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Mark Cuban Is Buying Options on Gold Gold prices are rallying and gold bugs are rejoicing as big names start joining hands with them. Businessman and billionaire Mark Cuban is the latest name to get on board with the gold bulls. Speaking with CNBC, the businessman revealed that…

Gold prices are the best-performing asset so far this year, as mounting worries over global economic growth have spurred safe haven buying. As of today, gold and silver have rallied 12% and 11%, respectively. That compares to a 13% decline in natural gas and a 12% decline in…

Usually low inflation is bad news for gold prices. But according to one analyst, the economy’s recent bout of deflation could actually be bullish for precious metals. Gold prices are soaring. Year-to-date, the yellow metal is up more than seven percent. The move is unexpected, given most analysts…

Gold Prices Are Being Manipulated, Insider Manipulation in the gold pits? It is a topic that makes everyone uncomfortable. Those who espouse this theory are uncomfortable because they cannot readily find a forum willing to discuss it and those who reject the notion are uncomfortable because a growing…

Despite 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…

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 you can invest in gold. Buying Gold Based…

Ask anybody about why gold was in a bull market between 2002 and 2012, and they will most likely tell you that it was due to declining interest rates. Now, if you ask anybody if gold is even worth looking at as an investment, you’ll likely be told…

Regarding gold, there’s a daunting question going around these days: is the yellow metal worth buying? If you listen to the mainstream, you will hear them say it’s the worst investment possible for your portfolio. According to them, instead of protecting your wealth, this precious metal is doing…

I’ve been singing the same song to my readers all year: look at dips in the price of gold bullion as an opportunity to buy more of the metal. When gold fell below $1,150-an-ounce in early November and so many analysts came out with the prediction of $1,100…

It’s pretty difficult to get enthusiastic about the stock market with sentiment so focused on the sovereign debt situation inGreece. Even in the face of solid earnings expectations for the third quarter, investors are looking into the future and seeing slow economic growth, translating into slower earnings. It’s…

Gold prices rising for 10 years straight…the money supply greatly expanded…the printing press for dollars running overtime…am I the only one concerned about rapid inflation? I rarely read or hear a report talking about today’s rising prices or the hyperinflation we may sustain in the years ahead. We…

It’s a bird. No, it’s a plane. Maybe it’s Superman! Sorry, it’s none of these things; it’s your friendly central banker to the rescue again! Couldn’t believe the news yesterday morning… To calm banking concerns in Europe, mostly centered around the repercussions of a default by Greece, the…

Loyal and long-term readers know I’m a contrarian investor at heart. When investors are selling in droves, I want to buy. Similarly, when investors are buying stocks as a herd, I’m selling. And this brings me to today’s very important issue. I follow several services that gauge the…

I know this is a financial e-letter. But I can’t pass on the opportunity to comment on President Obama’s speech to Congress and the nation this past Thursday night. Maybe I’m the only one who doesn’t get it. Maybe these politicians are all smarter than me. I see…

The simple question: why haven’t jobs been created in the U.S. despite the trillions of dollars the government has thrown at the economy? There are several answers to this question. There is also a new theory I have been working on, as to why jobs in this country…

I’ve learned many things about investing over a career that has spanned 30 years. One of the biggest lessons is that not a single investment goes either straight up or straight down. When an investment is rising in price (bull market), there are usually dips and corrections on…

The key in this bear market with stocks is to stick with resource stocks if you’re a speculator. I like large, blue-chip companies that pay high dividends for long-term investors. For risk-capital equity traders, the best action remains with gold stocks, and some of the best value now…