Archive for: Gold markets

Institutions Losing Enthusiasm for Gold

Institutions Losing Enthusiasm for Gold

SPOT MARKET gold bullion prices fell towards $1740 per ounce Thursday lunchtime in London, 0.8% down on the week so far, while most European stock indexes also ticked lower ahead of today’s European leaders’ summit in Brussels. “While... read more »

 

Political Campaign Lies And Manipulation Of Gold And Silver Prices

Political Campaign Lies And Manipulation Of Gold And Silver Prices

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com According to the US Census Bureau as of 9 AM Eastern on October 2, 2012, the estimated population of the US was 314,544,755.  As of January 1, 2009, the Census Bureau... read more »

 

Gold Hits New High for the Year, Breaching $1790

Gold Hits New High for the Year, Breaching $1790

SPOT MARKET prices to buy gold climbed to $1794 an ounce ahead of Thursday’s US session, a new 2012 high, while stock markets were broadly flat and US Treasury bonds fell ahead of the publication of minutes from the latest Federal Reserve... read more »

 

Gold Hovers After Touching New Highs

Gold Hovers After Touching New Highs

WHOLESALE gold prices hovered in a tight range just below $1780 an ounce for most of Tuesday morning in London, just below a new 2012 spot market high touched yesterday following comments from US Federal Reserve policymakers. Silver prices traded... read more »

 

Why The US Dollar Will Not Soon Lose Its Status As The World Reserve Currency

Why The US Dollar Will Not Soon Lose Its Status As The World Reserve Currency

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com I have written extensively about the different means by which the US dollar is declining in use for international transactions. It wasn’t that long ago that the... read more »

 

Two-Week Low Just What Gold Needed, Long-Term Uptrend Safe

Two-Week Low Just What Gold Needed, Long-Term Uptrend Safe

WHOLESALE-MARKET prices to buy gold eased $5 in London on Thursday after an overnight rally to $1760 per ounce. The Euro currency also eased lower after rallying to $1.29 – some 2¢ below the 5-month high hit a fortnight ago – as Spain was... read more »

 

Bullion Prices Should Break Higher After Consolidation Period

Bullion Prices Should Break Higher After Consolidation Period

SPOT MARKET gold bullion prices traded around $1765 an ounce Tuesday morning in London, 1.8% off last Friday’s seven-month high. “It looks to me like we’ve got a short period of consolidation,” says Standard Chartered... read more »

 

Central Bank Policy Hugely Bullish for Commodities

Central Bank Policy Hugely Bullish for Commodities

THE WHOLESALE cost of buying gold dipped below $1770 an ounce during Monday morning trading in London, but remained less than ten Dollars below their six-month high hit last Friday, the day after the US Federal Reserve announced a third round... read more »

 

The More Gold And Silver Prices Are Suppressed, The Higher They Will Rebound

The More Gold And Silver Prices Are Suppressed, The Higher They Will Rebound

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com As I explained in my last column, the German Constitutional Court on Wednesday concurred with the legality of the European Central Bank’s plan to engage in quantitative... read more »

 

Gold & Silver Slip But Set to Benefit If Fed Begins QE3

Gold & Silver Slip But Set to Benefit If Fed Begins QE3

THE WHOLESALE gold price drifted lower to $1730 per ounce Monday morning in London, some ten Dollars below Friday’s six-month high. Stock markets were broadly flat and US Treasuries fell, meantime. The silver price dipped below $33.50... read more »

 

Bernanke Disappointment Could See Gold Correct

Bernanke Disappointment Could See Gold Correct

WHOLESALE gold prices dipped below $1665 an ounce during Wednesday morning’s London trading, slightly below where they started the week, while stock markets also edged lower, with markets focused on upcoming meetings of central bankers... read more »

 

LIBOR Scandal Investigation Sparking Higher Gold And Silver Prices

LIBOR Scandal Investigation Sparking Higher Gold And Silver Prices

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com On July 31, Numismaster.com published my article where I passed along information that the investigation into the LIBOR interest rate manipulation scandal in Great... read more »

 

Quiet Gold Market Needs Big Bang

Quiet Gold Market Needs Big Bang

SPOT MARKET gold prices traded above $1610 an ounce Tuesday morning in London before falling back, slightly below where they started the week, while European markets edged higher following news of better-than-expected German economic growth. Silver... read more »

 

Gold Investors Waiting for Signal

Gold Investors Waiting for Signal

WHOLESALE quoted prices for gold bullion fell below $1620 an ounce during Monday morning’s London session – slightly below last week’s close – while stocks gained and US Treasuries fell, with markets focused on key monetary... read more »

 

Huge Physical Gold Shortage Looms

Huge Physical Gold Shortage Looms

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com A number of so-called experts are proclaiming that gold’s price is in a bubble that has burst.  However, actual market activity signals that demand for physical... read more »

 
 
 
 
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