4 Tips for Tracking Precious Metals
While the relationships between economic trends and precious metals prices often make sense, sometimes obscure events can move these prices counterintuitively.
Metals Madness: Palladium Prices Soar as Gold Meanders
Analysts explain the factors driving the divergent performance of these commodities and their associated ETFs.
‘Bonds’ Limited Upside’ Points to Role for Gold, Says Gold Council
Gold is much less correlated to stocks than many other alternatives, the council says; it's the main ingredient in the World Cup trophy, too.
How Advisors Can Trade, Store Metals
Clients who prefer direct ownership of precious metals are a challenge for advisors, but a new service aims to change that.
Axel Merk Makes Case for Gold With 80 Years of Data
Looking at 10-year, 30-plus year and 80-year time frames, Axel Merk finds that including gold always enhanced risk-adjusted portfolio returns.
Gold to Soar: Deutsche Bank
Gold is destined for another increase, according to the head of metals trading at Deutsche Bank. In fact, it’s set to jump above $2,000 as governments use stimulus to counter any slowing in economic recovery.
Gold Futures Shoot Up to Nearly 5-Year High
Gold futures are now seeing their largest jump in speculative net long positioning, ETF Securities said Monday in its Precious Metals Weekly report.
Gold at $10,000? Bullion Buff Barisheff Makes the Case
Nick Barisheff offers a spirited defense of gold’s inevitable rise, arguing that increasing governmental indebtedness and currency debasement make today’s gold price insignificant.
Whatever Happened to Gold?
As events in Europe have roiled the U.S. markets over the last month, one usually precious element of the market talk has been missing: gold.
Gold Vaults Bursting at the Seams
The dizzying rise of gold, punctuated though it might be with stomach-churning dips in price, has moved at such a pace during its 11-year rally that vaults that store the precious stuff are running out of room.