Chris Vermeulen - TheGoldAndOilGuy

Chris Vermeulen is Founder of the popular trading site www.TheGoldAndOilGuy.com & www.FuturesTradingSignals.com . There he shares his highly successful, low-risk trading method. Since 2001 Chris has been a leader in teaching others to skillfully trade in gold, silver, oil, and the SP500 in both bull and bear markets. Subscribers to his services depend on Chris' uniquely consistent investment opportunities that carry exceptionally low risk and high return. Reach Chris at: Chris[at]theGoildAndOilGuy[dot]com

Broad Market Reversal – Better Hold On To Your Hat!

This had been an exiting week for traders as the equities market was on a verge of a major sell off. Fortunately, we were watching the market very closely and saw the sentiment and market […]

Holiday Squeeze on the Dollar, Gold & Stocks

The past week and a half has been as choppy as it gets for the stocks market. Thankfully the herd mentality (fear & greed) stays the same. Understanding what others think and feel when involved […]

The Gold & Silver Play Has Gone To Greed?

The past few months it seems the gold and silver play has been getting a little crowed with everyone wanting to own gold. While I am a firm believer that these precious metals are a […]

Dollar Continues to Control Gold, Oil & Equities

Over the past few months it seems as though everything has been tied to the dollar. Simple inter-market analysis makes it obvious that almost everything in the financial market eventually has an affect on stocks […]

Mid-Week Dollar, Gold & SP500 Trend Trading

It has been a roller coaster week thus far as stocks and precious metals plunged on heavy selling volume on the back of a rising dollar, only to make a strong rebound Wednesday. While there […]

SPX's Running Correction, Gold Shines, Cup of Oil Breaks Out!

The financial markets continue to climb the wall of worry on the back of more Fed Quantitative Easing. Those trying to pick a top in this choppy bull market may prove to be correct for […]

Midweek Gold & SP500

With the election over and congress divided, it may be difficult for the president to get much done. None of this will take affect until the near year but traders are asking the big question… […]

Gold, Oil, SPX Trading Around the Election

This week we have a major wild card (Election) happening on Tuesday. Most of you know I don't get involved with political discussion for several reasons… one of them being that I am Canadian "an […]

Weekend SPX, Dollar, Oil and Gold Analysis

Last week was volatile thanks to China raising their interest rates a quarter basis point. This rate hike caused the Dollar to spike in value which in turn forced equities and metals to sell off sharply. This one day event caused equities to break below a short term support level causing a large number of protective stops to be triggered. This added more selling pressure causing the market to be down nearly 2.5% at one point but a late day bounce recouped a good chunk of the drop.

What is next for the Dollar, SP500 and Gold

The equities market reversed to the upside Wednesday posting a light volume broad based rally. Remember light volume tends to have a neutral to upward bias on stocks, But it was mainly the sharp drop […]

Mid-Week Market Report on Equities & Metals

Its been an interesting week with stocks, commodities and currencies having a knee jerk reaction to the FOMC minutes released Tuesday afternoon. In short the Fed clearly said there must be more quantitative easing before […]

Stock Market Leaders Are Now Lagging?

Wednesday's session closed mixed on the day. The DOW posted a third of a percent gain while the tech sector closed down almost nine tenths of a percent. While technology stocks have been leading the […]

Gold Stocks, SP500 & the Dollar – What's Next?

Investors around the globe are concerned with the economic outlook, not only with the United States but with virtually every country. This has caused not only investors but banks and countries to start buying gold […]

SP500 Internals, Dollar & Gold Pre-Week Analysis

After a fierce equities rally on Friday, which I figured would happen, just not that strong; I have to wonder if there is some event or major decision in the works we don't know about?

SP500 Pierces, Bonds Rally, Dollars Fall Out the Window

It's been a wild ride the past few days OptionsX, Obama and FOMC comments.  Seems like everyone is waiting to see what the market is going to do going forward at this pivotal point…

Using Iron Condors to Create Profits Trading SPX

This recent rally has many market pundits believing the market will continue higher, fueled by slightly improved economic data points. The bulls realize that the all important S&P 1130 level is not that far overhead; […]

Gold, Silver, Oil & SP500 Are Popping & Dropping?

We are at the tail of another light volume choppy options expiry week and a big move is brewing… So I thought I would do a mid-week update on what I think is about to […]

Gold forms Overbought Rising Wedge at Resistance

Precious metals soar as investors flock to gold and silver. But are they looking deep enough to truly understand the current trends at hand?

Precious Metals Equity Index Forms a Triple Top, What's Next?

I am going to step out on a limb in this report and cover what I think to be an intermediate top in the precious metals sector. Everyone I speak with and from the hundreds […]

SP500 & Gold At Crucial Pivot Points

Wednesday was a big session with better than expected manufacturing surging the market 3%. In this article I will do a quick technical take on the current situation for the SP500 and gold as they […]

Precious Metals, Oil & SP500 Trading At Key Resistance Levels

Last week was a relatively strong week for stocks and commodities. Although the SP500 closed slightly lower on the week the price action Friday was strong. The recent pop in commodities has everyone feeling good […]

How To Trade Gold and Silver's Volatility

Understanding the key differences between both gold and silver's risk/volatility levels plays a large part in how I choose a low risk trade setup. Those of you who follow me already know the GLD etf […]

Are Gold & SP500 Topping Out Here?

Prices continue to churn as traders and investors try to figure if they want their hard earned dollar in cash or investments. The market is very jittery simply because no one wants to get caught […]

Risk Comparison: Options Versus Equities – Part 1

While future articles will return to focusing on the option Greeks, a recent comment regarding risk really piqued my interest. The age old discussion about risk versus reward, equities versus options, and the fundamental difference […]

Gold, Silver, Oil & SP500 ETF Trends & Reversal Levels

Trading commodities and indexes through the use of exchange traded funds sure keeps things simple for an average trader. These funds allow individual investors to buy and sell things like gold, silver, oil, the sp500 […]