk, i… read more...

Sentiment Speaks: Sheer Ignorance About Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-28 08:00:00:000

So, as I am known to do, I will peruse various postings for something interesting and then write about it. And, while I cannot say what GATA writes is interesting, I can say it always provides fodder for presenting why so many do not understand the gold market. In its latest … read more...

Watch Out - Platinum Is Looking Sexy

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-28 06:30:00:000

Platinum has been a dog for years. The rarest precious metal slipped to a discount under gold a half-decade ago, and it has not looked back. The metal that once went by the nickname as "rich man's gold" traded as low as $500 below the price of the yellow metal over recent weeks. American Exp… read more...

A New Bull Market In Gold?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-28 02:21:04:000

This week we look at an important chart on the gold price outlook as a number of key themes and indicators are starting to shift for gold, and commodities more broadly for that matter. The key chart comes from a report which weighs several key determinants of the gold price outlook as a ma… read more...

A Look At Gold's 5 Leading Factors

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-27 12:38:44:000

Long-time readers of this report know that I rely on five principal factors to determine the strength of gold's 3-9 month trend. These factors are mainly related to gold's performance as an inflation-related asset. That is, when the outlook for commodities is strong and the dollar is weak, gol… read more...

Platinum Has Plenty Of Catching Up To Do

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-27 11:21:04:000

Poor platinum. It is one of the rarest of metals, hidden deep within the earth, making it far harder to mine than gold or silver. Platinum also boasts superior industrial properties, such as very high resistance to heat and a remarkable ability to act as a catalyst for chemical reactions. On… read more...

IAU Has Advantages Over GLD

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-27 06:00:00:000

Gold is a precious metal that wears many hats. Gold is a favorite when it comes to jewelry. Fabricated demand for gold is consistently one of the primary sources of demand each year. Gold's resistance to heat, density, and ability to conduct electricity create a myriad of industrial applicatio… read more...

Gold To Obliterate The $1350 Resistance Level

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-26 13:00:28:000

Background It feels like a distant memory since gold traded at the heady heights of $1900/Oz, since then the bears have been in control and gold has been savaged along with the associated mining stocks. However, since 2016, gold has been making somewhat of a comeback and is now tradin… read more...

Sentiment Speaks: Be Careful - Something Is Wrong With The Gold Market

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-26 08:00:00:000

I dont know folks. I do a lot of reading in the gold complex, and I am just sitting here scratching my head. Something just does not seem to be right. When the gold market began to rally back in the fall, it coincided with the stock market top we were calling for at the time, along w… read more...

A Case Of Happy Borrowing - Precious Metals Supply And Demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-26 04:35:37:000

Feel Good Now, Pay Dearly Later The prices of the metals were up somewhat last week, gold +$7 and silver + 13. The price of the S&P 500 index was up, as was the price of oil and copper, and the price of the euro, pound, and yuan. And bitcoin. Even the Treasury bond posted slight … read more...

Now For The Intense Phase Of The Silver Bull Market

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-26 04:14:41:000

Like all bull markets, the silver bull market has different phases, and these phases have different intensities of price growth. There are various indications/signs that silver is going into a phase of the bull market where prices will rise much faster than before. I have covered some of t… read more...

Dollar's Response To Trade News Is Good For Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-25 10:12:05:000

A commonly held belief among investors and analysts is that the gold price will suffer if the U.S.-China trade dispute is amicably resolved. This view is so widely circulated in commentaries on the gold price to the point where it has become almost conventional wisdom. However, last week&#x201… read more...

The Fed And Trade Boost Stocks - Gold Stocks Doing Well Since Mid-September

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-25 06:30:00:000

On Wednesday, February 20, the US Federal Reserve released the minutes of the most recent Federal Market Open Committee meeting. In their statement that followed the meeting and the minutes that followed, the central bank pledged to monitor the data with patience when it comes to further short… read more...

Robert Moriarty's New Book Will Save You A Lot Of Money

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-25 05:35:18:000

If you're paying attention you're probably 1) watching gold rise along with global instability, and 2) wondering if it's finally time to load up on precious metals mining stocks. But of course you have no idea how to do this successfully, because hardly anyone does. Robert Moriarty - vet… read more...

Goldmoney 2019 Outlook And Round-Table Discussion

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-25 03:17:47:000

Goldmoney's leadership team - Roy Sebag, James Turk, Alasdair Macleod, John Butler and Stefan Wieler were joined by a special guest, Ned Naylor-Leyland of Merian Global Investors at the Royal Society in London on January 28, 2019, to film the annual Goldmoney Round table and Outlook video. … read more...

Gold Looks Great

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-24 06:00:00:000

Gold has been making higher lows and higher highs since mid-August when the price dropped to just over the $1160 per ounce level on the active month COMEX futures contract. During August, the price of gold fell on the back of a rally in the dollar and the prospects for an aggressive and hawkis… read more...

This Week In Money - February 23, 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-24 02:34:36:000

Bob Hoye Gold, stock markets, commodities, credit markets Martin Armstrong World economic outlook, gold, real estate. Eric Hadik Market cycles and human behavior. Larry Reaugh President & CEO of American Manganese Inc. Produc… read more...

Gold Weekly: Bullish Case Intact

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-22 13:48:18:000

Intact , Sarah Colby (Saatchi Art) Introduction Welcome to my Gold Weekly. In this report, I wish to discuss mainly my views about the gold market through the World Gold Shares SPDR Gold Minishares Trust ETF ( GLDM ). GLDM is directly impacted by the vagaries of gold spot prices becau… read more...

Gold Weekly: Bullish Case Intact

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-22 13:48:18:000

Intact , Sarah Colby (Saatchi Art) Introduction Welcome to my Gold Weekly. In this report, I wish to discuss mainly my views about the gold market through the World Gold Shares SPDR Gold Minishares Trust ETF ( GLDM ). GLDM is directly impacted by the vagaries of gold spot prices becau… read more...

It's Dumb To Have No Gold Amid All Of This

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-21 21:59:49:000

The Green New Deal is silly and not worth our attention. It implies we can have anything we want if the Federal Reserve extends credit. Let me blow your hair back for a second. The two biggest US stock market rallies (in the 1920s and in 1990) occurred when the budget deficit was disappear… read more...

It's Dumb To Have No Gold Amid All Of This

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-21 21:59:49:000

The Green New Deal is silly and not worth our attention. It implies we can have anything we want if the Federal Reserve extends credit. Let me blow your hair back for a second. The two biggest US stock market rallies (in the 1920s and in 1990) occurred when the budget deficit was disappear… read more...

The Beaten Down Gold Sector Starts To Punch Back

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-21 13:31:25:000

Preamble We have long held the opinion that the fortunes of the precious metals sector is largely dependent on the action or lack of it by the Central Bankers. Of note is the Federal Reserve who has now taken its foot off the accelerator regarding rate hikes in the US. We have stated that… read more...

Gold: Is It A Bull Trap?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-21 07:15:43:000

As we look at the Mean Reversion Trading report published in Seeking Alpha's Marketplace on February 15 regarding gold, it looks like gold, as of Tuesday the 19 th , 7:09 am, as I write this report, has completed the targets based on the Variable Changing Price Momentum Indicator (VC PMI). T… read more...

Watch Palladium Closely: Achilles' Heel Of The Paper Metals Markets (Video)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-20 12:46:49:000

"Watch Palladium closely!" warns SBTV's guest Craig Hemke, who is the publisher of the popular TF Metals Report . Craig sees risks in the palladium market that could unravel the paper metals market. We also discuss his outlook for gold and silver in 2019. Discussed in this interview: … read more...

Critical Support Points For Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-20 04:58:27:000

Produced by HoweStreet.com Editors Note: The summary bullets for this article were chosen by Seeking Alpha Read more … read more...

Russian Demand Is Helping Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-19 15:44:38:000

Despite the continued strength of the U.S. currency, and partly because of Russias increased appetite for the metal, golds bullish prospects in 2019 are as strong as theyve been in years. Thats because gold now enjoys a unique combination of positive growth fact… read more...

Sentiment Speaks: Why Is Central Bank Buying Of Gold So Important?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-19 08:00:00:000

Note: This was originally published on February 16th for subscribers to The Market Pinball Wizard: There is an old Yiddish expression called a bubbe meise (pronounced my-seh). I guess the closest English interpretation of this expression would be a grandmothers tale, or in the comm… read more...

