Gold

Gold Price Forecasts (Update): $5,000 to $11,000 In 2 to 5 Years

During 2011 into 2013 I kept a record of those individuals who expected gold to rise substantially in the coming years and presented updated summaries in a number of articles (see links below). Below are additional or recently updated forecasts by 11 prognosticators whose projections are surprisingly consistent, on average, with previous such estimates.

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Gold: These Charts Say It All!

The following 27 charts provide a historical perspective on Gold in and of itself and its relation with Debt, Inflation and other factors. Anyone interested in gold should look at these charts.

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These 5 Events Will Lead to Higher Gold & Silver Prices

It is my contention that the move in precious metals...[from] late 2008 through 2011 was largely a result of the expansion in central bank balance sheets and the perceived threat of runaway inflation. Since 2011, [however,] we’ve seen economic growth improve and inflation rates across the globe subside. As a result, investment banks and market strategists are arguing against owning gold, and making the case that, with a lack of inflation and an improved economy, the need for owning gold as an insurance hedge against inflation and currency debasement is no longer present. I strongly disagree.

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A Close Look At the Relationship Between Gold & Silver

Until the crisis in the international monetary system is resolved, the monetary aspect of silver will dominate its industrial aspect, and gold will keep its leadership role. As the silver price goes up, the more the industrial demand will decline, while the monetary demand will rise. The question is, in what proportions will this happen. Central banks and sovereign funds will dominate the gold market, whereas private investors will mainly dominate the silver market. There is no central bank that I know of that is buying silver today for its monetary reserves. Gold remains mainly a monetary metal, whereas silver has, above all, become an industrial metal that, in a monetary crisis like today's, can play a monetary role, as "poor man’s gold".

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Should You Invest In Gold or Silver, Neither or Both?

...It’s not unreasonable that gold and silver (along with platinum) are often lumped together in the precious metal basket...but it’s important to distinguish between silver and gold rather than assume that the two metals are interchangeable. Words: 385

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