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  • Gold Shorting Exhaustion
    By on December 6, 2014 | No Comments  Comments
    Gold’s been on an incredible roller-coaster ride over the past couple months, whipsawing like crazy.  And contrary to popular rationalizations, these swings had absolutely nothing to do with fundamentals.  Their sole driver has been American speculators’ extreme shorting of gold futures, which...
  • Instability, Here We Come
    By on December 3, 2014 | No Comments  Comments
    Last week saw the global financial system tip from delusion — where it had happily drifted for several years — into chaos. Consider the following more-or-less randomly chosen data points: French unemployment hits record high Italian unemployment hits record high Oil’s price falls by $10.36/bbl...
  • Guyana Gold
    By on December 3, 2014 | No Comments  Comments
    South America has been a major beneficiary of the 2000s gold bull, party to some big discoveries by the mining companies flocking there.  Some of these discoveries have already been developed, with top-three producers Peru, Brazil, and Chile for example seeing their collective gold output increase ...
  • GLD and Gold’s Selloff
    By on November 23, 2014 | No Comments  Comments
    Gold has suffered a rough couple of months, getting pounded below major support.  One driver was stock-market capital flowing out of gold again, as evidenced by renewed differential selling pressure seen in gold-ETF shares.  But this was minor compared to last year’s, despite extreme bearish sen...
  • Gold-Stock Apocalypse
    By on November 17, 2014 | No Comments  Comments
    This latest capitulation by gold-stock investors has left this hated sector at truly apocalyptic lows.  Bearish consensus is so extreme that pretty much everyone believes the gold miners are doomed to spiral lower forever.  But today’s horrendous gold-stock price levels aren’t righteous, they...
  • Did Gold and Silver Just Get Their Greenspan Put?
    By on November 11, 2014 | No Comments  Comments
    The world’s central banks and derivatives traders have been having their usual fun with gold and silver lately, dumping huge volumes of futures contracts into thin markets to produce massive declines — just when precious metals SHOULD have been soaring in response to near-global debt monetizatio...
  • A GREAT Model to Understand Gold’s Price Swings
    By on November 6, 2014 | No Comments  Comments
    What do the last three chairs of the U.S. Federal Reserve have in common? Well, it’s not their taste in structured black blazers. It’s the fact that they all see gold as a kind of Winston Churchill-like nesting doll — a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma. July 2013: Then ...
  • A Sunny Silver Forecast: Low Price Today Means High P...
    By on November 5, 2014 | No Comments  Comments
    Solar power has been the next big thing in energy for as long as most people have been alive. But it was always too expensive to be anything more than a niche technology, attractive more for its coolness than its efficiency. That has changed, in a big way. According to a report by Deutsche Bank, gen...
  • Canadian Golden Elephant
    By on November 4, 2014 | No Comments  Comments
    Elephants are the world’s largest land animals.  And though there aren’t many, they can still be found scattered across the planet.  In the mining industry, super-large-sized deposits are often referred to as elephants.  Like the animal, these deposits aren’t all that common.  But also lik...
  • Extreme Precious Metals Shorting Peaks
    By on October 28, 2014 | No Comments  Comments
    The world’s financial markets are changing dramatically with the Federal Reserve on the verge of ending its third quantitative-easing campaign.  The Fed’s massive deluge of inflation drastically distorted markets, which are finally starting to normalize.  The precious metals were crushed by th...
  • Bullish Silver Stealth Buying
    By on October 27, 2014 | No Comments  Comments
    Battered silver remains deeply out of favor, recently plumbing miserable new lows after drifting sideways for most of 2014.  This metal’s relentless and oppressive weakness continues to break the wills of long-suffering contrarians.  But professional investors are taking advantage of the epicall...
  • Gold Bug Set To Bite Back
    By on October 15, 2014 | No Comments  Comments
    Since hitting a record high of $1921.50 per ounce in September 2011, gold prices have erased 30% in value. By the end of day on October 3, 2014, gold prices were circling the drain of a 15-month low.After such devastation, the global community of gold analysts, advisors and investors finds itself sc...
  • Nevada’s Newest Gold Miner
    By on October 12, 2014 | No Comments  Comments
    Nevada is well known as the United States’ top gold-mining jurisdiction.  The numerous mines within its massive gold trends combined to produce a whopping 5.4m ounces in 2013, which accounted for 74% of total domestic output.  This output ranks Nevada as the world’s fourth-largest gold produce...
  • Does Surging Demand for Gold and Silver Coins Signal ...
    By on October 7, 2014 | No Comments  Comments
    Reports of individuals snapping up near-record numbers of gold and silver coins are coming in from around the world: U.S. Mint American Eagle gold coin sales set to rise sharply in Sept (Reuters) – The U.S. Mint has sold nearly 50,000 ounces of American Eagle gold coins so far in September, almos...
  • Look Out Below For Gold…
    By on October 4, 2014 | No Comments  Comments
    Gold experienced a spectacular bull market run from its low at $250 an ounce in 2001 to its peak above $1,900 an ounce in 2011. Its long bull market was largely supported by expectations that the Fed’s easy money policies would create spiraling inflation, of which gold, the historical hedge agains...
  • Why Isn’t Housing A Bubble?
    By on September 30, 2014 | No Comments  Comments
    In his book The Postcatastrophe Economy, iTulip’s Eric Janszen notes that financial bubbles don’t repeat. That is, yesterday’s bubble is never tomorrow’s because hot money likes to chase the next big thing, not the last big thing. Which explains how US equities, government bonds, fine art, a...

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