Rare Earth – Knut Andersen, Sales Director of Swiss Metal Assets, spoke exclusively to Resource Investing News about holding physical rare industrial metals offshore as a growth-oriented investment and hedge against currency devaluation.
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Gold – Changes to the European Financial Stability Facility could mean a loss in value of the Euro currency in relation to gold and other precious metals.
Copper – Copper can predict the health of the economy. When copper prices rises, it is seen as a prediction that the economy is about to grow; when copper drops, often a decline in the stock market follows. While investors seek ways to protect themselves against inflation, copper is an important commodity to consider.
Silver – CB Online reports: Gold and silver prices rose as investors parked their money in precious metals investments that are often used as a hedge against political and economic instability.
Gold Investing News reports gold seen as a safe haven commodity and currency. The writing is clear on the wall, according to some experts. Author of Gloom, Boom & Doom report Marc Faber has said the rally in the US markets is likely to continue till April-end, but was quick to add that a total [...]
The Chicago Resource Expo will be held on April 24th and 25th in Rolling Meadows, Illinois. It is the oldest conference of its type in North America, and provides a unique, intimate venue of exhibitors, attendees, as well as keynote speakers. This semi annual event, started by Richard Radez back in 1977, offers investors the [...]
Gold Investing News reports gold is looking brighter despite the global economic crisis and bail-out. On the stock markets, gold climbed overnight and ended $12 higher. Gold was as much as 2 per cent higher on Thursday after the European Central Bank left interest rates on hold and the Bank of England cut its key [...]
Gold Investing News reports spot gold slipped a further 1% today. The dollar climbed overnight as investors took heart from U.S. Congress’ headway on a $825 billion stimulus package. U.S. President Barack Obama’s plan cleared its first Congressional hurdle, passing through the House of Representatives, as the Federal Reserve eyed more extreme measures to ease [...]
Gold investing News reports gold prices remain strong for the New Year 2009. “The more problems we see in the banking sector and the financial sector in general, the more attractive gold as a hedge against such risk will be,” said Commerzbank analyst Eugen Weinberg. “Risk aversion is high. People are looking at gold right [...]
Gold Investing News reports gold futures were lower with falling oil prices and firm US dollar and the need for President-Elect, Obama’s support in the recent India’s terror attacks. The ‘right’ trade on the India attacks would be two-fold: long gold, short oil. Oil could suffer because the attacks could impair growth in India. As the [...]