15
Mar
2016

Gold and Silver Rally “Could Have Durability” – SWOT Analysis

Gold and silver’s fundamentals look good and the rally in bullion and gold stocks may have durability points out Frank Holmes of U.S. Funds writing in Gold Seek today. In his weekly SWOT analysis – strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats – of the precious metal markets, Holmes notes that: Gold investors are on the longest buying spree […]

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14
Mar
2016

Physical Gold Demand Strong In Emerging Markets and Limited Supply Leading To Higher Gold Prices

Consumers are lapping up physical gold at a time supply is declining, helping underpin a rally in gold prices. Demand from emerging markets in particular is strong as currencies such as the Indonesian rupiah, the Malaysian ringgit and the Vietnamese dong has fallen sharply in the last 12 to 18 months against the U.S. dollar, prompting […]

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11
Mar
2016

Gold Prices Hit 13 Month High as ECB ‘Bazooka’ Shoots Blanks

Gold prices climbed to a 13-month high in dollar terms overnight ($1,282.51) after the increasingly adventurous, dare one say reckless, European Central Bank unleashed its latest ‘bazooka’ and initiated more interest-rate cuts, a significant extension in currency printing and bond purchases and also a potential subsidy to banks lending. Gold in EUR – 1 Year Draghi […]

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10
Mar
2016

Silver Cheapest To Gold In 7 Years – ETF Holdings Surge

Silver hasn’t been so cheap relative to gold for more than seven years and with silver ETF holdings having surged in recent days, silver coin and bar demand very robust and mine supplies forecast to contract this year, there are signs that silver is set to resume its bull market and outperform gold once again. […]

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07
Mar
2016

Gold Could Surge To $8,000/oz On Negative Interest Rates – Lassonde

The gold bull market has returned and gold could surge over 1,000% to $8,000 per ounce in the coming years according to legendary gold investor, Chairman of Franco-Nevada Corporation and former Chairman of the World Gold Council, Pierre Lassonde. Pierre Lassonde on BNN Gold prices are heading higher, much higher and he is “very sure” that the five-year […]

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07
Mar
2016

Gold ETF Suspends Issuing Shares Due To “Surge In Demand”

Gold ETF, the iShares Gold Trust, had to stop issuing new shares in its $7.7 billion on Friday as a “surge” in investment demand for gold caught out the provider of the ETF and the world’s largest money manager, BlackRock Inc. According to a statement from the company “Since the start of 2016, in response to […]

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04
Mar
2016

Interview: What Is Driving All Currencies Lower Against Gold?

Gold has surged another 4% this week to bring year to date gains to 20% in dollar terms, 19% in euro terms and 24% in sterling terms. We were interviewed by PickingAlpha.com yesterday afternoon and looked at what is currently driving gold prices higher in all currencies. The sharp rise of gold prices and whether it […]

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03
Mar
2016

Donald Trump – Bad For Dollar, Good For Gold?

Donald Trump’s emergence as the Republican frontrunner and possible future U.S. President is causing some gold and investment analysts to suggest diversifying into gold according to the Wall Street Journal. Donald Trump – Gage Skidmore via Commons.wikimedia.org   From the WSJ: The other winner from Super Tuesday could be gold. With Donald Trump solidifying his […]

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02
Mar
2016

Bail-In Regulation To Blame For “Bank Turmoil” In EU?

The Financial Times recently looked at how the new bail-in resolutions in the EU, U.S. and most of the western world and asked whether they may be leading to “bank turmoil” and increased concerns about banks and the banking sector in the EU. As is typically the case with coverage of the bail-in regime, the important […]

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01
Mar
2016

Gold Bullion Rose Another 10% In February – Best Month Since January 2012

Gold bullion rose 10.1% in February adding to the 7% gains seen in January. This means that gold is the best performing asset this year, up 17% so far in 2016. Silver is the next best performing asset with an 8% gain year to date, followed by US Treasuries (30 Year Bond) which have gained […]

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