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The Average Amount of Gold Sold Monthly

The gold market has been continuously booming over the past few years. The demand of gold has been significantly increasing and can be traced back hundreds of years. Nowadays, the demand is going higher and higher in tandem with the price. Understanding the price of gold saves you from losing money and increases your chance of profit. Buying gold isn’t as easy as eating a piece of cake. There are a lot of things to be considered despite the benefit that it brings. Looking back at everything, how much gold is bought and sold really in a month?   The amount of gold that is bought and sold every month […]

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Gold Market Insider David Smith: Turning Points Appear Suddenly, So You Must Be Prepared…

Gold Market Insider David Smith:  Turning Points Appear Suddenly, So You Must Be Prepared…

Your browser does not support the podcast player element. DOWNLOAD MP3 Mike Gleason (Money Metals Exchange): It is my privilege now to welcome back David Smith, senior analyst at The Morgan Report and regular contributor to MoneyMetals.com. Well David, happy new year, my friend and thanks for joining us again. How are you? David Smith (The Morgan Report): I’m doing good, Mike. Looking forward to a very exciting year. I think we’re going to have all sorts of interesting things to be watching and reacting to. Mike Gleason: Yeah, it certainly looks that way. And we’ve got lots to talk about today as usual. I’ll get right into it. As […]

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Fed Chair Yellen’s Plan B: “Intervene Directly” in Stock Market

Fed Chair Yellen’s Plan B: “Intervene Directly” in Stock Market

October could see a ramping up of volatility across all asset markets. The month is notorious on Wall Street for the 1987 stock market crash. Fall crashes also occurred in 2002 and 2008. Are we due for another one? Perhaps. Some analysts think it will come after the election. Others think the stock market will stay elevated until the Federal Reserve raises rates. The Fed will be out of the picture this month – at least as far as policy decisions are concerned. The Fed won’t convene another policy meeting until November 1-2. Most Fed watchers expect the central bank to avoid making any rate moves so close to the […]

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New Gold Bull Market Now Official; Breaking Point in Paper Gold?

New Gold Bull Market Now Official; Breaking Point in Paper Gold?

Gold officially entered a bull market in last week’s trading with prices gaining more than 20% from their December lows. The silver price also put on some very nice gains, but the price needs to reach about $16.40 before watchers can make the same claim. If the white metal can exceed last week’s gains of more than 5%, the silver market will reach official bull territory too. Metals investors will be following the speculation surrounding the upcoming Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting on March 16th. Recent rallies in stocks, commodities, and oil are raising the odds that officials just might hike rates once again. Their problem is that the […]

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New Bull Market in Gold on Track

New Bull Market in Gold on Track

Last week we focused on the gold stocks. There was more initial evidence of a new bull market there than in Gold. However, Thursday Gold erased some doubts as it rocketed above $1200/oz and to as high as $1264/oz before settling a bit lower. That move puts Gold’s recovery on par with those following past major lows and offers greater confirmation that a new bull market is underway. The chart below plots the recoveries from 1976 and 2008 and puts them on the same scale as the current rebound. Note how those recoveries surged well above $1200/oz within three months. Moreover, note how $1200/oz served as a pivot point for […]

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Weekly Gold Market Review For November 27

| November 28, 2015 | Category: Investing
Weekly Gold Market Review For November 27

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 $1,057.98 down $19.90 per ounce (-1.85%). Gold stocks, as measured by the NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index, lost 0.03%. Junior miners outperformed seniors for the week as the S&P/TSX Venture Index climbed 0.14 percent. The U.S. Trade-Weighted Dollar Index gained 0.47 percent for the week.

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The Reverse Goldfinger Effect

The Reverse Goldfinger Effect

In 1964 Sean Connery starred in the movie “Goldfinger” in which the villain, a wealthy Brit named Goldfinger, attempted to revalue his personal gold hoard higher by a factor of 10. His plan was to detonate an atomic bomb inside Fort Knox making the US gold radioactive for hundreds of years. With the Fort Knox gold hoard, the largest in the world at that time, effectively unavailable the global price of gold would increase at least ten times from the 1964 price of approximately $35.00 per ounce. Bond, James Bond, thwarted the dastardly plot and saved the US gold, the US dollar, and the US government. The current 2015 gold […]

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Weekly Gold Market Review For November 6

Weekly Gold Market Review For November 6

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 $1,088.94 down $53.22 per ounce (-4.6%). Gold stocks, as measured by the NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index, lost 9.68%. Junior miners outperformed seniors for the week as the S&P/TSX Venture Index lost 1.43 percent. The U.S. Trade-Weighted Dollar Index soared 2.29 percent for the week.

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Weekly Gold Market Review For October 23d

Weekly Gold Market Review For October 23d

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 $1,164.572 down $12.60 per ounce (-1.07%). Gold stocks, as measured by the NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index, gained 0.19%. The U.S. Trade-Weighted Dollar Index surged 2.71 percent for the week. Junior miners underperformed seniors for the week as the S&P/TSX Venture Index’s loss of 0.91 percent.

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Gold Is Exceptionally Cheap At The Moment

Gold Is Exceptionally Cheap At The Moment

According to Hathaway, gold is exceptionally cheap at the moment because the radical monetary policies practiced by the world’s leading central banks have led to an egregious mispricing of risk by investors at large. We believe that the Fed’s continuing (and increasingly glaring) inability to normalize interest rates validates our long standing thesis that monetary extremism cannot be unwound without triggering a slew of unacceptably painful consequences for the holders of risk assets and bonds.

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Costs For Banks To Hold Gold To Rise Up To 300 Pct

Costs For Banks To Hold Gold To Rise Up To 300 Pct

As noted by Reuters, new liquidity rules for banks in the EU could raise costs for trading gold by up to 300%. Consequently, banks will be forced out of the market, according to London Bullion Association (LBMA).

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Weekly Gold Market Review For October 16th

Weekly Gold Market Review For October 16th

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 $1,175.48, up $18.20 per ounce (1.57%). Gold stocks, as measured by the NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index, gained 1.72%. The U.S. Trade-Weighted Dollar Index fell 0.08% for the week. Junior miners underperformed the seniors for the week as the S&P/TSX Venture Index gained just 0.73 percent.

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Peak Gold Is Imminent: Global Gold Production Starts Falling

Peak Gold Is Imminent: Global Gold Production Starts Falling

Earlier this week, Financial Post released an article confirming that ‘peak gold’, or the gold ‘production cliff’, appears to be imminent. According to numerous professional estimates, gold output will top out in 2015 or 2016 and then go into decline for several years at least.

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Weekly Gold Market Review For October 9th

Weekly Gold Market Review For October 9th

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 $1,157.25 up $18.46 per ounce (1.62%). Gold stocks, as measured by the NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index, gained 12.22%. The U.S. Trade-Weighted Dollar Index fell 0.95% for the week. Junior miners underperformed seniors for the week as the S&P/TSX Venture Index’s rose only 5.08%

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