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?

Latest Articles

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

Chart of New Zealand Real Interest Rates a.k.a. interest rates after inflation

Last Wednesday we commented on Reserve Bank Govenor Bollards recent announcement to hold NZ interest rates as they are. And his comment that “Should the exchange rate remain strong without anything else changing, the bank would need to reassess the outlook for monetary policy settings.” What will the Reserve Bank of New Zealand do in […]

The Gold Bull Market

There’s plenty of talk around about the gold bull market being over. Mostly from those who also proclaimed it over at $600 an ounce and $800 and $1000.   We actually had an email forwarded on from a reader recently which covered much the same ground as always. We thought it might be useful to […]

Gold Symposium Sydney | Egon von Greyerz Apocalypse Soon

Very apocalyptic indeed was the title of Egon von Greyerz of Matterhorn Asset Management’s presentation at the Sydney Gold Symposium… “A Return to the Dark Ages” However given his gloomy title he had a collection of somewhat edgy but humorous slides to lighten the mood. We’ve seen von Greyerz perform pretty well on CNBC in […]

Gold Symposium Sydney | Eric Sprott | Mania | Manipulation | Meltdown

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Like trying to be “the prettiest horse in the glue factory” was how Eric Sprott described the various paper currencies of the world today.  Eric Sprott, head of Sprott Asset Management was the first of the “big names” to speak at the Gold Symposium in Sydney last week. He certainly has a quick wit and […]

Should I Sell My Home and Buy Precious Metals?

We recently had a question along these lines posed to us.  I have a home with 20% equity and 80% mortgage.  I use a significant portion of my weekly income to service the mortgage and don’t seem to have any savings left over due to stagnant wages and increasing living costs.  What would be the […]

Just How Low Could Gold Fall?

A week or so ago we read something from Bill Bonner on the Daily Reckoning that got us to thinking, “Just how low could gold fall?” Bill has been recommending gold to readers of his daily column for years and years but he may have scared a few people with these recent thoughts on the […]

Just checking | Is gold in a bubble

Gold bars and coins

Gold has been popping up a good deal more in the mainstream of late and there have been plenty of mentions of a bubble-like state.  Wells Fargo Bank recently released a report where they stated that gold was in a speculative bubble.  This was perhaps a not altogether surprising statement from a bank whose majority […]

Gold Bullion in New Zealand dollars hits record high | Time to buy or sell

Gold Bullion in New Zealand dollars today is well over the $2000 per ounce level for the first time ever.  The local New Zealand dollar gold bullion price is a function of the gold price in US dollars and the US dollar to NZ dollar exchange rate.  For the past few days both have been […]

The Gold Silver Ratio Another Look

by Andrey Dashkov, Casey International Speculator The gold-silver ratio (GSR) measures how many ounces of silver one can purchase for an ounce of gold, on a certain date. Reference to the ratio has a long history. One of the first mentions was that upon the death of Alexander the Great, the ratio was 12.5 to […]

NZ Housing to Silver Ratio

How to buy a median priced house in NZ freehold, for only $54,663… A sensational headline alright we agree.  And just like the headlines in the NZ Woman’s Weekly there is more to it than meets the eye – but it’s a basic premise that we want to demonstrate. Anyway, if you’ve read our recent […]

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