At Midas Gold Group we often encourage investors to take some positions in the industrial metals market. Purely industrial metals include platinum, palladium, and rhodium. All three of these metals, Platinum Group Metals (PGM), derive a significant part of their demand from the auto industry where they are used in catalytic converters to reduce emissions.
While most precious metal investors closely watch the price of gold and silver, many miss major moves in some of the industrial precious metals such as platinum, palladium, and rhodium. For many investors, diversification into these industrial metals can add diversity and profit potential to any balanced precious metals portfolio.
The European Central Bank shockingly slashed the 2019 Euro economic outlook from 1.7% to 1.1%. ECB President, Mario Draghi, told reporters, The weakening in economic data points to a sizeable reduction in the pace of economic expansion that will extend into the current year.
There are many choices when it comes to investing in precious metals. We’re looking at uncirculated bullion coins, proof coins, and pre-1933 gold coins. Without making recommendations towards one or the other, we want to explain the differences between regular strike government issued bullion coins…what the Mint calls “uncirculated,” proofs, and pre-1933 gold coins.
As traders of precious metals, we have encouraged clients to increase rather than decrease positions in physical precious metals in 2019. After eight years of economic expansion and stock market growth based on artificially low interest rates, the risk in the stock market is arguably at an all-time high.
It is no secret that long-standing institutions seeking to preserve generational wealth own gold. Gold is a popular store of value with wealthy families, royal dynasties, multinational organizations, religious groups, and particularly central banks.
As the Fed meeting wrapped up as expected with no change in interest rates, gold ended the last week of January holding gains of roughly $40 on the spot market. More importantly, gold has broken through and held above key support level of $1,303. The gains for the yellow metal are primarily attributable to a […]
A month-over-month drop in housing sales of 6.4% in December was one of the largest in history that did not involve a major change in government policy. December capped a 2018 that was dismal for the housing market and left sales at a 3-year low. The December sales plunge was well below the 1% drop […]
God created all things. The foundation of the Bible is Genesis is about the creation of our planet. It describes how our hills are filled with gold and silver. There is a limited supply of everything that exists. It is that way for a reason. The natural resources available to humanity are finite. It is […]
People look at silver as the poor man’s gold, which is absolutely the wrong way to look at it. Silver is an important metal. More of a strategic metal than a precious metal, it has many industrial uses. Did you know silver is the most reflective metal and the best conductor of electricity?