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    Real Insights

    Gold Prices Have Been Flat despite the Weak Dollar

    Gold (IAU) (GLD) prices usually have a strong negative correlation with the US dollar (UUP). Gold, like other commodities, is denominated in the dollar.

    By VanEck
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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
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Gold Has Outperformed Other Asset Classes

    Why Gold’s Resilience Continues in July Following the June 23 Brexit vote when the UK chose to withdraw from the European Union, bond yields fell to record lows and gold rallied to two-year highs, reaching $1,375 per ounce on July 6. In the US, subsequent strong economic results in manufacturing, retail sales, and housing created […]

    By VanEck
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Stocks and Bonds Reacted to Trump’s Victory

    The CBOE Volatility Index suddenly rose 6.0% on November 9, 2016, after it was clear that Trump had unexpectedly clinched the election.

    By Russ Koesterich, CFA
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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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    Financials

    Must-know: Which safe havens are truly safe?

    Although not considered safe haven assets, in the current context of high geopolitical risk and consequently volatility, investors could consider investing in sectors like energy and large cap companies.

    By Russ Koesterich, CFA
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    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
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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 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 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
  • 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
  • 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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    Earnings Report

    What Were the Main Factors in Kinross’s Production Guidance?

    For Kinross’s fiscal 2016 production guidance, the grade reduction at the Kupol and Chirano mines was considered.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Materials

    Why demand for gold may be waning around the world

    The fraction of total gold output held by central banks around the world has continued to decrease over the last decade and a sharp reversal in this trend is unlikely.

    By Russ Koesterich, CFA
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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
  • uploads///gold  month chart  Apr
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Gold Prices: Driven by Delayed Interest Rate Hike and Weak Dollar

    Gold prices gained 1.71% YTD (year-to-date)—despite the US Dollar Index increasing by almost 9% YTD. Prices are in a long-term downtrend.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Miscellaneous

    Gold Gains on US-Mexico Trade Deal—What’s the Upside?

    Gold prices (GLD) recorded their first weekly gain last week after six weeks of continued losses. What changed?

    By Anuradha Garg
  • uploads///Production
    Earnings Report

    What Led to Weaker Production Performance for Kinross in 2Q16?

    Kinross Gold (KGC) produced 671,267 GEOs (gold equivalent ounces) in 2Q16, which represents a 1% YoY (year-over-year) rise but a sequential decrease of 2%.

    By Anuradha Garg
  • uploads///gold  day May
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Gold Prices Trade Almost Flat due to Uncertainty in Greece

    COMEX-traded gold futures for June delivery rose marginally by 0.19% on May 18 and closed at $1,227.60 per ounce. Gold prices extended their rally on Monday.

    By Gordon Kristopher
  • uploads///gold  march
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Gold prices hold above the key support of $1,160

    Gold April futures contracts are trading in a downward trending channel. Gold prices settled just above the key support on March 9, 2015.

    By Gordon Kristopher
  • uploads///gold  day chart may
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Gold Prices Remain Almost Flat Despite the Appreciating Dollar

    This series analyzes gold prices and market fundamentals. June gold futures trading on the COMEX slightly declined by 0.02% on May 22, 2015.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Gold Prices Decline as the US 10-Year Treasury Yield Strengthens

    COMEX-traded gold futures for June delivery fell marginally by 0.24% and closed at $1,190.30 per ounce on Wednesday, May 6, 2015. Gold prices were down.

    By Gordon Kristopher
  • uploads///gold  day chart  may
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Gold Prices Trade Flat: Sluggish Demand and Improving US Economy

    COMEX-traded June gold futures fell marginally by 0.50% and closed at $1,183 per ounce on May 11. Gold prices traded almost flat—led by weak Asian demand.

    By Gordon Kristopher
  • uploads///gold  march
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Gold prices retreat from $1,153 levels

    Gold prices for April futures contracts continued trading in a downward trend. Prices broke the key support level on March 10, 2015.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    What Should Be The “Right Amount” of Cash Allocation?

    If you’re preparing your portfolio for the short term, the allocation to cash should be high. As the horizon increases, allocation to cash should go down.

    By Russ Koesterich, CFA
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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
  • uploads///gold  day chart May
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Improving Demand: Gold Prices Increase for the Fourth Session

    June gold futures trading on COMEX increased slightly by 0.01% on May 15, 2015, and settled at $1,225.30 per ounce. Gold prices rose for the fourth day.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Fund Managers

    Ray Dalio Increased His Bets on Gold during Q1

    Ray Dalio increased Bridgewater Associates’ stake in the SPDR Gold Shares (GLD) and the iShares Gold Trust ETF (IAU).

