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New York (Apr 21)  Gold prices ended the U.S. day session moderately higher Tuesday, boosted on some short covering in the futures market... Read More
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Beijing-China (Apr 21)  The People's Bank of China may have tripled its gold stockpile since April 2009, when it last gave an official... Read More
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Washington (Apr 21)  Uncertainty in the eurozone over Greece’s debt has not propelled safe-haven buying for gold, and the metal is expected... Read More
 

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You’re likely thinking that a discussion of “sound banking” will be a bit boring. Well, banking should be boring. And we’re sure officials at central banks all over the world today—many of whom have trouble sleeping—wish it were.
A common refrain from commentators over the last year or so is that the bull market in US equities is “long in the tooth.” The very use of this phrase implies a market which has reached a stage of decrepitude from which only bad things can result. “Long in the tooth...
The upcoming FOMC meeting on April 28 – 29 could keep COMEX gold prices under some pressure. Regardless, influential Western bank economists continue to focus more on events in Asia. In the West, gold is mainly associated with extremism. Fear of impending financial...
Look, there are so many things going on in the world that it's easy to overlook, or simply miss, some of the major news items of the day. One such story caught my eye yesterday and it occurred to me that it definitely needed our attention.
Russia increased its gold holdings by one million ounces in March, bringing its total reserves to nearly 40 million ounces or 1,238 metric tonnes. The Russian one million ounce gold purchase is a large one even by Russian standards as in recent years they have...
For the past decade, junior mining companies have outperformed senior miners at finding new mineral deposits and generating wealth for investors.
This past Friday, Dave Kranzler of Investment Research Dynamics put out a very thoughtful article and chart regarding the spike in “reverse repurchase agreements” RRP’s held at the Fed.
I apologize ahead of time for the length of this post. The extreme length is a function of Harry Dent’s most recent diatribe on why you should not own gold and why should “sell it short when he tells you to”. Mr. Dent has so many incorrect thoughts and what he calls...
It’s Friday afternoon, and global stocks have had a very, very bad day. After the Chinese stock market closed for the weekend, its regulators, in their omniscient wisdom, decided to increase the amount of permitted “shortable” stocks. Consequently, Chinese stock...
Gold and silver are the best preservers of your capital when other currencies fail, especially because you don’t have loss of purchasing power or loss of opportunity costs because interest rates are almost zero or negative. The question is when the dollar reverses its...
Gold traders remain divided amid speculation over the timing of U.S. interest rate increases. Survey results show seven bullish, six bearish and six analysts with a hold recommendation. As of April 3, Shanghai Gold Exchange withdrawals stood at 647 metric tons (Mt)....
Since 2011 the financial markets have been dominated by rises in paper markets and declines in commodity markets. Group One Paper Examples: T-Bonds, US Dollar Index, S&P 500 Index. Group Two Commodity Examples: Crude Oil, Sugar, Wheat, Gold, Silver.
Inflection Point: An inflection point on a chart is an area where the price action can break either up or down. It’s an area of confusion that makes investors go nuts. You know a strong move is coming but you aren’t sure what direction the move will go. I believe this...
Precision timing for all time frames through a multi-dimensional approach to forecasting using technical analysis: Cycles - Breadth - P&F and Fibonacci price projections supplemented by Elliott Wave analysis
I don’t think medical doctors have diagnosed the condition yet, but Gold Bugs know that it exists. The affliction expresses itself as a constant desire to find bullish indications in every precious metals chart or article.
When it comes to investing in gold, for the most part, the U.S. Gold Market is completely insane. I am not blaming Americans, as they have been totally brainwashed by the U.S. Treasury and Federal Reserve into believing that gold is something you wear, not invest in.
One might even substitute the word "flight" in the above title with "fight", for 1200 is proving more and more to have become a battle line in the sand for Gold. You may recall from three missives ago (28 March's "Gold Managing The Madness") that upon first achieving...
The ongoing narrative is that there is a positive correlation between monetary stimulus and the price of gold. However, as you probably know by now, precious metals collapsed during the Fed’s QE to infinity program. The long-term gold chart (first chart below) shows...
You may think that this is April 2015, and for those who follow the calendar that is exactly correct. A month ago I couldn’t let Fluffy out at night without exposing the little girl to frostbite. Today the grass is green, trees are budding leaves and the wild flowers...

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chris-d: The Obama administration is in a panic over Iran. Our so called nuke negotiation in Iran is not...
KS: I hope that you are right! Bring it on. Lets get it over with so all of us that are productive and...
Vronsky: Well again, a Stock Market Crash Is Recently Written On the Wall (Street)…ergo smart money...
Vronsky: Institutional ‘smart money’ is historically always ahead of the Pollyanna masses, who only listen...
chris-d: The way I see it = Saudi Arabia is pissed with the Obama Administration and the rest of USA. That...

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