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  • The gold price slumps to a 15-month low
  • Gold is struggling. If you've watched the price of gold this year, you'll have seen how the yellow metal has struggled to maintain any gains made. It kicks off the week wallowing at a 15-month low. And gold isn't the only precious metal struggling. So what's going on with the gold price? Let's take a closer look… The dollar took strength from positive US jobs data The gold pri... ››› more
  • [06 October 2014]
  • Could gold hit $5,000 an ounce by 2017?
  • The last couple of years have been hard on the gold price. From the dizzy heights of over $1,900 an ounce in 2011, the price is now hovering around $1,230 an ounce. So the big question now is, when will the price of gold recover? And when it recovers, how high will it go? Let's take a closer look… Why the gold price could soar in a few short years Rob McEwen, the CEO of the wo... ››› more
  • [16 September 2014]
  • The technical signals are strong: A gold bull market is around the corner
  • 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
  • [28 July 2014]
  • How a gold trader at Barclays cost the bank $43.8 million
  • Back at the end of June in 2012, David Plunkett, a trader and director on Barclays' precious metals desk, realised that he was in trouble. The expiry date was coming up for a customer's long trade. And if the gold price closed above a certain level, the bank would have to pay out $3.9 million to the customer. So Plunkett decided to manipulate the price of gold to save the loss. Let's take a closer... ››› more
  • [03 July 2014]
  • Is a gold bull market around the corner?
  • 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
  • [19 June 2014]
  • Three reasons why the gold price is struggling
  • After making a half decent attempt at a rally earlier this year, the gold price is back down in the doldrums. So what's going on with the yellow metal? Why is it struggling to hold onto any gains it makes? Let's take a closer look… The gold price is on a downtrend Have a look at the chart below. After hitting a high in March this year of $1,383, the gold price has fallen to its lowest level ... ››› more
  • [09 June 2014]
  • Could this be a sign of the next major gold rally?
  • It's been a tough year for gold. The yellow metal kicked off the year with a rally of 15%. This took it within touching distance of $1,400 an ounce. But since then it's been sliding lower and lower. It's currently trading at around $1,288 an ounce. So what's going on with the gold price? And are there any signs of what could be ahead? Let's take a closer look… The gold price has trended lower... ››› more
  • [26 May 2014]
  • How the gold price got to where it is now
  • From the Second World War until 1971, the price of gold was pegged at $35 an ounce in the US. President Nixon brought an end to the practise, breaking the link between the US dollar and gold. The value of gold was higher than $35 an ounce after rising US government spending. And higher inflation was putting pressures on the US financial system. Let's take a closer look at what happened when the pr... ››› more
  • [21 May 2014]
  • Will the gold price just trend lower this year?
  • After staging a slight comeback earlier this year, the price of bullion is struggling. Rising tensions in Ukraine initially helped the gold price, but a stronger dollar is putting the pressure on its price. Not only that, a survey suggests the price of gold is set to fall further as demand for the yellow metal wanes. Let's take a closer look at what's going on with gold. ************************... ››› more
  • [22 April 2014]
  • The price of gold is under pressure before the US releases its telling jobs data
  • Gold has struggled in the build up to today's release of US non-farm payrolls. Analysts view this jobs data as a major indicator of economic health in the US. There's a growing consensus that the US economy is recovering. This is denting demand for gold, seen as an investor safe haven. Let's take a closer look at what's going on with the gold price… The gold price is drifting lower Early th... ››› more
  • [04 April 2014]
  • The gold price rallies as tensions grow in Ukraine
  • Gold has hit a four month high today. The yellow metal is benefitting from its safe haven status. Investors worried about the growing tensions between Ukraine and Russia have turned to gold. The gold price has risen more than 1% today. Let's take a closer look at what's going on with the yellow metal… Global stocks markets are under pressure The growing tensions between Russia and Ukraine h... ››› more
  • [03 March 2014]
  • Where is all the gold in the world?
  • So far in 2014, the price of gold has risen nicely. A good start after the horrendous time of it the yellow metal had last year. Have you ever thought about who holds gold? Of course governments are big holders, but there are some other hoarders of the yellow metals. And demand is continuing to soar from one country. Let's take a closer look at where the biggest stashes of gold in the world are…... ››› more
  • [28 February 2014]
  • The gold rally looks set to continue on the back of Chinese demand
  • So far, 2014 has been good for gold. The price of gold is up 9.6% so far. In comparison, the JSE's All Share Index is up only 1.93% over the same period. But what is driving the gold price higher? And how is the rest of 2014 looking for the yellow metal? Let's take a closer look a crucial bullish force behind the gold price… The gold price has benefitted so far this year from investors looking... ››› more
  • [21 February 2014]
  • Gold bug alert: Three reasons why gold is set to soar in 2014
  • 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
  • [17 February 2014]
  • The price of bullion blasts through $1,300 an ounce
  • Since dipping to $1,195 in mid-December, gold has been on a volatile journey upwards. After closing last night in London at $1,296, gold has blasted through the $1,300 level. And it has kept on rising. Let's take a look at what's pushing the price of gold higher… Gold is in the midst of its “longest rally since 2011,” says Mineweb. The yellow metal has soared through the $1,300 level “fo... ››› more
  • [14 February 2014]
  • The lower gold price hits Harmony
  • Earlier today, Harmony Gold released its results covering the last three months of last year. The gold miner showed it's struggling amidst a weaker gold price and output also fell. Let's take a closer look at what the trading update revealed… South Africa’s third biggest gold producer, Harmony Gold, posted its “second loss in three quarters,” reports Bloomberg. This is as the gold price ... ››› more
  • [03 February 2014]
  • India's manipulating the price of gold - Get in before it's too late!
  • The current gold price is around $1,263.13. This pales in comparison to the highs we had of $1,901.30 a little over two years ago. The thing is, I believe we could see a big recovery in the yellow metal within the next year. Why? I can answer that in one word - India. Let me explain... How Indian weddings could boost your gold profits   India is the world’s second largest c... ››› more
  • [30 January 2014]
  • Gold holds its ground at a 2 ½ month high
  • The price of gold has managed to remain steady as global equities come under pressure. With investors dumping emerging market assets, they are turning to the yellow metal. Let's take a closer look at what's going on with the gold price… The price of gold “held firm” earlier today after falls in stock markets across the world helped push the price of bullion to “ten-week highs overnight,... ››› more
  • [27 January 2014]
  • Gold nearly touches a seven week high
  • Over the last six weeks, the price of gold has been edging higher. Yesterday saw bullion make its biggest one day gain in over three months. So what's going on with the gold price? Let's take a closer look at the price of the yellow metal… This morning saw gold nearly touching “its highest [level] in seven weeks,” reports Fin24. The yellow metal is heading “for a fifth straight weekly cl... ››› more
  • [24 January 2014]
  • Gold looks like its set to rally: Here's how to profit
  • Gold looks like it's getting set for a rally. After last year's dismal performance, there are factors stacking up in favour of a higher gold price. Not only is China's demand bullion on the up, exchange traded products are stocking up after last year's sell off. Read on to find out more reasons why gold is set to rise and how you can profit from it… There are another couple of factors pointing... ››› more
  • [23 January 2014]
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