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The investment seeks to track the performance of the Solactive GLD® Long USD Gold Index (the ¿index¿), less the expenses of the fund¿s operations. The index is a transparent, rules-based index published by Solactive AG (the ¿index provider¿). The index seeks to track the daily performance of a long position in physical gold (as represented by the Gold Price) and a short position in a basket (the ¿FX Basket¿) of non-U.S. currencies (i.e., a long USD exposure versus the FX Basket). The fund¿s holdings generally will consist entirely of Gold Bullion.

Market Cap: 19.3 Million

Primary Exchange: NYSE Arca

Website: http://www.spdrgoldshares.com/

Shares Outstanding: 160 Thousand

Float: 160 Thousand

Dividend: 0.0 (0.0%)

Beta: 0.0

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Longest drawdown: 563 trading days

From: 2017-04-13 To: 2019-01-30

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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...

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...

The Big Three Risk Factors: The Fed, China, Corporate Debt

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-09 14:30:06:000

The Evolving Role of the Federal Reserve The market is on a weird ride. Word play seems to be the market mover of choice recently, with several of the President's tweets about specific companies or tariffs moving the stock market . More recently, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's ann… 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...

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...

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...

Gold gets safe-haven buying amid global stock selloff

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-31 04:22:33:000

Gold catches a bid following Pres. Trump threat to levy tariffs on all imports from Mexico, exacerbating fears of a global economic slowdown. More news on: IAMGOLD Corporation, Gold Fields Limited, AngloGold Ashanti Limited, Commodities news, Stocks on the move, News on ETFs, Read m… read more...

Gold gets safe-haven buying amid global stock selloff

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-31 04:22:33:000

Gold catches a bid following Pres. Trump threat to levy tariffs on all imports from Mexico, exacerbating fears of a global economic slowdown. More news on: IAMGOLD Corporation, Gold Fields Limited, AngloGold Ashanti Limited, Commodities news, Stocks on the move, News on ETFs, Read m… 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...

Gold no longer attractive in complacent market, says Wells Fargo analyst

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-28 13:17:56:000

Gold prices no longer look attractive based on the way the metal has reacted to recent economic events, says Wells Fargo's John LaForge, noting that gold's complacent reaction to market volatility is uncharacteristic of a safe haven asset. More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, iShares Silv… 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...

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...

Sentiment May Be Bullish, But Weakening Fundamentals Mark The Turn

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-17 05:04:41:000

The divergence between the stock market and the underlying economy has gotten ridiculous. While most of the productive economic indicators are falling, the stock market keeps rallying after each correction. The market does not pay attention to fundamentals anymore and is largely driven by po… 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...

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...

Top 5 Charts: EM, China, Gold, And Global Monetary Policy

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-14 12:17:27:000

Here's some of the standout charts on my radar. I aim to pick a good mix of charts covering key global macro trends, and ones which highlight risks and opportunities across asset classes. Hope you enjoy them as much as I do. 1. OECD Leading Indicators -- EM vs DM: With EM equities under pr… 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...

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...

'All Manipulations End.' Why The Future Looks Bright For Gold And Silver - Weekly Wrap-Up (May 03, 2019)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-06 23:38:11:000

By Craig Hemke As we roll into May, the new U.S. jobs report makes some stunning claims - but can you believe the numbers? In this edition of The Weekly Wrap-Up, Eric Sprott breaks down the latest gold and silver news, including: Why the economy isn't as strong as people suggest The … read more...

Massive Asset Bubbles And Cheap Gold And Silver

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-06 22:51:37:000

Notwithstanding Friday's absurdly phony and propagandistic employment report, it's becoming more apparent by the week that the Fed and the U.S. government are once again preparing to print more money. I don't know when the Fed will revert to more QE, but I would argue that the intense effort b… 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...

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...

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...

Gold touches year's lowest levels following Fed comments

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-02 07:26:55:000

Comex gold prices tumble to YTDlows , -1.1% to $1,269.50/oz., weighed by stability in the U.S. dollar and Treasury yields a day after Fed Chairman Powell cast doubt about the prospect for a near-term rate reduction. More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF… read more...

Gold touches year's lowest levels following Fed comments

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-02 07:26:55:000

Comex gold prices tumble to YTDlows , -1.1% to $1,269.50/oz., weighed by stability in the U.S. dollar and Treasury yields a day after Fed Chairman Powell cast doubt about the prospect for a near-term rate reduction. More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF… read more...

Gold touches year's lowest levels following Fed comments

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-02 07:26:55:000

Comex gold prices tumble to YTDlows , -1.1% to $1,269.50/oz., weighed by stability in the U.S. dollar and Treasury yields a day after Fed Chairman Powell cast doubt about the prospect for a near-term rate reduction. More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF… 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...

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...

The Historical Stock Bubble And Undervalued Gold And Silver

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-30 01:06:19:000

When the hedge fund algos inevitably turn the other way and unload stocks, a meaningful amount of the capital that leaves the stock market will likely rush into gold and silver. The record hedge fund net short position on the Comex will add fuel to the move in gold/silver. James Anderson o… 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...

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...

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...

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...

The Hunger For Muni Bonds Is Real

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-22 20:26:23:000

Another Tax Day has come and gone. This was the first year that Americans paid taxes under President Donald Trumps tax cuts. And yet many filers -especially those living in high income tax states such as New York, California and New Jersey - saw their payments rise significantly due to… 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...

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...

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-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...

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...

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...

Gold futures tumble below $1,300 as dollar rises

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-28 11:19:15:000

Gold stocks trade broadly lower as Comex futures suffer their largest single-day percentage decline since August and settle below $1,300/oz. for the first time in two weeks; front-month gold -1.6% to $1,295.30. More news on: Barrick Gold Corporation, Kinross Gold Corporation, Yamana Go… 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Peter Schiff: The Fed Is Not Getting It Right; It's Proving How Much It Got Wrong

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-22 03:10:40:000

By SchiffGold There's that word again - patient. Jerome Powell once again emphasized patience during the most recent FOMC meeting. The Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged and took any hikes for 2019 off the table. It went a step further and projected just one rate hike in 2020…. 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...

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...

Coming Interest Rate Cuts Expected To Drive Precious Metals Higher

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-12 00:24:51:000

Craig Hemke: Palladium Blowup Could Expose Scam of Gold & Silver Futures Welcome to this week's Market Wrap Podcast, I'm Mike Gleason. Coming up, we'll hear a tremendous interview with Craig Hemke of the TF Metals Report . Craig weighs in again and offers a concise and clear … 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...

Macro Moves In Metals, Bonds And Currencies

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-10 22:49:13:000

This is a solo cast with me Chris D. As a quantitative systematic trader, I look at price action to come up with a repeatable approach to trading the global macro space. Generally speaking the markets dont line up all together in a way that is easy to identify, but this last w… 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...

Gold Holds Up Even As Equities Rip

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-07 21:44:44:000

Russ explains the mystery of why gold is performing surprisingly well while stocks are rallying. In good times insurance is a liability; you don't expect to make money on an insurance policy unless something goes wrong. Which is why it's interesting that gold, a form of portfolio level ins… read more...

Gold Holds Up Even As Equities Rip

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-07 21:44:44:000

Russ explains the mystery of why gold is performing surprisingly well while stocks are rallying. In good times insurance is a liability; you don't expect to make money on an insurance policy unless something goes wrong. Which is why it's interesting that gold, a form of portfolio level ins… 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...

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...

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...

China-U.S. Rivalry And Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-25 15:46:12:000

It's unimaginable what great progress China made in the last forty years. The rise of such economic power triggered many fears (or hopes) about the future international order. We invite you to read our today's article about the rivalry between China and the US and find whether the Red Dragon w… 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...

Federal Reserve Blinks, Eyes Interest Rate Cuts; Dr. Engelhardt: Economy Beholden To Fed Interest Rate Policy

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-25 05:19:25:000

Welcome to this week's Market Wrap Podcast, I'm Mike Gleason. Coming up we'll hear from Dr. Lucas Engelhardt, associate professor of economics at Kent State University and well-known Austrian economist and regular guest lecturer at the Mises Institute . Dr. Engelhardt enlightens us o… 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...

Mixed Messages: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 02.22.19

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-23 01:35:38:000

By SchiffGold The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of the week's precious metals news coupled with thoughtful analysis. Gold pushed up against a significant resistance level this week and then sold off after the minutes from the Federal Reserve meeting… 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...

The Return To A Gold Exchange Standard

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-22 02:45:43:000

This article makes the obvious point that a return to a gold standard is the only way nations can contain the interest cost of servicing debt, given the alternative is inflationist policies that can only lead to far higher interest rates and currency destruction. The topic is timely, given th… 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...

Gold hits 10-month high, palladium pops to new record

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-19 12:22:42:000

Gold prices jump to their highest level in nearly 10 months , lifted by safe-haven buying as investors monitored continuing trade talks and political uncertainty in Europe. More news on: Barrick Gold Corporation, Newmont Mining Corporation (Holding Company), Goldcorp Inc., Commodities new… 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 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...

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...

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...

Pierre Lassonde's Views Of The Gold Mining Sector

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-14 02:29:49:000

Legendary gold mine investor Pierre Lassonde appears for the first time on the radio program this week. Pierre is known for his leadership as an innovative mining executive and founder of the largest natural resources royal company, Franco-Nevada Corp. ([[FNV]]). In 1985, Franco-Nevada acqui… 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...

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...

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...

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...

Time To Consider Commodities After A Difficult Decade

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-11 09:15:03:000

By Nitesh Shah, Director of Research, WisdomTree Europe & Aneeka Gupta, Associate Director, Research Any investor who has allocated to commodities over the last decade has experienced a difficult ride. Consider: We've had blockbuster returns in the S&P 500 Index over the last … 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...

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...

This Week In Money - February 9, 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-10 01:52:44:000

Ross Clark - Oil, copper, markets. Marc Faber - China, US, trade, global economy. Ed Steer - Manipulation of gold and silver prices. Physical gold vs. paper gold. Larry Reaugh - President & CEO of American Manganese Inc. Produced by HoweStreet.com … 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...

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...

Alex Merk: Higher Rates And Market Risks

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-04 04:25:53:000

Welcome to this week's Market Wrap Podcast, I'm Mike Gleason. Coming up Axel Merk of Merk Investments joins me for a terrific conversation about gold, the Fed, stocks and the dollar. And find out why he believes investors will soon realize that it DOES matter again about where you put y… 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...

Why The Fed Did Not Go 'Risk On' And What To Do Now

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-01 10:56:13:000

What the Fed did and said Wednesday Facts first, interpretation second, trading and investing thoughts last. Here is the key part of what the Federal Open Market Committee's statement said Wednesday: …the Committee decided to maintain the target range for the federal funds rate at 2... 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...

Fed Sends Bullish Signal For Gold Investors

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-31 10:50:25:000

The outlook for gold continues to brighten now that it no longer has to compete with higher interest rates. In todays report, well discuss the Federal Reserves latest interest rate statement and its impact on the bullion price. Well also examine golds … 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Peter Schiff: Gold Is Going To Shine In 2019 (Video)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-15 01:30:04:000

By SchiffGold Peter Schiff has said it's not that we have a "volatile" economy right now. We have a bubble economy , and we are at the beginning of a much bigger crisis than we went through in 2008. Peter continued with this theme on a recent appearance on Kitco News with Daniela Cambone,… 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...

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...

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...

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...

What's Next For The Dollar, Gold, Stocks And Bonds?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-11 04:56:46:000

The quip, " if you aren't confused, you aren't paying attention " needs to be replaced: " with the Fed confused, you better pay attention ." You may want to buckle up. Let me explain. It all starts with the Fed… In assessing our crystal ball for 2019, the starting point is the Federal Re... 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...

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...

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...

Is The Fed Done Hiking Rates? Watch The Price Of Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-08 01:22:54:000

King dollar was on top in 2018, one of the few major assets to close the year in the black on steady interest rate hikes and robust economic growth in the U.S. But greenback strength is a double-edged sword, as you know. Although good for U.S. consumers, it can hamper exporters, commodities, o… 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...

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...

Markets Are All About Flows

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-04 07:13:31:000

At this time of year, the thoughtful soul considers prospects for markets. Pundits are laying out their forecasts, and they fall into two broad camps. There are brokers and fund managers who talk of value. Their income and assets under management depend on continually inflating prices. Then th… 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...

Our Best Charts And Calls Of 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-03 00:12:02:000

Last week, we published the 2018 End of Year Special Edition of the Weekly Macro Themes report - a summary of some of the best, worst, and most notable charts of 2018 (and the ones to watch in 2019). This article brings you a look at what I think is one of the most important sections of the … 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...

A Pause That Refreshes For Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-27 14:02:51:000

After posting a stellar fourth quarter performance, the gold price has become technically overbought and overstretched from its immediate-term trend line. In todays report Ill make the case for a corrective dip in the gold price in the coming days. After its imp… 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...

Gold hits 6-month high as equity selloff continues

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-24 12:29:37:000

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's weekend performance may or may not end up being remembered as his Kevin Bacon/Animal House moment . More news on: VelocityShares 3x Long Gold ETN, ProShares Ultra Gold ETF, DB Gold Double Long ETN, Commodities news, Stocks on the move, Top stock marke… read more...

Are Equities Pointing To Global Recession?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-23 21:46:02:000

Equity Market Overview The S&P 500 index touched 2018 highs of 2,944 on September 21, 2018. Subsequently, the index is down by 16.1% to current levels of 2,470. The sharp decline in equity markets in the United States has been associated with fundamental factors, and this article will … read more...

Grinch Stealing Christmas Cheer On Wall Street; Frank Holmes Predicts Gold Explosion To The Upside In 'Blink Of An Eye'

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-23 07:19:47:000

Welcome to this week's Market Wrap Podcast, I'm Mike Gleason. Coming up Frank Holmes of U.S. Global Investors joins me and shares why he believes this past quarter has been a very constructive and encouraging one for gold - and he also gives us his outlook for the equity and metals mark… 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...

Fed Gooses Gold, Miners

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-22 03:37:07:000

The dovish Federal Reserve lit a fire under gold and its miners stocks this week. As universally expected the FOMC hiked rates for the 9th time in this cycle. But it also lowered its 2019 rate-hike outlook bowing to the stock-market selloff. Traders dumped gold initially thinking that … read more...

Daddy Is Still Taking The Punch Bowl Away: Friday Gold Wrap 12.21.18

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-22 03:28:36:000

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 dominated the business news cycle this week. Investors thought maybe Daddy Powell would let the party keep going… 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...

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...

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 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...

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: 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...

The Intelligent Investor's Guide To Gold, Central Bank Manipulation & The 'Future Of Money'

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-14 18:50:08:000

In this new edition of Real Conversations , Goldmoney Founder and CEO Roy Sebag sits down with Hedgeye CEO Keith McCullough for a deep-dive discussion on currencies, gold, the global economy and markets in a world warped by central bank manipulation. Keith and Roy dissect the current … 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...

Speculators Pile Back Into Gold Futures

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-12 01:10:15:000

The latest Commitment of Traders ((COT)) report, which was delayed due to the death of former president George H.W. Bush, indicated that (non-commercial) speculators grew more risk averse last week despite relatively good news on the trade front with China. As of last Tuesday (December 4th… 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...

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...

Time To Load Up The Truck With Gold, Silver, And E-Mini S&P 500 For Christmas Rally

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-07 12:00:26:000

This is the VC PMI Early Bird Daily Special Update for December 6, 2018. E-Mini S&P As I write this, the E-mini S&P is trading last at 2,653.50 down 48.25. The average price for today is 2,729, and the market has come down into the area of our proprietary artificial intelligence al… 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...

Gold Weekly: Ready To Take Off After Trade War Truce

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-04 17:13:04:000

The Truce , Anatolii Varvarov (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 p… read more...

Gold quiet amid panicky selloff in stocks

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-04 15:47:04:000

The yellow metal is up a scant 0.35% to $1,244 per ounce 15 minutes ahead of the close of the stock market. More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, iShares Gold Trust ETF, Sprott Physical Gold and Silver Trust, Commodities news, Top stock market news, Stocks on the move, News on ETF… 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...

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...

Gold Weekly: The Speculative Community Has Less Conviction, Not Me!

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-28 10:58:06:000

Conviction , Stella Kisstiger (Saatchi Art) Introduction Welcome to my Gold Weekly. In this report, I wish to discuss mainly my views about the gold market through the GraniteShares Gold Trust ETF ( BAR ). BAR is directly impacted by the vagaries of gold spot prices because the fund… 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...

This Week In Money - November 24, 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-25 01:48:23:000

Ross Clark Oil, Gold, Stocks, and Junk Bonds Wolf Richter Stock Market, Real Estate and Interest Rates. Peter Ingram Tax Planning, Cross Border Tax. Larry Reaugh - President & CEO of American Manganese Inc. Jim Pettit - Pre… 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...

Gold Weekly: Bearish Speculators Vs. Bullish Investors

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-21 10:35:29:000

Verus , Oxue Moises Miranda Lopez (Saatchi Art) Introduction Welcome to my Gold Weekly. In this report, I wish to discuss mainly my views about the gold market through the GraniteShares Gold Trust ETF ( BAR ). BAR is directly impacted by the vagaries of gold s… 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...

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...

Macro Observations: The Trade War Doesn't Mean A Trade Surplus

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-20 06:03:04:000

President Trump has been promoting a trade war with China. His defenders argue it is time to rebalance what has been a win-lose trade relationship. Although there are positives in getting cheap goods from China that the trade balance can't capture, it is true that China's long growth spree 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...

All Is A Moot Point Next To Brexit Headline Watch

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-16 01:07:46:000

By Stephen Innes Brexit Brexit Brexit The fate of Brexit and the UK leadership continued hanging in the lurch Thursday, which predictably dominated the market attention triggering a wretched day for the pound which cratered some 300 pips to a low print around 1.273 and "the street" wil… 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 Weekly: Expect A Rebound Into Year-End

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-13 11:44:45:000

REBOUND , Chuck Hipsher (Saatchi Art) Introduction Welcome to my Gold Weekly. In this report, I wish to discuss mainly my views about the gold market through the GraniteShares Gold Trust ETF ( BAR ). BAR is directly impacted by the vagaries of gold spot prices because the fund physi… 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...

Goehring & Rozencwajg Natural Resource Market Commentary Q3 2018: Into The 'Red Zone' We Go

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-12 03:30:00:000

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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...

To Every (Market) There Is A Season

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-10 04:15:32:000

" To everything there is a season, And a time to every purpose under heaven: A time to be born, a time to die; A time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted " ( Ecclesiastes 3: King James Version of the Bible ) One does not have to be a Christian… 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...

Gold Weekly: Set To Become In Vogue

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-06 11:31:54:000

Deliciously In Vogue , Brent Baker (Saatchi art) Introduction Welcome to my Gold Weekly. In this report, I wish to discuss mainly my views about the gold market through the GraniteShares Gold Trust ETF ( BAR ). BAR is directly impacted by the vagaries of gold spot prices because the f… 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...

Doom And Gloom During A Boom? SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 11.02.18

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-03 05:31:32:000

By SchiffGold October was a brutal month for the stock market, but we've seen a bit of a rally the last few days. Most of the mainstream pundits seem to think this means the correction is over. After all, we're in the middle of an economic boom, right? But in this week's Friday Gold W… read more...

Doom And Gloom During A Boom? SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 11.02.18

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-03 05:31:32:000

By SchiffGold October was a brutal month for the stock market, but we've seen a bit of a rally the last few days. Most of the mainstream pundits seem to think this means the correction is over. After all, we're in the middle of an economic boom, right? But in this week's Friday Gold W… 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...

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...

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...

4 Potential Reasons For The Gold Rally

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-01 05:53:35:000

Russ discusses why gold, not a popular asset class until recently, has become so as a hedge. October was not kind to investors. Not only did stocks suffer their worst monthly drawdown in years, but traditional hedges, such as government bonds, did not rallied enough to offset the losses (s… read more...

Option Selling Opportunities So Good They're Scary

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-01 04:12:05:000

Video Transcript October 2018 Podcast James Cordier and Michael Gross Michael: Hello and welcome to OptionSellers.com October Podcast. Happy Halloween to everyone. You'll notice we are back doing our podcast in video format this month. The title of this month's podcast is "Opt… 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...

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...

Gold Weekly: Overlooked. Until When?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-30 11:27:14:000

Overlooked sculpture , Daniel Johanning (Saatchi art) Introduction Welcome to my Gold Weekly. In this report, I discuss mainly my views about the gold market through the GraniteShares Gold Trust ETF ( BAR ). BAR is directly impacted by the vagaries of gold spot prices because the fund… read more...

Gold Hangs In There On Fear And Uncertainty At A Dangerous Time Of The Year

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-30 06:19:00:000

Gold bulls had a rough summer in 2018. After making higher lows since late 2015, the price of the precious metal broke its bullish pattern in July when the price declined below the December 2017 low at $1236.50 per ounce. Gold had made a low of $1046.20 in December 2015 as the U.S. central b… read more...

Peter Schiff: The Fed's Monetary Magic Won't Work This Time

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-30 03:34:27:000

By SchiffGold The Dow Jones dropped another 296 points on Friday. The Nasdaq is on pace for the largest monthly decline since the 2008 financial crisis. The Russell 2000 has dropped over 12%. And yet, everybody still seems to think everything is fine. But as Peter Schiff said in his most… 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...

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 Weekly: Spec Normalization Under Way

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-25 08:49:41:000

Under way , Philip Bath Introduction Welcome to my Gold Weekly. In this report, I wish to discuss mainly my views about the gold market through the GraniteShares Gold Trust ETF ( BAR ). BAR is directly impacted by the vagaries of gold spot prices because the fund physically hold… 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...

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...

Gold and bonds catch bids as global stocks slide

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-23 08:56:07:000

Shanghai, Tokyo, and Hong Kong all tumbled 2-3% overnight, and Europe is down more than 1% just past midday. In the U.S., S&P 500 futures are lower by 1.4% and Nasdaq 1.6% . More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF, ProShares… 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...

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...

Peter Schiff Explains Why We Could See $5,000 Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-15 05:13:13:000

By SchiffGold Could we be heading toward $5,000 gold? Last week, there was a big sell-off in the bond market . Yields on the 10-year Treasury soared 11 basis points in one day. Global stock markets sold off the following morning, and US stock markets followed suit. This week, things rea… 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...

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...

Peter Schiff: The Recession Is Obviously Coming

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-12 03:47:12:000

By SchiffGold The Dow Jones fell 831 points Wednesday, a decline of more than 3%. Meanwhile, the S&P 500 charted its biggest daily decline since February, and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 4.08 percent. This follows on the heels of a 200-point drop in the Dow last week after the 10-yea… 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...

Jim Deeds: 'Prepare For The Highly Leveraged Chain Reaction'

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-11 06:38:05:000

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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...

Gold Weekly: Hold Your Breath!

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-10 18:08:44:000

Hold My Breath, Claire Desjardins Introduction Welcome to my Gold Weekly. In this report, I wish to discuss mainly my views about the gold market through the GraniteShares Gold Trust ETF ( BAR ). BAR is directly impacted by the vagaries of gold spot prices because the fund physically… 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...

Miraculous Credit Spreads - Precious Metals Supply And Demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-09 06:08:16:000

Running From "Risk-Free" to Not So Risk-Free Debt The price of gold blipped $13 last week, while the price of silver was unchanged. Speaking of interest rates and central planning by central banks, we note that in mid-2016, a correction (counter-trend move to the main trend) began in 10-year… 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...

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...

The Risk Of A Recession Is Rising

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-05 10:44:47:000

I havent been writing for Seeking Alpha lately, but when I find something in the market I cannot ignore, I feel obligated to present it. Recenty, Ive discovered something rather worrying about the general market. However, gold traders might be happy about this revelation. L… 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...

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...

Gold Weekly: A Happy Surprise For Q4 2018?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-03 09:22:43:000

Welcome to my Gold Weekly. In this report, I wish to discuss mainly my views about the gold market through the GraniteShares Gold Trust ETF (NYSEARCA: BAR ). BAR is directly impacted by the vagaries of gold spot prices because the Funds physically holds gold bars in a London vault and custo… read more...

Yield Curve Compression - Precious Metals Supply And Demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-03 05:05:31:000

Hammering the Spread The price of gold fell nine bucks last week. However, the price of silver shot up 33 cents. Our central planners of credit (i.e., the Fed) raised short-term interest rates, and threatened to do it again in December. Meanwhile, the stock market continues to act as if inve… 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...

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...

Gold Weekly: Still Waiting For The Great Wave

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-28 09:05:46:000

Wave, Paul Klee (1938) Introduction Welcome to my Gold Weekly. In this report, I wish to discuss mainly my views about the gold market through the GraniteShares Gold Trust ETF ( BAR ). BAR is directly impacted by the vagaries of gold spot prices because the fund physically holds gold… 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...

All Hail The Fourth Quarter, The Market's Best Quarter (By Far)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-25 05:47:32:000

By Gary Alexander As the third quarter is about to end in five days, I think we can all take a deep breath, let it out, and then realize that we have dodged the most dangerous quarter of the year - Quarter #3 - and we are about to enter the strongest quarter of the year. But first, let's r… 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...

Copper sprints to best day in 19 months but gold falls as trade fears ease

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-21 16:33:30:000

Comex copper surged by the most since February 2017 , +4.2% to $2.863/lb., as concerns about the impact of trade tensions on the global economy continued to ease. More news on: VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 3x Shares ETF, GAMCO Global Gold, Natur… read more...

Paulson launches gold investor alliance in bid for better returns

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-21 10:27:49:000

Hedge fund magnate and gold bull John Paulson is creating a consortium of investors seeking to reverse the weak performance of gold miners, in the latest sign of growing investor frustration with the sector. More news on: VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index B… 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...

Gold Weekly: Bulls Catch A Break

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-18 12:56:10:000

Introduction Welcome to my Gold Weekly. In this report, I wish to discuss mainly my views about the gold market through the GraniteShares Gold Trust ETF (NYSEARCA: BAR ). To do so, I analyse the recent changes in speculative positions on the Comex (based on the CFTC ) and ETF holding… 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...

Another $200 Billion In Tariffs Looks More Likely Than Not

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-17 03:18:34:000

By Stephen Innes Happy to hear that markets in Hong Kong are expected to start trading on Monday after Mangkhut roared through the City. But more significantly friends and colleagues are all safe! Now for the nuts and bolts As many had suspected, despite Treasury Secretary Mnuchin'… 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...

Peter Schiff: The Latest Jobs Report Was Anything But Strong

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-12 05:14:49:000

By SchiffGold The August jobs report came out last Friday. Mike Maharrey offered a little bit of analysis during the Friday Gold Wrap podcast , saying he was skeptical that the actual employment situation is as great as the mainstream seems to think. Peter Schiff offered a more in-depth b… 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...

Gold Weekly: 'Don't Focus On Making Money, Focus On Protecting What You Have'

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-11 10:38:00:000

Paul Tudor Jones, II Introduction Welcome to my Gold Weekly. In this report, I wish to discuss mainly my views about the gold market through the GraniteShares Gold Trust ETF (NYSEARCA: BAR ). To do so, I analyse the recent changes in speculative positions on the Comex (based on the… 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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Hold Your Breath, Gold Bulls

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-24 13:12:18:000

The battle for control of golds immediate trend continues as currency traders and bullion investors alike focus on a key level in the U.S. dollar index. In todays comments well discuss the improving odds for a gold turnaround in the immediate-term in light of the latest… read more...

Has Gold Lost Its Safe-Haven Status?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-24 05:32:11:000

By Jim Iuorio At a Glance Historically, we have seen aggressive buying of four assets during moments of market panic: the U.S. dollar, U.S. treasuries, Japanese yen and gold. There are three primary factors that have resulted in gold's plunge Before we pull back the layers o… read more...

Sprott Gold Report: Summer Test - Trey Reik (22/08/2018)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-23 07:26:19:000

By Trey Reik Gold is never easy. So many factors influence the gold price, it is impossible to predict bullion's short-term reactions to individual economic or geopolitical developments. To us at Sprott, gold's portfolio utility is shaped by long-term fundamentals and epic structural imb… read more...

The Fundamental Case For Owning Gold Today

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-23 04:22:35:000

Recently, my friend Ben Hunt pointed out that gold is really more a hedge against a central bank mistake than a hedge against geopolitical upheaval. I agree, but I believe gold is an effective hedge against a fiscal mistake as well. In other words, when the government gets very aggressive … read more...

Looking For The First Cockroach To Appear

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-23 02:44:05:000

Dan Oliver and Michael Oliver return as guests on this week's radio show. Dan Oliver, who replaced Dr. Benjamin Wiker whose illness precluded him from joining the show, discusses the emergence of stresses and strains in Turkey and other emerging markets that suggests we're nearing the ne… read more...

Gold Weekly: How To Play The Market This Summer?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-22 09:29:30:000

In the Bahamas Introduction Welcome to my Gold Weekly. In this report, I wish to discuss mainly my views about the gold market through the GraniteShares Gold Trust ETF ( BAR ). To do so, I analyse the recent changes in speculative positions on the Comex (based on the CFTC ) … read more...

Do Robot Traders Dream Of Fleeced Investor Sheep?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-22 05:28:03:000

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Submerged Lighthouse Syndrome - Precious Metals Supply And Demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-22 03:16:41:000

Fundamental Developments - The Gap Keeps Widening Last week, the lighthouse went down 24 meters (gold went down $24), or 50 inches (if you prefer, silver went down 50 cents). However, let's take a look at the only true picture of supply and demand. Are the fundamentals dropping with the ma… read more...

Equity futures slip after Manafort verdict, Cohen pleas

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-21 17:26:31:000

Fresh off today's new S&P all-time high , equity futures have dipped after the twin federal legal developments affecting players in the orbit of President Trump. More news on: Invesco DB USD Bull ETF, VelocityShares 3x Long Gold ETN, ProShares Ultra Gold ETF, News on the U.S. economy,… read more...

Platinum Group Metals Have A Mind Of Their Own

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-21 15:27:25:000

The platinum group metals are a tale of three markets. Platinum, the rarest metal with the highest production cost where primary production comes almost entirely from South Africa is trading at its lowest price level in a decade. Palladium, which is a metal that is required by the automotive i… read more...

What's Gold Up To Next?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-21 09:02:14:000

The pain continued for precious metal investors this week. As tempting as it may be to hide our heads in sand, this won't be our best interests in the long run. Let us resist this urge and instead examine the facts as they appear in front of us. This examination will better prepare for the nex… read more...

Metals rally as Trump remarks weigh on dollar

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-21 05:42:25:000

U.S. gold futures climbed above $1,200 an ounce overnight on the back of a weaker dollar, after President Trump said he was "not thrilled" with Fed Chair Jerome Powell for raising interest rates. More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, iShares Gold Trust ETF, Invesco DB USD Bull ETF, News on … read more...

What's Behind Gold's Dip To $1,160?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-21 05:14:29:000

Last Wednesday, gold hit $1160.06 per ounce on the heels of fresh 52-week high for the U.S. Dollar Index and a rout in emerging markets currencies, particularly the Turkish lira. I do not believe that the rout in emerging markets currencies is over, and I do not believe that the rally in the d… read more...

