Buying Gold

When it comes to buying gold, there are many factors to consider. One is the physical demand, which has been strong over the past decade. Another factor to consider when buying gold is the direction the monetary base is moving, if it’s increasing or decreasing. Buying gold during times of an increasing monetary base is usually bullish, while buying gold during a phase of decreasing monetary base could be a mistake, unless physical demand can compensate.


With many of our experts here at Profit Confidential touting gold as a wise investment at this time, readers are wondering exactly how to invest in gold. To offer some general information on this topic, here are three key ways…

The U.S. Labor Department reported yesterday that the Producer Price Index (a measure of wholesale prices) rose by 0.3% in November, an annualized rate of 3.6%. The Labor Department also reported that Import Prices rose 0.7% in November, an annualized…

Surprise…surprise… After years of heavy selling, central banks became net buyers of gold in 2010 for the first time in about 20 years. But that’s not the big news... The World Gold Council reports that world central banks made their…

Most investors likely fall into one of these three categories: They likely haven’t bought gold investments yet and they are thinking it may be too late to get in. Or they have bought gold investments and they are wondering if…

Pardon the rudeness, but I’m salivating at the mouth this morning. After a rocky start to 2011, it looks like I might finally get my opportunity to buy more gold investments…and it could happen today. On January 4, 2011, gold…

— "Ahead of the Street" Column, by Mitchell Clark, B. Comm. There really has been a sea change in global equity markets and it's happened just in the last 12 months. For the first time in history, U.S. stocks are…

Spending time with friends who are either businesspeople or investors is a favorite pastime for me. I find it so interesting getting different views on where people believe the economy is going and where they are investing their own money.…