Jeff Clark

Articles by Jeff Clark

“Gold is one of the dumbest things to put in your IRA,” said the slick TV commentator, with his $200 haircut, perfect white teeth, and superior attitude. “Everyone knows income-producing vehicles are best for an IRA.” It was a prepackaged...
Have you noticed that some gold investors don’t seem very concerned about the current behavior of gold? While the price remains weak and range-bound, some gold investors don’t seem worried about it at all. The natural reaction to an asset...
Right now, even the staunchest gold investors are weary of the years-long drubbing the gold price has taken since its $1,921 peak in August 2011. Whether the frustrating experience is the work of a market-rigging conspiracy, government...
Would you like your advice from someone who has been successful or from someone who’s failed? I’d prefer to hear from a winner. Now that the gold market has been mauled by a bear, we can sort out the pretenders from the contenders in the...
In the January BIG GOLD, I interviewed a plethora of experts on their views about gold for this year. The issue was so popular that we decided to republish a portion of the edition here.
In the January issue of BIG GOLD, I interviewed 17 analysts, economists, and authors on what they expect for gold in 2015. Some of those included what we affectionately call our Casey Brain Trust—Doug Casey, Olivier Garret, Bud Conrad,...
Most investors outside North America not only saw their currency lose value but also lost money in their stock market. Russians were hit especially hard. Whoever owned gold, though, had avoided these debilitating losses and was actually...
A glance at any gold price chart reveals the severity of the bear mauling it has endured over the last three years. More alarming, even for die-hard gold investors, is that some of the fundamental drivers that would normally push gold...
The metal had developed a long-term inverse "head and shoulders" pattern on the chart. This is a bullish pattern that often signals the reversal from a bear market to a bull market.
I don’t want to say that mainstream analysts are stupid when it comes to China’s gold habits, but I did look up how to say that word in Chinese… One report claims, for example, that gold demand in China is down because the yuan has fallen...

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