Best of the Week
Most Popular
1. Stock Markets and the History Chart of the End of the World (With Presidential Cycles) - 28th Aug 20
2.Google, Apple, Amazon, Facebook... AI Tech Stocks Buying Levels and Valuations Q3 2020 - 31st Aug 20
3.The Inflation Mega-trend is Going Hyper! - 11th Sep 20
4.Is this the End of Capitalism? - 13th Sep 20
5.What's Driving Gold, Silver and What's Next? - 3rd Sep 20
6.QE4EVER! - 9th Sep 20
7.Gold Price Trend Forecast Analysis - Part1 - 7th Sep 20
8.The Fed May “Cause” The Next Stock Market Crash - 3rd Sep 20
9.Bitcoin Price Crash - You Will be Suprised What Happens Next - 7th Sep 20
10.NVIDIA Stock Price Soars on RTX 3000 Cornering the GPU Market for next 2 years! - 3rd Sep 20
Last 7 days
Silver Price 2021 Roadmap - 22nd Jan 21
Why Biden Wants to Win the Fight for $15 Federal Minimum Wage - 22nd Jan 21
Here’s Why Gold Recently Moved Up - 22nd Jan 21
US Dollar Decline creates New Sector Opportunities to Trade - 22nd Jan 21
Sandisk Extreme Micro SDXC Memory Card Read Write Speed Test Actual vs Sales Pitch - 22nd Jan 21
NHS Recommends Oximeter Oxygen Sensor Monitors for Everyone 10 Months Late! - 22nd Jan 21
DoorDash Has All the Makings of the “Next Amazon” - 22nd Jan 21
How to Survive a Silver-Gold Sucker Punch - 22nd Jan 21
2021: The Year of the Gripping Hand - 22nd Jan 21
Technology Minerals appoints ex-BP Petrochemicals CEO as Advisor - 22nd Jan 21
Gold Price Drops Amid Stimulus and Poor Data - 21st Jan 21
Protecting the Vulnerable 2021 - 21st Jan 21
How To Play The Next Stage Of The Marijuana Boom - 21st Jan 21
UK Schools Lockdown 2021 Covid Education Crisis - Home Learning Routine - 21st Jan 21
General Artificial Intelligence Was BORN in 2020! GPT-3, Deep Mind - 20th Jan 21
Bitcoin Price Crash: FCA Warning Was a Slap in the Face. But Not the Cause - 20th Jan 21
US Coronavirus Pandemic 2021 - We’re Going to Need More Than a Vaccine - 20th Jan 21
The Biggest Biotech Story Of 2021? - 20th Jan 21
Biden Bailout, Democrat Takeover to Drive Americans into Gold - 20th Jan 21
Pandemic 2020 Is Gone! Will 2021 Be Better for Gold? - 20th Jan 21
Trump and Coronavirus Pandemic Final US Catastrophe 2021 - 19th Jan 21
How To Find Market Momentum Trades for Explosive Gains - 19th Jan 21
Cryptos: 5 Simple Strategies to Catch the Next Opportunity - 19th Jan 21
Who Will NEXT Be Removed from the Internet? - 19th Jan 21
This Small Company Could Revolutionize The Trillion-Dollar Drug Sector - 19th Jan 21
Gold/SPX Ratio and the Gold Stock Case - 18th Jan 21
More Stock Market Speculative Signs, Energy Rebound, Commodities Breakout - 18th Jan 21
Higher Yields Hit Gold Price, But for How Long? - 18th Jan 21
Some Basic Facts About Forex Trading - 18th Jan 21
Custom Build PC 2021 - Ryzen 5950x, RTX 3080, 64gb DDR4 Specs - Scan Computers 3SX Order Day 11 - 17th Jan 21
UK Car MOT Covid-19 Lockdown Extension 2021 - 17th Jan 21
Why Nvidia Is My “Slam Dunk” Stock Investment for the Decade - 16th Jan 21
Three Financial Markets Price Drivers in a Globalized World - 16th Jan 21
Sheffield Turns Coronavirus Tide, Covid-19 Infections Half Rest of England, implies Fast Pandemic Recovery - 16th Jan 21
Covid and Democrat Blue Wave Beats Gold - 15th Jan 21
On Regime Change, Reputations, the Markets, and Gold and Silver - 15th Jan 21
US Coronavirus Pandemic Final Catastrophe 2021 - 15th Jan 21
The World’s Next Great Onshore Oil Discovery Could Be Here - 15th Jan 21
UK Coronavirus Final Pandemic Catastrophe 2021 - 14th Jan 21
Here's Why Blind Contrarianism Investing Failed in 2020 - 14th Jan 21
US Yield Curve Relentlessly Steepens, Whilst Gold Price Builds a Handle - 14th Jan 21
NEW UK MOT Extensions or has my Car Plate Been Cloned? - 14th Jan 21
How to Save Money While Decorating Your First House - 14th Jan 21
Car Number Plate Cloned Detective Work - PY16 JXV - 14th Jan 21
Big Oil Missed This, Now It Could Be Worth Billions - 14th Jan 21
Are you a Forex trader who needs a bank account? We have the solution! - 14th Jan 21
Finetero Review – Accurate and Efficient Stock Trading Services? - 14th Jan 21

Market Oracle FREE Newsletter

FIRST ACCESS to Nadeem Walayat’s Analysis and Trend Forecasts

Precious Metal Analysts Bullish in 2010; Asia Favours Gold as Inflation Hedge

Commodities / Gold and Silver 2010 Jan 28, 2010 - 06:09 AM GMT

By: GoldCore

Commodities

Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleGold slipped some 1% to $1,085.40/oz in US trading but then recovered to range trade from $1,085/oz to $1,091/oz in Asian trading. Gold is currently trading at $1,089.00/oz and in euro and GBP terms, gold is trading at €779/oz and £672/oz respectively.


