Tag: gold investing

Go For The Gold?

| June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
Go For The Gold?

Last week was a whopper for precious metal bulls. In case you’re unaware, gold and silver broke strongly higher in Thursday’s trading session.   The yellow metal surged by just over $40 an ounce (3.3%), while silver added $0.85 (4.3%) on the day. What sent the metals roaring higher? Like I mentioned in last week’s article, […]

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Yellen Starts The Sellin’…

| March 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
Yellen Starts The Sellin’…

Janet Yellen gave investors quite a surprise on Wednesday.  The Federal Reserve Chairwoman unexpectedly announced the US central bank is changing its stance on interest rates.  As you may know, the Fed has repeatedly proposed they would adjust interest rates based on changes in the US unemployment rate.  For years, investors thought the Fed would […]

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Gold: Chinese Demand Surges!

| February 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
Gold:  Chinese Demand Surges!

As loyal readers already realize, China is the world’s leading consumer of a wide range of commodities.  Copper, cotton, aluminum, coal, steel- Chinese consumers gobble up the lion’s share of global production. And now you can add gold to the list… Recently released data revealed China became the world’s largest gold buyer in 2013.  That’s […]

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Tapering: Mixed Reactions From Three Commodities…

| December 20, 2013 | 0 Comments
Tapering: Mixed Reactions From Three Commodities…

Whew… what a week! As I’m sure you’re aware, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke announced the start of tapering on Wednesday.  In a rather surprising move, the US central bank will cut back on monthly economic stimulus starting in January.   Most economists believed Bernanke would hold off on tapering until March 2014 at the earliest. […]

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Decision Time For Gold Bugs!

| December 9, 2013 | 0 Comments
Decision Time For Gold Bugs!

Diehard gold and silver bulls are likely getting nervous… Why? Both metals are trading just above the 52-week lows set earlier this year.  Gold is trading around the $1,233 area, which is a stones throw away from the yearly low of $1,180 set in late June. Take a look… As you can see, if gold’s […]

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Gold And Silver Plummet! Now What?

| November 23, 2013 | 0 Comments
Gold And Silver Plummet!  Now What?

Precious metals investors are on one heck of a roller coaster ride this week.  Gold and silver are falling precipitously on the heels of important meeting notes out of the Federal Reserve this past Wednesday. Take a look… As you can see, gold is falling back below the $1,250 an ounce level.  At this rate, […]

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Gold: Year End Rally In Store?

| November 11, 2013 | 0 Comments
Gold:  Year End Rally In Store?

It isn’t easy being a gold investor these days… Lingering uncertainties surrounding the onset of Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke’s tapering program have investors unwilling to commit to the market.  As a result, the metal is stuck in choppy and relatively boring trading pattern. Take a look… As you can see, it’s been nothing but directionless […]

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Barrick Gold: A 33% Return With More Upside Ahead…

| October 30, 2013 | 0 Comments
Barrick Gold: A 33% Return With More Upside Ahead…

Back in early July, I let you in on a little secret about Barrick Gold (ABX).  As you may remember, I pointed out two factors pointing to an imminent rally for the Canada-based mining company. Not only was the company trading significantly below book value, but it was also presenting a highly bullish technical pattern.  […]

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It’s Make Or Break Time For US Dollar!

| October 25, 2013 | 0 Comments
It’s Make Or Break Time For US Dollar!

Investors the world over are anxiously eyeing the US Dollar.  Ever since Congress wrongfully decided to kick the US budget and debt ceiling decision down the road, the Greenback has lost ground. Take a look… As you can see, it has been nothing but pain for Dollar bulls since October 16th.  The currency is in […]

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Commodities: Q3 Performance Improves Drastically…

| October 7, 2013 | 0 Comments
Commodities: Q3 Performance Improves Drastically…

On Friday, we discussed the worst performing commodities for the third quarter of 2013. In case you missed it, corn, soybeans, lean hogs, coffee, and natural gas slid lower over the past three months. Now let’s look at the top performing major commodities since July. Here we go… Cocoa – up 20%:  This African produced […]

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