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Former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan on Gold

Where will gold be in five years? “HIGHER.” How much Higher? “MEASURABLY!” Former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan spoke Wednesday to the Council on Foreign Relations. He said QE ultimately fell short of its goals referring to the end of the bond-buying program, which aimed to lower unemployment and spur stronger economic growth. Mr. Greenspan’s comments to the Council came as Fed officials were meeting in Washington, D.C., and expected to announce within hours the end of bond purchases. Mr. Greenspan said the bond-buying program was... Continue Reading

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What does the recent gold mining unrest mean for gold investors?

Last Wednesday, AngloGold Ashanti (JSE:ANG) (NYSE:AU) became the latest of  major gold mining companies to announce a major restructuring. Their shares dropped 16% in the wake of the announcing the need to raise $2.1 billion in a rights issue to spin its international assets into a new London-listed company. This move follows mining giant BHP Billiton’s (ASX:BHP) recent decision to split some of its less profitable assets into a new Australian-listed company. Fellow gold miner Gold Fields (NYSE, JSE:GFI) also split its South African assets... Continue Reading

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3 Reasons Now is a Golden Opportunity to Buy Gold

Have you ever purchased something on sale? Have you ever purchased something because you felt you were getting it for cheaper than it was actually worth? If you have ever made such a purchase you may be an investor that understands value. Unfortunately, many retail investors make decisions based on fear and emotion instead of value. They sell when they should buy and they buy when they should sell. Humans are inherently followers. Chasing the herd can get you in trouble. Gold is down 9%... Continue Reading

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Investor Insider: Why Investors Love American Eagle Gold Coins

Investors traditionally invest in gold for the stability, liquidity and the diversification it adds to their investment portfolio. There are many ways to invest in physical gold. Experienced investors and industry experts agree that one of the safest ways to add gold to your overall investment portfolio is by purchasing certain gold coins. One of the best, pure play, gold coin investments is the American Gold Eagle. As a service to our readership and clients, we have outlined the characteristics of American Eagle Gold coins... Continue Reading

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Mining Your Own Business: How The Cost of Mining Gold Affects Your Retirement Portfolio

There are many reasons to invest in Gold. You’ve probably bought gold because it serves as a great hedge against inflation, powerful retirement investment or volatility dampener in your IRA. Maybe also, because you realize it will be almost impossible for governments to escape the consequences of all the debt they’ve amassed. You may also hold gold because you have little faith that politicians will be able to create a realistic strategy to avoid the myriad of monetary, fiscal or economic crises that may arise.... Continue Reading

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6 Reasons a Gold IRA is For You

If you think you can rely on your 401(k) or other savings accounts, real estate, Social Security, or the government, think again. Owning diversified stocks and bonds may not be sufficient to protect your investment assets from downside risk. Research shows that adding physical gold to an investment portfolio consisting of stocks and bonds can increase protection and security against dangerous market risks. We’ve outlined six reasons why owning physical gold in your IRA, 401(K) or other retirement investment vehicles is still the best way... Continue Reading

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30 Things You Didn't Know About Gold

  Gold is so rare that the world pours more steel in a single hour than all of the gold that has ever been poured during recorded history. Gold melts at 1064.43 degrees Centigrade. The metal can conduct both heat and electricity. It is estimated that 80 percent of the planet’s gold is still in the ground. A cubic foot of gold weighs 1000 pounds. Gold never rusts and does not easily become affected by chemicals. This is why gold can remain in the ground... Continue Reading

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Billionaire Investor John Paulson Loves Gold-Here's Why:

For those of you who have not heard of investor and hedge fund manager John Paulson, he is a man that forecast the sub-prime mortgage crises and made large, bearish bets on the housing market. Paulson was right. The U.S. housing market went into a tail spin as property values collapsed and mortgage defaults became rampant. The haul on the trade was so large that Mr. Paulson is believed to have made a cool three or four billion for himself-which is believed to be the... Continue Reading

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Are Stocks Getting Ready To Sell-off?

We have been discussing the five year old rally in stocks for a while now, and the rally is beginning to look a little tired. Markets have seen a bit more volatility in recent weeks due to several issues, and that increase in volatility could potentially indicate that we are nearing a top. Although no one can see the future, one cannot argue the fact that stocks have gone higher without looking back for years now, and that the current state of euphoria likely won’t... Continue Reading

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Gold Hits Two Week High As Geopolitical Landscape Deteriorates

Gold prices hit a two week high yesterday as a mixture of fresh buying along with short-covering drove prices back above the psychologically key $1300 level. Although gold has breached this level to the downside on a few occasions in recent weeks, each and every time buyers have stepped in to scoop up the yellow metal. This is not surprising to us, as we feel the likelihood of gold prices seeing any significant drops given the current state of global affairs is unlikely. So-what exactly... Continue Reading

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