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Five Reasons Gold Is Higher After Swiss Vote

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On Sunday, Switzerland asked citizens if the central bank should hold a minimum 20% of its assets in gold, not be allowed to sell it off, and store it all at home. The initiative failed, with 78% voting against.

A "yes" vote would have been particularly bullish for gold. But despite the "no" vote, gold prices rose anyway.

Here's a look at the reasons gold is higher after the Swiss vote - and why we are bullish on gold into 2015...

Price of Gold Flat in 2014 – but Indian Demand Roars Higher

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Gold prices hovered at 4.5 year lows in much of 2014 - but Indian gold demand is roaring.

The nation took over as top gold consumer in the world earlier this month.

Here's a look at India gold demand - and how investors can play it right now...

Gold Prices Hit 3-Week High on China, Europe Central Bank News

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Gold prices shot up to a three week high today (Friday).

Here's a roundup of the news stories that supported gold's rise today - plus get our "Investor Takeaway" on how to play gold right now...

My Secret Gold Investing Strategy

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Gold has taken a beating in recent weeks and is now tumbling along at four-year lows of $1,160/ounce.

Frankly, I think that's fantastic news. Today I want to show you my gold investing strategy that's perfect for moments like this. You'll get the two tactics you need as a gold investor, a simple test to determine if you own enough gold, and a look at how to buy it.

Let's get started...

Two Charts That Show Why Gold Prices Are Headed to $2,500

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Gold prices must go up, and for the most basic of reasons - supply and demand.

Yet that isn't something you hear much about in the financial media. When most pundits talk about what moves gold prices, they usually focus on things like international turmoil, the direction of the global economy, and the bad habits of central banks.

So most of them have completely missed this irresistible force that will push gold prices higher.

These two charts explain why gold prices will reach $2,500 within the next several years...

Gold Stocks Are Bottoming – Here's How to Profit

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The time to invest in gold stocks is fast approaching.

Thanks to a major surge in the U.S. dollar over the last few months, combined with a general market sell-off and a triple bottom in gold, gold stocks have taken it on the chin.

But for die-hard contrarians, it's just the right time to act - here's why...

Gold/Silver Ratio Points to Higher Silver Prices Ahead

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Last week I introduced the gold/silver ratio, which is a tool used to identify the relative values of these metals to each other. And I said I expect it to trend downward over time.

In fact, I expect this ratio to head much lower, which means big opportunities for silver.

Let's take a look at the reasons why the gold/silver ratio will drop - and what it means for silver prices in particular.

What the Gold/Silver Ratio Says About Precious Metals Prices Today

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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.

And it just might help you get a better deal…

Why gold prices today are at the lowest level since Christmas

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Gold prices today (Friday) fell to fresh new lows below the $1,200-an-ounce threshold for the first time since mid-December.

There are three reasons why gold’s extending its losses…

Why Gold Prices Are Up Today from 9-Month Lows

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Gold prices today (Tuesday) snapped out of a streak of 9-month lows.

Here’s our latest gold chart, current gold prices and gold futures, and what’s causing the yellow metal to finally rebound...

How the Fed Is Moving Gold Prices Today

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After being on track for a third-straight session gain, gold prices today (Wednesday) plummeted following afternoon announcements from the U.S. Federal Reserve.

Here's the current gold price, and a summary of Fed news that's moving the yellow metal right now...

Gold Price Forecast: How the Yellow Metal Will Reach $5,000 per Ounce

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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."

Here's why gold prices are headed much higher...

Why Gold Prices Today Are Rebounding from an 11-Week Low

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Gold news update: Gold prices today (Wednesday) coming off two and a half months of lows.

Here’s why, plus what gold bugs can expect for gold prices the rest of 2014…

Gold Price Forecast for September Shows Demand – and Prices – Surging

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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.

Find out here why September is so good for 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…

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