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

Last year I correctly spotted the three year cycle low in the CRB. I must admit the retest of that bottom has taken much longer and been far deeper than I thought it would be. However, I think the retest is over. It looks like the CRB has...
I think the manipulation after QE4 has accelerated the bull market. We now have the necessary conditions for the bubble phase in gold to begin. I was expecting the second phase correction (the correction that separates the second phase of...
There’s a reason why commercial traders are regression to the mean traders. In this business it is the one thing that you can absolutely bank on. It's like death and taxes, it never fails. All markets eventually return to the mean. An...
I've been pointing out for several months now that the recent rally in the dollar was a mirage, an illusion generated by the yen, euro, pound, and Canadian dollar all dropping into yearly, or intermediate cycle lows together. This selling...
Until recently I was expecting the bubble phase for gold to occur as we came out of the next 8 year cycle low in 2016.
We are now at the point in the bull market where traders think that stocks are bullet proof.  Back in December  I warned this was coming. I said at the time that this round of QE was going to be different. That it would have a much bigger...
Today I’m going to start off with a look at the big picture. The next chart pretty much says it all.  There is a fundamental reason why gold has been going up for 13-years. That same fundamental is driving the cyclical bull markets in...
Today I’m going to start off with a look at the big picture. The next chart pretty much says it all.  There is a fundamental reason why gold has been going up for 13-years. That same fundamental is driving the cyclical bull markets in...
I can’t tell you how many talking heads I’ve watched in the media recently touting the strong dollar. Sometimes I really wonder whether Homo sapiens are an intelligent life form. Remember this is the same species that created the Tulip...
I can’t tell you how many talking heads I’ve watched in the media recently touting the strong dollar. Sometimes I really wonder whether Homo sapiens are an intelligent life form. Remember this is the same species that created the Tulip...

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In the Aztec language the name for gold is teocuitlatl which means "excrement of the gods."