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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NZ Housing to Gold Ratio 1962 – 2021: Measuring House Prices in Gold‎

NZ Housing to Gold Ratio: Measuring House Prices in Gold‎

The housing to gold ratio shows that when priced in gold, New Zealand median house prices have fallen 27% since 2005. See how history shows New Zealand house prices could fall 85% further yet… There’s always plenty of discussion in the mainstream media about where house prices are going. Given New Zealanders predilection for property […]

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

WAGES FROM ANCIENT GREECE & NZ HOUSING: BOTH SAY SILVER UNDERVALUED BY 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… We previously compared ancient wages in silver […]

Gold Backing to Debt Ratio: A Reset Like in 1934 and 1980 Would Mean $28,000 Gold

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In this article you’ll learn about the gold backing to debt ratio. Along with what the gold price would need to be at today to match two previous periods of debt reset… How do you determine gold’s value? Or put another way what price should gold be at? In our view this is the wrong […]

How Much is All the Gold in the World Worth?

How Much is All the Gold in the World Worth?

Here’s a question in this week from a reader: “How many US dollars is all the gold in the world worth?” How Do You Calculate the Total Value of All the Gold in the World? First we need to know what is the total amount of gold in the world. Then we simply multiply that […]

Real Interest Rates vs Gold Prices – What Can They Tell Us About When to Buy Gold in New Zealand? [2021 Update]

Real Interest Rates vs Gold Prices - What Can They Tell Us About When to Buy Gold in New Zealand?

Recently there has been a bit of discussion in the mainstream about interest rates potentially rising sooner than expected. ASB yesterday increased its five-year term deposit rate by 75 basis points to 1.75 per cent. However, today you’ll see why it is the real interest rate that we need to keep track of… Interest Rates […]

Gold vs Collectibles: Should I Sell My Vintage Car and Buy Gold if Inflation is Coming?

GOLD vs COLLECTIBLES: SHOULD I SELL MY VINTAGE CAR AND BUY GOLD IF INFLATION IS COMING?

This week an excellent question. Partly about inflation and partly about gold versus a collectible car. Question: “Serious question related to future inflation. Let’s say you have a  collectible car from the 1968 era currently has seen massive inflation over 10 years.  Today would you hold or convert to PM? I’m confused and foggy on […]

What Price Could Silver Reach?

WHAT PRICE COULD SILVER REACH?

See how high the silver price could go. You’ll discover a number of methods to reach a potential valuation for silver in the coming years including: Extrapolating out using the gold to silver ratio Inflation adjusted silver price A projected price of silver using the Dow to silver ratio A recent video of ours looked […]

Is it Too Late to Buy Gold? [Video]

Is it too late to buy gold

Is it Too Late to Buy Gold? The NZ dollar price has risen over $500 per ounce since the start of 2020. So it’s not unreasonable to ask, is it too late to buy gold? This video looks at a number of methods to try and place a value on gold and determine where the […]

How Do You Value Gold | What Price Could Gold Reach? Updated 2020

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

We received a question from a reader “What will the future resale value of gold be?” Or rather what they were really getting at, what price will gold likely reach in the future? How do you value gold? They accepted we did not have a crystal ball – although that would be handy! They were […]

The Inverse Oil Shock – The Opposite of the 1970’s and The Gold to Oil Ratio

The Inverse Oil Shock - The Opposite of the 1970’s and The Gold to Oil Ratio

See what craziness just happened in the oil market along with whether the gold to oil ratio can tell us anything about what is going on in the global economy… Yesterday we saw an inverse oil shock. The nearest oil futures contract plunged down to $1 before actually going negative to -$37. The Australian Financial […]