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December 10, 2020

A very interesting setup in both Copper and Bonds seemed to have telegraphed the collapse in the US stock market in early 2020.  T-Bonds, which had been consolidating into a downward price channel prior to the COVID outbreak, suddenly broke through the downward...

Brace yourselves, winter is coming! It may be a harsh period for the United States, but much better for gold. Some of you may have seen snow this year already, but the astronomical winter is still ahead of us. Unfortunately, it could be a really dark winter. Instead...

Gold’s rally days appear to be numbered based given i.a. the weakness present in gold mining stocks. Gold miners usually lead gold, so examining their performance can often lead to extra insight into gold’s future price movement.

December 9, 2020

Is the global investment world about to be caught in the Hannibal trap? Hannibal was considered as one of the greatest military tacticians and generals in history. He was a master of strategy and regularly led his enemies into excruciating defeats.

The question on everyone’s mind is: when is it a good time to buy some gold or silver after they bottom? The answer to that question is simple: when key triggers are met. Count-trend rallies in gold or silver don’t mean that they have enough energy and momentum to...

Over the past few weeks, we've tried often to remind you that the year 2020 is unfolding almost identically to the year 2019...at least in terms of COMEX precious metal prices. COMEX gold fell from early September to late December last year and then resumed its...

As this is being penned, I am seated in my den just after 7 a.m. looking out into the pitch darkness of an early December morn and the only light is a reflection off the cool waters of the lovely swamp Lake Scugog emanating from the bustling metropolis known as Port...

Gold stock enthusiasts who bought metals and miners at my key $1788 buy zone for gold are looking very good. The $1767 low is also now a buying area.  On the sell side, $1966-$2089 is a good spot to do some profit booking. 

December 8, 2020

First, let’s examine the facts. As the chart below shows, total nonfarm payrolls in November 2020, rose by just 245,000, following much larger gains of 711,000 in October. What is important here is that the US economy added significantly fewer jobs than expected –...

Gold had its first weekly advance in a month after rising back above $1,800 on Tuesday and as prices steadied on Friday. Bullion rose to a one-week high on Thursday as investors weighed prospects for a vaccine and the murky outlook for U.S. stimulus negotiations,...

The conventional view of inflation is that it’s not only low, but dangerously low and in need of aggressive encouragement. But that view is becoming increasingly hard to defend, given all the things that are soaring in price.

Getting back to gold, it’s not just this week’s increase in the concentrated short position of the 8 largest traders or the sharp increase in net buying by the other large reporting traders that stands out. In a truly “man bites dog” affair, this week’s new...

December 7, 2020

In this brief, 15 minute MAM Chat, Matterhorn executives Egon von Greyerz and Matthew Piepenburg discuss their respective experiences and insights regarding wealth preservation themes in general and gold in particular. Matthew draws from his trading and family...

When the market rallies after bad news hits the wires regarding the vaccine, and when the market rallies after news of lower job growth, well, that is the hallmark of a bull market.

As this is being penned, I am seated in my den just after 7 a.m. looking out into the pitch darkness of an early December morn and the only light is the reflection off the cool waters of the lovely Swamp Lake Scugog emanating from the bustling metropolis known as...

A recent more often read word in commentaries on matter of an economic nature is “reset”. As a term it is unlike, ‘overweight, ‘fast’ and ‘tall’, where people know quite well what it means; it is more like “beautiful’ and ‘rich’, where the one who hears or reads the...

December 6, 2020

I will start our 2021 Gold Price Forecast with a quick update on physical demand. In our Metals Market Annual Recap (snippet below), I noted how record low gold eagle coin sales likely marked a bullish turning point for precious metals. That turned out to be timely...

Last week's trading saw gold forming its low in Monday's session, here doing so with the tag of the 1767.20 figure. From there, a sharp rally was seen into late-week, with the metal running all the way up to a Friday peak of 1852.70 - before backing slightly off the...

STORY AT A GLANCE – week ending November 27: Gold prices made a significant low during November or December in 8 of the last ten years. Gold prices are low and over-sold as of Nov. 27. The gold to S&P 500 ratio shows gold is inexpensive compared to the S&P...

For the 772nd time since January 1982, the Dow Jones closed at a new all-time high, or BEV Zero (0.00%) in its Bear’s Eye View chart below, the third since its 37% correction of last March.

After reaching its former 3460+ target, SPX created a small congestion shelf as the next launch pad which would permit it to reach 3740 -- if the new proposed relief bill is passed. 

We've cited time and again over the years that Gold plays no currency favourites. But let's face it: this recent selling in Gold was getting a little ridiculous given the Dollar's having taken on a more material demise of late. Why, even the once-venerable Reuters...

December 5, 2020

Our proprietary cycle indicator is DOWN. Gold sector remains on long-term BUY at the end of November. GLD is on short-term sell signal.

Watching Gold fall to recent lows over the past few weeks has been heartbreaking for Goldbugs.  We know the real value of Precious Metals has continued to be under-appreciated over the past 24+ months – even though gold has rallied from $1165 to over $2085 (an...

The market action in the S&P, Bitcoin, Gold and the US Dollar Index has been like late 2017. Gold peaked with upside Exhaustion alerts in August. The torch was then passed to Bitcoin, which staged a small pullback to the 50-day ema and subsequently gained upside...

Unprecedented times call for unprecedented measures. As the saying goes, governments around the globe have taken drastic action to support their respective economies in the wake of the pandemic.

December 4, 2020

The appointment of Janet Yellen as Treasury Secretary fully removes the “Chinese Wall” that is supposed to separate the Fed and the Government. I believe her appointment signals a decision to transition monetary policy into the unfettered implementation of “Modern...

The gold miners’ stocks have suffered a correction since early August, gutting traders’ enthusiasm for this contrarian sector.  This necessary and healthy selloff is maturing, after largely accomplishing its essential mission of rebalancing sentiment and technicals...

America has elected a new President. It was a close race, but Joe Biden eventually won and he will be inaugurated and take office in the White House on January 20. The price of gold rose initially in the aftermath of the elections, only to plunge on the news...

It is dawning on officials and commentators alike that the covid-19 crisis will not just go away and normality return when populations are vaccinated. The disease will be subdued, but the economic wreckage is immensely serious and long lasting. Talk of V-shaped or W...

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