Gold, the Safe-haven Investment Alternative

Gold, the Safe-haven Investment Alternative

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX $GLD $XAU $USD Gold Dealers Report Big Shortages of Small Bars and Coins Gold has been and is the traditional safe-haven of choice for investors looking to protect themselves against stock market dives. When Bear markets come on, gold often performs very well. Gold is off a bit this Spring, […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Markets Gap And Go On Thursday

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Markets Gap And Go On Thursday

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Markets Gap And Go On Thursday Gold markets gapped to open up the session on Thursday and then shot straight up in the air. We reached towards the top of the bearish candle from Tuesday, but then pulled back slightly midday. Ultimately, this is a market that is probably being used for […]

Gold is the ‘Go To’ Asset in Times of Crisis

Gold is the ‘Go To’ Asset in Times of Crisis

$XAU $GLD Gold Dealers Report Big Shortages of Bars and Coins Most in Demand, as People Want to Buy Gold. Gold is seeking a steady mark for its next move North, as President Trump’s warning of a “very painful” time for the United States from the coronavirus and a fresh selloff on Wall Street sent […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) gains as virus-led economic concerns boost safety buying

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) gains as virus-led economic concerns boost safety buying

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) gains as virus-led economic concerns boost safety buying Gold prices firmed on Wednesday as investors sought safe-haven assets after sombre U.S. economic data exacerbated fears of an economic downturn amid increasing global restrictions and lockdowns to combat the coronavirus pandemic. Spot gold was up 0.9% at $1,585.08 an ounce by 11:02 […]

Gold Price Futures Technicals: Support and Resistance

Gold Price Futures Technicals: Support and Resistance

$GC $XAU $GLD Just in: Gold rose more than 1% Wednesday as fears over a worsening coronavirus pandemic triggered a flight to safety, with expectations of further monetary easing by central banks adding support. Spot gold was up 1.4% at 1,592.83 per ounce by 0730 GMT, having slumped 3.1% in the prior session on a […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) on track for a sixth straight quarterly rise

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) on track for a sixth straight quarterly rise

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) on track for a sixth straight quarterly rise Gold prices dipped over 2% to their lowest in a week on Tuesday as the dollar firmed, but the metal was on track for a sixth straight quarterly rise on concerns of global economic damage due to the coronavirus pandemic. Spot gold fell 0.8% […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) continue to form a bullish pendant pattern

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) continue to form a bullish pendant pattern

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) continue to form a bullish pendant pattern Gold prices moved lower for a second consecutive trading session and continue to form a bullish pendant pattern which is a consolidation pattern that eventually refreshes higher. This follows a large surge in prices last week.  Riskier assets traction on Monday recapturing the losses […]

Gold: Conditions Setting Up for the Price to 2X

Gold: Conditions Setting Up for the Price to 2X

$XAU $GLD $USD Volatile stock markets and the outbreak of the coronavirus helped drive holdings in gold-backed ETFs to record highs in Y 2020. The buying is a clear indication of the prominent role of gold ETFs in investors’ portfolios, especially during periods of uncertainty and panic. Gold-backed ETFs saw $4.9-B of inflows in February, […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Prices Expected to Edge Up

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Prices Expected to Edge Up

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Prices Expected to Edge Up Gold prices edged up on Monday as the U.S dollar hovered near a two-week low touched in the previous session, while coronavirus lockdowns tightened across the world and stoked fears of economic damage, lifting demand for safe-haven bullion Spot gold was up 0.3% at $1,621.85 per ounce, as […]

Sentiment is a Volatile Motivator

Sentiment is a Volatile Motivator

$VXX $USD $GBP $EUR $XAU $GLD Keeping tabs on the overall market correlation across assets on the risk or safe haven side was my focus at the weekend. Even though things eased last week with over $5-T in sidelined cash coming back in just 4 days, circumstances might see it snap back into the Bear’s […]

“My work shows that the ‘machine’ selling over the past 4 wks to Monday has peaked”

“My work shows that the ‘machine’ selling over the past 4 wks to Monday has peaked”

