Gold

Gold is a precious metal that serves many purposes. In the world of investing, it is used to hedge against inflation, uncertainty, and currency devaluation. This is mainly because the yellow metal has been known as a currency for much longer than the fiat (paper-based) currencies and it increases in value as these factors come into play.

Gold is also used in the fashion industry, mainly for jewellery purposes, and in other industries such as aerospace, electronics, and medical.

Over the past 12 years, gold prices have soared—from around $280.00 an ounce to about $1,250 now. This represents an increase of about 250% in total or a bit more than 28% each year. Going forward, the fundamentals for the prices to move higher look promising as well. Demand is increasing and supply is shrinking.

Back in 2002, the editors of Profit Confidential started telling their readers it was time to jump into gold-related investments. This gold investing guidance and analysis proved to be extremely timely. Yes, back in 2002 we started offering gold analysis to our readers and we still do it today. We have been recognized as one of the first investment letters to tell its audience to jump into gold stocks, very early in the gold bull market. The gold guidance and analysis we provided resulted in investors seeing many stocks we follow rising in price 100% or more in short periods of time. Today, you can regularly find gold market analysis in Profit Confidential. Each time gold prices have moved higher, we’ve told our readers to buy more gold-related investments. See what we have to say about gold’s future daily in Profit Confidential.

Volatility in Global Currencies Good News for Gold Investors

By Thursday, January 29, 2015

Volatility in Global CurrenciesAs it stands, we are seeing wild swings in the currency markets. The only currency that’s performing well is the U.S. dollar. Other currencies, like the Canadian dollar, euro, Japanese yen, Australian dollar, and British pound, are in a definitive downtrend. The Swiss franc is seeing historical moves due to its central bank’s i… Read More

Why Are My Super Bowl Chicken Wings Costing So Much More This Year?

By Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Proof InflationListen to the mainstream media and they will have you convinced there is no inflation in the U.S. economy. The recent decline in gas prices has some saying deflation will prevail in the U.S. Their arguments are rather naïve; they say lower gas prices will eventually result in lower costs for producers and so on and so forth…
The logic… Read More

Two Factors to Continue Pushing Gold Prices Higher in 2015

By Monday, January 26, 2015

Gold Prices Higher in 2015Three weeks into 2015 and gold prices are already up 10% for the year. Gold stocks we have been recommending in our paid-for newsletters had a spectacular start to the year, having rebounded nicely from their oversold levels. Going forward, I expect the gold prices to move higher and with this, gold mining companies should continue to… Read More

Supply/Demand Equation for Gold Says Prices to Rise More

By Friday, January 16, 2015

SupplyDemand Equation for GoldIn 2013, when gold prices took a severe beating, and through 2014, when prices were not moving, I was one of the very few who kept on saying the depressed prices of gold bullion were a great opportunity for investors.
So far this year, gold investments have been hands down the best performer. I’m not saying this to pat myself on the back… Read More

Inflation and Weak Economic Conditions: Two Reasons to Invest in Gold?

By Thursday, January 15, 2015

Invest in GoldWhen it comes to stocks and bonds, they may be fairly easy to price at times. This is mainly due to the fact that they make dividend or coupon payments to investors. Gold, on the other hand, is different and can be very difficult to price, since it doesn’t make any payments.
To look at where gold prices may be headed next, I look at a few fact… Read More

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