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

How Much Further Might Gold Fall – What About in NZ Dollars?

How Much Further Might Gold Fall - What About in NZ Dollars?

As we noted in another article this week gold has fallen further over the past week and is now at 5 years low in US dollar terms. As can be seen in the chart below: Gold Could Fall Further Yet in US Dollar Terms We wrote right back in 2011 that gold could well fall […]

3 Reasons Why Gold is Falling Again…


…And Our Thoughts on Each of Them Unless you’ve not been following the financial news you’ll have no doubt heard gold has taken (another) beating over the past few days. The headlines in the financial press have been about how it is at 5 year lows. Which is true in US dollars as per the […]

Another Gold Indicator Flashing Buy – 80% Gains Ahead?

We just read this interesting article from Stansberry & Associates Jeff Clark (not to be confused with Casey Research’s Jeff Clark whose articles we also sometimes feature). headlined: Gold Soared 80% the Last Time This Indicator Flashed “Buy” It got us thinking about how this same gold indicator might look for gold in NZ Dollars. […]

Reader Question: “Why Bother With Technical Analysis if Gold & Silver are Manipulated?”

We received the below question from a reader a couple of weeks ago: “With all the evidence emerging of active manipulation of ALL markets, including precious metals, why would one bother with technical analysis at all? Doesn’t effective technical analysis rely on a market where buyers and sellers are rational participants? Participants that wouldn’t do […]

Gold and Silver Technical Indicators Flash “Buy”

Silver’s Monthly MACD (Moving Average Convergence Divergence) crosses over to diverge for only the 5th time this decade, potentially leading to the next bull run in silver. This very brief video from Silver Bullet Silver Shield explains the possible significance of this technical indicator right now. (See below for an full explanation on the MACD […]

NZD Gold and Silver Update: Is the Bottom in this Time?


It’s been over 2 months now since the late June lows for gold and silver so we thought it worth a look back at what we wrote a month prior to this to see how things have played out since the initial massive plunge in April. With the benefit of hindsight lows are much easier […]

NZ Dollar Gold and Silver: Update After the Fall


Since the price plunge last month we’ve posted a couple of articles, one on gold and more recently one on silver.  So we thought it time to revisit both to see how things have panned out, especially given the further sharp dive both metals took on Monday. We’ve put together a couple of short term […]

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

Gold, Silver and NZ Dollar Exchange Rates: Another Reader Question Another question/comment we had from a reader again this week was what is the point in buying bullion here in New Zealand if the NZ dollar remains strong or continues to strengthen even further? We’ve reprinted the full comment from the reader below and then have […]

Silver Bullion | Is now a good time to buy silver in New Zealand

It’s a question we get a lot from people we know (and those we don’t for that matter): “Is now a good time to buy silver bullion when holding New Zealand dollars?” Better buying silver now than 8 months ago Well, the first answer and one that doesn’t require a huge amount of insight is […]

A beginners video guide to technical analysis

Here’s our latest video – a beginners guide to technical analysis of gold and silver in New Zealand dollars. In it we look at 2 simple technical analysis indicators that can be used to help determine lower risk entry points when buying gold and silver in New Zealand.  The video covers the Relative Strength Index […]