Price/Value

Will increases in auto sales and geopolitical threats to palladium supply bring higher prices?

CNBC, by Jaewon Kang, April 9, 2014

Ongoing strikes by miners in South Africa and unresolved tension surrounding sanctions on Russia could drive up the prices by triggering supply constraints . . .more...

Will 2014 present bullish conditions for Gold/Silver bullion?

The Wall Street Journal, by Tatyana Shumsky, February 24, 2014

Gold prices have climbed 11% since the start of the year after a series of unforeseen upheavals in emerging markets prompted some investors to stock up on haven assets . . .more...

Is gold undervalued?

Barron's, by Lauren R. Rublin & Fred Hickey, February 3, 2014

It is clear gold is undervalued when 20% of existing mines are non-economical now; many have high costs and are shutting down. Expect production declines, starting in 2015 . . .more...

Why is Asia able to acquire massive tons of physical bullion at such favorable prices?

Bloomberg, by Joe Richter, December 30, 2013

Through Dec. 27, gold tumbled 28 percent this year and is set for its biggest annual loss in three decades; We're seeing improving economies with little or no inflation . . .more...

Will pent-up demand and overreaction to tapering news lead to higher bullion prices?

Reuters, by Jan Harvey & Julia Fioretti, December 17, 2013

Fed taper announcement: knee-jerk reaction first, but this should only be short-lived because the uncertainty is gone and should pave the way for higher prices thereafter . . .more...

Where is gold headed?

CNBC, by Daryl Guppy, September 3, 2013

There is now a closer relationship between the price behavior in silver and gold. However, a lead of several days is still enough to give gold traders an advantage . . .more...

Is gold technically stronger than silver?

Dow Theory Letters, by Richard Russell, August 27, 2013

Silver, after months of underperforming gold, has had a nice run lately, taking the ratio from 67 oz. of silver for one oz. of gold, to only 57:1 57 to 1 is anmore...

How does increased prosperity in Asia influence gold market price corrections?

Forbes, by Anthony DeMarco, August 15, 2013

WGC says demand for gold jewelry was so great in 2nd quarter that it far outweighed the decline in the average gold price; demand rose 20 percent, to fourth highest on record . . .more...

Will physical bullion demand ultimately dictate price levels for gold?

Dow Theory Letters, by Richard Russell, May 31, 2013

The Fed is failing in its battle to keep a lid on gold; the actual gold bullion, the metal, is actually becoming scarcer. Everyone wants actual real gold in their possession!more...

How could gold drop so sharply without an economic explanation?

Barron's, April 20, 2013

Rationale hard to find: The usual explanation for sharp price movements, when an economic rationale seems lacking, is that someone is selling off their holdings at any price . . .more...

What factors can fuel the platinum bullion market?

Bloomberg, by Debarati Roy & Nicholas Larkin, February 13, 2013

Experts see platinum outperforming gold this year on optimism surrounding the global economic recovery and supply disruptions in Africa . . .more...

Why are palladium prices strong?

The Wall Street Journal, by Matt Day, December 27, 2012

Demand is expected to grow in 2013, due to stringent vehicle-emissions control standards and healthy auto markets in U.S. and China, while declining supplies remain tight . . .more...

Has gold peaked or does the real move in gold lie ahead?

Dow Theory Letters, by Richard Russell, December 6, 2012

Gold has acted bullishly; it had every opportunity to plunge lower. But it never happened. I've just added to my gold position. The real move in gold lies ahead . . .more...

Are global events presenting lower acquisition opportunities for gold?

Bloomberg, by Debarati Roy & Nicholas Larkin, April 30, 2012

Gold dropped on concern that gold demand in India, the world's biggest buyer, is slowing and after a report showed Spain's economy entered its second recession since 2009 . . .more...

Is adverse overseas economic data weighing on precious metals?

The Wall Street Journal, by Matt Day, April 23, 2012

A potential freeze in Europe's financial system has spurred traders to favor the flexibility of cash instead of precious metals futures; rising concerns about Europe tend to . . .more...

What is behind the latest rally in precious metals prices?

