Hubert Moolman

Hubert Moolman is a self-taught gold and silver analyst who writes a precious metals newsletter specializing in fractal chart analysis and monetary fundamentals (especially gold and silver). He has a background as a Chartered Accountant, and managed his own firm for 9 years. He also has a website that publishes educational articles on gold, silver and the dangers of fiat money. 

Articles by Hubert Moolman

I have compared the performance of the current gold bull market (since 2001) with the 1970s one. During the 70s bull market, gold went from $35 to $195 in the first phase. That was a 458% increase. The first phase of the current bull...
Are you ready for the next leg of deflation? Where the real pain will be felt (mainly) because the collapse of commodities and oil, in particular, will be accompanied by the collapse of the US stock market.
Gold is currently trading in excess of $1300 an ounce. This is well above the 1980 all-time high. However, this is an incomplete representation of what gold is trading at relative to US dollars. When you look at the gold price relative to...
Gold stocks need very specific conditions in order to perform well. The last time most of these conditions were present was during the Great Depression. However, conditions are currently shaping up to be even more ideal.
The gold price in South African Rand (ZAR) is often a leading indicator for a USD gold price rally, as well as major trouble in the financial markets. A good example of this was around August/September 2001, just before the September 2001...
In terms of the gold price, gold stocks are currently at better value than at the beginning of the bull market in 2001. At the bottom of the gold bull market in 2001, the XAU to Gold ratio was around 0.2 compared to 0.05 today. In other...
Gold is currently trading in excess of $1200 an ounce. This is well above the 1980 all-time high. However, this is an incomplete representation of what gold is trading at relative to US dollars. When you look at the gold price relative to...
Gold remains our best means of economic measurement. It is not a perfect, but it is our best. Due to its monetary properties, gold can be used to measure wealth across generations.
It is often reported that governments and central banks have for years leased or sold their gold to bullion banks; therefore, they are unlikely to possess the tons of gold, they are said hold. Also, the bullion banks seem to be under...
Gold has bottomed in terms of just about everything like oil (in 2005), platinum (2008) and the Dow (1999). One important measure in terms of which it has not bottomed is the amount of currency (US adjusted monetary base).

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Minting of gold in the U.S. stopped in 1933, during the Great Depression.