Gold Prices

Gold ETFs Ready to Head Higher on This Key Driver

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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.

But although short-term losses can be unsettling, investors who hold gold-related securities like gold ETFs have good reason for long-term optimism. Here’s why…

Gold Prices Today Rise 0.7% as Fears Reignite in Russia-Ukraine Region

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Gold prices today (Thursday) climbed higher in morning trading, on track for global gains across three consecutive trading sessions.

Here are the current spot gold and futures prices, and exactly how the Russia-Ukraine conflict is driving up the yellow metal…

Today's Gold Prices Hit 64-Day Low Following Hawkish Fed Minutes

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Today's gold prices fell to levels not seen since mid-June. By market close Thursday, the yellow metal will have fallen for a fifth-straight session - its longest slump since June 2.

Here are the current spot gold and futures prices, and exactly how the Fed is weighing down the yellow metal...

Gold Investing 2014: Gold Will Continue to Outperform Major Assets

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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

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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...

Silver Prices This Week Flounder While Gold Flourishes

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While silver and gold tend to move in similar directions, this week is different.

As gold reclaims the important $1,300-an-ounce price tag that it lost in recent period of sell-offs, silver prices have moved in the opposite direction falling below $20.

Here's why this week, silver is bucking an historical trend...

2 Gold Mining Stocks Flashed a "Buy" Signal with Earnings This Week

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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

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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…

This Northern Metals Boom Will Give Us More Than 10 Times the Returns of the S&P 500

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Junior miners can be among the most speculative, most volatile stocks on earth.

They boom, bust, and repeat. Only they do this with more extreme swings than most any other market.

The Nasdaq Composite for example, home to tech and biotech stocks alike, is up by nearly 120% over the past five years, while junior miners doubled... but then gave it all back.

In the last three years, junior miners have, as a group, lost about 58%, while the S&P 500 is up 52%.

But it's looking increasingly like we're entering a brand new boom phase, with junior gold miners up as much as 45.8% this year - with a lot more in store... Full Story

Why Gold Prices Fell 3.3% in July After an Early Climb

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

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