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Gold and Silver Investor Sentiment Sours Exactly when a Turnaround is Imminent

Commercial traders such as banks have engaged in “huge short covering,” moving into more bullish positioning, according to Commodity Futures Trading Commission data. Meanwhile, the more momentum-driven funds have sold off a large chunk of their paper silver to them. History has shown this to be a bullish indicator for the coming reversal in silver prices.

Insurance against Event Risks & Inflation is Cheaper: Time to Buy Gold

Gold tends to do well when other assets do badly, but it does best of all when people lose faith in central bankers. Gold’s current price means also means it is now cheaper for investors seeking insurance against other assets falling. Gold prices should recover from this latest pullback as the move higher in real rates is unlikely to be sustained and we see longer-term value around these levels.

Dollar's Long-term Downtrend will have Positive Impact on Gold Prices

The charts for the dollar index continue to look grim. On the 8-month chart we can see it dropping away beneath a parabolic downtrend that is accelerating to the downside. If this parabolic downtrend continues to force the dollar lower it should have a positive impact on the gold price, although it hasn’t thus far. Further significant weakness in the dollar should of course be bullish for gold and silver.

Clarifying the Major Myths on Gold and Silver Investments

A distinction needs to be made between physical metals markets and manipulated paper gold and silver markets. Artificially low prices serve as a disincentive to new mining production, which makes the long-term supply/demand fundamentals for gold and silver even more favorable. Here are the 6 common and current objections that gold and silver naysayers get wrong.

Gold Bullish on a Long Term Basis - Gold Bulls need to be Patient

The world is awash in too much debt, be it household, corporate or government. Gross global debt is at $152 trillion, an all-time high 225% of world GDP. At some point, central banks will be forced to engineer higher inflation rates to lessen the burden of all this debt. Realizing this, investors can be expected to embrace gold as the ultimate safe haven. Gold bulls should prepare to be patient.

Amid All Downside Noise, Gold Prices Will Move Sharply & Quietly Higher

Even if there are negatives ahead for gold prices, like the Federal Reserve’s plans to tighten, the metal’s resilience this year has been impressive. And so, despite the recent noise in the gold market, we remain bullish on gold. The psychology is overwhelmingly bearish and yet gold prices are not making new lows, that is worthy of note. I think gold wants to move quietly higher.

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.

Will Gold Investors get more Bullish in 2017 or will the Bears Take Control?

Gold prices have climbed by around 8% year to date, close to what they gained for all of last year & could rally further, potentially to as high as $1,500 – A 20% rise from its current level of roughly $1,250. Yesterday, gold futures slipped & broke numerous technical levels, but as it bounces back off support, the question is will the bounce continue? It also seems that investors will not abandon gold.

Thinking about Buying Gold? A Major Opportunity about to Ignite

You won’t uncover this signal for buying gold by visiting mines, studying gold production, or watching CNBC. A major buying opportunity is about to ignite in everyone’s favorite precious metal. A simple chart is all you need to look at to make money in gold in 2017. This hidden opportunity kicks off on the date June 23 – this Friday – That’s TOMORROW.

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.

The Gold to Silver Ratio - Is it a Fact of Just a Myth?

The gold to silver ratio that existed one hundred fifty years ago was mostly the result of political influence and appeasement. It was an arbitrary number. It might be reasonable to expect a ratio for purposes of consistency and uniformity within the existing monetary system. There is no fundamental reason which justifies any particular ratio between gold and silver.

You know why You need Gold Investment, Here's how You go about Investing in Gold

Not everyone has a demat account to buy gold ETFs, nor are all comfortable of storing physical gold bars and coins. With investing in gold jewellery, besides the cost of gold, consider making charges, charges on stones, if any, purity and buyback offer. If you plan on investing in gold, there are many options. Here are the major gold products so that you can see what suits you best.

The Gold Bull Market Appears to have Much More Room to Run

The gold price turnaround last year, marked the end of the cyclical bear market. The rally in the precious metals sector has probably only just begun. Based on past bull markets, it looks like we’re very much in the early days of our bull market. Also consider the current market drivers for gold and miners. Global debt levels, the erosion of the dollar are also among the serious factors at play here.

I Remain Bullish on Both, but Prefer Physical Gold to Gold Stocks

Gold stocks will also respond to increasing gold prices. But ultimately, a gold stock typically represents a stake in a mining company, not the physical gold it mines. Of course, I remain bullish on both. But a rapid increase in demand from Middle East Muslims could easily ignite the fuse for gold prices, and premiums, to scream higher. Buy physical gold bullion before they do.

This Signal Predicts a Major Bull Market Move in Gold Prices

Gold prices broke a nearly six year-long downward sloping trend line that goes back to its all-time high of $1921 in August of 2011. A breach of this trend line is likely significant; historically, breaking above a five year long downward sloping trend line has signaled major bull market moves in gold prices (30% or more) including 2001, 1993 and 1985.

Here's what Investors in the Gold Mining Sector can look Forward to

In contrast to more volatile stock market investments, gold has always been valued as a solid and dependable means to protect wealth. There are plenty of reasons to be optimistic about the gold mining industry for both the short term and long term. Herein, we have discussed what investors in the gold mining sector can look forward to in the coming months and years.

Gold and Silver Prices Steadily Following an Upward Trajectory

Amidst the most, gold and silver bullish fundamental environment imaginable – on the political, economic, social, monetary, and supply/demand fronts – even the Cartel’s best efforts to delay the inevitable re-emergence of the only real money the world has ever known are failing in the historically rigged financial markets. If you have not already purchased, it may already be too late.

All Signs Point to Higher Gold Prices in the Months Ahead

Is the latest rally in gold prices for real? There’s an important distinction between the 2011-2015 price action and what’s going on now. The rally in gold prices that began on December 15, 2016 looks like the one that will finally break the bear pattern of lower highs and lower lows, and turn it into the bullish pattern of higher highs and higher lows, having posted a “golden cross” last week.

Here's what will Boost or Smash Gold Prices in a Major Way

Since 2016 began, physical gold and gold stocks have been pretty solid investments, with physical gold prices gaining about 19% and numerous gold stocks rising by well over 100%. This outperformance is what’s been attracting investors to gold and gold stocks. But can it continue? Here the factors that are most likely to influence the movement of gold prices in the near term.

Evidence on Gold Price Manipulation is very Clear - Time to Buy is NOW

The big western banks have a monopoly on gold prices even if they do not have a monopoly on physical gold. But that could be about to change. Russia and China are not only building up physical reserves and exploring for more, they are building trading systems that allow for price discovery and leveraged trading in gold. Soon, the physical gold market will regain the upper hand as a price maker.

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