Tag: Gold markets

Gold Speculation and the Comex

Gold Speculation and the Comex

By Ben Traynor – BullionVault ………….. What exactly does ‘speculative net long’ mean…? EVERY FRIDAY, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission publishes data that enable analysts to ‘take the pulse’ of various commodity markets. The Commitments of Traders (CoT) report gives the aggregate positions held by traders from the previous Tuesday, including the number of long contracts (that […]

Gold Gets Support from Retail Demand, But Investor Confidence Dealt Severe Blow

Gold Gets Support from Retail Demand, But Investor Confidence Dealt Severe Blow

GOLD started the week by edging higher Monday, trading around $1475 per ounce by lunchtime in London, as stocks also gained, US Treasuries were broadly flat and the Euro edged higher against the Dollar following news that Italy’s borrowing costs have fallen. Strong demand for physical gold from private households meantime continues to cause bottlenecks and […]

Gold Shortage Seen in Asia with Physical Market Still Tight

Gold Shortage Seen in Asia with Physical Market Still Tight

GOLD drifted lower towards $1460 an ounce Friday morning in London, having climbed to its highest level since last week’s price drop at $1485 during Asian trading. “The next resistance level is $1487,” says a note from technical analysts at Scotia Mocatta published late Thursday. “Should we trade through that, we believe it will open […]

With Paper Gold Contracts Defaulting, Capital Controls Will Likely Be Here Before You Know It!

With Paper Gold Contracts Defaulting, Capital Controls Will Likely Be Here Before You Know It!

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com ….. One of the circulating rumors is that the reason for the major gold and silver price suppression over the past 11 days was to prevent a major default of London Bullion Market Association contracts.  Before you dismiss that idea as a joke, there could […]

Gold Being Lifted by Physical Bar Demand But Silver Relatively Weak

Gold Being Lifted by Physical Bar Demand But Silver Relatively Weak

THE U.S. DOLLAR gold price drifted back down towards $1420 per ounce Wednesday morning in London, around 1.3% up on the week so far, amid ongoing reports of strong demand for physical gold bullion. “The bounce in price-sensitive physical demand, especially in the emerging world, is impressive and has lifted prices,” says HSBC Securities analyst Howard Wen. […]

CoinWeek’s David Lisot with Fox Business News Host Stuart Varney on Golds Biggest Pullback in 30 Years

CoinWeek’s David Lisot with Fox Business News Host Stuart Varney on Golds Biggest Pullback in 30 Years

CoinWeek President David Lisot was a Guest on Fox Business News’‘ popular Varney & Company this morning (4-16-13). David spoke with Peabody Award winning host Stuart Varney about the dramatic pullback in gold over the last several trading days and the difference between the paper market and the physical market for gold. Varney and Company […]

By April 16, 2013 7 Comments Read More →
Precious Metals Prices: THE BATTLE OF THEORY AND REALITY

Precious Metals Prices: THE BATTLE OF THEORY AND REALITY

by Al Doyle for CoinWeek …… Anyone with even a marginal interest in precious metals is aware of the brutal beatdown in gold and silver spot prices over the past four days. From its April 12 London close of $1535.50, gold fell off the cliff to $1395, with an even lower close of $1352.60 in […]

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Gold Loses $1 Trillion of Total Global Value, “Could Fall to $1050″

Gold Loses $1 Trillion of Total Global Value, “Could Fall to $1050″

SPOT MARKET gold prices fell to a fresh two-year low in Tuesday’s Asian trading, dropping to $1322 per ounce, before rallying back above $1386, as stock markets extended yesterday’s losses. Silver dropped to its lowest level since September 2010 at $22.10 an ounce before it too recovered some ground. Oil was down on the day by […]

The Coin Analyst: Electronic Trading Smashes Gold and Other Precious Metals Despite Strong Physical Demand

The Coin Analyst: Electronic Trading Smashes Gold and Other Precious Metals Despite Strong Physical Demand

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… Over the course of the last two trading days, April 12 and 15, gold has suffered its worst decline in dollar and percentage terms since 1983, going from almost $1600 to about $1350 in the past week . A drop of 10% and $250 definitely gets the attention not […]

Gold’s Demise Still in Early Stages as Price Drops Below $1400

Gold’s Demise Still in Early Stages as Price Drops Below $1400

SPOT MARKET gold prices fell to a two-year low below $1400 an ounce Monday morning, extending Friday’s drop that took gold into bear market territory under the definition of a 20% fall from its peak. Silver fell as low as $23.11 an ounce, its lowest level since October 2010, as stocks and commodities also fell […]