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Materials

    Could the Temporary Suspension at Tasiast Impact Kinross’s Phase 1 Expansion?

    Kinross’s Phase 1 at Tasaist should increase mill throughput capacity from 8,000 to 12,000 tons per day, reduce operating costs, and increase production.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Materials

    Next Catalysts That May Affect Newmont’s Valuation Multiple

    Newmont Mining has a valuation multiple of 8.6x, with an expected EBITDA margin of 40% for 2017. At the start of 2016, it was trading at a multiple of 6.6x.

    By Anuradha Garg
  • uploads///Goldcorp_Liquidity
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Will Goldcorp’s Liquidity Continue to Increase in 2016?

    Goldcorp (GG) has significantly improved its liquidity YoY (year-over-year) from $1.9 billion in 3Q14 to $3.3 billion in 3Q15.

    By Steve Ariel
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    Materials

    Risks of a Slowdown Rise on Trade War Risks—Can Gold Benefit?

    According to a survey by Bank of America Merrill Lynch, 31.0% of respondents see a trade war as the biggest tail risk for the markets, up from 25.0% in May.

    By Anuradha Garg
  • uploads///gold  day may
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Gold Prices Drop Again: Led by the Strong Dollar

    Lower gold prices impact gold mining stocks. The US Dollar Index appreciated against the major currencies and increased by 0.06% on May 7, 2015.

    By Gordon Kristopher
  • uploads///gold  day chart may
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Strong US Dollar Is Pushing Gold Prices Lower

    COMEX-traded gold futures contracts for June delivery settled at $1,186.50 per ounce on Wednesday, May 27, 2015. Gold prices declined for the fourth session.

    By Gordon Kristopher
  • uploads///Gold to Silver Ratio
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Is the Gold-Silver Ratio Headed South?

    The gold-silver ratio was trading at 78.7 on Monday, April 11, 2016. The gold-silver ratio is trading close to its 100-day moving average.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///slv  month chart may
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Gold Prices Are near $1,200 per Ounce: Led by Depreciating Dollar

    Gold June futures contracts trading in COMEX rose by 0.54% and settled at $1,193.20 per ounce on May 5. Prices gained as the US Dollar Index depreciated.

    By Gordon Kristopher
  • uploads///gold  day chart may
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Gold Prices Edge toward $1,200 per Ounce on Inflation Concerns

    June gold futures trading in COMEX settled at $1,192.40 per ounce on May 12, 2015. The increase in gold prices was supported by the depreciating dollar.

    By Gordon Kristopher
  • uploads///SPDR Gold Shares GLD Fund Flow
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Fund Flows and Bullish Sentiment in Gold Surged

    Gold saw such a surge in its price that the money flowing into funds like the SPDR Gold Shares (GLD) and the iShares Gold Trust (IAU) increased exponentially.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///gc  march
    Company & Industry Overviews

    When will gold prices stop breaking support levels?

    On March 6, 2015, gold prices hit a three-month low and settled just above the important support level.

    By Gordon Kristopher
  • uploads///gold  day chart May
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Gold Prices Are Steady around $1,180 per Ounce

    June gold futures contracts increased marginally by 0.19% and closed at $1,188.80 per ounce on May 28, 2015. Gold prices increased marginally.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Miscellaneous

    Why Wheaton Precious Metals Is Still Analysts’ Top Gold Bet

    Among major gold (GLD)(IAU) mining and gold streaming companies (GOAU), Wheaton Precious Metals (WPM) is analysts’ favorite and has received the most “buy” recommendations at 91%.

    By Anuradha Garg
  • uploads///gold  day chart may
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Gold Prices Extend Rally on Depreciating Dollar

    This is the fifth up day for gold prices in the last ten days. Prices increased by 0.72% more on the average up days than on the average down days over the last ten trading sessions.

    By Gordon Kristopher
  • uploads///gold  day chart May
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Gold Prices Rise: Fed Signals a Delay in the Interest Rate Hike

    COMEX-traded gold futures for June delivery increased slightly by 0.17% on May 20 and closed at $1,208.70 per ounce—led by the delayed interest rate hike.

    By Gordon Kristopher
  • uploads///Gold versus VIX indicator
    Materials

    How the Economic Sentiment Is Playing on Gold

    During the past week, average hourly earnings, excluding the farming industry, were below analysts’ expectation of 0.10%.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///GLD  month April
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Gold Prices Settle near Monthly Lows: US Dollar Index Appreciates

    The US Dollar Index gained against the basket of currencies on April 23, 2015. The index gained on the consensus of the improving US economy.

