Uncertainty Driving Gold Price North

Uncertainty Driving Gold Price North

$XAU $GLD Gold prices rose Monday as riots in major US cities concerned investors already reeling from strained US-China ties and boosted the demand for the safe-haven precious Yellow metal, with a weaker dollar lending further support. Spot gold gained 0.9% at 1,741.61 oz by 0509 GMT. US gold futures was up 0.3% to 1,757.50. […]

Interest Rate Options Sees Fed Shifting Policy, Below Zero Next

Interest Rate Options Sees Fed Shifting Policy, Below Zero Next

The Fed has all but ruled out (meaning not) the economic and financial-markets impact of the C-19 coronavirus chaos that is causing investors to give serious thought to the implications of a policy shift to negative interest rates Rate options, which gauge monetary policy expectations Monday implied a 23% probability that the Key fed funds […]

Should I invest in Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X)?

Should I invest in Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X)?

Should I invest in Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X)? The price of gold has risen 20% year-to-date. Economic anxiety is running deep and financial systems are exceedingly fragile. This is boosting the price of gold to be the safe-haven asset to own. When the stock market crashed in March, the gold price also fell. This surprised […]

The C-19 Coronavirus Chaos and Gold

The C-19 Coronavirus Chaos and Gold

$XAU $GLD $VXX $USD The Big Q: How High is Too High for the precious Yellow metal? Q-1 of Y 2020 was positive for gold prices, as the chart below shows. The precious Yellow metal gained 6.2% from 31 December 2019 to 31 March 2020, moving from 1,515 to 1,609 oz. In April, gold rallied to 1,693, increasing […]

Newmont Corporation (NYSE:NEM) is Loving the Price of Gold

Newmont Corporation (NYSE:NEM) is Loving the Price of Gold

$NEM Newmont Corp. (NYSE:NEM): Deutsche Bank reiterated its Buy rating and raised its price target to 70 from 54. NEM has seen its shares surge since merging Newmont and Goldcorp to create the world’s Top gold-mining stock. With a market cap of $50-B, the company is loving the price of gold at near 10 yr […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) – Will Portfolios Become Shinier

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) – Will Portfolios Become Shinier

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) – Will Portfolios Become Shinier Gold is respected throughout the world for its value and rich history, which has been interwoven into cultures for thousands of years. Coins containing gold appeared around 800 B.C., and the first pure gold coins were struck during the rein of King Croesus of Lydia about […]

There Once Was the Gold Standard, Now it is Infinite Quantitative Easing

There Once Was the Gold Standard, Now it is Infinite Quantitative Easing

$GLD $XAU $USD The US once was on a gold standard. This meant people could exchange their Bucks for a fixed amount of gold. The US moved away from a strict gold standard in the 1930’s, and President Nixon abandoned it altogether in Y 1971. Since then, the USD has been a “fiat currency.” Meaning […]

Newmont Corp (NYSE:NEM) Profits Spike on Gold’s Price

Newmont Corp (NYSE:NEM) Profits Spike on Gold’s Price

$NEM Newmont Corp (NYSE:NEM) the world’s largest gold miner, posted a more than a 9X jump in Quarterly profit Tuesday buoyed by higher output mainly from its new Goldcorp assets and a surge in gold prices on a rise in safe-haven asset demand due to the C-19 coronavirus chaos. Net income attributable to shareholders rose […]

Silver Miners Hammered by C-19 Lockdowns

Silver Miners Hammered by C-19 Lockdowns

$SLV $XAG $HL $AG $EXK Since mid-March, the response of governments worldwide to the C-19 coronavirus chaos has led to disrupted mining activities worldwide. A total of 32 countries have passed partial or complete lockdown orders, leading to the temporary suspension of activities at over 1,600 mines as of 3 April, though that number has since dropped […]

Gold Finishes a Strong Month

Gold Finishes a Strong Month

$XAU $GLD Gold traded lower Thursday en route to its best month since Y 2016 on the massive amounts of stimulus from governments worldwide intended to stem the economic damage caused by the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. Bullion usually benefit from widespread stimulus measures as it is often seen as a hedge against inflation and currency […]

Gold Futures Off Ahead of FOMC Rate Decision

Gold Futures Off Ahead of FOMC Rate Decision

$XAU $GLD $XAG $SLV $USD Gold slipped for a 3rd day running as countries moves toward easing stay at home restrictions and reopening economies lessened desires for safe-haven assets. Spain announced loosening measures after Tuesday’s weekly cabinet meeting. France’s PM to present the blueprint for opening up to the National Assembly. Several US states have […]

