Political and social unrest in the Middle East was the most discussed topic during the week. Restlessness and riots could inflate food prices in the region and worsen the economic balance
The bull market in Gold is in its 12th year (globally it began in 1999) but has yet to exhibit any “bubble-like” conditions. In fact, we still see many people referring to this bull market as “the Gold
Financial history teaches that market prices are not just subject to cyclical fluctuations — mainly following the business cycle. They are also liable to much longer lasting secular trends, often
I’ve noted in the nightly updates that gold is now deep in the timing band for a daily cycle low. My best guess is gold should tag the 38% Fibonacci retracement before bouncing out of that short term
In our previous free essay we’ve mentioned that mining stocks are at a particularly important crossroad, and whichever they decide to move is likely to determine the way for the underlying
Last week we highlighted several often-overlooked nuances of popular exchange-traded products, detailing the surprisingly large impact that seemingly minor distinctions can have on a portfolio’s
It’s still too soon to jump back into the precious metals sector. Gold is now due for a yearly cycle correction. A correction of that degree should take gold down to $1300 or lower. Maybe even as
As gold continues to oscillate ahead and below the $1,400 per ounce mark, some suggest that the precious metal could be in a bubble, but there are four reasons the metal is likely to sustain its
I was chatting on the phone earlier this weekend with one of my readers about the shocking drop in the price of gold earlier this past week. We agreed that the mini-crash seemed to be the result of a
Let’s face it almost every trader or investor dreads a draw down. Traders do everything they can to avoid them, even if it means they drastically reduce their ultimate gains.
History has been peppered with financial bubbles and we’ll get to that, but first, is gold in a bubble? So far it’s been the amazing, runaway investment of the past decade. If you’d put your money into
Monday morning I was greeted via my inbox with a Bloomberg report on Gold. Bloomberg has a series called “The Dark Side of Gold.” Its important to note this isn’t the first time the news
Life has a funny way of reminding a person that he is not really in control of what is going on around him. While he may be proficient in a few specific areas, his overall knowledge is limited.
In the past week I’ve seen more than a few mentions of the potential head and shoulders pattern in Gold. A head and shoulders pattern occurs when a market forms three peaks and the middle peak is
A recently published paper that studied the stimulus efforts in 44 countries showed some interesting findings. Ethan Ilzetzki of the London School of Economics and Enrique G. Mendoza