    By Gordon Kristopher
  • uploads///Fed funds futures
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Can Federal Funds Futures Hint at the Direction of Gold Prices?

    Federal funds futures, which are used to hedge the interest rate risk, are factoring in a maximum of one interest rate hike by the end of 2016.

    By Anuradha Garg
  • uploads///gold  day chart May
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Gold Prices Gain Marginally despite Sluggish Demand

    Gold had a mediocre performance in yesterday’s trade. Gold prices increased by 2.24% YTD—led by increased demand from India.

    By Gordon Kristopher
  • uploads///gold  day chart May
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Gold Prices Decline for the First Time in the Last 6 Days

    June gold futures declined by 1.70% on May 19, 2015, and settled at $1,206.70 per ounce. Gold prices declined for the first time in the last five days.

    By Gordon Kristopher
  • Materials

    A key headwind: Why real interest rates affect gold prices

    While I still believe that the precious metal should be a part of a diversified portfolio, I see four reasons why gold prices are likely to decline going forward.

    By Russ Koesterich, CFA
  • uploads///Inflow and Gold ETF Index
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Gold ETFs See Robust Net Inflows against Actively Managed Gold Funds

    One of the dominant financial trends of the past decade has been a move by investors out of actively managed funds and into passively managed index funds or exchange traded funds (ETFs).

    By VanEck
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    A Look at Popular Post-Brexit Investments

    The uncertain global environment created after the Brexit vote made investors hope for a perpetual low rate environment. The prospect of further easing from central banks in the developed markets has spurred strong demand for government debt.

    By Richard Turnill
  • uploads///Valuation
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Agnico and Goldcorp Have Higher Valuations than Competitors

    Agnico Eagle Mines (AEM) and Goldcorp (GG) check almost all of the right boxes for senior gold miners. That’s probably why they’re trading at a higher multiple than their peers.

    By Anuradha Garg
  • uploads///Valaution
    Company & Industry Overviews

    What to Buy and What to Avoid in Today’s Gold Environment

    The best bet is to go for gold miners with healthy balance sheets, increasing production profiles, low costs, and good cash flows.

    By Anuradha Garg
  • uploads/// Demand country wise
    Company & Industry Overviews

    The Re-Emergence of Seasonal Gold Demand Trends

    With selling pressure removed, normal gold demand trends may re-emerge Historically, there is a seasonal pattern to gold prices dependent on physical demand trends. Often, there is weakness in the summer when jewelry demand, primarily from China and India, is low and trading volumes decline. Seasonal strength often occurs from August to January, beginning with […]

    By VanEck
  • uploads///The Festive Demand In India In Q Has Historically Driven Gold Prices Higher
    Real Insights

    Gold Prices Could Test $1,300

    Gold prices tend to rise in the fourth quarter of the calendar year. Gold prices have gained an unannualized ~3.8% in the fourth quarter.

    By VanEck
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    What Led to the Revival of Precious Metals in January 2017?

    Gold prices edged higher once again on Friday, February 3, 2017. On February 2, gold touched $1,219.40 per ounce, its best price since November 2016.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Gold Rose despite the Strengthening US Dollar

    The US dollar and precious metals are usually inversely related to each other.

    By Meera Shawn
  • Financials

    India’s perennial problem: A current account deficit

    EM countries become less reliant on short-term foreign capital funding, as evident in improved current account balances and a shift toward longer-term foreign direct investment.

    By Russ Koesterich, CFA
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Wage Growth Continues To Stay Low

    Research shows that another cause for why wage growth continues to stay low is that employers are reluctant to reduce wages.

    By Russ Koesterich, CFA
  • uploads///Gold versus VIX indicator
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    What’s the Trump Impact on 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.

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

    Janet Yellen Shares Views on Rate Hike, Gold Falls to 15-Week Low

    Gold and other precious metals plummeted on Friday. Gold, silver, platinum, and palladium fell by 0.54%, 0.42%, 1.4%, and 0.7%, respectively.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///SPDR Mar
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Gold SPDRs Fall as US Fed Members Turn Hawkish in Rate Hikes

    Gold prices retreated following the rise in the US dollar index. Gold had been gaining traction earlier last week following a dovish report by Janet Yellen, the US Federal Reserve chairperson.

    By David Meyer
  • uploads///iShares Gold Trust IAU Fund Flow
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    No Negative Fund Flows for IAU

    On March 3, when IAU stopped trading, its price was $12.17 per share. Later the price climbed to $12.37. IAU has risen about 18% on a year-to-date basis.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///SPDR Mar
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    US Dollar Weakens as Yellen Voices Rate Hike Concerns, Gold Spikes

    US Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen delivered a dovish statement about further rate hikes. Yellen expressed concerns over global economic growth.

