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TOO MUCH NOISE IN THE MARKET

By the time you read my next article we will be in the next year. So let’s have a brief outlook on how 2014 was for gold. But before we begin an in-depth analysis of the same let’s have a quick glance through the soft quite week that passed. A week that was a continuous

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APPETITE FOR GOLD DECLINED

In the past few weeks we have seen volatility in gold but then it has settled back on the lower trading range. With fall in gold holdings in the SDPR gold trust we have seen investors interest weakening in the yellow metal. Apart from the SDPR, the dollar has also played a crucial role in...

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TOO MANY ECONOMIES PUTTING PRESSURE ON GOLD?

The ones who are constantly in touch with the world markets especially precious metals know that the driving force behind gold and the main reason for its volatility between 2008-2011 has been the: • FOMC’s policy • Falling long term treasuries rates • Higher risk of economic slowdown • Fear of...

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LOTS IN BASKET FOR GOLD IN THIS WEEK

The week was volatile for gold. Gold acted weak on Monday but later picked momentum by the end of the week, ultimately closing the week higher and notching a third straight week of gains. On Monday, gold prices ended slightly lower and pulled back from the positive gains witnessed last Friday. A...

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THE DOLLAR IS BEING WATCHED CLOSELY

Gold’s long term appeal continues to remain clouded by doubt. The dollar is getting stronger and the US economy is on the forefront and traders believe that interest rates will rise faster which weighs on gold as they lift the opportunity cost of holding non-yielding assets. Till Thursday...

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FED SETS THE RULES FOR GOLD

Since December 2008 to June 2011, gold rose 70 % as the Fed bought debt and held borrowing costs near zero percent. Last year being the worst performing year for gold, as prices slumped 28 per cent as the markets had expected that the central bank would taper its monthly stimulus program which...

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GOLD TEND TO MOVE SIDE-WAYS

As we just thought gold was acting positive and making a comeback, it proves us wrong by the end of Friday. Gold erased this year’s gains earlier this month on the outlook for higher borrowing costs as the U.S. economy improves. Bullion has since rebounded as the Fed signalled a worldwide...

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