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $BLK $CS $JPM Stocks extended their rally after the Senate and Fed took unprecedented measures to protect the US economy from the coronavirus shock, with Black Rock (NYSE:BLK), Credit Swiss (NYSE:CS) and other big Wall Street banks said Thursday night that the major US stock market indexes marked at an inflection […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Higher as Buyers Bet on More Stimulus after Dismal Job Loss Report

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Higher as Buyers Bet on More Stimulus after Dismal Job Loss Report

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Higher as Buyers Bet on More Stimulus after Dismal Job Loss Report Gold futures are trading higher late in the session on Thursday after a record surge in U.S. jobless claims weakened the U.S. Dollar and drove up the odds of further government stimulus to combat the devastating effects of the […]

Gold Prices Finished Lower on Profit Taking

Gold Prices Finished Lower on Profit Taking

$XAU $GLD $USD Gold prices settled lower Wednesday, giving up some of Tuesdays gains when it marked its largest percentage rise in more than 10 yrs.. Commodity analysts attributed the retrenchment to some exhaustion after 2 strong sessions of gains for the precious Yellow metal, as the USS Congress comes closer to passing a $2-T+ American […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Markets Test Highs Again But Fail

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Markets Test Highs Again But Fail

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Markets Test Highs Again But Fail Gold markets have initially tried to rally during the trading session on Wednesday but found trouble at the $1700 level again. By pulling back from there it shows just how resistive that area is, and perhaps more importantly for the future, what breaking above that level […]

Gold Price Futures Technical Analysis

Gold Price Futures Technical Analysis

$GC $XAU $GLD $USD Gold futures in New York soared for a 2nd session running Tuesday on continued reaction to the Fed’s extraordinary measures to help an economy ravished from the coronavirus pandemic and demand/supply issues. The Fed revealed Monday several programs including lending against student loans, credit card loans and US government backed-loans to […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Markets Spiked Again

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Markets Spiked Again

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Markets Spiked Again Gold markets have shot straight up in the air on Tuesday, reaching towards the $17 level. The size of the candle is quite impressive, and it does suggest that perhaps demand for gold is starting to pick up again quite drastically, but one thing that is worth paying attention […]

Gold, the ‘Currency of Last Resort’, Price Spikes

Gold, the ‘Currency of Last Resort’, Price Spikes

$XAU $GLD, $BAR, $XAG $SLV Tuesday, Gold prices marked their largest daily percentage gainer in more than 10 yrs as the precious Yellow metal extended its rally on demand/supply issues and moves by the Fed to address the coronavirus crisis. The Fed announcement Monday “signals there is a new sheriff in town as the Fed […]

President Trump Meets with Wall Street Investors on Reopening Economy

President Trump Meets with Wall Street Investors on Reopening Economy

$DIA, $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Tuesday morning, President Trump spoke to several billionaire hedge fund and private equity managers about reopening the US economy that over the past 4 wks ground to a halt due to the coronavirus outbreak. President Trump is re-evaluating whether or not to call for people to return to work as […]

Gold Price Extended its Rally on Fed Action, Goldie says, Time to Buy

Gold Price Extended its Rally on Fed Action, Goldie says, Time to Buy

$GS, $XAU $GLD $XAG $SLV $PLAT $USD Gold extended its rally toward 1,600 oz after the Fed took unprecedented measures to protect the US economy from the coronavirus shock, with Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) saying bullion’s probably at an inflection point and it is time to buy. The precious metal rallying with risk assets, after the […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Markets Continue to Consolidate

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Markets Continue to Consolidate

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Markets Continue to Consolidate Gold markets gapped higher during the trading session on Monday to kick off the week, turned around to fall below the 200 day EMA and fill that gap again, only to turn around and rally furthermore. That’s not a huge surprise considering that there is so much in […]

Gold Sellers Opt for Bucks Due to Coronavirus

Gold Sellers Opt for Bucks Due to Coronavirus

$XAU $GLD $XAG $SLV $PLAT $USD Gold prices fell Monday as investors stockpile cash, with a rising numbers of coronavirus-led national lockdowns threatening to overshadow stimulus measures from global central banks to combat the economic damage. Spot gold edged down 0.2% to 1,494.63 oz by 0320 GMT, after rising as much as 3.1% in the […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Could Be Building Support Base at Long-Term Retracement Zone

