Gold in Rally Mode, Investment Strategy

Gold in Rally Mode, Investment Strategy

$XAU, $GLD, $GOLD, $NEM, $USD FLASH: The prospects of the Fed cutting interest rates to near Zero this year has gold rallying to 6 year highs. Institutional investors like gold as a hedge against uncertain times, as gold has held value over centuries. The Big Q1: But does it make sense for individual investors? Here […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $SLV, $USO, $OIL, $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY, $USD FLASH: Gold Spiked, USD Steady, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Up Note: Friday is options expiry in the US, volatile: maybe, maybe not. The Buck steadied Friday, but was still on the defensive after Federal Reserve officials bolstered expectations of an aggressive rate cut this month to address weakening price […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid resistance at $1,442.90

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid resistance at $1,442.90

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid resistance at $1,442.90 Technically, the gold bulls have the solid overall near-term technical advantage. A seven-week-old uptrend is in place on the daily bar chart. Bulls’ next upside price objective is to produce a close in August futures above solid resistance at the June high of $1,442.90. Bears’ next near-term […]

Gold Needs Something Special to Power Through the Key Resistance

Gold Needs Something Special to Power Through the Key Resistance

$XAU $GLD August Gold gaped higher early Thursday, then faded finishing at, + $5.05 higher +0.4 % at $1427.85 oz Not a surprise because because of the resistance in here, so, it is going to take something special to power this market higher. Gold looks to be consolidating to build up enough pressure to finally break […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $SLV, $USO, $OIL, $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY, $USD FLASH: Gold Off, USD Firm, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Off Notes: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) Wednesday said the dollar was overvalued by 6% to 12%, based on near-term economic fundamentals. With the 1st US interest rate reduction in 10 yrs expected later this month, 2 Fed policymakers sketched […]

Survivor Guide “Buy Gold on Paradigm Shift in Global Markets”

Survivor Guide “Buy Gold on Paradigm Shift in Global Markets”

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $XAU, $GLD, $VXX Billionaire Investment Guru, Ray Dalio thinks the current era of low interest rates and QE may be coming to an end, and his answer to a new market paradigm that could see escalating conflict between capitalists and socialists is simple, Buy Gold. “I believe that it would be […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) scores a bullish “outside day” up on the daily bar chart

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) scores a bullish “outside day” up on the daily bar chart

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) scores a bullish “outside day” up on the daily bar chart Technically, the gold bulls have the firm overall near-term technical advantage. Prices today scored a bullish “outside day” up on the daily bar chart. A seven-week-old uptrend is in place on the daily bar chart. Bulls’ next upside price objective […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $SLV, $USO, $OIL, $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY, $USD FLASH: Gold Off, USD Firm, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Mixed Notes: With the 1st US interest rate reduction in 10 yrs expected later this month, 2 Fed policymakers sketched out arguments Tuesday on how deep the cut should be, even as a 3rd said she needs more data before […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) firm overall near-term technical advantage

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) firm overall near-term technical advantage

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) firm overall near-term technical advantage Technically, August gold futures prices closed nearer the session low. The bulls still have the firm overall near-term technical advantage and are keeping in place a seven-week-old uptrend in place on the daily bar chart. Gold bulls’ next upside near-term price breakout objective is to produce […]

Gold Dipped on Mixed Economic Data

Gold Dipped on Mixed Economic Data

$GLD, $XAU, $USD Gold prices turned lower Tuesday after a strong retail sales reading sparked buying interest in the USD and pushed Treasury yields higher. Retail sales gained 0.4% in June, outpacing consensus forecasts for a meager 0.1% advance, the positive reading pushed the .DXY and bond yields higher. The USD-denominated precious Yellow metal reacts negatively […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $SLV, $USO, $OIL, $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY, $USD FLASH: Gold Steady, USD Unch, Crude Oil Off, Stocks Mixed Notes: Most Asian stock markets rose Monday, but gains were limited as investors awaited US retail sales data and corporate earnings to gauge the health of the world’s biggest economy ahead of a likely US rate cut later […]

