Rosland Capital on Gold and Other Precious Metals

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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More Irrational Thinking

March 22, 2010

Gold's latest breakdown below $1,100 an ounce seems like a big deal -- worrying gold bulls, vindicating gold bears, and giving market analysts and financial journalists something to write about.

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Time Running Out for the U.S. Dollar

February 1, 2010

It’s now nearly two months since gold registered an all-time high of $1,227 an ounce, following a five-month run during which the metal rose more than $300 an ounce.

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The “Great Recession”

January 12, 2010

Precious metals prices tumbled today on news that China’s monetary authorities were taking steps to rein in the economy.

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Gold Rallies Sharply on the First Trading Day of 2010

January 4, 2010

Gold rallied sharply on the first trading day of 2010 – in part, mirroring a weaker U.S. dollar . . . but also reflecting the reestablishment of long positions by some funds and speculators who, despite their bullish view of the market, sold metal in December to realize profits earned from the rising price trend over the course of last year.

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