Stewart Thomson

Stewart Thomson is president of Graceland Investment Management (Cayman) Ltd. Stewart was a very good English literature student, which helped him develop a unique way of communicating his investment ideas.  He developed the “PGEN”, which is a unique capital allocation program. It is designed to allow investors of any size to mimic the action of the banks.  Stewart owns GU Trader, which is a unique gold futures/ETF trading service, which closes out all trades by 5pm each day. High net worth individuals around the world follow Stewart on a daily basis.  Website: www.gracelandupdates.com.

Articles by Stewart Thomson

While all “systems are go” for the precious metals sector, or at least appear that way, things are substantially more questionable for the world’s stock, bond, and real estate markets. India’s top central banker, Raghuram Rajan, is highly...
It’s the dawn of another day in the worst month of global stock market “crash season." Long ago, I defined global stock market crash season as the August 7th to October 31st timeframe. Investors who fail to exit general equity market...
Gold-bearish Western bank economists are very lucky. They can gleefully ignore Indian black market imports in their assessment of demand and supply, and nobody questions them.
In America, there is a lot of talk about higher interest rates, and I would argue that most of those fears are already factored into the current price of gold. Janet Yellen has not given any indication that she’s going to embark on a...
I prefer the “KIS” motto to the more common “KISS”. I define it as, “Keep It Simple”. Simply put, gold bullion is the ultimate asset, but when the price declines, Western investors often become nervous.
Gold is the ultimate asset, and I think both the bulls and bears are probably going to learn that fact, the hard way. The gold bears view QE tapering and looming US interest rate hikes, as bearish for gold, and the bulls are sure gold is...
The QE program created substantial hedge fund interest in gold-related ETFs. Unfortunately, QE never created the inflation the funds had anticipated. That’s because commercial banks held the QE money they received, “tight to the chest”,...
Gold has a rough general tendency to decline during the week leading up to the release of the US Employment Situation Report (jobs report). Following the release of that report (Friday at 8:30AM), gold tends to begin a decent minor or...
A week ago, I suggested gold would likely decline from the $1300 area to about $1275 and stop there, adding bullish symmetry to an inverse head and shoulders bottom pattern.
In any market, but especially precious metals, price pullbacks rarely proceed according to expectations. Most “buying opportunities” are perhaps better defined as gulags and torture chambers. Regardless, it’s almost impossible to build...

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The Incas thought gold represented the glory of their sun god and referred to the precious metal as “Tears of the Sun.”