Tag Archive: precious metals

5 Reasons to Consider Buying Gold Now

Gold remains out of favor: It is hard to think of a more hated asset class than gold and precious metals. It seems everywhere you look, financial experts are telling you not buy it because it produces no income, has costs associated with it, etc. The funny thing about markets is that when assets are heavily disliked by many so-called “experts,” they have an uncanny tendency to rise. Also, try to think of any other asset that you can hold in your hand, or buy... Continue Reading

Category |

Demand For Gold Soaring

The gold market has seen some solid gains since the beginning of this year. Investment demand for the yellow metal could be attributed to numerous factors including the economic slowdown in China, deflationary risks, ongoing geopolitical tensions, uncertainty over U.S. interest rates, and more. We would certainly have no trouble laying out a very bullish case for gold at this point, but it doesn’t matter what we think, it only matters what you think. We would make the argument that gold has many reasons to... Continue Reading

Category |

3 Questions to Be Asking Yourself Right Now

Global markets could potentially see significant volatility soon, and U.S. stocks could see the multi-year bull market come to an end any day now. Are you prepared? Investors will likely have to grapple with several key issues in the coming months and years, and now may be a good time to reflect and ready yourself for what could lie ahead. Here are three key questions you should be asking yourself right now, and if you don’t have the right answers, it may be time to take... Continue Reading

Category |

A Storm on the Horizon

The equity bull market that began in 2008 has been dubbed the most hated bull market in history by some. The run higher in equities over the last several years did, indeed, leave many scratching their heads. While many equity investors have enjoyed some strong returns during this period, there are ominous signs pointing to the possible end of the party. Consider current interest rates and bond yields. Since getting off to a terrible start to 2016, stocks have come roaring back in the last... Continue Reading

Category |

How to Stop Procrastinating and Start Building a Precious Metals Portfolio Today

Often, we know what we should be doing yet fail to act. We know that eating less sugar is good for our health and our waistlines, yet we do not manage to eliminate it from our diets. We know that cigarettes kill, yet many of us continue to puff away. We are aware that portfolio diversification may hold the key to a sound financial future, yet we continue to pour money into our company stock. Clearly, some habits are very hard to break. Some habits,... Continue Reading

Category | , ,

3 Reasons to Start Buying Precious Metals Today

Perhaps you have heard of precious metals investments. Maybe you even thought about buying gold once or twice in the past but never got around to doing it. Or perhaps you are fully invested in equities and have never even looked beyond stocks at alternative investments. If this is you, it’s time to start thinking a little “outside the box.” In fact, in our view, right now represents one of the best opportunities to begin investing in gold, silver and other precious metals. In fact,... Continue Reading

Category | ,

Why Silver Prices Could Double From Current Levels

The decline in silver prices in recent years has been widely publicized, and silver critics have used it as an example of why you shouldn’t buy silver. While silver’s decline from record highs was, in fact, steep and swift, the market appears to have found equilibrium at current levels. Now ask yourself this question: Would you rather buy something at all-time-highs or would you rather buy it at a substantial discount from those highs? Assuming you answered “buy at a substantial discount” then right now... Continue Reading

Category |

Is the Global Economy Entering a Period of Deflation?

Does debt work? This question already appears to have found an answer, and the coming years could reinforce the notion that the massive amounts of debt accumulated around the world are due at some point, and a price will have to be paid. That day could be closer than many realize… Take a look at how equity markets began 2016. The Dow Jones saw its worst start on record, the S&P 500 tumbled, and crude oil prices continued their slide to trade below $30 per... Continue Reading

3 Possible Catalysts for a Significant Rally in Gold This Year

The gold market has gotten 2016 off to a good start. Investors have been buying the yellow metal as uncertainty over global economies and equities intensified. The interest seen in gold at the beginning of the year could potentially be just a glimpse of things to come. Gold appears to have found a meaningful bottom, and the market may be poised to resume its longer-term uptrend. While the possible reasons for a rally in gold are numerous, here are three potential issues that could potentially... Continue Reading

Category |

What Might the Gold/Silver Ratio Be Telling Us?

The gold/silver ratio is a simple equation that gauges the price of gold relative to the price of silver, and vice-versa. The equation goes like this: How many ounces of silver does it take to buy one ounce of gold? In other words, take the current gold price and divide by the current silver price. The answer is the current gold/silver ratio. For example, today’s gold price of $1193 per ounce divided by today’s silver price of $15.40 gives us a gold/silver ratio of 77.46.... Continue Reading

Category | ,