    By David Meyer
  • uploads///Newmont
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Can Newmont Offer an Upside due to These Positive Catalysts?

    On June 2, 2016, Jefferies downgraded Newmont Mining (NEM) from “buy” to “hold” due to a near-term price risk from gold and its relatively higher valuation following its strong price performance year-to-date.

    By Anuradha Garg
  • uploads/// Home price index
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Ineffective Monetary Policies Are Inflating Asset Prices

    Ineffective monetary policies creating potential future issues Policy makers seem to be focused on solutions to previous problems without realizing that excesses are going to create additional issues. For example, an odd thing happened after Brexit—stocks ignored the risks Brexit posed to the global economy and the S&P 500® [1. S&P 500® Index (S&P 500) consists […]

    By VanEck
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    Financials

    Why Goldman Sachs Has Revised Its Gold Forecast Higher

    Goldman Sachs (GS) has long been bullish on gold. In March 2018, the bank turned positive on gold (IAU) for the first time in more than five years. It’s since been advising investors to turn defensive due to its forecast of increased risk, recommending that investors go for high-quality stocks and gold.

    By Anuradha Garg
  • Materials

    Is gold losing its shine? Gold’s role in your portfolio

    Following its sell-off, gold’s role in a portfolio is back in focus. With investors asking if now is the time to buy or sell the precious metal, Russ K weighs in with his view.

    By Russ Koesterich, CFA
  • Materials

    Why talk of value in the gold market is meaningless

    Investors unnerved by the sell-off are asking if this is the time to sell, while those who have been waiting for an opportunity to get into the market are asking if this is the right time to buy. Here’s my take.

    By Russ Koesterich, CFA
  • Materials

    Why you should allocate 1% to 2% of your portfolio to gold

    Historically, a little gold has improved a portfolio. What we do know, however, is that at least historically there has been some benefit in holding small amounts of gold — around 1% to 2% — in a portfolio.

    By Russ Koesterich, CFA
  • Materials

    Retirement pick: Gold and the long-term investor

    There is often a debate among academics, financial gurus, asset managers, and advisors as to the place for non-traditional assets in a portfolio.

    By Mike Kane
  • Materials

    Is gold no longer an inflation hedge?

    Gold certainly can be an inflation hedge, and it has worked in the past. Obviously, one of the reasons gold has been weak of late is that people are becoming less concerned about inflation.

    By Russ Koesterich, CFA
  • Materials

    Why gold performs well in a negative real rate scenario

    Exposure to gold is also a useful strategy to take advantage of the negative real-rate environment. Typically, gold is a beneficiary when real interest rates become negative as this lowers the opportunity cost of holding the metal.

    By Russ Koesterich, CFA
  • Materials

    Must-know: Is gold losing its shine?

    Gold (GLD) (IAU) has declined by almost 8% in the last 12 months. Gold usually does well when the equity markets (IVV) are troubled. Gold has an inverse relationship with the U.S. dollar (or UUP). When the U.S. dollar weakens, investors turn to gold for value storage.

    By Mike Kane
  • Materials

    Must-know: 3 reasons silver isn’t the same as gold

    To be sure, it’s not unreasonable that gold and silver (along with platinum) are often lumped together in the precious metal basket.

    By Russ Koesterich, CFA
  • Financials

    Why you should avoid commodities in a rising rate environment

    Other commodities have suffered as well: Most agricultural commodities are down between 5% and 10% year-to-date, and oil prices have slid on less angst over Iraq and the Middle East.

    By Russ Koesterich, CFA
  • Materials

    Why safe haven and defensive assets like gold are struggling

    Gold, a classic safe-haven asset, remains well below its spring highs, and certain defensive sectors — notably utilities, telecommunications and health care — have struggled month-to-date.

    By Russ Koesterich, CFA
  • Financials

    Asset classes react differently to inflation and economic growth

    Regardless of the Fed’s monetary policy stance, increases in the rate of inflation are likely to push bond yields higher for all maturities, whether or not they’re investment-grade bonds or high-yield bonds.

    By Phalguni Soni
  • Materials

    Should you invest in silver and gold stocks or ETFs?

    In addition to the potential headwind from higher real rates, it’s also not clear that either metal is that mispriced. Valuing commodities is notoriously difficult, as there are no cash flows.

    By Russ Koesterich, CFA
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    Financials

    Trump and Soros Expected a Brexit, Jeffrey Gundlach Did Not

    Billionaire investor Jeffrey Gundlach had positioned himself expecting Bremain to pass. Gundlach, however, sold off his newly acquired European stock positions before the Brexit results impacted the Market.

