Posted on June 8, 2013
Futures speculators' bearishness is a very bullish contrarian omen for gold.
Posted on May 24, 2013
Silver and gold have suffered horrendously in 2013’s opening months.
Posted on May 17, 2013
The levitating stock markets continue to seductively entrance traders, powering to new nominal record highs day after day after day.
Posted on April 27, 2013
Gold stocks have to be the most despised sector in all the markets.
Posted on April 19, 2013
Gold was already low and unloved
Posted on February 15, 2013
The big picture of what led into the recent consolidation reveals gold is actually quite bullish.
Posted on December 22, 2012
As the Fed’s past QE campaigns demonstrated abundantly, QE3 will eventually prove to be very bullish for silver’s fortunes.
Posted on October 5, 2012
After the Federal Reserve launched QE3 last month, investors and speculators are growing excited about its future impact on gold and silver.
Posted on September 8, 2012
After weathering a long consolidation followed by a major correction, gold stocks remain deeply out of favor today.
Posted on August 24, 2012
While traders hold futures guys in high esteem, they are just as susceptible to groupthink as everyone else. They are actually a powerful contrary indicator for gold.
Posted on July 14, 2012
With gold, silver, and their miners’ stocks drifting listlessly near correction lows, the sentiment in precious-metals land is even more pessimistic than usual.
Posted on June 8, 2012
After a shocking upset in Greece’s parliamentary elections, the US dollar surged dramatically.
Posted on March 23, 2012
The beleaguered gold stocks have spiraled lower this month, heaping misery on poor fools like me naive enough to invest in them.
Posted on March 16, 2012
The world’s stock markets are increasingly interrelated.
Posted on March 9, 2012
With Iran waxing belligerent again, oil has been making headlines lately.
Posted on October 14, 2011
The recent recession-fear craze hammered commodities prices, crushing the stocks of the companies that produce them.
Posted on August 19, 2011
Gold has enjoyed an amazing rally in recent weeks, catapulted higher by the extreme fear sparked by the sharp stock-market correction. Naturally such big and fast gains have led to a surge in gold’s popularity among investors and speculators, as everyone loves a winner. But gold prices flow and ebb like everything else, and this metal has become very overbought today.
Posted on August 12, 2011
With the plunging stock markets terrifying traders, many are running for the hills. Steep selloffs always generate intense fear, a scary emotion from which we humans are naturally hardwired to flee. But in the stock markets, major fear spikes should be embraced. They mark the best opportunities ever seen to buy low, the necessary prerequisite to selling high and multiplying your wealth.
Posted on August 5, 2011
It’s sure been an exceptionally-ugly week in the US stock markets! But these scary conditions are a contrarian’s dream, an ideal time to snatch up bargains.
Posted on July 25, 2011
Averaging $96 so far this summer, crude oil certainly doesn’t feel cheap. Nevertheless, its technicals are looking increasingly bullish. After recently bouncing out of a major correction, oil appears to be embarking on a new bull-market upleg. If one is …
Posted on July 15, 2011
Copper is growing increasingly popular among speculators, who are catapulting this unassuming base metal up into the rarified ranks of market-darling commodities. Neither precious like gold, nor immediately consumed like oil, copper’s price action is quite unique. And despite some risky headwinds remaining, its technicals are once again turning bullish today.
Posted on June 17, 2011
The stock markets’ sharp June selloff is waking traders from their complacent slumber. The risk of a significant selloff, long ignored, has surged back to the forefront of market psychology. These pullbacks and corrections are healthy and necessary within ongoing bull markets, but they don’t end until fear grows great enough to rebalance sentiment. And today, stock fear is still too low for a bottoming.
Posted on June 10, 2011
Traders beware, the dreaded precious-metals summer doldrums are now upon us! Summers are barren sentiment wastelands for the entire PM complex. Gold, silver, and the PM stocks tend to grind listlessly sideways to lower, vexing traders who aren’t psychologically prepared to weather this slow season.
Posted on March 18, 2011
Silver’s massive surge since late January has naturally made it wildly popular these days.
Posted on March 4, 2011
With the general stock markets now due for a selloff while gold hits new nominal all-time highs, precious-metals-stock traders face something of a quandary. How are their stocks likely to perform in the near future? Will they ignore general-stock weakness …
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