Gold & Silver Prices Now at Inflation-Adjusted 50-Year Lows

It’s Official: Gold & Silver Prices Now at Inflation-Adjusted 50-Year Lows Jeff Clark, Senior Precious Metals Analyst, GoldSilver SEP 10, 2018 I’ve been watching this metric all year. And when gold and silver took their recent tumble I checked it again. I found what I thought I would. Gold and […]

Sprott Gold Report: Summer Test

Sprott Gold Report: Summer Test Aug 21, 2018 01:17 pm By Trey Reik, Senior Portfolio Manager, Sprott Asset Management USA, Inc. Gold is never easy. So many factors influence the gold price, it is impossible to predict bullion’s short-term reactions to individual economic or geopolitical developments. To us at Sprott, gold’s […]

What if Venezuelan Hyperinflation Came to the US?

Jeff Clark, Senior Precious Metals Analyst, GoldSilver AUG 20, 2018 Mike Maloney thinks that hyperinflation is a distinct possibility in the US. So when I read about the runaway inflation rates in Venezuela, I wondered how that would play out in the US if he’s right. From the outset we […]

Gold to Soar Above $6,000 Long Term

In our regular gold trading alerts, we focus on the short- and medium-term outlook and we rarely discuss the very long-term issues or price targets. The reason is simple – the long-term issues and price targets don’t change often, so usually there’s little new to say about them. Consequently, it’s […]

Big Banks: 2018 Gold Price Forecasts and Predictions

Alexander Trigaux, Editor, GoldSilver AUG 12, 2018 Here at GoldSilver we’re not huge fans of commercial banks. Deceptive practices, outrageous fees, viewing customers as prey instead of partners. But they do control enormous amounts of capital, so keeping an eye on where they stand vis a vis the gold price […]

Sprott Gold Report: Gold Slumps on Trade War Fears

Aug 08, 2018 01:06 pm By Shree Kargutkar, Portfolio Manager, Sprott Asset Management LP In late January, the 10% sell-off of the S&P 500 Index was caused by the prospect of a global trade war. Six months later, the U.S. equity markets have recovered but “trade war” headlines dominate the […]

Serious Decline

Bitcoin is depreciating. This might be just the turnaround you have been waiting for. But is there really enough weight behind the short-term action to pummel Bitcoin lower? A startup backed by Starbucks, Microsoft and a couple of other companies is said to potentially pave the way for the Bitcoin […]

The Next Crisis Could Be Worse Than the Great Depression

Jeff Clark, Senior Precious Metals Analyst, GoldSilver AUG 6, 2018 https://goldsilver.com/blog/this-economists-research-says-the-next-crisis-could-be-worse-than-the-great-depression/ Mike Maloney mentioned an economist he was studying as part of his research for a new book, so I ordered one of his books. The core message in this economist’s book pulls no punches: There is no escaping another […]

If History Repeats, You’ll Buy a House for 100 Ounces of Gold

Jeff Clark, Senior Precious Metals Analyst, GoldSilver JUL 31, 2018 Real estate prices look to be topping out. Gold and silver prices are back at 2010 levels. As the relative pricing of these two assets reverses over the coming years, it will afford those with a meaningful holding of precious […]

Is There Any Gold in Auburn?

What comes to your mind when you hear about Auburn, Alabama? I guess nothing. But this is a mistake. There is a real treasure hidden there. Am I talking about gold? Mises Institute No. I’m talking about the Mises Institute, the worldwide epicenter of libertarian political theory and the Austrian […]

Will the Fed’s Tightening Trigger Another Crisis?

The recent currency and debt crises in Argentina and Turkey raise questions about the condition of the global economy in general and the emerging countries in particular. Are they merely isolated events without broader implications or are they canary in the emerging market mine? This question is timely and worryingly […]

Mike Maloney’s Market Fragility Index

Introducing Mike Maloney’s Market Fragility Index: What It’s Saying Now Jeff Clark, Senior Precious Metals Analyst, GoldSilver JUL 16, 2018 A funny thing happened in the middle of one of Mike Maloney’s deep-research sessions recently. As you know, he just released a brand new presentation, but while analyzing the stock […]

How Crazy It Is to Short Gold with RSI Close to 30

Aiming to make money on gold price’s decline is always controversial. The long-term fundamentals remain favorable and gold and silver are likely to exceed their previous highs in the coming years. True, but that doesn’t mean that both metals can’t move even lower in the next several weeks or even […]

The End of Quantitative Easing and Gold

June was hot for the central banks. The Federal Reserve lifted the federal funds rate for the second time this year, while the European Central Bank announced that it would end its bond purchase program by the end of 2018. It would mean another step towards normalization of the crisis-era […]

Tension Ramps up

The recent couple of days have turned the short-term outlook on its ear for some traders. The last couple of months have seemed like sooth sailing, not something that could be said about the Bitcoin market too many times in the past. Now, we get a different reading and some […]

The Debt Threat and Gold

In the latest edition of the Market Overview, we have analyzed the risk related to the rising U.S. public debt and private leverage. This month, we will adopt a more global perspective. Until recently, thanks to the synchronized worldwide growth, it was easy to lose sight of the elephant in […]

The Russians Are Coming! The Russians Are Coming! Gold/Treasury Inversion Speeds Up

Jeff Clark, Senior Precious Metals Analyst, GoldSilver JUN 25, 2018 In case you’re unfamiliar with the 1966 movie The Russians Are Coming!, it’s a fun romp about a Russian submarine that accidentally runs aground off the New England coast during the Cold War and the local residents who panic and […]

Respite for Bitcoin Traders Might Be Deceptive

There seems to be some respite for Bitcoin traders. It might be tempting to take this breather as a sign of the tide turning. We highlight the reasons why you probably shouldn’t. In the last couple of days, Bitcoin has gone up a bit. This has brought questions if the […]

Once Again, Gold Is Not Commodity

We know this… we really know it. This is awkward. Gold is a metal. This is why it used to be money for thousands of years: it was rare, tangible and its supply couldn’t be increased at will. An ideal store of value. So why are we saying that gold […]

Outlook Shifting in Predictable Ways for Bitcoin

As Bitcoin is going down, we’re seeing more and more information on how the currency is in a precarious position or how the prospects of the currency is bleak. But what interests traders the most is if the recent developments have changed anything in the current outlook. And we provide […]