Category Archives: How to Value Gold and Silver

How to Value Gold or Silver

This is the category that will help you determine how much upside there is ahead for gold and silver. Here we write about the Gold to Silver ratio, Housing to gold ratio and housing to silver ratios, and the Dow to Gold ratio.

It’s also the place to come to help determine when the time may come to sell gold and silver.

Must read articles about How to Value Gold and Silver

How do you value gold? What Price could it reach?

How Do You Value Gold | What Price Could it Reach?

Many people run into the problematic thinking that there is no way to value gold. The argument is that gold has no earnings and is of no productive use etc etc. And so therefore how can you place a value on it? You’ll see there is a methodology which simply looks at the percentage backing of the dollar at the current gold price.


Wages from Ancient Greece and NZ Housing Both Say Silver Undervalued by a Factor of 20

Wages from Ancient Greece and NZ Housing Both Say Silver Undervalued by a Factor of 20

Sounds amazing and at first glance seems quite unlikely we’d agree. But what labourers were paid in silver in ancient Greece, and New Zealand house prices when measured in silver, both show how very undervalued silver is currently. We’ll show just how eerily similar the resulting numbers are.


What is the Gold Silver Ratio_ Why is the Gold Silver Ratio at New Highs

What is the Gold Silver Ratio?

See what is the Gold / Silver ratio, and how it is used. Plus why the gold silver ratio is at new highs and and what it is telling us now.

Gold Cycles vs Property Cycles: When Will Gold Reach Peak Valuation?

Gold Cycles vs Property Cycles: When Will Gold Reach Peak Valuation?

The concept of long term cycles and how history at least rhymes, if not repeats, is really interesting topic. This article covers: Has NZ Property Peaked?; The 18 Year Real Estate Cycle; The Gold Bull Market 1970’s vs 2000 to Date; When Will Gold and Silver Reach their Peak Valuations? How Property Cycles and Gold Cycles Might Play Out in the Years to Come.


Gold Ratios Update: Dow/Gold, NZ Housing to Gold, & Gold/Silver Ratio?

Gold Ratios Update: Dow/Gold, NZ Housing to Gold, & Gold/Silver Ratio

Here’s a look at a number of gold and silver charts and gold ratios including: Shares versus Gold Ratio; Gold Silver Ratio and the Housing to Gold Ratio. They can all help determine how undervalued gold and silver may be.


Could Silver Be Worth More Than Gold?

Could Silver Be Worth More Than Gold? 

You may have heard about the increasing uses for silver in industrial applications. This is often used to argue that the price of silver will rise significantly and could equal or even overtake gold. Could this really happen?

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Gold Price Forecast: What Experts Predict

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As British politician Nigel Farage once said, “Predictions are a mug’s game.” Nonetheless, if you are considering investing in gold, you would be a mug for not considering where the experts perceive the price of gold to be heading. With that in mind, let’s take a look at where the experts believe the price of […]

If New Zealand Introduces a Central Bank Digital Currency, How Will Gold or Silver Be Valued and How Will One Use Them?

IF N.Z. INTRODUCES A CENTRAL BANK DIGITAL CURRENCY HOW WILL GOLD OR SILVER BE VALUED AND HOW WILL ONE USE THEM?

Two questions from readers recently on the topic of a New Zealand Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) and how an implementation of this will affect gold… Suzanne: With this new digital currency system they are talking about, how will gold or silver be useful ? Chris C: If NZ were to introduce a CBDC, how […]

Dow Gold Ratio: How Does Gold Compare to Shares For the Past 100 Years? Where to From Here in 2021?

Here’s a great question from a reader on gold versus shares. It’s quite timely to look at today. Considering the US stock market today hit a new all time high. You’ll see why perhaps you shouldn’t simply compare shares/stocks to gold over a long period of time and then use this as an argument not […]

Top 5 Ways to Invest in Gold

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If you are new to gold investing, it can seem daunting and even confusing, especially when you discover there is more than just one way to invest. Indeed, there are several different ways, each with its own benefits and disadvantages. In this guide, we outline the top 5 ways to invest in gold to help […]

Interest Rates and Gold: If Interest Rates Rise What Happens to Gold?

Last week the Reserve Bank of New Zealand raised the Official Cash Rate for the first time in 7 years. Today we look at interest rates and gold. Specifically answering the question: If interest rates rise, what happens to gold prices? This post covers: A Common Misconception About Gold and Rising Interest Rates Last week […]

Invest in Silver: What You Need to Know

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Like gold, silver is a great investment option to hedge against economic and political uncertainty, inflation and to diversify your investment portfolio. However, with gold costing around 80 times more than silver, silver is a much more affordable option to obtain these benefits. Gold Survival Guide outlines the pros and cons of investing in silver […]

Will New Zealand Property Prices Ever Fall?

Will New Zealand Property Prices Ever Fall

Here’s a reader question that’s likely crossed your mind recently too… “Will New Zealand house prices ever fall?” Reader Jim R. writes: “There may or may not be a question here but I thought I’d ask. It’s more based around property but may be linked. As inflation is here to stay for a while the […]

Copper to Gold Ratio: What Can it Tell Us About Inflation?

Copper to Gold Ratio: What Can it Tell Us About Inflation?

A recent question from a reader asked about the relationship between Copper and Gold: While not advocating storing copper bars under the bed, as a lifelong engineer I have always been an avid scrap collector and the red metal in all its forms has always been a steady earner. I’ve never kept records as such […]

Gold Cycles vs Property Cycles in 2021: When Will Gold Reach Peak Valuation?

Gold Cycles vs Property Cycles: When Will Gold Reach Peak Valuation?

The concept of long term cycles and how history at least rhymes, if not repeats, is a topic we find really interesting. If somewhat hard to explain exactly why these cycles repeat. In 2017 we contemplated whether the new NZ government policies would cause a house price crash. Also whether NZ house prices had reached […]

NZ Housing to Silver Ratio 1968 – 2021 – Measuring NZ House Prices in Silver

The housing to silver ratio shows that when priced in silver, New Zealand median house prices have fallen almost 12% since 2003. But you’ll see below how history shows you could potentially buy a median priced house in New Zealand for only $48,636… You may have read our article on the NZ housing to gold […]