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Bullion Vault
Comex Silver Speculators Turn Net Bearish, Gold Prices Steady as Russia, Turkey Warn US Over Syrian 'Fire'
GOLD and SILVER PRICES remained steady on Monday morning in London against a rebounding US Dollar, write Steffen Grosshauser and Adrian Ash at BullionVault. With New York shut for Presidents Day – and ahead of meeting minutes due Wednesday from the US Federal Reserve's latest policy meeting – global equity markets were mixed as non-US government bond prices fell once more, nudging interest rates higher.
Monday, February 19, 2018
Adam Hamilton - Zealllc
GDX Weathers Stock Selloff
The gold miners’ stocks weathered the recent stock-market plunge really well.  As evident in their leading GDX ETF, they were already beaten down before stock markets started falling.  The resulting explosion of fear bled into GDX, forcing it even lower.  Nevertheless, no major technical damage was done.  GDX remained well within its consolidation trend channel and is still within striking distance of a major $25 breakout. Gold stocks’ behavior during stock-mar
Friday, February 16, 2018
Bullion Vault
Gold Bullion Touches 'Hurdle at $1356' as Dollar Falls, Tokyo Equities Join Correlation Break
GOLD BULLION hung onto four-fifths of its sharpest 1-day gain since August in London trade on Thursday, holding firm as world stock markets rose again despite longer-term US interest rates holding at multi-year highs after yesterday's inflation data beat Wall Street forecasts. The Dollar fell again, with the single currency Euro briefing touching $1.25, just shy of end-January's 3-year high. Sna
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Adrian Ash - Bullion Vault
WTF? Bonds Sink, Gold Price Jumps
Valentine's Day leap in yields and interest rates sees gold price rise... OKAY, this is weird, writes Adrian Ash at BullionVault. "Increase in US inflation sparks bond sell-off," as the Financial Times reports. "Treasury yields hit 4-year highs," the FT goes on, referring to the interest rate no
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Theodore Butler - Butler Research
  No Manipulation, After All?
In the never-ending search to either verify or rebut one’s own findings, I’d like you to consider something different today. I’m going to ask you to set aside my highly specific allegations of wrong-doing in the silver and gold markets, mostly centering on JPMorgan, and focus instead on whether if what I allege is really wrong or even matters much. Even though my allegations are based upon data published by the CFTC and CME Group, I would ask you to put that aside and consider that I may have be
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Przemyslaw Radomski CFA - SunshineProfits
Stocks Extend Rally Off Friday's Low, But Short-Term Exhaustion Near
The U.S. stock market extended its short-term uptrend on Wednesday. The main indexes gained 1.0-1.9% following lower opening of the trading session. The S&P 500 index broke above its Monday-Tuesday trading range. The broad stock market gauge retraced most of its last week's Wednesday-Friday's sell-off, as it got close to 2,700 mark again. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 1.0%, and the technology Nasdaq Composite gained 1.9% yesterday.The nearest important level of resistance of the S&P 50
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Axel Merk - Merk Fund
This Time is Different. Really?!
Axel Merk, Merk Investments February 13, 2018  Follow @AxelMerk Tweet “Don’t panic, buy the dip, who cares?” or “These are rumblings of an earthquake, people will be hurt like in 1929” - which one is it? I would call it a wake-up call. Let me explain: In recent years, markets had appeared eerily “safe”. Central banks promised to do “whatever it takes”, provided “forward guidance” to keep rates low, even printed money to
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Bullion Vault
Spot Gold Up after 'Margin Calls' as Investors Await Trump's Spending Plan and Inflation Data
SPOT GOLD bounced back on Monday morning in London as the US Dollar declined after last week's rally while investors wait for US President Trump's spending plan and inflation data, writes Steffen Grosshauser at BullionVault. Gold Prices started the week by rallying from $1316 to $1319 per ounce after their second consecutive weekly decline, while the greenback weakened against its major counterparts. Markets were looking at President Trump's infrastructure plan and the US
Monday, February 12, 2018
Keith Weiner - Monetary Metals
Take It To The Bank: Interest Rates Won’t Rise
How Not to Predict Interest Rates We continue our hiatus from capital destruction to look further at interest rates. Last week, our Report was almost prescient. We said: The first thing we must say about this is that people should pick one: (A) rising stock market or (B) rising interest rates. They both cannot be true (though we could have falling rates and falling stocks). We write these Reports over the weekend. At the time of last week’s writing session, Friday’s close on the S&P was 2757 (fu
Monday, February 12, 2018
Przemyslaw Radomski CFA - SunshineProfits
Friday's SP 500 Bounce To Continue, But Selling May Resume
The U.S. stock market indexes gained 1.4-1.5% on Friday following bouncing off new short-term lows, as investors' sentiment improved in the second half of the trading session. The S&P 500 index fell the lowest since the early October. It traded 11.8% below its January 26 record high of 2,872.87 (-340.2 points). Both Dow Jones Industrial Average and the technology Nasdaq Composite gained 1.4% on Friday.The nearest important level of resistance of the S&P 500 index is at around 2,540-2,560, marked
Monday, February 12, 2018
Adam Hamilton - Zealllc
Stock Selling Unleashed!
