First, let us look historically at silver’s performance compared to other store of value assets during periods with similar economic backdrops. According to Bloomberg LP data, during both the 1970s and early 2000s, we observed large increases to the money supply. As a result of this, both periods saw inflation increase and consistently negative real […]

The value of precious metals pouring into the country hit a 19-year high last year, a $55 billion influx that doubled the volume of 2019. Analysts and traders say the trend reflects rising demand among purchasers that range from Wall Street investment funds to ordinary people buying up bullion. Hot items include bullion coins such […]

The gold price plummeted to below US$1,760 this week as bond yields surged. This inverse relationship is often seen in markets, but what causes it? It’s easier to understand if you look at the wider context. Both bonds and gold are similar function when it comes to constructing investment portfolios: they provide a safe store […]

Gold tends to get all the glory in the investing world — it’s the go-to people think of when they want an alternative investment to traditional stocks and bonds. But from time to time, the financial spotlight falls on silver, and it shoots up in price, even outperforming its yellow-metal cousin in the market. For […]

Reddit users on the r/WallStreetBets forum tried to short squeeze silver prices, but that isn’t what really happened. Nonetheless, one firm believes the push into silver could provide a temporary tailwind for silver stocks. I n a report this week, RBC Capital Markets analyst Josh Wolfson and his team said the silver squeeze narrative is […]

Gold futures ended Wednesday at their highest in nearly two weeks. “Precious metals were supported above all by a weaker U.S. dollar, which fell further on the back of renewed strength for stock markets,” with U.S. benchmark stock indexes (^GSPC) climbing to new records amid “ongoing reflation trade,” said Fawad Razaqzada, market analyst at ThinkMarkets. […]

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Futures for gold on Wednesday finished solidly higher as precious metals traded against a backdrop of a weaker U.S. dollar and steady benchmark government bond yields. The competing factors for bullion—dollar weakness that has provided recent support and rising debt yields that can undercut appetite for haven metals—has gold values hemmed to a relatively tight […]

Gold prices are snapping their three-day losing streak today as investors are favoring the risk-off trade. The precious metal is up nearly 22% year-to-date, but it has been under selling pressure for the past three days, as traders have been busy booking their profits as 2020 comes to an end. There is no doubt that […]

The structural bull market in gold is set to continue in 2021 despite a more than three-month downtrend since the start of August, Goldman Sachs said in a note on Friday. The short-term weakness in gold could likely be explained by the rotation towards value from defensive assets like gold and long term growth stocks, […]