Darren Capriotti

Darren Capriotti

Darren Capriotti has been a market analyst for the past decade and is an expert in precious metals. He prides himself on his ability to analyze the market and offer true value to investors with questions about gold, silver, and other precious metals. Highly educated, incredibly passionate, and more accurate than most, Darren offers a true, unbiased look into what investors can expect in the precious metals market. You can reach Darren at dcapriotti@gold-eagle.com.

The gold price this morning saw the yellow metal holding above $1,300 before dipping a bit below. Given the strength of the Dow Jones Industrial Average as of late—as it’s been breaking its own records—this level of success for what is widely considered a “hedge” in
Anyone watching the markets closely this morning noticed a minor milestone: gold moving up slightly to eclipse the $1,300 per troy ounce mark once again. This highly psychological barrier has been a story for the gold price throughout 2017—and now that we have some
Gold is typically seen by most investors as a hedge against very specific ills: specifically, inflation and the stock market. With the stock market continuing to set records during the “Trump rally,” it’s clear that very few people see the need for gold as a hedge t
In recent days, silver has been in something of a holding pattern, apparently at the end of a recent dipping cycle. The trend this year has been to see silver rebound over the course of a few weeks. But what if we want to look at the long-term trends of this metal and t
Yesterday, gold hit a seven-week low on news that showed the U.S. economy continues to hum along, which in turn makes investors think another rate hike will come from the Federal Reserve. With the U.S. dollar index already strong and pushing down the price of gold, it’s
In the world of politics—and often economics—perception often becomes reality. We’ve seen that throughout 2017 as changing geopolitical headlines seemed to affect markets one way or the other. And now that politicians in Washington are moving forward on a new tax pl
The recent price movement in precious metals has been a bit up and down—which isn’t surprising, given where the economic headlines have been. It appears just about every investment class has seen its share of optimists and pessimists lately. That’s just as true with
When is the time to get into gold? That’s been the question for any investor that does not define themselves as a gold bug as of late. Though the stock market has shown some signs of losing confidence and there is plenty of reason for large-scale financial cynicism—
Hurricane Irma. Hurricane Jose. North Korea’s belligerence. Stocks and bonds with confidence at the same time—a rare feat in the market place. As the bard once said, “Something is rotten in Denmark.” The same applies to the markets, where gold’s price has recentl
With recent boosts to the gold price showing an obvious fear in the markets, there’s no shock that gold demand has gone up. Unstable geopolitical headlines and two consecutive hurricanes moving against the United States have made even mainstream investors a bit worr

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