Posts filed under “Gold & Precious Metals”

Is Gold A Good Bet?

Gold offers a negative yield, hasn’t historically been a good inflation hedge and isn’t even that much of a safe haven in times of market crisis. Indeed, it’s looking like a bubble. But in times when governments are distorting all asset prices, it’s nice to have something tangible to hand.

WSJ, 5/25/2010 7:11:19 AM

Category: Gold & Precious Metals, Video

S&P500 Priced in Gold

Here’s one for the Gold Bugs: > SPX Priced in Gold click for larger chart courtesy of The Chart Store Note this does not include last week’s market action . . .

Category: Commodities, Gold & Precious Metals, Markets

Trader Vic on Soros, Gold: “Play the Lie”

Interesting way to describe the interaction between economics and markets:

via Michael Martin

Category: Gold & Precious Metals, Video

Comparing Gold Rallies

Interesting comparisons between Gold rallies over the past 3 years. > Graphic via The Chart Store: > The Dollar Index obviously impacts the commodity groups:

Category: Currency, Gold & Precious Metals, Think Tank

Dow Industrial Index Relative to Gold

Here is a chart that is sure to drive my pal Paul a bit batty: The Dow in Gold. While these sort of bananas priced in herrings occasionally can provide some insight, just as often as not they are confirming an existing bias. > DID THE BULL RUN END IN AUGUST? Source: David Rosenberg, Gluskin…Read More

Category: Gold & Precious Metals, Psychology

King Report: Gold Bubble?

> A worse-than-expected ADP Employment Change for November (-169k vs. -150k exp) chilled traders’ appetite for stocks. But gold is a different animal, and it’s in a parabolic rise. Bad news is really good news for gold because it means ‘more juice’. Several weeks ago, we noted that gold was about 20% above its key…Read More

Category: Gold & Precious Metals, Think Tank

Albert Edwards: Gold is Cheap

Looking at the price of Gold relative to the US Monetary base, Albert Edwards of SocGen draws the conclusion that Gold is cheap: >

Category: Currency, Gold & Precious Metals

Gold: Getting Fuzzy?

OK, it’s not quite the “magazine cover indicator”… …but surely this must be telling us something about the gold market (lol)? Hat tip LOLFed Source: Cats for Gold http://www.catsforgold.com/

Category: Gold & Precious Metals

A Déjà Vu Moment in Gold?

Those who believe the rally in gold is sending the wrong message on inflation might take comfort from the fact that the price of the yellow metal relative to that of the 30-year Treasury bond is approaching a 30-year high. Perhaps not coincidentally, the earlier run-up marked the peak of hysteria about inflation — and a multi-decade top in…Read More

Category: Asset Allocation, Commodities, Gold & Precious Metals, Investing, Markets

Faber: Gold Permanently Over $1,000

Here’s a interesting take: Marc Faber says that Gold has permanently eclipsed the $1,000 level: “Gold won’t fall below $1,000 an ounce again after rising 27 percent this year to a record as central banks print money to help fund budget deficits, said Marc Faber, publisher of the Gloom, Boom & Doom report. The precious…Read More

Category: Commodities, Gold & Precious Metals