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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...

Where the Gold Price Is Headed Next

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The past week has to be one of the most volatile yet surprising, both up and down, in a while for gold - so where is the gold price headed next?

The real action for gold prices lies ahead...

How to Buy Gold Now

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With gold prices sitting near a six-year low, investors want to know how to buy gold now.

Gold coins and bars are among the purest ways to own the precious metal, but others exist.

Here's what you need to know...

Why Today's Gold Price Is So Low Right Now

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As it turns out, Black Friday's best sales were neither in electronics, clothing, or gadgets. Instead, they came from today's gold price.

That's because on the biggest shopping day of the year, gold prices hit a new six-year low.

Closing at $1,055.90 per ounce on Friday, Nov. 27, on the New York Mercantile Exchange, gold's popularity seemed to also hit a new low since the February 2010 price of $1,045 per ounce.

But as you'll see, while the near-term reasons for a lower gold price are familiar ones, the reaction to these low prices was not typical...

The Best Way to Buy Gold Coins

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There are a number of ways to own gold. The best way is to own physical gold such as coins, which can be purchased from a number of reputable dealers.

And these three firms make buying gold coins as easy as buying a book on Amazon.

Here's what you need to know...

Vast China Gold Reserves Just Added 470 Tons with Huge Undersea Find

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This month, already vast China gold reserves grew even larger...

The Shandong Provincial No. 3 Institute of Geological and Mineral Survey announced on Nov. 9 it discovered a 470.4-ton gold deposit in the East China Sea. That's the largest and first-ever undersea gold mine found in the country. At the current price of gold, that amount is worth roughly $16.4 billion.

China has noticeably increased efforts to mine and stockpile gold this year.

The Red Dragon's lust for the yellow metal will come as no surprise to regular Money Morning readers. Resource Specialist Peter Krauth has frequently noted China's high gold demand - and what the country intends to do with its growing store of wealth...

Why Gold Futures Are Up Today

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Gold futures rose today on safe-haven buying amid news reports that Turkish jets shot down a Russian military aircraft.

In early morning trading, Comex gold climbed $10.70 at $1,077.40 an ounce. Still, gold futures sit at a 5.5-year low.

Here is what's been weighing on gold futures prices

Where the Spot Gold Price Is Headed Next

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On Sunday, Nov. 15, I watched the NY spot gold market closely to look for its reaction in the wake of the terrible Paris attacks.

Right at the open, the gold price shot from $1,085 to $1,090 as traders bought gold as a safe haven in reaction to concerns about geopolitical instability. But that was short-lived.

Here's what investors can expect from the gold prices moving into 2016...

Gold Price Today Climbing Following Paris Attacks

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The gold price today rose more than 1.4% in early trading to a 10-day high of $1,097.90.

Investors piled into the safe-haven asset Monday following the weekend attacks in Paris that killed at least 129 people.

Here's what you need to know about gold prices now...

10 Numbers That Shocked U.S. Markets This Week

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U.S. markets swayed this week from fresh data, Wall Street dealings, and life-changing global events...
It's the numbers that count in this crazy world. They can tell stories that words sometimes can't.

Here's a look at some of the most fascinating, infuriating, amusing, depressing, and altogether important numbers that the world has put up on the board recently - and why you need to know them...

Gold Price Today Touches Key Level – Here's What's Next into 2016

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The Fed has been moving the gold price today with speeches and speculation on an interest rate hike.

That and this gold industry report are giving us clues as to where gold prices are heading...

Take a look...

Why I Just Started Buying Gold Coins Again

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This week I bought more American Eagles.

My wife and I keep lockboxes - one for each of my three children - in secure places, and every month I buy and throw a few more gold coins in each one.

That strategy may look old-fashioned. But soon it will look smart.

In fact, I view these boxes as the single most "sure" asset I own. And now's the moment to fill them up.

I'm sure it's no surprise to you that I like gold. But here's the key to how valuable gold really is - it's something a lot of investors are missing...

Gold Price Forecast Today Based on These Technical Indicators

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Our new gold price forecast today uses technical analysis to shed light on where gold's short- and mid-term price path is going.

Gold has had a bit of roller coaster action over the past few months. In October, the gold price did an almost complete round trip: It started the month around $1,107, blasted up to $1,185 by mid-month, and finally gave it all back by month's end.

To get a better gold price forecast for the end of 2015, let's dig a little deeper...

Gold Prices Today Moving After Hawkish FOMC Statements

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Gold prices today (Friday) were down a modest $1.70 at $1,145 in early trading as precious metal traders continue to tread cautiously after a hawkish FOMC statement pressured the yellow metal.

The Fed has made it clear a December interest rate hike is still quite possible.

But easy monetary measures from other global central banks should provide catalysts that will cushion the yellow metal....