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Could Central Banks Dump Gold in Favor of Bitcoin?

If gold continues losing value, could central banks dump their gold in favor of cryptocurrencies? Yes, I realize this is anathema to those who anticipate a gold-backed currency becoming the dominant form of centrally issued currency, but the idea of governments that have debauched their currencies building reserves of decentralized and limited-in-issuance cryptocurrencies may not farfetched.

Gold Market Heading Towards A Big Fundamental Change

The gold market is heading towards a big fundamental change that few are prepared. While many analysts in the alternative media community suggest that the gold price is manipulated due to Fed & Central bank intervention, there is another more obscure rationale that is the likely culprit: “The Blind Conspiracy” Most investors are entirely in the dark about the dire energy predicament we are facing.

Gold Prices Building a Strong Foundation for a Sharp Rebound Leap Ahead

A combination of resilient longs and hesitant shorts has helped gold prices form a decent base and enabled prices to climb above some support levels, improving the overall technical picture. Gold’s performance of late & prospects for seasonal demand to kick in – albeit with unexceptional volumes –should put gold prices in a reasonably healthy position for a rebound leap towards the year-end.

A Weak Dollar = Higher Inflation & Higher Gold Prices - So What does the Fed Want?

A weak dollar is the Fed’s only chance for more inflation. The way to get a weak dollar is to delay rate hikes indefinitely, and that’s what I believe the Fed will do. And a weak dollar means higher gold prices. Central banks are determined to get more inflation and will flip to easing policies if that’s what it takes. Get ready for an explosion to the upside in the dollar price of gold.

Think AGAIN! - Is Bitcoin a Better Store of Value than Gold?

The bitcoin story has grabbed the trading and investing world’s attention like nothing else, hence the huge rise in its price this year. The root cause of the recent price plunge is a long-running conflict over Bitcoin’s failure to fix its most obvious flaws. But if we get a period of market stress then it could be time for the gold bugs to step up a gear as no one knows how bitcoin will react to a market panic.

A Long Dry Spell of Exploration will Pressure Gold Prices Upwards

We’ve had a long dry spell of exploration in the gold mining space. Over the medium and long-term, this could lead to a supply-demand imbalance & ultimately put strong upward pressure on the price of gold. It doesn’t really matter what the gold price will do in the next few years. Production is coming off, and that means the upward pressure on gold prices could be very intense.

The Long-Term Demand Picture Remains Supportive of Gold Prices

As more EM economies — including China — are set to grow to these income levels over the next few decades, the underlying long-term demand picture remains supportive of gold prices…While fear can spike or fall relatively quickly, wealth tends to accumulate slowly. This makes wealth an important, but easy to overlook in short-term forecasting, driver of gold.

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.

King Dollar Doomed - Massive Collapse Looms as Rally Fizzles, Rush to Gold

Countries around the world would soon stop trading commodities like oil in the US dollar, something we’re already seeing with China, Russia, Iran, and Venezuela, all of which are preparing non-dollar, gold-backed mechanisms of exchange. After a near term bounce, the US dollar is going to be very weak… and then it’s going to go much, much lower while you see a massive rush for gold.

Gold Buying Opportunity on Price Weakness in the Golden Week

The main contributor to the pullback in Gold prices is likely the fact that markets in China will be closed this week in observance of Golden Week. Given that the country is the world’s largest gold market, the metal has in the past depreciated leading up to the week-long celebration. I believe this could be a good buying opportunity. The US Dollar Index break out also seems to fade out soon.

In the Near Future, Gold is Certainly going to get very, very Overpriced

Everybody should have coins, physical coins, as an insurance policy, as an emergency, if nothing else. You hope you never need them. Before this is over, gold is going to turn into perhaps a bubble. It’s certainly going to get very, very, very overpriced. From gold prices moving about $1,300 currently, perhaps we may see $13,000 per oz gold in the not distant future.

Here's The Fundamental That Matters Most To The Price Of Gold

There are the positive geopolitical fundamentals & positive economic fundamentals (that we all know about) for the price of gold. In relative terms, none of these fundamentals count. There is one more important fundamental for the price of gold. Not only is it the most important fundamental, but it involves a variable which dwarfs all other fundamentals in magnitude — combined.

No Arguments - Every Investor Should Own Physical Gold

The main arguments mainstream economists make against gold are simply nonsense. I believe the primary way every investor should play the rise in gold is to own the physical metal directly. At least 10% of your investment portfolio should be devoted to physical gold — bars, coins and the like. But you can also up the risk to potentially profit from gold too.

The Stealth Bull Market in Gold Can Generate Triple-Digit Gains

Today, gold is on the verge of outperforming stocks for the first time in six years. The last time we saw a similar losing streak end was the early 2000s… And that happened before a massive bull market started in gold. Since bottoming last December, gold prices have moved consistently higher. This could be a major turning point for gold. We could see dramatically higher gold prices soon.

The GOLD Investment Thesis rests on the Gross Over-Issuance of DEBT

Every measure of domestic & global debt is significantly worse today than at its financial-crisis peak. Our gold investment thesis rests on the gross over-issuance of paper claims (debt) against comparatively modest levels of productive output (GDP). The US dollar’s extended decline & gold’s breakout signal growing market skepticism that the era of central bank stimulus is coming to a close.

This Explains the Current Manipulated take-down in the Price of Gold

This explains the current manipulated take-down in the price of gold despite rising seasonal demand from India & China. There is a direct correlation between this sudden leap in the amount of gold swaps conducted by the BIS between July and August and the price attack on gold. The outstanding balance is now higher than it was in 2011, leading to the violent take-down of the price of gold then.

Inflation in 15 Minutes & Solution to Debt Crisis - Raise the Dollar Price of Gold

A massive inflation in 15 minutes: the time it takes to vote on the new policy. Don’t think this is possible? It’s happened in the U.S. twice in the past 80 years. Raising the dollar price of gold is the quickest way to cause inflation. If the markets don’t do it, the government can. It works every time. Gold can be used to work around a debt ceiling crisis if an agreement isn’t reached in the months ahead.

Unwise to be Short on Gold or Silver as Dollar & Stock Market Crash Loom Large

Gold is already up by almost 15% so far in 2017, fueled by the falling dollar. A weak dollar, coupled with a technical breakout, should continue to push gold prices higher, possibly toward $1,600. A major international banking crisis is inevitable & likely to occur fairly soon. A stock market crash is likely to push many banks to that point of failure. So it would be very unwise to be short gold or silver now.

The Incredible Value of Investing in Gold in a Minefield of Overvalued Assets

After hitting a low around $1,200 in July, the price of gold has since advanced by more than 10% or $140 to $1,340. A confluence of factors has been pushing the price of gold higher over the past few weeks and I believe it is headed for $1,500 by the close of 2017. While a near-term pullback on profit-taking makes sense, I expect it to be short and shallow, before resuming the northbound rise.

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.

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