Tag: Gold Prices

Is Gold Destined For Summer Doldrums In 2019?

| July 12, 2019 | 0 Comments
Is Gold Destined For Summer Doldrums In 2019?

Every summer, gold traders tremble in fear of “the summer doldrums”.  Newcomers to the gold scene might be asking whether the summer doldrums are a real thing?  While old-timers might ask: “Does it look like we’ll get those this year?” Here’s a 1-year chart of GLD – guess for yourself on each question, then your […]

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Gold Prices: A Good Reminder For Traders

| October 15, 2018 | 0 Comments
Gold Prices: A Good Reminder For Traders

US markets had a terrible mid-week, with the Dow losing over 1300 points in just 2 days. International markets have also had a rough time, on top of a rough time – check out this daily chart of QEMM compared to the Dow over the last 3 months.  The blue line is the Dow, candles are QEMM. You can […]

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Gold And Silver Show Strong Historical Performance During The Summer Months

Gold And Silver Show Strong Historical Performance During The Summer Months

The summer is generally a good time to purchase precious metals. Gold and silver historically have outperformed when the weather is warm.  They have also outperformed other commodities, specifically oil.  If you are looking to add precious metals to your portfolio, look for dips in the price during the summer months, as they are likely to be […]

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Gold Demand: On The Rise In China

| June 11, 2018 | 0 Comments
Gold Demand: On The Rise In China

The Singapore Gold Exchange (SGE) released its May numbers, and they’re impressive.  Gold withdrawals in May rose 9% over last year, meaning people (or banks, or governments…) still want gold. If you factor in Hong Kong, which is accounted for separately, you’ll see even more gold demand from China.  And not only do they want […]

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Opportunity: Gold On The Move

Opportunity: Gold On The Move

Paper assets are struggling this year. Both the S&P 500 and 10-year Treasurys are down around 3%. Meanwhile, gold prices are on the move. Shares of the SPDR Gold Trust (NYSE: GLD) are up nearly 4% in 2018. And I’m forecasting another 7%-plus gain over the next two months. The once-loved precious metal was left for dead for the […]

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3 Safe Haven Dividend Stocks To Protect Your Portfolio

| April 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
3 Safe Haven Dividend Stocks To Protect Your Portfolio

It might be time to trim some of the more risky stocks in your portfolio and start buying some stock “insurance”. Consider these three stocks that would do very well if the market declines.  Gold has long been the go-to safe haven investment during times of uncertainty. Things are looking quite uncertain right now. Insurance […]

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7 Gold Stocks That Will Shine Under Trump

| February 10, 2017 | 0 Comments
7 Gold Stocks That Will Shine Under Trump

Don’t worry about economic prosperity — gold stocks will have their day! Although a hero to working class conservatives and political outsiders, President Donald Trump has put them in an awkward situation. Consider that when Trump was campaigning, he did an interview with Alex Jones. Yes, that Alex Jones of the 9/11 truther movement and […]

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Gold Miners ETF In Trouble As Gold Prices Fall

| December 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
Gold Miners ETF In Trouble As Gold Prices Fall

Gold prices are below $1,100 per ounce.  That’s a five-year low and right at the price from six years ago. Here’s what a chart of the round trip gold has taken over the last six years. Gold has lost much of its appeal as an investment.  Its status as a store of wealth benefited from […]

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Precious Metals Investing: How Much Is Too Much?

| October 27, 2010 | 0 Comments

A few days ago I was in the office working away analyzing the markets.  My favorite tunes were blaring through my iPod as I flipped through chart after chart.  It was just like any ordinary workday. But then something interesting happened.  Something that left me shaking my head in disbelief. It all started when the […]

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He Lied Right To My Face!

| February 22, 2010 | 0 Comments

The stock market has always had a seedy underbelly.  Less than desirable characters are always trying to make a quick buck off the uneducated and inexperienced.  Just look at Bernie Madoff or Jeff Skilling of Enron fame.  Both these guys would steal candy from a baby if it could make them money. Some con men […]

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