Gold’s Price: The Bulls Vs The Bears

Gold’s Price: The Bulls Vs The Bears

$GLD, $XAU Gold’s market remains inside its 11 July range for a 2nd session, which suggests investor indecision and impending volatility. The lack of movement in the USD and Treasury yields is helping to contribute to the tight trading range. Tuesday, August COMEX gold is trading at: 1,416.50, +3.00 (+0.21%), as of 1:37a EDT, the market […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $SLV, $USO, $OIL, $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY, $USD FLASH: Gold Mixed, USD Firm, Crude Oil Off, Stocks Up Notes: China’s economic growth slowed to 6.2% in Q-2, its weakest pace in 27 years, as demand at home and abroad faltered in the face of mounting US trade pressure. EU foreign ministers will seek to figure out how […]

Gold: What I See and What is Ahead

Gold: What I See and What is Ahead

$GLD, $XAU A strong 6-week rally in gold stocks and related ETF SPDR Gold Trust(NYSEARCA:GLD) hit a wall 3 weeks ago, but reversed. Because the Fed is happy with where interest rates are now, and the strong June jobs report has dampened inflation worries for now, signaling interest rates will be cut. Before concluding that […]

Gold is in a New Bull Market

Gold is in a New Bull Market

$GLD, $XAU, $USD The price of gold has gained 10% to $1412.35 YTD, and my work projects the precious Yellow metal will move much higher from current marks as it enters this new Bull market. The fundamentals and technicals are aligned for gold to maintain its upward trend in the months ahead. Gold stocks are […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $SLV, $USO, $OIL, $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY, $USD FLASH: Gold Up, USD Off, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Mixed Notes: Friday, China will release trade data for June, with analysts expecting exports to have fallen as weakening global demand and a sharp hike in US tariffs took a heavier toll on the world’s largest trading nation. OPEC Thursday […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) prices glitter after Powell comments

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) prices glitter after Powell comments

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) prices glitter after Powell comments Gold bulls posed another topside push yesterday on the heels of some dovish comments from FOMC Chair, Jerome Powell. This helped Gold prices to push back above the 1400 marker after a two-week pullback from the fresh six-year-highs that were set in late-June. Yesterday’s risk rally was fairly wide-spread, […]

 Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

 Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $SLV, $USO, $OIL, $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY, $USD FLASH: Gold Up, USD Off Crude Oil Up, Stocks Up Notes: Tensions have been high in the Middle East after attacks on tankers and the downing of a US drone by Iran last month, following President Trump’s withdrawal from a multi-party agreement with Tehran to end its nuclear program. […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Powell cited several concerns regarding the U.S. economy that traders are deeming dovish on monetary policy

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Powell cited several concerns regarding the U.S. economy that traders are deeming dovish on monetary policy

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Powell cited several concerns regarding the U.S. economy that traders are deeming dovish on monetary policy Gold prices are solidly higher and near daily highs in early U.S. trading Wednesday, following the just-released prepared text from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell for his speech to the U.S. House of Representatives. Powell cited […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $SLV, $USO, $OIL, $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY, $USD FLASH: Gold Down, USD Flat Crude Oil Up, Stocks Mixed Notes: OPEC and allied producers led by Russia agreed last week to extend their supply-cutting deal until March 2020. Brent has risen nearly 20% in Y 2019, supported by the pact and tensions in the Middle East, especially the […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $SLV, $USO, $OIL, $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY, $USD FLASH: Gold Down, USD Flat Crude Oil Off, Stocks Lower Notes: BoE Governor Mark Carney has said a global trade war and a no-deal BREXIT were growing risks to Britain’s economy, which might need more help to cope with a downturn. That prompted investors to increase their bets on […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) bulls still have the firm overall near-term technical advantage

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) bulls still have the firm overall near-term technical advantage

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) bulls still have the firm overall near-term technical advantage Gold prices are moderately higher in early U.S. trading Monday. Trading has been choppy at higher levels recently, but the bulls still have the firm overall near-term technical advantage, and that continues to invite the chart-based traders to the long side of the […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

