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Gold Bullion Headed for Biggest Monthly Gain this Century

Gold Bullion prices were headed for their biggest calendar month gain this century by Tuesday lunchtime in London. Gold Prices hit $1745 per ounce – just shy of 14% higher than the Dollar Gold Bullion price set at the last London Fix of 2011. By this measure, January 2012 looked set to record the fourth-largest calendar month gain in the last three decades, and the biggest since September 1999, the month that saw the signing of the Central Bank Gold Agreement, which limited the sales of Gold Bullion by signatory central banks. Stocks and commodities also gained Tuesday, while government bond prices dipped. “In overnight trade in Asia, we continued […]

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What is Euro Gold telling us?

What is Euro Gold telling us?

Gold priced in terms of the Euro continues to be most impressive on the chart as it creeps ever closer to its all time high. This move upwards is a visual telegraph that there remains deep-seated concerns over the European sovereign debt situation, especially on the Continent itself, in spite of the recent euphoria over “free money” for the next two years. While the Fed has given the markets, and in particular, the wild-eyed hedge fund community, the green light to buy “risk assets”, there is an underlying current of palpable worry which remains in our global markets. Short-term oriented players are betting that they are faster than the next guy […]

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Gold firm in spite of Stronger Dollar

Gold is coming under a bit of selling pressure in New York after opening higher in Asia alongside of silver last evening. Both markets then saw selling originating in the form of both profit taking and new short positions (from top pickers) after traders’ attentions turned back to the sovereign debt woes in Euroland, particularly Greece. Also there was a bit of news that China was not going to be in a hurry to loosen the monetary strings as quickly as some were anticipating. Either way, it led to a reversal of the recent risk trades in favor of the safe havens once again with the bonds getting a strong […]

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Gold Stocks To Rally Like During The Great Depression And Early 70’s

Gold Stocks To Rally Like During The Great Depression And Early 70’s

Below, is an extract of my Gold Mining Fractal Analysis Report. “He answered and said unto them, When it is evening, ye say, It will be fair weather: for the sky is red. And in the morning, It will be foul weather to day: for the sky is red and lowering.”- Jesus Christ During the Great Depression, at a certain point, gold stocks started a massive rally. While most things were going down in price, gold stocks made significant gains, becoming one of the best performing sectors during that time. It was no coincidence that gold stocks performed as well as they did. Like all goods, gold stocks will thrive […]

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Greek crisis close to climax, gold & silver price fall slightly

Markets have been hit by another bout of selling this morning as Europe prepares for what could be a crunch week in terms of the continent’s debt crisis. As reported at The Telegraph, Greece’s prime minister Lucas Papademos warned last night that his country faced “the spectre of bankruptcy and all the dire consequences that entails”, while the weekend also saw calls from German economy minister Philipp Rösler for stronger “monitoring” of the Greek government’s finances. Unsurprisingly, Greece’s Finance Minister has rejected this, describing it as undermining his nation’s “national identity and dignity”. European Union heads of government are due to meet in Brussels later today for more discussions on a new […]

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Chinese are buying Gold “like cheap cabbage”

The wholesale market cost of Buying Gold rose to $1728 per ounce Monday morning in London – down slightly on last week’s close – while stocks, commodities and the Euro all fell and government bond prices gained as European leaders met for their latest summit in Brussels. The cost of Buying Silver fell to $33.08 at one point – a 2.6% drop from where it ended last week. Gold fell as low as $1718 per ounce Monday morning, dropping steadily during Asian trading, though this represented a loss of only 1% on Friday’s closing price. “Everybody seemed to be expecting profit taking out of Shanghai after the two Chinese bourses came back online,” said […]

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Gold Prices in 2012: miners bullish on gold’s outlook

This is bullishness on Gold Prices in the 2012 GoldPrice Report from Pricewaterhouse Cooper (available to download here). But the report also outlines many of the head winds facing producers, such as rising costs, falling stock prices and the pressure to pay more dividends in order to attract investment capital. PwC partner John Gravelle, who is the company’s mining industry leader for the Americas in its Toronto office, shares his thoughts in this interview with Hard Assets Investor. Hard Assets Investor: The consensus in your report from the gold producers is that they’re seeing top Gold Prices in 2012 at around $2,000 an ounce. Why do you think the miners are so bullish? John Gravelle: They’ve had quite a few […]

