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Why did gold prices pick up this year?

The gold price has discounted all of the headlines that were responsible for driving it lower, including the continuation of tapering by the Fed's Open Market Committee . . .more...

Is the gold market putting in a very formidable bottom?

Schiff: The naysayers are bearish and have been wrong for six months; So you have a lot of negativity, but I think the technical picture is improving rapidly for gold . . .more...

Does recent activity in Russia and South Africa suggest bullish fundamentals for palladium?

Large new demand areas for palladium in an already undersupplied market, and supply uncertainty in South Africa and Russia, we could see palladium holding these gains . . .more...

Does 2013's gold price correction offer a superior acquisition opportunity?

Hickey: I've recommended [gold] for several years. There are corrections in big secular bull markets; In a money-printing environment, the secular bull market in gold isn't over...more...

Does the present over-sold gold market present exceptional upside profit opportunity?

Hedge funds and money managers are now less bullish on gold than they've been since June 2007 -- and that could actually be good news for the beaten-down metal . . .more...

Is the correction in the bullion market firmly in place?

To sum up, the market negated its June breakdown and now has its sights set on a much more important feature - the former price floor in the $1542 an ounce areamore...

Will the mass media report an upward breakout in the bullion market?

I was amazed that there was absolutely no mention of gold's brilliant performance last week in Barron's or any other newspaper. Evidently, nobody wanted to even mention gold's upside breakoutmore...

Will the global politics of currency competition mean greater market volatility?

Fed Chairman Ben S. Bernanke said the central bank may slow its bond-buying program if the U.S. economy continues to improve; Volatility in currencies surged on comments . . .more...

Are fundamental supply/demand dynamics exciting for palladium?

Escalating supply concerns: Russian stockpiles have been a key source of palladium supply in recent years, but will fall in 2013, with no stockpile sales expected after 2014 . . .more...

Could palladium follow platinum as the next favorite of the bullion complex?

Platinum's sister metal, palladium, is used in auto catalysts; Analysts expect robust growth in the U.S. and China this year. Palladium prices hit 10-month high on Tuesday . . .more...

Does palladium have greater upside potential than gold?

Experts estimate consumption will beat production by 511,000 ounces in 2013; deficits to persist until at least 2017, with a record annual price average forecast for 2014 . . .more...

Will bullion see record prices next year as stimulus prevails?

The metal will rise every quarter next year and average $1,925/oz. in the final three months, or 11 percent more than now, according to analyst estimates compiled by Bloomberg . . .more...

Is bullion on the rise?

Stable store of value: Gold rose after the Fed's most recent round of quantitative easing because the people know that gold is money when fiat money fails . . .more...

Why be so bullish on gold?

Bullion has been one of the few investments that we've written about this year with consistent enthusiasm; More than ever, a reasonably safe harbor in a debt-laden world . . .more...

How does a long-term bear market in equities favor gold?

Now I'll tell you a little secret. We're now in an international secular bear market. I think this secular bear market has years to go --- maybe even another five years...more...

Are there now opportunities in precious metals beyond just gold and silver?

Poised to gleam brilliantly: With rising demand and sketchy supply, some analysts are looking for a 20% jump in palladium prices this year, with continued growth thru 2014 . . .more...

Will additional ''quantitative easing'' by the ECB encourage movement into gold worldwide?

December's action by the ECB has spurred a stock market rally after increasing the supply of cheap money; Yet the effects on the real economy are still to be seen . . .more...

Why acquire a significant portfolio position in gold?

Secular bull market in gold isn't over; a negative interest-rate environment is bullish for gold, and rates keep getting more negative as central banks keep cutting rates . . .more...

What is on the horizon for gold bullion?

Analyst's view: Gold is likely to be higher than today in one month's time. And, conceivably, it might rally for longer than that. Could near its highs early next year . . .more...

Will the threat of a Greek bailout referendum spark a global economic meltdown?

Surprise move by Greek PM renewed fears of a potentially messy default and sparked a global market rout as investors again questioned Europe's ability to contain debt crisis . . .more...

Does the now-approved Greek austerity plan mean an end to euro currency problems?

