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June 30, 2020

Investors ignore cycles… at their peril.  When I calmly suggested that a key virus cycle year of 2020 would see a “carpet bombing” of markets, most investors were not listening to the cyclical message of the markets.

Very little happened on the precious metals market yesterday and the related markets, but it seems that we might see something more interesting today.

The general market reliance on the Fed is not only what is driving many investor’s decisions of late, but it will likely reach its peak in the coming years. But, one is going to have be very careful before they buy into this fallacy too deeply.

We all fear the second wave of infections. But the U.S. hasn’t even controlled the first one! Bad news for Americans, but good news for gold.

The gold futures contract gained 0.05% on Monday, as it extended its short-term consolidation along last Wednesday’s new yearly high of $1,796.10. The market continued its long-term uptrend last week. The recent economic data releases didn’t bring any new surprises...

We start this week's commentary with some rather depressing news from Reuters: The ratio of downgrades to upgrades in the credit ratings of leveraged loans has spiked to a record level, five times above that hit during the last global financial crisis, reflecting...

June 29, 2020

We will start this update by looking at gold’s price measured against various important currencies. These long-term charts quickly make clear that gold is in a major bullmarket, which is another way of saying that these currencies are losing purchasing power.

The gold futures contract gained 0.55% on Friday, as it continued to trade along Wednesday’s new yearly high of $1,796.10. The market has extended its long-term uptrend last week. The recent economic data releases didn’t bring any new surprises for the financial...

As I sit here on a Thursday evening, contemplating the logic behind my most recent additions to a highly-tentative short position on the SPY:US (the ETF tracking the S&P 500), I am doing everything in my power to not take my quote machine and project it into the...

The Federal Reserve has printed trillions of dollars without generating runaway price inflation through the use of a neat trick.

The second wave of Covid-19 is here and while it makes gold’s potential even better in the long run, it’s likely to mean a sharp decline beforehand.

Gold closed last week at US$1,770 almost US$20 higher than at the closing price on June 19th. The bulls not only pushed prices to a new eight-year high at US$1,780 but have once again responded with great strength to a bearish attack on Friday. Every dip, no matter...

June 28, 2020

One of the most telling patterns in Gold over the past 6+ months has been the “washout low” price rotation pattern after establishing a momentum price base.  It seems as though every time Gold completes one of the moderate-low price rotations, as we call it a “...

Last week's trading saw gold once again forming the bullish pattern of an early-week low, here hitting a bottom of 1753.50, made in Monday's session. From there, strength was seen into Wednesday, with the metal running all the way up to a peak of 1796.10 - before...

Fierce indeed and nearly with success, which we think ought swiftly be in the balance as Gold this past week traded to as high as 1796, leaving just four final points to finally taking The Northern Front (1750-1800), price settling out the week yesterday (Friday) at...

This week the Dow Jones broke below its BEV -15% line, something not seen since May 27th when the Dow Jones broke above this critical level. Looking at the advance off the Dow Jones’ BEV -37% level since March 23rd, a correction in this advance may be warranted, so...

When the results are released, the second-quarter economic data will be the worst on record.  With the massive money printing by the U.S. government, public debt has ballooned more than $3 trillion since the lockdown of the domestic economy.  The total U.S. public...

June 27, 2020

Gold sector remains on long-term buy at the end of May. Gold sector cycle is now up, indicating that the multi week pullback is now completed. We are adding to positions.

June 26, 2020

Here are today's videos and charts. The videos are viewable on mobile phones as well as computers.

During the coronavirus crisis many people couldn’t find physical gold, as there was a bullion shortage at dealerships. And these lucky individuals who managed to obtain bullion had to pay high premiums. We invite you to read our today’s article about the high...

Gold miners’ stocks rocketed out of mid-March’s stock panic, breaking out to major new bull-market highs in mid-May. Such blisteringly-fast gains, and gold stocks’ upleg stalling out since, have left many traders nervous about this sector. Calls for a serious...

The gold futures contract lost 0.25% on Thursday, as it retraced some of the recent advance. The market got very close to $1,800 mark on Wednesday but then it has reversed lower. The recent economic data releases didn’t bring any new surprises for the financial...

In last week’s Insight I examined the position of the US dollar, given the Fed’s current monetary policies, and concluded that the Fed’s dollar is likely to become valueless by the end of this year. The consequences for other major currencies — the euro, yen and...

In the first part of this research article, we briefly discussed the recent price and global economic events related to the 2018 to 2020 US stock market volatility and the COVID-19 virus event.  The premise of this research post was to highlight the current upside...

June 25, 2020

All things, both good and evil, come to an end. So it will be with the great silver price manipulation, which I date as having existed, in its COMEX-orchestrated version from 1983. Before that, of course, silver prices were never truly free, mostly as a result of...

IMF predicts deeper global recession and slower recovery, just as I expected. Good news for gold.

The gold futures contract lost 0.39% on Wednesday after reaching new long-term high of $1,796.10. The market got very close to $1,800 mark but then it has retraced the whole intraday advance. The recent economic data releases didn’t bring any new surprises for the...

While many viewed unemployment, or the Covid virus, or the slowed GDP, or a myriad of other factors as reasons to believe the market is “dangerous,” I propose that these four-letter words are more dangerous to your investment account than anything else:

June 24, 2020

We warned about this move many months ago and just 6 days ago we issued a research post suggesting Gold had cleared major resistance and would start a rally mode to push above $2000 – possibly above $2100.  Well, guess what happened right after we made that...

The Weekly Missive, which usually arrives over the weekend (sometimes on Friday, sometimes on Sunday) was delayed this weekend for one reason: I had to change it.

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