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 The US Federal Reserve has been universally lauded for the apparent success of its extreme monetary policy of recent years. With key world stock markets near record highs, traders universally love the Fed’s zero-interest-rate and quantitative-easing campaigns. But this celebration is terribly premature. The full impact of these wildly-unprecedented policies won’t become …

The highly-anticipated first-quarter earnings season is in full swing, with traders eager to see how US companies are faring. While expectations are low, these profits releases still collectively pose serious risks for today’s overvalued and overextended US stock markets. A few high-profile misses could prove all it takes to unleash a long-overdue serious …

 Over the next few years as debt, currencies and countries start to fall apart individuals will be looking to place their money where it will hold its value and buying power during times of extreme uncertainty.  If you eliminate fiat currencies which are created out of this air and are nothing more than a credit […]

The size and existence of the modern state is limited only by the ability to borrow money; an ability dependent on the continuing value of fiat paper money. That limit has now been reached. Greece is not just a country that overindulged on the bankers’ poisoned candy of cheap credit. Greece is the canary …

 Source: Peter Byrne of The Gold Report  (3/4/15) http://www.theaureport.com/pub/na/how-to-position-your-portfolio-for-the-coming-gold-upturn-alphatoxs-etienne-moshevich  The world needs gold, says AlphaStox’s Etienne Moshevich, and while it has been out of favor for the last few years, a series of macro factors point to its uptrend. In this interview with The Gold Report, Moshevich discusses 11 gold, manganese and graphite companies with management […]

 Source: Karen Roche, The Gold Report  (2/9/15) http://www.theaureport.com/pub/na/the-companies-bob-moriarty-loves-for-the-long-term  The rapid and massive response when the Swiss unpegged the franc from the euro will ripple across the hedge fund, brokerage and financial systems. It also will infect other currencies, according to Bob Moriarty of 321gold.com. Gold, he believes, will be the last man standing. In this interview, […]

 If you wait by the river long enough, the bodies of your enemies will float by Sun Tzu, The Art of War, 5th century BC  WHITHER GOLD    After the 1999 gold …

 The six members of the European Central Bank (ECB) Executive Board and the 16 governors of the euro area central banks vote on where to set the rate. We watch interest rate changes closely as short term interest rates are the primary factor in currency valuation.  A higher than expected rate is positive for the […]

During the past couple months several indexes, sectors and commodities have sold off more than 10 – 20%. But now some are looking like new buying opportunities. Over the next week I will bring a few of these trades to your attention as they start to unfold. Today we are looking at the TAN solar […]

During the past couple months several indexes, sectors and commodities have sold off more than 10 – 20%. But now some are looking like new buying opportunities. Over the next week I will bring a few of these trades to your attention as they start to unfold. Today we are looking at the TAN solar […]

During the past couple months several indexes, sectors and commodities have sold off more than 10 – 20%. But now some are looking like new buying opportunities. Over the next week I will bring a few of these trades to your attention as they start to unfold. Today we are looking at the TAN solar […]

from Adrian Ash BullionVault Thurs 26 Sept 09:10 EST  Precious Metals “Driven” by US Debt Limit as 3-Week Countdown Begins  The WHOLESALE price of gold and other precious metals touched 4-session highs Thursday morning in London, after US Treasury secretary Jack Lew warned yesterday that the government will run out of money in just 3 […]

   The recent collapse in gold price hasn’t discouraged consumers across Asia, and in particular from China and India from buying yellow metal. Taken together, China and India account for more than half of the total consumer bullion demand worldwide. What we are seeing now is an exceptional phenomenon because Indian demand for gold is […]

“History does not repeat itself, but it often rhymes”, as Mark Twain noted.      Featured is the five year weekly gold chart. The green boxes highlight pullbacks from overbought conditions. The blue boxes show the testing of a breakout from below the 50 week moving average. The green arrows point to the expected …

 Richard (Rick) MillsAhead of the Herd  As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information  In July 1944, delegates from 44 nations met at Bretton Woods, New Hampshire – the United Nations Monetary and Financial Conference – and agreed to “peg” their currencies to the U.S. […]

Goldman Sach’s prediction of $1200 gold is similar to Hitler predicting the Reichstag fire  Prediction is an art. Heisenberg’s Uncertainty Principle is as operative in the realms of the unknown as well as in the known. But, sometimes, predictions are a slam-dunk such as the large number of put options placed on United and American […]

   It seems that recently the whole precious metals sector has been devoid of the strong relationships with currencies and stocks (namely, strong negative correlation between gold and silver and the USD, and a positive one between metals and the S&P 500 Index) that we are so much used to, which makes the straightforward inference […]

 We have been witnessing the abnormal situation in the intermarket correlations for quite some time now, i.e. positive correlation between dollar and gold and silver (or virtually no correlation at all) , and negative one between the general stock market and precious metals sector. Such a set-up is not the best from the precious metals […]

originally published February 3rd, 2013 » Printable Version  READ MORE ARTICLES ABOUT ALL MARKET ROUNDUP – BONDS, STOCKS, DOLLAR, GOLD, SILVER, OIL, PM STOCKSFebruary 3rd, 2013 Never before have we seen major indicators in such a conflicting state. Taken in isolation many important indicators are giving clear signals, but they are in conflict with one […]

Someday we’re going to owe Chicken Little an apology  January 2013, US stock markets are at record highs, the volatility index, the VIX, is as quiet as a dormant caldera and hope the US economy is recovering is growing again as it has every January since 2010.  Dow, S&P close at five-year highs; VIX plunges […]