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Columbus Day Brings Gold Drop

Monday, 08 October 2012
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Published in Gold Investing
Most people are off work today and celebrating Columbus Day in some aspect. That being said, this time the holiday brought with it a drop in the price of gold, as the yellow metal fell in price to come in at right around $1,775 for the day. Last week’s good employment numbers strengthened the dollar, and while gold was still very strong through last week, it did have some affect… Read more...

The Slippery Slope of Quantitative Easing

Thursday, 30 August 2012
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Published in From The CEO
The phrase “quantitative easing” has been bandied about the world media as though it were some magic potient mysteriously concocted to rejuvenate the currency in each country that lays claim to a central bank.  Used most frequently in this country in conjunction with its companion letters “QE” (as in QE1, QE2 and QE3), the phrase seems also to suggest an elaborate shoe-fitting ceremony.  Read more...
This may be surprising to many of us in the Western part of the world, but some news broke late yesterday about a massive illegal gold-futures trading scam in China. These actually hint at two things. Read more...
The price of gold shot up some today, as reports from U.S. economic indicators reported steady improvement in the housing and labor markets. The yellow metal had dropped a small 40 cents yesterday, but the price of gold shot back up a little over $4 today. Read more...

Think About a Silver 401K

Wednesday, 19 September 2012
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Published in IRA & 401k
Silver has always been regarded as one of the most popular precious metals in the world, perhaps even the most popular. While gold is what most people look at, silver is the most widely used precious metal in the world, and enjoys a level of success due to the fact that it is popular with investors and collectors and used in many industries. This is as good of a reason… Read more...

Gold: What a Boring Investment!

Wednesday, 15 August 2012
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Published in From The CEO
Everybody wants to make money, right?  Yes, but investing should still be fun.  After all, who wants to endure a daily slog through a bunch of numbers and theories and not be able to enjoy themselves in the process? Read more...

Gold to $10,000 - Never say never - Mineweb

Thursday, 18 October 2012
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Long term gold price targets get more and more optimistic with some respected analysts seeing $10,000 gold ahead - this may seem unlikely but only a few years ago $1,000 gold seemed out of sight! A remark on another website by Mark O'Byrne caught my eye - "Longer term, respected analysts are calling for gold prices above $5,000/oz and much higher forecasted prices such as between $5,000 and $10,000 per… Read more...
Gold prices surged up for the second straight session, while platinum was also strong, actually surpassing the yellow metal in price for the first time since March of 2012. Gold may continue to experience price spikes this week as we take in the news that the monetary stimulus programs will remain in place for the time being.Gold for February delivery was up again, this time by $12.20 to come in… Read more...
Any hopes for recovery for Europe’s faltering economies suffered a series of blows Wednesday following the latest round of bad news from the debt-ridden region. Read more...

Hedging, Hoarding or Capital Appreciation?

Monday, 13 August 2012
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Published in From The CEO
While gold remains placid during these summer months ($1,620.9 per ounce as I write today’s column), it may be a good idea to settle back and ponder the percentage of your portfolio you should maintain in the yellow metal. Read more...