Forex Spot Gold


Historically, gold has been a proven method of preserving value when a national currency was losing value. If your investments are valued in a depreciating currency, allocating a portion to gold assets is similar to a financial insurance policy. This year (2011), the climb in the price of gold above $1900 per ounce is due to many factors, one being that the dollar is losing value.



The dollar is weak and getting weaker due to national economic policies which don’t appear to have an end.

Gold price appreciation makes up for lost interest, especially in a bull market.

The last four years are the beginning of a major bull move similar to the 70’s when gold moved from $38 to over $1900!!

Central banks in several countries have stated their intent to increase their gold holdings instead of selling.

The trend of commodity prices to increase is relative to gold price increases.

Worldwide gold production is not matching consumption. The price will go up with demand.

Most gold consumption is done in India and China and their demand is increasing with their increase in national wealth.

Gold price reached all-time highs in 2011 and are still trending upward.

U.S. government economic policies over the past decade have systematically projected the U.S. economy down a road with uncontrollable federal spending and an uncontrollably increasing trade deficits. Both will cause the dollar to lose in international value and will increase the price of alternative investments, such as gold.

With the recent devaluation of many international currencies, the U.S. dollar was the international safe haven of last resort. We are seeing signs of this ending due to many financial factors, the most important one being a falling dollar.

There are over Four Trillion dollars ($4,450,000,000,000) of U.S. debt owned by foreigners which could be repatriated under certain conditions. This could cause a major decline in the value of the dollar and a soaring gold price.

Trading gold has been popular throughout history, once considered a lucrative business enterprise, requiring significant up-front capital. Nowadays, trading gold spot allows for investment to be made with relatively little capital, thanks to the leverage provided by brokerage firms.

The price of gold refers to its price per ounce in USD, and is measured in troy ounces (a troy ounce equals approximately 31.10 grams). Gold spot trading allow the possibility for traders to short sell and benefit from a falling market. You buy (go long) if you think prices will rise and you sell (go short) if you think they will fall.

One of the advantages to trading gold spot is margin trading provided by brokerage platforms forms such as, which allows traders to leverage a relatively small investment.



Date                Price (Per Ounce)     Action

Feb-2010                   1050               Buy at 1050

Sep-2011                   1900               Take Profit at 1900 & sell at 1900

Jun-2013                    1200               Take profit with Buy 1200


Profit calculation          Pips gain   Amount     Margin   Percentage   Per Month

Feb-2010 to Sep-2011   850         USD8500  USD300   2,833%         141%

Sep-2011 to Jun-2013   700         USD7000   USD300   2,333%         106%


(Note: Every USD1 go up in spot market, your profit is USD10).


If you buy gold bar or gold certificate, can you make so much? Physical gold have 30% off while you sell, they call it melting cost.

Gold Bar you need to have a secure place to hold and pay Safe Deposit cost to safekeeping.


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