Gold and real yields begin to recouple
Despite the strong outperformance of developed market equities so far this year, the gold price relative to equities still remains well below its previous highs. With equities looking highly stretched on most valuation measures, ETF Securities believes gold provides a good hedge.
Silver leads gainers for the second week
Silver led gainers for the second week. With its strong correlation to gold and wide industrial usage, investors are becoming more optimistic on silver, said ETF Securities.
TDS favors buying PGMs on dips
TD Securities favors buying platinum group metals on dips. Platinum and palladium both plummeted late last week after a tentative agreement to settle a 21-week-old strike in the South African mining sector.
FIFA 2014 Football World Cup: A buying opportunity for Silver
Seasoned investors are no doubt aware of the market adage "sell in May and go away." The idea behind it is that investors who sell their stocks at the beginning of the summer, re-entering the market in the fall, are able to avoid seasonal weakness.