Gold News

Last week we forecast that the gold price would correct to $1,300 or so and form a bottom sometime after Wednesday. The primary reasons for this forecast concerned the fact that momentum had turned downwards after gold became sharply overbought and that the Fed
There are probabilities in markets and there are certainties. It is very probable that investors will lose a major part of their assets held in stocks, bonds and property over the next 5-7 years. It is also probable that they will lose most of their money held in banks,
Recently Jamie Dimon of JP Morgan Chase made headlines by labeling Bitcoin a fraud. Whether those comments played any part in Bitcoin’s recent sell off is hard to say, but the true believers reacted with predictable outrage given that the comments came fro
Last week, important pieces of US economic data were released, including the consumer price index and retail sales. What does it imply for the gold market? CPI Positively Surprises Consumer prices rose 0.4 percent last month, while core CPI increased 0.2 perce
The gold correction we’ve forecast started last week. However, the ongoing geopolitical issues with North Korea have “muddied” the waters. Always remember that gold is a “sentiment” trade. The precious metal has virtually no industrial uses, so the economic
Gold is retesting its 2016 - 2017 consolidation breakout, and the decline seen over the previous two weeks provides an ideal opportunity for precious metals investors to make final purchases before the technical model suggests that 2016 highs will be exceeded for go
Last week, we received quite a few messages in which readers asked about the long-term reverse head-and-shoulders pattern in gold and related ratios. In today’s alert we discuss this in greater detail. Let’s jump right into the gold chart (charts courtesy of http://s
On Thursday, the European Central Bank released its most recent monetary policy statement. What does it say about the ECB stance and what does it imply for the gold market? Monetary Policy Statement: Accelerated Growth But Volatile Exchange Rate The ECB k
It really should be clear that a major international banking crisis is inevitable, and likely to occur fairly soon. Due to the extreme debt levels, many banks are close to that point of failure. An event like a stock market crash is likely to push many banks to t
As we noted in last week’s forecast, gold prices had significant momentum and could overshoot to $1,340 before staging our expected pullback. Gold did overshoot, but instead moved to $1,350. The precious yellow metal is, after all, a sen

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