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Gold Bears Won't Have Reason to Rejoice Even if Rates are Hiked

US data has been looking distinctly soft of late. If growth continues to tail off, then the case for a rate rise will weaken rather than strengthen, so it may be a question of now or never. The conventional thinking is that a rate rise will lead to a fall in the gold price. It may be that the rate rise that’s now supposed to put a brake on gold will have more of a temporary dampening effect.

What Drives the Price of Gold? Myths About Gold That Just Won’t Die

A number of gold’s fundamental price drivers are currently gold bullish or in the process of turning bullish, and others are not, or at least not yet. However, the great monetary experiment that central bankers have launched is certainly a very good reason not only to hold gold, but to actually overweight it relative to other assets – especially after it has already corrected quite a bit from its 2011 peak.

The Gold-to-Silver Ratio: A Truly Generational Opportunity

Despite my ongoing belief that we are now in a corrective phase for the precious metals, I think that owning silver versus owning gold is a high-probability trade that could be the 2016 Trade of the Year. I am going to put on a trade this week that effectively favors silver over gold and is a high-risk method of shorting the Gold-to-Silver Ratio.

Gold Proving Amazingly Resilient Despite Howling Headwinds

Gold has had a rough time, facing selling pressure from record futures shorting. The resulting new secular lows have greatly exacerbated the already-extreme bearish psychology long plaguing gold. But considering the howling headwinds gold has suffered in recent years, it has actually proved amazingly resilient, indicating strong latent demand due to accelerate as sentiment shifts.

7 Questions Gold Bears Must Answer

A glance at any gold price chart reveals the severity of the bear mauling it has endured over the last 3 years. In addition, a correction-defying Wall Street stock market & the never-ending rain of disdain for gold from the mainstream & it may seem that there’s no reason to buy gold. If we’re in a bear market, then I have a few questions.

Why The Chinese Must Buy Gold To Survive

Property in China is transforming from a wealth creator to a wealth destroyer.A rising percentage of China’s $26 trillion in bank assets are going bad. While property loses its luster, Gold is a natural, logical candidate, unlike land – a mobile & liquid asset. As Chinese QE proceeds, the desire to own gold will increase.

The Rise and Fall of Gold

Gold bears say there are fewer reasons to own it now because central banks have engineered an economic recovery without sparking inflation. Bulls say that consumer price gains will emerge again and that supply could be restrained by higher mining costs. Historically, gold has proved its worth among the arsenal of investments.

Seven Key Gold Charts Indicate Bull Market Ahead

Often “a picture paints a thousand words” and the seven key gold charts that suggest there is a “bull market ahead”should make gold bears nervous – We may see some further weakness in the short term but the outlook is good for 2014 and the coming years.

Reasons Why Some Are Yet Bullish On Gold

It’s been one of the worst years for gold in a generation – But none of these mentioned here think the gold bull market is over. What they care about is safety in this uncertain environment, as well as what they see as enormous potential upside.

Avoid Regret: Accumulate Gold Bullion Now

Continuing their negative investor sentiment outlook, the short and long term forecast by analysts and hedge funds are expecting gold bullion to remain weak – A factor to consider beyond simply looking at investor sentiment, is the massive change in production by mining companies.

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