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

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.
With the news now behind us regarding U.S. tariffs and Chinese retaliation, the prices of many commodities were soaring on Tuesday. Many, but not all—with the exception being COMEX gold and COMEX silver. Why?
Even this basic question has been made deliberately opaque by the co-conspirators at the CFTC. Much has been made recently—and rightfully so—of the ongoing extremes being reported within the weekly, CFTC-generated Commitment of Traders...
As the U.S. increases its use of the dollar reserve system as a weapon in its trade wars, the rest of the world responds by accelerating its movement away from dollar hegemony.

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A gold nugget can be worth three to four times the value of the gold it contains because they are so rare.