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

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.
On Tuesday, significant gold news was made when the London Bullion Market Association finally began its long-awaited disclosure of gold market size and trading volume. If anything, all their first report revealed was the sheer magnitude of...
It may not be enough to reverse the momentum or flip the downtrend, but another Spec short squeeze is coming. Of that, you can be certain.
It has been an odd and frustrating year for COMEX Digital Gold and Silver. However, conditions exist that could drive prices back to unchanged or even slightly positive by year end.
A small move in price enables The Banks to lay the shorts right back on. Just three weeks ago, we warned you to ignore newsletter pundits who were claiming that one day soon, The Banks that operate on the COMEX will be long and on the side...
The mainstream media is shocked today to report that the U.S. federal deficit increased to $779B in fiscal 2018. This despite the fact that all of this was projected back in February.
On Wednesday, the FOMC will hike the fed funds rate again and promise three or four additional hikes in 2019. But be aware that this forecast is far from being a done deal.

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