Month: April 2024

Why gold’s 3% dip may help fuel a run to fresh record highs

Gold posts biggest 2-day percentage loss since Feb. 2023 Gold futures on Tuesday tallied a two-session decline of about 3%, the largest such loss in over a year. The big question is whether the pullback has been sharp enough to provide a fresh opportunity for investors who missed out on the metal’s climb to record highs. Weakness in gold is partly due to “diminished risk of an outright [...]

Opinion: U.S. dollar — and its No. 1 status — could become a casualty of economic war

A less-respected U.S. dollar will have major implications for world trade and American consumers U.S. economic power is founded, in part, on the primacy of its currency. While this role has been questioned at various times over the past half a century, current geopolitical developments pose the most serious challenge yet to the U.S. dollar’s dominance. In rejecting, the idea of a single, [...]

Silver’s Record Industrial Demand and Deficit to Underpin Prices

(Bloomberg) -- After a strong start to the year, silver should remain supported by record industrial usage and a supply deficit, according to the Silver Institute. Industrial consumption hit an all-time high in 2023 and is expected to expand another 9% this year, driven by green-related applications such as solar panels, the institute said in its World Silver Survey report on Wednesday. That[...]

Chris Blasi: Gold’s Price Move is Real, Long-awaited Returns Coming

Chris Blasi of Neptune Global shared data that he believes validates gold's price move and shows the metal still has room to run. The gold price has risen to historic highs, but some market participants still aren't sure if the move will stick. Chris Blasi, president of Neptune Global, shared data that he believes validates the yellow metal's uptick and confirms that it has much[...]

The Gold Investing Madness Is Just Getting Started

It's that time of year again—the end of March Madness, a period when sports fans are fully immersed in the exhilarating action of the NCAA men’s and women’s playoff basketball games spanning several weeks. What unites sports enthusiasts during this period is the quest for an elusive perfect bracket. With more than tens of millions of Americans submitting brackets each year, anyone who has[...]