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Joey is a Content Creator at Gold Made Simple ® News and a PPE graduate from the University of York. He has previously worked for WAGTV and interned at the Institute of Economic Affairs, in addition to editing the student magazine The Backbencher. Joey is a fan of liberal, free-market societies.

Gold is becalmed as US gives itself economic space

The gains in the gold price have calmed today after Washington reached a deal to extend the deadline on the Federal government’s debt ceiling, in conjunction with a stock market rally. Gold reached a peak of $1,340.56 yesterday, before dropping to a low of $1,322.92. Today shows a marked improvement, with a rise up to […]

September 7th, 2017 | Posted in Gold News,Mining | Read More »

Gold price stays strong but outlook weighed by potential US political progress  

The gold price has risen in accordance with ongoing tensions in North Korea, and as markets continue to digest the global equity fall. Spot gold at time of writing sits at $1,340.32. However, rather than potential nuclear conflict, some commentators believe gold’s strength stems more from the lack of a tax-code rewrite or other perceived […]

September 6th, 2017 | Posted in Gold News | Read More »

Gold price reaches 11-month high after North Korea test “hydrogen bomb”

Experts have expressed “alarm” at the level and pace of development of the nuclear technology North Korea tested over the weekend, which saw the gold price reach an 11-month high. Pyongyang claimed to have tested a hydrogen, or thermonuclear, bomb on Saturday, which caused tremors ten times as powerful as the last time Pyongyang exploded […]

September 4th, 2017 | Posted in Gold News | Read More »

Gold price steady as North Korea crisis continues

The dollar has bounced back from a two and a half year low amid beliefs that geopolitical tensions from North Korea have plateaued, but the gold price remains stable owing to widespread belief that the conflict will continue for the foreseeable future. Spot gold fell 0.1% to $1,307.60 by 07:00 this morning. Yesterday saw it […]

August 30th, 2017 | Posted in Gold News | Read More »

Gold price at ten month high after missile flies over Japan

This morning saw the gold price reach levels unseen since the election of US president Donald Trump, as North Korea’s continuing show of military strength saw the rogue state launch yet another ballistic missile. The safe haven asset rose 0.9% to $1,322.41 after the launch, but later settled back to $1,318.00, according to the Financial […]

August 29th, 2017 | Posted in Gold News | Read More »

Gold price waiting on Jackson Hole monetary conference as dollar rises

Jackson Hole sign

Gold has remained steady ahead of the outcomes of the Jackson Hole monetary conference. Gold this morning was at $1,286.12, with gold for delivery in December at $1,292.40. The static status of the price is seen as symptomatic of the market’s wait-and-see approach to the meeting of the world’s monetary policy makers in Wyoming. Nothing […]

August 24th, 2017 | Posted in Gold News | Read More »

“Disturbing” Trump speech leaves gold steady as investors await Jackson Hole


Despite dipping yesterday ahead of the Jackson Hole monetary conference tomorrow, gold edged up slightly this morning. At 8.40am British Summer Time it was at $1,285.78 with December delivery at $1,290.90. The change is small and the price looks largely flat as investors are hesitant to make any big calls until the outcomes of the […]

August 23rd, 2017 | Posted in Gold News | Read More »

Gold up as dollar wavers and Australia overtakes Canada for exploration

Kalgoorlie Pit

The gold price moved up slightly today as the dollar wavered following the release of the minutes from the Federal Reserve’s (the Fed’s) July meeting. This morning gold was at $1,288.48 with December delivery up at 0.8% to $1,293.70 per ounce. As US inflation now looks less certain, so does an interest rate hike from […]

August 17th, 2017 | Posted in Gold News | Read More »

Gold adjusts as North Korea tensions ease slightly

Jim Mattis addressing a Nato conference

The gold price has taken a dip since yesterday, making a small downturn to $1,274.52 this morning. As tensions between North Korea and the US seemed to ease, gold for December delivery was also down 0.3% to $1,290.40. North Korean state media reported Kim Jong-Un had reviewed a plan to send missiles towards the US […]

August 15th, 2017 | Posted in Gold News | Read More »

Gold up as North Korea threatens US in Guam

isle of Guam

The above image shows a satellite image of the US territory of Guam. Photo credit: Nasa The price of gold has risen this morning following the escalation in tensions over the rogue state of North Korea. Just before 8am the price reached $1,265.63 per ounce, rising over 0.3% while gold for December delivery rose 0.6% to […]

August 9th, 2017 | Posted in Gold News | Read More »

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