Without any indication of how Greece will pay for these measures in the long-term, it is unlikely that this vote reflects an important outcome -- let alone a final outcome . . .more...

Are US government spending and budget deficits now totally out of control?

The longer the necessary adjustments are delayed, the greater will be the negative consequences of the mounting debt, the more uncertain individuals and businesses will be . . .more...

Why is investor demand for gold up at a time when gold prices have declined?

Many analysts are betting the slump in gold prices will soon be cut short; buying in China and India is feeding an increase in global demand that's destined to last . . .more...

What protection is there for the economic outcome of government over-spending?

If the US government can't borrow hundreds of billions of dollars a month, the Fed will be forced to print a massive amount of money to finance the government's deficits . . .more...

Are people losing faith in governments and paper money of all kinds?

Gold and silver: Investors are worried about trillions in liabilities being accumulated by governments; they're saying, ''I want to have something I can count on'' . . .more...

Will the Fed's unconventional monetary policy lead to more inflation and higher gold prices?

Combined with $300 billion in reinvestment of the Fed's maturing mortgage bonds, total ''QE2'' purchases of Treasury securities by the Fed could run as high as $900 billion . . .more...

Can there be both price inflation AND economic deflation?

Inverse stagflation would entail little economic growth and the underperformance of paper assets like stocks and bonds; we could see a corresponding 20%-to-50% rise in gold . . .more...

What should I do if I've never bought any gold?

Gold is now in its second and longest phase. By any number of statistical ratios, gold is still underpriced. Somewhere ahead this gold bull market is going to catch fire . . .more...

Will the fundamental direction of U.S. deficits, Fed policy and hard asset prices change?

The Federal Reserve lowered its 2010 growth forecast and might have to consider further monetary policy easing measures to stimulate the economy . . .more...

Will the U.S. and western nations be forced into a double-dip deflationary recession?

The single island of preserving wealth will be gold -- a safe haven against crushing deflation. Unlike junk fiat currencies, gold cannot be devalued . . .more...

Why is now the time to ''stay on the yellow brick road?''

Fiat currencies are an immoral device, created by secretive bankers. My advice: put as much of your money as you're comfortable with in bullion coins . . .more...

Why does a billionaire investment expert believe gold will do fine if the world does well or not?

Confidence in gold: If the world does well, gold will be fine. If not, gold will also do fine . . . but a lot of other things could collapse. Greater gains for gold coming . . .more...

Why use 2010 to build up inflation protection?

Most investors today haven't experienced inflation, and have little inflation protection; the challenge is to use 2010 to build up inflation protection for the medium term . . .more...

Got Gold?

The price of gold continues to rise in terms of fiat money; what this really means is that fiat money is being devalued in terms of real, intrinsic Constitutional money -- gold . . .more...

Does the present correction in bullion present an opportunity as it relates to projected prices?

It's time to think about positioning in case of global financial contagion; gold looks good again, as it often retains its value when paper currencies decline . . .more...

Why will the government do nothing but guarantee large deficits?

Spending cuts almost never happen in Washington, and they are not likely now or a year from now - if the politicians have anything to say about it . . .more...

Do price corrections in bullion present an opportunity as it relates to projected prices?

To be sure, the long-term bull market in gold is still very much intact and next major upside target is $1, 350 an once, with very strong support at $1,000 . . .more...

Could silver offer more profit opportunity than gold in the months ahead?

Silver has historically outperformed gold in a bull market and doubles as an industrial metal -- and supplies of it are depleting at a much more rapid pace . . .more...

Is it still news to the general public that the gold market is outperforming stocks?

Gold has tripled since 2003 and doubled since 2005, trouncing stocks this decade; the S&P 500 index is down 27 percent since 1999 while gold is up 266 percent . . .more...

Has silver actually outperformed gold this year?

We are seeing the beginnings of a new sustainable global silver market; the number one performer this year has been silver, outperforming gold three-to-one . . .more...

Is now an opportune time to hedge the dollar with gold?

Experts warn holders of dollars to diversify before central banks and sovereign wealth funds do the same because of concern government budget deficits will deepen . . .more...

Have Fed and Treasury actions helped or hurt the economy and health of the dollar?

