Adam Hamilton - Zeal Intelligence

Juniors crashed by gold slump

The junior gold miners’ and explorers’ stocks have been crushed in recent months, collateral damage from enormous gold-futures selling.

What to learn from silver miners’ latest reality check

Despite their huge correction, the elite silver miners’ fundamentals remain strong. They are producing at costs far below prevailing silver levels, with profits poised to soar as silver recovers.

Silver miners’ Q2’16 fundamentals

The silver miners’ stocks have enjoyed an epic year, skyrocketing higher with silver’s new bull market. At best since mid-January alone, some of these elite stocks had actually septupled!

Gold juniors’ Q2’16 fundamentals

Gold juniors’ recently-released second-quarter financial and operational results prove their fundamentals are strengthening dramatically, a very bullish omen for stock prices

Gold miners’ Q2’16 fundamentals

The gold miners’ stocks have skyrocketed this year as investors started returning to this long-abandoned sector. Many have tripled, quadrupled, or even quintupled since mid-January alone! But are such epic gains fundamentally justified?

Fueling gold stocks' next upleg

No other sector in all the markets is even remotely close to challenging this commanding performance. Yet this mighty gold-stock bull still remains young and small, with the great majority of its gains still left to come.

Gold stocks’ autumn rally

The gold miners’ stocks have already enjoyed a phenomenal year, blasting higher with gold’s new bull market.

Silver bull faces correction

This strengthening bull still has a long ways higher to run yet before silver prices reflect prevailing gold levels.

Gold stocks' record summer surge

The red-hot gold miners’ stocks have continued blasting higher this summer on heavy ETF buying by professional money managers.

Gold juniors’ Q1’16 fundamentals

The smaller gold-mining and exploration stocks have enjoyed an amazing year, soaring with gold’s new bull market.

Silver miners’ Q1’16 fundamentals

The silver miners are beautifully positioned to enjoy soaring operating profits as silver’s young new bull market continues gradually marching higher on balance.

Gold stocks too far too fast?

But such blistering gains raise the ominous specter of crippling overboughtness, conditions preceding major toppings.

Silver’s new bull market

Speculators and investors alike are returning as awareness spreads of how radically undervalued silver is compared to prevailing gold prices.

Silver is coiled spring

Silver’s reluctant, sluggish participation in early 2016’s powerful gold rally has been glaringly obvious.

Gold stocks’ tiny baby bull

A longer-term perspective reveals that gold stocks’ baby bull market in 2016 remains tiny in the grand scheme. This new bull has barely begun.

Gold miners thrive in bleak Q4

Many traders wonder if these eye-popping gains are merely the product of fleeting sentiment that could reverse anytime, or are supported by strong underlying fundamentals.

Gold-stock upside targets

The gold miners’ stocks are rocketing higher again, multiplying wealth for smart contrarian traders who bought them low in recent months. But after such a blistering surge, traders are naturally wondering how much farther gold stocks can run.

US Mint bullion-coin sales 4

Recent years have seen countless claims that gold and silver prices have to head far lower, implying demand is low or supply is high. But the actual data continues to prove this false, showing precious-metals bearishness is rooted in sentiment and not fundamentals.

Stocks in rate-hike cycles

While raising rates out of ZIRP is radically unprecedented, stock-market reactions during past rate-hike cycles still offer some interesting insights.

Post-ZIRP stock/gold era

The Federal Reserve finally mustered the courage to end its radical zero-interest-rate-policy experiment this week. Its quarter-point rate hike announced on the seventh anniversary of ZIRP kicks off the long road to normalization.

Gold thrives in rate-hike cycles

Gold’s deep new secular lows of recent weeks were fueled by American futures speculators’ overpowering fear of Fed rate hikes.  They believe zero-yielding gold is doomed in a higher-rate world, so they dumped gold futures […]

Fed’s Vast Gold/SPX Impact

Yesterday’s Fed decision was one of the most anticipated ever, with much potential to really change the global financial-market dynamics going forward.

Gold juniors’ strong financials

Extreme declines have led investors and speculators to assume that much of this sector won’t survive lower prevailing gold prices. But nothing could be farther from the truth.

Gold miners’ $1200-cost fallacy

As fear-blinded traders rushed for the gold-stock exits, they claimed their selling was rational because gold miners’ very existence was threatened by such low gold prices. But that’s a total fallacy, this sector has no problem weathering sub-$1200 gold.

Absurd gold-stock levels

Gold stocks suffered a full-blown panic this past week! This exceedingly-rare magnitude of selloff was triggered by extreme futures shorting intentionally executed to force a flash crash in gold.