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The investment seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its total assets in common stocks and depositary receipts of companies involved in the gold mining industry. The index is a modified market-capitalization weighted index primarily comprised of publicly traded companies involved in the mining for gold and silver. The fund is non-diversified.

Market Cap: 7.54 Billion

Primary Exchange: NYSE Arca

Website: http://www.marketvectorsetfs.com

Shares Outstanding: 312 Million

Float: 312 Million

Dividend: 0.176 (0.73%)

Beta: 0.464938

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Short Interest (Jan 15, 2013): 15.7 Million

Ethical Flags

Longest drawdown: 2367 trading days

From: 2013-01-02 To: 2019-09-13

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Gold Shines Eventually

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-12 11:14:59:000

Introduction The recent rise in gold price for the past month is the result of the alignment of positive major factors, such as falling interest rates, stocks, and the US dollar. Flight to safety is becoming the new theme as global conflicts heat up. This article intends to discuss the o… read more...

Gold Shines Eventually

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-12 11:14:59:000

Introduction The recent rise in gold price for the past month is the result of the alignment of positive major factors, such as falling interest rates, stocks, and the US dollar. Flight to safety is becoming the new theme as global conflicts heat up. This article intends to discuss the o… read more...

Central Bank Demand Still Supportive For Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-12 06:28:38:000

As has been the case with the stock market lately, investors collective concern over the global trade outlook has been the dominant driver for gold and the gold mining shares. And while gold may have temporarily lost some of its recent psychological support from the recent resolution o… read more...

Central Bank Demand Still Supportive For Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-12 06:28:38:000

As has been the case with the stock market lately, investors collective concern over the global trade outlook has been the dominant driver for gold and the gold mining shares. And while gold may have temporarily lost some of its recent psychological support from the recent resolution o… read more...

Global Economic And Political Concerns Rise

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-12 02:15:00:000

Last Friday night, after the markets had closed, US President Trump told the world that Mexico had agreed to a deal that would avoid the spread of protectionist measures. The US leader had used tariffs, not to level the playing field on trade, but to achieve cooperation from the Mexican govern… read more...

Global Economic And Political Concerns Rise

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-12 02:15:00:000

Last Friday night, after the markets had closed, US President Trump told the world that Mexico had agreed to a deal that would avoid the spread of protectionist measures. The US leader had used tariffs, not to level the playing field on trade, but to achieve cooperation from the Mexican govern… read more...

Gold Enthusiasts Don't Like Hearing This

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-11 11:20:21:000

All markets are driven by the emotion of fear - fear of losing and fear of missing out (greed) - and it is hard to think of a more emotional investment than gold. It has been the 'go-to' refuge from recessions and from inflation since the beginning of modern times. In this piece, we argue that… read more...

A Fundamental Basis For A Gold Stock Turnaround

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-11 04:47:35:000

One of the biggest obstacles facing gold in the last year was the weak outlook for many of the companies which produce gold. Revenue and earnings estimates for some of the top gold miners were subdued in 2018, and this kept the PHLX Gold/Silver Index ((XAU)) in a position of relative weaknes… read more...

Portfolio Composition: Short Commodity, Precious Metals; Long Rare Earths, Biotech

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-10 23:35:41:000

According the CME FedWatch tool, Fed Funds futures markets are currently pricing in a 98.5% chance of the Federal Reserve lowering rates at least once this year. Breaking it down further, there is a 31.9% probability of 2 rate cuts and a 35.4% chance of three 25 basis point rate decreases, as … read more...

GDX: Find The Weakness

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-10 16:59:45:000

Since the first half of August in 2016, the VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (NYSEARCA: GDX) has witnessed declines of -28.06%. However, the year 2019 has already experienced several instances of emerging volatility in stocks and this activity has centered more of the markets attention o… read more...

Revisiting The GDX Bull Case

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-10 11:04:10:000

I have very much been looking forward to writing this article. Since my last article about gold miners ( GDX ) in February, a lot has changed. Fortunately, all key indicators that I discussed have further strengthened (at least from a bullish GDX standpoint). With that said, I remain very … read more...

Gold, gold miners drop as investors return to risk-on mode

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-10 07:40:54:000

Comex gold futures -1% to $1,332.50/oz., backing off last Friday's 14-month peak as the deal between the U.S. and Mexico to avert a tariff war sparks investor appetite for riskier assets. More news on: Sibanye Gold Limited, AngloGold Ashanti Limited, Wheaton Precious Metals Corp., Comm… read more...

Gold Climbs To The Highest Level Since February

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-10 02:00:00:000

On the final trading session of May, the COMEX gold futures market broke a bearish price pattern that had been in place since February 20. Over three months, the yellow metal did nothing but make lower higher and lower lows falling to $1273.20 on the active month August futures contract on May… read more...

Junior Gold Miners: Gold Price Rally Is Perfect Timing For Summer Drilling Season

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-10 01:38:59:000

The current gold price rally ( GLD ) ( PHYS ) is coming at a perfect time for junior gold miner stocks ( GDXJ ) ( JNUG ) ( GDX ). The true junior gold miners are companies who own properties and projects that their geologists' research has indicated to have the potential to host significant … read more...

It's Buy-The-Dips Time In Metals And Miners - David Brady (07/06/2019)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-09 06:07:06:000

By David Brady I am expecting gold to test the resistance zone between 1,370-80 next with a healthy pullback to follow. But I do not recommend anyone short gold in this market. As the Elliott Wave theorists put it, a Wave 3 (or C) is under way in gold and any pullbacks are to be bought und… read more...

Gold, Silver And The Mining Stocks Are Showing Signs Of Life

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-09 05:28:31:000

"Shanghai Gold will change the current gold market with its 'consumed in the East but priced in the West' arrangement. When China has the right to speak in the international gold market, the true price of gold will be revealed." - Xu Luode, Chairman, Shanghai Gold Exchange, 15 May 2014 T… read more...

Gold Surges Near Breakout

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-08 10:34:03:000

Gold surged sharply over this past week or so, nearing a major bull market breakout! Nearly everyone was surprised by this violent awakening, which erupted suddenly as gold languished around year-to-date lows. If this dramatic rally has staying power, gold has good odds of achieving decisive n… read more...

Gold Stocks Benefiting From 'Fear Momentum'

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-06 12:44:47:000

In the market, there are basically two types of momentum which most investors are cognizant of. The first is when asset prices are propelled higher on a sustained basis based on widespread bullish sentiment. The other is type is fundamental in nature, e.g. the momentum of earnings growth or of… read more...

Gold Stocks Benefiting From 'Fear Momentum'

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-06 12:44:47:000

In the market, there are basically two types of momentum which most investors are cognizant of. The first is when asset prices are propelled higher on a sustained basis based on widespread bullish sentiment. The other is type is fundamental in nature, e.g. the momentum of earnings growth or of… read more...

Gold Will Save Us All

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-05 07:35:56:000

In the absence of the gold standard, there is no way to protect savings from confiscation through inflation. There is no safe store of value. - Alan Greenspan Allow me to start off this article by making it very clear that I am by no means a Gold bug. Ever… read more...

Where Investors Sought Protection From Trump's Tariffs On Mexico

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-04 21:26:14:000

Tariff Man strikes again. In a surprise tweet last Thursday, President Donald Trump announced that, beginning June 10, the U.S. would impose a 5 percent tariff on all goods coming into the U.S. from Mexico until such time as illegal migrants coming through Mexico, a… read more...

Focus On The Gold Mining Stocks

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-04 11:30:25:000

The latest rally in the price of gold has presented an excellent opportunity for traders interested in taking advantage of the leverage offered by mining shares. After the steep share price decline in many gold producing and exploration firms in past months, an excellent opportunity for profit… read more...

It's Time To Buy Gold Miners: Top News For May 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-04 10:24:52:000

Gold Mining Bull: Top News for May 2019 I'm here to provide you with the top news in the gold mining sector for May of 2019, in what was yet another eventful month for gold and silver mining shares. Here's some commentary on current gold prices and where I think prices could be heading thi… read more...

Leveraged ETF Decays - Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-03 12:50:26:000

I measure once a month the decay of major leveraged ETFs. It may be useful for anyone using leveraged ETFs for investing, trading or hedging. Where does the decay come from? Most of the time, a leveraged ETF does worse than the underlying asset leveraged by the same factor. This relative… read more...

GDX: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-03 11:18:11:000

Just over six months ago I wrote an article titled "GDX: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly" , to discuss which miners ( GDX ) were worth holding, and which were worth avoiding. The top 3 names from within the GDX constituents I discussed were AngloGold Ashanti ( AU ), Barrick Gold ( GOLD ), and… read more...

Global tensions boost gold to nine-week highs; gold miners gain

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-03 05:26:23:000

Gold prices power to nine-week highs in early morning trade, after last week's global stock market selloff and as U.S. stock futures point to a lower open; Comex gold +0.7% to $1,319.80/oz. More news on: DRDGOLD Limited, Hecla Mining Company, Yamana Gold Inc., Commodities news, Stocks on… read more...

Precious Metals Royalty And Streaming Companies: The May Report

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-03 02:09:28:000

Precious metals royalty and streaming companies represent a very interesting sub-industry of the precious metals mining industry. They provide some leverage to the growing metals prices, similar to the typical mining companies, however, they are less risky in comparison to them. Their income… read more...

A Rally Opportunity For Gold Mining Stocks

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-02 14:33:46:000

One of the things which held gold back from rallying in May was the extreme liquidation of gold mining shares. The past two months was indeed a bad time to be a holder of gold stocks, as the PHLX Gold/Silver Index (XAU) fell 17 percent from its February peak. As well discuss in this re… read more...

Gold Is A Barometer Of Fear

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-02 02:00:00:000

I was a precious metals trader from the early 1980s until 1997 for one of the world's leading bullion dealers with offices in New York, London, and Hong Kong. For most of that time, the price of the yellow metal traded at between $300 and $400 per ounce. Memories of the 1980 peak at $875 per o… read more...

Gold miners gain big as price breaks above $1,300

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-31 10:44:20:000

Gold miners are outperforming other mining and metal names as Comex gold rallies +1.5% to settle at $1,311.10/oz., the highest finish for a most-active contract since April 10, after Pres. Trump threatened to impose tariffs on all Mexican goods imported into the U.S. More news on: SPDR… read more...

Gold miners gain big as price breaks above $1,300

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-31 10:44:20:000

Gold miners are outperforming other mining and metal names as Comex gold rallies +1.5% to settle at $1,311.10/oz., the highest finish for a most-active contract since April 10, after Pres. Trump threatened to impose tariffs on all Mexican goods imported into the U.S. More news on: SPDR… read more...

Gold gets safe-haven buying amid global stock selloff

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-31 04:22:33:000

Gold catches a bid following Pres. Trump threat to levy tariffs on all imports from Mexico, exacerbating fears of a global economic slowdown. More news on: IAMGOLD Corporation, Gold Fields Limited, AngloGold Ashanti Limited, Commodities news, Stocks on the move, News on ETFs, Read m… read more...

Gold gets safe-haven buying amid global stock selloff

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-31 04:22:33:000

Gold catches a bid following Pres. Trump threat to levy tariffs on all imports from Mexico, exacerbating fears of a global economic slowdown. More news on: IAMGOLD Corporation, Gold Fields Limited, AngloGold Ashanti Limited, Commodities news, Stocks on the move, News on ETFs, Read m… read more...

GDX: Gold Miners YTD Performance And Valuation Scorecard

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-31 01:35:07:000

VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (NYSE: GDX ) is the largest and most liquid exchange traded fund tracking the performance of equities in the gold mining industry. It's been a difficult couple of years amid a decade-to-forget for gold miners and precious metals in general. Looking back at th… read more...

GDX: Gold Miners YTD Performance And Valuation Scorecard

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-31 01:35:07:000

VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (NYSE: GDX ) is the largest and most liquid exchange traded fund tracking the performance of equities in the gold mining industry. It's been a difficult couple of years amid a decade-to-forget for gold miners and precious metals in general. Looking back at th… read more...

Metals And Miners - How To Trade The Enormous Forthcoming Upside

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-26 12:39:48:000

For well over two years we have been steadfast in our downside projections in gold, silver, the HUI Goldbugs Index, and VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF ( GDX ). This sector offers tremendous upside, but if not managed correctly can cause damage to your long term capital. To say the sentiment th… read more...

Metals And Miners - How To Trade The Enormous Forthcoming Upside

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-26 12:39:48:000

For well over two years we have been steadfast in our downside projections in gold, silver, the HUI Goldbugs Index, and VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF ( GDX ). This sector offers tremendous upside, but if not managed correctly can cause damage to your long term capital. To say the sentiment th… read more...

Metals And Miners - How To Trade The Enormous Forthcoming Upside

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-26 12:39:48:000

For well over two years we have been steadfast in our downside projections in gold, silver, the HUI Goldbugs Index, and VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF ( GDX ). This sector offers tremendous upside, but if not managed correctly can cause damage to your long term capital. To say the sentiment th… read more...

Metals And Miners - How To Trade The Enormous Forthcoming Upside

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-26 12:39:48:000

For well over two years we have been steadfast in our downside projections in gold, silver, the HUI Goldbugs Index, and VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF ( GDX ). This sector offers tremendous upside, but if not managed correctly can cause damage to your long term capital. To say the sentiment th… read more...

Metals And Miners - How To Trade The Enormous Forthcoming Upside

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-26 12:39:48:000

For well over two years we have been steadfast in our downside projections in gold, silver, the HUI Goldbugs Index, and VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF ( GDX ). This sector offers tremendous upside, but if not managed correctly can cause damage to your long term capital. To say the sentiment th… read more...

Gold Mid-Tiers' Q1 2019 Fundamentals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-25 03:56:27:000

The mid-tier gold miners stocks in the sweet spot for price appreciation potential have been struggling in recent months, grinding lower with gold. Their strong early-year momentum has been sapped by recent stock market euphoria. But gold mining stocks are more important than ever for … read more...

The Trade War Will Backfire On The American Economy

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-23 20:40:35:000

Trump (to China): Stop, or I'll impose import-taxes on my own people! Cleavon Little playing Sheriff Bart in the movie, "Blazing Saddles." Source: TV Tropes President Donald Trump seems to have put himself in a similar situation as Sheriff Bart in Mel Brooks' cult classic film, Blaz… read more...

Disappointment In The Gold Market

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-23 02:12:00:000

Gold is a safe haven asset that market participants tend to flock to during periods of fear, uncertainty, and inflation. The yellow metal is both a commodity and a financial asset, making it unique. Along with its many industrial and ornamental uses, gold serves as an asset for countries aro… read more...

Central Bankers - Followers Not Leaders

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-22 02:15:00:000

Central Bankers are an elite group of economists that manage monetary policies for nations around the world. In the US and Europe, the Federal Reserve and European Central Bank manage short-term interest rates, which is the primary monetary policy tool. Market forces establish the rates furthe… read more...

Time To Prod The Long Side In GDX

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-21 13:11:59:000

The low on the 2nd of May this year remains the most likely target for an intermediate cycle low in VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF ( GDX ). We state this because this low (outlined on the chart below) took place 33 weeks after its most recent intermediate low which occurred in early September … read more...

Brutal Gold Futures Action Explains Last Week's Big Price Decline

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-20 22:10:44:000

Just when it looked like gold futures - which still, unfortunately, dictate the price of physical precious metals - were ready to turn bullish, last week's Commitments of Traders report ((COT)) revealed that commercial traders (usually right at big turns) had gone massively short, while specul… read more...

GDX: Watch Out For The Summer Doldrums

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-20 02:49:20:000

The spot price of gold got off to a great start this year and briefly clipped $1,350/oz back in February before failing (yet again) to break through heavy resistance that resides in that same region. Although for a brief period of time gold looked to be gaining strong momentum as there was cer… read more...

Why Now Is The Time To Buy Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-19 19:40:01:000

John Maynard Keynes called it a barbarous relic. Warren Buffett said it has no utility. Its a curious yellow metal that miners dig out of the ground only to melt down and bury again in carefully guarded vaults. So why invest in gold? As Ray Dalio once said, If you dont … read more...

Trade Issues Are Only The Tip Of A Volatile Iceberg For Markets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-19 02:15:00:000

There is a Chinese curse which says, "May he live in interesting times." Given the current trade dispute between the United States and China, the commodities markets are under a spell because many of the raw materials are in the crosshairs of the wave of protectionism that escalated to a new l… read more...

Gold Miners' Q1 2019 Fundamentals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-18 03:44:11:000

The major gold miners stocks are drifting sideways with gold, their early-year momentum sapped by the recent stock market euphoria. But they are more important than ever for prudently diversifying portfolios, a rare sector that surges when stock markets weaken. Their just-reported Q1&#… read more...

Revisiting Gold's Trading Patterns

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-17 23:09:44:000

The only constant in the market (any market) is emotion. Specifically, fear; fear of losing and fear of missing out (greed). Repetitive market patterns that are connected in some way to human emotions are the best chance we have of understanding the present and, perhaps, improving our predicti… read more...

Unearthing ESG In The Gold Industry

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-17 15:31:04:000

Easing Global Risks Softened Safe-Haven Demand The gold price showed a small decline in April as global risks eased somewhat. First quarter gross domestic product ((GDP)) growth exceeded expectations in the U.S. and China. China also reported gains in retail sales and industrial production f… read more...

Safe Havens Provide Shelter From The Volatile Storm

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-17 02:00:00:000

Markets have entered a new dimension in May. After the volatile fourth quarter, the markets calmed, and stocks regained all of their losses over the first four months of 2019. The price of crude oil also made an impressive comeback. After a decline from $76.90 on the nearby NYMEX futures contr… read more...

The Silver/Gold Ratio Is Approaching A Record Level

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-14 08:04:57:000

Last Friday, on May 10, the trade dispute between the US and China escalated with sent a wave of uncertainty through markets across all asset classes. Source: Barchart The chart of the VIX volatility index shows that the metric that moves higher when stock prices move to the downside tr… read more...

The Silver/Gold Ratio Is Approaching A Record Level

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-14 08:04:57:000

Last Friday, on May 10, the trade dispute between the US and China escalated with sent a wave of uncertainty through markets across all asset classes. Source: Barchart The chart of the VIX volatility index shows that the metric that moves higher when stock prices move to the downside tr… read more...

The Silver/Gold Ratio Is Approaching A Record Level

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-14 08:04:57:000

Last Friday, on May 10, the trade dispute between the US and China escalated with sent a wave of uncertainty through markets across all asset classes. Source: Barchart The chart of the VIX volatility index shows that the metric that moves higher when stock prices move to the downside tr… read more...

GDX: More Generals Bite The Dust

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-13 09:17:19:000

One of the ways I assess the overall health of the mining sector ( GDX ) is by watching the price action of what I term the Generals to determine if they are in demand. If an industry is going to make a big move and funds are flowing into it, they are going to need to go after the highest mark… read more...

Gold - The Calm Before The Storm

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-09 06:48:59:000

The Midas Touch Gold Model Update May 2019 The beginning of wisdom is the definition of terms. - Socrates Feelings are invulnerable to rational thought. - Stephen King While gold ( GLD ) has been showing some signs of life over the last few days, I… read more...

Gold - The Calm Before The Storm

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-09 06:48:59:000

The Midas Touch Gold Model Update May 2019 The beginning of wisdom is the definition of terms. - Socrates Feelings are invulnerable to rational thought. - Stephen King While gold ( GLD ) has been showing some signs of life over the last few days, I… read more...

Gold - The Calm Before The Storm

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-09 06:48:59:000

The Midas Touch Gold Model Update May 2019 The beginning of wisdom is the definition of terms. - Socrates Feelings are invulnerable to rational thought. - Stephen King While gold ( GLD ) has been showing some signs of life over the last few days, I… read more...

Gold - The Calm Before The Storm

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-09 06:48:59:000

The Midas Touch Gold Model Update May 2019 The beginning of wisdom is the definition of terms. - Socrates Feelings are invulnerable to rational thought. - Stephen King While gold ( GLD ) has been showing some signs of life over the last few days, I… read more...

Gold Sits And Waits For Direction

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-06 13:43:45:000

The price of COMEX June gold futures closed 2018 at $1297.60 per ounce after trading to a low at $1189.30 in mid-August. After trading to a high at $1356 on February 20, the price of the yellow metal has been making lower highs and lower lows reaching its most recent bottom at $1267.30 on May … read more...

Gold Sits And Waits For Direction

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-06 13:43:45:000

The price of COMEX June gold futures closed 2018 at $1297.60 per ounce after trading to a low at $1189.30 in mid-August. After trading to a high at $1356 on February 20, the price of the yellow metal has been making lower highs and lower lows reaching its most recent bottom at $1267.30 on May … read more...

Gold Sits And Waits For Direction

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-06 13:43:45:000

The price of COMEX June gold futures closed 2018 at $1297.60 per ounce after trading to a low at $1189.30 in mid-August. After trading to a high at $1356 on February 20, the price of the yellow metal has been making lower highs and lower lows reaching its most recent bottom at $1267.30 on May … read more...

The Divergent Paths Of Income And Wealth Inequality

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-02 16:05:25:000

By now, everyone is well aware of economic inequality. What might be somewhat obscured is the difference between income inequality and wealth inequality. The two terms are often used interchangeably, but they are not the same. Income inequality measures the differences in annual inflows … read more...

The Divergent Paths Of Income And Wealth Inequality

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-02 16:05:25:000

By now, everyone is well aware of economic inequality. What might be somewhat obscured is the difference between income inequality and wealth inequality. The two terms are often used interchangeably, but they are not the same. Income inequality measures the differences in annual inflows … read more...

The Divergent Paths Of Income And Wealth Inequality

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-02 16:05:25:000

By now, everyone is well aware of economic inequality. What might be somewhat obscured is the difference between income inequality and wealth inequality. The two terms are often used interchangeably, but they are not the same. Income inequality measures the differences in annual inflows … read more...

Gold touches year's lowest levels following Fed comments

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-02 07:26:55:000

Comex gold prices tumble to YTDlows , -1.1% to $1,269.50/oz., weighed by stability in the U.S. dollar and Treasury yields a day after Fed Chairman Powell cast doubt about the prospect for a near-term rate reduction. More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF… read more...

Leveraged ETF Decays - Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-01 11:13:59:000

I measure once a month the decay of major leveraged ETFs. It may be useful for anyone using leveraged ETFs for investing, trading or hedging. Where does the decay come from? Most of the time a leveraged ETF does worse than the underlying asset leveraged by the same factor. This relative … read more...

Philosopher David Hume Vs. The National Debt

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-29 20:43:08:000

Scottish Enlightenment-era philosopher David Hume penned a prescient and incisive essay about public debt in 1752, long before our current age of fiat currencies and staggering federal deficits. He would have been horrified at how public finance has evolved or devolved , from his p… read more...

Near-Record Gold Shorting

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-27 02:52:21:000

Gold has failed to gain traction over the past couple months, normally a seasonally strong time. That has really weighed on sentiment, leaving traders increasingly bearish. Gold investment demand has flagged dramatically with lofty stock markets spewing great euphoria. Thats given gold… read more...

Near-Record Gold Shorting

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-27 02:52:21:000

Gold has failed to gain traction over the past couple months, normally a seasonally strong time. That has really weighed on sentiment, leaving traders increasingly bearish. Gold investment demand has flagged dramatically with lofty stock markets spewing great euphoria. Thats given gold… read more...

Near-Record Gold Shorting

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-27 02:52:21:000

Gold has failed to gain traction over the past couple months, normally a seasonally strong time. That has really weighed on sentiment, leaving traders increasingly bearish. Gold investment demand has flagged dramatically with lofty stock markets spewing great euphoria. Thats given gold… read more...

Open Interest In Gold Falls - A Possible Sign That A Bottom Is Near

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-24 10:55:17:000

Since attempting to stage a recovery and rising to a high at $1314.70 on the June COMEX futures contract on April 10, the price of gold has moved lower and below the $1300 level. The last time the yellow metal was over $1300 was on April 11, and after falling to a low at $1267.90 on April 23, … read more...

Open Interest In Gold Falls - A Possible Sign That A Bottom Is Near

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-24 10:55:17:000

Since attempting to stage a recovery and rising to a high at $1314.70 on the June COMEX futures contract on April 10, the price of gold has moved lower and below the $1300 level. The last time the yellow metal was over $1300 was on April 11, and after falling to a low at $1267.90 on April 23, … read more...

Open Interest In Gold Falls - A Possible Sign That A Bottom Is Near

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-24 10:55:17:000

Since attempting to stage a recovery and rising to a high at $1314.70 on the June COMEX futures contract on April 10, the price of gold has moved lower and below the $1300 level. The last time the yellow metal was over $1300 was on April 11, and after falling to a low at $1267.90 on April 23, … read more...

Sizing Up Sandstorm's Latest Gold Stream Deal

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-23 16:44:55:000

Sandstorm Gold's Latest Deal with Americas Silver Sandstorm Gold ( SAND ) surprised me a bit recently when it announced a new streaming acquisition with Americas Silver Corporation ( USAS ), which just merged with Pershing Gold, a Nevada-based gold junior. This is Sandstorm's first major d… read more...

Sizing Up Sandstorm's Latest Gold Stream Deal

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-23 16:44:55:000

Sandstorm Gold's Latest Deal with Americas Silver Sandstorm Gold ( SAND ) surprised me a bit recently when it announced a new streaming acquisition with Americas Silver Corporation ( USAS ), which just merged with Pershing Gold, a Nevada-based gold junior. This is Sandstorm's first major d… read more...

Sizing Up Sandstorm's Latest Gold Stream Deal

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-23 16:44:55:000

Sandstorm Gold's Latest Deal with Americas Silver Sandstorm Gold ( SAND ) surprised me a bit recently when it announced a new streaming acquisition with Americas Silver Corporation ( USAS ), which just merged with Pershing Gold, a Nevada-based gold junior. This is Sandstorm's first major d… read more...

