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Gold Stocks Entering Seasonally-Strongest Period - All Primary Drivers are Bullish

Gold stocks exhibit strong seasonality because their price action mirrors that of their dominant primary driver, gold. This seasonality is fueled by well-known income-cycle and cultural drivers of outsized gold demand from around the world. And this coming winter rally looks exceptionally bullish because the seasonal tailwinds won’t be overpowered by bearish sentiment, technicals, or fundamentals.

Smart Money to soon Buy Gold out of a Combination of Greed & Fear

We advise investors to buy gold and silver out of a combination of greed and fear. But, the fear factor is relatively low for the new generation that is buying gold . And the real thing is — let’s make money here. One of the main drivers behind this positive shift for gold is the rallying stock market since 2010. Smart money sees that & says the stock market rally has to end & it will probably end badly.

Electric Vehicles Electrifying Copper - The Metal of the Future

Copper is often seen as an indicator of economic health, historically falling when overall manufacturing and construction is in contraction mode, rising in times of expansion. Why are we seeing so much copper entering China? One reason could be battery electric vehicles (BEVs), which require three to four times as much copper as traditional fossil fuel-powered vehicles.

With Fundamentals in Place, a Breakout & Compelling Technicals - Watch Gold Take-Off

We think the breakout in gold is here, the fundamentals are in place, and the technicals are compelling. The technical situation, in the dollar, flips off to the technical situation with the gold extremely well right here. If you get above $1,300 here, then you’ve got $1,377, and beyond that, this is a new gigantic structure type of bull market going on where gold will be going to new all-time highs.

Momentum in Gold Stocks Building for an Exceptionally Strong Season

Gold stocks exhibit strong seasonality as their price action mirrors that of their primary driver, gold. And since gold stocks have so seriously lagged gold in 2017, their upside potential in this year’s autumn rally is exceptional. That’s already begun in July, proving sentiment is starting to shift away from excessive bearishness. Momentum is building for a far-better-than-average strong season.

How, What & Why India needs to do to Improvise it's Gold Market

The gold market in India is in a mess. Smuggling continues big time. Seizure of smuggled-in-gold barely accounts for 3% of volumes each year. Almost 90% of the gold in the markets is adulterated. So, can the situation be remedied? Yes, if there is political will, and the willingness to take a fresh look at gold markets. Here are the things that the government should do. Immediately.

Paper Gold Trading Market Continues To Depress Physical Gold Prices

The total amount of paper gold trading done in 2016 equaled 243,000 metric tons. This is 233 times the amount of paper gold traded for each ounce of physical gold purchased. Also 76 times higher than the 103 million oz of world gold mine supply. What would happen to the physical gold prices if traders purchased physical gold instead of the millions of contracts traded on the exchanges.

Don't Ignore What Surging Inflation Indicates: Go Buy Some Gold

Changes in headline inflation measures suggest a gentle firming in prices. However, underneath the surface there is evidence that inflation may continue to rise past the steady 2% nirvana that central banks prefer. Finally, should inflation expectations rise faster than nominal rates, gold is likely to continue to merit a place in most portfolios.

Large Bearish Bets - A Strong Contrarian Indicator & Bullish Omen for Gold Futures

Big spec gold futures buying is coming soon, which will help catapult gold sharply higher again. It is already starting with initial short covering, but will soon expand into far-larger long buying as gold continues powering higher. After selling their longs to such low levels, these influential traders will need to buy big for months on end to restore normal positions. That’s great news for gold!

3 Aces that will Fuel the most Powerful Bull Market in Gold

3 Aces that make the case for a massive leap in the price of gold… Three pivotal factors—that you’d never hear about from the mainstream financial media—will coincide by the end of this year to provide a historic boon to gold prices. The bottom line is this “trifecta” of gold events is creating a once-in-a-lifetime setup for gold investors. One that will see the price of gold explode higher.

Gold Price And The Interest Rate Disconnection

We are entering a new phase in gold price action where expectations of Fed interest-rate policy becomes less important & other gold price drivers come to the fore. I believe the Fed will have little room to raise interest rates by anything more than a token increase. What’s more likely, the US & global economic news will continue to disappoint & this could be enough to support a rising gold price.

Unwinding of Excessive Gold Futures Longs - One of the Best Buying Opportunities

Gold sees major interim tops in bulls and bears alike whenever speculators’ long positions surge up to relatively-high levels. While these elite traders don’t control gold’s long-term trends driven by fundamentals, their collective trading can sure bully gold over the short term. The unwinding of speculators’ excessive gold futures longs offers some of the best mid-bull buying opportunities.

Silver and Gold Look Poised to Test Fresh Highs After Short Breather

Silver futures regained their footing to renew a charge to a fresh, nearly two-year settlement high, and gold tipped higher as surging U.S. stocks looked to pause their ascent. There are still numerous reasons for investors to choose gold and silver as a safe haven. The preponderance to ease further, now being pursued by a host of central banks, will likely provide an element of support.

Physical Gold Flows East as Manipulated Futures Markets Lose Credibility

Gold and silver futures markets are on the verge of losing all credibility. Registered inventories of physical metal have plummeted & number of paper claims on each available ounce has multiplied. China & Russia foresee the day when physical gold will be difficult to obtain, command a higher price & they will be in the position of setting terms in the coming new Asia-centric monetary & economic order.

While America Debates the $20 Bill, China Moves Closer to Gold

By trading physical gold in renminbi, China is slowly chipping away at the dominance of US dollars….The gold reserve on the China balance sheet has almost doubled since 2009. By holding gold, and moving away from a US-dollar centric system, we actually require less US dollars. Of course the true measure of China’s gold holdings is still a closely guarded secret.

Is a Bull Market Quietly Gathering Strength in Gold?

Is the resumption of the bull market in gold, that so many have patiently awaited for years quietly, gathering strength under our noses? Expect a $50 gold rally to around $1280. I am somewhat open to the possibility that gold will blast off, once above $1280 without looking back, leaving in the dust all who were hoping to accumulate bullion & mining shares on weakness.

Silver Seen Beating Gold as Ratio Rises to Near Historical Peaks

People have been looking to gold for a safe haven, and that is what you will expect at this stage. But pretty soon they’ll start looking at the relative-value trades, and that’s when you’ll see silver perform. When the ratio peaked at almost 80 in August, silver rallied 14 percent in the following two months. Gold added about 5 percent in the period.

About 38% Of All The COMEX Gold In Hong Kong Left The Warehouses Yesterday

Very little gold bullion actually changes hands or goes anywhere in the Comex US. But Hong Kong is typically seeing large inflows and outflows of gold. Because that is how the precious metals market has been manifesting in Asia since about 2007: not with endless chains of paper just changing hands in a grand game of liar’s poker, but with the physical exchange of bullion.

3 Reasons to Be Bullish on Silver Prices in 2016?

There are a number of factors that will contribute to the resurgence in silver prices: China’s addition to the LMBA silver benchmark-setting process & the slowly improving U.S. economy. Silver is used as a hedge against economic uncertainty, for jewelry & has numerous industrial uses. Silver prices are bullish. But even at current levels, they still don’t accurately reflect its versatility.

Did China Reveal a Fraction of its Gold Holdings? - The Case Of China’s Missing Gold

Having large gold reserves are not required to be in the SDR. China had to wait until its stock market was crashing to present the “systemic stability” bazooka: Gold. Because in revealing a surge in its gold holdings, the PBOC is hoping to finally provide that final missing link that will boost investor sentiment, and get people buying stocks all over again.

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