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Bob Kirtley

Bob Kirtley

Contributor since: 15 Mar 2010

  • Gold is Not Money

    Published 18 July 2011 | viewed 0 times

    So there you have it, after 6000 years of being money, gold is not money according the Federal Reserve Chairman, Ben Bernanke. Ron Paul asked…

  • Death by a Thousand Cuts

    Published 24 June 2011 | viewed 0 times

    The political landscape: The Greeks need even more boat loads of cash to stay afloat and its richer European partners are scrambling to put a…

  • Silver Prices Update

    Published 16 June 2011 | viewed 0 times

    There are a number of mixed opinions out there at the moment which in our opinion represents a healthy state of affairs. When we are…

  • Gold, Stocks and Options

    Published 08 June 2011 | viewed 0 times

    A question that we constantly wrestle with is are gold producers correlated to gold prices as gold is their underlying asset, or are they correlated…

  • Silver and Silver Stocks Spring Into Life

    Published 24 May 2011 | viewed 0 times

    A Moment of Respect ... Last night, Mark Haines of CNBC died unexpectedly after 22 years of service. At this time, we would like to…

  • The Last Tango of the Currencies Will End in Gold's Favour

    Published 23 May 2011 | viewed 0 times

    The debt problems now weighing on the Euro have inflicted a devaluation of around 6% this month with no recovery in sight for the PIIGS,…

  • Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF: How Junior?

    Published 18 May 2011 | viewed 0 times

    A number of our readers are fans of the junior section of the precious metals mining sector with the Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF…

  • Affluence is Our Down Fall

    Published 17 May 2011 | viewed 0 times

    Many moons ago during our back packing phase, we were snorkeling off a lovely beach in Bali, Indonesia, when we turned a corner to find…

  • The Dead Cat Dollar

    Published 10 May 2011 | viewed 0 times

    This is a classic dead cat bounce by the US Dollar as it appears to fight desperately to avoid dropping below the much watched '72'…

  • Despite Recent Events Gold Prices Remain a Dollar Play

    Published 03 May 2011 | viewed 0 times

    The dash from $1425/oz to $1563/oz came to a halt today on news that is perceived to be good for the USD. The technical indicators…

  • Precious Metals Update

    Published 14 April 2011 | viewed 0 times

    As of 14 April 2011 The United States Dollar Since early January 2011 the USD has lost 7.4% of its value and needs to manage…

  • Why Gold Is No Longer An Effective USD Hedge

    Published 21 March 2011 | viewed 0 times

    During the first nine years of this gold bull market, gold prices moved with a near perfect inverse relationship to the US dollar. Indeed, in…

  • Gold and Silver Still Dollar Dependent

    Published 11 March 2011 | viewed 0 times

    Despite the troubles in the Middle East and its ramifications for oil prices the real driving force behind both silver and gold prices is still…

  • Gold Prices At New All Time High

    Published 02 March 2011 | viewed 0 times

    Finally, a new all time high for gold prices. Gold prices are being well supported by both its 50dma and its 200dma as the chart…

  • Unrest In Libya boosts Oil, Gold and Silver Prices

    Published 21 February 2011 | viewed 0 times

    Muammar Gaddafi As unrest escalated today in Libya the pressure was felt in the oil world with WTI up $2.17 to $97.50, Brent Crude up…

  • Gold and Silver Prices Strengthen as the USD Weakens

    Published 20 February 2011 | viewed 0 times

    We kick off with a quick look at the chart for gold and as we can see both the 50dma and the 200dma are moving…

  • Gold and Silver Are on the Starting Blocks

    Published 30 January 2011 | viewed 0 times

    A strange start to the year and a strange end to a volatile week, so we take a whiz across the air waves in order…

  • Gold, Silver and Unhedged Producers

    Published 20 January 2011 | viewed 0 times

    The run up in gold prices attracted investors to the gold and silver mining sector and for those investors looking for significant exposure, producers who…

  • Gold Prices Update

    Published 10 December 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Gold prices almost returned to take tea with the 50dma after 2 down days, but today she just wasn't in the mood and gained a…

  • The Key Relationship between US Real Rates and Gold Prices

    Published 06 December 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Gold investors tend to focus overwhelmingly on the relationship between the US dollar and gold, citing that a lower dollar leads to higher gold prices…