Gold is Selling at a Premium to Retail Investors

Gold is Selling at a Premium to Retail Investors

$XAU $GLD Retail buyers for gold coins and bars are now paying a healthy premium per oz for the precious Yellow metal. Retail consumers who want to buy gold coins usually have to pay more than the per-ounce prices quoted on financial markets in London and New York. That premium has jumped to $135 oz, […]

Gold price high but miners say limited by COVID-19

Gold price high but miners say limited by COVID-19

Gold price high but miners say limited by COVID-19 Gold posted a two-sided trade last week before finishing higher. Selling pressure early in the week drove the market through the previous week’s low, but the comeback rally later in the week placed the market slightly below its seven year high at $1788.80. Short-term, the gold […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) start week on front foot amid risk-on mood

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) start week on front foot amid risk-on mood

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) start week on front foot amid risk-on mood Three-month base metals prices on the London Metal Exchange were stronger across the board with prices up by an average of 1.7% as at 5.55am London time. Tin led the advance with a 3% rise to $15,350 per tonne, while aluminium […]

“For every coin we mint, be it gold or silver, we could probably sell 5 or 6 of them,” the Perth Mint

“For every coin we mint, be it gold or silver, we could probably sell 5 or 6 of them,” the Perth Mint

$GLD $XAU $SLV $XAG $USD Australia’s largest gold refinery has ramped up production of 1 kilogram bars to ease the supply squeeze in the US that helped propel a surge in the premium for New York futures. The collapse in air travel that’s grounded passenger jets used to transport gold products and virus-related disruptions to some […]

US Mint: “US Precious Metals Coin Sales Skyrocket”

US Mint: “US Precious Metals Coin Sales Skyrocket”

$XAU XAG $PLAT As the COVID-19 pandemic erupted, so too did demand for newly minted platinum, gold, and silver coins from the US Mint. In times of crisis and doubt, investors move some assets to safe-havens. The demand is so high it is currently stripping the Mint’s supply. And if history is any indicator, it […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Investors Aiming for Gold

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Investors Aiming for Gold

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Investors Aiming for Gold Gold edged lower on Thursday as investors booked profits from sharp gains in the previous session, but prices held above the $1,700 an ounce level on the promise of more U.S. stimulus measures to ease the economic blow from the coronavirus crisis. Shayne Heffernan Trade Idea “As […]

Gold, “If ever there was a time, Now is it…”

Gold, “If ever there was a time, Now is it…”

$XAU $GLD $USO $USD The gold market is holding its uptrend pattern in the 1,700 range, and it may stay that way for most of the year, as investors have yet to fully understand the impact central banks and government actions around the world will have on financial markets and inflation. From a gold investment […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Buy at First Support

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Buy at First Support

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Buy at First Support Shayne Heffernan Trade Idea “The silver market is small so it doesn’t take a lot of money to really push prices higher.” Shayne Heffernan PhD in Economics Why This Matters Rising demand for silver from investors will offset sharp falls in consumption by jewellers and […]

“The Fed Cannot Print Gold”, Prices Seen Higher

“The Fed Cannot Print Gold”, Prices Seen Higher

$XAU $GLD $BAC $USD Bank of America Corp. (NYSE:BAC) raised its 18-month gold-price target to 3,000 oz more than 50% above the existing price record in a report titled “The Fed Cannot Print Gold.” The bank increased its target from 2,000 previously, as policy makers across the globe open huge amounts of fiscal and monetary […]

The Price of Gold Vs The Price of Crude Oil

The Price of Gold Vs The Price of Crude Oil

$GLD $XAU $USO $OIL $USD At the moment, the sharp move down in Crude Oil is Bullish gold prices Monday will go down in the scrap books as a historic day for Crude Oil prices, but energy-exposed stocks did not collapse as some envisioned. The price on the futures contract for WTI Crude Oil that […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Shows No Signs Of Weakness

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Shows No Signs Of Weakness

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Shows No Signs Of Weakness Silver remained in a range between the 20 EMA near $15.00 and the 50 EMA at $15.60 while global markets turned red amid rapid downside move in crude oil prices. Currently, the precious metal segment is ignoring the broader sell-off which is a good sign for […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) demand in China continued to be in the doldrums

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) demand in China continued to be in the doldrums

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) demand in China continued to be in the doldrums Gold prices fell to a more than one-week low on Monday as the dollar firmed and as investors remained optimistic that the U.S. economy might reopen soon from lockdowns that were enforced to contain the novel coronavirus’ spread. Shayne Heffernan Trade Idea […]