FLASH: Gold Down, USD Up, Crude Oil Flat, Stocks Lower Notes: White House Economic advisor Larry Kudlow has confirmed top representatives from the United States and China will meet in the coming week to continue trade talks. Iran said Sunday it will shortly boost its uranium enrichment above a cap set by a landmark Y 2015 nuclear […]

Campaign to Reinstate the Gold Standard in US Gathering Momentum

Campaign to Reinstate the Gold Standard in US Gathering Momentum

$XAU, $GLD, $USD The once-fringe fantasy of a return to the gold standard is creeping back into the mainstream. It has long been dismissed as a fool’s errand, on par with abandoning the Federal Reserve and other trappings of the modern economy. Mainstream economists deride it almost without exception. Reintroducing the gold standard would “be a disaster […]

“Gold is Money, Everything Else is Credit”

“Gold is Money, Everything Else is Credit”

$XAU, $XAG, $GLD, $USD The economist John Maynard Keynes called gold a “barbarous relic”, suggesting that its usefulness as money is an artifact of the past. In an era filled with cashless transactions and hundreds of cryptocurrencies, this statement seems truer today than in Keynes’ time. But, gold also possesses elemental properties that has made […]

Every Portfolio Needs at Least 10% of Gold

Every Portfolio Needs at Least 10% of Gold

$XAU, $GLD, $USD, $EUR Shayne and I see gold testing to $1384ish and then setting up to drive North, potentially topping $1,500 oz, as interest rates head lower, central banks extend purchases, and uncertainty surrounding geopolitics and cryptocurrencies fans demand. Gold on the COMEX finished -1.4% to $1400.95 oz. “I love gold,” said Mark Mobius, […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

FLASH: Gold Up, USD Firm, Crude Oil Down, Stocks Up Notes: The market’s focus is Friday’s US NFPs for June, which economists expect to have risen by 160,000 in June, compared with 75,000 in May. USD firm on Friday but traders held off on making big bets ahead of the closely-watched US NFPs report that could influence […]

Can a rush into Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) be a precursor to more negative-yielding debt worldwide?

Can a rush into Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) be a precursor to more negative-yielding debt worldwide?

Can a rush into Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) be a precursor to more negative-yielding debt worldwide? Can a rush into gold be a precursor to more negative-yielding debt worldwide? Wells Fargo asks this question in the latest note to clients as the bank views gold as overvalued at above the $1,400 an ounce level. Gold […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

All US financial markets are closed Thursday for Independence Day FLASH: Gold Down, USD Flat, Crude Oil Down, Stocks Up Notes: Top representatives of the United States and China are organizing a resumption of talks for next week to try to resolve a year-long trade dispute between the world’s 2 largest economies, Trump Administration officials said Wednesday […]

Gold (XAU) Seen Ready for More Gains

Gold (XAU) Seen Ready for More Gains

$XAU, $XAG, $GLD, $SLV, $USD Gold tested the at 1,440 again Wednesday as investors are digesting central banks related banks in Europe and the United States. Investors are waiting for Friday US NFPs report. The ECB is looking for a replacement of its President Mario Draghi, with IMF chief Christine Lagarde as a firm candidate […]

New Gold Abundant in Old Gold Mines

New Gold Abundant in Old Gold Mines

$XAU, $XAG, $GLD In Y 1848, the discovery of a gold nugget in northern California sparked the California Gold Rush, the largest mass migration in US history. Tens of thousands of 49’rs flooded the area to pan for gold. This period gave rise to the popular expression, “Mother Lode,” which is sometimes thought to mean […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) $1,430 In Asian Trading On Rising Demand

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) $1,430 In Asian Trading On Rising Demand

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) $1,430 In Asian Trading On Rising Demand Gold prices are solidly higher in early U.S. trading Wednesday, with prices overnight coming close to taking out the recent six-year high. Gold is seeing some renewed safe-haven demand, fresh chart-based buying and support coming from ongoing notions of easier central bank monetary policies. August […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $XAU, $SLV, $USD,$USO, $OIL, $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY Wednesday, the US financial markets are shortened, and all US financial markets are closed Thursday for Independence Day FLASH: Gold Up, USD Flat, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Off Notes: Bank of England Governor Mark Carney on Tuesday flagged uncertainties stemming from trade disputes and Britain’s departure from the EU […]

