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Gold is a Misunderstood Metal - Don't make the Mistake of Ignoring it

Gold was once a common form of payment around the developed world, but after World War II it’s influence began to wane. In 1971, when the US finally put an end to the gold standard, the role of gold changed for good. But that doesn’t mean gold is just an antiquated relic or a bad investment; you need to understand its place in the world & your portfolio. Here are five myths about gold debunked.

Despite Incredible Purchasing-Power Protection, Why Doesn't Gold Get The Respect It Deserves?

The empirical data suggest a modest gold allocation provides tangible portfolio diversification benefits in any investment climate. Given the unprecedented monetary, financial & asset-valuation risks now confronting investors, gold’s potent benefit of purchasing-power protection, which essentially accrues for free & portfolio-insurance value has rarely been more compelling. So what is it about gold’s performance that is so difficult to embrace?

Nothing will Respect You like Gold does - Invest in Gold, or Prepare to Fail

Naively treating anything other than gold like gold is the first step in financial mismanagement. Nothing is like physical, allocated & segregated gold. For a start it is all yours. Depositors should be aware of their country’s requirements when it comes to keeping their money safe in the banks. Gold is the financial insurance against bail-ins, political mismanagement & overreaching government bodies.

Is U.S. Demand for Physical Gold and Silver a Barometer for the Entire Industry?

Why do journalists discuss US Mint physical gold and silver bullion sales in American media, providing zero context of global demand, as if they are the barometer for the entire global industry? They are entirely misleading. The best way to prepare for the coming massive global asset bubble collapse is still to purchase physical gold and silver at these insanely low prices at the current time.

Pullback in Gold Prices - An Opportunity to Buy Low before a Major Rally Again

The bearish gold sentiment these days is totally unjustified. Rather than fearing gold prices are heading much lower, smart speculators and investors should be salivating at buying relatively low within a strong bull-market upleg. Sharp mid-upleg pullbacks nearing trend support offer the best buying opportunities seen within bull markets outside of the major-correction lows between uplegs.

Pay Greater Attention to Gold - Here comes a Perfect Storm for Higher Gold Prices

If the peak gold hypothesis is proven true, then gold prices could likely soon reach record highs. Here’s everything you need to know, and how you can take advantage of this historic event in the gold market. Only one thing can happen when supply/production fall while demand rises: Gold prices go through the roof. And that’s exactly what will happen when ‘peak gold’ finally arrives.

Gold Prices may be Slow to Rise, but the Direction seems Completely Certain

Gold is challenging the $1300 level for the third time this year. If it breaks upwards out of this consolidation phase convincingly, it could be an important event, signalling a dollar that will continue to weaken. The factors driving the dollar lower are several & disparate. Here is a summary of these trends & explains why the consequence appear certain to drive gold, priced in dollars, much higher.

Blockchain Revolution is Gunning for the $27 Billion Gold Market Trading

About $27 billion of gold changes hands every day in over-the-counter markets where settlements can sometimes take days, leaving price risk for buyers & sellers. Using blockchain promises more transparency, security & speedier deals. It also could attract new participants at a time when investors are souring on gold-backed ETFs, a key source of growth in physical demand over the past decade.

Would You Like an Additional Zero to Your Net Worth? Buy Gold

The Fed’s reluctance to carry out their multiple rate hike policy has now revealed their real outlook for the economy to us all. The USD has weakened and is now officially in a bear market, and because gold is priced in dollars, this has been supportive for gold prices. But, what is truly playing out like in the textbook is that no one is bullish. This is precisely when you want to be bullish because of this strategy.

Fundamentals in place for Gold with Fed Tightening amid Unjustified Stock Market Valuations

The S&P 500 Index has reached new, all-time highs. While the current stock market does not have the same feeling of mania seen before the tech bust, in the context of an economy that struggles to achieve 2% growth, we struggle to justify current stock market valuations – and remember, the Fed is tightening. Gold should also benefit if the US dollar trend seen so far in 2017 continues.

