Cash Usage Down, Gold Correspondingly Up?

In February, the World Gold Council released the newest edition of Gold Investor. What can we learn from the report? Let’s discuss gold’s role in the onslaught of the cashless society, its role as a portfolio diversifier, reverse asset and source of liquidity. Rogoff Wants Cashless Society, but Appreciates Gold […]

Central Bankers — Keeping The Wheels On The Bus

Mar 29, 2019 01:47 pm By Tim Taschler, CMT Rich, Bob. “Cartoon of the Day.” Hedgeye. 14 June 2018. The Fed is now done with interest rate increases for all of 2019. It currently plans on raising rates only one more time in 2020 and plans to taper the draining […]

Will the Fed Cut its Interest Rate Forecast, Pushing Gold Higher?

Some important pieces of the US economic reports, including the latest nonfarm payrolls, have disappointed recently. May indicators (including the leading ones) have hit a soft patch it seems. Will that push the Fed to downgrade its dot-plot or fine-tune the monetary policy mix anyhow? Can gold jump in reaction […]

Palladium Hits Record High

Gold is no longer the most valuable precious metal! Palladium dethroned it! We invite you, thus, to read our today’s article about that metal and find out what is the fundamental outlook for the palladium market. Palladium Hits Record High We have a new record! Please take a look at […]

What Do You Want, Mr. Gold?

Barrick wants to buy Newmont. Trump wants a deal with China. Palladium wants to fly into space. And what does gold want? Will Barrick and Newmont Create Gold Monster? Do you remember our January 24, 2019 edition of the Gold News Monitor? We analyzed in that report the historic transaction […]

Proof the Hunt Brothers Didn’t Cause Silver’s 1970s Spike

By Jeff Clark, Senior Analyst, – February 21, 2019 An investor told me he only buys gold. No silver. His reason? “Silver spiked in 1980 only because the Hunt Brothers were trying to corner it.” It’s true the Hunt Brothers bought a lot of silver back then. And it’s […]

Gold Market in 2019: WGC versus LBMA

Both the WGC and LBMA published outlooks for the global economy and gold market in 2019. Who is right? WGC’s Outlook for Gold in 2019 Let’s start from the World Gold Council (WGC) which published its 2019 outlook on January 10th. As befits the organization representing industry’s interests, the WGC […]

LBMA’s Forecasters Are Modestly Bullish on Gold. And You?

The LBMA published its annual forecast survey for precious metals prices in 2019. Gold prices range from $1,150 to $1,475. Who is right? Gold Prices Will Modestly Increase As one year ago, the views of 30 precious market analysts in this year’s forecasts are strongly divergent. The average price of gold […]

ECB and Fed Dance With Gold at $1,300

ECB’s meeting is behind us, while the gathering of the Fed officials is ahead of us. In the meantime, the price of gold jumped above $1,300. Will it stay for longer? Slowdown in the Eurozone, but not Recession On Thursday, the ECB held its monetary policy meeting. It left the […]

A Weakening Global Expansion Amid Growing Risks. Will Gold Benefit?

Thousands of political, business and cultural leaders are heading now towards Davos, Switzerland, to attend the World Economic Forum. On the eve of the world’s biggest annual gathering of the rich and powerful, the International Monetary Fund released its newest world economic outlook. What are the forecasts – and their […]

Will Powell’s Put Support Gold?

Fed signals more patience with its monetary tightening, despite strong economy. Why? And what does it mean for the gold market? Minutes from December FOMC Meeting and Gold  As everybody knows, in December the FOMC  voted unanimously to raise interest rates for the fourth time in 2018. We have analyzed […]

James Rickards: Runway For Gold Opens Up On Anticipated Tailwinds

Jan 08, 2019 01:58 pm By Remy Blaire James Rickards, Author of The Road to Ruin A New Year is upon us and gold is shining bright. The precious metal is holding onto recent gains after closing out 2018 near a six-month high. Spot gold managed to post its best […]

Bears beware: the Fed has listened to the primordial scream of world markets

By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard The Telegraph, London Sunday, January 6, 2019… The US Federal Reserve has called off the hounds. China has abandoned efforts to purge financial excess, reverting to stimulus on multiple fronts. Policy pirouettes by the world’s twin superpowers mark a critical moment in the tightening cycle, with […]

Sprott: “Are We Surprised Stocks Are Going Down? We Shouldn’t Be”

By Albert Lu Eric Sprott, Chairman Emeritus of Sprott Inc. Stocks crashed on Monday before surging back in dramatic fashion on Wednesday following Christmas. But the 1000-point run didn’t last long. The market sank dramatically again on Thursday before staging a late-session comeback in a swing that saw the Dow […]

Can Gold Swim in a Crosscurrent?

Powell noticed some crosscurrents in the path of the US economy. Will it stay on the surface? And is gold a good swimmer? Crosscurrents Cause Fewer Hikes We hope that you enjoyed Christmas. As we promised last week, we will analyze the post-meeting Powell’s press conference today. The Fed Chair […]

Rickards: Will Gold Pop When The Fed Throws In The Towel?

By Remy Blaire Watch video James Rickards, Author of The Road to Ruin The prospects of a Santa Claus rally faded and the doom and gloom on Wall Street hinted at a big lump of coal in investors’ stockings. The final days of 2018 could bring wild swings at a […]

ES Sets Up Major Double Bottom Ahead of the Fed

The downside price rotation in the US markets on Monday, December 17, set up a near-perfect double bottom formation near the 2530 price level and also prompted a dramatic price recovery after reaching these lows.  Currently, the ES has rallied over 35 pts from this low level and will likely […]

Will Powell Turn Into Dove and Make Gold Shine?

Tomorrow, the FOMC will publish its monetary policy statements and economic projections. How could they affect the gold market? And what about the recent developments in Europe? FOMC Preview and Gold  The market awaits the monetary policy decision of the FOMC and its fresh economic projections. If the Committee surprises […]

Ron Paul On The Coming Crisis: “Could Be Worse Than 1929”

Dec 16, 2018 09:00 am By Albert LuWhat started as a strong week for U.S. equities ended with losses, as disappointing economic data from China and Europe pushed global equities down on Friday.The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down by nearly 500 points on Friday. Numbers reflecting China’s industrial output […]

Don’t Worry About the Gold Price — China’s Got Your Back

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