Gavin Wendt explores the impact of global economic policies relating to interest rates and its relationship to the support for gold.
Many pundits tipping a rough ride for gold may be ignoring several underlying factors
While there are many, many factors that influence financial markets, one of the more interesting drivers is seasonal influences.
Gold is at all time highs, but gold stocks aren’t doing much at all. What’s the story?
Gold has continued to make fresh all-time highs throughout 2010 as a weakening US dollar caused investors to look for a safer option in which to place their assets.
With gold at record highs, there is the temptation for traders to believe that the move is mostly finished. However, markets that make new highs are actually likely to keep going higher. Is this likely in the case of gold?
With markets seemingly in turmoil, it’s always interesting and instructive to try to cut through the near-term hysteria and focus on the bigger picture as it relates to commodities.
Gold is trading at all-time highs, while silver is still struggling down more than 20% from the top it reached in May.
For many traders, this makes no sense: they are both important precious metals and they usually trade in tandem. So what’s happening in the precious metals market?