Category: Precious Metals

May 23, 2011Category: Precious Metals

Precious Metals Market Update – May 21, 2011

In this week’s Precious Metals Market Update segment with precious metals advisor, Tom Cloud, learn what’s happening in the precious metals markets and what lies ahead for gold, silver, and palladium.

May 15, 2011Category: Precious Metals

Precious Metals Market Update – May 14, 2011

In this week’s Precious Metals Market Update segment with precious metals advisor, Tom Cloud, we dig down deep into what happened this week to and give you our insights on what lies ahead for gold, silver, and palladium.

May 9, 2011Category: Precious Metals

Precious Metals Market Update – May 7, 2011

This week, the entire commodities sector suffered their biggest weekly slump since 2008. Both gold and silver prices were affected, with silver down 27%. Many investors are wondering what is next. In this special extended Precious Metals Market Update segment with precious metals advisor, Tom Cloud, we will dig down deep into what happened this week to and give you our insights on what lies ahead for gold, silver, and palladium.

May 5, 2011Category: Precious Metals

Mexican Central Bank Quietly Buys 100 Tons of Gold

Mexico has quietly purchased nearly 100 tons of gold bullion, as central banks embark on their biggest bullion buying spree in 40 years.

May 4, 2011Category: Precious Metals

Silver Bull Market Likely to Zigzag to $100 and Beyond

By Paul Mladjenovic | – Silver in the short term can be very volatile and abrupt pullbacks can happen. The leading culprits for recent pullbacks (which resulted on April 26 and May 2) were the moments that the futures exchange raised the margin requirements. Should we be concerned or pessimistic about silver’s future?

April 28, 2011Category: Precious Metals

Guest Editorial: 5 Reasons Why I Choose to Invest in Physical Silver

 Having an emergency savings account will protect you from accumulating debt in times of crises. This is common sense. Diversifying that savings account, so you will not lose the value of that account, is pure genius!

April 25, 2011Category: Precious Metals

Silver in your Pocket Change: A Quick Guide to Junk Silver

With silver prices soaring, many people have no idea that they may be holding some of the popular metal in their everyday pocket change. Here’s a quick guide to some common U.S. coins that are worth more than you may think.

April 22, 2011Category: Precious Metals

Webinar: “The Fundamentals of Precious Metals Investing” – Watch Now

Learn the fundamentals of precious metals investing on this completely free financial education webinar. Everything you need to know about buying gold and silver. It is about 1 hour and 45 minutes long. More about precious metals investing…

April 19, 2011Category: Precious Metals

Diversifying with Precious Metals: Where to Buy Gold and Silver

With the price of precious metals making new highs, many people are wondering where they can buy gold and silver. In this article, I explain how and where you can gain exposure to gold, including physical metals, stocks and ETF’s, and the options and futures markets.

April 18, 2011Category: Precious Metals

Diversifying with Precious Metals: 6 Different Ways to Buy Gold and Silver

Today, I will begin explaining how to diversify one third your six month liquid savings reserve into precious metals. We begin with a discussion with at least six different ways to gain exposure to gold and silver.

April 7, 2011Category: Precious Metals

Exclusive: A Special Q&A Session with Jerry Robinson

In lieu of our regular daily column, we present this very special and exclusive Q&A session with economist and Founder, Jerry Robinson. This Q&A session is an excerpt from the Winter 2011 issue of our FTMQuarterly newsletter released on January 15, 2011.

March 25, 2011Category: Precious Metals

How to Invest in Silver

Wondering how to invest in silver? Should you buy silver rounds, silver bullion, or silver coins? Top precious metals advisor, Tom Cloud, explains everything you need to know about how to invest in silver.

March 11, 2011Category: Precious Metals

China Unleashes a Raging Bull on the Gold Market

by Eric Hammer | FTMDaily Contributing Writer TEL AVIV, Mar 11 – In yet another sign of the growing importance of the Chinese economy on the world stage, Chinese consumers have been snapping up gold in record numbers recently with consume demand reaching more than 200 tons this past year and combined government and consumer […]

March 7, 2011Category: Precious Metals

13 States Say Dump the Dollar, Bring On the Gold!

Since 1971, American money has been valuable only because people perceive it to be valuable since the American government officially backs it. Prior to that, American money had a kind of intrinsic value as well – it was backed by gold held in Fort Knox and at the Federal Reserve. Some states however have decided that it’s high time that things changed back to the way they were. They’re looking to take their citizenry back to the gold standard.

