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Meera Shawn

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  • Is Silver More Valuable as a Precious Metal or an Industrial Metal?
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Is Silver More Valuable as a Precious Metal or an Industrial Metal?

    Silver has been falling over the past few years, despite surging demand for its industrial use. Fundamentally, silver seems to be strong due to rising demand and a year-over-year shortfall in its supply.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Polyus Gold International: A Russian Mining Giant

    Polyus Gold International is the largest gold producer in Russia. It ranks among the top ten gold miners. It produced 1,696,000 ounces of gold in 2014.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Yellen Wants to Keep Negative Rates on the Table, Helping Gold

    When the Federal Reserve chair, Janet Yellen, testified to Congress on February 11, she affirmed the Fed’s consideration of negative interest rates. Under a negative interest rate scenario, investors would pay interest to the bank for holding their money.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///Gold versus VIX indicator
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Much Could Brexit and Volatility Control Gold?

    Fears in the overall financial market about a Brexit, the possible exit of Britain from the European Union, have abated. This helped gold fall.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    What Caused the Fall in Precious Metals?

    Gold prices plummeted on Wednesday, January 25, 2017, and gave the lowest close in recent weeks.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///Gold versus Two and Ten Year Interest Rates
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Much Does the US Interest Rate Influence Gold?

    Gold and interest rates have a close inverse relationship. The higher the rate for Treasuries, the lower the demand for non-yield-bearing assets such as gold and silver.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///Gold price versus DXY Currency
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Sentiments surrounding the Dollar Are Playing on Gold, Miners

    As the US dollar lost some ground on February 20, 2017, its weakening gave a push to gold prices. Gold rose ~0.2% over its previous trading day’s close.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///Front Month Silver Futures  Month Price Evolution
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Precious Metals Rose: What Are Technicals Showing?

    Looking at volatility for precious metals, we see that volatility in gold decreased as gold slipped for yet another day on Wednesday, July 27, 2016.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///Gold Futures Three Day Chart and Pivots
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Gold Continues to Plummet as Brexit Fears Ease

    Gold futures for August expiration fell 0.2% to settle at $1,270 an ounce after touching $1,263.8 on Wednesday, June 22.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Chinese, Indian Demand for Gold Is Rising

    India and China, the two largest consumers of gold, make up about 50% of gold’s global demand. Gold is treated more as a commodity in these two countries.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Basic Materials

    Mining Shares: What Direction Is the RSI Level Taking?

    The VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners (GDXJ) and the iShares MSCI Global Gold Min (RING) witnessed a fall in their price on Friday.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Basic Materials

    The Correlations of Miners So Far in 2018

    Mining stocks tend to move in accordance with gold prices.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Miscellaneous

    Analyzing Movement in Mining Companies’ Volatility Figures

    On May 31, 2017, the implied volatilities of Royal Gold, Goldcorp, Agnico Eagle Mines, and Primero Mining stood at 26.5%, 30.7%, 32.1%, and 90.6%.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Miscellaneous

    Analyzing the Mixed Performance of Miners on June 19

    Goldcorp (GG), Yamana Gold (AUY), and Hecla Mining (HL) have fallen 4.1%, 15.7%, and 1.1% year-to-date, respectively. However, Gold Fields (GFI) has risen 14.6% year-to-date.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Basic Materials

    What’s the Directional Move of Mining Stocks in November?

    In order to analyze the performance of the precious metals market, it’s important to look at the core mining stocks and their technical details.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///Gold and Dollar Fluctuations
    Miscellaneous

    A Bounded Relationship of Gold and the US Dollar

    The US dollar rose 0.32% on January 3, which led to a lower price for spot gold and silver. During the last month, the US dollar (UUP) has fallen 0.78%, and gold has risen 2.9%.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///MINER
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Technical Indicators of Mining Stocks in 2016

    Most mining companies are trading below their 100-day moving averages. A few months ago, they were trading at discounts compared to their significant premiums.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Understanding Miners’ Correlation to Gold

    Precious metals mining shares that have high correlations with gold include Royal Gold, GoldCorp, New Gold, and Newmont Mining.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///Gold Price versus US  year Breakeven
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Will Gold Keep a Tab on the Inflation Level?

    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.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    What Does Giant Miners’ Performance Indicate?

