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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|

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|

China’s Nuclear Option in Trade Wars and Russia’s Nuclear Option in Real War

The United States and China are entrenched in an escalating trade war with tit-for-tat tariffs reaching towards $300 billion annually ($150b on each side). Some believe there is no doubt that the United States would win a trade war. Perhaps this is true, but we have to ask as what expense? China's Nuclear Option in [...]

Rising Geopolitical Tensions Ignite Fire Under Gold and Silver Prices

Geopolitical tensions have lit a fire under gold and silver prices. A confluence of factors has finally pushed gold and silver above key technical resistance levels. Gold hit a 5-month high, rising over $20 (1.5%) to $1,275. It is the highest print for gold since the election of Trump. Silver also rocketed higher, climbing more than 40 [...]

U.S. Strikes Syria, Gold and Silver Spike Higher

U.S. Navy warships fired 50+ Tomahawk missiles at a Syrian military base a few hours ago. It was the first direct American assault on the Syrian government and Donald Trump's most dramatic military order since becoming president. This attack was in response to the chemical attack in Syria that killed over 70 people, including up to [...]

By |2017-04-07T10:21:35+00:00April 6th, 2017|Gold & Silver Commentary, Political Commentary|

Failure of Obamacare Repeal Helps Push Gold Higher, But $1,250 Resistance Holds

Republicans were forced to pull their bill to replace Obamacare from the floor of the GOP-controlled House today, lacking sufficient support. This has helped to push gold higher, but technical resistance has held thus far. Gold has been in rally mode lately after a v-shaped correction and recovery during the month of March. In the first [...]

10 Predictions for 2017: Gold, Stocks, Trump, Putin and War

"As for me, all I know is that I know nothing." - Socrates The quote is a paradox within itself, but sums up the outlook of anyone that has gleaned a grain of wisdom in their life. Yet, here I am offering predictions for the future, a thing one could know with even less certainty [...]

Gold Under Pressure as FBI Clears Clinton Again

Gold is down $15 or 1% in early Asian trading as the FBI said it stood by its earlier finding that no criminal charges were warranted against Democrat Hillary Clinton just two days ahead of the U.S. election. Silver is also down over 1% as the dollar has bounced on the news. U.S. equity futures are higher [...]

By |2017-03-23T14:06:47+00:00November 6th, 2016|Gold & Silver Commentary, Political Commentary|

Gold Spikes, Stocks Sink as FBI Re-Opens Clinton Email Investigation

FBI Director James Comey said Friday the bureau is reviewing new emails related to Hillary Clinton's time as secretary of state, according to a letter sent to eight congressional committee chairmen, a surprise development with 11 days until the election. The surprising news jolts a presidential race that had largely settled as Republican presidential nominee [...]

By |2017-03-23T14:06:47+00:00October 28th, 2016|Gold & Silver Commentary, Political Commentary|