CFTC Data Shows Gold Speculators Net Short For First Time Since 2001

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-21 03:54:54:000

The gold price sank to a new 2018 low around $1,165 per ounce this past week. This is the lowest level since January of 2017 and there has been only one other dip in late 2015 that was lower. Other than these points, you have to go back to 2010 to find the gold price at such low levels. Part o… read more...

Metals Market Gets Smashed: Is The Bull Market Since 2015 Still Intact?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-21 02:45:53:000

Dr. Engelhardt: Economy Beholden to Fed Interest Rate Policy; Here's One Way Gold Could Reach $14,000+.. . Welcome to this week's Market Wrap Podcast, I'm Mike Gleason. Coming up we'll hear from Dr. Lucas Engelhardt, associate professor of economics at Kent State University and well-kno… read more...

Silver Continues To Melt

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-20 15:44:13:000

Silver tends to be the most volatile precious metal because of its per ounce price and the speculative nature of the metal. The fact that silver typically moves the most on a percentage basis offers speculators opportunities. While silver tends to move with the price of gold, hordes of trend-f… read more...

With Silver At Lows, What Lies Next?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-20 15:17:04:000

Over the past five years, gold and silver have both been trending lower, with silver seeing a relatively larger drop: Source: investing.com The current sentiment on silver is quite bearish . Given the low prices of silver, this implies that mining for the metal is likely to be unprofita… read more...

The Golden Drift

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-20 14:30:41:000

The price action in the gold market has been ugly. Gold reached a low of $1,046.20 on December 2015, and the yellow metal made a series of higher lows until July 2018. After reaching a high of $1,377.50 per ounce in July 2016 in the aftermath of Brexit, the yellow metal failed to move to a hig… read more...

Sentiment Pitfalls, The Gold Edition

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-20 13:55:55:000

Editor's note: Originally published at tsi-blog.com on August 20, 2018. In a couple of blog posts last year , I discussed the limitations of sentiment as a market timing tool. With the most reliable sentiment indicators now revealing extreme negativity towards gold, it's timely to revis… read more...

Betting gold prices will fall is at record high; analyst says potential tipping point

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-20 12:59:35:000

Speculators are net short on gold futures for the first time since December 2001 , when gold was priced at $275/oz., according to Bleakley Financial chief investment officer Peter Boockvar, adding "it's tough to find a more contrarian indicator" for the yellow metal. More news on: VanEck … read more...

Speculative Position Adjustments Include The First Net Short Euro Position In Over A Year

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-20 12:05:49:000

There were several adjustments in speculative positioning in the futures market that we want to bring to your attention. In the currency futures, speculators are now net short euros for the first time since May 2017. At a little less than 1.8k contracts, the net short position is not par… read more...

Here Is How To Play The Massive Speculative Gold Short Position

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-20 04:45:20:000

The latest Commitments of Traders ((COT)) report is truly a record-breaking one, from both the length of the recent increase in net-short positions, the size of the net-short position, to the number of outstanding shorts. For a record-tying ninth straight week, shorts increased their positio… read more...

Great News For (The Remaining) Gold Bugs: Gold And Silver Futures Speculators Are Now Net Short

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-20 01:54:09:000

Google "yield curve inversion" and you'll see that analysts have been waiting for this indicator to send its big signal for years. It's getting close, so expect a flood of breathless/ominous headlines when it finally happens. The precious metals market has a similarly rare and portentous ind… read more...

Gold's Initial Lackluster Response To Turkey Likely To Be A Red Herring

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-19 07:00:53:000

By Nitesh Shah, Director of Research, WisdomTree Europe Turkey is going through an economic crisis - the lira has dropped to an all-time low, 34% over the week ending August 10. The euro also fell 2% over the week because some of the eurozone's largest banks are lenders to Turkey, as highl… read more...

'Everything I See In The Physical Markets Is Very Optimistic.' - Eric Sprott (Weekly Wrap- Up, Aug 17, 2018)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-19 01:18:27:000

By Craig Hemke The past 100 days have been rough for precious metals, and this past week was no different. But on this edition of the wrap-up, Eric Sprott finds the silver (and gold) lining in the clouds. This week, youll hear: Where to find positive signs in a turbulent mark… read more...

This Week In Money - August 18, 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-19 00:49:29:000

Ross Clark Gold, Silver, Canadian Dollar, Turkish Lira. John Rubino Currencies, Banks, Housing Bubble, Constriction of Credit. Eric Hadik Cycles, Gold, Interest Rates, Commodities, Crude. Larry Reaugh President & CEO of American M… read more...

Currency Woes

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-17 10:01:42:000

This week's collapse of the Turkish lira has dominated the headlines, and it is widely reported that this and other emerging market currencies are in trouble because of the withdrawal of dollar liquidity. There are huge quantities of footloose dollars betting against these weak currencies, as… read more...

Currency Woes

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-17 10:01:42:000

This week's collapse of the Turkish lira has dominated the headlines, and it is widely reported that this and other emerging market currencies are in trouble because of the withdrawal of dollar liquidity. There are huge quantities of footloose dollars betting against these weak currencies, as… read more...

Gold Melts Down As Dollar Takes Flight

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-17 08:11:50:000

The gold price continues to be battered by the unrelenting strength in the U.S. dollar. Gold is in good company as other precious and industrial metals have gone into a tailspin in recent days, thanks to fresh worries over the state of the global economy and a runaway dollar rally. In today's … read more...

Gold Melts Down As Dollar Takes Flight

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-17 08:11:50:000

The gold price continues to be battered by the unrelenting strength in the U.S. dollar. Gold is in good company as other precious and industrial metals have gone into a tailspin in recent days, thanks to fresh worries over the state of the global economy and a runaway dollar rally. In today's … read more...

Why Gold Should Be Accumulated At These Levels

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-17 07:24:18:000

Here are a few reasons why gold should be accumulated at these levels: 1. Rising Interest Rates Although gold rose significantly from 2001 to 2011, it was not really the ideal conditions. There were many reasons for conditions not being ideal, such as: rising stock markets and major comm… read more...

Why Gold Should Be Accumulated At These Levels

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-17 07:24:18:000

Here are a few reasons why gold should be accumulated at these levels: 1. Rising Interest Rates Although gold rose significantly from 2001 to 2011, it was not really the ideal conditions. There were many reasons for conditions not being ideal, such as: rising stock markets and major comm… read more...

Peter Schiff: Out Of The Frying Pan And Into The Fire

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-17 06:58:00:000

By SchiffGold Turkey has been in the headlines over the last few weeks as a currency crisis has rocked that country. But as Peter Schiff pointed out in his most recent podcast, all of the things commentators are frying Turkey over are happening in the US as well. "All of the criticism… read more...

Peter Schiff: Out Of The Frying Pan And Into The Fire

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-17 06:58:00:000

By SchiffGold Turkey has been in the headlines over the last few weeks as a currency crisis has rocked that country. But as Peter Schiff pointed out in his most recent podcast, all of the things commentators are frying Turkey over are happening in the US as well. "All of the criticism… read more...

How Gold And Silver Will Trade During The Next Market Crash

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-17 06:12:54:000

By Steve St. Angelo While many investors believe the gold and silver price will crash during the next market meltdown, I see a much different outcome. Yes, it is true that the metals may sell off initially in the beginning, but I believe gold and silver will disconnect from the broader mar… read more...

How Gold And Silver Will Trade During The Next Market Crash

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-17 06:12:54:000

By Steve St. Angelo While many investors believe the gold and silver price will crash during the next market meltdown, I see a much different outcome. Yes, it is true that the metals may sell off initially in the beginning, but I believe gold and silver will disconnect from the broader mar… read more...

Gold Is Melting: Why This Is No Time To Panic

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-16 23:46:46:000

Source: MoneyControl.com Gold Is Melting: Why This Is No Time To Panic Gold/SPDR Gold Shares ( GLD ) is going thorough one of its most vicious selloffs in years. The yellow metal is essentially melting, down the last 9 out of 10 weeks, and from peak to trough has cratered from almost $1,… read more...

Gold Is Melting: Why This Is No Time To Panic

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-16 23:46:46:000

Source: MoneyControl.com Gold Is Melting: Why This Is No Time To Panic Gold/SPDR Gold Shares ( GLD ) is going thorough one of its most vicious selloffs in years. The yellow metal is essentially melting, down the last 9 out of 10 weeks, and from peak to trough has cratered from almost $1,… read more...

Gold Could Be Set To Bounce Back

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-16 13:10:34:000

Over the past few months, we have seen contagion slowly creep back into the marketplace as a result of escalating trade tensions between the United States and other major trading nations. Most recently, the depreciation of the Turkish lira has in turn placed downward pressure on the euro due… read more...

Fundamental Price Of Gold Decouples Slightly - Precious Metals Supply And Demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-16 10:17:17:000

The Fundamental Price has Deteriorated, but Let us look at the only true picture of supply and demand in the gold and silver markets, i.e., the basis. After peaking at the end of April, our model of the fundamental price of gold came down to the level it reached last November. $1,300… read more...

An Emerging Modern-Day Gold Standard? Andrew Maguire Explains

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-16 07:24:01:000

Andrew Maguire and Michael Oliver are this week's radio program guests. Making unsecured loans into an increasingly vulnerable liability-based fiat banking system is unwise. Yet 99% of the population is unaware that is exactly what they are doing with their checking accounts. Liquidating… read more...

Gold And Silver: Similar To 2008

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-16 07:18:15:000

In 2008, gold was taken from $1020 to $700 and silver was pounded from $21 to $7 during the period of time that Bear Stearns, Lehman and the U.S. financial system were collapsing. The precious metals were behaving inversely to what would have been expected as the global financial system melted… read more...

Talking Turkey: 'This Will Be The Single Largest Default In Financial History'

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-16 06:55:51:000

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Wall Street - Island Of The Blessed

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-16 04:37:01:000

By Pater Tenebrarum Which Disturbance in the Farce can be Profitably Ignored Today? There has been some talk about submerging market turmoil recently, and the term " contagion " has seen an unexpected revival in popularity - on Friday that is, which is an eternity ago. As we have pointed… read more...

Technically Speaking For August 15

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-15 17:57:55:000

Are we starting to see weakness in China as a result of trade sanctions? Prime Minister Xi is probably one of the most capable and ruthless politicians we've seen for some time. However, according to yesterday's New York Times , the trade issue is rattling the cages within the Chinese gover… read more...

Gold And Silver: Very, Very Bullish

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-15 14:37:07:000

I recently had the opportunity to talk with Equity Management Academy founder and CEO Patrick MontesDeOca about the gold and silver markets. Both markets, he said, on the basis of the daily, weekly and monthly Variable Changing Price Momentum Indicator (VC PMI) analysis, are aligned harmon… read more...

Gold extends slump to 18-month low amid dollar strentgh

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-15 09:14:24:000

Gold slips further below 1,200/oz. , recently -0.6% at $1,194 after hitting an 18-month low $1,183.47, as the dollar climbs to its highest levels in more than a year. More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, iShares Silver Trust ETF, VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, Commodities news, News on … read more...

It's Time For Contrarians To Get Bullish On Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-15 04:22:07:000

Gold cant seem to catch a break. The yellow metal normally acts as a safe haven in times of political and economic strife, but in the face of Turkeys lira meltdown, investors have taken cover instead in the U.S. dollar. On Monday, the stronger greenback pushed gold to end below… read more...

Beware Of Physical Gold's Diminishing Value

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-15 01:47:29:000

Gold has been dubbed by some as the "world's friend for 5,000 years." While that may be true to varying degrees, it doesn't necessarily mean gold or precious metals have been a friendly place to invest. A recent example of gold's unfriendly string is its 28-year period of long-suffering. After… read more...

Why Investors Should Stay Short Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-14 12:36:46:000

Its been a great year to be short gold and long the U.S. dollar, especially since Hedgeye first went bullish on the dollar in April. Since then: Gold is down -12% The U.S. dollar index is up +7% This inverse correlation is explicit. Now, with Gold underperfor… read more...

Gold Sector - An Obscure Indicator Provides A Signal

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-14 04:57:14:000

By Pater Tenebrarum The Goldminbi In recent weeks gold apparently decided it would be a good time to masquerade as an emerging market currency and it started mirroring the Chinese yuan of all things. Since the latter is non-convertible this almost feels like an insult of sorts. As an a… read more...

Gold And Stocks Poised For Big Moves

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-14 03:26:26:000

Traders' return from summer holidays is a catalyst. It's looking like the post-Labor Day markets are going to be very interesting. Very interesting. Why? Because of two set-ups: one in the S&P 500, the other in gold. Let's look at the stock situation first. The blue-chip index is n… read more...

Gold: Bearish Fundamentals, Bullish Sentiment

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-14 03:18:22:000

Editor's note: Originally published at tsi-blog.com on August 13, 2018. For the first time this year, about two weeks ago, the sentiment backdrop became decisively supportive of the gold price and remains so. At the same time, the fundamental backdrop is unequivocally bearish for gold. W… read more...

July 2018 Market Perspectives Webinar - Replay And Slides

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-13 17:13:31:000

Our July Market Perspectives Webinar included a discussion of the following research topics: How Overvalued Are US Equities? Moving Averages and Volatility The Folly of Forecasting Gold Bugs vs. Stock Market Bulls Records are Made to Be Broken Markets (Stocks, Bonds, Currencies, … read more...

Gold continues to slide, hitting 17-month lows

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-13 08:21:31:000

Gold prices tumble to their lowest since March 2017 amid the crashing Turkish lira, in the latest evidence that the yellow metal has lost its status as a traditional investment safe haven; gold -1% at $1,207.10/oz. after earlier slipping below $1,200, and silver -0.6% at $15.20/oz. … read more...

Turkey collapse doesn't stop plunge in gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-13 08:03:37:000

Turkey's central bank has taken its first steps at intervening in the collapse of that country's currency, stocks, and bonds. The Borsa Istanbul 100 Index, however, is down another 5.8% today, and the lira continues to tumble. TUR -10% premarket More news on: iS… read more...

Housing Heads South - Precious Metals Getting Ready To Soar

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-13 05:02:04:000

I joined Elijah Johnson and Eric Dubin on SD Bullions weekly Metals & Markets podcast to discuss the popping housing market bubble and to explain why the risk of missing a big move higher in the precious metals market is much greater than the risk of more downside from Read m… read more...

This Is Why It's Time To Buy The Gold Miners

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-13 01:13:15:000

The latest Commitment of Traders ((COT)) report showed gold speculators decreased their long position, while increasing their short positions for an eighth consecutive week. As we said last week, this is the second-longest short-building streak in COT history and it is only behind the record-b… read more...

WTF Just Happened: Gold Forms A Bottom And 420-Time For Elon Musk

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-12 15:10:49:000

Perhaps the most baffling aspect of the Elon Musk "Funding Secured" tweet is the number of financial media outlets and so-called "analysts" that are taking it seriously. The idea is a complete joke. Any valuation in excess of potential asset value minus the debt and other liabilities (included… read more...

Weight Of Debt Supports Wait On Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-10 07:23:10:000

Gold and Gold Stocks Decline in July on U.S. Dollar Strength, Disappointing Q2 Results of Majors Paradigm Capital reports that the number of Google searches to buy gold has dropped to the lowest since July 2007, just before the global financial crisis. Meanwhile, according to The Wall Str… read more...

Weight Of Debt Supports Wait On Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-10 07:23:10:000

Gold and Gold Stocks Decline in July on U.S. Dollar Strength, Disappointing Q2 Results of Majors Paradigm Capital reports that the number of Google searches to buy gold has dropped to the lowest since July 2007, just before the global financial crisis. Meanwhile, according to The Wall Str… read more...

4 Reasons Why Gold Has Found Or Is Close To A Bottom

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-10 06:15:00:000

Things are looking pretty ugly in the gold market these days. Last week marked the fifth consecutive week of losses for the yellow metal. Gold fell to a new and lower low for 2018 at $1205.10 per ounce on Friday, August 3 on the nearby COMEX futures contract. The low was just $1.10 above the J… read more...

4 Reasons Why Gold Has Found Or Is Close To A Bottom

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-10 06:15:00:000

Things are looking pretty ugly in the gold market these days. Last week marked the fifth consecutive week of losses for the yellow metal. Gold fell to a new and lower low for 2018 at $1205.10 per ounce on Friday, August 3 on the nearby COMEX futures contract. The low was just $1.10 above the J… read more...

What's Next For The U.S. Dollar? Major Impact On Gold, Silver And China In 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-10 06:12:58:000

The US dollar is in good shape lately. It has risen 7% since May and close to 2% in the month of August. The dollar is now at a crucial level, and what happens from here on may have serious impact on gold, silver, and China's stock market in 2018. Why do we care about the US dollar? We are… read more...

What's Next For The U.S. Dollar? Major Impact On Gold, Silver And China In 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-10 06:12:58:000

The US dollar is in good shape lately. It has risen 7% since May and close to 2% in the month of August. The dollar is now at a crucial level, and what happens from here on may have serious impact on gold, silver, and China's stock market in 2018. Why do we care about the US dollar? We are… read more...

Peter Schiff On The Collective Delusion Among Investors Around The World

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-09 07:31:23:000

By SchiffGold Peter Schiff appeared on RT America recently to talk gold . The host noted the decline in the price of the yellow metal over the last few months and asked Peter if he thought it was because of the Feds interest rate hikes. Peter said, No. He said he t… read more...

Rigged Markets Declared Permanent By All (But A Few)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-09 07:28:10:000

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Big Gold - Deteriorating Fundamentals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-08 13:33:03:000

A few big gold mining companies have just published their 2Q 2018 reports so it is a good time to check how the sector is performing. And, in my opinion, the news is not good in 1H 2018 the sector delivered a number of negative surprises. Let me start my survey from the joint statemen… read more...

Who Needs Gold When Real Growth Is Picking Up?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-08 07:04:59:000

Chart #1 I've been posting updates of Chart #1 for at least the past 5 years. It never ceases to amaze me that the prices of two different assets should be so highly correlated. Of course, gold and TIPS do share a few things in common: both offer promises/guarantees of some sort. Gold prom… read more...

Climbing The Milligram Ladder - Precious Metals Supply And Demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-08 04:40:19:000

FRN Muscle Flexing Shh, don't tell the dollar-paradigm folks that the dollar went up 0.2mg gold this week. Or if that hasn't blown your mind, the dollar went up 0.01 grams of silver. It's less uncomfortable to say that gold went down $10, and silver fell $0.08. It doesn't force anyone to… read more...

Gold Weekly: Bears, Stop Playing With Fire!

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-07 12:20:38:000

Tamraght Oufella, Tamraght, Morocco Source: Pinterest Introduction Welcome to my Gold Weekly. In this report, I wish to discuss mainly my views about the gold market through the GraniteShares Gold Trust ETF (NYSEARCA: BAR ). To do so, I analyse the recent changes in speculative po… read more...

Gold: How Bad Can It Get?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-07 11:20:20:000

Despite sentiment hovering near the lowest levels in two years on gold ( GLD ), there's been little reprieve from the selling pressure. The metal has been walked down in a steady trend since cracking psychological support at $1,300/oz, and confirmation of this downdraft came on a move below th… read more...

Gold, Punk Rock, And DIY Metal Investing With Quoth The Raven (Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-07 10:00:00:000

For me, gold is tough to get into. When I examine it, the price action looks just like noise. It's not clear to me that allocating to gold is an actual investment strategy so much as an expression of an attitude about the world. We don't trust institutions, we need to touch and hold our inves… read more...

Wait Until You See The Price Of Gold In Venezuela Right Now

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-07 06:01:35:000

Last month in Venezuelas capital city of Caracas, a cup of coffee would have set you back 2 million bolivars. Thats up from only 2,300 bolivars 12 months ago, meaning the price of a cup of joe has jumped nearly 87,000 percent, according to Bloombergs Caf Con Leche… read more...

Platinum Vs. Rhodium

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-07 06:00:00:000

Platinum group metals (PGMs) are rarer than gold. The group consists of two subgroups: palladium group-platinum group elements (PPGEs) and iridium group-platinum group elements. The first group consists of platinum, palladium, and rhodium. The second group consists of iridium, osmium, and ruth… read more...

What Should Investors Do? Buy Gold And Silver Assets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-06 15:14:23:000

The Daily VC PMI Early Bird Update The Daily VC PMI Early Bird Update for August 3, 2018 offered a look at seven markets based on the AI of the Automated Variable Changing Price Momentum Indicator (VC PMI). For gold and silver, the VC PMI recommends buying on corrections. Crude is in a neu… read more...

Gold: 3 Hurdles Toward The Next Bull Market

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-06 10:05:25:000

Colleagues who share my interest in long-term trends have recently asked: Why so quiet on gold? The answer is simple. Gold entered a bear market in 2011, and has not yet established a major bull market. So what would constitute a major bull market? There are three hurdles by my reckoning. … read more...

Are Hedge Funds Setup For A Short Squeeze?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-06 09:15:25:000

In an interview today, I spoke with Equity Management Academy CEO Patrick MontesDeOca about a special weekend report for the Variable Changing Price Momentum Indicator (VC PMI) Early Bird Weekly Update he was issuing. Looking at the July 26 commitment of traders report, it appears t… read more...

Silver - Is Anyone There, Does Anyone Care?

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

Silver has a long history as one of the most speculative and volatile metals. In 1980, the price rose to over $50 per ounce, and in 2011 it reached a high of $49.82. However, the precious metal that tends to tarnish can sit for extended periods in a tight range and watching the daily action is… read more...

Speculative Gold Shorts Have Done Something We Have Never Seen

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-06 04:04:06:000

The latest Commitment of Traders ((COT)) report, showed gold speculators decrease their long position, while increasing their short positions for a SEVENTH consecutive week. This is the second longest short-building streak in COT history and its only behind the record-breaking nine-week streak… read more...

Another Week, Another Improvement In Gold's Prospects

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-06 01:18:16:000

The past few months have added some cred to the sell in May and go away rule of thumb for precious metals, as golds price action has been both boring and depressing. Its now close to its 12-month low, while a lot of miners are providing material for the old jok… read more...

Shunned By The Market, Gold Struggles To Catch A Breather

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-05 19:34:59:000

Gold's ( GLD ) price performance has been peculiar of late. Amidst a backdrop of a stronger USD, yes perhaps that has placed some downward pressure on the precious metal, but it appears the market has been utterly shunning the precious metal, even when other macro forces appear to be supportiv… read more...

Trump's Fed Feud; Pelaez: Time To Position For A Decade-Long Bull Market In Natural Resources

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-05 11:58:17:000

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 wonderfully fascinating interview with first time guest Samuel Pelaez of Galileo Global Equity Advisors. Sam highlights what he views as a tremendous i… read more...

Why Aren't You Buying Gold? SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 08.03.18

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-05 09:18:34:000

By SchiffGold The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of the week's precious metals news coupled with thoughtful analysis. You've probably seen the headlines - gold demand is way down. So, why aren't you buying gold ? Perhaps you're caught up in the main… read more...

This Week In Money - August 4, 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-05 01:58:40:000

Ross Clark Stock Market Action. Chinas Reserve Ratio. Wolf Richter Real Estate Bubbles, Autos, and Robot Trucks. Ed Steer Gold and Silver. Larry Reaugh President & CEO of American Manganese Inc. Produced by Read m… read more...

GLD Hits Lows: Are You Surprised?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-03 17:58:49:000

And… here we go again. The SPDR Gold Trust ETF ( GLD ) is trading at new lows for the year, and there appears to be no end in sight. Weakness has been brought on by broad strength in the U.S. dollar, the prospect of rising interest rates at the Federal Reserve, and diminishing global demand ... read more...

GLD Hits Lows: Are You Surprised?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-03 17:58:49:000

And… here we go again. The SPDR Gold Trust ETF ( GLD ) is trading at new lows for the year, and there appears to be no end in sight. Weakness has been brought on by broad strength in the U.S. dollar, the prospect of rising interest rates at the Federal Reserve, and diminishing global demand ... read more...

Commodities Recap For The Week Of Aug. 3, 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-03 16:50:21:000

The Story of This week: Focus On the Not-So-Precious Metals Gold has been under pressure since mid-April when the price of the yellow metal traded to a high of $1365.40 for the second time in 2018 putting in a double-top trading pattern on the weekly and monthly charts. The now active mon… read more...

Commodities Recap For The Week Of Aug. 3, 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-03 16:50:21:000

The Story of This week: Focus On the Not-So-Precious Metals Gold has been under pressure since mid-April when the price of the yellow metal traded to a high of $1365.40 for the second time in 2018 putting in a double-top trading pattern on the weekly and monthly charts. The now active mon… read more...

Gold Weekly: Stand Ready To Embrace The Forthcoming Bullish Wave

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-03 10:12:11:000

Source: Pinterest Introduction Welcome to my Gold Weekly. In this report, I wish to discuss mainly my views about the gold market through the GraniteShares Gold Trust ETF (NYSEARCA: BAR ). To do so, I analyze the recent changes in speculative positions on the Comex (based on the CF… read more...

Gold Weekly: Stand Ready To Embrace The Forthcoming Bullish Wave

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-03 10:12:11:000

Source: Pinterest Introduction Welcome to my Gold Weekly. In this report, I wish to discuss mainly my views about the gold market through the GraniteShares Gold Trust ETF (NYSEARCA: BAR ). To do so, I analyze the recent changes in speculative positions on the Comex (based on the CF… read more...

GLD Options Are Looking Quite Attractive

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-03 09:20:46:000

Editor's note: Seeking Alpha is proud to welcome Lyster Analytics 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 Investm… read more...

GLD Options Are Looking Quite Attractive

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-03 09:20:46:000

Editor's note: Seeking Alpha is proud to welcome Lyster Analytics 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 Investm… read more...

The Trading Action In Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-03 08:48:41:000

There's no question in my mind that the intervention in the gold market is similar to the intervention that occurred in 2008 ahead of the financial crisis. However, I believe that, because of the massive physical off-take in the eastern hemisphere, the western Central Banks and bullion banks w… read more...

The Trading Action In Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-03 08:48:41:000

There's no question in my mind that the intervention in the gold market is similar to the intervention that occurred in 2008 ahead of the financial crisis. However, I believe that, because of the massive physical off-take in the eastern hemisphere, the western Central Banks and bullion banks w… read more...

Sprott Gold Report: Tariff Tension - Trey Reik (02/08/2018)

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

By Trey Reik All of a sudden, the leading question with respect to precious metals has become, "Why isn't gold doing better?" After trading in a bullish consolidation pattern for the past 18 months, gold appears to have lost its mojo and is flirting with technical breakdown. Given daily Tr… read more...

Sprott Gold Report: Tariff Tension - Trey Reik (02/08/2018)

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

By Trey Reik All of a sudden, the leading question with respect to precious metals has become, "Why isn't gold doing better?" After trading in a bullish consolidation pattern for the past 18 months, gold appears to have lost its mojo and is flirting with technical breakdown. Given daily Tr… read more...

USD/CNY: The Mirror Image Of Gold - David Brady (02/08/2018)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-03 07:11:23:000

By David Brady, CFA The price of Gold today is determined by USD/CNY, period. Any analysis of Gold is basically a review of USD/CNY, plain and simple. Once you understand this, the reason for Gold's performance recently becomes clear. This is to some degree unfortunate and quite frustrat… read more...

USD/CNY: The Mirror Image Of Gold - David Brady (02/08/2018)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-03 07:11:23:000

By David Brady, CFA The price of Gold today is determined by USD/CNY, period. Any analysis of Gold is basically a review of USD/CNY, plain and simple. Once you understand this, the reason for Gold's performance recently becomes clear. This is to some degree unfortunate and quite frustrat… read more...

The Yuan-Gold Peg And The Commitment Of Traders Report - Craig Hemke (01/08/2018)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-03 06:39:53:000

By Craig Hemke The Commitment of Traders reports for COMEX gold and silver are back to levels that often precede price bottoms. Could they also be telling us something about the current yuan-gold correlation? As background for this article, please be sure to review these two posts from l… read more...

The Yuan-Gold Peg And The Commitment Of Traders Report - Craig Hemke (01/08/2018)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-03 06:39:53:000

By Craig Hemke The Commitment of Traders reports for COMEX gold and silver are back to levels that often precede price bottoms. Could they also be telling us something about the current yuan-gold correlation? As background for this article, please be sure to review these two posts from l… read more...

Top Gold Miners' Production Declined 15% While Costs Escalate

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-03 04:26:04:000

Even though the gold price increased in 2018, the top gold miners' production declined while costs continue to escalate. Output at three of the top gold miners in the world fell in the first half of 2018 compared to the same period last year. With rising costs due to higher energy prices, on t… read more...

Top Gold Miners' Production Declined 15% While Costs Escalate

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-03 04:26:04:000

Even though the gold price increased in 2018, the top gold miners' production declined while costs continue to escalate. Output at three of the top gold miners in the world fell in the first half of 2018 compared to the same period last year. With rising costs due to higher energy prices, on t… read more...

Mathematics And Markets - Outlook For Gold Per August 2nd, 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-02 20:29:32:000

Abstract Research based on dynamic chaos theory, mathematics exploits consistently recurring characteristics of complex polynomials to calculate time-dependent price levels on multiple distinct layers. This article describes what information results from dynamic chaos theory mathematics and … read more...

Mathematics And Markets - Outlook For Gold Per August 2nd, 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-02 20:29:32:000

Abstract Research based on dynamic chaos theory, mathematics exploits consistently recurring characteristics of complex polynomials to calculate time-dependent price levels on multiple distinct layers. This article describes what information results from dynamic chaos theory mathematics and … read more...

Gold hits one-year low; report says bullion market off to worst start since 2009

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-02 14:59:10:000

Gold slides to its lowest price in a year following a report that showed the bullion market suffered its weakest start in nearly a decade and as the U.S. dollar rose. More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 3x Shares ETF, … read more...

Bitcoin Versus Gold Revisited

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-02 08:56:31:000

Back in late 2016, I wrote a piece for Seeking Alpha entitled, Bitcoin Might Be A Better Investment Than Gold . At the time, the price of gold was trading at $1172.80 per ounce, and Bitcoin was at $741.25. In that piece I wrote, "I continue to believe that gold will struggle and Bitcoin will … read more...

Cordier To TD Ameritrade: Gold And Silver 'Quite Close' To A Low

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-02 07:03:44:000

Ben: Welcome back to Futures with Ben Lichtenstein. After the breach of the 1,300 level in gold we've seen nothing but weakness. While gold has slowed the decline and appears to be consolidating and forming a bit of a balance around that 1,228 area many are keeping a close eye on it, … read more...

Is There A Method Behind The Madness Of Trump's Trade Policy?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-02 03:03:27:000

John Rubino and Michael Oliver return for the July 31 st episode of the radio show. Since Nixon removed gold from the global monetary system in 1971, the U.S. has suffered chronic trade deficits that led to a loss of higher-paid manufacturing jobs in exchange for low-paying service jobs… read more...

Is That Yellow Metal A Sitting Duck Or A Golden Goose?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-01 06:30:00:000

This year started out a lot like 2016 and 2017. Gold rallied out of the gate in January reaching a high in late January. However, the yellow metal faced strong bearish winds throughout the year. In April, gold once again reached the same high it traded at during the first month of this year. H… read more...

What Have You Done For Me Lately? Precious Metals Supply And Demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-01 04:56:23:000

Aragorn's Law Or The Mysterious Absence Of The Mad Rush Last week the price of gold dropped $8, and that of silver 4 cents. There is an interesting feature of our very marvel of a modern monetary system. We have written about this before. It sets up a conflict, between the perverse incentive… read more...

