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  • Silver Stocks Comatose
    By on October 31, 2017 | No Comments  Comments
    The silver miners’ stocks have mostly drifted sideways this year, looking vexingly comatose.  Such dull price action repels speculators and investors, so they’ve largely abandoned this lackluster sector.  That weak trader participation has led to silver stocks’ responsiveness to silver price...
  • Are Cryptocurrencies Inflationary?
    By on October 31, 2017 | No Comments  Comments
    There’s a debate raging over what, exactly, bitcoin and the thousand or so other cryptocurrencies actually are. Some heavy-hitters are weighing in with strong, if not always coherent opinions: Jamie Dimon calls bitcoin a ‘fraud’ JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon did not mince words when asked abo...
  • Gold Miners’ Q3’17 Preview
    By on October 24, 2017 | No Comments  Comments
    With the third quarter’s earnings season now underway, the gold miners will soon join in and report their latest results.  No data is more highly anticipated by investors, for good reason.  Quarterly reports dispel the dense fogs of herd sentiment that usually obscure gold stocks, revealing thei...
  • Rationality Versus The Market
    By on October 23, 2017 | No Comments  Comments
    The late stages of financial bubbles are always tough for rational analysts. Focused as they are on the numbers, such analysts are relatively immune to the emotion that drives the action at market extremes, so they find themselves making predictions that turn out to be “wrong” for months and som...
  • Thunder Down Under: Some Australian Junior Gold Miner...
    By on October 19, 2017 | No Comments  Comments
    Gold mining stocks have been treading water for what seems like forever. But in a remote part of Australia, a potentially big find by a tiny exploration company is generating some welcome excitement. The story in a nutshell: Back in the 1990s, Newmont Mining geologist Quinton Hennigh came up with a ...
  • Fed QT Stocks, Gold Impact
    By on October 10, 2017 | No Comments  Comments
    This week’s landmark Federal Open Market Committee decision to launch quantitative tightening is one of the most-important and most-consequential actions in the Federal Reserve’s entire 104-year history.  QT changes everything for world financial markets levitated by years of quantitative easin...
  • Gold Readying to Rally
    By on October 8, 2017 | No Comments  Comments
    Gold suffered a sharp pullback this past month, spawning bearish sentiment.  Futures speculators fled on surging Fed-rate-hike odds and new stock-market record highs.  That pounded gold lower despite strong investment demand.  This healthy sentiment-rebalancing retreat has left gold ready to rall...
  • Gold Uplegs’ Three Stages
    By on October 3, 2017 | No Comments  Comments
    Gold bull markets offer outstanding opportunities for traders to grow their wealth.  These bulls consist of series of alternating uplegs and corrections.  Naturally the best times to buy low within ongoing bulls are right after corrections when major new uplegs are being born.  Gold uplegs have t...
  • Major Gold-Stock Breakouts
    By on September 12, 2017 | No Comments  Comments
    The gold stocks are off to the races again, with big gains mounting.  They just staged major breakouts, shattering a vexing consolidation that had trapped them for an entire year.  Such momentum early in gold’s strong season is a very-bullish portent.  As higher prices improve both technicals a...
  • Gold Stocks Coiled Spring
    By on August 16, 2017 | No Comments  Comments
    The gold miners’ stocks have largely ground sideways this year, really lagging gold’s strong rally.  That lack of upside has decimated sentiment, leaving a bearish wasteland bereft of hope.  But this deeply-out-of-favor sector is actually a coiled spring, ready to surge dramatically as psychol...
  • Ron Rosen: The Dollar And Equities Will Plunge Togeth...
    By on August 8, 2017 | No Comments  Comments
    The dollar has been falling lately, which isn’t what a lot of people expected with the Fed being the only major central bank that’s raising interest rates. Higher yields on dollar balances should, according to basic economics, have attracted foreign capital to Treasury paper, thus putting upward...
  • Gold Stocks’ Autumn Rally 2
    By on August 7, 2017 | No Comments  Comments
    The gold miners’ stocks have suffered a lackluster year so far, mostly lagging gold’s solid new upleg.  But that vexing underperformance should soon give way to a big catch-up surge.  The deeply-out-of-favor gold stocks are now entering their strong season, which starts right about now with a ...
  • Why Fed QT Bearish for Stocks
    By on August 4, 2017 | No Comments  Comments
    Ominously for the stock markets, the Federal Reserve is warning that quantitative tightening is coming later this year.  The Fed is on the verge of starting to drain its vast seas of new money conjured out of thin air over the past decade or so.  The looming end of this radically-unprecedented eas...
  • Gold/Silver Shorts Extreme
    By on July 23, 2017 | No Comments  Comments
    The gold-futures and silver-futures short positions held by speculators have rocketed up to extremes in recent weeks.  These elite traders are aggressively betting for further weakness in gold and silver prices.  But history has proven extreme shorts are a powerful contrarian indicator.  Right a...
  • COT Report Gets Even More Favorable For Gold And Silv...
    By on July 19, 2017 | No Comments  Comments
    Speculators are running scared in the paper precious metals markets. And that’s a good thing. The past few months’ correction has finally led hedge funds and other technical/momentum traders to shed their long positions and load up on short bets. Meanwhile the Commercials, which tend to be right...
  • Speculators Sour On Gold And Silver, Which Means The ...
    By on July 18, 2017 | No Comments  Comments
    The stars — in the form of smart and dumb money futures contract positions — have once again lined up favorably for precious metals. Here are those positions for gold and silver as of Tuesday the 4th. Notice that speculators (the dumb money) got a lot less optimistic — that is, less long and m...

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