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Gold News: A Confused Swirl

| August 7, 2018 | 1 Comment
Gold News: A Confused Swirl

Following gold news these days is like living in a dust devil.  It appears and disappears, and when it appears, it’s swirling around with no consistency. Let’s start with prices.  Well, that story has been consistent lately – a slow downward trend.  At least that’s what it feels like as we bounce along just above […]

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Gold And Silver Show Strong Historical Performance During The Summer Months

Gold And Silver Show Strong Historical Performance During The Summer Months

The summer is generally a good time to purchase precious metals. Gold and silver historically have outperformed when the weather is warm.  They have also outperformed other commodities, specifically oil.  If you are looking to add precious metals to your portfolio, look for dips in the price during the summer months, as they are likely to be […]

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The Peak Gold Problem Is Very Very Real

| July 24, 2018 | 0 Comments
The Peak Gold Problem Is Very Very Real

Another day passes – and gold stays flat. . . It’s the most Frustrating thing to watch as the price of gold drifts sideways – I Grind My Teeth Often Over It. I know what’s causing it too – At Least I Think I Do – and that’s the worst thing about it. The recent soaring dollar and the Temporarily tightening central banks worldwide aren’t […]

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Gold Demand Is Set To Rebound In Q3

Gold Demand Is Set To Rebound In Q3

The first quarter of 2018 saw gold demand dip to the lowest Q1 levels since 2008, during the height of the financial crisis. According to the World Gold Council, the drop-in demand was a function of the lack of investment into gold bars and coins, as well as, a decline in the demand for gold […]

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3 Gold Stocks That Could Bounce Back

3 Gold Stocks That Could Bounce Back

Gold stocks continue to disappoint. But these 3 miners could rebound nicely Once again, gold stocks are struggling. The VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (NYSEARCA:GDX) and the VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF (NYSEARCA:GDJX) both have dropped about 13% from January highs. Both ETFs are down YTD as well — with performance lagging the S&P 500. More concerningly, once again, […]

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Why Gold Could Be About To Soar – Hint It Has Little To Due With The Fed

| April 26, 2018 | 0 Comments
Why Gold Could Be About To Soar – Hint It Has Little To Due With The Fed

In June 1884, a local farmer named Jan Gerritt Bantjes discovered gold on his property in a quiet corner of the South African Republic. Though no one had any idea at the time, Bantjes’ farm was located on a vast geological formation known as the Witwatersrand Basin… which just happens to contain the world’s largest known gold […]

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5 Gold Stocks To Buy Today

5 Gold Stocks To Buy Today

Given the market’s shake-up gold stocks have appeal It’s no secret that things have gotten a bit heady in the markets. Volatility has returned in a big way. And with the threat of a full-blown trade war brewing, gold and gold stocks are looking pretty good these days. The precious metal managed to finish up […]

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Gold’s Day In The Sun?

Gold’s Day In The Sun?

I usually warn against reading too much into the financial media’s (backward-looking) explanation of a market move that just happened. But it really does seem that everyone’s suddenly worried about interest rates moving too high, too quickly. We all knew rates had to go higher. The Fed drove them to the floor, kept them pinned there […]

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Worse Than The 2008 Crisis?

| December 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
Worse Than The 2008 Crisis?

When it seems like all the odds are against you, and failure is your only option, which of these options do you choose: If at first you don’t succeed … you run as far away as possible. You hold on and keep trying until you succeed. If you’re like me, you opt for No. 2 […]

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Gold Breaks Through Resistance Level & Continues Rising

| September 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
Gold Breaks Through Resistance Level & Continues Rising

Several important factors are affecting demand for gold, and the price of gold accordingly. For starters, tensions with North Korea are looming large. Various experts are cautioning that the price of gold could surge to record levels – as high as $10,000 per ounce, owing to an imminent war with North Korea. Whether this comes to pass […]

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