Gold’s Price Target is Higher

Gold’s Price Target is Higher

$XAU $GLD $USD Gold traded just off 7-yr highs Thursday as investors bet the precious Yellow metal price would swell as the COVID-19 chaos reshapes financial markets. Futures for June delivery inched up 0.3% to 1,746 oz, holding just below their April high of 1,768. Gold is up 16% YTD, thanks to investors who view it as a […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) to stay positive hence it’s clearly a buy on dips market

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) to stay positive hence it’s clearly a buy on dips market

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) to stay positive hence it’s clearly a buy on dips market Silver stays below the 50 EMA level at $15.60 following the release of U.S. Initial Jobless Claims  report which showed that 5.25 million of Americans applied for unemployment benefits. Currently, it looks like the market was ready to hear the bad […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) entering a new era of zero interest rate and devaluing currencies

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) entering a new era of zero interest rate and devaluing currencies

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) entering a new era of zero interest rate and devaluing currencies Gold futures gave up earlier gains to end lower on Thursday, pressured as the U.S. dollar strengthened in the wake of a surge in weekly U.S. jobless claims, which underlined the rapid deterioration in the economy from the COVID-19 pandemic. […]

Gold Up, Investors Seek Safe-havens

Gold Up, Investors Seek Safe-havens

$XAU $GLD Gold prices rose 1% Thursday as investors sought safe-havens after dour US economic reports exacerbated fears of a global recession amid central banks’ efforts to stem the financial rout from the coronavirus outbreak. Spot gold was up 0.9% at 1,730.49 oz by 1104 GMT, erasing losses driven by profit-taking and a stronger USD […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Prices Up as COVID-19 Economic Costs Rise

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Prices Up as COVID-19 Economic Costs Rise

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Prices Up as COVID-19 Economic Costs Rise Gold prices were up in Asia on Thursday as investors continue to calculate the economic damage from the COVID-19 pandemic. Gold futures were up by 0.33% at $1,745.70 by 9:37 PM ET (2:37 AM GMT) as the yellow metal attempted to claw back its losses from the previous session. Companies reported dismal numbers during what is turning out to be […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) sees big pullbacks after recent bigger gains; not surprising

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) sees big pullbacks after recent bigger gains; not surprising

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) sees big pullbacks after recent bigger gains; not surprising Gold and silver futures prices are trading solidly lower in midday U.S. trading Wednesday, on normal downside corrections from recent strong gains that saw gold prices hit a 7.5-year high, at $1,788.80, on Tuesday, basis June Comex futures. Big gains in markets can […]

Gold’s Rally Seeing 1,800 in Here

Gold’s Rally Seeing 1,800 in Here

$XAU $GLD Gold extended its strong rally to hit the highest mark in more than 7 years on concern that this health crisis will have a devastating effect on the global economy, hammering corporate earnings while driving demand for safe-havens. COMEX futures in New York moved closer to 1,800 oz, the mark last seen in […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) climbs to over 7-year high on coronavirus-led economic worries

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) climbs to over 7-year high on coronavirus-led economic worries

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) climbs to over 7-year high on coronavirus-led economic worries A slump in China’s exports is expected to have extended into March while a collapse in oil price likely deepened a decline in imports, a Reuters poll showed, as the virus cripples the global economy and overall demand. The U.S. Congress struggled […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) pulls back in absence of near-term upside catalysts but the situation may change quickly

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) pulls back in absence of near-term upside catalysts but the situation may change quickly

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) pulls back in absence of near-term upside catalysts but the situation may change quickly Silver Stays Below The Major Resistance Level At 50 EMA Silver pulls back following an attempt to break through the major resistance level at the 50 EMA at $15.60. There’s no material economic data scheduled […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Scarcity Versus the Fed’s Printing Press

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Scarcity Versus the Fed’s Printing Press

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Scarcity Versus the Fed’s Printing Press Gold futures hit a seven-year high on Thursday as another week of massive filings for unemployment benefits and widespread measures by the U.S. Federal Reserve to reinforce the economy strengthened demand for the precious metal as an investment. The Fed announced as much as $2.3 […]

3 Top Gold Miners, All Strong Buys

3 Top Gold Miners, All Strong Buys

$GOLD, $BTG, $NEM In times of high volatility, precious metals see increased purchases as investors seek a safe-haven. Gold is the tradition safe-play, the place where savvy investors can put their money and watch it hold its value. With gold in a long term uptrend, stock investors are buying in to and they are doing […]

ETFs are Making ‘Record Purchases’ of the Precious Yellow Metal

ETFs are Making ‘Record Purchases’ of the Precious Yellow Metal

$GLD, $XAU $GOLD $NEM Thursday, Gold prices spiked after the Trump Fed announced a $2.3-B ‘Big Bang’ lending program to cushion Main Street from disruptions caused by the COVID-19 coronavirus. Gold futures for April delivery climbed 4.25% to over 1,736.20 oz to close at their highest mark since December 2012. In the last 6 wks there have huge […]

