Gold News

The U.S. economy added 215,000 jobs in March. What does this imply for the Fed policy and the gold market? Pace of Hiring Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 215,000 in February, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Therefore, the pace of hiring
Gold had an incredible start to the new year. However, as the market started to recover, we've seen less than positive movement in the price of the precious metal. Nonetheless, many, including myself, believe that the value of the precious metal is going to climb movin
Negative interest rates go further and further, as some banks introduced negative loans rates. What are they and what do they mean for the gold market? How Do Negative Loan Rates Work? We have all heard about negative deposit interest rates introduced by central b
Gold prices lately have hovered in the $1,200’s, which has some investors believing that it’s hit its short-term ceiling. But has it really? One of the fascinating developments of 2016 hasn’t been the rise in the price of gold—but the ever-increasing demand for gold
 2016 is a US presidential election year. What does it mean for gold? Theory of Presidential Election Cycle According to the theory of presidential election cycle, US stock markets are weakest in the year following the election of a new US president. However,
Gold is largely dependent on moves made by the Federal Reserve. To be sure comments made by the Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen recently snapped a losing streak that we've seen in the price of the precious metal. Today, we'll talk about the statements made by Yellen…
On Tuesday, Fed Chair Janet Yellen delivered a speech entitled “The Outlook, Uncertainty, and Monetary Policy” at the Economic Club of New York. What can we learn from it? The Good As usual, Yellen reiterated in her speech to the Economic Club of New York that th
Many who have arrived at this site know that in addition to being an active investor in the precious metals markets, I am also an outspoken critic of the US and Western involvement in the wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, and beyond. Such criticism comes from my direct expe
The idea of helicopter money is gaining popularity right now. What is it and how would it affect the gold market? Some Background The faith in monetary policy has recently diminished as central banks have not been able to spur global growth and consumer prices. Th
The Central Banks around the world are resorting to measures never before seen in history. For thousands of years, the boom and bust cycle has been part of a natural reoccurring business economic cycle.  The economy autocorrects itself by punishing the excesse