Winter Is Coming: The Case For A Low-Growth, Low-Rates Future

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-23 00:17:49:000

HBO's epic fantasy TV series hit off its final season this past week, reminding viewers that through seven seasons of proclaiming that "Winter is Coming" despite no discernible signs of such change, winter has finally come. And with winter, which in the world of the story is a protracted sea… read more...

Gold Juniors Index: Are The Bulls Asleep At The Wheel?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-21 07:12:26:000

After a reasonable start to the year for the Gold Juniors Index ( GDXJ ), the bears have reared their ugly heads once again to crash the party. The index has gone from a positive return of 5% at the end of Q1 to a negative return for the year as we head into the back half of April. During prev… read more...

Gold Juniors Index: Are The Bulls Asleep At The Wheel?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-21 07:12:26:000

After a reasonable start to the year for the Gold Juniors Index ( GDXJ ), the bears have reared their ugly heads once again to crash the party. The index has gone from a positive return of 5% at the end of Q1 to a negative return for the year as we head into the back half of April. During prev… read more...

Gold Needs More Time Before It Breaks To The Upside

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-21 02:00:00:000

Gold traded to a high at $1344 on the nearby COMEX futures contract in 2019 after hitting a high at $1365.40 in 2018. Last year's peak created a double top in the gold futures market as the price hit the exact high in January and April. In 2017, the highest price for gold was at $1358.50, and … read more...

Gold Needs More Time Before It Breaks To The Upside

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-21 02:00:00:000

Gold traded to a high at $1344 on the nearby COMEX futures contract in 2019 after hitting a high at $1365.40 in 2018. Last year's peak created a double top in the gold futures market as the price hit the exact high in January and April. In 2017, the highest price for gold was at $1358.50, and … read more...

This Week In Money - April 19, 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-21 00:45:37:000

Ross Clark - Stock markets, the USD, precious metals and gasoline. Marc Faber - Bonds, commodities, and banks. Chris Vermeulen - Crude oil, gold miners. Tim Wood - NASDAQs new high. Larry Reaugh - President & CEO of American Manganese Inc. … read more...

This Week In Money - April 19, 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-21 00:45:37:000

Ross Clark - Stock markets, the USD, precious metals and gasoline. Marc Faber - Bonds, commodities, and banks. Chris Vermeulen - Crude oil, gold miners. Tim Wood - NASDAQs new high. Larry Reaugh - President & CEO of American Manganese Inc. … read more...

Metals And Miners: Downside Expectations Before Heading Up

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-19 07:40:28:000

For investors who have been following along with the enormous opportunity for upside in the precious metals mining sector, the adage that comes to mind is hurry up and wait. This sector is notorious for swift directional moves followed by long consolidations. From January thr… read more...

Metals And Miners: Downside Expectations Before Heading Up

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-19 07:40:28:000

For investors who have been following along with the enormous opportunity for upside in the precious metals mining sector, the adage that comes to mind is hurry up and wait. This sector is notorious for swift directional moves followed by long consolidations. From January thr… read more...

Pattern Replication In The Gold Market

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-16 10:46:58:000

The only constant in the market (any market) is emotion. Specifically, fear; fear of losing and fear of missing out (greed). Repetitive market patterns that are connected in some way to human emotions are the best chance we have of understanding the present and, perhaps, improving our predicti… read more...

Pattern Replication In The Gold Market

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-16 10:46:58:000

The only constant in the market (any market) is emotion. Specifically, fear; fear of losing and fear of missing out (greed). Repetitive market patterns that are connected in some way to human emotions are the best chance we have of understanding the present and, perhaps, improving our predicti… read more...

Pattern Replication In The Gold Market

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-16 10:46:58:000

The only constant in the market (any market) is emotion. Specifically, fear; fear of losing and fear of missing out (greed). Repetitive market patterns that are connected in some way to human emotions are the best chance we have of understanding the present and, perhaps, improving our predicti… read more...

Gold hits 2019 lows as risk rally continues

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-16 08:32:05:000

Gold futures slide 1% to $1,277/oz., hitting YTD lows , as rising confidence in the world economy pushes investors away from typical safe-haven assets. More news on: Barrick Gold Corporation, Agnico Eagle Mines Limited, Yamana Gold Inc., Commodities news, News on ETFs, Read more … read more...

Gold hits 2019 lows as risk rally continues

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-16 08:32:05:000

Gold futures slide 1% to $1,277/oz., hitting YTD lows , as rising confidence in the world economy pushes investors away from typical safe-haven assets. More news on: Barrick Gold Corporation, Agnico Eagle Mines Limited, Yamana Gold Inc., Commodities news, News on ETFs, Read more … read more...

Gold hits 2019 lows as risk rally continues

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-16 08:32:05:000

Gold futures slide 1% to $1,277/oz., hitting YTD lows , as rising confidence in the world economy pushes investors away from typical safe-haven assets. More news on: Barrick Gold Corporation, Agnico Eagle Mines Limited, Yamana Gold Inc., Commodities news, News on ETFs, Read more … read more...

Make Stock Buybacks Illegal?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-14 02:04:15:000

Markets Climb Above 2,900, All-Time Highs Next Stop? Over the last couple of weeks, we have been discussing the market's advance from the lows and why retesting old highs was quite probable. To wit: "The markets are close to registering a 'golden cross.' This is some of that technical '… read more...

Make Stock Buybacks Illegal?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-14 02:04:15:000

Markets Climb Above 2,900, All-Time Highs Next Stop? Over the last couple of weeks, we have been discussing the market's advance from the lows and why retesting old highs was quite probable. To wit: "The markets are close to registering a 'golden cross.' This is some of that technical '… read more...

Gold And Silver May Be Setting Up For A Big Move

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-13 03:02:41:000

Gold and silver are historically undervalued relative to the stock and bond markets. The junior mining stocks overall are at their most undervalued relative to the price of gold since 2001. Gold's relative performance during the quarter, when the stock market had its best quarterly performance… read more...

Precious Metals Risk The Return Of Complacency - David Brady (12/04/2019)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-13 02:35:38:000

By David Brady, CFA The title to last week's article began with "Gold stuck in limbo," and although not very sexy, it was spot on! We're still stuck in that limbo, and silver and the miners are trapped there too. But based on yesterday's price action, we may get resolution one way or the o… read more...

Gold-Bull Breakout Potential

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-13 00:05:06:000

Gold has faded from interest in the past couple months, overshadowed by the monster stock-market rally. But gold has been consolidating high, quietly basing before its next challenge to major $1,350 bull-market resistance. A decisive breakout above will really catch investors' attention, great… read more...

Signs Of Life In Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-11 02:00:00:000

In mid-February, the price of nearby COMEX gold futures moved to a high at $1344 per ounce, and they looked like it was only a matter of time before they would rise past the 2018 and 2016 highs. Gold always looks its best on the highs and worst on its lows. The shine on gold dulled in the week… read more...

Signs Of Life In Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-11 02:00:00:000

In mid-February, the price of nearby COMEX gold futures moved to a high at $1344 per ounce, and they looked like it was only a matter of time before they would rise past the 2018 and 2016 highs. Gold always looks its best on the highs and worst on its lows. The shine on gold dulled in the week… read more...

Tribeca Trade Group Weekend Newsletter March 31, 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-08 04:05:00:000

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Tribeca Trade Group Weekend Newsletter March 31, 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-08 04:05:00:000

Editor's Note: The summary bullets for this article were chosen by Seeking Alpha Read more … read more...

Tribeca Trade Group Weekend Newsletter March 31, 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-08 04:05:00:000

Editor's Note: The summary bullets for this article were chosen by Seeking Alpha Read more … read more...

Gold Stocks Still Marching

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-06 01:44:40:000

The gold miners' stocks are still marching, grinding higher on balance in a solid upleg. While interest in this sector has faded since late February, it is nicely set up for a strong rally. After consolidating high and establishing a sturdy base, the gold miners are likely to soon report great… read more...

Gold Stocks Still Marching

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-06 01:44:40:000

The gold miners' stocks are still marching, grinding higher on balance in a solid upleg. While interest in this sector has faded since late February, it is nicely set up for a strong rally. After consolidating high and establishing a sturdy base, the gold miners are likely to soon report great… read more...

Looking For A 50-Basis-Point Rate Cut - Will It Happen?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-05 02:00:00:000

In December 2015, the US February reserve increased the short-term Fed Funds rate in what was liftoff from a zero percent interest rate environment. In the months leading up to the move, the Fed had tapered their program of quantitative easing which provided stimulus to the economy in the afte… read more...

Is Gold A Ranging Buy At Under $1,300?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-04 02:00:00:000

Gold traded to a low at just over $1160 per ounce in mid-August when the dollar index rose to a new high and after the US Fed added another 25 basis point rate hike to its agenda for 2018. At the low, the yellow metal traded to its lowest price since early 2017. Gold made a significant botto… read more...

Gold Down And The U.S. Dollar Up

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-03 06:04:26:000

For many years, I've watched the metals and miners sector frustrate investors and analysts alike by offering signs of the elusive break to the upside only to repeatedly fail. Even recently, I received a flurry of emails from those suffering from the "fear of missing out" syndrome, which was lo… read more...

Leveraged ETF Decays - Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-01 14:22:13:000

I measure once a month the decay of major leveraged ETFs. It may be useful for anyone using leveraged ETFs for investing, trading, or hedging. Where does the decay come from? Most of the time, a leveraged ETF does worse than the underlying asset leveraged by the same factor. This relativ… read more...

Leveraged ETF Decays - Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-01 14:22:13:000

I measure once a month the decay of major leveraged ETFs. It may be useful for anyone using leveraged ETFs for investing, trading, or hedging. Where does the decay come from? Most of the time, a leveraged ETF does worse than the underlying asset leveraged by the same factor. This relativ… read more...

How To Be A Profitable Gold Bull Right Now

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-29 20:58:36:000

In my last article on the metal, I explained that 50% of the movement in gold is explained by fluctuations in the dollar . It is no surprise to me that the down-gap in gold's chart coincided with an up-gap in the dollar's chart. Many are wondering whether this is a dip-buying opportunity. … read more...

How To Be A Profitable Gold Bull Right Now

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-29 20:58:36:000

In my last article on the metal, I explained that 50% of the movement in gold is explained by fluctuations in the dollar . It is no surprise to me that the down-gap in gold's chart coincided with an up-gap in the dollar's chart. Many are wondering whether this is a dip-buying opportunity. … read more...

How To Be A Profitable Gold Bull Right Now

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-29 20:58:36:000

In my last article on the metal, I explained that 50% of the movement in gold is explained by fluctuations in the dollar . It is no surprise to me that the down-gap in gold's chart coincided with an up-gap in the dollar's chart. Many are wondering whether this is a dip-buying opportunity. … read more...

How To Be A Profitable Gold Bull Right Now

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-29 20:58:36:000

In my last article on the metal, I explained that 50% of the movement in gold is explained by fluctuations in the dollar . It is no surprise to me that the down-gap in gold's chart coincided with an up-gap in the dollar's chart. Many are wondering whether this is a dip-buying opportunity. … read more...

Gold futures tumble below $1,300 as dollar rises

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-28 11:19:15:000

Gold stocks trade broadly lower as Comex futures suffer their largest single-day percentage decline since August and settle below $1,300/oz. for the first time in two weeks; front-month gold -1.6% to $1,295.30. More news on: Barrick Gold Corporation, Kinross Gold Corporation, Yamana Go… read more...

Gold futures tumble below $1,300 as dollar rises

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-28 11:19:15:000

Gold stocks trade broadly lower as Comex futures suffer their largest single-day percentage decline since August and settle below $1,300/oz. for the first time in two weeks; front-month gold -1.6% to $1,295.30. More news on: Barrick Gold Corporation, Kinross Gold Corporation, Yamana Go… read more...

Roxgold: Is There A High-Grading Problem?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-28 08:19:50:000

Introduction As discussed in one of my latest articles , during a bull market in precious metals, the shares of West African mining companies seem to outperform their peers operating in different jurisdictions (represented by GDX or GDXJ). And, that is exactly what is happening now. For exa… read more...

Roxgold: Is There A High-Grading Problem?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-28 08:19:50:000

Introduction As discussed in one of my latest articles , during a bull market in precious metals, the shares of West African mining companies seem to outperform their peers operating in different jurisdictions (represented by GDX or GDXJ). And, that is exactly what is happening now. For exa… read more...

Gold Looks Set To Challenge Critical Technical Levels On The Upside - FNV Could Continue To Outperform On The Upside

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-28 02:30:00:000

Gold has been shining in 2019, and there are signs that the precious metal will continue its lustrous price activity over the coming weeks and months. Both fundamental and technical factors are supportive of futures gains in the yellow metal which was trading at the $1316 per ounce level on th… read more...

Gold Looks Set To Challenge Critical Technical Levels On The Upside - FNV Could Continue To Outperform On The Upside

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-28 02:30:00:000

Gold has been shining in 2019, and there are signs that the precious metal will continue its lustrous price activity over the coming weeks and months. Both fundamental and technical factors are supportive of futures gains in the yellow metal which was trading at the $1316 per ounce level on th… read more...

A Golden Macro Opportunity

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-27 23:53:39:000

Monday, I talked about the massive vol compression I'm seeing across a number of major macro instruments - most notably FX dollar pairs and gold - along with how these compression regimes set the stage for expansionary ones (i.e., Giant Macro Trends). Here's the chart of gold again which sho… read more...

A Golden Macro Opportunity

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-27 23:53:39:000

Monday, I talked about the massive vol compression I'm seeing across a number of major macro instruments - most notably FX dollar pairs and gold - along with how these compression regimes set the stage for expansionary ones (i.e., Giant Macro Trends). Here's the chart of gold again which sho… read more...

Technology And Innovation In Gold Mining

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-27 11:24:35:000

Technology and Innovation in Gold Mining IMARU CASANOVA: Technology innovation has become a lot more of a central topic, I feel, for the gold sector in recent times. I think gold mining companies, especially the large companies, have always been involved in technological innovation. B… read more...

Your first trade for Wednesday, March 27

via: CNBC at 2019-03-27 05:26:41:000

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Gold Mining Stocks Are Surging On Global Economic Fears

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-27 01:24:49:000

Bond yields are crashing in major markets all around the world as fears of a global economic slowdown have prompted investors to seek shelter in low-risk government debt. Both Germany and Japans 10-year bond yields are back below zero, marking the first time weve seen German yi… read more...

The Dollar: Stuck In Neutral, Which Could Unglue Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-25 05:06:54:000

The US dollar has been remarkably stable since making a high at 97.705 on the dollar index in mid-February. Since the week of December 10, the dollar index traded in a range from 94.635 to 97.665 and was at 96.115 on March 22 on the now active month June futures contract. There are many reas… read more...

The Dollar: Stuck In Neutral, Which Could Unglue Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-25 05:06:54:000

The US dollar has been remarkably stable since making a high at 97.705 on the dollar index in mid-February. Since the week of December 10, the dollar index traded in a range from 94.635 to 97.665 and was at 96.115 on March 22 on the now active month June futures contract. There are many reas… read more...

Gold Mid-Tiers' Q4 2018 Fundamentals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-23 02:41:04:000

The mid-tier gold miners stocks have been rallying on balance in recent months, carving a solid young upleg. Theyve mostly finished reporting their latest fourth-quarter results, revealing how they are faring fundamentally. Their operating and financial performance is very impo… read more...

Gold Mid-Tiers' Q4 2018 Fundamentals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-23 02:41:04:000

The mid-tier gold miners stocks have been rallying on balance in recent months, carving a solid young upleg. Theyve mostly finished reporting their latest fourth-quarter results, revealing how they are faring fundamentally. Their operating and financial performance is very impo… read more...

The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly Of Stock Buybacks

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-22 12:52:42:000

What is the difference between a good corporate share buyback and a bad one? Is there such a thing as a good share buyback? From a finance perspective, yes, there is such a thing as a good share buyback as a tool in the financial management tool belt. The Good Consider the case of a pr… read more...

Robert Moriarty Discusses Junior Gold Miners And Michael Oliver: Gold Bull Market May Soon Begin

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-21 03:32:51:000

Michael Oliver and Bob Moriarty return . Bob Moriarty returns to discuss another one of his favorite gold mine exploration companies and to talk about his new book titled, "Basic Investing in Resource Stocks - the Idiot's Guide." Michael Oliver holds the hands of nervous Nellie gold bugs … read more...

S&P 500 Setup Has Only Occurred One Other Time In Last 70 Years

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-20 21:17:41:000

Market Was A Bit Extended Short-Term Mondays session saw the first close above the S&P 500s upper Bollinger Band (purple arrow) since the current rally began in late December 2018. In early February, the market approached the upper band and then took a very brief paus… read more...

Gold Miners' Q4 2018 Fundamentals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-18 09:35:57:000

The major gold miners are grinding higher in a solid upleg, fueling growing interest in this small contrarian sector. They've mostly finished reporting their fourth-quarter results, revealing how they are really faring fundamentally. Collectively, the world's biggest gold miners continue to fa… read more...

Gold Miners' Q4 2018 Fundamentals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-18 09:35:57:000

The major gold miners are grinding higher in a solid upleg, fueling growing interest in this small contrarian sector. They've mostly finished reporting their fourth-quarter results, revealing how they are really faring fundamentally. Collectively, the world's biggest gold miners continue to fa… read more...

Gold Miners' Q4 2018 Fundamentals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-18 09:35:57:000

The major gold miners are grinding higher in a solid upleg, fueling growing interest in this small contrarian sector. They've mostly finished reporting their fourth-quarter results, revealing how they are really faring fundamentally. Collectively, the world's biggest gold miners continue to fa… read more...

Gold And Silver Are Feeling Frisky

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-17 23:17:05:000

I sourced the chart below from a blog called The Macro Tourist . I added the title and the two yellow trend lines. The chart shows the daily price of gold since the inception of the bull market in 2000-2001. Last Friday (March 8th), gold popped $12 +/- (depending on the time from which you me… read more...

Gold And Silver Are Feeling Frisky

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-17 23:17:05:000

I sourced the chart below from a blog called The Macro Tourist . I added the title and the two yellow trend lines. The chart shows the daily price of gold since the inception of the bull market in 2000-2001. Last Friday (March 8th), gold popped $12 +/- (depending on the time from which you me… read more...

Gold And Silver Are Feeling Frisky

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-17 23:17:05:000

I sourced the chart below from a blog called The Macro Tourist . I added the title and the two yellow trend lines. The chart shows the daily price of gold since the inception of the bull market in 2000-2001. Last Friday (March 8th), gold popped $12 +/- (depending on the time from which you me… read more...

Gold Miners Are Finally Making Some Interesting Capital Investments

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-16 01:43:12:000

One of the dominant thoughts on everyone's minds at the BMO Global Metals & Mining Conference earlier this month was Barrick Gold's ( GOLD ) $17.8 billion hostile takeover of its longtime rival Newmont Mining ( NEM ). This Monday we learned that, after both parties spoke with top shareho… read more...

Gold Miners Are Finally Making Some Interesting Capital Investments

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-16 01:43:12:000

One of the dominant thoughts on everyone's minds at the BMO Global Metals & Mining Conference earlier this month was Barrick Gold's ( GOLD ) $17.8 billion hostile takeover of its longtime rival Newmont Mining ( NEM ). This Monday we learned that, after both parties spoke with top shareho… read more...

Bullion Banks Appear Ready To Slam Gold Imminently - David Brady (14/03/2019)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-15 14:58:10:000

By David Brady The big picture remains the same: When the Fed reverts to QE and the dollar tanks, gold and everything else will soar. I believe a return to QE is inevitable at this point. If the stock market dump in the 4th quarter has taught us anything, it is that the markets cannot su… read more...

The Differences Between The 1920s And The 2010s

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-14 14:31:03:000

As I observed in my previous article discussing seven ways in which our current decade resembles the 1920s, history may rhyme, but it does not repeat. For all the relevant similarities, there are also relevant differences - indeed, more differences than similarities. Perhaps the most obv… read more...

The Differences Between The 1920s And The 2010s

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-14 14:31:03:000

As I observed in my previous article discussing seven ways in which our current decade resembles the 1920s, history may rhyme, but it does not repeat. For all the relevant similarities, there are also relevant differences - indeed, more differences than similarities. Perhaps the most obv… read more...

Barrick And Newmont Reached An Interesting Deal

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-13 02:10:34:000

In hindsight, it seems like Mark Bristow used the opening provided by the Newmont ([[NEM]])-Goldcorp ([[GG]]) merger to force a Barrick ([[GOLD]])-controlled joint venture. The last couple of months have been heated in the gold industry ([[GLD]]), with the Barrick-Rangold merger taking the spo… read more...

Barrick And Newmont Reached An Interesting Deal

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-13 02:10:34:000

In hindsight, it seems like Mark Bristow used the opening provided by the Newmont ([[NEM]])-Goldcorp ([[GG]]) merger to force a Barrick ([[GOLD]])-controlled joint venture. The last couple of months have been heated in the gold industry ([[GLD]]), with the Barrick-Rangold merger taking the spo… read more...

Gold Sits Near The Recent Low - Is Franco-Nevada A Buy At This Level?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-13 02:00:00:000

Gold has been facing lots of adversity lately. On Friday, March 1, the price of the yellow metal dropped like a stone and took out the $1300 per ounce level. Last week, gold moved lower reaching a low that was 70 below its previous bottom for 2019 as the price of April futures fell to $1280.80… read more...

Gold Sits Near The Recent Low - Is Franco-Nevada A Buy At This Level?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-13 02:00:00:000

Gold has been facing lots of adversity lately. On Friday, March 1, the price of the yellow metal dropped like a stone and took out the $1300 per ounce level. Last week, gold moved lower reaching a low that was 70 below its previous bottom for 2019 as the price of April futures fell to $1280.80… read more...

This Week In Money - March 9, 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-09 20:46:09:000

Ross Clark - Stock markets, gold, oil, US dollar, Canadian dollar. Rick Rule - The current state of mining and where he's putting his money. John Kaiser - Junior miners, PDAC curse. Larry Reaugh - President & CEO of American Manganese Inc. Produced by… read more...

This Week In Money - March 9, 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-09 20:46:09:000

Ross Clark - Stock markets, gold, oil, US dollar, Canadian dollar. Rick Rule - The current state of mining and where he's putting his money. John Kaiser - Junior miners, PDAC curse. Larry Reaugh - President & CEO of American Manganese Inc. Produced by… read more...

This Week In Money - March 9, 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-09 20:46:09:000

Ross Clark - Stock markets, gold, oil, US dollar, Canadian dollar. Rick Rule - The current state of mining and where he's putting his money. John Kaiser - Junior miners, PDAC curse. Larry Reaugh - President & CEO of American Manganese Inc. Produced by… read more...

Gold And Precious Metals - Another False Breakout?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-08 04:27:33:000

When the metals and miners complex start a sustaining move to the upside, it can be breathtaking. Those who follow the miners sector know this all too well, as its one of the most emotional sectors in the market. Do not fear though, the train has not left the station without you. In th… read more...

Gold And Precious Metals - Another False Breakout?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-08 04:27:33:000

When the metals and miners complex start a sustaining move to the upside, it can be breathtaking. Those who follow the miners sector know this all too well, as its one of the most emotional sectors in the market. Do not fear though, the train has not left the station without you. In th… read more...

Is MUX Too Cheap?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-08 03:48:12:000

When it comes to investing or trading in the gold market, there are many choices. The most direct route is via the physical bars and coins offered by dealers around the world. Futures and futures options available on the COMEX division of the CME do an excellent job replicating the price actio… read more...

Is MUX Too Cheap?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-08 03:48:12:000

When it comes to investing or trading in the gold market, there are many choices. The most direct route is via the physical bars and coins offered by dealers around the world. Futures and futures options available on the COMEX division of the CME do an excellent job replicating the price actio… read more...

Gold - Yikes!

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-06 01:30:00:000

Gold provided market participants with a reminder that the yellow metal loves to crawl higher and tumble lower during price corrections. The yellow metal is a unique hybrid between a currency and a commodity which means it tends to display a far lower level of volatility than other metals and … read more...

Gold - Yikes!

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-06 01:30:00:000

Gold provided market participants with a reminder that the yellow metal loves to crawl higher and tumble lower during price corrections. The yellow metal is a unique hybrid between a currency and a commodity which means it tends to display a far lower level of volatility than other metals and … read more...

Gold Continues The Pattern

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-05 13:28:47:000

We present patterns in the price history of the gold market that seem to be replicating in real time. If these similar patterns continue to replicate, then gold will continue to fall, but is unlikely to fall below $1,225 before bouncing higher. Gold has a strong inverse-correlation with th… read more...

Gold Is Historically Cheap To The Stock Market

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-04 23:07:18:000

The monetary authorities running the paper-money schemes of the present are anxious to forestall significant rises in the paper price of gold, because such rises would diminish confidence in the lasting value of the paper money in use today. - Hugo Salinas Price The p… read more...

Gold Correction - How Low Can The Yellow Metal Go?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-04 01:00:00:000

In mid-August 2018, a new high in the dollar index took the price of gold to its lowest price since early 2017 at $1161.40 per ounce. Gold did not stay at that level for long, and by the end of August, the price had recovered to over $1200. One of the most impressive signs for the gold marke… read more...

The Gold Debate - Where Do Things Stand In The Gold Market?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-03 00:50:41:000

By Pater Tenebrarum A Recurring Pattern When the gold price recently spiked up to approach the resistance area even Aunt Hilda, Freddy the town drunk, and his blind dog know about by now, a recurring pattern played out. The move toward resistance fanned excitement among gold bugs (wh… read more...

Silver Stalls And Falls To A New Low In 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-02 01:00:00:000

Silver is a precious metal that attracts lots of speculative activity. Rallies to the $50 per ounce level in 1980 and 2011 are always reminders that the silver market can double, triple, and halve in value over short periods offering market participants fantastic gains. While huge moves of the… read more...

Leveraged ETF Decays - Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-02 00:30:20:000

I measure once a month the decay of major leveraged ETFs. It may be useful for anyone using leveraged ETFs for investing, trading or hedging. Where does the decay come from? Most of the time, a leveraged ETF does worse than the underlying asset leveraged by the same factor. This relative… read more...

