Gold has been a premium asset for centuries, acting both as a store of wealth and a means of exchange. Whether used in specie, a currency peg, or debt collateral, it has always been synonymous with prosperity. Subsequently, gold is an attractive asset to central banks, governments, and financial institutions around the globe. The World… Read more.
The financial crisis of 2008 shook the foundations of traditional finance. For the first time since the Great Depression, the future viability of the U.S. as a financial entity came into question. Corporate bankruptcies, government bailouts, and a global credit freeze prompted droves of everyday people to actively seek security. Almost intuitively, gold became a… Read more.
When it comes to managing risk, gold has been a tried-and-true insurance policy for the bulk of human history. For producers, speculators, and buy-and-hold investors, gold is an asset rarely ignored. Perhaps gold’s strongest attribute is its versatility. Aside from being held in the physical form, it is readily tradable via standardized futures and options… Read more.
Beyond the Spotlight for the week of May 20, 2019 covers the Japanese Yen, Gold, Unleaded Gasoline markets. Watch now to look ahead with us, while potentially creating additional trading opportunities for yourself.
Gold has been a standard of wealth for centuries. Prosperous nations dating back to 3000 B.C. have viewed it as a source of riches or form of currency. So, what makes gold valuable? On the surface, this question appears elementary, yet finding a succinct answer can be a challenge. First, value is a relative term,… Read more.
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Drew Rathgeber, Sr. Market Strategists Weekly Wrap-Up – April 26th 2019 Latest forecast: 2.7 percent — April 25, 2019 The final GDPNow model estimate for real GDP growth (seasonally adjusted annual rate) in the first quarter of 2019 is 2.7 percent on April 25, down from 2.8 percent on April 19. After the National Association of Realtors’ existing-home… Read more.
List to Senior Broker Drew Rathgeber give a commodity market overview for Gold, Silver, DowJones, Emini S&P, T-Bonds, and more using his very simple trading strategy “Rath Overlay” which gives basic guidance into the charts.
From cattle to copper, commodity futures provide market participants a variety of unique options. The diversity of these offerings allow active traders to conduct business on a near 24/5 basis. Aside from the Friday afternoon to Sunday evening weekend pause, extensive commodity trading hours are one of the largest benefits available to traders. However, not… Read more.
Here is Sr. Broker and Market Strategist Drew Rathgeber’s latest “Rath Overlay” where he discusses all of your favorite commodity markets! DowJones, Gold, Euro, Lean Hogs and much more! Don’t miss out on the next move.