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June 27, 2021

No sooner had we penned last week's piece ("Gold Drops Exceedingly; Fed Ducks Reality") wherein was written with respect to the Fed... "...That they see two FedFunds rate increases the by end of 2023? How about by the end of this year?..."
Over the years, I have witnessed a number of debates over a wide variety of topics that ranged from capitalism-communism (1960’s), civil rights (1960’s), Kennedy assassination (1973), Turner vs. Mulroney (1984), Benson vs. Quayle (1988), and finally, my favourite...

June 26, 2021

Home prices are surging, making some investors worry about the housing market. These fears seem to be exaggerated, but bubble-like conditions are widespread.
Our proprietary cycle indicator is DOWN. GLD is on short term sell signal. GDX is on short term sell signal. XGD.to is on short term sell signal. GDXJ is on short term sell signal.

June 25, 2021

Gold was just hammered lower after the latest FOMC decision. Heavy gold-futures selling erupted after a third of top Fed officials implied they saw a couple potential rate hikes way out into year-end 2023. While leveraged gold-futures speculators panicked, gold...
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Is the entire financial system currently in a massive bubble? That is the question that astute investors may now be asking. According to Nouriel Roubini, CEO of Roubini Macro Associates and professor at NYU Stern School of Business, now is the time to be overweight...

June 24, 2021

Claudio Grass (CG): Even before the pandemic, there was a clear trend towards the politicization of central banks and monetary policy. Over the last year, however, we saw this accelerate considerably, to the point where the supposed independence of the Fed or the ECB...
The move away from the Federal Reserve Note as the global reserve currency of choice has continued in recent years, with fresh developments increasing the greenback’s stiff competition.
The US Dollar Index is headed for a multi-month uptrend, if you can believe the message from tin prices.

June 23, 2021

The recent Fed's hawkish turn is fundamentally negative for gold prices but there is still some hope. The hawkish counter-revolution within the Fed continues. On Friday, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard said that the recent FOMC shift towards a faster tightening...
The correct definition of inflation is “the debasement of money by government and central banks“.  The effects of inflation show up in the form of higher prices for all goods and services.
When will the wax melt that holds up the global economy? Hubris is driving humans and markets ever higher and closer to the sun. The higher everything goes, the greater the risk that the wax melts and the wings that are supporting the global economy just fall off and...
Once again, it was the "escalator up and elevator shaft down" for the COMEX digital metals. What does this mean for price moving forward and into the second half of 2021?
Michael Burry, the Scion Asset Management boss, became a famous and a widely followed investor after his winning bet against mortgages just before the 2008-2009 crisis. His highly ambitious bet against the bubble was described in the book and the film "The Big Short."

June 22, 2021

Gold prices are consolidating after its post-Fed collapse. Gold formed a bullish engulfing candle on Monday but needs to close above $1800 to support a possible bottom. A continued breakdown below $1750 would be near-term bearish.
Time is a very important consideration for investors. Amateur gold bugs always want to know where the price of the metal is going, and by what date.
The FED knows it has to taper soon, but doesn’t want to scare investors. However, the gossip spread. What impact will it have on the precious metals?
Battered gold and silver markets face a test of their bull market prospects. For gold, a bullish trendline has been in force since late 2018.
The prices of the metals were on a tear in April and May. Then some sideways action. And then this week, thud.

June 21, 2021

In the past week, precious metals investors, speculators, and traders have been forced to apply all kinds of salves, balms, and ointments to jangled nerves, rattled resolve, and battered net worth statements, all directly the result of an unexpected shift in the...
The best performing precious metal for the week was gold, but still off 6.04%. U.S consumer prices rose in May by more than consensus expectations. CPI jumped 5% from the prior year, with many price jumps reflecting shorter term price gains from pandemic-induced supply...
History does not repeat itself, many people say. However, the lessons from the past should be learned. The prices of precious metals have recently fallen after the last Fed’s meeting. Briefly, investors are worried the Fed will hike the interest rates twice in 2023 due...
Ben Bernanke and many other economists regularly blame falling prices as a cause of an economic collapse.  In fact, this forms the foundation of Ben Bernanke’s analysis of the Great Depression.  Regrettably for Ben Bernanke and these other economists, falling prices...
Fact checking politicos, headlines and central bankers is one thing. Putting their “facts” into context is another. Toward that end, it’s critical to place so-called “economic growth,” Treasury market growth, stock market growth, GDP growth and, of course, gold price...

June 20, 2021

We perceive the world around us through glasses that are colored by our previous experiences, or likes and dislikes and very much so, our prejudices. Yet there are certain guidelines for our attempts to make sense of what we see and hear that as a rule are accepted by...
Last week's trading saw the gold forming its high near Monday's open, here doing so with the tag of the 1879.70 figure. From there, a sharp decline was seen into later in the week, with the metal dropping all the way down to a Friday low of 1761.20 - also ending the...
This week the Dow Jones closed with a BEV Value of -4.28%.  It hasn’t seen a BEV value this low since November 4th when it last closed outside of scoring position with a BEV Value of -5.77%.  That’s over seven months ago.  Seven months in the market can be a long time...
Quite the week, that. Best we begin with some "Facts, Hercule, facts!" Gold: Having settled the week exceedingly down 6.2% at 1764, Gold is now priced by the market at but 46% of its currency debasement value (as measured by the StateSide "M2" money supply) of 3870,...

June 19, 2021

Well, precious metals markets got absolutely slammed on Thursday. The selling rout followed statements put out by the Federal Reserve suggesting that tapering and rate hikes could come sooner than previously expected.

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