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:

Articles by Stewart Thomson

Have US stocks entered a bear market? In most assets, MSM (mainstream media) uses a 20% decline as a rule of thumb to define a bear market. While an asset that’s declined 20% might be in a bear market, that rule of thumb is at best a very...
The FOMC minutes release tomorrow should bring some short-term weakness to global gold prices, but I expect many individual gold and silver stocks to continue their strong rallies.
China stunned many mainstream media (MSM) analysts this morning. The country’s central bank (PBOC) just devalued its fiat currency by about 2%!
In an inflationary environment, silver bullion and junior/intermediate gold stocks tend to outperform gold bullion and senior gold stocks.
This is a busy week. Today is “options expiry day”; COMEX August gold options expire. As options expiry day approaches, gold tends to trade in a sideways pattern near round numbers, and $1100 is the number in focus now.
As a group, gold stocks are trading like the entire sector is going “off the board”. Is that going to happen?
Most gold analysts think that gold is in a bull market, or a bear market. They use charts and US economic reports to try to prove that the gold price is ready to move substantially higher or lower. In contrast, I’ve argued that the world...
The pressure on the US stock market continues to grow. Note my red annotations on this key S&P500 earnings chart. With QE gone, rate hikes on the horizon, wage pressures growing, and the business cycle peaking, it’s a “no brainer”...
As the crisis in Greece (and now Puerto Rico) intensifies, Global markets (except gold) are tumbling. Greek banks are closed, and the situation looks grim. Incredibly, the enormous volatility seen in US stock markets yesterday could...
I realize that most analysts in the gold community are nervous about gold, and nervous about China’s stock market. In contrast, I think this is the greatest time in history to own both gold and the Chinese stock market.


The first use of gold as money occurred around 700 B.C., when Lydian merchants (western Turkey) produced the first coins