Clive Maund

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It has been a truly glorious month for gold, and the purpose of this update is to point out firstly that the gold breakout of the past week was genuine and secondly that any short term reaction back as far as $1380 or even $1370 will not...
With things shaping up so well for gold, we can certainly take any short-term correction in our stride, and more than that, we can seize upon it as an opportunity to build positions further across the sector, whether by means of ETFs,...
All the pieces are falling into place for the biggest gold bullmarket in history and by the look of the long-term gold chart, it is set to start very soon. The biggest reason of course is the accelerating demise of fiat. 
It is measure of how fragile and precarious the situation is that the moment the markets looked like they were on the verge of crashing again, which of course they were, the Fed moved to head it off by saying that they would start cutting...
The Precious Metals sector has broken strongly higher in recent days, with silver breaking out of its downtrend just yesterday, when the fundamental reason for this move emerged – the Fed has let it be known, via the St Louis Fed governor...
Industrials below we can see that on Friday it broke down from a Head-and-Shoulders top that had been forming since February, and the longer-term 5-year chart for the S&P500 index lower down the page makes clear that a giant top...
Gold and silver dropping back again late last week had investors in the Precious Metals sector feeling despondent, especially as their fears were magnified by at least one analyst calling for gold to drop to the low $900’s or even lower,...
Having artfully freaked out a whole bunch of investors by breaching nearby support and dropping quite sharply, so that they have panicked and scurried over to the wrong side of the boat again, the PM sector appears to be in the process of...
Silver has been a dull market for the past couple of months, yet as we will see the pattern that has evolved in recent weeks is anything but bearish. On the 1-year chart we can really see what is going on.
I was in receipt of the following erudite communication about Commercial gold short positions yesterday from a friend in Toronto…

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