China Plays a Role in the Gold Markets, How Important?

China Plays a Role in the Gold Markets, How Important?

China Plays a Role in the Gold Market, How Important? $GLD, $USDCNY China has been accumulating Gold over the past 10 years, and it is also the largest producer of Gold in the world and perhaps the world’s biggest consumers of the precious Yellow metal. The World Gold Council’s (WGC) data for Q-2 Y 2017, says […]

Gold is an “All Weather Investment”

Gold is an “All Weather Investment”

Gold is an “All Weather Investment” $GLD The Big Q: What do savvy Wall Street traders see in physical Gold, and why are they adamant about holding it? The former head of ETF Trading at Lehman Brothers said he discovered Gold in Y 2005 when the launch of the SPDR Gold Shares ETF (NYSEArca:GLD) drew his attention […]

Think Portfolio Insurance When Buying Gold in Here

Think Portfolio Insurance When Buying Gold in Here

Think Portfolio Insurance When Buying Gold in Here $GLD, $USD Gold (NYSEArca:GLD) is ranged within 1,190 and 1250 oz short term as the metal tracks US real interest rates. “We’re not saying we have a Bullish bias; we’re not saying we have a bearish bias,” siad executive director for commodities and foreign exchange at UBS […]

A Falling Stock Market, A Easing USD That Brings Us Back to Gold

A Falling Stock Market, A Easing USD That Brings Us Back to Gold

A Falling Stock Market, A Easing USD: That Brings Us Back to Gold $GLD, $SLV, $ABX, $GG, $EXCFF, $WPM As the USD falls from the Fed’s continuation of loose money policies, it will lift up Gold prices to unprecedented highs. Plus, recessions are a great environment for Gold During the last 2 recessions, Gold prices […]

The Solid Reasons for Gold in an Investment Portfolio

The Solid Reasons for Gold in an Investment Portfolio

The Solid Reasons for Gold in an Investment Portfolio $GLD,  $SLV,  $ABX,  $EXCFF,  $SLW, $SPY Gold got crushed in The Trump Election rally post election, but a little over 5 months into Y 2017, the yellow metal is up 10.5%—making it one of the best-performing assets of the year so far. While the outlook for the […]

World War 3: Bullish on Gold (NYSEArca:GLD)

World War 3: Bullish on Gold (NYSEArca:GLD)

World War 3: Bullish on Gold (NYSEArca:GLD) $GLD, $SLW, In times of War or other upheaval, people turn to Gold (NYSEArca:GLD). When economies wobble and governments fall, Gold has always been seen as the best way to preserve wealth. The Y-Y change in the consumer price index has already risen from 0 to 2.5%. When […]

Gold Bullion YTD: Demand for Gold Bars in UK Spikes 39% on Brexit Anxiety

Gold Bullion YTD: Demand for Gold Bars in UK Spikes 39% on Brexit Anxiety

Gold Bullion YTD: Demand for Gold Bars in UK Spikes 39% on Brexit Anxiety $GLD, $EXCFF, $SLW As the UK triggered its formal departure from the European Union, gold demand from UK investors remained ongoing and robust with increased numbers of British investors diversifying into physical gold in order to hedge the considerable uncertainty and volatility that […]

President Donald Trump is in The Gold Bulls Camp

President Donald Trump is in The Gold Bulls Camp

President Donald Trump is in The Gold Bulls Camp $GLD, $SLV, $USD Statements last week by US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin put The Trump Team in the Gold Bulls Camp Last Friday, Gold charged North for the 5th day running in heavy trade as the Trump-trade on financial markets begin to unwind, the USD weakens and interest […]

Stanley Druckenmiller Changed His Mind About Gold

Stanley Druckenmiller Changed His Mind About Gold

Stanley Druckenmiller Changed His Mind About Gold $GLD, $DIA After the US Presidential election, billionaire hedge fund manager Stanley Druckenmiller made headlines by announcing that he had sold all of his Gold on 8 November. Yes, sold all of his Gold on Donald Trump’s election as President. He said that the way he saw the […]

Let’s Take a Look at Gold & Silver Bullion and Mining Shares in 2016

Let’s Take a Look at Gold & Silver Bullion and Mining Shares in 2016

Let’s Take a Look at Gold & Silver Bullion and Mining Shares in 2016 $GLD, $SLV I wasn’t going to write anything until next week, but reporting on the annual performance for gold and silver in the 1st week of the year feels appropriate and timely. Publishing the following table has been an annual event […]