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Could Be Building Support Base at Long-Term Retracement Zone

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Could Be Building Support Base at Long-Term Retracement Zone Gold futures edged higher on Friday as selling eased in the global equity markets and demand for the U.S. Dollar softened. Despite the small uptick in prices, gold finished lower for the week as investors sold the precious metal to raise cash […]

Gold: An Investment Theme in the Midst of the Global Pandemic

Gold: An Investment Theme in the Midst of the Global Pandemic

$XAU $GLD $XAG $SLV The correcting stock market and global coronavirus pandemic have triggered sudden and irreversible demand for precious metals Each decade has a distinct investment theme. As the decade unfolds, one asset class rises to the Top and outperforms everything else. Below are some examples, as follows: During the 1990’s, the stock market […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Will Rally Once Stocks Stabilize

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Will Rally Once Stocks Stabilize

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Will Rally Once Stocks Stabilize Gold futures are trading flat-to-lower shortly after the regular session opening on Thursday. The price action suggests investor indecision and impending volatility. The market has been highly correlated with stocks this week, and this relationship appears to be continuing today. Rising Treasury yields and a stronger […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) showing signs of stability just above the 200 day EMA

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) showing signs of stability just above the 200 day EMA

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) showing signs of stability just above the 200 day EMA Gold markets have suffered as of late, but the last couple of days have been going back and forth in order to perhaps show signs of stability just above the 200 day EMA which of course is a widely followed indicator. That […]

Gold Price Technical Outlook

Gold Price Technical Outlook

$GC $XAU $GLD Gold futures rose Tuesday, rebounding from a 5-session decliner after the Fed’s announcement to boost lending eased fears over a contraction in liquidity. US equity markets recovered some after Monday’s steep decliner, after the Fed stepped in and putting more liquidity into the economy. This triggered the relief rally in gold because […]

Gold Finished Lowest since December, Silver Lowest Finish in 10+ Yrs

Gold Finished Lowest since December, Silver Lowest Finish in 10+ Yrs

$XAU $GLD $XAG $SLV $USD Monday, gold futures fell to settle at their lowest mark since December, and silver futures finished at their lowest mark in over 10+yrs, as the Fed’s emergency decision to slash interest rates failed to stem losses in the stock market, sending traders scrambling for cash. Prices for the 2 precious […]

The 3 Stages of Bull and Bear Markets

The 3 Stages of Bull and Bear Markets

$DIA $XAU $USO What a wild week; I am overwhelmed!  In my articles I usually find a narrative theme in which to insert my graphics But this week the only theme that comes to mind is what an awful week it was, just awful.  Come to think of it, that’s actually a pretty good theme […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) found itself on the chopping block

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) found itself on the chopping block

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) found itself on the chopping block  As financial markets around the world cratered this week, gold wasn’t much of a safe haven. While prices briefly flirted with $1,700 an ounce on Monday, selling pressure from every corner of the market spread to bullion too. In the rush to raise cash, investors […]

People are Asking, “What is going on in this Stock Market?”

People are Asking, “What is going on in this Stock Market?”

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX The Big Q: What is going on in this Stock Market? The Big A: A confluence of confusion aka lots of unknowns. I have been in the stock market since Y 1981, and like everyone else I know in this game, have not see this kind of action ever. What we […]

Bear Market in Stocks Confirmed

Bear Market in Stocks Confirmed

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX A Bear market is confirmed when an index sinks 20% or more below its most recent closing high. For the 2nd time this week, the S&P 500 triggered a 15-min trading halt after falling by 7.0% shortly after the open following more economic disruptions caused by the coronavirus. Note: New […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Prices Resume Downward March

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Prices Resume Downward March

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Prices Resume Downward March Spot gold prices shook off a mild move to the upside and turned sharply lower again on Thursday in another day of extreme volatility. Gold prices were down $41.30 or 2.53 percent to $1,593.50 after peaking at $1,646.40 and sinking as low as $1,560.60. Comments from U.S. […]

