Rosland Capital on Gold and Other Precious Metals

Has Gold Lost its Mojo?

May 23, 2012

Gold’s recent performance has certainly been a major disappointment to the many analysts and investors who have been anticipating another stellar year for the yellow metal.

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The Case for Physical Gold

May 7, 2012

I believe most investors and savers should hold five-to-ten percent of their investible assets and personal savings in physical gold . . . and for some high-net-worth investors a greater percentage allocation to gold may be appropriate.

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Gold – Recovery and Resurrection

October 26, 2011

Gold is coming to life again – and looks poised to move higher in the weeks and months ahead. Having fallen precipitously from its all-time high just over $1,923 an ounce in early September to a recent low near $1,540 in early October, a peak-to-trough correction of some 20 percent, gold has been, of late, range-bound, trading between $1,640 and $1,680.

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Gold’s Upward March Continues

August 1, 2011

Contrary to some commentators who say “gold’s extraordinary run is nearly over” or “the gold-price bubble will soon pop,” I believe the yellow metal’s price has far to go, perhaps to the end of the decade or even longer, before the great gold bull market comes to its ultimate cyclical end.

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Gold: How High . . . and How Much?

June 1, 2011

A few weeks ago, when gold and silver were near $1470 and $32 an ounce, respectively, quite a few economists and financial journalists were quick to pronounce the death of the decade-long bull market in precious metals and the start of a newborn bear market.

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Central Banks Buying More Gold

May 4, 2011

Central banks collectively have taken a much more positive view of gold in recent years. Increasingly, many investors – both retail and institutional – are looking at these official-sector gold purchases and concluding they, too, should be diversifying their savings and investments with some physical gold.

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Silver: Set to Shine

August 23, 2010

The now ten-year old bull market in precious metals has seen the price of gold move up well beyond it previous historical peak near US$875 reached briefly in January 1980.

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The Next Move Up

April 5, 2010

From its recent low under $1090 an ounce on March 24th, gold has recovered some of its lost ground, trading above $1120 in early April.

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