Last week was a big week for precious metals. Gold broke above $2,000 an ounce and kept climbing, pushing over $2,075 later in the week. Meanwhile, silver blew through $28 and $29 ounce on Thursday and knocked on the door of $30. But even with another week of solid gains, there still seems to be […]
ETFs globally added another 166 tons of gold in July. It was the eighth straight month of inflows of metal into gold-backed funds. That pushed total ETF gold holdings to another record high of 3,785 tons, according to the latest data from the World Gold Council. With gold hitting an all-time record high at the […]
The price of gold has always had a significant correlation (80%) with the Fed’s balance sheet (i.e., the “money supply”), especially during periods of significant balance sheet expansion (money printing).