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Saturday, August 19, 2017

Commodities

Digital oil

Can Digitalization Save the Oil Industry?

There is a general consensus that the oil industry will never return to the days of $100 a barrel, but it also doesn’t need...
stock chart for gold prices

A Nervous Market Sends Gold Higher

Gold hit a high over $1,227 the other day, and touched $1,244 today. Analysts everywhere are noting that dollar strength, combined with political and economic...
Gold stock chart feb 2017

Gold Breaks $1,200

As gold futures rose for the second day in a row, it allowed January to post the largest monthly gain that the market has...
bear and bull gold

Is Gold Dead?

One Seeking Alpha contributor seems to be fairly certain that it is. He states clearly that: “We are in a secular bear market for gold (and...
gold stocks jan27-2017

What a Difference a Day Makes for Gold

Global wealth management firm, UBS, seems to believe that gold prices are starting to recover because the optimism running rampant since the presidential election...
gold bars

Gold Jumps Up

Gold prices hit highs on Monday that they hadn’t seen in two months, as the dollar took a hit and dropped lower. While that...
oil rig

Future of Oil Still Unclear

U.S. Bank Wealth Management’s senior investment strategist, Rob Haworth, has said that the production cuts agreed upon by Russia and OPEC are already priced...
gold bars and stock charts

Gold in 2017

There are still many who think we haven’t seen the bottom of the gold market yet. Even those who believe that gold prices will...
gold stock bull

Gold Prices Bounce Back

True, it was only a modest bounce, and on a light trading day, at that. But two things make the bump a significant one. Longest...
gold nuggets

All Quiet on the Gold Front

Trading activity is already slowing down before the upcoming holiday weekend, and it will probably be even quieter the next couple of days unless...
gold prices in december 2016

Gold is a Whole New Ballgame

Yes, gold prices are still tracking the dollar. But the fact is, that is not the most consistent factor in gold movements. It’s true...
gold coins and stock charts

What the Experts are Saying about Gold

Gold seemed to have found a base today, as the dollar slipped. Yet the consensus seems to be that there isn’t much upside. However,...
gold bars and stock chart

Possible Bright Spots for Gold

Yes, gold is still struggling, but there may be a few signs that things are not quite as bad as they seem. A Hint from...
gold bear and bull on stock charts

Gold: The Contrarian Viewpoint

When the Fed made its surprisingly hawkish announcement yesterday, gold returned to its lowest prices since early February. At the same time, the dollar...
gold stock chart dipping

Gold Still Dropping

Gold dipped further yesterday, on the surprisingly hawkish news from the FOMC meeting, which revealed that there will most likely be an extra rate...
gold coins on stock chart

Don’t Mistake Fed Hike Gold Bounce for Rally

Gold dipped again on Tuesday in the U.S. market, still barely above the 10 month low that prices hit on Monday. This should not...
gold stocks nov 2016

Waiting for Gold to Settle…It Could Take a While

One of the defining characteristics of gold as an investment vehicle is its reputation for being a “safe haven”. When chaos is reigning, in...
natural gas pressure gauge

Rising Hopes in the Natural Gas Industry

A recent study by the Black & Veatch Insights Group states, “Factors stoking optimism for segments of the natural gas industry are plentiful.” Since it’s...
gold nugget on stock chart

A Perfect Storm for Gold Prices

There are a lot of different reasons why gold prices can take flight, and at least a few of them are in play at...
silver bars

Investing in Silver Just Got Easier

In 2016, The Standard and Poor’s 500 Index has returned a yield of 4.7% thus far, while gold has outperformed it with a whopping...
India flag and gold bricks

India’s Buying Gold…You May Want to Pay Attention

If you are at interested in investing in gold, then you will want to keep a very close eye on the Indian market. Here’s...
gold bars

WSJ Says Gold is Lower Because Trump Lost Debate

Okay, you may want to follow along closely, because the trail is a little tricky, but the Wall Street Journal’s reasoning goes something like...
oil rigs

6 Month Outlook for Oil & Gas Industry

Investors, Executives and Fed All Bullish on 6 Month Outlook for Oil & Gas Industry Since oil and gas production has slowed for the third...
oil rig

What’s Behind the Drop in Oil Prices?

It’s nothing new for the oil market to rise and fall over and over. But right now, the industry is in one of the...