March 4, 2011Category: Precious Metals

3 Ways to Cash in on Rising Palladium Prices

The precious metals markets have been rising steadily on fears of growing inflation, global economic uncertainty, and unrest in the Middle East. However, it’s not just the better known precious metals, like gold and silver, that have been going up in value.

March 2, 2011Category: Precious Metals

February Sees Gold Up 6%, Silver Up 19% on Inflation and Escalating Geopolitical Risk

The paper-driven sell off in the gold market seen in January has been trumped by continuing robust physical demand in January and February. This has resulted in gold rising nearly 6% in February and silver’s strong industrial and investment demand leading to a 19% rise to new nominal 30-year highs.

February 21, 2011Category: Precious Metals

Is It Too Late to Buy Silver? Absolutely Not!

If you’ve been following the investment markets lately, then you know that people have continued to want to buy silver and gold over the past few years, even as prices have continued to rise to stratospheric levels.

February 18, 2011Category: Precious Metals

FTMDaily News Update – Silver Prices Set to Explode

Silver Price Set to Explode… Silver is shining brightly as investment demand for the metal shot up this week, driving the price to a new 31 year high. Returns for the week should be about 8%…

January 14, 2011Category: Precious Metals

Jerry Robinson: There is ‘No Bubble in Gold’

As the financial markets in the United States have appeared to be strengthening due to a perceived “recovery,” some analysts are speculating that the bull market in precious metals may be running out of steam. But according to FTMDaily’s, Jerry Robinson, those who are calling a top in gold and silver are dead wrong.

December 18, 2010Category: Precious Metals

“Gold Investments – December 2010” by Tom Cloud

The following article is written by precious metals advisor, Tom Cloud. It provides an excellent overview of precious metals investing for both the beginner and the experienced metals investor. It is about 7 pages long and covers the many different investment types including: bullion, numismatic, and gold certificates.

December 3, 2010Category: Precious Metals

How to Grow Your Wealth and Pay Less in Taxes

Tom is a CPA, real estate investor, and the founder and CEO of Provision Wealth Strategists. According to Tom, taxes are one of the most powerful tools for building wealth.

September 25, 2010Category: Precious Metals

Is the Dow Jones Going to 2,000? An Interview with Robert Prechter

This Week’s Topic: Does Elliott Wave Predict a Deflationary Depression or Hyperinflation? Is the Dow Jones Going to 2,000? Listen to the discussion with Jerry Robinson and Robert Prechter.

Category: Precious Metals

Watch our Precious Metals Investing 101 Webinar For Free

If you are interested in learning more about investing in gold and silver, then this free online presentation is a must-see. In this special two hour webinar, economist and author Jerry Robinson is joined by precious metals veteran advisor Tom Cloud to discuss what every gold and silver investor should know about the precious metals markets.

August 26, 2010Category: Precious Metals

Bill Murphy Discusses Gold Price Manipulation with Jerry Robinson – 8/21/10

Follow the Money Weekly radio show host Jerry Robinson interviews Bill Murphy of the Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee. In this 15 minute interview, Murphy talks about manipulation of the price of gold and what he thinks gold should be priced right now.

August 20, 2010Category: Precious Metals

Economic Recovery or Financial Armageddon? – LISTEN NOW!

Follow the Money Weekly radio host Jerry Robinson talks with popular author and financial commentator, Michael J. Panzner regarding the most pressing economic issues. The interview includes Panzner’s outlook on inflation in the U.S., as well as his opinion about precious metals and agriculture.

August 18, 2010Category: Precious Metals

6 More Reasons Why Gold is Guaranteed to Go Higher

A U.S. government report issued yesterday revealed that China cut its holdings of Treasury bonds and notes by the most ever recently. China’s holdings of long-term treasurys fell by $21.2 billion in June to $839.7 billion.

