Thursday , 19 September 2019


Gold & Silver

$5,000 Gold: Likely or Just 'Pie in the Sky'?

At the beginning of the last decade gold was trading at $255 an ounce and by the end of 2009 was trading at $1,100 an ounce. Not many investors thought that that was remotely possible and, at best, highly unlikely. Now some analysts are saying we should see $5,000 gold in a couple of years. Is that likely or just 'pie in the sky'? Words: 453

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Ron Paul: In Gold We Trust – Not U.S. Dollars

A soaring gold price is a vote of "no confidence" in the central bank and the dollar [and]... reflect a growing restlessness with the increasing money supply, our budgetary and trade deficits, our unfunded liabilities, and the inability of Congress and the administration to reign in runaway spending. Words: 1911

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Gold is Not a Buy-and-Hold Investment

If the past 30 years are any indication, gold does not constitute an attractive investment over the long term. Moreover, in times of economic recovery, the return on gold falls well short of the return on the stock market. Read More »

CRB Commodity Index/Gold Price Ratio Suggests Gold is Overvalued

There's a saying in the investment business that when the taxi driver and the delivery person are talking about a "no-lose, gotta-have" investment, it's time to run for the exits. At that point of maximum adoration and comfort, the masses have gone wild. And that's often the warning that the smart money is on its way to the exits and the novices will be trampled in the exodus. Think technology stock bubble in 2000, or house flipping three years ago. Now, think gold. Words: 471

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Coxe: Gold is an Excellent Place to Hide

Gold has been the best-performing major commodity since the financial crisis began and we see no big reason why that outperformance should be over. After its breathless run to $1220, it’s entitled to correct back toward $1,000—or even a bit below that chiliastic level—without ending its bull market. Words: 707

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8 Reasons to Own Gold

Gold should be an important part of a diversified investment portfolio because its price increases in response to events that cause the value of paper investments, such as stocks and bonds, to decline. Although the price of gold can be volatile in the short term, gold has always maintained its value over the long term. Through the years, it has served as a hedge against inflation and the erosion of major currencies, and thus is an investment well worth considering. Words: 841

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5 Must-have Gold and Silver ETFs

If you think gold prices will keep rising, these are the must-buy gold and silver ETFs to help you track precious metals' prices and/or miners and royalty companies that benefit from them. Words: 424

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