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

Have We Seen the Bottom for Silver in NZD?


Last week in our article How Much Further Could Gold in NZD Fall? we had a go at looking where gold might drop to if it was to fall further. Our gut reaction was that the recent price plunge was not over and done with and we could likely see at least a retest of previous […]

How Much Further Could Gold in NZD Fall?

Falling NZD Gold Prices

For buyers of gold and silver things have gotten a bit more complicated of late. In what was often already a confusing market, there’s an extra question to ask now. It’s not just what will the spot price of gold and silver do, but also what will the premium above spot that the wholesalers charge […]

Pleasure or Pain? Where to Now for Gold and Silver in New Zealand Dollars?

What are you experiencing? Pleasure or Pain? It probably depends on whether you own any gold or silver already (and also when you purchased it), or whether you’re intending to buy some in the near future. If you’ve bought in the past 2 years you could be experiencing some pain as you may well be […]

Gold to Silver Ratio: What Can We Expect Now After QE3?

This week: QEternity Aftermath Gold to Silver Ratio The High NZ Dollar Why Buy Gold? QEternity Aftermath So what’s happened since the announcement of QEternity? Well after a bit of a bump higher gold and silver just seem to be consolidating at the moment as you can see in the charts below. Gold seems to […]

Why is Gold Falling

We received the following question from a reader during the week and thought our answer might be worth sharing for people who didn’t hold any gold during the 2008 market turmoil… “Just wanted to get your view on why the gold price is falling. I thought it was regarded as a safe haven in turbulent […]

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 […]