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 2016 is a US presidential election year. What does it mean for gold? Theory of Presidential Election Cycle According to the theory of presidential election cycle, US stock markets are weakest in the year following the election of a new US president. However,
Gold is largely dependent on moves made by the Federal Reserve. To be sure comments made by the Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen recently snapped a losing streak that we've seen in the price of the precious metal. Today, we'll talk about the statements made by Yellen…
On Tuesday, Fed Chair Janet Yellen delivered a speech entitled “The Outlook, Uncertainty, and Monetary Policy” at the Economic Club of New York. What can we learn from it? The Good As usual, Yellen reiterated in her speech to the Economic Club of New York that th
Many who have arrived at this site know that in addition to being an active investor in the precious metals markets, I am also an outspoken critic of the US and Western involvement in the wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, and beyond. Such criticism comes from my direct expe
The idea of helicopter money is gaining popularity right now. What is it and how would it affect the gold market? Some Background The faith in monetary policy has recently diminished as central banks have not been able to spur global growth and consumer prices. Th
The Central Banks around the world are resorting to measures never before seen in history. For thousands of years, the boom and bust cycle has been part of a natural reoccurring business economic cycle.  The economy autocorrects itself by punishing the excesse
Last week the gold price saw a big pullback after the best start to the year since 1974. By the end of the week, market sentiment was poor. Commentators were almost as negative as at the New Year though not all of them. Elliott-Wave chartist Avi Gilbert noted that wh
No matter if you're a gold investor, stock investor, options trader, or any other type of investor, chances are that you've been watching the Federal Reserve closely. As we get closer and closer to the month of April, markets are starting to adjust, and for good reason.
Yesterday, the price of gold decreased despite terrorist attacks in the heart of the European Union just a day before. What caused the decline and what does it mean for the gold market? It Was Supposed to Be So Beautiful It should have been a good week for gold. O
Gold prices have been following a roller coaster for quite some time. In the beginning of the year, the value of the precious metal was climbing as the global stock market was struggling in a big way. However, as stocks started to recover in February, the value of gold