Gold Price: USD 65,000/oz In 5 years?

Tom Reese  ETF Daily News      •August 7, 2017 From BullionStar: Financial market prices are generally set by the trading venues which command the highest trading volumes and liquidity. This is also true of the gold market where the venues with the highest gold trading volumes – the London over-the-counter and COMEX gold futures markets – establish the […]

Industrial metals and mining are bouncing back together

Richard Turnill, The BlackRock Blog August 2, 2017 Industrial metals have rallied this year on healthy demand and lower supply, and bellwether firms in related sectors have reported upbeat earnings and outlooks. We see stability ahead in industrial metals commodities prices but are selective in related stocks and bonds. The BlackRock Blog Industrial metals have generally […]

Bitcoin splits in 2

Frank Chaparro  August 1, 2017 Bitcoin power brokers were unable to come behind a single solution that would have preserved a unified cryptocurrency by Tuesday morning’s deadline. As such, the digital currency has split in two: bitcoin and bitcoin cash. “There seems to be some technical issues that might be slowing it down, but yes, the fork […]

Is the GDXJ really killing the market?

29 APRIL 2017 The past few weeks, there has been a lot of fuss about the GDXJ ETF. An Exchange Traded fund issued by Van Eck which aims to track the index of junior gold mining companies. The ETF has always been extremely popular amongst investors as it provided an easy and low-cost access to […]

US home prices rise to the highest level in over 2 years

Akin Oyedele  March 28, 2017 A gauge of US home prices rose to a 31-month high in January.The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller national home-price index climbed 5.9%, not seasonally adjusted, according to a monthly report published Tuesday. The highest price increases were again recorded in the red-hot markets of Seattle, Portland, and Denver.”The recent action by the Federal Reserve raising […]