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Gold Is Crushing It So Far This Year

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This is an exciting time for gold.

After another annual loss in 2015, its fourth year in a row, the precious metal has plotted a new course, one that has ferried it to the lead position among all other major asset classes in 2016.

Here's why investing in gold is one of the best moves to make now...

Buy Gold in 2016 Because of These Two "Flashing" Signals

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One of our top recommendations at Money Morning this year is that investors should buy gold in 2016. While gold prices have climbed already in 2016, there are two “flashing” signals that show the price of gold will climb even higher this year.

Before we get to those signals, here’s how gold prices have trended in 2016…

Here's Your Latest Gold Spot Price Moves and Forecast

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As the U.S. markets have moved sideways in the past week, gold has been in consolidation mode. Today the gold spot price is around $1,223.20 - down $9.50.

Gold traders have done some profit-taking as the gold price has bounced in a range between roughly $1,205 and $1,235 over the past trading week. But the gold spot price has stayed above the $1,200 level, which has helped to paint an increasingly bullish picture.

Technically, we're getting an emerging pennant pattern that will have to resolve itself before long. Will that be to the upside or downside?

Let's look at what will determine that direction...

Why the Price of Gold Is Climbing Today and Where It's Heading in 2016

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The price of gold climbed today (Thursday) as a sharp sell-off in China's stock market sent investors to the safe-haven asset.

Just after noon today, spot gold prices were trading up $10.90, or 0.89%, at $1,240.40 an ounce.

The price of gold ended yesterday's session up $16.40, or 1.34%, at $1,238.70 an ounce. Coupled with today's gains, the precious metal is now up 17.5% so far this year.

These Two Market Crash Signals Are Lighting Up

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After last week’s strong finish, it’s no shock that Wall Street’s starting to make encouraging noises about “recovery.” But when did those folks ever tell you the truth?

There are two signals that never lie. They always light up before the market crashes.

And right now, those two signals are flashing red. Here’s what they are, plus what they mean for you.

Why the Gold Price Rally Will Continue in 2016

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After a steep climb over the past two weeks, the gold price is down 0.25% today (Friday) in afternoon trading.

And while gold prices may head lower in the short term, we are still very bullish on the gold spot price for the rest of 2016.

First, here's why the gold price is down today.

The 3 Biggest Reasons Gold Stocks Are a Buy in 2016

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Gold stocks have outperformed the market throughout 2016 as gold prices keep climbing. And according to Money Morning Resource Investing Specialist Peter Krauth, there are three major reasons gold stocks remain a buy for the rest of 2016.

First, here's how gold prices have been trending this year...

Why Higher Gold Prices Today Are Just the Start of 2016's Climb

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Gold prices today keep climbing, up 8% in the past week.

Spot gold traded around $1,238.50 last week.

So can gold prices in 2016 continue this rise? Take a look at what we see ahead for gold...

Why Gold Prices Soared to a 12-Month High Today

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Gold prices surged to a 12-month high above $1,240.00 an ounce Thursday as investors around the globe piled into safe-haven assets.

Spot gold prices were sharply higher in early trading, up as much as $45.50, or 3.8%, at $1,242.26 an ounce.

Here's exactly what is driving gold prices higher today and what to expect for the rest of 2016...

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...

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.