Gold Prices Today – Intraday, This Week, This Month, And Longer Term
Our Latest Gold Price News, Analysis, Commentaries
While investors may turn to gold (or gold stocks) as a hedge against future inflation or a geopolitical shock, it’s hard to imagine a major rally in gold while the dollar is rallying.
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So far, the gold price in 2014 in the first six months has been trading in a tight range between $1190 and $1390. The yellow metal had one significant rally in February / March and one moderate rally starting in June. The price chart has a clear “line separator” in the $1270 – $1280 area which has served as major support throughout the first half of the year.
Although gold and silver had one of their worst days of the year. Overall the technical damage is limited. However, the fact that silver and the miners declined much sharper than gold is not a good sign. The short term picture for the precious metals complex is mixed with a positive bias.
Gold futures were under pressure throughout the session as safe haven and physical demand continue to ebb. With stock indices showing no signs of retreating and consistently posting new all-time highs, safe demand for both Gold and Silver erodes.
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.