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?

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Invest in Silver: What You Need to Know

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Like gold, silver is a great investment option to hedge against economic and political uncertainty, inflation and to diversify your investment portfolio. However, with gold costing around 80 times more than silver, silver is a much more affordable option to obtain these benefits. Gold Survival Guide outlines the pros and cons of investing in silver […]

How to Invest in Gold NZ: A Complete Guide

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Wondering how to invest in gold in New Zealand? Gold Survival Guide is here to answer all your questions! There are several reasons to invest in gold; perhaps the most compelling is as a hedge against inflation. However, investing in gold also provides security during periods of economic and political instability. While the price of […]

The Strengthening NZ Dollar and How This Affects Gold Bought in NZ in 2021

The Strengthening NZ Dollar and How This Affects Gold Bought in NZ in 2021

Gold, Silver and NZ Dollar Exchange Rates: A Reader Question With the New Zealand dollar jumping sharply over the past couple of weeks (up over 4%), here’s a question you might also have been pondering. What is the point in buying bullion here in New Zealand if the NZ dollar remains strong or continues to […]

If Gold and Silver Are Manipulated, Why Bother Investing?

We’ve answered the question “Why buy gold and silver if they are manipulated?” before. But only in brief where we said: “if this manipulation is ongoing how can we trust them to retain or increase in value compared to fiat currency? We only have history as a guide for this. Assuming manipulation has been going […]

RBNZ Ends Q.E./Currency Printing Early. How Will This Impact Precious Metals Prices?

RBNZ Ends Q.E./Currency Printing Early. How Will This Impact Precious Metals Prices?

Last week the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) announced they would be ending their Large Scale Asset Purchase (LSAP) program – i.e. Q.E. – by 23 July.  The announcement came just as we were sending out our weekly newsletter. So we only had time to jot down a few thoughts: Late Update: RBNZ to […]

Copper to Gold Ratio: What Can it Tell Us About Inflation?

Copper to Gold Ratio: What Can it Tell Us About Inflation?

A recent question from a reader asked about the relationship between Copper and Gold: While not advocating storing copper bars under the bed, as a lifelong engineer I have always been an avid scrap collector and the red metal in all its forms has always been a steady earner. I’ve never kept records as such […]

Gold Cycles vs Property Cycles in 2021: 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. Also whether NZ house prices had reached […]

NZ Housing to Silver Ratio 1968 – 2021 – 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 12% since 2003. But you’ll see below how history shows you could potentially buy a median priced house in New Zealand for only $48,636… You may have read our article on the NZ housing to gold […]

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 […]

An Excellent N.Z. Silver Buy Zone is Here – Charts Update Apr 2021

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

After rising sharply from March to August last year during the COVID19 panic, silver then fell sharply throughout late 2020. After a jump higher in February due to the much publicised silver short squeeze attempt, silver has been down since then. As a result, we now have what looks like an excellent silver buy zone. […]