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Why the Price of Gold Today Is Climbing

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The price of gold today is climbing 1.5%, or $17, to $1,190 this morning, continuing a strong run for the precious metal. Gold prices have now climbed roughly 12% in 2016 and should continue to climb even higher...

The price of gold today is climbing as stocks continue to be extremely volatile.

But there have also been some significant developments on a macroeconomic basis that have driven gold higher in the past week.

Here's exactly what has been driving the price of gold in February...

Gold Prices Today Hit 3-Month Highs – Here's Where They're Headed

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Gold prices today (Wednesday) rose to three-month highs after a weaker than expected U.S. ISM non-manufacturing report had investors piling into gold.

Just before noon Wednesday, spot gold was trading up $10, or 0.89%, at $1,140.00 an ounce.

Here's what is driving gold prices today and in 2016...

This Week's Spot Gold Rally Is Just the Start in 2016

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Spot gold prices slipped $9, or 0.80%, Thursday morning to $1,116.70 an ounce as many investors took profits following a week of gains for gold prices.

And while spot gold was down today, dovish comments from the U.S. Federal Reserve yesterday were a big indication that gold prices will continue climbing in 2016.

Here's how high spot gold prices will climb this year...

Gold Prices Today Are Up – Can They Stay There?

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Gold prices today are up. Global market volatility has driven investors into the protective precious metal.

The question is if gold prices will rise for the year, or have another down year, despite the increasing reasons to buy gold.

Here's a look at the current state of gold investing in 2016...

Why Gold Prices Will Soar in 2016

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Gold prices were slightly lower today (Thursday) as markets calmed, but we still see gold prices soaring in 2016. In fact, investing in gold is one of the smartest decisions investors can make during this extreme market volatility.

But first, here's what caused gold prices to dip today...

The Best Gold ETF to Buy in 2016 When Prices Rebound

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Buying into a gold ETF is one of our top recommendations for 2016, as Money Morning experts remain extremely bullish on gold prices.

And now is a great time to buy into a gold ETF, as Money Morning Resource Investing Specialist Peter Krauth says gold prices are set to soar in 2016...

Why Today's Gold Price Is a Great Buying Opportunity

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Today's gold price hit a seven-week high as fresh geopolitical concerns sparked further safe-haven buying in the precious metal.

In early morning trading, today's gold price was up $14.20, or 1.32%, at $1,092.70 an ounce. Traders are closely watching to see if the precious metal can top $1,100, a level last seen on Nov. 4.

Even with the gains, today's gold prices provide a buying opportunity...

Rise in Gold Prices Today Can't Prevent Third Straight Yearly Loss

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Gold prices today (Thursday) were mostly flat, meaning gold prices are now on pace to log their third consecutive annual loss.

In early morning trading of the last session of 2015, spot gold prices today were trading higher by $1.10, or 0.1%, to $1,062.10 an ounce. That followed an $8.20, or 0.8%, decline to $1,060.10 an ounce Wednesday.

Here's what investors can expect from gold prices today and in 2016...

What's Next for Gold Prices Following the December Fed Meeting

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Gold prices are in focus this week as the U.S. central bank prepares for its December meeting on Tuesday and Wednesday.

The U.S. Federal Reserve is widely expected to raise interest rates this week for the first in nearly a decade, and the move will have a big impact on gold prices. The market-implied odds of the first interest rate increase since June 2006 are roughly 81%.

Here's what to expect from gold prices after the Fed's meeting this week...

Why Today's Gold Price Is So Low Right Now

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As it turns out, Black Friday's best sales were neither in electronics, clothing, or gadgets. Instead, they came from today's gold price.

That's because on the biggest shopping day of the year, gold prices hit a new six-year low.

Closing at $1,055.90 per ounce on Friday, Nov. 27, on the New York Mercantile Exchange, gold's popularity seemed to also hit a new low since the February 2010 price of $1,045 per ounce.

But as you'll see, while the near-term reasons for a lower gold price are familiar ones, the reaction to these low prices was not typical...

Gold Price Today Climbing Following Paris Attacks

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The gold price today rose more than 1.4% in early trading to a 10-day high of $1,097.90.

Investors piled into the safe-haven asset Monday following the weekend attacks in Paris that killed at least 129 people.

Here's what you need to know about gold prices now...

Gold Price Today Touches Key Level – Here's What's Next into 2016

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The Fed has been moving the gold price today with speeches and speculation on an interest rate hike.

That and this gold industry report are giving us clues as to where gold prices are heading...

Take a look...

Gold Price Forecast Today Based on These Technical Indicators

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Our new gold price forecast today uses technical analysis to shed light on where gold's short- and mid-term price path is going.

Gold has had a bit of roller coaster action over the past few months. In October, the gold price did an almost complete round trip: It started the month around $1,107, blasted up to $1,185 by mid-month, and finally gave it all back by month's end.

To get a better gold price forecast for the end of 2015, let's dig a little deeper...

Gold Prices Today Moving After Hawkish FOMC Statements

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Gold prices today (Friday) were down a modest $1.70 at $1,145 in early trading as precious metal traders continue to tread cautiously after a hawkish FOMC statement pressured the yellow metal.

The Fed has made it clear a December interest rate hike is still quite possible.

But easy monetary measures from other global central banks should provide catalysts that will cushion the yellow metal....

Gold and Silver Prices Today Move Higher as U.S. Dollar Declines

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Gold and silver prices today settled at their highest level in four months as the Fed remains dovish and the U.S. dollar prepares for a weekly loss.

The dollar has fallen 1.9% so far this month and is on track to lose more than 0.5% this week.

Here's everything you need to know about today's movement...