Gold Stocks' Spring Rally 4

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-01 20:09:43:000

The gold miners' stocks have been climbing higher on balance, enjoying a solid upleg that is gathering steam. That's fueling improving sentiment, driving more interest in this small contrarian sector. This gold-stock upleg is likely to grow in coming months, partially because of very favorable… read more...

McCullough: Why We Like Gold Miners

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-01 12:03:10:000

In this video, Hedgeye CEO Keith McCullough explains why he thinks gold miners are in a bullish setup. I like them all, McCullough explains about the Gold Miners ETF ( GDX ). These companies need to consolidate and reduce their cost structur… read more...

Gold Is Good

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-01 07:11:19:000

The Medium-Term Signal for Gold is Positive From a behavioural economics point of view, investing in gold now presents difficulties. Gold has had a good run-up, so the "easy money" has been made. Theories about price drivers abound, but accuracy is an issue. There is no doubt that the gold… read more...

Reducing Risk In Precious Metal Mining Stock Portfolios

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-01 02:00:00:000

Most analysis of precious metal prices emphasizes fundamental influences like geopolitical tensions, trade wars, developments in the Chinese economy, and changes in real interest rates and the US dollar. Another approach focuses on sentiment, ignoring the seductive apparent logic of specific e… read more...

IAU Has Advantages Over GLD

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-27 06:00:00:000

Gold is a precious metal that wears many hats. Gold is a favorite when it comes to jewelry. Fabricated demand for gold is consistently one of the primary sources of demand each year. Gold's resistance to heat, density, and ability to conduct electricity create a myriad of industrial applicatio… read more...

IAU Has Advantages Over GLD

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-27 06:00:00:000

Gold is a precious metal that wears many hats. Gold is a favorite when it comes to jewelry. Fabricated demand for gold is consistently one of the primary sources of demand each year. Gold's resistance to heat, density, and ability to conduct electricity create a myriad of industrial applicatio… read more...

Palladium And South Africa's "Year Of The Crack-Up"

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-26 09:00:23:000

"The way that government is handling it could turn it into the most divisive issue in South Africa over the last 25 years. It could become our Brexit if we don't handle it properly." Duma Gqubule, Centre for Economic Development and Transformation [1] Eskom is … read more...

Long-Term Drifts Of Leveraged ETFs

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-25 19:18:36:000

I publish once a month the drifts of major leveraged ETFs on a trailing month and year. After the last issue , a reader asked if I could write a post on long-term drifts. Here it is, with calculations on 3 and 7 years. Only the biotechnology ETFs have disappeared from my usual list in a 7-yea… read more...

The Fed And Trade Boost Stocks - Gold Stocks Doing Well Since Mid-September

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-25 06:30:00:000

On Wednesday, February 20, the US Federal Reserve released the minutes of the most recent Federal Market Open Committee meeting. In their statement that followed the meeting and the minutes that followed, the central bank pledged to monitor the data with patience when it comes to further short… read more...

Robert Moriarty's New Book Will Save You A Lot Of Money

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-25 05:35:18:000

If you're paying attention you're probably 1) watching gold rise along with global instability, and 2) wondering if it's finally time to load up on precious metals mining stocks. But of course you have no idea how to do this successfully, because hardly anyone does. Robert Moriarty - vet… read more...

Gold Looks Great

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-24 06:00:00:000

Gold has been making higher lows and higher highs since mid-August when the price dropped to just over the $1160 per ounce level on the active month COMEX futures contract. During August, the price of gold fell on the back of a rally in the dollar and the prospects for an aggressive and hawkis… read more...

Gold Stocks Surge Higher

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-23 02:43:57:000

The gold miners' stocks surged strongly this week, blasting to new upleg highs. The mounting gains are naturally driving more interest in this small contrarian sector, shifting sentiment towards bullish. Despite their accelerating rally, gold stocks still remain fairly low technically and deep… read more...

The GDX Bull Case Is Gaining Momentum

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-20 10:28:07:000

I have to admit that researching gold miners (GDX) is one of my favorite things to do. Even though gold miners have gone nowhere over the past few years, they incorporate a set of important economic indicators like general economic growth, inflation and rates. All things considered, I am usi… read more...

The GDX Bull Case Is Gaining Momentum

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-20 10:28:07:000

I have to admit that researching gold miners (GDX) is one of my favorite things to do. Even though gold miners have gone nowhere over the past few years, they incorporate a set of important economic indicators like general economic growth, inflation and rates. All things considered, I am usi… read more...

The GDX Bull Case Is Gaining Momentum

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-20 10:28:07:000

I have to admit that researching gold miners (GDX) is one of my favorite things to do. Even though gold miners have gone nowhere over the past few years, they incorporate a set of important economic indicators like general economic growth, inflation and rates. All things considered, I am usi… read more...

I'm Buying Gold And Silver, But Not For The Reason You Think

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-20 09:04:19:000

Precious metals are a useful asset class within a diversified portfolio. Gold is a store of wealth that protects against currency weakness, while gold stocks are investments (albeit historically not well-managed as a group). Silver and platinum are hybrids in the sense that they have a lot o… read more...

I'm Buying Gold And Silver, But Not For The Reason You Think

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-20 09:04:19:000

Precious metals are a useful asset class within a diversified portfolio. Gold is a store of wealth that protects against currency weakness, while gold stocks are investments (albeit historically not well-managed as a group). Silver and platinum are hybrids in the sense that they have a lot o… read more...

I'm Buying Gold And Silver, But Not For The Reason You Think

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-20 09:04:19:000

Precious metals are a useful asset class within a diversified portfolio. Gold is a store of wealth that protects against currency weakness, while gold stocks are investments (albeit historically not well-managed as a group). Silver and platinum are hybrids in the sense that they have a lot o… read more...

Is The U.S. Dollar's Hegemony Beginning To Wane?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-20 07:45:00:000

Ever since the decline of the British Empire and the British Pound, the U.S. dollar has been the world's reserve currency and trading medium, with its position strengthening alongside the growth of the U.S. as the world's foremost superpower. See for example this pie chart from the IMF: ( … read more...

Is The U.S. Dollar's Hegemony Beginning To Wane?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-20 07:45:00:000

Ever since the decline of the British Empire and the British Pound, the U.S. dollar has been the world's reserve currency and trading medium, with its position strengthening alongside the growth of the U.S. as the world's foremost superpower. See for example this pie chart from the IMF: ( … read more...

Is The U.S. Dollar's Hegemony Beginning To Wane?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-20 07:45:00:000

Ever since the decline of the British Empire and the British Pound, the U.S. dollar has been the world's reserve currency and trading medium, with its position strengthening alongside the growth of the U.S. as the world's foremost superpower. See for example this pie chart from the IMF: ( … read more...

Critical Support Points For Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-20 04:58:27:000

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Critical Support Points For Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-20 04:58:27:000

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Critical Support Points For Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-20 04:58:27:000

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Gold hits 10-month high, palladium pops to new record

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-19 12:22:42:000

Gold prices jump to their highest level in nearly 10 months , lifted by safe-haven buying as investors monitored continuing trade talks and political uncertainty in Europe. More news on: Barrick Gold Corporation, Newmont Mining Corporation (Holding Company), Goldcorp Inc., Commodities new… read more...

Sentiment Speaks: Why Is Central Bank Buying Of Gold So Important?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-19 08:00:00:000

Note: This was originally published on February 16th for subscribers to The Market Pinball Wizard: There is an old Yiddish expression called a bubbe meise (pronounced my-seh). I guess the closest English interpretation of this expression would be a grandmothers tale, or in the comm… read more...

Streaming/Royalty Sector Review: Abitibi Shares Rally Amid Canadian Malartic Royalty

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-19 06:15:06:000

Introduction Here is the fourth edition of Simple Digressions' review of the streaming/royalty sector. Since the beginning of 2019, the STREAM index has delivered a profit of 9.7%, beating the broad precious metals mining sector represented by GDX (a return of 6.4%): Chart 1 Source: … read more...

Gold Pulls Back, But Not All That Much

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-16 06:00:00:000

Gold traded down to just above the $1160 level in mid-August when the dollar index hit a new high. Since then, the yellow metal has been making higher lows and higher highs despite volatility in markets that could have weighed on its price. During the fourth quarter of last year, a period of r… read more...

Gold Pulls Back, But Not All That Much

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-16 06:00:00:000

Gold traded down to just above the $1160 level in mid-August when the dollar index hit a new high. Since then, the yellow metal has been making higher lows and higher highs despite volatility in markets that could have weighed on its price. During the fourth quarter of last year, a period of r… read more...

Gold Pulls Back, But Not All That Much

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-16 06:00:00:000

Gold traded down to just above the $1160 level in mid-August when the dollar index hit a new high. Since then, the yellow metal has been making higher lows and higher highs despite volatility in markets that could have weighed on its price. During the fourth quarter of last year, a period of r… read more...

Gold-Stock Mega-Mergers Bad

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-16 04:30:16:000

The world's two biggest gold miners announced mega-mergers over the past five months or so. These huge deals briefly garnered some interest in the usually forgotten gold-stock sector, and fleeting praise from Wall Street analysts. But gold-stock mega-mergers are bad news for gold-miner shareho… read more...

Gold-Stock Mega-Mergers Bad

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-16 04:30:16:000

The world's two biggest gold miners announced mega-mergers over the past five months or so. These huge deals briefly garnered some interest in the usually forgotten gold-stock sector, and fleeting praise from Wall Street analysts. But gold-stock mega-mergers are bad news for gold-miner shareho… read more...

Gold-Stock Mega-Mergers Bad

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-16 04:30:16:000

The world's two biggest gold miners announced mega-mergers over the past five months or so. These huge deals briefly garnered some interest in the usually forgotten gold-stock sector, and fleeting praise from Wall Street analysts. But gold-stock mega-mergers are bad news for gold-miner shareho… read more...

Pierre Lassonde's Views Of The Gold Mining Sector

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-14 02:29:49:000

Legendary gold mine investor Pierre Lassonde appears for the first time on the radio program this week. Pierre is known for his leadership as an innovative mining executive and founder of the largest natural resources royal company, Franco-Nevada Corp. ([[FNV]]). In 1985, Franco-Nevada acqui… read more...

Pierre Lassonde's Views Of The Gold Mining Sector

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-14 02:29:49:000

Legendary gold mine investor Pierre Lassonde appears for the first time on the radio program this week. Pierre is known for his leadership as an innovative mining executive and founder of the largest natural resources royal company, Franco-Nevada Corp. ([[FNV]]). In 1985, Franco-Nevada acqui… read more...

MLPs At A Crossroad

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-13 13:49:11:000

The China Factor and Activists on AMID The S&P 500s 8.01% January rally reversed Decembers 8.80% loss driven by dovish Federal Reserve commentary and improved prospects for a trade dispute resolution between the US and China that calmed global recessionary fears. Tang… read more...

The Euro Is A Fundamentally Weak Currency - Just Ask The Ghost Of Yogi

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-12 06:00:00:000

The fortieth anniversary of the pan-European currency is only weeks away. On March 13, 1979, the European Monetary System ((EMS)) with its Exchange Rate Mechanism at the time, the ECU was born. After many rounds of tough negotiations and opposition from the United Kingdom, the Maastricht Treat… read more...

Rising Interest In Gold Stocks

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-12 04:11:11:000

Are investors aware of risks ahead? There was a quiet celebration last week among gold stock traders. On Thursday, an aptly named "golden cross" appeared on the daily chart of the Gold Miners Bullish Percent Index. You'll be forgiven if you didn't hear the champagne corks popping. Not ever… read more...

The Year Of The American Jubilee Is Coming

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-11 12:53:54:000

Scriptures record that, in ancient Israel, God instructed the Israelites to practice a radical custom meant to ensure dignity and equity to all the people. Every fiftieth year, the people would sound trumpets to proclaim liberty throughout the land to all its inhabitants (Levit… read more...

A Precious Metals Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-11 09:51:43:000

I reserve most of the work on precious metals for NFTRH weekly reports and in-week updates, because it is done on a consistent basis, with the work done previously key to the narrative, making sense in real time and going forward. In other words, in order to not be out there stabbing in the … read more...

Gold Stocks Are Looking Better Than The Metal

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-10 06:00:00:000

The gold market has been moving higher since reaching a low at $1161.70 in mid-August. The yellow metal moved above the $1300 per ounce level in early 2019, and after a brief correction that took the price of April futures to a low at $1281.50 on January 24, the price quickly turned higher and… read more...

Gold Stocks Gather Steam

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-08 14:49:56:000

Gold stocks young upleg is gathering steam, marching steadily to higher lows and higher highs. These bullish technicals are gradually improving sentiment, fueling mounting interest in this contrarian sector. Thats helping the gold stocks regain lost ground relative to gold, the… read more...

Gold Stocks Gather Steam

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-08 14:49:56:000

Gold stocks young upleg is gathering steam, marching steadily to higher lows and higher highs. These bullish technicals are gradually improving sentiment, fueling mounting interest in this contrarian sector. Thats helping the gold stocks regain lost ground relative to gold, the… read more...

A Short-Term Test Of Gold's Currency Component

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-07 11:54:39:000

The last few months have been extremely rewarding for gold investors. The gold price gained 10% from its August 2018 lows and with hardly a pullback along the way. After this impressive performance, however, its only natural to expect gold to give back at least a small portion of its r… read more...

Stock Market Crosscurrents

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-06 23:55:23:000

Many Weekly Charts Look Constructive A very substantial number of growth-oriented weekly charts have three similar and bullish characteristics: A break of downward-sloping trendlines. MACD cross showing improving momentum. Similar look to 2016 bottoming process. The wee… read more...

Sandstorm Gold: Share Buyback Drives Strong Momentum

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-05 09:45:33:000

In the last weeks, gold price went up ~8% and all the royalty companies - but one - had positive returns. In this period, Sandstorm outperformed all of its rivals. Data by YCharts In this article I will focus on the reasons behind the strong momentum in Sandstorm's stock price and I'll j… read more...

Sandstorm Gold: Share Buyback Drives Strong Momentum

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-05 09:45:33:000

In the last weeks, gold price went up ~8% and all the royalty companies - but one - had positive returns. In this period, Sandstorm outperformed all of its rivals. Data by YCharts In this article I will focus on the reasons behind the strong momentum in Sandstorm's stock price and I'll j… read more...

Sentiment Speaks: Metal Market Extremes Test Your Mettle

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-05 08:00:00:000

I am often asked by many to see the type of analysis I provide to our members of the Market Pinball Wizard. So, rather than write a separate public article on metals this week, I am going to re-publish my analysis posted to my members over the past weekend. However, I am leaving the charts out… read more...

Sentiment Speaks: Metal Market Extremes Test Your Mettle

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-05 08:00:00:000

I am often asked by many to see the type of analysis I provide to our members of the Market Pinball Wizard. So, rather than write a separate public article on metals this week, I am going to re-publish my analysis posted to my members over the past weekend. However, I am leaving the charts out… read more...

5%+ Dividend Yield Portfolio: Profiting Handsomely From Volatility (Jan 2019 Review)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-04 14:38:27:000

Outlook 2019 officially started with bang! While, technically, the volatility that the market has been experiencing over the past few months is entirely normal, the timing of the latest rally almost perfectly coincided with the turn of the calendarso it is certainly nice to have … read more...

Gold Rally Is Not Over Yet

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-04 12:18:12:000

It's been two months of intense stress for the financial markets. We assisted at one of the worst December performance in recent history, driven by uncertainty around China and USA trade deals, and some question marks on the Brexit deal. During the same timeframe, Gold spiked from $1200/Oz lev… read more...

Gold Puts Up Another Bullish Signal

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-03 06:00:00:000

Gold is a unique asset. As a metal that comes from the crust of the earth, gold has properties that make it a required ingredient in a variety of industrial products. The precious metal is one of the densest metals of all, and it is an excellent conductor of both heat and electricity. Gold is … read more...

Leveraged ETF Decays - Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-01 11:58:35:000

I measure once a month the decay of major leveraged ETFs. It may be useful for anyone using leveraged ETFs for investing, trading, or hedging. Where does the decay come from? Most of the time, a leveraged ETF does worse than the underlying asset leveraged by the same factor. This relativ… read more...

Leveraged ETF Decays - Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-01 11:58:35:000

I measure once a month the decay of major leveraged ETFs. It may be useful for anyone using leveraged ETFs for investing, trading, or hedging. Where does the decay come from? Most of the time, a leveraged ETF does worse than the underlying asset leveraged by the same factor. This relativ… read more...

M&A Heats Up In The Gold Mining Sector: Top News For January

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-31 09:59:37:000

Top Gold Mining News for January 2019 I am here to provide you with the top news in the gold mining sector for January 2019. Well, things are looking pretty good for gold here. The price is now above $1,300/oz, with a recent " golden cross " occurring. Sentiment in gold is strong as China … read more...

GDX: Still No Top In Sight

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-30 03:21:12:000

We wrote about gold recently and stated that a daily cycle low looked imminent in the precious metals sector. Well, this sector printed a strong bullish candle on the 25 th of this month which has in all likelihood confirmed a brand new cycle in this complex. In this article, we are going… read more...

Sentiment Speaks: Where Can I Get A Good Pastrami Sandwich While I Wait For My Gold?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-29 08:00:00:000

There has been no trade more frustrating than the metals complex for the last several years. In fact, I cannot remember the last time I had to wait so long for a pullback to complete. So, while I have been waiting, I have been getting quite hungry. So, can anyone recommend a good place to get … read more...

The Deflating Stock Bubble Will Fuel A Bull Move In Mining Stocks

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-29 06:04:17:000

"The economic and financial condition of the U.S. and global economy is similar to that of 2008, although I think now it's a lot worse than it was back then… the 'gravity' of true fundamentals has finally gotten ahold of stocks..." Fundamentals ultimately drive value. In terms of the funda... read more...

Using Leveraged ETFs With The Precious Metals Miners Sector

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-28 08:45:43:000

Let's face it, leverage is tempting. For anyone who observed the run-up in shares of [[NUGT]] (Direxion Daily Gold Miners Bull 3x Shrs) - which seeks to provide 300% of the daily performance of the NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index - from $13.80 per share on January 19, 2016, to $143.24 on August 11… read more...

Gold And Gold Miners: A Long-Term Perspective

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-28 08:15:12:000

This post is divided into 2 parts: Part 1 - Gold The 2 charts below sum up my positive view on gold. The first is the long-term chart of US nominal GDP growth. US Nominal GDP As you can see, nominal US GDP has been slowly falling since its post world war peak in 1973. The second is rea… read more...

Gold Pulls Back And Snaps Back - Levels To Watch

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-27 06:30:00:000

The price of gold reached its all-time peak in 2011 at $1920.70 per ounce. A series of lower highs and lower lows led to a bottom in December 2015 at $1046.20 when the US Federal reserve shifted from a prolonged period of accommodation to tightening credit. The bounce from the low led to a r… read more...

Why some investors who once dumped gold for bitcoin are flocking back to the yellow metal

via: CNBC at 2019-01-26 10:16:00:000

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Gold Stocks' Upleg Pauses

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-26 00:05:15:000

The gold miners' stocks have slumped in January, tilting sentiment back to bearish. This sector's strong December upward momentum was checked by gold's own upleg stalling out. Gold investment demand growth slowed on the blistering stock market rally. But uplegs always ebb and flow, and this yo… read more...

Miners And Metals - Patience Is The Key

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-24 20:54:51:000

The miners sector is setting up for extreme upside, but for those looking for an entry, patience is the key. In this article Ill provide an update to the larger monthly view for gold and the HUI Gold BUGS Index, along with entry levels and timing for those seeking to take advantage. … read more...

Gold: A Caged Bird

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-24 14:12:32:000

In my last article on January 14th, I had highlighted that the pattern gold ( GDX , ASA ) was trading in was extremely risky. This is as I expected the commodity to have a bearish fall if it failed to break above the 161.8% Fibonacci resistance level at $1,299.13. This fear of mine proved t… read more...

Copper Is Waiting For A Trade Deal - A Sign Of Life Last Week

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-24 06:30:00:000

Copper is a bellwether commodity, and while many market participants never take a long or short position in the red metal, most watch the price of copper. Copper is a barometer for the economic wellbeing of the global economy. The base metal is also the leader of the nonferrous sector of the c… read more...

What's In Store For The Precious Metals Sector In 2019?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-23 03:24:14:000

The Newmont ([[NEM]])/Goldcorp ([[GG]]) merger is the second mega-deal in the industry after Barrick ([[GOLD]]) acquired RandGold in September. Without question, the two deals reflect the growing need for large gold and silver mining companies to replace reserves, which are being depleted at t… read more...

Trading Gold Miners In The Wake Of The Gold Cross

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-22 13:49:56:000

Courtesy: ABSFreepic Investment Thesis The golden cross is an essential trading event which is widely used by a large number of investors and traders to "beat the house." Let's face it. We are not here for the glory or the challenge. We are here to make money, and it is not an easy tas… read more...

Ride The Wave Of Consolidation In The Gold Sector

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-21 08:49:29:000

The gold mining sector is a highly fragmented industry. There are many players that churn out production of the precious metal from tiny, 50,000 ounce per annum miners, to multi-million ounce producers. The sector, though, is now seeing some aggressive consolidation among the large … read more...

Gold And Silver Are Loving The Gov't Shutdown Conflict; David Morgan: Expect Stagflation And Silver Outperformance In 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-20 05:17:31:000

Welcome to this week's Market Wrap Podcast, I'm Mike Gleason. Coming up our good friend David Morgan of The Morgan Report joins me for a conversation on a range of topics, including his 2019 outlook for a number of different asset classes, most notably gold and silver. Don't miss a fa… read more...

Gold Sits Just Under $1,300 - The Trend Is Your Friend

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-18 06:00:00:000

The gold futures market has settled into a narrowing trading band that near the highest price for the yellow metal since June 2018. Gold put in a double top trading pattern on the weekly and monthly charts last year as the price rose to a high at $1365.40 which was $12.10 below the 2016 post… read more...

Gold Sits Just Under $1,300 - The Trend Is Your Friend

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-18 06:00:00:000

The gold futures market has settled into a narrowing trading band that near the highest price for the yellow metal since June 2018. Gold put in a double top trading pattern on the weekly and monthly charts last year as the price rose to a high at $1365.40 which was $12.10 below the 2016 post… read more...

First Eagle Global Value Team Annual Letter 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-16 02:40:00:000

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First Eagle Global Value Team Annual Letter 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-16 02:40:00:000

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Rising Gold In Times Of Fear

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-15 16:34:20:000

Hypothesis : The 7% compound increase in gold price for the past 50 years reflects the corresponding increase in money supply above GDP and devaluation of currencies. Introduction I have chronicled the last 3 articles about the US stock peaks and gold on September 15 , October 3 , and… read more...

A Hedge For Chaos: Invest In Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-14 12:40:27:000

Editor's note: Seeking Alpha is proud to welcome Zach Ott as a new contributor. It's easy to become a Seeking Alpha contributor and earn money for your best investment ideas. Active contributors also get free access to the SA PRO archive. Click here to find out more Investing in gol… read more...

Gold: Time To Be Bullish And Extremely Cautious

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-14 09:20:07:000

In my last article on 9 th December, I was extremely bullish on gold ( GDX , ASA ) as I expected it to have a rise up till the 127.2% Fibonacci resistance level at $1,282. This came true as the commodity rose till the $1,290 mark. However, I now believe the rise has come to a temporary end… read more...

Where Is The RING ETF Headed From Here?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-14 08:42:45:000

The iShares MSCI Global Gold Miners ETF ( RING ) has rallied by 20.37% from its 52-week low in September 2018. The financial performance of gold miners is strongly dependent on the price performance of gold. The performance of gold is strongly inversely correlated to movements in the US dollar… read more...

M&A animal spirits in gold as Newmont inks deal for Goldcorp

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-14 08:06:54:000

Goldcorp is up 11% in premarket action after agreeing to be acquired by Newmont Mining in an all-stock deal. This comes only about three months after the Barrick/Randgold merger. More news on: VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, Agnico Eagle Mines Limited, IAMGOLD Corporation, To… read more...

GDXJ Upside Bests GDX

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-12 05:44:53:000

Gold miners exchange-traded funds are surging with gold powering higher. These mounting gains are naturally fueling growing interest in the leading gold stock investment vehicles. Traders looking to deploy capital are wondering which major gold stock ETF is superior, offering the best … read more...

GDXJ Upside Bests GDX

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-12 05:44:53:000

Gold miners exchange-traded funds are surging with gold powering higher. These mounting gains are naturally fueling growing interest in the leading gold stock investment vehicles. Traders looking to deploy capital are wondering which major gold stock ETF is superior, offering the best … read more...

Major Drilling - Wide Valuation Gap Between Classic Miners And Mineral Drilling Companies

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-10 11:47:15:000

As a rule, the shares of classic gold miners and mineral drilling companies go in tandem. The explanation is easy - during a bull market in gold the miners spend more on exploration, increasing demand for the services provided by the drillers. As a result, the drilling sector reports higher re… read more...

Major Drilling - Wide Valuation Gap Between Classic Miners And Mineral Drilling Companies

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-10 11:47:15:000

As a rule, the shares of classic gold miners and mineral drilling companies go in tandem. The explanation is easy - during a bull market in gold the miners spend more on exploration, increasing demand for the services provided by the drillers. As a result, the drilling sector reports higher re… read more...

The Boy Scouts, Captain Kirk And Gold?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-09 11:08:13:000

The Boy Scout moto is Be Prepared, which means you are always in a state of readiness in mind and body to do your duty. If you think about it, thats also the motto of great leaders, even Captain Kirk of the Starship Enterprise on Star Trek . As you watch an episode p… read more...

The Gospel Of Elliott Wave With Avi Gilburt (Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-09 07:00:00:000

A lawyer and accountant by training, long-time Seeking Alpha contributor Avi Gilburt had a long and successful career working on mergers & acquisitions for a nationally recognized law firm before life circumstances forced him to drop everything. Avi's foray into full-time investin… read more...

