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  • Absurd Gold-Stock Levels 3
    By on January 23, 2016 | No Comments  Comments
    Gold stocks remain the pariah of the investment world.  Despite gold’s strong early-year gains, the stocks of its miners have slumped to new secular lows.  This whole forsaken sector continues to languish at fundamentally-absurd price levels, an extreme anomaly that is long overdue to start unwi...
  • Major Stock Bear Awakening
    By on January 18, 2016 | No Comments  Comments
    The US stock markets have suffered their worst early-year losses in history in young 2016, an ominous proof that a major trend change is underway.  The Fed’s new tightening cycle is already slaying recent years’ extraordinary easy-Fed-fueled stock-market levitation.  Unfortunately the only pos...
  • Fed’s Market Distortions Unwind
    By on January 9, 2016 | No Comments  Comments
    The world’s financial markets changed dramatically entering this young new year, led by sharp stock selloffs and a mounting gold rally.  These are major reversals from recent years’ action.  The immediate catalysts were China’s plummeting stocks and ongoing yuan devaluation.  But the far la...
  • Fueling Gold’s 2016 Upleg
    By on January 2, 2016 | No Comments  Comments
    Gold certainly had a rough year in 2015, grinding inexorably lower on Fed-rate-hike fears and investor abandonment.  But gold is poised to rebound dramatically in this new year, mean reverting out of its recent deep secular lows.  The drivers of gold’s weakness have soared to such extremes that ...
  • Stocks in Rate-Hike Cycles
    By on December 27, 2015 | No Comments  Comments
    The stock-market outlook in 2016 is riddled with great uncertainty following the Fed ending its 7-year-old zero-interest-rate policy.  With the first rate-hike cycle in nearly a decade just getting underway, traders are anxiously wondering how it will impact the stock markets.  While raising rates...
  • Post-ZIRP Stock/Gold Era
    By on December 20, 2015 | No Comments  Comments
    The Federal Reserve finally mustered the courage to end its radical zero-interest-rate-policy experiment this week.  Its quarter-point rate hike announced on the seventh anniversary of ZIRP kicks off the long road to normalization.  This leaves the stock markets and gold in unprecedented uncharted...
  • Gold Thrives in Rate-Hike Cycles!
    By on December 12, 2015 | No Comments  Comments
    Gold’s deep new secular lows of recent weeks were fueled by American futures speculators’ overpowering fear of Fed rate hikes.  They believe zero-yielding gold is doomed in a higher-rate world, so they dumped gold futures at astounding record rates.  The problem is history proves just the oppo...
  • Gold’s Artificial Lows 2
    By on December 5, 2015 | No Comments  Comments
    Gold’s latest slide to new secular lows has amplified the hyper-bearish sentiment long plaguing it.  More than ever, traders are universally convinced gold is doomed to drift lower indefinitely.  But these extreme gold lows are not fundamentally righteous, they resulted from extreme record gold-...
  • Stock Topping Valuations
    By on November 28, 2015 | No Comments  Comments
    The prevailing valuations in the lofty US stock markets are increasingly becoming a bone of contention.  Wall Street calmly asserts stocks are reasonably valued, since it has a huge vested interest in keeping people fully-invested.  But with valuations soaring following a massive rally and weak th...
  • Gold Miners’ Strong Q3 Results
    By on November 24, 2015 | No Comments  Comments
    The beleaguered gold-mining sector continues to be plagued by monumental universal bearishness.  Nearly everyone assumes the gold miners are doomed, that they can’t survive for long in a sub-$1200-gold environment.  But this belief is totally wrong, a consequence of extreme fear’s fog of war....
  • Absurd Gold-Stock Levels 2
    By on November 14, 2015 | No Comments  Comments
    Gold stocks have suffered heavy collateral damage following the Federal Reserve’s hawkish surprise late last month, which ignited enormous gold-futures selling by American speculators.  This devastated sector has been battered back down near last summer’s deep secular lows.  But these gold-sto...
  • Shorts Savage Gold After Fed
    By on November 7, 2015 | No Comments  Comments
    Gold has enjoyed a strong new uptrend in recent months following last summer’s extreme gold-futures shorting attack.  But speculators returned with a vengeance this past week, aggressively dumping gold futures again following a hawkish surprise by the Fed.  The resulting gold plunge shattered it...
  • Fed’s US Debt Bomb
    By on October 31, 2015 | No Comments  Comments
    With the Federal Reserve’s first rate-hike cycle in nearly a decade looming, traders are working overtime trying to divine its timing and impact on the markets.  They are closely monitoring the same employment and inflation data the Fed will use to start tightening.  But there’s another little...
  • Silver’s Deep Undervaluation
    By on October 24, 2015 | No Comments  Comments
    Silver is finally showing some signs of life after suffering a dark year.  The epically-bearish sentiment that bludgeoned this metal to major secular lows is cracking, with a strong rebound rally now underway.  And this recent buying is likely just the earliest vanguard, as silver remains deeply u...
  • Radical Gold Underinvestment 2
    By on October 17, 2015 | No Comments  Comments
    Despite gold blasting higher this month, this metal remains deeply out of favor among investors.  They have shunned it for years thanks to extreme central-bank money printing levitating stock markets.  This slayed demand for alternative investments, led by gold.  But the resulting radical underin...
  • Gold Stocks’ Major Breakout
    By on October 10, 2015 | No Comments  Comments
    The left-for-dead gold stocks have rallied dramatically this past week, surging to a major breakout.  This pivotal technical event reveals the hyper-bearish psychology plaguing this sector in recent months is dissipating, paving the way for investment capital to return.  And given the fundamentall...

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