Hello Old Friend... Gold Nears $1,350 Resistance That Has Repelled It 4 Times In 5 Years

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-19 02:11:35:000

The past five years have been baffling for gold bugs. In an environment of massive central bank money creation, rising government deficits and a populist takeover of many countries' political systems - all of which should be great for safe haven assets - gold has spiked to around $1,350 four t… read more...

Gold Generally Does What It Is Supposed To Do

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-18 04:43:12:000

Editor's note: Originally published at tsi-blog.com on Feb. 18, 2019. Like every other financial market in world history, the gold market is manipulated. However, anyone who believes that manipulation of the gold market is an important influence on major gold-price trends does not un… read more...

Gold Pulls Back, But Not All That Much

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-16 06:00:00:000

Gold traded down to just above the $1160 level in mid-August when the dollar index hit a new high. Since then, the yellow metal has been making higher lows and higher highs despite volatility in markets that could have weighed on its price. During the fourth quarter of last year, a period of r… read more...

Gold Pulls Back, But Not All That Much

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-16 06:00:00:000

Gold traded down to just above the $1160 level in mid-August when the dollar index hit a new high. Since then, the yellow metal has been making higher lows and higher highs despite volatility in markets that could have weighed on its price. During the fourth quarter of last year, a period of r… read more...

20 Years Of Eurozone And Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-15 10:39:51:000

The old continent is dying. The euro is on the brink of collapse. This is what you can often hear in the press. But is that really the case? We invite you to read our todays article about the development of the Eurozone in the last 20 years and find out what are the real prospects for … read more...

Gold Bugs Index HUI Stands To Gain As Bullion Prices Rally

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-14 14:51:40:000

Preamble The precious metal market has experienced great difficulty for the last 6 years or so as gold and silver prices were beaten down. However, they are now moving higher largely due to a stock market that is in a corrective mode and a Federal Reserve that is in dovish mode. Invest… read more...

SLV: Sizing Up A Long Play

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-14 13:21:22:000

Silver is trading at around $15.55 an ounce, which corresponds to a price in iShares Silver Trust ( SLV ) of around $14.64. We are long GLD at present and plan to maintain this long position through the pending intermediate cycle decline. Traders have asked why we would not contemplate selling… read more...

Here Comes Another Test For Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-14 13:05:27:000

In the last few reports, I've made the case that gold's dominant intermediate-term (3-9 month) recovery will likely continue despite a strengthening dollar. This belief is based on the observation that while gold's currency component is weakening, its fear component is strengthening as gold de… read more...

Alan Newman - 'Gold Is The Ultimate Insurance Policy'

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-14 01:56:12:000

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Gold Love Trade Could Set New Valentine's Spending Record

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-13 23:27:35:000

This Valentines Day might best be remembered for two things in particular. One, for the first time in 153 years, candy lovers wont be able to pick up a box of Sweethearts, those classic heart-shaped candies bearing sweet nothings like BE MINE and CRAZY 4… read more...

U.S. Inflation Could Hit 0% By June, 1% By Year End - Avoid Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-13 23:10:21:000

I created this chart of my forecast for inflation for 2019 back in January. The red bars are my forecast numbers. Today, we got January's Consumer Price Data and they came in at 1.52% year over year. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers: Al… read more...

Can Gold Ignore A Rising Dollar For Long?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-12 21:15:36:000

Even as the dollar strengthens, gold has retained its buoyancy thanks to the high levels of fear and uncertainty surrounding the upcoming U.S.-China trade deadline. In todays report Ill ask the question, Can gold continue to ignore a rising dollar without any adverse co… read more...

Central Bank Gold Demand Spikes To Highest Level In Nearly 50 Years

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-12 10:52:12:000

There has been a fundamental shift in central banks' behavior with respect to gold over the past decade. The 2008 financial crisis led central banks to re-evaluate the relevance and importance of gold on their balance sheets. Check out the sudden change in sentiment that occurred in 2009, as c… read more...

The Euro Is A Fundamentally Weak Currency - Just Ask The Ghost Of Yogi

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-12 06:00:00:000

The fortieth anniversary of the pan-European currency is only weeks away. On March 13, 1979, the European Monetary System ((EMS)) with its Exchange Rate Mechanism at the time, the ECU was born. After many rounds of tough negotiations and opposition from the United Kingdom, the Maastricht Treat… read more...

Indian Gold Prices Rise As Analysts Expect A Demand Bump In 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-12 00:59:01:000

Original Post By Sohrab Darabshaw Gold is back in the news in India, the second-largest consumer market in the world. Gold prices have been moving upward, buoyed by several conditions, since January. On Feb. 6, for example, retail gold prices touched approximately U.S. $461 (Rs 3… read more...

Gold Prices Taking A Breather Or Something Worse?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-11 14:24:38:000

Background I first traded gold back in 1980 and have been active in this sector of the market ever since then. However, as a Gold Bug at heart I am not a Perma-Bull and at different times I have been long or short in this space via the options market to generate profits. Being a Perma-Bull… read more...

SPDR Gold Trust ETF: A Regime Change For Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-11 10:48:31:000

A Regime Change For Gold Over the past several weeks, there has been a regime change for the price of gold which is starting a bullish move for the precious metal and its popular ETF counterpart, the SPDR Gold Trust ETF ( GLD ). I wrote two research notes on GLD which you can find here a… read more...

One Day, Platinum Will Shock The Market

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-11 06:00:00:000

We heard the word "patience" from the Fed last week when the U.S. central bank backtracked from their hawkish approach to monetary policy that dominated their decisions in 2018. Patience is "the capacity to accept or tolerate delay, trouble, or suffering without getting angry or upset." The sy… read more...

Peak Gold Is Here: No Major Gold Discoveries And Falling Exploration Dollars

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-10 16:06:05:000

SBTV speaks with returning guest Frank Holmes , CEO and Chief Investment Officer of US Global Investors , about peak gold where gold production has plateaued and there are less capital invested in gold exploration. Discussed in this interview: 02:43 Disappointment in gold's pe… read more...

Gold Weekly: Investors In Need Of Protection

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-10 14:39:28:000

Protection , Laura Molonaro (Saatchi Art) Introduction Welcome to my Gold Weekly. In this report, I wish to discuss mainly my views about the gold market through the World Gold Shares SPDR Gold Minishares Trust ETF ( GLDM ). GLDM is directly impacted by the vagaries of gold spot price… read more...

Gold Stocks Are Looking Better Than The Metal

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-10 06:00:00:000

The gold market has been moving higher since reaching a low at $1161.70 in mid-August. The yellow metal moved above the $1300 per ounce level in early 2019, and after a brief correction that took the price of April futures to a low at $1281.50 on January 24, the price quickly turned higher and… read more...

The Green (And Red) New Deal: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 02.08.19

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-10 05:44:25:000

By SchiffGold The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of the week's precious metals news coupled with thoughtful analysis. Democrats led by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez rolled out their "Green New Deal" this week. In this episode of the Friday Gold Wrap, host… read more...

COT Data Supports Further Downside Short-Term In Gold And Silver - David Brady (08/02/2019)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-09 01:59:38:000

By David Brady We just started getting COT data again, and although it is out of date by over a month, it does provide some interesting information. Starting with gold. The closing price on December 31 was $1,281, up over $80 in six weeks. Given the rally, it is no surprise that Money Ma… read more...

What The Latest Numbers Mean For Gold And Silver - Weekly Wrap-Up (Feb 8, 2019)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-09 00:30:04:000

By Craig Hemke As the lunar New Year celebration wraps up, it's been a mediocre week for precious metals. But when Chinese buyers re-enter the market, will gold and silver prices get a boost? In this edition of the Wrap-Up, Eric Sprott joins us once again to break down all the gold and s… read more...

Global Gold Holdings In Gold-Backed ETFs Up For Fourth Straight Month

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-08 02:34:31:000

By SchiffGold Total holdings of gold in gold-backed ETFs grew for the fourth straight month in January. Globally, ETFs added 72 tons of the yellow metal to their holdings last month, according to the latest data released by the World Gold Council. This brought the total amount of gol… read more...