Have The Chinese Pegged The Gold Price?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-31 03:04:19:000

Editor's note: Originally published at tsi-blog.com on July 30, 2018. Governments and central banks lost interest in the gold price decades ago, but stories about how governments are supposedly controlling the gold price never lose their appeal. One of the latest stories is that since th… read more...

Are Crises In Argentina And Turkey Harbinger Of The Global Crash?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-30 15:50:49:000

Some emerging markets, Argentina and Turkey, in particular, deal with the economic crises, while their currencies are continuing their collapse. The Fed Chair, Jerome Powell, has recently said that "the role of U.S. monetary policy is often exaggerated". On the other hand, many analysts believ… read more...

Junior Gold Explorers Index Near Its 2016 Low

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-30 12:24:11:000

Last month I introduced an index made of junior gold explorers . A lot has happened since in the gold sector, and I thought an update of the index may be instructive for those like me who are investing in this high-risk/high-reward sector. Since early June, gold has lost $75 from $1,298 to … read more...

Ready For The 'Up' Cycle. - Eric Sprott On Precious Metals Markets - (Weekly Wrap-Up, July 27,2018)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-30 03:08:54:000

As we head into the August doldrums, we put another volatile week behind us. And Eric Sprott is back again to help us make sense of it all. In this edition of the wrap-up, you'll hear: What the current price levels mean for you Why you should be watching the Chinese yuan … read more...

Will The Fed's Tightening Trigger Another Crisis?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-29 12:32:01:000

The recent currency and debt crises in Argentina and Turkey raise questions about the condition of the global economy in general and the emerging countries in particular. Are they merely isolated events without broader implications or are they canary in the emerging market mine? This questio… read more...

Sentiment Speaks: Bullish Sentiment Is In The Toilet For Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-29 08:01:00:000

For those that follow me regularly, you will know that I have been tracking a set-up for the SPDR Gold Trust ETF (NYSEARCA: GLD ), which I analyze as a proxy for the gold market. I also believe that gold can outperform the general equity market once we confirm a long-term break out has begun. … read more...

Gold Shorts Near Record!

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-28 06:29:09:000

Gold continues to drift near summer-doldrums lows, feeding and intensifying bearish sentiment. But an exceedingly-bullish event just happened which will ignite a major new upleg. Speculators gold-futures short positions have soared near all-time record highs! That means the recent heav… read more...

2 Lead Weights Hang On Gold's Neck

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-27 18:21:04:000

After recently teasing another bottom, gold continues to be heavily weighed down by, as it were, two lead weights: the U.S. dollar and the Treasury bond yield. In todays commentary, well examine these prominent obstacles standing in the path of a gold relief rally. Notwithstand… read more...

Valuing Gold In A World Awash With Dollars

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-27 06:31:48:000

Summary In this article I point to the pressures on the Fed to moderate monetary policy, but that will only affect the timing of the next cyclical credit crisis. That is going to happen anyway, triggered by the Fed or even a foreign central bank. In the very short term, a tendency to moderat… read more...

Gold And Oil Markets: Summer Cash Cows For Option Sellers

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-26 11:01:12:000

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Platinum - Is It Time To Back Up The Truck?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-26 06:15:00:000

To say the price action in platinum has been weak would be an understatement. The precious metal that the market often calls "rich man's gold" has been anything but since 2014 when it moved to a discount to the yellow metal and never looked back. Platinum is a rare precious metal, more than … read more...

Gold Sits Near Its Low In 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-26 06:00:00:000

The gold bull that had been in place since the December 2015 low at $1046.20 per ounce has stalled. Gold moved to lows in anticipation of the Federal Reserve's first interest rate hike in nine years and liftoff from zero on the Fed Funds rate. In 2016, the lows for the yellow metal occurred … read more...

Gold Weekly: Feels Like The Endless Summer?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-25 09:23:42:000

Source: Pinterest Introduction Welcome to my Gold Weekly. In this report, I wish to discuss mainly my views about the gold market through the GraniteShares Gold Trust ETF (NYSEARCA: BAR ). To do so, I analyse the recent changes in speculative positions on the Comex (based on the … read more...

Disregard The Noise: Here's Why Gold And Silver Prices Are Going Much Higher

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-25 04:29:59:000

Source: Mining.com Why Gold And Silver Prices Are Going Much Higher The precious metals selloff is very likely coming to an end, nevertheless, Gold/SPDR Gold Shares ( GLD ) and Silver/iShares Silver Trust ( SLV ) have gotten slammed quite hard over the past five weeks. Prices have plunge… read more...

Why Gold May Be Looking Cheap

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-24 05:05:34:000

Russ describes the signs that gold, notoriously difficult to assess, is starting to look cheap. Of all the asset classes, commodities, particularly gold, are arguably the most difficult to assess. They are generally the most volatile. Moreover, the lack of cash flow makes them difficult to… read more...

Commodities Weekly: Copper Hovers Near One-Year Low On Global Growth Uncertainty

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-24 02:45:02:000

By Andrew Robinson The risk that the ongoing trade wars could escalate to such an extent that all $500 billion worth of Chinese exports to the US could be subject to some form of tariff is causing some concern among investors. At the recent G-20 summit in Buenos Aires, the consensus was th… read more...

Overbought Or Oversold? Let These Mathematical Signals Be Your Guide

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-23 23:27:53:000

Anticipate before you participate in the market. This is a classic piece of advice I like to give investors and have written about extensively in my CEO blog, Frank Talk. Financial markets are influenced by relatively predictable cycles and trading patterns, and by better understanding these… read more...

Bullish On Oil? Inventories Back To Rising While Gold Hedge Funds Remain Optimistic

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-23 11:47:23:000

Image credit: Pixabay Investment Thesis The global supply-demand balance for oil market is expected to witness further declines in inventories and higher prices in the second half of 2018. These changes will lessen the risks of a stock-out of the oil market in 2018. Given this market… read more...

Could Silver Gain 15% By September 2018?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-23 10:34:12:000

Go Long Silver And Gold This is a special edition of the Variable Changing Price Momentum Indicator (VC PMI) Weekly Report for the gold and silver markets. In an interview (7.21.18) with Equity Management Academy founder and CEO Patrick MontesDeOca, he said, "I strongly recommend that yo… read more...

Trump's Fed Comments Send Gold Soaring

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-23 05:48:38:000

Last week Donald Trump broke the theoretical "Chinese Wall" that is supposed to exist between the Government and the Fed when he offered a stunning rebuke of the Fed's current policy to continue raising interest rates. Though, it's really more like "nudging" rates up at a snail's pace. Gold … read more...

Gold And Silver Futures Action Turning Positive

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-22 09:48:00:000

After a brutal few weeks in precious metals, you'd expect trend-following speculators to be heading for the exits. And the most recent gold and silver futures action - aka the commitment of traders ((COT)) report - shows exactly that. Which is good news. In gold, speculators - who tend to be… read more...

Are Gold Bugs (And Dollar Bears) Living In The Twilight Zone?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-21 16:40:38:000

We all believe different things. Some of what you believe might be considered fake news by others. You might even believe what others would call a conspiracy theory (gasp!). With the sell-off in the gold market still looking for a firm bottom, maybe it is time… read more...

Gold Investment Wanes

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-21 05:28:41:000

Gold's summer doldrums are dragging on this year, with this asset slumping longer and lower than usual. Several converging factors are responsible. The stronger dollar has convinced gold-futures speculators to sell aggressively, and gold's downside momentum has fed on itself. Investment demand… read more...

China's Apparent Devious SDR/Gold Peg Turns The Table On Western Central Banks (Video)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-20 13:05:01:000

Photo Credit In a recent Seeking Alpha article, Viking Analytics asks whether China has pegged the price of gold to SDRs after reviewing a piece written by Jim Rickards. Viking Analytics posted the following chart for gold to SDR ratio in his analysis. Source: Viking Analytics / … read more...

The Downside Case For Gold - David Brady, CFA (19/07/2018)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-20 07:30:50:000

By David Brady, CFA Many traders have been complaining recently about the relentless fall in Gold - and rightfully so - seeing it lower every time they open their screens in the morning. Despite having already fallen ~$158 from its peak at 1369 in April, I am, as usual, seeing an increasin… read more...

Getting Their Pound Of Flesh - Precious Metals Supply And Demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-20 04:33:11:000

Regulated to Death The price of gold fell $13, and that of silver $0.23. Perspective: if you're waiting for the right moment to buy, the market now offers you a better deal than it did last week. If you wanted to sell, this wasn't a good week to wait. Which is your intention, and why? We … read more...

Gold Price Seasonality: What May Happen In July 2018?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-20 02:17:09:000

The gold price continues to take a hit as the summer doldrums effect kicks in. The summer is typically the low of the years for precious metals, at least that's what seasonality shows. Will this year be any different? Is gold setting up for a major buy opportunity? Let's revise the gold price… read more...

Copper collapses 3% to one-year low, weighed by renewed trade jitters

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-19 10:39:41:000

LMEcopper plunges -3% to below $6K/metric ton, as a new wave of selling offsets yesterdays tentative rally and sending the metal to a fresh one-year low. More news on: Freeport-McMoRan Inc., BHP Billiton Limited, Rio Tinto plc, Commodities news, Stocks on the move, News … read more...

Gold Bugs Vs. Stock Market Bulls

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-19 04:01:28:000

Which is the better investment: Gold or Stocks? It's a battle as old as markets. Gold Bugs and Stock Market Bulls are equally fervent about their investment of choice, often with complete disdain for the other side. The story (since the gold standard was completely abandoned in 1971) goe… read more...

GLD Bulls: Is The U.S. Dollar Your Enemy Or Your Frenemy?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-18 22:12:27:000

Source With the rising popularity of the internet as a form of daily communication, we have seen a growing number of trendy vocabulary items exacerbate the social trend. One term the kids seem to be enjoying these days deals with the concept of the frenemy, which Merriam… read more...

Gold-Backed Bonds - An Idea Whose Time Has Come

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-18 06:23:32:000

Keith Weiner and Michael Oliver return as guests on this week's radio program. Keith provides serious thoughts about an inevitable monetary reset triggered by Keynesian economics that has not only destroyed capital but also forbidden currency price discovery and explains why he expects a… read more...

Gold, Dollar And Repo: Who Cares About Taper Or QE?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-18 06:15:20:000

It's funny how these things work. He didn't actually say the word "taper," at least not when the frenzy first started. The very idea of the "taper tantrum" was the media's work - the easy slogan that could be used as shorthand for the conventional explanation. The economy was improving, everyo… read more...

Gold Is Teetering On The Brink - Big Move Could Be On The Horizon

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-18 06:00:00:000

I began my trading career as a commodities options trader in the precious metals department at what was one of the world's leading bullion dealers in the 1980s. After graduating college in 1981, I worked at Philipp Brothers, a merchant in the world of raw materials. In 1981, at the start of … read more...

Gold slumps to lowest in a year after upbeat Powell testimony

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-17 14:22:14:000

Gold futures fall to another one-year low as the U.S. dollar rose following testimony from Fed Chairman Powell that supported continued gradual increases in interest rates. More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 3x Shares… read more...

Why Gold Prices Could Rebound

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-17 11:21:17:000

Back in May , I argued that gold prices would be heading downwards in the months ahead. At the time, gold was trading at a level of $1,324. Since then, we have seen the metal descend to a price of $1240: Source: investing.com The reason for the drop has not been surprising, owing to… read more...

Metals Investors: Buy GDX, Not GLD

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-17 04:01:44:000

Source As the summer progresses, many investors with exposure in precious metals have found themselves in a quandary. Most of the traditionally bullish drivers that should be creating rallies in the SPDR Gold Trust ETF (NYSEARCA: GLD ) have not had the desired impact - and the effec… read more...

WTF Just Happened? Stock Market Ignores Escalating Trade War And Spent U.S. Consumer

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-16 03:18:37:000

Every month Government, corporate and household debt hits a new all-time high. The entire financial system is heading down an unsustainable path of debt issuance. The delinquency rate for auto and credit card debt is already at levels last seen in late 2008. The only reason the banks are not o… read more...

Sentiment Speaks: Gold Bears Are Roaring Louder

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-15 08:01:00:000

For those that follow me regularly, you will know that I have been tracking a set-up for the SPDR Gold Trust ETF (NYSEARCA:GLD), which I analyze as a proxy for the gold market. I also believe that gold can outperform the general equity market once we confirm a long-term break out has begun. … read more...

Gold continues to drift lower, failing to find safe-haven support

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-13 17:09:04:000

Gold prices marked their lowest settlement in nearly a year , with the yellow metal failing to find safe-haven support despite rising trade tensions that have spread across global markets. More news on: VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 3x Shares ETF, V… read more...

Gold continues to drift lower, failing to find safe-haven support

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-13 17:09:04:000

Gold prices marked their lowest settlement in nearly a year , with the yellow metal failing to find safe-haven support despite rising trade tensions that have spread across global markets. More news on: VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 3x Shares ETF, V… read more...

The Last Chance Saloon For Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-13 13:52:33:000

The window opportunity for a relief rally in the gold market we've talked about lately is diminishing but hasn't closed yet. As I'll argue here, gold needs to rally now in order to encourage the bulls or else risk suffering the same fate as the Japanese yen did this week. Meanwhile the technic… read more...

The Last Chance Saloon For Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-13 13:52:33:000

The window opportunity for a relief rally in the gold market we've talked about lately is diminishing but hasn't closed yet. As I'll argue here, gold needs to rally now in order to encourage the bulls or else risk suffering the same fate as the Japanese yen did this week. Meanwhile the technic… read more...

Did Gold Find A Very Significant Bottom?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-13 06:30:00:000

Gold had been making higher lows since December 2015 when the price fell to the lowest level since February 2010 at $1046.20 per ounce. The low during the final month of 2015 was only $1 above the 2010 bottom when the yellow metal was on its way to its all-time nominal peak at $1920.70 per oun… read more...

Did Gold Find A Very Significant Bottom?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-13 06:30:00:000

Gold had been making higher lows since December 2015 when the price fell to the lowest level since February 2010 at $1046.20 per ounce. The low during the final month of 2015 was only $1 above the 2010 bottom when the yellow metal was on its way to its all-time nominal peak at $1920.70 per oun… read more...

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

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-12 07:45:34:000

In this second part of our updated gold price framework we take a deep dive into the true energy exposure of gold mining companies. We find that gold miners are not just exposed to significant direct energy costs such as fuels and power; their indirect energy exposure is even larger. Our botto… read more...

Gold, Silver, And So Much More

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-11 14:14:33:000

Although I usually write about the precious metals markets, we regularly apply the Equity Management Academy's ( EMA ) proprietary Variable Changing Price Momentum Indicator (VC PMI) to dozens of financial and commodity markets. The artificial intelligence algorithm was developed by Patrick Mo… read more...

Time To Short Gold Again?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-11 12:38:06:000

We've been short gold (GLD) since April and have since added to the position, which has so far worked out well for us. The precious metal is now at a major inflection point. It recently broke below its 5-year inverted H&S pattern (chart below is a monthly). If it doesn't reverse … read more...

Capitulation And Currency Pain - Precious Metals Supply And Demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-11 06:49:54:000

Waving the White Flag The price of gold rose two bucks last week, though the price of silver fell 10 cents. We have seen several analyses recently predicting big price drops, in one case by at least $500 in gold by the end of the year. Is this what capitulation looks like? It's said they… read more...

Will Gold Hold?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-11 03:39:13:000

Gold (NYSEARCA: GLD ) bulls have had a rough go of it for a few years now. I've shared my skepticism on this market in a variety of articles here at Seeking Alpha since early 2017. Over a year later, I continue to stress the concept of deciphering where we are the overall cycle. Although thi… read more...

Gold - Macroeconomic Fundamentals Improve

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-10 21:37:35:000

By Pater Tenebrarum The eternal popularity contest… The list of gold fundamentals that have improved is short, but at least there is now such a list: Credit spreads: European high yield spreads have broken out to the upside. In the US, high yield spreads are better behave... read more...

The Current Message From The Most Useful Sentiment Indicator

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-10 20:45:27:000

Editor's note: Originally published at tsi-blog.com on July 10, 2018. As I've noted in the past, the Commitments of Traders ((COT)) information is nothing other than a sentiment indicator. Moreover, for some markets, including gold, silver, copper, the major currencies and Treasury b… read more...

Platinum Quietly Moved To The Lowest Price In A Decade

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-10 08:00:00:000

In March 2008, platinum reached its all-time high on the NYMEX futures market when the price of the precious metal hit $2308.80 per ounce. The steep ascent of the rare metal that is more than ten times rarer than gold when it comes to annual production began in October 2006 at $1059.60. In a l… read more...

The Gold Sector Remains At An Interesting Juncture

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-10 07:23:08:000

By Pater Tenebrarum Technical Divergence Successfully Maintained In an update on gold and gold stocks in mid-June, we pointed out that a number of interesting divergences had emerged which traditionally represent a heads-up indicating a trend change is close (see the article " Gold Diver… read more...

Markets And Tariff Wars

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-10 02:08:19:000

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Why Has Gold Not Lived Up To Its Status As A Safe Haven?

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

Original Post By Stuart Burns Stock markets in New York, London and Shanghai have been sliding for a month now since President Donald Trump unleashed a trade war on the U.S.'s trading partners in an effort to reset terms seen as unfair by Washington. Normally, as stock markets… read more...

WTF Just Happened? Gold: Buy While There's Blood In The Street

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-09 05:30:30:000

Perhaps the best contrarian indicator for the directional movement of gold and silver is Dennis "Wrong Way" Gartman, who recently announced that he was dumping all of his gold "positions" (Note: Gartman's "positions" are theoretical paper portfolio trades): As for gold, we have clearly held… read more...

This Week In Money - July 7, 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-08 02:09:25:000

Rick Rule Gold, Silver, USD, Uraniuim, Oil and NAFTA. Wolf Richter Automotive Sector, Tariffs, Interest Rates, Real Estate. Larry Reaugh - President & CEO of American Manganese Inc. Produced by Read more … read more...

Gold And Silver Go High Tech: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 07.06.18

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-08 02:05:39:000

By SchiffGold The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of the weeks precious metals news coupled with thoughtful analysis. In this episode of the SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap, host Mike Maharrey focuses on some demand fundamentals as he discus… read more...

Remain Bullish On Gold Even As Interest Rates Trend Higher

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-06 13:14:40:000

Introduction To Bullish Thesis On Gold As an asset class, gold has been an underperformer over the last few years. Returns from the precious metal have been 8.1% in three years, and it has given negative returns of 2.4% in YTD '18. One perspective can be that gold is in a phase of prolon… read more...

Remain Bullish On Gold Even As Interest Rates Trend Higher

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-06 13:14:40:000

Introduction To Bullish Thesis On Gold As an asset class, gold has been an underperformer over the last few years. Returns from the precious metal have been 8.1% in three years, and it has given negative returns of 2.4% in YTD '18. One perspective can be that gold is in a phase of prolon… read more...

Black Holes For Capital - Precious Metals Supply And Demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-06 05:38:45:000

Race to the Bottom Last week the price of gold fell $17, and that of silver $0.30. Why? We can tell you about the fundamentals. We can show charts of the basis. But we can't get into the heads of the sellers. Other people's fiat: in the global race to the bottom, it was recently the turn o… read more...

Black Holes For Capital - Precious Metals Supply And Demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-06 05:38:45:000

Race to the Bottom Last week the price of gold fell $17, and that of silver $0.30. Why? We can tell you about the fundamentals. We can show charts of the basis. But we can't get into the heads of the sellers. Other people's fiat: in the global race to the bottom, it was recently the turn o… read more...

The Debt Threat And Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-05 14:30:47:000

In the latest edition of the Market Overview, we have analyzed the risk related to the rising U.S. public debt and private leverage . This month, we will adopt a more global perspective. Until recently, thanks to the synchronized worldwide growth, it was easy to lose sight of the elephant in … read more...

Gold's True Fundamentals Turn Bullish

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-05 07:25:17:000

Editor's note: Originally published at tsi-blog.com on July 5, 2018. I update gold's true fundamentals* every week in commentaries and charts at the TSI web site, but my most recent blog post on the topic was on 30th April. At that time the fundamental backdrop was gold-bearish, bu… read more...

Silver - The One Year Anniversary Of A Flash Crash

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-05 06:45:00:000

The silver market has been relatively calm in 2018. The rallies have taken the stairs to the upside, and even the most recent elevator ride lower on June 15 did not create too much havoc. The move that took September COMEX silver futures to a high of $17.43 per ounce on June 14 fell short of… read more...

Too Early To Write Obituary For Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-05 04:03:26:000

Gold recently formed a bearish technical signal called a "death cross pattern," leaving some investors fearful that the price has nowhere to go but down. Bart Melek, Global Head of Commodity Strategy, TD Securities , explains how central bank signals, trade discussions and currency moves… read more...

Things Are Lining Up Nicely For Gold And Silver

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-04 07:55:09:000

Beginning in early Spring, gold and silver faced two serious headwinds: Seasonality - that is, the annual decline in bullion demand from China and India once wedding season ends - and the internal structure of the futures markets, where the big players in gold had lined up in ways that histori… read more...

Why You Shouldn't Give Up On Gold: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 06.29.18

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-04 06:16:17:000

Originally published on June 29, 2018 By SchiffGold The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of the week's precious metals news coupled with thoughtful analysis. The price of gold dropped to six-month lows this week. A lot of people are pretty bearish … read more...

The Problem For Gold In The Trade War

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-04 03:55:00:000

By Blu Putnam Gold prices are continuing to move lower. The yellow metal is often used for portfolio diversification or as a hedge against global political and economic tensions. This time around, though, gold just has not been a useful hedge for the trade war, with the declaration of ta… read more...

A Summer Of Discontent For Precious Metals?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-03 06:30:00:000

The first two lines of William Shakespeares Richard III are: Now is the winter of our discontent Made glorious summer by this sun of York If Shakespeare was writing about the precious metals market at the start of July the lines might have gone something like this: … read more...

Gold: Numbers To Watch On The Upside

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-03 02:02:46:000

Are there numbers not far above that suggest an upturn? Yes. This decline has aged six months since its peak monthly momentum readings in January. (Monthly momentum appears ahead.) That alone is a factor to note, as it's rare for a monthly oscillator to acquire seven months of upside or … read more...

Metals maintain their slump; copper hits lowest in nearly a year

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-02 18:41:59:000

Copper continues its recent slide, with Comex copper for September delivery settling -0.7% at $2.944/lb. to its lowest level since July 2017 , as manufacturing activity in both China and the eurozone appears to have slowed in June, raising concerns over the effect of the intensifying trad… read more...

How Long Can This Last?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-29 19:47:58:000

Yields are rising. The global economy has adapted so far without any major problems. So far. But how long can this last? And what does it ultimately mean for the gold market? Lets look at the chart below. As one can see, the U.S. long-term interest rates have been rising since Septem… read more...

How Long Can This Last?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-29 19:47:58:000

Yields are rising. The global economy has adapted so far without any major problems. So far. But how long can this last? And what does it ultimately mean for the gold market? Lets look at the chart below. As one can see, the U.S. long-term interest rates have been rising since Septem… read more...

How Long Can This Last?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-29 19:47:58:000

Yields are rising. The global economy has adapted so far without any major problems. So far. But how long can this last? And what does it ultimately mean for the gold market? Lets look at the chart below. As one can see, the U.S. long-term interest rates have been rising since Septem… read more...

How Long Can This Last?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-29 19:47:58:000

Yields are rising. The global economy has adapted so far without any major problems. So far. But how long can this last? And what does it ultimately mean for the gold market? Lets look at the chart below. As one can see, the U.S. long-term interest rates have been rising since Septem… read more...

Discussion On Gold - From Price To Portfolio Exposure

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-29 15:04:08:000

Investing in gold ( GDL ) is dangerous. It is easy to get carried away by the many bull theses and become a gold bug. I am not saying it is not possible for gold to get to $5,000 or even $10,000. I am just saying that the investing theory might be right, but the timing might be wrong. Ther… read more...

Discussion On Gold - From Price To Portfolio Exposure

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-29 15:04:08:000

Investing in gold ( GDL ) is dangerous. It is easy to get carried away by the many bull theses and become a gold bug. I am not saying it is not possible for gold to get to $5,000 or even $10,000. I am just saying that the investing theory might be right, but the timing might be wrong. Ther… read more...

Discussion On Gold - From Price To Portfolio Exposure

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-29 15:04:08:000

Investing in gold ( GDL ) is dangerous. It is easy to get carried away by the many bull theses and become a gold bug. I am not saying it is not possible for gold to get to $5,000 or even $10,000. I am just saying that the investing theory might be right, but the timing might be wrong. Ther… read more...

Discussion On Gold - From Price To Portfolio Exposure

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-29 15:04:08:000

Investing in gold ( GDL ) is dangerous. It is easy to get carried away by the many bull theses and become a gold bug. I am not saying it is not possible for gold to get to $5,000 or even $10,000. I am just saying that the investing theory might be right, but the timing might be wrong. Ther… read more...

The One Thing That Will Stop Gold's Bleeding

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-29 12:47:39:000

For the last four sessions, the price of gold has fallen and closed at new lows for the year. Weve talked all week about how gold cant seem to get a foothold despite having several prospective hooks for attracting safe haven demand among investors. In today&#x20… read more...

The One Thing That Will Stop Gold's Bleeding

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-29 12:47:39:000

For the last four sessions, the price of gold has fallen and closed at new lows for the year. Weve talked all week about how gold cant seem to get a foothold despite having several prospective hooks for attracting safe haven demand among investors. In today&#x20… read more...

The One Thing That Will Stop Gold's Bleeding

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-29 12:47:39:000

For the last four sessions, the price of gold has fallen and closed at new lows for the year. Weve talked all week about how gold cant seem to get a foothold despite having several prospective hooks for attracting safe haven demand among investors. In today&#x20… read more...

The One Thing That Will Stop Gold's Bleeding

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-29 12:47:39:000

For the last four sessions, the price of gold has fallen and closed at new lows for the year. Weve talked all week about how gold cant seem to get a foothold despite having several prospective hooks for attracting safe haven demand among investors. In today&#x20… read more...

Gold Continues To Melt

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-28 17:27:32:000

Gold has a long history as an asset that thrives during periods of fear and uncertainty in markets. The yellow metal is a barometer for inflationary pressures, but it is also the longest-standing currency or means of exchange in the world. Since the first human laid eyes on the shiny metal a… read more...

Gold: The Chinese Connection - David Brady (27/06/2018)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-28 11:16:16:000

By David Brady Unless you have been under a rock for the past few months, you know there is an escalating trade war going on between the U.S. and China. The U.S. is imposing tariffs on Chinese products, and China is responding in kind. But the Chinese have more retaliatory options availabl… read more...

Future Supply For Gold And Silver Is Horrendous

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-28 08:23:40:000

SBTV spoke with Daniel Ameduri of Future Money Trends to discuss gold, silver, mining stocks and the future for cryptocurrencies. Daniel also shares about how silver demand from electric vehicle applications and renewable energy will rise. Discussed in this interview: 02:05 Gold p… read more...

As The Yield Curve Flattens - Craig Hemke (27/06/2018)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-28 08:00:14:000

By Craig Hemke For the reasons we've discussed over the past several years, the U.S. yield curve continues to flatten, with Wednesday seeing new 11-year low spreads. As you know by now, this has significant long-term implications. Let's start with the latest update. Below are snapshots o… read more...

Emerging Markets And Bitcoin To Benefit Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-27 06:58:31:000

The past two months have not been good for gold ( GLD ) investors as prices have shown nothing but steady declines over the period (with one brief upswing) and now rest at below $1260/oz. There are also signs that prices of the yellow metal could decline even further. Still though, there are r… read more...

Bill King Part 2: 'The Everything Bubble Will Pop'

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-27 06:03:35:000

Despite the quiet price on gold, there are current serious gold buyers bidding this market. Wall Street is now automated - fewer humans & more robots. Russia didn't need to hack Hillary - they had her password! We discuss new stewardship of monetary policy as well as the impact of automati… read more...

Crescat Capital End Of June 2018 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-27 05:48:52:000

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Lift-Off Postponement - Precious Metals Supply And Demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-27 05:26:53:000

No Schedule for the Dollar's Demise A few weeks ago, we said: "This is not an environment for a Lift-Off Event" Illustration of different types of lift-off events one may encounter. [PT] Sure enough, last week the price of gold was down $9 and that of silver down 11 cents. And now … read more...

The Money Of Metals; Or, Inferring Collateral Beyond Repo

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-27 05:17:39:000

It has been a wild month for copper. June began normal enough for the metal, with the front month futures price (HG1) still ~$3.05 where it had traded since early March. Then, out of nowhere, the price surged. Starting June 4, in a matter of days HG1 was just less than $3.30. It was the highes… read more...

The Money Of Metals; More Gold Beyond Repo

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-27 05:07:17:000

In all honesty, I do mean to beat this one particular dead horse. In fact, I intend to pulverize it until there is nothing left but the smallest particulate matter. This is everything that is wrong with how things are right now. Either they are willing to put out what could only be legitimat… read more...

No Rest For The Weary As Gold Continues Slide

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-26 12:54:59:000

Sometimes you just cant catch a break when you need one the most. Thats the feeling one gets when evaluating golds recent price performance. Despite a major case of the jitters on the part of global investors, gold isnt receiving the benefit of increasing fear. … read more...

Gold Approaches Critical Support

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-26 10:28:25:000

By Christ opher Aaron For the week in sum (6/18/2018 - 6/22/2018), gold finished lower by 0.6% or $8 to close at $1,271 as of the final trade on the New York COMEX futures market on Friday afternoon. Failed Support Turns to Resistance The power of the principle: failed suppor… read more...

Will Italy Sink The EU And Boost Gold?

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

The recent growth acceleration in the EU could distract attention from problems of the common bloc. Fortunately, you can always count on Italy. Whenever you start thinking that only a bright future is ahead of the union, the descendants of the proud Romans remind about themselves. Indeed, It… read more...

Gold: Grace Under Pressure In A Slew Of Fed Rate Hikes

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-26 08:30:27:000

Image source: Getty Images Investment Thesis The U.S. Federal Reserve showed optimism on the impact of the fiscal policy on the ability of the U.S. economy to withstand shocks. Historically, U.S. Fed economists have warned that the outlook was uncertain. However, the U.S. Fed has alr… read more...

If Bitcoin's Rise Was Bad For Gold, Will Its Fall Be Good?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-26 03:21:43:000

After an artificial pause in 2017, US government debt has resumed its inexorable climb… ... the dollar has fallen by around 5%... ... and inflation - even the massaged-beyond-recognition Consumer Price Index ((CPI)) - has shifted to a higher gear, driven by rising oil . All of which... read more...

Not Out Of The Weeds Yet

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-26 01:57:06:000

By Stephen Innes After yet another Monday morning equity meltdown in Asia and an equally poor showing across global equity markets, President Trump's lieutenants Mnuchin and Navarro issued an unequivocal denial the US is considering investment restriction on China. US equity markets have s… read more...