Investing in Gold, We Like Miners and Royalty Streamers

Investing in Gold, We Like Miners and Royalty Streamers

$XAU, $XAG, $GLD, $SLV, $GOLD, $MTAFF For millennia man has looked at gold as a store is value. And now when the economy is questionable and when the stock market is volatile, many investors turn to gold as a safe-haven and portfolio insurance. So, if gold is on your mind now, check your goals and long-term […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) seeing some renewed demand from traders

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) seeing some renewed demand from traders

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) seeing some renewed demand from traders Gold prices are moderately higher in early U.S. trading Tuesday. The safe-haven metal is seeing some renewed demand from traders and investors as their overall risk appetite is less robust than that which was seen on Monday. August gold futures were last up $5.10 an ounce at 1,394.40. September […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $XAU, $SLV, $USD,$USO, $OIL, $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY FLASH: Gold Up, USD Up, Crude Oil Down, Stocks Mixed Notes: President Trump said Monday that any trade deal with China would need to be “somewhat tilted” in favor of the United States. The US government also threatened tariffs on $4-B of additional EU goods in a long-running dispute […]

Gold Trading By the Experts

Gold Trading By the Experts

$GLD, $XAU, $USD FLASH: Expert traders use a combination of technical analysis, sentiment analysis and fundamental analysis to determine the future price of gold. The experts gold traders use several technical, fundamental and sentiment indicators to determine the future direction of the yellow metal. Gold is viewed as both a commodity and a currency. Gold […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) prices have started to scale back after finding resistance at prior six-year-highs

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) prices have started to scale back after finding resistance at prior six-year-highs

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) prices have started to scale back after finding resistance at prior six-year-highs It was a strong month for gold as prices continued to ascend throughout June, with gains each week of the month into the end of Q2. Price action set a fresh six-year-high by breaking-out to the 1439 level; but buyers weren’t able […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $XAU, $SLV, $USD,$USO, $OIL, $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY FLASH: Gold Down, USD Up, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Up Notes: The US and China agreed on Saturday to resume trade negotiations after President Trump offered concessions to his Chinese counterpart Xi when the 2 leaders met on the sidelines of the G-20 Summit in Japan. OPEC and […]

President Trump’s Successes at the Weekend Pushes Gold Below Key Technical Support

President Trump’s Successes at the Weekend Pushes Gold Below Key Technical Support

$XAU, $GLD, $SLV, $USD Gold fell 1%+ Monday to its lowest in more than a week as USD strengthened and investors opted for riskier assets after the US and China agreed to restart trade talks. Spot gold was down 1.3% at $1,391.29 oz, as of 0411 GMT, US gold futures dipped 1.3% to $1,394.90 oz. […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) could see extreme volatility this week

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) could see extreme volatility this week

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) could see extreme volatility this week The key event that most attribute to the sharp reversal to the downside in gold last week were comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard on June 25, which dampened hopes by some investors that Fed policymakers […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $XAU, $SLV, $USD,$USO, $OIL, $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY FLASH: Gold Up, USD Flat, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Ease Notes: President Trump made clear Friday that trade is his Top priority at this G-20 Summit, as China’s Xi warned against rising protectionism and India, Japan and Russia defended multi-lateral trade rules. Investors and Traders await the meeting between […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Prices Consolidating

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Prices Consolidating

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Prices Consolidating Gold prices are lower in early U.S. trading Thursday on some more normal profit taking from the shorter-term futures traders, and on chart consolidation after hitting a six-year high of $1,442.90 in August futures on Tuesday. August gold futures were last down $6.70 an ounce at 1,408.70. July Comex silver […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $XAU, $SLV, $USD,$USO, $OIL, $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY FLASH: Gold Down, USD Up, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Up Notes: Investors and Traders await the meeting between Presidents Trump and Xi later this week for signs of a de-escalation in the trade dispute. The 2 world leaders will meet at the G-20 Summit in Japan. Just in from […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) hitting a 6-year high in US dollar terms

