Category: Opinion

Why The Gold Rush Is Just Beginning, In Six Charts

A lot of embarrassed investment advisors out there... Author:JOHN RUBINO Gold blew through $2400/oz this morning: And the world’s central banks continue to add gold to their monetary reserves. Note that the real action coincided with the outbreak of the Ukraine war, when the US started slapping sanctions on everyone in sight. De-dollarization is a trend with[...]

Higher-for-longer: Inflation not growth

Monthly Gold Market Insights and April Gold ETF DataThe levels of inflation and growth deceleration we are seeing now are not as precarious as those experienced during the 1970s period of stagflation. But our analysis suggests that we do not need a repeat of those extreme conditions for stocks to be under pressure. Conversely, gold will likely respond positively to the combination of sticky[...]

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[...]

Gold prices have been hitting record highs — here’s why the rally is far from over

Gold prices hit a new all-time high on Thursday, and there’s still room for it to surge as several countries are on a gold-buying spree. Prices could rise to $2,300 per ounce in the second half of 2024, especially against the backdrop of expectations that the U.S. Strong physical demand for gold is also fueled by its appeal as a safe-haven asset and investors looking to diversify amid[...]

Investors Go For Gold As Prices Surge—But This Asset Is Still The Best Investment, Poll Finds

Americans favor gold as the strongest long-term investment at the largest proportion in over a decade, a new survey found, as equities lose favor while the precious metal hovers at a near record high. KEY FACTS About a quarter (26%) of Americans view gold as the best investment over the long term, according to a Gallup poll conducted between April 3 and April 25 among 1,013 American[...]

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