Metals Market

Aug. 22 ($ / troy oz.)
  • SPDR Gold Shares (GLD ETF)

    -0.24 decrease 116.83
  • IShares Silver Trust (SLV ETF)

    0.00 no change 15.57

Free Analysis: Gold, Silver, Crude Oil, Bitcoin, Stocks & Forex

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  • Who Will Take Control in Oil Market? #2

    January 19, 2018, 7:53 AM
    Who Will Take ...

    Although the EIA weekly report showed that crude oil inventories dropped for a ninth straight week and distillate stockpiles fell more than expected, U.S. production outweighed positive news. But did yesterday price action change anything in the technical picture of black gold?

  • Game Changer

    January 19, 2018, 6:43 AM
    Game Changer

    We saw very significant depreciation which took place on significant volume. This looks like a potential game changer. But is it? We offer our opinion.

  • Upside Risk for Gold in 2018

    January 19, 2018, 6:01 AM
    Upside Risk for ...

    Our base scenario for 2018 is rather bearish for the gold market. However, there are some upside risks for the gold market, which could materialize in 2018. We invite you to read our today’s article about them and find out what are the potential factors that could send gold prices higher in 2018.

  • Will Surge in Bond Yields Smash Gold?

    January 18, 2018, 8:46 AM
    Will Surge in ...

    Yields on U.S. Treasuries have leaped recently. It will wreck the yellow metal. Or maybe not.

  • S&P 500 Reversed Higher, No Fear Again

    January 18, 2018, 7:21 AM
    S&P 500 Reversed ...

    S&P 500 index gained 0.9% on Wednesday, as it retraced its Tuesday's decline. Is this a topping pattern or just relatively flat correction within an uptrend?

  • Silver Volume Extreme as in April 2013

    January 17, 2018, 8:23 AM
    Silver Volume Extreme ...

    During yesterday’s session silver moved back and forth in a volatile manner on volume that was the highest since April 2013. There were a few volume spikes in the meantime, but none as big as what we saw yesterday. The silver market is being very loud. But are you listening?

  • Sweat, Blood and Tears

    January 17, 2018, 8:17 AM
    Sweat, Blood and ...

    On Tuesday, crude oil hit a fresh 2018 high of $64.89, but then reversed and declined very quickly, erasing most of Friday increase. What encouraged oil bears to act and how did this decline affect the short-term picture?

  • Does CoT Show Battle over Gold?

    January 16, 2018, 9:21 AM
    Does CoT Show ...

    The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has released the latest CoT report. What can we learn from it about the gold market?

  • Macroeconomic Outlook for 2018 and Gold

    January 12, 2018, 6:16 AM
    Macroeconomic Outlook for ...

    Will 2018 be better than 2017 for the yellow metal? We invite you to read our today’s article, painting the macroeconomic outlook for 2018 and learn how gold is likely to perform in such environment.

  • Will Chinese Dragon Boost or Devour Gold?

    January 11, 2018, 8:15 AM
    Will Chinese Dragon ...

    China may slow down its U.S. debt buying. Will gold rally or plunge, then?

  • S&P 500 Fluctuates As Market May Be Topping, Or Not?

    January 11, 2018, 7:14 AM
    S&P 500 Fluctuates ...

    S&P 500 index lost 0.1% on Wednesday, as investors took some short-term profits off the table following recent rally. Is this a topping pattern or just relatively flat correction before another leg up?

  • The 2018 Decline in Precious Metals

    January 10, 2018, 8:37 AM
    The 2018 Decline ...

    The precious metals sector moved higher in the first days of this year, but based on yesterday’s decline and the current price levels, 2018 is already a down year for silver and mining stocks. Gold is almost flat. This is a subtle clue that the rally may have already ran its course. The confirmation comes from what happened yesterday. Miners continued their decline, invalidating the previous breakout, while gold finally joined the rest of the sector and started its own decline as well. Is the rally indeed over?

  • Gold Prices Choppy after Payrolls

    January 9, 2018, 7:58 AM
    Gold Prices Choppy ...

    The U.S. economy added only 148,000 jobs in December. Gold prices reacted in a choppy way, confusing some analysts. Why?

  • S&P 500 Sets Another Record, But This May Be Short-Term Top

    January 9, 2018, 7:31 AM
    S&P 500 Sets ...

    S&P 500 index gained 0.2% on Monday, slightly extending its record-setting rally, as investors' sentiment remained bullish. Will uptrend continue towards 2,800 mark? Or is this some topping pattern ahead of downward correction?

  • Have Oil Bulls Already Lost Their Power?

    January 8, 2018, 10:41 AM
    Have Oil Bulls ...

    On Friday, oil bulls pushed crude oil only 14 cents above the opening price, which showed their weakness. As a result, their opponents came back and took control, taking the price of black gold below $61.50. Thanks to these circumstances, light crude lost 0.92%, but is this the end of declines?

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Jan Market Overview

Gold Market Overview

In this edition of the Market Overview, we will summarize the last year in the gold market from the perspective of its fundamentals. This analysis should help investors better understand the gold market, and draw investment conclusions for the New Year. We will also present our gold outlook for 2018, presenting the base scenario and examining some black swans or potential triggers for the rally in the gold prices. We will focus on the impact of the macroeconomic trends, the Fed’s monetary policy and the U.S. dollar value on the price of gold. Given that in the long run the gold trade is generally about the confidence in the greenback, the fate of this currency may be the biggest driver in the gold market next year.

Read more in the latest Market Overview report.

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