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Weekly Gold Market Review For August 7th

Weekly Gold Market Review For August 7th

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 $1,093.4 down $2.38 per ounce (0.22%). Gold stocks, as measured by the NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index, lost 2.65%. The U.S. Trade-Weighted Dollar Index rose 0.32% for the week.

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Media Stocks Collapse, Gold Holds Its Own

Media Stocks Collapse, Gold Holds Its Own

A recent Bloomberg article points out that the gold rout has cost China and Russia $5.4 billion, an amount that would sound colossal were it not for the fact that U.S. media companies such as Disney and Viacom collectively lost over $60 billion for shareholders in as little as two days this week. Below are the weekly losses for just a handful of those companies. Compared to many other asset classes, gold has held up well, even after factoring in its price decline.

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Silver and Gold: The Triumph of Experience over Hope

Silver and Gold:  The Triumph of Experience over Hope

Rather than face what our experience tells us is real, many of us prefer hope. Perhaps that is because our experiences with debt, promises, fiat currencies, and wars have been disastrous. I submit that experience will triumph over hope, gold and silver will triumph over debt, and clear thinking will triumph over delusions. Experience, not hope! Gold, not debt!

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Desolation Row: the Silver Market

Desolation Row:  the Silver Market

There are numerous reasons to expect that the US stock markets might follow the Chinese markets downward, particularly by the end of the year. A FEW possibilities are: 7 – 8 year cycles, extended valuations, excessive confidence, new wars, Chinese market crash, bond market reversal, interest rate increases, weak internals, Armstrong’s economic confidence cycles, and Shemitah cycles. Silver has been crushed and the S&P has been levitated. Both seem likely to turn soon.

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Gold, Golf, & Silver are Similar

Gold, Golf, & Silver are Similar

Trust that silver prices will be driven, like professional golfers drive a golf ball, much farther and faster than most of us appreciate. Trust that after four plus years of declining prices, silver will eventually reach the target zone of higher prices and recognized value in the next phase of the magnificent games of golf, gold, and silver.

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Silver Investment Demand Is Draining The Vaults Of COMEX

| August 4, 2015 | Category: Investing
Silver Investment Demand Is Draining The Vaults Of COMEX

In Silver COMEX, one or more major players “jumped the queue” and took delivery of about 6.5 million more ounces of silver out of COMEX warehouses than anticipated at the beginning of the month. This drawdown activity was masked completely by what happened to prices. Precious metals bulls are frustrated by the complete detachment between spot prices and physical demand. They’re wondering how that is even possible.

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Rational Investors Say Gold Is On Sale

Rational Investors Say Gold Is On Sale

With so much gloom and doom in the media surrounding gold right now, you might wonder why coin sales are soaring at multiyear highs. The reason is pretty simple: Gold is on sale. High net worth individuals and other savvy investors realize that even now, as herds of people are rushing for the exit, owning gold is one of the best ways to manage systemic risk.

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Gold Market Is Reaching Extremes

Gold Market Is Reaching Extremes

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. We are noticing quite some extremes in the gold market. Investors should stay on top of the gold market evolutions.

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Gold Miners And Regulators Deathly Silent after Gold Price Attack

| July 31, 2015 | Category: Investing
Gold Miners And Regulators Deathly Silent after Gold Price Attack

The mining industry is thinking that it should just die quietly and obediently! I think its value is likely to fall to zero, and its executives will have nothing to say for themselves or their companies all the way to zero. The industry is worthless, and it’s worthless not so much because of the attack on the monetary metals by central banks. It’s worthless because its own shareholders and executives are content to die quietly.

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Gold: Use the Cockroach Strategy

Gold:  Use the Cockroach Strategy

Gold: the monetary metal that central bankers, politicians, and Too-Big-To-Fail bankers publicly hate. The Cockroach Strategy: A cynical but depressingly accurate view of politics that can assist your investment decisions.

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The Investment Case For Gold Remains Intact

The Investment Case For Gold Remains Intact

On Monday 20th July the gold price fell sharply, dropping 4.3% from its Friday closing price. This note explains what happened and counters some misconceptions.

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Weekly Gold Market Review – July 24th

Weekly Gold Market Review – July 24th

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 $1,099.05 down $35.42 per ounce (3.12%). Gold stocks, as measured by the NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index, lost 9.72%. The U.S. Trade-Weighted Dollar Index lost 0.60% for the week.

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Insights from ‘The Richest Man in Babylon’ Applied To Gold Investing

| July 23, 2015 | Category: Investing
Insights from ‘The Richest Man in Babylon’ Applied To Gold Investing

No currency in the world has been backed by precious metals since the U.S. government “closed the gold window” in the 1970’s. But the gold, silver, and copper used and saved thousands of years ago. As insurance against the unforeseen… As a vehicle for creating a storehouse of enduring value…. As a way to pay yourself first.

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Is Gold a Stupid Pet Rock or a Bedrock Asset?

| July 20, 2015 | Category: Investing
Is Gold a Stupid Pet Rock or a Bedrock Asset?

This isn’t the first time we’ve seen a major disconnect between futures and bullion. Coin prices spiked relative to spot prices in the months following the 2008 financial crisis and a handful of times since spot prices began correcting in 2011. Time will tell if the current pergence is temporary or something more permanent.

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