If You are Worried About Your Portfolio – Slow and Steady Always Wins

If You are Worried About Your Portfolio – Slow and Steady Always Wins

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $USO $GLD Monday, the DJIA saw its worst decliner since Y 2008 in response to news of COVID-19 and the Saudi/Russia Crude Oil price war, and the ride the stock market/s have taken in the last 2 wks has left lot of investors with stomach aches. If you have a 401(k) […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Prices Fall as Yields Rebound While Markets Await U.S. Virus Plan

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Prices Fall as Yields Rebound While Markets Await U.S. Virus Plan

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Prices Fall as Yields Rebound While Markets Await U.S. Virus Plan Gold prices fell back below $1,650 an ounce on Wednesday despite continued volatility in stock markets, amid mixed signals from the U.S. about what policy action to expect to contain the impact from the global coronavirus outbreak. Silver also weakened, […]

Barrick Gold (NYSE:GOLD) Data Suggests a Buy Signal

Barrick Gold (NYSE:GOLD) Data Suggests a Buy Signal

$GOLD Barrick Gold Corp (NYSE:GOLD) marked a 3.5 yr high at 22.44 on 24 February and paused, the data now suggests the stock is flashing a buy signal as it nears a historically Bullish trendline. Barrick Gold stock has come within 1 standard deviation of its 40-Day MA following an extended period above the trendline, defined for […]

Global Markets and Commodities

Global Markets and Commodities

$GLD $XAU $OIL $USO $USD $MSCI Crude Oil and global equity markets bounced back after the Monday’s losses as the world’s biggest economies moved to cushion the impact of the coronavirus, but stock gains in Europe failed to hold as investors are still cautious. The price of Brent Crude Oil climbed 10% on hopes a […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Prices Fall After Failure to Hold Above $1,700

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Prices Fall After Failure to Hold Above $1,700

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Prices Fall After Failure to Hold Above $1,700 Gold prices fell on Tuesday as risk assets stabilized in the aftermath of Monday’s rout, while higher bond yields also helped to restore the relative attractiveness of other havens than bullion. By 12 PM ET (1600 GMT), gold futures for delivery on the […]

Gold Price Consolidates Up Here

Gold Price Consolidates Up Here

$XAU $GLD $USD Monday, Gold prices attempted to break out and made their highs during the Asian trading hours. Prices eased lower and ending the session unchanged, after rising 28 oz at their highs. The 10-yr T-Note yield hit a a mark of .49 bpts down another 15-bpts from Friday. Investors have now baked in […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Prices Pull Back After Breaking $1,700 on Risk Asset Meltdown

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Prices Pull Back After Breaking $1,700 on Risk Asset Meltdown

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Prices Pull Back After Breaking $1,700 on Risk Asset Meltdown Gold prices hit their highest levels in eight years on Monday on a fresh wave of panicked flight-to-safety trades across the world that also drove U.S. and European government bond yields to historic lows. However, after briefly breaking through the $1,700 […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $GLD $XAU $USO $VXX Wow, what a week it was, it really was! Technical Analysis: The move Thursday was not encouraging for a continued relief move, much less anything else. The Big Qs: Was it the end of the relief move? Would the jobs report help spring the move higher, given that […]

Gold Breaks Above 1,700 on Safe-haven Demand

Gold Breaks Above 1,700 on Safe-haven Demand

$GLD $XAU $USO $OIL $SPY $USD Gold broke above 1,700 oz on a into safe- havens intensified, with the upswing driven by turmoil in the Crude Oil market, the spread of the coronavirus, sinking equities, and expectations of easier monetary policy. The precious Yellow metal hit its highest mark since Y 2012 as Brent collapsed, […]

Crude Oil Prices Have Collapsed, More Southside Ahead

Crude Oil Prices Have Collapsed, More Southside Ahead

$OIL $USO $GLD $SPY $XAU $JPY Crude Oil markets tumbled more than 30% after the disintegration of the OPEC+ alliance triggered an all-out price-war between Saudi Arabia and Russia. Brent Crude Oil futures suffered the 2nd-largest drop on record in the opening secs of trading in Asia, behind only the dive during the Gulf War […]

