Toby Connor

Toby Connor is founder and owner of GoldScents.Blogspot.com, a financial blog with an emphasis on the secular gold bull market providing daily and weekly analysis regarding the trading activities in the precious metal, currency and stock markets. He also offers a premium newsletter available for subscription at a price.

Articles by Toby Connor

Here are the cons to shorting the stock market: The Fed and the PPT have a printing press. They have access to unlimited amounts of money, and they are extremely motivated in keeping the stock market propped up. Most of the world is...
If one looks at a longer term chart of the last two years it’s very clear that gold is being capped at certain levels, and those levels are slowly forcing gold lower and lower. Each one of these manipulation zones are being defended...
With all the uncertainty in the world, and everything that could happen over the weekend, I think it’s safe to say that the market didn't rally 22 points naturally to complete a swing low as we go into the weekend. When I saw the index...
In their infinity wisdom the Fed thinks they have rescued the economy by inflating asset prices and creating a so called "wealth affect". In reality they have created the conditions for the next Great Depression.
In today's post I'm going to make the case for stocks moving down into a sharp correction over the next 4 weeks and conclude with my thoughts on inflation. To begin we need to examine the last two intermediate cycles. Normally an...
So far my 2014 expectations are playing out pretty much as planned, with a few adjustments. With the threat of war in the Ukraine I think the final bubble phase in stocks is now off the table. I doubt we can get the euphoric buying...
At the beginning of the month I theorized that stocks were about to enter a final bubble phase, and that during that process gold should deliver a capitulation phase to end the three year bear market. This is a follow up to see how things...
After two hard days down in the stock market I'm going to take a contrary position and say that this is just a normal profit taking event and that stocks are going to recover and head back up to new highs. I still think this market needs...
As most of you know by now I believe we are going to see a big surge in inflation this year. As I've noted in my previous articles the first leg up in the CRB has run its course and broken the 3 year down trend that's been in place since...
Trying to predict short term direction is notoriously difficult, especially in the volatile metals market, but I'm going to take a stab at it today.

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