Clive Maund

Articles by Clive Maund

Because the dollar has such an important bearing on everything, especially the Precious Metals, it is timely for us to take a close look at it here after its recent steep drop, for as some of you may have seen, a number of indicators...
We’ve had to wait 18 months for an opportunity as big as the one we saw late in 2015 to appear again in the Precious Metals sector. “Wait a minute”, I hear you say, “prices were generally lower back then at that low than they are now, so...
In the last update we had thought that gold might escape its usual seasonal malaise this year, but it didn’t and went into a rather sharp downtrend and dropped again quite sharply on Friday. The good news though is that this drop has not...
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...

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The periodic symbol for gold is AU which come from the Latin for gold aurum.