Gold Weekly: Ready For Takeoff

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-25 18:44:48:000

Source: Pinterest. Introduction Welcome to my Gold Weekly. In this report, I wish to discuss mainly my views about the gold market through the GraniteShares Gold Trust ETF ( BAR ). To do so, I analyse the recent changes in speculative positions on the Comex (based on the CFTC ) and … read more...

A July Turnaround For Gold?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-25 14:17:25:000

As gold attempts to catch its breath following a whirlwind week of selling pressure, the question on many investors minds is whether there is anything on the immediate horizon which could serve as a turnaround catalyst for the metal. While the immediate-term trend remains firmly agains… read more...

With Sentiment In The Gutter, Will Gold Stage A Rally?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-24 09:42:22:000

A week ago Friday, the metals got clocked hard. It was a drive-by "paper gold" shooting on the Comex which took place after most of the rest of the world had gone home for the weekend. On Monday, the Hulbert Gold Stock Newsletter Index fell to zero. On Tuesday, it dropped to negative 2.7. The … read more...

Sentiment Speaks: This Is It For Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-24 08:01:00:000

For those that follow me regularly, you will know that I have been tracking a set-up for the SPDR Gold Trust ETF (NYSEARCA: GLD ), which I analyze as a proxy for the gold market. I also believe that gold can outperform the general equity market once we confirm a long-term break out has begun, … read more...

Greenbacks And Gold: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 06.22.18

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-24 07:39:54:000

By SchiffGold The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of the week's precious metals news coupled with thoughtful analysis. Gold hit 2018 lows this week as the dollar surged. There is a lot of dollar bullishness in the market right now. But is this faith i… read more...

This Week In Money - June 23, 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-24 02:28:19:000

Ross Clark - TSX All Time High. Mary Anne Aden & Pamela Aden - Gold, Silver, Oil, Dow, US Dollar, Tariffs. Advice on Retirement. Eric Hadik - Cycles, Interest Rates, Currencies, Crude and Lumber. James Corbett - China, Tariffs, Trade War Larry Reaugh Preside… read more...

Finally, A Bottom In Gold?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-24 00:27:43:000

Gold Time Cycles In at least two recent articles, we published a chart showing gold price in time cycles and/or Fed rate hike events. We considered these time cycles to be relevant in attempting to predict the next cycle low in gold, and we have been preparing for this cycle low to occur in … read more...

Sharp Dollar Appreciation And Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-22 15:57:43:000

On the macroeconomic front, the rapid strengthening of the U.S. dollar has been the most important development since the latest edition of the Market Overview. Let's mull over the reasons behind it and its potential effects on the gold market. As one can see in the chart below, the U.S. doll… read more...

Sharp Dollar Appreciation And Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-22 15:57:43:000

On the macroeconomic front, the rapid strengthening of the U.S. dollar has been the most important development since the latest edition of the Market Overview. Let's mull over the reasons behind it and its potential effects on the gold market. As one can see in the chart below, the U.S. doll… read more...

AISC For Gold Miners In 2018: Trend Reversal

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-21 08:43:50:000

The first quarter results of the gold mining sector have been pouring in and it's time to chart the AISC numbers once again to see if there are any new trends emerging. In my previous article I pointed out that the gold mining sector showed profitability in 2017 as costs went down. The gol… read more...

Doug Noland's Unfolding Instability Thesis

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-21 02:40:19:000

On the radio program this week, John Rubino substitutes for host Jay Taylor who is vacationing. John will interview first time guest Doug Noland and frequent guest Michael Oliver . Doug Noland believes the monetary experiment of recent decades, and most notably zero-interest rates follo… read more...

Onwards And Upwards

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-21 02:15:58:000

By Stephen Innes Midday update Dollar watch is on Subtle USD appreciation setting in again with USDJPY +110.60 and EURUSD to 1.1560 has triggered a move lower in gold, which is now testing $1265 handle. The next tipping point is $1261 while topside resistance remains the previous… read more...

Gold slides to fresh 2018 low amid dollar strength

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-20 14:36:02:000

Gold futures settle at a six-month low amid a strengthening U.S. dollar, offsetting demand for gold bullion amid escalating trade tensions between China and the U.S. that normally should attract safe-haven investors. More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, Dire… read more...

Gold Looks Bearish: Is That A Reason To Buy?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-20 07:20:00:000

Just like in 2016 and 2017, gold came out of the gate at the start of 2018 and moved to the upside. However, in 2016 and 2017, gold never looked back and the lows of the year occurred during the first trading sessions of the year. 2018 has been a different story for the yellow metal. Gold re… read more...

U.S.-China Trade Wars Hit Precious Metals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-19 12:40:48:000

By Christ opher Aaron The harsh selling in gold but especially silver on Friday - down 2.3% and 4.5%, respectively - was largely the result of widespread liquidation across the entire commodity spectrum during the early morning hours. The selloff followed an announcement by President Trum… read more...

Once Again, Gold Is Not Commodity

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-19 09:13:56:000

We know this we really know it. This is awkward. Gold is a metal. This is why it used to be money for thousands of years: it was rare, tangible and its supply couldn't be increased at will. An ideal store of value. So why are we saying that gold is not commodity? We mean here not t… read more...

Lift-Off Not (Yet) - Precious Metals Supply And Demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-19 03:26:06:000

Wrong-Way Event Last week we said something that turned out to be prescient: This is not an environment for a Lift Off Event. An unfortunate technical mishap interrupted the latest moon-flight of the gold rocket. Fear not true believers, a few positive tracks were left behind… read more...

WTF Just Happened: Gold And Silver Drive-By Shooting Friday

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-19 03:20:22:000

After moving significantly higher on Wednesday and Thursday following the dovish monetary policy issued by both the Federal Reserve and the ECB, the precious metals were ambushed Friday morning by the Comex bank cartel. Right before the Comex gold pit opened on Friday, thousands of gold and si… read more...

Dollar Headwind Too Strong For Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-18 13:08:45:000

For the last few weeks it has been my refrain that a strong dollar is the number one obstacle for the gold price being unable to make headway. Evidently the term strong dollar rankles many investors who for some reason view the recent strength of the U.S. currency with suspicio… read more...

Was Gold Actually 'Dumped' Friday?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-18 03:16:12:000

Sifting through Twitter, I came across a curious assertion posited as a reply to a post on "unemployment" on Steph Pomboy's Twitter feed (@spomboy). The tweeter asked, "have you noticed that gold is being dumped?" But was gold "dumped?" Perhaps the tweeter should have qualified the question wi… read more...

Silver: Wait For A Swing Low

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-18 02:49:52:000

Many investors thought the bottom was in for silver ( SLV ) but the sizable drop last Friday (June 15) has put everything back in context. Silver (being a leveraged play on gold ( GLD )) is attracting investors in the precious metals space. Why? Well, it is one of the commodities that got abso… read more...

Mario Draghi, The Master Of The Dark Art Of Central Bank Communiqué

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-18 02:38:08:000

By Stephen Innes After last week's dramatic price action dubbed "the biggest week of the year" we have another potpourri of events to side-track from the World Cup games this week. There's more than enough risk events to keep things exciting with a plethora of central bank decisions and sp… read more...

Should Gold Bulls Panic After Friday's Gold Drop?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-17 12:59:00:000

The latest Commitment of Traders ((COT)) report showed gold speculators increased their long positions for the week by 4,000 contracts, while shorts cut back on their positions for a second straight week. All of this was just in time for Friday's big gold price decline, which was not reflected… read more...

This Week In Money - June 16, 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-17 03:35:23:000

Ross Clark Gold and Silver. Russell 2000. Doug Casey Trump, Gold, Deep State, Electric Vehicles, and Stupid. Bob Hoye Gold, Bonds, Currencies, Trump and Doug Ford. Larry Reaugh President & CEO of American Manganese Inc. Greg … read more...

Gold Bullish On Fed Hike 3

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-16 02:30:55:000

Gold weathered the Federal Reserves 7th rate hike of this cycle this week. Gold-futures speculators and to a lesser extent gold investors have long feared Fed rate hikes, selling ahead of them. Higher rates are viewed as the nemesis of zero-yielding gold. But contrary to this popular b… read more...

Gold futures tumble to 2018 low on trade worries, higher dollar

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-15 17:58:07:000

Gold prices fell to their lowest level of the year and copper prices tumbled as investors reacted to tariffs between the U.S. China as well as a selloff in oil , as Comex gold for August delivery settled -2.3% to $1,278.50/oz. More news on: Barrick Gold Corporation, Newmont Mining Cor… read more...

Dr. Keith Barron: World Is Facing Peak Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-15 05:24:43:000

By FS Staff Listen to this podcast on our site by clicking here or subscribe on iTunes here . Though gold is up for the year, it still seems to be bumping up against resistance at the $1350-1380 level. This time on Financial Sense , we spoke with well-known mining geologist… read more...

June And July Commodity Seasonality Stats

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-15 01:49:33:000

This is my weekly update that covers seasonal trends and the term structure of futures contracts. All of the below data and graphs come from my Commodity Seasonality website. The website is completely free, and I use Seeking Alpha as my sole outlet for weekly recap articles. I break down the u… read more...

Gold's Monetary Rehabilitation

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-14 04:26:16:000

Alasdair Macleod returns as this week's guest on the radio program. A quiet revolution is taking place in a monetary vacuum developing on the back of the dollar's eroding hegemony. Maybe it's too early to call what's happening the demise of the dollar as the world's reserve currency, but t… read more...

Gold: Federal Budget Problems And Growing Dislike For The Dollar Should Be Bullish

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-14 03:18:26:000

A day or two ago, I read an article explaining that the United States had a total budget deficit of $530 billion in just the first eight months of its fiscal year. In the addition, the past few weeks have seen further deterioration in Medicare and Social Security along with further informati… read more...

Top 10 Gold Producing Countries

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-13 23:41:28:000

Gold is one of the rarest elements in the world, making up roughly 0.003 parts per million of the earths crust. But how much gold is the world digging up each year and what countries produce the most? In 2017, global gold mine production was a reported 3,247 tonnes. This figure is … read more...

4 Factors That Could Lift The Price Of Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-13 06:00:00:000

So far, 2018 has been a year of consolidation in the gold market. After two consecutive years of higher lows that began with a bottom at $1046.20 per ounce in December 2015, the price action in gold has gone to sleep over recent weeks and is flatlining around the $1300 per ounce level. Sou… read more...

Ronald Stoeferle: Gold Is Dirt Cheap Right Now

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-13 05:00:23:000

Fresh from releasing his exhaustive 230-page annual report titled In Gold We Trust , Ronald Stoerferle joins us to summarize his forecast for the yellow metal. Stoerferle, an author of several books on Austrian economics and head of strategy and portfolio management at Incrementum AG, concl… read more...

Why Harry Dent's $400 Forecast For Gold Is Wrong... Price Is Heading Up Much Higher

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-13 03:35:41:000

Harry Dent has been making the rounds suggesting that for gold to get back to its pre-bubble price, it would need to fall to $400 or $450. If we were to believe Mr. Dent, then it would be bad news for gold investors. However, Harry Dent's gold price forecast is quite faulty because he fails to… read more...

Mid-Cap Gold Sector  - A Decent Proposal For Growth-Oriented Precious Metals Investors

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-13 01:40:40:000

Most recently I have discussed the fundamentals of the silver and big gold sectors. Today I would like to look at the 1Q 2018 results reported by the mid-cap gold sector represented by the following ten companies: B2 Gold ( BTG ), Alamos ( AGI ), Coeur Mining ( CDE ), Hecla ( HL ), Detour … read more...

When Will Gold's 'Summer Doldrums' End? History Says Pretty Soon

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-12 08:46:46:000

This has been a uniquely boring stretch for gold and silver, especially considering all the things going on in the world that ought to light a fire under precious metals. In just the past few weeks, the US started a global trade war, Italy elected a populist government , emerging markets des… read more...

Retail Capitulation - Precious Metals Supply And Demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-12 06:24:17:000

Small Crowds, Shrinking Premiums The prices of gold and silver rose five bucks and 37 cents, respectively, last week. Is this the blast off to da moon for the silver rocket of halcyon days, in other words, 2010-2011? Various gold bars. Coin and bar premiums have been shrinking steadily … read more...

'Bring It On...' - Eric Sprott On The FOMC Rate Hike - (Weekly Wrap-Up, June 8, 2018)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-12 04:43:32:000

By Craig Hemke Another week behind us, and Eric Sprott returns from the field to help us interpret it. In this edition of the wrap-up, you'll hear: The macro fundamentals moving people towards gold. What you should pay attention to in the mining sector (hint: it's not the news releas… read more...

Peter Schiff Explains Why Sagging Productivity Is Bad News For Your Pocketbook

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-12 02:39:31:000

By SchiffGold US productivity numbers for the first quarter of this year were disappointing, to say the least. Analysts expected Q1 productivity to rise by point 0.7%. Instead, it came in at nearly half that, rising by 0.4% . This was only a slight improvement over the 0.3% increase in th… read more...

Global Precious MMI: Flat For Third Straight Month - But Don't Take Your Eye Off Palladium

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-12 01:08:35:000

Original Post By Taras Berezowsky MetalMiner's Global Precious Monthly Metals Index ((MMI)) , tracking a basket of precious metals from across the globe, held steady for the June reading and remained at an index value of 88 for an unprecedented third straight month. The dog days o… read more...

Texas Gold Investors Just Got Their Own Fort Knox

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-11 23:42:22:000

If you live in Texas and have any extra gold bars, coins and/or jewelry lying around that need safekeeping, youre in luck. The Texas Bullion Depository, the first of its kind in the U.S., officially opened to the public in Austin last week, putting a cap on three years of planning … read more...

iShares introduces gold strategy ETF

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-11 11:12:18:000

iShares introduces the iShares Gold Strategy ETF (IAUF) which aims to provide exposure to the price performance of gold; it lists on the Cboe BZX exchange. More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, iShares Gold Trust ETF, Sprott Physical Gold Trust, News on ETFs, Commodities news, Read… read more...

Gold Is The Monkey In The Middle

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

Gold has gone to sleep since the middle of May. The yellow metal fell victim to the rise in the U.S. dollar and the prospects for rising interest rates. When I was a kid growing up in Brooklyn, New York, we played a game called the monkey in the middle. A group of children formed a circle, a… read more...

Unexpectedly Early Social Security Funding Problems Emerge

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-11 03:18:44:000

Welcome to this week's Market Wrap Podcast, I'm Mike Gleason. Coming up, Michael Pento of Pento Portfolio Strategies joins me examine what's happening beneath the surface in the markets right now, and why we should all be very leery of putting too much stock into what we're hearing from the … read more...

Positioning Summary: Revealing The Truly Crowded Trades

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-11 01:24:03:000

Note: My approach for analyzing CoT data to reveal how different types of traders are positioned in the futures markets is outlined here . If you missed it, give the article a read to see the method behind my analysis. All data and images in this article come from my free website … read more...

The Federal Government's Fiscal Train Wreck: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 06.08.18

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-10 09:34:54:000

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 government is a fiscal trainwreck with trillions of dollars spiraling into a black hole. Meanwhile, millions of American… read more...

Gold's Old Ceiling Or A New Floor?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-10 07:39:47:000

Gold Declines as U.S. Dollar Strengthened in May Gold remained resilient in May, as the U.S. dollar strengthened considerably. The U.S. Dollar Index ((DXY)) 1 gained 2.4% and closed the month at its highs for the year, driven by new fears of an Italian debt default and EU breakup. Populist … read more...

A Ray Of Light For Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-07 17:43:28:000

After dropping to its lowest level of the year last month, gold has been relegated to the dustbin by most investors. In recent weeks, there has been a show of apathy and, in some cases, outright antipathy, toward the yellow metal after its underperformance in the face of a strong dollar and a … read more...

A Ray Of Light For Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-07 17:43:28:000

After dropping to its lowest level of the year last month, gold has been relegated to the dustbin by most investors. In recent weeks, there has been a show of apathy and, in some cases, outright antipathy, toward the yellow metal after its underperformance in the face of a strong dollar and a … read more...

A Ray Of Light For Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-07 17:43:28:000

After dropping to its lowest level of the year last month, gold has been relegated to the dustbin by most investors. In recent weeks, there has been a show of apathy and, in some cases, outright antipathy, toward the yellow metal after its underperformance in the face of a strong dollar and a … read more...

The Short-Term Outlook For Gold Is Different Than Its Long-Term

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-07 13:07:51:000

Gold normally has a strong correlation with four of the biggest markets: Treasury rates, the USD, the USD/JPY ratio, and inflation expectations ( TIP ). From December 2017 to mid-April 2018, the correlation was lost with rates and inflation expectations, but not with the USD, or the USD/JPY pa… read more...

The Short-Term Outlook For Gold Is Different Than Its Long-Term

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-07 13:07:51:000

Gold normally has a strong correlation with four of the biggest markets: Treasury rates, the USD, the USD/JPY ratio, and inflation expectations ( TIP ). From December 2017 to mid-April 2018, the correlation was lost with rates and inflation expectations, but not with the USD, or the USD/JPY pa… read more...

The Short-Term Outlook For Gold Is Different Than Its Long-Term

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-07 13:07:51:000

Gold normally has a strong correlation with four of the biggest markets: Treasury rates, the USD, the USD/JPY ratio, and inflation expectations ( TIP ). From December 2017 to mid-April 2018, the correlation was lost with rates and inflation expectations, but not with the USD, or the USD/JPY pa… read more...

Sentiment Speaks: Why $10,000 Gold Will Not Be What You Think

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-07 08:01:00:000

For almost 7 years now, I have been actively engaged in the online community relating to investing opportunities. In fact, my first public article about a specific asset was when I called for a top in gold back in the summer of 2011, when most were certain we were about to easily eclipse the $… read more...

Sentiment Speaks: Why $10,000 Gold Will Not Be What You Think

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-07 08:01:00:000

For almost 7 years now, I have been actively engaged in the online community relating to investing opportunities. In fact, my first public article about a specific asset was when I called for a top in gold back in the summer of 2011, when most were certain we were about to easily eclipse the $… read more...

Sentiment Speaks: Why $10,000 Gold Will Not Be What You Think

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-07 08:01:00:000

For almost 7 years now, I have been actively engaged in the online community relating to investing opportunities. In fact, my first public article about a specific asset was when I called for a top in gold back in the summer of 2011, when most were certain we were about to easily eclipse the $… read more...

A Precious Metals Market Overview: It's Your Dime Interview With Matt Malleo

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-07 05:50:59:000

By SchiffGold SchiffGolds Its Your Dime features straight talk interviews with movers and shakers in the world of precious metals, investing and economics. In this episode, host Mike Maharrey talks with SchiffGold managing director Matt Malleo. They disc… read more...

A Precious Metals Market Overview: It's Your Dime Interview With Matt Malleo

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-07 05:50:59:000

By SchiffGold SchiffGolds Its Your Dime features straight talk interviews with movers and shakers in the world of precious metals, investing and economics. In this episode, host Mike Maharrey talks with SchiffGold managing director Matt Malleo. They disc… read more...

A Precious Metals Market Overview: It's Your Dime Interview With Matt Malleo

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-07 05:50:59:000

By SchiffGold SchiffGolds Its Your Dime features straight talk interviews with movers and shakers in the world of precious metals, investing and economics. In this episode, host Mike Maharrey talks with SchiffGold managing director Matt Malleo. They disc… read more...

Gold: The Dollar's Doppelganger

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-06 18:08:01:000

One of the many ways this year differs from last is that in 2017 even your hedges rose - a surprise, since one expects that assets intended to hedge equity risk won't perform well in "risk on" periods. However, in 2018, in contrast, not only are stocks producing lower returns with more volatil… read more...

Industrial Commodities Vs. Gold - Precious Metals Supply And Demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-06 07:30:17:000

Oil is Different Last week , we showed a graph of rising open interest in crude oil futures. From this, we inferred - incorrectly as it turns out - that the basis must be rising. Why else, we asked, would market makers carry more and more oil? Crude oil acts differently from gold - and so… read more...

Gold, World War II And Operation Fish

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-06 05:42:12:000

I recently had the opportunity to see the excellent 2017 film Darkest Hour , about British Prime Minister Winston Churchills struggle to keep the United Kingdom in the fight against the Nazis, even as members of his own government pressured him to capitulate. Gary Oldmans port… read more...

Can John Paulson Save The Gold Mining Stocks?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-05 17:14:12:000

Natural resource investors were excited to learn recently that an effort is underway to boost the profile of the underperforming gold mining industry. If successful, this campaign could result in higher share prices for major mining companies and may even the gold price a lift. But how likely … read more...

Conviction Trade - Long GDX

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-05 14:44:10:000

One of the key drivers of gold mining stocks ( GDX ), a weaker dollar, has been under pressure from traders unwinding record short positions. Gold mining stocks did not suffer and only failed to break out. At this point it looks like gold miners are trying again to gain some ground, this time … read more...

Gold Remains In A Primary Rising Trend As Monthly Volume Approaches Record

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-05 13:34:58:000

By Christopher Aaron Gold remains defined by its 2016 2018 horizontal resistance zone between $1,355 - $1,378 (below, black), and its primary 2015 2018 rising support, which now comes in at $1,240 (blue). This puts gold in a rising technical pattern whereby buyers are eme… read more...

Gold: Fall In Yields, But Still No Thrills

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-05 08:05:58:000

By Oliver Nugent, Commodities Strategist The drop in Treasury yields saw gold return to $1300/oz briefly last week, but was cut short by a burst higher in the dollar. A lull in fund flows, and easing geopolitics may prevent much upside in the shadow of the June rate hike. But failing a … read more...

Go Gold! Inflationary Tariffs Could Supercharge The Yellow Metal

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-05 03:21:46:000

Ready for inflation? Just days after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin reassured markets that a trade war between the U.S. and China was on hold, the Trump administration announced that it would be moving forward with plans to impose 25 percent tariffs on as much as $50 billi… read more...

Commodities Recap For The Week Of June 1, 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-03 04:16:40:000

The story of this week: Risk-Off Reminder Last week, after the Memorial Day weekend holiday, news from Europe sent markets into a tizzy. Bonds rallied in a flight to quality, and the dollar traded to almost the 95 level on the dollar index. Crude oil, which had started a sharp correction … read more...

Commodities Recap For The Week Of June 1, 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-03 04:16:40:000

The story of this week: Risk-Off Reminder Last week, after the Memorial Day weekend holiday, news from Europe sent markets into a tizzy. Bonds rallied in a flight to quality, and the dollar traded to almost the 95 level on the dollar index. Crude oil, which had started a sharp correction … read more...

Commodities Recap For The Week Of June 1, 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-03 04:16:40:000

The story of this week: Risk-Off Reminder Last week, after the Memorial Day weekend holiday, news from Europe sent markets into a tizzy. Bonds rallied in a flight to quality, and the dollar traded to almost the 95 level on the dollar index. Crude oil, which had started a sharp correction … read more...

Commodities Recap For The Week Of June 1, 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-03 04:16:40:000

The story of this week: Risk-Off Reminder Last week, after the Memorial Day weekend holiday, news from Europe sent markets into a tizzy. Bonds rallied in a flight to quality, and the dollar traded to almost the 95 level on the dollar index. Crude oil, which had started a sharp correction … read more...

Commodities Recap For The Week Of June 1, 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-03 04:16:40:000

The story of this week: Risk-Off Reminder Last week, after the Memorial Day weekend holiday, news from Europe sent markets into a tizzy. Bonds rallied in a flight to quality, and the dollar traded to almost the 95 level on the dollar index. Crude oil, which had started a sharp correction … read more...

Commodities Recap For The Week Of June 1, 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-03 04:16:40:000

The story of this week: Risk-Off Reminder Last week, after the Memorial Day weekend holiday, news from Europe sent markets into a tizzy. Bonds rallied in a flight to quality, and the dollar traded to almost the 95 level on the dollar index. Crude oil, which had started a sharp correction … read more...

Commodities Recap For The Week Of June 1, 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-03 04:16:40:000

The story of this week: Risk-Off Reminder Last week, after the Memorial Day weekend holiday, news from Europe sent markets into a tizzy. Bonds rallied in a flight to quality, and the dollar traded to almost the 95 level on the dollar index. Crude oil, which had started a sharp correction … read more...

Commodities Recap For The Week Of June 1, 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-03 04:16:40:000

The story of this week: Risk-Off Reminder Last week, after the Memorial Day weekend holiday, news from Europe sent markets into a tizzy. Bonds rallied in a flight to quality, and the dollar traded to almost the 95 level on the dollar index. Crude oil, which had started a sharp correction … read more...

Commodities Recap For The Week Of June 1, 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-03 04:16:40:000

The story of this week: Risk-Off Reminder Last week, after the Memorial Day weekend holiday, news from Europe sent markets into a tizzy. Bonds rallied in a flight to quality, and the dollar traded to almost the 95 level on the dollar index. Crude oil, which had started a sharp correction … read more...

Commodities Recap For The Week Of June 1, 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-03 04:16:40:000

The story of this week: Risk-Off Reminder Last week, after the Memorial Day weekend holiday, news from Europe sent markets into a tizzy. Bonds rallied in a flight to quality, and the dollar traded to almost the 95 level on the dollar index. Crude oil, which had started a sharp correction … read more...

Commodities Recap For The Week Of June 1, 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-03 04:16:40:000

The story of this week: Risk-Off Reminder Last week, after the Memorial Day weekend holiday, news from Europe sent markets into a tizzy. Bonds rallied in a flight to quality, and the dollar traded to almost the 95 level on the dollar index. Crude oil, which had started a sharp correction … read more...

Three Drivers Of Gold, Second Look

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 15:51:15:000

Let's take a second look at the drivers of gold. We have already stated that the three most important factors are: the real interest rates, the U.S. dollar, and the risk aversion . Fair enough. But we have presented just the first approximation. We need to dig deeper. Why? First, all these … read more...

Three Drivers Of Gold, Second Look

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 15:51:15:000

Let's take a second look at the drivers of gold. We have already stated that the three most important factors are: the real interest rates, the U.S. dollar, and the risk aversion . Fair enough. But we have presented just the first approximation. We need to dig deeper. Why? First, all these … read more...

Three Drivers Of Gold, Second Look

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 15:51:15:000

Let's take a second look at the drivers of gold. We have already stated that the three most important factors are: the real interest rates, the U.S. dollar, and the risk aversion . Fair enough. But we have presented just the first approximation. We need to dig deeper. Why? First, all these … read more...

Three Drivers Of Gold, Second Look

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 15:51:15:000

Let's take a second look at the drivers of gold. We have already stated that the three most important factors are: the real interest rates, the U.S. dollar, and the risk aversion . Fair enough. But we have presented just the first approximation. We need to dig deeper. Why? First, all these … read more...

Gold: Dead Cat Bounce Or A Trip To The Top Of The Range?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 06:23:00:000

Gold had been the strongest precious metal for much of 2018 as the price of the yellow metal kept threatening to move above the level of critical resistance at the July 2016 peak of $1377.50 per ounce. In January, the price got to a high of $1365.40, and after a correction, it was back at $136… read more...

Gold: Dead Cat Bounce Or A Trip To The Top Of The Range?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 06:23:00:000

Gold had been the strongest precious metal for much of 2018 as the price of the yellow metal kept threatening to move above the level of critical resistance at the July 2016 peak of $1377.50 per ounce. In January, the price got to a high of $1365.40, and after a correction, it was back at $136… read more...

Gold: Dead Cat Bounce Or A Trip To The Top Of The Range?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 06:23:00:000

Gold had been the strongest precious metal for much of 2018 as the price of the yellow metal kept threatening to move above the level of critical resistance at the July 2016 peak of $1377.50 per ounce. In January, the price got to a high of $1365.40, and after a correction, it was back at $136… read more...

Gold: Dead Cat Bounce Or A Trip To The Top Of The Range?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 06:23:00:000

Gold had been the strongest precious metal for much of 2018 as the price of the yellow metal kept threatening to move above the level of critical resistance at the July 2016 peak of $1377.50 per ounce. In January, the price got to a high of $1365.40, and after a correction, it was back at $136… read more...

Gold's Monetary Rehabilitation

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 06:16:23:000

There is a quiet revolution taking place in the monetary vacuum that's developing on the back of the erosion of the dollar's hegemony. It is perhaps too early to call what's happening to the dollar the beginning of its demise as the world's reserve currency, but there is certainly a move away… read more...

Gold's Monetary Rehabilitation

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 06:16:23:000

There is a quiet revolution taking place in the monetary vacuum that's developing on the back of the erosion of the dollar's hegemony. It is perhaps too early to call what's happening to the dollar the beginning of its demise as the world's reserve currency, but there is certainly a move away… read more...

Gold's Monetary Rehabilitation

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 06:16:23:000

There is a quiet revolution taking place in the monetary vacuum that's developing on the back of the erosion of the dollar's hegemony. It is perhaps too early to call what's happening to the dollar the beginning of its demise as the world's reserve currency, but there is certainly a move away… read more...

Gold's Monetary Rehabilitation

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 06:16:23:000

There is a quiet revolution taking place in the monetary vacuum that's developing on the back of the erosion of the dollar's hegemony. It is perhaps too early to call what's happening to the dollar the beginning of its demise as the world's reserve currency, but there is certainly a move away… read more...

Gold To Rally On Data, Not Hope - David Brady (30/05/2018)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 03:28:25:000

By David Brady My belief that a rally to 1360 or higher in gold within the next three weeks is based not on hope, but data. Signs that a significant gold rally is pending or has already begun… Positioning At 16.5k contracts, Money Managers' (or "Funds'") net short position is the low... read more...

Gold To Rally On Data, Not Hope - David Brady (30/05/2018)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 03:28:25:000

By David Brady My belief that a rally to 1360 or higher in gold within the next three weeks is based not on hope, but data. Signs that a significant gold rally is pending or has already begun… Positioning At 16.5k contracts, Money Managers' (or "Funds'") net short position is the low... read more...

Gold To Rally On Data, Not Hope - David Brady (30/05/2018)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 03:28:25:000

By David Brady My belief that a rally to 1360 or higher in gold within the next three weeks is based not on hope, but data. Signs that a significant gold rally is pending or has already begun… Positioning At 16.5k contracts, Money Managers' (or "Funds'") net short position is the low... read more...

Gold To Rally On Data, Not Hope - David Brady (30/05/2018)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 03:28:25:000

By David Brady My belief that a rally to 1360 or higher in gold within the next three weeks is based not on hope, but data. Signs that a significant gold rally is pending or has already begun… Positioning At 16.5k contracts, Money Managers' (or "Funds'") net short position is the low... read more...

A Tempest In An Espresso Cup

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 00:20:50:000

By Stephen Innes The markets are looking much more constructive to end the week than they did to start, and with trade wars still lingering, that is saying a lot. Mind you, the Italian rumpus - and the ensuing blow-off - was incredibly intense, so investors will be keen to put politics on … read more...

A Tempest In An Espresso Cup

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 00:20:50:000

By Stephen Innes The markets are looking much more constructive to end the week than they did to start, and with trade wars still lingering, that is saying a lot. Mind you, the Italian rumpus - and the ensuing blow-off - was incredibly intense, so investors will be keen to put politics on … read more...

GLD Breaks Below Key Short-Term Support

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 00:07:26:000

The SPDR Gold Trust ETF ( GLD ) was testing the low end of its YTD trading range last month. The MA (200) was also climbing and swiftly approaching 124. This confluence of support was the point of focus. If ~124 was breached then it set up the very likely possibility of further losses. (Sour… read more...

