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Fake Money, A “Strong” Dollar, And Gold Investing

| November 26, 2014 | Category: Investing
Fake Money, A “Strong” Dollar, And Gold Investing

The investment rationale for gold is the inverse of that for all paper currencies. Cheering for the rise in the dollar relative to other currencies, as measured by the DXY, is in our opinion seriously misplaced. The rise in the index is more a matter of sinking non-dollar currencies (or, more precisely, systemic subsidence) than an ascending dollar. No paper currency offers protection from monetary transgressions because of national borders: What happens in Europe, Japan, or China does not stay in Europe, Japan, or China. To function well, the global financial system must be seamless.

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Gold Price Went Ballistic To $1,450 In Less Than 20 Minutes

| November 26, 2014 | Category: Price
Gold Price Went Ballistic To $1,450 In Less Than 20 Minutes

A glitch, a game or both? It is unclear what exactly happened, but the price of gold surged from $1,200 to $1,450 in just ten minutes, at least at some charts (not all). It was brought to our attention by Nick from Sharelynx. The USAGold.com website, for instance, shows the blip and a return to reality after some 20 minutes. As readers can see, the “glitch” was not erased afterwards. Probably this is just a glitch, but it would be interesting to see if some shorts have really been stopped out. Probably we will never find out!

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Silver’s Bullish Fundamentals Driven By Solar Energy

Silver’s Bullish Fundamentals Driven By Solar Energy

With photovoltaic installations on the rise, silver demand is ready for a major surge. About 80 metric tons of the metal are needed to generate one gigawatt, or 1 million kilowatts, of electricity, enough to power a little over 90 typical American homes annually. In 2016, close to a million and a half metric tons of silver are expected to be needed to meet solar demand in the United States alone.

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Gold Prices Higher Due To New Developments In Financial Markets

| November 25, 2014 | Category: Price
Gold Prices Higher Due To New Developments In Financial Markets

By publishing this statement, the Dutch Central Bank basically admits that holding gold increases the public trust in the central bank as an institution, and that’s a statement which should not and cannot be underestimated as it basically means that only physical gold can be trusted and that the gold should be stored inside the country. ‘He who owns the gold makes the rules’ once again seems to be up-and-coming again.

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The Swiss Referendum On Gold: What’s Missing From The Debate

The Swiss Referendum On Gold: What’s Missing From The Debate

The problem of central bank overreach is certainly not isolated to Switzerland. Since the financial crisis 6 years ago, central banks around the world have interfered in and manipulated bond, foreign exchange, and equity markets on an unprecedented scale. These unelected institutions have actively redistributed wealth from one group to another and compete against one another to adjust the purchasing power of their national currency downwards relative to other nations without the knowledge of their populations. For over 3 years the SNB has been operating opaquely behind the scenes substituting another currency for its own, converted its citizen’s savings into EUR, and imposing a stealth tax on European imports without public consent.

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Rising Gold And US Dollar. Will The Impossible Continue?

Rising Gold And US Dollar. Will The Impossible Continue?

In the last two weeks, we are seeing the impossible–a rise in the gold price and the US dollar. This isn’t as impossible as it seems–we’ve seen this before, from late 2009 to about mid-2010. It was a good time to be invested in gold equities. Notice that during the impossible trend in the past, gold and USDX never rose together for more than two consecutive weeks. The move was seemed to be a series of cycles and countercycles, over which both parameters increased. As I’ve argued previously, rising gold and US dollar is the most economically favourable environment for gold equities–particularly those with production. If the number of dollars you receive per unit of gold increases, and at the same time the value of those dollars increases, your revenue increase will reflect both inputs.

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What COT Analysis Tells About Silver’s Outlook

| November 24, 2014 | Category: Price
What COT Analysis Tells About Silver’s Outlook

The chart over the past 7 years is messy so focus on the lows in silver prices and the lows in the COT net longs as I defined above. Note the few times in the last 7 years when the net longs were less than 30,000. Each instance was followed by a bounce in the silver price, some huge and some short lived. Note also that the lows in silver prices during 2011 and 2012 were lower lows consistent with the lower lows in the net-long COT data. However, the lower lows in silver prices for 2013 – 2014 were unlike the higher lows in the net-long COT data. Important? Possibly, but it does support my view that silver just put in a major low.

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Gold Investors Weekly Review – November 21st

| November 23, 2014 | Category: Investing
Gold Investors Weekly Review – November 21st

In his weekly market review, Frank Holmes of the USFunds.com summarizes this week’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats in the gold market for gold investors. Gold closed the week at $1,200.29 up $11.54 per ounce (0.97%). Gold stocks, as measured by the NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index, rose 4.24%. The U.S. Trade-Weighted Dollar Index gained 0.87% for the week.

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Infographic Explains Swiss Gold Referendum In Comprehensive Way

Infographic Explains Swiss Gold Referendum In Comprehensive Way

This infographic summarizes the upcoming Gold Referendum in Switzerland: Why is it important, what is at stake, why it could be a game changer and trend change. It also puts the Swiss gold reserves into perspective and compares, in relative terms, how Switzerland has much more gold per capita than any other country. However, it used to be an even bigger holder of the yellow metal. In 2000, the SNB held 2,500 tonnes of gold and it has also been the biggest national seller since.

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Gold’s Upswing In November Amid A Lower Trend Line

Gold’s Upswing In November Amid A Lower Trend Line

There is clearly an upswing present since early November, but defining this upswing is a challenge so a broad in the Raff Regression Channel. It does a pretty good job of defining direction and accounting for volatility, which we are seeing now. The lower trend line ends around 112 and I will mark support here. The long-term trend for gold is still down and GLD has a big resistance zone in the 115-116.50 area.

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Is the Golden Rule Broken?

| November 22, 2014 | Category: Investing
Is the Golden Rule Broken?

The Golden Rule may not be broken, but it may just be in the process of necessary change for it to reassert itself. For US citizens, do not get caught without holding any. For as manipulated are the stock markets by the Fed, as can be seen in the charts, the same holds true for gold and silver. The charts do not show any change in the forces being applied, and all anyone can do is read them as they are.

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Russia Grabs Another 18.7 Tonnes Of Gold In October From The Market

Russia Grabs Another 18.7 Tonnes Of Gold In October From The Market

Taking all this together, it is clear that the Eastern gold demand is largely offsetting the Western disinterest. The real effects of this evolution will become clear once the interest from the West will heat up.

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Why Gold Should Rise And Exceed Previous Highs

Why Gold Should Rise And Exceed Previous Highs

Are Russia and Europe buying more gold? Will the Swiss vote ‘yes’ in its gold referendum? Is there a chance for QE4? Peter Schiff is on Kitco News to comment on some of the most recent headlines surrounding the gold market and also to share his thoughts on the U.S. economy. The Euro Pacific CEO says the U.S. recovery isn’t real and adds that the dollar is only strong because all other currencies are weak.

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Secret Advantage Of Holding Physical Gold And Silver

| November 19, 2014 | Category: Investing
Secret Advantage Of Holding Physical Gold And Silver

Just as gold and silver held value during the inflation of the 70’s and 80’s, gold has today settled 56% higher and silver 51% higher since that Sunday night in 2008 when the world came face to face with economic annihilation. The dangers were not corrected, but only disguised with more paper debt. That makes a greater financial catastrophe possible, which could force transportation shutdowns, food shortages, lost jobs and other economic chaos, erasing that most important characteristic of money – confidence – in the dollar and other fiat currencies.

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