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

Chartist: Silver About to Bottom? Doesn’t Matter if You’re Buying in NZ Dollars

Charting “guru” Chris Kimble this week had a long term silver chart that posits the theory that silver is very close to having bottomed out. This chart and his discussion refers to silver in US Dollars. Afterwards we’ll have a longer term NZD silver chart for you with our thoughts too. Here’s Chris: Silver; Bottoming […]

Gold & Silver in NZ Dollars: 2016 in Review & Our Guess For 2017

2016 was an eventful year with the “surprise” results of Brexit and the US presidential elections. So with 2016’s end it’s time for our review of gold and silver performance in NZ Dollars during the calendar year. Plus a look back at our predictions from a year ago as well. After all there is no […]

Why Isn’t Gold Correcting Like Previous Moves Higher?

Knowledgable readers are what we seem to have in spades here at Gold Survival Guide. We get some great insightful questions. Here is one received this week that we thought worth sharing: “In your opinion, why isn’t gold making the periodic corrections that it did the last time it rose to about $1950.00 per ounce […]

Gold and Silver ChartFest – Update for 2016

See a comparison between August 2015 and July 2016 of: (Note: For a 2018 update of these charts see: Gold Ratios Update: Dow/Gold, NZ Housing to Gold, & Gold/Silver Ratio). Earlier today we posted a summary of a video that looked at the large moves in silver over the past week. And in particular the […]

A Precious Metals Correction Must Come Now? Mustn’t It?

Gold and silver have both moved sharply higher this year. So many people are thinking “we must see a decent sized precious metals correction now after such a big move higher”. Surely this makes sense right? Well, we have a few thoughts on why it just might not be as clear cut as this… Gold […]

NZ Dollar Outlook + Impact on NZ Gold & Silver Prices

NZ Dollar Outlook + Impact on NZ Gold & Silver Prices

Last October we wondered whether we had seen a trend change with the US Dollar starting to weaken. Or rather for us here in New Zealand, the Kiwi Dollar starting to strengthen. We thought it was time to check back in on this theory as it indeed seems to have been the case. Below is […]

Ronald Stoeferle: 2016 Will Be a Good Year For Gold Investors

Ronald Stoeferle, of Incrementum AG in Liechtenstein was recently interviewed by Lars Schall, a German reporter. They discussed this year’s prospects for gold, silver and mining shares; the still increasing gold demand in China; and a book that Stoeferle co-authored, “Austrian School for Investors – Austrian Investing Between Inflation and Deflation”. The full audio interview can be found […]

US$ Gold Dips to New Low – Now What?

US$ Gold Dips to New Low - Now What?

Overnight Tuesday, gold in US dollars closed below the July low of $1080. It dipped to a low of $1065.60 by late morning New York time before closing higher on $1069.30 for a daily decline of around $15 per ounce. You can see in the chart below this is a clear break below the July lows. […]

Trend Change: USD Weakening from Here? Impact on NZD Gold?

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The recent sharp reversal in the Kiwi dollar has prompted us to wonder, has the trend of the last year or so now changed from USD strength to weakness? If so, how will this affect the New Zealand dollar, and local NZ Dollar gold and silver prices?   The USD May Have Changed Course The […]

Good Time to Sell NZ Shares and Buy Gold or Silver?

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The alternative media has featured a bit of talk about the US share market looking in danger and being very “toppy” in recent months. Today we’ll see how the NZ Sharemarket looks in comparison. Below is a chart of the NZX50, an index of the top 50 companies in the NZ sharemarket. Also with the US […]