    For mining companies, 2016 brought a ray of hope. Gold had the best quarterly performance in 30 years and silver climbed to its 11-month high.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///Gold and Dollar Fluctuations
    Miscellaneous

    Precious Metal Moves on Thursday, September 28

    Gold touched a one-month low on Thursday, September 28, due to the rise of the US dollar over the speculation of another rate hike in December 2017.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///Palladium Candlestick Chart
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Palladium Trades at Multiyear Low Owing to Chinese Slump

    Palladium has seen six out of seven down trading days as of January 12. The recent stock market slump in China, which caused global tumult, hurt palladium.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///Front Month Silver Futures  Month Price Evolution
    Basic Materials

    How Investor Appetite for Risk Impacts Precious Metals

    Gold and silver have seen trailing-five-day losses of 0.9% and 2.7%, respectively. The reason behind the fall in the precious metals is the buoyancy of the equity markets and the gains in the US dollar.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Did the Precious Metals Rally Cause Miners to Run to the Hills?

    Even though precious metals miners have seen a remarkable rally in their prices, many fund managers have begun unloading their holdings in gold equities.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Gold Demand: India Supersedes China Once Again

    India and China are close competitors for the title of number-one gold buyer. Together, the countries make up about 50% of the total global demand for gold.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Miscellaneous

    Why Miners Fell on Monday, January 29

    SLW and ABX saw YTD (year-to-date) losses of 2.8% and 0.83%, respectively, while GG has a YTD gain of 12%.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///Gold versus Two and Ten Year Interest Rates
    Basic Materials

    How Do US Economic Numbers Play on Gold?

    Economic data from the United States on Tuesday, July 21, 2016, on home starts and building permits affected gold and other precious metals to a certain extent.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Miscellaneous

    Reading the Mixed Correlation Trend in July 2017

    Among these miners in our analysis, Primero Mining has the highest correlation with gold, and First Majestic Silver has the lowest correlation.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Miners Have Outshined Precious Metals

    Mining stocks are often known to amplify the returns in precious metals. Small losses for metals can bring exponential losses to metal miners, and vice versa.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///Front Month Gold Futures  Month Price Evolution
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Rebounding Equities Are Affecting Precious Metals

    Compared to the substantial gains in precious metals on Tuesday, the gains yesterday were muted. How come?

    By Meera Shawn
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Gold ETFs and Miners Taking Cues from Rate Hike Conundrum

    Investments in the precious metals sector—including mining—substantially depend on the rate hike conundrum.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Basic Materials

    Reading the Technicals of Mining Shares

    After the revival on Friday, June 29, Monday was another choppy day. Let’s look at the technicals for four miners.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///RSI
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Mining Technical Indicators: What We Can (And Can’t) Assume

    The RSI levels of our four mining giants above have risen recently due to higher stock prices.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///MINER
    Miscellaneous

    How Mining Stocks Are Trading

    Mining stocks react Precious metals saw a sudden upswing in their prices due to geopolitical unrest in Syria and North Korea. Consequently, precious metal mining stocks and funds rose. Meanwhile, investors remain concerned about the potential impact of any further interest rate hikes that the Fed may pursue. On a YTD (year-to-date) basis, Sibanye Gold (SBGL), […]

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///Gold versus VIX indicator
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Gold Recovered as Markets Took a Breather following the Election

    After surging to multimonth highs, gold slowly retreated to its original level. Gold fell from its overnight high, and equity markets rebounded from their fall.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///ABX vs GC
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Will Falling Gold Prices Lead to More Carnage for Miners?

    Gold continues to trade at its five-year low. It’s hovering in the range of $1,100–$1,150 per ounce. Gold futures on COMEX lost 5.90% on a YTD basis.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Closely Are Equities Tracking Gold?

    Precious metals often run in the opposite direction of stocks. Whenever the risk appetite of investors is high, stocks tend to perform well.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///Silver Futures  Day Chart and Pivots
    Basic Materials

    What Kept a Hold on Gold on September 9?

    Gold futures for December expiration fell 0.53% on September 9, 2016. Gold, however, was able to maintain a trailing-five-day gain of 0.46%.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Basic Materials

    How Are Precious Metal Miners Doing in September?

    Most mining stocks have risen over the past month due to a substantial rebound in the prices of precious metals.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///Gold Platinum Spread versus Gold Palladium Spread
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How the Dollar’s High Jump Pushes Precious Metals Down

    The US dollar rose sharply on November 4. Precious metals have overall seen a volatile past month, but on November 4, palladium dropped the most by 12.10%.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Miscellaneous

    Behind Mining Stock Technical Indicators as of Monday, October 16

    AGI, SLW, ABX, and KGC currently have RSI levels of 50.3, 74.3, 44.4, and 50, respectively.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Miscellaneous

    Inside the Key Correlation Trends in Mining as of April 13

    As global tumult grips markets—and as investors turn to mining stocks as safe havens—it’s crucial to understand which stocks are closely tied to precious metals.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///Gold and Dollar Fluctuations
    Basic Materials

    Which Indicators Are Playing Precious Metals?

