Gold – Despite recent price drops, gold as a long term investment is still viable, says Scott Carter of Lear Capital.
Articles Tagged "inflation"
Gas – USA Today reported that a drop in the price of gas has pulled April's consumer price indext figures down 0.4% from March — the lowest since December 2008.
Gold – Central bankers are avoiding the potentially inflationary moves that many gold investors are betting on.
Gold – Reuters reported that the price of gold increased slightly on bargain hunting, inflation data out of China, and increased commodity prices.
Gold – In recent years gold prices have surged, but costs have also been rising and are expected to continue upward. Should this activity discourage investment in mining stocks?
Gold – The minutes from a Federal Reserve meeting suggest that it believes inflation remains under control, which resulted in overall spot market gold prices depreciating by about two percent this week.
Gold – Gold prices have surged with the aid of inflationary risks on price of crude oil trading above $120 per barrel and the strengthening euro.
Copper – Investors look to China for clues on copper's moves, with a push for more affording housing pushing up prices on the one hand, while inflation fears keep prices in check on the other.
Silver – Silver prices rose for a second consecutive session on the back of the Federal Reserve commitment to near zero interest rates through 2014. However, the target inflation rate of 2 percent has caused some to question the strength of silver and gold as an investment hedge.
Despite the cautionary tone of the keynote speakers at the 2011 San Francisco Hard Assets Investment Conference, the message was clear that if investors practice their due diligence, they can still make healthy returns.