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July 16, 2021

Having just gotten from the Bank of England an exemption from the "Basel 3" protocol that threatened to make the "paper gold" business prohibitively expensive for bullion banks, the London Bullion Market Association announced yesterday that the European Banking...
As the markets react to the somewhat shocking CPI and Inflation data while Q2:2021 earnings continue to roll across the news wires, we wanted to take a minute to explore the recent Fed comments related to “Transitory Inflation” and what that really means.
Investors prick up their ears to front-run the FED’s taper. It looks like a tricky game though, given its contradictory statements – what’s the truth? You Don't Say!

July 15, 2021

Since the big CPI and PPI prints earlier this week, markets have been trying to figure out direction and sentiment. What will be the outcome of continued higher inflation prints?

July 14, 2021

Americans believe they have the best military in the world. That said, when was the last war that America has won? However, a by-product was the mighty American industrial machine that spent decades creating the supply/chain logistics, which lowered costs, boosted...

If there is anything positive about 21st century finance, it's that the internet allows you to find all sorts of analysis to consider. Back in the day, you were stuck with the ravings of your commission-hungry stockbroker and his sell-side research.

The US stock market is at incredible heights and a reduction in central bank money printing could theoretically create…  an all-markets waterfall.

July 13, 2021

Since the origin of the Federal Reserve in 1913 the US dollar has lost ninety-nine percent of its purchasing power. Not coincidentally, but in direct reflection of the dollar's loss in purchasing power, the price of gold has multiplied one hundred-fold from $20.67 oz...
No doubt most of you know all about the Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee, otherwise known as “GATA” founded in the late 1990’s by my two dear friends Bill Murphy and Chris Powell. I freely contribute to Bill’s website (lemetropolecafe.com) arguably the best place on...
Gold’s days in a glamorous apartment at the top of the PMs’ building are numbered. We’d better prepare for a rapid elevator ride to the first floor.
The General Manager for the Bank of International Settlements – the central bank of central bankers – is planning for “absolute control” of the money we all spend.
There is sometimes a tendency to confuse ends and means. The purpose of Basel III is to make the banks safer? Is that the effect it will have? This article addresses the (un)intended effects of Basel III be on gold.
TODAY might be a very special day for the Precious Metals Sector since Inflation Information is due to be released to the public.  There has been so much government money that has been distributed to the people of the USA that the odds are that the inflation numbers...

July 12, 2021

The gold price had a choppy up/down move in Far East trading on their Friday -- and the low tick of the day was set about fifteen minutes before the London open. It had another choppy up/down move between then and 8:45 a.m. in New York. A rally commenced at that...
The best performing precious metal for the week was gold, up 1.18%. Compass Gold reported the results of the recently completed drilling at the Old Sam and Dialéké prospects, located on the Company’s Sikasso Property in Southern Mali. The first drilling results at the...
In October 1998, the Federal Reserve and the Treasury Department took extraordinary actions as a result of Long-Term Capital Management's (LTCM) collapse; a collapse driven by highly leveraged derivative securities. 
For informed investors who have successfully traversed the tired Bitcoin vs. Gold debate and recognized the critical importance of owning physical (as opposed to paper/ETF) gold as an obvious antidote to globally debased currencies and openly systemic financial and...
Rick's Picks subscribers ended the week transfixed by a powerful rally in the E-Mini S&Ps whose inevitable destination was 4362.25. Why inevitable? Mainly because a chat-room ace whose trading system has been getting the big swings exactly right lately had said so...
Gold has formed and nearly completed a Massive Cup and Handle Bullish pattern that started at its September 2011 peak and has continued through now, July 11th, 2021. This ten-year pattern is nearly complete. This pattern has a minimum projected upside price target of 3...
Analyzing the trend from the March low, DJIA has steadily decelerated in the past few weeks and made a high two months ago which it has not been able to surpass; but, although it has broken its long-term trend line, it has not yet been able to generate a downtrend. A...

July 11, 2021

Last week's trading saw gold forming its low into Monday/Tuesday, here doing so at the 1784.70 figure. From there, strength was seen into later in the week, with the metal running up to a Thursday high of 1819.50 - before consolidating the action into Friday. For the...
This week I thought I’d start off covering my Bear’s Eye View (BEV) charting technique with a little more detail than I usually do for the benefit of my new readers.  For my regular readers, an occasional refreshment on this technique is good too.
Let's begin with this from the "History Repeats Itself Dept." by having a look at the above Gold Scoreboard. See what we're seein'? (Hint: 'tis in the Gold Weekly panel...)
As large swaths of the world gather to follow the best names in “round-ball” football, we’ve gathered three of the best names in the global financial and precious metal playing field to discuss critical themes like inflation and pendulum swings in the broader economy.

July 10, 2021

Summary: Long term – on major SELL signal. Short term – on mixed signals. Gold sector cycle is down. $$$ We closed out all of our positions with good profits.
The United States is currently experiencing the highest rates of price inflation that it has seen in 13 years. Some market commentators believe that we face a future of fast rising rates of inflation. Others believe that the inflation will be transitory, and will be...

July 9, 2021

At the end of June, the Basel III accord became binding for European banks. This new set of rules could have an effect on the entire gold market.
The gold miners’ stocks have been grinding sideways for several weeks, after getting whacked by mid-June’s hawkish Fed surprise.  While this low drift has really stoked bearish sentiment, the gold stocks are winding up like a coiled spring.  Their strong technicals and...
Here are today's videos and charts. The videos are viewable on mobile phones as well as computers.
China and the USA regard each other as enemies - we read hostile remarks on the part of the USA, regarding China. And China rattles its weapons. 

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