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January 4, 2022

For precious metals investors, 2021 will rank as a disappointing year – at least in terms of price performance. Gold and silver lagged behind the stock market as well as broad commodity indexes.

January 3, 2022

Changes are expected with the advent of a new year, but the precious metals seem to have missed the moment of transition. When will they wake up?
The debt of the U.S. federal government is a factor that should affect the price of gold since the U.S. dollar is the world reserve currency. Recent developments in the level of the federal government debt are perplexing and it appears that debt levels are increasing...
If you have followed me during the last decade that I have been writing on Seeking Alpha, you would know that we have made some calls that have seemed absolutely ridiculous at the time. But, nevertheless, the market followed the path we laid out no matter how crazy it...

January 2, 2022

Last week's action saw gold dropping down into mid-week, here forming its low in Wednesday's session with the tag of the 1789.10 figure. From there, a push back to higher highs for the swing was seen into late-week, with the metal hitting a late-Friday peak of 1831.40...
Welcome to next year: 'tis here. And we got that which for we anticipated across Gold's final five trading days of 2021: an "Annual Finale Rally", successfully so for the now 18th time in the past 21 years.
Our proprietary cycle indicator is now UP. Gold sector is on long term SELL signal.

December 31, 2021

Gold’s turn to shine again is nearing, with major bullish drivers aligning heading into this new year.  The Fed’s vast deluge of new money remains intact despite QE tapering, continuing to fuel raging inflation.  A new rate-hike cycle to fight that is looming, but gold...
Here are today's videos and charts.  The videos are viewable on mobile phones as well as computers.
The NFTRH big picture view for gold has been bullish since calling a top in mid-2020. Pardon the promotional sound of the title. I realize it, and I’m putting it up there anyway. There is a time for temperance and there is a time for promotion. Too many in the gold...
Although your calendar may say otherwise, gold is in the 1960s. The question is whether we will move into the 1970s or speed-run to the mid-2010s.

December 30, 2021

2021 was bad for gold. Unfortunately, 2022 doesn’t look any better, especially at the beginning. The end, however, gives the yellow metal some hope…
As is the case with both silver (see Waiting On Silver) and gold, so too has the waiting game proved to be unprofitable for gold stocks. Wishing and hoping for better results doesn’t change the reality of losing (losing – “failing to gain or retain; being deprived of”).

December 29, 2021

I’ve got good news and bad news. The good news is you probably put a little more money in your pocket in November. The bad news is inflation ate up all your income gains and then some.
Demand outlook is very bullish for copper, nickel, and all base metals in 2022. Copper usage in DE carbonization and in electric vehicles result in higher demand.

December 28, 2021

“Stay away from fiat money…. It’s fake money made of paper and lies.” - Ricardo Salinas Pliego, Chairman of Grupo Salinas, Dec 24, 2021. ​​​​​​​Ricardo is one of Mexico’s most successful business owners, and a bitcoin enthusiast. I’m less sure than he is that bitcoin...
High inflation won’t go away in 2022. Good for gold. However, it is likely to continue to climb and reach its peak. That sounds a bit worse for gold.
Tavi Costa joins us to explain the lack of investment going into the commodity sector. Underinvestment for many years is leading to a supply cliff for Gold, Silver, Copper and many other commodities.
As an overall disappointing year for gold and silver markets winds to a close, metals investors are looking ahead to 2022.
The new quarterly derivatives report from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, part of the US Treasury Department, was released earlier this past week covering Over-The-Counter (OTC) derivatives positions of US banks, for positions held as of September 30.

December 27, 2021

In December 1997, The Financial Times ran an article entitled “The Death of Gold.” Since then, the gold price in US dollars has increased 519I% from $288 to $1,780. Today, after many political events and crises we have evidence of the continuous and in many ways...
Even as Omicron casts a smidge of doom over markets and upcoming Christmas celebrations, precious metals investors are feeling at least some holiday cheer this week.
The gold to oil ratio is an important indicator of the global economy’s health. Because gold and crude oil are both denominated in US dollars, they are strongly linked. That is because as the US dollar rises, commodities priced in USD fall, and vice versa. As the...
Americans pride themselves that during the 20th century they developed the United States of America to firstly equal all the world’s major powers and, after WWI, became pre-eminent in practically all aspects of human endeavour.

December 26, 2021

Last week's action saw the gold market selling down into Tuesday's session, with the metal dropping down to a low of 1785.00. From there, however, a resumption of the short-term uptrend was seen into later in the week, here pushing back up to a Thursday high of 1812.00...
Here are today's videos and charts.  The videos are viewable on mobile phones as well as computers.
With but five trading days remaining in 2021, Gold -- as we'll show -- traditionally is the gift that keeps on giving into year-end. But first, we've this: The last time 25 December arrived on a Saturday was 11 years ago in 2010:

December 25, 2021

Gold sector is on long term SELL signal. The trend is down for gold stocks. The trend is up for USD.

December 24, 2021

Welcome, my son. Welcome to the inflationary machine. Welcome to the new economic regime of elevated inflation. That’s official because even central bankers have finally admitted what I’ve been saying for a long time: the current high inflation is not merely a...
It has been a disappointing year for profit-seeking precious metal investors, but for those few of us looking to accumulate gold and silver as the ultimate insurance against runaway inflation it has been an unexpected bonus.

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