Precious Metals

Gold and silver have been some of my favorite financial assets to follow through the first half of the year. The price of these metals has been climbing dramatically for the most part of the year. However, since Friday, we've seen declines as a strong USD put pressu
Gold and silver were both trending higher through most of the week, until Friday when the US Bureau of Labor Statistics reported a seasonally-adjusted 255K jobs created during the month of July. The seasonally-adjusted figure is based on an algorithm of assumed job
Silver is having an incredibly rough day in the market today, and for good reason. The official non-farm payrolls report for the United States in the month of July was released. The overwhelmingly positive jobs report is leading to faith in economic growth in the Un
The Fed attempted to prop up the stock market In its latest announcement. They attempted to sound hawkish, however, the market paid no heed.  The Fed annulment was reflected in a manner that led the way to the dollar tanking and precious metals rising. It is
If we look at what experts are saying about silver, we'll see that just about everyone is expecting to see further gains in the price of the precious metal, and everyone has their reasons. With the Fed keeping the rate low, the Brexit, and other economic concerns ar
Gold and silver both posted gains this week after the Federal Reserve Board voted to leave short-term interest rates unchanged at 0.25% - 0.50%. Language in the Fed's statement noted that inflation was not a primary concern for the Central Bank, thus leaving the window
Central banks have been doing everything they can to stimulate economic growth for some time now. However, many experts contest that the central banks aren't doing anything to really help the economy. Instead, their moves are just leading to harder times in the long
Silver has been one of the best-performing assets in the world this year, up 45% since its low of $13.85 in January. Back in October of last year, we made the case for the pending silver bottom that occurred in December based on a series of technical indicators r
If you've got any money tied up in precious metals, you're probably getting a bit concerned at the moment. While gold and silver both saw massive gains in their values throughout the first half of the year 2016, the second half isn't off to the best start. Nonethele
A couple of days ago, the price of silver settled at the lowest price that we've seen in weeks. However, I find this particular decline to be overwhelmingly interesting. That's because the decline was caused by the same thing that has caused the recent gains. Today,