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What Are Gold “Macro Factors” And Why Do They Matter?

Gold | July 8, 2019

Year-to-date gold has risen approximately 11% and much of this performance traces back to macro factors. Macro-economic factors are characteristics of the economy that have widespread impact. Put simply, macro factors are the big numbers that we all care about like unemployment, inflation, and national income. Recently, three specific macro factors have driven the value […]

Judy Shelton: A Gold Bug May Get a Seat at the Fed’s Table

Investment | July 5, 2019

“We make America great again by making America’s money great again,” – Judy Shelton, President Trump’s nominee to be a Federal Reserve governor. The quiet movement to return to the gold standard is getting louder. Six states passed laws recognizing gold and silver as currency since 2011. The Republican Party called for a commission to […]

This Is a Major Buy Signal in Gold

Gold | June 24, 2019

You’ve heard the saying that a picture is worth 1000 words? Investors and traders use “pictures” of market action to project where that market is going next. Right now, the picture in gold is explosively bullish. Gold is breaking out of a major basing pattern on the monthly gold chart that suggests an epic rally […]

When Opportunity Knocks, Will You Listen?

Gold and Silver Bullion | June 20, 2019

The gold/silver ratio hit 90 last week. That is over a 10-year high in the ratio. This market signal is a rare occurrence. But, what does it actually mean? It means silver is extremely undervalued relative to gold.  Silver is cheap. It’s a bargain right now. Savvy investors use the gold/silver ratio for a timing […]

Why Central Bank Gold Purchases Are at a Six-Year High

Investing | June 10, 2019

Central banks purchased more gold in the first quarter of 2019 than any other first quarter in the last six years. In fact, purchasing was so strong that reserves increased by 68 percent compared to Q1 of 2018. Moreover, this recent surge is part of a larger trend. Consider that in 2018 central banks purchased […]