MarketWatch, by Claudia Assis & Barbara Kollmeyer, Feb. 23, 2012

Prices were boosted by a weaker dollar and expectations that central banks will maintain loose monetary policies for some time; Upside targets for gold: $1,800, then $2,000 . . .more...

Where do the ''Barron's Roundtable'' experts see oil and gold in 2012?

Barron's, by Lauren R. Rublin, January 16, 2012

Marc Faber: It is not that the gold price will go up; the value of paper money will go down. Diversification is important; people should put 15% to 25% of their assets in gold. . .more...

Could technical consolidation offer trading opportunities in Palladium and other metals?

Barron's, by Murray Coleman, December 1, 2011

Gold needs a new story if it's to mount another leg up -- new catalyst likely to be inflation. From a technical standpoint, more consolidation needed in gold, silver prices . . .more...

Is the big picture still positive for gold?

Reuters, by Harpreet Bhal, October 14, 2011

Factors will lead to gold being increasingly used as line of defense against negative market outcomes; physical demand is robust and there is good support below this market . . .more...

Is gold in bubbly territory?

Barron's, by Leslie P. Norton & Jim Grant, September 19, 2011

Gold is a desirable asset for people who wish to avoid the fire of financial repression; it's the reciprocal of the world's faith in the institution of managed currencies . . .more...

Is commodity market consolidation offering a strategic accumulation opportunity?

Financial Times, by Jack Farchy, July 5, 2011

Today, in spite of economic worries in almost every part of the world, consumption of most commodities continues to grow -- in some cases, strongly . . .more...

Where will the gold market go when the perception of low inflation cracks?

MarketWatch, by Matthew Lynn, June 6, 2011

As interest rates start to rise, and fighting inflation becomes the main task of central bankers rather than warding off another depression, the price of the gold will soar . . .more...

Will spectacular monetary expansion cause spectacular rotating advances in the metals sector?

Dow Theory Letters, by Richard Russell, May 3, 2011

With silver's reversal, traders were forced to ''unwind'' -- sell silver and buy back gold, putting further pressure on silver while pushing up the price of gold . . .more...

Are poor economic conditions causing dollar weakness and strong precious metals markets?

Financial Times, by Richard Milne, April 28, 2011

The dollar has slid to its lowest level in three years against major currencies; meanwhile, gold hits new nominal high and silver is within sight of multi-decade highs . . .more...

Is gold out of the control of the Fed and Wall Street?

Dow Theory Letters, by Richard Russell, April 20, 2011

Gold is traded internationally across the face of the planet 24 hours a day, out of the hands of the Fed and Goldman Sachs, and trades everywhere and where it wants . . .more...

What will strategists project for the metals market after gold exceeds its historical high?

CNNMoney, by Paul R. La Monica, March 2, 2011

The yellow metal is at a record high; gold, even at the absurdly high sounding price of nearly $1,440 an ounce, might even be considered a tad undervalued when compared to . . .more...

Could the New Year bring profit-taking in the metals markets?

Wall Street Journal, by Tatyana Shumsky , January 4, 2011

Gold retreated below the $1,400 mark Tuesday; it had rallied 29.7% over 2010, but slipped in the first two days of 2011 as investors moved to realize those gains . . .more...

Is gold a ''logical hedge'' against paper currencies and other economic risks?

Barron's, by Kopin Tan, November 15, 2010

The buck's downward slide: $1000 bought you nearly 50 ounces of gold in 1930 and less than an ounce today; the dollar has slipped nearly 99% over that stretch . . .more...

Would gold in the $2,000 price range slow its advances?

Barron's, by Gene Epstein, October 11, 2010

There no longer is a haven among the major currencies; a gold price of $2,000 an ounce or more, versus the current $1,345.90, looks quite plausible . . .more...

Will the gold market make advances to higher prices?

The Wall Street Journal, by Matt Whittaker, September 14, 2010

A striking rally today; Investors are concerned about the state of the world's economic recovery and bought gold as a refuge and investment-portfolio diversifier . . .more...

Are fundamental factors positive for precious metals this year?

Bloomberg, by Stephen Kirkland & Kelly Bit, August 16, 2010

Goldman Sachs report: Commodities demand from emerging markets and limited growth in supply will help to support prices toward the end of the year . . .more...