Obama's Populist Rhetoric Soothes Markets but Uncertainty Growing
Risk appetite has returned after Obama's populist State of the Union address which has seen equity markets and gold rise tentatively in unison. Gold is up some 1% since Obama's speech but this may be due to gold bouncing from a somewhat oversold position rather than Obama's soothing words about the economy. The dollar also strengthened on Obama's speech and these gains have been maintained and appear to be capping gold below the $1,100/oz level.

The FOMC left rates unchanged but their statement was interpreted as being slightly more upbeat than before, despite the emergence of Kansas City Fed President Thomas Hoenig as a dissenting voice, concerned about developing inflation. Another note of caution ignored by many was that a housing improvement was no longer seen by the FOMC. Concerns about further declines in property markets, particularly the vulnerable commercial property market, should see continuing safe haven demand for gold.

Record low interest rates set to remain near 0% for the foreseeable future remain bullish for gold. There is still no opportunity cost in owning the non yielding yellow metal versus the dollar and other currencies that have interest rates remaining near 0%.

A risk that may not have been fully factored into markets is growing uncertainty regarding the position of Treasury Secretary Geithner who yesterday was subject to a bipartisan attack over the secretive AIG deal. The populist mood sweeping America clearly affecting politicians (Geithner was accused of incompetence and negligence) is leading to increasing uncertainty – regulatory, political, economic and monetary: gold benefits from such uncertainty.

Silver
Silver dipped as low as $16.47/oz overnight but we have seen support and recovery this morning. Silver is currently trading at $16.69/oz, €11.88/oz and £10.26/oz.

Platinum Group Metals
Platinum is trading at $1,520/oz and palladium is currently trading at $419/oz. Rhodium is at $2,450/oz.

News:

  • The Reuters Precious Metals Poll found that leading analysts of the precious metals markets remain bullish on the precious metals. Precious metals are expected to make further gains this year, with platinum group metals (PGMs) and silver forecast to outperform gold on hope that an upturn in the economic cycle will boost demand for industrial usage. 60 leading precious metals analysts, traders and fund managers (including GoldCore) took part in the survey on the outlook for precious metals in 2010 and 2011, collected in January.
  • Gold could increasingly be investors' top hedge against mounting inflationary pressures in Asia, a regional survey showed on Wednesday. With economic growth in Asia expected to lead the world again in 2010, 45 percent of investors in the region's markets outside of Japan picked the precious metal as their most favoured tool to protect their returns from inflation, while 42 percent chose equities, according to a quarterly survey from ING.
  • At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Newmont Mining Corp (NEM.N) CEO Richard O'Brien forecast that the price would in the longer term rise to $1,250 to $1,500 an ounce. O'Brien said that the gold price could range between $1,025 and $1,250 an ounce this year.
    China looks set to overtake India as the world's largest gold consumer while also being the world's largest gold producer. China's gold output jumped 11.34 percent to a record of 313.98 tonnes in 2009, securing the country's position as the world's largest producer of the yellow metal. China has dramatically opened bullion markets to active trade in the past decade, including allowing gold to be traded freely on the Shanghai Gold Exchange. Citizens owning gold was outlawed in 1949 when the communists took power and was only allowed again in 2003.

To read these and other important news and commentary, see our News and Commentary pages: http://www.goldcore.com/news and http://www.goldcore.com/commentary.

The Bullion Services Team

IRL
63
FITZWILLIAM SQUARE
DUBLIN 2

E info@goldcore.com

UK
NO. 1 CORNHILL
LONDON 2
EC3V 3ND

IRL +353 (0)1 632 5010
UK +44 (0)203 086 9200
US +1 (302)635 1160

W www.goldcore.com

WINNERS MoneyMate and Investor Magazine Financial Analysts 2006

Disclaimer: The information in this document has been obtained from sources, which we believe to be reliable. We cannot guarantee its accuracy or completeness. It does not constitute a solicitation for the purchase or sale of any investment. Any person acting on the information contained in this document does so at their own risk. Recommendations in this document may not be suitable for all investors. Individual circumstances should be considered before a decision to invest is taken. Investors should note the following: Past experience is not necessarily a guide to future performance. The value of investments may fall or rise against investors' interests. Income levels from investments may fluctuate. Changes in exchange rates may have an adverse effect on the value of, or income from, investments denominated in foreign currencies. GoldCore Limited, trading as GoldCore is a Multi-Agency Intermediary regulated by the Irish Financial Regulator.

GoldCore is committed to complying with the requirements of the Data Protection Act. This means that in the provision of our services, appropriate personal information is processed and kept securely. It also means that we will never sell your details to a third party. The information you provide will remain confidential and may be used for the provision of related services. Such information may be disclosed in confidence to agents or service providers, regulatory bodies and group companies. You have the right to ask for a copy of certain information held by us in our records in return for payment of a small fee. You also have the right to require us to correct any inaccuracies in your information. The details you are being asked to supply may be used to provide you with information about other products and services either from GoldCore or other group companies or to provide services which any member of the group has arranged for you with a third party. If you do not wish to receive such contact, please write to the Marketing Manager GoldCore, 63 Fitzwilliam Square, Dublin 2 marking the envelope 'data protection'

GoldCore Archive

© 2005-2019 http://www.MarketOracle.co.uk - The Market Oracle is a FREE Daily Financial Markets Analysis & Forecasting online publication.


Post Comment

Only logged in users are allowed to post comments. Register/ Log in

6 Critical Money Making Rules