July 21, 2010Category: Precious Metals

Buyer Beware: Glenn Beck’s "Favorite" Gold Dealer, GOLDLINE, Under Investigation

I have been telling you OVER and OVER to avoid Numismatic coins unless you are a collector. If you are trying to invest to protect against inflation, BUY BULLION, not numismatic coins. Glenn Beck and Goldline claim that numismatic coins will be safe in the event of another 1933 style government gold confiscation.

July 14, 2010Category: Precious Metals

The new gold diggers

When gold nuggets were found in the foothills of California in 1849, a frenzy of prospecting ensued. Now, thanks to the ‘Great Recession’, it’s happening all over again.

July 11, 2010Category: Precious Metals

Merrill Lynch: The 3 big reasons gold and silver will soar

Merrill Lynch metals analysts maintain gold will hit a US$1,500 per ounce target by the end of next year as investor demand pushes gold prices higher.

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BIS gold swap – best news to hit gold in 30 years

In its 2010 annual report, the Bank of International Settlements said that “gold, which the bank held in connection with gold swap operations, under which the bank exchanges currencies for physical gold,” stands at 8,160.1 million in special drawing rights, equivalent to 346 tonnes this year, up from nil in 2009.”   Apparently this amount has now climbed to 382 tonnes since the report was issued.

July 9, 2010Category: Precious Metals

Richard Russell: Everything you need to know about gold in three sentences

…As I’ve said a thousand times, Fed Chief Bernanke will absolutely not accept deflation… Shrewd gold-accumulators are well aware of [this]. As the deflationary and deleveraging forces press on the US economy, the Bernanke Fed is ready to devalue the US dollar in its (“whatever it takes”) battle to hold back deflation.

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IRS to begin tracking gold and silver coin purchases in 2012

A blizzard of paperwork could be about to hit numismatics. Passage by Congress of the national health care legislation has had an unintended consequence to the nation’s coin collectors, vest-pocket dealers who buy and sell coins, and larger dealers who are frequent buyers of coins that collectors periodically liquidate as they trade up their collections for better coins, or simply sell to take a small profit or loss.

June 23, 2010Category: Precious Metals

Merrill Lynch: "Gold Will Hit $1,400/oz by 2012"

Merrill Lynch metals analysts maintain gold will hit a US$1,500 per ounce target by the end of next year as investor demand pushes gold prices higher.
In research published Monday, analysts Michael Widmer, Francisco Blanch, and Alex Tonks are predicting average gold price forecasts of US$1,200/oz this year, $1,350/oz in 2011, and $1,400/oz in 2012, up from $1110/oz, $1179/oz and $1109/oz. respectively.

June 21, 2010Category: Precious Metals

Another Record High for Gold: $1265/oz

Gold rose to a record in London and New York as other commodities gained on speculation demand for raw materials will increase and as investors bought the metal to protect wealth from Europe’s financial turbulence.

Category: Precious Metals

Gold to Jump to Record $1,300 as Investors Shun Euro

Gold may climb to a record $1,300 an ounce this year as investment demand shifts from the euro and the dollar, said Bruce Ikemizu at Standard Bank Plc.

June 18, 2010Category: Precious Metals

Central banks join gold rush

Foreign banks and investors alike have been flocking to the precious metal over the last year, sending it soaring to record highs.

June 15, 2010Category: Precious Metals

8 Traits for Financial Success

Did you know that when you look at the top 30% of the population of America in terms of wealth and success, nine out of 10 of those folks weren’t there a decade ago? That’s one of the things I learned in conducting a study of 5,000 Americans for my book “The Difference.”

June 11, 2010Category: Precious Metals

As Gold Hits Record, Central Banks in Focus

Gold’s surge to a record sparked speculation that central banks may be stepping up purchases of the precious metal. Tuesday, gold contracts for June delivery rose $4.70, or 0.4%, to $1,244 a troy ounce, a record settlement price on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange.

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George Soros: ‘We Have Just Entered Act II’ of Financial Crisis

“The collapse of the financial system as we know it is real, and the crisis is far from over,” Soros said today at a conference in Vienna. “Indeed, we have just entered Act II of the drama.”

June 10, 2010Category: Precious Metals

UBS Forecasts: Gold, the ‘ultimate currency,’ to hit $1,500

AG said today in a report that projects prices will hit $1,500 (U.S.) an ounce in the next 12 months and says anything below $1,200 represents a buying opportunity.