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Silver Stocks Comatose

Silver Stocks Comatose by Adam Hamilton – Zeal, LLC The silver miners’ stocks have mostly drifted sideways this year, looking vexingly comatose.  Such dull price action repels speculators and investors, so they’ve largely abandoned this lackluster sector.  That weak trader...

Gold Miners’ Q3’17 Preview

Gold Miners’ Q3’17 Preview By: Adam Hamilton – Zeal, LLC With the third quarter’s earnings season now underway, the gold miners will soon join in and report their latest results.  No data is more highly anticipated by investors, for good reason.  Quarterly...

Gold Readying to Rally

Gold Readying to Rally by Adam Hamilton – Zeal, LLC Gold suffered a sharp pullback this past month, spawning bearish sentiment.  Futures speculators fled on surging Fed-rate-hike odds and new stock-market record highs.  That pounded gold lower despite strong investment...

Gold Uplegs’ Three Stages

Gold Uplegs’ Three Stages By: Adam Hamilton, CPA – Zeal, LLC Gold bull markets offer outstanding opportunities for traders to grow their wealth.  These bulls consist of series of alternating uplegs and corrections.  Naturally the best times to buy low...

Fed QT Stocks, Gold Impact

Fed QT Stocks, Gold Impact – Adam Hamilton – Zeal,LLC This week’s landmark Federal Open Market Committee decision to launch quantitative tightening is one of the most-important and most-consequential actions in the Federal Reserve’s entire 104-year history.  QT changes everything...

Gold Investment Resuming

Gold Investment Resuming by Adam Hamilton – Zeal, LLC Gold has surged dramatically to major breakouts since its usual summer-doldrums lows.  That’s naturally rekindled interest in this leading alternative investment, despite the record-high stock markets.  Investors are starting to return...

Silver Miners’ Q2’17 Fundamentals

Silver Miners’ Q2’17 Fundamentals by Adam Hamilton – Zeal, LLC The silver miners’ stocks have largely languished this year, grinding sideways near lows for months on end.  This vexing consolidation has fueled near-universal bearishness, leaving silver stocks deeply out of...

Gold Stocks Coiled Spring

Gold Stocks Coiled Spring by Adam Hamilton – Zeal, LLC The gold miners’ stocks have largely ground sideways this year, really lagging gold’s strong rally.  That lack of upside has decimated sentiment, leaving a bearish wasteland bereft of hope.  But...

Gold Stocks’ Autumn Rally 2

Gold Stocks’ Autumn Rally 2 by Adam Hamilton – Zeal,LLC The gold miners’ stocks have suffered a lackluster year so far, mostly lagging gold’s solid new upleg.  But that vexing underperformance should soon give way to a big catch-up surge. ...

Fed QT Bearish for Stocks

Fed QT Bearish for Stocks by Adam Hamilton – Zeal,LLC Ominously for the stock markets, the Federal Reserve is warning that quantitative tightening is coming later this year.  The Fed is on the verge of starting to drain its vast...

Gold/Silver Shorts Extreme

Gold/Silver Shorts Extreme by Adam Hamilton – Zeal, LLC The gold-futures and silver-futures short positions held by speculators have rocketed up to extremes in recent weeks.  These elite traders are aggressively betting for further weakness in gold and silver prices. ...

Gold Summer Doldrums

Gold Summer Doldrums by Adam Hamilton – Zeal,LLC Gold has spent most of June grinding lower on balance, damaging sentiment and vexing traders.  Usual selling leading into the Fed’s latest rate hike contributed, but the summer doldrums are also in...

Silver Short-Squeeze Potential

Silver Short-Squeeze Potential by Adam Hamilton – Zeal, LLC Silver has suffered a lackluster year so far, really lagging gold’s upleg.  Sentiment is still reeling following silver’s crushing selloff from mid-April to mid-May.  But that plunge was largely driven by...

Gold Juniors’ Q1’17 Fundamentals

Gold Juniors’ Q1’17 Fundamentals by Adam Hamilton – Zeal, LLC The junior gold miners’ stocks suffered a serious thrashing between mid-April and early May.  Relentless heavy selling blasted many back down near deep mid-December lows, leaving sentiment in tatters.  But...

Gold-Stock Breakouts Near

Gold-Stock Breakouts Near – Adam Hamilton The gold-mining stocks’ usual volatility has proven outsized so far this year, spooking investors. A fast initial surge in a new upleg was soon fully reversed by a sharp major correction, which spawned much...

Gold Juniors’ Q4’16 Fundamentals

Gold Juniors’ Q4’16 Fundamentals by Adam Hamilton The junior gold stocks corrected hard in recent weeks, setting them up to blast higher on Wednesday’s less-hawkish-than-expected Fed.  That started to dispel some of the serious bearish sentiment that has been mounting...

Gold Stocks’ Strong New Upleg

Gold Stocks’ Strong New Upleg by Adam Hamilton Gold stocks are on fire this year, powering higher in market-dominating performance. This is a massive reversal from their dark fourth quarter, with 6/7ths of those losses already erased. But this strong...

Gold Futures Looking Bullish

Gold Futures Looking Bullish Gold has rebounded sharply higher in the past month, taking the early lead as 2017’s best-performing asset class. Normally such a big gold surge would require heavy gold-futures buying by speculators. But they’ve been missing in...

Silver Miners’ Q3’16 Fundamentals

Silver Miners’ Q3’16 Fundamentals The silver miners recently finished reporting their third-quarter results, offering a hard fundamental look into this sector. This reality check is valuable given the fierce winds of bearish sentiment buffeting silver stocks in recent months. Despite...

Gold Green Lights Upleg

Gold’s early-October plunge on futures speculators’ stop losses being run has naturally left this metal mired in battered technicals and bearish sentiment.  But that sharp selloff has already accomplished its rebalancing mission.  The excessive gold-futures trading positions that triggered that stop running...

Gold Stocks Screaming Buy

The gold miners’ stocks are suffering from universal and overwhelming bearishness today, with nearly everyone expecting further selling.  That’s the natural reaction following this sector’s recent massive correction, which climaxed in one of its biggest daily plummets ever witnessed.  But within bull...

Gold’s, Miners’ Stops Run

Gold, silver, and their miners’ stocks plummeted out of the blue this week, shattering their bull-market uptrends. Gold-futures speculators had been holding excessive long positions for months, weathering all kinds of selling catalysts. But once gold slipped through key support,...

Gold Stocks’ Record Summer Surge

Gold Stocks’ Record Summer Surge

The red-hot gold miners’ stocks have continued blasting higher this summer on heavy ETF buying by professional money managers.  Funds’ ongoing big capital inflows into this market-leading sector have overcome its usual summer seasonal weakness.  While gold stocks’ odds-defying record...