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Precious Metals Week in Review w Joe Battaglia (w Vince Garcia and Marc Mercury) 06.29.12

We discuss this week’s precious metals and economic news including: gold’s dramatic rise on Friday following the EU surprise announcement; the EU summit in Brussels and the resulting effects on the markets; Nomura’s 11 reasons why gold prices could rise; the New York Times report that the JP Morgan trading losses could hit $9 billion; analyst price targets for gold and silver.

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Category:Investing -- posted at: 12:08pm PST
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Precious Metals Market Update 06.28.12

Richard Russell, author of The Dow Theory Letters, believes gold is in a classic bull market and that gold will ultimately become the chosen currency over fiat currencies.

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Category:Investing -- posted at: 11:57am PST
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Precious Metals Market Update 06.27.12

John Embry of Sprott Asset Management believes the European Union could be on the edge of collapse should Germany block the ECB from monetary easing. We discuss this prospect and why Embry stated he is allocating assets into gold and silver.

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Category:Investing -- posted at: 11:34am PST
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Precious Metals Market Update 06.26.12

Japanese bank Nomura believes the worst is behind us for gold prices and provide 11 reasons gold prices may rise.

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Category:Investing -- posted at: 11:54am PST
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Precious Metals Market Update 06.25.12

According to Reuters, nervous investors seeking to protect their wealth from economic uncertainty have been stashing gold and other valuables in Swiss bank safe deposit boxes. "So much money has been pumped into the system that people are worried about inflation down the road," said Bruno S. Frey, professor of economics at the University of Zurich.

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Category:Investing -- posted at: 11:21am PST
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Precious Metals Week in Review with Joe Battaglia 06.22.12

Joe Battaglia discussed this week’s precious metals and economic news including: the Fed decision to extend Operation Twist rather than implement QE3; Moody’s bank downgrades; this week’s market volatility; the benefits of a diversified portfolio; Russia and Korea adding to their gold holdings; continued problems in the European Union; why gold can have delayed reactions to macro-economic events; the gold standard; analyst price targets for gold and silver.

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Category:Investing -- posted at: 11:14am PST
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Precious Metals Market Update 06.21.12

The Federal Reserve announced yesterday that it will extend its Operation Twist rather than embark on a third round of quantitative easing. Some analysts believe the Fed could call for QE3 at the FOMC meeting scheduled for July 31-August 1. We discuss the Fed policies and their impact on gold and silver prices.

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Category:Investing -- posted at: 1:45pm PST
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Precious Metals Market Update 06.20.12

Marcus Grubb, managing director of investment for the World Gold Council, says it is not uncommon for gold to have a delayed reaction to macro-economic events and that gold still plays a vital role as an asset protector of wealth within a diversified portfolio. We discuss this and the Federal Reserves’ extension of Operation Twist.

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Category:Investing -- posted at: 11:53am PST
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Precious Metals Market Update 06.19.12

Goldman Sachs Chief U.S. economist, Jan Hatzius says the Federal Open Market Committee will likely announce further easing of monetary policy, either in the form of a third round of quantitative easing or an extension of the current Operation Twist. We discuss the potential effects of quantitative easing on gold and silver prices.

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Category:Investing -- posted at: 11:31am PST
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Precious Metals Market Update 06.18.12

World leaders are meeting at the G-20 meeting in Los Cabos, Mexico today to address the growing financial crisis in Europe. We discuss the potential impact of this meeting and the upcoming FOMC meeting later this week on gold and silver prices.

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Category:Investing -- posted at: 11:38am PST
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Precious Metals Week in Review with Joe Battaglia 06.15.12

Joe Battaglia discussed this week’s precious metals and economic news including: this weekend’s election in Greece and how it could affect the U.S.; key differences between the U.S. and the EU; Moody’s downgrade of Spain’s credit rating; Moody’s announcement that it will likely downgrade 5 of the 6 largest U.S. banks; the Great Depression; the massive runs on Greek banks; China cutting interest rates; the possibility of a QE3 announcement at next week’s FOMC meeting; Kazakhstan increasing its gold reserves; possible financial crisis in Italy; India’s credit downgrade; problems with healthcare; why the dollar and stocks don’t always have an inverse relationship with gold; analyst price targets for gold and silver.

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Category:Investing -- posted at: 11:38am PST
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Precious Metals Market Update 06.14.12

With Sunday’s Greek special election looming, we discuss the potential effects of a Greek departure from the euro on the U.S. economy and gold and silver prices, as well as the importance of a diversified portfolio.

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Category:Investing -- posted at: 11:44am PST
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Precious Metals Market Update 06.13.12

Noted analysts Mary Anne and Pamela Aden believe the gold bull market could last another five to ten years based on gold’s underlying strength as the U.S. dollar has moved higher and continued central bank demand. We discuss this and the tensions in Greece ahead of this weekend’s elections.

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Category:Investing -- posted at: 11:24am PST
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Precious Metals Market Update 06.12.12

With financial woes continuing in Europe and possible new monetary stimulus, analysts at Standard Bank believe gold prices may rise above $1,900 by Q4 2012.

Direct download: marketupdate-06122012.mp3
Category:Investing -- posted at: 12:04pm PST
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Precious Metals Market Update 06.11.12

Moody’s Investors Service announced it may reduce the credit ratings of five of the six largest U.S. banks by the end of the month. We discuss how this downgrade may affect gold and silver prices.

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Category:Investing -- posted at: 11:32am PST
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Precious Metals Week in Review with Joe Battaglia 06.08.12

Joe Battaglia discussed this week’s precious metals and economic news including: gold’s performance this year; the disappointing unemployment/jobs statistics; JP Morgan’s recent losses; the possibility of QE3; Kazakhstan increasing gold holdings; analyst price targets for gold and silver.

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Category:Investing -- posted at: 10:58am PST
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Precious Metals Market Update 06.07.12

Increasing demand for silver for industrial applications, as well as investment demand could send silver prices higher.

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Category:Investing -- posted at: 11:36am PST
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Precious Metals Market Update 06.06.12

Analysts at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch believe gold may reach $2,000 an ounce this year, with a fourth quarter average of $1,875.

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Category:Investing -- posted at: 11:58am PST
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Precious Metals Market Update 06.05.12

Analyst Peter Grandich says gold may eventually reach $2300-2500 per ounce which is the minimum target before gold’s bull run comes close to an end.

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Category:Investing -- posted at: 11:58am PST
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Precious Metals Market Update 06.04.12

Morgan Stanley has increased the likelihood that the Federal Reserve will implement a third round of quantitative easing from 50 percent to 80 percent given last week’s disappointing U.S. jobs report. We discuss this and what it could mean for gold and silver.

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Category:Investing -- posted at: 11:45am PST
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Precious Metals Week in Review with Joe Battaglia 06.01.12

Joe Battaglia discussed this week’s precious metals and economic news including: rising gold and silver prices; weak US employment data; the Facebook IPO; the European banking crisis; Moody’s downgrade of Danish banks; Spain tries to save Bankia; fiat currencies vs gold backed currencies; the possibility of QE3; gold as a safe-haven asset; central banks gold purchases; analyst price targets for gold and silver.

Direct download: weekinreview-06012012.mp3
Category:Investing -- posted at: 11:20am PST
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