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February 22, 2006

Over the past weekend, many articles were digested along with meals taken in alongside some more fine Olympic action (not without drama between Shani Davis and Chad Hedrick).

February 21, 2006

More than 100,000 Iraqi soldiers backed up by 700 tanks invaded the Gulf state of Kuwait in the early hours of August 2, 1990. Saddam Hussein threatened to turn Kuwait city into a "graveyard" if any other country dared to challenge the "take-over by force".

February 20, 2006

In August 2003 I published an Elliott Wave forecast for gold which suggested that the target for the peak of the first major wave of the new gold bull market was $630.

February 18, 2006

From time to time, even these days, an article pops up by a writer who attempts to dismiss Technical Analysis, or charting, as random, worthless nonsense, or at least as being secondary to the superior art of Fundamental Analysis.

February 16, 2006

Much has been made of the fact companies with pure molybdenum deposits have not reacted as strongly as one might expect based on the base metal bull market and the price of molybdenum now having sustained a price north of $15.00 for approaching 2 years now.

Yesterday, Ben Bernanke began the first of what will likely be many semi-annual pilgrimages to Capital Hill.

Preface: Welcome, Chairman Bernanke. May you ward off price inflation from reaching the core CPI. May you enact policies that continue to export inflation to Asia. Embrace those faulty statistics.

February 15, 2006

Some of the words that are commonly used by economists and financial journalists create an inaccurate picture of what's really happening in the world.

Preface: Welcome, Chairman Bernanke. May you ward off price inflation from reaching the core CPI. May you enact policies that continue to export inflation to Asia. Embrace those faulty statistics.

February 13, 2006

I've shown the TSX in early Dec, suggesting a breakout of the "cup with handle" pattern portends a rally into the 12000 area. That target was met early last week and price was firmly rejected, causing a plunge of 500 points.

A correction in the Precious Metals sector had been a growing probability as it had powered higher week after week. Now, last week’s action demonstrates that it is upon us.

February 12, 2006

Gold did move higher in response to silver’s late January breakout, but it did not succeed in breaking free of the influence of its long-term uptrend return line and advancing significantly as expected, and is therefore now vulnerable at best to a period of co

February 10, 2006

What does the well known constellation we all learned to look for in the night sky have to do with the gold market? Answer - Nothing except it sounded like a catchy title for a short missive on the recent doings in the gold market!

February 7, 2006

This article attempts to establish the notion that as the gold price rises, the mine production industry will not bring significantly more gold to market. In addition to other obstacles, they will be stymied by hedge book losses, sure to drain valuable funds.

February 6, 2006

Inflation, currency depreciation, wars and terrorism, credit bubble, deficits, India, China…….list goes on and on, for those who are looking for reasons, plenty of why this and why that can be found on the web these days.

February 2, 2006

Back in the late 1970's, the lineups to buy gold looked more like lineups of people waiting to buy Stanley Cup Hockey tickets at the then Famous Montreal Forum.

This week, Alan Greenspan bids a long overdue farewell to the Federal Reserve that he chaired for eighteen years. Praise from his Washington and Wall Street beneficiaries has naturally arrived by the boatload.

January 31, 2006

Inflation makes it hard to judge the value of everything. Because the measuring unit, the dollar, is always dwindling, how can you know what a price 10 or 20 years ago means? It's like shooting skeet off the back of a bass boat in a high storm.

January 30, 2006

The gold market lately has left many veteran analysts and gold experts baffled, and made many of them look amateurish, as many have advised their readers to exit the market in anticipation of a sell off.

January 26, 2006

In the last 90 days, the price of gold increased 25%, from around $440 to $550. In contrast, it took three years from its bear market low in 1999 for gold to sustain a 25% rise.

Summary



The article below concludes that the world's financial markets have reached a critically important juncture.

January 25, 2006

What a difference a few hours can make!

January 24, 2006

The immediate outlook for gold very much depends on the outcome of the silver "war of attrition", being fought in the $8.80 - $9.30 zone.

January 23, 2006

Today's move of the US Dollar Index to 87.98 represents a fairly significant technical break down below the longer term Moving Averages on all three charts below (Courtesy DecisionPoint.com).

January 20, 2006

When gold fell 10% in five sessions in Dec, top pickers were sure that was it, gold was going down to $420. On Wed this week, gold fell $10 and some of these top pickers were back, may be $500 this time they said.

Let us add another dimension to the perceived value of gold. It is a value applied to an alternative source of energy, higher states of consciousness, space-travel, health and in all likelihood, more.

January 19, 2006

"I am pleased to report the inflation monster has been captured and placed in a jar".

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