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    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
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Is Gold Falling Due to Unwarranted Optimism?

    Last year was a volatile year for the gold market. Softer demand from China and India, coupled with Trump’s victory, had immensely affected the precious metal.

    By VanEck
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    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
  • 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
  • Why the RAAX Fund Is Bullish on Gold
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    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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    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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    Why BNP Paribas Sees Gold Dropping Below $1,200 in 2019

    Unlike other banks, BNP Paribas has a negative bias for gold going into 2019. Harry Tchilinguirian, global head of commodity markets strategy at BNP Paribas, is negative on gold (SGOL)(GLD).

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Why the US Dollar Could Be Bullish for Gold in 2019

    The US dollar (UUP) has been on an upward trajectory in 2018 so far. Year-to-date, it’s up ~7.4% compared to other major global currencies.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Why the World Gold Council Thinks Gold Is ‘Interestingly Balanced’

    The World Gold Council (or WGC) chief Market Strategist and Head of Research, John Reade, analyzed gold’s performance in 2018.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Could the Yield Curve’s Inversion Mean a Recession?

    The yield curve mainly reflects bond market investors’ expectations of the Fed’s actions and future economic conditions.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Central Banks Buy Most Gold in Three Years

    According to the World Gold Council (or WGC), central banks’ gold (SGOL) buying has hit the highest level in almost three years for the quarter ended September 2018.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    US Jobs Growth Miss Was a Respite for Gold—How’s the Outlook?

    The US job additions in July reached only 157,000, lower than the expectations of 190,000 job additions.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    What Does the Flattening of the Yield Curve Mean for Gold?

    It doesn’t come as a surprise that Wall Street is concerned about a potential slowdown, as the spreads have significantly narrowed between the two-year and ten-year Treasury yields.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Real Insights

    Why Gold Gold Stayed Resilient in May

    Gold remained resilient in May, as the U.S. dollar strengthened considerably. The U.S. Dollar Index (DXY)1 gained 2.4% and closed the month at its highs for the year.

    By VanEck
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    Which Miners Are Closely Correlated to Gold?

    Over the past three years, HL and KGC have seen falling correlations with gold.

    By Meera Shawn
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    How the Correlation of Miners Moved amid Choppy Markets

    Over the past three years, PAAS, AUY, and GOLD have seen declining correlations with gold, while FNV saw a mixed correlation to gold.

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

    How Upswing in US Dollar Is Affecting Precious Metals

    The correlation between gold and the dollar since the beginning of 2018 is -0.85.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Materials

    Miners’ Correlations and How They’re Moving in April

    In this part of our series, we’ll look at the correlation between gold and four mining stocks.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Miners’ Correlation with Gold in April

    In this part of our series, we’ll look at the correlation between gold and four mining stocks: Franco-Nevada (FNV), Coeur Mining (CDE), Kinross Gold (KGC), and Eldorado Gold (EGO).

    By Meera Shawn
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    Miscellaneous

    What Mining Stocks’ Relative Strength Index Tells You

    The precious metals and miners were widely expected to react negatively after the Fed decided to hike interest rates.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Materials

    How These Mining Stocks Correlate with Gold

    In this part of the series, we’ll look at the correlation between gold and four select mining stocks.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Miscellaneous

    The Correlation of Miners So Far in March

    Mining stocks tend to move in accordance with gold prices.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Keeping an Eye on Mining Stocks’ Correlation with Gold

    Mining stocks’ correlation with gold is crucial, as gold is famously known as the big brother of precious metals.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Reading Mining Stocks’ Technicals in 2018

    Miners had a good start to 2018. They saw higher prices due to precious metals’ revival. As precious metals fell, so did the mining stocks.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Materials

    Analyzing Miners’ Correlations with Gold in January 2018

    In this part of the series, we’ll analyze the correlations of the movements of a group of mining stocks with gold.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Materials

