Is China Making A Move Against The U.S. Dollar?

dollar etfOn the global financial stage, China is playing chess while the U.S. is playing checkers, and the Chinese are now accelerating their long-term plan to dethrone the U.S. dollar.
NYSE:GLD October 17, 2013 10:34pm

What Will Drive Silver Prices Higher In 2014

silver barsDiane Alter: While silver demand among U.S. traders at the moment is muted, silver demand in India - the world's biggest buyer of the white metal - is insatiable.

Gold and Silver: Western Bankers [Forced] Bowing To China

gold silver metalsMichael Noonan: Last Friday, gold trading was shut down for 10 seconds in a “stop logic” event, as the CME explains. In essence, when there is an overload of orders that cleans out stops
NYSE:GLD October 15, 2013 10:04pm

The Countdown

gold and silverJeff Nielson: Given the title of this commentary; it would be understandable if readers mistakenly assumed that this would be more yammering about the nauseating, U.S. Debt-Ceiling Farce. But that is a piece of staged theater,

Which Precious Metal Is The Ultimate Safe Haven?

safe-investmentsJan Skoyles: A new paper from Professor Brian Lucey and Sile Li examines the safe-haven properties of gold, silver, platinum and palladium against US stock and bond declines.
ETF BASIC NEWS October 14, 2013 8:47pm

The Ultimate Investor Guide To Silver ETFs

silver-etfPrecious metals like gold and silver have been performing quite poorly of late due to the continued strength in stock markets. The white metal has been beaten down significantly in 2013, underperforming broad stock markets by a pretty wide margin.
NYSE:AGQ October 11, 2013 4:13pm

U.S. Debt-Default: Then What?

government ratingsJeff Nielson: In my commentary earlier this week; readers were presented with the latest/newest “clue” from the Corporate Media as to where the staged shut-down of the U.S. government (via its Debt-Ceiling Farce) is leading the U.S. economy

Gold Prices Break Below August Lows On Another Strong Down Day

gold and silverBill Downey: Another weaker start to the trade would seem to suggest that recent bearish forces have remained in place overnight. Clearly gold this week has been undermined by the "apparent" progress toward a debt ceiling deal

China Says “This Is US’ Responsibility,” Imports Another 131 Tonnes Of Gold

india-gold-etfGold Silver Worlds: Chinese Vice Finance Minister Zhu Guangyao commented publicly by expressing his concerns about the United States debt ceiling saga (via Reuters):
NYSE:GLD October 9, 2013 11:28am

Jim Rickards: Gold Price Could Double Overnight In U.S. Dollar Crisis

Jim RickardsGold Silver Worlds: Before proceeding, please be advised that the statement in the title is not a forecast nor an expectation. The potential for the gold price to double overnight is real and existing, which is not the same as sure.
NYSE:GLD October 8, 2013 10:47am

Gold and Silver: Central Bank Death Dance

gold and silverMichael Noonan: If “they” can get you to ask the wrong questions[s], “they” do not have to worry about giving the right answer[s].
NYSE:GLD October 6, 2013 9:28pm

Gold and Silver Needs Equity Market Weakness

gold and silverJordan Roy-Byrne: We’ve discussed the negative correlation between precious metals and the stock market. It has now been in place for over two years. Since September 2, 2011, the HUI Gold Bugs Index is down 64% while the S&P 500 has gained 43%.
ETF BASIC NEWS October 4, 2013 11:28am

Critical Weeks Ahead For Silver

silver demand: The VC Price Indicator predicted this last pull back that we have had sense the end of August.  I stated on the 23rd of August the following:  “It wouldn’t surprise me to see a short term pull back towards
NYSE:AGQ September 30, 2013 10:58am

Silver Price Manipulation: Facts and Frustration

silver-etfTony Daltorio: It was a rather quiet week in the silver market. Silver prices dropped about 50 cents an ounce to trade in the $22 an ounce range.
NYSE:AGQ September 27, 2013 3:21pm

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