Is Gold Really The Place To Make Money When There’s Fear?

Gold

The other day, I was driving and heard a commercial on the radio. “Radio” is such an old term. Anyways, there I was listening and as usual, I heard a gold commercial. I immediately thought “Which ’80s ex-celebrity is this?”. But, it was simply a regular old voice over dude. Same tactic. Try and scare you into thinking everything’s horrible and the market’s going to crash and therefore you should buy gold. It was a classic fear sales technique. But, it got me thinking.

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Is The Run In Gold Over?

GoldInflation

Gold is having a nice start to the year, up approximately 7.5% so far. While the move was bigger in 2016, the direction is the same as the move from last January. Today’s chart of the day is of the Gold ETF, SPDR Gold Shares (GLD).

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Is It Time To Buy Gold?

Gold

The “safe” investment that many pitch on television and radio has been getting crushed since the summer and that accelerated after the election. In fact, since August, gold is down over 15% and the gold mining stocks are down over 30%! Today, we’ll focus on the gold mining stocks, not gold the actual metal.

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CDs Continue To Safely Lose Money

Financial PlanningGoldInflationMoney & Investing

With the many people we talk to every day about their finances, there’s no shortage of fear and concern about the stock market due to the upcoming election, terrorism risk, the economy, and anything else one can imagine.

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TODAY’S TOP 10 (or so) 7-20-2016

GoldInterest RatesStock Market

The party continues on with indices continuing their march higher highlights TTTOS.

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TODAY’S TOP 10 (OR SO) 7-5-2016

CommoditiesEconomyGoldInternationalMoney & InvestingPoliticsStock Market

The 4-day “stocks up” streak came to an end. In this post-holiday edition of TTTOS, we’ll focus on the good, the bad, and the ugly.

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Bitcoin Surging

Federal ReserveGoldMoney & Investing

Bitcoin, the most recognizable digital currency had been unusually quiet in 2016 after a volatile few years, but now is surging.

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What’s Up With Gold?

Gold

One of the few things that’s worked in 2016 has been gold. Perhaps the worst investment the past four years has turned into one of the best investments in 2016. Let’s first examine why the tide has changed and then we’ll walk through how to play it going forward.

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Gold For A Trade

Gold

Last week, I discussed gold and the fact that longer term we believe it could fall to $1,000 per ounce and possibly lower. But, in the short-term, it’s oversold and could rally.

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“THE PAUSE THAT REFRESHES OR TRIPLE TOP?” – PODCAST 247 FOR 7-21-15 (VIDEO)

Federal ReserveGoldStock Market

After a nice run, stocks have paused after some large corporate earnings. Karl discusses this on this episode #247.

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