Gold Prices

Gold prices reflect the marketplace’s underlying value attributable to gold as determined by futures (derivatives) securities. Because gold is a resource commodity, its value is inherently volatile and, according to history, tends to trade in “mania” phases.

Gold prices in recent history have been quite strong, rising for the better part of a decade. Currently, gold prices have been experiencing a large price consolidation and many financial market participants feel that the commodity is about done its current price cycle.

Gold prices are influenced by a number of factors, including the value of the U.S. dollar, geopolitical events, and the perception among futures traders regarding global demand and supply for physical gold.

Strength in gold prices often reflects a view in the marketplace that there is uncertainty in the world. Their volatility makes them difficult to forecast and predict their direction. Because of this, the underlying commodity represents a risk-capital asset.


Gold Prices to Skyrocket as Global Uncertainty Rises?

By Thursday, August 27, 2015
Gold Prices to SkyrocketGold prices go up when uncertainty rises. As it stands, there’s an abundance of it in the global economy. There are at least three major issues that are haunting investors globally; economic slowdown in China, threat or outright currency devaluation in the emerging markets, and the U.S. dollar rising as the Federal Reserve contemplates.

Gold Investing: Why China is Stockpiling Massive Amounts of Gold

By Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Gold InvestingDespite being abandoned by the mainstream financial world, one country has been quietly stockpiling massive quantities of gold—China. In June, Chinese gold imports from Hong Kong rose 58%, indicating strong demand in the world’s top bullion consumer. Net gold imports from Hong Kong to the mainland rose to 55.0 tonnes in July from.

Gold Bullion: These Three Players Bought 50% of 2Q15 Production

By Wednesday, August 26, 2015
GoldWhen there’s too much uncertainty about an asset class, like there is today with gold bullion prices, I go back to the basic economics of supply and demand. For prices to rise for any asset, you want to see demand increasing and supply remaining the same or even declining. Gold Bullion Demand Soaring On the demand side, when it comes to .

Precious Metals: Gold Miners Undervalued More Now Than in 7 Years

By Sunday, August 23, 2015
Gold Miners Undervalued Now More Than in 2008As tumbling gold prices eat away at mining profits, a key metric shows that miners are more underpriced than at any point in the last decade. There are signs that the extended period of low prices will cause a supply contraction, causing both mining stocks and the yellow metal to skyrocket. Gold has fallen a long way from 2011, losing more.

Gold Prices Signaling Imminent Global Economic Collapse

By Saturday, August 22, 2015
Gold Market Signals We’re on the Verge of a Global Economic CollapseTo see where gold prices are going next, investors need to understand what’s been happening in both the physical market and the paper market. And from what we see, the outlook for gold prices is quite solid. Let’s take a look at gold prices in both the physical and the paper market. Right now, spot gold is trading at $1,160.22 per ounce..

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