    Analyzing the Technicals of Mining Stocks in January 2018

    Most mining stocks have risen during the past month due to the revival in precious metals prices.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Analyzing the Correlation of Gold to Miners in January 2018

    First Majestic Silver saw correlation drop during the past three years. On a three-year basis, its correlation with gold was 0.57.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Materials

    Interest Rate versus Gold: Interest Rate Wins Again

    Gold is a non-yield bearing asset that reacts negatively to rises in the interest rate.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Miscellaneous

    Mining Stocks Follow Precious Metals: Technical Insights

    New Gold, Agnico-Eagle Mines, Franco-Nevada, and Cia de Minas Buenaventura have call-implied volatilities of 45.2%, 24.4%, 21.7%, and 31.2%, respectively.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Materials

    Reading the Recent Gold-Silver Spread

    Among these spreads, the gold-silver spread is the most talked about because it measures the number of silver ounces it takes to buy a single ounce of gold.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Miscellaneous

    What Mining Stocks’ Indicators at the End of December Tell Us

    Agnico, Randgold, Yamana, and Barrick have call implied volatilities of 24.3%, 21.1%, 38.8%, and 22.8%, respectively.

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

    How the Dollar and Gold Moved in December

    Gold and the US dollar are mostly inversely related to each other.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Materials

    What Direction Is the Correlation of Miners Headed?

    On a year-to-date basis, AngloGold has seen the highest correlation to gold, while Cia De Minas has the lowest year-to-date correlation.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Analyzing Mining Stocks’ Post-Rate-Hike Movement

    Mining stock analysis In this part of the series, we’ll take a look at First Majestic Silver’s (AG), B2Gold’s (BTG), Goldcorp’s (GG), and New Gold’s (NGD) call-implied volatility and RSI (relative strength index) scores. Volatility analysis AG, BTG, GG, and NGD have call-implied volatility of 42.9%, 54.8%, 25.7%, and 52.4%, respectively. New Gold and Goldcorp have reported trailing-30-day […]

    By Meera Shawn
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    Chart in Focus: Technical Indicators of Mining Stocks

    Gold Fields, Wheaton Precious Metals, Pan American Silver, and IamGold have RSI scores of 36.7, 55.2, 41.9, and 44.4, respectively.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Miscellaneous

    Rate Hike Could Move Precious Metals and Miners

    Investors have their eyes set on the interest rates. A rise in the interest rates causes the demand for precious metals to fall.

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

    The Tax Reform Bill’s Impact on Precious Metals

    All four precious metals saw a down day on Monday, December 4, 2017, after the US dollar, in which the four metals are priced, rose $0.39%, propelled by the Senate passing its tax reform bill.

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

    Is the Dollar-Gold Relationship Getting Stronger?

    Precious metals have been closely associated with the movement of the US dollar over the last few months.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///Gold and Silver Movements
    Miscellaneous

    What Led to the Recent Rebound in Precious Metals?

    After a substantial slump on Monday, gold futures for December delivery rose 0.5% on Tuesday and closed at $1,281.7 per ounce.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Comparing Miners’ Correlation with Gold

    Correlation analysis Mining stocks’ performance usually depends on precious metal prices. Correlation analysis can give investors some perspective on how mining stocks relate to precious metals, especially gold. In this part of our series, we’ll look at four miners—Royal Gold (RGLD), Goldcorp (GG), Franco-Nevada (FNV), and Randgold Resources (GOLD)—and their correlation with gold. On Monday, the ETFS Physical […]

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

    India’s Gold Imports Have Fallen: What’s Going On?

    For India, gold imports have fallen 16% in value to ~$2.9 billion in October 2017 compared to $3.5 billion in the corresponding month last year.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Mining Stocks: Understanding Correlation

    When you look at mining stocks’ performance, it’s important to analyze their correlation with gold. These stocks typically take their directional cues from gold, which is the most dominant among precious metals.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///Gold and Silver Movements
    Miscellaneous

    Who’s Pro Gold and Who’s Not?

