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 The gold miners have seen impressive investor interest in their beaten-down stocks in this young new year, with capital inflows fueling a sharp rally. And this buying is likely just beginning, as major market changes are afoot that should catapult gold much higher. With gold stocks trading at fundamentally-absurd price levels relative to …

 Source: JT Long of The Gold Report  (1/7/15) https://www.theaureport.com/pub/na/will-the-january-effect-give-gold-and-silver-miners-a-bounce  The January Effect, the surge that small-cap companies may experience at the beginning of the year, goes back some seven decades. What will 2015 bring? The Gold Report talked to some experts to find out what they are expecting in the early days of the new year and which companies […]

In a moment we will provide our answer to this interesting question. The correction in the price of gold and silver is now in its fourth year, and in the words of W. D. Gann: “When time is up – price will turn.” Featured is the weekly gold chart. The current bull market …

 The 2000s gold bull has brought a lot of attention to West Africa. This attention has not always translated to success given the unstable geopolitical environment in this part of the world. But the diligent miners able to endure and overcome the challenges have been rewarded with some major discoveries that have been …

 Source: JT Long of The Gold Report  (12/31/14) https://www.theaureport.com/pub/na/the-four-exploration-companies-bottomfisher-john-kaiser-thinks-could-get-gold-investors-excited-again The junior resource market is at a historic low point, but Kaiser Research Online author John Kaiser knows it just takes one big discovery to bring excitement—and investor dollars—back to the market. It has happened before. In this interview with The Gold Report, he reveals which four companies could lead the way. […]

 Source: JT Long of The Gold Report  (12/31/14) https://www.theaureport.com/pub/na/resolve-to-do-better-in-2015-expert-edition  As natural resource investors take stock of their 2014 portfolio shifts and make adjustments for 2015, The Gold Report quizzed top experts in the sector on what resolutions they are making and—perhaps more important—what steps they are taking to make sure they will stick to the hard choices they have […]

If you wait by the river long enough, the bodies of your enemies will float by Sun Tzu, The Art of War, fifth century BC  When growth slows in …

 Gold stocks have suffered a miserable few years, becoming a laughingstock even among contrarians. But this despised sector’s seemingly-endless downward spiral has left gold stocks vastly undervalued relative to gold, which drives their profits. The fundamentally-absurd disconnect between gold-stock price levels and gold can’t last. And it sure looks ready to end, …

 Gold has suffered a rough couple of months, getting pounded below major support. One driver was stock-market capital flowing out of gold again, as evidenced by renewed differential selling pressure seen in gold-ETF shares. But this was minor compared to last year’s, despite extreme bearish sentiment plaguing gold. Gold-ETF selling exhaustion has …

 Gold’s sharp selloffs since mid-March have been mostly driven by American futures speculators’ heavy selling. These traders dramatically slashed their long bets on gold while ramping up their shorts. The resulting deluge of supply flooded the market and temporarily overwhelmed demand. But intense bouts of gold-futures selling quickly burn themselves out, and …

 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 […]

 Gold & Silver Trading Alert originally published on March 27th, 2014 9:30 AM:  Briefly: In our opinion short speculative positions in gold (half), silver (half) and mining stocks (full) are justified from the risk/reward perspective.  The decline in the precious metals sector continues, as indicated in the previous alerts. Gold, silver and mining stocks have […]

The energy sector has surged during the last two months which can be seen by looking at the XLE Energy Select Sector Fund. If crude oil continues to climb to the $112 level, XLE will likely continue to rally for another few days or possibly week as energy stocks are considered a leveraged way to […]

 The precious metals plunged last week, knifing through key support zones to unleash an explosion of bearish sentiment. This troubling heavy selling wasn’t news-driven, it emerged out of the blue. Who was dumping gold and why? Later data confirmed it was American futures speculators short selling gold and silver at record levels. …

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 […]

By Neil Charnock www.goldoz.com.au  The Australian gold sector (XGD) is selling today (intra-day) at a record 53.56% below its 200dma. This is a rare event indeed as even the 2008 violent panic crash produced a low around 48% below the 200dma at that time. This current crash on the Australian XGD is a fall of […]

 One of the most important pieces of data last week was Friday’s U.S. non-farm payrolls report. U.S. employers added 195,000 new jobs to their payrolls last month, exceeding expectations of 165,000, the Labor Department said on Friday, cementing expectations the Fed will start winding down its $85 billion monthly bond purchases. It was a very […]