Is this technical correction in metals prices offering a fundamental acquisition opportunity?

Reuters, by Amanda Cooper & Jan Harvey, July 28, 2010

Gold held near $1,160 an ounce, steadying after hitting three-month lows the day before, helped by investor nervousness over the U.S. economy and strong demand from India . . .more...

Do the Wall Street media like to argue an anti-gold stance?

Dow Theory Letters, by Richard Russell, July 26, 2010

I think it's pure baloney -- Gold has been in a sensational but secret and subtle bull market for the last ten years, and (not yet) into its speculative third phase . . .more...

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

Wall Street Journal, by Liam Pleven & Carolyn Cui, May 22, 2010

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...

Are hard assets becoming recognized as a unique and important asset class?

Barron's, by Alan Abelson, May 17, 2010

Gold's status as a legitimate monetary asset is increasingly being accepted, as evidenced by the observation last week that global investors continued to flee risk assets . . .more...

When will Americans get on board having their own personal gold standard?

Dow Theory Letters, by Richard Russell, April 5, 2010

The great bull market in gold is in its tenth year but ignored by the media and by the public; today, only a tiny fraction of Americans own so much as one single gold coin . . .more...

What will ASIA use to replace devaluing currencies?

MarketWatch, by Claudia Assis, March 23, 2010

BofA/Merrill Lynch expects China, now world's biggest gold producer, to support gold prices going forward; their medium-term gold price target: $1,500 an ounce . . .more...

Will gold test the January highs of around $1,150?

Reuters, by Lewa Pardomuan, February 22, 2010

Investors have poured money into gold as a hedge against currencies' volatility due to fears about debt defaults in the euro zone; metal's rebound ignited technical buying . . .more...

In the past difficult decade, what investment was up nine straight years?

Bloomberg, by Pham-Duy Nguyen & Nicholas Larkin, Jan 25, 2010

Gold rallied for a ninth straight year in 2009 as the Federal Reserve kept interest rates near zero percent to revive growth, driving the dollar lower . . .more...

Will awareness of fiat currency devaluation soon initiate a major rally in bullion?

Dow Theory Letters, by Richard Russell, November 30, 2009

When gold rises, it tells us that the world distrusts fiat money, and that people are turning in their central-bank created 'junk money' for time-honored true wealth -- gold . . .more...

Will central banks become increasingly inclined to invest reserves in gold rather than dollars?

Bloomberg, by Claudia Carpenter/Pham-Duy Nguyen, Nov 3, 2009

Gold jumped to a record after India’s central bank bought 200 metric tons of the metal from the IMF, heightening speculation about more official purchases . . .more...

How much did gold bullion appreciate when the dollar was devalued in the 1970s?

Reuters, by Jan Harvey & Veronica Brown, October 7, 2009

Gold has benefited from the dollar's decline, technical buying momentum and inflation worries as central banks struggle to emerge from unprecedented fiscal stimulus measures . . .more...

Why does a silver investment have a better profit opportunity?

MarketWatch, by Moming Zhou, August 14, 2009

Thanks to its widespread industrial use, silver benefits, even more than gold, from current economic hopes; investors continue to show strong interest in silver . . .more...

Are markets indicating further strength in gold prices?

Bloomberg, by Claudia Carpenter, July 30, 2009

Gains in equities are a sign of “falling risk aversion” which may reduce demand for the dollar, pushing gold higher . . .more...

How long will investors have an opportunity to acquire gold bullion for under $1,000/oz?

Reuters, by Miho Yoshikawa, June 17, 2009

Unless we see some kind of negative fallout again from the financial sector, the hopes are good for a continued recovery in metal prices and gold to benefit further . . .more...

Why have gold bullion prices been strong?

Financial Times, by Chris Flood, June 5, 2009

All the ingredients in place for a bull run in gold; the dollar is beginning to wobble, US Treasuries are under pressure and inflation is set to rise . . .more...

Is now a good time to accumulate gold?

Dow Theory Letters, by Richard Russell, May 26, 2009

The important thing to know about gold is that it is in a long-term primary bull market; gold has held above its 50-month MA ever since May 2005 . . .more...