Canary In A Gold Mine

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-08 01:39:58:000

By Philip Lawlor, managing director, global markets research After the market rout in late 2018, our Market Maps report for January showed a strong rebound in a wide range of risk-on assets. The rise was almost a mirror image of December's falls: cyclical stocks outperformed defensive, US … read more...

Global Precious MMI: Platinum-Palladium Spread Is The Largest In MMI History

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-08 01:09:45:000

Original post By Taras Berezowsky Last month, we wrote that winter was apparently "just heating up" for the Global Precious Monthly Metals Index ((MMI)). Turns out we were right. The subindex tracking a basket of gold, silver, platinum and palladium prices from four different g… read more...

Seasonal Strength Pushing Gold Higher

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-06 23:19:33:000

We have a seasonal trade coming in the April gold futures any day now. Our seasonal approach is a bit different than most in that we go beyond determining seasonal bias and create a thoroughly thought out trade, including a realistic risk to reward profile. Gold tends to exhibit a broad tren… read more...

Gold And Gold ETFs Were Shining In January; What To Expect Next?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-06 04:02:40:000

Gold did very well in January. The price of the yellow precious metal grew by 3%, fueled by the global political uncertainty, U.S. government shutdown, and the expectations that the Fed will ease the tempo of interest rate hikes. Along with the gold price, share prices of ETFs holding physical… read more...

Sentiment Speaks: Metal Market Extremes Test Your Mettle

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-05 08:00:00:000

I am often asked by many to see the type of analysis I provide to our members of the Market Pinball Wizard. So, rather than write a separate public article on metals this week, I am going to re-publish my analysis posted to my members over the past weekend. However, I am leaving the charts out… read more...

Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-05 04:49:16:000

What do 72 countries - including developed nations such as Canada, Australia, Japan, and Sweden; emerging giants such as Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Nigeria, India, Iran, and Russia; and small countries such as Burundi, Haiti, Myanmar, Syria, and Tonga - all have in common? Not much, you migh… read more...

Will The Year Of The Pig Be Big For Gold? - Weekly Wrap-Up (Feb 1, 2019)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-05 02:19:34:000

By Craig Hemke As the Chinese Year of the Pig kicks off next week, Eric Sprott breaks down the latest gold and silver news and tells us: Will 2019 bring home the bacon for gold investors? In this edition of the Wrap-Up, you'll hear: What the Fed "cave-in" means for precious metals … read more...

Central Banks Haven't Bought This Much Gold Since Nixon Closed The Gold Window

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-05 01:50:31:000

Something big is happening in the gold market right now, and nowhere is that more apparent than in central banks of emerging economies. Last year was a watershed in the size of official gold purchases, as banks added an incredible 651.5 tonnes (worth some $27.7 billion) to their holdings, acco… read more...

IAU: The Fed Just Provided Confirmation For Gold Bulls

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-04 13:30:00:000

Following mostly sideways performance for about a month, the shares Gold Trust ( IAU ) ETF is up 11.09% since Dec. 24, 2018. The performance of gold is strongly inversely correlated to movements in the US dollar, because the metal is a dollar-denominated commodity. The stronger the USD becomes… read more...

The Set-Up For Gold Looks Attractive In 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-04 06:39:29:000

Overview I have written several articles on the economy and the Fed recently, but I wanted to specifically focus on gold in this article. Precious metals have broken through important technical levels but look a bit overbought in the short term. Regardless, the recent weak economic data and … read more...

Goldman Sachs Is Probably Understating The Bullish Outlook For Gold Prices

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-04 03:53:08:000

Goldman Sachs has already revised its predictions for the gold price for 2019. The Wall Street titan now predicts a good but not great year for the yellow metal, with its price rising a credible 12 percent to $1,450. Actually, in the present troubled financial markets, it is rather strange t… read more...

Gold Puts Up Another Bullish Signal

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-03 06:00:00:000

Gold is a unique asset. As a metal that comes from the crust of the earth, gold has properties that make it a required ingredient in a variety of industrial products. The precious metal is one of the densest metals of all, and it is an excellent conductor of both heat and electricity. Gold is … read more...

This Week In Money - February 2 , 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-03 02:20:01:000

Ross Clark Precious metals, US dollar, Canadian dollar Anthony Scaramucci Markets, uptick rule, international trade. Victor Adair Global economy, crude oil . Larry Reaugh President & CEO of American Manganese Inc. Simon Dya… read more...

Gold Is Making A Comeback

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-02 05:51:21:000

Original post By Stuart Burns Gold has been the metal to hold these last few months. While the base metals index has been at best trading sideways - and in many instances, gradually weakening - gold has been making a comeback. Even before the Fed's announcements in January 2019, go… read more...

The Powell Put Is On! SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 02.01.19

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-02 01:27:20:000

By SchiffGold The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of the week's precious metals news coupled with thoughtful analysis. The Federal Reserve held its Open Market Committee Meeting this week, and it looks like the Powell Put is on in full-force. In this … read more...

Silver Shortage To Send Price Soaring Above $20 In 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-01 04:48:06:000

Silver peaked just shy of $50 during April of 2011. The price has been correcting ever since, falling below $14 per ounce in 2016 and again late last year. But there is a silver lining to such a deep and protracted price correction. With silver prices under $20 per ounce for so long, a signi… read more...

Peak Gold And The Coming Supply Crunch

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-01 04:31:02:000

During the lackluster and otherwise unremarkable trading of 2018, a hugely important development took place in the precious metals markets. Gold production, in the estimation of some top industry insiders, peaked. Peak gold represents the point at which the total number of ounces being pulle… read more...

Global Gold Demand Grew By 4% In 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-01 03:21:26:000

By SchiffGold Global gold demand grew by 4% in 2018, driven by a multi-decade high in central bank buying, according to the World Gold Council 's Gold Demand Trends 2018 Report. Gold demand came in at 4,345.1 tons in 2018. That was up from 4,159.9 tons the previous year. This was in lin… read more...

Dovish Fed Turbo Charges Precious Metals Stocks

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-31 11:34:55:000

Preamble After six torrid years in the precious metals sector of the market gold and the associated mining stocks have given us a glimmer of hope. There are two main drivers behind this, the first is that the markets in general are retreating and investors are looking for alternative … read more...

Schiff, Holmes, Hug And Sebag On The Ultimate Gold Panel (Video)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-31 02:03:44:000

By SchiffGold Peter Schiff recently participated in the Ultimate Gold Panel at the Vancouver Resource Investment Conference. Hosted by Daniela Cambone of Kitco News, the panel delved into a deep discussion about the future of gold based on both historical analysis and current economic … read more...

Macro Ops Podcast: Macro Ops Monthly Intelligence Report, Dollar, Tesla And Birds With Alex Barrow

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-30 05:23:09:000

Chris sits down and chats with Macro-Ops Co-Founder Alex Barrow. This one goes deep! If you are looking for an abridged version of the Monthly Intelligence Report, this isnt it. If you want to download Alexs views on the markets into your brain operating group, this is the ep… read more...

This Bull Market Is 'Snorting' Again - Going On 10 Years

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-30 01:25:36:000

By Gary Alexander This bull market is intact. We never reached a 20% correction in the S&P 500 on a closing basis. Last Christmas Eve brought us down 19.8% from the September 20 peak, but that was the second time that this bull market retreated over 19% without touching 20%. (The other… read more...

The 'Paradox Of Inflation' For Stocks... And A Potentially Massive Opportunity

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-29 23:48:32:000

Sussex, England "murmur murmur murmur Brexit mumble mumble mumble Brexit mutter mutter mutter Brexit" Repeat endlesslyad infinitum For as long as I can remember, there's been a source of background noise at my parents' house in England, which is where I'm … read more...

Gold Isn't Sweating The Interest Rate Outlook

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-29 11:52:25:000

As Wall Street anxiously awaits the Federal Reserves interest rate policy decision on Wednesday, the gold market remains unconcerned. Instead, its confirming that the intermediate-term outlook for the yellow metal remains strong. As well review in todays report,… read more...

This just in: Gold hits 7-month high

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-29 09:40:28:000

Gold is up just modestly today, but at $1,308 per ounce, it's touched its highest level since mid-June. More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, iShares Gold Trust ETF, Sprott Physical Gold Trust, Commodities news, Stocks on the move, Top stock market news, News on ETFs, Read more … read more...

