David Chapman

David Chapman regularly writes articles of interest for the investing public. David has over 40 years of experience as an authority on finance and investments via his range of work experience and in-depth market knowledge.

Articles by David Chapman

The above chart had always been interesting. The chart compares the US debt limit with the rise in debt and the rise in the price of gold. As the US debt limit was increased and the US debt grew, gold prices appeared to move in lockstep....
Gold is at a crossroads. No the gold chart is not “that sinking feeling” but gold has reached point where it must either break out or fail. That would turn gold into that “sinking feeling”. The bullhorn pattern is rather interesting. I...
China is the most populous country in the world. It is now the world’s second largest economy and there are many that expect China to become the world’s largest economy surpassing the US by 2030. China has been recording 8-10% growth rates...
One cannot help getting the feeling that no matter where this goes the crisis in the Ukraine that has morphed into the Russian move into the Crimea cannot come to any good end. Frankly, I hope I am wrong but history has often shown that...
With the improvement in gold prices and the gold stocks since the beginning of 2014 there has also been an improvement in sentiment. The above chart illustrates the improvement in the gold sentiment as a ratio chart with the global stock...
2013 was a year of misery for the gold bugs. After 12 consecutive up years, a pause might have been expected but most failed to see the large drop that actually occurred. What happened was the worst down year for gold since 1997 and the...
Bear markets inevitably follow bull markets. The question that everyone usually has is how long can a bull market last and how would one know when the bear market is getting underway. The current stock market bull market is entering its...
With last week’s emerging markets currency crisis still fresh I thought I would bring back two previously shown charts that everyone should be aware of. First the currency crisis.
Nick Laird’s “Gold Charts ‘R’ Us” may be the best source of gold charts in the world (www.sharelynx.com). Nick has literally 1000’s of pages and 10,000’s of charts on gold as well as silver, stocks and numerous other things. Indeed, I...
There is no doubt that the S&P 500 has made new all-time highs. So has the Dow Jones Industrials (DJI) and the Dow Jones Transportations (DJT). The NASDAQ has not. Gold made new all-time highs back in September 2011. Despite the...

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