Are stocks still suspect, and what is the outlook for gold?

Barron's, by Lawrence C. Strauss & Derek van Eck, April 20, 2009

Gold is increasingly accepted as its own asset class and as a separate currency; We see gold hitting new highs, over the next year or two, of around $1,500 an ounce . . .more...

Will gold see support at $900?

Financial Times, by Chris Flood, March 12, 2009

Gold extended its push above the $900-an-ounce level on Thursday while oil prices staged a modest rebound after a sharp fall in the previous session . . .more...

Why are technicians expecting $2,000 to $4,000 gold?

Barron's, by Robin Goldwyn Blumenthal, February 23, 2009

Gold has recently outperformed nearly every asset, and if history is any guide, its upward trajectory is nowhere near finished . . .more...

Will global demand for gold bullion make prices breach all-time highs?

Reuters, by Jan Harvey, January 26, 2009

Investors seeking the safety of physical bullion as other asset prices see fresh volatility; on Monday gold exceeded $900, to its highest level in more than three months . .more...

Will increased demand for gold as a safe haven prove to drive up prices?

MarketWatch, by Polya Lesova, January 23, 2009

Gold soared today to its highest level since Jan. 1 on heavy safe-haven demand as sentiment deteriorated across global equity markets . . .more...

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

Dow Theory Letters, by Richard Russell, December 29, 2008

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

Why have short-dollar/long-commodity trades punished gold?

Barron's, by Debbie Carlson, November 3, 2008

Margin-call selling and scrambling into cash; nontraditional buyers who previously helped to boost all commodity prices have headed for the exits to avoid further risk . . .more...

Why are commodity prices low in the face of unparalleled government intervention?

Financial Times, by Henny Sender, October 16, 2008

Hedge funds in grip of vicious selling cycle; selling holdings, returning money to worried investors, triggering further price declines and prompting more withdrawals . . .more...

Will the turmoil in the financial markets lead investors to gold?

Financial Times, by Chris Flood, September 30, 2008

Following the rejection of the bail-out package for Wall Street, investor interest in gold has strengthened amid the turmoil elsewhere in financial markets . . .more...

Why add to precious metals positions after the recent price corrections?

JSMineSet.com, by Monty Guild & Tony Danaher, August 20, 2008

There has been no fundamental decrease in the value of gold as a hedge against both inflation and strong deflation; Historically, gold has fared well in both periods . . .more...

What does the rising price of gold tell us about the health of the U.S. Dollar?

Dow Theory Letters, by Richard Russell, July 15, 2008

Gold is now on the move, telling us that both the US economy and the dollar are in trouble, and it’s a red flag for the health of the United States . . .more...

Could gold prices actually double or triple from current levels?

International Business Times, by Dorothy Kosich, June 30, 2008

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...

Will the Fed spin words to try to fool the markets into believing something has changed?

JSMineSet, by Jim Sinclair, June 3, 2008

All the spin and stabilization cannot prevent the imminent consequences -- a substantially lower dollar, Gold at $1650 and trashing what is left of the financials . . .more...

Why is the Monex price of Euro Silver Philharmonics less than U.S. coins?

The Wall Street Journal, by Ianthe Jeanne Dugan, May 23, 2008

Unable to meet increasing demand, the U.S. Mint late last month began limiting how many coins its 13 authorized buyers world-wide are allowed to purchase . . .more...

Can gold consolidate in the face of higher inflation reports and lower interest rates?

Reuters, by Tamora Vidaillet, May 1, 2008

U.S. inflation data showed rising price pressures; lower interest rates tend to boost gold's appeal as an alternative investment to stocks and bonds . . .more...

Should a bank writing down $5 Billion be thought of as GOOD news?

JSMineSet, by Jim Sinclair, April 18, 2008

Talking heads cheer Citicorp’s earnings because they lost less than predicted, declaring now that the OTC derivative problem is over. Talk about world class BS! . . .more...

Does the current gold market present an opportunity?

JSMineSet, by Jim Sinclair, April 7, 2008

Downward economic spiral gains momentum faster than expected; present action in gold is excellent in building a base for a run into the middle $1000s . . .more...