GLD Breaks Below Key Short-Term Support

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 00:07:26:000

The SPDR Gold Trust ETF ( GLD ) was testing the low end of its YTD trading range last month. The MA (200) was also climbing and swiftly approaching 124. This confluence of support was the point of focus. If ~124 was breached then it set up the very likely possibility of further losses. (Sour… read more...

XAU Strength Critical For Gold Recovery

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-31 14:31:55:000

Despite continued currency pressures, gold is getting a short-term boost from political concerns abroad as well as economic developments at home in the U.S. As well discuss in todays report, however, gold will need more than just the latest news developments in order to build … read more...

Spinning Italy's Distressed Debt Into Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-31 14:21:10:000

Serious gold investors know that May has historically been a weak month for the price of the yellow metal. For the 10-year and 30-year periods, the month delivered negative returns. The general decline in enthusiasm comes before the late summer rally in anticipation of Diwali and the Indian… read more...

Three Drivers Of Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-31 12:57:09:000

We cannot value gold. It does not generate any cash flows, which we could discount. But it doesn't mean that the price of gold changes randomly. Market sentiment is powerful in the precious metals market - but the same applies to other markets (after all, humans are emotional creatures). Howev… read more...

Philadelphia Gold And Silver Index Sees Bullish Breakout

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-31 11:42:30:000

US Dollar Index: A Major Top? The US dollar just extended its rally to a potential peak that could be completed by the end of this month. This period fulfills a two-month target that was anticipated in our earlier reports. This would also complete the three-week cycle that projected the ea… read more...

The Dollar Reflects Rate Hikes

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-31 06:00:00:000

The U.S. dollar is the reserve currency of the world and the benchmark pricing mechanism for most commodities prices. A stronger dollar tends to weigh on the raw materials sector, while a weak greenback often propels prices to the upside. The dollar index reached the highest level since 2002… read more...

The U.S. Dollar Vs. Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-30 11:06:47:000

By Christopher Aaron The US dollar has been rising in a counter-trend rally since mid-April, up nearly 6% on the dollar index over the past five weeks on speculation that the Federal Reserve will again raise interest rates at the coming June 13 meeting. The uptick in the dollar has put p… read more...

The U.S. Dollar Vs. Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-30 11:06:47:000

By Christopher Aaron The US dollar has been rising in a counter-trend rally since mid-April, up nearly 6% on the dollar index over the past five weeks on speculation that the Federal Reserve will again raise interest rates at the coming June 13 meeting. The uptick in the dollar has put p… read more...

Silver Could Be The First To Move

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-30 08:16:00:000

Gold fell below the $1300 per ounce level during the week of May 22 for the first time in 2018 and reached a new low for the year at $1281.20 per ounce. Rising interest rates and a stronger dollar weighed on the price of the yellow metal. Meanwhile, silver did not follow in the footsteps of … read more...

Silver Could Be The First To Move

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-30 08:16:00:000

Gold fell below the $1300 per ounce level during the week of May 22 for the first time in 2018 and reached a new low for the year at $1281.20 per ounce. Rising interest rates and a stronger dollar weighed on the price of the yellow metal. Meanwhile, silver did not follow in the footsteps of … read more...

Wild Speculation In Crude Oil - Precious Metals Supply And Demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-30 07:21:01:000

Crude Oil Market Structure - Extremes in Speculative Net Long Positions On May 28, markets were closed so this Report is coming out a day later than normal. The price of gold rose nine bucks, and the price of silver 4 pennies. With little action here, we thought we would write 1,000 words'… read more...

Wild Speculation In Crude Oil - Precious Metals Supply And Demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-30 07:21:01:000

Crude Oil Market Structure - Extremes in Speculative Net Long Positions On May 28, markets were closed so this Report is coming out a day later than normal. The price of gold rose nine bucks, and the price of silver 4 pennies. With little action here, we thought we would write 1,000 words'… read more...

Gold Falls And Sits At The $1,300 Level

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-29 06:30:00:000

In 2016, gold traded at its lowest level for the year on the first session in early January. The price traded at a low of $1061 on that day and never looked back closing the year at the $1152 per ounce level. In 2017, we witnessed the same type of price action with gold trading at a low of $11… read more...

Gold Falls And Sits At The $1,300 Level

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-29 06:30:00:000

In 2016, gold traded at its lowest level for the year on the first session in early January. The price traded at a low of $1061 on that day and never looked back closing the year at the $1152 per ounce level. In 2017, we witnessed the same type of price action with gold trading at a low of $11… read more...

Gold Falls And Sits At The $1,300 Level

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-29 06:30:00:000

In 2016, gold traded at its lowest level for the year on the first session in early January. The price traded at a low of $1061 on that day and never looked back closing the year at the $1152 per ounce level. In 2017, we witnessed the same type of price action with gold trading at a low of $11… read more...

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

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-29 05:33:11:000

Building on our proprietary energy-proof-of-value gold price framework, we: a) present an improved gold price model; b) provide an in-depth analysis of the energy exposure of the cost structure in gold mining and; c) give an outlook for the gold market. Our improved framework confirms ou… read more...

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

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-29 05:33:11:000

Building on our proprietary energy-proof-of-value gold price framework, we: a) present an improved gold price model; b) provide an in-depth analysis of the energy exposure of the cost structure in gold mining and; c) give an outlook for the gold market. Our improved framework confirms ou… read more...

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

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-29 05:33:11:000

Building on our proprietary energy-proof-of-value gold price framework, we: a) present an improved gold price model; b) provide an in-depth analysis of the energy exposure of the cost structure in gold mining and; c) give an outlook for the gold market. Our improved framework confirms ou… read more...

Tax Cuts + Massive Spending = $2,000/Oz Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-28 14:02:52:000

CNBC recently reported on Goldman Sachs' view that the fiscal outlook for the U.S. "is not good". After the recent "tax reform" and $1.3 trillion spending bill passed by Trump and the Republican controlled Congress, that appears to be the understatement of the year. Goldman Sachs chief e… read more...

Tax Cuts + Massive Spending = $2,000/Oz Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-28 14:02:52:000

CNBC recently reported on Goldman Sachs' view that the fiscal outlook for the U.S. "is not good". After the recent "tax reform" and $1.3 trillion spending bill passed by Trump and the Republican controlled Congress, that appears to be the understatement of the year. Goldman Sachs chief e… read more...

Tax Cuts + Massive Spending = $2,000/Oz Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-28 14:02:52:000

CNBC recently reported on Goldman Sachs' view that the fiscal outlook for the U.S. "is not good". After the recent "tax reform" and $1.3 trillion spending bill passed by Trump and the Republican controlled Congress, that appears to be the understatement of the year. Goldman Sachs chief e… read more...

Buckle In For An Action-Packed Holiday-Shortened Week

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-28 01:40:46:000

By Stephen Innes Buckle in for an action-packed holiday-shortened week brimmed with essential events, none more significant than the May employment report, particularly in light of the recent dovish conversation on wage growth in the May 2 FOMC minutes. A marginally firmer reading on the A… read more...

Buckle In For An Action-Packed Holiday-Shortened Week

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-28 01:40:46:000

By Stephen Innes Buckle in for an action-packed holiday-shortened week brimmed with essential events, none more significant than the May employment report, particularly in light of the recent dovish conversation on wage growth in the May 2 FOMC minutes. A marginally firmer reading on the A… read more...

Buckle In For An Action-Packed Holiday-Shortened Week

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-28 01:40:46:000

By Stephen Innes Buckle in for an action-packed holiday-shortened week brimmed with essential events, none more significant than the May employment report, particularly in light of the recent dovish conversation on wage growth in the May 2 FOMC minutes. A marginally firmer reading on the A… read more...

Gold: Pricing Vs. Value And Fundamental Look On Technicals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-27 20:18:20:000

Gold behaves like currency. This has extremely important consequences: gold cannot be valued like assets which generate cash flows or even as commodities whose value can be at least estimated looking at the balance of demand and supply. Does it mean that gold is a mere speculation play? No! Yo… read more...

Gold: Pricing Vs. Value And Fundamental Look On Technicals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-27 20:18:20:000

Gold behaves like currency. This has extremely important consequences: gold cannot be valued like assets which generate cash flows or even as commodities whose value can be at least estimated looking at the balance of demand and supply. Does it mean that gold is a mere speculation play? No! Yo… read more...

Gold: Pricing Vs. Value And Fundamental Look On Technicals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-27 20:18:20:000

Gold behaves like currency. This has extremely important consequences: gold cannot be valued like assets which generate cash flows or even as commodities whose value can be at least estimated looking at the balance of demand and supply. Does it mean that gold is a mere speculation play? No! Yo… read more...

Sprott Gold Report: Gold Shows Up At The Berkshire Hathaway Shareholder Meeting

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-27 15:52:45:000

By Trey Reik An annual highlight of the financial calendar is the Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) (BRK.B) shareholder meeting. The Berkshire meeting has evolved into a high holiday of American capitalism, uniting 40,000 crusading attendees with millions of global investors in collective celebra… read more...

Sprott Gold Report: Gold Shows Up At The Berkshire Hathaway Shareholder Meeting

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-27 15:52:45:000

By Trey Reik An annual highlight of the financial calendar is the Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) (BRK.B) shareholder meeting. The Berkshire meeting has evolved into a high holiday of American capitalism, uniting 40,000 crusading attendees with millions of global investors in collective celebra… read more...

Sprott Gold Report: Gold Shows Up At The Berkshire Hathaway Shareholder Meeting

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-27 15:52:45:000

By Trey Reik An annual highlight of the financial calendar is the Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) (BRK.B) shareholder meeting. The Berkshire meeting has evolved into a high holiday of American capitalism, uniting 40,000 crusading attendees with millions of global investors in collective celebra… read more...

Sprott Gold Report: Gold Shows Up At The Berkshire Hathaway Shareholder Meeting

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-27 15:52:45:000

By Trey Reik An annual highlight of the financial calendar is the Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) (BRK.B) shareholder meeting. The Berkshire meeting has evolved into a high holiday of American capitalism, uniting 40,000 crusading attendees with millions of global investors in collective celebra… read more...

Gold: Are The Lows In?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-27 14:31:01:000

In what has been a tricky start to the year for most asset classes, Gold ( GLD ) has acted as a haven to hide from the turbulence. While the metal hasn't outperformed the market indices with its 1% year to date return, it has provided a smoother sleep schedule with its lower relative volatilit… read more...

Gold: Are The Lows In?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-27 14:31:01:000

In what has been a tricky start to the year for most asset classes, Gold ( GLD ) has acted as a haven to hide from the turbulence. While the metal hasn't outperformed the market indices with its 1% year to date return, it has provided a smoother sleep schedule with its lower relative volatilit… read more...

Gold: Are The Lows In?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-27 14:31:01:000

In what has been a tricky start to the year for most asset classes, Gold ( GLD ) has acted as a haven to hide from the turbulence. While the metal hasn't outperformed the market indices with its 1% year to date return, it has provided a smoother sleep schedule with its lower relative volatilit… read more...

Gold: Are The Lows In?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-27 14:31:01:000

In what has been a tricky start to the year for most asset classes, Gold ( GLD ) has acted as a haven to hide from the turbulence. While the metal hasn't outperformed the market indices with its 1% year to date return, it has provided a smoother sleep schedule with its lower relative volatilit… read more...

Wave Of Stock Buy-Backs Keeping Equities Afloat?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-27 08:59:05:000

Is another record wave of stock buy-backs likely to keep equities afloat? Produced by Read more … read more...

Wave Of Stock Buy-Backs Keeping Equities Afloat?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-27 08:59:05:000

Is another record wave of stock buy-backs likely to keep equities afloat? Produced by Read more … read more...

Wave Of Stock Buy-Backs Keeping Equities Afloat?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-27 08:59:05:000

Is another record wave of stock buy-backs likely to keep equities afloat? Produced by Read more … read more...

This Week In Money - May 26, 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-27 02:51:48:000

Bob Hoye Gold and oil Eric Hadik Cryptocurrencies, currencies Ed Steer Gold, silver and GATA Larry Reaugh - President & CEO of American Manganese Inc. Jim Pettit - President & CEO of Aben Resources Ltd. Produced b… read more...

This Week In Money - May 26, 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-27 02:51:48:000

Bob Hoye Gold and oil Eric Hadik Cryptocurrencies, currencies Ed Steer Gold, silver and GATA Larry Reaugh - President & CEO of American Manganese Inc. Jim Pettit - President & CEO of Aben Resources Ltd. Produced b… read more...

This Week In Money - May 26, 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-27 02:51:48:000

Bob Hoye Gold and oil Eric Hadik Cryptocurrencies, currencies Ed Steer Gold, silver and GATA Larry Reaugh - President & CEO of American Manganese Inc. Jim Pettit - President & CEO of Aben Resources Ltd. Produced b… read more...

Gold Awaits Its FOMC Fuse - David Brady (24/05/2018)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-25 06:41:16:000

By David Brady Nothing much has changed since last week when I wrote : Gold is at or close to a low here that is likely to set off a rally to 1360 or higher in the coming weeks. 1270 is strong support. Ideally, I would like to see a positively divergent lower low in price below 1288 wi… read more...

Gold Awaits Its FOMC Fuse - David Brady (24/05/2018)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-25 06:41:16:000

By David Brady Nothing much has changed since last week when I wrote : Gold is at or close to a low here that is likely to set off a rally to 1360 or higher in the coming weeks. 1270 is strong support. Ideally, I would like to see a positively divergent lower low in price below 1288 wi… read more...

Gold Awaits Its FOMC Fuse - David Brady (24/05/2018)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-25 06:41:16:000

By David Brady Nothing much has changed since last week when I wrote : Gold is at or close to a low here that is likely to set off a rally to 1360 or higher in the coming weeks. 1270 is strong support. Ideally, I would like to see a positively divergent lower low in price below 1288 wi… read more...

Gold Awaits Its FOMC Fuse - David Brady (24/05/2018)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-25 06:41:16:000

By David Brady Nothing much has changed since last week when I wrote : Gold is at or close to a low here that is likely to set off a rally to 1360 or higher in the coming weeks. 1270 is strong support. Ideally, I would like to see a positively divergent lower low in price below 1288 wi… read more...

Gold Awaits Its FOMC Fuse - David Brady (24/05/2018)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-25 06:41:16:000

By David Brady Nothing much has changed since last week when I wrote : Gold is at or close to a low here that is likely to set off a rally to 1360 or higher in the coming weeks. 1270 is strong support. Ideally, I would like to see a positively divergent lower low in price below 1288 wi… read more...

The Dollar Approaches A Breakout

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-25 06:00:00:000

The dollar is the reserve currency of the world. More than any other foreign exchange instrument, the dollar is the currency of choice when it comes to reserves for governments around the globe. The long history of political stability for the world's wealthiest nation makes the dollar stand … read more...

The Dollar Approaches A Breakout

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-25 06:00:00:000

The dollar is the reserve currency of the world. More than any other foreign exchange instrument, the dollar is the currency of choice when it comes to reserves for governments around the globe. The long history of political stability for the world's wealthiest nation makes the dollar stand … read more...

The Dollar Approaches A Breakout

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-25 06:00:00:000

The dollar is the reserve currency of the world. More than any other foreign exchange instrument, the dollar is the currency of choice when it comes to reserves for governments around the globe. The long history of political stability for the world's wealthiest nation makes the dollar stand … read more...

The Dollar Approaches A Breakout

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-25 06:00:00:000

The dollar is the reserve currency of the world. More than any other foreign exchange instrument, the dollar is the currency of choice when it comes to reserves for governments around the globe. The long history of political stability for the world's wealthiest nation makes the dollar stand … read more...

Gold & Silver Are Extremely Undervalued

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-24 18:47:20:000

Dave Kranzler of Investment Research Dynamics joins us on SBTV to discuss why gold is an attractive buy right now given how undervalued it is. We also asked Dave about how investors should view holding physical gold & silver bullion versus mining stocks. Dave also spoke about the exten… read more...

Gold & Silver Are Extremely Undervalued

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-24 18:47:20:000

Dave Kranzler of Investment Research Dynamics joins us on SBTV to discuss why gold is an attractive buy right now given how undervalued it is. We also asked Dave about how investors should view holding physical gold & silver bullion versus mining stocks. Dave also spoke about the exten… read more...

Gold & Silver Are Extremely Undervalued

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-24 18:47:20:000

Dave Kranzler of Investment Research Dynamics joins us on SBTV to discuss why gold is an attractive buy right now given how undervalued it is. We also asked Dave about how investors should view holding physical gold & silver bullion versus mining stocks. Dave also spoke about the exten… read more...

Looking Forward To Gold's Next Rally- Craig Hemke (22/05/2018)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-23 15:19:35:000

For the past three weeks, we've written and warned about a pending "Spec wash" that would drive gold prices lower in the short term. If you missed these articles, here are the links: Having correctly forecasted this ongoing dip in price, we thought it would be fun today to share with y… read more...

Looking Forward To Gold's Next Rally- Craig Hemke (22/05/2018)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-23 15:19:35:000

For the past three weeks, we've written and warned about a pending "Spec wash" that would drive gold prices lower in the short term. If you missed these articles, here are the links: Having correctly forecasted this ongoing dip in price, we thought it would be fun today to share with y… read more...

Looking Forward To Gold's Next Rally- Craig Hemke (22/05/2018)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-23 15:19:35:000

For the past three weeks, we've written and warned about a pending "Spec wash" that would drive gold prices lower in the short term. If you missed these articles, here are the links: Having correctly forecasted this ongoing dip in price, we thought it would be fun today to share with y… read more...

Looking Forward To Gold's Next Rally- Craig Hemke (22/05/2018)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-23 15:19:35:000

For the past three weeks, we've written and warned about a pending "Spec wash" that would drive gold prices lower in the short term. If you missed these articles, here are the links: Having correctly forecasted this ongoing dip in price, we thought it would be fun today to share with y… read more...

Looking Forward To Gold's Next Rally- Craig Hemke (22/05/2018)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-23 15:19:35:000

For the past three weeks, we've written and warned about a pending "Spec wash" that would drive gold prices lower in the short term. If you missed these articles, here are the links: Having correctly forecasted this ongoing dip in price, we thought it would be fun today to share with y… read more...

Looking Forward To Gold's Next Rally- Craig Hemke (22/05/2018)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-23 15:19:35:000

For the past three weeks, we've written and warned about a pending "Spec wash" that would drive gold prices lower in the short term. If you missed these articles, here are the links: Having correctly forecasted this ongoing dip in price, we thought it would be fun today to share with y… read more...

Looking Forward To Gold's Next Rally- Craig Hemke (22/05/2018)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-23 15:19:35:000

For the past three weeks, we've written and warned about a pending "Spec wash" that would drive gold prices lower in the short term. If you missed these articles, here are the links: Having correctly forecasted this ongoing dip in price, we thought it would be fun today to share with y… read more...

Sentiment Speaks: Is It Time To Just Sell All Your Gold?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-22 08:01:00:000

For those that follow me regularly, you will know that I have been tracking a set-up for the SPDR Gold Trust ETF (NYSEARCA: GLD ), which I analyze as a proxy for the gold market. I also believe that gold can outperform the general equity market once we confirm a long-term break out has begun, … read more...

Sentiment Speaks: Is It Time To Just Sell All Your Gold?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-22 08:01:00:000

For those that follow me regularly, you will know that I have been tracking a set-up for the SPDR Gold Trust ETF (NYSEARCA: GLD ), which I analyze as a proxy for the gold market. I also believe that gold can outperform the general equity market once we confirm a long-term break out has begun, … read more...

Sentiment Speaks: Is It Time To Just Sell All Your Gold?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-22 08:01:00:000

For those that follow me regularly, you will know that I have been tracking a set-up for the SPDR Gold Trust ETF (NYSEARCA: GLD ), which I analyze as a proxy for the gold market. I also believe that gold can outperform the general equity market once we confirm a long-term break out has begun, … read more...

Sentiment Speaks: Is It Time To Just Sell All Your Gold?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-22 08:01:00:000

For those that follow me regularly, you will know that I have been tracking a set-up for the SPDR Gold Trust ETF (NYSEARCA: GLD ), which I analyze as a proxy for the gold market. I also believe that gold can outperform the general equity market once we confirm a long-term break out has begun, … read more...

Sentiment Speaks: Is It Time To Just Sell All Your Gold?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-22 08:01:00:000

For those that follow me regularly, you will know that I have been tracking a set-up for the SPDR Gold Trust ETF (NYSEARCA: GLD ), which I analyze as a proxy for the gold market. I also believe that gold can outperform the general equity market once we confirm a long-term break out has begun, … read more...

Platinum Continues To Disappoint

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-22 07:28:00:000

Platinum is a rare precious metal. While annual gold production is around the 2800-ton level, platinum output each year is at 250 tons. The vast majority of platinum comes from only two nations. While primary production occurs in South Africa, Russian output is a byproduct of nickel production… read more...

Platinum Continues To Disappoint

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-22 07:28:00:000

Platinum is a rare precious metal. While annual gold production is around the 2800-ton level, platinum output each year is at 250 tons. The vast majority of platinum comes from only two nations. While primary production occurs in South Africa, Russian output is a byproduct of nickel production… read more...

Platinum Continues To Disappoint

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-22 07:28:00:000

Platinum is a rare precious metal. While annual gold production is around the 2800-ton level, platinum output each year is at 250 tons. The vast majority of platinum comes from only two nations. While primary production occurs in South Africa, Russian output is a byproduct of nickel production… read more...

Platinum Continues To Disappoint

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-22 07:28:00:000

Platinum is a rare precious metal. While annual gold production is around the 2800-ton level, platinum output each year is at 250 tons. The vast majority of platinum comes from only two nations. While primary production occurs in South Africa, Russian output is a byproduct of nickel production… read more...

Platinum Continues To Disappoint

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-22 07:28:00:000

Platinum is a rare precious metal. While annual gold production is around the 2800-ton level, platinum output each year is at 250 tons. The vast majority of platinum comes from only two nations. While primary production occurs in South Africa, Russian output is a byproduct of nickel production… read more...

The Great Gold-Silver Divergence

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-22 07:18:23:000

In my experience, when precious metals are seeing strong investor interest, silver tends to outperform gold. This is because "poor man's gold," as silver is sometimes called, is a smaller market and therefore it is easier to move. The same dynamic works in reverse: When investors are not so ho… read more...

The Great Gold-Silver Divergence

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-22 07:18:23:000

In my experience, when precious metals are seeing strong investor interest, silver tends to outperform gold. This is because "poor man's gold," as silver is sometimes called, is a smaller market and therefore it is easier to move. The same dynamic works in reverse: When investors are not so ho… read more...

The Great Gold-Silver Divergence

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-22 07:18:23:000

In my experience, when precious metals are seeing strong investor interest, silver tends to outperform gold. This is because "poor man's gold," as silver is sometimes called, is a smaller market and therefore it is easier to move. The same dynamic works in reverse: When investors are not so ho… read more...

The Great Gold-Silver Divergence

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-22 07:18:23:000

In my experience, when precious metals are seeing strong investor interest, silver tends to outperform gold. This is because "poor man's gold," as silver is sometimes called, is a smaller market and therefore it is easier to move. The same dynamic works in reverse: When investors are not so ho… read more...

The Great Gold-Silver Divergence

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-22 07:18:23:000

In my experience, when precious metals are seeing strong investor interest, silver tends to outperform gold. This is because "poor man's gold," as silver is sometimes called, is a smaller market and therefore it is easier to move. The same dynamic works in reverse: When investors are not so ho… read more...

Gold Will Sell Off Until...

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-22 03:21:13:000

Despite inflation's flickering flames, bullions weakened. There's a story that's often told by gold aficionados to illustrate the metal's utility as a medium of exchange. An ounce of gold, it's said, will buy a man's suiting today just as it would in ancient Rome. The underlying thesis? Go… read more...

Gold Will Sell Off Until...

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-22 03:21:13:000

Despite inflation's flickering flames, bullions weakened. There's a story that's often told by gold aficionados to illustrate the metal's utility as a medium of exchange. An ounce of gold, it's said, will buy a man's suiting today just as it would in ancient Rome. The underlying thesis? Go… read more...

Gold Will Sell Off Until...

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-22 03:21:13:000

Despite inflation's flickering flames, bullions weakened. There's a story that's often told by gold aficionados to illustrate the metal's utility as a medium of exchange. An ounce of gold, it's said, will buy a man's suiting today just as it would in ancient Rome. The underlying thesis? Go… read more...

Gold Will Sell Off Until...

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-22 03:21:13:000

Despite inflation's flickering flames, bullions weakened. There's a story that's often told by gold aficionados to illustrate the metal's utility as a medium of exchange. An ounce of gold, it's said, will buy a man's suiting today just as it would in ancient Rome. The underlying thesis? Go… read more...

Gold Will Sell Off Until...

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-22 03:21:13:000

Despite inflation's flickering flames, bullions weakened. There's a story that's often told by gold aficionados to illustrate the metal's utility as a medium of exchange. An ounce of gold, it's said, will buy a man's suiting today just as it would in ancient Rome. The underlying thesis? Go… read more...

Silver Now Ready To Pare The Gold/Silver Ratio

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-22 01:57:27:000

Gold ( GLD ) actually made a lower low Monday which means we could not confirm a daily swing low. I was following the yellow metal before equity markets opened and it had actually traded down to close to the $1,280 mark. However, a couple of hours before equity markets opened in New York, gold… read more...

Silver Now Ready To Pare The Gold/Silver Ratio

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-22 01:57:27:000

Gold ( GLD ) actually made a lower low Monday which means we could not confirm a daily swing low. I was following the yellow metal before equity markets opened and it had actually traded down to close to the $1,280 mark. However, a couple of hours before equity markets opened in New York, gold… read more...

Silver Now Ready To Pare The Gold/Silver Ratio

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-22 01:57:27:000

Gold ( GLD ) actually made a lower low Monday which means we could not confirm a daily swing low. I was following the yellow metal before equity markets opened and it had actually traded down to close to the $1,280 mark. However, a couple of hours before equity markets opened in New York, gold… read more...

Silver Now Ready To Pare The Gold/Silver Ratio

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-22 01:57:27:000

Gold ( GLD ) actually made a lower low Monday which means we could not confirm a daily swing low. I was following the yellow metal before equity markets opened and it had actually traded down to close to the $1,280 mark. However, a couple of hours before equity markets opened in New York, gold… read more...

Silver Now Ready To Pare The Gold/Silver Ratio

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-22 01:57:27:000

Gold ( GLD ) actually made a lower low Monday which means we could not confirm a daily swing low. I was following the yellow metal before equity markets opened and it had actually traded down to close to the $1,280 mark. However, a couple of hours before equity markets opened in New York, gold… read more...

What Will Turn The Gold Price Around?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-21 15:59:16:000

Gold prices rose modestly on Friday and finished slightly above its lowest close of the week as the dollar eased after Italian political tensions stimulated safe-haven demand for gold among investors. Spot gold gained 0.2 percent at $1,292 after hitting its lowest level since Dec. 27 in the pr… read more...

What Will Turn The Gold Price Around?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-21 15:59:16:000

Gold prices rose modestly on Friday and finished slightly above its lowest close of the week as the dollar eased after Italian political tensions stimulated safe-haven demand for gold among investors. Spot gold gained 0.2 percent at $1,292 after hitting its lowest level since Dec. 27 in the pr… read more...

What Will Turn The Gold Price Around?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-21 15:59:16:000

Gold prices rose modestly on Friday and finished slightly above its lowest close of the week as the dollar eased after Italian political tensions stimulated safe-haven demand for gold among investors. Spot gold gained 0.2 percent at $1,292 after hitting its lowest level since Dec. 27 in the pr… read more...

What Will Turn The Gold Price Around?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-21 15:59:16:000

Gold prices rose modestly on Friday and finished slightly above its lowest close of the week as the dollar eased after Italian political tensions stimulated safe-haven demand for gold among investors. Spot gold gained 0.2 percent at $1,292 after hitting its lowest level since Dec. 27 in the pr… read more...

What Will Turn The Gold Price Around?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-21 15:59:16:000

Gold prices rose modestly on Friday and finished slightly above its lowest close of the week as the dollar eased after Italian political tensions stimulated safe-haven demand for gold among investors. Spot gold gained 0.2 percent at $1,292 after hitting its lowest level since Dec. 27 in the pr… read more...

What Will Turn The Gold Price Around?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-21 15:59:16:000

Gold prices rose modestly on Friday and finished slightly above its lowest close of the week as the dollar eased after Italian political tensions stimulated safe-haven demand for gold among investors. Spot gold gained 0.2 percent at $1,292 after hitting its lowest level since Dec. 27 in the pr… read more...

Gold And Gold Miners - Gold Will Have A Big Rally In Coming Months

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-21 06:17:23:000

Gold Price Dropped to Below 1,300 Level Last Week I made a bull call on the gold price and indicated that 1,301 would be the bottom last week, click here to read the details of my call. I certainly did not nail the call as gold price dived right after my call and fell to below its 1,… read more...

Gold And Gold Miners - Gold Will Have A Big Rally In Coming Months

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-21 06:17:23:000

Gold Price Dropped to Below 1,300 Level Last Week I made a bull call on the gold price and indicated that 1,301 would be the bottom last week, click here to read the details of my call. I certainly did not nail the call as gold price dived right after my call and fell to below its 1,… read more...

Gold And Gold Miners - Gold Will Have A Big Rally In Coming Months

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-21 06:17:23:000

Gold Price Dropped to Below 1,300 Level Last Week I made a bull call on the gold price and indicated that 1,301 would be the bottom last week, click here to read the details of my call. I certainly did not nail the call as gold price dived right after my call and fell to below its 1,… read more...

Gold And Gold Miners - Gold Will Have A Big Rally In Coming Months

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-21 06:17:23:000

Gold Price Dropped to Below 1,300 Level Last Week I made a bull call on the gold price and indicated that 1,301 would be the bottom last week, click here to read the details of my call. I certainly did not nail the call as gold price dived right after my call and fell to below its 1,… read more...

Gold And Gold Miners - Gold Will Have A Big Rally In Coming Months

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-21 06:17:23:000

Gold Price Dropped to Below 1,300 Level Last Week I made a bull call on the gold price and indicated that 1,301 would be the bottom last week, click here to read the details of my call. I certainly did not nail the call as gold price dived right after my call and fell to below its 1,… read more...

Gold And Gold Miners - Gold Will Have A Big Rally In Coming Months

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-21 06:17:23:000

Gold Price Dropped to Below 1,300 Level Last Week I made a bull call on the gold price and indicated that 1,301 would be the bottom last week, click here to read the details of my call. I certainly did not nail the call as gold price dived right after my call and fell to below its 1,… read more...

Gold And Gold Miners - Gold Will Have A Big Rally In Coming Months

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-21 06:17:23:000

Gold Price Dropped to Below 1,300 Level Last Week I made a bull call on the gold price and indicated that 1,301 would be the bottom last week, click here to read the details of my call. I certainly did not nail the call as gold price dived right after my call and fell to below its 1,… read more...

Gold And Gold Miners - Gold Will Have A Big Rally In Coming Months

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-21 06:17:23:000

Gold Price Dropped to Below 1,300 Level Last Week I made a bull call on the gold price and indicated that 1,301 would be the bottom last week, click here to read the details of my call. I certainly did not nail the call as gold price dived right after my call and fell to below its 1,… read more...

