Gold and Silver News

10 reasons for buying gold

28/04/2014 14:43

The timeless reasons for owning gold - the reasons behind gold’s universal role as real money - haven’t changed.

Gold is still the best way of storing value over the long run. Therefore, your mindset shouldn't change with short-term price fluctuations in the “paper” market. If you don’t already own gold today, you should consider buying physical gold bullion.


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Buying gold bullion is usually the first step for many people when they venture outside of the “paper” market, or the exchange traded market, for precious metals. There are, however, very compelling reasons for buying silver bullion apart from gold bullion. Silver offers the same characteristics as gold but there are additional drivers for silver, which makes it especially interesting to buy and hold today.
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Gold production cost

21/02/2014 17:32

Demand for bullion is actually growing as evident by sold out supplies and increased premiums. But that’s just the demand side.
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Ever since the financial crisis of 2008 the stock market has displayed a strong technical pattern – gradually reaching higher highs and higher lows. Much of the debacle about Europe’s debt crisis and the U.S. fiscal cliff seem to have fizzled out, and we are now left with a stock market that has risen in six months what it usually does in a year on average.
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Gold and debt ceiling

30/10/2013 11:28

The Fed decided not to taper, which we’ve covered extensively. In short, there is no easy way to cut back on the stimulus as the markets are hooked on it and any previous discussion about tapering have created serious jitters.
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Gold bull market is not over

24/10/2013 15:30

Even though history never repeats itself it often does rhyme. The current secular bull market has many similarities with the most recent one of the 1970’s.
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Gold and tapering fear

04/10/2013 15:20

After the significant drop in gold and silver prices in April and June, the precious metals spent July recovering. Even though geopolitical events have had an impact on prices the main milestone has been the FOMC meeting on 18 September.
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Platinum is both a precious metal and an industrial metal. So is palladium, albeit to a lesser degree a precious metal. In those ways platinum and palladium both are similar to silver. But there is a difference. Silver is more of a precious metal, whereas the main driver for platinum and palladium are industrial use.
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Discrepancy in gold demand

09/05/2013 17:07

Something very interesting is happening in the bullion markets currently. There is a discrepancy between the demand for “paper” gold versus the demand for physical gold. Over the course of the last few months gold has consistently moved lower. The price action has been weak, and finally we saw a break through technical support in the $1550 area. The move down to the $1350’s was quick and happened in just a couple of days. A $200 drop is by no means ordinary.
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Why gold is a buy: Video

11/03/2013 10:48

Why Gold is a buy: Video © CNBC
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Time running out on debt ceiling Congress must raise the debt ceiling before the end of February, and possibly sooner. If it doesn't, the United States risks defaulting on its payments to creditors Source: WASHINGTON (CNNMoney)
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Soros Buying Gold as Record Prices Seen on Stimulus Source:bloomberg
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According to the WGC, this decline was "largely a reflection of the strength of demand in 3Q 2011, a period of exceptional investment inflows."

Weaker Chinese demand was also a factor in lower gold demand in the third quarter, it said.


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The International Monetary Fund cut its global growth forecasts as the euro area’s debt crisis intensifies and warned of even slower expansion unless officials in the U.S. and Europe address threats to their economies. Source:bloomberg
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An accelerating flight of deposits from banks in four European countries is jeopardizing the renewal of economic growth and undermining a main tenet of the common currency: an integrated financial system.

source: bloomberg


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Now is the time to buy gold.

Gold traders are the most bullish in nine months after investors’ bullion holdings expanded to a record on mounting speculation that central banks will do more to bolster economic growth.


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Über investors George Soros and John Paulson appear to have strengthened their faith in gold holdings, while Jeffrey Vinik and Eric Mindich have thrown in the towel.
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WGC - Gold demand fell to its lowest level in more than two years in the second quarter, the World Gold Council said on Thursday, as a drop in buying in major consumers India and China outweighed a record quarter for central bank purchases.
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Jim Rogers: Global economic shocks coming in 2013-2014
He still prefers commodities over stocks. (@ 17min)
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Your Money Has Been Devalued by 2/3′s, Relative to Gold
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May 23 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg's Sara Eisen reports that if Greek leaders decide to leave the euro, they would likely only have 46 hours to complete the transition over a weekend. (Source: Bloomberg)
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The euro tumbled to a 21 month low amid uncertainty what the impact would be of a Greek exit. Rumours fuelled by former Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos about preparations of the potential consequences of a Greek euro exit didn't help the euro either.
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* Mining costs increasing steeply

* Emerging markets, central banks to drive demand


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