As the trading year gets underway, the gold price has edged higher.
The price of the yellow metal has struggled over the past few years. But as investors worry about the global economic recovery and the current oil slump, could this be the year for gold?
Let's take a closer look…
Gold is creeping higher
Over the last few months, the financial headlines have been full of what’s ... ››› more
No-one can predict what's going to happen on the financial markets. And this couldn't be truer for gold.
For much of the time, there doesn't appear to be any logic or reason behind its price movements.
In fact, at times it seems the gold price reacts in the opposite way of what investors expect.
So what lies in store for the yellow metal in 2015? Is it finally going to make a recovery?
... ››› more
The price of gold has continued to limp along. Over the past three months, the price is only 2% higher.
But there is a long-term gold indicator that looks like it's heading towards a buy signal. The last time this buy indicator went off, gold rose an astonishing 80% in just over two years.
Read on to uncover why gold could be preparing for another stellar rally…
The MACD and the gold... ››› more
Over the last couple of months, the gold price hasn't done very much. While bouncing around, the price is just 2% higher.
But it looks like a change is on the cards.
The gold price is showing strong signs that it's going to rally. Let's take a closer look at why…
The gold price has strong support levels
Have a look at the chart below of the gold price…
At the moment, gold i... ››› more
The current bear market for the price of gold is in its 127th week. For about two years, the gold price has struggled. So surely the price of the yellow metal is due some respite? Surely a new gold bull market is just around the corner? Let's take a closer look at what could be in store for the price of gold…
What happened to the gold price in the past?
Over the past 44 years, of the five ma... ››› more
Gold ended the week off strongly, well over $1,300. This is the first time it's gone through this level since November last year. In 2013, the gold price fell 28% as investors shunned the yellow metal. But investors are returning to gold as worries about the US economic recovery grow. And there are a number of other factors that are putting upward pressure on the gold price. Let's take a closer lo... ››› more
It's fair to say that after a long stretch of falling gold prices, investors don't just hate the precious metal, they despise it. And that's often a tremendous contrarian indicator. The price of gold fell hard through 2013. And that's in spite of Asian investors increasingly buying more and many gold mines pausing their search for gold as the low price makes it uneconomical. Read on to uncover the... ››› more
Disclaimer FSP Invest, a division of Fleet Street Publications (Pty) Ltd, is a research house and not a registered broker, financial advisor or financial service provider. Our editors and customer services teams also do not give personal investment advice. The advice in this website is general advice only and may not be appropriate to your particular investment objectives, financial situation or particular needs, so before investing or if in any doubt about your personal situation, you should seek professional advice from a stockbroker or independent financial adviser authorised by the Financial Services Board.
We research our recommendations and articles thoroughly, but disclaim all liability for any inaccuracies or omissions found on this website.
Remember: Never invest more than you can afford to spare and that the value of any investment, and the income derived from it, can go down as well as up. The past is not necessarily a guide to future performance.
Editors or contributors may have an interest in investments commented on in this website.