David Chapman

David Chapman regularly writes articles of interest for the investing public. David has over 40 years of experience as an authority on finance and investments via his range of work experience and in-depth market knowledge.

David Chapman Articles

It was only a week ago that gold appeared to be staring into a deep abyss (Chart of the Week – Gold and Oil – Into the Abyss? – November 6, 2014). The dreaded “vomiting camel” pattern appeared poised to “hurl” gold down to $700/$800. While...
Gold bugs will be pardoned if they are having thoughts of “hari-kari”. Gold bugs woke up on November 5, 2014 to another $25 plus drop in the price of gold. Seems that someone found it convenient to dump $1.5 billion of naked gold futures (...
It has not been easy being a believer in gold over the past two years. Gold is down about 37% from its 2011 top. The biggest portion of the drop took place over two days in April 2013 when gold plunged roughly $200 from $1,564 to $1,360...
The US$ has been soaring. Since making a low in May 2014 just under 79 the US$ Index has jumped almost 9% to over 86. If the US$ is rising other currencies must be falling. The Euro has lost almost 10%, the Japanese Yen has fallen 7%, and...
The James Turk Fear Index has always been interesting www.fgmr.com. It is an easy concept. The Turk Fear Index is a measurement of gold’s relative value in relation to currency. The Turk Fear Index centres on the US by comparing gold’s...
When one thinks of gold, it is usually always in terms of US$. Everyone has been conditioned to think that way. But if you live in Canada you most likely pay for your gold in Cdn$ not US$. For the most part one would make their gold...
It was a jarring wakeup call this past Monday July 14, 2014 when everyone discovered that gold had plummeted some $30 overnight. It was the largest one-day drop for gold in 2014 and it almost was as large a down as the up day on June 19,...
The chart of the S&P500 is one everyone who is long the market should be worried about. In terms of bull markets, while the current one may not be the most powerful one following a 50% or more collapse in the market it is one of the...
In the previous week’s Chart of the Week, (Is there a Bear Case for Gold? – June 5, 2014) I mused as to whether there was the potential for another drop for gold in the works. The thought that gold could once again put in another scary...
With gold prices down over $130 from its most recent high in March 2014 and only a little over $60 above the lows of June and December 2013 one has to wonder if there is another major bear drop to come. Gold remains down over $600 from its...

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The total world's holdings of gold could be transported by a single solitary oil tanker.