Precious Metals News

  • 2013 Jun 24
    Look Out For This In Coming Short-Squeeze

    First gold. Now silver. This is something you MUST be on the lookout for. Just like gold, silver is being oversold by the big New York power players. J.P. Morgan, for example, is one of the heaviest shorters of precious metals on the Come...

  • 2013 Jun 21
    Ignore The Fed's DoubleSpeak And Get To Gold

    If there is one thing I've learned in my years of watching over the gold (GLD) and equity markets since Ben Bernanke took over as Chairman of the FOMC it is to ignore nearly everything said and focus on the reaction by the markets. Wednesda...

  • 2013 May 16
    The Future For Gold Supply Looks Grim: An Opportunity For Gold Investors

    Recently, we published a true all-in costs article that gave investors insight into the true all-in costs that miners are spending to produce each ounce of gold. After removing write-downs and exceptional costs, gold companies spent almost ...

  • 2013 May 2
    The Metals Mob

    The Metals MobMay 2, 2013  â€œSo many people in line,” one prospective gold buyer in Nanjing told Forbes, kicking off our investigation into China’s recent gold mania. “Caibai,” Forbes reports, “Beiji...

  • 2013 May 1
    Sorry, No Gold Today

    First things first: The "paper price" of gold has zoomed up this morning to $1,453.Under the zero-hour scenario, the price of real physical metal starts to break away from the paper price -- in dramatic fashion. Indeed, physical metal cou...

  • 2012 Oct 18
    Cashing In Your Jewelry

    Like many women, 32-year-old Brett Heyman kept a collection of glittering trinkets tucked away in a corner of her closet, some that were gifts from her husband or mother, others that she'd bought for herself. But after having children an...

  • 2012 Oct 18
    Precious Relic

    GOLD is the most difficult asset class to analyse. For a start, it divides opinion so sharply. Its supporters have a quasi-religious fervour, regarding the metal as the one true source of value. Its detractors (a group that includes many e...

  • 2012 Jul 22
    Gold: The Contemporary Investment

    Gold The Contemporary Investment By P. D. Mehigan To technology innovators, it’s a vital component of cutting-edge devices. For the emerging middle classes of China and India, it’s the primary way to store a ne...

  • 2012 Jun 19
    Golden Rule For Prosperity

    This article originally appeared in the June 25, 2012 issue of Forbes magazine. Policymakers, economists, investors—everyone—should read and reread Gold: The Once and Future Money by Nathan Lewis (John Wiley & Sons, $27....

  • 2012 Jan 31
    Central Banks Shifting To Gold

    There has been much talk about central banks becoming net buyers of gold since the start of the economic crisis in 2008. I want to elaborate on that. The world gold council (WGC) yearly reports on the amount of central bank gold sales. As o...