Gold ETF Assets Saw Their Largest ever Quarterly Gainer in Q-1 Y 2020

Gold ETF Assets Saw Their Largest ever Quarterly Gainer in Q-1 Y 2020

$GLD $XAU Gold-backed ETFs and similar products account for a significant part of the gold market, with institutional and individual investors using them to implement many of their investment strategies. Flows in ETFs highlight short-term and long-term opinions and desires to holding gold. The data tracks gold held in physical form by open-ended ETFs and […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) continues to move higher as markets are optimistic that coronavirus will be contained

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) continues to move higher as markets are optimistic that coronavirus will be contained

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) continues to move higher as markets are optimistic that coronavirus will be contained Silver Holds Above $15.00 As Markets Believe That Virus Containment Measures Are Working Silver continues its upside move after it breached the 20 EMA level several days ago. Equity markets remain optimistic which also helps precious metals in […]

Gold, “Buying at these marks is attractive to investors”

Gold, “Buying at these marks is attractive to investors”

$XAU $GLD Gold prices in Asia are trading lower Wednesday morning despite continuing economic uncertainty. The precious Yellow metal continued its losses from the previous session as gold futures were down 0.22% to 1,680 by 9:33 PM ET (2:33 AM GMT). Gold prices tend to move in the opposite direction from stocks, but the 2 moved in the same direction for the 2nd day running. Asian stock markets opened mixed Wednesday with some […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Markets Pressing Major Resistance

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Markets Pressing Major Resistance

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Markets Pressing Major Resistance Silver markets have rallied a bit during the trading session on Monday, reaching towards the $15 level. Keep in mind that silver is not only a precious metal, but it is also an industrial one. That being the case, it makes sense that as the silver […]

Analysts forecast the Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) to hit $1900 an ounce in weeks

Analysts forecast the Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) to hit $1900 an ounce in weeks

Analysts forecast the Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) to hit $1900 an ounce in weeks Gold futures rallied for the fifth consecutive day, surging above $1,700 an ounce to the highest since 2012, underpinned by ample liquidity in the wake of massive economic stimulus packages initiated worldwide to contain coronavirus epidemic as precious metals analysts forecast […]

Gold’s Rally Tightens the Physical Market

Gold’s Rally Tightens the Physical Market

$XAU $GLD $XAG $SLV $PLAT $USD $JPY $MTA Gold prices spiked up Monday, extending a 3-session rally Monday gold futures for delivery on the COMEX exchange were up nearly 3% or +47.60 at 1693.30 just shy of the intra-day high at 1695.90. That was the highest mark in 2 wks, in a rally driven by […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Gains Ground Despite Stronger U.S. Dollar As Optimism Is Widespread

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Gains Ground Despite Stronger U.S. Dollar As Optimism Is Widespread

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Gains Ground Despite Stronger U.S. Dollar As Optimism Is Widespread Despite the continued strength of the U.S. dollar, silver is trying to get through the major resistance near the 20 EMA in the $14.50 – $14.70 area. The U.S. Dollar Index continues its upside move and is currently trying […]

Gold Bugs Welcome 2020

Gold Bugs Welcome 2020

$XAU $GLD $XAG $SLV $USD Welcome to Y 2020. As the COVID-19 coronavirus brings economies around the world to a standstill, gold is rivaling Treasuries and the Buck as the best-performing major asset so far this year. The precious Yellow metal proved its safe-haven status with a 6% rally as nearly $16-T was wiped off […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) could face additional selling pressure if employment data sours sentiment

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) could face additional selling pressure if employment data sours sentiment

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) could face additional selling pressure if employment data sours sentiment Gold prices could suffer after the minutes from the Federal Reserve’s emergency meeting on March 15 are released. That day, Chairman Jerome Powell announced that the central bank cut itstarget range for its benchmark Fed Funds interest rate to 0.00-0.25 percent. […]

Mexico’s Recent Mine Shutdown Will Limit Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Supply

Mexico’s Recent Mine Shutdown Will Limit Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Supply

Mexico’s Recent Mine Shutdown Will Limit Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Supply Yesterday’s strength has turned into a test of a key resistance level near the 20 EMA at $14.60. At this point, the attempt to breach the resistance was unsuccessful, but silver may make an attempt to get through the key resistance level in the […]

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, […]

Covid-19 hits Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) to a ten-year-plus low

Covid-19 hits Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) to a ten-year-plus low

