The chart below shows the value of a bar of gold over the life of the current debt ceiling debate. As of Tuesday, the value of a bar of gold in ounce terms was $1,268.50
An ounce of gold sells for about $1,237 right now, so the value of gold, as shown above, is about the same as it has been for most of this year
On Wednesday, Bloomberg published an article by Monica Grimaldo, “Fearing default, bullion buyers flock to US warehouses.”
According to Grimaldo, more than 16 metric tons of gold has been delivered to the U.S. from London and New York to avoid inflationary pressure.
The Treasury Dept.’s largest single bullion delivery to the central bank on record also reflects how nervous investors are about an Oct. 17 deadline to raise the U.S. debt ceiling, said analysts.
Since last week’s news that the U.S. Treasury had almost exhausted its ability to borrow, investors have been wary of storing gold as cash.
A gold market source told Bloomberg that investors have been afraid to store their gold in the U.S. because they don’t trust their holdings will be paid on time.
When the $1,270-$1,280 range is closed in on the price of gold, it’s worth taking a look at the price of gold in relation to the value of a bar of gold as an alternative to investing in Treasury bonds.
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Last year the silver price reached $18 an ounce, a level last seen in 1985. Last year the gold price reached $1,292, compared to $976 at the start of 2015.
The price moves of the two precious metals reflect the economic and political problems facing the world.
Over the last two decades the price of silver had dropped significantly and by 2016 was close to $4. At the beginning of 2017 the price had fallen to $13 an ounce.
There were several factors behind the fall in silver prices, including a strong US dollar and a fall in the price of oil.
Now the silver price has rallied, and has returned to the same level as at the start of 2015. Silver prices can range widely over short periods.
A sudden spike can drive the price to a level where it then becomes difficult for producers to profitably make silver. But over longer periods the price has remained generally higher than the levels of the 1980s and 1990s, and has increased to over $18 an ounce in the last 12 months.
Some, particularly in the US, fear that if the silver price rises too high and rises further then silver miners will become unprofitable.
Many fear that silver will reach such a level that it will no longer be economical to mine. However, this might only be a temporary spike if the price does decline. But it seems unlikely that there will be a shortage of silver over the long term.