Are We Running Out Of Gold? SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 05.18.18

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-21 02:33:12:000

By SchiffGold The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of the week's precious metals news coupled with thoughtful analysis. Gold has struggled this week with a stronger dollar and surging bond yields. But there are some more fundamental things going on in … read more...

Are We Running Out Of Gold? SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 05.18.18

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-21 02:33:12:000

By SchiffGold The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of the week's precious metals news coupled with thoughtful analysis. Gold has struggled this week with a stronger dollar and surging bond yields. But there are some more fundamental things going on in … read more...

Are We Running Out Of Gold? SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 05.18.18

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-21 02:33:12:000

By SchiffGold The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of the week's precious metals news coupled with thoughtful analysis. Gold has struggled this week with a stronger dollar and surging bond yields. But there are some more fundamental things going on in … read more...

Are We Running Out Of Gold? SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 05.18.18

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-21 02:33:12:000

By SchiffGold The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of the week's precious metals news coupled with thoughtful analysis. Gold has struggled this week with a stronger dollar and surging bond yields. But there are some more fundamental things going on in … read more...

Are We Running Out Of Gold? SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 05.18.18

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-21 02:33:12:000

By SchiffGold The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of the week's precious metals news coupled with thoughtful analysis. Gold has struggled this week with a stronger dollar and surging bond yields. But there are some more fundamental things going on in … read more...

Are We Running Out Of Gold? SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 05.18.18

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-21 02:33:12:000

By SchiffGold The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of the week's precious metals news coupled with thoughtful analysis. Gold has struggled this week with a stronger dollar and surging bond yields. But there are some more fundamental things going on in … read more...

Are We Running Out Of Gold? SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 05.18.18

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-21 02:33:12:000

By SchiffGold The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of the week's precious metals news coupled with thoughtful analysis. Gold has struggled this week with a stronger dollar and surging bond yields. But there are some more fundamental things going on in … read more...

Are We Running Out Of Gold? SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 05.18.18

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-21 02:33:12:000

By SchiffGold The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of the week's precious metals news coupled with thoughtful analysis. Gold has struggled this week with a stronger dollar and surging bond yields. But there are some more fundamental things going on in … read more...

This Week In Money - May 19, 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-21 01:59:42:000

Ross Clark TSX 11 Day Rally, Canadian Dollar, Oil, Lumber Robert Campbell Real Estate Markets Lobo Tiggre Gold, Silver, Cryptocurrencies, What to Look For When Investing in a Company Larry Reaugh President & CEO of American Manganes… read more...

This Week In Money - May 19, 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-21 01:59:42:000

Ross Clark TSX 11 Day Rally, Canadian Dollar, Oil, Lumber Robert Campbell Real Estate Markets Lobo Tiggre Gold, Silver, Cryptocurrencies, What to Look For When Investing in a Company Larry Reaugh President & CEO of American Manganes… read more...

This Week In Money - May 19, 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-21 01:59:42:000

Ross Clark TSX 11 Day Rally, Canadian Dollar, Oil, Lumber Robert Campbell Real Estate Markets Lobo Tiggre Gold, Silver, Cryptocurrencies, What to Look For When Investing in a Company Larry Reaugh President & CEO of American Manganes… read more...

This Week In Money - May 19, 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-21 01:59:42:000

Ross Clark TSX 11 Day Rally, Canadian Dollar, Oil, Lumber Robert Campbell Real Estate Markets Lobo Tiggre Gold, Silver, Cryptocurrencies, What to Look For When Investing in a Company Larry Reaugh President & CEO of American Manganes… read more...

This Week In Money - May 19, 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-21 01:59:42:000

Ross Clark TSX 11 Day Rally, Canadian Dollar, Oil, Lumber Robert Campbell Real Estate Markets Lobo Tiggre Gold, Silver, Cryptocurrencies, What to Look For When Investing in a Company Larry Reaugh President & CEO of American Manganes… read more...

This Week In Money - May 19, 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-21 01:59:42:000

Ross Clark TSX 11 Day Rally, Canadian Dollar, Oil, Lumber Robert Campbell Real Estate Markets Lobo Tiggre Gold, Silver, Cryptocurrencies, What to Look For When Investing in a Company Larry Reaugh President & CEO of American Manganes… read more...

This Week In Money - May 19, 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-21 01:59:42:000

Ross Clark TSX 11 Day Rally, Canadian Dollar, Oil, Lumber Robert Campbell Real Estate Markets Lobo Tiggre Gold, Silver, Cryptocurrencies, What to Look For When Investing in a Company Larry Reaugh President & CEO of American Manganes… read more...

This Week In Money - May 19, 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-21 01:59:42:000

Ross Clark TSX 11 Day Rally, Canadian Dollar, Oil, Lumber Robert Campbell Real Estate Markets Lobo Tiggre Gold, Silver, Cryptocurrencies, What to Look For When Investing in a Company Larry Reaugh President & CEO of American Manganes… read more...

What Is Gold: Asset, Commodity, Currency Or Collectible?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-20 15:00:20:000

What is Bitcoin? Is it just a payment system, money or investment asset? Nobody knows for sure it generates enormous definition and classification problems. But its understandable, as Bitcoin in a new player in town. However, people also cannot agree on what gold really is. Le… read more...

What Is Gold: Asset, Commodity, Currency Or Collectible?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-20 15:00:20:000

What is Bitcoin? Is it just a payment system, money or investment asset? Nobody knows for sure it generates enormous definition and classification problems. But its understandable, as Bitcoin in a new player in town. However, people also cannot agree on what gold really is. Le… read more...

What Is Gold: Asset, Commodity, Currency Or Collectible?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-20 15:00:20:000

What is Bitcoin? Is it just a payment system, money or investment asset? Nobody knows for sure it generates enormous definition and classification problems. But its understandable, as Bitcoin in a new player in town. However, people also cannot agree on what gold really is. Le… read more...

What Is Gold: Asset, Commodity, Currency Or Collectible?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-20 15:00:20:000

What is Bitcoin? Is it just a payment system, money or investment asset? Nobody knows for sure it generates enormous definition and classification problems. But its understandable, as Bitcoin in a new player in town. However, people also cannot agree on what gold really is. Le… read more...

What Is Gold: Asset, Commodity, Currency Or Collectible?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-20 15:00:20:000

What is Bitcoin? Is it just a payment system, money or investment asset? Nobody knows for sure it generates enormous definition and classification problems. But its understandable, as Bitcoin in a new player in town. However, people also cannot agree on what gold really is. Le… read more...

What Is Gold: Asset, Commodity, Currency Or Collectible?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-20 15:00:20:000

What is Bitcoin? Is it just a payment system, money or investment asset? Nobody knows for sure it generates enormous definition and classification problems. But its understandable, as Bitcoin in a new player in town. However, people also cannot agree on what gold really is. Le… read more...

What Is Gold: Asset, Commodity, Currency Or Collectible?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-20 15:00:20:000

What is Bitcoin? Is it just a payment system, money or investment asset? Nobody knows for sure it generates enormous definition and classification problems. But its understandable, as Bitcoin in a new player in town. However, people also cannot agree on what gold really is. Le… read more...

James Grant On U.S. Dollar, Fed Policy And Future Of Gold Prices

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-19 02:50:13:000

James Grant is an author, columnist, and founder of Grants Interest Rate Observer. A frequent guest on business television, including CNBC, Fox Business News and a ten-year stint on Wall Street Week, Jims writing has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Foreign … read more...

James Grant On U.S. Dollar, Fed Policy And Future Of Gold Prices

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-19 02:50:13:000

James Grant is an author, columnist, and founder of Grants Interest Rate Observer. A frequent guest on business television, including CNBC, Fox Business News and a ten-year stint on Wall Street Week, Jims writing has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Foreign … read more...

James Grant On U.S. Dollar, Fed Policy And Future Of Gold Prices

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-19 02:50:13:000

James Grant is an author, columnist, and founder of Grants Interest Rate Observer. A frequent guest on business television, including CNBC, Fox Business News and a ten-year stint on Wall Street Week, Jims writing has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Foreign … read more...

James Grant On U.S. Dollar, Fed Policy And Future Of Gold Prices

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-19 02:50:13:000

James Grant is an author, columnist, and founder of Grants Interest Rate Observer. A frequent guest on business television, including CNBC, Fox Business News and a ten-year stint on Wall Street Week, Jims writing has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Foreign … read more...

James Grant On U.S. Dollar, Fed Policy And Future Of Gold Prices

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-19 02:50:13:000

James Grant is an author, columnist, and founder of Grants Interest Rate Observer. A frequent guest on business television, including CNBC, Fox Business News and a ten-year stint on Wall Street Week, Jims writing has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Foreign … read more...

Why Sanctions Are Bullish For Gold And Digital Currencies

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-18 06:00:00:000

When we think of money, we tend to become nationalistic. If we live in the United States, or many other countries around the world, the dollar is legal tender and a means of exchange for goods and services in our everyday lives. Europeans look towards the euro, and in the U.K., it is the pound… read more...

Why Sanctions Are Bullish For Gold And Digital Currencies

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-18 06:00:00:000

When we think of money, we tend to become nationalistic. If we live in the United States, or many other countries around the world, the dollar is legal tender and a means of exchange for goods and services in our everyday lives. Europeans look towards the euro, and in the U.K., it is the pound… read more...

Why Sanctions Are Bullish For Gold And Digital Currencies

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-18 06:00:00:000

When we think of money, we tend to become nationalistic. If we live in the United States, or many other countries around the world, the dollar is legal tender and a means of exchange for goods and services in our everyday lives. Europeans look towards the euro, and in the U.K., it is the pound… read more...

Why Sanctions Are Bullish For Gold And Digital Currencies

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-18 06:00:00:000

When we think of money, we tend to become nationalistic. If we live in the United States, or many other countries around the world, the dollar is legal tender and a means of exchange for goods and services in our everyday lives. Europeans look towards the euro, and in the U.K., it is the pound… read more...

Why Sanctions Are Bullish For Gold And Digital Currencies

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-18 06:00:00:000

When we think of money, we tend to become nationalistic. If we live in the United States, or many other countries around the world, the dollar is legal tender and a means of exchange for goods and services in our everyday lives. Europeans look towards the euro, and in the U.K., it is the pound… read more...

Why Sanctions Are Bullish For Gold And Digital Currencies

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-18 06:00:00:000

When we think of money, we tend to become nationalistic. If we live in the United States, or many other countries around the world, the dollar is legal tender and a means of exchange for goods and services in our everyday lives. Europeans look towards the euro, and in the U.K., it is the pound… read more...

Gold Preparing To Launch - David Brady (16/05/2018)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-17 11:28:57:000

This is my first article for Sprott Money - the first of many, I hope -and I am thrilled to be able to say that I believe we are on the cusp of a significant rally. The positioning of the money managers, or "funds", in the gold futures market is at extremes that have typically led to massive… read more...

Gold Preparing To Launch - David Brady (16/05/2018)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-17 11:28:57:000

This is my first article for Sprott Money - the first of many, I hope -and I am thrilled to be able to say that I believe we are on the cusp of a significant rally. The positioning of the money managers, or "funds", in the gold futures market is at extremes that have typically led to massive… read more...

Gold Preparing To Launch - David Brady (16/05/2018)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-17 11:28:57:000

This is my first article for Sprott Money - the first of many, I hope -and I am thrilled to be able to say that I believe we are on the cusp of a significant rally. The positioning of the money managers, or "funds", in the gold futures market is at extremes that have typically led to massive… read more...

Earning A Good, Safe Yield On Your Gold Holdings

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-17 06:15:01:000

On this week's radio program, Keith Weiner visits for the first time while Chen Lin and Michael Oliver return. One of the major reasons given by anti-gold bugs for not owning gold is that it doesn't provide earnings. But now, even the "no yield" excuse of gold haters has become invalid… read more...

Earning A Good, Safe Yield On Your Gold Holdings

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-17 06:15:01:000

On this week's radio program, Keith Weiner visits for the first time while Chen Lin and Michael Oliver return. One of the major reasons given by anti-gold bugs for not owning gold is that it doesn't provide earnings. But now, even the "no yield" excuse of gold haters has become invalid… read more...

Earning A Good, Safe Yield On Your Gold Holdings

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-17 06:15:01:000

On this week's radio program, Keith Weiner visits for the first time while Chen Lin and Michael Oliver return. One of the major reasons given by anti-gold bugs for not owning gold is that it doesn't provide earnings. But now, even the "no yield" excuse of gold haters has become invalid… read more...

Has Gold Bottomed Yet?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-17 01:28:40:000

Effects of Fed Rate Increases In our recent article: Will June Be A Major Low for Gold , we outlined some reasons why we believed that we would see one more pull-back before the next buying opportunity, and that pull-back has begun (and could be finished). In that article and in the chart b… read more...

Has Gold Bottomed Yet?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-17 01:28:40:000

Effects of Fed Rate Increases In our recent article: Will June Be A Major Low for Gold , we outlined some reasons why we believed that we would see one more pull-back before the next buying opportunity, and that pull-back has begun (and could be finished). In that article and in the chart b… read more...

Has Gold Bottomed Yet?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-17 01:28:40:000

Effects of Fed Rate Increases In our recent article: Will June Be A Major Low for Gold , we outlined some reasons why we believed that we would see one more pull-back before the next buying opportunity, and that pull-back has begun (and could be finished). In that article and in the chart b… read more...

All major gold deposits have been discovered, Goldcorp chairman says

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 13:14:53:000

Goldcorp ( GG -0.1% )Chairman Ian Telfer is the latest industry exec to predict the world has reached peak gold , saying that mine production will continue to decline because all the major deposits have been discovered. More news on: Goldcorp Inc., Barrick Gold Cor… read more...

All major gold deposits have been discovered, Goldcorp chairman says

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 13:14:53:000

Goldcorp ( GG -0.1% )Chairman Ian Telfer is the latest industry exec to predict the world has reached peak gold , saying that mine production will continue to decline because all the major deposits have been discovered. More news on: Goldcorp Inc., Barrick Gold Cor… read more...

All major gold deposits have been discovered, Goldcorp chairman says

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 13:14:53:000

Goldcorp ( GG -0.1% )Chairman Ian Telfer is the latest industry exec to predict the world has reached peak gold , saying that mine production will continue to decline because all the major deposits have been discovered. More news on: Goldcorp Inc., Barrick Gold Cor… read more...

All major gold deposits have been discovered, Goldcorp chairman says

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 13:14:53:000

Goldcorp ( GG -0.1% )Chairman Ian Telfer is the latest industry exec to predict the world has reached peak gold , saying that mine production will continue to decline because all the major deposits have been discovered. More news on: Goldcorp Inc., Barrick Gold Cor… read more...

All major gold deposits have been discovered, Goldcorp chairman says

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 13:14:53:000

Goldcorp ( GG -0.1% )Chairman Ian Telfer is the latest industry exec to predict the world has reached peak gold , saying that mine production will continue to decline because all the major deposits have been discovered. More news on: Goldcorp Inc., Barrick Gold Cor… read more...

The Gold Spec Washout Begins - Craig Hemke (15/05/2018)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 11:45:50:000

As we type this on Tuesday the 15th, the price of COMEX Digital Gold is down nearly 2% on the day. This places it under $1,300 per ounce and below its all-important 200-day moving average. Over the last two weeks, we've attempted to summarize the risk of this event through weekly columns tha… read more...

The Gold Spec Washout Begins - Craig Hemke (15/05/2018)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 11:45:50:000

As we type this on Tuesday the 15th, the price of COMEX Digital Gold is down nearly 2% on the day. This places it under $1,300 per ounce and below its all-important 200-day moving average. Over the last two weeks, we've attempted to summarize the risk of this event through weekly columns tha… read more...

The Gold Spec Washout Begins - Craig Hemke (15/05/2018)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 11:45:50:000

As we type this on Tuesday the 15th, the price of COMEX Digital Gold is down nearly 2% on the day. This places it under $1,300 per ounce and below its all-important 200-day moving average. Over the last two weeks, we've attempted to summarize the risk of this event through weekly columns tha… read more...

The Gold Spec Washout Begins - Craig Hemke (15/05/2018)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 11:45:50:000

As we type this on Tuesday the 15th, the price of COMEX Digital Gold is down nearly 2% on the day. This places it under $1,300 per ounce and below its all-important 200-day moving average. Over the last two weeks, we've attempted to summarize the risk of this event through weekly columns tha… read more...

The Gold Spec Washout Begins - Craig Hemke (15/05/2018)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 11:45:50:000

As we type this on Tuesday the 15th, the price of COMEX Digital Gold is down nearly 2% on the day. This places it under $1,300 per ounce and below its all-important 200-day moving average. Over the last two weeks, we've attempted to summarize the risk of this event through weekly columns tha… read more...

The Gold Spec Washout Begins - Craig Hemke (15/05/2018)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 11:45:50:000

As we type this on Tuesday the 15th, the price of COMEX Digital Gold is down nearly 2% on the day. This places it under $1,300 per ounce and below its all-important 200-day moving average. Over the last two weeks, we've attempted to summarize the risk of this event through weekly columns tha… read more...

The Gold Spec Washout Begins - Craig Hemke (15/05/2018)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 11:45:50:000

As we type this on Tuesday the 15th, the price of COMEX Digital Gold is down nearly 2% on the day. This places it under $1,300 per ounce and below its all-important 200-day moving average. Over the last two weeks, we've attempted to summarize the risk of this event through weekly columns tha… read more...

Turkish Gold Imports Triple As The Central Bank Diversifies Out Of Dollars

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 08:33:11:000

Turkish gold imports surged due to a sharp increase in investment demand as well as renewed central bank purchases. While the Chinese and Russian governments have been adding gold to their official reserves over the past several years, Turkey added 86 metric tons to its official holdings in th… read more...

Turkish Gold Imports Triple As The Central Bank Diversifies Out Of Dollars

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 08:33:11:000

Turkish gold imports surged due to a sharp increase in investment demand as well as renewed central bank purchases. While the Chinese and Russian governments have been adding gold to their official reserves over the past several years, Turkey added 86 metric tons to its official holdings in th… read more...

Turkish Gold Imports Triple As The Central Bank Diversifies Out Of Dollars

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 08:33:11:000

Turkish gold imports surged due to a sharp increase in investment demand as well as renewed central bank purchases. While the Chinese and Russian governments have been adding gold to their official reserves over the past several years, Turkey added 86 metric tons to its official holdings in th… read more...

Turkish Gold Imports Triple As The Central Bank Diversifies Out Of Dollars

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 08:33:11:000

Turkish gold imports surged due to a sharp increase in investment demand as well as renewed central bank purchases. While the Chinese and Russian governments have been adding gold to their official reserves over the past several years, Turkey added 86 metric tons to its official holdings in th… read more...

Turkish Gold Imports Triple As The Central Bank Diversifies Out Of Dollars

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 08:33:11:000

Turkish gold imports surged due to a sharp increase in investment demand as well as renewed central bank purchases. While the Chinese and Russian governments have been adding gold to their official reserves over the past several years, Turkey added 86 metric tons to its official holdings in th… read more...

Turkish Gold Imports Triple As The Central Bank Diversifies Out Of Dollars

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 08:33:11:000

Turkish gold imports surged due to a sharp increase in investment demand as well as renewed central bank purchases. While the Chinese and Russian governments have been adding gold to their official reserves over the past several years, Turkey added 86 metric tons to its official holdings in th… read more...

Turkish Gold Imports Triple As The Central Bank Diversifies Out Of Dollars

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 08:33:11:000

Turkish gold imports surged due to a sharp increase in investment demand as well as renewed central bank purchases. While the Chinese and Russian governments have been adding gold to their official reserves over the past several years, Turkey added 86 metric tons to its official holdings in th… read more...

Gold Hits A Bearish Wall

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 06:15:00:000

Gold is both a commodity and a financial asset. The yellow metal is rare and has a long history as a store of wealth. All commodities have individual supply and demand fundamentals, but gold is a bit different than other metals. Over the course of history, the total production of gold is aroun… read more...

Gold Hits A Bearish Wall

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 06:15:00:000

Gold is both a commodity and a financial asset. The yellow metal is rare and has a long history as a store of wealth. All commodities have individual supply and demand fundamentals, but gold is a bit different than other metals. Over the course of history, the total production of gold is aroun… read more...

Gold Hits A Bearish Wall

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 06:15:00:000

Gold is both a commodity and a financial asset. The yellow metal is rare and has a long history as a store of wealth. All commodities have individual supply and demand fundamentals, but gold is a bit different than other metals. Over the course of history, the total production of gold is aroun… read more...

Gold Hits A Bearish Wall

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 06:15:00:000

Gold is both a commodity and a financial asset. The yellow metal is rare and has a long history as a store of wealth. All commodities have individual supply and demand fundamentals, but gold is a bit different than other metals. Over the course of history, the total production of gold is aroun… read more...

Gold Hits A Bearish Wall

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 06:15:00:000

Gold is both a commodity and a financial asset. The yellow metal is rare and has a long history as a store of wealth. All commodities have individual supply and demand fundamentals, but gold is a bit different than other metals. Over the course of history, the total production of gold is aroun… read more...

Gold Hits A Bearish Wall

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 06:15:00:000

Gold is both a commodity and a financial asset. The yellow metal is rare and has a long history as a store of wealth. All commodities have individual supply and demand fundamentals, but gold is a bit different than other metals. Over the course of history, the total production of gold is aroun… read more...

Gold Hits A Bearish Wall

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 06:15:00:000

Gold is both a commodity and a financial asset. The yellow metal is rare and has a long history as a store of wealth. All commodities have individual supply and demand fundamentals, but gold is a bit different than other metals. Over the course of history, the total production of gold is aroun… read more...

Gold: Don't You Dare Sell

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 05:51:40:000

Well the price of gold ( GLD ) collapsed today (05-15-2018) by well over $20 an ounce. The precious metal is now trading around the $1,291 mark. The GLD ETF finished up trading today at the $122,48 level, which means gold is now down well over 2% year to date. I wrote an article on the triple … read more...

Gold: Don't You Dare Sell

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 05:51:40:000

Well the price of gold ( GLD ) collapsed today (05-15-2018) by well over $20 an ounce. The precious metal is now trading around the $1,291 mark. The GLD ETF finished up trading today at the $122,48 level, which means gold is now down well over 2% year to date. I wrote an article on the triple … read more...

Gold: Don't You Dare Sell

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 05:51:40:000

Well the price of gold ( GLD ) collapsed today (05-15-2018) by well over $20 an ounce. The precious metal is now trading around the $1,291 mark. The GLD ETF finished up trading today at the $122,48 level, which means gold is now down well over 2% year to date. I wrote an article on the triple … read more...

Gold: Don't You Dare Sell

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 05:51:40:000

Well the price of gold ( GLD ) collapsed today (05-15-2018) by well over $20 an ounce. The precious metal is now trading around the $1,291 mark. The GLD ETF finished up trading today at the $122,48 level, which means gold is now down well over 2% year to date. I wrote an article on the triple … read more...

Gold: Don't You Dare Sell

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 05:51:40:000

Well the price of gold ( GLD ) collapsed today (05-15-2018) by well over $20 an ounce. The precious metal is now trading around the $1,291 mark. The GLD ETF finished up trading today at the $122,48 level, which means gold is now down well over 2% year to date. I wrote an article on the triple … read more...

Gold: Don't You Dare Sell

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 05:51:40:000

Well the price of gold ( GLD ) collapsed today (05-15-2018) by well over $20 an ounce. The precious metal is now trading around the $1,291 mark. The GLD ETF finished up trading today at the $122,48 level, which means gold is now down well over 2% year to date. I wrote an article on the triple … read more...

Gold: Don't You Dare Sell

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 05:51:40:000

Well the price of gold ( GLD ) collapsed today (05-15-2018) by well over $20 an ounce. The precious metal is now trading around the $1,291 mark. The GLD ETF finished up trading today at the $122,48 level, which means gold is now down well over 2% year to date. I wrote an article on the triple … read more...

Scorn And Reverence - Precious Metals Supply And Demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 03:12:30:000

Shill Alarm One well-known commentator this week opined about the US healthcare industry: the system is designed the churn and burn to push people through the clinics as quickly as possible. The standard of care now is to prescribe some medication (usually anti… read more...

Scorn And Reverence - Precious Metals Supply And Demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 03:12:30:000

Shill Alarm One well-known commentator this week opined about the US healthcare industry: the system is designed the churn and burn to push people through the clinics as quickly as possible. The standard of care now is to prescribe some medication (usually anti… read more...

Scorn And Reverence - Precious Metals Supply And Demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 03:12:30:000

Shill Alarm One well-known commentator this week opined about the US healthcare industry: the system is designed the churn and burn to push people through the clinics as quickly as possible. The standard of care now is to prescribe some medication (usually anti… read more...

Scorn And Reverence - Precious Metals Supply And Demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 03:12:30:000

Shill Alarm One well-known commentator this week opined about the US healthcare industry: the system is designed the churn and burn to push people through the clinics as quickly as possible. The standard of care now is to prescribe some medication (usually anti… read more...

Scorn And Reverence - Precious Metals Supply And Demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 03:12:30:000

Shill Alarm One well-known commentator this week opined about the US healthcare industry: the system is designed the churn and burn to push people through the clinics as quickly as possible. The standard of care now is to prescribe some medication (usually anti… read more...

Scorn And Reverence - Precious Metals Supply And Demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 03:12:30:000

Shill Alarm One well-known commentator this week opined about the US healthcare industry: the system is designed the churn and burn to push people through the clinics as quickly as possible. The standard of care now is to prescribe some medication (usually anti… read more...

Scorn And Reverence - Precious Metals Supply And Demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 03:12:30:000

Shill Alarm One well-known commentator this week opined about the US healthcare industry: the system is designed the churn and burn to push people through the clinics as quickly as possible. The standard of care now is to prescribe some medication (usually anti… read more...

Will Geopolitical Risk Come To Gold's Aid?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 15:33:55:000

Investors are hoping that a revival of global political turmoil will come to the aid of gold by stimulating safe-haven demand. In todays report well address this issue and see whether this is a vain hope or a legitimate expectation. While the final verdict is debatable, right n… read more...

Will Geopolitical Risk Come To Gold's Aid?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 15:33:55:000

Investors are hoping that a revival of global political turmoil will come to the aid of gold by stimulating safe-haven demand. In todays report well address this issue and see whether this is a vain hope or a legitimate expectation. While the final verdict is debatable, right n… read more...

Will Geopolitical Risk Come To Gold's Aid?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 15:33:55:000

Investors are hoping that a revival of global political turmoil will come to the aid of gold by stimulating safe-haven demand. In todays report well address this issue and see whether this is a vain hope or a legitimate expectation. While the final verdict is debatable, right n… read more...

Will Geopolitical Risk Come To Gold's Aid?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 15:33:55:000

Investors are hoping that a revival of global political turmoil will come to the aid of gold by stimulating safe-haven demand. In todays report well address this issue and see whether this is a vain hope or a legitimate expectation. While the final verdict is debatable, right n… read more...

Will Geopolitical Risk Come To Gold's Aid?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 15:33:55:000

Investors are hoping that a revival of global political turmoil will come to the aid of gold by stimulating safe-haven demand. In todays report well address this issue and see whether this is a vain hope or a legitimate expectation. While the final verdict is debatable, right n… read more...

Will Geopolitical Risk Come To Gold's Aid?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 15:33:55:000

Investors are hoping that a revival of global political turmoil will come to the aid of gold by stimulating safe-haven demand. In todays report well address this issue and see whether this is a vain hope or a legitimate expectation. While the final verdict is debatable, right n… read more...

Gold drops to lowest settlement of the year

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 14:31:06:000

Gold futures fell to their lowest settlement of the year , with June Comex gold -2.1% or $27.90/oz. to $1,290.30/oz. as today's spike in U.S. Treasury yields chase investors away from the yellow metal. More news on: Barrick Gold Corporation, Newmont Mining Corporation (Holding Company),… read more...

Gold drops to lowest settlement of the year

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 14:31:06:000

Gold futures fell to their lowest settlement of the year , with June Comex gold -2.1% or $27.90/oz. to $1,290.30/oz. as today's spike in U.S. Treasury yields chase investors away from the yellow metal. More news on: Barrick Gold Corporation, Newmont Mining Corporation (Holding Company),… read more...

Gold drops to lowest settlement of the year

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 14:31:06:000

Gold futures fell to their lowest settlement of the year , with June Comex gold -2.1% or $27.90/oz. to $1,290.30/oz. as today's spike in U.S. Treasury yields chase investors away from the yellow metal. More news on: Barrick Gold Corporation, Newmont Mining Corporation (Holding Company),… read more...

Gold drops to lowest settlement of the year

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 14:31:06:000

Gold futures fell to their lowest settlement of the year , with June Comex gold -2.1% or $27.90/oz. to $1,290.30/oz. as today's spike in U.S. Treasury yields chase investors away from the yellow metal. More news on: Barrick Gold Corporation, Newmont Mining Corporation (Holding Company),… read more...

Gold drops to lowest settlement of the year

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 14:31:06:000

Gold futures fell to their lowest settlement of the year , with June Comex gold -2.1% or $27.90/oz. to $1,290.30/oz. as today's spike in U.S. Treasury yields chase investors away from the yellow metal. More news on: Barrick Gold Corporation, Newmont Mining Corporation (Holding Company),… read more...

Inflation: The Spark To Light The Flame In Gold Prices

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 11:06:34:000

Editor's note: Seeking Alpha is proud to welcome Asset Strategies International 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 &#xB… read more...

Inflation: The Spark To Light The Flame In Gold Prices

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 11:06:34:000

Editor's note: Seeking Alpha is proud to welcome Asset Strategies International 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 &#xB… read more...

Inflation: The Spark To Light The Flame In Gold Prices

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 11:06:34:000

Editor's note: Seeking Alpha is proud to welcome Asset Strategies International 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 &#xB… read more...

Inflation: The Spark To Light The Flame In Gold Prices

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 11:06:34:000

Editor's note: Seeking Alpha is proud to welcome Asset Strategies International 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 &#xB… read more...

Inflation: The Spark To Light The Flame In Gold Prices

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 11:06:34:000

Editor's note: Seeking Alpha is proud to welcome Asset Strategies International 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 &#xB… read more...

Gold tumbles below 200-day MA as 10-year Treasury yield pierces 3%

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 09:13:39:000

Gold prices plunge to YTD lows following economic reports on retail sales and manufacturing, adding to pressure from climbing rates in the benchmark 10-year Treasury. More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 3x Shares ETF, … read more...

Gold tumbles below 200-day MA as 10-year Treasury yield pierces 3%

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 09:13:39:000

Gold prices plunge to YTD lows following economic reports on retail sales and manufacturing, adding to pressure from climbing rates in the benchmark 10-year Treasury. More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 3x Shares ETF, … read more...

Gold tumbles below 200-day MA as 10-year Treasury yield pierces 3%

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 09:13:39:000

Gold prices plunge to YTD lows following economic reports on retail sales and manufacturing, adding to pressure from climbing rates in the benchmark 10-year Treasury. More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 3x Shares ETF, … read more...

