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GLD and gold’s selloff

Posted on November 21, 2014

Gold has suffered a rough couple of months, getting pounded below major support.

Gold-stock apocalypse

Posted on November 14, 2014

This latest capitulation by gold-stock investors has left this hated sector at truly apocalyptic lows.

Canadian golden elephant

Posted on November 1, 2014

In the mining industry, super-large-sized deposits are often referred to as elephants. Like the animal, these deposits aren’t all that common. But also like the animal, they can still be found.

Extreme PM shorting peaks

Posted on October 17, 2014

The world’s financial markets are changing dramatically with the Federal Reserve on the verge of ending its third quantitative-easing campaign.

Nevada's newest gold miner

Posted on October 4, 2014

Emerging producer Midway Gold has hit the trifecta with a trio of advanced-stage projects poised to add to Nevada’s gold-mine tally.

Major stock selloff looms 2

Posted on September 26, 2014

Since early 2013 the US stock markets have done nothing but rally, levitating thanks to the Fed’s oft-implied backstop.

Cheap gold stocks’ upleg intact

Posted on September 19, 2014

Gold stocks have plunged in September, crushed by the withering selling pressure from heavy futures shorting hammering gold.

Heavy precious metal shorting is bullish

Posted on September 12, 2014

The ironic thing is that futures speculators fantastic Q2 2013 gold-downside bet hasn’t worked very well since then.

QE3’s ominous end looms

Posted on September 5, 2014

At that point the Fed will likely stop printing new money to buy bonds, a sea-change shift with ominous implications for the stock markets.

GLD Holdings set to surge

Posted on August 8, 2014

Weaker stock markets to entice traders back.

Record gold-stock summer?

Posted on June 28, 2014

Gold stocks should be the belle of the ball.

Cheap gold stocks breaking out

Posted on June 20, 2014

Easily the greatest bargains anywhere.

Energy stocks no bear refuge

Posted on May 24, 2014

The lofty US stock markets have stalled out, looking more and more top-heavy with each passing day. This is spawning growing unease among prudent investors, who sense the long-overdue major selloff is nearing.

Silver stealth buying

Posted on May 19, 2014

Silver has suffered as a market pariah this year, dragging along doggedly near major lows.

Gold-futures selloff wanes

Posted on April 25, 2014

Gold’s sharp selloffs since mid-March have been mostly driven by American futures speculators’ heavy selling. These traders dramatically slashed their long bets on gold while ramping up their shorts.

GDX gold-stock benchmark

Posted on April 12, 2014

Nearing its eighth birthday, GDX has even usurped the venerable HUI gold-stock index as this sector’s metric of choice in many circles.

Gold-Stock Golden Cross

Posted on March 23, 2014

The gold-mining sector is on the verge of flashing the fabled Golden Cross buy signal.

Gold-Stock breakout 2

Posted on February 14, 2014

Gold stocks just surged to a major technical breakout, a very bullish omen.

Gold bottoming

Posted on January 24, 2014

Gold is bottoming, showing incredible resilience over the past 7 months. After suffering an epic plunge in last year’s second quarter, gold has held its ground ever since.

Gold drives silver

Posted on January 17, 2014

Gold is not only silver’s primary driver, but its overwhelmingly dominant one.

Silver short squeeze 2

Posted on January 3, 2014

The main driver of silver’s initial strength will be American futures speculators covering shorts.

Gold-ETF selling waning

Posted on December 6, 2013

This is a very bullish omen for battered gold prices.

Gold-futures buying returns

Posted on November 9, 2013

Heavy and relentless selling by American futures speculators has been one of the primary drivers of gold’s horrendous year.

Gold-mining profits fallacy

Posted on October 18, 2013

Today the bears’ primary rationalization against gold miners is the notion they can’t earn any profits, which is a complete fallacy.

Fed unleashes gold

Posted on September 21, 2013

The Federal Reserve shocked the financial world last week, defying universal expectations.

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