    Geopolitical events like the tensions with North Korea helped drive the price of gold higher in September 2017.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Miscellaneous

    What Mining Stocks’ Implied Volatility Tells Us

    As of October 24, 2017, Silver Wheaton (SLW), Yamana Gold (AUY), Barrick Gold (ABX), and AngloGold Ashanti (AU) had implied volatility readings of 30.8%, 48.4%, 29.1%, and 40.9%, respectively.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///Gold Platinum Ratio
    Miscellaneous

    Platinum Ratio Analysis: Which Way Is Platinum Moving?

    The gold-platinum spread was ~1.38 on October 23. The RSI (relative strength index) level for the gold-platinum spread is now at 93.9.

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

    Which Elements Impact Precious Metals?

    Gold fell for the third consecutive day on October 18, 2017, as the US dollar regained strength. However, October 19 was an up day for gold and silver.

    By Meera Shawn
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    A Brief New Look at the Technical Indicators of Mining Stocks

    The Physical Silver Shares (SIVR) and Physical Swiss Gold Shares (SGOL) witnessed rises on Friday, October 16, climbing 0.98% and 0.81%, respectively.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Materials

    Are North Korea Tensions Continuing to Affect Precious Metals?

    All the four precious metals saw an up day on Monday, October 9, 2017.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Miscellaneous

    Could North Korea Be Affecting Precious Metal Prices?

    North Korean tensions Like the US dollar, global tensions can be responsible for precious metal price fluctuations. North Korea has interpreted US president Donald Trump’s comments as a declaration of war, stating that Pyongyang has the right to take countermeasures, including shooting down US bombers outside of its airspace. The ongoing unrest in the Korean peninsula has led to a global […]

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///Gold versus VIX indicator
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    How North Korea Has Affected the Precious Metal Market

    Precious metals have been buoyed by tension in North Korea. If North Korea does another missile test, it could prompt investors to move to haven assets such as gold, silver, Treasuries, and major currencies.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Miners: Correlation Trends in August 2017

    Silver Wheaton has the highest correlation with gold, while Franco-Nevada has the lowest correlation.

    By Meera Shawn
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    What Miners’ Technical Indicators Suggest

    Most of the miners have seen an upswing in their prices over the past week.

    By Meera Shawn
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    A Look at Volatilities for Precious Metal Miners

    In this part of the series, we’ll look at some important technical indicators, including volatility figures and RSI levels for major miners.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Analyzing Miners’ Correlation in July 2017

    Royal Gold’s correlation fell from a three-year correlation of ~0.75 and a year-to-date correlation of ~0.72 with gold.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Materials

    How the Euro Pushed the Dollar Lower and What It Meant for Gold

    July 20, 2017, was an up day for the euro, which put downward pressure on the US dollar as represented by the U.S. Dollar Index (or DXY).

    By Meera Shawn
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    RSI Levels Have Fallen: Will Miners Rebound Soon?

    Gold and silver-based funds such as SGOL and SIVR are impacted by changes in precious metal prices. They fell due to the fall in precious metals on Friday.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Why Mining Stocks’ Relative Strength Levels Keep Falling

    In this article, we’ll take a look at the variables that determine how attractive particular mining stocks or shares are or could become.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Miscellaneous

    A Look at the Gold-Silver Ratio in June 2017

    The gold-silver spread touched a peak of 85 in late 2008. The RSI level of the gold-silver ratio is 80.8, suggesting a possible pullback in the spread.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Miscellaneous

    What’s the Volatility of Mining Stocks?

    Though the precious metals survived the Fed’s interest rate hike, the miners took a hit. Most mining stocks saw a considerable down day on Wednesday.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Miscellaneous

    The Ups and Downs of the Dollar and Gold

    On June 6, 2017, the US Dollar Index plunged to its lowest level in seven months, which helped dollar-denominated precious metals regain value.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Miscellaneous

    Are RSI Numbers Moving Away from or Close to Critical Levels?

