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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...

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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...

Price of Gold Today Rises – Here's What's Next

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The price of gold is up more than 1% today.

This gold price rise continues a climb that started weeks ago. Can gold keep going higher in 2016?

To find out the latest investor info on the gold price, read on...

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...

The Generational Investments to Stay Safe in This Market

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Stocks actually rose last week, although you'd be hard-pressed to find an investor or hedge fund manager who is feeling good about things right now.

But the Dow Jones Industrial Average did in fact gain 105 points or 0.7% to close at 16,093.53 while the S&P 500 rose by 1.4% or 27 points to 1906.90. The Nasdaq Composite Index, home of the FANGS, added 2.3% to close at 4591.18. But as the title of the novel goes, it's "been down so long it looks like up to me."

All three markets are still down sharply on the year and many hedge funds are nursing double digit losses just three weeks into the year.

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 Gold Prices Could Rocket in 2016

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There's extreme value in being an investor who's willing to "zig" when the rest of the masses are "zagging."

No one proves that point better than the legendary investor I'm going to tell you about today.

His strategy and approach are so effective, in fact, that our Chief Investment Strategist, Keith Fitz-Gerald, is using it right now on three stocks that should prove to be among the smartest Contrarian investing moves of this year - and beyond.

And you're going to be able to participate, too...

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...

Gold Price Today Slips and Nears 10% Fall for 2015

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The gold price today has slipped about $9.60 to $1,066.30 an ounce. Gold is headed to end 2015 down about 10%.

Now that the year's most anticipated financial announcement - a U.S. Federal Reserve rate hike - is history, it's time to look at what's ahead for gold prices in 2016.

Texas Gold Depository Will Be a Haven from a Shaky Financial System

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The Lone Star state is well on the way to repatriating its gold from a New York bank vault to its own Texas Gold Depository.

The Texas Gold Depository will also store other precious metals – both for the state and its citizens. Digital technology will allow the deposits to be spendable, making this monetary system a fully functional alternative to the Federal Reserve’s U.S. dollar.

Here’s why the state feels the Texas God Depository is necessary…

Gold Price Updates Show Resilience into 2016

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This gold price update shows how the U.S. Federal Reserve rate hike really affected gold, plus what's next for gold before 2016.

Get caught up on your gold price news right here...

Gold Price Today and Where It's Headed

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The gold price today is up $2.80 to $1,062.90 ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve meeting likely to cause a bump in markets.

Here's what went down last week, and what to watch this week, to know what's next for gold...

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...