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Of all safe haven investments to choose from, gold is the best.
If you want to understand why I’m such a big proponent of biotech-related investments, just look at a stunning report released earlier in the quarter by the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics, a unit of IMS Holdings Inc. (NYSE: IMS).
The study – “Medicine Use and Spending Shifts: A Review of the Use of Medicines in the U.S. in 2014″- found that total drug sales in America increased by more than $43 billion last year.
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The gold/silver ratio is more than a price comparison of two precious metals.
This calculation helps identify the relative values of these metals to each other. It tells you if gold and silver are cheap or expensive.
If you want to know why the gold price today slipped off Monday's four-week high, here's all you need to know...
If you want to know why the gold price today was up after some dismal performance, here's all you need to know...
Gold prices today (Friday) fell to fresh new lows below the $1,200-an-ounce threshold for the first time since mid-December.
In theory, we have free markets, where manipulation is illegal and punishable.
We've found that's not often the case in the financial markets.
Unfortunately, this web of "disruptive practices" and "market rigging" is not likely to change any time soon.
Despite a government "crackdown" on illegalities that occasionally makes the headlines.
The problem may be especially manifest in the futures market.
After being on track for a third-straight session gain, gold prices today (Wednesday) plummeted following afternoon announcements from the U.S. Federal Reserve.
Today (Thursday), gold fell to its lowest level since January. There are three reasons why today's gold price is going down...
A few years ago I issued a gold price forecast of $5,000 an ounce. I still believe that's a realistic price target - and now prominent gold mining experts are following suit.
Rob McEwen, founder and former chair and CEO of GoldCorp, said in a recent interview, "I'm a long-term believer in gold and I see it ultimately getting to $5,000 an ounce."
Indian gold demand fell 39% at 204.1 tons in the second quarter according to data released by the World Gold Council (WGC) last week. Gold jewelry demand was also down 18% at 154.5 tons.
Import duties leftover from a currency crisis in 2013 have stifled Indian gold demand from their origination through this Q2.
Gold news update: Gold prices today (Wednesday) coming off two and a half months of lows.
Gold price forecast, Aug. 29, 2014: Buying gold during the late days of summer has proved to be a winning trade for most of the last two decades, according to Bloomberg.
Indeed, September is historically gold's best month. Over the last 20 years, the yellow metal has seen an average gain of 3% in September.
With gold prices up some 360% over the last decade, the lure of easy profits has created a whole new industry - illegal gold mining.
But the practice is hurting legitimate gold miners and costing countries millions in taxes and export revenue.
The SPDR Gold Trust Exchange-Traded Fund (NYSE Arca: GLD), one of the two major gold ETFs that trade in the United States, dropped more than 1.2% last week, from $124.77 to $123.18.