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Gold Bugs Chart Dilemma: Breakout or Fake Out?

Gold is back. After challenging $1,200 per ounce in December, gold bugs have become bullish again and the shiny yellow metal is back above $1,300 per ounce. Now a key ...
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Five Unusual Alternatives to Investing in Gold

Throughout history, investors have often regarded gold as a safe haven -- an asset that can, at the very least, keep its value over time. In the past, a number ...
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Moody’s Lowers Downside Targets to $900 on Gold and $15 on Silver

If a prediction from Moody's Investors Service turns out to be true, gold and silver are going to have a bad year. Moody's reduced its forward views for the average ...
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ETFs Strategies for the Top Ten 2014 Predictions of Bob Doll

Bob Doll, Chief Equity Strategist and Senior Portfolio Manager of Nuveen Asset Management, is out with his ten predictions for 2014. His predictions are followed by many, and he scored ...
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Virtual Currency vs. Metal: Will Bitcoin Outperform Gold Again in 2014?

The craze behind Bitcoin has been monumental. Some might even call it silly. In some ways, Bitcoin is acting just like gold did, but on steroids. Investors and speculators wanting ...
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The Gold Contrarian Bet, As Gold Bugs and Paulson Get Slaughtered

What happens when everyone hates an investment or when everyone likes an investment? A contrarian investor would say it is time to go the other way. Gold has gone from ...
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World Gold Demand Cannot Stop Falling Gold Prices

The World Gold Council is out with its third-quarter gold demand trends. Despite soft gold prices, the council maintains that gold demand remains strong, even with many of the negative ...
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Jefferies Shows How to Profit from Gold

For most of the past decade, gold was the place to be. A disastrous housing market collapse, terror attacks in the United States and a host of additional geopolitical issues ...
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Did Gold Really Add Over $210 Billion to the Global Economy in 2012?

The World Gold Council is obviously a pro-gold group, but they frequently offer great insight into the world of gold. We even noticed that at the start of 2013, their ...
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Budget Deal Hope Pushes Gold to Three-Month Low

On signs that U.S. lawmakers could be making progress toward resolving their differences over the debt ceiling and the government shutdown, gold futures dropped to a new three-month low early ...
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U.S. Default Could Create Surge in Gold Demand

If the U.S. Congress and the president cannot agree on terms under which the federal debt ceiling can be raised, the federal government likely would run out of cash by the ...
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Jefferies Gets Negative on Gold Miners, with an Interesting Pairs Trade Idea

Given the dramatic decline in share prices, some investors may perceive gold equities as inexpensive. The analysts at Jefferies strongly disagree. In their opinion, gold equities rarely have been more expensive, ...
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ETFs Taking In, and Losing, the Most New Capital in September 2013

Exchange traded funds (ETFs) almost undoubtedly have unseated mutual funds in their importance in the daily swings in the stock and bond markets. Mutual funds are still important to the markets, ...
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India Targets Gold Tax Once Again to Help Current Account, Currency and Inflation

In an effort to curb its current account deficit, and ultimately to prevent even more inflation, the nation of India reportedly has increased its tax on gold imports again. Gold ...
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Markets Adjust After Boehner Supports Obama in Syria Military Strikes

It just seemed that military strikes by the United States and its allies in Syria were either going to be on hold or delayed. That was then sentiment after the ...
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