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March 17, 2020

The gold futureslost 1.99% on Monday, as it slightly extended its Friday’s sell-off. Yellow metal fell the lowest since late November of 2019 yesterday, before bouncing off a daily low of $1,450.90. Earlier last week the market bounced off new medium-term high of $1...

Continuing our earlier multi-part research post related to our extensive number crunching and predictive modeling systems expectations going forward many years, (Part I) this second part will highlight some existing data points and start to discuss the concepts of...

It is my privilege now to welcome back our good friend David Morgan of The Morgan Report. David, it's always great to have you on and appreciate the time as always. How are you sir?

If anyone has the right to say “I told you so,” it’s Bill Gates. Two years ago, the co-founder, former CEO and now former board member of Microsoft urged governments to step up their preparedness in the event of a modern global pandemic. Such an event, Gates warned...

March 16, 2020

What a difference from a month ago, right? Miners moved overall higher – with volatile moves both ways, only to… truly plunge in March. Miners often lead gold higher and lower, so this decline doesn’t bode too well for the price of the yellow metal.

I got pelted with garbage after the last (bearish) update was posted on the 1st because right after, gold zoomed back up following a $75.80 plunge, as we can see on its latest 3-month chart below, and this “swansong rally” even made it to a marginal new high, but it...

On Sunday, the Federal Reserve cut interest rates and restarted quantitative easing to stimulate economy hit by the pandemic of COVID-19. That’s already its second move prior to this Wednesday’s FOMC. What does it imply for gold?

Just when you might think that the key action to comment on is Friday’s reversal, it’s the opening of today’s overnight session that gets the prize. The development is yet another Fed’s pre-FOMC move. This time, it coupled the rate cut to 0% with a $700bn QE. And...

The gold futures lost a stunning 4.63% on Friday following risk-on assets’ rebound. Yellow metal fell the lowest since late December. Earlier last week the market bounced off new medium-term high of $1,704.30. Two weeks ago the gold price collapsed to the local low...

Over the last three weeks all hell broke loose in worldwide financial markets sending basically all asset classes into a dramatic crash. While Gold reached a new all-time high just a week ago it now trades significantly lower. Has the Corona Virus Panic pinned the "...

“Next five years is not about winning but surviving.” This is the headline of an article I wrote in early August 2019. At that point I was primarily thinking of economic survival. But now the world is facing multiple threats and multiple failures. As I have already...

“SPX looks as if it is in the process of completing a pattern of secondary distribution.  If so, it could be followed by another significant decline.” After a decline of 923 points in four weeks – mostly in 3 weeks --  SPX shot straight up 230 points in one day. ...

March 15, 2020

To reason why, be it "theirs" by traditional Tennyson, or "ours" by contemporary culture, is oft a subjective exercise in futility, fatality for those in "The Charge of the Light Brigade", frustratingly for those in the discharge the Gold cascade.

What a wild week; I’m overwhelmed!  In my articles I usually find a narrative theme with which to insert my graphics in.  But this week the only theme that comes to mind is what an awful week it was – just awful.  Come to think of it, that’s actually a pretty good...

March 14, 2020

Our proprietary cycle indicator is down, now at the lowest level in years. Our ratio is on sell signal. Speculation is pulling back from the recent new high.

Below is a monthly chart of HUI telling some stories of the past. The 2003 to 2008 bull rally ended with Huey’s “crown of thorns” as I used to call it back then. An H&S that formed at the end of a great inflationary phase in the markets. The great crash of 2008...

March 13, 2020

The outbreak of COVID-19 has brutally reminded people of the risk of a pandemic. However, investors should never panic but look to history as a guide. We invite you thus to read our today’s article, which provides an important analysis of the history of pandemics...

Gold fell for a few days after the Lehman collapse but ended 2008 higher by 5.6% and it continued its gains in 2009, 2010 and in the sovereign debt crisis of 2011 and 2012

The gold futures lost 3.17% on Thursday, as it fell below $1,600 level and reached the daily low of $1,560.40. Yellow metal fell the lowest since early February following financial markets liquidity squeeze. Earlier in the week the market bounced off Monday’s new...

With the major gold miners’ stocks getting bludgeoned, smart contrarian traders are salivating at coming great buy-low opportunities! With the COVID-19 pandemic’s extreme fear terrifying the markets, it’s very important to stay grounded in the gold stocks’...

Has the selloff ended?  When will it end?  What will the bottom look like and am I at risk of taking further losses?  What should I do? Do you want to take a guess at how many of our friends and family members are calling us over the past week or so asking these...

March 12, 2020

Markets are just beginning to latch on to the economic consequences of the coronavirus. Central banks are slashing interest rates and beginning to throw new money into the mix and governments are increasing deficit spending.

In yesterday’s analysis, we wrote that the outlook for the precious metals sector remained bearish, and we wrote that if you’ve been wondering which parts of the precious metals sector are likely to decline the most, we would still choose silver and mining stocks. ...

On Wednesday, WHO declared the current outbreak of COVID-19 as a global pandemic, while the US stock market entered the bear market as it had fallen over 20% from its peak. What’s next in store for the yellow metal?

The traditional reason for investing in gold is to protect from inflation, but history shows that gold has far more valuable uses than if it were just a mere inflation hedge. In this chapter, using six stages of analysis, we will explore a powerful and highly...

Today, after another devastating day in the markets we are going to stand back and take a “big picture” view of what is going on. This is not some ordinary run-of-the mill bearmarket that is starting here – it is the beginning of a devastating collapse that is...

The bear roared today, ripping the ears off everyone, as the Dow and Russel 2000 both landed more than 20% below their last peak. Their 19-session rampage landed a record as the, steepest, fastest downhill bear run in the history of the US stock market.

March 11, 2020

The coronavirus has rapidly taken center stage in world affairs over just the last month. With its terrible human casualties comes a nasty financial side effect: deflation. The US stock market has just witnessed its worst weekly decline (-11%) since the Crash of...

If you're a regular reader of these pages, you may recall that we've been documenting the ongoing fraud of "Exchanges For Physical" for the past several years. With trading volumes surging during these turbulent times, EFP use is surging again, too. Thus it's time...

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