The above chart is a 20-year snapshot that covers the Gold to Silver price ratio. It measures the number of silver ounces are needed to purchase a single ounce of gold. This bellwether indicator has crossed into new territory and is currently fluctuating between 85 and 83, which is significantly higher than the normal range.
The Dow Jones lost over 1300 points in the past two trading days,
Janet Yellen, Chair of the Federal Reserve, announce a 0.25% point raise in its key interest rate.
The price of gold responded sharply with the Fed announcement, spiking more than $20 per ounce.
As can be seen in the chart above, the price jumped immediately with the announcement.
After an initial dip in the price of gold early in the trading session Tuesday, gold finished strong to close out the day flat at $1,238.90, (-$0.20).
The puzzling thing is the ICE Dollar index was up 0.5%, showing a strong U.S.
The shares of iron-ore mining stocks have risen dramatically over the past few weeks, as Chinese iron-ore futures have climbed.
Ore producers Cliff Natural Resources and Vale S.A. are up over the past month, mirroring the price movement of their focus commodity.
Are you wondering when is the best time to take the plunge and buy gold stocks? Is 2017 going to continue to build on the gold trends that began in 2016? We believe it will be another strong year for gold, and especially strong for gold stocks.
If you are looking for a hedge against inflation, it is common to be recommended gold or silver as an investment option. So why not invest in copper?
Well, buying up large quantities of copper bullion is largely impractical. It is also not readily understood what an investment in copper represents.
Located in Nevada’s prolific Cortez Trend, the Iceberg Project is 100% owned by NuLegacy Gold. The company has spent over $6 million over the past 3 years on exploration, locating the Iceberg deposit that is now being developed.
There was a great article in the Wall Street Journal recently highlighting Aegis Value Fund’s 40.5% gain over the past 12 months. Aegis Value, which is managed by Scott Barbee, has benefited greatly from the rise in gold stocks this year.