Covid-19 hits Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) to a ten-year-plus low The coronavirus pandemic has hit silver to a ten-year-plus low, according to the Refinitiv GFMS annual Silver Market Review 2019, which includes provisional supply and demand estimates for 2020. After rising to a five-month high by late February, the silver price experienced a […]

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 […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) looking very much like a market that is ready to rollover

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) looking very much like a market that is ready to rollover

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) looking very much like a market that is ready to rollover Silver markets have been drifting a bit lower over the last couple of days, as we said above the $14.00 level. If we can break down below that level, then it’s likely that we go much lower, perhaps down […]

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 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% […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) showing signs of exhaustion

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) showing signs of exhaustion

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) showing signs of exhaustion Silver markets did very little during the trading session to dissuade the sellers as we have been struggling to find direction. The market has recently pull back from the $15.00 level and it looks very likely that we are going to continue to see more bearish […]

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 […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Key Support Level Is Tested While U.S. Dollar Rebounds

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Key Support Level Is Tested While U.S. Dollar Rebounds

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Key Support Level Is Tested While U.S. Dollar Rebounds U.S. dollar is finally rebounding against the broad basket of currencies following days of downside, and this rebound is putting pressure on silver. The U.S. Dollar Index, which has recently been close to the 104 level, has almost reached 98 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Markets Show Hesitation

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Markets Show Hesitation

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Markets Show Hesitation Silver markets went back and forth during the trading session on Thursday, as we continue to bounce around just below the $15.00 level. At this point, the market is likely to see a lot of noise in this area, because it is such an important figure from […]

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 […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) will continue to see plenty of pressure

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) will continue to see plenty of pressure

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) will continue to see plenty of pressure Silver markets initially tried to rally during the trading session after gapping higher and then pulling back to fill that gap. Furthermore, the market reached towards the $15.00 level before selling off yet again. At this point, the market looks likely that it […]

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 […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Markets Shoot Straight Up In The Air As Federal Reserve Goes All In

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Markets Shoot Straight Up In The Air As Federal Reserve Goes All In

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Markets Shoot Straight Up In The Air As Federal Reserve Goes All In Silver markets rallied significantly during the trading session on Tuesday, breaking above the psychologically important $14 level. That being said, the market is likely to see some type of pullback in the short term. Given enough time, […]

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 […]

Copper Surfaces and Covid-19 Coronavirus

Copper Surfaces and Covid-19 Coronavirus

$CU There has been a lot of media about the fact COVID-19 lives for just 4 hrs on copper Vs on steel or plastic. The Big Q: What does that mean?  The Big A: Copper is antimicrobial, meaning it can kill bacteria and viruses, sometimes within mins.  There have been multiple studies showing its effectiveness […]

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 […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) The Fed Helps Almost All Asset Classes

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) The Fed Helps Almost All Asset Classes

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) The Fed Helps Almost All Asset Classes The most important catalyst for all asset classes today is the U.S. Federal Reserve decision to expand its quantitative easing program. Due to the severity of the coronavirus crisis, the Fed decided that it will not set any limits to its market […]

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: 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 […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) market showing the $12 level will be crucial

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) market showing the $12 level will be crucial

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) market showing the $12 level will be crucial Silver markets went back and forth during the trading session on Thursday, showing the $12 level will be crucial, as it has been in the past. By bouncing around the way, it has, it suggests that the market is ready to give […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Markets Continue to Form Base

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Markets Continue to Form Base

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Markets Continue to Form Base Silver markets broke down a bit during the trading session on Wednesday, slicing below the $12.00 level again. This is an area that is important on longer-term charts, but at this point I am looking to see whether or not it is going to hold. […]

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 […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Markets extraordinarily negative

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Markets extraordinarily negative

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Markets extraordinarily negative Silver markets were extraordinarily negative during the trading session on Thursday and sliced through the $16.00 level. By doing so, the market shows just how weak it is, because the area had been so supportive in the past. Looking at the size of this candlestick, it’s […]

A Stock Market Crash Shield Shines with Gold and Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X)

A Stock Market Crash Shield Shines with Gold and Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X)

A Stock Market Crash Shield Shines with Gold and Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) A stock market crash shield in the colors of gold and silver shines brightly as investors increasingly seek to buy those precious metals to profit when stocks sink. The importance of having investments that tend to climb when equities fall […]

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 […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) below the $17.00 level

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) below the $17.00 level

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) below the $17.00 level Silver has started the week with losses. Currently, silver is trading at $16.96, down $0.65 or 2.16% the day. Silver Slips on Demand Concerns Silver continues to show sharp swings. The metal gained 4 percent last week, but has already given up about half of […]

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