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The Fed, the S&P 500 & Why Gold Is Shining Bright

The Fed, the S&P 500 & Why Gold Is Shining Bright

Well here we are, caught between resistance in the S&P 500 around the 1,330 area and support around the 1,300 price level. My last two articles have discussed why I was expecting a top in the coming days and weeks ahead, but prices just continued to work higher. One of the things that I pride myself in as a person who trades and writes about financial markets in public is that I am always honest. If I blow a call I fess up and admit it. When I have made mistakes in the past, I always try to learn something new from them and I discuss losing trades publicly with […]

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The Stock Market and the Dollar Sustain the Bullish Environment for Precious Metals

The Stock Market and the Dollar Sustain the Bullish Environment for Precious Metals

This week marked the Year of the Dragon in the Chinese calendar, and according to Chinese mythology, Dragon years bring powerful changes and optimism representing imperial power, prosperity and good luck. This year is supposed to be even more auspicious since it’s a Water Dragon year, something that occurs once every 60 years. We admit that we don’t yet use the Chinese Horoscope as a technical indicator, and who knows, perhaps we should. One thing is certain—the Year of the Dragon began with an auspicious move for precious metals. The dragon that breathed fire into precious metals prices was the Federal Reserve which announced this week that it is planning […]

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Gerald Celente: War, Bank Runs, Riots & Gold Going Mainstream

With news from the Fed causing tremendous upside action in gold this week, and reports coming in from Los Angeles describing a massive military exercise in the streets of Los Angeles, today King World News interviewed Gerald Celente, Founder of Trends Research and the man many consider to be the top trends forecaster in the world. Celente had this to say about the Fed announcement and subsequent press conference: “You can see what’s happened to gold prices and how they’ve spiked up. There’s no way out and it’s not only the Federal Reserve, it’s also the European Monetary Union. Look at the games they are playing. We just saw, at […]

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David Morgan video explaining his view on Silver & Gold and mining companies

David Morgan predicts the U.S. has another 2 or 3 years before the currency collapses. He also stakes out his predictions on where gold and silver are headed in the next year. David Morgan is the editor of the Gold & Silver investor newsletter The Morgan Report at www.silver-investor.com, which we highly recommend to increase your profits and protect your wealth !  

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Gold regains half of its losses from the record peak price

Gold regains half of its losses from the record peak price

Technicians make a big deal out of the 50% Fibonacci retracement level due to the psychological implications of that level in the minds of traders, both bulls and bears. Generally speaking,  those who have been on the wrong side of a trade and who have very deep pockets, will oftentimes allow the market to continuing moving against them while they wait for the inevitable price retracement, either higher or lower depending on which side of the market that they are on. Once they regain half of their losses, they will oftentimes then finally get out of the losing trade and move to the sidelines to access their next move. That means […]

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Euro Gold right at Resistance level

Euro Gold right at Resistance level

Take a look at the following chart of gold priced in Euros, or “Euro-Gold” as I prefer to term it. I have mentioned here and on some of my KWN Weekly Metals Wrap that this chart is one that all gold traders must continue to reference if they are to get a proper handle on the technical aspects of this market. The reason for this is that the issue most shaking the gold market during the “risk off” trades was the mess in the sovereign debt situation of many countries in the Euro-Zone. Fears over that factor were seeing European-based buying of gold as doubts over the integrity of the […]

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Gold ETF Mass Exodus

Gold ETF Mass Exodus

Gold is enjoying an awesome January, rallying strongly out of its oversold late-December lows. But last month’s hyper-pessimistic sentiment deserves some reflection before it totally fades from memory. One of the core theses of the bears resolutely predicting sub-$1400 gold prices soon was the notion that there would be widespread liquidations in the flagship GLD gold ETF, a mass exodus of capital. If it indeed came to pass, gold would almost certainly be considerably lower than we’ve seen in recent weeks. But it didn’t, the stock traders owning GLD didn’t panic and rush for the exits as feared. Instead they boldly stood their ground, continuing the long tradition of GLD […]

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