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Silver poised to surge

Posted on March 21, 2015

Silver is scraping major support again, after a rough couple months where speculators left it for dead.

Trading the parabolic dollar

Posted on March 14, 2015

The mighty US dollar has been red-hot in March, rocketing higher on the incredible divergence of major central-bank policies.

Going for Mexican gold

Posted on February 27, 2015

Mexico’s massive precious-metals belts are some of the world’s finest.

Beware the stock bear!

Posted on February 23, 2015

The US stock markets’ latest record highs have left traders exceedingly euphoric and complacent. They are utterly convinced this stock bull will power higher for years to come.

Gold and Fed rate hikes

Posted on February 13, 2015

Gold actually thrives in rising- and higher-rate environments, so rate hikes are nothing to fear.

Stock traders flock to gold

Posted on January 25, 2015

Gold surged last week on massive buying from stock investors and speculators.

Silver ready to run

Posted on January 17, 2015

Silver looks to be on the verge of a major new upleg, finally emerging from the past couple years’ ugly sentiment wasteland. Silver

Gold stocks turning up

Posted on January 10, 2015

The gold miners have seen impressive investor interest in their beaten-down stocks in this young new year, with capital inflows fueling a sharp rally.

Gold stocks shine in 2015

Posted on December 19, 2014

Gold stocks have suffered a miserable few years, becoming a laughingstock even among contrarians. But this despised sector’s seemingly-endless downward spiral has left gold stocks vastly undervalued relative to gold, which drives their profits.

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.

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