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For How Long will Gold and Silver Continue to be "Rigged Markets"?

The discussion surrounding the likelihood of gold and silver being “rigged markets” has been rendered moot by way of the countless flash crashes – More recently, the one in silver on Friday July 7. Had that flash crash occurred in stocks, they would have cancelled the trades. In the silver market, the damage done by the intervention was successful in destroying morale. How long will this continue?

Nothing is More out of Favor than Gold Right Now

Gold is an inflation hedge, I guess people forgot. It’ll respond. Sometimes it just takes a while to get the ball rolling. Best of all, I love all the commentary about how higher rates are bearish. Personally, I love markets that are out of favor. You can’t get any more out favor than gold right now. I have no problem waiting. I’ll be selling when all the chest-pounding, back-slapping gold bears will be buying.

The Most Interesting Aspect in Silver Charts is the Volume Behavior

The only interesting aspect of silver is the volume behavior. In the past few months, downside volume has been way above average, yet there has been no giving way of the December 2016 low. In a truly weak market, the December low should not have held. Volume read from the weekly gives credence to the possibility of a bear trap. We are also seeing the possibility of strong money covering shorts.

Why Currencies Unbacked by Gold - the Sound Money are Doomed to Collapse

Money is the anchor in a transaction, and contrasts with the subjective value placed on goods. This article explains the money side of prices, and why government currencies, unbacked by gold, are doomed to collapse. And why gold, which is the sound money chosen by markets throughout history, will retain or increase its purchasing power measured in the goods it buys over the coming years.

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.

Paper Gold Bomb Detonated when World's largest Buyers were Closed - Why?

The day was well chosen: Two of the largest buyers of physical gold in the world, India + Turkey, were closed for the observance of a religious holiday. And Shanghai closed for the day 31 minutes before the paper gold dump. Why would a large quantity seller sell when the largest buyers are not in the market at the time of sale? This is unadulterated BIS/ECB/BoE/Fed sponsored market intervention.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Silver Prices Hold at Critical Level Amid Most Bearish Conditions

Hedge funds & other speculative traders as of last week held more bearish bets against silver prices than any time outside the summer 2015 peak. Silver prices found support [in early May] near $16.00. Something also changed in the silver market in May as US Silver Eagle sales have surged compared to the previous month. Also, the fundamentals in the US economy continue to disintegrate.

Paper Gold Price is not the Real Price of Gold

The paper gold market sets the gold price – the paper price that the false gold market trades at. That has very little to do with the price of gold which is what the physical market would trade at if there was not a manipulated paper market. But buyers & sellers are not concerned about the real price of gold. Because they have no intention of owning the physical since they don’t understand its function.

Irrefutable Reasons for Gold Price to Rise to Unthinkable Levels

The gold price is primarily a reflection of the change of value of the paper money. If paper money is debased due to money printing or credit extension, the gold price measured in dollars or euro will increase. Thus, gold as a rule doesn’t go up in price but the value of paper money goes down. Here are some factors that will push the gold price to unthinkable levels measured in paper money.

Can't Afford to Miss Buying Physical Gold Now, Soon Most Won't Really Afford It

The conditions that are favorable for gold, will prove fatal for overvalued stocks that are looking for a trigger to tumble. Remember, diversification is crucial to any investment strategy. As a fraught 2017 unfolds, consider re-balancing your portfolio to accommodate the likely economic, business and market volatility ahead. You can hedge your bets, with physical gold.

Gold and Silver at Never-to-be-seen-Again Prices vs Financial Assets

The world is now entering the most dangerous period since the end of WWII. Real assets are at historical low against financial assets. Real assets such as commodities (including gold and silver) are even more oversold. Investors still have a unique opportunity to acquire physical gold and silver at prices which will not be seen for a very, very long time, if ever.

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.

Analysis - The Macroeconomic Drivers of the Gold Price

There are essentially two types of gold price drivers worth discussing: measurable ones and those that cannot be measured. Most of the “measurable” macroeconomic fundamentals that are considered important drivers of the gold price are either mixed/neutral or bearish at the moment. However, there are good reasons to believe that several of them will turn gold-bullish.

Gold Price Drivers will turn Unequivocally Bullish on This

Once central banks try to arrest a decline in asset prices and a contraction in aggregate economic activity, a great many of the fundamental drivers of the gold price that look neutral or even bearish at the moment will turn unequivocally bullish. Some market participants are busy accumulating physical gold in spite of the fact that the macro-economic fundamentals are not yet bullishly aligned.

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