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.

If you’d like more guidance on picking lower risk times to buy, then you should definitely get free access to our gold and silver daily price alert email service.

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?

Latest Articles

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 […]

What is the Gold Silver Ratio? What are New Highs in the Ratio Telling Us?

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

What is the gold silver ratio? Why has the gold silver ratio been making new all time highs? In this post you’ll learn: What is the Gold Silver Ratio? How is the Gold to Silver Ratio Used? What is the Ratio Telling Us Now? Why did the Gold to Silver Ratio Reach New Highs This […]

NZ Dollar Falls – Why Has the NZ Dollar Weakened and Where to Now?

NZ Dollar Falls - Why and Where to Now_

The New Zealand Dollar has been falling since the start of the year. But at the end of February it dropped sharply. This was likely due to the expectation that New Zealand would be more seriously impacted by the Coronavirus outbreak than markets had previously been expecting. The New Zealand dollar plummeted briefly below 0.6200 […]

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

Are you at all confused about the difference between NZD and USD gold price (and silver price)? Here’s a question from a reader wanting some clarity on NZ Dollar versus USD Dollar precious metals prices: I am a little confused about the difference between the NZD and USD pricing though. Can you explain how the […]

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