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Gold-Eagle gold and precious metal news, market analysis and editorials from world renowned gold analysts and market experts.  Stay informed with the latest news and analyses on gold prices and perspectives on the economy to guide your investing decisions.

 

March 28, 2024

Holding fiat currency is risky business and that’s not going to change any time soon. Currency risk is one of the factors driving the recent rally in gold and silver. It’s no coincidence that the recent gold and silver rally started as the U.S. ramped up threats to...

Weeks after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell evaded a sitting congressman’s questions about the central bank’s foreign gold holdings, the Fed has also declined to comply with a Freedom of Information Act request for records about such holdings.

We are observing a great debate between the US banking regulators who wish to impose new, so-called “Basel III Endgame” rules to significantly increase bank capital, on one side, and the banks who argue they already have more than enough capital, joined by various...

This weekend’s late-night spending vote in Congress seems like another in an endless series of sequels to a bad suspense movie. Just at the brink of “disaster,” just before the stroke of midnight, Congress pulls off a miracle and passes an omnibus bill to save us...

Greg Weldon analyzes the most recent developments in the economy and why we are headed for stagflation. He also analyzes Fed Policy, Gold against the Stock Market, Gold Miners, Juniors and Silver.

March 27, 2024

After years of speculation, the Federal Reserve has released its so-called “Doomsday Book”—an internal document that outlines the vast power the central bank can claim during times of financial emergency.

Today, states across the country are beginning to actively embrace pro-sound money legislation, inviting a critical examination of how America abandoned the gold standard of money and racked up $34.5 trillion in debt. To understand how we got here, it’s important to...

When Edward Chancellor’s The Price of Time: The Real Story of Interest hit shelves in the summer of 2022, it couldn’t have been more timely. The year-over-year growth rate of the consumer price index (“inflation”) peaked at 8.9 percent the month before and spent the...

We welcome back Mike McGlone, Senior Commodity Strategist at Bloomberg Intelligence, for a deep dive into the fascinating dynamics of the precious metals market. Amidst global economic uncertainties, gold prices are soaring to new heights, setting it apart from...

At last week's Fed meeting and press conference, the markets rallied as the FOMC's Summary of Economic Projections suggested that the Fed members are still anticipating 3 rate cuts in 2024.

March 26, 2024

More mainstream analysts are “tuning in” to gold by the day. They are noting the incredible resiliency of this mightiest of metals during the recent rate hiking frenzy.

Major sound money battles in the states have been heating up -- with important bills moving forward right now in Kentucky, New Jersey, Idaho, Nebraska, and Iowa, among others.

The world’s best kept investment secret is GOLD. Gold has gone up 7.5X this century. Gold Compound annual return since 2000 is 9.2%. Dow Jones Compound annual return since 2000 is 7.7% incl. reinvested dividends.

The correlation between inverse US dollar and stock markets is not always in place, but it has been in place much more often than not in recent years. However, beginning in February inverse USD has declined while US (SPX) and global, ex-US (ACWX) have robotically...

Francis Hunt speaks about the massive debt bubble that is driving the new bull market in Gold and larger implications beyond markets.

March 25, 2024

Invalidation of the breakouts, candlestick formation, and the volume. What are they saying about the next move?

You'll often hear precious metals investors talk about the gold-silver ratio. So, what is it, and why does it matter? The gold-silver ratio tells you how many ounces of silver it takes to buy one ounce of gold given the current spot price of both metals.

The recent two tops in gold were 9 trading days apart… Just like in 2011, and the similarity doesn’t end there.

Exceptional strong gold demand from both the Chinese central bank and private sector has been driving up the gold price over the past two years, by which they have taken over control over the gold price from the West.

The best performing precious metal for the week was gold, up 0.29%. According to Bloomberg, gold’s consolidation after climbing to a record high earlier this month should be positive for the metal in the longer term. Market participants will continue to focus on U.S...

Gold stocks are among the most hated equities in the stock market, but that will change as the macro shifts in their favor for the first time since 2001-2003

The Fed’s main job supposedly is to manage our expectations, but have Powell & Co. painted themselves into a corner? At the moment, it would appear that investors have no clue what to expect.

Gold hit a record-high $2,200 an ounce Thursday, on expectations of interest rate cuts later this year. At its March meeting, the US Federal Reserve held its federal funds rate at 5.25 to 5.5%, and indicated it would slash interest rates three times (0.25% x 3 = 0....

Money supply growth fell again in January, remaining deep in negative territory after turning negative in November 2022 for the first time in twenty-eight years. January's drop continues a steep downward trend from the unprecedented highs experienced during much of...

The Fed giveth and the market taketh away. After a Fed induced rally, Gold reversed around $2200 but now has immediate at $2150. A retest of the break above $2100 is definitely possible.

After a 3-week rally for gold and silver, the selloff finally occurred yesterday. Which wasn't entirely unexpected given the recent position of the banks and hedge funds.

Florian Grummes is joining us today, and he shares his insights on the recent gold price surge to all-time highs, the dynamics between gold and silver markets, and the broader economic indicators influencing these precious metals.

Gold has past $2,200 and silver is starting to catch up a bit, but this has been a commodity rally across the board, not specifically a gold or silver rally. That is yet to come.

March 24, 2024

Gold recorded another series of fresh All-Time Highs this past week in eclipsing the 2203 level (from 08 March) in a swift run up to 2225 on Thursday before coming off (as we’ve written “expectedly”) in settling yesterday (Friday) at 2167.  Still, given Gold’s...

As the Federal Reserve confirms plans to cut interest rates later this year, Jay Powell’s shifty stance on inflation has left many Fed watchers scratching their heads – and others crying foul.

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