Gold tumbles below 200-day MA as 10-year Treasury yield pierces 3%

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 09:13:39:000

Gold prices plunge to YTD lows following economic reports on retail sales and manufacturing, adding to pressure from climbing rates in the benchmark 10-year Treasury. More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 3x Shares ETF, … read more...

Gold tumbles below 200-day MA as 10-year Treasury yield pierces 3%

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 09:13:39:000

Gold prices plunge to YTD lows following economic reports on retail sales and manufacturing, adding to pressure from climbing rates in the benchmark 10-year Treasury. More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 3x Shares ETF, … read more...

Incomplete Silver COT Analysis

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 02:38:05:000

Editor's note: Originally published at tsi-blog.com on May 14, 2018. During March and April a number of articles appeared at precious-metals-focused websites describing the silver market's Commitments of Traders ((COT)) situation as extremely bullish. However, this unequivocally bullish … read more...

Incomplete Silver COT Analysis

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 02:38:05:000

Editor's note: Originally published at tsi-blog.com on May 14, 2018. During March and April a number of articles appeared at precious-metals-focused websites describing the silver market's Commitments of Traders ((COT)) situation as extremely bullish. However, this unequivocally bullish … read more...

GDX Weathers Stock Selloff

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-17 04:17:47:000

The gold miners' stocks weathered the recent stock market plunge really well. As evident in their leading [[GDX]] ETF, they were already beaten down before stock markets started falling. The resulting explosion of fear bled into GDX, forcing it even lower. Nevertheless, no major technical dama… read more...

Gold Investors Have Their Cake And Eat It Too

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-15 14:05:00:000

Every once in a while, things go an investors way regardless of whether the prevailing news is bullish or bearish. This may well be one of those rare times for gold investors if recent events are any indication. In the last several days, increased fear in the wake of the stock market p… read more...

Gold Investors Have Their Cake And Eat It Too

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-15 14:05:00:000

Every once in a while, things go an investors way regardless of whether the prevailing news is bullish or bearish. This may well be one of those rare times for gold investors if recent events are any indication. In the last several days, increased fear in the wake of the stock market p… read more...

Gold Investors Have Their Cake And Eat It Too

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-15 14:05:00:000

Every once in a while, things go an investors way regardless of whether the prevailing news is bullish or bearish. This may well be one of those rare times for gold investors if recent events are any indication. In the last several days, increased fear in the wake of the stock market p… read more...

Gold Investors Have Their Cake And Eat It Too

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-15 14:05:00:000

Every once in a while, things go an investors way regardless of whether the prevailing news is bullish or bearish. This may well be one of those rare times for gold investors if recent events are any indication. In the last several days, increased fear in the wake of the stock market p… read more...

Gold Investors Have Their Cake And Eat It Too

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-15 14:05:00:000

Every once in a while, things go an investors way regardless of whether the prevailing news is bullish or bearish. This may well be one of those rare times for gold investors if recent events are any indication. In the last several days, increased fear in the wake of the stock market p… read more...

Gold Investors Have Their Cake And Eat It Too

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-15 14:05:00:000

Every once in a while, things go an investors way regardless of whether the prevailing news is bullish or bearish. This may well be one of those rare times for gold investors if recent events are any indication. In the last several days, increased fear in the wake of the stock market p… read more...

Gold Investors Have Their Cake And Eat It Too

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-15 14:05:00:000

Every once in a while, things go an investors way regardless of whether the prevailing news is bullish or bearish. This may well be one of those rare times for gold investors if recent events are any indication. In the last several days, increased fear in the wake of the stock market p… read more...

Gold Investors Have Their Cake And Eat It Too

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-15 14:05:00:000

Every once in a while, things go an investors way regardless of whether the prevailing news is bullish or bearish. This may well be one of those rare times for gold investors if recent events are any indication. In the last several days, increased fear in the wake of the stock market p… read more...

Gold Investors Have Their Cake And Eat It Too

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-15 14:05:00:000

Every once in a while, things go an investors way regardless of whether the prevailing news is bullish or bearish. This may well be one of those rare times for gold investors if recent events are any indication. In the last several days, increased fear in the wake of the stock market p… read more...

Gold Investors Have Their Cake And Eat It Too

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-15 14:05:00:000

Every once in a while, things go an investors way regardless of whether the prevailing news is bullish or bearish. This may well be one of those rare times for gold investors if recent events are any indication. In the last several days, increased fear in the wake of the stock market p… read more...

Gold Investors Have Their Cake And Eat It Too

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-15 14:05:00:000

Every once in a while, things go an investors way regardless of whether the prevailing news is bullish or bearish. This may well be one of those rare times for gold investors if recent events are any indication. In the last several days, increased fear in the wake of the stock market p… read more...

Gold Investors Have Their Cake And Eat It Too

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-15 14:05:00:000

Every once in a while, things go an investors way regardless of whether the prevailing news is bullish or bearish. This may well be one of those rare times for gold investors if recent events are any indication. In the last several days, increased fear in the wake of the stock market p… read more...

Gold Investors Have Their Cake And Eat It Too

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-15 14:05:00:000

Every once in a while, things go an investors way regardless of whether the prevailing news is bullish or bearish. This may well be one of those rare times for gold investors if recent events are any indication. In the last several days, increased fear in the wake of the stock market p… read more...

Gold Investors Have Their Cake And Eat It Too

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-15 14:05:00:000

Every once in a while, things go an investors way regardless of whether the prevailing news is bullish or bearish. This may well be one of those rare times for gold investors if recent events are any indication. In the last several days, increased fear in the wake of the stock market p… read more...

Gold: A Pivotal Moment Has Arrived

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-14 17:19:59:000

You wouldnt know it by how much stock market volatility has declined in recent days, but investors are still feeling the urge to hedge their bets in what has been a nerve-wracking last two weeks. While the bond market is being passed over by safety-minded investors this time around, go… read more...

Gold: A Pivotal Moment Has Arrived

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-14 17:19:59:000

You wouldnt know it by how much stock market volatility has declined in recent days, but investors are still feeling the urge to hedge their bets in what has been a nerve-wracking last two weeks. While the bond market is being passed over by safety-minded investors this time around, go… read more...

Gold: A Pivotal Moment Has Arrived

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-14 17:19:59:000

You wouldnt know it by how much stock market volatility has declined in recent days, but investors are still feeling the urge to hedge their bets in what has been a nerve-wracking last two weeks. While the bond market is being passed over by safety-minded investors this time around, go… read more...

Gold: A Pivotal Moment Has Arrived

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-14 17:19:59:000

You wouldnt know it by how much stock market volatility has declined in recent days, but investors are still feeling the urge to hedge their bets in what has been a nerve-wracking last two weeks. While the bond market is being passed over by safety-minded investors this time around, go… read more...

Gold: A Pivotal Moment Has Arrived

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-14 17:19:59:000

You wouldnt know it by how much stock market volatility has declined in recent days, but investors are still feeling the urge to hedge their bets in what has been a nerve-wracking last two weeks. While the bond market is being passed over by safety-minded investors this time around, go… read more...

Gold: A Pivotal Moment Has Arrived

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-14 17:19:59:000

You wouldnt know it by how much stock market volatility has declined in recent days, but investors are still feeling the urge to hedge their bets in what has been a nerve-wracking last two weeks. While the bond market is being passed over by safety-minded investors this time around, go… read more...

Gold: A Pivotal Moment Has Arrived

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-14 17:19:59:000

You wouldnt know it by how much stock market volatility has declined in recent days, but investors are still feeling the urge to hedge their bets in what has been a nerve-wracking last two weeks. While the bond market is being passed over by safety-minded investors this time around, go… read more...

Financial Exchange Stock Talk: Andrew Hecht On Commodities

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-13 16:30:56:000

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Financial Exchange Stock Talk: Andrew Hecht On Commodities

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-13 16:30:56:000

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Financial Exchange Stock Talk: Andrew Hecht On Commodities

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-13 16:30:56:000

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Gold Will Stay On Top Amidst A Flurry Of Headwinds

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-13 15:23:25:000

Image source: www.optionsellers.com Investment Thesis Based on the latest report of the World Gold Council, the gold market expects that growth in the world economy will be sustained and even accelerate towards 2018. The comprehensive review of the gold industry also stated that the … read more...

Gold Will Stay On Top Amidst A Flurry Of Headwinds

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-13 15:23:25:000

Image source: www.optionsellers.com Investment Thesis Based on the latest report of the World Gold Council, the gold market expects that growth in the world economy will be sustained and even accelerate towards 2018. The comprehensive review of the gold industry also stated that the … read more...

Gold Will Stay On Top Amidst A Flurry Of Headwinds

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-13 15:23:25:000

Image source: www.optionsellers.com Investment Thesis Based on the latest report of the World Gold Council, the gold market expects that growth in the world economy will be sustained and even accelerate towards 2018. The comprehensive review of the gold industry also stated that the … read more...

Gold: Set Up To Take Out Its January Highs?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-13 10:41:39:000

The gold market (NYSE: GLD ) remains a very difficult sector to trade. Gold has actually formed a daily swing low which could mean we have a daily cycle low on our hands. Why? Well the momentum oscillators have reached oversold territory and short-term sentiment in gold has reached pessimistic… read more...

Gold: Set Up To Take Out Its January Highs?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-13 10:41:39:000

The gold market (NYSE: GLD ) remains a very difficult sector to trade. Gold has actually formed a daily swing low which could mean we have a daily cycle low on our hands. Why? Well the momentum oscillators have reached oversold territory and short-term sentiment in gold has reached pessimistic… read more...

Gold: Set Up To Take Out Its January Highs?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-13 10:41:39:000

The gold market (NYSE: GLD ) remains a very difficult sector to trade. Gold has actually formed a daily swing low which could mean we have a daily cycle low on our hands. Why? Well the momentum oscillators have reached oversold territory and short-term sentiment in gold has reached pessimistic… read more...

Gold As A Strategic Asset

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-13 06:51:25:000

The World Gold Council has recently posted its analysis of the continued relevance of gold. As one might expect from the source, the WGC finds that gold is a strategic asset that can play several valuable roles in a portfolio. Toward this end, the paper offers a chart of gold's returns o… read more...

Gold As A Strategic Asset

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-13 06:51:25:000

The World Gold Council has recently posted its analysis of the continued relevance of gold. As one might expect from the source, the WGC finds that gold is a strategic asset that can play several valuable roles in a portfolio. Toward this end, the paper offers a chart of gold's returns o… read more...

Gold As A Strategic Asset

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-13 06:51:25:000

The World Gold Council has recently posted its analysis of the continued relevance of gold. As one might expect from the source, the WGC finds that gold is a strategic asset that can play several valuable roles in a portfolio. Toward this end, the paper offers a chart of gold's returns o… read more...

Gold And Silver - Divergence Could Lead To Opportunity

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-13 06:00:00:000

Gold and silver both repeated their patterns of lows in December and price recoveries at the start of a new year for the third time in late 2017 and early 2018. It is likely that the markets' perception that higher rates weigh on prices that caused the December lows. During the final months of… read more...

Gold And Silver - Divergence Could Lead To Opportunity

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-13 06:00:00:000

Gold and silver both repeated their patterns of lows in December and price recoveries at the start of a new year for the third time in late 2017 and early 2018. It is likely that the markets' perception that higher rates weigh on prices that caused the December lows. During the final months of… read more...

Gold And Silver - Divergence Could Lead To Opportunity

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-13 06:00:00:000

Gold and silver both repeated their patterns of lows in December and price recoveries at the start of a new year for the third time in late 2017 and early 2018. It is likely that the markets' perception that higher rates weigh on prices that caused the December lows. During the final months of… read more...

A Day Of Calm

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-13 05:14:28:000

Equity markets have begun the week on a somewhat positive note not picking up from Friday's rebound as bargain hunters have returned on the first sign of stability. I guess if you owned a stock for fundamental reasons seven days ago, and its 5% lower this week, why not add to the portfolio? So… read more...

A Day Of Calm

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-13 05:14:28:000

Equity markets have begun the week on a somewhat positive note not picking up from Friday's rebound as bargain hunters have returned on the first sign of stability. I guess if you owned a stock for fundamental reasons seven days ago, and its 5% lower this week, why not add to the portfolio? So… read more...

A Day Of Calm

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-13 05:14:28:000

Equity markets have begun the week on a somewhat positive note not picking up from Friday's rebound as bargain hunters have returned on the first sign of stability. I guess if you owned a stock for fundamental reasons seven days ago, and its 5% lower this week, why not add to the portfolio? So… read more...

Gold Weekly: It Will Shine

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-12 09:20:29:000

Introduction Welcome to my Gold Weekly. In this report, I wish to discuss mainly my views about the gold market. To do so, I analyse the recent changes in net speculative positions on the Comex (based on) and ETF holdings (based on FastMarkets' estimates) and draw some interpretation… read more...

Gold Weekly: It Will Shine

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-12 09:20:29:000

Introduction Welcome to my Gold Weekly. In this report, I wish to discuss mainly my views about the gold market. To do so, I analyse the recent changes in net speculative positions on the Comex (based on) and ETF holdings (based on FastMarkets' estimates) and draw some interpretation… read more...

Gold Weekly: It Will Shine

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-12 09:20:29:000

Introduction Welcome to my Gold Weekly. In this report, I wish to discuss mainly my views about the gold market. To do so, I analyse the recent changes in net speculative positions on the Comex (based on) and ETF holdings (based on FastMarkets' estimates) and draw some interpretation… read more...

With Market Mania, Sanity In Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-12 04:29:35:000

Driven by U.S. Dollar Weakness, Gold Market Gained in January The gold price continued to move higher after becoming oversold ahead of the December 13 Federal Reserve (the "Fed") rate announcement. After reaching a 17-month high of $1,366 per ounce on January 25, gold finished the month … read more...

With Market Mania, Sanity In Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-12 04:29:35:000

Driven by U.S. Dollar Weakness, Gold Market Gained in January The gold price continued to move higher after becoming oversold ahead of the December 13 Federal Reserve (the "Fed") rate announcement. After reaching a 17-month high of $1,366 per ounce on January 25, gold finished the month … read more...

With Market Mania, Sanity In Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-12 04:29:35:000

Driven by U.S. Dollar Weakness, Gold Market Gained in January The gold price continued to move higher after becoming oversold ahead of the December 13 Federal Reserve (the "Fed") rate announcement. After reaching a 17-month high of $1,366 per ounce on January 25, gold finished the month … read more...

The Stock Market - Dow And SPX - Could Easily Drop 50%

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-12 02:23:39:000

Jim Rogers stated in an interview with Bloomberg that the next bear market will be worst in my lifetime, adding that he didnt know when that bear market would occur. The stock market has become insanely overvalued. Before last week, several market-top bells&#x20… read more...

The Stock Market - Dow And SPX - Could Easily Drop 50%

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-12 02:23:39:000

Jim Rogers stated in an interview with Bloomberg that the next bear market will be worst in my lifetime, adding that he didnt know when that bear market would occur. The stock market has become insanely overvalued. Before last week, several market-top bells&#x20… read more...

The Stock Market - Dow And SPX - Could Easily Drop 50%

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-12 02:23:39:000

Jim Rogers stated in an interview with Bloomberg that the next bear market will be worst in my lifetime, adding that he didnt know when that bear market would occur. The stock market has become insanely overvalued. Before last week, several market-top bells&#x20… read more...

Deficits Don't Matter? Fake News! SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap Podcast 02.09.18

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-12 02:08:32:000

The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of the week's precious metals news coupled with thoughtful analysis. The stock market is tanking, interest rates are climbing, and Congress just authorized more spending. A lot of people say government deficits don't ma… read more...

Deficits Don't Matter? Fake News! SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap Podcast 02.09.18

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-12 02:08:32:000

The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of the week's precious metals news coupled with thoughtful analysis. The stock market is tanking, interest rates are climbing, and Congress just authorized more spending. A lot of people say government deficits don't ma… read more...

Market Uncertainty And What It Means For Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-12 01:55:03:000

Goldmoney director Stefan Wieler shares his thoughts on the uncertainty in market and what it means for Read more … read more...

Will The Great Unwind Sink Gold?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-11 20:27:23:000

In the August 2017 edition of the Market Overview, we analyzed the hawkish turn among major central banks. We pointed out that Europe has recently been among the most surprising positive economic regions in the world, which should induce the ECB to taper its quantitative easing… read more...

Sentiment Speaks: Mining Stocks Have Been The Most Frustrating Trade For The Last Year

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-11 08:00:00:000

For those that follow me regularly, you will know that I have been tracking a set up for the VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (NYSEARCA:GDX), which I analyze as a proxy for the metals market. I believe that the GDX can outperform the general equity market once we confirm a long term break out ha… read more...

Sentiment Speaks: Mining Stocks Have Been The Most Frustrating Trade For The Last Year

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-11 08:00:00:000

For those that follow me regularly, you will know that I have been tracking a set up for the VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (NYSEARCA:GDX), which I analyze as a proxy for the metals market. I believe that the GDX can outperform the general equity market once we confirm a long term break out ha… read more...

Stock Selling Unleashed

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-10 01:27:35:000

The unnaturally-tranquil stock markets suddenly plunged over this past week. Volatility skyrocketed out of the blue and shattered years of artificial calm conjured by extreme central-bank distortions. This was a huge shock to the legions of hyper-complacent traders, who are realizing stocks do… read more...

Stock Selling Unleashed

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-10 01:27:35:000

The unnaturally-tranquil stock markets suddenly plunged over this past week. Volatility skyrocketed out of the blue and shattered years of artificial calm conjured by extreme central-bank distortions. This was a huge shock to the legions of hyper-complacent traders, who are realizing stocks do… read more...

Stock Selling Unleashed

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-10 01:27:35:000

The unnaturally-tranquil stock markets suddenly plunged over this past week. Volatility skyrocketed out of the blue and shattered years of artificial calm conjured by extreme central-bank distortions. This was a huge shock to the legions of hyper-complacent traders, who are realizing stocks do… read more...

Trump Throws Cold Water On The Gold Rally

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-09 05:49:10:000

Before President Trump's inauguration, his stance on the dollar was that it was too strong and U.S. companies couldn't compete as a result. In April of last year, months after taking office, he stated: Look, theres some very good things about a strong dollar, but usually spe… read more...

Trump Throws Cold Water On The Gold Rally

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-09 05:49:10:000

Before President Trump's inauguration, his stance on the dollar was that it was too strong and U.S. companies couldn't compete as a result. In April of last year, months after taking office, he stated: Look, theres some very good things about a strong dollar, but usually spe… read more...

Trump Throws Cold Water On The Gold Rally

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-09 05:49:10:000

Before President Trump's inauguration, his stance on the dollar was that it was too strong and U.S. companies couldn't compete as a result. In April of last year, months after taking office, he stated: Look, theres some very good things about a strong dollar, but usually spe… read more...

Trump Throws Cold Water On The Gold Rally

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-09 05:49:10:000

Before President Trump's inauguration, his stance on the dollar was that it was too strong and U.S. companies couldn't compete as a result. In April of last year, months after taking office, he stated: Look, theres some very good things about a strong dollar, but usually spe… read more...

What Could Propel A Continued Gold Recovery?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-08 12:04:50:000

After an impressive upside run over the last several weeks, the price of gold is showing weakness once again. This has caused participants to wonder how much lower the gold price must sink before equilibrium is restored to the market and also what could drive gold prices higher in the near ter… read more...

What Could Propel A Continued Gold Recovery?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-08 12:04:50:000

After an impressive upside run over the last several weeks, the price of gold is showing weakness once again. This has caused participants to wonder how much lower the gold price must sink before equilibrium is restored to the market and also what could drive gold prices higher in the near ter… read more...

What Could Propel A Continued Gold Recovery?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-08 12:04:50:000

After an impressive upside run over the last several weeks, the price of gold is showing weakness once again. This has caused participants to wonder how much lower the gold price must sink before equilibrium is restored to the market and also what could drive gold prices higher in the near ter… read more...

What Could Propel A Continued Gold Recovery?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-08 12:04:50:000

After an impressive upside run over the last several weeks, the price of gold is showing weakness once again. This has caused participants to wonder how much lower the gold price must sink before equilibrium is restored to the market and also what could drive gold prices higher in the near ter… read more...

What Could Propel A Continued Gold Recovery?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-08 12:04:50:000

After an impressive upside run over the last several weeks, the price of gold is showing weakness once again. This has caused participants to wonder how much lower the gold price must sink before equilibrium is restored to the market and also what could drive gold prices higher in the near ter… read more...

Gold Weekly: Is It A Safe-Haven, Seriously?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-08 10:44:25:000

Introduction Welcome to my Gold Weekly. In this report, I wish to discuss mainly my views about the gold market. To do so, I analyse the recent changes in net speculative positions on the Comex (based on) and ETF holdings (based on FastMarkets' estimates) and draw some interpretations … read more...

Gold Weekly: Is It A Safe-Haven, Seriously?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-08 10:44:25:000

Introduction Welcome to my Gold Weekly. In this report, I wish to discuss mainly my views about the gold market. To do so, I analyse the recent changes in net speculative positions on the Comex (based on) and ETF holdings (based on FastMarkets' estimates) and draw some interpretations … read more...

Gold Weekly: Is It A Safe-Haven, Seriously?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-08 10:44:25:000

Introduction Welcome to my Gold Weekly. In this report, I wish to discuss mainly my views about the gold market. To do so, I analyse the recent changes in net speculative positions on the Comex (based on) and ETF holdings (based on FastMarkets' estimates) and draw some interpretations … read more...

Gold Weekly: Is It A Safe-Haven, Seriously?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-08 10:44:25:000

Introduction Welcome to my Gold Weekly. In this report, I wish to discuss mainly my views about the gold market. To do so, I analyse the recent changes in net speculative positions on the Comex (based on) and ETF holdings (based on FastMarkets' estimates) and draw some interpretations … read more...

Gold Weekly: Is It A Safe-Haven, Seriously?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-08 10:44:25:000

Introduction Welcome to my Gold Weekly. In this report, I wish to discuss mainly my views about the gold market. To do so, I analyse the recent changes in net speculative positions on the Comex (based on) and ETF holdings (based on FastMarkets' estimates) and draw some interpretations … read more...

Gold Weekly: Is It A Safe-Haven, Seriously?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-08 10:44:25:000

Introduction Welcome to my Gold Weekly. In this report, I wish to discuss mainly my views about the gold market. To do so, I analyse the recent changes in net speculative positions on the Comex (based on) and ETF holdings (based on FastMarkets' estimates) and draw some interpretations … read more...

Gold Demand Trends Full Year 2017

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-08 05:44:19:000

2017: Q4 recovery fails to mitigate full-year decline Gold demand rallied in the closing months of 2017, gaining 6% year-on-year (y-o-y) to 1,095.8 tonnes (t) in Q4. But it was too little, too late: full year demand fell by 7% to 4,071.7t. ETF inflows, although positive, lagged behind 2016&#… read more...

Gold Demand Trends Full Year 2017

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-08 05:44:19:000

2017: Q4 recovery fails to mitigate full-year decline Gold demand rallied in the closing months of 2017, gaining 6% year-on-year (y-o-y) to 1,095.8 tonnes (t) in Q4. But it was too little, too late: full year demand fell by 7% to 4,071.7t. ETF inflows, although positive, lagged behind 2016&#… read more...

Gold Demand Trends Full Year 2017

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-08 05:44:19:000

2017: Q4 recovery fails to mitigate full-year decline Gold demand rallied in the closing months of 2017, gaining 6% year-on-year (y-o-y) to 1,095.8 tonnes (t) in Q4. But it was too little, too late: full year demand fell by 7% to 4,071.7t. ETF inflows, although positive, lagged behind 2016&#… read more...

Gold Demand Trends Full Year 2017

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-08 05:44:19:000

2017: Q4 recovery fails to mitigate full-year decline Gold demand rallied in the closing months of 2017, gaining 6% year-on-year (y-o-y) to 1,095.8 tonnes (t) in Q4. But it was too little, too late: full year demand fell by 7% to 4,071.7t. ETF inflows, although positive, lagged behind 2016&#… read more...

Gold Demand Trends Full Year 2017

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-08 05:44:19:000

2017: Q4 recovery fails to mitigate full-year decline Gold demand rallied in the closing months of 2017, gaining 6% year-on-year (y-o-y) to 1,095.8 tonnes (t) in Q4. But it was too little, too late: full year demand fell by 7% to 4,071.7t. ETF inflows, although positive, lagged behind 2016&#… read more...

Gold Demand Trends Full Year 2017

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-08 05:44:19:000

2017: Q4 recovery fails to mitigate full-year decline Gold demand rallied in the closing months of 2017, gaining 6% year-on-year (y-o-y) to 1,095.8 tonnes (t) in Q4. But it was too little, too late: full year demand fell by 7% to 4,071.7t. ETF inflows, although positive, lagged behind 2016&#… read more...

Market Jitters Remain

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-08 01:36:22:000

By Stephen Innes US stocks toppled again on Wednesday in a choppy and messy fashion after a dispirited US Treasury auction revived concerns about a hawkish Fed, unnerving investors already spooked after the rapid climb in US Treasuries apparently ignited a jump in the CBOE Volatility index… read more...

Market Jitters Remain

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-08 01:36:22:000

By Stephen Innes US stocks toppled again on Wednesday in a choppy and messy fashion after a dispirited US Treasury auction revived concerns about a hawkish Fed, unnerving investors already spooked after the rapid climb in US Treasuries apparently ignited a jump in the CBOE Volatility index… read more...

Market Jitters Remain

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-08 01:36:22:000

By Stephen Innes US stocks toppled again on Wednesday in a choppy and messy fashion after a dispirited US Treasury auction revived concerns about a hawkish Fed, unnerving investors already spooked after the rapid climb in US Treasuries apparently ignited a jump in the CBOE Volatility index… read more...

Market Jitters Remain

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-08 01:36:22:000

By Stephen Innes US stocks toppled again on Wednesday in a choppy and messy fashion after a dispirited US Treasury auction revived concerns about a hawkish Fed, unnerving investors already spooked after the rapid climb in US Treasuries apparently ignited a jump in the CBOE Volatility index… read more...

Market Jitters Remain

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-08 01:36:22:000

By Stephen Innes US stocks toppled again on Wednesday in a choppy and messy fashion after a dispirited US Treasury auction revived concerns about a hawkish Fed, unnerving investors already spooked after the rapid climb in US Treasuries apparently ignited a jump in the CBOE Volatility index… read more...

Market Jitters Remain

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-08 01:36:22:000

By Stephen Innes US stocks toppled again on Wednesday in a choppy and messy fashion after a dispirited US Treasury auction revived concerns about a hawkish Fed, unnerving investors already spooked after the rapid climb in US Treasuries apparently ignited a jump in the CBOE Volatility index… read more...

Fear Creeps Back Into Stocks, Shining A Light On Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-07 16:40:10:000

Mondays monster stock selloff is exhibit A for why I frequently recommend a 10 percent weighting in gold, with 5 percent in bullion and jewelry, the other 5 percent in high-quality gold stocks, mutual funds and ETFs. What began on Friday after the positive wage growth report extended… read more...

Fear Creeps Back Into Stocks, Shining A Light On Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-07 16:40:10:000

Mondays monster stock selloff is exhibit A for why I frequently recommend a 10 percent weighting in gold, with 5 percent in bullion and jewelry, the other 5 percent in high-quality gold stocks, mutual funds and ETFs. What began on Friday after the positive wage growth report extended… read more...

Fear Creeps Back Into Stocks, Shining A Light On Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-07 16:40:10:000

Mondays monster stock selloff is exhibit A for why I frequently recommend a 10 percent weighting in gold, with 5 percent in bullion and jewelry, the other 5 percent in high-quality gold stocks, mutual funds and ETFs. What began on Friday after the positive wage growth report extended… read more...

Fear Creeps Back Into Stocks, Shining A Light On Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-07 16:40:10:000

Mondays monster stock selloff is exhibit A for why I frequently recommend a 10 percent weighting in gold, with 5 percent in bullion and jewelry, the other 5 percent in high-quality gold stocks, mutual funds and ETFs. What began on Friday after the positive wage growth report extended… read more...

Fear Creeps Back Into Stocks, Shining A Light On Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-07 16:40:10:000

Mondays monster stock selloff is exhibit A for why I frequently recommend a 10 percent weighting in gold, with 5 percent in bullion and jewelry, the other 5 percent in high-quality gold stocks, mutual funds and ETFs. What began on Friday after the positive wage growth report extended… read more...

Fear Creeps Back Into Stocks, Shining A Light On Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-07 16:40:10:000

Mondays monster stock selloff is exhibit A for why I frequently recommend a 10 percent weighting in gold, with 5 percent in bullion and jewelry, the other 5 percent in high-quality gold stocks, mutual funds and ETFs. What began on Friday after the positive wage growth report extended… read more...

Gold And Dollar Diverge As Safe-Haven Bid Dissipates

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-07 11:04:46:000

Almost as quickly as it began, golds safe-haven bid was reversed on Tuesday as the broad U.S. equity market retraced an earlier decline and closed sharply higher to snap a 6-day losing streak. A key short-term price level was broken in the gold market, which we'll discuss here, while t… read more...

Gold And Dollar Diverge As Safe-Haven Bid Dissipates

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-07 11:04:46:000

Almost as quickly as it began, golds safe-haven bid was reversed on Tuesday as the broad U.S. equity market retraced an earlier decline and closed sharply higher to snap a 6-day losing streak. A key short-term price level was broken in the gold market, which we'll discuss here, while t… read more...

Gold And Dollar Diverge As Safe-Haven Bid Dissipates

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-07 11:04:46:000

Almost as quickly as it began, golds safe-haven bid was reversed on Tuesday as the broad U.S. equity market retraced an earlier decline and closed sharply higher to snap a 6-day losing streak. A key short-term price level was broken in the gold market, which we'll discuss here, while t… read more...

Gold And Dollar Diverge As Safe-Haven Bid Dissipates

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-07 11:04:46:000

Almost as quickly as it began, golds safe-haven bid was reversed on Tuesday as the broad U.S. equity market retraced an earlier decline and closed sharply higher to snap a 6-day losing streak. A key short-term price level was broken in the gold market, which we'll discuss here, while t… read more...

Gold And Dollar Diverge As Safe-Haven Bid Dissipates

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-07 11:04:46:000

Almost as quickly as it began, golds safe-haven bid was reversed on Tuesday as the broad U.S. equity market retraced an earlier decline and closed sharply higher to snap a 6-day losing streak. A key short-term price level was broken in the gold market, which we'll discuss here, while t… read more...

Gold And Dollar Diverge As Safe-Haven Bid Dissipates

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-07 11:04:46:000

Almost as quickly as it began, golds safe-haven bid was reversed on Tuesday as the broad U.S. equity market retraced an earlier decline and closed sharply higher to snap a 6-day losing streak. A key short-term price level was broken in the gold market, which we'll discuss here, while t… read more...

Market jitters don't give gold a boost

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-06 14:42:32:000

The panicky action of Friday and Monday has delivered no bid for gold, with the metal now at $1,330 per ounce vs. more than $1,350 on Friday morning. More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, iShares Gold Trust ETF, Sprott Physical Gold Trust, Commodities news, News on ETFs, Read more … read more...

Market jitters don't give gold a boost

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-06 14:42:32:000

The panicky action of Friday and Monday has delivered no bid for gold, with the metal now at $1,330 per ounce vs. more than $1,350 on Friday morning. More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, iShares Gold Trust ETF, Sprott Physical Gold Trust, Commodities news, News on ETFs, Read more … read more...