Gold Has Biggest Weekly Gainer Since 2016

Gold Has Biggest Weekly Gainer Since 2016

$XAU $GLD $USD Gold futures posted their biggest weekly gainer in more than 4 years on concerns about the spread of the coronavirus and it possible effects on financial markets. Prices neared 7-yr highs before a sell-off in equities forced investors to cash in gains in gold to cover losses in the stock market. The […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) price today rockets to lifetime high on Coronavirus fears; experts still bullish

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) price today rockets to lifetime high on Coronavirus fears; experts still bullish

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) price today rockets to lifetime high on Coronavirus fears; experts still bullish Gold price today climbed its lifetime high of as much as Rs 43,912 per 10 gms on Coronavirus pandemic spread over 75 countries. The commodity market experts have said that the precious yellow metal will further go upward as […]

Gold Price Taps Overhead Resistance

Gold Price Taps Overhead Resistance

$XAU $GLD $USD The Gold markets have broken above 1650, but gave back the gains showing signs of exhaustion. Gold futures settled 1.40 lower (-0.1%) to 1,643.00 oz as action quieted down a bit following Tuesday’s spike higher, and ,DXY is up about 0.3% at 97.40. Now if the market break down it is likely that […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Prices Surge on Surprise Fed Rate Cut

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Prices Surge on Surprise Fed Rate Cut

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Prices Surge on Surprise Fed Rate Cut Gold prices surged higher on Tuesday as the Federal Reserve surprised market participants with a 50-basis point interest rate cut. The Fed has not performed an inter-meeting cut since 2008 during the great financial crisis. The Fed pointed to the uncertainty over the coronavirus […]

The Gold Rally is Just Getting Started

The Gold Rally is Just Getting Started

$XAU $GLD $XAG $SLV $USD Gold spiked Tuesday, rising 49, at 1,638 oz. There will be more gains as more investors view the precious Yellow metal as insurance against financial market instability at a time of ultra-low interest rates. Gold got a lift from the Fed’s anticipated move Tuesday to cut its Key short-term rate […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) jumps, stocks slide after Fed’s rate cut

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) jumps, stocks slide after Fed’s rate cut

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) jumps, stocks slide after Fed’s rate cut Global equity markets slid on Tuesday and the yield on 10-year U.S. Treasuries fell below 1% for the first time after the Federal Reserve cut interest rates to shield the U.S. economy from the impact of the fast-spreading coronavirus. Gold prices surged and the […]

Gold and Silver Futures Up Almost 2% Monday

Gold and Silver Futures Up Almost 2% Monday

$XAU $XAG $GLV $SLV $USD Gold futures rebounded Monday, tacking on nearly 2% after suffering the sharpest drop since Y 2013 in the previous session, finding support as central banks promise to act appropriately to mitigate the effect of a viral outbreak that is expected to hurt global economies and supply chains. Bank of Japan […]

Gold Price Technical Outlook

Gold Price Technical Outlook

$GLD $XAU Friday, April COMEX gold settled at 1566.70, down 75.80 or -4.61%. The move was driven by professional and hedge funds selling as the 2 major players sought to raise cash to meet margin calls and to offset tremendous losses in the stock market. The gold market posted its biggest weekly decliner since November. Despite the […]

Gold Markets Continue to Attract Capital Inflow

Gold Markets Continue to Attract Capital Inflow

$GLD $XAU $USD Gold markets rallied Thursday, but there is selling pressure clusterer above. The market contmay inue to struggle with the notion of safety, and of course gold is 1 of the 1st places people look. USD has not been hit, that puts more upward pressure on precious metals in general. If USD started to […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Central Banks Still Reluctant to Call for Rate Cuts

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Central Banks Still Reluctant to Call for Rate Cuts

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Central Banks Still Reluctant to Call for Rate Cuts Gold prices are trading higher on Thursday after a late pick-up in demand the previous session following the test of a one-week low. After a surge to its highest level in seven years on Monday, prices have drifted mostly sideways to lower. […]

Gold Marks a 2nd Straight Session Loss in a “Corrective Pullback”

Gold Marks a 2nd Straight Session Loss in a “Corrective Pullback”