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) hitting a 6-year high in US dollar terms

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) hitting a 6-year high in US dollar terms The spot price of gold has continued to storm upwards, hitting a 6-year high in US dollar terms and a new all-time high in our local Aussie dollars. Spot prices overnight hit US$1,438 per ounce, which is the yellow metal’s highest price since […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $XAU, $SLV, $USD,$USO, $OIL, $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY FLASH: Gold Down, USD Up, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Down “The Stars look to be aligning for the Gold market, Gold could rise as high as $1,500 by the end of the year”– PE The Big Q: Why the Melt Up? The Big A: If gold remains above previous […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $XAU, $SLV, $USD, $BTC, $USO, $OIL, $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY FLASH: Gold Up, USD Down, Crude Oil Off, Stocks Down “The Stars look to be aligning for the Gold market, Gold could rise as high as $1,500 by the end of the year”– PE The Big Q: Why? The Big A: If gold remains above previous highs […]

Gold Prices Continue to Drive North

Gold Prices Continue to Drive North

$XAU, $GLD, $USD Gold markets extended the rally Monday, that being the case, the 1400 psych mark underneath should offer support, and notably it is a large, round, psychologically significant mark. As long as the price holds above that mark, this market is Bullish to Very Bullish, but there is lots of support marks underneath […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) appears to have shifted to a “buy the dips” mentality from the “sell the rallies”

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) appears to have shifted to a “buy the dips” mentality from the “sell the rallies”

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) appears to have shifted to a “buy the dips” mentality from the “sell the rallies” Gold prices are posting good gains and are near last week’s six-year high of $1,415.40 in August futures. Safe-haven demand amid heightened geopolitical events is keeping gold prices on the rise. Also, a slumping U.S. dollar index […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $XAU, $SLV, $USD, $BTC, $USO, $OIL, $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY FLASH: Gold Up, USD Down, Crude Oil Firm, Stocks Up Notes: Investors are awaiting an expected meeting between Presidents Trump and Xi later this week for any signs of a de-escalation in a trade dispute. The 2 world leaders will meet on the sidelines of the G-20 […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Next Target $1,450.00

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Next Target $1,450.00

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Next Target $1,450.00 Technically, the gold bulls have the solid overall near-term technical advantage and gained still more power today. Prices are in an accelerating seven-week-old uptrend on the daily bar chart. Bulls’ next upside price objective is to produce a close in August futures above solid resistance at $1,450.00. Bears’ […]

As Gold Tops $1,400 oz…

As Gold Tops $1,400 oz…

$XAU, $GLD, $USD FLASH: There has been a dramatic change in the sentiment of Gold Bugs Bold prices have risen this month, passing $1,400 oz for the 1st time since Y 2013. There have been good reasons to be Bullish the precious Yellow metal. Everything from Dovish central banks, technical indicators, negative-yielding bonds are all working […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) benefiting from expected interest rate cuts in the US and rising geopolitical tensions

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) benefiting from expected interest rate cuts in the US and rising geopolitical tensions

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) benefiting from expected interest rate cuts in the US and rising geopolitical tensions The gold price surged above the $1,400/oz level overnight – the first time it has broken that barrier since September 2013 – as demand for the precious metal soars on rising uncertainties. “Gold has benefited from its safe-haven […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $XAU, $SLV, $USD, $BTC, $USO, $OIL, $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY FLASH: Gold Spiked, USD Down, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Up Notes: The Fed Wednesday signaled interest rate cuts beginning as early as July, saying it is ready to battle growing global and domestic economic risks as it took stock of rising trade tensions and growing concerns about […]

Gold Seeing 6-Year Highs on Fed Rate Cut Signal

Gold Seeing 6-Year Highs on Fed Rate Cut Signal

$GLD, $XAU, $SLV, $USD, $AUD Gold prices spiked to a near 6-year highs Thursday after the Fed signaled it was ready to cut interest rates as early as next month to boost growth, triggering a sharp decline in the USD. Spot gold jumped 2.2% to $1,390.38 oz by 1:32 p.m. EDT (1732 GMT). Prices touched […]

