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Warren Bevan - Precious Metals Stock Review
Channel Breaks
By Warren BevanThe action was pretty quiet for the week as kids got ready to head back to school keeping parents busy.The metals continue to act great along with miners, but they could use a little rest.I’ve been contemplating retirement for some time and now is the time.I’ll still trade, likely even more now, but I am closing down my newsletter business.That means I won’t blog as often or write weekend letters on metals most weeks.With so many newsletter options out there I’m not really willing
Sunday, September 10, 2017
Jan Skoyles - GoldCore
Gold Has 2 Weekly Gain,18 Higher YTD – Trump’s Debt Ceiling Deal Hurts Dollar
– Gold hits $1,355/oz as USD at 32-month low -concerns about Trump, US economy – Silver and platinum 2.3% and 1.2% higher in week; palladium 3% lower – Euro Stoxx flat for week – S&P 500, Nikkei down 0.65% and 2.2% – Geo-political concerns including North Korea, falling USD push gold 2.1% in week – Gold prices reach $1,355 this morning following Mexico earthquake – Safe haven demand sees gold over one year high, highest since August 2016 – Silver touches $18.24 – highest level since April 2017 –
Saturday, September 9, 2017
Michael Ballanger
Silver: The Red-Headed, Freckle-Faced Stepchild
In grade school, I had a classmate named Craig McVeigh who was easily one of the most maligned kids in the school because as a big lad standing a full hand width taller than anyone and weighing thirty pounds more than anyone, he was never allowed to play in any sports that involved physical contact. Craig was fair, with bright, curly red hair with freckles adorning most of his exposed skin. Most of all, this lumbering giant of a boy was decidedly unlucky. He couldn't catch a break with a butterf
Friday, September 8, 2017
Bullion Vault
Gold Prices Ease at 2-Year Yen High as Japan Plans Evacuation, N.Korea Prepares for Foundation Day
GOLD PRICES dipped briefly below $1330 per ounce in London trade Tuesday morning, holding near yesterday's spike to 11-month highs as the Dollar weakened again and reports said North Korea is moving an intercontinental missile towards its west coast after firing a 6th test in 2 weeks. Gold priced in Yen eased back from early Monday's spike to sudden 2-year highs as the Japanese currency recovered on the FX market.
Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Bullion Vault
N.Korea Nuclear Test Sees Gold Price Hit 11-Month High vs. Weak Dollar, GLD + Comex Bets Jump
GOLD PRICES rose near 1-year highs against the Dollar and British Pound on Monday morning in London after jumping at the start of Asian trade amid reports that North Korea will follow its series of nuclear weapon tests with an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) launch, writes Steffen Grosshauser at BullionVault. While world stock markets fell 0.5%, the spot gold price jumped by 1% to $1338 per ounce – the highest
Monday, September 4, 2017
Warren Bevan - Precious Metals Stock Review
Secular Bulls
By Warren BevanThis week was the first week of the rest of you life, as well as the mark of the resumption of the secular bull market in gold.Things are really shaping up nicely in the precious metals arena.Gold broke a major trend-line and closed the month with a breakout on expanding volume on the all important monthly chart.Nothing is ever for sure in trading but this is very solid action.As for stocks, there is no rest at all and I love it.The strength is real.Let’s see if we can see the str
Sunday, September 3, 2017
Jan Skoyles - Goldcore
Precious Metals Outperform Markets In August – Gold +4, Silver +5
– All four precious metals outperform markets in August – Gold posts best month since January, up nearly 4% – Gold reaches highest price since US election, climbs due to uncertainty and safe haven demand – S&P 500 marginally higher; Euro Stoxx, Nikkei lower for month – Platinum is best performing metal climbing over 5% – Palladium climbs over 4% thanks to seven year supply squeeze – Fear, uncertainty and political sanctions are amongst biggest drivers for precious metals – Never been a better ti
Friday, September 1, 2017
Bullion Vault
Gold Prices 'Could Remain Above $1300 for Some Time' Despite Revised US Growth Figures and Gaining Dollar
GOLD PRICES retreated on Thursday morning in London while the Dollar recovered on positive economic data from the United States and China and investors extended stock market gains, writes Steffen Grosshauser at BullionVault. The US Dollar regained ground after the US second-quarter gross domestic product grew by 3.0% - its quickest pace in more than two years. Furthermore, 237,000 workers were hired in the US in August, compared with an expectation of a 185,000 rise, whic
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Phoenix Capital - Gains Pains & Capital
Buy Gold As Washington "Stumbles" Advise Blackrock
Buy Gold As Washington "Stumbles" Advise Blackrock - Gold set to shine as Washington stumbles- "Bet on gold’s diversifying properties rather than political stability"- World's largest asset manager believes Trump and political drama in the U.S. means gold likely to rise-  Real rates flattening out and rising political instability - Blackrock’s Koesterich- “For now my bias would be to stick with gold” - Blackrock- U.S. debt ceiling issue to be fractious as bankrupt U.S. hits $20 trillion debt- In
Monday, August 28, 2017
Mark O'Byrne - gold.ie
Trump Presidency Is Over – Bannon Is Right
“‘The Donald’ has been White House-broken,” writes Bill Bonner in his must read daily missive on  “‘The Donald’ has been White House-broken,” was what we were trying to say, translating the phrase into something that may make sense to a French listener. But it was too clever and complicated. “Well, let’s just say the president has been brought into line,” we simplified. Social Season This is the social season in the French countryside. Weddings, cocktails, receptions – people use the month of Au
Saturday, August 26, 2017
Steve St Angelo - SRSRocco Report
  U.S. Banks Precious Metals Derivative Exposure Surged In The Beginning Of 2017
By Steve St. AngeloAccording to the most recent report on the U.S. Financial Institutions Derivatives trading activity, the U.S. banks held a record amount of precious metals contracts in the first quarter of 2017.  Not only did the U.S. banks report a record amount of precious metals contracts, they also held a record amount in notional value of commodity and equity derivative contracts.There just seems to be a lot of paper floating around in our highly inflated stock, bond and Forex markets. 
