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Speculative traders sold and shorted gold in anticipation of the Fed meeting, which was the completely wrong move. As the Fed did what everybody expected, gold traders bought back previously sold positions in a “sell-the-rumor and buy-the-...
Last week speculative gold longs and shorts both cut positions. Despite that gold remained steady for the week around $1230 per ounce. In Asia physical gold demand remains subdued with Indian premiums flipping to a discount for the week.
The latest Commitment of Traders (COT) report showed a drop in both speculative longs and shorts for the week as gold meandered to end the COT week (Tuesday to Tuesday) essentially unchanged. The increase in speculative "spreading"...
The latest Commitment of Traders (NYSE:COT) report showed another positive week for gold as the net long position increased for the second straight week. We saw an increase in both long and short positions as speculators remained uncertain...
Over the past week speculative longs build positions while shorts covered for the first time in eight weeks. Despite the move in gold, short positions remain at high levels while many speculative longs remain on the sidelines.
Indian gold premiums have been falling over the past few weeks -- and that is very different than what we would have expected. We think now the moves in the Indian gold market have been related to Indians raising liquidity.
Strangely, speculative shorts covered a much greater number of contracts than longs bought during the COT week. That tells us that traders are not picking sides for this election but are instead paring down risk. We believe investors...
The latest COT report shows that speculators continued to close out gold positions at an extremely fast pace. Despite the drop in gold, transparent gold holdings have actually increased over the past few weeks in contrast to what gold did...
The title of the article is a bit deceiving because since we use the word “bubble” it suggests that gold’s price is in a bubble and is apt to burst in the future – which we currently do not think is the case. In fact the only reason why...
We have covered the rapidly declining COMEX gold inventories in previous articles, and the story seems to be getting old, but COMEX gold continues to drop with registered gold inventories hit their lowest levels ever.  Additionally, total...
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