No Rate Cut But……

No Rate Cut But……

Shares in Asia are broadly higher this morning after moderate gains on Wall Street yesterday. The Nikkei225 is 128 points higher as I write whilst the Hang Seng has currently gained 256 points. Gains though are being reduced from earlier highs as we approach the closing bell. Gains on wall Street yesterday of 38 points […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $XAU, $SLV, $USD, $BTC, $USO, $OIL, $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY FLASH: Gold Spiked, USD Down, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Up Notes: The Fed Wednesday signaled interest rate cuts beginning as early as July, saying it is ready to battle growing global and domestic economic risks as it took stock of rising trade tensions and growing concerns about […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) experiencing a corrective pullback from recent gains

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) experiencing a corrective pullback from recent gains

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) experiencing a corrective pullback from recent gains Gold prices are modestly lower in early morning U.S. trading Wednesday, on a corrective pullback from recent gains and some position-squaring by the shorter-term futures trades ahead of this afternoon’s FOMC statement. August gold futures were last down $3.60 an ounce at 1,346.90. July Comex silver prices were last […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $XAU, $SLV, $USD, $BTC, $USO, $OIL, $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY FLASH: Gold Off, USD Up, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Up Notes: President Trump said Tuesday he will have an extended meeting with Chinese President Xi at the G-20. The world’s 2 largest economies are in the middle of a costly trade dispute that has pressured financial markets […]

President Trump Vs Fed, Gold Wins

President Trump Vs Fed, Gold Wins

$XAU, $GLD, $USD President Trump continues his relentless attacks against the Fed and their strong dollar Tuesday with his most recent Tweets: “This is because the Euro and other currencies are devalued against the dollar, putting US at a big disadvantage. The Fed Interest rate way too high, added to ridiculous quantitative tightening! They don’t […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) investors cautioned from buying the precious metal at current price levels

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) investors cautioned from buying the precious metal at current price levels

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) investors cautioned from buying the precious metal at current price levels Wells Fargo said that gold could hit $1,400 an ounce soon, but still cautioned investors from buying the precious metal at current price levels, noting that the metal’s downside potential is much higher than its upside. “It wouldn’t shock us […]

Gold Leased Out By Monetary Metals

Gold Leased Out By Monetary Metals

Monetary Metals announces that it has leased gold to Gold Bullion International, to support the rapid growth of GBI’s fine 24k gold jewelry business, Auvere™. The metal is held in the form of jewelry inventory. A Monetary Metals gold lease is a win-win for both the lessee and the lessor. The lessee gets low-cost gold capital for […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $XAU, $SLV, $USD, $BTC, $USO, $OIL, $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY FLASH: Gold Up, USD Flat, Crude Oil Down, Stocks Off Notes: The New York Fed said Monday that its gauge of business growth in New York state posted a record fall this month to its weakest level in more than 2.5 years, suggesting an abrupt contraction in […]

Gold ‘Paused’ Ahead of FOMC Policy Announcement

Gold ‘Paused’ Ahead of FOMC Policy Announcement

$XAU, $GLD Gold prices edged lower Monday, as markets await a decision from the Fed policy makers Wednesday. Both the Bank of England and the Bank of Japan are scheduled to make monetary policy decisions too. While the Fed is expected to keep rates unchanged there is a chance that the Fed will cut rates. […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) has turned lower, buffeted by a strong US dollar

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) has turned lower, buffeted by a strong US dollar

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) has turned lower, buffeted by a strong US dollar Gold has been unable to hold its recent 14-month high and is drifting back towards minor support around $1335/oz. after a Friday rebound in the US dollar. The greenback remains the primary driver for gold and this Wednesday’s FOMC meeting will be […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

