What Will a President Romney Mean for Gold?

Though it seemed like a long shot at first, recent weeks have seen Governor Mitt Romney claw his way back into the Presidential race versus incumbent Barack Obama. Some feel that Romney still won’t be able to win, but if you believe the polls all around the nation, like Gallup and Rasmussen who both have the governor edging out Obama by 7% and 2% respectively, Mr. Romney has a legitimate shot. A number of investors already favor Romney as they feel that his “free market” policies and background as a successful investor make him the ideal choice for anyone wishing to play the stock market. But many will have their eyes on how his potential Presidency would impact another commodity, gold [for more gold news and analysis subscribe to our free newsletter].

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Get Ready For the Gold Bull Run

The gold bull run has been talked about for years and years, as industry experts continue to raise the ceiling for this commodity, even suggesting that it has no peak. But a short term run could be just weeks away if historical patterns reveal anything. The potential run up in gold will have nothing to do with the rampant money printing by the Fed, inflationary scares, the fact that central banks are buying up the precious metal, or even threats of a collapsing economy. Instead, the momentum for gold for the last two months of the year could boil down to a few lines on a graph [for more gold news and analysis subscribe to our free newsletter].

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Investing In Gold: The Definitive Guide

Gold is one of the rarest metals in the world, and has a long history as a valuable and intensely sought-after element. The precious metal has served as the basis for physical currency for thousands of years, and many monetary systems throughout human history have utilized a gold standard that focused on the precious metal. Exploration and production of gold has become a major industry in regions that maintain significant deposits of the metal, and quests for gold have been the impetus of countless expeditions and discoveries [for more gold news and analysis subscribe to our free newsletter].

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The Top 100 Gold Investing Blogs

It seems like the past few years have seen everything align in favor of gold, as this precious metal has skyrocketed in popularity. Now, people all over the world are scrambling to add gold exposure to their portfolio. But it can be difficult to find the best methods for gold allocation and which is correct for you. Luckily, there are plenty of well-versed experts around the internet to help you get a handle on the various ways you can invest in gold. Below, we outline the top 100 gold investing blogs (in no particular order) from around the web [for more gold news and analysis subscribe to our free newsletter].

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Is The Sky The Limit For Gold?

Global easing programs around the world have greatly shifted the economic outlook by a number of industry experts. For as long as Bernanke and Draghi continue to print money, along with several other big banks, the future will be relatively unpredictable. Some expect a massive fallout once the cash injection into the economy is pulled, while others argue that QE saved us the first time around and it will certainly save us again. At the forefront of all of these talks has been the precious metals sector with a particular interest in gold [for more gold news and analysis subscribe to our free newsletter].

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An Investor’s Primer To Gold Mining: How They Dig Up The Yellow Metal

Gold mining has certainly come a long ways from the images in the history books of the 49ers in California using their picks and shovels or of the Yukon Gold Rush of the late 1890s panning for gold in streams. Today, mining for gold is a multinational, multimillion dollar business taken up largely by big companies, such as Barrick Gold (ABX), using much more sophisticated methods and equipment than swinging a pick at a rock. That is because most of the surface gold, called alluvial gold, has been found and gold now must be mined from the earth [for more gold news and analysis subscribe to our free newsletter].

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Top Seven Warren Buffett Quotes on Gold Investing

Warren Buffett, the Oracle of Omaha is one of the most famous investors of all time. This billionaire has made so much money that he hardly knows what to do with it, although he has decided that after his passing he would like a sizable portion of his earnings to be dedicated to charity. Still, for all of the successes and endeavors that Buffett has taken on in his lifetime, there is one asset that he never quite warmed up to; gold [see also Three Reasons Why Gold Is Overvalued].

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5 Highest-Yielding Commodity ETFs

Earning income from commodity investments typically requires some work and creativity on the part of investors. After all, gold bars and barrels of oil don’t pay out any income in and of themselves. That means that investors who want yield from their commodity investments need to either periodically sell part of their position to replicate income, or they need to invest in shares of commodity-related companies that do pay dividends.

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10 Commodity ETFs with Monster Inflows in 2012

As the years have gone on, commodity ETFs have continued to surge in popularity. These vehicles have allowed for investors of all kinds to add vital exposure to hard assets with ease. While there have been a number of innovative products released in the past few years, some have hit home with investors better than others. Below, we outline 10 commodity ETFs that have seen strong inflows as of 9/21/2012, to give you an idea of what is trending in the financial world [for more commodity ETF news and analysis subscribe to our free newsletter].

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How QE3 Shakes Up Gold: Q&A With Nick Barisheff

Nick Barisheff is President and CEO of Bullion Management Group Inc., a bullion investment company that provides investors with a secure, cost-effective and transparent way to purchase and store physical bullion. Recognized worldwide as a bullion expert, Barisheff is an author, speaker and financial commentator on bullion and current market trends. The BMG BullionBars program provides a secure, cost-effective and transparent way to purchase and hold individual Good Delivery gold, silver and platinum bullion bars [for more gold news subscribe to our free newsletter].

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