Gold Prices Today – Intraday, This Week, This Month, And Longer Term
Our Latest Gold Price News, Analysis, Commentaries
For some reason, gold evokes more intense emotions for traders than any other financial instrument. Depending on who you talk to, gold is either the last real store of value amidst the final throes of the central bank driven fiat currency system…or a soft yellow rock with few industrial uses. Rather than dogmatically holding to either a permanently bullish or bearish outlook on any financial asset, we believe that traders that should keep an open mind and try to objectively analyze the fundamental drivers of gold Like any commodity, the price gold is determined by the interaction of supply and demand. While the supply of gold is relatively predictable in […]
Markets become over-bought and over-sold, or extended to extremes, in both directions. At some point they reverse, as indicated by the Stress Index. Intense moves in the S&P and Bond market indicate extremes in sentiment that also affect the gold and silver markets. Many gold bottoms and tops have been identified over the past 15 years by this Stress Index. The “gold-bashers” may be correct (I doubt it), and the High-Frequency-Traders and central banks may crush gold and silver prices again, but I doubt it. The Stress Index indicated a bottom in the gold and silver markets in March of 2015.
The Dollar Index is falling 1% today to a new four-month low. That’s giving a boost to commodity markets, and precious metals in particular. Silver in particular is having a strong day. The second chart shows the Silver Trust iShares (SLV) gapping more than 3% higher in heavy trading. It is now testing its early April high and 200-day average. The third chart shows the Gold SPDR (GLD) jumping as well in heavy trading. Precious metal stocks have having a good day.
For the week commencing May 11th, we expect a very quiet week. There are only a handful number of economic data without any central bank announcement, as seen on the next table. The data that are scheduled to be released are typically not moving precious metals prices.
In this article, we show gold’s developing story in 7 amazing charts. As usual, we look at gold from different angles. If anything, it becomes clear that the precious metals market is nearing a pivot point. We cannot be sure in which direction this will resolve, we can only keep on monitoring the developments in the weeks and months ahead until we see a trend. Based on our analysis, we are quite convinced that a new trend in precious metals will arise in the next few months.
Our Selection of Longer Term Gold Price Charts
We spend quite some time and effort analyzing the gold price, both on the short term and on the long term. The result is a wealth of information and analysis in the form of articles (analysis, market views and commentaries). Below is a selection of the 5 most valuable long term gold price analysis, containing many gold price charts:
Mind that gold is primarily a monetary metal, although it has also characteristics of commodities. So when analyzing the gold price charts, please make sure to also look at the more fundamental aspects of gold. An economic assessment, as well as an in-depth analysis of the monetary environment, are key. By doing so, one could find for instance a huge disconnect in gold being an investable commodity versus gold being a hedge against monetary, particularly after the gold price drop in 2013.