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Gold Investors Weekly Review – November 7th

Gold Investors Weekly Review – November 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 $1,177.98 up $4.50 per ounce (0.38%). Gold stocks, as measured by the NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index, rose 5.94%. The U.S. Trade-Weighted Dollar Index climbed 0.73% for the week.

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The Real Reason Your Stockbroker Hates Gold

The Real Reason Your Stockbroker Hates Gold

Brokers must follow Wall Street’s lead. Precious metals in your possession have no counterparties and no continuing fees and commissions, unlike the thousands of investments brokers sell. Once you own gold, that part of your wealth and your future is out of Wall Street’s hands. While they can recommend and sell plenty of paper gold, brokers can’t sell physical gold. Also, they don’t actually know any more about gold than most Americans, which is very little. So, they rely on Wall Street’s mantra dismissing gold as a murky investment and will do their level best to talk you out of buying even a single ounce.

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Gold Investors Weekly Review – October 31st

Gold Investors Weekly Review – October 31st

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 $1,171.09 down $59.81 per ounce (-4.86%). Gold stocks, as measured by the NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index, fell 14.67%. The U.S. Trade-Weighted Dollar Index rebounded 1.31% for the week.

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What Will the End of QE Mean for the Precious Metals?

What Will the End of QE Mean for the Precious Metals?

There is a widespread misconception that only rate cuts or more QE would be bullish for gold and silver. To the contrary, if rising inflation pressures force the Fed to raise rates, that would potentially be quite bullish for gold and silver as well. Instead of fearing rate hikes, metals investors should actually look forward to the next rate-raising cycle. That’s when the biggest gains in gold and silver could come. At some point, yes, real interest rates may turn positive and precious metals prices may get overextended to the upside. But neither situation exists under current market conditions.

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Gold Investors Weekly Review – October 24th

Gold Investors Weekly Review – October 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 $1,230.39 down $7.93 per ounce (-0.64%). Gold stocks, as measured by the NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index, fell 1.31%. The U.S. Trade-Weighted Dollar Index rebounded 0.71% for the week.

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Gold Bullion Producers Offer A Great Buying Opportunity

Gold Bullion Producers Offer A Great Buying Opportunity

The shares of quality gold bullion producers, which have been severely oversold, offer investors a great opportunity to buy low before they sell high.

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Gold Investors Weekly Review – October 10th

Gold Investors Weekly Review – October 10th

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 $1,223.09, up $31.74 per ounce (+2.66%). Gold stocks, as measured by the NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index, rose 0.24%. The U.S. Trade-Weighted Dollar Index fell 0.90% for the week.

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Gold vs Silver Investment Demand In 2014 – Spot The Difference

Gold vs Silver Investment Demand In 2014 – Spot The Difference

With declining prices, investment interest in the metals should be trending lower. That appears to be partly right. As the following charts show, interest in gold investments as evidenced by gold ETF’s (the most popular Western gold investment vehicles) has been trending lower along with the gold price. However, the opposite trend has been observed in silver. As the first of the two charts shows, silver demand as evidenced by silver ETF’s has been trending higher.

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Peter Schiff: Gold’s Past And Future 4 Years

Peter Schiff: Gold’s Past And Future 4 Years

A stagnant job market and poorly disguised inflation is the “new normal” for Americans. Forget about sending the kids to college – it’s going to be a struggle for many families just to make ends meet. Those who don’t own gold and silver will see their dollar savings and quality of life diminish at a faster and faster rate.

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Gold Investors Weekly Review – October 3rd

Gold Investors Weekly Review – October 3rd

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 $1,191.76 down $26.62 per ounce (-2.18%). Gold stocks, as measured by the NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index, fell 5.70%. The U.S. Trade-Weighted Dollar Index rose 1.19% for the week.

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Gold Investors Weekly Review – September 26th

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

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. Gold closed the week at $1,218.07 up $2.37 per ounce (0.19%). Gold stocks, as measured by the NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index, fell 2.74%. The U.S. Trade-Weighted Dollar Index rose 1.04% for the week.

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Royal Mint Stimulating Gold Investing

| September 23, 2014 | Category: Investing
Royal Mint Stimulating Gold Investing

The Royal Mint is taking steps to encourage gold investing by launching a new trading website. By doing so, The Royal Mint is opening its services to a broader public. The website is running at royalmintbullion.com; one could compare it with the well known names like GoldMoney and BullionVault, but specialized in gold coin investing.

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Peer-to-Peer Marketplace For Gold And Bitcoin

| September 17, 2014 | Category: Investing
Peer-to-Peer Marketplace For Gold And Bitcoin

One of our newest contributors, Michael Mansour from DigitalTangible, submitted a press release announcing the launch of their “Peer-to-Peer Gold and Bitcoin Marketplace.” It is a brand new marketplace where users can list their gold bullion confidently and new buyers, anywhere in the world, can find premium gold deals at lower prices for immediate purchase and delivery. DigitalTangible enables this Peer-to-Peer Marketplace via its global network of professionally insured and bonded custodians.

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Infographic: 7 Tests To Distinguish Fake Gold From Real Gold

Infographic: 7 Tests To Distinguish Fake Gold From Real Gold

In recent years, the production of fake and counterfeit gold and silver bullion products has been on the rise. This infographic provides the elementary insights as well as tips/tricks to distinguish real from fake gold. Several tests can help you detect whether you are dealing with real gold; think of a magnet test, ice cube test, ping test, acid test, weight test and ultrasound test.

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