$XAU $GLD $XAG $SLV Gold prices finished lower Wednesday, building on the prior session’s retreat, even as worries remain over the spread of coronavirus outside of China. “It appears the bearish aspect of reduced consumer demand for the precious metals amid the potential for a slowdown in global economic growth is presently trumping the safe-haven […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) price action suggests investor indecision

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) price action suggests investor indecision

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) price action suggests investor indecision Gold futures are trading nearly flat on Wednesday, but inside yesterday’s range as investors continue to assess the potential damage from the coronavirus outbreak on the global economy. The price action actually suggests investor indecision. Remember that gold is an investment and not a safe-haven asset […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) falls from 7-year high on profit-taking

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) falls from 7-year high on profit-taking

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) falls from 7-year high on profit-taking Gold prices fell 1% on Tuesday as investors chose to pocket profits after the metal hit a seven-year high in the previous session, although growing fears over a spike in new coronavirus cases outside of China capped bullion’s losses. FUNDAMENTALS * Spot gold was down […]

Gold Price +2% Set to Test $1,700 oz

Gold Price +2% Set to Test $1,700 oz

$GLD $XAU $USD Gold futures spiked Monday to their highest finish since February 2013, as the spread of COVID-19 to Italy and other parts of the world brought about more nervousness into the markets, lifting demand for safe-havens assets including gold. The precious Yellow metal has become a more widely desired currency again, it is […]

DJIA Dove 1,000 Pts as Investors Sought Safe-havens in Light of Rise in Virus Cases

DJIA Dove 1,000 Pts as Investors Sought Safe-havens in Light of Rise in Virus Cases

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $MCSI $XAU $VXX Monday, Wall Street’s 3 major stock market indexes fell as investors moved to safe-havens after a rise in coronavirus cases outside China caused worries about the global economic impact of a potential pandemic. Note: WHO removed pandemic from the virus’ and downgraded to emergency Sunday. Wall Street’s 3 […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Hope, Fear and Greed Driving Prices Higher

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Hope, Fear and Greed Driving Prices Higher

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Hope, Fear and Greed Driving Prices Higher Gold gapped higher on Monday after reports showed the coronavirus outbreak was spreading around the world, threatening lives and the global economy. G20 finance ministers and central bankers declared in a statement over the weekend that current global economic growth remains slow with the […]

Gold is in the Midst of a Perfect Storm

Gold is in the Midst of a Perfect Storm

$GLD $XAU $SLV $XAG $USD $EUR Concerns about the human and economic cost of the coronavirus continues to drive the need for strategic diversification and safe haven demand. Pro-cyclical commodities such as crude oil and copper meanwhile saw their recent recovery falter in face of renewed concern over the virus spreading outside of China. Commodity […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Breaks Out to Fresh 7-Year Highs

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Breaks Out to Fresh 7-Year Highs

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Breaks Out to Fresh 7-Year Highs Gold prices hit fresh 7-year highs rising above 1,623 and settling near 1,619. This comes despite a surge in the US dollar which nearly hit 100 on the dollar index for the first time since 2012.  Historically, as the dollar increases in value, gold prices […]

Gold Rally Lifts Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Prices

Gold Rally Lifts Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Prices

Gold Rally Lifts Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Prices It has been an excellent week for silver, as the metal has gained an impressive 4.5% this week. This is shaping up to be silver’s strongest week since the last week in August, when silver jumped 5.3%. The coronavirus, which shows no signs of being […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Markets Show Strength

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Markets  Show Strength

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Markets Show Strength Gold markets have initially pulled back a bit during the trading session on Thursday but found enough support just above the $1600 level to turn around and go higher. There are plenty of concerns around the world when it comes to growth, and that of course helps gold. […]

Gold Prices Drive North

Gold Prices Drive North

$XAU $GLD $USD Gold markets rallied Wednesday as we continue to see the markets drive higher. It is now above 1600 so it is likely to continue to mark the longer-term target at 1800. Short-term pullbacks continue to offer buying opportunities for value, with the 50-Day EMA underneath at 1550, it is very important for the […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Markets Break Barriers

