Noble Energy's 3Q17: The Impact of Lower Production

Noble Energy’s revenue estimates for 3Q17 stand at $935.2 million, compared with its revenues of $910 million in 3Q17 and $1.06 billion in 2Q17.

Are US and OPEC Supplies Helping Crude Oil Bulls?

Crude oil prices are at a three-week high due to geopolitical tensions in Iraq and major producers’ ongoing production cuts.

How Indian Demand Could Influence Gold Prices

India and China remain the top two consumers of gold (IAU) and silver (SLV).

How Did Wall Street Perform on October 18?

The S&P 500 started this week on a stronger note following the fifth consecutive weekly gain. It continued to move higher on Wednesday.


Did the Federal Reserve Meeting Play on Gold?

At its meeting on January 31–February 1, 2017, the Fed maintained the current interest rate, and gold hit an 11-week high.

The Trump, Immigration, and Precious Metal Correlation

Gold hit its highest price level in about one week on Tuesday, January 31, touching the $1,203 per ounce.

GDP Numbers: The Impact on Gold and the Dollar

Gold depends on an important factor that could have a strong influence on it and play a major role in the determination of its price. That factor is inflation.

Gold Falls after Trump Enters the White House

Gold prices dropped on Friday, January 21, 2017, as Donald Trump worked to calm the markets and reiterated his plans to boost the US economy.

What Trump Could Mean for Precious Metals

While Trump has continued to avoid giving specifics on his future economic policies, gold has begun to rise again. Gold hit a seven-week high on January 12.

How Gold Soared to $1,200 on Rising Uncertainty

Gold traded at $1,202 per ounce on Monday, January 16, 2017. Gold futures for February expiration were almost 0.50% higher than the previous day’s close.

How Trump Is Affecting Precious Metals and Miners

Gold’s closing price on Wednesday, January 11, hit its highest in the last seven months.

How Did Gold Rise 8% in 2016?

Gold prices for February expiration fell on the last trading day of the year. Gold fell 0.53% and closed at $1,152 per ounce on December 30, 2016.

What's Gripping Gold as 2016 Comes to an End?

The US gold futures for February expiration were trading 0.45% and ended at $1,138.8 per ounce on December 27.

Factors Playing on Gold and Other Precious Metals

Gold futures prices edged higher on Wednesday, December 28, 2016. The short covering in the precious metal likely helped the prices stay afloat.

How Precious Metals Moved throughout 2016

Amid fears of an interest rate hike, precious metals have plunged during 4Q16. Among the four precious metals, gold took the worst hit.

Gold Suffers as Irrationality Trumps Reality

The trade-weighted US dollar index, or the broad index, which measures the value of U.S. dollar against other world currencies, was up 1.2% when Donald Trump was declared president-elect.

Did Gold Follow the US Dollar on December 21?

On December 21, 2016, the US dollar slowly edged back from its 14-year high. The fall in the dollar gave some buoyancy to greenback-denominated gold.

Could Central Banks' Demand for Gold Rise?

The US federal debt is growing at a fast rate—it has even exceeded the GDP growth rate. When major central banks increase debt as a percentage of GDP, their gold holdings often rise.

Empirical Evidence Shows Gold May Be Smarter Than Smart Beta

The recent trend to find portfolio solutions that differ from the traditional 60-40 equity-bond split has been permeated by the use of smart beta indexing.

Gold against Equities
Is Money Flowing Out of Gold and into Equities?

Gold is likely heading for its fifth consecutive weekly loss. Fear that the Fed will raise rates is hurting gold.

How Trump's Victory Is Affecting Precious Metals

Precious metals have been tumbling due to expectations that the Fed could hike interest rates this month.

Will Gold Keep Fearing the Federal Reserve Outcome?

The fall in the price of gold on Monday, December 5, 2016, was partly determined by changes in the US dollar.

How Much Could Gold React to Inflation?

As precious metals have steadily fallen for the past few weeks, investors have been trying to read the increase in Treasury yields during the same period.

Analyzing the Performance of Precious Metals So Far in November

Gold rebounded on Friday, November 25, 2016, during early trading hours. Its bounce back was most likely due to the halt in the dollar’s rally.


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