Sentiment Speaks: Where Can I Get A Good Pastrami Sandwich While I Wait For My Gold?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-29 08:00:00:000

There has been no trade more frustrating than the metals complex for the last several years. In fact, I cannot remember the last time I had to wait so long for a pullback to complete. So, while I have been waiting, I have been getting quite hungry. So, can anyone recommend a good place to get … read more...

10 Factors To Look For In Gold In 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-29 06:32:34:000

The following is a list of the ten most important factors likely to affect gold in 2019. I have grouped them under two broad headings, economic developments, and factors affecting gold itself. Possible economic developments to look for It's late in the credit cycle, and it appears the en… read more...

Gold Breaks Through $1,300, Set To Push Higher In 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-29 04:49:00:000

The gold price finally pierced resistance at $1,300 on Friday, hitting a 7-month high! Why is this important? The $1,300 level has been pesky resistance roughly 12 times over the past 3 to 4 years. A definitive move above this price is a bullish signal that could create a little FOMO (fear… read more...

Gold And Gold Miners: A Long-Term Perspective

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-28 08:15:12:000

This post is divided into 2 parts: Part 1 - Gold The 2 charts below sum up my positive view on gold. The first is the long-term chart of US nominal GDP growth. US Nominal GDP As you can see, nominal US GDP has been slowly falling since its post world war peak in 1973. The second is rea… read more...

Gold Pulls Back And Snaps Back - Levels To Watch

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-27 06:30:00:000

The price of gold reached its all-time peak in 2011 at $1920.70 per ounce. A series of lower highs and lower lows led to a bottom in December 2015 at $1046.20 when the US Federal reserve shifted from a prolonged period of accommodation to tightening credit. The bounce from the low led to a r… read more...

The Government Is Closed! But Is It? SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 01.25.19

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-27 05:24:28:000

By SchiffGold The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of the week's precious metals news coupled with thoughtful analysis. The US government is closed! Or so we're told. But is it - really? Mike Maharrey talks about the shutdown in this week's Friday Gold… read more...

Did The Fed Just Signal The Low In Gold And Silver? - David Brady (25/01/2019)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-26 06:52:08:000

By David Brady The big news today is the following headline from the Wall Street Journal: Fed Officials Weigh Earlier-Than-Expected End to Bond Portfolio Runoff The implication is that the Fed is considering ending the balance sheet reduction program much earlier than anticipated, a … read more...

Why Everyone's Talking About Gold And Silver

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-26 06:02:09:000

If you have been following some of the research posts by some of the biggest names in the precious metals industry, you may understand "why" so many people are so excited about the opportunities in gold and silver recently. There are so many facets to the fundamental and emotional functions of… read more...

Platinum - A Bearish Enigma

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-25 06:30:00:000

The price action in the precious metals sector of the commodities market has been constructive since prices fell to lows in gold and palladium in mid-August and when silver experienced a false break to the downside in mid-November. Silver is trading above $15.30 per ounce, and at the beginning… read more...

Peter Schiff: A Lot More People Should Be Looking At Gold (Video)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-25 02:12:57:000

By SchiffGold Peter Schiff recently sat down with Daniela Cambone on Kitco News and talked about gold, the phony government shutdown, and his track record on economic forecasting. Daniela mentioned recent mainstream interested in gold, particularly the fact that we have billionaires buy… read more...

China Officially Adds To Gold Reserves As It Shifts Away From The U.S. Dollar

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-25 02:02:02:000

By SchiffGold China officially added gold to its reserves last month for the first time in two years. Meanwhile, the Chinese have been shrinking their holdings of US Treasuries. According to the Nikkei Asian Review , the moves are intended to reduce dependence on the US dollar. Accordin… read more...

Gold: A Caged Bird

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-24 14:12:32:000

In my last article on January 14th, I had highlighted that the pattern gold ( GDX , ASA ) was trading in was extremely risky. This is as I expected the commodity to have a bearish fall if it failed to break above the 161.8% Fibonacci resistance level at $1,299.13. This fear of mine proved t… read more...

This Billionaire Just Bought Gold For The First Time In His Life

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-24 12:02:12:000

Billionaire Sam Zell just announced that he bought gold for the very first time in his life because, as he puts it, it is a good hedge. In a recent Bloomberg interview, the Equity International founder and creator of the real estate investment trust (REIT) admitted to seeing an… read more...

Copper Is Waiting For A Trade Deal - A Sign Of Life Last Week

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-24 06:30:00:000

Copper is a bellwether commodity, and while many market participants never take a long or short position in the red metal, most watch the price of copper. Copper is a barometer for the economic wellbeing of the global economy. The base metal is also the leader of the nonferrous sector of the c… read more...

Shifting Reasons To Buy Gold - Precious Metals Supply And Demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-24 03:56:52:000

Intermarket Correlation Dance Monday was Martin Luther King Day in the US. The price of gold dropped six bucks last week. The price of silver fell 26 cents, a greater percentage. The price of gold can sometimes correlate well with the price of stocks. For example, from April 2009-July 2011… read more...

Nikkei: China boosts gold for first time in two years

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-24 01:07:24:000

China added gold to its foreign reserves last month for the first time in two years, Nikkei reports, amid continuing cutbacks in its holdings of U.S. Treasurys. More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, iShares Gold Trust ETF, Sprott Physical Gold Trust, Global news and forex, Commodities news,… read more...

Global Growth Worries Boost Gold Demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-23 15:54:12:000

Just when it looked like golds fear factor might be fading, worries over the strength of the global economy have come to the rescue. In todays report, well examine the developments which should help keep golds fear component strong and allow its … read more...

Here's Why The Price Of Palladium Just Zoomed Past Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-23 05:31:37:000

Palladium might not fill headlines the way gold does, but its been on fire lately. Not only has the precious metal been the best performing commodity for two years straight, but its price also just shot past gold for the first time since 2001. For the first time ever, it broke throug… read more...

What's In Store For The Precious Metals Sector In 2019?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-23 03:24:14:000

The Newmont ([[NEM]])/Goldcorp ([[GG]]) merger is the second mega-deal in the industry after Barrick ([[GOLD]]) acquired RandGold in September. Without question, the two deals reflect the growing need for large gold and silver mining companies to replace reserves, which are being depleted at t… read more...

Is There A Gold/Bitcoin Correlation?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-23 02:26:08:000

By Jim Iuorio At a Glance Among the two major alternative currencies, gold has emerged on the upside, at least temporarily. On November 14, 2018, CME bitcoin futures broke through the important $6,000 support level and lost more than 40 percent of their value in the next 12 days…. read more...

All Time High Gold Volume - What It Means For Investors

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-22 12:46:11:000

It is important for investors in physical gold to periodically follow what is happening in other segments of the precious metals industry. Today we will examine volume in the futures market. Futures contracts represents the ownership of gold at a future time. As designated by the contract ex… read more...

Can Gold Retain Its Safe-Haven Status?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-22 11:02:20:000

A question being asked by participants as global markets rebound is whether the gold price can maintain its upward trend? That gold benefited from the extreme financial market volatility late last year cant be denied. So with volatility on the wane, many wonder if golds number … read more...

Global Silver Production May Decline More Than Analysts' Forecasts

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-22 01:21:35:000

The global mine supply from the top silver-producing countries may decline more than the industry forecasts. The leading consultancies reported that global silver production would increase moderately by 1-2% in 2018. However, the data from several countries and large mining companies suggest t… read more...

China Rebound Will Lift Commodity Prices

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-21 14:04:34:000

Could a revival of China's financial market and manufacturing sector prospects in 2019 stimulate higher prices for commodities? That's what many commodity traders are banking on, and there are reasons to support this optimistic outlook. In today's report, we'll examine the exciting development… read more...

Gold And Silver Are Loving The Gov't Shutdown Conflict; David Morgan: Expect Stagflation And Silver Outperformance In 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-20 05:17:31:000

Welcome to this week's Market Wrap Podcast, I'm Mike Gleason. Coming up our good friend David Morgan of The Morgan Report joins me for a conversation on a range of topics, including his 2019 outlook for a number of different asset classes, most notably gold and silver. Don't miss a fa… read more...

To All You Scoffers: Friday Gold Wrap 01.18.19

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-20 05:00:58:000

By SchiffGold The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of the week's precious metals news coupled with thoughtful analysis. Peter Schiff gets a lot of scoffers. "You've been saying the same thing for years and nothing has happened." It's easy to throw rock… read more...

