Daan Joubert

Daan Joubert Articles

The War on Gold turned against the forces suppressing the gold price in 2000-2001 when their efforts caused gold mines to reduce production or close. Gold bulls then realised they had time on their side and could accumulate gold and of...
What could become the turning point in a war that had become intense in 2011 and in the rear guard battle that had started in late April, happened last week. For the first four days, the battle had become one of exhaustion; it seems the...
My optimism last week that the gold and silver longs would mostly ride through the attack on the metal prices holding onto their positions, perhaps buying even more, was a little too rosy. What surprised me was that while we are used to...
It has been mentioned that the Commercials have developed a short position in the gold and silver that was becoming very precarious. Their only way out is to mount a major bear raid to force prices low enough to have longs close enough...
There are readers here who might be too young to be aware of the history of gold and what that means for the future of the price of gold, and of course, of silver. The story of gold is however much more convoluted than that of silver. The...
Last week was a typical example of the ‘Slowly but surely’ heading of US Markets of the previous weekend; a case of two steps forward and then one back. Sometimes two. ‘Marking time’ is another expression often used for the kind of...
It often is best ‘to make haste slowly’…and this seems exactly what the markets are doing. Market news this past week has been most excited about the rallies in gold and silver. However, if one looks at the daily charts in the US Markets...
A week ago the price of gold was fixed at $1227…and silver was $16.17. After the SGE opened for trading on Tuesday, prices were steady at first. Subsequently, they then began to improve, with silver suddenly spiking higher with the gold...
Imagine as a paying passenger standing on the poop deck of one of the old sailing ships and you hear the Captain say to the mate: “Look at the barometer”, it is now falling faster than I have ever seen it before; there must be a terrible...
Indications are that the Battle of the Bulge is over. Market trends are returning to normal…and the rear guard action has failed to extend or even to hold. This week the focus turns to what every reader surely has seen announced and...

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Small amounts of natural gold were found in Spanish caves used by the Paleolithic Man about 40,000 B.C.