Bears in control: Gold is in 'no man's land'

Bears in control: Gold is in ‘no man’s land’

It was not a good week for gold. Prices hit four-week lows, and markets are now anticipating a far less dovish Federal Reserve at next week’s monetary policy meeting. Here’s a look at Kitco’s top three stories of the week.…

$10k gold, credit collapse, dollar devaluation: This is the ‘course of the empire’ – Dan Oliver

$10k gold, credit collapse, dollar devaluation: This is the ‘course of the empire’ – Dan Oliver

The natural course of the U.S. “empire” is that of currency devaluation and an eventual credit collapse, said Dan Oliver, founder of Myrmikan Capital. “What backs the dollar? The Fed’s assets do, and if you look at the Fed’s assets,…

Once $30 silver price barrier breaks, $50 is next; What's the catalyst? Jim McDonald

Once $30 silver price barrier breaks, $50 is next; What’s the catalyst? Jim McDonald

“The stage is set” for silver to break out, it’s just a matter of timing, said Jim McDonald, CEO of Kootenay Silver. McDonald discusses with David Lin, anchor for Kitco News, the catalysts for higher silver price, as well as…

This is how Bitcoin beat gold in attracting investors - Frank Holmes

This is how Bitcoin beat gold in attracting investors – Frank Holmes

Frank Holmes, CEO, of U.S. Global Investors and executive chairman of HIVE Blockchain discusses with David Lin, anchor for Kitco News, the sectors capital is flowing towards now, and how the mining industry should attract investments, especially from millennials. Follow…

Fed will never taper because consequences will be ‘catastrophic’ – E.B. Tucker

Fed will never taper because consequences will be ‘catastrophic’ – E.B. Tucker

When will the Fed taper? Never, says E.B. Tucker, director of Metalla Royalty and author of “Why Gold, Why Now?” “Now the debate is why will they stop [quantitative easing]? They’ll never stop. It’s never going to stop,” Tucker told…

Stagflation to last next 6 months, markets in danger of sell-off – Tavi Costa

Stagflation to last next 6 months, markets in danger of sell-off – Tavi Costa

Several structural problems in the U.S. could cause a slowdown in economic growth soon, with stagflation hitting and lasting for the next six months, said Tavi Costa, portfolio manager of Crescat Capital. “I am in the of sort of a…

Is gold dead? Bitcoin price to hit levels we 'cannot imagine'- Ronald-Peter Stoeferle

Is gold dead? Bitcoin price to hit levels we ‘cannot imagine’- Ronald-Peter Stoeferle

Global financial markets have reached a “monetary tipping point”, according to Ronald-Peter Stoeferle, managing partner of Incrementum AG. After this tipping point, inflation will continue to climb up, real interest rates will remain in negative or near-zero percent territory, and…

Gold price is 'vulnerable' after $50 drop

Gold price is ‘vulnerable’ after $50 drop

Gold was down $50 at one point this week as it reversed last week’s gains and fell below the key psychological level of $1,800 an ounce. A stronger U.S. dollar and higher U.S. Treasury yields were the main drivers pushing…

Gold is not the best inflation hedge, these assets are better – Adrian Day

Gold is not the best inflation hedge, these assets are better – Adrian Day

Markets seem to still believe the Federal Reserve’s narrative of transitory inflation, but that narrative is not reflective of reality, said Adrian Day, president of Adrian Day Asset Management. “The market simply doesn’t believe the inflation story, and they seem…

New York bans gas-powered car sales after 2035; Will Elon Musk start mining?

New York bans gas-powered car sales after 2035; Will Elon Musk start mining?

New York passed legislation this week that requires all cars sold in the state to be zero-emission after 2035. John Feneck, CEO of Feneck Consulting, discusses the impacts on the metals sectors with David Lin, anchor for Kitco News. Follow…

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