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More Proof That Geopolitical Uncertainty Is Good for Gold

People buy gold for many reasons. While hedging against inflation or the value of a single currency can be powerful influences on gold demand, it seems that geopolitical uncertainty can ...
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Tariffs and Uncertainty Act as Gift for Gold and Other Precious Metals

Gold bugs love global uncertainty. After all, gold has been history's go-to ultimate safe haven asset. So what if you can barely afford much of it, or if you can't ...
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China and Iran Increase Interest in Major Gold ETFs

If one thing has proven true over the years and works in favor of the gold bugs, it is that the price of gold thrives on geopolitical uncertainty. With U.S. ...
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Why a Small Drop in Gold Prices Actually Looks Impressive in ETFs and Investments in 2019

It may seem hard for the gold bugs to celebrate that gold was last seen down about 3% in dollar terms so far in 2019, but against the backdrop of ...
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Gold Shines Brighter With Inverted Yield Curve and Weakening Global Growth

Gold has recaptured its shine. With the overhang and larger media frenzy around bitcoin and cryptocurrencies having witnessed a death of a thousand cuts, the interest in gold has been ...
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Will There Be More Merger Action in the World’s Gold Fields?

Monday's announced merger between Newmont Mining Corp. (NYSE: NEM) and Goldcorp Inc. (NYSE: GG) emphasized the quality of the merged company's reserves, the pipeline of projects available and high exploration ...
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Gold Sucks, but Is There Really This Much Value in Gold Stocks?

It's been a rough ride for gold. Traders and speculators have spent 2018 dumping gold as interest rates have risen. After all, gold won't ever pay interest or dividends. Some ...
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Gold and Precious Metals Moving Toward Lows of the Year

Gold has had a rough 2018. Despite some of the international trade worries and international suspense, the reality is that most investors are just not looking for the "ultimate safety ...
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Is the Price of Gold Doomed in 2018?

If there is one unit that has represented a store of economic value around the world for all of known history, it is gold. The shiny yellow metal has been ...
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Strong Jobs Report Only Adds More Uncertainty for Gold and Gold Miners

Gold has had a rough month, and the major gains of 2016 have not been repeated across the board in 2017. It turns out that a strong payrolls report from ...
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What to Look for in Caterpillar Earnings

Heavy equipment maker Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) is scheduled to report earnings before markets open Tuesday. The Dow Jones Index Average component is expected to post earnings per share (EPS) of $0.96 ...
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Should Gold Mining Analyst Downgrades Begin to Worry the Gold Bugs?

The zany world of gold continues to surprise to the upside in 2016, peaking briefly just above $1,300 per ounce on the week ending May 6, 2016. After closing at ...
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What Gold’s Best Quarter in 30 Years Really Looks Like for Key Stocks and ETFs

Coming into 2016, gold seem to be losing its luster, even further than in prior years. That was then, this is now. It turns out that the perfect storm leading into the ...
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Gold Index Rebalance Means Massive Buy and Sell Volume for 5 Stocks

On the close Friday, the Amex Gold Miners Index (NYSE: GDM) is set for a rebalance. What this means is the index will be rebalanced to reflect reweighting allocations across ...
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Can Gold Mining Stocks Keep Rising?

Gold on the COMEX settled above $1,225 an ounce on Thursday, its highest point since early March, but still around $100 an ounce below its 12-month high. The yellow metal ...
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