Gold Futures Saw 10-month Lows and Bounced

Gold Futures Saw 10-month Lows and Bounced

Gold Futures Saw 10-month Lows and Bounced $GLD Gold futures headed for the lowest closing in 10 months as investors ignored the political problems in Italy to boost stocks and other riskier assets. Monday, the S&P 500 advanced and Treasury yields rose after Italy’s vote against constitutional reform, which drove the nation’s PM to resign. […]

Kirkland Lake Gold Rebuffs Gold Field’s (NYSE:GFI) $1-4-B Offer

Kirkland Lake Gold Rebuffs Gold Field’s (NYSE:GFI) $1-4-B Offer

Kirkland Lake Gold Rebuffs Gold Field’s (NYSE:GFI) $1-4-B Offer $GFI, $KGILF, $NMKTF, $SSRI This week, South Africa’s Gold Fields (NYSE: GFI) the world’s 7th-largest bullion producer withdrew an joint offer with Silver Standard Resources (NASDAQ:SSRI) to buy Kirkland Lake Gold (OTCMKT:KGILF) after the Canadian miner rejected the bid. Gold Fields (a Johannesburg-based company) said it […]

RMB Yuan Weakens, China Purchasing Gold Overseas

RMB Yuan Weakens, China Purchasing Gold Overseas

RMB Yuan Weakens, China Purchasing Gold Overseas $GLD, $SLV, $USDCNY As the RMB Yuan retreats, China is buying Gold. The world’s biggest consumer of the precious Yellow metal raised bullion imports from Hong Kong in September for the 1st time in 4 months as investors sought to diversify their assets on prospects for further currency […]

Canada’s Bank of Nova Scotia Under-fire for Manipulating Gold Prices

Canada’s Bank of Nova Scotia Under-fire for Manipulating Gold Prices

Canada’s Bank of Nova Scotia Under-fire for Manipulating Gold Prices $BKSHF, $DB, $HBSC, $UBS, $GLD, $SLV Canada’s Bank of Nova Scotia(OTCMKT:BKSHF) 1 of the 5 big banks said to have manipulated the Gold market, which is worth trillions of dollars in trading value per year, will have to turn over internal e-Mails and other correspondence […]

Rising Inflation Augurs Record High Gold Price, Stock Correction

Rising Inflation Augurs Record High Gold Price, Stock Correction

Rising Inflation Augurs Record High Gold Price, Stock Correction $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $GLD Rising inflation and sagging confidence in the ability of central banks to revive global growth will drive up Gold price, and bullion could climb to a record in the next 2 years. Consumer prices are set to rise as Crude Oiil […]

Gold Outlook: Do Not See Fed Interest Rate Increase in 2016

Gold Outlook: Do Not See Fed Interest Rate Increase in 2016

Gold Outlook: Do Not See Fed Interest Rate Increase in 2016 $GLD A US Fed interest-rate increase this year should not shake investors’ faith in Gold, according to Australia’s 2nd-largest producer. Bullion is trading near the lowest level in more than 3 months. Prices fell on speculative worries that central banks are ready to curb […]

Gold Getting Boost from Japan Spend/Lend Stimulus

Gold Getting Boost from Japan Spend/Lend Stimulus

Gold Getting Boost from Japan Spend/Lend Stimulus $GLD, $SLV, $ABX, $KGC “Gold is getting another boost, this time from Japan PM Shinzo Abe” Gold prices are headed for the longest rally in more than 6 weeks after Japan’s cabinet Tuesday approved a spending/lending stimulus package, including JPY4.6-T in outlays this year. The USD also weakened, […]

Japanese Buying Physical Gold, Storing it in Switzerland

Japanese Buying Physical Gold, Storing it in Switzerland

Japanese Buying Physical Gold, Storing it in Switzerland Japanese investors are buying Bullion and storing it in Switzerland because of negative interest rates and fears JPY will depreciate as the government grapples with the heaviest public debt burden in the developed world, according reports. The number of buyers jumped 62% in 1-H of Y 2016 […]

Barron’s Gold Mining Index (BGMI): A 96 Year Study

Barron’s Gold Mining Index (BGMI): A 96 Year Study

Barron’s Gold Mining Index (BGMI): A 96 Year Study $GLD, $SLV What does “real money” mean to you? To many of my readers, I suspect real money would be gold and silver coinage backing the paper money in circulation. But to politicians and economists, it means something completely different: “A billion here, a billion there, and […]

Global Stock Markets “Bouncing” Off Of Hefty Losses

Global Stock Markets “Bouncing” Off Of Hefty Losses

Global Stock Markets “Bouncing” Off Of Hefty Losses $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $GLD, $SLV Wednesday, Global stock markets continued to recover after last week’s losses and the USD was down 0.5% Vs a basket of peer currencies. Gold rose Wednesday on the USD’s retreat and investor appetite for safe assets remained strong because of longer-term […]