Now that the numbers are actually hitting, it's difficult to place faith in possible lower interest rates to offset for poor growth.
The market remains muted on the news, with bad headlines leading to dip-buying and good news failing to produce protracted momentum.
These mining names look attractive at this juncture. But do your homework.
Now the focus is on how many more cuts will follow.
Here's another reason to be a buyer.
There has been some correlation lately between gold and bitcoin.
We all would love to have a crystal ball in predicting the course of the last half of this year - but mine, to be honest, is fairly cloudy.
Top picks among mining and precious metals stocks and funds.
The recent upside breakout in gold is likely telling us something important about where we want to be invested right now.
Let's check out the charts of the silver ETF SLV today.