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Markets Break Barriers

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Markets Break Barriers Gold markets rallied significantly during the trading session showing signs of strength again as we have broken above the $1600 level. By doing so, the market looks as if it is ready to continue going higher, perhaps breaking above the most recent high just above that level. If […]

Gold Prices Broke Out to Fresh 7-Yr Highs

Gold Prices Broke Out to Fresh 7-Yr Highs

$XAU $GLD $USD Tuesday, Gold prices broke out, to fresh 7-year highs as concerns over declining growth do to the coronavirus buoyed the precious Yellow metal. The rally in gold comes despite a surge in the USD to fresh multi-year highs. The 10-year US yield is trading near the low end of its 5-yr range […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Markets Continue To Look Bullish

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Markets Continue To Look Bullish

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Markets Continue To Look Bullish Gold markets have continued to look very bullish over the last several weeks, and at this point it looks as if the market is trying to get towards the $1600 level. The $1600 level above continues to offer plenty of resistance as it has been the […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Prices Rally Ahead of US Holiday Weekend on Virus Fears

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Prices Rally Ahead of US Holiday Weekend on Virus Fears

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Prices Rally Ahead of US Holiday Weekend on Virus Fears Gold prices moved higher on Friday as concerns over the coronavirus cases, and how it might erode global growth helped increase the risk premium in the capital markets. Gold which is considered a safe haven asset moved higher. Bonds rallied weighing […]

ETFs the Key Driver for Gold’s Gains Over the Last Year

ETFs the Key Driver for Gold’s Gains Over the Last Year

$GLD $IAU $XAU Gold ETFs are the go-to choice to easily and quickly gain exposure to the precious Yellow metal. According to DataTrek research, ETF investors have been a Key driver of the 18.4% full-year gainer in gold prices, even as global demand for the precious Yellow metal dipped 1%. The data suggested that the […]

Buying Gold: Physical Vs ETFs

Buying Gold: Physical Vs ETFs

$XAU $GLD Gold has been valued as a currency, commodity and investment for thousands of years, and is popular among today’s investors because it can be used as a hedge against currency devaluation, inflation, or deflation, and due to its ability to provide a “safe haven” during times of economic uncertainty. The gold market is highly liquid and there […]

Gold Price Facings Headwinds at the 1600 oz Mark

Gold Price Facings Headwinds at the 1600 oz Mark

$GLD, $XAU Gold markets rallied some Thursday, reaching towards 1580 an area that has attracted attention recently, but longer-term it’s likely that the market is going to try to get to the psych mark at 1600. At this point, gold will have to break through headwinds at 1600, so a daily close above that Key resistance […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Markets Rally To Show Signs Of Strength Again

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Markets Rally To Show Signs Of Strength Again

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Markets Rally To Show Signs Of Strength Again Gold markets rallied a bit during the trading session on Thursday, reaching towards the $1580 level, an area that has attracted a little bit of attention recently, but longer-term it’s likely that the market is going to try to get to the $1600 […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) continues to trade sideways

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) continues to trade sideways

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) continues to trade sideways Gold prices edged lower on Wednesday and continue to trade sideways. Prices appear to be turning over, as concerns over the coronavirus subside. The dollar surged higher breaking out to fresh 4-month highs which are generating headwinds for gold prices. US yields moved higher and riskier assets […]

The Yield Curve and Gold’s Price

The Yield Curve and Gold’s Price

$XAU $GLD When the spread between 10-yr and 3-mo Treasuries bottomed out, the price of gold rose above 1,580. And the current fears about coronavirus may support it in the short-term. However, fears about prior virus outbreaks were overblown as is this 1, and the current anxiety looks to be temporary. The yield curve has […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) trading weaker despite doubts

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) trading weaker despite doubts

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) trading weaker despite doubts Gold futures are trading lower early Tuesday after yesterday’ rally drove the market to its highest level in a week. The precious metal is trading weaker despite doubts about how quickly China’s factories could get back to work given that the coronavirus continues to spread and deaths […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Prices Rise as Virus Developments Keep Haven Demand Supported

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Prices Rise as Virus Developments Keep Haven Demand Supported

