Posts On Gold

Another Explanation for the Rise in Gold

The recent rise in gold has been widely discussed in financial media. There have been numerous issues attributed to gold’s rise including the U.S./China trade war, an increasingly-dovish Fed, a slowing economy and a rising risk of recession. One issue-albeit one you probably have not heard about yet-is the increasing risk of stagflation. The phrase stagflation was first used in Great Britain and today is understood to mean a period in which prices rise without a corresponding increase in demand. During a period of stagflation,... Continue Reading

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How to Make the Most of an Investment in Gold

When it comes to making the most of an investment in gold, there is really one simple rule of thumb to follow: Buy as much as you can. With a long-term view and long-term objectives, the more bullion you can acquire the better. Not only does this strategy on how to make the most of an investment in gold provide the most upside appreciation potential, but it comes with other potential benefits as well. Higher Prices: Simple math tells you that the more gold you... Continue Reading

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Gold Rockets Higher Despite Stock Rebound

Gold is climbing sharply higher today as an improving technical posture, weaker dollar and disappointing data fuel buying interest. In what seems to be a recent trend, the latest reading on ISM manufacturing came in below expectations. Although the reading was still solid, the slightly lower gauge could potentially point to weakening economic growth. Other key data points in recent weeks have also shown a tendency to come in slightly below consensus estimates, and if the recent trend does continue it could start to raise... Continue Reading

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The Bottom May Be At Hand

Recent declines in the gold market have left investors wondering just how far the metal may fall before finding a bottom. Investors may not have to wonder much longer. The market could very well be at or near a long-term bottom, and price action over the next several days could be very telling. A possible bottom in the gold market could come at an interesting time. Stocks have been seeing some increasing volatility and a potential top in equities could also be in the works.... Continue Reading

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Opportunity Knocks

The gold market has been on the defensive in recent weeks, and the selling pressure has remained fairly constant. In another recent post, the idea of a “bearish extreme” was discussed, as it is oftentimes a good time to buy when the rest of the world is selling. Eventually, that selling becomes exhausted, as there may simply be no one left to sell after long periods of declines. A very good potential clue that the market may be reaching- or perhaps has already reached-such a... Continue Reading

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There Is Only One True Form of Money

There are numerous reasons to buy and hold physical gold. Of course, the potential for significant price appreciation is a major factor when investors make the decision to invest in gold. Although everyone likes the idea of buying low and selling high, the idea of a rising gold price is by no means the only-or even most important reason-to buy and accumulate physical gold. Of all the possible reasons to accumulate gold-such as to preserve purchasing power, to hedge against declining currency values and to... Continue Reading

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Now is the Time to Buy

Gold prices have slumped to a 12-month low, as investors remain hungry for risk and as stock markets continue their ascent back towards previous highs. Although gold has been lacking any significant, bullish catalyst in the short-term, the long-term outlook for the metal looks as bright as ever. Some of the most successful investors seem able to recognize value, while also having a knack for identifying market turning points. These investors understand the notion of market cycles and understand the importance of going against the... Continue Reading

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Three Reasons Physical Gold is the Ultimate Investment

Unlike paper assets such as stocks or bonds, physical gold brings a lot more to the table than the potential for higher prices or dividends.  If you do not already own physical gold, here are three major reasons you need to consider an allocation right now. Gold is the only real form of money: The problems associated with fiat, or paper currencies, are nothing new. Paper money has shown a strong tendency to lose value over time. As paper money declines in value, so does... Continue Reading

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Gold to Move Higher on Lack of Exploration

Gold has a number of reasons to potentially move higher from current levels. A weaker dollar, low rates, government debt and the potential for a major stock market collapse could all keep the metal moving higher in the coming months and years. There is another major bullish factor that could also be a major driver of gold prices. A lack of exploration could put a major crimp in supplies, fueling a price rise. In a recent article on Kitco.com, Lamgold President and CEO Stephen Letwin... Continue Reading

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Is Gold on the Verge?

Gold has been quietly moving higher for some time now, and the yellow metal could be gearing up for a significant upside breakout. Numerous issues have helped propel the metal higher in recent weeks, including but not limited to geopolitical tensions, worries over the debt ceiling, a dovish Fed and potential topping action in equity markets. In a recent article from Kitco.com, Dennis Gartman, author of The Gartman Letter, suggested that gold is about to finally breakout. He was quoted as saying “Gold is about... Continue Reading

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