Continued Metals Strength

Continued Metals Strength By Warren Bevan We saw some volatility come into stocks this past week after the slow solid grin higher we’ve been enjoying since early November. I do not think this is a top, rather, a little shakeout, or shake and bake. Volatility comes on the upside and downside so we should see…

Gold-Futures Buying Yet to Start

Gold-Futures Buying Yet to Start by Adam Hamilton Gold has powered higher in a strong new upleg since the Fed’s mid-December rate hike. But the core group of traders who usually fuel early-upleg gains has been missing in action in recent months. The gold-futures speculators have not done any meaningful buying since gold bottomed. This…

Gold, Second Fed Hike and Interest Rates

Gold, Second Fed Hike and Interest Rates The narration of reflation and ‘Great Fiscal Rotation’ imply that the Fed will hike interest rates in a more aggressive way in a response to accelerated growth and higher inflation. We have already covered the Fed’s likely policy in 2017 in the previous edition of the Market Overview,…

Andy Shectman & Chris Waltzek (Podcast)

Andy Shectman & Chris Waltzek Podcast Highlights Andy Shectman of Miles Franklin Institute ($6 billion sales) outlines why every investor should diversify their PMs holdings via an offshore account.  In 1933, President Roosevelt announced an executive order designed to confiscate gold that included at $10,000 fine.  The gold / silver ETFs are a modern equivalent to the…

Gold And The Inflationary Firestorm

Gold And The Inflationary Firestorm by Stewart Thompson Hardly a day goes by now without more good news for gold investors appearing, and the pace of this news flow is accelerating. Please click here now. Former Fed chairman Alan Greenspan was interviewed by the World Gold Council in the February edition of their influential “Gold Investor” magazine.…

Don’t Short This Dog

Don’t Short This Dog by Keith Weiner This week, the prices of the metals mostly moved sideways. There was a rise on Thursday but it corrected back to basically unchanged on Friday. This will again be a brief Report, as yesterday was a holiday in the US. Below, we will show the only true picture…

Peak Silver And Canada

Peak Silver And Canada by Roland Watson The annual silver production estimates for 2016 were published by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) recently and I have gone over the figures country by country in my latest newsletter. The upshot was that the USGS estimated another record year for global silver production in 2015, but…

Gold during Reflations

Gold during Reflations by Arkadiusz Sieron Reflation is coming. We argue that the recent comeback of inflation is negative for the gold market. Why should that be so? Should not inflation support gold, which is considered the inflation hedge? It is true that gold may shine during inflationary times, but a lot depends on the…

Gold Stocks Haven’t Even Started Their Upside Move!

Gold Stocks Haven’t Even Started Their Upside Move! by Adam Hamilton The gold miners’ stocks have blasted higher in this young new year, far outpacing the broader markets.  But surprisingly gold stocks’ trading volume has diverged from their powerful rally.  Volume has actually been waning on balance since gold stocks’ newest upleg was born in mid-December.  While volume…

Bix Weir & Chris Waltzek (Podcast)

Bix Weir & Chris Waltzek Podcast Highlights Making his debut show appearance, Bix Weir of RoadtoRoot-A discusses his silver market research efforts.  Due to financial derivatives and sophisticated algorithms, the Fed / Treasury control the PMs markets.  The former Head Chairman, Sir Dr. Allen Greenspan wrote the first Root-A program at the Fed.  Bix Weir claims that Dr.…