    Investors are constantly speculating about the impact on precious metals of a possible Fed rate hike in June. Let’s look at some 14-day RSI scores and implied volatility.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Volatility for Precious Metal Miners: Movement Going Forward

    The ETFS Physical Swiss Gold (SGOL) and the ETFS Physical Silver (SIVR) have risen 8.5% and 4.1%, respectively, on a year-to-date basis as of May 18, 2017.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Miscellaneous

    What’s the Correlation between the Dollar and Gold in Last 5 Days?

    One of the critical elements that plays on precious metals besides the overall market sentiment is the US dollar.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Miscellaneous

    How the Dollar’s Revival Is Impacting Precious Metals in May

    The US Dollar Index, which prices the dollar against a basket of six major world currencies, has risen ~0.46% on a trailing-five-day basis.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Miscellaneous

    Will the Dollar Get Burned by Another Rate Hike?

    While the US dollar has seen a decline in 2017, the increased possibility of a Fed rate hike in June could give the currency some breathing room.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Inside the Monthly Mining Correlations as of May 3

    Metal investors have to study upward and downward trends as price change predictability can be affected by rises and falls in precious metal prices.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Miscellaneous

    Gauging the Role of the US Dollar in the April 19 Fall of Precious Metals

    Another important phenomenon that played on the fall of precious metals on Wednesday, April 19, was the upswing of the US dollar.

    By Meera Shawn
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    How Miners’ Correlations to Gold Are Trending

    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///Gold versus VIX indicator
    Miscellaneous

    Upcoming French Elections Could Impact Gold

    Since the French elections are right around the corner, investors might start parking their money in safe-haven assets like gold.

    By Meera Shawn
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    How Is Gold Fields’ Correlation with Gold Trending?

    Turbulence in markets due to the viability of the Trump Administration, the upcoming French elections, and the Brexit vote caused precious metals to rise.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Analyzing the Gold-Silver Spread as Investors Await Further Cues

    When analyzing the precious metals market, it’s important to take a look at the relationship between gold (SGOL) and silver (SIVR).

    By Meera Shawn
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Did Mining Stocks Correlate with Gold in March 2017?

    Yamana’s correlation with gold has increased from a three-year correlation of ~0.74 to a one-year correlation of ~0.80.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    What Are Mining Stock Correlation Trends Telling Us Now?

    We’ve begun to see a positive impact on mining shares, mining shares had been facing losses after Fed’s interest rate hike.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    What GLD’s Fund Flows amid Current Instability Could Mean

    GLD has seen a rise of 8.6% since the beginning of 2017, closely tracking the performance of gold.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Understanding Mining Companies’ Latest Correlation Movements

    Amid the recent turbulence in markets, precious metals have begun to rise, but we’ve only seen the slightest positive impact on mining shares.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///Gold to Silver Ratio
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Where Is the Gold-Silver Ratio Headed?

    When analyzing the precious metals market, it’s important to take a look at the relationship between gold and silver.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    These Mining Stocks Have Downward Trending Correlations with Gold

    Uncertainty in the market significantly affects the performances of precious metals. It also affects precious metals mining stocks, which are known to closely track precious metals.

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

    What Scenarios Decide How Precious Metals Move?

    The directional move of the interest rate is a crucial determinant of the direction precious metals will take.

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

    A Look at the Gold-Platinum Ratio

    The demand for platinum has been very fragile over the past few years due to concerns about sales of diesel-based vehicles.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///Gold to Silver Ratio
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Reading the Ups and Downs of the Gold-Silver Spread

    The gold-silver spread was trading at 68.5 on February 23, 2017. The spread suggests that it took 68.5 ounces of silver to buy a single ounce of gold.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Mining Stocks and Gold Prices: Reading the Correlation

    It’s important to understand which mining stocks have overperformed and underperformed precious metals.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Analyzing the Correlations of Precious Metals Mining Stocks

    Mining companies that have high correlations with gold include B2Gold (BTG), Royal Gold (RGLD), Agnico Eagle Mines (AEM), and Primero Mining (PPP).