This Week In Money - January 19, 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-20 02:59:29:000

Ross Clark Stock markets, gold, crude oil, Canadian dollar. Rick Rule Gold, silver, his biggest win. Wolf Richter - Automotive sector, global slowdown, US dollar. Larry Reaugh - President & CEO of American Manganese Inc. Jim Pettit … read more...

Gold Sits Just Under $1,300 - The Trend Is Your Friend

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-18 06:00:00:000

The gold futures market has settled into a narrowing trading band that near the highest price for the yellow metal since June 2018. Gold put in a double top trading pattern on the weekly and monthly charts last year as the price rose to a high at $1365.40 which was $12.10 below the 2016 post… read more...

Gold Sits Just Under $1,300 - The Trend Is Your Friend

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-18 06:00:00:000

The gold futures market has settled into a narrowing trading band that near the highest price for the yellow metal since June 2018. Gold put in a double top trading pattern on the weekly and monthly charts last year as the price rose to a high at $1365.40 which was $12.10 below the 2016 post… read more...

Gold's Long-Term Relative Strength Advantage

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-16 12:26:40:000

We often discuss the importance of short-term relative price strength when evaluating the gold price in this report. Whats not often looked at, though, is golds longer-term relative strength advantage over many leading asset categories including bonds, currencies, and other com… read more...

Gold's Long-Term Relative Strength Advantage

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-16 12:26:40:000

We often discuss the importance of short-term relative price strength when evaluating the gold price in this report. Whats not often looked at, though, is golds longer-term relative strength advantage over many leading asset categories including bonds, currencies, and other com… read more...

The Chairman's Curse - Precious Metals Supply And Demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-16 04:54:05:000

Something Odd is Happening The price of gold went up two bucks, while that of silver fell ten pennies. Something is odd about how the metals have traded. Back when the market thought that the Fed was tightening, the prices of gold and silver were rising. Silver is now about a buck higher tha… read more...

The Chairman's Curse - Precious Metals Supply And Demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-16 04:54:05:000

Something Odd is Happening The price of gold went up two bucks, while that of silver fell ten pennies. Something is odd about how the metals have traded. Back when the market thought that the Fed was tightening, the prices of gold and silver were rising. Silver is now about a buck higher tha… read more...

Shark Attack?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-16 04:12:26:000

A worrying chart below… but first an update on my sojourn in Uruguay. Yesterday morning, a large group (pod?) of dolphins swam along in front of the beach. We reckoned there were at least a dozen, and perhaps as many as 20. That's to say, we think they were some kind of dolphins, but don't... read more...

Shark Attack?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-16 04:12:26:000

A worrying chart below… but first an update on my sojourn in Uruguay. Yesterday morning, a large group (pod?) of dolphins swam along in front of the beach. We reckoned there were at least a dozen, and perhaps as many as 20. That's to say, we think they were some kind of dolphins, but don't... read more...

Here's Proof That Fear Is Still A Factor

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-15 11:22:19:000

One of the things which gold investors are concerned about right now is the level of fear in the market. This is an important consideration given that golds fear factor is a major reason for owning gold. Fear has also arguably been the dominant driver behind gold&#x2019… read more...

Gold barely budges so far in worst start to year since 2013

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-15 10:53:17:000

Gold is off to a relatively sluggish start to the new year, recording its worst early January performance in six years despite political and economic uncertainty that tends to boost safe-haven demand. More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, iShares Gold Trust ETF, Sprott Physical Gold Trust,… read more...

A Hedge For Chaos: Invest In Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-14 12:40:27:000

Editor's note: Seeking Alpha is proud to welcome Zach Ott 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 Investing in gol… read more...

Gold: Time To Be Bullish And Extremely Cautious

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-14 09:20:07:000

In my last article on 9 th December, I was extremely bullish on gold ( GDX , ASA ) as I expected it to have a rise up till the 127.2% Fibonacci resistance level at $1,282. This came true as the commodity rose till the $1,290 mark. However, I now believe the rise has come to a temporary end… read more...

No Confirmation Of A Gold Bull Market Yet

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-14 06:28:03:000

Editor's note: Originally published at tsi-blog.com on January 14, 2019 The "true fundamentals" began shifting in gold's favour in October of last year, and by early December, the fundamental backdrop was gold-bullish for the first time in almost a year. However, there is yet no confir… read more...

Big Silver Move Foreshadowed As Industrial Panic Looms

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-13 05:25:16:000

Welcome to this week's Market Wrap Podcast , I'm Mike Gleason. Coming up we'll hear one of the more important interviews we've ever done on the broken nature of the precious metals' futures exchanges, and what might be the driving force that ultimately destroys the confidence in these marke… read more...

This Week In Money - January 12, 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-13 02:03:36:000

Ross Clark Gold. Marijuana. Gerald Celente Trends in 2019. Civil unrest. Ed Steer Gold and silver. J.P. Morgan caught manipulating gold prices. Larry Reaugh President & CEO of American Manganese Inc. Craig Goodwin Presiden… read more...

Will Gold Rebound In 2019?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-12 14:03:57:000

By Andrew Capon Frankincense and myrrh may no longer be traditional Christmas gifts, but the appeal of gold endures. For investors, however, the yellow metal lost a little of its luster in 2018. In late December, the gold price was down 4.5 percent ($1,255 per ounce). It had also suffere… read more...

What's Up With Fed Chair Jerome Powell? Friday Gold Wrap 1.11.19

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-12 03:28:01:000

By SchiffGold The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of the week's precious metals news coupled with thoughtful analysis. Attention focused back on the Federal Reserve this week with the release of the minutes from December's FOMC meeting and a couple of… read more...

Things Just Got Even Better For Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-10 15:35:27:000

With a plethora of positive factors behind it, gold has out-shined most assets in recent weeks. But just when it looked like perhaps gold had reached the limits of its upside potential, a new development has further extended it. The U.S. dollar continues to significantly weaken, which in turn … read more...

Things Just Got Even Better For Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-10 15:35:27:000

With a plethora of positive factors behind it, gold has out-shined most assets in recent weeks. But just when it looked like perhaps gold had reached the limits of its upside potential, a new development has further extended it. The U.S. dollar continues to significantly weaken, which in turn … read more...

Goldman raises 12-month gold price forecast to highest since 2013

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-10 15:23:45:000

Gold will climb to $1,425/oz. over the next 12 months, a level not seen in more than five years , the Goldman Sachs analyst team predicts in joining an increasing number of bullish takes on the yellow metal. More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, iShares Gold Trust ETF, Sprott Physical Gold T… read more...

Goldman raises 12-month gold price forecast to highest since 2013

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-10 15:23:45:000

Gold will climb to $1,425/oz. over the next 12 months, a level not seen in more than five years , the Goldman Sachs analyst team predicts in joining an increasing number of bullish takes on the yellow metal. More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, iShares Gold Trust ETF, Sprott Physical Gold T… read more...

The Precious Metals Sector To Shine As The Fed Blinks

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-10 12:44:29:000

Preamble The Federal Reserve stuck to its guns last year and implemented rate hikes as planned. For the year ahead, they plan to hike rates two more times which would be supportive of the US Dollar, if this was a certainty. However, as always, there is some doubt that they will do this, and… read more...

The Precious Metals Sector To Shine As The Fed Blinks

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-10 12:44:29:000

Preamble The Federal Reserve stuck to its guns last year and implemented rate hikes as planned. For the year ahead, they plan to hike rates two more times which would be supportive of the US Dollar, if this was a certainty. However, as always, there is some doubt that they will do this, and… read more...

Coming Dollar Strength Will Wreck The Global Monetary System

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-10 07:29:32:000

We are delighted to have Brent Johnson, CEO of Santiago Capital, on SBTV . Although he is a proponent of gold, Brent's Dollar Milkshake Theory sees him playing devil's advocate to assess how the dollar and gold will move in the coming years. Discussed in this interview: 05:38 Diff… read more...

Coming Dollar Strength Will Wreck The Global Monetary System

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-10 07:29:32:000

We are delighted to have Brent Johnson, CEO of Santiago Capital, on SBTV . Although he is a proponent of gold, Brent's Dollar Milkshake Theory sees him playing devil's advocate to assess how the dollar and gold will move in the coming years. Discussed in this interview: 05:38 Diff… read more...

