Wednesday , 24 July 2024

Gold

Gold Has Had Its Moment – Here’s Why

I believe that the market is no longer fearful and that gold has had its moment. After a multi-year rout gold began to pick up pace in 2016 when uncertainty seemed to be omnipresent but my view has stayed consistently positive as I have not identified any material weakness in the economy. Let me explain why that is the case.

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The HUI & XAU Indexes: Their Differences and Pros & Cons (+2K Views)

Investing in particular gold stocks gives exposure to movements in price of gold, but also to other factors affecting the gold mining industry, as well as company-specific strengths and weaknesses. This is why investors have to bear in mind the trends in the gold market as well as the mining industry, and wisely select appropriate stocks. One way to avoid the problem of selecting the promising shares is to invest in an index of gold mining companies such as the HUI, XAU and/or GDX. That being said there are considerable differences and pros and cons which this article outlines.

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Noonan on Gold & Silver: Debt Addiction Will Carry PMs Higher, Guaranteed (2K Views)

As an introduction as to what the charts have to say about gold and silver at this point in time let me remind you that the world debt situation worsens. It is, and it always has been, only a matter of time before this IMF house of fiat debt collapses, and collapse it will. Now is the time to get thee gold, and get thee silver, and get out of debt or suffer the intended consequences.

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The Silver Bull Argument Has Flaws – Here’s Why (+2K Views)

There is a popular school of thought in the precious metals sector that is extremely bullish on silver. They talk about silver returning all the way to the pre-20th century 15:1 ratio to gold, or even to 10:1. If you really think this is going to happen, you should just go and put most of your money into silver and silver miners but I don't recommend this. This article discusses some of the key factors that can affect the relative performance of silver versus gold from a short-, medium- and long-term view.

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