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2010 Resolution: Invest for the Future

2010 Resolution: Invest for the Future

It’s that time of year when we all take a minute to look back at the year ending now and ponder what might have been.   And a minute later, we look forward to our hopes and dreams for what might be.  It’s time to consider New Year’s Resolutions. Americans have a lot to think about financially.  Read More

December 29, 2009 | By | Reply More
Good News for Gold Buyers: Prices Level Off

Good News for Gold Buyers: Prices Level Off

There is good news and bad in gold prices this week.  It all depends on your point of view and position in the gold market. As we’ve discussed here several times, the price of gold is firmly tied to the strength of the U.S. dollar and what goes on in the American economy.  When the economy is strong, Read More

June 8, 2009 | By | Reply More
Gas Up?  Gold Up!

Gas Up? Gold Up!

By now, you’ve noticed the price per gallon of gas inching, no vaulting up at the pump once again.  Just in time for vacations and summer fun, the price of gas skyrockets to heights not seen in months. And with it, the price of gold. The price of gas, we are led to believe, is increasing because Read More

June 1, 2009 | By | Reply More
Zoom, Zoom, Zoom…. Up Go Gold Prices!

Zoom, Zoom, Zoom…. Up Go Gold Prices!

I hope you enjoyed a great Memorial Day Weekend with a wonderful get-away and are ready to return to work because we definitely have something worth looking at, as we get into the summer season. The price of gold is back up again.  Gold shot up to over $950 per ounce in the last week, roaring to Read More

May 27, 2009 | By | Reply More
All That Glitters…

All That Glitters…

If you’ve been waiting to buy gold, this might be the moment.  Gold prices have fallen 8% in the last several weeks.  The downward glide seems to have halted, which is comforting to some.  Jewelers are considering whether it might be the moment to stalk up.  But so far, nobody knows. And why?  Read More

April 13, 2009 | By | Reply More
Dollar Up Equals Gold Slightly Off

Dollar Up Equals Gold Slightly Off

The American dollar is up and if you’ve been following along, you know what that means: the long ascending path of gold has stalled for a bit. For the last several weeks, there has been a media campaign by the new administration of U.S. President Barack Obama to bring hope to American consumers.   Read More

March 30, 2009 | By | Reply More
Obama’s Media Blitz:Helpful or Hurtful?

Obama’s Media Blitz:Helpful or Hurtful?

Yikes!  What a volatile week for gold prices, right?  Most Americans are glued to the tube, watching the markets going up and down and down and down and then up again.  So shall we run down the events? If you recall, it was only a few weeks ago that the price of gold hit $1000 per ounce, beating Read More

March 23, 2009 | By | Reply More
Faith in the Bailout? Or in Gold?

Faith in the Bailout? Or in Gold?

With the U.S. government now struggling to steady the teetering economy, and bailout after bailout being sucked down by greedy banks and other businesses who then ask for more, where can investors look?  The market is clearly struggling under the weight of unscrupulous investment deals that have now Read More

March 9, 2009 | By | Reply More
Gold Standard – Part II

Gold Standard – Part II

Last week we talked about the Gold Standard, which was when the United States government guaranteed each gold-backed American dollar in circulation. With the current economic contraction that is underway, some people are positing the notion that returning to the gold standard would help.  But the Read More

March 2, 2009 | By | Reply More
Gold: Time to Buy, Sell, or Hold?

Gold: Time to Buy, Sell, or Hold?

The price of gold is doing the rollercoaster thing again. Up sharply in the last week, then dropping precipitously in the last several days, and why? Experts tag this to the fact that it did go sharply up and then come screaming downward as everyone rushed to sell their gold at the record high prices. Consumers Read More

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