The recent recession-fear craze hammered commodities prices, crushing the stocks of the companies that produce them.
Gold Market Analysis
Technical analysis to forecast future price trends of gold and other precious metals, as well as the US Dollar and the Euro.
Over the past year we have been learning more about the financial situations across the pond in Europe. With international issues on the rise, investors are panicking trying to find a safest haven for their capital.
An important reversal of focus, expectation, and direction has taken place in Europe. Put aside the sovereign debt mess that will not go away.
That is correct, book the funeral, because if common sense and the free market are not allowed to resurrect themselves, we are destined to fall into the hole we have created.
It was a wild week to be sure and we've hit a tentative bottom in US equity markets with the S&P500 printing a double bottom pattern as I'd hoped would occur.
"A morsel of genuine history is a thing so rare as to be always valuable."
The recent sharp selloffs in stocks and commodities have fueled an incessant drumbeat of pessimism plaguing the financial markets.
I want to correct a mistake I made on my table for the foreign central bank holdings of US Treasury debt in my last article.
Many investors pigeon-hole themselves as "inflationists" or "deflationists", where an inflationist is someone who expects more inflation over the years immediately ahead and a deflationist is someone who ex
The USTreasury Bond rally over the last few months has been celebrated. Some call it a contradiction of the Standard & Poors debt downgrade of USGovt debt.
In classic fashion gold's brutal plunge ended in a zone of strong support just above its 200-day moving average.
I have good reason to believe that the general markets are headed lower here immediately and there is a good potential of a low being put in this coming week or the next before we may well see a strong rally
Over the past week precious metal investors have had a wakeup call from their big shiny nest eggs. Last week's free fall in both gold and silver spot prices was enough to get investors into a panic.
The mainstream media does a terrible job with analysis. No secrets there. However, some aspects of this incompetence are so fundamental to their basic duties as to be completely unforgivable.
A few weeks ago I wrote about how gold was starting to top and that everyone should expect a very sharp drop to the low $1600 area.
It was quite the week to come back to after being away for the past two weeks with little to mostly no internet access.
The grinding 6-week-old bottoming process following the stock-market correction is doing its job, shaking out all the weak hands.
What a trading session Wednesday was with the FOMC meeting and the FED coming out leaving the Fed Funds Rate unchanged at 0.25% and saying the economy is looking weak and will not likely to get better any ti
Wow!! The billboard signals of extreme crisis are overwhelming. Three years of near 0% with no recovery. A full year of ample USTreasury and mortgage bond monetization with no recovery.
Europe has become something of a four-letter word among American investors and speculators lately. Weak European stock action has been mesmerizing stock-index-futures traders here in the States.
Early August's sharp stock-market plunge ignited an explosion of bearish theories.
We recently witnessed a key bearish "Outside Reversal Week" reaching new highs for the rally from the August 9th crash bottom, but then ending the week lower than it began.
Whenever it suits Team Titanic from the increasingly tense helm, more phony comparisons are trotted out in baseless news stories posing as legitimate analysis.