By April 15, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Soros Says Gold’s Safe-Haven Status Is Destroyed

Soros Says Gold’s Safe-Haven Status Is Destroyed

Small Speculators Slash Bullish Bets on Futures Market The GOLD PRICE ticked lower against the US Dollar early Monday, but held onto the bulk of Friday’s sharp rally at $1577 per ounce as world stock markets rose alongside commodities. Silver bullion traded at $27.30 per ounce, some 2.5% above last week’s 9-month low, while both […]

Interest in Gold Disappears and Silver Acting More Like Base Metal

Interest in Gold Disappears and Silver Acting More Like Base Metal

U.S. DOLLAR prices to buy gold dipped back below $1600 an ounce Tuesday morning, though they remained close to that level by lunchtime in London, as the physical bullion market re-opened following the Easter break. Stock markets edged higher in Europe despite news of record high unemployment and contracting manufacturing sectors, while major government bond […]

Gold Back Below $1600 after Cyprus Deal, “Could Test Low at $1522″

Gold Back Below $1600 after Cyprus Deal, “Could Test Low at $1522″

U.S. DOLLAR gold prices fell back below $1600 per ounce Monday morning in London, falling back towards where they started last week, as stocks and commodities gained after news that Cyprus has agreed a bailout deal. “We expect gold to move sideways this week with, however, a tendency for lower prices,” says a note from […]

Silver Stalls, Gold Gains as CFTC Clarifies London Fix Investigation, US Inflation Rises

Silver Stalls, Gold Gains as CFTC Clarifies London Fix Investigation, US Inflation Rises

GOLD ticked higher but silver prices stalled Friday morning, as a rise in Asian stock markets failed to carry over into European or pre-opening trade in US equities. The Euro currency rose sharply through $1.30, knocking the gold price in Euros back below €1220 per ounce, virtually unchanged for the week. Sterling gold prices slipped […]

Why I Do Not Want Gold And Silver Prices To Soar!

Why I Do Not Want Gold And Silver Prices To Soar!

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com ….. By now I think most of you know that I own a company that buys and sells a lot of gold and silver products.  You have probably also heard me predict that gold and silver prices have a strong likelihood of a major increase […]

Patience Thin for Gold Investors on Worst Price-Drop in 9 Months, ETF Liquidation

Patience Thin for Gold Investors on Worst Price-Drop in 9 Months, ETF Liquidation

The PRICE of gold slipped again below $1600 per ounce on Thursday – a level first reached on the way up in July 2011 – to head for its worst one-month drop since May as world stock markets rose. Broad commodity markets were little changed, while silver bullion crept back above $29 per ounce. Down […]

By February 28, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
US Government’s Solution To Critical Self-Inflicted Financial Problems:  Suppress The Price Of Gold!

US Government’s Solution To Critical Self-Inflicted Financial Problems: Suppress The Price Of Gold!

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com ….. Over the next several weeks, the US government is facing a series of critical financial problems of its own making. Unless there is a last-minute agreement, this Friday the federal government will experience an automatic annual $85 billion reduction in spending increases called sequestration. […]

All that Glitters – CoinWeek’s David Lisot on Fox Business News Varney & Company

All that Glitters – CoinWeek’s David Lisot on Fox Business News Varney & Company

CoinWeek President David Lisot was a Guest on Fox Business News‘ popular Varney & Company this morning (2-26-13). David spoke with Peabody Award winning host Stuart Varney about US Gold Coins, the current gold  market, and continuing strong demand for physical gold. Varney and Company is one of the premier financial news programs on television […]

By February 26, 2013 2 Comments Read More →
Why Hyperinflation is Coming and How to Survive It and Prosper

Why Hyperinflation is Coming and How to Survive It and Prosper

By Barry Stuppler, a CoinWeek Contributor ……. I have just completed a 40-page booklet with the same title, which I am proud to say was the completion of a 3-year research project. I believe it is the best study of Hyperinflation, Gold Standard and Gold confiscation that I have ever seen and it’s available to […]

By February 25, 2013 2 Comments Read More →
Gold Uptrend Could See Significant Damage

Gold Uptrend Could See Significant Damage

U.S. DOLLAR gold prices climbed back above $1590 an ounce Monday morning, extending gains from Friday following sharp losses last week, while stock markets also rallied, although the FTSE 100 in London saw smaller gains that other European indexes following news of a downgrade to Britain’s credit rating. “Support [for gold] sits at $1522, the low […]

By February 25, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
It’s Time to go All-in on Gold and Silver

