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New York (July 27)  Analyst Pter Hugh suggested yesterday that gold was poised for a breakout and that the break was imminent. There was no... Read More
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New York (July 27)  Stocks remained mixed by mid-afternoon Wednesday after the Federal Reserve opted to leave rates unchanged at its July... Read More
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New York (July 27)  Gold prices are trading higher and near their daily highs in late-morning dealings Wednesday, ahead of what is arguably... Read More
 

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In 1974 the American economist Arthur Laffer, then a professor at the University of Chicago, was having dinner with his friend Jude Wanniski, an associate editor of the Wall Street Journal. They were joined by Donald Rumsfeld and Dick Cheney, both of whom worked at the...
Today was a big day for investors across the board. That's because today was the day that the meeting minutes from the July FOMC meeting were released. As a result of the meeting results, gold climbed dramatically. Today, we'll talk about what...
Marc Faber has told advisers to invest 25% of investment portfolios in gold bullion. The author of the Gloom, Boom & Doom Report, urged investment professionals at the CFA Institute Conference in Chicago that 25 percent of a portfolio should be allocated to gold...
All bubbles burst; the question is when? Quantitate Easing (QE) is much like an addiction. One needs more and more to get the initial effect. However, this becomes an "asymptotic" result…whereas eventually one needs an infinite amount that will no longer give a...
The insidious nature of credit expansion under the implicit guise of forced legal tender has worked its way (essentially) undiagnosed through many generations. Viruses work from the inside out. They take over the control center of a cell. They use the existing...
It is not often that I make explicit statements of what markets will do over the near to even medium-term. My work tend to be based on patterns that span long-term history and the forecast tends to cover a quite a long time span. Quite rarely, an analysis gets done for...
Many investors and their financial advisors consider gold to be a commodity, which makes gold no different than copper, timber, pork bellies or orange juice. They do not understand, or simply are unaware, that gold has been successfully used as money for over 3,000...
Much has been written over the last several months about the metals market. In fact, I have seen an explosion in the number of people who are providing their “opinion” about this market, most of whom I have never heard from in the prior four years. But, you know what...
There was a huge trend change in US gold investment in May. Something quite extraordinary took place, which hasn’t happened for several decades. While Switzerland has been a major source of US gold exports for many years, the tables turned in May as the Swiss...
The gold market is quiet…displaying seasonal softness. However, that may be about to change as both the US and Japanese central banks are having policy meetings this week. The Fed meets on Wednesday, followed by the BOJ on Thursday. There is also some confusion in...
It’s Monday morning, and the Yen/dollar exchange rate is unchanged from Friday’s close. Thus, gold and silver should be unchanged, too – right? Which I say facetiously, as the premise I wrote about Thursday, based on 15 years of tick-for-tick Precious Metal experience...
Technical analyst Jack Chan charts a breakout of the US dollar and comments on its implications for gold and silver.
Looking more Las Vegas casino than Oval Office, the stage Donald Trump delivered his nomination acceptance speech from last Thursday was all gold, from the stairs to the podium, completely befitting of his showman-like style. Whether you support or oppose Trump, it’s...
One in six investors chose gold as the best place to park money they wouldn't need for more than ten years – the same number that chose stocks, according to a recent Bankrate survey. Another 6% chose bonds, while 25% chose real estate, and 23% said they would simply...
The financial world is buzzing about former Fed chairman Ben Bernanke’s recent trip to Japan, where he advised Japan’s central bank chief Haruhiko Kuroda on how to manage his nation out of multi-decades of stagnant growth. Channeling economist Milton Friedman, Bernanke...
Gold prices fell the day after the terrorist attack in Nice (France), but rose initially on Turkey’s coup. Why does gold react differently to distinct geopolitical events? Nice and Gold On 14 July, Mohamed Lahouaiej-Bouhlel, a Tunisian resi...
Gold is in a bull market for a number of reasons including political risk. Moreover, there is “every reason for it to continue” according to Dominic Frisby writing in the UK’s best-selling financial publication Money Week.
A weekly decline of $4 in the price of gold is a drop in the ocean -- and nothing at this point to have any concerns about. My previous commentary projecting gold to the $2150 level still stands. Moreover, the critical worry point as far as the point and figure chart...
SPX has reached its stated short-term projection. This should bring about a reversal and the second correction since the 1992 low. There is a very slight possibility that the pattern it is currently making will turn out to be a consolidation in an uptrend, immediately...
Stocks rested mostly this past week along with markets, which continue to setup for another round of higher prices as summer rolls along at a typical fast pace. Metals didn’t do too much either this past week…but they did show a few flashes of weakness which were...
I’ve been away for a few weeks, during which the Dow Jones Index managed to make six consecutive new all-time highs (July 12-20) in the BEV Chart below. It ended the week only 0.13% from making the seventh. I didn’t believe the venerable Dow could do it without a new...
My favorite indicator for real time gold demand is the amount of gold in the SPDR gold Shares ETF (NYSE:GLD) and its fluctuations over time. As we wrote in our book, the driving force for gold is investment demand, which is driven by changes in real interest rates....

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Horia: http://preview.tinyurl.com/etf-gold-demand GLD is well known, but start to look at Chinese gold ETF...
Horia: July 26-July 28, 2016 http://en.china-gold.org/ Many things to follow, particularly the keen desire...
Horia: http://preview.tinyurl.com/gld-record-inflow Angst and panic gold buying. Just look at the chart.

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