Market jitters don't give gold a boost

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-06 14:42:32:000

The panicky action of Friday and Monday has delivered no bid for gold, with the metal now at $1,330 per ounce vs. more than $1,350 on Friday morning. More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, iShares Gold Trust ETF, Sprott Physical Gold Trust, Commodities news, News on ETFs, Read more … read more...

Will Gold And The Dollar Rally Together?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-06 11:46:04:000

For the first time in several months, gold is showing an increase in its relative strength versus the equity market. For reasons that have become abundantly clear, the metals attraction as a financial safe haven has risen during the stock markets recent plunge. Here wel… read more...

Will Gold And The Dollar Rally Together?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-06 11:46:04:000

For the first time in several months, gold is showing an increase in its relative strength versus the equity market. For reasons that have become abundantly clear, the metals attraction as a financial safe haven has risen during the stock markets recent plunge. Here wel… read more...

Will Gold And The Dollar Rally Together?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-06 11:46:04:000

For the first time in several months, gold is showing an increase in its relative strength versus the equity market. For reasons that have become abundantly clear, the metals attraction as a financial safe haven has risen during the stock markets recent plunge. Here wel… read more...

Precious Metals In A Risk-Off Environment

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

Precious metals have just completed a three-peat on the downside and the upside. During December in 2015, 2016, and again in 2017 prices traded down to lows and turned higher. The bottoms created each year came as the U.S. Federal Reserve hiked the Fed funds rate by twenty-five basis points du… read more...

Precious Metals In A Risk-Off Environment

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

Precious metals have just completed a three-peat on the downside and the upside. During December in 2015, 2016, and again in 2017 prices traded down to lows and turned higher. The bottoms created each year came as the U.S. Federal Reserve hiked the Fed funds rate by twenty-five basis points du… read more...

Precious Metals In A Risk-Off Environment

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

Precious metals have just completed a three-peat on the downside and the upside. During December in 2015, 2016, and again in 2017 prices traded down to lows and turned higher. The bottoms created each year came as the U.S. Federal Reserve hiked the Fed funds rate by twenty-five basis points du… read more...

Cryptocurrencies Crash, Dollar Slides, Gold And Silver Slips

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-06 04:52:43:000

Welcome to this week's Market Wrap Podcast, I'm Mike Gleason. Coming up, Greg Weldon of Weldon Financial joins me to talk about precious metals and other commodities. Greg has some interesting things to share about inflation taking hold in 2018, what kind of year he thinks it'll be for gold … read more...

Cryptocurrencies Crash, Dollar Slides, Gold And Silver Slips

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-06 04:52:43:000

Welcome to this week's Market Wrap Podcast, I'm Mike Gleason. Coming up, Greg Weldon of Weldon Financial joins me to talk about precious metals and other commodities. Greg has some interesting things to share about inflation taking hold in 2018, what kind of year he thinks it'll be for gold … read more...

Cryptocurrencies Crash, Dollar Slides, Gold And Silver Slips

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-06 04:52:43:000

Welcome to this week's Market Wrap Podcast, I'm Mike Gleason. Coming up, Greg Weldon of Weldon Financial joins me to talk about precious metals and other commodities. Greg has some interesting things to share about inflation taking hold in 2018, what kind of year he thinks it'll be for gold … read more...

Has Gold's Recovery Reached Its Limit?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-05 16:00:27:000

There's an old saying on Wall Street to the effect that when the stock market is stricken with panic, everything suffers in the ensuing decline. This includes even commodities and other non-equity assets. This was certainly the case last week when the price of gold took a hit during the stock … read more...

Has Gold's Recovery Reached Its Limit?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-05 16:00:27:000

There's an old saying on Wall Street to the effect that when the stock market is stricken with panic, everything suffers in the ensuing decline. This includes even commodities and other non-equity assets. This was certainly the case last week when the price of gold took a hit during the stock … read more...

Has Gold's Recovery Reached Its Limit?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-05 16:00:27:000

There's an old saying on Wall Street to the effect that when the stock market is stricken with panic, everything suffers in the ensuing decline. This includes even commodities and other non-equity assets. This was certainly the case last week when the price of gold took a hit during the stock … read more...

Precious Metals Continue To Offer Opportunity For Those With Patience

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-05 07:00:00:000

Precious metals have been watching the dollar and interest rates over recent months, and they are getting conflicting signals. The dollar index tanked throughout 2017, and at the start of 2018, the selling continued. The recent rise in the price of precious metals from the middle of December h… read more...

Precious Metals Continue To Offer Opportunity For Those With Patience

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-05 07:00:00:000

Precious metals have been watching the dollar and interest rates over recent months, and they are getting conflicting signals. The dollar index tanked throughout 2017, and at the start of 2018, the selling continued. The recent rise in the price of precious metals from the middle of December h… read more...

Precious Metals Continue To Offer Opportunity For Those With Patience

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-05 07:00:00:000

Precious metals have been watching the dollar and interest rates over recent months, and they are getting conflicting signals. The dollar index tanked throughout 2017, and at the start of 2018, the selling continued. The recent rise in the price of precious metals from the middle of December h… read more...

Sentiment Speaks: There Is Too Much Misinformation About The Metals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-04 08:00:00:000

For those that follow me regularly, you will know that I have been tracking a set up for the VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (NYSEARCA:GDX), which I analyze as a proxy for the metals market. I believe that the GDX can outperform the general equity market once we confirm a long term break out ha… read more...

Sentiment Speaks: There Is Too Much Misinformation About The Metals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-04 08:00:00:000

For those that follow me regularly, you will know that I have been tracking a set up for the VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (NYSEARCA:GDX), which I analyze as a proxy for the metals market. I believe that the GDX can outperform the general equity market once we confirm a long term break out ha… read more...

Sentiment Speaks: There Is Too Much Misinformation About The Metals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-04 08:00:00:000

For those that follow me regularly, you will know that I have been tracking a set up for the VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (NYSEARCA:GDX), which I analyze as a proxy for the metals market. I believe that the GDX can outperform the general equity market once we confirm a long term break out ha… read more...

The Wind That Will Topple The Economic House Of Cards: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 02.02.18

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-04 07:45:40:000

The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of the week's precious metals news coupled with thoughtful analysis. A solid jobs report has most analysts convinced the Fed will move forward with raising interest rates this year. Friday Gold Wrap host Mike Maharrey t… read more...

The Wind That Will Topple The Economic House Of Cards: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 02.02.18

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-04 07:45:40:000

The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of the week's precious metals news coupled with thoughtful analysis. A solid jobs report has most analysts convinced the Fed will move forward with raising interest rates this year. Friday Gold Wrap host Mike Maharrey t… read more...

The Wind That Will Topple The Economic House Of Cards: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 02.02.18

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-04 07:45:40:000

The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of the week's precious metals news coupled with thoughtful analysis. A solid jobs report has most analysts convinced the Fed will move forward with raising interest rates this year. Friday Gold Wrap host Mike Maharrey t… read more...

Gold: Why This Golden Bull Market Is Just Getting Started

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-04 05:12:06:000

Source: Pocketsense.com The Gold Bull Market Is Just Getting Started SPDR Gold Shares ( GLD )/Gold has had a stellar few weeks. In fact, the yellow metal has surged by roughly 10% since hitting a significant short term bottom a few weeks ago. However, since hitting a new 52-week high g… read more...

Gold: Why This Golden Bull Market Is Just Getting Started

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-04 05:12:06:000

Source: Pocketsense.com The Gold Bull Market Is Just Getting Started SPDR Gold Shares ( GLD )/Gold has had a stellar few weeks. In fact, the yellow metal has surged by roughly 10% since hitting a significant short term bottom a few weeks ago. However, since hitting a new 52-week high g… read more...

Gold: Why This Golden Bull Market Is Just Getting Started

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-04 05:12:06:000

Source: Pocketsense.com The Gold Bull Market Is Just Getting Started SPDR Gold Shares ( GLD )/Gold has had a stellar few weeks. In fact, the yellow metal has surged by roughly 10% since hitting a significant short term bottom a few weeks ago. However, since hitting a new 52-week high g… read more...

Radical Gold Underinvestment

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-03 00:06:40:000

Global investors are radically underinvested in gold today. Years of relentless stock-market rallying to endless new record highs have left this classic alternative investment deeply out of favor. But this gold-demand ebb is ending. The same central banks that fueled these extreme stock mark… read more...

Radical Gold Underinvestment

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-03 00:06:40:000

Global investors are radically underinvested in gold today. Years of relentless stock-market rallying to endless new record highs have left this classic alternative investment deeply out of favor. But this gold-demand ebb is ending. The same central banks that fueled these extreme stock mark… read more...

Radical Gold Underinvestment

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-03 00:06:40:000

Global investors are radically underinvested in gold today. Years of relentless stock-market rallying to endless new record highs have left this classic alternative investment deeply out of favor. But this gold-demand ebb is ending. The same central banks that fueled these extreme stock mark… read more...

Radical Gold Underinvestment

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-03 00:06:40:000

Global investors are radically underinvested in gold today. Years of relentless stock-market rallying to endless new record highs have left this classic alternative investment deeply out of favor. But this gold-demand ebb is ending. The same central banks that fueled these extreme stock mark… read more...

Worried About Inflation? Gold Might Be The Solution

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-02 17:43:41:000

In its outlook for 2018, Thomson Reuters GFMS analysts see gold prices rising to $1,500 an ounce sometime this year on inflation fears. This would put gold at a level unseen since April 2013. According to Thomson Reuters, the price appreciation could be driven by concerns that the Un… read more...

Worried About Inflation? Gold Might Be The Solution

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-02 17:43:41:000

In its outlook for 2018, Thomson Reuters GFMS analysts see gold prices rising to $1,500 an ounce sometime this year on inflation fears. This would put gold at a level unseen since April 2013. According to Thomson Reuters, the price appreciation could be driven by concerns that the Un… read more...

Worried About Inflation? Gold Might Be The Solution

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-02 17:43:41:000

In its outlook for 2018, Thomson Reuters GFMS analysts see gold prices rising to $1,500 an ounce sometime this year on inflation fears. This would put gold at a level unseen since April 2013. According to Thomson Reuters, the price appreciation could be driven by concerns that the Un… read more...

Worried About Inflation? Gold Might Be The Solution

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-02 17:43:41:000

In its outlook for 2018, Thomson Reuters GFMS analysts see gold prices rising to $1,500 an ounce sometime this year on inflation fears. This would put gold at a level unseen since April 2013. According to Thomson Reuters, the price appreciation could be driven by concerns that the Un… read more...

Gold fails to catch bid as stocks suffer

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-02 15:21:26:000

Finally paying attention to surging interest rates, stocks are suffering their worst day in ages, led by the Dow's 2.3% decline . More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, iShares Gold Trust ETF, Sprott Physical Gold Trust, Commodities news, Stocks on the move, News on ETFs, Read more … read more...

Gold fails to catch bid as stocks suffer

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-02 15:21:26:000

Finally paying attention to surging interest rates, stocks are suffering their worst day in ages, led by the Dow's 2.3% decline . More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, iShares Gold Trust ETF, Sprott Physical Gold Trust, Commodities news, Stocks on the move, News on ETFs, Read more … read more...

Gold fails to catch bid as stocks suffer

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-02 15:21:26:000

Finally paying attention to surging interest rates, stocks are suffering their worst day in ages, led by the Dow's 2.3% decline . More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, iShares Gold Trust ETF, Sprott Physical Gold Trust, Commodities news, Stocks on the move, News on ETFs, Read more … read more...

Gold fails to catch bid as stocks suffer

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-02 15:21:26:000

Finally paying attention to surging interest rates, stocks are suffering their worst day in ages, led by the Dow's 2.3% decline . More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, iShares Gold Trust ETF, Sprott Physical Gold Trust, Commodities news, Stocks on the move, News on ETFs, Read more … read more...

Gold: Showing Strength Despite Rate-Hike Signals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-02 08:33:29:000

More than any other factor, changes in expectations for U.S. interest rates play a key role in determining short-term movements in the price of gold, and to a lesser extent silver and platinum. During much of the past two years, the correlation between the daily change in the prices of gold an… read more...

Gold: Showing Strength Despite Rate-Hike Signals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-02 08:33:29:000

More than any other factor, changes in expectations for U.S. interest rates play a key role in determining short-term movements in the price of gold, and to a lesser extent silver and platinum. During much of the past two years, the correlation between the daily change in the prices of gold an… read more...

Gold: Showing Strength Despite Rate-Hike Signals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-02 08:33:29:000

More than any other factor, changes in expectations for U.S. interest rates play a key role in determining short-term movements in the price of gold, and to a lesser extent silver and platinum. During much of the past two years, the correlation between the daily change in the prices of gold an… read more...

Gold: Showing Strength Despite Rate-Hike Signals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-02 08:33:29:000

More than any other factor, changes in expectations for U.S. interest rates play a key role in determining short-term movements in the price of gold, and to a lesser extent silver and platinum. During much of the past two years, the correlation between the daily change in the prices of gold an… read more...

Gold Prices And A March Rate Hike: What's Next?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-02 02:25:53:000

Following yesterdays statement from the Federal Reserve, the odds of a rate hike are soaring, according to the CMEs FedWatch tool. The current market-implied probability for a hike on March 21, 2018 (the next Fed meeting) is 83.1%. One month ago, on December 29, 2017, the odds … read more...

Gold Prices And A March Rate Hike: What's Next?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-02 02:25:53:000

Following yesterdays statement from the Federal Reserve, the odds of a rate hike are soaring, according to the CMEs FedWatch tool. The current market-implied probability for a hike on March 21, 2018 (the next Fed meeting) is 83.1%. One month ago, on December 29, 2017, the odds … read more...

Gold Prices And A March Rate Hike: What's Next?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-02 02:25:53:000

Following yesterdays statement from the Federal Reserve, the odds of a rate hike are soaring, according to the CMEs FedWatch tool. The current market-implied probability for a hike on March 21, 2018 (the next Fed meeting) is 83.1%. One month ago, on December 29, 2017, the odds … read more...

Gold Prices And A March Rate Hike: What's Next?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-02 02:25:53:000

Following yesterdays statement from the Federal Reserve, the odds of a rate hike are soaring, according to the CMEs FedWatch tool. The current market-implied probability for a hike on March 21, 2018 (the next Fed meeting) is 83.1%. One month ago, on December 29, 2017, the odds … read more...

Gold Ticks Lower, Investors Eye Nonfarm Payrolls

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-02 00:19:59:000

By Kenny Fisher Gold has posted small losses in Thursday's session. In North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1343.22, down 0.14% on the day. On the release front, employment data was positive, as unemployment claims dropped to 230 thousand, below the forecast of 237… read more...

Gold Ticks Lower, Investors Eye Nonfarm Payrolls

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-02 00:19:59:000

By Kenny Fisher Gold has posted small losses in Thursday's session. In North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1343.22, down 0.14% on the day. On the release front, employment data was positive, as unemployment claims dropped to 230 thousand, below the forecast of 237… read more...

Gold Ticks Lower, Investors Eye Nonfarm Payrolls

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-02 00:19:59:000

By Kenny Fisher Gold has posted small losses in Thursday's session. In North American trade, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1343.22, down 0.14% on the day. On the release front, employment data was positive, as unemployment claims dropped to 230 thousand, below the forecast of 237… read more...

Monetary Metals Brief 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-01 11:18:48:000

Short- and Long-Term Forecasts Predicting the likely path of the prices of the metals in the near term is easy. Just look at the fundamentals. We have invested many man-years in developing the theory, model, and software to calculate it. Every week we publish charts and our calculated fund… read more...

Monetary Metals Brief 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-01 11:18:48:000

Short- and Long-Term Forecasts Predicting the likely path of the prices of the metals in the near term is easy. Just look at the fundamentals. We have invested many man-years in developing the theory, model, and software to calculate it. Every week we publish charts and our calculated fund… read more...

Monetary Metals Brief 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-01 11:18:48:000

Short- and Long-Term Forecasts Predicting the likely path of the prices of the metals in the near term is easy. Just look at the fundamentals. We have invested many man-years in developing the theory, model, and software to calculate it. Every week we publish charts and our calculated fund… read more...

Triple Digit Oil Prices: Are You Ready? Goehring & Rozencwajg Natural Resource Market Commentary Q4 2017

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-01 10:41:50:000

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Triple Digit Oil Prices: Are You Ready? Goehring & Rozencwajg Natural Resource Market Commentary Q4 2017

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Triple Digit Oil Prices: Are You Ready? Goehring & Rozencwajg Natural Resource Market Commentary Q4 2017

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Tax Reform Adds Fuel To Gold's Engine

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-31 11:51:29:000

Originally published January 9, 2018 Gold's Yearend Pattern Repeated: Oversold Ahead of Rate Increase Then Rebound The Federal Reserve (the "Fed") raised rates for the third time in 2017 following the Federal Open Market Committee ((FOMC)) meeting on December 12. Since 2015, gold has est… read more...

Tax Reform Adds Fuel To Gold's Engine

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-31 11:51:29:000

Originally published January 9, 2018 Gold's Yearend Pattern Repeated: Oversold Ahead of Rate Increase Then Rebound The Federal Reserve (the "Fed") raised rates for the third time in 2017 following the Federal Open Market Committee ((FOMC)) meeting on December 12. Since 2015, gold has est… read more...

Tax Reform Adds Fuel To Gold's Engine

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-31 11:51:29:000

Originally published January 9, 2018 Gold's Yearend Pattern Repeated: Oversold Ahead of Rate Increase Then Rebound The Federal Reserve (the "Fed") raised rates for the third time in 2017 following the Federal Open Market Committee ((FOMC)) meeting on December 12. Since 2015, gold has est… read more...

Gold: Drivers Change

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-31 09:32:35:000

Investment Thesis The analysis of the gold market prospects amid the actual driver indicates the conservation of a positive, long-term trend and the risk of a short-term correction of the gold prices and, consequently, the SPDR Gold Trust ETF ( GLD ), which is tied to gold. Considering… read more...

Gold: Drivers Change

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-31 09:32:35:000

Investment Thesis The analysis of the gold market prospects amid the actual driver indicates the conservation of a positive, long-term trend and the risk of a short-term correction of the gold prices and, consequently, the SPDR Gold Trust ETF ( GLD ), which is tied to gold. Considering… read more...

Gold: Drivers Change

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-31 09:32:35:000

Investment Thesis The analysis of the gold market prospects amid the actual driver indicates the conservation of a positive, long-term trend and the risk of a short-term correction of the gold prices and, consequently, the SPDR Gold Trust ETF ( GLD ), which is tied to gold. Considering… read more...

Finding Value In An Overinflated Market

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-31 07:37:51:000

Finding value in a near-hyperbolic stock market can be difficult. I have, in fact, been out of stocks and other "paper" assets for some time and in what I consider safer assets, such as physical commodities and productive farm and ranch land. At the same time, I have been straightening up my p… read more...

Finding Value In An Overinflated Market

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-31 07:37:51:000

Finding value in a near-hyperbolic stock market can be difficult. I have, in fact, been out of stocks and other "paper" assets for some time and in what I consider safer assets, such as physical commodities and productive farm and ranch land. At the same time, I have been straightening up my p… read more...

Finding Value In An Overinflated Market

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-31 07:37:51:000

Finding value in a near-hyperbolic stock market can be difficult. I have, in fact, been out of stocks and other "paper" assets for some time and in what I consider safer assets, such as physical commodities and productive farm and ranch land. At the same time, I have been straightening up my p… read more...

Gold Shines As A Safe Haven In January

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-31 06:41:05:000

For the month ended January 31, 2016 It has been a very eventful start to the year. On January 4, the first trading day of 2016, the Chinese equity market fell drastically, with the Shanghai Composite Stock Index 1 down 6.9% during the session. The equity slide continued, repeatedly trigger… read more...

Gold Shines As A Safe Haven In January

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-31 06:41:05:000

For the month ended January 31, 2016 It has been a very eventful start to the year. On January 4, the first trading day of 2016, the Chinese equity market fell drastically, with the Shanghai Composite Stock Index 1 down 6.9% during the session. The equity slide continued, repeatedly trigger… read more...

The Trump Effect On Gold And Guns

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-29 18:29:06:000

When it comes to analyzing who the buyers of gold are, you need look no further than who is advertising. It's quite obvious if you watch Fox Television or listen to the radio shows of right wing personalities. The day President Donald Trump got elected, the buyers of gold dried up. 2017 was … read more...

The Trump Effect On Gold And Guns

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-29 18:29:06:000

When it comes to analyzing who the buyers of gold are, you need look no further than who is advertising. It's quite obvious if you watch Fox Television or listen to the radio shows of right wing personalities. The day President Donald Trump got elected, the buyers of gold dried up. 2017 was … read more...

The Trump Effect On Gold And Guns

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-29 18:29:06:000

When it comes to analyzing who the buyers of gold are, you need look no further than who is advertising. It's quite obvious if you watch Fox Television or listen to the radio shows of right wing personalities. The day President Donald Trump got elected, the buyers of gold dried up. 2017 was … read more...

Peter Schiff: The Dollar Is Tanking, Gold Is Soaring, Nobody Cares

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-29 10:01:19:000

By SchiffGold The dollar continued to tank Wednesday, hitting a 3-year low after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he welcomed a weakening dollar. The dollar index measuring the greenback against a basket of six major currencies slipped below 90 for the first time since December 201… read more...

Peter Schiff: The Dollar Is Tanking, Gold Is Soaring, Nobody Cares

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-29 10:01:19:000

By SchiffGold The dollar continued to tank Wednesday, hitting a 3-year low after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he welcomed a weakening dollar. The dollar index measuring the greenback against a basket of six major currencies slipped below 90 for the first time since December 201… read more...

Peter Schiff: The Dollar Is Tanking, Gold Is Soaring, Nobody Cares

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-29 10:01:19:000

By SchiffGold The dollar continued to tank Wednesday, hitting a 3-year low after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he welcomed a weakening dollar. The dollar index measuring the greenback against a basket of six major currencies slipped below 90 for the first time since December 201… read more...

What's Up - Or Down - With The Dollar? SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 01.26.18

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-29 09:34:19:000

The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of the weeks precious metals news coupled with thoughtful analysis. This week, host Mike Maharrey talks about the crazy mixed messages coming out of the Trump administration on the dollar. The greenback has tank… read more...

What's Up - Or Down - With The Dollar? SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 01.26.18

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-29 09:34:19:000

The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of the weeks precious metals news coupled with thoughtful analysis. This week, host Mike Maharrey talks about the crazy mixed messages coming out of the Trump administration on the dollar. The greenback has tank… read more...

What's Up - Or Down - With The Dollar? SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 01.26.18

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-29 09:34:19:000

The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of the weeks precious metals news coupled with thoughtful analysis. This week, host Mike Maharrey talks about the crazy mixed messages coming out of the Trump administration on the dollar. The greenback has tank… read more...

Precious Metals - Am I Dreaming Or Is The Dog Having Its Day?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-29 06:31:00:000

Precious metals had a good year in 2017. However, the bulk of gains in the sector came from the palladium market which was the best-performing commodity of the year as it gained 56%. Gold posted a double-digit increase of over 13.5% in 2017, but silver lagged and was only 7.4% higher. The most… read more...

Precious Metals - Am I Dreaming Or Is The Dog Having Its Day?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-29 06:31:00:000

Precious metals had a good year in 2017. However, the bulk of gains in the sector came from the palladium market which was the best-performing commodity of the year as it gained 56%. Gold posted a double-digit increase of over 13.5% in 2017, but silver lagged and was only 7.4% higher. The most… read more...

Precious Metals - Am I Dreaming Or Is The Dog Having Its Day?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-29 06:31:00:000

Precious metals had a good year in 2017. However, the bulk of gains in the sector came from the palladium market which was the best-performing commodity of the year as it gained 56%. Gold posted a double-digit increase of over 13.5% in 2017, but silver lagged and was only 7.4% higher. The most… read more...

The Song Remains The Same

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-29 02:48:46:000

By Stephen Innes We ended last week singing a very familiar tune with US equities putting in another strong performance, helped by more positive corporate earnings reports, while the USD weakened further, as the market was still digesting the aftershocks from the verbal ping-pong match whe… read more...

The Song Remains The Same

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-29 02:48:46:000

By Stephen Innes We ended last week singing a very familiar tune with US equities putting in another strong performance, helped by more positive corporate earnings reports, while the USD weakened further, as the market was still digesting the aftershocks from the verbal ping-pong match whe… read more...

The Song Remains The Same

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-29 02:48:46:000

By Stephen Innes We ended last week singing a very familiar tune with US equities putting in another strong performance, helped by more positive corporate earnings reports, while the USD weakened further, as the market was still digesting the aftershocks from the verbal ping-pong match whe… read more...

Gold Upleg Breaking Out

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-27 01:21:41:000

Gold's strong upleg accelerated this week, powering to major new breakout highs. Speculators rushed to buy gold futures following surprising weak-dollar comments from the US Treasury Secretary, which hit the US dollar hard. That boosted gold to critical technical levels that should really inte… read more...

Gold Upleg Breaking Out

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-27 01:21:41:000

Gold's strong upleg accelerated this week, powering to major new breakout highs. Speculators rushed to buy gold futures following surprising weak-dollar comments from the US Treasury Secretary, which hit the US dollar hard. That boosted gold to critical technical levels that should really inte… read more...

Gold Upleg Breaking Out

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-27 01:21:41:000

Gold's strong upleg accelerated this week, powering to major new breakout highs. Speculators rushed to buy gold futures following surprising weak-dollar comments from the US Treasury Secretary, which hit the US dollar hard. That boosted gold to critical technical levels that should really inte… read more...

Gold Upleg Breaking Out

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-27 01:21:41:000

Gold's strong upleg accelerated this week, powering to major new breakout highs. Speculators rushed to buy gold futures following surprising weak-dollar comments from the US Treasury Secretary, which hit the US dollar hard. That boosted gold to critical technical levels that should really inte… read more...

Gold Upleg Breaking Out

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-27 01:21:41:000

Gold's strong upleg accelerated this week, powering to major new breakout highs. Speculators rushed to buy gold futures following surprising weak-dollar comments from the US Treasury Secretary, which hit the US dollar hard. That boosted gold to critical technical levels that should really inte… read more...

Another Positive Year Ahead For Gold, Says The World Gold Council

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-26 13:36:42:000

In a year when the S&P 500 hit all-time highs, gold also held strong, finishing 2017 up 13.5 percent, according to the World Gold Council. Golds annual gain was the largest since 2010, outperforming all major asset classes other than stocks. Contributing to this gain was a weaker… read more...

Another Positive Year Ahead For Gold, Says The World Gold Council

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-26 13:36:42:000

In a year when the S&P 500 hit all-time highs, gold also held strong, finishing 2017 up 13.5 percent, according to the World Gold Council. Golds annual gain was the largest since 2010, outperforming all major asset classes other than stocks. Contributing to this gain was a weaker… read more...

Another Positive Year Ahead For Gold, Says The World Gold Council

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-26 13:36:42:000

In a year when the S&P 500 hit all-time highs, gold also held strong, finishing 2017 up 13.5 percent, according to the World Gold Council. Golds annual gain was the largest since 2010, outperforming all major asset classes other than stocks. Contributing to this gain was a weaker… read more...

Another Positive Year Ahead For Gold, Says The World Gold Council

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-26 13:36:42:000

In a year when the S&P 500 hit all-time highs, gold also held strong, finishing 2017 up 13.5 percent, according to the World Gold Council. Golds annual gain was the largest since 2010, outperforming all major asset classes other than stocks. Contributing to this gain was a weaker… read more...

Another Positive Year Ahead For Gold, Says The World Gold Council

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-26 13:36:42:000

In a year when the S&P 500 hit all-time highs, gold also held strong, finishing 2017 up 13.5 percent, according to the World Gold Council. Golds annual gain was the largest since 2010, outperforming all major asset classes other than stocks. Contributing to this gain was a weaker… read more...

Another Positive Year Ahead For Gold, Says The World Gold Council

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-26 13:36:42:000

In a year when the S&P 500 hit all-time highs, gold also held strong, finishing 2017 up 13.5 percent, according to the World Gold Council. Golds annual gain was the largest since 2010, outperforming all major asset classes other than stocks. Contributing to this gain was a weaker… read more...

Commodity prices keep rising as Mnuchin comments add to bullish sentiment

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-25 12:17:29:000

Crude oil prices add to three-year highs following a further decline in the U.S. dollar and another drop in U.S. crude inventories; Brent crude +0.6% at $70.99/bbl after reaching $71.20, U.S. WTI +0.7% at $66.10/bbl. More news on: The United States Oil ETF, LP, iPath S&P Crude Oi… read more...

Gold Jumps To Crucial Technical Level; Important Action Coming Up

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-25 03:35:27:000

After what seems like a decade in the shadow of tech stocks and cryptocurrencies, gold and silver are rocking again. Which, of course, leaves everyone wondering if this is the beginning of the long-awaited epic run, or just a head fake preceding yet another grinding, protracted, soul-sucking d… read more...

Upside Risk For Gold In 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-24 17:45:29:000

Black swans are very surprising and rare events. As they are beyond the realm of normal expectations, it is impossible to predict them. However, analysts do not care about such details and they outdo each other in forecasts. Our favorite is the list of ten outrageous predictions published … read more...

The Dollar Will Be Key To Gold's Success

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-24 16:55:59:000

Gold may be considered to be a bet against the U.S. dollar. The depreciation of the greenback supported the yellow metal in 2017. The price of gold managed to rise last year in rather unpleasant macroeconomic environment mainly thanks to the weakness of the U.S. dollar. Now, the key question… read more...

Gold nearing breakout as dollar dives

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-24 11:45:07:000

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin earlier today welcomed the weaker dollar, sending the greenback tumbling to more than a three-year low. More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, iShares Gold Trust ETF, Commodities news, Stocks on the move, News on ETFs, Rea… read more...

Rising Risk Strengthens Gold Outlook For 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-24 03:57:57:000

Gillian Kemmerer: Welcome to the broadcast, I'm Gillian Kemmerer. The VanEck gold strategy is turning 50 this year. In light of this tremendous milestone, Portfolio Manager Joe Foster is here to share his outlook for both the commodity itself and the corresponding equities. Thanks so mu… read more...

Regional Australian government launching gold ETF

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-23 15:53:03:000

The Perth Mint Gold ETF Trust - which the NYSE is seeking to list - will be backed with bullion held by the Western Australian state government. More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, iShares Gold Trust ETF, Sprott Physical Gold Trust, Commodities news, News on ETFs, Read more … read more...

McCullough: Gold Is In Bullish Trend

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-23 12:01:18:000

The relationship between gold and interest rates has come unglued in the short term, according to Hedgeye CEO Keith McCullough. Gold is bullish from a trend perspective--it still has to hold above $1,305 ," McCullough says. What gold really has is a big inverse corr… read more...

The Market Shrugs Off The Government Shutdown Circus

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-23 05:25:45:000

The Dow and S&P 500 are both up over 5% so far in 2018, so the stock market has done a relatively good job of ignoring the ongoing reality TV show in Washington DC; but now that the government has shut down for the first time since 2013, it may get a bit harder to ignore the DC circus. I… read more...

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