Category Archives: When to Buy Gold and Silver

When to Buy Gold or Silver

Timing is helpful in ensuring you get the best price when buying gold and silver. This category covers topics such as seasonality and how this affects the gold price. Along with some guides on technical analysis (simple indicators on gold and silver charts to help you choose better times to buy), along with understanding the relationship between the NZ Dollar, US Dollar and gold and silver.

This is also the place where you’ll also find us writing about what we think the prices of both precious metals may do.

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Must read articles about When to Buy Gold and Silver

When to Buy Gold or Silver: The Ultimate Guide

When to Buy Gold or Silver: The Ultimate Guide

Learn about fundamental reasons for buying such as how the economy is doing, the risk of financial panics or currency devaluations. But also technical reasons or rather just purely timing when to buy gold or silver depending on the price. Plus finally whether to choose to buy gold over silver or vice versa.

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

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

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? And how property cycles and gold cycles might play out in the years to come. 

Gold and Silver Technical Analysis: The Ultimate Beginners Guide

Gold and Silver Technical Analysis: The Ultimate Beginners Guide

Once you’ve read this ultimate guide here’s what you’ll know: What is technical analysis? What are the benefits of technical analysis in gold and silver? Is technical analysis any use in manipulated markets? The different types of charts available and where to get them for free. Plus 6 different types of technical indicators for use in gold and silver analysis.

When to Buy Gold or Silver

Where Are We in the Psychology of the Silver Market Cycle?

This article looks at the phases of investor psychology in market cycles. Then compares these phases to the silver market cycle over the past 8 years or so, to see where the silver market is currently. Therefore helping to indicate where silver is going from here and aiding with deciding when to buy silver…

The Yield Curve Recession Predictor: Impact on Gold?


The Yield Curve Recession Predictor: Impact on Gold?

The best predictor of a recession we have seen is the yield curve. While the yield curve may sound like something only economists would know about and discuss, it’s actually a surprisingly simple measure. In this post we’ll cover how the yield curve predicts recessions, how far away the next one may be and how the yield curve impacts gold.

Why You Should Ignore the USD Gold Price When Buying in New Zealand

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

This post will help you if you’re worried about the impact of rising interests rates on gold. It covers: A common misconception about gold and rising interest rates; Rising interest rates in the 1970’s and the effect on gold; How the last 6 Federal Reserve Interest rate hikes have impacted the gold price; What might the future hold for interest rates and gold?

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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 […]

An Excellent N.Z. Silver Buy Zone is Here – Charts Update Dec 2020

An Excellent N.Z. Silver Buy Zone is Here - Charts Update

After rising sharply from March to August, silver has fallen sharply in the last few months. As a result, we now have what looks like an excellent silver buy zone. Here’s a look at a few silver charts showing why this might be…   The Big Picture NZD Silver: 4 Major Trends Since 2005 Looking […]

When to Buy Gold or Silver: The Ultimate Guide (Updated Dec 2020)

When to Buy Gold or Silver

When to buy gold or silver is a question that can have multiple meanings. Firstly you might ask it from the point of view of when is a good time to buy precious metals (gold and silver) in general. This in turn could depend on fundamental reasons for buying gold and silver. Such as how […]

NZ Housing to Silver Ratio 1968 – 2020 – 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 33% since 2003. But you’ll see below how history shows you could potentially buy a median priced house in New Zealand for only $47,188… You may have read our article on the NZ housing to gold […]

NZ Housing to Gold Ratio 1962 – 2020: 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 50% since 2005. See how history shows New Zealand house prices could fall 79% further yet… There’s always plenty of discussion in the mainstream media about where house prices are going. Given New Zealanders predilection for property […]

Real Interest Rates vs Gold Prices – What Can They Tell Us About When to Buy Gold in New Zealand? [Mid Year 2020 Update]

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

There has been a lot of discussion in the mainstream about negative interest rates in recent week. Today you’ll see how the real interest rate shows us negative rates are already here… Interest Rates in New Zealand are at historic lows, with the Reserve Bank slashing the Official Cash Rate (OCR) by 0.75% back in […]

Should I Pay Down Debt or Buy Precious Metals in 2020?

Here’s an excellent question from a reader: Should you pay down debt or buy precious metals… “My specific question relates to whether to pay down debt or stack metals? Obviously high interest debt is bad, but lower rate mortgage debt? I’m torn. Firstly, I don’t think many people ever regret paying off debt, but on […]

Where Are We in the Psychology of the Silver Market Cycle in 2020?

Where Are We in the Psychology of the Silver Market Cycle?

Where Are We in the Psychology of the Silver Market Cycle? This article looks at the phases of investor psychology in market cycles. Then compares these phases to the silver market cycle over the past 10 years or so, to see where the silver market is currently. Therefore helping to indicate where silver is going […]

Does Gold Seasonality Affect the NZ Dollar Gold Price?

Does Gold Seasonality Affect the NZ Dollar Gold Price_ (1)

If you’ve been around the gold sector for a little while you’ve no doubt come across talk of “gold seasonality”. What is Gold Seasonality? Gold seasonality generally refers to the northern hemisphere mid summer lull in precious metals markets. A lull which often seems to match the share market lull at this time of year. […]

Gold Cycles vs Property Cycles in 2020: 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. And also whether NZ house prices had […]

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