Gold and silver prices had a rough summer season. After trading to a high of $1365.40 on the continuous futures contract in April, selling in the gold market took the price of just over the $1160 level in mid-August when the dollar index reached its most recent peak at 96.865. Gold dropped to its … [Read more...] about Is it Time to Buy Silver when the Gold-to-Silver Ratio Gap Expands?
Central Banks have become big players in the gold market and now control 10% of the total market demand. Now, this wasn’t always the case. Just ten years ago, the Central Banks were main suppliers via their policy of dumping gold into the market. However, the Central Bank strategy to sell gold into … [Read more...] about Central Bank Gold Purchases Now Control 10% Of The Total Market
South African gold output saw its biggest drop in over a year in May, falling 16.2% year-on-year. This is another sign that the one-time world leader in gold production could be running out of the yellow metal. May’s decline came on the heels of a 5.8% drop in production in April. It was the … [Read more...] about Peak Gold?