    Besides geopolitical issues, the US dollar has also been playing an important role in the determination of the price movement for precious metals.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Gold Demand Stays Strong in China

    After the $5 billion stock market collapse in China, investors fled to gold. Even a third straight annual decline in prices has failed to make gold lusterless in China.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///MINER
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Mining Company Stocks Are Rising Year-to-Date

    Mining companies saw massive YTD rises in 2016 despite their poor performances in the last quarter. GDX saw a YTD rise of 21.4%.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Are Miners Performing amid the Fed’s Conundrum?

    Precious metals mining companies suffered in 2015 due to falling precious metals prices. In 2015, precious metals took many of their movement cues from the Fed’s meetings.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Basic Materials

    How Indian Demand Could Influence Gold Prices

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

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///Gold price versus DXY Currency
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Did the Fall in the Dollar Boost Precious Metals?

    Precious metals saw an upward swing on Tuesday, November 1, 2016. The rise in precious metals was most likely due to the slight fall of the US dollar.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///MINER
    Basic Materials

    How Miners Performed in 2017

    Wheaton is above its 100-day moving average, while Coeur Mining and Eldorado are below their longer-term 100-day moving averages.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///gold and interest rates
    Miscellaneous

    Why Precious Metals Fell on Monday, September 18

    Precious metals saw a down day on Monday, September 18. Gold, silver, and platinum fell 1.1%, 3.1%, and 1.1%, respectively, on the day.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///Gold price versus DXY Currency
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Did Precious Metals Have Another Great Day?

    In the past few weeks, fluctuations in precious metals and precious metals–based funds have been influenced by changes in the US dollar.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Miscellaneous

    Mining Stocks: How’s the Correlation Trending?

    Mining stocks with a higher correlation to precious metals will likely be impacted more by global indicators that influence precious metals.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///Gold versus VIX indicator
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Are Gold and Volatility Moving Together?

    The rise in precious metals over the last few months has been due to insecurity among investors, given the political climate.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///Gold price versus US Ten year Treasury yield
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    The Federal Reserve Minutes Pushed Gold Higher

    As the Federal Reserve released minutes from its December meeting, gold prices jumped higher.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///Gold Futures Three Day Chart and Pivots
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Precious Metals Maintained Their Gains on Tuesday

    The precious metals saw two straight days of gains on Monday and Tuesday. Gold futures for December expiration rose 0.76% on Tuesday and closed at $1,356.90 per ounce.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///Gold Price versus US  year Breakeven
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Is Gold Still Dependent on the Inflation Numbers?

    Janet Yellen, chair of the Federal Reserve, noted that the Fed is planning to change the annual stress tests it gives to US banks. The test results would reveal whether the banks can withstand a massive financial crisis.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///Gold Futures Three Day Chart and Pivots
    Basic Materials

    How Did the Bank of Japan’s Decision Play on Gold?

    Gold remained in the neutral range of $1,313–$1,319 per ounce as Bank of Japan gave its verdict, keeping the benchmark interest rate unchanged at -0.1%.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///Gold versus Two and Ten Year Interest Rates
    Miscellaneous

    How Economic Numbers Played on Gold on April 7

    Besides the attack on Syria, the latest rise in gold was also backed by dampened expectations that the Fed will raise interest rates soon.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Miscellaneous

    Bitcoin’s Market Capitalization Surges

    Bitcoin prices increased a marginal 3% during the last 24 hours, trading at $1,0841 as of 3:00 AM EST on February 28, 2018.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///Lond Island Iced Tea Corp Price and Volume Data
    Miscellaneous

    Long Island’s Journey from Beverage to Bitcoin

    New York-based beverage maker Long Island Iced Tea (LTEA) said on Thursday that it’s shifting its primary corporate focus towards the exploration of investment blockchain technology though it will still make iced tea and other juice beverages.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///Gold versus US Two and Ten year Rate of Interest
    Miscellaneous

    What Factors Could Be Playing Precious Metals?