Top Gold Stocks For 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-08 11:29:23:000

GDX data by YCharts It's time again for my annual list of the top gold stocks for the upcoming year. If you are unfamiliar with these articles, every year I post my top picks, which I expect to outperform the benchmark indexes for the upcoming year, including the VanEck gold miners i… read more...

GDX: Is This Time Different?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-07 12:45:26:000

Just as investors thought they had escaped market turmoil in the early parts of 2018 , those trends returned once again to finish the year with a vengeance . As persistent volatility levels continued to edge higher, investors returned to the precious metals sector as a key safe haven during … read more...

Outlook 2019: Precious Metals Stocks And Emerging Market Bonds To Outperform

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-07 11:12:41:000

2018 has been a difficult year for investors, as increases in interest rates and quantitative tightening policies of the Federal Reserve have created headwinds for asset prices around the world. I've navigated this investment environment by focusing on the most oversold and cheap assets I can … read more...

Leveraged ETF Decays - Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-07 04:08:31:000

I measure once a month the decay of major leveraged ETFs. It may be useful for anyone using leveraged ETFs for investing, trading, or hedging. Where does the decay come from? Most of the time, a leveraged ETF does worse than the underlying asset leveraged by the same factor. This relativ… read more...

Gold-Stock Upleg Breaking Out

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-04 14:50:02:000

The gold stocks young upleg is really growing, on a trajectory to become major. This contrarian sector is breaking out to the upside on multiple fronts technically, which is really improving sentiment. Traders extreme bearishness of late summer has mostly abated, with bullish s… read more...

Gold-Stock Upleg Breaking Out

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-04 14:50:02:000

The gold stocks young upleg is really growing, on a trajectory to become major. This contrarian sector is breaking out to the upside on multiple fronts technically, which is really improving sentiment. Traders extreme bearishness of late summer has mostly abated, with bullish s… read more...

Gold-Stock Upleg Breaking Out

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-04 14:50:02:000

The gold stocks young upleg is really growing, on a trajectory to become major. This contrarian sector is breaking out to the upside on multiple fronts technically, which is really improving sentiment. Traders extreme bearishness of late summer has mostly abated, with bullish s… read more...

Currency Market Outlook: Dump The Dollar

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-04 14:36:22:000

We are presenting our 2019 Market Outlook in four parts: I. 2018 Market Review and Economic Outlook II. Bond & Yield Outlook III. Currency and Commodity Forecasts (below) IV. Equity Market Strategy for 2019 (forthcoming) Currency Market Outlook This section of our 2019 … read more...

Currency Market Outlook: Dump The Dollar

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-04 14:36:22:000

We are presenting our 2019 Market Outlook in four parts: I. 2018 Market Review and Economic Outlook II. Bond & Yield Outlook III. Currency and Commodity Forecasts (below) IV. Equity Market Strategy for 2019 (forthcoming) Currency Market Outlook This section of our 2019 … read more...

Currency Market Outlook: Dump The Dollar

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-04 14:36:22:000

We are presenting our 2019 Market Outlook in four parts: I. 2018 Market Review and Economic Outlook II. Bond & Yield Outlook III. Currency and Commodity Forecasts (below) IV. Equity Market Strategy for 2019 (forthcoming) Currency Market Outlook This section of our 2019 … read more...

Precious Metals Market In 2018: The Winner Is Wesdome Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-04 08:46:26:000

For most of 2018, the precious metals market was in a long-term downward trend. The bottom was established in August (gold) and September ( GDX ) - since then, the market has been in a medium-term upward trend. However, looking at the market from a one-year perspective, I think the precious me… read more...

Precious Metals Market In 2018: The Winner Is Wesdome Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-04 08:46:26:000

For most of 2018, the precious metals market was in a long-term downward trend. The bottom was established in August (gold) and September ( GDX ) - since then, the market has been in a medium-term upward trend. However, looking at the market from a one-year perspective, I think the precious me… read more...

Precious Metals Market In 2018: The Winner Is Wesdome Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-04 08:46:26:000

For most of 2018, the precious metals market was in a long-term downward trend. The bottom was established in August (gold) and September ( GDX ) - since then, the market has been in a medium-term upward trend. However, looking at the market from a one-year perspective, I think the precious me… read more...

2019: How And When The Global Debt Crisis Begins

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-03 11:26:03:000

2019 is going to be a wild year. I believe it will be the year that a recession that will ultimately be worse than 2008 begins to take hold, interest rates on the long end of the yield curve move above 4%, and the dollar index ( UUP ) begins to fall like it's 1985 all over again. By the end of… read more...

Gold gains in safe-haven bid to highest level since June

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-03 10:49:56:000

Gold prices rise to their highest level since mid-June , +0.6% to $1,291.40/oz., as Apple's bearish revenue outlook exacerbates concerns about a slowing economy and sparks demand for safe-haven bullion. More news on: Barrick Gold Corporation, AngloGold Ashanti Limited, Newmont Mining Co… read more...

Mining Stock Daily's 2019 Outlook For Precious Metals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-03 01:20:31:000

A quiet bull market in mining stocks is underway. The [[GDX]] ETF closed trading on New Year's Eve up 2.37%. Through Monday, GDX has risen 20% since hitting a 52-week low close of $17.57 on September 11, 2018. In popular parlance, GDX is now in a "bull market." We expect that a significant b… read more...

Skin In The Game: The Key Differentiator In Capital-Intensive Sectors

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-02 17:07:19:000

This is the sixth of a series of articles about my vision of the gold sector, I encourage you to read the previous ones: It's The Perfect Moment To Have Gold As A Hedge For Your Portfolio Strategies To Benefit From The Upcoming Gold Bull Market Physical Gold Vs. Paper Gold, What S… read more...

5%+ Dividend Yield Portfolio: Beating The Market 2 Of The Last 3 Years (December 2018 Review)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-02 10:04:35:000

Outlook 2018 was a tough year for investors with virtually all asset classes ending the year in the red. And oh my was it ugly Source: Market Watch Looking back at my 2018 prediction for calm and steady price appreciation for the first 3 quarters of the year… read more...

Gold Mining Stocks Are Going Up Faster Than Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-30 19:01:46:000

The past couple of years have been brutal for precious metals mining stocks. Gold and silver went down a little, while the miners went down a lot - four times as much, to be exact. That's painful but not surprising. The miners, being in effect options on the underlying metals, tend to be a lot… read more...

Gold Mining Stocks Are Going Up Faster Than Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-30 19:01:46:000

The past couple of years have been brutal for precious metals mining stocks. Gold and silver went down a little, while the miners went down a lot - four times as much, to be exact. That's painful but not surprising. The miners, being in effect options on the underlying metals, tend to be a lot… read more...

Andrew Hecht Positions For 2019 - Buy Those Dips In The VIX

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-30 10:00:00:000

It is always a challenge to pinpoint the bottom of a market when selling becomes the dominant force. Fear and greed tend to drive the investment decisions of investors who often liquidate positions during bear market periods as sentiment reaches its most negative level. Ironically, those time … read more...

Gold Miners Are Crushing The Market In The Face Of Higher Rates

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-24 23:53:52:000

Disregarding strong opposition from the likes of DoubleLine Capital founder Jeffrey Gundlach, legendary hedge fund manager Stanley Druckenmiller, Mad Money host Jim Cramer, President Donald Trump and others, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell hiked rates on last Wednesday… read more...

Gold Miners Are Crushing The Market In The Face Of Higher Rates

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-24 23:53:52:000

Disregarding strong opposition from the likes of DoubleLine Capital founder Jeffrey Gundlach, legendary hedge fund manager Stanley Druckenmiller, Mad Money host Jim Cramer, President Donald Trump and others, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell hiked rates on last Wednesday… read more...

Gold Miners Are Crushing The Market In The Face Of Higher Rates

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-24 23:53:52:000

Disregarding strong opposition from the likes of DoubleLine Capital founder Jeffrey Gundlach, legendary hedge fund manager Stanley Druckenmiller, Mad Money host Jim Cramer, President Donald Trump and others, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell hiked rates on last Wednesday… read more...

GDX: Can 2019 Be A 'Golden' Year?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-23 18:10:58:000

After long periods of decline, recent market activity has shown evidence that precious metals investors are on pace to achieve some of their best performances since March 2017. As volatility in stocks continues, investors are looking for alternatives and we are starting to see exchange-traded … read more...

GDX: Can 2019 Be A 'Golden' Year?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-23 18:10:58:000

After long periods of decline, recent market activity has shown evidence that precious metals investors are on pace to achieve some of their best performances since March 2017. As volatility in stocks continues, investors are looking for alternatives and we are starting to see exchange-traded … read more...

Gold Reacts To The Fed

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-22 07:30:00:000

The markets were optimistic going into the final Fed meeting of the year on Wednesday, December 19. Volatility in the stock market, an ongoing trade dispute with China, sluggish economic growth in Europe, and the recent inversion of the yield curve caused many market participants to hope that … read more...

Gold Reacts To The Fed

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-22 07:30:00:000

The markets were optimistic going into the final Fed meeting of the year on Wednesday, December 19. Volatility in the stock market, an ongoing trade dispute with China, sluggish economic growth in Europe, and the recent inversion of the yield curve caused many market participants to hope that … read more...

Gold Reacts To The Fed

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-22 07:30:00:000

The markets were optimistic going into the final Fed meeting of the year on Wednesday, December 19. Volatility in the stock market, an ongoing trade dispute with China, sluggish economic growth in Europe, and the recent inversion of the yield curve caused many market participants to hope that … read more...

Fed Gooses Gold, Miners

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-22 03:37:07:000

The dovish Federal Reserve lit a fire under gold and its miners stocks this week. As universally expected the FOMC hiked rates for the 9th time in this cycle. But it also lowered its 2019 rate-hike outlook bowing to the stock-market selloff. Traders dumped gold initially thinking that … read more...

Fed Gooses Gold, Miners

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-22 03:37:07:000

The dovish Federal Reserve lit a fire under gold and its miners stocks this week. As universally expected the FOMC hiked rates for the 9th time in this cycle. But it also lowered its 2019 rate-hike outlook bowing to the stock-market selloff. Traders dumped gold initially thinking that … read more...

Fed Gooses Gold, Miners

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-22 03:37:07:000

The dovish Federal Reserve lit a fire under gold and its miners stocks this week. As universally expected the FOMC hiked rates for the 9th time in this cycle. But it also lowered its 2019 rate-hike outlook bowing to the stock-market selloff. Traders dumped gold initially thinking that … read more...

Gold Is Back In Play

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-21 08:29:47:000

Got room for it in your portfolio? You may have noticed a certain wobbliness in the markets recently. If you haven't, you're probably not even reading this; you're likely on holiday somewhere without a Wi-Fi connection. Lucky you! The rest of us, however, are now transfixed by significant … read more...

Gold miners rise, as precious metals set for best quarter in almost two years

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-20 13:08:42:000

As investors flee the volatile stock markets and the dollar weakens, gold rises; Comex February gold +0.7% to $1,265.70/oz. More news on: VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, Coeur Mining, Inc., Pretium Resources Inc, Financial stocks news, Stocks on the move, News on ETFs, Read… read more...

Precious Metals: Miners Leading The Way

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-20 12:35:13:000

Well, the Fed did not blink at the FOMC meeting as it went ahead with its expected interest rate increase. Equity markets in the US across the board fell on the news. Gold, silver and the mining stocks also fell, although crude oil held up well on the announcement. Considering how late the S… read more...

Technical Thursday: Diving Into GLD

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-20 08:00:00:000

( Pic Sourced Here ) Well, it's official, stocks haven't just entered a correction, they'd done it at such a breakneck speed that their performance this month is truly, epically, almost Oakland Raiders bad with the Dow and S&P 500 down more this December, more than at almost any ot… read more...

VanEck Announces Yearend Distributions for VanEck Vectors Equity ETFs

via: Business Wire at 2018-12-19 19:20:39:000

VanEck announced today the following 2018 annual distributions per share for its VanEck Vectors equity exchange-traded funds. The income distributions for these funds were reduced due to Passive Foreign Investment Company (PFIC) losses. See explanatory paragraph on Page… read more...

VanEck Vectors funds declaring annual distribution goes ex-dividend tomorrow

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-19 08:09:46:000

VanEck Vectors Agribusiness ETF (NYSEARCA: MOO ) - $0.8810 . 30-Day SEC Yield of 1.54%. VanEck Vectors Coal ETF (NYSEARCA: KOL ) - $0.9490. 30-Day SEC Yield of 4.25%. VanEck Vectors Global Alternative Energy ETF (NYSEARCA: GEX ) - $0.3710. 30-Day SEC Yield of 0.66%. VanEck Vectors Gol… read more...

Sentiment Speaks: Will GDX And The Miners Complex Surprise Us In 2019?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-19 08:00:00:000

It seems that the metals and miners complex has had a pattern to which most analysts and market participants may have become accustomed over the last several years. But, will 2019 surprise them? There are many reasons as to why many are bullish of the metals market right now. Whether it be f… read more...

Gold gains as stocks slide; many precious metals miners post strong gains

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-17 14:55:40:000

Gold futures settle at their highest level in more than a week , helped by weakness in the dollar and losses in the stock market; Comex February gold settles +0.8% at $1,251.80/oz. More news on: Coeur Mining, Inc., Eldorado Gold Corporation, Pretium Resources Inc, Commodities news, Stoc… read more...

Gold gains as stocks slide; many precious metals miners post strong gains

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-17 14:55:40:000

Gold futures settle at their highest level in more than a week , helped by weakness in the dollar and losses in the stock market; Comex February gold settles +0.8% at $1,251.80/oz. More news on: Coeur Mining, Inc., Eldorado Gold Corporation, Pretium Resources Inc, Commodities news, Stoc… read more...

Gold And Silver Miners Upside To Commence In 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-16 21:27:44:000

HUI Gold BUGS Index Chart Analysis The HUI Gold BUGS Index represents the 15 largest public gold miners worldwide. The Elliott Wave structure of the move up from the January 2015 low is a very clear impulsive structure. Following an impulsive wave structure is always a retracement of the … read more...

Gold And Silver Miners Upside To Commence In 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-16 21:27:44:000

HUI Gold BUGS Index Chart Analysis The HUI Gold BUGS Index represents the 15 largest public gold miners worldwide. The Elliott Wave structure of the move up from the January 2015 low is a very clear impulsive structure. Following an impulsive wave structure is always a retracement of the … read more...

An Analysis Of The Precious Metals Royalty Sector

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-16 18:44:55:000

This is the fourth of a series of articles about my vision of the gold sector, I encourage you to read the previous ones: It's The Perfect Moment To Have Gold As A Hedge For Your Portfolio . Strategies To Benefit From The Upcoming Gold Bull Market. Physical Gold Vs. Paper Gold, Wh… read more...

Gold-Stock Triple Breakout

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-15 00:14:37:000

The beleaguered gold stocks are recovering from their late-summer capitulation, enjoying a solid young upleg as investors gradually return. Their buying has pushed the leading gold-stock ETF near a major triple breakout technically. That event should really boost capital inflows into this sect… read more...

Gold-Stock Triple Breakout

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-15 00:14:37:000

The beleaguered gold stocks are recovering from their late-summer capitulation, enjoying a solid young upleg as investors gradually return. Their buying has pushed the leading gold-stock ETF near a major triple breakout technically. That event should really boost capital inflows into this sect… read more...

The Fed's Decision May Yield A Surprise

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-14 06:15:00:000

The year is now coming to an end, and the final scheduled significant event is the December 18-19 meeting of the Federal Reserve's FOMC where the members of the committee will decide if the Fed Funds rate will rise for the fourth time this year. In 2015, the Fed hiked rates once and followed… read more...

Gold: What A Puzzle!

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-13 09:54:28:000

In my last article on gold, I made the following conclusion: On the other hand, the current consolidation looks like a base for a stronger move up in gold. Howeverthis pattern is not filled yet. In other words, I still see no buyers interested in taking risk through openi… read more...

Why You Should Be Bullish On Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-09 23:01:22:000

In my last article on October 26 th , I was bullish on gold ( GDX , ASA ) as I expected it to have a rise in its value. This came true as the yellow metal rose till the key resistance level at $1,238.33. Thus, in this article I shall look at the probability of gold having a further rise aga… read more...

Why You Should Be Bullish On Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-09 23:01:22:000

In my last article on October 26 th , I was bullish on gold ( GDX , ASA ) as I expected it to have a rise in its value. This came true as the yellow metal rose till the key resistance level at $1,238.33. Thus, in this article I shall look at the probability of gold having a further rise aga… read more...

Gold edges higher to five-month peak after U.S. jobs data

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-07 11:20:49:000

Gold prices hit a five-month peak as weaker than expected U.S. jobs data raises the possibility that the Federal Reserve might go slow on interest rate hikes next year: Comex futures +0.6% at $1,251.30/oz. More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, Direxion Dai… read more...

Gold edges higher to five-month peak after U.S. jobs data

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-07 11:20:49:000

Gold prices hit a five-month peak as weaker than expected U.S. jobs data raises the possibility that the Federal Reserve might go slow on interest rate hikes next year: Comex futures +0.6% at $1,251.30/oz. More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, Direxion Dai… read more...

Gold edges higher to five-month peak after U.S. jobs data

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-07 11:20:49:000

Gold prices hit a five-month peak as weaker than expected U.S. jobs data raises the possibility that the Federal Reserve might go slow on interest rate hikes next year: Comex futures +0.6% at $1,251.30/oz. More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, Direxion Dai… read more...

Strategies To Benefit From The Upcoming Gold Bull Market

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-06 13:15:10:000

This is the second of a series of articles about my vision of the gold sector. In the previous one, I've discussed why I believe that the gold is undervalued, why it can work well as a hedge for your portfolio and the main catalysts that could drive the gold price higher. You can check it out … read more...

Gold Reacts To The Fed

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-05 06:15:00:000

Nearby February gold futures on the COMEX division of the CME settled at the $1227.80 per ounce level on Friday, November 30. On Tuesday, December 4, it traded to a high at $1247.50. The low for the year on the active month contract was at $1173.20 on August 16, but the continuous contract bot… read more...

Gold Weekly: Ready To Take Off After Trade War Truce

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-04 17:13:04:000

The Truce , Anatolii Varvarov (Saatchi Art) Introduction Welcome to my Gold Weekly. In this report, I wish to discuss mainly my views about the gold market through the World Gold Shares SPDR Gold Minishares Trust ETF ( GLDM ). GLDM is directly impacted by the vagaries of gold spot p… read more...

GDX: Buy And Hold Does Not Always Work

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-04 15:35:31:000

The Tahoe Resources ( TAHO ) takeover earlier this month may have been exciting for traders, but it was a huge disappointment for most investors. While the stock was bought out for 60% above its 52-week lows, it was also bought out for 75% below its 2016 highs. Many mining analysts that have g… read more...

5%+ Dividend Yield Portfolio: Profiting From A Return To Normal (October 2018 Review)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-03 23:14:30:000

Outlook Volatility has returned to the markets. By this I dont mean the big dig from the recent price highs… I am referring to the "normal" week-to-week and month-to-month gyrations that have are closer to the historical trends than the quiet uptrend that has mostly defined the... read more...

Leveraged ETF Decays - Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-03 11:09:36:000

I measure once a month the decay of major leveraged ETFs. It may be useful for anyone using leveraged ETFs for investing, trading or hedging. Where does the decay come from? Most of the time, a leveraged ETF does worse than the underlying asset leveraged by the same factor. This relative… read more...

The Gold Market Holds Its Breath For December

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-03 06:00:00:000

Gold is in a holding pattern during the final days of November and has been trading in a range from $1216.80 to $1236.70 since November 16. The gold market has gone to sleep as the dangerous month of December approaches. Gold recovered from the mid-August low which is the bottom for 2018, so… read more...

It's The Perfect Moment To Have Gold As A Hedge For Your Portfolio

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-30 13:18:44:000

This is the first of a series of articles, where I'll discuss my vision of the gold sector. In this article,I will focus on: Gold correlations : Analyzing the different factors that were historically linked to the gold prices. Capital cycle : Explaining why I think that the gol… read more...

It's The Perfect Moment To Have Gold As A Hedge For Your Portfolio

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-30 13:18:44:000

This is the first of a series of articles, where I'll discuss my vision of the gold sector. In this article,I will focus on: Gold correlations : Analyzing the different factors that were historically linked to the gold prices. Capital cycle : Explaining why I think that the gol… read more...

It's The Perfect Moment To Have Gold As A Hedge For Your Portfolio

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-30 13:18:44:000

This is the first of a series of articles, where I'll discuss my vision of the gold sector. In this article,I will focus on: Gold correlations : Analyzing the different factors that were historically linked to the gold prices. Capital cycle : Explaining why I think that the gol… read more...

One Reason To Be Long GDX

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-29 10:18:33:000

Gold miners are an utter disappointment this year. The VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF ( GDX ) is down 18.8% year-to-date and has not gone anywhere since the first quarter of 2016 when gold started to bottom. At this point, there are a few reasons to be long miners. In this article, I am goin… read more...

Gold Weekly: The Speculative Community Has Less Conviction, Not Me!

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-28 10:58:06:000

Conviction , Stella Kisstiger (Saatchi Art) Introduction Welcome to my Gold Weekly. In this report, I wish to discuss mainly my views about the gold market through the GraniteShares Gold Trust ETF ( BAR ). BAR is directly impacted by the vagaries of gold spot prices because the fund… read more...

Top Gold Miners' Production Cost Still Provides Floor In The Market Price

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-28 04:02:24:000

While the debate on the dynamics of the gold market continues, at least the top gold miners' production cost provides us with a floor price. Or rather, a basic minimum price level. I get a good laugh when I read analysts suggesting that the gold price will fall back to $450-700. For the gold p… read more...

GDX: Can Bulls Win?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-21 15:13:38:000

Stock markets continue to show evidence of rising volatility, and many investors have accumulated significant losses in equities positions over the last several weeks. These types of environments are usually supportive for investors with exposure to assets tied to the value of safe-haven instr… read more...

GDX: Can Bulls Win?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-21 15:13:38:000

Stock markets continue to show evidence of rising volatility, and many investors have accumulated significant losses in equities positions over the last several weeks. These types of environments are usually supportive for investors with exposure to assets tied to the value of safe-haven instr… read more...

GDX: Can Bulls Win?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-21 15:13:38:000

Stock markets continue to show evidence of rising volatility, and many investors have accumulated significant losses in equities positions over the last several weeks. These types of environments are usually supportive for investors with exposure to assets tied to the value of safe-haven instr… read more...

GDX: Can Bulls Win?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-21 15:13:38:000

Stock markets continue to show evidence of rising volatility, and many investors have accumulated significant losses in equities positions over the last several weeks. These types of environments are usually supportive for investors with exposure to assets tied to the value of safe-haven instr… read more...

Gold Weekly: Bearish Speculators Vs. Bullish Investors

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-21 10:35:29:000

Verus , Oxue Moises Miranda Lopez (Saatchi Art) Introduction Welcome to my Gold Weekly. In this report, I wish to discuss mainly my views about the gold market through the GraniteShares Gold Trust ETF ( BAR ). BAR is directly impacted by the vagaries of gold s… read more...

Gold Weekly: Bearish Speculators Vs. Bullish Investors

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-21 10:35:29:000

Verus , Oxue Moises Miranda Lopez (Saatchi Art) Introduction Welcome to my Gold Weekly. In this report, I wish to discuss mainly my views about the gold market through the GraniteShares Gold Trust ETF ( BAR ). BAR is directly impacted by the vagaries of gold s… read more...

Gold Weekly: Bearish Speculators Vs. Bullish Investors

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-21 10:35:29:000

Verus , Oxue Moises Miranda Lopez (Saatchi Art) Introduction Welcome to my Gold Weekly. In this report, I wish to discuss mainly my views about the gold market through the GraniteShares Gold Trust ETF ( BAR ). BAR is directly impacted by the vagaries of gold s… read more...

Gold Weekly: Bearish Speculators Vs. Bullish Investors

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-21 10:35:29:000

Verus , Oxue Moises Miranda Lopez (Saatchi Art) Introduction Welcome to my Gold Weekly. In this report, I wish to discuss mainly my views about the gold market through the GraniteShares Gold Trust ETF ( BAR ). BAR is directly impacted by the vagaries of gold s… read more...

The Glistening Project: Why Some Investors Are Looking Again At Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-21 06:55:32:000

By Steve Land, Vice President, Research Analyst, Portfolio Manager, Franklin Gold and Precious Metals Fund, Franklin Equity Group For some investors, increasing exposure to gold has been a knee-jerk reaction to bouts of heightened financial market volatility. Franklin Equity Group's Steve … read more...

The Glistening Project: Why Some Investors Are Looking Again At Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-21 06:55:32:000

By Steve Land, Vice President, Research Analyst, Portfolio Manager, Franklin Gold and Precious Metals Fund, Franklin Equity Group For some investors, increasing exposure to gold has been a knee-jerk reaction to bouts of heightened financial market volatility. Franklin Equity Group's Steve … read more...

The Glistening Project: Why Some Investors Are Looking Again At Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-21 06:55:32:000

By Steve Land, Vice President, Research Analyst, Portfolio Manager, Franklin Gold and Precious Metals Fund, Franklin Equity Group For some investors, increasing exposure to gold has been a knee-jerk reaction to bouts of heightened financial market volatility. Franklin Equity Group's Steve … read more...

The Glistening Project: Why Some Investors Are Looking Again At Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-21 06:55:32:000

By Steve Land, Vice President, Research Analyst, Portfolio Manager, Franklin Gold and Precious Metals Fund, Franklin Equity Group For some investors, increasing exposure to gold has been a knee-jerk reaction to bouts of heightened financial market volatility. Franklin Equity Group's Steve … read more...

Buy Gold Stocks And ETFs While They're Still Cheap

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-21 03:18:07:000

Editor's note: Seeking Alpha is proud to welcome Daniel Maday as a new contributor. It's easy to become a Seeking Alpha contributor and earn money for your best investment ideas. Active contributors also get free access to the SA PRO archive. Click here to find out more Investors sh… read more...

