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Gold price jumps following Trump’s legislative failure

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The gold price has risen by more than a percentage point after Trump’s healthcare reform bill failed to pass the American legislative. Reuters reported that spot gold rose 1.1 percent to $1,258 per ounce by 07:04 GMT after hitting $1,259.14, its highest since February 27, while U.S. gold futures were up 0.8 percent at $1,258. […]

March 27th, 2017 | Posted in Analysis,Gold News,Markets | Read More »

Gold mines set to benefit from end of equity bull market

Mining shares have seen a resurgence in contrast to a broader equity stutter. Although markets have been beset by uncertainty following European hustings the slowdown in the equity bull has been largely attributed to Trump’s inability to render his economic policies in action. The absence of the much trumpeted red tape bonfire twinned with a […]

March 23rd, 2017 | Posted in Analysis,Gold News,Mining | Read More »

Greenspan provides reasoning for gold price’s resilience

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  The World Gold Council released the February edition of Gold Investor last Thursday, with an interview with Alan Greenspan on his outlook for 2017. The ex-chairman of the Federal Reserve explained that the West had gone through stagnant productivity growth, fuelled by the aging of the baby-boomer generation and the channeling of savings into […]

February 20th, 2017 | Posted in Analysis,Gold News | Read More »

Popular ‘anti-Trump’ candidate elected as German President – A backlash to a backlash?

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2016 saw a strong swing towards populist politics with Brexit and the election of Donald Trump, and this year we see the growing threat of Marine Le Pen to the French establishment. These developments bode well for the gold price and other physical commodities for 2017 with economic and political uncertainty scaring off investors. Inflation expectations […]

February 13th, 2017 | Posted in Analysis | Read More »

Why President Trump is good for gold

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As the results of the US Election came in, the news that outsider Donald Trump was going to be the 45th President of the United States briefly saw gold trading at $1337/oz while the stock market was sharply lower. Less than six weeks later, gold was trading over 15% lower at $1122/oz. The belief that […]

February 9th, 2017 | Posted in Analysis | Read More »

Trump’s travel ban – another shakeup amongst many

Trump’s executive order, signed last Friday, known as the ‘travel ban’, is designed to temporarily suspend travel to the U.S. from ‘high risk’ countries; a summary of the above video, originally posted by The Telegraph is as follows: The travel ban bars citizens from Libya, Sudan, Somalia, Yemen, Syria, Iraq and Iran from entering the […]

January 31st, 2017 | Posted in Analysis,Gold and Silver Media | Read More »

There’s a big seller out there

I showed these charts in a recent edition of AtlasPulse.com. I’m showing them again because they help you to understand why precious metals aren’t rallying as hard as they should. This chart shows the link between the total speculative flows and the price of gold. Normally they follow closely but recently, the speculators have gone nuts […]

April 25th, 2016 | Posted in Analysis,Gold and Silver Media,Gold News,Markets,Silver News | Read More »

Gold’s rally faces Q2

Since December 2015, gold has turned the corner. I track the gold price in many currencies and it is currently above its 200 day moving average in 30 out of the top 31 cases. The missing one is Japan, where the Yen has been strong. As for the 30 day moving average, things are less […]

April 20th, 2016 | Posted in Analysis,Gold and Silver Media,Gold News | Read More »

Gold price driven by a buying frenzy – how long will it last?

Looking at the investor flows in gold in recent weeks, a staggering 28 million ounces (Moz) has entered the market. In the futures market, you can see the scale and changes of the long and short speculative positions. These are published in the commitment of traders data (COT) report every Friday (as at the prior Tuesday). […]

March 14th, 2016 | Posted in Analysis,Gold and Silver Media,Gold News,Silver News | Read More »

Janet Yellen’s game of Jenga

Janet Yellen has a plan. The plan is to exit the ultra-loose policy of the Federal Reserve, and to do so very slowly and very carefully. And by slowly I mean very slowly. 2013, the last year of the Bernanke reign and the sixth year post subprime, was the central bank’s most generous if measured […]

April 9th, 2014 | Posted in Analysis,Gold News | Read More »

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