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

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 […]

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 […]

NZ Dollar Gold and Silver A Beginners Guide to Technical Analysis

Personally we believe using technical analysis in isolation is of limited value.  When markets are being flooded with printed money they won’t necessarily follow historical trends, which, in its simplest form is basically what technical analysis is. However, used in conjunction with other indicators and fundamental analysis, technical analysis has its place.  Say you’ve done […]

Good time to buy gold in NZ dollars Part 2

We often get asked, “Is now a good time to buy gold in NZ dollars?” Back in November I read a great interview from Chris Weber, who we pay close attention to, as he did well in the 1970’s bull market and always writes insightfully. It’s hard to argue with the answer that he gave […]

NZ Dollar gold price ready to rise significantly

Could this be the start of the next significant rise in the New Zealand dollar price of gold? If history is any guide it could well be… NZD gold price has risen sharply the last 2 weeks The New Zealand dollar (NZD) price of gold has risen quite sharply over the last half of November. […]

Avoid Worrying About the NZD/USD Exchange Rate When Buying Gold

An article on this week was headlined “Bullion bullish but beware the bears”. The excerpt below is taken from the beginning of the article (emphasis added is ours): The price of gold, now near nominal highs at more than US$1180 an ounce, is expected to climb further, analysts say. However, they warn New Zealand […]

Whither the NZ Dollar Gold Price

Gold has just made another all time high priced in US dollars reaching an intra-day price of $1261.90.  In Euros and sterling and many other currencies it also has hit new highs recently. Here in New Zealand, while it has rallied sharply since the start of May, the previous February 2009 high of $1980 has […]