Gold has rebounded sharply higher in the past month, taking the early lead as 2017’s best-performing asset class.
Gold has hit the ground running in this young new year, a stark contrast to its brutal post-election selloff.
The US stock markets spectacularly defied the odds in 2016, soaring after both the UK’s Brexit vote and US presidential election.
The US dollar has rocketed higher since early November’s US presidential election, rivaling the massive gains seen in the stock markets.
The junior gold miners’ and explorers’ stocks have been crushed in recent months, collateral damage from enormous gold-futures selling.
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.
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’ recently-released second-quarter financial and operational results prove their fundamentals are strengthening dramatically, a very bullish omen for stock prices
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?
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.
The gold miners’ stocks have already enjoyed a phenomenal year, blasting higher with gold’s new bull market.
This strengthening bull still has a long ways higher to run yet before silver prices reflect prevailing gold levels.
The red-hot gold miners’ stocks have continued blasting higher this summer on heavy ETF buying by professional money managers.
The smaller gold-mining and exploration stocks have enjoyed an amazing year, soaring with gold’s new bull market.
The silver miners are beautifully positioned to enjoy soaring operating profits as silver’s young new bull market continues gradually marching higher on balance.
But such blistering gains raise the ominous specter of crippling overboughtness, conditions preceding major toppings.
Speculators and investors alike are returning as awareness spreads of how radically undervalued silver is compared to prevailing gold prices.
Silver’s reluctant, sluggish participation in early 2016’s powerful gold rally has been glaringly obvious.
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.
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.
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.
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.
While raising rates out of ZIRP is radically unprecedented, stock-market reactions during past rate-hike cycles still offer some interesting insights.
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’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 […]