    Gold was trading moderately high on Wednesday, October 25, 2017. It rose a marginal 0.04% and closed at $1,276.30 per ounce. Silver and palladium, however, had a down day.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///Gold Price fluctuations since
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Economic Numbers Are Affecting Gold and Miners

    The New Home Sales figure stood at 592,000, higher than the expectation of 575,000. The higher sales were likely due to the better forecast for the economy.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///MINER
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Miners Are Significantly below Their 12-Month Targets

    The United Kingdom’s Brexit vote in June 2016 had a significant impact on mining companies and precious metals. Gold and silver rose to two-year highs due to safe-haven bids.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///Gold price versus DXY Currency
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How the Surging US Dollar Has Kept Precious Metals in Its Grip

    Gold prices once again retreated on Friday, November 25, by $10.3 to close at $1,179 an ounce—the lowest level that gold has seen since February.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///MINER
    Miscellaneous

    The Brightest Day for Mining This Week—So Far

    Randgold Resources, AngloGold Ashanti, Hecla Mining, and IAMGOLD have risen 30.7%, 17.9%, 13%, and 31.4% YTD, respectively.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Fed Meeting Is Over: What’s Next for Precious Metals?

    The Fed kept interest rates unchanged at its July 27, 2016, meeting. Precious metals took guidance from it and most likely began looking forward to the Bank of Japan’s meeting.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///Gold versus US Two and Ten year Rate of Interest
    Basic Materials

    Will Interest Rates Have a Substantial Impact on Gold?

    The Federal Reserve is expected to raise the interest rate in its March 2018 meeting for what would be the sixth time since late 2015.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///Gold versus Two and Ten Year Interest Rates
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Gold Fell as US Interest Rates Soared

    Investors were somewhat pessimistic about gold during the last quarter of 2016. Most of the fluctuations were due to the news of the interest rate hike.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///Gold Price Versus US Two and Ten year rate of Interest
    Basic Materials

    How the Rate Hike Trajectory in the United States Impacts Gold

    Barrick Gold (ABX), Goldcorp (GG), Newmont Mining (NEM), and Gold Fields (GFI) have declined 5.2%, 5.4%, 6.2%, and 2.8%, respectively.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///Gold versus Two and Ten Year Interest Rates
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Will Gold Keep Clinging to US Interest Rates?

    Investors are cautious about investing in gold after the sudden surge over the past three months. The Market sentiment in gold seems to be far from bearish.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Miscellaneous

    These Global Indicators Are Affecting Gold in 2017

    The strong economic numbers from the US during 1Q17 have been casting a shadow over precious metals.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///Palladium Price
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Palladium Retreated with Weakening Chinese Markets

    On Wednesday, February 24, 2016, palladium fell a whopping 2.6%, closing at $487.60 per ounce. Gold, silver, and platinum had up days, rising 1.1%, 0.37%, and 0.02%, respectively.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///Gold and SP  Performance
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Strong Equity Markets Pinned Gold Lower

    As gold rose initially, the revival in the equity markets shadowed the precious metal. Silver maintained its gains. It’s used as an industrial metal.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Miscellaneous

    Inside the May Correlation Trends for Precious Metals

    As global tumult grips markets and investors turn to mining stocks as safe havens, it’s crucial to understand which stocks are closely tied to precious metals.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///Front Month Gold Futures  Month Price Evolution
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Did Gold Have the Best Month in Almost 4 Years?

    Despite the losses on February 26, the precious metals maintained substantial gains for February. Gold had the best month in almost four years.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///Gold and Silver Movements
    Basic Materials

    How US Employment Numbers Played Precious Metals This Week

    Gold prices dropped from its seven-week high level of $1,276.10 per ounce on August 1. Gold futures for September expiration fell 0.08% on August 2 and ended at $1,274.20 per ounce.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///Gold versus Two and Ten Year Interest Rates
    Miscellaneous

    Implications of Fed Decisions on Precious Metals and the Dollar

    A rate hike and the dollar are closely tied to each other since a higher interest rate would mean more money flowing into the United States.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///Gold Silver Spread
    Miscellaneous

    How Is the Gold-Silver Ratio Moving in April 2017?

    As of April 18, 2017, gold and silver have risen 12% and 14.8%, respectively, year-to-date.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Miscellaneous

    A Look at the Technical Indicators for Major Miners

    On July 13, 2017, Franco Nevada, Randgold Resources, Yamana Gold, and Cia De Minas had implied volatilities of 28%, 28.4%, 55.4%, and 38.6%, respectively.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///Gold Platinum Spread versus Gold Palladium Spread
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    What Do Precious Metal Cross-Commodity Spreads Indicate?

