Silver as an investment

Category Archives: Bullion

Gold Shorts Plunge To 5-Year Lows

Despite the record highs in stocks (and consumer confidence), a 'resurgent' economy, tax reforms, rate-hikes, and deregulation; traders are adamantly opposed to shorting precious metals… As Bloomberg points out, hedge funds and other large speculators pared their bearish position on bullion futures and options to a five-year low last week, driven in part by looming […]

An Interview with GoldCore Founder, Mark O’Byrne

An Interview with GoldCore Founder, Mark O’Byrne “Uber-bull predictions of gold at over $5,000 per ounce are not beyond the realms of possibility…” So says GoldCore founder and self-confessed gold bug, Mark O’Byrne. Indeed, I recently caught up with Mark to get his thoughts on gold and what’s going on with it right now… But […]

Gold investors hold their nerve while stock markets fly

gata.org / By Jan Harvey VIA Reuters / November 10, 2017 LONDON — Gold’s resilience in the face of soaring equities and a dramatic fall in demand this year points to underlying confidence in the metal among investors unconvinced by this autumn’s scorching stock market rally. Bullion’s price has barely budged as stocks soared to record […]

ScotiaMocatta Put For Sale After Multibillion Money-Laundering Scandal

The world’s oldest gold trader is for sale after a massive money laundering scandal may have terminally crippled one of the most iconic names in the business. Canada’s Bank of Nova Scotia is exploring options for its gold business ScotiaMocatta, the Financial Times reported, which include a possible sale of Canada’s most popular precious metals […]

Gold Drops, USD Pops As Yellen Warns “Fed Should Be Wary Of Moving Too Gradually”

On the heels of Fed chair Janet Yellen warning of looming inflation and the need for The Fed to perhaps not move as slowly as they have suggested, gold has snapped back below $1300 (erasing North Korean risks) and the dollar is extending gains… As Citi notes, for those hoping for hawkish comments, Yellen has […]

Precious Metals Outperform Markets In August – Gold +4%, Silver +5%

Precious Metals Outperform Markets In August – Gold +4%, Silver +5%  – All four precious metals outperform markets in August– Gold posts best month since January, up nearly 4%– Gold reaches highest price since US election, climbs due to uncertainty and safe haven demand– S&P 500 marginally higher; Euro Stoxx, Nikkei lower for month– Platinum is […]

U.S. Treasury Secretary: I Assume Fort Knox Gold Is Still There

U.S. Treasury Secretary: I Assume Fort Knox Gold Is Still There US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin visits Fort Knox Gold Later tweeted ‘Glad gold is safe!’ Only the third Treasury Secretary to visit the fortified vault, last visit was 1948 Last Congressional visit was 1974 Speculation over existence of gold in Fort Knox is rife […]

Gold, Silver Consolidate On Last Weeks Gains, Palladium Surges 36% YTD To 16 Year High

Gold, Silver Consolidate On Last Weeks Gains, Palladium Surges 36% YTD To 16 Year High – Gold and silver rise as stocks fall sharply after Barcelona attack– Gold, silver 0.6% higher in week after last weeks 2%, 5% rise– Palladium +36% ytd, breaks out & reaches 16 year high (chart)– Gold to silver ratio falls […]

Gold Seasonal Sweet Spot – August and September – Coming

Gold Seasonal Sweet Spot – August and September – Coming  – Gold seasonal sweet spot – August and September – is coming– Gold’s performance by month from 1979 to 2016 – must see table– August sees average return of 1.4% and September of 2.5%– September is best month to own gold, followed by January, November & […]

Why The World’s Billionaire Investors Buy Precious Metals

There are always lessons that can be learned from the “smart money”. Unlike regular investors, Visual Capitalist's Jeff Desjardins notes that billionaire money managers like Ray Dalio and Stan Druckenmiller are professional investors. They have entire institutional teams at their disposal, dive deep into the nuances and complexities of the market, and spend every waking […]