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The bittersweet prospect of gold prices jumping to the moon.

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2016 has gotten off to a rocky start. Global equity markets are on shaky ground, triggered by chaos and huge declines in the Chinese markets. The “war factor” is hitting the red zone, with ongoing conflicts in Syria and Iraq, and some nasty and potentially very dangerous posturing between Iran and Saudi Arabia. Not to …

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Why geopolitical change is a strong buying signal for gold.

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If you just glance at the headlines, the world seems much as it was last year and the year before. A few wars, some trade disputes, ups and downs in the economies of various countries. Same old same old. But if you look a little closer, you’ll see the first cracks appearing in what will …

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If gold prices are meant to be going up, how come they are going down?

This third week of September has been nothing short of tumultuous. Gold prices have taken a huge beating. On the face of it, the decline in gold prices appears to make little sense. It’s not as if the economic outlook in North America or Europe is getting any better. Greece is in a mess, several …

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How to profit from a ride on the gold price roller coaster.

Normally, when gold prices go up and down like a roller coaster, it’s enough to give you ulcers. But right now, with the longer-term trends still pointing upwards, dips or corrections in gold prices are a gift. They give you an opportunity to buy more gold before the next leap upwards. In the words of …

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What the price of gold is telling us: Protect your wealth!

Over the last several months gold prices have been rising steeply, albeit with the occasional correction along the way.   Some experts are now looking at gold as being in a bubble, ready to burst, followed by a dramatic fall in price. In the words of an analyst at Wells Fargo: “We have seen the …

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Who is buying gold? South Korea just bought 25 tonnes of gold to diversify its holdings.

When analysts start talking about gold bubbles, I like to step back and take a look at what some of the most conservative gold investors are doing. Sure, individual investors can get carried away with a bull market in gold, and keep buying. But really conservative investors are not so easily swayed by “what’s hot”. …