Category Archives: Gold and Silver Market

Here we cover the basics of the gold and silver markets. But also the not so basic as well. Such as physical versus paper markets, and how war affects the gold and silver price.

Plus our yearly reviews and prognostications for the precious metals markets.

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Must read articles about the Gold and Silver Market

WHAT DOES GOLD SPOT PRICE OR SILVER SPOT PRICE MEAN?

What Does Gold Spot Price (Or Silver Spot Price) Mean?

Learn about spot prices, gold and silver futures, retail prices and how they are all set.


How Might War With North Korea Affect the Gold and Silver Price?

How Might War With North Korea Affect the Gold and Silver Price?

Does war cause gold and silver to rise? See what has happen during previous wars and what a war with the likes of North Korea could mean for gold and silver.


Why Does Gold Demand Remain Strong in the East?

Why Does Gold Demand Remain Strong in the East?

Historically gold has been popular in the eastern hemisphere. See why the likes of China and Russia have been buying and what this might mean for us in the future.

Gold Purity and Silver Purity – A Complete Guide

Gold Purity and Silver Purity – A Complete Guide

When buying precious metals, it is important to have an understanding of the gold purity or silver purity of the bars or coins. Why? Because a small difference in gold or silver purity can have an impact upon the overall value of the gold or silver contained in a coin or bar. And therefore the price you pay.


What is a Troy Ounce? Troy Ounce vs Standard Ounce

What is a Troy Ounce? Troy Ounce vs Standard Ounce

Here’s everything you need to know about the unit of measure for gold and silver – the troy ounce.


Latest Articles

Gold & Silver Performance: 2020 in Review & Our Guesses for 2021

2020 the year in review for gold and silver

It’s time for our annual review of the performance of gold and silver in New Zealand dollars. We’ll also look back on our predictions from the start of 2020. Then finish off by making a few guesses as to what 2021 might hold in store for us… 2020 was indeed an unprecedented year. With the Coronavirus […]

What is a Troy Ounce? Troy Ounce vs Standard Ounce

What is a troy ounce?

What is a troy ounce? Why is gold and silver measured in troy ounces? Are they different from a standard or avoirdupois ounce? You’ll be an expert on the weights of precious metals by the end of this article… What is a Troy Ounce? The troy ounce is the unit of measure used for precious […]

Is Inflation Coming? If So, What Kind?

Is Inflation Coming_ If So, What Kind_

Is inflation coming? Central Banks the world over have engaged in massive amounts of currency printing in recent months as a response to government imposed lock downs. Surely this means inflation is inevitable? Here’s a few opinions on inflation that we’ve come across recently. Along with our thoughts on the matter at the end… Firstly […]

What Does Gold Spot Price (Or Silver Spot Price) Mean?

WHAT DOES GOLD SPOT PRICE OR SILVER SPOT PRICE MEAN?

What Does the Gold Spot Price (or Silver Spot Price) Mean? In simple terms the gold spot price (or silver spot price) means the price for delivery of a commodity like gold or silver, right now. The gold spot price relates to the price for 1 troy ounce of gold (or 1 troy ounce of silver for […]

Gold & Silver Performance: 2019 in Review & Our 2020 Guesses

Gold & Silver in NZ Dollars_ 2019 in Review & Our 2020 Guesses

It’s time for our annual review of the performance of gold and silver in New Zealand dollars. We’ll also look back on our predictions from the start of 2019. Then finish off by making a few guesses as to what 2020 could have in store for us… 2019 saw a complete reversal from 2018 overall […]

The Anatomy of a (New) Gold Bull Market: Prices Rises. Short Correction. Bigger Rise to Come?

The Anatomy of a (New) Gold Bull Market: Prices Rises. Short Correction. Bigger Rise to Come?

There can now be little doubt. A new secular bull market in gold is underway. A bull market refers to a market where the price is rising. As opposed to a bear market where the price falls. In NZ Dollars gold has quietly been in a bull market since 2014. Even in US Dollars gold […]

Can Silver Rise When JP Morgan Controls So Much Physical and Paper Silver?

CAN SILVER RISE WHEN JP MORGAN CONTROLS SO MUCH PHYSICAL & PAPER SILVER

A question in this week from Pat asking can silver rise when JP Morgan controls so much physical and paper silver and manipulates the silver price? “I’ve been doing a bit of research, trying to decide whether or not I’d like to buy silver bullion and I’ve come across a fair amount of information (from […]

The Real Hunt Brothers Silver Story

The-Real-Hunt-Brothers-Silver-Story

You may have read about the Hunt Brothers and how they supposedly cornered the silver market in the 1970’s. Thus causing the silver price to rise astronomically.   We’ve read a fair bit about this episode in the past. The below video does a pretty good job of presenting a different take on the mainstream […]

The Seven Pillars of Gold

Over the past few years a number of central banks including that of Germany have been repatriating their gold from the New York Fed vault. More recently Turkey is doing the same. Turkey has had 220 tons stored in the U.S. Jim Rckards points out: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has recently suggested that international […]

New Silver Bull Coming

There are a number of solid indicators that often indicate silver is in a bullish set up. These include very high gold to silver ratio, extreme speculative short position levels and extremely low speculative long position levels in the silver futures market. Read more: Gold and Silver Commitment of Traders (COT) Report: A Beginners Guide When […]