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10 Remarkable Gold And Silver Trends Going Into 2015

| January 4, 2015 | Category: Investing
10 Remarkable Gold And Silver Trends Going Into 2015

The chart setup for gold and silver does not really look like prices are ready to move much higher, at least not in the short run. Excellent chart analysis of gold and silver was provided by Michael Noonan in Gold And Silver Charts Going Into 2015: Expect More Of The Same, courtesy of ChartAnalyst.expert. Although we should not expect fireworks in terms of price, there are some favorable trends “under the hood”. They do not reflect the generally accepted pessimism towards the metals among investors. Our belief is that it will take some time until the price will move back in line with these fundamental trends. Until then, gold or silver owners can rest assured that the gold and silver market is not as bad as some would like to make you believe.

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Gold Investors Weekly Review – January 2nd

Gold Investors Weekly Review – January 2nd

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 $1,187.88 down $8.12 per ounce (-0.68%). Gold stocks, as measured by the NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index, gained 3.72%. The U.S. Trade-Weighted Dollar Index rose 1.20% for the week.

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Gold Investing – Weekly Review December 26th

| December 27, 2014 | Category: Investing
Gold Investing – Weekly Review December 26th

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 $1,196.00 down $0.35 per ounce (-0.03%). Gold stocks, as measured by the NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index, fell 1.66%. The U.S. Trade-Weighted Dollar Index rose 0.50% for the week.

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Crude Oil Collapse 2014 vs Gold Price Crash 2013: Spot The Difference

| December 27, 2014 | Category: Price
Crude Oil Collapse 2014 vs Gold Price Crash 2013: Spot The Difference

As long as we are talking about the resemblance of oil’s late-2014 price slide to that of gold back in early 2013, it is also appropriate to once again make the comparison of gold’s current price pattern to what we saw before in the SP500. I showed this previously back on June 26, 2013. Since then, gold has roughly followed the pattern laid down by the SP500, although the correlation has been imperfect. My sense is that if the Fed had not started QE to boost stock prices, we would have seen a better correlation. Still, the recent bottoming action in gold prices in 2014 matches the bottoming action of the SP500 in 2010, in the months following the May 2010 Flash Crash.

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Gold Investors Weekly Review – December 19th

| December 20, 2014 | Category: Investing
Gold Investors Weekly Review – December 19th

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 $1,196.35 down $26.15 per ounce (-2.14%). Gold stocks, as measured by the NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index, fell 0.41%. The U.S. Trade-Weighted Dollar Index slipped 1.40% for the week.

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The Day People Will Need Insurance, Gold Will Not Trade At $1200

The Day People Will Need Insurance, Gold Will Not Trade At $1200

Say what you want about the gold price languishing below $1200, and say what you want about the technical picture or the “6,000-year bubble,” as Citi’s Willem Buiter recently termed it; but know this: gold is an insurance policy and the time to assess gold is when people have a sudden need for insurance. When that day comes — and believe me, it’s coming — the price will be the very last thing that matters. It will be purely and simply a matter of securing possession and at any price. That price will NOT be $1200. A “run” on the gold “bank” would undoubtedly lead to one of those Warren Buffett moments when a bunch of people are left standing naked on the shore.

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Ronald Stoeferle: Opposing Forces At Play In The Precious Metals Complex

| December 16, 2014 | Category: Investing
Ronald Stoeferle: Opposing Forces At Play In The Precious Metals Complex

When taking all ongoing trends into consideration, it becomes clear that there are opposing forces at play in the precious metals complex. U.S. Dollar strength and disinflation, supported by the ongoing oil price collapse, are providing headwinds for the metals; on the other hand, a recent rise in fear in the euro area, combined with continuing loose monetary policies, result in favorable conditions.

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Gold Investors Weekly Review – December 12th

| December 13, 2014 | Category: Investing
Gold Investors Weekly Review – December 12th

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 $1,222.50 up $29.99 per ounce (+2.51%). Gold stocks, as measured by the NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index, fell 0.89%. The U.S. Trade-Weighted Dollar Index slipped 1.09% for the week.

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Precious Metals Buyers Should Be Wary of Long Delivery Delays

Precious Metals Buyers Should Be Wary of Long Delivery Delays

Money Metals Exchange has quoted shipping delays on certain products of up to 1-2 weeks in very rare situations over the past 5 years. We can think of no legitimate reason for delays of one or two months or longer when it comes to the popular and widely traded bullion coins, rounds, and bars. In our view, any company that forces its customers to wait that long is either poorly managed or dangerously undercapitalized (or both).

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Gold Investors Weekly Review – December 5th

Gold Investors Weekly Review – December 5th

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 $1,192.51 up $25.10 per ounce (+2.15%). Gold stocks, as measured by the NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index, rose 1.90%. The U.S. Trade-Weighted Dollar Index slipped 1.13% for the week.

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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 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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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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Gold Investors Weekly Review – November 14th

| November 15, 2014 | Category: Investing
Gold Investors Weekly Review – November 14th

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 $1,189.01 up $11.03 per ounce (0.94%). Gold stocks, as measured by the NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index, rose 2.94%. The U.S. Trade-Weighted Dollar Index fell 0.13% for the week.

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