Tuesday , 14 July 2020


Gold

Does the Collapse In Gold Prices Represent a Vote of Confidence In the Global Economy?

From the onset of the global financial crisis, the price of gold has often been portrayed as a barometer of global economic insecurity (in principle, holding gold is a form of insurance against war, financial Armageddon, and wholesale currency debasement) so does the collapse in gold prices - from a peak of $1,900 per ounce in August 2011 to under $1,250 at the beginning of July 2013 - represent a vote of confidence in the global economy?

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Peter Schiff: Gold’s Foremost Cheerleader Called Up Short!

The old adage “history repeats itself” has been applied to all facets of the investing world...and Peter Schiff believes that the phrase points the path to a major run up in gold that few investors will be counting on. [The truth of the matter, however, is that,] while there are some striking similarities between today and the mid-’70s, our current economy is unlike what anyone has ever seen. We are truly wading into uncharted territory and it is nearly impossible to definitively say where we will be heading next.

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Nothing Has Changed So Gold May Yet Reach $3000/ozt

While the US$3000 figure is wildly above most forecasts, which are mostly flat at the current level, UBS global commodity analyst Tom Price said these flat forecasts are based less on informed analysis than on the fact that "people just don't know what's going on."

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Noonan: Charts Suggest Potential Support for Gold Down at $1,040 to $1,100

If you want to make rabbit stew, first, you have to catch the rabbit so hopefully, first, we'll see some concrete signs that a bottom is in before the regurgitation of “Gold is going to $10,000!” starts showing up in a host of new articles pandering for attention. The best way is to decide for yourself...so let us go to the most reliable source, the market, and see what the prices of gold and silver have to say about what everyone else has been saying about them. People have been known to exaggerate, even lie in their “opinions,” but the market never does either.

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Gold Watch: 6 Forecasters Who Got It Terribly Wrong

Many analysts believe they have insights that enable them to predict the future. They forecast gold going anywhere from $2,600 to $5,000 before the end of 2012 or by the end of 2013 at the latest. Unfortunately, the reading public quickly forgot their prognostications and continue to put credence in their latest crystal ball predictions. This site has decided to call their number. Below is a list of those bold enough to forecast the price of gold reaching a particular price by a specific date and missing the mark.

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Japan’s Role in the U.S. Dollar’s Rise – and Gold’s Fall

Lately, the dollar has been making a comeback and, as usual, gold is tanking...[That being said,] however, the timing of the dollar’s resurgence is a bit curious. Perhaps not coincidentally, gold began tanking just as the dollar was advancing against the yen. [Why do I say "Perhaps not coincidentally"? Read on.]

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