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  • What Gold Does In A Currency Crisis: Brexit Edition
    By on November 4, 2016 | No Comments  Comments
    In June the UK shocked the world – or at least the world’s elites – by voting to pull out of the European Union. Economists predicted disaster, EU leaders threatened pain for British exporters and tourists, and the media settled in to watch the UK shrivel and die. Four months later, the approp...
  • Stupid Stuff: Late-2016 Edition
    By on October 27, 2016 | No Comments  Comments
    Cyclical turning points tend to feature large numbers of people doing and saying what in retrospect turn out to be amazingly dumb things. Think GM highlighting its line of Hummers just before an oil price spike bankrupts the company. Or half the world betting that tech stocks with infinite P/E ratio...
  • Gold Green Lights Upleg!
    By on October 26, 2016 | No Comments  Comments
    Gold’s early-October plunge on futures speculators’ stop losses being run has naturally left this metal mired in battered technicals and bearish sentiment.  But that sharp selloff has already accomplished its rebalancing mission.  The excessive gold-futures trading positions that triggered tha...
  • More Good News For Gold Bugs: The Bottom Is Getting C...
    By on October 26, 2016 | No Comments  Comments
    In the latest gold and silver commitment of traders (COT) report (click here for an explanation of what this report involves), paper players made big strides in bringing the market back into balance — and setting the stage for an eventual rebound. Speculators – who tend to be emotional and there...
  • Great News For Gold Bugs: The COT Report Is Playing O...
    By on October 19, 2016 | No Comments  Comments
    This year’s recovery in precious metals prices – and the sudden spike in gold/silver mining stocks – convinced a lot of people that a new bull market had begun. Last week’s brutal smack-down scared the hell out of many of the same folks. The latest commitment of traders (COT) report implies ...
  • Gold Stocks Screaming Buy!
    By on October 17, 2016 | No Comments  Comments
    The gold miners’ stocks are suffering from universal and overwhelming bearishness today, with nearly everyone expecting further selling.  That’s the natural reaction following this sector’s recent massive correction, which climaxed in one of its biggest daily plummets ever witnessed.  But wi...
  • Can You Imagine The Fed Raising Rates In This World?....
    By on October 11, 2016 | No Comments  Comments
    I know it’s bad form to express sympathy for the people running the world’s central banks. But come on, they’re human beings in an impossible spot with no idea how to escape. The pain they feel is both intense and legitimate, and we should respond with at least a bit of empathy. Just kidding....
  • Silver Way Undervalued
    By on October 5, 2016 | No Comments  Comments
    After rocketing higher mid-year, silver has spent most of the third quarter drifting sideways to lower.  This has naturally weighed on sentiment, with investors and speculators alike growing more bearish during recent months.  Yet silver remains way undervalued relative to its primary driver gold,...
  • Gold vs. Paper: The Only Debate That Matters
    By on October 4, 2016 | No Comments  Comments
    While a record audience watched the first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, the sad truth is that the candidates differ very little on the issues that matter most. As president, both Clinton and Trump are likely to drive the country deeper into debt, expand government po...
  • Here’s How Europe Implodes – Part 1: Italian ...
    By on September 30, 2016 | No Comments  Comments
    The “whatever it takes” economy is progressing nicely around the world, with governments and central banks doing things that no 20th century economist would have viewed as possible, let alone wise. Now the question becomes, where does this process hit the wall first? Based on recent events, Euro...
  • Gold Unleashed by Fed
    By on September 24, 2016 | No Comments  Comments
    Gold surged sharply this week after the Yellen Fed yet again chickened out on raising its benchmark interest rate.  Gold-futures speculators’ irrational fear of Fed rate hikes has been a major drag on gold.  And rate-hike risks just plummeted in the coming months, since the Fed can’t risk acti...
  • Why Has Gold Stalled?
    By on September 17, 2016 | No Comments  Comments
    Gold’s young bull market has totally stalled out in the past couple months.  This major loss of momentum following gold’s powerful surges in 2016’s first half is really souring sentiment and vexing traders.  They are trying to figure out if gold’s recent consolidation drift is the dawn of ...
  • Gold Stocks’ Massive Correction
    By on September 12, 2016 | No Comments  Comments
    Gold stocks have suffered a terrible month, plunging in a serious selloff.  The resulting carnage has left investors and speculators shaken, wondering if this red-hot sector’s blistering new bull this year has already run out of steam.  These fears are misplaced, as massive corrections are commo...
  • Silver Miners Q2, 2016 Fundamentals
    By on September 7, 2016 | No Comments  Comments
    The silver miners’ stocks have enjoyed an epic year, skyrocketing higher with silver’s new bull market.  At best since mid-January alone, some of these elite stocks had actually septupled!  Naturally such extreme gains beg the question of whether they can possibly be fundamentally justified. ...
  • The Next Experiment – Part 1: Japan Prepares To...
    By on September 5, 2016 | No Comments  Comments
    For most of the world, the past decade’s monetary and fiscal experiments are viewed as failures. See, for instance, French support for the EU project crumbling on both left and rightand Why were smart people suckered by Abenomics? So what do the best and brightest now running global economic polic...
  • Technically Speaking: Why Interest Rates Are Going To...
    By on September 1, 2016 | No Comments  Comments
    Last week, as the Fed wrapped up their annual Jackson Hole confab, the markets sold off following suggestions the Fed might just hike rates in September after all. On Monday, the markets rallied to recover a majority of that lost ground keeping the markets confined within the very narrow, low volat...

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