Could central bank intervention make gold go to many thousands of dollars?

JSMineSet, by Jim Sinclair, March 23, 2008

Anyone who last week assumed the bailout problem was over and we would be improving from there on out is simply nuts; it leaves the average man victimized by economic rape . . .more...

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

JSMineSet.com, by Jim Sinclair, February 20, 2008

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 is up with platinum?

Reuters, by Atul Prakash, February 14, 2008

Even at this record level platinum is a good opportunity as strong fundamentals and a power crisis in top producer South Africa will rule for months to come . . .more...

What do difficulties in South Africa mean to platinum prices?

Financial Times, by Chris Flood, February 4, 2008

Platinum hit a record $1,789 a troy ounce amid ongoing concerns about . . .more...

Will 2008 further the seven straight years of appreciation for gold, silver and platinum?

Reuters, by Atul Prakash and Veronica Brown, January 28, 2008

Gold and platinum sailed to record highs on Monday, boosted by dollar weakness . . .more...

Will commodity prices be strong in 2008?

Financial Times, by Chris Flood, January 2, 2008

Gold, oil, platinum set records during the first trading session of the new year . . .more...

What is the outlook for gold and platinum?

Dow Theory Letters, by Richard Russell, December 18, 2007

Yesterday platinum broke above 1500 -- I look for $2000 an ounce in 2008 . . .more...

Is gold outperforming currencies and stocks?

Dow Theory Letters, by Richard Russell, November 26, 2007

Russell comment -- all fiat currencies are losing value against gold . . .more...

What does $90 oil mean for gold?

Dow Theory Letters, October 18, 2007

If the relationship was to go to the average gold would be nearer to . . .more...

How much has gold appreciated so far this year?

Reuters, September 25, 2007

Has jumped 16 percent or about $100 an ounce so far this year . . .more...

Can savvy investors position into silver at low prices now before silver soars?

Reuters, June 7, 2007

Factors may drive the price of silver to new highs this year . . .more...

Is the cost of mining gold increasing?

Financial Times, March 13, 2007

The industry is being forced to mine at ever greater depths and higher temperatures . . .more...

What are the reasons for gold's apparent price resilience?

Financial Times, February 15, 2007

Industrial and dental demand hit a record 458 tonnes last year, rising 5 percent . . .more...

Is the present value of palladium relatively cheap?

Barron's, January 29, 2007

JPMorgan says that palladium "appears too cheap relative to platinum" . . .more...

Can gold hold over $600 in the face of lower oil prices?

Financial Times, November 17, 2006

The weakness in oil prices put gold under pressure with bullion retreating . . .more...

Why should investors seek to diversify from stocks and bonds?

Bloomberg, October 31, 2006

A weak U.S. dollar might boost the appeal of gold as an alternative investment . . .more...

When will gold return to its 1980 price?

Bloomberg, October 3, 2006

Gold may rise to a record next year as U.S. interest rate cuts weaken the dollar . . .more...

What will help gold get to $682?

Jim Sinclair's MineSet, September 28, 2006

I am convinced the US dollar is headed much lower albeit not without a battle royal . . .more...

What can be expected for silver?

Barron's Online, July 26, 2006

UBS: We believe that the potential upside from current levels is attractive . . .more...

Why is silver gravitating to higher price levels?

Dow Theory Letters, April 18, 2006

The problem is this -- there's an increasing demand for silver, but the once-huge supply . . .more...

Where are we in the gold/silver generational bull market?

Jim Sinclair's MineSet, April 3, 2006

It will move above $600 with a probable overrun of our magnet at . . .more...

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

Financial Times, March 20, 2006

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

Does the Monex "$10 Silver Report," released last August, contain insightful information?

Financial Times, February 2, 2006

Silver again edged closer to the $10 an ounce level when it reached . . .more...

Why do Sinclair and others now expect $600 to $682 gold price levels?

Financial Times, January 9, 2006

Apart from China, other factors are contributing to gold's recent rally . . .more...

Where does Sinclair see gold in 2006 due to the derivitive crisis?

Jim Sinclair's MineSet, January 3, 2006

All of this represents economic madness, meaning that gold is going to . . .more...

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