Gold News

Some economists call for the outright abolition of cash. What would it mean for the gold market? War on Cash Today, cash is under attack like never before. More and more countries are disallowing cash payments for lower and lower amounts. In Sweden, the progress t
Monday was yet another bad day for gold. In fact, it was the second trading session in a row that we've seen declines in the precious metal. So, what's causing the declines and are they likely to continue? Today, I'll do my best to answer this question. Why Gold Is F
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the core Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose by 0.3 percent in January. Does it mean that inflation is rising, which would bring us closer to the next Fed hike? How can this data affect the gold market? CPI Flat, Core CPI Rises
Even after a dead cat bounce for stocks and oil last week gold was only off half of one per cent, a tiny correction following the best start to the year for the precious metal since the annus mirabilis of 1980 when it quadrupled in price. There is plenty of techn
Ahhhh gold, my favorite of all commodities, how you shine so bright... Hmmm, are you starting to glitter more too? Oh yes... the Federal Reserve has polished you very nicely! OK, that may be a little of the top, but the truth is, the Federal Reserve's actions have made
There might be some legal and practical problems associated with the introduction of NIRP. What does it mean for the Fed’s policy and the gold market? Legal Problems As we pointed out on Monday, negative interest rates are a very hot topic in monetary policy and f
Yesterday, the minutes of the Federal Reserve's January meeting were released. What do they say about the Fed’s stance and what do they mean for the gold market? Fed Worried by Global Turmoil The recent minutes show that Fed officials were worried about the f
Gold has had an incredibly strong start to the year. As global markets faltered, the value of gold climbed as the result of safe haven investing. However, for the past couple of trading sessions, the value of the precious metal has been falling…and for a relatively good
You’ve probably heard of the “running of the bulls” in Spain. Every year, people gather in one of the most world’s notorious festivals, risking life and limb as they hope to outrun the famously cantankerous animals. In the world of gold markets, “bulls” means somethi
The value of gold has been rising since the beginning of the year. However, we're starting to see declines in the value of the commodity. So, what caused the gains in the beginning of the year? What's causing the declines at the moment? Is this the end for the gold boom