$DIA, $SPY, $SOX, $QQQ, $RUTX, $XAU, $GLD, $RUTX, $VXX FLASH: Last week we saw Wall Street stocks consolidate on light volume and the Fed signaled ‘Got Gold’ Mr. Market started seriously pricing in the possibility of interest rate cuts. To be fair, the signal came from the Top of the economic politburo that matters that being […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $XAU, $SLV, $USD, $BTC, $USO, $OIL, $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY FLASH: Gold Subdued, USD Up, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Firm Notes: A Reuters poll showed a growing number of economists expect the Fed policymakers to cut interest rates this year, although the majority still see it holding steady. In Asia Gold: Gold prices subdued Monday after retreating from […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) rally takes price into a multi-year trendline

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) rally takes price into a multi-year trendline

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) rally takes price into a multi-year trendline The immediate gold price advance is vulnerable while below this slope – risk for exhaustion IF price fails a weekly close above 1351. From a trading standpoint, a good place to reduce long-exposure / raise protective stops. Ultimately, we’ll be on the lookout for more favourable entries […]

Fed Saying, “Got Gold”

Fed Saying, “Got Gold”

$XAU, $GLD, $USD Mr. Market started seriously pricing in the possibility of interest rate cuts. To be fair, the signal came from the Top of the economic politburo that matters that being the Federal Reserve. Speaking at an event at the Chicago Fed last Tuesday, Chairman Jerome Powell hinted that the Fed would likely cut […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $XAU, $SLV, $USD, $USO, $OIL, $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY FLASH: Gold Up, USD Flat, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Off Notes: China will release May industrial production along with retail sales and investment numbers at 0700 GMT, analysts expect any improvement from April’s downbeat readings will be mostly marginal. Economists polled by Reuters expect industrial production in China […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) geopolitical concerns have lifted gold’s fundamental appeal as a safe haven asset

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) geopolitical concerns have lifted gold’s fundamental appeal as a safe haven asset

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) geopolitical concerns have lifted gold’s fundamental appeal as a safe haven asset After a huge rally at the end of May and the beginning of June, gold prices have settled into an approximate $30 range over the past week. But it’s not just gold prices: volatility has cooled across the board, […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $XAU, $SLV, $USD, $USO, $OIL, $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY FLASH: Gold Up, USD Off, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Off Notes: Crude Oil surges after report of tanker incident in Gulf of Oman near Iran In Asia Gold: Gold prices advanced Thursday as demand for the safe-haven metal rose on expectations of an interest rate cut by the Fed […]

US Stocks “Paused to Refresh”, Gold Finished Higher

US Stocks “Paused to Refresh”, Gold Finished Higher

$DIA, $SPY, $SOX, $QQQ, $RUTX, $USD, $XAU, $GLD, $VXX Total CPI increased 0.1%, as expected, as did core CPI, which excludes food and energy prices. The monthly changes left the Y-Y readings at 1.8% and 2.0%, respectively, versus 2.0% and 2.1% for the 12 months ending in April. The Key takeaway from the report is […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) heightened trader/investor risk aversion

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) heightened trader/investor risk aversion

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) heightened trader/investor risk aversion Gold prices are moderately higher in early morning U.S. trading Wednesday. At mid-week there is somewhat heightened trader/investor risk aversion, as evidenced by lower world stock markets today. August gold futures were last up $8.10 an ounce at $1,339.20. July Comex silver prices were last up $0.07 at $14.81 an ounce. European […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $XAU, $SLV, $USD, $USO, $OIL, $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY FLASH: Gold Up, USD Steady, Crude Oil Falls, Stocks Off Notes: US Crude Oil inventories rose by 4.9-M bbl in the week ended 7 June to 482.8-M bbl, according to data from the American Petroleum Institute (API) Tuesday. That compared with analyst expectations for a decrease of 481,000 […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $XAU, $SLV, $USD, $USO, $OIL, $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY FLASH: Gold Steady, USD Up, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Up Notes: President Trump will meet Chinese President Xi on the sideline of G-20 leaders’ meeting late this month to seek compromise on trade and other economic issues. In Asia Gold: Gold held steady Tuesday after posting its biggest 1-day percentage […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) improved trader/investor risk appetite to start the trading week

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) improved trader/investor risk appetite to start the trading week

