Craig Hemke

Craig Hemke

Our Ask The Expert interviewer Craig Hemke began his career in financial services in 1990 but retired in 2008 to focus on family and entrepreneurial opportunities. Since 2010, he has been the editor and publisher of the TF Metals Report found at TFMetalsReport.com, an online community for precious metal investors.

Craig Hemke Articles

Over the past few months, we've written frequently about palladium and the threat it poses to The Banks' Fractional Reserve and Digital Derivative Pricing Scheme. As palladium prices are continuing to rise, we thought it best to explain...
It has been a few weeks since we focused on palladium... and the last three weeks have been eventful for our new friend. He's been punched lower, but has crawled up off the mat each time. And now he appears ready to make another batch of...
An improving technical picture can be a key driver of the institutional fund flows that will be necessary to drive COMEX gold and the mining shares upward in the weeks ahead. However, let's make one thing perfectly clear before we go any...
Last week, we discussed our outlook for 2019 and the factors that will soon drive price to multi-year highs, and eventually, new all-time highs. This week, let's take stock of the current situation and attempt to discern the direction of...
For each of the past several years, we've written January posts that helped to serve as a road map for the year ahead. Though crystal ball gazing is an inexact science, on balance we've done a pretty good job with these forecasts. As 2019...
As 2018 drew to a close, the prices of Comex gold and silver began to move higher. This was just as expected and we wrote about these pending year-end rallies on several occasions. Before going further, perhaps you should take time to...
Last week, we succinctly laid out for you what to expect for the end of this year and into 2019. Though, there are many reasons for optimism regarding higher precious metal prices next year, understand that The Banks are already taking...
Each of the past five years, we've predicted a year-end and new-year rally in precious metals. And for each of the past five years, the market has performed as forecast. So, what can be expected as 2018 becomes 2019?
Copper is often referred to as "Dr. Copper" for its ability to foreshadow moves in other markets and the global economy in general. Today we coin the term "Mr. Palladium", as this particular metal may be offering its own bit of...
It has now been one full year since we began to monitor the daily totals of COMEX EFPs. The total amount of gold allegedly "exchanged for physical" over the past twelve months will astound you.

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