Clive Maund

Articles by Clive Maund

We “went walkabout” over the past several years, largely deserting the Precious Metals sector for other greener pastures, because it has been performing so poorly, apart from a dramatic flurry during the 1st half of last year. However, the...
In Britain in the old days there was a saying, which was “buy on a strike” which had nothing to do with economics and everything to do with psychology. When a general strike by workers was declared, stock prices would have fallen up to the...
We have already observed how oil and precious metals are looking set to turn lower, especially oil. Moreover, the medium-term bearish outlook for these commodities is confirmed by the negative setup that we will now examine on the latest...
The election of Donald Trump sparked a rally in the broad stock market which has continued up to the present, and according to the laws of reverse (inverse) logic that rule the markets, his inauguration as President is likely to trigger a...
The global financial system continues to groan under the strain of the accumulated weight of trillions of dollars of debt and derivatives, which have built up to even more fantastic levels than those that precipitated the near collapse in...
The broad US stock market actually looks better overall than it has done for several years, which may come as a surprise considering it has been in a bull market since as far back as early 2009. On the 10-year chart for the S&P500...
Charts only indicate probabilities, not certainties. At the time of the last update, gold was setting up for another upleg within the uptrend shown on our 1-year chart below, but this was predicated upon the expected Clinton victory, so...
It now looks like gold’s correction is done and its intermediate base pattern is completing, and if so then we are at an excellent entry point for many better PM stocks, which have been savagely beaten down over the past several months - a...
A major “Sword of Damocles” overhanging global stock markets has been the situation with Deutsche Bank, which has a monumental derivative book and whose stock has been plunging to new lows. We have largely ignored this situation up until...
The purpose of this update is to point out that the PM sector correction may be completing RIGHT NOW, with sector indices at the 2nd low of a potential Double Bottom. Whether it is or not depends on the outcome of next week’s Fed meeting...

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