Buy Gold Stocks And ETFs While They're Still Cheap

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-21 03:18:07:000

Editor's note: Seeking Alpha is proud to welcome Daniel Maday as a new contributor. It's easy to become a Seeking Alpha contributor and earn money for your best investment ideas. Active contributors also get free access to the SA PRO archive. Click here to find out more Investors sh… read more...

Buy Gold Stocks And ETFs While They're Still Cheap

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-21 03:18:07:000

Editor's note: Seeking Alpha is proud to welcome Daniel Maday as a new contributor. It's easy to become a Seeking Alpha contributor and earn money for your best investment ideas. Active contributors also get free access to the SA PRO archive. Click here to find out more Investors sh… read more...

Buy Gold Stocks And ETFs While They're Still Cheap

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-21 03:18:07:000

Editor's note: Seeking Alpha is proud to welcome Daniel Maday as a new contributor. It's easy to become a Seeking Alpha contributor and earn money for your best investment ideas. Active contributors also get free access to the SA PRO archive. Click here to find out more Investors sh… read more...

How To Invest In Gold? Physical, ETFs, Gold Miners And Gold Mining ETFs

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-20 11:18:01:000

I have made a few videos on gold miners ( GDX ) as I was digging into the complete sector to find the best ways to expose myself to gold. You can find my latest views on Eldorado gold (EGO) here , or what to watch before investing in gold miners here . However, discussing individual gold min… read more...

Junior Gold Miners: A Canadian Stock Picker's Market

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-20 07:53:34:000

In October I wrote an article about "Why Individual Junior Gold Miner Stocks Are Better Bets Than JNUG" . In this article I want to expand on that analysis, and go deeper into a significant trend that has emerged in the junior gold miners market in 2017 and 2018. For the past few years, a l… read more...

Looking Back At The Month Of October

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-19 15:50:03:000

"A 60:40 allocation to passive long-only equities and bonds has been a great proposition for the last 35 years We are profoundly worried that this could be a risky allocation over the next 10." Sanford C. Bernstein & Company Analysts (January 2017) "Bull markets are born … read more...

Treasury Debt And Gold Will Soar As The Economy Tanks

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-19 00:43:37:000

People have to remember, mining stocks are like tech stocks where everybody and their car or Uber driver piles into them when theyre moving higher. Its not a well-followed, well-understood sector which is what I like about it because it means theres plenty of opportun… read more...

Gold Miners' Q3 2018 Fundamentals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-17 00:43:19:000

The major gold miners stocks remain mired in universal bearishness, largely left for dead. They are just wrapping up their third-quarter earnings season, which proved challenging. Lower gold prices cut deeply into cash flows and profits, and production-growth struggles persisted. But t… read more...

Gold Miners' Q3 2018 Fundamentals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-17 00:43:19:000

The major gold miners stocks remain mired in universal bearishness, largely left for dead. They are just wrapping up their third-quarter earnings season, which proved challenging. Lower gold prices cut deeply into cash flows and profits, and production-growth struggles persisted. But t… read more...

VanEck Announces Preliminary Yearend Distribution Estimates for VanEck Vectors Equity ETFs

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-16 17:52:00:000

VanEck announced today preliminary yearend distribution estimates for its VanEck Vectors equity exchange-traded funds. Please note that these yearend estimates were made as of October 31, 2018 based upon the best information available and may be subject to significant change base… read more...

GDX: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-15 09:53:24:000

Despite the bell being rung well over 100 times now that the bottom is in on the miners ( GDX ), a sea of red still exists among the sector. We had 11 new 52-week lows on Monday, a few miners continue to make new lows despite already being down 80% from their 2016 highs, and many investors con… read more...

GDX: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-15 09:53:24:000

Despite the bell being rung well over 100 times now that the bottom is in on the miners ( GDX ), a sea of red still exists among the sector. We had 11 new 52-week lows on Monday, a few miners continue to make new lows despite already being down 80% from their 2016 highs, and many investors con… read more...

Problems For Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-15 06:15:00:000

Gold was trading around its $1200 per ounce pivot point on the active month December futures contract on COMEX on Wednesday, November 13. Gold hit a low at $1161.40 in mid-August and recovered to a high at $1239.30 during the final month of October. The middle of the trading range for the yell… read more...

Problems For Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-15 06:15:00:000

Gold was trading around its $1200 per ounce pivot point on the active month December futures contract on COMEX on Wednesday, November 13. Gold hit a low at $1161.40 in mid-August and recovered to a high at $1239.30 during the final month of October. The middle of the trading range for the yell… read more...

Gold's Technical Situation

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-13 12:20:51:000

All markets, including the gold market, are complex and chaotic. Complex because of the innumerable non-linear variables involved. And chaotic because even if we knew how all these variables interacted with each other (which we do not), it's impossible to know the initial conditions of these… read more...

Gold's Technical Situation

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-13 12:20:51:000

All markets, including the gold market, are complex and chaotic. Complex because of the innumerable non-linear variables involved. And chaotic because even if we knew how all these variables interacted with each other (which we do not), it's impossible to know the initial conditions of these… read more...

Gold Weekly: Expect A Rebound Into Year-End

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-13 11:44:45:000

REBOUND , Chuck Hipsher (Saatchi Art) Introduction Welcome to my Gold Weekly. In this report, I wish to discuss mainly my views about the gold market through the GraniteShares Gold Trust ETF ( BAR ). BAR is directly impacted by the vagaries of gold spot prices because the fund physi… read more...

Gold Weekly: Expect A Rebound Into Year-End

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-13 11:44:45:000

REBOUND , Chuck Hipsher (Saatchi Art) Introduction Welcome to my Gold Weekly. In this report, I wish to discuss mainly my views about the gold market through the GraniteShares Gold Trust ETF ( BAR ). BAR is directly impacted by the vagaries of gold spot prices because the fund physi… read more...

GDX: Patience Required

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-13 09:38:28:000

While most mining analysts continue to push miners as the investment of choice month after month, they're ignoring the facts and how the index has performed under similar conditions in the past. The popular theme seems to be to show the n=1 study of 2016 to extrapolate what should happen in th… read more...

GDX: Patience Required

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-13 09:38:28:000

While most mining analysts continue to push miners as the investment of choice month after month, they're ignoring the facts and how the index has performed under similar conditions in the past. The popular theme seems to be to show the n=1 study of 2016 to extrapolate what should happen in th… read more...

Fortuna Silver Performing Well Despite Low Silver Prices

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-12 11:44:13:000

A few months ago, I changed my slightly negative opinion on Fortuna Silver Mines ( FSM ). A significant cut in costs of production the company made this year was the main reason standing behind this decision. A few days ago, the company released its 3Q 2018 report delivering additional suppo… read more...

Seven Things To Watch Before Investing In Gold Miners

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-12 10:39:38:000

Miners, especially gold miners ( GDX ) ( GDXJ ), don't have a great reputation in the investing world. Unfortunately for them, that is rightfully so. It is often the case that the management is more focused on the stock market, than on business performance. A quote from the 19th century explai… read more...

History: Year-End Gold Bottom And Rally Can Happen In November As Well As December

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-11 15:54:48:000

With gold ( GLD ) ( PHYS ) and gold miners ( GDX ) ( GDXJ ) selling off Friday on fears of Fed rate hikes and year-end tax loss selling, many investors now fear that the decline will continue through December. I think the negativity and fear that has swept through the sector this week is exa… read more...

Gold Weekly: Set To Become In Vogue

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-06 11:31:54:000

Deliciously In Vogue , Brent Baker (Saatchi art) Introduction Welcome to my Gold Weekly. In this report, I wish to discuss mainly my views about the gold market through the GraniteShares Gold Trust ETF ( BAR ). BAR is directly impacted by the vagaries of gold spot prices because the f… read more...

Gold Weekly: Set To Become In Vogue

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-06 11:31:54:000

Deliciously In Vogue , Brent Baker (Saatchi art) Introduction Welcome to my Gold Weekly. In this report, I wish to discuss mainly my views about the gold market through the GraniteShares Gold Trust ETF ( BAR ). BAR is directly impacted by the vagaries of gold spot prices because the f… read more...

Gold Weekly: Set To Become In Vogue

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-06 11:31:54:000

Deliciously In Vogue , Brent Baker (Saatchi art) Introduction Welcome to my Gold Weekly. In this report, I wish to discuss mainly my views about the gold market through the GraniteShares Gold Trust ETF ( BAR ). BAR is directly impacted by the vagaries of gold spot prices because the f… read more...

Agnico Eagle Vs B2gold: Which One Is A High-Value Investment?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-05 13:40:39:000

Thesis: This article is intended to compare two gold miners; Agnico Eagle Mines ( AEM ) and B2Gold Corporation ( BTG ), and evaluate if either of them is mispriced. Note that at the time of writing, AEM last traded at ~$37.26 while BTG traded at~$2.58. The whole point of writing this analysi… read more...

Precious Metals Vs. Base Metals: The China Risk Factor

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-05 09:08:54:000

Many of us are natural resources investors: we see extremely high value in commodities ( DBC ) ( GSG ) ( RJI ) ( USCI ), metals, and the companies who mine and produce them. And right now, we see their stock prices at extremely low bargain valuations, especially compared to the generally overv… read more...

Gold Resources - Key Takeaways From Third Quarter 2018 Results

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-05 09:00:59:000

Image: The Aguila mill, Mexico Investment Thesis Gold Resource ( GORO ) holds a 100% interest in a significant property consisting of six distinct locations in Oaxaca, Mexico, including the producing Arista Mine and Aguila Mill at the El Aguila Project. The Aguila mine is the flagship … read more...

Gold Stocks' Winter Rally 3

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-03 05:25:40:000

The gold miners stocks suffered a rough late summer this year. A rare forced capitulation walloped them to deep new lows, short-circuiting their usual autumn rally. Thats left this sector anomalously low as the subsequent winter rally gets underway, gold stocks stronges… read more...

Gold Stocks' Winter Rally 3

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-03 05:25:40:000

The gold miners stocks suffered a rough late summer this year. A rare forced capitulation walloped them to deep new lows, short-circuiting their usual autumn rally. Thats left this sector anomalously low as the subsequent winter rally gets underway, gold stocks stronges… read more...

5%+ Dividend Yield Portfolio: Playing Offense, Not Running Scared (October 2018 Review)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-02 08:55:34:000

Outlook Well that was unpleasant, says basically any market participant of October 2018. With all major markets in/flirting with correction territory, there was no place to hide from a decline. However, not all declines were of equal magnitude as a 2X4 was taken to the fo… read more...

Gold Mining Bull: Top News For October 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-01 18:18:31:000

Gold Mining Bull: Top News for October 2018 I've scoured through various gold mining newsletters, company websites and presentations to find the top news of the past month for October 2018. This list includes takeovers, mine production updates, quarterly earnings and other relevant news to k… read more...

Leveraged ETF Decays - Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-01 16:32:00:000

I measure once a month the decay of major leveraged ETFs. It may be useful for anyone using leveraged ETFs for investing, trading or hedging. Where does the decay come from? Most of the time, a leveraged ETF does worse than the underlying asset leveraged by the same factor. This relative… read more...

Gold: Resistance Ahead... Bottom In 2019?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-01 07:56:32:000

Gold continued to build on last weeks gains, adding nearly $7 per troy ounce or 0.5% as of the close on Friday on the New York COMEX futures exchange. The final print for the week was $1,229. Given the surge seen over the past two weeks, it is time to place the price action into prop… read more...

GLD And GDX: Even Small Flows Can Move The Market

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-31 08:30:00:000

Writing a piece on the investment merits of gold or the miners is a hard thing to do even in 2018 when a conversation about almost any topic is guaranteed to quickly descend into tribal warfare but the recent equity correction means investors should start taking this classic defensive play se… read more...

Gold Weekly: Overlooked. Until When?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-30 11:27:14:000

Overlooked sculpture , Daniel Johanning (Saatchi art) Introduction Welcome to my Gold Weekly. In this report, I discuss mainly my views about the gold market through the GraniteShares Gold Trust ETF ( BAR ). BAR is directly impacted by the vagaries of gold spot prices because the fund… read more...

Gold Stocks Will Benefit From Cyclical Change

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-29 09:54:48:000

As we have noted over the many years of the gold sectors bear market, the gold miners will not rally for real until the real sector and macro fundamentals come into place. Those fundamentals do not include commonly promoted inflation, China/India love trades, a US d… read more...

Junior Gold Miners Vs. Small Cap Stocks: The Tide Has Turned

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-28 15:27:56:000

Gary Tanashian , one of the best analysts of the gold market and the stock market, loves to show a graphic of the 9 planets (ok, 8 planets plus Pluto) to illustrate the relative importance of the fundamental factors for the gold market. I won't steal Gary's graphic for my own article, but you… read more...

Should You Use Gold To Sparkle Your Portfolio?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-26 14:38:04:000

In my last article , I was bullish on Gold ( GDX , ASA ) as I expected it to have a sharp ascent. This came true as the yellow metal climbed to the projected range between $1,231.17 and $1,242.18. However, I now expect the commodity to trade sideways for a few days after which it shall have… read more...

Should You Use Gold To Sparkle Your Portfolio?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-26 14:38:04:000

In my last article , I was bullish on Gold ( GDX , ASA ) as I expected it to have a sharp ascent. This came true as the yellow metal climbed to the projected range between $1,231.17 and $1,242.18. However, I now expect the commodity to trade sideways for a few days after which it shall have… read more...

A Large Decline In Stocks Accompanied By A Huge Move Up In Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-26 05:35:01:000

Elijah Johnson invited me onto the Silver Doctor's precious metals podcast to discuss why mining stocks are historically cheap and why an expected crash in the stock market will be accompanied by a soaring precious metals sector. We also discuss why Trump is beating up the Fed over rate hikes:… read more...

A Large Decline In Stocks Accompanied By A Huge Move Up In Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-26 05:35:01:000

Elijah Johnson invited me onto the Silver Doctor's precious metals podcast to discuss why mining stocks are historically cheap and why an expected crash in the stock market will be accompanied by a soaring precious metals sector. We also discuss why Trump is beating up the Fed over rate hikes:… read more...

Gold Weekly: Spec Normalization Under Way

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-25 08:49:41:000

Under way , Philip Bath Introduction Welcome to my Gold Weekly. In this report, I wish to discuss mainly my views about the gold market through the GraniteShares Gold Trust ETF ( BAR ). BAR is directly impacted by the vagaries of gold spot prices because the fund physically hold… read more...

Central Banks And ETF Investors Start Buying Gold Aggressively

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-25 04:56:17:000

The gold price has been rising over the past month, driven by investors seeking safe-haven assets as the stock market sells off sharply. On the technical chart, we can see a bottoming pattern followed by a price spike higher. I am now looking for gold to break above resistance at $1,240, which… read more...

Gold Can't Afford To Lose Safety Bid

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-23 18:51:51:000

After a stellar performance two weeks ago, the gold price has stalled out after hitting a widely-watched technical benchmark. The reasons for golds recent lack of forward movement can be traced to two main factors, which well discuss in todays report. Particular empha… read more...

Gold Can't Afford To Lose Safety Bid

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-23 18:51:51:000

After a stellar performance two weeks ago, the gold price has stalled out after hitting a widely-watched technical benchmark. The reasons for golds recent lack of forward movement can be traced to two main factors, which well discuss in todays report. Particular empha… read more...

Gold Miners ETF GDX Oct 11 Break-Out: Significance And Long Term Perspective

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-23 14:55:29:000

This article will primarily cover the recent price action of VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF ( GDX ) which is the largest Gold mining stock ETF traded with net assets under management of $8.24B. I personally own shares of its little brother ( GDXJ ) which is the next largest gold mining ETF w… read more...

Gold Miners ETF GDX Oct 11 Break-Out: Significance And Long Term Perspective

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-23 14:55:29:000

This article will primarily cover the recent price action of VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF ( GDX ) which is the largest Gold mining stock ETF traded with net assets under management of $8.24B. I personally own shares of its little brother ( GDXJ ) which is the next largest gold mining ETF w… read more...

Gold miners rise as gold price hits three-month high

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-23 11:50:53:000

Gold miners rally as demand for safe-haven assets lift prices for the yellow metal to the highest in three months , +0.9% to $1,236/oz., trading above both its 50- and 100-day moving averages. More news on: Barrick Gold Corporation, Goldcorp Inc., Kinross Gold Corporation, Commodities n… read more...

Gold miners rise as gold price hits three-month high

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-23 11:50:53:000

Gold miners rally as demand for safe-haven assets lift prices for the yellow metal to the highest in three months , +0.9% to $1,236/oz., trading above both its 50- and 100-day moving averages. More news on: Barrick Gold Corporation, Goldcorp Inc., Kinross Gold Corporation, Commodities n… read more...

Gold Looks Strong But Show Me The Buyers

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-23 09:38:31:000

In my last article on the gold market, I made the following remark: a strong US dollar and weak treasury notes prices are a poisonous mixture for the precious metals market. And vice versa . Today, I think that the second alternative (vice versa&#… read more...

Gold Looks Strong But Show Me The Buyers

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-23 09:38:31:000

In my last article on the gold market, I made the following remark: a strong US dollar and weak treasury notes prices are a poisonous mixture for the precious metals market. And vice versa . Today, I think that the second alternative (vice versa&#… read more...

Mining Stocks Have Not Been Cheaper In The Last 78 Years

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-23 01:00:44:000

It's important to keep in mind that mining stocks have been sold to levels well below their intrinsic value - in the case of larger-cap producing miners. Or their "optionality" value - in the case of junior mining companies with projects that have a good chance eventually of converting their d… read more...

Mining Stocks Have Not Been Cheaper In The Last 78 Years

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-23 01:00:44:000

It's important to keep in mind that mining stocks have been sold to levels well below their intrinsic value - in the case of larger-cap producing miners. Or their "optionality" value - in the case of junior mining companies with projects that have a good chance eventually of converting their d… read more...

5 Reasons Why GDX Is Going Substantially Higher

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-22 05:25:32:000

Source: FoxBusiness.com 5 Reasons Why GDX Is Going Substantially Higher VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF ( GDX ) has been the victim of a viciously volatile gold market lately. In fact, in 2018 alone the gold mining ETF crashed by roughly 32% from a peak of around $25 early in the year, to… read more...

Why Individual Junior Gold Miner Stocks Are Better Bets Than JNUG

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-22 00:48:28:000

I'm writing this article because I see too many bullish gold mining ( GDX , GDXJ ) investors and traders in the past couple years who have jumped into the 3x leveraged junior gold miner ETF, JNUG . I get it: JNUG seems like an extremely convenient way to make a bullish leveraged bet on gol… read more...

Gold-Stock Sentiment Shifting

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-19 17:26:32:000

The gold miners' stocks have been largely ignored and neglected for years. Speculators and investors wanted little to do with them for various reasons. But that apathetic sentiment is finally starting to shift thanks to last week's stock-market plunge. Capital is starting to return to this bat… read more...

Gold-Stock Sentiment Shifting

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-19 17:26:32:000

The gold miners' stocks have been largely ignored and neglected for years. Speculators and investors wanted little to do with them for various reasons. But that apathetic sentiment is finally starting to shift thanks to last week's stock-market plunge. Capital is starting to return to this bat… read more...

Gold-Stock Sentiment Shifting

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-19 17:26:32:000

The gold miners' stocks have been largely ignored and neglected for years. Speculators and investors wanted little to do with them for various reasons. But that apathetic sentiment is finally starting to shift thanks to last week's stock-market plunge. Capital is starting to return to this bat… read more...

Which Leveraged ETFs Are Good Hedging Tools?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-17 13:03:42:000

This article is focused on S&P 500 leveraged ETFs, and evaluates them as hedging instruments for investors who don't want or can't manage options or futures. Leveraged ETF drift theory The performance target of leveraged ETFs is specified in daily return. A 2x leveraged ETF aims at r… read more...

Which Leveraged ETFs Are Good Hedging Tools?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-17 13:03:42:000

This article is focused on S&P 500 leveraged ETFs, and evaluates them as hedging instruments for investors who don't want or can't manage options or futures. Leveraged ETF drift theory The performance target of leveraged ETFs is specified in daily return. A 2x leveraged ETF aims at r… read more...

Gold Going Higher - Mining Stocks Are Historically Cheap

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-17 04:39:25:000

It's important to keep in mind that the mining stocks have been sold to levels well below their intrinsic value - in the case of larger-cap producing miners. Or their "optionality" value - in the case of junior mining companies with projects that have a good chance eventually of converting the… read more...

Gold Going Higher - Mining Stocks Are Historically Cheap

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-17 04:39:25:000

It's important to keep in mind that the mining stocks have been sold to levels well below their intrinsic value - in the case of larger-cap producing miners. Or their "optionality" value - in the case of junior mining companies with projects that have a good chance eventually of converting the… read more...

Is The Canary In The Gold Mine Coming To Life Again?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-17 03:28:39:000

By Pater Tenebrarum A Chirp from the Deep-Level Mines Back in late 2015 and early 2016, we wrote about a leading indicator for gold stocks, namely the sub-sector of marginal - and hence highly leveraged to the gold price - South African gold stocks. Our example du jour at the time was Ha… read more...

Is The Canary In The Gold Mine Coming To Life Again?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-17 03:28:39:000

By Pater Tenebrarum A Chirp from the Deep-Level Mines Back in late 2015 and early 2016, we wrote about a leading indicator for gold stocks, namely the sub-sector of marginal - and hence highly leveraged to the gold price - South African gold stocks. Our example du jour at the time was Ha… read more...

Last Thursday Was Gold ETF's Biggest Up Volume Day Since June 2016

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-16 01:31:38:000

The gold price ( GLD ) ( PHYS ) soared higher last Thursday, October 11, as US and global stock markets fell sharply, with fears spreading about rising interest rates and bond yields. The gold price rose from $1,193.40/oz to $1,227.60/oz on Thursday: The Fundamentals: Good Old-Fashioned… read more...

Gold continues moving higher, marks best settlement since late July

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-15 15:41:14:000

Comex gold futures rose modestly, closing +0.7% at $1,230.30/oz., but it was enough to send the yellow metal to its highest finish for a most-active contract since July 31 . More news on: Barrick Gold Corporation, Newmont Mining Corporation (Holding Company), Randgold Resources Limited,… read more...

Market And Political Turmoil; Stephen Leeb's Predictions On Gold And Silver

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-15 06:24:48:000

Welcome to this week's Market Wrap Podcast, I'm Mike Gleason. Coming up we'll hear a wonderful interview with first time guest Dr. Stephen Leeb of Leeb Capital Management. Dr. Leeb weighs in on what he believes will be a major fly in the ointment for the U.S. when it comes to the trade war w… read more...

Metals And Miners - Don't Miss Act 2!

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-14 21:04:38:000

Its rare we see opportunities that provide for a 5x-10x increase - or greater - in capital within 12-18 months, but thats precisely whats setting up right now in the precious metals mining sector. In this article, Ill focus primarily on the VanEck Vectors Gold M… read more...

Sentiment Speaks: Consider This Your Final Warning About Gold, For Bulls And Bears Alike

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-14 08:28:17:000

Sentiment is a funny bedfellow. When the metals market was at the lows back in August, everyone and their mother were again certain that we were going to break below $1,000 in gold. Yet, that exact sentiment is what kept us from doing so, no different than what we saw at the end of 2015. Cur… read more...

Stocks' Last Cheap Sector

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-13 11:00:40:000

The lofty stock markets suffered a sharp selloff this week that may prove a major inflection point. There was one lone sector that bucked the heavy selling to surge in the carnage, the gold miners stocks. They are the last cheap sector in these bubble-valued stock markets, long overloo… read more...

Gold spikes to $1,218 as dollar strength slips

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-11 10:54:04:000

Comex gold climbs more than 2% to $1,218/oz . for its third straight daily gain, the metals best run since late August, as the dollar slips amid the global slump in equity markets. More news on: Barrick Gold Corporation, Newmont Mining Corporation (Holding Company), Goldcorp Inc…. read more...

Gold spikes to $1,218 as dollar strength slips

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-11 10:54:04:000

Comex gold climbs more than 2% to $1,218/oz . for its third straight daily gain, the metals best run since late August, as the dollar slips amid the global slump in equity markets. More news on: Barrick Gold Corporation, Newmont Mining Corporation (Holding Company), Goldcorp Inc…. read more...

Gold Has A Weight Around Its Neck, But The Price Refuses To Make A Lower Low

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-11 06:00:00:000

Gold has had a problem in 2018. The yellow metal has run into an environment of a rising U.S. dollar and higher interest rates which amount to a bearish historical double-whammy. The rise in the U.S. dollar index from a low of 88.15 in February to its current level at over 95 on the December… read more...

Gold Has A Weight Around Its Neck, But The Price Refuses To Make A Lower Low

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-11 06:00:00:000

Gold has had a problem in 2018. The yellow metal has run into an environment of a rising U.S. dollar and higher interest rates which amount to a bearish historical double-whammy. The rise in the U.S. dollar index from a low of 88.15 in February to its current level at over 95 on the December… read more...

Gold Weekly: Hold Your Breath!

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-10 18:08:44:000

Hold My Breath, Claire Desjardins Introduction Welcome to my Gold Weekly. In this report, I wish to discuss mainly my views about the gold market through the GraniteShares Gold Trust ETF ( BAR ). BAR is directly impacted by the vagaries of gold spot prices because the fund physically… read more...

Growth Groups Move To Extreme Oversold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-10 06:36:46:000

The US has had a rough go of it the past week, which we can explore using our Trend Analyzer. The past few days have seen many indices close lower; namely, the growth groups. Even though many have seen significant gains YTD - the iShares U.S. Medical Devices ETF (IHI) is up 24.02% and the VanE… read more...

GDX: Is Oversold Really A Reason To Buy?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-09 11:56:37:000

We're now three quarters through the year, and for those following only gold bugs, it likely feels like Groundhog Quarter. The same analysts that told us to sell stocks and buy gold miners ( GDX ) in Q1 2017 have put forth the same argument for the last six quarters, and each argument is roote… read more...