    The price changes in precious metals—gold, silver, platinum, and palladium—can be studied by using cross-commodity spreads. These spreads utilize gold as the primary metal, connecting its price to silver, platinum, and palladium.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Miscellaneous

    Inside Mining Stocks at the End of May: Implied Volatility and RSI

    The iShares Silver Trust and the iShares Gold Trust have gained 2.9% and 0.91%, respectively, in the past five days, likely due to the precious metal rebound.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Eldorado Gold: The Worst-Performing Gold Miner in January

    Eldorado Gold (EGO) is Canada’s second-largest gold mining company, whose price is trading at $2.22 per share as of January 28, 2016.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Gold Is the Dominant Precious Metal

    Precious metals are taking the lead. The gold for August delivery was the most actively traded contract on July 20. It fell 2.20% and closed at $1,106.80 per ounce.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///Gold versus Two and Ten Year Interest Rates
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Was Gold the Best Performer?

    Among the 24 commodities listed on the S&P GSCI (Goldman Sachs Commodity Index), gold has been the best performer. It topped the chart among commodities.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///Ripple Price and Market Capitalization
    Miscellaneous

    Ripple Crosses $1 for the First Time on December 21

    For the first time in history, the price of ripple has surpassed $1.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///RSI
    Miscellaneous

    How Mining Stock Volatility Numbers Are Moving Now

    First Majestic, New Gold, Agnico, and Silver Wheaton now have RSI scores of 60.5, 56.2, 57.6, 59.6, respectively.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///Weekly bitcoin price and Volatility
    Financials

    Bitcoin Retreats from Its 3-Week High of $17,712.40

    Bitcoin prices touched a three-week high of $17,712.40 on January 6, 2018, and then fell. As of Monday, January 8, 2018, at 5:00 AM EST, it had a 24-hour fall of 5.4%.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///NCM vs GDX
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Analyzing Newcrest Mining’s Rising Costs and Falling Gold Prices

    Newcrest Mining is based in Australia. It’s engaged in the exploration, mining, and sale of gold and copper. It produced about 2,396,000 ounces of gold in 2014.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Financials

    Another Down Day for Bitcoin: What’s Next?

    On Thursday, December 21, bitcoin (GBTC) (ARKW) was trading almost 6% lower than the previous day.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Miscellaneous

    Analyzing the Correlation Trends of Miners in May 2017

    Over the past three years, Yamana has seen a rising correlation with gold, while AngloGold has seen a falling correlation to gold.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Analyzing Investors’ Positions in Gold

    COMEX non-commercial gold futures contracts, traded by large speculators and hedge funds, totaled 292,000 in the data reported through September 27, 2016.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///Front Month Silver Futures  Month Price Evolution
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Silver Futures Show a Silver Lining

    Recent global unrest and the equity market slump have weighed on silver while the haven appeal that has lifted up gold has also helped silver.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///RSI
    Miscellaneous

    What Falling Miner RSI Levels Suggest

    The RSI levels of our four select mining giants have all increased lately due to their higher stock prices.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///Silver versus Silver Mining Stocks
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Silver Prices Are Influencing Major Silver Miners

    Mining companies like First Majestic Silver (AG), Silver Wheaton (SLW), Pan American Silver (PASS), Coeur Mining (CDE), and Hecla Mining (HL) are primarily into silver exploration.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///Price Trend Analysis Riot Blockchain LongFin Long BlockchainCorp
    Healthcare

    How Are Blockchain Stocks Performing in December?

    Between December 18 and December 22, Longfin and Riot Blockchain fell 76% and 49%, respectively.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///How are Bitcoin Prices Moving
    Miscellaneous

    A Quick Look at the Cryptocurrency Market on January 26

    The top cryptocurrencies once again witnessed a down trading day. Bitcoin has dropped about 6.4% over the past 24 hours.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    What’s the World Gold Council Advising on Gold?

    Some investors seem to prefer putting their money in gold lately. The World Gold Council is optimistic on gold due to negative interest rate policies of major economies.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Miscellaneous

    Which Stocks Are Uptrending in Their Correlations to Gold?

    It’s expected that precious metal mining stocks will follow precious metals. So it’s crucial to know which stocks are closely associated with precious metals.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///Front Month Gold Futures  Month Price Evolution
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Did Speculators Pour Money into Gold?

    Large money managers and speculators were bearish on gold in 2015. Gold declined for three consecutive years. However, 2016 started with a bang.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///Platinum Price
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Platinum Touched Its Six-and-a-Half-Year Low in 2015

    As automobile catalysts comprise ~44% of the demand for platinum, the Volkswagen scandal curbed the demand for diesel-fueled cars that use platinum as a catalyst. This pulled down the already depressed platinum and comparatively strengthened palladium.

    By Meera Shawn
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