Geithner’s remarks reflect an economy that’s showing signs of pulling out of its deepest recession in half a century, but with little momentum for a recovery . . .more...

Is yet another U.S. economic crisis now unavoidable?

The next challenge for the U.S. economy: A growing imbalance between federal spending and revenues that makes its underlying fiscal policy unsustainable . . .more...

What are the compelling reasons to own gold in today’s uncertain economic climate?

While the currencies of the world decline in purchasing power in relation to each other, they all decline in purchasing power against gold . . .more...

Why are investment experts saying you need to own gold now?

Ultimately, the dollar will collapse and we will be forced to defend it. Or, we will have horrific inflation. I'm twice as adamant now about the need to own gold . . .more...

Will the failure of the dollar's financial status then worsen its devaluation?

The rest of the world quite simply is getting its fill of dollars; not since the breakdown of the Bretton Woods system in 1971 has the dollar's status been so threatened . . .more...

Will the Fed's monetary stimulus take time to flow to consumer confidence and spending?

Bernanke views that “sharp decline” in U.S. could be slowing; improvement in confidence may help sustain a recovery in consumer spending . . .more...

Can gold bullion rally substantially in a bearish market environment?

Dow/Gold ratio: In 2000, one share of the Dow would buy 44 ounces of gold; Currently, the ratio is down to 7.71. At previous extremes, the Dow would buy close to only . . .more...

Will the $8.5 trillion government-taxpayer pledge lead to higher gold?

The government has pledged $8.5 trillion on behalf of American taxpayers and spent $350 billion so far under the Troubled Asset Relief Program to bail out banks . . .more...

When will a gold position double in value?

Zulauf: My one recommendation for the longer term is physical gold, the only currency that won't get devalued; it will stay in a bull market, double in two or three years . . .more...

Why add to a position in gold right now?

Gold is one of the few assets that has performed well – it could go to $2,000 an ounce this year, or next; in times of turmoil it is a classic hedge against inflation . . .more...

Could gold rally to a new record price high above its prior 2008 peak?

If W.D. Gann's thesis is correct, gold should now be on its way to complete its primary bull market . . .more...

When will we see indications that trillions of dollars introduced by the Fed will set off inflation?

We may now be hitting the inflection point that I've been talking about; the first hint of the change would be rising gold and declining bonds. We may be there . . .more...

Is the Fed running out of options to quickly fix the credit crisis and economy?

Fed President Thomas Hoenig: Central bank has ‘done about as much as it can do’ to revive the economy, which has worsened faster than expected . . .more...

Why does global investor Jim Rogers now advise getting out of dollars and buying silver?

Current rescue plans will force governments to issue more debt, print money and flood markets with liquidity, and will flare up inflation and create worse problems . . .more...

Why does silver bullion offer an exceptional investment opportunity?

With demand building, analysts look for the price of the white metal to rise to between $14.50 and $24 by the end of next year's first quarter . . .more...

Should investors worry about bank solvency?

JPMorgan Chase acquired the banking operations of Washington Mutual, seized by US regulators on Thursday night in the biggest bank failure in US history . . .more...

Is there no limit to the Fed’s bailouts of “fragile” Wall Street firms?

The U.S. is pulling out all the stops -- there isn't anything else the Federal Reserve can do but to keep pumping liquidity into the system . . .more...

Who will ultimately pay the price for all the new government bailouts?

Most people don’t have a clue that the full faith and credit of the United States means simply, the ability of the federal government to tax its citizens . . .more...

Could up to 300 more banks fail as a result of the worsening debt crisis?

Hundreds of banks with soured loans face pressure as credit losses once concentrated in subprime mortgages spread to other home loans and debt once-thought safe . . .more...

Could gold prices actually double or triple from current levels?

Citigroup: Would not be surprised to see gold increase as the global policy prescriptions for the credit crunch remain powerfully and uniformly re-flationary . . .more...

Can the case be made that this a good time to consider owning gold?

Looking ahead, I don't see how the dollar is going to trend (long term) any way but down; the case for holding gold has never been stronger . . .more...

Is now an opportune time to position into gold?

Timeframe to establish the absolute low is a few days at the most; then the $1200 magnet will start pulling on the price of gold once again . . .more...