Sentiment Speaks: GDX Is Being Torn Apart

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-09 08:00:00:000

Rising interest rates are good for metals. Rising interest rates are bad for metals. We have heard the arguments from both sides. In fact, I think it is no different when people claim inflation is good for gold relative to those who believe deflation is good for gold. Personally, I don&#x201… read more...

Gold heads for worst one-day drop since August

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-08 12:36:50:000

Gold is on track for its biggest one-day price decline since mid-August after the U.S. dollar rose to approach its highest level in nearly two months; Comex gold currently -1.3% to $1,189.70/oz., and silver -2.3% to $14.31/oz. More news on: Barrick Gold Corporation, Newmont Mining Co… read more...

These ETFs are the biggest winners when interest rates are climbing

via: CNBC at 2018-10-08 10:24:00:000

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Three Factors That Could Awaken Gold From Its Bearish Slumber

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-08 08:00:00:000

The gold market had been in a bull market since reaching a low of $1046.20 in December 2015. The yellow metal peaked in 2016 as the price rose to a high of $1377.50 following the surprise of the Brexit referendum. Gold had rallied by 31.7% over an eight-month period. While the precious metal c… read more...

Frank Holmes: Gold Stocks, Gold, And Silver Are Great Buys Now

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-07 13:23:00:000

Don't want to listen? Read the podcast below! Welcome to this week's Market Wrap Podcast, I'm Mike Gleason. Coming up we've got a wonderful interview with Frank Holmes, CEO of U.S. Global Investors. Frank talks about some key developments in the gold community and why he believes a … read more...

Rick Rule: 'Very High-Quality Deposits, Almost Irrespective Of Commodity - Will Be Taken Out This Cycle' (10/05/2018)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-07 12:46:48:000

By Sprott's Thoughts Tekoa Da Silva had the chance to sit down once again, with Rick Rule, Chairman of Sprott U.S. Holdings. It was a fascinating interview, as Rule discussed the developing trend of mergers and acquisitions in the resource and mining industry. Rule indicated two gen… read more...

Gold Stocks Recovering 2

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-06 06:14:21:000

The battered gold miners stocks are finally starting to recover after a rough few months. Their prices slid with gold in July, plummeted in a brutal forced capitulation in August, and then dropped again in an echo capitulation into mid-September. That left them at fundamentally absurd … read more...

Gold Stocks: Massive Upside As Sector At Or Near Major Low

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-06 03:33:30:000

It's been almost two months since gold bottomed, yet the rebound so far has been uninspiring as the SPDR Gold Trust ETF ( GLD ) is still only a few percent away from breaking down again. After an almost 15% decline since April (which is a considerable drop for gold in such a short period of ti… read more...

Iron Ore, Steel, And The SLX - In The Eye Of The Trade Storm

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-05 07:00:00:000

One of my favorite lines in the 1970s classic film The Godfather is when Hyman Roth leans over the Michael Corleone and tells him, Were bigger than U.S. Steel . The quote was not fictional as Meyer Lansky, the mob figure who was the inspiration for Roth in the film m… read more...

Gold Faces Rising Rates - NUGT And DUST Offer Turbocharged Trading Opportunities

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-04 06:15:00:000

The summer of 2018 was a rough time for the gold market which put in its worst price performance since 2015. The price of the yellow metal had been making higher lows since December 2015 when the U.S. Federal Reserve began tightening credit after years of accommodation. Gold reached a high of … read more...

Gold Weekly: A Happy Surprise For Q4 2018?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-03 09:22:43:000

Welcome to my Gold Weekly. In this report, I wish to discuss mainly my views about the gold market through the GraniteShares Gold Trust ETF (NYSEARCA: BAR ). BAR is directly impacted by the vagaries of gold spot prices because the Funds physically holds gold bars in a London vault and custo… read more...

It's Now Or Never For Gold Bulls

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-02 15:20:11:000

After suffering more than five excruciating months, gold investors are wondering if a meaningful rally will occur in October. As well discuss here, while golds intermediate-term (3-9 month) trend and fundamentals remain bearish, the prospects for a rally this month are still fa… read more...

Gold pushes near two-week high, miners sport strong gains

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-02 15:18:29:000

Gold futures settled back above $1,200/oz. to reach their highest levels in nearly two weeks, boosted by jitters surrounding Italys financial picture, lifting prices for the precious metal to their highest closing level in nearly two weeks. More news on: Barrick Gold Corporation,… read more...

5%+ Dividend Yield Portfolio: Ignore The Political Circus (Sep 2018 Review)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-02 13:49:58:000

Outlook If you mix your politics with your investment decisions, youre making a big mistake. - Warren Buffett Politics dominates the headlines these days (even in the financial press) and how could it not with the circus on display. However, allowing your political… read more...

Leveraged ETF Decays - Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-02 08:59:24:000

I measure once a month the decay of major leveraged ETFs. It may be useful for anyone using leveraged ETFs for investing, trading or hedging. Where does the decay come from? Most of the time, a leveraged ETF does worse than the underlying asset leveraged by the same factor. This relat… read more...

Gold Weekly: Still Waiting For The Great Wave

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-28 09:05:46:000

Wave, Paul Klee (1938) Introduction Welcome to my Gold Weekly. In this report, I wish to discuss mainly my views about the gold market through the GraniteShares Gold Trust ETF ( BAR ). BAR is directly impacted by the vagaries of gold spot prices because the fund physically holds gold… read more...

Gold Weekly: Still Waiting For The Great Wave

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-28 09:05:46:000

Wave, Paul Klee (1938) Introduction Welcome to my Gold Weekly. In this report, I wish to discuss mainly my views about the gold market through the GraniteShares Gold Trust ETF ( BAR ). BAR is directly impacted by the vagaries of gold spot prices because the fund physically holds gold… read more...

Gold Weekly: Still Waiting For The Great Wave

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-28 09:05:46:000

Wave, Paul Klee (1938) Introduction Welcome to my Gold Weekly. In this report, I wish to discuss mainly my views about the gold market through the GraniteShares Gold Trust ETF ( BAR ). BAR is directly impacted by the vagaries of gold spot prices because the fund physically holds gold… read more...

Gold Weekly: Still Waiting For The Great Wave

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-28 09:05:46:000

Wave, Paul Klee (1938) Introduction Welcome to my Gold Weekly. In this report, I wish to discuss mainly my views about the gold market through the GraniteShares Gold Trust ETF ( BAR ). BAR is directly impacted by the vagaries of gold spot prices because the fund physically holds gold… read more...

Is The Randgold-Barrick Merger Good For Gold Miners?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-28 05:59:12:000

Randgold-Barrick Gold Merger Breakdown In quite surprising news, Randgold (NASDAQ: GOLD ) and Barrick ( ABX ) have announced that they will merge and form the world's largest mining company. The new company will be massive, worth around $18 billion, which exceeds the market cap of Newmont … read more...

Is The Randgold-Barrick Merger Good For Gold Miners?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-28 05:59:12:000

Randgold-Barrick Gold Merger Breakdown In quite surprising news, Randgold (NASDAQ: GOLD ) and Barrick ( ABX ) have announced that they will merge and form the world's largest mining company. The new company will be massive, worth around $18 billion, which exceeds the market cap of Newmont … read more...

Is The Randgold-Barrick Merger Good For Gold Miners?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-28 05:59:12:000

Randgold-Barrick Gold Merger Breakdown In quite surprising news, Randgold (NASDAQ: GOLD ) and Barrick ( ABX ) have announced that they will merge and form the world's largest mining company. The new company will be massive, worth around $18 billion, which exceeds the market cap of Newmont … read more...

Is The Randgold-Barrick Merger Good For Gold Miners?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-28 05:59:12:000

Randgold-Barrick Gold Merger Breakdown In quite surprising news, Randgold (NASDAQ: GOLD ) and Barrick ( ABX ) have announced that they will merge and form the world's largest mining company. The new company will be massive, worth around $18 billion, which exceeds the market cap of Newmont … read more...

Gold tumbles to near six-week low as dollar strengthens

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-27 15:23:36:000

Gold slid to its lowest level in nearly six weeks , as December Comex gold settled -1% to $1,187.40/oz., while the dollar strengthened following the Fed's latest interest rate hike. More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index … read more...

Gold Drops, Inflation Rises: Can Miners Rally?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-27 12:51:33:000

(Image Source ) In looking at the broader trends in the financial markets this year, it is easy to see that some of the biggest losers have been found in the precious metals assets. Most of the reasoning behind these trends lies in the fact that corporate earnings have shown strength … read more...

Gold & Inflation - A Long-Term Perspective

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-27 10:59:28:000

Introduction The US inflation rate fluctuated throughout history. There have been all kind of inflation regimes. Periods of high, low, and negative inflation were recorded. The first chart gives a good overview of the historic inflation evolution in the US. It shows the frequent and sharp… read more...

Barrick-Randgold merger sparks gains in rival miners as more deals seen

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-25 12:21:20:000

Barrick Gold's ( ABX +2.1% ) merger with Randgold Resources ( GOLD +3.4% ) is sparking hopes for more deals in the heretofore unloved gold sector, lifting shares of rival miners including Gold Fields ( GFI +1.8% ), Sibanye Stillwater ( SBGL +2% ), AngloGold Ashanti ( AU +0.6% )… read more...

Barrick-Randgold merger sparks gains in rival miners as more deals seen

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-25 12:21:20:000

Barrick Gold's ( ABX +2.1% ) merger with Randgold Resources ( GOLD +3.4% ) is sparking hopes for more deals in the heretofore unloved gold sector, lifting shares of rival miners including Gold Fields ( GFI +1.8% ), Sibanye Stillwater ( SBGL +2% ), AngloGold Ashanti ( AU +0.6% )… read more...

Resource Sector Digest: New Gold Cleaning The Slate, Again

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-25 08:43:49:000

Another CEO is having a shot at fixing New Gold. Unfortunately, things have gone from bad to worse since the last iteration on this theme. Welcome to this week's Resource Sector Digest . ( Vol. 123 - September 17, 2018 ) Brought to you by Itinerant and The Investment Doctor . In ca… read more...

Resource Sector Digest: New Gold Cleaning The Slate, Again

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-25 08:43:49:000

Another CEO is having a shot at fixing New Gold. Unfortunately, things have gone from bad to worse since the last iteration on this theme. Welcome to this week's Resource Sector Digest . ( Vol. 123 - September 17, 2018 ) Brought to you by Itinerant and The Investment Doctor . In ca… read more...

Rare Earth Metals And REMX

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-25 07:54:00:000

Rare earth metals are commodities that may not trade on futures exchanges, but they have a myriad of applications in computers, DVDs, rechargeable batteries, cell phones, catalytic converters, magnets, fluorescent lights and many other products we use in our daily lives. The rare earth secto… read more...

Rare Earth Metals And REMX

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-25 07:54:00:000

Rare earth metals are commodities that may not trade on futures exchanges, but they have a myriad of applications in computers, DVDs, rechargeable batteries, cell phones, catalytic converters, magnets, fluorescent lights and many other products we use in our daily lives. The rare earth secto… read more...

Animal spirits in gold miners after Barrick's purchase of Randgold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-24 10:31:27:000

Barrick Gold overnight agreed to merge with Randgold Resources in an $18.3B deal. Both Barrick and Randgold are higher by about 7% . More news on: VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, Eldorado Gold Corporation, Goldcorp Inc., Merger & acquisition news, Top stock market news, Stocks on… read more...

The Economy's Rotten Foundation: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 09.21.18

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-22 03:58:32:000

By SchiffGold The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of the week's precious metals news coupled with thoughtful analysis. Stock markets hit record highs this week. It's yet another sign that everything in the economy is great! But there's a rotting found… read more...

The Economy's Rotten Foundation: SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap 09.21.18

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-22 03:58:32:000

By SchiffGold The SchiffGold Friday Gold Wrap podcast combines a succinct summary of the week's precious metals news coupled with thoughtful analysis. Stock markets hit record highs this week. It's yet another sign that everything in the economy is great! But there's a rotting found… read more...

Copper sprints to best day in 19 months but gold falls as trade fears ease

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-21 16:33:30:000

Comex copper surged by the most since February 2017 , +4.2% to $2.863/lb., as concerns about the impact of trade tensions on the global economy continued to ease. More news on: VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 3x Shares ETF, GAMCO Global Gold, Natur… read more...

Paulson launches gold investor alliance in bid for better returns

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-21 10:27:49:000

Hedge fund magnate and gold bull John Paulson is creating a consortium of investors seeking to reverse the weak performance of gold miners, in the latest sign of growing investor frustration with the sector. More news on: VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index B… read more...

Gold And Gold Stocks - Small Rays Of Light In The Vale Of Tears

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-21 06:22:38:000

By Pater Tenebrarum A Rebound Gets Underway - Will It Have Legs? Ever since the gold indexes have broken below the shelf of support that has held them aloft since late 2016 (around 165-170 points in the HUI Index), the sector was not much to write home about, to put it mildly. Precious… read more...

Are Gold Miners About To Print Their Yearly Cycle Low?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-20 17:19:57:000

The precious metals market has been in a downtrend for practically most of the trading year. The mining complex GDX has been the one sector that has been really beaten up. In fact, whereas gold has not moved lower as of yet below its August lows, the gold mining ETF ( GDX ) certainly did and… read more...

Gold Mining Stock Strength Continues

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-20 15:46:49:000

The focus among precious metals investors right now isnt on gold, but on the gold mining stocks. In the last few sessions the actively traded gold and silver mining shares have experienced a comeback of sorts. This bullish performance was signaled last week by a big spike in the 4-week… read more...

Imminent Move Downward In Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-19 15:30:20:000

One of the best pieces of investing advice I've heard is from Soros and Druckenmiller after breaking the Bank of England on Black Wednesday. To paraphrase Druckenmiller, he explained successful investing is not about being right all the time. It's about having the experience and ability to kno… read more...

What Rising Resource Nationalism In Africa Means For Mining Investors

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-19 05:46:26:000

Lately, resource nationalism in the African mining sector has increased. In some African states, which make key contributions to international mining, larger mining rents indicate greater national control. International investors should be cognizant of the dangers inherent in ignoring the mai… read more...

3 Reasons Inflation Is Set To Jump Much Higher By Q1 2019

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-18 14:49:13:000

The monthly Consumer Price Index came out rather flat last week, up only 2.7% in August versus 2.9% in July. So is price inflation under control? Hardly. This looks to be the tail end of CPI price inflation below the 3% mark. Were likely going to break through 3% by Q1 2019. Remember… read more...

Gold At Critical Level, Is It A Break Or A Bounce?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-18 13:58:27:000

In my last article , I was bearish on Gold ( GDX , ASA ) as I expected it to have a sharp descent. This came true as the yellow metal last week fell till the $1,176 mark. After reaching this level, the bulls tried to recoup some of the losses made, which resulted in the commodity closi… read more...

Gold Weekly: Bulls Catch A Break

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-18 12:56:10:000

Introduction Welcome to my Gold Weekly. In this report, I wish to discuss mainly my views about the gold market through the GraniteShares Gold Trust ETF (NYSEARCA: BAR ). To do so, I analyse the recent changes in speculative positions on the Comex (based on the CFTC ) and ETF holding… read more...

How To Avoid Losing Stocks

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-17 13:47:07:000

While finding winning stocks is an essential part of the equation for consistent positive returns, avoiding the losers is just as important. Many analysts would have you to believe those big losers that investors and traders get stuck with can merely be chalked up to unforeseen news events or … read more...

Vanguard revamp of global mining fund to trim exposure to ~25%

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-17 12:58:57:000

Vanguard is set to complete the overhaul of its precious metals and mining fund this month, renaming the $2.3B, 34-year-old fund the Vanguard Global Capital Cycles Fund, following a 24% loss over the past year. More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, Direxion D… read more...

Gold Goes Nowhere Fast

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-17 06:30:00:000

Gold is a metal that is both a commodity and a financial asset. As a commodity, gold's properties make it an excellent conductor of electricity, and its other characteristics are suitable for a myriad of industrial applications. Gold's ornamental attraction results in lots of fabricated demand… read more...

This Week In Money - September 15, 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-17 04:33:24:000

Ross Clark - Transports are leading the Industrials, predicting future market action. Eric Hadik - Gold and gold stocks, oil, Dow. Robert Campbell - Real estate, debt, US dollar. Larry Reaugh President and CEO of American Manganese Inc. (AMYZF) on company showcase - CE… read more...

U.S. Dollar Rally Weakens Gold Price Outlook

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-16 11:10:39:000

Trading commodities can be very lucrative and very costly if you miss the timing. For most of 2018 I have watched people recommend gold as an investment. It sounds good, doesnt it? Gold is only supposed to appreciate over time, and if you just hang on long enough it will pay off. Gold … read more...

Gold-Stock Forced Capitulation

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-15 09:03:02:000

The gold miners stocks suffered a rare capitulation selloff over the past month or so. Selling cascaded to extremes as stop losses were sequentially triggered, battering this contrarian sector to exceedingly-low levels. While very challenging psychologically, capitulations are super-bu… read more...

A Check-Up On Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-12 15:42:22:000

Gold has been under pressure since April of this year mainly as a consequence of the major currencies. Here, we check up on gold and assess its most likely path forward. Gold and silver have a strong positive correlation which rarely drops below 0.75. The last time it did this was in 2011-20… read more...

A Check-Up On Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-12 15:42:22:000

Gold has been under pressure since April of this year mainly as a consequence of the major currencies. Here, we check up on gold and assess its most likely path forward. Gold and silver have a strong positive correlation which rarely drops below 0.75. The last time it did this was in 2011-20… read more...

A Check-Up On Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-12 15:42:22:000

Gold has been under pressure since April of this year mainly as a consequence of the major currencies. Here, we check up on gold and assess its most likely path forward. Gold and silver have a strong positive correlation which rarely drops below 0.75. The last time it did this was in 2011-20… read more...

Gold Could Shine Once Liquidity Fades

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-12 06:34:56:000

Strong U.S. Dollar Continues to Weigh on Gold, Emerging Markets Currencies The robust U.S. dollar has weighed on gold since May, and in August, the U.S. Dollar Index (DXY) 1 again reached new yearly highs. U.S. dollar strength was mainly due to emerging markets ((EM)) currencies that weaken… read more...

Gold Could Shine Once Liquidity Fades

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-12 06:34:56:000

Strong U.S. Dollar Continues to Weigh on Gold, Emerging Markets Currencies The robust U.S. dollar has weighed on gold since May, and in August, the U.S. Dollar Index (DXY) 1 again reached new yearly highs. U.S. dollar strength was mainly due to emerging markets ((EM)) currencies that weaken… read more...

Gold Could Shine Once Liquidity Fades

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-12 06:34:56:000

Strong U.S. Dollar Continues to Weigh on Gold, Emerging Markets Currencies The robust U.S. dollar has weighed on gold since May, and in August, the U.S. Dollar Index (DXY) 1 again reached new yearly highs. U.S. dollar strength was mainly due to emerging markets ((EM)) currencies that weaken… read more...

The Great Gold/Silver Divergence Continues

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-12 04:20:33:000

The price of "poor man's gold," aka silver, traded at multi-year lows last week, dipping below $14/oz. marginally and barely closing above that key level at the end of the week. Do you know where the price of gold was the last time silver hovered around $14 in late 2015 and early 2016? Below $… read more...

The Great Gold/Silver Divergence Continues

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-12 04:20:33:000

The price of "poor man's gold," aka silver, traded at multi-year lows last week, dipping below $14/oz. marginally and barely closing above that key level at the end of the week. Do you know where the price of gold was the last time silver hovered around $14 in late 2015 and early 2016? Below $… read more...

The Great Gold/Silver Divergence Continues

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-12 04:20:33:000

The price of "poor man's gold," aka silver, traded at multi-year lows last week, dipping below $14/oz. marginally and barely closing above that key level at the end of the week. Do you know where the price of gold was the last time silver hovered around $14 in late 2015 and early 2016? Below $… read more...

Chart Of The Week: Gold Positioning - Back To Bearish

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-11 11:00:40:000

Gold has taken a beating in the last couple of months, and predictably traders have jumped on the bandwagon - pushing net futures positioning to the shortest since the turn of the century. The chart of the week was one of the several charts/indicators we looked at in a report on the (beari… read more...

Gold Weekly: 'Don't Focus On Making Money, Focus On Protecting What You Have'

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-11 10:38:00:000

Paul Tudor Jones, II Introduction Welcome to my Gold Weekly. In this report, I wish to discuss mainly my views about the gold market through the GraniteShares Gold Trust ETF (NYSEARCA: BAR ). To do so, I analyse the recent changes in speculative positions on the Comex (based on the… read more...

The Myth Of Gold-Stock Leverage

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-11 01:44:16:000

Editor's note: Originally published at tsi-blog.com on September 10, 2018. A few years ago, I wrote a couple of pieces explaining why gold mining is a crappy business. The main reason is the malinvestment that periodically afflicts the industry due to the boom-bust cycle caused by mone… read more...

Gold Miners Keeping Gold Price Suppressed

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-10 14:41:31:000

Gold's recent trading has been difficult for swing traders of late due to the lack of a clear trading direction from the yellow metal. We can see this in gold's recent daily cycle which has been not purposeful to sat the least. Remember gold was also in its timing band for an intermediate cycl… read more...

'What A Wonderful World'? Well, That Very Much Depends Where You Look

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-10 09:20:02:000

What A Wonderful World The Dow ETF ( DIA ) has not closed (on a total return basis) below its 200-day moving average since March 2016, the longest streak in its history. DIA data by YCharts None of the previous record-similar streaks in nowhere near the current streak we're in. … read more...

The Bullish CoT Setups In Gold And Silver

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-10 09:02:01:000

You may know me as the guy using weird planetary alignments while assigning proper fundamentals to the gold sector , and recently even doing the same with a somewhat subjective and philosophical view of gold as an important counterweight or insurance component to a sensible portfolio. Or yo… read more...

Gold Mining Stocks Still In Weak Hands (Part 3)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-08 00:18:49:000

Preamble On days like this, I feel like a script writer for a soap opera: "Previously on Desperate Investors…", you get my drift as we recently wrote: This is a capitulation of sorts, but it may not be final at this point. The selling of this sector creates more selling ... read more...

Gold Mining Stocks Still In Weak Hands (Part 3)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-08 00:18:49:000

Preamble On days like this, I feel like a script writer for a soap opera: "Previously on Desperate Investors…", you get my drift as we recently wrote: This is a capitulation of sorts, but it may not be final at this point. The selling of this sector creates more selling ... read more...

Worried About Downside Risk To Your Equity Portfolio? Consider A Hedge With Franco-Nevada Corp.

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-07 10:21:54:000

Investing in gold remains one of the most contentious and polarizing discussions amongst investors. Not only is there much debate about what role - if any - gold should play in ones portfolio, there are also significant divergences of opinion about how to best gain exposure to it. It a… read more...

Newmont Mining Could Be In The First Row Of A Rebound

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-06 18:05:27:000

Many gold mining stocks remain under significant pressure, and I view this as a potential opportunity after the sell-off is done. Meanwhile, while the trend remains negative for the whole gold mining sector, investors have the time to look through the potential rebound candidates. I have alrea… read more...

Sept. 4 Was Likely The Bottom For Silver, Or Close To It

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-06 11:32:17:000

Long-time readers know that I am not a silver bug and I am not always bullish on silver ( SLV ) ( PSLV ). Due to silver's volatility, lack of price stability, industrial demand risk, extra supply as a by-product, and a negative long-term (150-year) price trend compared to gold - in general I u… read more...

A Bearish Summer Ends In Gold - What Next?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-06 09:07:14:000

The summer of 2018 was a bearish period for the gold market, and it came out of the gate in September after the long holiday weekend with selling pushing the active month December futures contract on COMEX below the $1200 per ounce level once again. A stronger dollar and the prospects of two… read more...

From The Amazon Bubble To The Gold Mining Bust

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-06 07:59:00:000

The trillion-dollar "mostly empty box" Earlier in the week, Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) grabbed headlines again. That's as it temporarily passed the magic market capitalisation figure of US$1 trillion - the second company to do so. It has since dropped back a little, to "just" US$979 … read more...

5%+ Dividend Yield Portfolio: Foreign Markets Disappointing You Again? (August 2018 Review)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-05 14:17:18:000

Outlook Call it the pain of international diversification for 2018. With a significant divergence between US and international equities, the cost with holding DM and EM stocks has been significant. The differential between EM and US growth indices is over 25%. - Mark Rzepczynski Ther… read more...

Are Gold Miners Prompting A Bear Market?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-05 13:51:56:000

The rally out of gold's intermediate low, which we assume was the 16th of August last, has been quite weak. Gold managed to surpass $1,220 an ounce on the 27th of August last, but has now come back down to the $1,190 level. Although the yellow metal is still well above its August lows, the min… read more...

GDX: Poor Breadth Leads To New Lows

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-05 12:55:42:000

Another week has arrived, and yet another new low for the Gold Miners Index ( GDX ) has shown up right on cue. Just as new highs almost every week on the US Markets ( SPY ) shouldn't be a surprise, as it's in a bull market, new lows continually showing up in the Gold Miners Index shouldn't b… read more...

Gold And Silver Are Acting Like It's 2008. They May Be Right

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-05 05:18:39:000

2008 has special significance for gold bugs, both because of the money they lost in August of the year and the money they made in the half-decade that followed. Today's world is beginning to feel eerily similar. Let's start with a little background. The mid-2000s' economy boomed in part beca… read more...

Pretium Resources: Patience Required

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-04 09:37:24:000

Pretium Resources ( PVG ) was the clear loser to start the year in the mining space after initial ramp-up at Brucejack left a lot to be desired, and shares plummeted 40%. Fortunately, the stock has begun to turn the corner since that sell-off, and the stock has managed to stabilize during a pe… read more...

