Over the weekend, the buzzword “mobilization of nuclear weapons” was heard in the media. In the ears of investors, the loud saber-rattling sounded like the starting signal for a gold and silver rally. Events then rolled over in sequence: Russian accounts were frozen, the SWIFT system was disconnected, and there […]
Barrick Gold, Ximen Mining, Yamana Gold — Outperform with Gold Stocks!
Unsettled times are good for gold investors. The precious metal has risen by 5% since the beginning of the year. At times it was quoted above the USD 1,900 per ounce mark again. The shares of Barrick and Yamana gained about 20% during this period. The NYSE Arca Gold BUGS […]
Shell, Ximen Mining, Newmont: Will Gold Follow the Oil Price Rally?
Now that the oil price has long since cracked the USD 90 mark, gold is also picking up significantly. The precious metal lingered only briefly on the much-cited interest rate worries. The theoretical reasoning behind this is that if the interest rate rises, non-interest-bearing gold loses its attractiveness. This assumption […]
Gold Outlook 2022 Report
The World Gold Council presents the 2022 Gold Outlook report. Gold may face similar dynamics in 2022 to those of last year, as competing forces support and curtail its performance. Near term, the gold price will likely react to real rates in response to the speed at which global central […]
The Bitcoin Chartbook 2022: Is This Halving Cycle Over?
The first edition 2022 Bitcoin Chartbook is here! Start off the new year with this comprehensive bitcoin resource from Incrementum AG. “After every previous halving Bitcoin performed extremely strong for many months just to correct sharply thereafter. We have entered the time period which previously always has been crucial and therefore […]
The Upside Down Year in Gold and Silver – Eric’s Yearly Wrap Up
What a great way to close our 2021 Monthly Wrap Up series with a special Yearly Wrap Up courtesy of Eric Sprott. After a frustrating year where many things that would typically send precious metals higher had the opposite effect, what should an investor do? Host Craig Hemke sits down […]
Central Bank Digital Currencies and Gold
Source: Gold Hub Executive Summary Together with our partners at OMFIF, we have written a report on the development of central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) and the implications for the gold market. CBDCs can potentially enable a wide range of new features. Money can become programmable, allowing policymakers to incentivise […]
The “Early Innings” of the Precious Metals Cycle – Monthly Wrap Up
As we close out the month of October, it’s been a tough year so far for precious metals investors. But are trends starting to change? Host Craig Hemke sits down with Tavi Costa of Crescat Capital to break down all the gold and silver news you need to read the positive signs coming out […]