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A Buying Opportunity

The gold market has continued to see selling pressure as a combination of bearish factors take a toll on market sentiment. While the recent slide in gold prices may be viewed as “bearish” or a negative by short-term traders, smart long-term investors will likely welcome lower prices. The notion of rising interest rates, a strong appetite for risk and a stronger dollar have all affected gold and hard assets. Sentiment is currently very poor, and the market’s technical posture is also lacking. Key moving averages... Continue Reading

The Inflationary Effects of a Trade War

Recent dollar strength, stronger stocks and overall robust appetite for risk have all weighed on gold in recent weeks. Despite these headwinds, however, the yellow metal has not succumbed to any significant selling. All of the issues potentially weighing on gold prices currently are likely temporary. Stocks will probably not continue to go up indefinitely, the dollar is likely to roll over again and there will come a point when risk aversion is a major market theme. There is another major issue, however, that is... Continue Reading

Gold and Silver Headed Back Up According To Commerzbank

Both gold and silver have been hit hard in recent weeks. The surprising Presidential victory of Donald Trump has economic and inflation expectations on the rise, and stocks and the dollar moving higher. Bond yields have risen as many analysts are calling the end of the great bond bull market. Although gold and silver remain susceptible to further selling in the near-term, some analysts believe these markets have better days ahead. In a recent article on Kitco.com, analysts from one German-based bank were quoted discussing... Continue Reading