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I Would Like To See No Reason To Own Gold

I Would Like To See No Reason To Own Gold

Jay Taylor says: “I would like to see an end of the bull market in gold, honestly I really would. I would like to see no reason to own gold. Then we could get on to doing things that are really useful for other human beings instead of taking capital and digging holes in the ground and taking gold out and putting it in a vault. We could be doing things that might actually create wealth and do things that are really good for people.”

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Gold Investors Weekly Review – November 1st

Gold Investors Weekly Review – November 1st

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. The price of the yellow metal went lower after two consecutive weeks of gains. Gold closed the week at $1,316.20 which is $34.6 per ounce higher (2.5%). The NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index went 8.15% higher.

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Risks Associated With Gold Investing – Keep It Physical Outside A Bank

Risks Associated With Gold Investing – Keep It Physical Outside A Bank

In this short educational video by GoldBroker.com, the risks associated with gold investing are nicely summarized. Although nothing new, it provides a good recap of the do’s and don’ts that gold investors are supposed to know. In sum, the video discusses the necessity of holding precious metals in physical form outside the banking system.

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Gold Market – The Week In Review

Gold Market – The Week In Review

In his weekly market review, Frank Holmes of the USFund.com discusses the strength, weakness, opportunity and threat in the gold market. We highlight only the elements related to the physical gold market and the gold price.

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The Debt Ceiling And Implications For Gold Investors

The Debt Ceiling And Implications For Gold Investors

Most recent news items and analysis miss some key points. Either the consequences of the worst case scenario are overestimated (resulting in doomsday expectations), while in others the seriousness of the debt “ceiling” has been overestimated. The potential outcomes from different scenarios after the events remain rather underexposed. These observations led to a thorough analysis, but one from an Austrian perspective. The implications for gold investors are discussed as well.

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Marc Faber Own 25% Of His Assets In Physical Gold

| September 29, 2013 | Category: Investing
Marc Faber Own 25% Of His Assets In Physical Gold

Faber justifies the share of precious metals in his total portfolio: I recommend an asset allocation of about 25% in equities; 25% in fixed income, securities and cash; 25% in real estate; and 25% in precious metals—gold, silver. I think I have around 25% in gold whereby I don’t value my gold. I have it and it’s my insurance policy. It is important that one day when the so-called shit hits the fan you have access to your gold, that it is not taken away.

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Deviation Between Gold And Money Supply Presents Rare Opportunity

Deviation Between Gold And Money Supply Presents Rare Opportunity

Across the globe, fiat currencies are being printed with wild abandonment as debt-addicted governments try to inflate their economies out of the ongoing crisis. In the United States, the Federal Reserve has tried it all, employing numerous asset-purchasing programs that have yet to spur any sort of meaningful recovery in the “real” economy.

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Future of Investing in Gold

Future of Investing in Gold

We are of the firm belief that gold has an inherent, intrinsic value that most other asset classes lack. The world economy is shaped as much as the policies of the government as by the sentiments of people. And throughout history, people have shown the sentiment that when the going gets tough, they fall back on gold.

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Should I Invest in Gold at Current Levels

Should I Invest in Gold at Current Levels

Investing in gold at the current levels can help investors in building up a solid portfolio. Considering the fact that the levels that we saw in the beginning of this year are a long way ahead, there is a good reason to be bullish on the yellow metal. While gold has in it to provide significant gains to investors in the coming time, those who wish to use it as a hedge against investment can also benefit from it in the long run. Despite our positive outlook on gold, we will still advise you to exercise discretion before investing in gold.

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Advice on Buying Gold

Advice on Buying Gold

Gold has an intrinsic value, and it is free from any external liabilities unlike the stock market, therefore, being patient and looking at it as a long-term investment can prove to be extremely beneficial for investors. After reaching high levels of $1,900 per ounce in 2011, gold prices are hovering at around $1,278 per ounce currently. Experts are of the belief that this is good time to enter the gold market on a long-term basis.

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4 Reasons Why Hedge Funds Will Continue To Dislike Gold

4 Reasons Why Hedge Funds Will Continue To Dislike Gold

For gold bulls it is enriching to analyze the arguments of the ones at the other side of the trade. In the case of gold one should simply turn on a mainstream media channel to get this information. In that respect, a CNBC interview highlighted four reasons why hedge funds will continue to dominate the gold price down. When analyzing these arguments, however, one can quickly conclude that it is a trader’s point of view. Moreover, for each argument there is a valid counter-argument.

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Gold Investing – Are The 7 Fundamental Drivers And Negative Real Rates Still Intact?

Gold Investing – Are The 7 Fundamental Drivers And Negative Real Rates Still Intact?

The latest investment research paper from the World Gold Council analyzes three topics in detail: (1) Gold and US interest rates: a reality check (2) What drives gold? Factors that influence the asset class and its role in a portfolio (3) The role of gold in defined-contribution plans explained in a Mexico case study.

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Steve Forbes: Gold Should Be An Insurance Policy In Your Portfolio

Steve Forbes: Gold Should Be An Insurance Policy In Your Portfolio

Gold should be simply like an insurance policy for your portfolio. If things go wrong you have something that is going to protect you. In terms of investing in gold that is a very tricky thing which we have seen in the last two years. Gold has gone from $1,900 to about $1,300. You have to be very careful. You should buy it mainly as an insurance policy. If the politicians do things right then you can invest your money in productive assets.

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The Gold Roller Coaster

The Gold Roller Coaster

Gold’s true value is not as a trading commodity, but as a means to preserve wealth. If the bond market collapses, gold will remain. If the stock market collapses, gold will remain. If currencies fail, gold will remain. Gold may well go plunging down but will ultimately come back up and go well beyond previous levels. $2000? $4000? $6000? Hard to say.

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