    By Meera Shawn
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Inside Gold’s Upward and Downward Correlation Trends

    Precious metal prices have risen due to uncertainty since Donald Trump won the US presidential election.

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

    Is Gold-Palladium Becoming Stagnant?

    Among the four precious metals, palladium has shown the strongest performance, and its market fundamentals are upward scaling.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Precious Metal Miners: Their Volatilities in January 2017

    Precious metal mining stocks are known to closely track the performance of their respective precious metals.

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

    How GDP Numbers Impacted Gold and the Dollar

    The reason behind the fall of the dollar on Friday, January 27, 2017, was lower-than-expected GDP numbers. The DXY ended the day 0.10% higher.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///Gold to Silver Ratio
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How the Gold-Silver Ratio Looks in January 2017

    The gold-silver spread has fallen drastically since the beginning of 2016. The most recent spread marked gold’s highest premium over silver since July 2016.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Inside the Gold-Silver Ratio: Where It’s Trading, What It Means

    Precious metals surged at the start of 2016. By the end of 2016, however, the precious metal markets had become choppy.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Will the Shari’ah Standard on Gold Be a Game-Changer?

    In December, the AAOIFI and the WGC (World Gold Council) issued, for the first time, Shari’ah standard to deal with the use of gold (GDX) (GDXJ) as an investment in the Islamic finance industry.

    By VanEck
  • uploads///Gold price versus DXY Currency
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    US Dollar Played on Gold in 2016

    The correlation between gold and the US Dollar Index is -0.36. It means that about 36.0% of the time, gold and the dollar move in opposite directions.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///Gold to Silver Ratio
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Could the Gold-Silver Spread Revert in the Long Run?

    Precious metals surged at the start of 2016. However, the past few months have been choppy, and precious metals have fallen drastically.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    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.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Gold Was True Source of Diversified Return, Unlike Smart Beta

    Smart beta ETFs track growth, value, dividend yield, and minimum volatility. Recently, they’ve been buoyed by a strong market sentiment after the US elections.

    By Sushree Mohanty
  • uploads///Gold to Silver Ratio
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Has the Gold-Silver Ratio Trended in 2016?

    Gold and silver have been strong for the past few days. However, silver has substantially outperformed gold year-to-date.

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

    Could Gold Be Oil- and Inflation-Dependent?

    Analysts believe the fluctuation in gold can be tracked through the OPEC meetings. If they lead to higher oil prices, there could be inflationary pressure across global economies.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    What Do the Fundamentals of the Mining Companies Indicate?

    Precious metal–based funds such as the Physical Silver Shares ETF (SIVR) and the Physical Swiss Gold Shares ETF (SGOL) have seen their returns fall in the past few months.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Reading the RSI Levels and Volatilities of Mining Companies

    Many of the fluctuations in precious metals have been determined by the Federal Reserve’s interest rate stance. These variations play on precious metals funds.

    By Meera Shawn
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    A Look at the Volatility and RSI Levels for Miners

    The RSI for mining giants Newmont, Sibanye, Gold Fields, and Silver Wheaton fell due to their falling share prices.

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

    Fed’s Hawkish Stance: Why It Impacted Precious Metals

    Last week was rough for precious metals. Gold, silver, platinum, and palladium all fell. Gold had the biggest weekly fall in about three years.

    By Meera Shawn
  • uploads///World Gold Holdings as of February
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Is Russia Stocking Gold?

    Since gold prices have been rising, Russia—the world’s third-largest gold producer—has been successfully adding to its reserves.

    By Meera Shawn
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