Gold has a long history as an alternative asset, while Bitcoin and digital currencies only burst on the scene starting in 2010. Gold has been a low-volatility asset over the past few years, in a… more

Gold is a hybrid, part commodity, and part financial asset. The precious yellow metal has industrial applications but has been a means of exchange for thousands of years.

London is the hub… more

As markets head into the final month of 2022, market participants continue to face uncertainty as the war in Ukraine continues, the Fed is battling the highest inflation in decades, gridlock in… more

On November 2, the US Fed did precisely what the market had expected and increased the Fed Funds Rate by 75 basis points for the fourth consecutive time. In March 2022, the Fed Funds Rate was at… more

Over the past few weeks, I’ve asked several options pros with over forty years’ experience about a specific options strategy that I developed for speculators which has limited downside risk and… more

After soaring to an all-time peak in August 2020 in US dollar terms, gold has traded on either side of $1800 per ounce throughout 2021. The yellow precious metal reached a record level in nearly… more

July 2020 was a month where the prices of gold and silver posted significant gains. In what has been almost a perfect bullish storm for the two precious metals, a decline in the value of the US… more

CQG’s Portfolio T&S Monitor displays trades using a time & sales format for a portfolio of instruments. The standard T&S display shows you trading activity for just one instrument.… more

The silver-gold ratio measures the price relationship between the two precious metals. Silver and gold are hybrid commodities as both have long histories as both metals with a myriad of… more

With fear and uncertainty mounting over the prospects of a global recession, interest rates have been falling. Even though the dollar index is in a bull market trend, the price action in the gold… more