Gold investing 2014 update: Gold prices have had a strong first half in 2014. At the midpoint in July, the yellow metal had gone up 9.2% in value.
Investors in physical gold have benefited from the rise. Throughout the year, gold has consistently outperformed other major asset classes like U.S. treasuries and equities.
Gold’s outperformance isn’t ending anytime soon. Money Morning Resource Specialist Peter Krauth sees more gains on the horizon, and that is good news for gold investing…
Two Clashing Themes in Gold News Have Been Flat Lining Prices Since April
Two themes have dominated gold news the last few months, and both have opposite effects on gold price.Together, they've flat lined the yellow metal...
2 Gold Mining Stocks Flashed a "Buy" Signal with Earnings This Week
Gold mining stocks have benefitted from gold prices' 6.24% rise in 2014 - with some rising as much as 13 times the gain in physical gold.
This week, Money Morning Resource Specialist Peter Krauth had his eye on two gold mining stocks that were due to release earnings: Franco-Nevada Corp. (NYSE: FNV) and Royal Gold Inc. USA (Nasdaq: RGLD).Here's how they did - and why both are "Buys" for investors in gold mining stocks...
Why Gold Prices Today Are Skyrocketing Above $1,300 an Ounce
Gold prices today (Wednesday) were up a whopping $18.70 an ounce (up 1.43%) as of 12:30 p.m. EDT. Spot gold traded at $1,307.30 an ounce after closing at $1,288.60 an ounce in the previous session.Here’s what’s moving the yellow metal up so much today…
Why Gold Prices Fell 3.3% in July After an Early Climb
Gold prices are up for the year, but fell 3.3% in July.
Gold started the month off strong as geopolitical conflict rocked parts of Europe.Here are the two market forces that derailed gold’s climb…
Strangest Gold Market News of 2014: Top Refinery Loses 2.7 Tons of Gold
Gold market news, July 30, 2014: On July 25, South Africa's Rand Refinery - the biggest processing facility for gold in Africa and one of the biggest worldwide - announced it will receive a shareholder loan to make up for "lost" 87,000 ounces (2.7 tons) of physical gold in its inventory. The press release describes what amounts to a $112 million loss at current gold prices, making this one of the strangest stories to hit the gold market in 2014.This is incredibly embarrassing...
- The "Secret" Agreement That's About to Manipulate Gold Prices May 19 was a big day for gold prices worldwide - perhaps the biggest this year. On that day the powerful European central banks announced the signing of the fourth Central Bank Gold Agreement. While that may sound harmless, it’s anything but. Here’s the real story behind the CBGA’s involvement in the direction of gold prices…
How the Gold Spot Price Will React to the Federal Reserve Meeting This Week
Watch for the gold spot price - the price of gold for immediate delivery - to make dramatic moves as the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meets this week.
It has already had a volatile morning ahead of the meeting's Tuesday kickoff.Here’s what the current gold prices did this morning, and the two big policies to watch coming out of the Fed meeting that will move the yellow metal this week….
Why Gold Mining Stocks Are Soaring in 2014
Gold prices have notched a 7% rise year to date as of late July, but the yellow metal has had its fair share of ups and downs in 2014.
Gold mining stocks, on the other hand, have risen higher, and posted some eye-popping returns for investors.Money Morning Global Resource Specialist Peter Krauth explains what's going on...
Current Gold Prices Move Lower Tuesday as They Follow This Familiar Pattern
Current gold prices shifted lower on Tuesday morning due to profit taking.Here’s the current gold price, what’s moving the yellow metal in a similar pattern to what we saw last week, plus our latest gold price chart...
The Dow Jones Industrial Average Plummets 161 Points After Malaysian Plane Crash
The Dow Jones Industrial Average was hammered on Thursday and the S&P Volatility Index soared after a Malaysian Airlines plane crashed in a Ukrainian war zone on suspicions it was struck by a missile. In addition, multiple big name brands slumped heavily after failing to meet second-quarter earnings expectations.
Commodity prices in gold, oil, and agriculture saw strong gains as investors fled to hard assets.Here is where U.S. markets closed on Thursday, plus the top stories that affected the stock market today...
What the Gold Price Did Today
Gold for August delivery, the most actively traded contract, rose $4.50, or 0.3%, to $1,310.60 an ounce in morning trading. Spot gold gained $2.70 to $1,310.Find out what moved the gold price today - and this week - here...