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Kelly Smith

Kelly was formerly a freelance writer with experience in covering the financial markets. She has been contributing content to Sharps Pixley for the last year and is a key member of our team.


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  • Gold Price Volatility Continues to Decline as Economic Expectations Weaken

    In the past two days, the U.S. Comex gold futures have been flat and ended at $1,295 on Thursday while the S&P 500 Index has jumped 1.08% and the Euro Stoxx 50 Index has risen 0.81%.Friday, 23 May 2014

  • Geopolitical Changes Keeping Investors’ Interest in Gold

    At $1,294.60 on Tuesday, the U.S. Comex gold futures were almost unchanged this week after rallying 0.45% last week. The gold futures have climbed 7.68% year-to-date and have dropped 0.10% this month.Wednesday, 21 May 2014

  • Will Physical Buyers from the East Step Up their Gold Buying?

    The U.S. Comex gold futures have dropped 0.35% this week to $1,296.30 ahead of the FOMC meeting. Month-to-date, the futures have climbed about one percent after plunging 2.89% in March.Wednesday, 30 April 2014

  • Gold’s New Factor: ECB’s QE?

    The U.S. Comex gold futures rebounded from a recent trough of $1,268.40 on 24 April to end at $1,290.60 on Thursday, down 0.26% for the week. During Friday Asia morning, the gold futures rose a further 0.12%.Friday, 25 April 2014

  • The Currency of Gold is Finding its Anchor

    After declining 1.90% last week, the U.S. Comex gold futures dropped another one percent week-to-Tuesday to $1,281.10. The price rebounded 0.30 percent during Asia Wednesday morning.Wednesday, 23 April 2014

  • China Growth and U.S. Inflation: Pretext to Sell Gold

    After reaching a recent peak of $1,331.40 on 14 April, the U.S. Comex gold futures have declined to $1,300.30 on Tuesday, a plunge of 2.05% on the day. Gold’s 200-day moving average was also breached, which has likely accelerated the stop-loss orders.Wednesday, 16 April 2014

  • Dovish Fed and Stock Valuations Help Gold

    The U.S. Comex gold futures jumped 1.12% to $1,320.50 on Thursday after falling 0.24% the day before. Week-to-date, the gold futures have risen 1.30% while the S&P 500 Index and the Euro Stoxx 50 Index have plunged 1.67% and 2.29% respectively.Friday, 11 April 2014

  • U.S. Data and Events Unfolding in Ukraine and India Boosted Gold

    After declining for two consecutive weeks, the U.S. Comex gold futures have climbed 0.75% last week, led by last Friday’s jump of 1.47%. In the past two days, the gold futures have rallied 0.43% to $1,309.10Wednesday, 09 April 2014

  • Gold Near-term Swing: It is all about the Dollar

    The U.S. Comex gold futures declined 0.48% to $1,284.60 on Thursday after rebounding 0.84% on Wednesday from a five-day decline. While the gold futures have declined 0.71% week-to-ThursdayFriday, 04 April 2014

  • Cheaper Valuation and Lingering Political Risks Will Support Gold Prices

    The U.S. Comex gold futures have increased a respectable 6.75% in Q1 although the prices have climbed as high as 14.59% by mid-March but have slumped 2.89% in March.Wednesday, 02 April 2014