US Dollar Mining News

Fed hikes, dollar, and gold

The US dollar has fallen rather sharply over the past year or so, despite ongoing Fed rate hikes. This persistent dollar weakness has really boosted gold.

Long and intermediate trends crushing commercials…

Precious metals expert Michael Ballanger discusses the tug-of-war going on between the Japanese yen and the U.S. dollar/Chinese yuan, and its effect on precious metals.

Why a Fed rate hike could be a blessing for gold prices: Brien Lundin

Like a true contrarian, Gold Newsletter publisher Brien Lundin looks beyond the headlines to understand what is really moving precious metals prices.

Doug Loud and Jeff Mosseri: Supply and demand will rescue gold soon

In this interview with The Gold Report, they highlight several producers and explorers with the management, cash and projects needed to spring forward when the market turns.

Who to believe?

Markets, or rather the inter-relationships between markets, just seem to get stranger.

Buy precious metal equities before the bear goes into hibernation: Eric Muschinski

In this interview with The Gold Report, Muschinski lists some highly undervalued equities and tells investors to get more aggressive, especially this summer, when he believes the bear could go into hibernation.

Trading the parabolic dollar

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

Where is the smart money going in mining? Lawrence Roulston's answer may surprise you

Forget all the doom and gloom you hear about junior miners, says Lawrence Roulston, president of Quintana Resources Capital ULC.

The companies Bob Moriarty loves for the long term

The rapid and massive response when the Swiss unpegged the franc from the euro will ripple across the hedge fund, brokerage and financial systems.

Rick Rule: Gold is beginning to lose less badly against the US dollar

In Sprott US Chairman Rick Rule’s latest call, he explained why, if the ‘recovery’ narrative is real, he will be entering precious metals and commodities more aggressively.

Impending US$ peak should be catalyst for gold

Given that Gold is priced in US$ and that Gold has shown strength in real terms, sustained US$ weakness could be a major boon for Gold and precious metals as a whole.

Breaking down the US dollar's recent bull run

Over the last year, the US Dollar has had an incredible surge in value of 11%.

Olive Oil: The Year Ahead – Part I

It’s all rainbows and ponies on Wall St right now which should make any sensible person a bit nervous.

A slippery slope

Volumes remain high in the bullion markets and volatility is higher if anything.

Are commodities at a major turning point?

As most of you probably know, I have been expecting the CRB to form a major three year cycle low sometime next summer. However I’m now starting to see some things that might indicate that major cycle bottom is going to occur earlier than I expected.

Barrick comes home

Barrick is ‘coming home’ to the state that helped make the company : Nevada.

Gold prices: the coming end to this bear phase

Many believe that the bottom is now in and the bull has resumed charge, with the bears being exhausted. We would like to agree with them but we are still of the opinion that a challenge to the June lows could still lie ahead of us.

The next black swan: a dollar crisis

Does anyone seriously think that we can print trillions of dollars out of thin air for five years and not eventually have something bad happen?

It may be time to book some profits in the mining stocks

It's been a great run over the last two months but it may be time to tighten stops on mining stocks.

This week's technical snapshop

Let's dive right into charts and get started to see where the Gold and Silver Sector stand this week.

The black Monday the public doesn’t know about

The good news was that our short trade on the equities market was up 10% from our entry point last week. The bad news was that the stock market overseas was selling off big and so were US stocks. It was a black Monday in both the sky and on the screen…

A thousand pictures is worth one word

In spite of constant headlines about debts and deficits, most Americans don’t really believe the U.S. dollar will collapse. From knowledgeable investors who study the markets to those seemingly too busy to worry about such things, most dismiss the idea of the dollar actually going to zero.

Parabolic moves are only temporary for silver and gold

The past few weeks we have been seeing the US Dollar slide to new lows at an increasing rate. The strong devaluation of the dollar has sent precious metals like silver and gold rocketing higher out of control sending them parabolic!

Bernanke Bottom or Crash!

Today's FOMC meeting and press conference has the potential to either put in a daily cycle bottom in the dollar index or initiate a waterfall decline into the dollar's three year cycle low. There is a lot riding on this meeting.

Schmidt's gold thoughts

Appears Scotty got it wrong again. We said to beam us up, and he beamed us back. All of a sudden we seem to have returned to 2008. Perhaps, though, we should not be so tough on Scotty. The Federal Reserve had a hand on the controls too, continuing the longest running stretch of asset price distortions in all of history. Think of 97-year-old sports team with one winning season, 1953.