gold

How Wheaton Precious Metals Makes Most of Its Money

The company formerly known as Silver Wheaton now has more diversified sources of income.<p><b>Wheaton Precious Metals</b> (NYSE:WPM) used to be known as Silver …

Stocks

Gold And EUR/JPY Exchange Rate

Correlation between the EUR/JPY and Gold.<p>Euro-specific risks.<p>Implications for the gold market.<p>We argued many times that the yellow metal behaves as a …

Investing

The Swiss National Bank owns an enormous amount of US stocks — but there's a catch

Switzerland is a small country of just 8 million people, but they make an outsized impact on economics and finance and money.<p>Because Switzerland is considered a safe haven and a well-run country, many people would like to hold large amounts of their assets in the Swiss franc. This makes the Swiss …

Investing

Metals Advance Amid Dollar Weakness

Gold prices rose Tuesday, recovering from the prior day's tumble as the dollar weakened ahead of comments from Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen.<p>The precious metal was up 0.6% at $1,251.90 a troy ounce in Tuesday morning trading. Copper, meanwhile, gained 0.34% to $5,821 a metric ton. The …

Markets

Gold price drops mysteriously amid ‘fat finger’ speculation

Gold plunged on Wall Street on Monday — and no one’s quite sure why.<p>The price of the precious metal plunged by more than $17 an ounce within minutes …

Investing

Gold plunges after 'fat finger' trade jolts market

Gold sank like a stone at 9am in London after a huge spike in volume in New York futures that traders said was probably the result of a "fat finger", …

Investing

Gold recovers from 6-week lows ahead of Yellen speech

Investing.com - Gold prices edged higher in European trade on Tuesday, recovering from the prior session's six-week low as market players looked …

Commodities

Goldman’s Currency Advice For Emerging Market Oil Pain

Emerging market assets move with commodity price trends, and oil prices matter, but "there are still opportunities for investors to earn good carry" …

Oil

Copper edges down from 11-week peak

Copper has eased after US durable goods data missed forecasts, though expectations for upbeat Chinese demand and concerns over mine supply kept the …

Investing

Sibanye Gold: Strong Buy At Current Levels

Sibanye stock declined 28% after the rights offering used to fund the Stillwater deal.<p>We believe that such decline is not justified due to recent …

Stocks

Bob Murphy On The Deflationary Effects Of Devaluation Fears

In a recent post, I quoted from a Josh Hendrickson review of The Midas Paradox, particularly the discussion of the deflationary impact of devaluation …

Investing

Top money manager says gold may hit $1,500 for the first time since 2013

Gold prices have climbed by around 8% year to date—close to what they gained for all of last year.<p>That comes as no surprise to Frank Holmes, chief executive and chief investment officer at U.S. Global Investors, and he sees lots of reasons why prices could rally further—potentially to as high as …

Investing

Real Gold Or Paper Proxies: What Billionaire Gold Investors Actually Buy

The mainstream financial media regularly report on high-profile hedge fund mangers buying gold for their funds.<p>But is this gold exposure real …

Investing

Gold drops sharply and suddenly

Gold traders were greeted with a jolt Monday morning. The precious metal fell by nearly $20 an ounce in seconds at about 4 a.m. ET. The price sank from about $1,254 an ounce to a low of $1,236. Gold has recovered a portion of those losses, but it still trades down by 1% near $1,244.<p>The precious …

Investing

Gold Slides on Unusually Big Order to Sell

Gold prices fell Monday, in a move many market participants blamed on what appeared to be an an erroneous order to sell a large amount of the precious metal.<p>An order to sell 1.8 million ounces of gold, or roughly 56 tons, took prices for the metal down around $20 in early London trading Monday, …

Investing

The Platinum-Palladium Spread Could Ignite Platinum, Finally

Platinum and palladium are interchangeable metals.<p>Palladium has been the best performer of all precious metals since early 2016.<p>Palladium-platinum …

Investing

Why Franco-Nevada Corp Shareholders Have Nothing to Worry About

Strong cash flow growth backed by a solid portfolio should continue to drive Franco-Nevada Corp's stock higher.<p>It's a common belief among investors …

Stocks

Gold falls 1 pct to hit near six-week low

More<p>By Nithin ThomasPrasad<p>BENGALURU (Reuters) - Gold prices fell one percent to hit their lowest in near six weeks on Monday, amid a stronger dollar …

Investing

Pioneering Canadian system ensures conflict-free gold

Rigorously documenting exports from small-scale sites boosts miners’ revenue, gives buyers ethical certainty<p>The work is exhausting and dangerous. Under the harsh sun on the side of a Congolese mountain, men and women dig rocks from a crude pit, crush them with hammers and wash them in a muddy …

Investing

Gold hovers above six-week lows as monetary policy comes into focus

Investing.com – Gold prices traded close to six-week lows, despite downbeat economic data signalling a slowdown in manufacturing activity, as …

Investing

US stocks poised to open higher; Gold under pressure

US equities were poised to kick off the week on an upbeat note, with stock-index futures pushing higher. Gold and miners were under pressure as …

S&P 500

Best Currency Positions For July 2017

Here is a list of best currency positions based on changes in purchasing power<p>I have added momentum to the statistical analysis<p>Good trades could be …

Investing

The US dollar is falling out of favor with traders even with the Fed continuing to hike rates

The US dollar is falling out of favor with currency traders, even with the US Federal Reserve continuing to lift interest rates.<p>According to data released by the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission on Friday, net long speculative positioning in the greenback fell in late June for a fifth …

Business

The Summer Lull For Gold

Gold continues to stare down $1,300/oz resistance, which tells the markets that investors are generally favorable towards risk right now.<p>The summer …

Crude Oil Prices

Victoria Gold: Significant Upside Potential

Victoria Gold announced a debt financing for its Dublin Gulch mine earlier this year.<p>The financing package should be completed in the coming months, …

Investing

Gold up on soft $US, rate hike prospects

Gold prices have climbed to one-week highs, boosted by a weaker US dollar, economic and political uncertainty around the world, and the limited …

Investing

Freeport-McMoRan: Let's Speculate

Freeport McMoRan offers a good opportunity for an investor looking to speculate on a stock that could give shareholders a strong return.<p>Copper …

Stocks

Gold, Silver, Copper Futures Weekly Outlook: June 26-30

Gold prices rose to one-week highs on Friday, boosted by the weaker dollar which fell amid persistent fears over prospects for further U.S. interest …

United States

Gold dives on massive volume spike

At about 4 ET this morning, gold tumbled about $20 per ounce in a minute on 1.8M ounces of futures volume. That's busier action than what followed …

Investing

Resource Sector Digest: Storm In A Teacup

Putting the GDXJ re-balance hype to rest.<p>Newcastle Gold has turned waste into ore.<p>Goldcorp baffles.<p>We shall be sharing a few observations on the GDXJ …

Investing