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.

On the first trading day of the month we naturally look back to the month that was in the field of precious metals—specifically, gold. But it’s also the end of a quarter, which means we’re moving to a new segment in 2017. That means trying to get a read on a potenti
Many economists consider consumer confidence to be one of the strongest indicators of the health of an economy. And with the index hitting a new high since December of 2000 in March, the news sent the stock market hurling upwards yet again, stopping a recent streak
Where is the price of silver headed? That question gets at the heart of your philosophy as an investor. For many, there are just a few key market factors to look at as you evaluate silver from a zoomed-out, comprehensive view. For others, thanks to issues like psych
This week has seen a sluggish Dow Jones Industrial Average struggling to break even while the price of gold looks poised to hold on to its gains. But what’s been lost in the shuffle is the price of silver, which has made some progress against gold, inching up above
It’s a testament to the recent success in the market that Tuesday’s minor bump downward seems to have the market spooked. The gold price, which had been hanging around the $1,220, to $1,230 range, is most recently hovering around $1,245 per troy ounce as of
Typically, a rise in the Federal Reserve target interest rates means that you can expect the price of gold to dip over the long-term. But clearly, these are not typical times. The stock market remains high while the markets reacted a little unexpectedly to the finan
This week’s long-anticipated interest rate hike from the Federal Reserve was largely expected. What was unexpected, however, was just how the markets would react. If anything, the markets reacted as if there had been an interest rate decrease, which in turn seemed t
Today, the Federal Reserve is expected to raise interest rates—a move that always has what USA Today calls “domino effect” on the economy as a whole. Naturally, those interested in the price of gold always watch these interest rates closely, since they can dramatica
It’s no secret that precious metals like gold and silver have had a rough couple of weeks. Gold prices are currently flirting with dipping below $1,200 per ounce, about the lowest it’s seen in a month. And with the Federal Reserve meeting looming, there are some who
Retirement planning isn’t easy for a lot of folks—in fact, the waters can be murky. Roth IRA, Traditional IRA, 401(k)—these terms, even when familiar, can be fraught with a lot of confusion and especially myths. Perhaps the most prominent retirement plan about which

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