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) improved trader/investor risk appetite to start the trading week Gold prices are solidly lower in morning U.S. dealings Monday, on a corrective and profit-taking pullback from recent gains. Improved trader/investor risk appetite to start the trading week is also a negative for the safe-haven metals. A rebound in the U.S. dollar index […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $XAU, $SLV, $USD, $USO, $OIL, $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY FLASH: Gold Off, USD Flat, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Up Notes: Investors are still hoping that President Trump will meet Chinese President Xi on the sideline of G-20 leaders’ meeting late this month to seek compromise on trade and other economic issues. Ahead of the Summit, G-20 […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) supported by trade tensions and crumbling bond yields

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) supported by trade tensions and crumbling bond yields

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) supported by trade tensions and crumbling bond yields Gold prices remain close to their 2019 peaks, buoyed up by a range of supportive factors which have added to the luster of all perceived haven assets. Trade tensions remain very high of course, particularly between China and the US where signs of rapprochement […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $SLV, $USD, $USO, $OIL, $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY FLASH: Gold Eased, USD Flat, Crude Oil Steady, Stocks Flat Notes: Crude Oil in still Bear Market territory. Bank of America Merrill Lynch said this week “global oil demand growth is running at the weakest rate since 2012” at below 1-M BPD, and that this was “leading the selloff” […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Target $3000

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Target $3000

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Target $3000 Gold hitting $3,000 isn’t just a belief, it’s a “monetary science”, and will happen sooner or later said Dan Oliver, founder of Myrmikan Capital. Oliver said that the Federal Reserve has printed enough money to cause over-capacity in our economy and create a bubble that’s ready to burst. “When […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $SLV, $USD, $USO, $OIL, $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY FLASH: Gold Steady, USD Flat, Crude Oil Off, Stocks Flat Notes: Crude Oil in Bear Market territory. Bank of America Merrill Lynch said this week “global oil demand growth is running at the weakest rate since 2012” at below 1-M BPD, and that this was “leading the selloff” in […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) prices unable to sustain advance despite lower US Dollar

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) prices unable to sustain advance despite lower US Dollar

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) prices unable to sustain advance despite lower US Dollar Gold prices marked time as would-be support from another down day for the US Dollar was offset as bond yields edged narrowly higher in risk-on trade. Stocks surged as traders latched on to comments from Fed Chair Jerome Powell believed to be setting the stage […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $SLV, $USD, $USO, $OIL, $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY FLASH: Gold Up, USD Flat, Crude Oil Off, Stocks Bounced Notes: USD struggled near 7 week lows Wednesday after Fed officials hinted at the possibility of an interest rate cut in the face of rising risks to trade and global growth. JPMorgan expects the Fed to cut rates 2X […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) nears 13-month high, but market looks heavily overbought

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) nears 13-month high, but market looks heavily overbought

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) nears 13-month high, but market looks heavily overbought Gold continues to push higher, prompted by a weaker US dollar and continues risk-off sentiment. The US dollar’s last leg lower was fueled by comments from St Louis Fed President Bullard who said that an interest rate cut may be’ warranted’ soon. Bullard […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $SLV, $USD, $USO, $OIL, $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY FLASH: Gold Up, USD Steady, Crude Oil Off, Stocks Fell Notes: JPMorgan expects the Fed to cut rates 2X this year, a major change from its previous forecast that rates will stay on hold until the end of Y 2020. The benchmark 10-yr Treasury yield fell to its lowest […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) prices are posting double-digit gains

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) prices are posting double-digit gains

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) prices are posting double-digit gains Gold prices are posting double-digit gains and hit a nine-week high in early-morning U.S. trading Monday. Safe-haven demand remains in play to start the trading week and the month, as global stock markets are selling off. August gold futures were last up $11.60 an ounce at $1,322.70. July Comex silver prices […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $SLV, $USD, $USO, $OIL, $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY FLASH: Gold Up, USD Steady, Crude Oil Off, Stocks Mixed Notes: Fighting to stave off punitive tariffs announced by President, a senior Mexican delegation was set to begin high level talks Monday in Washington, where it will be pushed to do more to hold back Central American migrants. […]

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