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Due to low gold prices, gold stocks have faced a significant amount of scrutiny over the past few years. Their prices have collapsed and some gold stocks don’t even exist; a few mining companies have closed their operations and filed for bankruptcy. Investors’ sentiment towards the precious metal…

The tumbling gold prices in recent years have made the shiny metal look down and out. However, not everyone shares the bearish view. In fact, billionaire investor Stan Druckenmiller just bought millions of shares of a gold exchange traded fund (ETF). If you are not familiar with Stan…

Gold mining companies are down-and-out, but John Paulson isn’t worried. The downfall in gold prices stems from sentiment rather than fundamentals. The artificially low interest rates since the Great Recession have sent the stock market and the bond market to extraordinary highs. Once markets embrace the long-awaited correction,…

The last few years have not been kind to resource firms—especially to Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE/ABX). But with China’s stock market crash and Greece halfway out of the eurozone, now may be the perfect moment to buy gold stocks. Gold prices have dropped 11.4% over the last 12…

Over the next few months, you could make triple-digit gains in one of the world’s most hated commodities: gold. No, you won’t get rich quick. But as I’m about to show you, some of the world’s smartest investors have been quietly accumulating precious metals. And before the move…

Today we finish the last trading day of May, and with it the first five months of this year are behind us. And what do we have to show for those five months? The two “biggest picture” items I follow for investors are stocks and gold. So far…

The top gold dividend stocks have maintained regular dividend distributions to shareholders, despite a 40% decline in gold prices since 2011. More impressive is that the gold stocks on this list have managed to cut costs and increase production—making them the top gold dividend stocks to watch in…

With gold prices beaten down, now might be a great time to look at undervalued gold stocks. Gold Prices Under Pressure After a meteoric rise to $1,923 per ounce, gold prices have come under serious pressure. Currently trading near $1,150 an ounce, gold prices are being held back…

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…

Federal Reserve, ECB, China to Drive Gold Prices Upward in 2015 Uncertainty and fear are two of the biggest factors that move gold prices. If they increase, investors buy the yellow metal to hedge and protect their wealth. Going into 2015, I see these two factors coming into…

When it comes to investing, history has taught us one very important lesson: ideal buying opportunities are formed when there’s significant pessimism towards an investment. In other words, to make it really big, you need to have the guts to buy an investment when everyone else is selling…

Fasten your seatbelt, dear reader. We’re in for a global financial crisis, a currency fiasco, and a stock market collapse all in the same year! I’m being too bearish? Not after you read this… In their search for economic growth in 2009, the Federal Reserve and other major…

If there ever was an environment illustrating how risky and tough resource investing can be, the current conditions for gold stocks are the textbook example. Resource investing is a risk-capital only endeavor. When it comes to equities, resource-related stocks should never make up the core of a long-term…

As gold bullion prices declined in the period from April to June of this year, so did silver prices. And just like gold bullion, the bullish case for the white metal’s prices continues to build. Demand for the white precious metal is not just robust; it is rising.…

One basic rule of economics states that when the demand increases for an item and supply for that same item declines, its price usually increases. Let’s apply this to the gold market today. Demand for gold bullion is exuberant. In spite of the decline in the price of…

Back in late 2011, I created a widely circulated video that included six predictions. I hit it on the head with five of those predictions. But the winners are not what are important to my readers today; it’s the prediction I didn’t get right that’s vital now Back…

As many of you know, I’m not keen on the near-term prospects for gold at this juncture. The metal, while still viewed as a safe haven for some, is no longer on my buy list. Yes, central banks are buying gold, but so what? The supply of the…

There is a serious problem in the gold mining business these days, and it’s not because of the stagnant spot price. Costs are going up industry-wide, and it is making buying gold stocks much less attractive. Gold prices have been in consolidation for about a year and a…