Diego Parrilla On The Perpetual Search For Extreme Optionality

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-10 03:46:56:000

Diego Parrilla has been eerily prescient in calling major turning points in a variety of markets over the past several years. Back in 2014, he published The Energy World Is Flat , in which he detailed the coming crash in the price of crude oil and the various dynamics that would ensure such a… read more...

Diego Parrilla On The Perpetual Search For Extreme Optionality

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-10 03:46:56:000

Diego Parrilla has been eerily prescient in calling major turning points in a variety of markets over the past several years. Back in 2014, he published The Energy World Is Flat , in which he detailed the coming crash in the price of crude oil and the various dynamics that would ensure such a… read more...

Gold's Safety Factor Put To The Test

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-09 16:46:37:000

With the broad equity market showing its first signs of strength in months, gold's important safety factor will soon be put to the test. But while the next few days could witness a pullback in the gold price as stock prices rally, gold's intermediate-term recovery should remain intact based on… read more...

Can The Gold To Silver Ratio Break Lower In 2019?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-09 10:52:08:000

Gold and silver have both been strong recently - can the gold to silver ratio break lower? For the week ended Friday, January 4, gold finished higher by $4 or 0.3% to close at $1,285 as of the final trade on the New York COMEX futures exchange. Meanwhile, silver finished higher by $0.35 cents … read more...

Wallstreet: 'Be The Dip... I Mean Buy The Dip'

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-09 09:37:26:000

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Gold Will Soon Be Joined By Other Commodities

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-08 15:03:59:000

Gold has been a standout performer among the major commodities in recent weeks as fear has driven investors away from the more speculative assets and into safe havens. While the yellow metal has benefited from this development, an even more encouraging sign is the gradual improvement now under… read more...

Gold-backed ETF holdings jumped 3% in December

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-08 12:21:13:000

Holdings in gold-backed ETFs worldwide jumped by 2.4M oz. worth $3.1B in December for a third straight month of net inflows, the World Gold Council says in a new report, as investors looked for safe havens from volatile equity markets. More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, iShares Gold Trus… read more...

The Japanese Government Is Still Pegging The Gold Price

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-08 05:50:18:000

Editor's note: Originally published at tsi-blog.com on January 8, 2019 About five months ago I posted an article in response to stories that the Chinese government had pegged either the SDR-denominated gold price or the yuan-denominated gold price. These stories were based on g… read more...

The Real Or Imagined Third Fed Mandate - Precious Metals Supply And Demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-08 04:52:04:000

Fundamental Developments - Silver Looking Frisky The price of gold went up four bucks, and the price of silver rose 32 cents. Silver has been going up in gold terms since the middle of last week when the gold-silver ratio peaked at just under 87. It closed this week at just under 82 (a lower… read more...

Precious Metals MMI: Norilsk, JPMorgan Chase Bullish On Hybrid Car Demand's Role In Palladium Prices

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-08 01:00:11:000

Original Post By Taras Berezowsky It looks as though the winter is just heating up for the Global Precious Monthly Metals Index ((MMI)). The sub-index tracking a basket of gold, silver, platinum and palladium prices from four different geographies rose three points to hit 90 for … read more...

A Temporary Pullback For Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-07 12:54:48:000

After a non-stop push higher in the last four weeks, gold has become temporarily over-extended and therefore, vulnerable to a pullback. Signs that a corrective pause in the upward trend has begun were visible late last week and may well continue into the week ahead. As we'll discuss in the lat… read more...

Why Gold Will Shine In 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-07 08:09:16:000

Article Overview Before talking about my bullish view on gold for 2019, I must humbly admit that I was wrong on a potential rally for the precious metal in 2018. Gold was sideways to lower for most part of 2018 and the precious metal started trending higher only towards the last quarter of… read more...

Gold: The Bulls Must Prove Themselves

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-06 17:43:35:000

While equity markets continue to struggle finding a bid, gold ( GLD ) has quietly made up significant ground in December as it finally exited its intermediate downtrend. The metal managed to reclaim its 20-month moving average and its 200-day moving average, and is now sitting just shy of a pi… read more...

Gold Wins 2018 And Fatal Conceit: Friday Gold Wrap 1.4.19

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-05 05:39:23:000

By SchiffGold The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of the week's precious metals news coupled with thoughtful analysis. For most of last year, we heard everybody from Donald Trump to the talking heads on CNBC gushing about the booming stock market. Tha… read more...

Gold Wins 2018 And Fatal Conceit: Friday Gold Wrap 1.4.19

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-05 05:39:23:000

By SchiffGold The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of the week's precious metals news coupled with thoughtful analysis. For most of last year, we heard everybody from Donald Trump to the talking heads on CNBC gushing about the booming stock market. Tha… read more...

Silver And Gold: Take Profits On Longs And Wait For Mean Reversion

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-05 04:29:05:000

The Variable Changing Price Momentum Indicator is recommending taking profits in the gold and silver markets on any long positions. This is the Variable Changing Price Momentum Indicator (VC PMI) Weekly Update for January 3, 2019, with a focus on the silver and gold markets. The VC PMI uses … read more...

Silver And Gold: Take Profits On Longs And Wait For Mean Reversion

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-05 04:29:05:000

The Variable Changing Price Momentum Indicator is recommending taking profits in the gold and silver markets on any long positions. This is the Variable Changing Price Momentum Indicator (VC PMI) Weekly Update for January 3, 2019, with a focus on the silver and gold markets. The VC PMI uses … read more...

Gold's Safety Factor Kicks Into High Gear

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-04 14:50:19:000

For the first time in nearly a year, gold has a number of important supports in its favor which should propel its price higher in the months ahead. Signs of continued deterioration in the global economy, along with a a distressing drop in U.S. Treasury bond yields, are among the major factors … read more...

What To Expect From Gold In 2019?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-04 01:27:30:000

Going into 2019, let's have a look at the status of the precious metals market. I believe that the gold price is mainly influenced by the policies of the Federal Reserve and there are several points I'd like to discuss here. First of all, the U.S. fiscal situation is headed off a cliff in … read more...

Expectations For Gold And Silver In 2019 - Craig Hemke (02/01/2019)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-03 23:22:36:000

By Craig Hemke As 2018 drew to a close, the prices of Comex gold and silver began to move higher. This was just as expected and we wrote about these pending year-end rallies on several occasions. Before going further, perhaps you should take time to review these links: This from ea… read more...

2018 - A Year Of Volatility For Precious Metals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-03 15:22:25:000

2018 is within a few hours of the record books as this article is being written, so let us take the opportunity to review the year in the global markets, and to see how precious metals fared in the mix. Below we show a wide comparison of 48 asset classes which comprise the majority of market… read more...

PAM's 2019 Outlook For The Dollar, Bond Yields, And Precious Metals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-03 13:03:31:000

This article was originally published December 31, 2018. As we go into the final trading day of 2018, the themes that we have been tracking day to day looks likely to continue over and through New Year's day. At this juncture, all the signaling information is coming mostly from the behavio… read more...

Gold gains in safe-haven bid to highest level since June

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-03 10:49:56:000

Gold prices rise to their highest level since mid-June , +0.6% to $1,291.40/oz., as Apple's bearish revenue outlook exacerbates concerns about a slowing economy and sparks demand for safe-haven bullion. More news on: Barrick Gold Corporation, AngloGold Ashanti Limited, Newmont Mining Co… read more...

Mining Stock Daily's 2019 Outlook For Precious Metals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-03 01:20:31:000

A quiet bull market in mining stocks is underway. The [[GDX]] ETF closed trading on New Year's Eve up 2.37%. Through Monday, GDX has risen 20% since hitting a 52-week low close of $17.57 on September 11, 2018. In popular parlance, GDX is now in a "bull market." We expect that a significant b… read more...

Expect Good Things For Gold In Early 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-02 15:05:42:000

After experiencing some serious turbulence in 2018, gold has since bottomed and launched a meaningful turnaround in the final months of the year. In todays report well look at reasons investors should expect a continued revival of the metals fortunes in the first few mo… read more...

