Gold stocks Articles

Robin Griffiths: China Stock Market Crash Brings Opportunity, Not Crisis

13/07/2015 / FS Staff

The recent crash in Chinese stocks is unlikely to upset other markets but may have more downside to go until longer-term institutional investors help set a new price floor, Robin Griffiths, Chief Technical Strategist at ECU Group in London, told Financial Sense Newshour this weekend. Full audio interview can be found on the Newshour page here or on iTunes here at the 18:30 mark.Robin Griffiths: "I...Read More

Is Copper the New Gold?

Jul 11, 2015 / Martin Armstrong

Electric cars are rapidly entering the market. This is causing more than just a decline in the demand for oil. The i8 BMW is a hybrid that still has a combustion engine in the back and an electric in the front. This car gets 78 miles to the gallon. It has a purely electric top speed of 75 mph or in hybrid mode 120mph. It does 0 to 60 in just 3.6 seconds; that's enough to pin you into the seat.Elec...Read More

The Shanghai Stock Crash And China Gold Demand

July 10, 2015 / Michael Kosares

"At present, up to 12 trillion yuan stays in domestic residents' saving accounts. The launch of individual gold investment, therefore, will allow residents to change currency assets into gold assets. At the macro level, it will expand channels for changing savings into investment, thus adjusting the money supply; in the micro aspect, allowing citizens to trade and keep gold can improve social welf...Read More

More Downside Potential in Precious Metals Complex

10/07/2015 / Jordan Roy-Byrne CMT, MFTA

The precious metals sector is enduring losses for the third straight week. The gold miners and Silver have led the way down, though Silver has rallied over the past two sessions. Gold has also rallied yet remains dangerously close to making a new weekly low for the bear market. While the metals recovered some losses on Wednesday and Thursday, the gold miners failed to generate anything positive an...Read More

How a Public Pension Crisis Is Driving an Epic Credit Boom

10/07/2015 / FS Staff

Massively underfunded public pensions are driving an epic credit boom in the corporate bond market that will likely accelerate in the coming years.Lawrence McQuillan of the Independent Institute explained on Financial Sense Newshour this week how public pensions are being operated under rules and assumptions that would be considered criminal under Federal law if operated similarly in the private s...Read More

US Jobless Claims Point to Continued Economic Growth

10/07/2015 / Andrew Zatlin

Jobless claims are a superior indicator for the economy not only because they lead economic growth and correlate so closely with it, but they also get reported much earlier.The GDP/Initial Jobless Claims ConnectionThe high concentration of the US economy is one reason that the GDP and jobless claims move hand-in-hand. For example, 10 US states account for 54% of the US GDP. Those same states have...Read More

Atlanta Gold Provides Update On Refinancing And Debt Private Placement

10 July 2015 / ATLANTA GOLD

Toronto, Ontario - Atlanta Gold Inc. (TSXV: ATG; OTC Pink: ATLDF) announces that completion of its previously announced refinancing transaction with Concept Capital Management Ltd. ("CCM") and the private placement of up to C$500,000 principal amount convertible debentures is expected to be completed within the next 30 days. Pursuant to the terms of the refinancing agreement with CCM, the Compan...Read More

Very Important Gold Points! Still our view, an opportunity.

July 8, 2015 / BPellerin

1-Gold representation as a percentage of total assets held by large institutions and by various investment funds remains quite low. That could change as we feel that they will soon have to invest in gold and gold mining stocks. As you are aware, it is not easy to purchase gold bullion for many institutions and have it delivered and stored safely. You may want to ask the Germans about that subject...Read More

MarketWatch: Silver Buying Hits 9-Month High

Jul 8, 2015 /  MarketWatch

NEW YORK, 8 July 2015 - Ahead of the US Mint selling out of silver coins this week, private-investor sentiment on the metal already rose sharply in June says financial news service MarketWatch, citing BullionVault's monthly Silver Investor Index."Released Tuesday," the report says, "BullionVault's Silver Investor Index rose to 56.7 in June from below 50 in May, as the number of private investors b...Read More

HedgeWeek: Gold Sentiment Hits 2-Year High

Jul 8, 2015 /  HedgeWeek

LONDON, 8 July 2015 - Sentiment towards gold amongst private investors reached the highest level in two years last month, professional hedge-fund news service HedgeWeek reports, featuring BullionVault's latest Gold Investor Index."Last month," says the report, "the number of gold buyers rose to the greatest in 18 months, while the number of existing investors who chose to sell fell 30% from the pr...Read More

Video Update: Final Breakdown Begins..?

