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Entry Point – Aluminum

Trafigura says aluminum’s rally has reached its limit as supplies recover. Trafigura analyst Henry Wang notes increased supply and weak demand. He also notes declining manufacturing demand outside of China. “We’re seeing a very bleak demand picture right now,” Wang stressed at the CRU World Aluminum Conference in London. He noted that the price increase…

Gold continues to be bought

Yesterday at the American session, the investment bank Goldman Sachs, one of the largest in the United States, confirmed its forecast for gold, foreshadowing its possible rise to $2,700 per troy ounce by the end of 2024 with the potential to reach $3,130 amid increased demand from global central banks. China is particularly active in…

Copper – also into space

In order to fill the market’s potential copper deficit of 8 million tons by 2034, mining companies need prices above $10,000 – $12,000 per ton. Trafigura CEO Jeremy Weir says copper needs to rise above $10,000 to meet demand. The announcement was made Tuesday during a presentation at the CRU World Copper Conference in Santiago,…

This rocket will launch soon

Forecasts for 2024 from industry analysts, including The Silver Institute, point to the prospect of a fourth consecutive annual silver shortage, as well as a second record level of demand. As GOLDSEEK notes, silver could rise in price to $35–50 per ounce this year. This is also evidenced by the sentiments of market participants, which…

The Silver Institute predicts strong demand for silver

Global silver demand is forecast to reach 1.2 billion ounces in 2024, which could be the second-highest level on record. Increased industrial production is the main catalyst for growth in global demand for the white metal, with the sector set to hit a new annual high this year. In the short term, investments in much…

What they say about gold

CNBS analysts from a major American financial news channel predict very strong demand for gold. Usually, when such judgments and forecasts are poured into the masses, everything happens exactly the opposite. BUT! There are compelling arguments and a very likely scenario here. “The expected weakening of the US dollar and interest rates in 2024 is…

It will never be like before

The Financial Times writes that the World Trade Monitor study from the Bureau of Economic Analysis (CPB) of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy of the Netherlands showed that global trade volumes fell by a two-year maximum of 3.2% year on year in July 2023.The decline in turnover accelerated compared to 2.4% in…

What holds up gold prices?

What determines the price of gold? For much of the past decade, the answer has been simple: the price of money. The lower rates fell, the higher gold rose, and vice versa. Gold is the quintessential “anti-dollar”, a target of interest for those who distrust fiat currency, and so it seemed natural that prices would…

China is back in the game

Against the backdrop of the stabilization of the Chinese economy and the strengthening of the Chinese yuan, the government is lifting restrictions on the import of gold into its country. As the authoritative news agency Financial Times notes, this could cause increased volatility for the most sought-after metal on the planet, further opening up a…

Bluff or Prediction

US Federal Reserve Governor Christopher Waller spoke today on the current economic situation in the country, based on economic statistics for the past week. He believes that the situation in the labor market is beginning to soften, and he is not surprised that the unemployment rate has risen, but does not comment on the reasons…