Tag: market commentary

Events Impacting Gold And Silver In The Week Of January 26th

| January 26, 2015 | Category: Price
Events Impacting Gold And Silver In The Week Of January 26th

For the week commencing January 26th, there are some key developments which could create volatility in the precious metals complex. First, the results of the Greek elections are going to impact the Euro, and, consequently, also gold. Next, several economic data will be released, including GDP in the U.S. and CPI in Europe. Most importantly, however, is the U.S. Fed announcement on Wednesday in which some clues about future monetary policy and, in particular, a potential interest hike are expected.

Continue Reading

Gold Investors Weekly Review – January 23th

Gold Investors Weekly Review – January 23th

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 $1,294.49 up $14.04 per ounce (+1.10%). Gold stocks, as measured by the NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index, lost 1.23%. The U.S. Trade-Weighted Dollar Index rose 2.60% for the week.

Continue Reading

Gold Market Momentum In 7 Great Charts

| January 20, 2015 | Category: Price
Gold Market Momentum In 7 Great Charts

The gold market currently looks very strong on the charts. We collected 7 great precious metals charts.

Continue Reading

Events Impacting Gold And Silver In The Week Of January 19th

| January 19, 2015 | Category: Price
Events Impacting Gold And Silver In The Week Of January 19th

For the week commencing January 19th, there is are some key economic data releases on the agenda which are not very likely to cause significant volatility in gold and silver prices. However, all focus this week is on the European central bank who will announce two things. First, an interest rate decision is scheduled. Second, a monetary stimulus package could be announced, some sort of bond buying program. All eyes are on the ECB President on Thursday who is likely to cause volatility in stock markets, currency markets and precious metals.

Continue Reading

Gold Investors Weekly Review – January 16th

Gold Investors Weekly Review – January 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 $1,278.85 up $56.33 per ounce (+4.61%). Gold stocks, as measured by the NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index, gained 6.93%. The U.S. Trade-Weighted Dollar Index rose 0.77% for the week.

Continue Reading

Markets Gone Wild And Turmoil in Europe But Silver Demand Strong

| January 14, 2015 | Category: Economy
Markets Gone Wild And Turmoil in Europe But Silver Demand Strong

The dollar rallied from .85 to .92 today (January 14th) as the 10 year bond yield went from 2.62% in September to 1.83% today. Gold is recovering from its early November lows at $1,140 as it almost touched $1,250 this week. Andrew Hoffman comments on ongoing market activity in his latest video blog and the meaning of the extreme readings in crude oil, bond yields, the dollar and equities. He also looks at Europe and the industrial vs investment demand in silver.

Continue Reading

Gold Attracting Safe Haven Buying

Gold Attracting Safe Haven Buying

February Gold has reached the highest price levels since early October, leaving the 100 day moving average further behind. More talk that the sharp decline of oil hits severe global slowing have brought safe havens center stage. Metals are gaining despite strength in the Dollar and modest gains in equities in the last days. Seasonal buying has supported gold, as well as increased interest in mining shares over the last days and precious metals ETFs.

Continue Reading

Events Impacting Gold And Silver Prices In The Week Of January 12th

| January 12, 2015 | Category: Price
Events Impacting Gold And Silver Prices In The Week Of January 12th

For the week commencing January 12th, there are some key economic data releases on the agenda which could cause significant volatility in the gold and silver price. There is no major central bank speech on the agenda. Below is a more detailed calendar of economic data in key markets. There is a possibility of increased volatility on the days of the CPI figures (in the U.S., Europe, and the U.K.), although we do not expect major surprises there. We are clearly in a low inflation environment, which is not likely to change in the short run.

Continue Reading

Gold Investors Weekly Review – January 9th

Gold Investors Weekly Review – January 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 $1,221.6 up $35.4 per ounce (+2.96%). Gold stocks, as measured by the NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index, gained 0.92%. The U.S. Trade-Weighted Dollar Index rose 0.92% for the week.

Continue Reading

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.

Continue Reading

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.

Continue Reading

Gold Price 2015: Forecasts And Predictions

| December 24, 2014 | Category: Price
Gold Price 2015: Forecasts And Predictions

We provide in this article a comprehensive overview of different forecasts and predictions for the price gold in 2015. We hasten to say that our own stance regarding predictions remains unchanged. We have written several times before that “forecasting isn’t about predicting the market; it’s about marketing the prediction”. We also believe there is a “prediction addiction”. That is why we are not taking specific price predictions too serious. We believe, however, there is value in forecasting. A forecast is not about predicting prices but rather describing a future situation, mostly based on ongoing trends. In this article, we have selected 6 bullish gold forecasts and predictions for gold in 2015, and 9 neutral to bearish stances towards gold in 2015.

Continue Reading

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.

Continue Reading

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.

Continue Reading