Rosland Capital on Gold and Other Precious Metals

GOLD – Dark Clouds, Bright Skies

July 27, 2012

Disappointing news for the U.S. economy is good news for gold investors. Recent economic data show an economy that is “stuck in the mud,” to quote Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke.

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GOLD: Still Waiting for the Fed

June 25, 2012

 Gold shed more than $50 an ounce in a blink following last Wednesday’s news from the Federal Reserve that America’s central bank would not, at least not now, initiate another round of quantitative easing, opting instead for more muted monetary stimulus by extending its “Operation Twist” through year-end.

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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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