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Metals / Gold

Where to Buy the Next Dip in Gold

Oct 11, 2010 at 10:47 | Mad Hedge Fund Trader

After the violent moves in the gold market last week which took it to another all time high of $1,363, and then a wrenching $25 pull back in a matter…

The Big Gold Era Arrives

Oct 07, 2010 at 11:19 | Dave Forest

Five years ago, a big investment house like Merrill Lynch would have scarcely thought to mention gold. But in 2010, the yellow metal is a hot topic. A September report…

Gold is Now At the Deep End of the Pool

Oct 01, 2010 at 08:52 | Mad Hedge Fund Trader

For me, the best case scenario which I have been predicting for nearly two years has arrived. But as much as I love gold for the long term, I have…

What's Next for Gold?

Sep 26, 2010 at 19:38 | Mad Hedge Fund Trader

Now that gold has hit my target for the year of $1,300, it is time to pause and reassess. A nice reversal may take place after the November election, especially…

Increasing Demand for Gold and Platinum as Catastrophe Insurance

Sep 24, 2010 at 11:24 | Dave Forest

A precious metals note today, in honor of gold breaking $1,300/oz (briefly) this morning. Some of the buying that's propelled gold lately is from investors who want to hold metal…

Peak Gold Is Upon Us

Sep 23, 2010 at 17:00 | Mad Hedge Fund Trader

If you had any doubt about what the driver has been for gold's meteoric rise to $1,300, take a look at the chart below showing the spike right at the…

More Reasons to Buy Gold

Sep 17, 2010 at 08:46 | Mad Hedge Fund Trader

As a four decade observer of the global financial markets, I often see a situation where the higher a price goes, the more reasons for it to rise come out…

The Gold Bulls Are Vindicated

Sep 15, 2010 at 13:37 | Mad Hedge Fund Trader

For the faithful who have crossed the desert and suffered the slings and arrows of critics and the ridicule of non believers, gold's move today to an all time high…

The Real Gold Story

Sep 13, 2010 at 10:53 | Dave Forest

Interesting report on gold this week from ABN Amro and VM Group. The Gold Mine Cost Report studies operating costs for 89 gold companies running 232 mines around the world.…

China's Insatiable Appetite for Gold

Aug 30, 2010 at 09:01 | Mad Hedge Fund Trader

Gold bugs and naysayers alike take note. When the world's second largest and fastest growing economy liberalizes gold ownership by individuals, who happened to be the planet's most fastidious savers…

Why Gold Seems Unbreakable

Aug 26, 2010 at 08:51 | Mad Hedge Fund Trader

While the rest of the world has been going to hell in a hand basket, gold (GLD), (GDX) refuses to take a serious dip, and is threatening the old $1,260…

The Misguided Interpretation of Historical Gold Prices

Aug 16, 2010 at 11:13 | Adam Sharp

Gold bears are on the prowl again, having apparently recovered from their 10 year scorching, and it looks like some are launching a new counter-offensive.Exhibit A: The gold chart…

Mis-Judging the Gold Market

Aug 12, 2010 at 11:38 | Dave Forest

Gold is so misunderstood. My colleagues and I often joke about how gold is the "all-weather" investment. When the economy is good, pundits claim gold will rise because of inflation.…

Will Gold Coins Suffer the Fate of the $10,000 Bill?

Jul 27, 2010 at 04:13 | Mad Hedge Fund Trader

The conspiracy theorists will love this one. Buried deep in the bowels of the 2,000 page health care bill is a new requirement for gold dealers to file Form 1099’s…

The Ultra Bull Argument for Gold

Jul 14, 2010 at 02:57 | Mad Hedge Fund Trader

I am constantly barraged with emails from gold bugs who passionately argue that their beloved metal is trading at a tiny fraction of its true value, and that the barbaric…

What to do About Gold

Jul 07, 2010 at 15:54 | Mad Hedge Fund Trader

Gold, gold, gold. What to do about gold? I get asked this question a dozen times a day, by some who have been long since the current move started more…

Gold: A Bubble on the Verge of Bursting?

Jun 29, 2010 at 09:29 | Daily FX

Gold has marched steadily higher over the past ten years, with only the reasons behind investors’ demand for the yellow metal changing along the way. Looking ahead however, mounting fundamental…

Is Gold Set for a Dramatic Decline?

Jun 10, 2010 at 12:16 | Charles Hugh Smith

Teasing apart the various forces acting on the price of gold reveals the complex financial character of the yellow metal. That gold is in a long-term uptrend is undeniable. But…

Gold Crucifies Doubters

Jun 09, 2010 at 12:40 | Mad Hedge Fund Trader

Gold (GLD) blasted through to an all time high last night, doubters and naysayers carping all the way up that it was overpriced. The white metals of silver (SLV), platinum…

The New California Gold Rush

Jun 04, 2010 at 10:16 | Mad Hedge Fund Trader

The gold rush is back on in California. On my way back from Lake Tahoe recently, I saw that every bend of the American river was dotted with hopeful amateur…

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