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Prices Rise as Virus Developments Keep Haven Demand Supported Gold prices rose again on Monday, back toward their highest levels in a week, after dismal economic data from Europe reinforced demand for haven assets amid discouraging news flow out of China with regard to the coronavirus. Prices were supported by falling […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) traders betting heavily on a stock market decline

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) traders betting heavily on a stock market decline

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) traders betting heavily on a stock market decline Gold is trading higher on Friday shortly after the cash market opening and the release of the U.S. Non-Farm Payrolls report. Driving the market higher is lower demand for risky assets driven by a sell-off in global equity markets. U.S Treasury yields are […]

Gold Price Seen at $2,000 Near Term

Gold Price Seen at $2,000 Near Term

$XAU $GLD $SPY $SPX The S&P 500 posted a record high Wednesday at +37.10, or 1.1% at 3334.69 The reverse side of market optimism was the correction of safe-havens such as JPY and Gold. The JPY declined against the Buck, lead USDJPY to its highs in a 1. wks near 109.50, showing a rebound from the 200-Day SMA. Gold dropped […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) futures post first loss in 4 sessions

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) futures post first loss in 4 sessions

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) futures post first loss in 4 sessions Gold futures settled lower on Monday, easing back after posting gains in each of the last three sessions, as strength in the U.S. stock market, the dollar and bond yields dulled have demand from the metal. April gold GCJ20, -0.45% fell $5.50, or nearly […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Breakout Over $1595.50 Could Trigger Acceleration into $1619.60

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Breakout Over $1595.50 Could Trigger Acceleration into $1619.60

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Breakout Over $1595.50 Could Trigger Acceleration into $1619.60 Gold closed higher on Friday as concerns of an economic slowdown arising from the coronavirus outbreak kept the precious metal underpinned. Helping to generate the support was another plunge in U.S. Treasury yields and a steep drop in the U.S. Dollar against a […]

Gold Price Forecast: Breakout

Gold Price Forecast: Breakout

$GLD, $SLV, $GXDJ, $XAU, $XAG With Wednesday’s Fed meeting past, precious metals can resume their uptrends. A breakout in gold should extend to challenge $1700+ in March. Gold Breaking Out: Prices are just now breaking free from the January mid-cycle consolidation. Prices should continue higher for another 4-6 wks and challenge 1700+ in March before this 6-month […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) consolidates as uncertainty lingers

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) consolidates as uncertainty lingers

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) consolidates as uncertainty lingers Gold prices attempted to move higher and break out following news that the World Health Organization said the coronavirus is a global health emergency. This is a rare designation that helps the international agency mobilize financial and political. The announcement comes just hours after the U.S. confirmed […]

Gold Prices Higher Following Fed Rate Decision

Gold Prices Higher Following Fed Rate Decision

$XAU $GLD Gold prices ended higher Wednesday following the Fed’s decision to keep interest rates unchanged. The Fed said that job gains have been solid, but inflation remains below the Fed’s 2% objective. The Fed said that household spending is rising at a moderate rate. The Fed will continue to assess the appropriate path of […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) traders continue to weigh the spread of coronavirus cases and its potential impact on the global economy

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) traders continue to weigh the spread of coronavirus cases and its potential impact on the global economy

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) traders continue to weigh the spread of coronavirus cases and its potential impact on the global economy Gold futures eased back from earlier highs on Wednesday, as traders continue to weigh the spread of coronavirus cases and its potential impact on the global economy. The moves for the metal come ahead […]

Gold Markets Pullback Looking for Support

Gold Markets Pullback Looking for Support

$XAU $GLD Gold markets pulled back during the trading session Tuesday, reaching towards 1565. This is an area that should attract some attention but support is in the 1550 region, so waiting for some good support makes sense. With that in mind I like the idea of buying the dip on a short-term chart, keep […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) investors taking profits

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) investors taking profits

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) investors taking profits Gold prices fell on Tuesday as investors booked profits from the recent rally and the dollar firmed, although concerns over a new coronavirus kept safe-haven bullion underpinned. Spot gold fell 0.2% to $1,577.85 per ounce by 0820 GMT, after hitting a near three-week peak on Monday. U.S. gold […]

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