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Gold and Silver News: COMEX, US Mint, and Reserve Bank of India All Make Moves in September

There’s no better store of value and hedge against financial uncertainty than physical gold, silver, platinum, and palladium. Readers of GoldStockBull probably don’t need to be convinced of this. This month has seen some notable developments in gold and silver news. COMEX Gold recently set a record for its ratio of paper contracts to physical [...]

By |2018-09-10T13:30:57+00:00September 8th, 2018|Gold & Silver Commentary, Political Commentary|

BIS and IMF Warn of Risk In Financial Markets That Surpasses That of 2008 Crisis

In his most recent book, The Road to Ruin: The Global Elites’ Secret Plan for the Next Financial Crisis, former CIA analyst Jim Rickards notes that some of the biggest financial bodies in the world have been warning of excessive risk in financial markets since 2014. Through a series of published papers, press releases, and [...]

By |2018-08-31T13:08:40+00:00August 31st, 2018|Gold & Silver Commentary, Political Commentary, Predictions|

3 Recent Risks Showing the US Dollar Might Not Remain World Reserve Currency for Long

It’s no secret that the world reserve currency, the US dollar (USD), is on borrowed time. With each passing day, nations that have grown tired of the American government’s behavior, sanctions, tariffs, etc. continue to make moves away from the US dollar. The BRICS nations, in particular (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa), have [...]

By |2018-08-30T10:22:56+00:00August 30th, 2018|Commodities, Cryptocurrencies, Gold & Silver Commentary|

A Fed Rate Hike at the Wrong Time Could Spell Disaster

For the first time in ten years, the Fed has recently begun reducing its balance sheet. It has also been raising interest rates. This is a complete turnaround from nearly a decade’s worth of printing money (also known as quantitative easing or QE) and enacting Zero Interest Rate Policy (ZIRP) to boost the economy. The [...]

By |2018-08-23T02:39:48+00:00August 23rd, 2018|Gold & Silver Commentary, Political Commentary|

Panic Selling, Investor Psychology, and Why Contrarians Are the Biggest Winners

So far, 2018 has seen some dramatic panic selling across almost all financial markets. Metals have tanked. Stocks have become volatile and have declined about 10% from all-time highs. The bond market has taken a hit as central banks have begun slowly raising interest rates (for now). And the total market cap of all cryptocurrencies [...]

CFTC Data Shows Gold Speculators Net Short for First Time Since 2001

The gold price sank to a new 2018 low around $1,165 per ounce this past week. This is the lowest level since January of 2017 and there has been only one other dip in late 2015 that was lower. Other than these points, you have to go back to 2010 to find the gold price [...]

By |2018-08-20T12:15:53+00:00August 19th, 2018|Gold & Silver Commentary|

Treasure Ship Found with $130 Billion in Gold is Likely Fake News

On July 18th, a South Korean company claimed to have found the wreck of a Russian warship holding $130 billion in gold. Shinil Marine said it had discovered the wreck of the Dmitrii Donskoi, a Russian armored cruiser sunk in 1905 after fighting Japanese warships off South Korea’s Ulleung Island. It was reported that a staggering [...]

By |2018-07-29T11:03:20+00:00July 26th, 2018|Gold & Silver Commentary|

Will the Bitcoin ETF Push Prices Higher, as the Gold-Backed ETF Did?

When the first physical gold exchange-traded-fund (ETF) was launched in the United States in November of 2004, it had a huge impact on the gold market. The SPDR Gold Trust made it faster and easier for investors to get exposure to gold. Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) give traders access to the incremental price movements of physical gold, [...]

By |2018-07-26T00:32:34+00:00July 25th, 2018|bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies, Gold & Silver Commentary|

Bitcoin Rockets $400 Higher in 30 Minutes as Bullish News Continues

The price of Bitcoin dipped below $6,000 yesterday, June 28th, and was consolidating around support in the $5,800 to $5,900 range. It was fairly steady within that range for roughly 24 hours and then suddenly rocketed $400 higher an hour ago, climbing from $5,900 to $6,300 in under 30 minutes! Someone with deep pockets just [...]

By |2018-06-29T17:34:40+00:00June 29th, 2018|Gold & Silver Commentary|

Gold and Silver: Inching Toward a Bull Market Trajectory?

Gold and silver prices jumped to new highs versus the US dollar on Thursday (breaching the $1300 and $17 per-ounce marks respectively), despite the fact that the Federal Reserve hiked interest rates and also stated that there could be further hikes in the coming days. The very next day, however, gold and silver prices fell [...]

By |2018-06-18T10:33:52+00:00June 18th, 2018|Gold & Silver Commentary|