Tag Archive: uncertainty

The Role of Gold in an Uncertain World

Heading into the weekend, investors may be feeling a bit of angst following another terrorist attack in France ahead of the first round of French presidential elections taking place this weekend. Following this weekend’s initial round, another round of elections will take place in early May. These elections have been a major topic in financial markets for some time now, and could potentially make or break the EU as it exists today. Other elections in the region could also impact the union going forward, and... Continue Reading

Has a Bottom Finally Been Reached?

Gold is powering higher on Thursday as a number of issues are giving the yellow metal a boost. With gold’s recent strong showing, it begs the question of whether or not the metal has finally found a significant bottom. For the time being, it appears (in our opinion) that the answer to that question is a “yes.” Since being hammered in the immediate aftermath of the November Trump Presidential election victory, the gold market has been trending higher, and in fact got off to a... Continue Reading

More Gains Ahead?

The gold market has once again started the New Year off on the right foot. Gold is seeing some solid buying interest to start the year as stocks and the dollar appear to be losing upside momentum. Why might gold be trending higher in spite of stocks being near all-time highs, rising interest rates and a dollar at the highest levels seen in many years? In our view there are numerous reasons that the yellow metal is likely to be bought at current levels. Here... Continue Reading

You Should Still Be Buying Gold-Here’s Why

Donald Trump will be the next President of the United States. With this surprising election comes a great deal of uncertainty. Markets showed just how nervous they can potentially get on election night as stock index futures tumbled, gold rallied and the dollar declined. Of course, all of these initial reactions to a Donald Trump Presidency later reversed course, with stock markets later moving higher, gold giving up its gains, interest rates rising and the dollar moving higher. What was seen on election night could... Continue Reading

A New Era

In a historic upset victory last night, Republican Presidential Candidate and billionaire businessman Donald Trump became President-Elect Donald Trump. To say this win for the Presidency came as a surprise would be an understatement. Going into yesterday’s election, polls had Mrs. Clinton ahead by several percentage points. Things changed quickly, however, once the votes started trickling in. Watching the election unfold in real time, investors sought to sell, and sell in a big way. The Dow Jones futures contract was at one point down by... Continue Reading