Posts filed under “Gold & Precious Metals”

What Is Gold’s Next Catalyst?

Category: Gold & Precious Metals, Media, Video

Banks Are Manipulating Gold and Silver Markets

Gold and Silver Are Manipulated The Guardian and Telegraph report that gold and silver prices are “fixed” in the same way as interest rates and derivatives – in daily conference calls by the powers-that-be. Long-time trader Andrew Maguire told told King World News this week that 2 JP Morgan whistleblowers have handed over evidence of…Read More

Category: Bailouts, Gold & Precious Metals, Legal, Think Tank

Financial Psalm No. 16

Financial Psalm No. 16 16:1   Preserve me, Gold, for in you do I take refuge. 16:2   My portfolio, you have saveth, and it sayeth: “You are my Saviour. Apart from you, I have no good thing…not even Bitcoins” 16:3   As for the Silver and Oil which is in the earth, they are also excellent ones in…Read More

Category: Gold & Precious Metals, Think Tank

How Gold Lost Its Luster, How the All-Weather Fund Got Wet, and Other Just-So Stories John Mauldin July 3, 2013     We have not revisited the topic of gold in Outside the Box recently, mostly due to the fact that nearly everything I read on the subject is derivative of what I have been…Read More

Category: Gold & Precious Metals, Hedge Funds, Think Tank

Gold Bouncing Towards $1400 Creates Selling Opportunity

This discussion is about probabilities and investor psychology — not predictions.


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Source: Yahoo Finance



Note: I understand getting heard above the clutter and attracting clicks and all, but this headline is rather different than what we actually discuss on the video above:

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Category: Gold & Precious Metals, Media, Video

Is Gold Overdue for a Bounce?

Back in my days as a trader, I would peruse the lists of 52 week lows looking for reversal candidates. The key was finding an intelligent entry that had a very tight stop, so it presented a good risk reward. I am happy to risk one dollar to make three. Slowly build the position over…Read More

Category: Currency, Gold & Precious Metals, Technical Analysis, Trading

50 Year Chart: Stocks, Bonds & Gold

Click to enlarge   Yesterday, in response to our post on how wrong the public was back in this 2011 Gallup poll, the following suggestion was made: Which asset performed best is dependent on your definition of “long term”. 2011-2013 is at best medium term. Long term to most people means decades, 20 years or…Read More

Category: Fixed Income/Interest Rates, Gold & Precious Metals, Investing, Technical Analysis

Gold Standard: 80 Years Gone Today

Su Keenan recaps today’s top commodity stories. She speaks on Bloomberg Television’s “Bottom Line.”

The Gold Standard Died 80 Years Ago Today

June 5 (Bloomberg)

Category: Gold & Precious Metals, Video

Which is a Better Inflation Hedge, Gold or Houses?

Source: Bloomberg’s Chart of the Day, Federal Housing Finance Agency     Here is something I never would have guessed at, via Dave Wilson of Bloomberg: If you want to be hedged against the risk of a pickup in inflation, you would be better off buying houses than gold. That’s according to Michael Hartnett, chief…Read More

Category: Gold & Precious Metals, Inflation, Real Estate

Albert Edwards: 10 Year Bond Yield Heading Below 1%

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Kudos to Albert Edwards for ignoring Career Risk and making a fairly outrageous call.

I question whether this sort of analysis is brave or stubborn or brave (or both) — but more importantly what clients are supposed to do with it.

The rest of Albert’s call: The  S&P500 is going to fall 75% to 450, the Sub-1% US 10 year, and Gold > $10,000.



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Category: Fixed Income/Interest Rates, Gold & Precious Metals