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Gold Prices: German News Causes Surprise

Gold Prices: German News Causes Surprise

Mike Hammer November 21, 2017 Comments Off on Gold Prices: German News Causes Surprise

Pop quiz for today: If we were to tell you that the most stable partner in the EU suddenly had a governmental crisis, what would you expect gold prices to do? And for extra credit:

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Gold Prices: Will They Move Thanksgiving Week?

Gold Prices: Will They Move Thanksgiving Week?

Mike Hammer November 20, 2017 Comments Off on Gold Prices: Will They Move Thanksgiving Week?

Almost every year this Gold Enthusiast is asked, “Should I pay attention to gold prices during Thanksgiving week?”  The question comes from a few places.  First, from people who want to take a break,

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Gold News: How Much Money is There in Gold?

Gold News: How Much Money is There in Gold?

Mike Hammer November 17, 2017 Comments Off on Gold News: How Much Money is There in Gold?

According to a research note from Barclay’s, total commodity AUM rose $40 billion in 2017.  AUM isn’t the mystical sound of the universe; AUM is an acronym standing for Assets Under Management. This increase

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Gold News: Central Banks Buying up Gold?

Gold News: Central Banks Buying up Gold?

Mike Hammer November 16, 2017 Comments Off on Gold News: Central Banks Buying up Gold?

Today in gold news, the World Gold Council’s latest report shows central bankers are apparently quite bullish on gold. World banks added a total of 111 tonnes in 2017 Q3. Russia, Turkey, and Kazakhstan

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Gold News: Big Name Investors on the Move?

Gold News: Big Name Investors on the Move?

Mike Hammer November 15, 2017 Comments Off on Gold News: Big Name Investors on the Move?

Yesterday we reported on Ray Dalio’s Bridgewater group buying big gold in September, reported through regulatory filings. Today we look at two other heavyweight investors and see if their actions give any more clues

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Gold News: These 2 Stocks Are Center of Attention

Gold News: These 2 Stocks Are Center of Attention

Mike Hammer November 14, 2017 Comments Off on Gold News: These 2 Stocks Are Center of Attention

Today in gold news, we learn that Ray Dalio apparently walks his own talk. Filings by Bridgewater Associates on Monday showed Bridgewater upped their holdings of SPDR Gold Shares by a factor of 7 in September. During that

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Gold Prices: What’s Behind Last Friday’s Action?

Gold Prices: What’s Behind Last Friday’s Action?

Mike Hammer November 13, 2017 Comments Off on Gold Prices: What’s Behind Last Friday’s Action?

In case you were sleeping last Friday gold prices took a sudden dive.

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Gold Demand: New Taxes in Middle East Hit Gold

Gold Demand: New Taxes in Middle East Hit Gold

Mike Hammer November 10, 2017 Comments Off on Gold Demand: New Taxes in Middle East Hit Gold

Today we continue looking around the world at factors affecting consumer gold demand.  So far it’s down in India and up in China, netting a drop in demand for 2017. Now, Saudi Arabia and

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Gold Demand: Down in India, Up in China?

Gold Demand: Down in India, Up in China?

Mike Hammer November 9, 2017 Comments Off on Gold Demand: Down in India, Up in China?

Hot on the heels of  of reduced demand in India, comes news today about increasing gold demand in China. It’s almost like a good ol’ poker betting war. India down 25%?  China slides their chips forward

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Gold Prices: Is This Why They’re Staying Low?

Gold Prices: Is This Why They’re Staying Low?

Mike Hammer November 8, 2017 Comments Off on Gold Prices: Is This Why They’re Staying Low?

Finally we have some new numbers in from India. And they’re not good news for gold prices. As regular readers know, India has been the largest consumer/retail gold market in the world for years,

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