Leveraged ETF Decays - Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-02 13:38:47:000

I measure once a month the decay of major leveraged ETFs. It may be useful for anyone using leveraged ETFs for investing, trading or hedging. Where does the decay come from? Most of the time, a leveraged ETF does worse than the underlying asset leveraged by the same factor. This relative… read more...

Leveraged ETF Decays - Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-02 13:38:47:000

I measure once a month the decay of major leveraged ETFs. It may be useful for anyone using leveraged ETFs for investing, trading or hedging. Where does the decay come from? Most of the time, a leveraged ETF does worse than the underlying asset leveraged by the same factor. This relative… read more...

Gold Is The Sun And An Anchor

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-02 11:16:49:000

The Gold as Inflation Hedge Canard On the one hand, you have the sons of Harvey & Erb, who called gold to $800 an ounce and caused a stir in the gold community. Per Campbell Harvey, in this video with Kitcos Daniela Cambone: Gold is just too volatile&#x2… read more...

Gold Is The Sun And An Anchor

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-02 11:16:49:000

The Gold as Inflation Hedge Canard On the one hand, you have the sons of Harvey & Erb, who called gold to $800 an ounce and caused a stir in the gold community. Per Campbell Harvey, in this video with Kitcos Daniela Cambone: Gold is just too volatile&#x2… read more...

U.S. Dollar, Canadian Dollar, And Mining Stocks

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-01 01:10:09:000

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Gold Mining Bull: Top News For August 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-31 23:16:03:000

Gold Mining Bull: Top News for August 2018 Here's a monthly recap of the top news in the gold mining sector for August, including acquisitions and takeover announcements, financial results and other relevant updates, to keep readers up-to-date on news in the sector. Check out my update for … read more...

Gold Miners Still Have Risk, But The Rewards May Be Extraordinary

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-30 15:09:10:000

As regular readers know, I'm skeptical about the stock market at the current inflated valuations. I'm especially skeptical when only the US stock market has recovered since the January peak, while the rest of the world's markets remain in bearish downtrends. The first step I recommend in s… read more...

Gold Miners Still Have Risk, But The Rewards May Be Extraordinary

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-30 15:09:10:000

As regular readers know, I'm skeptical about the stock market at the current inflated valuations. I'm especially skeptical when only the US stock market has recovered since the January peak, while the rest of the world's markets remain in bearish downtrends. The first step I recommend in s… read more...

Gold Miners: Strong Rally Due

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-28 23:13:38:000

Yesterday, we penned a piece on Newmont Mining (NEM). It was suggested that if we felt bullish on the mining complex, we could have gone long the popular ETFs in this sector such as GDX or GDXJ . This is true in one sense, as ETFs are far more diversified and don't carry any company risk. S… read more...

Gold Miner's ETF: Why I'm Buying

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-27 11:12:22:000

There is no denying that gold miners ( VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF ( GDX ) ) have been a total and utter catastrophe over the past few weeks. Miners have gone sideways since the start of 2017 and started to break down in July of this year. The bad news is that everyone who bought after Marc… read more...

Gold Miner's ETF: Why I'm Buying

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-27 11:12:22:000

There is no denying that gold miners ( VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF ( GDX ) ) have been a total and utter catastrophe over the past few weeks. Miners have gone sideways since the start of 2017 and started to break down in July of this year. The bad news is that everyone who bought after Marc… read more...

Friday's Upside Move In Gold Likely Unsustainable

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-27 08:05:52:000

Gold's rally Friday was way overdone. Jerome Powell specifically said the current plan is to continue to raise rates over the next several quarters and near-term economic overheating is unlikely. Last week's move in gold will likely be corrected early next week. It looks unlikely the $200 bill… read more...

Friday's Upside Move In Gold Likely Unsustainable

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-27 08:05:52:000

Gold's rally Friday was way overdone. Jerome Powell specifically said the current plan is to continue to raise rates over the next several quarters and near-term economic overheating is unlikely. Last week's move in gold will likely be corrected early next week. It looks unlikely the $200 bill… read more...

Extreme Sentiment On Both Gold And The U.S. Dollar, Is It Justified?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-26 13:44:17:000

Investment Thesis I have written about the sentiment in gold ( GLD ) ( IAU ) ( PHYS ) before; the sentiment continues to climb to new extremes. We are also seeing long speculative positioning in the U.S. Dollar. I would argue this is not supported by fundamentals, but the big question is whe… read more...

Gold Juniors' Q2'18 Fundamentals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-25 00:55:43:000

The junior gold miners stocks have been thrashed in August, plummeting to brutal multi-year lows. Such carnage naturally left sentiment far more bearish than usual in this forsaken contrarian sector. But these extremely-battered gold-stock prices certainly arent justified funda… read more...

Precious Metals - The War Goes On

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-24 15:09:34:000

In the previous article of this series, we discussed how de-trending the long-term silver chart can help in identifying cycles as price gets separated from the underlying trend. Furthermore, we saw that many times cycles can bottom at different times to price which could mean we have already… read more...

Barrick's 'All-In Sustaining Costs': Fact Or Fiction?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-24 13:41:26:000

Barrick Gold Corporation ( ABX ) is a popular choice for investors who want to leverage the price of gold. We recently dug into this sector and found that gold stocks making up the VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF ( GDX ) in general have chronically diluted their shareholders while having lowe… read more...

If You Want To Buy Gold, Watch The Fed

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-23 16:12:24:000

If You Want To Buy Gold, Watch The Fed Almost four months ago, I penned a note to subscribers of EPB Macro Research that said I was cutting my exposure to gold to the minimum allowable exposure for the model portfolio strategy. The reason I reduced the position in gold was that… read more...

Looking For The First Cockroach To Appear

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-23 02:44:05:000

Dan Oliver and Michael Oliver return as guests on this week's radio show. Dan Oliver, who replaced Dr. Benjamin Wiker whose illness precluded him from joining the show, discusses the emergence of stresses and strains in Turkey and other emerging markets that suggests we're nearing the ne… read more...

Gold Weekly: How To Play The Market This Summer?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-22 09:29:30:000

In the Bahamas Introduction Welcome to my Gold Weekly. In this report, I wish to discuss mainly my views about the gold market through the GraniteShares Gold Trust ETF ( BAR ). To do so, I analyse the recent changes in speculative positions on the Comex (based on the CFTC ) … read more...

Newmont Mining: How To Buy Gold At A Deeper Discount

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-22 09:08:00:000

Source By most accounts, the precious metals market has been a very difficult space to traverse in 2018. The SPDR Gold Trust ETF ( GLD ) is trading lower by 8.94% year-to-date, and the ETF is holding 13% below its 52-week high. Economic turmoil in Turkey does not seem to be helping much, a… read more...

Metals And Miners: The Wolf Is Close This Time

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-21 10:37:50:000

This will be the first in a series of 3 articles over the next 3 weeks. In this article Ill discuss the overall Technical buy zones and upside potential for both gold and the precious metals mining sector. In the following two articles Ill feature the fundamental and technical … read more...

The Golden Drift

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-20 14:30:41:000

The price action in the gold market has been ugly. Gold reached a low of $1,046.20 on December 2015, and the yellow metal made a series of higher lows until July 2018. After reaching a high of $1,377.50 per ounce in July 2016 in the aftermath of Brexit, the yellow metal failed to move to a hig… read more...

Betting gold prices will fall is at record high; analyst says potential tipping point

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-20 12:59:35:000

Speculators are net short on gold futures for the first time since December 2001 , when gold was priced at $275/oz., according to Bleakley Financial chief investment officer Peter Boockvar, adding "it's tough to find a more contrarian indicator" for the yellow metal. More news on: VanEck … read more...

$700 Gold Is Possible

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-20 11:39:57:000

I have been following and writing about gold ( GLD ) for many quarters here and there, and more or less my suspicions pertaining to its trajectory have been confirmed again and again. Before I get into the details, let's take a look at the latest gold report (dated August 2) from the WGC (Wo… read more...

Here Is How To Play The Massive Speculative Gold Short Position

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-20 04:45:20:000

The latest Commitments of Traders ((COT)) report is truly a record-breaking one, from both the length of the recent increase in net-short positions, the size of the net-short position, to the number of outstanding shorts. For a record-tying ninth straight week, shorts increased their positio… read more...

Was January 2018 The Global Stock Market Top?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-18 21:48:07:000

I have been bullish on US and global stocks in 2017 and 2018, but right now is a critical moment that forces me to re-examine the long-term trends and fundamental direction of global markets in 2018. To summarize the performance of markets this year: US stocks are mostly up, the rest of the … read more...

Gold Miners' Q2'18 Fundamentals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-18 01:19:32:000

The major gold miners stocks plummeted in brutal cascading selling this week as stops were run. That shattered strong multi-year support, devastating sentiment among the handful of contrarians remaining in this forsaken sector. With fear and despair extreme, its critical to tak… read more...

Gold Miners Look Cheap If You Ignore History

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-17 16:48:20:000

VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF ( GDX ) took a monstrous hit on August 15 falling by 6% to a new 52-week low. Since its inception, GDX has radically diverged from the Gold price itself. GDX data by YCharts Over even longer time frames, the HUI (Gold Stock Index) has actually underperforme… read more...

Precious Metals Equities Are Potentially Capitulating

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-17 10:18:09:000

Introduction For nearly twenty years, I have had my eyes attuned to precious metals and precious metals equities, noticing them first as a contrarian, value investor in the late 1990's, when they were extremely out-of-favor. In May of 2018, I authored a deeper look at the sector detai… read more...

Gold Melts Down As Dollar Takes Flight

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-17 08:11:50:000

The gold price continues to be battered by the unrelenting strength in the U.S. dollar. Gold is in good company as other precious and industrial metals have gone into a tailspin in recent days, thanks to fresh worries over the state of the global economy and a runaway dollar rally. In today's … read more...

Gold Is Melting: Why This Is No Time To Panic

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-16 23:46:46:000

Source: MoneyControl.com Gold Is Melting: Why This Is No Time To Panic Gold/SPDR Gold Shares ( GLD ) is going thorough one of its most vicious selloffs in years. The yellow metal is essentially melting, down the last 9 out of 10 weeks, and from peak to trough has cratered from almost $1,… read more...

GDX: New High/New Low Ratio Remains Bearish

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-16 11:57:31:000

In my recent article "GDX: It's A Bear Market, You Know," I discussed the issue with gold miners as an investment and trading vehicle given the current market environment. I got several questions in my inbox about how I discern what type of market we are in, so I will point out a couple of… read more...

Gold And Silver: Similar To 2008

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-16 07:18:15:000

In 2008, gold was taken from $1020 to $700 and silver was pounded from $21 to $7 during the period of time that Bear Stearns, Lehman and the U.S. financial system were collapsing. The precious metals were behaving inversely to what would have been expected as the global financial system melted… read more...

Gold extends slump to 18-month low amid dollar strentgh

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-15 09:14:24:000

Gold slips further below 1,200/oz. , recently -0.6% at $1,194 after hitting an 18-month low $1,183.47, as the dollar climbs to its highest levels in more than a year. More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, iShares Silver Trust ETF, VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, Commodities news, News on … read more...

Following Our 'Sell Gold' Call, Precious Metal To Remain Weak

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-14 16:06:24:000

In our previous commentary on gold , we wrote that gold prices would keep falling for three reasons: (1) accelerating US inflation, (2) decelerating growth outside the United States and (3) an ongoing slowdown across emerging markets. Ultimately, all three factors were supportive for the US d… read more...

While The S&P 500 Is Close To An All-Time High, There Are So Many Assets At Record Lows

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-14 08:02:24:000

Introduction The divergence we are witnessing across many markets and/or assets is nothing short of stunning. We already showed that it's all in the numbers , but now we wish to demonstrate that it's also in the right/wrong On one hand, we have the S&P 500 ( SPY ) near an all-time hig… read more...

Gold Sector - An Obscure Indicator Provides A Signal

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-14 04:57:14:000

By Pater Tenebrarum The Goldminbi In recent weeks gold apparently decided it would be a good time to masquerade as an emerging market currency and it started mirroring the Chinese yuan of all things. Since the latter is non-convertible this almost feels like an insult of sorts. As an a… read more...

Gold continues to slide, hitting 17-month lows

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-13 08:21:31:000

Gold prices tumble to their lowest since March 2017 amid the crashing Turkish lira, in the latest evidence that the yellow metal has lost its status as a traditional investment safe haven; gold -1% at $1,207.10/oz. after earlier slipping below $1,200, and silver -0.6% at $15.20/oz. … read more...

This Is Why It's Time To Buy The Gold Miners

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-13 01:13:15:000

The latest Commitment of Traders ((COT)) report showed gold speculators decreased their long position, while increasing their short positions for an eighth consecutive week. As we said last week, this is the second-longest short-building streak in COT history and it is only behind the record-b… read more...

Spectacular Gold COT Report: Prepare For A Huge 6 Months

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-12 15:22:18:000

No need to mince words anymore. If the futures market still influences gold's price, then that price is going to spike. And silver is better than gold. Since January, gold futures speculators have been trending from extremely bullish to scared short. And in the week ending last Tuesday (th… read more...

GDX's Golden Buying Opportunity

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-11 11:08:05:000

Source: FoxBusiness.com GDX's Golden Buying Opportunity Gold Miners/VanEck Gold Miners ETF ( GDX ) has had a rough ride over the past 52-week period, and with prices down by over 6% in the last year, gold miners have significant underperformed the S&P 500 by about 22%. However, the r… read more...

Weight Of Debt Supports Wait On Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-10 07:23:10:000

Gold and Gold Stocks Decline in July on U.S. Dollar Strength, Disappointing Q2 Results of Majors Paradigm Capital reports that the number of Google searches to buy gold has dropped to the lowest since July 2007, just before the global financial crisis. Meanwhile, according to The Wall Str… read more...

4 Reasons Why Gold Has Found Or Is Close To A Bottom

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-10 06:15:00:000

Things are looking pretty ugly in the gold market these days. Last week marked the fifth consecutive week of losses for the yellow metal. Gold fell to a new and lower low for 2018 at $1205.10 per ounce on Friday, August 3 on the nearby COMEX futures contract. The low was just $1.10 above the J… read more...

GDX: It's A Bear Market, You Know

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-08 14:50:08:000

As Old Turkey famously said over and over in "Reminiscences Of A Stock Operator," "it's a bull market, you know." The point he was making in reciting this claim near daily in the office was that it pays to know what type of market you are in and to trade accordingly. In a bull market, one shou… read more...

GDX: It's A Bear Market, You Know

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-08 14:50:08:000

As Old Turkey famously said over and over in "Reminiscences Of A Stock Operator," "it's a bull market, you know." The point he was making in reciting this claim near daily in the office was that it pays to know what type of market you are in and to trade accordingly. In a bull market, one shou… read more...

Gold Weekly: Bears, Stop Playing With Fire!

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-07 12:20:38:000

Tamraght Oufella, Tamraght, Morocco Source: Pinterest Introduction Welcome to my Gold Weekly. In this report, I wish to discuss mainly my views about the gold market through the GraniteShares Gold Trust ETF (NYSEARCA: BAR ). To do so, I analyse the recent changes in speculative po… read more...

Leveraged ETF Decays - Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-06 06:39:42:000

I measure once a month the decay of major leveraged ETFs. It may be useful for anyone using leveraged ETFs for investing, trading or hedging. Where does the decay come from? Most of the time, a leveraged ETF does worse than the underlying asset leveraged by the same factor. This relative… read more...

Another Week, Another Improvement In Gold's Prospects

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-06 01:18:16:000

The past few months have added some cred to the sell in May and go away rule of thumb for precious metals, as golds price action has been both boring and depressing. Its now close to its 12-month low, while a lot of miners are providing material for the old jok… read more...

Gold Stocks' Autumn Rally 3

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-04 03:09:29:000

The gold miners stocks have suffered a psychologically-grating year so far. Theyve remained trapped in their vexing low-consolidation trading range, disheartening and driving away the great majority of traders. But that should soon change as this deeply-out-of-favor sector ente… read more...

Gold Stocks' Autumn Rally 3

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-04 03:09:29:000

The gold miners stocks have suffered a psychologically-grating year so far. Theyve remained trapped in their vexing low-consolidation trading range, disheartening and driving away the great majority of traders. But that should soon change as this deeply-out-of-favor sector ente… read more...

U.S. Dollar To Continue Appreciating Through Year-End

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-03 15:43:03:000

Trump can try to talk down the U.S. dollar all he wants. The fact is the USD is appreciating based not only on factors largely outside of the U.S. president's control, but also because of the president's actual policies, not tweets. As Reuters reports "actions speak louder than words" and th… read more...

Gold Weekly: Stand Ready To Embrace The Forthcoming Bullish Wave

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-03 10:12:11:000

Source: Pinterest Introduction Welcome to my Gold Weekly. In this report, I wish to discuss mainly my views about the gold market through the GraniteShares Gold Trust ETF (NYSEARCA: BAR ). To do so, I analyze the recent changes in speculative positions on the Comex (based on the CF… read more...

Will Forgotten Silver Ever Shine Again? The Answer In A Few Charts

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-03 10:06:54:000

Editor's note: Seeking Alpha is proud to welcome Millenia Asesora de Inversin as a new contributor. It's easy to become a Seeking Alpha contributor and earn money for your best investment ideas. Active contributors also get free access to the SA PRO archive. Click here to find out more … read more...

5%+ Dividend Yield Portfolio: Sticking To The Plan (July 2018 Review)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-03 09:49:55:000

Outlook "Nothing so undermines your financial judgement as the sight of your neighbor getting rich. - J.P. Morgan For fundamentals driven investors with a value tilt like me, July was likely a solid month with decent gains in holdings value. However, most value focused investors p… read more...

Top Gold Miners' Production Declined 15% While Costs Escalate

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-03 04:26:04:000

Even though the gold price increased in 2018, the top gold miners' production declined while costs continue to escalate. Output at three of the top gold miners in the world fell in the first half of 2018 compared to the same period last year. With rising costs due to higher energy prices, on t… read more...

Gold hits one-year low; report says bullion market off to worst start since 2009

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-02 14:59:10:000

Gold slides to its lowest price in a year following a report that showed the bullion market suffered its weakest start in nearly a decade and as the U.S. dollar rose. More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 3x Shares ETF, … read more...

Spotlight On The HUI And XAU Gold Mining Indexes

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-02 10:55:28:000

Probably the two best known gold mining stock indexes in the world's financial markets are the HUI and the XAU. HUI is the ticker symbol for the NYSE Arca Gold BUGS Index. XAU is the ticker symbol for the Philadelphia Gold and Silver Index. Both of these monikers make an appearance on many gol… read more...

Bitcoin Versus Gold Revisited

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-02 08:56:31:000

Back in late 2016, I wrote a piece for Seeking Alpha entitled, Bitcoin Might Be A Better Investment Than Gold . At the time, the price of gold was trading at $1172.80 per ounce, and Bitcoin was at $741.25. In that piece I wrote, "I continue to believe that gold will struggle and Bitcoin will … read more...

Junior Gold Explorers Index Near Its 2016 Low

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-30 12:24:11:000

Last month I introduced an index made of junior gold explorers . A lot has happened since in the gold sector, and I thought an update of the index may be instructive for those like me who are investing in this high-risk/high-reward sector. Since early June, gold has lost $75 from $1,298 to … read more...

Junior Gold Explorers Index Near Its 2016 Low

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-30 12:24:11:000

Last month I introduced an index made of junior gold explorers . A lot has happened since in the gold sector, and I thought an update of the index may be instructive for those like me who are investing in this high-risk/high-reward sector. Since early June, gold has lost $75 from $1,298 to … read more...

Junior Gold Explorers Index Near Its 2016 Low

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-30 12:24:11:000

Last month I introduced an index made of junior gold explorers . A lot has happened since in the gold sector, and I thought an update of the index may be instructive for those like me who are investing in this high-risk/high-reward sector. Since early June, gold has lost $75 from $1,298 to … read more...

Gold Shorts Near Record!

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-28 06:29:09:000

Gold continues to drift near summer-doldrums lows, feeding and intensifying bearish sentiment. But an exceedingly-bullish event just happened which will ignite a major new upleg. Speculators gold-futures short positions have soared near all-time record highs! That means the recent heav… read more...

Gold Shorts Near Record!

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-28 06:29:09:000

Gold continues to drift near summer-doldrums lows, feeding and intensifying bearish sentiment. But an exceedingly-bullish event just happened which will ignite a major new upleg. Speculators gold-futures short positions have soared near all-time record highs! That means the recent heav… read more...

Gold Mining Stocks Still In Weak Hands

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-26 11:47:40:000

Preamble The Gold Bugs Index, the HUI closed at 168 recently having tried to hold but falling through the support at 180. The HUI remains some 73.33% off its high (630-168) made in 2011. This poor showing is a disappointment and something of a puzzlement for gold bugs around the world. Since… read more...

Gold Mining Stocks Still In Weak Hands

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-26 11:47:40:000

Preamble The Gold Bugs Index, the HUI closed at 168 recently having tried to hold but falling through the support at 180. The HUI remains some 73.33% off its high (630-168) made in 2011. This poor showing is a disappointment and something of a puzzlement for gold bugs around the world. Since… read more...

Gold Sits Near Its Low In 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-26 06:00:00:000

The gold bull that had been in place since the December 2015 low at $1046.20 per ounce has stalled. Gold moved to lows in anticipation of the Federal Reserve's first interest rate hike in nine years and liftoff from zero on the Fed Funds rate. In 2016, the lows for the yellow metal occurred … read more...

Gold Sits Near Its Low In 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-26 06:00:00:000

The gold bull that had been in place since the December 2015 low at $1046.20 per ounce has stalled. Gold moved to lows in anticipation of the Federal Reserve's first interest rate hike in nine years and liftoff from zero on the Fed Funds rate. In 2016, the lows for the yellow metal occurred … read more...

Gold Weekly: Feels Like The Endless Summer?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-25 09:23:42:000

Source: Pinterest Introduction Welcome to my Gold Weekly. In this report, I wish to discuss mainly my views about the gold market through the GraniteShares Gold Trust ETF (NYSEARCA: BAR ). To do so, I analyse the recent changes in speculative positions on the Comex (based on the … read more...

Macro Asset Review, Sentiment Analysis And Sector Map

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-24 08:41:41:000

Stock Market Review Three times in four months SPY failed to penetrate the 280-resistance level, and now we are here again for the fourth time, making the 280-resistance level (also the Fibonacci resistance) the key milestone for the bull market to watch. While the market is respecting t… read more...

Can Gold Trade Above $2,000 An Ounce By June 2019?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-24 07:20:50:000

Admittedly, the idea of gold ever going up again, much less quickly, seems a little crazy today. However, when you look at the ultra-low valuations of gold today versus stock market prices, long-term paper money creation, and honest U.S. inflation rates, you start to see the potential for a bi… read more...

Gold And Silver Futures Action Turning Positive

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-22 09:48:00:000

After a brutal few weeks in precious metals, you'd expect trend-following speculators to be heading for the exits. And the most recent gold and silver futures action - aka the commitment of traders ((COT)) report - shows exactly that. Which is good news. In gold, speculators - who tend to be… read more...

Gold And Silver Futures Action Turning Positive

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-22 09:48:00:000

After a brutal few weeks in precious metals, you'd expect trend-following speculators to be heading for the exits. And the most recent gold and silver futures action - aka the commitment of traders ((COT)) report - shows exactly that. Which is good news. In gold, speculators - who tend to be… read more...

Never Before Seen Charts: Gold Mining Industry's Costs Are Higher Than Market Realizes

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-21 12:55:35:000

New information suggests that the cost to produce gold is much higher than what the market realizes. As the cost to produce gold has skyrocketed over the past two decades, the mining industry has hidden certain costs by placing them in their capital expenditures. This has lowered their "Cost o… read more...

Gold just entered into a death cross, and some see more pain ahead

via: CNBC at 2018-07-20 15:15:00:000

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Do Gold Stock Investors Know A Secret?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-20 12:36:33:000

It has been a long two months for gold, as the yellow metal price has plunged to its lowest level since 2017. Despite this performance, however, gold mining stocks have had a far better performance both in actual and relative terms. In this report, well focus on the relative strength w… read more...

Something Really Weird Is Happening In Gold Mining Stocks

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-19 10:32:04:000

Well this is something new! From market open on July 17 th at 9:30am until 40 minutes later at 10:10am, over 76 million shares of the triple leveraged gold miners bull fund ( NUGT ) changed hands. Overall, 82,352,896 shares were traded, most of it within those 40 minutes. At an average price … read more...

Investors Continue To Pad The Coffers Of Bond Funds And ETFs In June

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-18 15:31:05:000

Picture Source: REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader. UAE's Oil Minister OPEC President Suhail Mohamed Al Mazrouei and OPEC Secretary General Mohammad Barkindo address a news conference after an OPEC meeting in Vienna, Austria, June 22, 2018. For the first month in three investors were net redeemers… read more...

ASA Gold And Precious Metals: All You Need For A Diversified Precious Metals Portfolio

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-18 08:27:58:000

ASA Gold & Precious Metals Limited (ASA) is a non-diversified closed end fund, listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Founded in 1958, ASA invests primarily in companies involved in the exploration, mining or processing of precious metals and minerals. The fund's stated objective is as… read more...

Gold Is Teetering On The Brink - Big Move Could Be On The Horizon

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-18 06:00:00:000

I began my trading career as a commodities options trader in the precious metals department at what was one of the world's leading bullion dealers in the 1980s. After graduating college in 1981, I worked at Philipp Brothers, a merchant in the world of raw materials. In 1981, at the start of … read more...

Gold slumps to lowest in a year after upbeat Powell testimony

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-17 14:22:14:000

Gold futures fall to another one-year low as the U.S. dollar rose following testimony from Fed Chairman Powell that supported continued gradual increases in interest rates. More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 3x Shares… read more...

Metals Investors: Buy GDX, Not GLD

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-17 04:01:44:000

Source As the summer progresses, many investors with exposure in precious metals have found themselves in a quandary. Most of the traditionally bullish drivers that should be creating rallies in the SPDR Gold Trust ETF (NYSEARCA: GLD ) have not had the desired impact - and the effec… read more...

