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?

Latest Articles

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

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

After bouncing back in late October and early November silver has fallen sharply in the last couple of weeks. 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…   The Big Picture NZD Silver: 3 Major Trends Since 2005 Looking […]

Gold and Silver Commitment of Traders (COT) Report: A Beginners Guide

Gold and Silver Commitment of Traders (COT) Report_ A Beginners Guide

Learn all about the gold and silver commitment of traders (COT) report and how understanding it can help determine when to buy gold and silver. This post covers: What is the Commitment of Traders (COT) Report? The Current Positions in the Commitment of Traders Report for Gold and for Silver What is a “Short Squeeze”? What […]

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

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 8 years or so, to see where the silver market is currently. Therefore helping to indicate where silver is going […]

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 a topic we find really interesting. If somewhat hard to explain exactly why these cycles repeat. Last year 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? Why is the Gold Silver Ratio at New Highs?

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

What is the gold silver ratio? Why is the gold silver ratio at new 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 is the Gold to Silver Ratio at New Highs? What to Do Now? […]

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: What is the Yield Curve? What is an Inverted Yield Curve? What Does an Inverted Yield […]

NZ Dollar Falls – Why is the NZ Dollar Weaker and Where to Now?

NZ Dollar Falls - Why and Where to Now_

The NZ dollar plunged 1.5 cents on Thursday morning, after the RBNZ surprised many with the announcement that they “expect to keep the OCR at this level [1.75%] through 2019 and into 2020”.  This amounted to an increase of a further 12 months until the reserve bank expects to raise interest rates, and was not expected […]

Is Now a Good Time to Buy Gold in New Zealand?

Is Now a Good Time to Buy Gold in New Zealand

One of the most common questions people ask is: “Is now a good time to buy gold in New Zealand?” We have written in our FREE eCourse (which you can access here) how the time to buy is on dips ‎not when the gold price is reaching or close to reaching new highs. So what […]

NZX50 Near Highs But This Indicator Says the NZ Economy is Slowing Sharply

NZX50 Near Highs But This Indicator Says the NZ Economy is Slowing Sharply

The New Zealand share market index, the NZX50 reached a new all time high earlier this month of 9084.04. Today the index is only just down from all time highs at 8953. So surely this is an indicator of a robust economy? And given share markets are meant to be forward thinking, a sign that […]

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”. (This article was first written in August 2014. Latest update July 2018).   What is Gold Seasonality? Gold seasonality generally refers to the northern hemisphere mid summer lull in precious metals markets – which often […]

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