Are at least 75% of Americans still not adequately invested in gold and silver?

Poll shows Americans are worried about falling dollar; currency has slumped 41 percent against the euro since 2002, 13 percent in the past 12 months alone . . .more...

Do experts foresee silver outpacing even gold’s price increases this year?

Last year silver outpaced gains not only of gold, but of platinum and palladium as well; one expert sees even greater gains for the white metal this year . . .more...

Is this an opportune time to acquire gold?

Gold remains in a long-term bull market. It's only a matter of time before gold rises to new highs against the world's fiat paper . . .more...

Can the Fed avoid the consequences of $45 Trillion in default derviative swaps?

Consequences cannot be avoided but they can be accelerated. Problems in the credit default derivative arena will occur. Then what? This is it! Are you prepared? . . .more...

Have the fundamental reasons for a rise in gold changed?

Inflation is out of control because the growth of monetary stimulation has no sane limits. Soon the US Federal Budget will also balloon out of control . . .more...

How seriousis the Over The Counter (OTC) Derivatives crisis?

These cursed OTC derivatives and their makers, who made the banking community rich beyond your wildest dreams, are now unwinding at lightening speed . . .more...

If there was a gold guru, what is he saying now?

The credit system is totally decimated, ruined and broken. Stimulation must continue. Nothing can stop the march of gold up or the march of the dollar down . . .more...

What about silver now?

During inflationary times silver joins gold and becomes a precious metal – on December 17, silver began to out-perform gold . . .more...

Why is owning gold a better bet than being short stocks?

Two market magnets are pulling gold . . . the more powerful is at $964 . . .more...

What will happen if the equity markets cannot be calmed?

If no action soon, you will see an old fashioned panic of the 1929 variety . . .more...

Where is a good place to store wealth right now?

Gold is real money, a bargain and is underpriced compared to everything else . . .more...

Are most investors not yet on board with gold after seven straight-up years?

Humongous number of investors to their sorrow own not a speck of gold . . .more...

Is now a good time to own more gold?

I have no preconceived notions regarding how high gold may rise in terms of dollars . . .more...

What happens when 80 million Baby-Boomers start to qualify for Social Security?

These programs will rack up $50 trillion in government obligations . . .more...

Will the falling dollar fuel higher prices in gold, silver and platinum?

U.S. currency declines spur demand for gold, platinum, silver and . . .more...

Why buy gold after the recent plunges in price?

The 50-day MA is not only bullishly rising but it is above its 200-day MA . . .more...

What will the credit crisis ripple effect do to the gold market?

At this point actions to hold the financial system together is bullish for gold . . .more...

Is now a good time to put some wealth into gold coins?

It is probably time to buy some more . . .more...

Could the steady supply of gold from European central banks soon dry up?

European centralk banks will come to their senses and stop selling gold . . .more...

Why is now a good time to make acquisitions of gold?

Timing for gold’s acquisition of these targets: here and now before Christmas . . .more...

Why is the price action in gold today so important?

Gold broke out of the down trend from December $680 at a high of $613.30 with oil slowly . . .more...

Why should the average investor diversify into gold coins right now?

I believe that the current bull market in gold will be huge, possibly bigger in percentages than . .more...

Is the Fed done with rate increases?

Rate rises are done now because the housing market is tipping over hard . . .more...

Should I continue to accumulate metals considering the $682 gold possibility?

Gold has a strong possibility of going ballistic and that depends on geopolitical events and . . .more...

Will rising mining costs threaten to make gold even scarcer?

The gold industry will find it hard to keep up current levels of production . . .more...

Will the global investment market see that silver offers an exceptional oppportunity?

The silver/gold ratio seems to be breaking out of a choppy, two-year pattern . . .more...

Is a market correction a buying opportunity, or have the fundamentals reversed?

I simply will not move in my opinion that the price of gold is headed to $1,650 . . .more...

How does Central Bank selling affect the gold market at this time?

Should any central bank demand sales into the market, all they would do is facilitate . . .more...

Why will the precious metals boom of this decade surpass the 1970s?

When gold rises as it is now doing, it's telling us that our so-called money . . .more...

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