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Bankers Can [Will] Steal Your Cash But Cannot Touch Your Gold/Silver

| February 15, 2014 | Category: Investing
Bankers Can [Will] Steal Your Cash But Cannot Touch Your Gold/Silver

Financially smart people own and personally hold, and continue to buy gold and silver, the most durable “wealth” preserver of all. The word “wealth” is used for lack of a better choice in the asset class of precious metals. There has been no wealth preservation owning gold and silver for the past few years, stated and acknowledged. The choice is simple: paper or hard assets? Owning gold or silver ETFs or futures are paper and not a claim on the physical. Accept no substitutes.

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The Gold Price Is Rising. What’s Gold’s Message?

| February 14, 2014 | Category: Investing
The Gold Price Is Rising. What’s Gold’s Message?

The recent rise in the gold price may well be an early warning sign that the currently extant asset price bubbles as well as the economy are set to suffer a sizable setback in the not-too-distant future. Admittedly, the recent rally in gold may yet be reversed, in which case these musings would no longer apply. However, if one puts the rally into context with recent developments (QE tapering and a recent slew of weaker economic data releases), it seems increasingly likely that this is precisely its message.

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Mining Stocks, Chinese Demand, and a Potential Golden Surprise

| February 13, 2014 | Category: Investing
Mining Stocks, Chinese Demand, and a Potential Golden Surprise

The evidence keeps mounting that last year’s Wall Street induced precious metals crash was the real one-off event, and not the record amounts of gold imported into China, or its strong demand as money globally.

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International Gold Demand Historically High, Gold Miners About To Follow

| February 10, 2014 | Category: Investing
International Gold Demand Historically High, Gold Miners About To Follow

Very few of my friends and neighbors own any gold. Rarely am I asked about it anymore, even by those who know what I do for a living. Most of the mainstream media ignore gold, while many of the big banks loudly proclaim their latest short position as if they had some sort of divine insight. Most Americans are still oblivious to potential in gold this year, but foreigners are buying, and that’s setting the stage for spectacular gains—on the right stocks.

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Gold Investors Weekly Review – February 7th

Gold Investors Weekly Review – February 7th

In his weekly market review, Frank Holmes of the USFunds.com nicely summarizes for gold investors this week’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats in the gold market. The price of the yellow metal went lower after two consecutive weeks of gains. Gold closed the week at $1,267.21, up $22.66 per ounce (1.82%). The NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index went 1.97% higher on the week.

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Gold Coins: The Difference Between 24k and 22k

| February 6, 2014 | Category: Investing
Gold Coins: The Difference Between 24k and 22k

24k gold is 99.99% pure, and the coins made from it weigh precisely 1 troy ounce. 22k gold is approximately 91.67% pure, with the remainder composed of other precious or semi-precious metals. Sometimes the choice between 22k and 24k simply comes down to the aesthetics of the product itself, as each of the popular coins has its own unique look and feel.

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Infographic: How A Physical Gold IRA Can Protect Your Wealth

Infographic: How A Physical Gold IRA Can Protect Your Wealth

Based on the premise “to be prepared for the future”, a gold IRA mainly preserves ones retirement savings purchasing power. As the infographic correctly demonstrates, over a long period of time, gold is a solid way to preserve ones wealth. Compared to the stock indexes over the past decade, for instance, gold has held up much better.

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5 Signs Confirming It Is Time to Buy Gold

| February 3, 2014 | Category: Investing
5 Signs Confirming It Is Time to Buy Gold

Gold has been in a downturn for more than two years now, resulting in the lowest investor sentiment in many years. Goldbugs find no explanation in the big picture financial numbers of government deficits and money creation, which should be supportive to gold. I have an explanation for why gold has been down—and why that is about to reverse itself. I’m convinced now is the best time to invest in gold.

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Gold Investors Weekly Review – January 31st

Gold Investors Weekly Review – January 31st

In his weekly market review, Frank Holmes of the USFunds.com nicely summarizes for gold investors this week’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats in the gold market. The price of the yellow metal went lower after two consecutive weeks of gains. Gold closed the week at $1,244.23, up $25.84 per ounce (2.03%). The NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index went 0.87% higher on the week.

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Marc Faber: 5 Investment Insights Related To Gold, Stocks, Property

Marc Faber: 5 Investment Insights Related To Gold, Stocks, Property

I have no faith in paper money, period. Next, insider buying is also high in gold shares. Gold has massively underperformed relative to the S&P 500 and the Russell 2000. Maybe the price will go down some from here, but individual investors ought to own some gold. About 20% of my net worth is in gold. I don’t even value it in my portfolio. What goes down, I don’t value.

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Now Is The Time To Enter The Precious Metals Markets

Now Is The Time To Enter The Precious Metals Markets

The Gold Report released an interview with David Morgan covering mainly the gold and silver outlook for the year(s) ahead. In sum, with four decades of experience in the precious metals markets, David Morgan believes the bottom is in for the metals. He is expecting silver to outperform gold, going forward. His message on the Cambridge House Investment conference in Vancouver will be that now is the time to enter the market .

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Returns Of A Diversified Precious Metals Box

Returns Of A Diversified Precious Metals Box

Let’s compare the performance of the three precious metals, using 30 Dec 1994 London Fix prices to 31 Dec 2013 (throwing in platinum for comparison): gold was up 214%, silver up 302%, platinum up 226%.

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Three Signs Of Gold’s Bottom

Three Signs Of Gold’s Bottom

A massive double bottom 6 months in the making in the most hostile gold environment imaginable is an incredibly bullish omen. While gold was hated and loathed and expected to keep plummeting, it found a strong support zone. While the US stock markets continued to levitate, stock-market capital continued to rush out of GLD, and futures speculators’ gold positions remained extreme, gold held strong and made a stand.

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Gold Investors Weekly Review – January 24th

Gold Investors Weekly Review – January 24th

In his weekly market review, Frank Holmes of the USFunds.com nicely summarizes for gold investors this week’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats in the gold market. The price of the yellow metal went lower after two consecutive weeks of gains. Gold closed the week at $1,269.40, up $15.3 per ounce (1.22%). The NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index went 1.57% higher on the week.

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