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Old Currency Versus New
  • Old Currency Versus New

Old Currency Versus New

By |September 22nd, 2017|

According to Sir John Marks Templeton, an American-born British investor, fund manager, and philanthropist, “the only way to avoid mistakes (in investing) is not to invest—which is the biggest mistake of all. But making money in the markets can be very difficult, especially when the stock market is on the second longest bull market run […]

Diamonds And Gold As An Investment: Worth It?
  • Diamonds And Gold As An Investment: Worth It?

Diamonds And Gold As An Investment: Worth It?

By |September 19th, 2017|

We teach our children the value of gold and jewels from a very young age. Whether it’s letting them dress up in mom’s pearls, or reading them fairy tales about dragons and treasure, everyone universally agrees that precious metals are, well, precious. However, given the current market conditions, are diamonds are strong investment option? […]

What a US$ Rebound Means for Gold

By |July 31st, 2017|

The following post was originally published on TheDailyGold.com

The decline in the US$ index in 2017 has been relentless. From a high of nearly 104 at the end of 2016, the US$ index has steadily declined to as low as 93.00. While this has certainly fueled the strength in precious metals, it has not been able […]

Gold Awaits Fundamental Shift
  • Gold Awaits Fundamental Shift

Gold Awaits Fundamental Shift

By |July 8th, 2017|

The following post was originally published on TheDailyGold.com

Last week we wrote that Gold’s poor performance in real terms could reflect its worsening fundamentals. Real interest rates are rising because the rate of inflation has peaked and bond yields are rebounding. It is a double whammy for precious metals. This is not permanent but something that […]

Gold is Weak in Real Terms
  • Gold is Weak in Real Terms

Gold is Weak in Real Terms

By |July 2nd, 2017|

The following post was originally published on TheDailyGold.com

Intermarket analysis is a rather new field in technical analysis but one of my favorites because it is critical in understanding Gold. Asset classes like stocks and bonds are enormous and aren’t as influenced by as many factors as Gold. Trends in stocks, interest rates, commodities and currencies […]

Gold & Gold Stocks Nearing a Big Move
  • Gold & Gold Stocks Nearing a Big Move

Gold & Gold Stocks Nearing a Big Move

By |June 26th, 2017|

The following post was originally published on TheDailyGold.com

Gold and especially gold mining stocks rebounded on Wednesday and trended higher into the weekend. This is giving some investors renewed hopes that the bull market that began roughly 18 months ago is about to reassert itself. We cannot know for sure yet but what we can say […]

Return Of The Gold Bear?
  • Return Of The Gold Bear?

Return Of The Gold Bear?

By |June 18th, 2017|

The following post was originally published on TheDailyGold.com

It was exactly one month ago we discussed our posture as a “bearish Gold bull.”

The gold mining sector hit a historic low nearly 18 months ago but this new cycle has struggled to gain traction as metals prices have stagnated while the stock market and the US Dollar […]

Gold Miners Weak But Not Oversold
  • Gold Miners Weak But Not Oversold

Gold Miners Weak But Not Oversold

By |June 4th, 2017|

The following post was originally published on TheDailyGold.com

If looking at Gold only in a vacuum, it looks good. Its uptrend since the start of the year remains intact and it has pushed above its 50 and 200-day moving averages. It closed the week at $1280/oz and could test $1300 next week. But looks can be […]

Is Peter Schiff Full of It?
  • Is Peter Schiff Full of It?

Is Peter Schiff Full of It?

By |June 3rd, 2017|

Short answer: mostly. But, to mix metaphors, a broken clock is still right twice a day.
Who is Peter Schiff?
If you don’t know who Peter Schiff is, feel free to stop here and continue your life blissfully ignorant of his place in the investing and macroeconomics landscape. If you must know, however, Peter Schiff […]

Gold Somewhat Ignores Dollar Weakness
  • Gold Somewhat Ignores Dollar Weakness

Gold Somewhat Ignores Dollar Weakness

By |May 21st, 2017|

The following post was originally published on TheDailyGold.com

The precious metals complex rebounded as expected after becoming very oversold just a few weeks ago. The rebound has been aided by weakness in the US Dollar, which plunged roughly 2% over several days. However, upon further inspection Gold’s rebound has been entirely dollar-centric. Gold has remained weak […]