    By Surbhi Jain
  • Why the RAAX Fund Is Bullish on Gold
    Materials

    Why the RAAX Fund Is Bullish on Gold

    Let’s take a look at some of the reasons why RAAX maintains a bullish or bearish position on certain asset classes.

    By VanEck
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    Materials

    Why the RAAX Fund Is Mostly Bullish on May Positioning

    RAAX remains fully invested across commodities, natural resource equities, and MLPs. As they were at launch, the largest weightings remain in diversified commodities (30%), gold bullion (20%), and agribusiness equities (20%).

    By VanEck
  • uploads///Central Bank gold buying
    Miscellaneous

    Central Banks Are Accumulating Gold due to Dollar Worries

    Central banks have been net buyers of gold (SGOL) since the beginning of the financial crisis of 2008.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Financials

    Gold: Mark Mobius Thinks Golden Years Are Ahead

    Mark Mobius endorsed gold. He predicted that gold (GLD) might top $1,500, which came true. The commodity traded at $1,514.5 at 8:45 AM ET.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
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    Materials

    Dalio’s Answer to the End of the Lower-Rate Era Is Gold

    Ray Dalio mentioned in a LinkedIn post on Wednesday that it’s important for investors to explore the market paradigm in which they’re currently operating.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Miscellaneous

    Why Mobius Says Investors Should Allocate at Least 10% to Gold

    Gold prices have seen a change in fortunes over the last month or so.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Materials

    Analyzing Standard Chartered’s Bullish Gold Outlook

    Standard Chartered precious metals analyst Suki Cooper is very positive about gold’s price outlook. As reported by CNBC, she said, “There’s a lot more interest in gold on a widespread basis. It’s not just tactical investors or ETF holders. it’s broad based.”

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Miscellaneous

    Credit Suisse Expects Gold Miners to Follow Gold Higher

    Credit Suisse (CS) is positive about gold prices (IAU) in 2019. The bank expects gold prices to average $1,280 per ounce in 2019.

    By Anuradha Garg
  • uploads///JPM_US Unemplymnet
    Financials

    JPMorgan Chase Expects Gold to Go Higher in 2019

    JPMorgan Chase (JPM) thinks that gold prices (GLD) should go higher. Right now, the Fed is patient on rate hikes.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Materials

    Deutsche Bank Upgraded Barrick Gold

    Barron’s reported that Deutsche Bank (DB) analyst Chris Terry has increased gold’s (GLD) (IAU) target price to $1,350 per ounce for 2019.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Healthcare

    These Assets Could Be Attractive If Fed Rethinks Inflation Course

    The Federal Reserve’s two main objectives are stabilizing prices and maximizing employment.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Materials

    How Gold Miners’ Costs Stack Up

    Barrick Gold (GOLD) reported AISC of $788 per ounce and a cost of sales of $980 per ounce in the fourth quarter.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Materials

    Gold Miners Fell Short of Replacing Their Reserves in 2018

    To achieve production growth in the long term, gold miners (GDX) (GDXJ) have to replace every ounce they take out of the ground.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Financials

    JPM Likes Gold, as Fed Might Let Inflation Overshoot Target

    The Federal Reserve has two main objectives: price stability and maximizing employment.

    By Anuradha Garg
  • uploads///Ray Dalio versus Buffett
    Materials

    Buffett versus Dalio on Gold: Whose Advice Should You Take?

    When it comes to investing in stocks, Berkshire Hathway’s (BRK.A) chair, Warren Buffett, and Bridgewater’s founder, Ray Dalio, have similar advice.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Miscellaneous

    Gold-Backed ETFs Started 2019 on a Positive Note—More Upside?

    According to the World Gold Council, holdings in gold-backed ETFs and similar products rose by 69 tons in 2018, equivalent to $3.4 billion worth of inflows.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Miscellaneous

    Central Banks Purchased the Most Gold in 50 Years in 2018

    According to the gold demand trend released by the World Gold Council on January 31, annual gold demand increased by 4% in 2018.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Miscellaneous

    What’s the Upside for Gold from the Fed’s Meeting This Week?

    Gold prices rose ~1.4% to a seven-month high on January 25. Gold prices briefly breached the psychologically important $1,300 per ounce mark.

    By Anuradha Garg
  • uploads///Hedge Funds
    Miscellaneous

    Why Gundlach and Einhorn Are Betting on Gold

    Jeffrey Gundlach said during Barron’s 2019 Roundtable that “Gold and commodities broadly should benefit this year.”

    By Anuradha Garg
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