Precious Metals And Cryptocurrencies - Q4 2018 Review And The Outlook For Q1 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-02 12:27:10:000

The precious metals sector of the commodities market posted an overall gain in the fourth quarter of 2018 thanks to increases in the prices of palladium and gold. The composite of the four precious metals that trade on the COMEX and NYMEX divisions of the CME dropped by 8.10% in 2014. The se… read more...

Best Asset Classes Of 2018: Gold And Residential Real Estate

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-01 00:57:35:000

If you had made bets on which of the major asset classes would outperform in 2018, which would you have chosen? Stocks? Bonds? Real Estate? Commodities? Precious Metals? I would wager that sentiment would have placed stocks in first place, real estate second, commodities third, bon… read more...

Gold Mining Stocks Are Going Up Faster Than Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-30 19:01:46:000

The past couple of years have been brutal for precious metals mining stocks. Gold and silver went down a little, while the miners went down a lot - four times as much, to be exact. That's painful but not surprising. The miners, being in effect options on the underlying metals, tend to be a lot… read more...

Silver And Gold Finish 2018 Strong Amid Stock Market Carnage

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-30 05:18:20:000

Greg Weldon Makes Best Call of 2018, Michael Pento Makes 2019 Predictions Welcome to this week's Market Wrap Podcast, I'm Mike Gleason. Coming up Michael Pento of Pento Portfolio Strategies joins me for an encore interview. Michael weighs in on how he sees Fed policy decisions playi… read more...

This Week In Money - December 29, 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-30 01:53:17:000

Ross Clark Stock markets, precious metals. Dan Harris Doing business with China. Trade wars. Real estate. Wolf Richter Interest rates. Trucking sector. Larry Reaugh President & CEO of American Manganese Inc. Produced by Re… read more...

Gold: Not Quite Time

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-29 06:30:00:000

2018 seems to be ending on the wrong note in the markets. December is setting the wrong kind of records, and Q4 has been a bumpy one in general. This is what happens in the stock market sometimes, but it's been easy to forget over the decade-long bull market. We're using the end of the year … read more...

Looking Back; Moving Ahead: Friday Gold Wrap 12.28.18

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-29 03:03:19:000

By SchiffGold The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of the week's precious metals news coupled with thoughtful analysis. It's the last Friday Gold Wrap of 2018. In the spirit of the season, Mike Maharrey looks back over the last year and speculates a li… read more...

By The Pricking Of My Thumbs... - Precious Metals Supply And Demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-28 07:39:03:000

Something Wicked this Way Comes Last week, the price of gold went up $18 and that of silver 6 cents. Looking at the ongoing stock market drop, someone asked us if this is "it". So far in Q4, the stock market (S&P 500) has now lost more points than in any quarter during the Great… read more...

Gold Is Getting Some Extra Support

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-28 06:51:57:000

After weeks of walking virtually alone on its rising path, gold is finally getting some support from some of closest allies. The silver price has begun to confirm golds rally, which is always a welcome sign from a bulls perspective. Gold and silver mining stocks are also showin… read more...

GLD: Did Santa Come Early This Year?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-26 09:40:04:000

As the massive sell-off in stocks continues, investors are seeking the protection of the markets classic safe haven assets. On a year-to-date basis, the S&P 500 is trading lower by -12.06% and the Dow Jones Industrial Average has lost -11.84%. Equities have officially fallen into … read more...

GLD: Did Santa Come Early This Year?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-26 09:40:04:000

As the massive sell-off in stocks continues, investors are seeking the protection of the markets classic safe haven assets. On a year-to-date basis, the S&P 500 is trading lower by -12.06% and the Dow Jones Industrial Average has lost -11.84%. Equities have officially fallen into … read more...

Bear fears propel gold to six-month peak

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-26 05:04:44:000

Gold climbed to a six-month high of 1,277 per ounce overnight as bear fears prompted investors to seek refuge in the metal. More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, iShares Gold Trust ETF, Sprott Physical Gold Trust, Commodities news, Top stock market news, News on ETFs, Read more … read more...

Bear fears propel gold to six-month peak

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-26 05:04:44:000

Gold climbed to a six-month high of 1,277 per ounce overnight as bear fears prompted investors to seek refuge in the metal. More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, iShares Gold Trust ETF, Sprott Physical Gold Trust, Commodities news, Top stock market news, News on ETFs, Read more … read more...

Gold: All Systems A 'Go' For 2019!

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-25 02:28:33:000

My last couple of Seeking Alpha articles on gold (see here and here ) were focused on the bullish catalysts that global warming and yawning US Federal deficit spending would be for the price of gold moving forward. Not surprisingly, we've continued to see more natural disasters (and off-b… read more...

Gold Miners Are Crushing The Market In The Face Of Higher Rates

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-24 23:53:52:000

Disregarding strong opposition from the likes of DoubleLine Capital founder Jeffrey Gundlach, legendary hedge fund manager Stanley Druckenmiller, Mad Money host Jim Cramer, President Donald Trump and others, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell hiked rates on last Wednesday… read more...

This Week In Money - December 22, 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-23 01:36:39:000

Ross Clark - Santa Claus rally, Fed rate hike. Eric Hadik - Gold, oil, US dollar, and interest rates. Danielle Park - Importance of diversification. Larry Reaugh President & CEO of American Manganese Inc. on Company Showcase Produced by Read more … read more...

This Week In Money - December 22, 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-23 01:36:39:000

Ross Clark - Santa Claus rally, Fed rate hike. Eric Hadik - Gold, oil, US dollar, and interest rates. Danielle Park - Importance of diversification. Larry Reaugh President & CEO of American Manganese Inc. on Company Showcase Produced by Read more … read more...

Gold Reacts To The Fed

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-22 07:30:00:000

The markets were optimistic going into the final Fed meeting of the year on Wednesday, December 19. Volatility in the stock market, an ongoing trade dispute with China, sluggish economic growth in Europe, and the recent inversion of the yield curve caused many market participants to hope that … read more...

Is Gold An Inflation Hedge Or Calamity Insurance? A Treatise To Please No One

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-21 12:15:38:000

Welcome back, dear readers. As you know, being an equal opportunity iconoclast is lonely work, but someone has to do it. So today your humble author will address the subject of gold. Few topics illicit such emotional responses as this one. The extremes of opinion are wide and irreconcilable. G… read more...

Third Stage Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-21 09:40:57:000

Rather than sticking gold in with my last one on collateral , I felt it deserved its own focus. Its duality often puts it on the side of deflation with collateral shortage as the main mechanism. Given that, it wouldn't have been surprising if gold was collapsing now as it had been during the … read more...

Gold Is Back In Play

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-21 08:29:47:000

Got room for it in your portfolio? You may have noticed a certain wobbliness in the markets recently. If you haven't, you're probably not even reading this; you're likely on holiday somewhere without a Wi-Fi connection. Lucky you! The rest of us, however, are now transfixed by significant … read more...

Trump-Defying Fed Enters Danger Zone For Economy And Markets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-21 08:27:05:000

The Fed blinked - but didn't flinch away from another rate hike. On Wednesday, Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) policymakers rejected President Donald Trump's call for a pause. They raised their benchmark rate by a quarter point to a range up to 2.5%. The only concession Fed chairman Jer… read more...

Will 2019 Be Platinum's Year?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-21 06:45:00:000

The global financial crisis of 2008 sent the prices of markets across all asset classes reeling on the downside, and the precious metals that trade on the COMEX and NYMEX divisions of the CME were no exception. The price of gold fell to a low at $681 per ounce in October 2008. Today the yellow… read more...

The Once And Future Unit Of Finance - Precious Metals Supply And Demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-21 03:56:27:000

Sally Forth and Speculate on my Behalf! Last week, the price of gold was down ten bucks and silver four cents. Someone on Twitter demanded if we didn't find it odd that the biggest sovereign debt bubble has managed to inflate a bubble in virtually every asset price except for gold. Snapsho… read more...

The Fed's Rate Hike Weakens Gold And Boosts The Dollar

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-20 15:19:11:000

Preamble At the FOMC meeting today, the Federal Reserve raised rates more or less as expected. The result was a boost for the US dollar and a fall in precious metals prices. Once again, we have a clear demonstration that the inverse relationship between the US dollar and gold is alive an… read more...

