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.

It’s been a rough business week for the Dow Jones Industrial Average. After one of the first significant drops in a while on Thursday—ostensibly over lack of confidence in the Republicans’ ability to pass a comprehensive tax cut plan—the Dow Jones has yet to gain back i
The price of gold made an early jump on Wednesday morning, pressing as much as $10 per troy ounce ahead while the U.S. stock markets showed signs of lagging. Although the Dow Jones Industrial Average recently set another closing record as it flirted with 23,600 poin
Heard about gold in the news recently? Chances are you haven’t heard much. Between terrorist attacks in New York City and big movement in the Russia investigation, the headlines are (rightly) focused elsewhere. But gold investors shouldn’t lose sight of the importan
With the price of gold recently slipping, it’s tempting to believe that the hedge gold offers from the stock market isn’t as powerful as some say. But world events can throw that notion for a loop overnight. That’s what we saw early Friday, as Reuters notes, with th
The price of gold is dependent on a number of factors like the U.S. dollar, the strength of confidence in the U.S. economy, and the prospects of the Federal Reserve’s future policy. Recently, gold hit three-week lows thanks to all of these factors putting downward press
Yesterday, October 19th, was the thirtieth anniversary of “Black Monday,” the massive stock market crash in 1987 that saw the Dow Jones lose over 20% of its value. To put that in today’s terms, DJIA would have to lose over 4,800 points to have another day as bad as
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

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