I welcome the Internet debate on the question whether the Mint should be opened to gold and silver.
Bear Markets always follow Bull markets and a severe stock market correction is long overdue. Bears Lair will spot, monitor and analyze the stock market correction as it develops.
With various states debating measures to elevate the monetary status of gold, the gold standard is more politically relevant now than it has been in decades.
The coming summer should be exciting for traders! While summer trading generally tends to be slow, this one could be different.
Earlier this week, several websites and blogs that I follow announced that the "registered" silver at the COMEX exchange dropped below 29 million ounces ("registered" means the amount of silver available for
It was another week best spent not looking at the markets unless you're looking to pick up some great miners on the cheap as we are, or go short some stocks as we are also.
Traders beware, the dreaded precious-metals summer doldrums are now upon us! Summers are barren sentiment wastelands for the entire PM complex.
Some people think that one of the fundamental institutions of the 19th century should be restored; we single out Great Britain as the great leader embracing this institution.
During the past 4 months we have seen the financial sector (banks) under selling pressure.
"All political thinking for years past has been vitiated in the same way.
Everyone knows people make mistakes when rushed to do something or if they are scared of something bad happening.
There has been a lot of talk about another financial crisis coming, and it may have been kicked off by Mark Mobius, who says it's inevitable because the causes of the previous one haven't yet been resolved.
It was a crazy session as the stock market slid over 2% on heavy volume.
In the case of Richard Russell the answer is certainly not.
The great Khan (Chinese ruler), causes the bark of trees, made into something like paper, to pass for money all over his country." …Marco POLO, (1254 - 1324 Traveling explorer from Venice).
It's finally a long weekend in the US which means markets are closed Monday. The last thing anyone should be doing this weekend is working much and that includes myself for once.
While the stock markets have enjoyed an outstanding busy season, the dreaded summer doldrums are now upon us.
In my recent review of the bankster assault on the silver market, I alluded to the fact that we knew there was no "bubble" in the silver market, since there had not been the build-up of inventories
Commodities prices have been exceptionally volatile in recent weeks, with big daily rallies and plunges intermingled.
Having pumped the financial system with liquidity for over two years, Ben Bernanke has now decided to take his foot off the pedal temporarily.
Lately there have been calls for the US to sell some or all of their gold in order to help reduce the debt and budget deficits.
How can any Economist, Analyst or other type of seer or prognosticator completely ignore Government actions and policy changes, including the consequences both intended and unintended, of Fiscal and Tax poli
Aren´t silver investors funny?? - they were raving bullish when the price was close to $50, now that it's down about $15 and near to $35 they are despondent.
There is a pattern that just jumps out at us, which we want to present as our new highest probability scenario for the big picture.
It is no longer a matter of whether or not you should buy gold and/or silver but, rather, which type of investment(s) and how much.