The unnaturally-tranquil stock markets suddenly plunged over this past week.  Volatility skyrocketed out of the blue and shattered years of artificial calm conjured by extreme central-bank distortions.  This was a huge shock to the legions of hyper-complacent traders, who are realizing stocks don’t rally forever.  With stock selling unleashed again, herd psychology will start shifting back to bearish which will fuel lots more selling. As a contrarian student of
Sunday, February 11, 2018
Bullion Vault
Gold Bullion Gains Extend ETF Growth as Inflation Worries Hit 'Even the Yellen Fed'
GOLD BULLION held around $1240 per ounce in London trade Thursday, retaining its 3-month high as commodity markets pushed towards new 18-month records. With energy costs already driving up headline inflation rates worldwide, Brent crude oil today rose above $55 per barrel as Nymex natural gas contracts traded 90% above their price of this time last year. Silver bullion held firm wit
Friday, February 9, 2018
Przemyslaw Radomski CFA - SunshineProfits
Stocks Slip As Rebound Falters, More Volatility Ahead
The U.S. stock market indexes were mixed between -0.9% and -0.1% on Wednesday, as investors hesitated following Friday-Monday's sell-off and Tuesday's bounce. Stocks extended their upward correction, before reversing lower. The S&P 500 index lost 0.5%, and closed below the level of 2,700. It currently trades around 6.7% below its January 26 record high of 2,872.87. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was relatively stronger than the broad stock market yesterday, as it lost 0.1%, and the technology
Thursday, February 8, 2018
Mac Slavo - ShtfPlan
Goldman Sachs Head Of Research: Prepare For Most Crytocurrencies To Hit Zero
According to Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s global head of investment research, most cryptocurrencies are going to hit zero and soon. Experts claim the recent tumble in cryptocurrencies that erased nearly $500 billion of market value over the past month could get a lot worse. Many analysts have warned that cryptocurrencies have no tangible value. Among them, the analyst who predicted the 2008 recession, Peter Schiff, has said at some point, Bitcoin will be worth its actual value: $0. He also predict
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Mark O'Byrne - gold.ie
Crypto Currency Backlash Sees Flight From Cryptos and Bitcoin
– Bitcoin falls from $20,000 to below $6,000 and bounces back to $8000– Top 50 crypto currencies lost over 50% of value in 24 hours– Over $60 billion wiped off entire crypto currency market in 24 hours– Markets concerned about increased regulation, manipulation & country-wide bans– ‘Growing global unease about risks virtual currencies pose to investors and financial system’ – SEC– Gold acting as store of value from “correcting” stock markets & crashing cryptos – Gold is essentially flat in recen
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Jason Hamlin - Gold Stock Bull
CFTC / SEC Hearing on Cryptocurrencies Mostly Bullish
I wasn’t expecting that much open-mindedness from a government institution. The Committee on Banking Housing and Urban Affairs met this morning to conduct a hearing entitled, Virtual Currencies: The Oversight Role of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission. The witnesses were Jay Clayton, Chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC); and Christopher Giancarlo, Chairman, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). The co
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Jesse - Le Cafe Américain
Intervention in the Overnight Futures Market Turns the Tide on Stocks' Wild Ride
“In a world where success is the measure and justification of all things the figure of Him who was sentenced and crucified remains a stranger, and is at best the object of pity... Worldly history appeals in its own cause to the dictum that the end justifies the means. The figure of the Crucified invalidates all thought which takes success for its standard.” Dietrich Bonhoeffer “These people honour me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me. They worship me in vain; they follow rule
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Bullion Vault
Gold Prices Steady Ex-Dollar Amid 'Correction, Not Crash' in World Stocks, 2017 Coin and Bar Demand Weakest Since '09
GOLD PRICES fell $10 per ounce against a resurgent US Dollar on Tuesday in London, erasing this week's earlier gain as world stock market sank for a third session running. Solid gold trading in Shanghai – where the Chinese stock market today sank over 3% – saw global quotes rise to $1345, with Tuesday's benchmark price in the No.1 consumer nation edging higher in Yuan terms. Barely
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Mark O'Byrne - gold.ie
Gold Rises As Global Stocks Plunge and Bitcoin Crashes 70
– Gold gains 0.6% in USD and surges 1.7% in euros and pounds – European stocks fall more than 3% at the open after sharp falls in Asia – DJIA falls 1,175 points, S&P 500 down 4.1% and Nikkei plummets 4.7%– Gold rises from $1,330 to $1,342, £942 to £960 and €1,067 to €1,085 /oz– Bitcoin crashes another 10% and has now plummeted by 70% to below $6,000 – Increased risk aversion will drive safe haven demand for gold as its hedging properties are appreciated again  Source: Bloomberg via Mining.com Go
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Michael Ballanger
From the Heart: Own Precious Metals
One of the things from which I occasionally enjoy a good chuckle is the insecurity displayed by bloggers or newsletter writers who are constantly in need of positive reinforcement derived by reminding readers of their "incredible market calls." It is always readily-predictable because just before they ask you to buy something (like a subscription), they post a link to emphasize their brilliance with phrases like "as you know" or "back in 2017" providing breathtaking introductions to their most r
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
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