Gold News

The decline in the US$ index in 2017 has been relentless. From a high of nearly 104 at the end of 2016, the US$ index has steadily declined to as low as 93.00. While this has certainly fueled the strength in precious metals, it has not been able to lift the sector as mu
Stock investors are rejoicing about stock markets making new highs in many countries, totally oblivious of the risks or the reasons. It seems that this is an unstoppable rally in a “new normal” market paradigm. No major increase is expected in the inflation rate or the
Last week, North Korea fired another missile, while data on US second quarter gross domestic product was published. What do these events imply for the gold market? Another North Korean Missile And Gold On Friday, North Korea fired another missile. It was proba
Since gold’s all-time high of $1,923 per ounce in September 2011, the nearly 6-year decline that this week has brought prices back to $1,270 has been broadly defined by a falling linear trend of selling pressure. This declining trend is being tested immediately, and
The economic news early this morning had nothing to do with gold, but is worth noting for gold investors nonetheless: stocks are positive. Individual gainers like Boeing have helped drive the stock markets up this morning thanks to what MarketWatch calls “strong cor
Last week, the European Central Bank released its most recent monetary policy statement. What does it imply for the gold market? Prologue: Draghi’s Speech in Sintra We have already covered Thursday’s ECB monetary policy meeting. However, it was an important ev
Gold continues to rebound, but the rally in miners lacks conviction; trading volume is anemic. Our primary forecast expects another decline in metals and miners before reaching a sustainable low. 10-year Treasury yields broke out above the bearish short-term tren
In the first part of the Preparing for THE Bottom series, we emphasized the need to be sure to stay alert and focused in the precious metals market, even though it may not appear all that interesting. We argued that preparing for the big moves in gold that are likely to
Gold prices hit a two-week high yesterday, finding its way into the $1,240-per-troy-ounce range. This marks a return to a price range that gold hasn’t seen since the beginning of the month, and puts it within striking distance of the prices gold was seeing before the mi
Two weeks ago gold broke its short-term rising trend at $1,235, a technical level which held gold higher since January. This is shown below by the broken turquoise trendline. While such a breakdown would normally be a sign for caution, because the breakdown has occurred