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London (Aug 22)  Gold prices slipped on Tuesday, pressured by a stronger dollar, while investors focused on North Korea tensions and... Read More
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Frankfurt (Aug 22)  The euro fell against the dollar on Tuesday, retracing most of its overnight gains as a broadly resurgent greenback... Read More
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New York (Aug 22)  Stock futures crept higher on Tuesday, Aug. 22, as investors waited for solid direction likely to come in the back-half... Read More
 

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That didn’t take long at all. Just a few weeks after the Commitment of Traders (COT) Reports for gold and silver turned positive – setting off a nice rally in both metals’ prices – this indicator has flipped back to strongly negative.

After rallying almost $100 an ounce from the July lows of about $1210 (basis December futures), gold is consolidating its gains.

Last week the XIV saw the largest price drop in over a year falling over 23% from the July 26th High. After bottoming on August 10th the XIV moved back higher stalling out just under the 61.8% retrace level in what counted best as a corrective move higher.

Years ago I built this 40-year chart for the $COMPQ which I call the, “HISTORY CHART OF THE END OF THE WORLD.” One day I thought about all the events that I’ve experienced as a trader and decided to put them on a chart to...

The United States national debt is currently about $20 trillion, and the federal government is paying some of the lowest interest rates in history on that debt. The Federal Reserve has raised interest rates four times now, and is publicly considering another five...

Ten years ago, I was invited by the brilliant monetary theorist, Professor Antal E. Fekete, to give a talk at his Gold Standard University held August 15-31, 2007 in Szombathly, Hungary; and while there, I and others watched intently as a global credit crunch swept...

US Treasury Secretary ‘assumes’ the gold is still in Fort Knox, 64 years after it was audited. 81 years after it was built Fort Knox received its third visit from a US Treasury Secretary yesterday, Steven Mnuchin.



US Treasury...

The stock market crash story is getting boring and annoying to a large degree. Since 2009, there has been a constant drumbeat of the market is going to crash stories. In 2009, many experts felt that the market had rallied too strongly and that it needed to pull back...

Last week, a few important US economic reports (including retail sales) were released. What do they imply for the gold market? Retail Sales Strong In July The recent days were eventful. The FOMC and the ECB released the minutes of their ...

Cryptocurrencies make good currencies, but fail miserably when trying to achieve the status of money. Cryptocurrencies are both created and held electronically inside a virtual wallet. These digital currencies use encryption techniques to regulate the generation of...

The best performing precious metal for the week was palladium with a 3.42 percent gain. Citi forecasts a continued drop in diesel market share in Europe, while Russia’s largest palladium producer boasted of strong auto demand. Gold traders and analysts surveyed by...

The Sage of Omaha’s adage is “it’s far better to buy a wonderful company at a fair price than a fair company at a wonderful price.” But for Warren Buffett the current environment doesn’t appear to be offering up any wonderful companies at fair valuations. The...

Most false or irrational ideas about money are not new. For example, take the idea that government can just fix the price of one monetary asset against another. Some people think that we can have a gold standard by such a decree today. This idea goes back at least...

One could argue that we will not have absolute confirmation that an intermediate downtrend has started until we drop below 2405, and that would be reasonable. That level could, in fact, hold the decline in check for a few weeks, as volatility continues to be the...

Unfortunately for precious metals investors, there continues to be a great deal of misinformation about how much gold there is in the world.  The biggest culprit that confuses precious metals investors is what I call, LOUSY CONSPIRACIES.  Those who promote these...

Three weeks ago we discussed how gold needed to perform considering the US$ index was likely to bounce due to an oversold condition and extreme bearish sentiment. We wrote: “Simply put, gold will have to prove itself in real terms if it is goin...

Here’s the Bear’s Eye View (BEV) for the Dow Jones going back to January 1982, a period of market history that covers the entire August 1982 to August 2017 market advance.

More volatility is the name of summer trading. Large moves are coming out of nowhere as the US government in turmoil. Enjoy the show as much as it’s possible since we will likely never see anything like it again, at least that is my hope.

It is my privilege now to welcome in Greg Weldon, CEO and President of Weldon Financial. Greg has over three decades of market research and trading experience, specializing in the metals and commodity markets, and even authored a book in 2006 titled Gold Trading...

Each year since 1987, I have always used the final two weeks of the month of August as a shopping period in a manner not unlike the “Back-to-School” kind only the wares I seek are junior precious metals stocks as opposed to school uniforms, pens, and books.

Here are today's videos and charts.

Totally irresponsible policies by Governments and Central Banks have created the most dangerous situation that the world has ever experienced. Risk doesn’t arise quickly as the result of a single action or event. No, risk of the magnitude that...

The gold miners’ stocks have spent months adrift, cast off in the long shadow of the Trumphoria stock-market rally. This vexing consolidation has left a wasteland of popular bearishness. But once a quarter earnings season arrives, bright fundamental sunlight...

Late-July through early-September represents an extremely precarious time in the stock market, when a myriad of cycles – ranging from 40-Year & 80-Year Cycles down to multi-week cycles – pinpoint the most likely time for a sharp correction in equities. Specific...

First published on Sun Aug 13 for members of ElliottWaveTrader.net:  Reading most metals analysis in 2017 has been like watching a tennis match with the analysis going back and forth over the net between bullishness and bearishness. ...
A gold nugget can be worth three to four times the value of the gold it contains because they are so rare.