Posts filed under “Gold & Precious Metals”

Fools Gold: Inside the Glenn Beck Goldline Scheme

Goldline International is under investigation by the Santa Monica City Attorney’s office, jointly with the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office, as well as being the subject of a separate investigation by Congress into the possible criminal practices. The firm has been the subject of an ABC Nightline News Exposé, as well as an investigation by NY Congressman Weiner).

Jess Bachman, who did several of the fantastic illustrations for Bailout Nation, turns his graphic expertise to the Glenn Beck/Goldline endorsement scheme:


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Category: Financial Press, Gold & Precious Metals, Legal, Television

ABC Nightline Investigation of Goldline

Category: Gold & Precious Metals, Video

Gold & ETFs

The Financial Times – Good as GLD: While it has now become possible to buy and sell gold with a few mouse clicks through funds like the $51bn SPDRS Gold Trust (GLD), now the world’s second-largest exchange-traded fund and sixth-largest owner of gold worldwide, old-fashioned ownership of bars, coins or stakes in mines has surged…Read More

Category: Gold & Precious Metals, Think Tank

Who Owns The World’s Gold

click for interactive graphic Via Mint

Category: Gold & Precious Metals, Weekend

Uh-Oh: Gold on the Front Page of Sunday’s NYTimes…

Contrarians beware: A long article on the rise of Gold as an investment asset class is on the front page of the NYT. “Inflation, deflation, government borrowing or the plunging euro — you name it — the specter of these concerns has set off a dash to gold, driving the precious metal to new highs…Read More

Category: Contrary Indicators, Gold & Precious Metals, Psychology

Gold vs Other Secular Bull Markets

David Rosenberg offers us this thought provoking chart comparing the Gold rally with, well everything else. The implication being, Gold has much further  to run: > GOLD RALLY IN CONTEXT WITH PRIOR SECULAR BULL MARKETS measuring trough-to-peak percent change courtesy of Gluskin Sheff

Category: Gold & Precious Metals, Technical Analysis

Gold Relative to S&P500 (1928-2010)

WJB’s John Roque looks at the past 4 cycles in Gold relative to the valuation of the S&P500: > click for ginormous chart > Source: It takes two to make a thing go right John Roque WJB Capital Group. Inc. Technical Review May 17, 2010

Category: Gold & Precious Metals, Markets, Technical Analysis

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