Can Indians Stop Tradition of Hoarding & Gifting Gold? Gold Target after Cash Ban

The latest moves in India are designed to force the gold trade onto the banking system in partnership with the central government to better track and tax the industry. The cashless agenda of control laid bare. There shall be no economic activity outside of State control. Cartels that play nice will be rewarded with more market share. Can Indians give up their tradition of storing & gifting gold?

Don't Worry, Gold Prices Will Rise - These 7 Worrisome Signs Will Ensure It

Even if markets continue to rise in the interim, gold prices will rise. Since late 2015, gold has outperformed the S&P 500 by 30%. While the outlook for the US economy is more positive than it was 12 months ago, if we zoom out for a moment, the big picture ain’t so rosy. Gold has historically done well in times of uncertainty & panic & with these 7 worrisome signs, there could be plenty ahead.

Higher Gold Prices shift Sentiment back to Self-feeding Bullish Mode Again

The faster gold rallies, the more investors & speculators alike will want to buy it. While these lofty Trumphoria-distorted stock markets continue to retard gold investment demand, the big 200dma breakout is starting to overcome that. The nearing golden cross will further cement the shift back to bullish sentiment. This upleg in gold prices is set to accelerate considerably in the coming months!

Gold Prices Can Test $2,000 in 18 months on Weak Dollar & Geo-political Tensions

Part of the bullish case for gold prices is an emerging distrust towards U.S. geopolitical behavior & accelerating physical gold purchasing in the rest of the world. While some may be discussing the dollar or equities’ impact on gold prices, the driving factor behind the metal’s price will become “the loss in trust of leadership and governments and financial markets.

Rising Gold Prices & Gold Demand in India - A Major Cause for Optimism

India’s citizens are reportedly turning to gold as a safe haven amid doubts about paper money. It’s actually unusual to see India’s demand growing when gold prices are going up. The fact that prices and demand are rising in tandem could signal an important and positive shift in fundamentals — watch for April import figures in a few weeks to see if the trend continues.

Falling Mine Supply will Trigger Panicked Gold Buying & Higher Gold Prices

Once the price of physical gold starts to move up on basic supply and demand fundamentals & imbalances in the paper gold market, the stage is set for corresponding increases in paper gold prices. As more & more paper gold holders turn from the paper market to obtain physical gold, which is already in short supply in the physical market, we’ll see the beginning of a price super-spike.

Would You Invest in Gold And Silver Bullion or Bitcoin?

From $412, one year ago, to $1290 on Friday, bitcoin has gained over 200%. Compared to the price action in bitcoin, gold seems boring. While this is a virtue for gold to be used as money (and a vice for bitcoin), it does tend to attract those who just want to get into the hottest casino du jure. There’s more than enough irony to go around.

The Reasons For Owning Gold Bullion Are As Strong As Ever

Given its recent surge, is gold still a “buy?” With the Fed in a tricky situation regarding interest rates—and ambiguity likely to continue to surround the political arena—we may be in for a wild ride in 2017. Given the uncertain outlook and improving fundamentals for gold, now is a great time to add the yellow metal to your portfolio.

Massive Debt Pain in China Could Be a Blessing for Gold Investors

Although the economy grew by 6.7% in 2016, the debt is causing a host of problems in China. The main reason many Chinese are buying gold is to preserve wealth against the backdrop of massive fiscal stimulus & lax credit conditions. Never has a big economy piled up so much debt so quickly without serious repercussions. It could be wise to take a lesson from Chinese investors & buy physical gold.

Gold Market Seems Ready to Breakout Higher

Gold bottomed on the 15th of Dec 2016, but the dollar continued to trend higher for several more days and Gold reacted in a positive way to this development. The dollar has been on a tear since Trump won, so Gold should have continued trending lower, but it did not. Gold has now given the first signal that it is getting ready to test the $1360 ranges with a possible overshoot to the $1380 ranges.

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