Gold Prices Inching Higher

Several factors determine the U.S. price of gold. Inflation, market uncertainty (i.e. worry),  the value of the Dollar compared to other currencies (a falling dollar increases the gold price), supply and demand. Market supply can come from three … [Read more...]

Timing the Bottom of Gold

By Louis James, Chief Metals & Mining Investment Strategist An interesting thing about the uptick in gold prices over the last couple days is the number of people asking me if I think gold has bottomed. This is somewhat amusing, since we all … [Read more...]

Recent Gold Hedging Activity – a Warning Sign?

by Andrey Dashkov, Casey Research In the first quarter of 2011 (Q111), net gold hedging was reported by GFMS and Société Générale. A gold mining company may hedge its production on expectations of falling gold prices in order to lock in high … [Read more...]