07/07/2015 / Jordan Roy-Byrne CMT, MFTA

We focus on Gold, sentiment on Gold as well as US equities (briefly).Read More

Signs to Watch for a Major Peak in Stocks and Impending Bear Market (Update)

07/07/2015 / Cris Sheridan

Update: Given the market's slight breakdown this month, two of the three technical red flags for a possible top in the market have been raised. See updated chart and commentary below...It is said that an image is worth a thousand words. This chart presents a possible roadmap for monitoring the risk of a major peak and bear market by comparing the technical similarities between the prior two market...Read More

Bloomberg: Traders Spurn Gold Despite Greek Crisis

Jul 6, 2015 /  Bloomberg

NEW YORK, 6 July 2015 - Private investor demand for gold is bucking the trend amongst money managers, Bloomberg reports, citing data from BullionVault."While money managers ignored the precious metal's allure as a haven," the financial data and news provider says, "London-based BullionVault said customers added 1.4 [metric] tons of gold to their account during the first half of this year, the bigg...Read More

FT Special Report: How US Rate Hikes Will Hit Gold

Jul 6, 2015 /  Financial Times

LONDON, 6 July 2015 - A special report on precious metals from Financial Times' specialist title FT Adviser today quotes BullionVault's Adrian Ash alongside other market experts on how a US rate rise will affect gold prices.The report - recognized for credits in the Continuing Professional Development qualifications (CPD) for financial advisors - also quotes Juan Carlos Artigas, director of invest...Read More

FT Adviser: Silver - an Alternative to Gold?

Jul 6, 2015 /  FT Adviser

LONDON, 6 July 2015 - Comment from BullionVault, the leading physical gold exchange online, today features in a report on precious metals investing from FT Adviser, the finance profession's weekly title from the Financial Times.Asking if other precious metals could substitute for gold in an investor's portfolio, FT Advisor speaks to experts from the exchange-traded trust fund market, and the giant...Read More

Gold Ownership As A Lifestyle Decision

July 2, 2015 / Michael Kosares

"It is related of the illustrious Sandy McHoots that when, on the occasion of winning the British Open Championship, he was interviewed by reporters from the leading daily papers as to his views on Tariff Reform, Bimetallism, the Trial by Jury System, and the Modern Crave for Dancing, all they could extract from him was the word 'Mphm!" Having uttered which he shouldered his bag and went home to t...Read More

Greek Crisis Fails to Stimulate Gold

Jul 2, 2015 / Martin Armstrong

Despite the greatest political crisis in Europe, there has been "no love for gold" according to CNBC. Indeed, this crisis does in fact warn that all the theories about gold just might be wrong and are remnants of a 60+ generation who remembers Bretton Woods. Has time and circumstance changed so much that gold is becoming obsolete?CNBC reported, "There is no reason for gold to get any love now beca...Read More

Insider focus on mining companies' officers buying their own companies' stocks!

July 1, 2015 / BPellerin

While most investors are failing to notice that the insider selling in the large cap stocks such as those in the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrials has been near the heaviest in history, there has been consistent and heavy insider buying in the Canadian mining shares. We suggest paying attention to the insiders-the most informed of all investors!It is a "do as I do, not as I say" scenario. As our...Read More

Six Biggest Myths About Gold

June 30, 2015 / Staff reporter

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Bloomberg: Euro Gold Rush as Greek Crisis Worsens

Jun 29, 2015 /  Bloomberg

LONDON, 29 June 2015 - BullionVault has seen a sustained rise in sales during the first half of 2015 says Bloomberg, the global financial data and news services.Reporting an apparent doubling of Sovereign gold coin sales to Greece by the Royal Mint, and the heaviest US Mint sales since January, Bloomberg says that BullionVault - which "operates the largest online physical gold trading platform" -...Read More