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Gold Price Outlook 2016: Good, If You Already Own It

By Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Gold Price OutlookTo examine the gold market, you must pay attention to the big buyers. Don’t listen to the noise that suggests the precious metal is “useless.” Gold prices may be down and out, but the major buyers remain resilient. Three Buyers Disregarding Gold Price Completely We continue to pay attention to three main buyers; India, China, and central banks. These three buyers have been nothing but exceptional with their precious metal .

Top 10 Countries with the Highest Gold Reserves

By Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Highest Gold Reserves Top Countries with the Largest Gold Reserves Is Gold Bullion at a Crossroads? Gold has had a remarkable run since it started its nascent rise in early 2001, climbing more than 650% between April 2001 and September 2011. Since then, gold prices have either taken a breather or are preparing for another upswing. Based on the gold purchases made by central banks over the last three years, it appears as .

Gold Price Forecast: This Should Terrify Goldbugs Everywhere

By Monday, September 21, 2015
Gold Price ForecastFears of a banking crisis and U.S. dollar collapse have sent the gold demand soaring, leaving dealers and exchange officials struggling to catch up. With loose monetary policies set to continue for the foreseeable future, the Federal Reserve and central banks around the world have been slowly losing credibility. The situation has sparked a rush for physical gold and silver, leading to shortages and long delays for delivery. The situation .

Gold Price: Central Banks Withdrawing Gold from the Fed

By Thursday, September 10, 2015
Gold Price ForecastForeign central banks have been withdrawing their gold from the Fed. According to the Federal Reserve’s most recent update, a whopping 224 tons of gold have been withdrawn from its vaults since the beginning of 2014. (Source: U.S. Federal Reserve, last accessed September 9, 2015.) Sure, gold hasn’t looked so shiny in the past few years. But to understand why central banks want their physical metal back, and where gold .

Marc Faber: Gold and Silver Only Protection from ECB’s Quantitative Easing

By Friday, September 4, 2015
GoldJust one day before the European Central Bank declared an expansion of their stimulus program, Marc Faber was on Bloomberg TV arguing that rogue central banking will cause an economic collapse. He argued that “easy money” policies are dangerously irresponsible, and investors should be wary of assets whose value depends on more quantitative easing. Faber is a famous Swiss investor who currently lives in Thailand. He is well known for .

5 Reasons Why the Global Meltdown is Just Getting Warmed Up

By Thursday, September 3, 2015
Global Stock Market CrashLate last year I wrote an article suggesting the U.S. could enter a depression in 2015. To some it sounded farfetched at the time. After all, the stock market was at record highs and investors remained bullish. But it seemed to me that all the economic evidence pointed to a U.S. financial crisis. I think the same conditions are in play. In fact, I think the global meltdown is just .

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 gold bullion, I follow three heavyweights: China, India, and .

Invest in Gold: Central Banks Making Compelling Argument to Own Yellow Metal

By Thursday, August 20, 2015
Invest in GoldReasons to invest in gold are increasing each day. Don’t pay too much attention to the mainstream; it is pessimistic towards the yellow metal for all the wrong reasons. You see, between 2008 and 2012, there was just one major phenomenon driving gold prices higher; money printing by the Federal Reserve. It was running its printing presses at full throttle and as a result the value of the U.S. dollar .

Gold Price Plunge: Why It Means Break Open the Champagne!

By Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Gold Price PlungeGold prices are down and the pessimism towards the precious metal is increasing daily; this is great news! If you bought gold bullion when it was beginning its bull-run—and kept it—you are doing much better than people owning stocks during the same period. Look at the chart below. It plots gold’s price (grey area), gold’s price performance (golden line), and the Dow Jones Industrial Average performance (red line) from 2001 .

Economic Collapse: This Could Lead to a Stock Market Crash in 2016

By Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Stock Market Crash in 2016Less than a decade after the biggest financial crisis since the Great Depression, over-zealous central bankers are risking a second economic collapse. The continuous credit creation and rock-bottom interest rates in the U.S., China, the EU, and Russia are meant to incentivize lending, but really they are engineering a second, much larger, financial crash. Monetary stimulus provided the backbone for a global recovery by adding liquidity to the market and .

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