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Price Of Gold

To 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…

The U.S. could be on the verge of an economic collapse and investors should start moving their portfolios into hard assets like gold and silver. At least, that’s according to renowned investor Marc Faber. In a presentation at the CFA Analyst Seminar in Chicago, the popular market commentator…

As it stands, there are more reasons for gold prices to go higher than there are for the yellow metal to decline. The mainstream is focused on just two factors; they argue there isn’t any inflation and that the U.S. economy is performing well enough. Remember: there’s more…

The stock market certainly isn’t going up because of stronger expectations for corporate earnings. But I think all the conservative forecasts by corporations will lead to another quarter of mostly outperformance this upcoming earnings season. Companies have consistently been able to generate good earnings, even with lackluster revenue…

The price of gold is going up, and it just crossed $1,660 an ounce. Silver crossed $30.00 an ounce. You might say that precious metals are back. You can plainly see the resurgence in gold stocks, which have really turned around from what was a considerable period of…

If you’re looking to make money playing the long side in gold, you may want to wait a bit unless you are willing to trade the range. The yellow metal is no longer in a bear market, but it is also not ready to rally much higher in…

Gold bullion imports from Hong Kong into mainland China increased 600% in May 2012 when compared to May 2011! (Source: Bloomberg, July 9, 2012.) China is set to take the lead from India as the largest purchaser of gold bullion in 2012. The World Gold Council estimates that…

In the classic nursery tale “Goldilocks and the Three Bears,” first put in written form by British author Robert Southey, Goldilocks ran when she came face to face with the bears. On the price charts, gold is also now facing a bear market; but will gold also run…

The New York-based Conference Board’s household sentiment index has slumped to the lowest level since March of 2009… But hold on…don’t dismiss it as more bad news! It’s actually good news. Sure the U.S. unemployment rate has held at about nine percent for about 30 months now. Sure,…

Gold bugs are feeling the pain, as precious metals continue with their slower-economic-growth correction. As well, the prospect of action on the Europe debt crisis is tempering the marketplace’s appetite for gold futures. My view is that gold and silver continue to represent some of the most attractive…

Remember this summer when the Dow Jones Industrial Average had a couple of 400-point loss days and we heard so many stock advisors and analysts tell us we were headed straight into a second recession…that corporate earnings would plummet? Stocks fell 20% from their May 2, 2011, high…

The precious yellow metal continues to hold up well on the price chart, as traders shift capital from the higher-risk equities to the safe-haven sanctuary of gold. In this country, there are crippling debt levels and deficits. Some cities across the nation are shutting down to save money.…

I think it’s very reasonable to say that the stock market is fairly valued at this time. A lot of news, risks and revised expectations are now priced into the market and share prices reflect all the current information. There’s good value in many stocks at this time,…

There have been a lot of mergers and acquisitions in the mining industry lately and the consolidation is only going to increase with gold over $1,800 an ounce and silver over $40.00. The buying and selling of entire companies adds to the attractiveness of the mining sector, with…

I have an opinion on the stock market, where it’s headed, which I’m not reading or hearing anywhere else. I’d like to present that forecast this morning for the benefit of my new readers and to ensure that all my readers know where I stand on the stock…

So, the price of gold is going up, and so are gold stocks. There really isn’t much money to be made in this market except for speculating in gold shares. It’s the industry with the best near- and medium-term fundamentals as far as I’m concerned. The big move…

Precious metal commodities corrected with some fervor—especially silver. The price of gold moved somewhat lower in the recent correction, but it is still solidly above the $1,500-per-ounce level. I think that $2,000 for an ounce of gold is a real possibility over the next 12 to 18 months…

“Uncertainty” and “worry” are the words describe the current state of the equity market without corporate earnings and new visibility. Second-quarter earnings season can’t come soon enough—it’s what the market is desperately waiting for. We have a situation where stock prices are bouncing around on the news of…