Jeff Clark

Articles by Jeff Clark

There’s an advantage to being well-connected in an industry: you can sometimes be among the first to spot a change in trend. And that appears to be exactly what’s happening in the gold industry.
We measured every bull cycle of gold stocks and found there have been eight distinct upcycles since 1975. We also discovered something exciting: Only one was less than a double. (A second was 99.9%.)
Have you noticed the trend in mainstream headlines over the past week? The gold price may be stagnant, but forces behind the scenes signal that something big is gelling. What conclusion would you draw from this rundown of recent headlines?
Yearning for sunnier skies for your gold investments? How’s this sound… Gold in a decisive bull market, with the price steadily rising. Silver soaring and outpacing gold’s gains. Gold stocks rocking, erasing underwater positions and...
I'm going out on a limb: I think the next bull phase in the gold market gets underway before October.
Our curiosity was piqued as we reviewed the year-end reports of the primary gold producers. When we tallied the results, even we were surprised. The upshot of what you’ll see is that at its current pace, new supply will be unable to keep...
“Gold is one of the dumbest things to put in your IRA,” said the slick TV commentator, with his $200 haircut, perfect white teeth, and superior attitude. “Everyone knows income-producing vehicles are best for an IRA.” It was a prepackaged...
Have you noticed that some gold investors don’t seem very concerned about the current behavior of gold? While the price remains weak and range-bound, some gold investors don’t seem worried about it at all. The natural reaction to an asset...
Right now, even the staunchest gold investors are weary of the years-long drubbing the gold price has taken since its $1,921 peak in August 2011. Whether the frustrating experience is the work of a market-rigging conspiracy, government...
Would you like your advice from someone who has been successful or from someone who’s failed? I’d prefer to hear from a winner. Now that the gold market has been mauled by a bear, we can sort out the pretenders from the contenders in the...

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The 1849 Gold Rush sped up California's admission to the Union as the 31st state in that year.