Gold catches modest bid as panic sets in for stocks

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-20 14:10:19:000

Stocks continue to reel from the Fed's surprising hawkishness yesterday, with today's renewed threat of a government shutdown adding to the excuses to sell. More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, iShares Gold Trust ETF, Sprott Physical Gold Trust, Commodities news, Stocks on the move, Top stoc… read more...

Gold Traders Do An About Face

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-20 12:48:14:000

After seeing several weeks of sustained flight-to-safety inflows, the gold price reversed sharply on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve announced its latest interest rate decision. While the decision to raise rates wasn't unexpected, the Fed's failure to embrace a dovish policy stance unnerve… read more...

Precious Metals: Miners Leading The Way

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-20 12:35:13:000

Well, the Fed did not blink at the FOMC meeting as it went ahead with its expected interest rate increase. Equity markets in the US across the board fell on the news. Gold, silver and the mining stocks also fell, although crude oil held up well on the announcement. Considering how late the S… read more...

All About The Fed And The Discussions Go On

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-20 00:39:50:000

By Stephen Innes Markets The S&P 500 tumbled as the Fed goes whistling past the grave triggering a swath of asset rotation out of equity markets and into US bonds. At the time of writing the S&P 500 fell -1.5 % while US bond yields fell to critical support level 2.75%. But inde… read more...

Stocks Crash, Gold And Bitcoin Surge Higher

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-19 06:31:15:000

This won't be the last time that you read this headline. The stock market is crashing again to start the last trading week before Christmas. The Dow and S&P 500 both declined by 2.1% today, while the NASDAQ is down 2.3%. The major drivers of this market decline are slowing growth project… read more...

The Gold Bulls Just Regained The Upper Hand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-19 06:06:53:000

Commodity traders appear excited about gold again as stocks are on pace for their worst year since 2008, and their worst December since 1931. Bullish bets on the yellow metal outnumbered bearish ones for the week ended December 11, resulting in the first instance of net positive contracts si… read more...

Analyzing Key Market Risks For 2019 With A 40-Year Market Veteran

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-19 03:11:27:000

One of the most important factors an investor should consider is risk. Risk comes in two primary flavors that we will discuss in this article: risk of the market, and risk of the investment vehicle itself. To explore both of these risks in the current economy, I flew out to Phoenix to interv… read more...

Palladium Is The New Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-18 15:53:52:000

Original Post By Stuart Burns After surging more than 50% in the last four months, palladium - that previously little-discussed Platinum Group Metal (PGM) - reached $1,255.12/ounce, surpassing gold for the first time in 16 years last week, according to The New York Times . Driven … read more...

Gold Price Is Stupidly Low Relative To Monetary Inflation

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-18 14:14:09:000

Rick Rule, President & CEO of Sprott USA Holdings , shares with us on SBTV his valuable observations of investing the contrarian way and investor psychology needed to survive a bear market. We find out how Rick views physical gold and other resources that are on his radar at this moment… read more...

Gold gains as stocks slide; many precious metals miners post strong gains

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-17 14:55:40:000

Gold futures settle at their highest level in more than a week , helped by weakness in the dollar and losses in the stock market; Comex February gold settles +0.8% at $1,251.80/oz. More news on: Coeur Mining, Inc., Eldorado Gold Corporation, Pretium Resources Inc, Commodities news, Stoc… read more...

Commodities Could Be The Play Of The Decade

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-17 08:56:06:000

The S&P Commodity Index to S&P 500 Ratio has reached an all-time low, indicating that now may be the perfect time to buy commodities. As the chart below indicates, the last time commodities were this cheap in relation to equities occurred in 1999. From the 1999 lows to 2008 highs, th… read more...

Fed Up! Friday Gold Wrap 12.14.18

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-16 05:39:39:000

The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of the week's precious metals news coupled with thoughtful analysis. Friday Gold Wrap host Mike Maharrey is fed up this week. He's fed up with flip-flopping central bankers, big-spending politicians and destructive mone… read more...

Gold: Setting Up For A Substantial Move Higher In 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-15 04:38:11:000

Source: FinancialTimes.com Gold/SPDR Gold Shares ( GLD ) is at a crucial juncture with the yellow metal trading around its key $1,250 level. It's been a roller-coaster ride for gold over the past year with prices going higher, then lower, and now essentially sitting flat for the past ye… read more...

Gold-Stock Triple Breakout

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-15 00:14:37:000

The beleaguered gold stocks are recovering from their late-summer capitulation, enjoying a solid young upleg as investors gradually return. Their buying has pushed the leading gold-stock ETF near a major triple breakout technically. That event should really boost capital inflows into this sect… read more...

Commodities Recap For The Week Of December 14, 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-14 18:34:12:000

The story of this week: The Fed is up next The last big event of 2018 that is on the schedule is next weeks final gathering of the FOMC. At their June meeting, then Fed advised markets that they added another 25 basis point rate hike to their agenda of 2018 bringing the numb… read more...

The Fed's Decision May Yield A Surprise

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-14 06:15:00:000

The year is now coming to an end, and the final scheduled significant event is the December 18-19 meeting of the Federal Reserve's FOMC where the members of the committee will decide if the Fed Funds rate will rise for the fourth time this year. In 2015, the Fed hiked rates once and followed… read more...

Gold - A Perfect Storm For 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-14 06:12:27:000

2018 reprise For gold bulls, 2018 was disappointing. From 11 December 2017, when gold made a significant bottom against the dollar at $1243, it has ended virtually unchanged today, after being 4.2% up. Gold had to struggle against a rising dollar, whose trade-weighted index rose a net 3.7% o… read more...

Gold Price Analysis: Closer To A Significant Monetary Event

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-14 06:03:23:000

Previously, I have shown how we could be close to a major financial crisis with the monetary system at the center. The following chart that shows the ratio of gold to the monetary base was used: The chart shows the ratio of the gold price to the St. Louis Adjusted Monetary Base back to 1918…. read more...

Physical Gold Vs. Paper Gold, What Should You Buy?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-13 04:50:11:000

This is the third of a series of articles about my vision of the gold sector, if you want to read the previous ones: It's The Perfect Moment To Have Gold As A Hedge For Your Portfolio Strategies To Benefit From The Upcoming Gold Bull Market In this article, I will focus on: … read more...

Where Are Markets Heading In 2019?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-13 00:54:33:000

Michael Oliver provides his usual prescient insights into the precious metals, currency, equity and debt markets. Michael Oliver entered the financial services industry in 1975 on the Futures side, joining E.F. Huttons International Commodity Division, NYC. He studied unde… read more...

The Two Sides Of A Fear-Driven Gold Market

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-12 17:56:11:000

As I've emphasized in this report recently, fear has become gold's biggest ally in December. Gold's fear component is a powerful factor and is second in importance to its currency component as a directional driver. There is, however, a downside to a strictly fear-driven market environment. We'… read more...

What Portfolio Theory Says About Investing In Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-12 09:30:15:000

Gold ( GLD ) is by far the most controversial asset class. The yellow metal has always attracted more than its fair share of colorful personalities. Gold is historically the world's best store of liquid wealth and a defense against potential devaluation of fiat currencies. But is gold still a … read more...

A New Wrinkle In The U.S.-China Trade Dispute

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-12 08:47:13:000

Last week I had the opportunity to attend the Young Presidents Organization (YPO) parliamentary intelligence forum in Washington, D.C. More than 200 members of parliaments from as many as 60 European countries joined us to hear from such dignitaries as Congressmen Robert Pittenger (R-NC) and… read more...

Gold Makes Strides On The Upside

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-12 06:48:00:000

The gold market faded into the background over the past months as the price of the yellow metal broke down over the summer months and declined to its lowest level since early 2017. The strong dollar weighed on the price of gold in mid-August. As the dollar index rose to a new high, the preciou… read more...

Platinum Loves To Fail

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

Platinum is a rare metal with incredible properties. Of the four precious metals that trade on the COMEX and NYMEX divisions of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, platinum has the highest density, melting and boiling point. Platinum has a myriad of industrial applications in automobile catalytic… read more...

Where Is The PPT? Precious Metals Supply And Demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-12 05:25:57:000

A Rocky Road The price of gold rose $26, and the price of silver rose $0.44. And bitcoin fell $560. Somebody should look into if the Fed and the Plunge Protection Team and the Bitcoin Banks are in cahoots to sell bitcoin naked-short No PPT for Bitcoin - after breaking a long-standi… read more...

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)

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...

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