Motivation, Strategy & Timing

Contributions in the Goldwatcher Book and this blog are based on decisions being made consistent  with an investor’s reasons for wanting to own gold (motivation) , whether to own physical gold, mining equities or derivative products (strategy) and of course timing.

Technical analysis is not addressed in this blog but timing usually involves  having regard to technical indicators.  There are multiple sources for current  technical analysis available – including contributors to Kitco.

Goldman’s call to start shorting gold is presented in this Bloomberg video.

An interesting observation in the Goldman video is that recent market turmoil was, to an extent, caused by panic.  This short Investor Literacy 9th February post  comments on what happens in markets when investors panic.

A well informed  view on gold price prospects:

HSBC’s James Steel contributes useful comment on likely gold price developments in this Bloomberg interview –