Rosland Capital on Gold and Other Precious Metals


April 4, 2013

Gold continues to disappoint as recent attempts to rally have been frustrated again and again.  And, once again, it has been institutional speculators – traders with no long-term allegiance to the yellow metal but an uncanny ability to trade both sides of the market – who are responsible for gold’s failure to move higher.

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GOLD: Waiting for the Next Leg Up

March 16, 2013

NEW YORK (March 15, 2013) – Jeffrey Nichols, Senior Economic Advisor to Rosland Capital (, had the following comments on the current gold market situation and outlook:

Gold bears have been a gleeful group of late, pointing to the decline in gold exchange-traded fund holdings as evidence of investor disinterest and citing the market’s rather lackluster performance over the past year and a half along as evidence the decade-long bull market has run its course.

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U.S. Election Results: Best of All Possible Worlds for Gold

November 7, 2012

Tuesday’s election outcome – with President Obama returning to the White House, the Democrats retaining a weak majority in the Senate, but without enough seats to overcome a Republican veto on important legislation, and a strong Republican majority in the House of Representatives – may be the best of all possible world’s for gold investors.

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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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