Month: April 2023

Currency vs Real Money De-Mystified in 90 Seconds – Video

Contrary to the widely accepted narrative and excuses for its persistence, the reason punishing inflation exists is because we do not transact in real money. If you work for a living, try to save and invest, and pay for life's expenses, you know that costs are getting far ahead of earnings and returns. This is because what is believed by most to be money is not, but mere currency. The[...]

Gold: Ultimate Preserver of Wealth and Ultimate Investment

Authored by Jeff Nielson for Neptune Global Gold is money. Every other monetary instrument is just currency. The economically accepted definition of “money” has several requirements. However, the central and intrinsic property is that real money must be “a store of value”. Here gold distinguishes itself from all other so-called money (except silver) in two ways: its longevity of [...]

Signs of a Slowing Economy

From Neptune Global SLOWING ECONOMY OR MORE INFLATION? Notwithstanding the expectations for a Fed pivot, along with expectations for inflation to get a lot worse, there are numerous indicators that the economy is slowing considerably. Evidence of that slowing has shown itself in several areas: 1) economic activity, 2) commodities prices 3) stocks and bonds, and 4) interest rates. [...]

Gold and Silver Commitments of Traders Update

Presented by Neptune Global Last week we updated the bullish weekly chart views of gold and silver. This week we update an important sentiment indicator for the metals, the most recent Commitments of Traders (CoT) report. The CoT is a weekly reading of the positioning of traders in gold, silver and commodities of all types. Its view at any time is an indicator of risk vs. reward[...]

Gold Mining Stocks – Is The Power of Leverage What You Think It Is?

Authored by Kelsey Williams for Neptune Global GOLD MINING STOCKS VS GOLD  Most investors who own gold mining stocks are in them because they expect higher prices for gold. In addition, they expect their gold mining stocks to outperform gold. With the assumption of relatively fixed mining costs for gold, a higher gold price increases the potential selling price for the end product. [...]

Gold and Silver Weekly Charts Thru The Lens of Technical Analysis

From Neptune Global Aside from gold’s long-term value as an enduring and sound financial asset, many people take interest in the shorter-term aspects of owning the monetary metal and its monetary/commodity sidekick, silver. Today we update the weekly chart technical status of both metals. In future articles we’ll cover the Commitments of Traders for gold and silver. These are important [...]

Real Price of Gold

By Kelsey Williams for Neptune Global Gold has again broken through $2000 oz. and closed above that price. Certainly that is significant. We know that the current price of gold is near its all-time high and has flirted with that same point on several occasions in the past three years. However, with a focus on the U.S. dollar and the effects of inflation, perhaps we can provide some[...]