Friday, August 25, 2017
Przemyslaw Radomski CFA - SunshineProfits
Will the Fuel Cells Vehicles Save Platinum and Palladium?
Although everyone agrees that the electric revolution is looming, there is no consensus about the pace and the detailed form of the upcoming shifts in the automotive industry. In particular, some miners and analysts believe that fuel cell cars will spur or at least support the demand for platinum and palladium. For example, the world’s three largest platinum producers (Anglo American Platinum, Impala Platinum and Lonmin) invested in projects related to fuel cell technologies. Indeed, the white m
Friday, August 25, 2017
Sprott Money
The Gold Direction Indicator Keeps Rising - Peter Degraaf
The last time our ‘ Gold Direction Indicator’ was as positive as today, gold rose from $1220 to $1280. The date was July 12th and we wrote an article titled: “The Gold Direction Indicator Just Turned Positive”. Less than three weeks later price had advanced by $60. Well here we are, and the GDI just turned up from 52% to 79% (fully bullish). Following are some charts that support a Rising Precious Metals Scenario. This chart, courtesy of goldchartsrus.com, shows the seasonal tendencies for
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Phoenix Capital - Gains Pains & Capital
U.S. Treasury Secretary: I Assume Fort Knox Gold Is Still There
U.S. Treasury Secretary: I Assume Fort Knox Gold Is Still There US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin visits Fort Knox Gold Later tweeted ‘Glad gold is safe!’ Only the third Treasury Secretary to visit the fortified vault, last visit was 1948 Last Congressional visit was 1974 Speculation over existence of gold in Fort Knox is rife Concerns over Federal Reserves lack of interest in carrying to an audit on gold Gold was last counted in 1953, nine years before Mnuchin was born Mnuchin may be looking
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Warren Bevan - Precious Metals Stock Review
Palladium Pushes Into New Highs
By Warren BevanMore volatility is the name of summer trading.Large moves are coming out of nowhere as the US government crumbles around us.Enjoy the show as much as it’s possible since we will likely never see anything like it again, at least that is my hope.Stocks remain choppy and fast moving so I’m very cautious.Metals are also wild and trying, but failing, then trying, and failing to move into a bullish posture.Except of course Palladium, who’s looking at blue skies. Gold lost just 0.19% in
Sunday, August 20, 2017
Mark O'Byrne - gold.ie
Gold, Silver Consolidate On Last Weeks Gains, Palladium Surges 36 YTD To 16 Year High
– Gold and silver rise as stocks fall sharply after Barcelona attack – Gold, silver 0.6% higher in week after last weeks 2%, 5% rise – Palladium +36% ytd, breaks out & reaches 16 year high (chart) – Gold to silver ratio falls to mid 75s after silver gains last week – Perfect storm of financial and geopolitical tensions is driving safe haven demand and should see higher prices – Weekly close over $1,300 could see gold quickly test $1,400 – Palladium at 16 year highs today; gold, silver in coming
Friday, August 18, 2017
Przemyslaw Radomski CFA - SunshineProfits
Will the Electric Car Revolution Sink Platinum and Palladium?
Everyone has probably heard about the upcoming electric car revolution whose vanguard is Tesla Motors led by Elon Musk. The electric car is actually nothing new – the first vehicles were produced as long ago as in the 1880s. However, the mass production of cheaper gasoline vehicles triggered by Henry Ford put electric cars into limbo for decades. But this can change quickly thanks to the rapidly falling costs. As one can see in the chart below, the price of a battery pack declined from $1000 per
Friday, August 18, 2017
Bullion Vault
Gold Prices Advance towards Resistance on Weak Dollar and Cautious FOMC Minutes, Palladium Hits 16-Year High
GOLD PRICES rallied towards its resistance level this Thursday morning in London, while the US Dollar remained weak after rather dovish hints from Fed officials suggesting that the next rate hike may be further postponed, writes Steffen Grosshauser at BullionVault. Gold briefly touched $1289 per ounce before dropping back to $1286 failing to reach the resistance level of $1294 and the psychological barrier of $1300.  The metal started its rise from $1268 on Thursday after
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Peter Degraaf
Gold Direction Indicator Again Positive
The last time our ‘Gold Direction Indicator’ was as positive as today, gold rose from $1220 to $1280. The date was July 12th and we wrote an article titled: “The Gold Direction Indicator Just Turned Positive”. Less than three weeks later price had advanced by $60. Well here we are, and the GDI just turned up from 52% to 79% (fully bullish). Following are some charts that support a Rising Precious Metals Scenario. This chart courtesy goldchartsrus.com shows the seasonal tendencies for gold. Di
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Przemyslaw Radomski CFA - SunshineProfits
Will the Death of Diesel Ruin Platinum?
The gloomy future of the diesel vehicles is commonly known. precious metals marketHowever, what does it really mean? And how could the demise of diesel technology impact the ? The 1970s oil crisis and accelerating inflation made diesel-powered cars popular, especially in Europe where gasoline prices were always higher than in the U.S. The new technology was considered as more efficient and less polluting, as diesel cars produce less carbon dioxide than gasoline cars (thanks to better mileage). H
Friday, August 11, 2017
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