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Looking for a Turn in Gold

Looking for a Turn in Gold by Rudi Fronk and Jim Anthony – The AU Report Rudi Fronk and Jim Anthony, cofounders of Seabridge Gold, reflect on market factors that are driving current fluctuations in the gold price. For nearly...

U.S. Dollar Rally Is Doomed

U.S. Dollar Rally Is Doomed by Michael Ballanger – The AU Report Precious metals expert Michael Ballanger discusses movements in the U.S. dollar. There was an article written a few days back where the author vehemently denied that the U.S....

Month-End Shenanigans Everywhere

Month-End Shenanigans Everywhere  Michael J. Ballanger for Streetwise Reports   04/30/2018 “SHE-NAN-I-GANS” pronunciation: “SHəˈnanɡənz/” Noun informal 1. “secret or dishonest activity or maneuvering.” as in “widespread financial shenanigans had ruined the fortunes of many” 2. “silly or high-spirited behavior; mischief.” To...

Whither Silver from Here?

Whither Silver from Here? by Michael Ballanger – The AU Report First, this has been a spectacular month for me in that I was fortunate enough to have parlayed the profits from the UVXY trade successfully, having bought a whackload...

False Bravado

False Bravado by Michael Ballanger – StreetWise Reports Precious metals expert Michael Ballanger discusses Donald Trump’s trade war with China and the implications for the gold market. When I played pro hockey in Richmond, Virgina, it was during the era...

Quotes from the World of Gold and Silver

Quotes from the World of Gold and Silver Source: Michael J. Ballanger for Streetwise Reports   03/31/2018 In the context of relative performance, silver could easily assume the role of Terry Malloy (Marlon Brando in “On the Waterfront” [1954]) when he looks...

Buy Silver with Reckless Abandon

Buy Silver with Reckless Abandon by Michael Ballanger – The AU Report Would it be that a picture is worth a thousand words? In the case of the graphics posted below, in a word, yes! Look at the positioning of...

Trolling for War, Vaulting for Victory

Trolling for War, Vaulting for Victory by Adrian Ash – Bullion Vault Putin, trolls and central-bank gold vaults…  A SHOCK decision from the US Fed to raise rates then! snarks Adrian Ash at BullionVault. Almost as shocking as the National People’s...

Stock Market Volatility Attributed to ‘Shenanigans’

Stock Market Volatility Attributed to ‘Shenanigans’ by Michael Ballanger – SteetWise Reports Back in January, I discussed the likelihood that global equity markets were approaching simultaneous tipping points beyond which legions upon legions of GenX-ers and Millennials would be thrown...

For Gold, It’s Goldilocks Inflation

For Gold, It’s Goldilocks Inflation by Rudi Fronk and Jim Anthony – The AU Report Is inflation good for gold? It depends. If inflation provokes a hawkish Fed to raise rates faster than inflation, not so much. But if the Fed...

Groundhog Week

Groundhog Week by Michael J. Ballanger – Streetwise Reports/The AU Report In the “I hate to say I-told-you-so” category, it looks like the Punxsutawney Phil came out of his den last week, took one look at the state of the...

Bubble Watching

Bubble Watching by Rudi Frank – Streetwise Reports As we have  noted here before, we believe that financial markets have generated the biggest bubble in history. There are many supporting facts for this view, from extreme measures of market sentiment to prolonged...

Gold Gains Under Powell Fed: How Much, Not If

Gold Gains Under Powell Fed: How Much, Not If by Adrian Ash – Bullion Vault That is history’s view at least… GOLD PRICE up, stock market down, writes Adrian Ash at BullionVault. It hardly makes an auspicious first day for...

Gold on the Move

Gold on the Move by Rudi Fronk – The Streetwise Reports Since bottoming on December 11, 2017, at $1,242, gold has tacked on nearly $100 to its price. Rudi Fronk and Jim Anthony, cofounders of Seabridge Gold, discuss what they...