Posted on January 3, 2014
Anyone trying to make economic or political predictions with any accuracy is naive, delusional or possibly both. Yet, everyone seems to enjoy these predictions, so I have decided to partake.
Posted on October 5, 2013
Given all of the fundamental factors at play, the buying opportunity in precious metals is not likely to last much longer.
Posted on August 29, 2013
The economy only grew at 1.7% during the second quarter. Can you imagine the condition of the economy today if the FED was not buying $85 billion in bonds per month?
Posted on January 24, 2013
Both dealers and wholesalers are reporting the supply of maple leaf silver coins is now weeks backlogged.
Posted on October 25, 2012
One type of precious metals equity has been significantly outperforming both the metals and mining shares. This business model is gold and silver streaming companies.
Posted on December 27, 2011
Graphite has not been on the radar of most investors until now.
Posted on September 26, 2011
Precious metals are getting absolutely crushed, as investors are rushing for liquidity and selling anything in the green to cover losses in other assets.
Posted on July 13, 2011
Federal Reserve Chairman “Helicopter” Ben Bernanke indicated that the U.S. economy is at a crossroads this morning, telling Congress the central bank is prepared to provide further stimulus. Investors reacted by dumping dollars, buying stocks and pushing gold to a new all-time high of $1,585. Silver, while still significantly below its 2011 high near $50, has advanced nearly 6% today.
Posted on June 14, 2011
Precious metals investors are getting a little antsy as many newer investors and weak hands have been scared away after witnessing the first major correction since the financial crisis of 2008. While gold has only corrected 3% from its April high of $1,565, silver is down nearly 30% in the same time period. This article will focus on how I think things will play out over the next few months and into the close of 2011, with a focus on the price action in silver.
Posted on February 23, 2011
Cambridge House puts on some of the best commodity-focused investment conferences in the industry and this year was no different.
Posted on January 19, 2011
What’s in store for the economy and world at large in 2011? First let’s admit that short-term predictions are a crapshoot. Still, I have been able to nail about 80% of mine over the past few years and I find the process valuable in determining my overall investment strategy for the year.
Posted on November 15, 2010
While it wasn’t on the front page of their financial section, it was still breaking with ranks for a mainstream media outlet to publish a piece on the merits of the gold standard. The op-ed article by James Grant, author …
Posted on October 13, 2010
The rocket ship has finally blasted off for precious metals investors, who have seen massive portfolio gains over the past few months. Gold is up 17%, while silver is up a blistering 29% since late July. The Gold Miners ETF …
Posted on September 17, 2010
Gold fever is converting an increasing number of mainstream investors into gold bugs. Newbies who were fortunate enough to buy gold at any point during this year are no doubt celebrating their gains. And many are looking to take profits …
Posted on August 10, 2010
Gold has bounced back from the recent correction to reclaim the $1,200 level and looks poised to make new highs in the coming weeks. While the price of gold is just 5% from its all-time nominal high of $1,261, many …
Posted on July 9, 2010
In statistics, many time series exhibit cyclic variation known as seasonality. In my market research days, seasonality was a very important and accurate predictive indicator of future sales for my clients. This data was used to determine production, inventory, sales …
Posted on July 8, 2010
In statistics, many time series exhibit cyclic variation known as seasonality. In my market research days, seasonality was a very important and accurate predictive indicator for my clients. This data was used to determine production, inventory, sales forecasts and strategically …
Posted on June 28, 2010
Gold futures expire today, June 28th. If you follow the manipulation theories, it is just prior to expiration time, either in futures or options, that paper shorts increase their net short positions in order to manipulate precious metals (and stocks) …
Posted on June 8, 2010
You really have to hand it to the banksters. As was painstakingly detailed in the book Creature from Jekyll Island, the banking elite devised a brilliant plan in November of 1910 on Jekyll Island in which to take over control of …
Posted on May 26, 2010
It is not too often that you come across a company with quarterly income that is just shy of their entire market cap. Endeavour Financial (TSE: EDV or EDVMF) is just such a company and boasts a P/E ratio of just 1.1 …
Posted on May 18, 2010
Ron Paul was on CNBC Squawk Box yesterday and stated that the United States will eventually face the same type of problems that Greece is facing now, although it will be magnitudes worse. The saving grace for the United States …
Posted on May 5, 2010
Today was one of the worst days the market has seen in a while. With widening sovereign debt concerns, the Goldman Sachs charges, BP oil spill and trade tensions with China, there is plenty for investors to be nervous about. …
Posted on April 16, 2010
It is amusing to see the media cite a million different reasons for the sell off in both precious metals and stocks today. Chief among them was Goldman Sachs being charged with fraud, as if we didn’t already know they were …
Posted on April 15, 2010
Silver has been performing very strongly over the past month, has broken through previous resistance and continues to move higher despite the large concentrated short position by commercial traders (JPM and HSBC) on the Comex. There are signs that an …
Posted on April 5, 2010
Gold has been consolidating for 4 months, trading mostly within the $1,075 – $1,150 range. The last few times that gold consolidated in this manner, it was resolved with an advance of around 30%. There is no guarantee that the …
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