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High Alert! These Charts Suggest Panic Selling May Be Coming in the Markets – Here’s Why (+2K Views)

Stocks and commodities are under pressure from the rising dollar. We have already seen a sizable pullback but there may be more to come in the next few trading sessions. While my negative view on stocks and precious metals will rub the gold and silver bugs the wrong way, I just want to point out what is unfolding so everyone sees both sides of the trade. Let’s take a look at some charts and dig right in. Words: 222

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"Gold is Useless!" and 6 Other Reasons To Hate Gold As An Investment (+3K Views)

Over the past few years, pretty much every investor has become familiar with gold. The shiny precious metal has surged in price and has managed to hold strong while broad indexes have slipped, highlighting its appeal as a diversification agent and safe haven investment. This has prompted many investors to ramp up their allocations to the space in order to take advantage of these favorable trends and lead their portfolios to broad gains...[but] there are a number of other issues that investors need to be aware of when considering allocating capital to the space, as there are several reasons to avoid the precious metal from an investment perspective. Below, we highlight seven reasons for why investors may want to temper their expectations for the metal and consider a more diversified approach that doesn’t include such a large allocation to the ‘barbaric relic’. Words: 2030

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Gold Could Reach $25,000/ozt.! Here's Why

Gold trading at approx. $1,800 per troy ounce does not surprise me... because short-term traders jump in for the ride...Once they have a fundamental understanding of what the future holds, however, they could be instrumental in driving the price up to $25,000 - or more! Let me explain. Words: 772

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Predicting the Future Price of Gold Is All Relative – Here's Why

“Gold bugs” routinely solicit my prediction regarding the future gold price, assuming I must be an “educated” gold bug since my hedge fund happens to maintain large gold exposure... [but such an answer] depends on variables [such as] what time period? Next week? Month? Year? Ten years? [and] compared to what? U.S. dollars? Euros? Real estate? Gummi bears! [Let me explain.] Words: 955

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I’ve Sold My Gold – Should You? (2K Views)

Since the dawn of this financial crisis, my portfolio has included an allocation to gold. I viewed this as an important element of stability and protection and I believed in a longer-term story taking hold. Last week I kissed the precious metal goodbye for now and this is my explanation as to my reasoning. Words: 1382

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Junior Miners: The Party Is Just Beginning!

During the panic of 2008, miners in general – and junior miners in particular – were devastated by the Wall Street-engineered sell-off, with many losing more than 90% of their value. With these companies sitting at once-in-a-lifetime valuations, no one (outside of the hardcore commodities investors) wanted to touch these companies. [That's not the situation any more!] Words: 1160

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Don't Sucumb to Fear When Choosing Gold Investments

There's the greatest irony! Gold bugs panicking over GLD's connection to physical gold instead have flocked to an ETF that in no way, shape or form actually tracks the price of gold. Investors in PHYS are paying serious cash to avoid a better-constructed ETF, simply out of paranoia and fear. Words: 689

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