It’s Time to go All-in on Gold and Silver

By Barry Stuppler Last week’s Gold and Silver trading was very educational and could be a pivotal point in the recent Gold downtrend. Let me explain, but first I need to share what a professional commodity trader (PCT) does for a living. He/she makes their living by trading commodities on a short term basis. Whether […]

By February 20, 2013 1 Comments Read More →
Surge in China’s Imports Bodes Well for Gold Market, Dillon Gage Says

Surge in China’s Imports Bodes Well for Gold Market, Dillon Gage Says

The nation’s rising incomes and an expected gold ETF launch should be watched Addison, TX — Imports by mainland China from Hong Kong nearly doubled last year to a record level as incomes rose and investors gravitated to hard assets. As the nation’s appetite for gold grows, Chinese regulators may launch gold Exchange Traded Funds […]

Gold Falls Below $1600 for First Time in 6 Months, Sharp Move Could Trigger Stronger Demand

Gold Falls Below $1600 for First Time in 6 Months, Sharp Move Could Trigger Stronger Demand

THE SPOT gold price dropped below $1600 an ounce for the first time in six months Wednesday, as the Dollar strengthened and stock markets were broadly flat, ahead of the publication of the latest Federal Reserve policy meeting minutes later today. Silver fell to $29.19 an ounce, also a six month low, while other commodity prices were […]

By February 20, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
G-20 Finance Ministers Finally Admit And Simultaneously Deny “Currency Wars”

G-20 Finance Ministers Finally Admit And Simultaneously Deny “Currency Wars”

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com ….. Within the space of a few days in mid-September 2012 the European Central Bank, the Federal Reserve Bank, and the Bank of Japan all announced plans to inflate their respective currencies.  This represented a scale of inflation never before experienced in world history. I […]

Recent Optimism Making Gold’s Safe Haven Properties Redundant

Recent Optimism Making Gold’s Safe Haven Properties Redundant

U.S. DOLLAR gold prices fell to a one-week low Monday morning in London, dropping to $1660 per ounce, as dealers in Asia reported quiet trading, with China celebrating the Lunar New Year holiday. “We are neutral [on gold] until the current consolidation resolves itself,” says the latest technical analysis report from bullion bank Scotia Mocatta. Silver […]

By February 11, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Futures Market Retreat Good for Gold in the Long Term, Spain Hit by Political Crisis

Futures Market Retreat Good for Gold in the Long Term, Spain Hit by Political Crisis

WHOLESALE MARKET gold prices hovered just below $1665 per ounce Monday morning in London, having failed to hold onto gains in earlier Asian trading, as stocks and commodities also ticked lower along with the Euro, which retreated from recent highs following news of a political scandal in Spain. Silver erased most of Friday’s gains this morning, […]

By February 4, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
End of an Era for Gold as S&P 500 Records Best January Since 1997

End of an Era for Gold as S&P 500 Records Best January Since 1997

THE U.S. DOLLAR gold price recovered some of its losses from the previous day Friday, edging higher to $1666 an ounce by the end of the morning in London, while most stock markets also edged higher ahead of US nonfarm payrolls data due out 08.30 Washington, DC time. A day earlier, gold dropped 1% during Thursday’s […]

By February 1, 2013 1 Comments Read More →
US Dollar Experiencing A Terrible Ten Days

US Dollar Experiencing A Terrible Ten Days

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com ….. The US Dollar (and, therefore, the US government) has experienced a terrible ten days: On January 23, the Republican-controlled House of Representatives temporarily suspended the current limit for raising the Federal debt ceiling until May 19.  This action was taken after the US government […]

Safe Haven Assets Under Pressure: Gold & Silver Fall as Stock Markets Hit 5-Year Highs

Safe Haven Assets Under Pressure: Gold & Silver Fall as Stock Markets Hit 5-Year Highs

THE U.S. DOLLAR gold price extended its losses from last week Monday, dipping to a near-three-week low below $1655 per ounce during London’s morning trading, as stock markets ticked higher, with the FTSE 100 hitting its highest level since May 2008. The S&P 500 meantime climbed above 1500 last week for the first time since December 2007. […]

By January 28, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
David Lisot on Fox Business News with Stuart Varney on the state of the Gold Market and the 1794 Dollar

David Lisot on Fox Business News with Stuart Varney on the state of the Gold Market and the 1794 Dollar

CoinWeek President David Lisot was a guest on the award winning Fox Business News show Varney & Company. David spoke with the shows Peabody Award winning host Stuart Varney about the state of gold investing, and tonight’s (Jan 24, 2013) Stacks Bowers sale of the multi million 1794 silver dollar. The 1794 Dollar is a […]

By January 24, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
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