Gold-Stock Summer Lows

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-14 01:06:43:000

The gold miners stocks have been drifting sideways to lower like usual in their summer doldrums. They are likely near their major seasonal lows ahead of a strong autumn rally, a great buying opportunity. Gold rebounding higher will be the primary driver fueling the gold-stock advance, … read more...

Gold-Stock Summer Lows

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-14 01:06:43:000

The gold miners stocks have been drifting sideways to lower like usual in their summer doldrums. They are likely near their major seasonal lows ahead of a strong autumn rally, a great buying opportunity. Gold rebounding higher will be the primary driver fueling the gold-stock advance, … read more...

Gold-Stock Summer Lows

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-14 01:06:43:000

The gold miners stocks have been drifting sideways to lower like usual in their summer doldrums. They are likely near their major seasonal lows ahead of a strong autumn rally, a great buying opportunity. Gold rebounding higher will be the primary driver fueling the gold-stock advance, … read more...

Gold continues to drift lower, failing to find safe-haven support

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-13 17:09:04:000

Gold prices marked their lowest settlement in nearly a year , with the yellow metal failing to find safe-haven support despite rising trade tensions that have spread across global markets. More news on: VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 3x Shares ETF, V… read more...

Did Gold Find A Very Significant Bottom?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-13 06:30:00:000

Gold had been making higher lows since December 2015 when the price fell to the lowest level since February 2010 at $1046.20 per ounce. The low during the final month of 2015 was only $1 above the 2010 bottom when the yellow metal was on its way to its all-time nominal peak at $1920.70 per oun… read more...

South African monthly gold production falls most since February 2017

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-12 15:58:02:000

May gold production in South Africa, once the worlds biggest producer of the metal, fell for the eighth straight month and by the most since February 2017, the government says. More news on: Gold Fields Limited, Sibanye-Stillwater, Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited, Commodities… read more...

Gold Price Framework Vol. 2: The Energy Side Of The Equation - Part II

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-12 07:45:34:000

In this second part of our updated gold price framework we take a deep dive into the true energy exposure of gold mining companies. We find that gold miners are not just exposed to significant direct energy costs such as fuels and power; their indirect energy exposure is even larger. Our botto… read more...

Will Gold Hold?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-11 03:39:13:000

Gold (NYSEARCA: GLD ) bulls have had a rough go of it for a few years now. I've shared my skepticism on this market in a variety of articles here at Seeking Alpha since early 2017. Over a year later, I continue to stress the concept of deciphering where we are the overall cycle. Although thi… read more...

Gold's Near-Term Prospects Brighten

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-10 11:33:46:000

The chances for a July rally for gold have increased in recent days, as a number of indications have shown. In Mondays commentary, we looked at the improvement in golds currency component (via the dollar and the euro) and saw that things were finally looking up for gold. In tod… read more...

Leveraged ETF Decays - Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-09 13:07:29:000

I measure once a month the decay of major leveraged ETFs. It may be useful for anyone using leveraged ETFs for investing, trading, or hedging. Where does the decay come from? Most of the time, a leveraged ETF does worse than the underlying asset leveraged by the same factor. This relativ… read more...

Gold: Still No Demand, And The Very Long-Term Trend Is Poised For Multi-Year Lows

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-09 10:34:05:000

Longtime readers know I have been bearish on gold ( GLD ) for many years now. Initially, because I wrote off the argument of inflation, and that the Fed would dilute the dollar (and all associated conspiracy theories). However, as the years progressed, my bearish stance had more to do with… read more...

Gold Selling Exhausting

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-07 05:06:40:000

Gold has been afflicted by relentless selling over the past few weeks or so, forcing it to major lows. While summer-doldrums weakness is typical, golds recent drop is on the large side even for this time of the year. It was fueled by truly extreme short selling by gold-futures speculat… read more...

Gold Selling Exhausting

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-07 05:06:40:000

Gold has been afflicted by relentless selling over the past few weeks or so, forcing it to major lows. While summer-doldrums weakness is typical, golds recent drop is on the large side even for this time of the year. It was fueled by truly extreme short selling by gold-futures speculat… read more...

The End Of Quantitative Easing And Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-06 20:26:46:000

June was hot for the central banks. The Federal Reserve lifted the federal funds rate for the second time this year, while the European Central Bank announced that it would end its bond purchase program by the end of 2018. It would mean another step towards normalization of the crisis-era mone… read more...

The End Of Quantitative Easing And Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-06 20:26:46:000

June was hot for the central banks. The Federal Reserve lifted the federal funds rate for the second time this year, while the European Central Bank announced that it would end its bond purchase program by the end of 2018. It would mean another step towards normalization of the crisis-era mone… read more...

Gold - This Is The Bottom, Buy Into The Sector Now

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-06 15:24:31:000

From the last important high at $1,365 on April 11th, gold prices moved into a nearly three-month downtrend. Especially since June 14th, gold prices were sliding down 13 trading days in a row without any significant countermovement. But due to this strong sell-off in June, gold found a bottom … read more...

A Gold Turnaround In Microcosm

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-05 12:36:09:000

Gold caught a breather from its latest plunge on Tuesday and offered participants at least some hope of a relief rally. The rationale for a gold summer rally was actually offered in microcosm on Tuesdays trading session, as Ill explain in todays commentary. While the do… read more...

Gold: 6 Reasons A Bottom Could Be Near And Why Prices May Go Substantially Higher

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-05 09:35:06:000

Source: MoneyControl.com A Bottom is Near and Prices Likely to Start Going Higher Gold/SPDR Gold Shares ( GLD ) has been under significant pressure in recent weeks and months. In fact, gold has dropped by about 10% since hitting an extended top around the $1,360-1,370 level. Moreover, go… read more...

Goldshares Dawning X-Large Jump

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-05 05:49:34:000

Source Gold Mining and Silver Mining Shares Have Become Abandoned Assets Just like Facebook or Twitter buddies who exist in theory but never respond to your comments, the shares of precious metals producers have become almost completely forgotten by the investment community. Most inves… read more...

Gold Mining Bull: Top News For June 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-03 11:43:36:000

Here's a monthly recap of the top news in the gold mining sector, including acquisitions and takeover announcements, financial results and other relevant updates, to keep readers up-to-date on news in the sector. Here's my update for May , in case you missed it. This was a pretty interestin… read more...

Gold Mining Bull: Top News For June 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-03 11:43:36:000

Here's a monthly recap of the top news in the gold mining sector, including acquisitions and takeover announcements, financial results and other relevant updates, to keep readers up-to-date on news in the sector. Here's my update for May , in case you missed it. This was a pretty interestin… read more...

Metals maintain their slump; copper hits lowest in nearly a year

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-02 18:41:59:000

Copper continues its recent slide, with Comex copper for September delivery settling -0.7% at $2.944/lb. to its lowest level since July 2017 , as manufacturing activity in both China and the eurozone appears to have slowed in June, raising concerns over the effect of the intensifying trad… read more...

Gold's Long Road Ahead

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-02 14:05:59:000

With the second quarter now in the books, gold finds itself behind the proverbial eight ball entering Q3. It now has the dubious distinction of entering a new quarter after having thoroughly established downside price momentum for the first time in eight months. In this report, well ex… read more...

Assessing The Impact Of Safe-Haven Treasury Flows

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-02 09:11:42:000

Risk-on versus risk-off has been a factor in the treasuries market recently - the question is how important is it to treasury prices? I will breakdown nominal ten-year yields into two components to find out. Bond prices have short-term rallied (10Y yields fell from 3.11% down to 2.86%) on glob… read more...

U.S. Global's GO GOLD Gold Miners ETF Outperforms GDX And Sprott Gold Miners ETF In Its First Year

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-02 05:10:26:000

Last summer, U.S. Global Investors ( GROW ) launched a new gold miners ETF, the U.S. Global GO GOLD and Precious Metal Miners ETF ( GOAU ). I am a big fan of the GOAU ETF, and I recommend it in my Stock & Gold Market Report subscription service, because it places a very heavy allocatio… read more...

Gold Continues To Melt

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-28 17:27:32:000

Gold has a long history as an asset that thrives during periods of fear and uncertainty in markets. The yellow metal is a barometer for inflationary pressures, but it is also the longest-standing currency or means of exchange in the world. Since the first human laid eyes on the shiny metal a… read more...

Gold Continues To Melt

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-28 17:27:32:000

Gold has a long history as an asset that thrives during periods of fear and uncertainty in markets. The yellow metal is a barometer for inflationary pressures, but it is also the longest-standing currency or means of exchange in the world. Since the first human laid eyes on the shiny metal a… read more...

Gold Continues To Melt

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-28 17:27:32:000

Gold has a long history as an asset that thrives during periods of fear and uncertainty in markets. The yellow metal is a barometer for inflationary pressures, but it is also the longest-standing currency or means of exchange in the world. Since the first human laid eyes on the shiny metal a… read more...

Why Miners Will Shine In The Next Gold Rally

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-27 14:54:41:000

The gold price continues to slide and investors are wondering when the bleeding will finally be stanched. While this is still anyones guess, there is a definite sign that when gold finally does bottom out, investors will have an excellent opportunity to profit in the leading gold miner… read more...

Gold Approaches Critical Support

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-26 10:28:25:000

By Christ opher Aaron For the week in sum (6/18/2018 - 6/22/2018), gold finished lower by 0.6% or $8 to close at $1,271 as of the final trade on the New York COMEX futures market on Friday afternoon. Failed Support Turns to Resistance The power of the principle: failed suppor… read more...

Gold To Tumble Further

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-26 08:46:53:000

In my last article , I was bearish on gold as I expected it to tumble to the $1,263 mark. This happened as the commodity last week plunged to the $1,260 level. After reaching this level, the bulls have made a trifling attempt to recoup their losses that has resulted in the commodity prese… read more...

Short Gold Thesis Playing Out

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-26 05:44:47:000

Gold Price in US Dollars data by YCharts Gold and metals are trending downward recently, while trade tensions are dominating the headlines. Trump and the team of U.S. trade advisors seem to believe it is best to potentially suffer short-term economic pain in order to fight back on longe… read more...

Gold Weekly: Ready For Takeoff

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-25 18:44:48:000

Source: Pinterest. Introduction Welcome to my Gold Weekly. In this report, I wish to discuss mainly my views about the gold market through the GraniteShares Gold Trust ETF ( BAR ). To do so, I analyse the recent changes in speculative positions on the Comex (based on the CFTC ) and … read more...

Baltic Dry Index Shows Healthy, Growing Global Economy: Buy Copper Miners

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-25 14:26:39:000

To say there's a lot of uncertainty about the health and direction of the global economy today would be an understatement. Actually, what we see is a wild contrast between those who believe the global economy is healthy, growing, and doing very well, vs. those who believe we are teetering … read more...

Can Gold Miners Rally If Volatility Returns?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-25 07:39:14:000

Image: Source In 2018, the investor complacency that defined sentiment in stocks for the better part of the last decade has been up-ended. The possibility of global trade wars, uncertainty in tech, and a multi-year bull rally in the S&P 500 has left many investors wondering about wheth… read more...

Cheap Gold Stocks Basing 2

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-23 00:33:24:000

The gold miners stocks are drifting listlessly in the summer doldrums, largely forgotten by investors and speculators. They are missing a fantastic opportunity to buy low in this barren sentiment wasteland when no one else wants to. The gold stocks remain exceedingly cheap relative to … read more...

Cheap Gold Stocks Basing 2

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-23 00:33:24:000

The gold miners stocks are drifting listlessly in the summer doldrums, largely forgotten by investors and speculators. They are missing a fantastic opportunity to buy low in this barren sentiment wasteland when no one else wants to. The gold stocks remain exceedingly cheap relative to … read more...

Canadian gold mining stocks may be ready to bounce back, analysts say

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-21 12:59:55:000

Beaten-down Canadian gold miners may be posed for a turnaround in 2019 as healthier cash flows lead to more spending on exploration and development as well as more attractive dividends, some analysts say. More news on: Agnico Eagle Mines Limited, Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd., Endeavour Mining… read more...

Canadian gold mining stocks may be ready to bounce back, analysts say

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-21 12:59:55:000

Beaten-down Canadian gold miners may be posed for a turnaround in 2019 as healthier cash flows lead to more spending on exploration and development as well as more attractive dividends, some analysts say. More news on: Agnico Eagle Mines Limited, Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd., Endeavour Mining… read more...

Gold slides to fresh 2018 low amid dollar strength

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-20 14:36:02:000

Gold futures settle at a six-month low amid a strengthening U.S. dollar, offsetting demand for gold bullion amid escalating trade tensions between China and the U.S. that normally should attract safe-haven investors. More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, Dire… read more...

The Commodity Supercycle Never Ended, It Just Paused - And Now It's Back

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-19 03:44:01:000

There is a popular narrative in the markets about the history of the commodity markets ( DBC ) ( GSG ) ( RJI ) ( USCI ) in recent decades, that goes something like this: Commodity markets boomed as prices soared in the inflation of the 1970s. Then they crashed in the early 1980s, and commod… read more...

Silver: Wait For A Swing Low

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-18 02:49:52:000

Many investors thought the bottom was in for silver ( SLV ) but the sizable drop last Friday (June 15) has put everything back in context. Silver (being a leveraged play on gold ( GLD )) is attracting investors in the precious metals space. Why? Well, it is one of the commodities that got abso… read more...

Gold futures tumble to 2018 low on trade worries, higher dollar

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-15 17:58:07:000

Gold prices fell to their lowest level of the year and copper prices tumbled as investors reacted to tariffs between the U.S. China as well as a selloff in oil , as Comex gold for August delivery settled -2.3% to $1,278.50/oz. More news on: Barrick Gold Corporation, Newmont Mining Cor… read more...

Gold futures tumble to 2018 low on trade worries, higher dollar

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-15 17:58:07:000

Gold prices fell to their lowest level of the year and copper prices tumbled as investors reacted to tariffs between the U.S. China as well as a selloff in oil , as Comex gold for August delivery settled -2.3% to $1,278.50/oz. More news on: Barrick Gold Corporation, Newmont Mining Cor… read more...

Gold futures tumble to 2018 low on trade worries, higher dollar

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-15 17:58:07:000

Gold prices fell to their lowest level of the year and copper prices tumbled as investors reacted to tariffs between the U.S. China as well as a selloff in oil , as Comex gold for August delivery settled -2.3% to $1,278.50/oz. More news on: Barrick Gold Corporation, Newmont Mining Cor… read more...

Copper/Silver Ratio: Same Range For Thousands Of Years

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-15 11:11:59:000

Here is a chart of the Copper/Silver ratio over the past three decades, from 1990 to the present: (This is the ratio of the standard copper price per pound ( JJC ) ( JJCB ) ( CPER ) ( CU ) to the standard silver price ( SLV ) ( PSLV ) ( SIL ) ( SILJ ) per troy ounce.) The chart shows a dis… read more...

Copper/Silver Ratio: Same Range For Thousands Of Years

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-15 11:11:59:000

Here is a chart of the Copper/Silver ratio over the past three decades, from 1990 to the present: (This is the ratio of the standard copper price per pound ( JJC ) ( JJCB ) ( CPER ) ( CU ) to the standard silver price ( SLV ) ( PSLV ) ( SIL ) ( SILJ ) per troy ounce.) The chart shows a dis… read more...

Copper/Silver Ratio: Same Range For Thousands Of Years

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-15 11:11:59:000

Here is a chart of the Copper/Silver ratio over the past three decades, from 1990 to the present: (This is the ratio of the standard copper price per pound ( JJC ) ( JJCB ) ( CPER ) ( CU ) to the standard silver price ( SLV ) ( PSLV ) ( SIL ) ( SILJ ) per troy ounce.) The chart shows a dis… read more...

Dr. Keith Barron: World Is Facing Peak Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-15 05:24:43:000

By FS Staff Listen to this podcast on our site by clicking here or subscribe on iTunes here . Though gold is up for the year, it still seems to be bumping up against resistance at the $1350-1380 level. This time on Financial Sense , we spoke with well-known mining geologist… read more...

Dr. Keith Barron: World Is Facing Peak Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-15 05:24:43:000

By FS Staff Listen to this podcast on our site by clicking here or subscribe on iTunes here . Though gold is up for the year, it still seems to be bumping up against resistance at the $1350-1380 level. This time on Financial Sense , we spoke with well-known mining geologist… read more...

Dr. Keith Barron: World Is Facing Peak Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-15 05:24:43:000

By FS Staff Listen to this podcast on our site by clicking here or subscribe on iTunes here . Though gold is up for the year, it still seems to be bumping up against resistance at the $1350-1380 level. This time on Financial Sense , we spoke with well-known mining geologist… read more...

4 Factors That Could Lift The Price Of Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-13 06:00:00:000

So far, 2018 has been a year of consolidation in the gold market. After two consecutive years of higher lows that began with a bottom at $1046.20 per ounce in December 2015, the price action in gold has gone to sleep over recent weeks and is flatlining around the $1300 per ounce level. Sou… read more...

4 Factors That Could Lift The Price Of Gold

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-13 06:00:00:000

So far, 2018 has been a year of consolidation in the gold market. After two consecutive years of higher lows that began with a bottom at $1046.20 per ounce in December 2015, the price action in gold has gone to sleep over recent weeks and is flatlining around the $1300 per ounce level. Sou… read more...

Why Harry Dent's $400 Forecast For Gold Is Wrong... Price Is Heading Up Much Higher

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-13 03:35:41:000

Harry Dent has been making the rounds suggesting that for gold to get back to its pre-bubble price, it would need to fall to $400 or $450. If we were to believe Mr. Dent, then it would be bad news for gold investors. However, Harry Dent's gold price forecast is quite faulty because he fails to… read more...

Why Harry Dent's $400 Forecast For Gold Is Wrong... Price Is Heading Up Much Higher

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-13 03:35:41:000

Harry Dent has been making the rounds suggesting that for gold to get back to its pre-bubble price, it would need to fall to $400 or $450. If we were to believe Mr. Dent, then it would be bad news for gold investors. However, Harry Dent's gold price forecast is quite faulty because he fails to… read more...

'Bring It On...' - Eric Sprott On The FOMC Rate Hike - (Weekly Wrap-Up, June 8, 2018)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-12 04:43:32:000

By Craig Hemke Another week behind us, and Eric Sprott returns from the field to help us interpret it. In this edition of the wrap-up, you'll hear: The macro fundamentals moving people towards gold. What you should pay attention to in the mining sector (hint: it's not the news releas… read more...

Gold Is The Monkey In The Middle

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-11 06:15:00:000

Gold has gone to sleep since the middle of May. The yellow metal fell victim to the rise in the U.S. dollar and the prospects for rising interest rates. When I was a kid growing up in Brooklyn, New York, we played a game called the monkey in the middle. A group of children formed a circle, a… read more...

Gold Summer Doldrums 2

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-09 06:32:10:000

Early summer is the weakest time of the year seasonally for gold, silver, and their miners stocks. With traders attention diverted to vacations and summer fun, their precious metals interest and investment demand wane considerably. Thus, this entire sector, and often the market… read more...

Gold Summer Doldrums 2

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-09 06:32:10:000

Early summer is the weakest time of the year seasonally for gold, silver, and their miners stocks. With traders attention diverted to vacations and summer fun, their precious metals interest and investment demand wane considerably. Thus, this entire sector, and often the market… read more...

Leveraged ETFs Decay Dashboard

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-07 11:03:51:000

I measure once a month the decay of major leveraged ETFs. It may be useful for anyone using leveraged ETFs for investing, trading or hedging. Where does the decay come from? Most of the time, a leveraged ETF does worse than the underlying asset leveraged by the same factor. This rel… read more...

Leveraged ETFs Decay Dashboard

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-07 11:03:51:000

I measure once a month the decay of major leveraged ETFs. It may be useful for anyone using leveraged ETFs for investing, trading or hedging. Where does the decay come from? Most of the time, a leveraged ETF does worse than the underlying asset leveraged by the same factor. This rel… read more...

Conviction Trade - Long GDX

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-05 14:44:10:000

One of the key drivers of gold mining stocks ( GDX ), a weaker dollar, has been under pressure from traders unwinding record short positions. Gold mining stocks did not suffer and only failed to break out. At this point it looks like gold miners are trying again to gain some ground, this time … read more...

Conviction Trade - Long GDX

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-05 14:44:10:000

One of the key drivers of gold mining stocks ( GDX ), a weaker dollar, has been under pressure from traders unwinding record short positions. Gold mining stocks did not suffer and only failed to break out. At this point it looks like gold miners are trying again to gain some ground, this time … read more...

Not Smart To Short Eric Sprott's Kirkland Lake And Novo Resources

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 13:15:20:000

Junior gold exploration ( GDX ) is a crazy business with valuations that can be all over the map. You can find a gold miner permitted in production trading at fractions of a new gold explorer with a theory. This may be what has taken place in junior mining over the past year. Early retail inve… read more...

Not Smart To Short Eric Sprott's Kirkland Lake And Novo Resources

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 13:15:20:000

Junior gold exploration ( GDX ) is a crazy business with valuations that can be all over the map. You can find a gold miner permitted in production trading at fractions of a new gold explorer with a theory. This may be what has taken place in junior mining over the past year. Early retail inve… read more...

Not Smart To Short Eric Sprott's Kirkland Lake And Novo Resources

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 13:15:20:000

Junior gold exploration ( GDX ) is a crazy business with valuations that can be all over the map. You can find a gold miner permitted in production trading at fractions of a new gold explorer with a theory. This may be what has taken place in junior mining over the past year. Early retail inve… read more...

Not Smart To Short Eric Sprott's Kirkland Lake And Novo Resources

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 13:15:20:000

Junior gold exploration ( GDX ) is a crazy business with valuations that can be all over the map. You can find a gold miner permitted in production trading at fractions of a new gold explorer with a theory. This may be what has taken place in junior mining over the past year. Early retail inve… read more...

Not Smart To Short Eric Sprott's Kirkland Lake And Novo Resources

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 13:15:20:000

Junior gold exploration ( GDX ) is a crazy business with valuations that can be all over the map. You can find a gold miner permitted in production trading at fractions of a new gold explorer with a theory. This may be what has taken place in junior mining over the past year. Early retail inve… read more...

Not Smart To Short Eric Sprott's Kirkland Lake And Novo Resources

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 13:15:20:000

Junior gold exploration ( GDX ) is a crazy business with valuations that can be all over the map. You can find a gold miner permitted in production trading at fractions of a new gold explorer with a theory. This may be what has taken place in junior mining over the past year. Early retail inve… read more...

Not Smart To Short Eric Sprott's Kirkland Lake And Novo Resources

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 13:15:20:000

Junior gold exploration ( GDX ) is a crazy business with valuations that can be all over the map. You can find a gold miner permitted in production trading at fractions of a new gold explorer with a theory. This may be what has taken place in junior mining over the past year. Early retail inve… read more...

Not Smart To Short Eric Sprott's Kirkland Lake And Novo Resources

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 13:15:20:000

Junior gold exploration ( GDX ) is a crazy business with valuations that can be all over the map. You can find a gold miner permitted in production trading at fractions of a new gold explorer with a theory. This may be what has taken place in junior mining over the past year. Early retail inve… read more...

Not Smart To Short Eric Sprott's Kirkland Lake And Novo Resources

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 13:15:20:000

Junior gold exploration ( GDX ) is a crazy business with valuations that can be all over the map. You can find a gold miner permitted in production trading at fractions of a new gold explorer with a theory. This may be what has taken place in junior mining over the past year. Early retail inve… read more...

Not Smart To Short Eric Sprott's Kirkland Lake And Novo Resources

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 13:15:20:000

Junior gold exploration ( GDX ) is a crazy business with valuations that can be all over the map. You can find a gold miner permitted in production trading at fractions of a new gold explorer with a theory. This may be what has taken place in junior mining over the past year. Early retail inve… read more...

Not Smart To Short Eric Sprott's Kirkland Lake And Novo Resources

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 13:15:20:000

Junior gold exploration ( GDX ) is a crazy business with valuations that can be all over the map. You can find a gold miner permitted in production trading at fractions of a new gold explorer with a theory. This may be what has taken place in junior mining over the past year. Early retail inve… read more...

Not Smart To Short Eric Sprott's Kirkland Lake And Novo Resources

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 13:15:20:000

Junior gold exploration ( GDX ) is a crazy business with valuations that can be all over the map. You can find a gold miner permitted in production trading at fractions of a new gold explorer with a theory. This may be what has taken place in junior mining over the past year. Early retail inve… read more...

Not Smart To Short Eric Sprott's Kirkland Lake And Novo Resources

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 13:15:20:000

Junior gold exploration ( GDX ) is a crazy business with valuations that can be all over the map. You can find a gold miner permitted in production trading at fractions of a new gold explorer with a theory. This may be what has taken place in junior mining over the past year. Early retail inve… read more...

Gold: Dead Cat Bounce Or A Trip To The Top Of The Range?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 06:23:00:000

Gold had been the strongest precious metal for much of 2018 as the price of the yellow metal kept threatening to move above the level of critical resistance at the July 2016 peak of $1377.50 per ounce. In January, the price got to a high of $1365.40, and after a correction, it was back at $136… read more...

Gold: Dead Cat Bounce Or A Trip To The Top Of The Range?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 06:23:00:000

Gold had been the strongest precious metal for much of 2018 as the price of the yellow metal kept threatening to move above the level of critical resistance at the July 2016 peak of $1377.50 per ounce. In January, the price got to a high of $1365.40, and after a correction, it was back at $136… read more...

Gold: Dead Cat Bounce Or A Trip To The Top Of The Range?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 06:23:00:000

Gold had been the strongest precious metal for much of 2018 as the price of the yellow metal kept threatening to move above the level of critical resistance at the July 2016 peak of $1377.50 per ounce. In January, the price got to a high of $1365.40, and after a correction, it was back at $136… read more...

Gold: Dead Cat Bounce Or A Trip To The Top Of The Range?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 06:23:00:000

Gold had been the strongest precious metal for much of 2018 as the price of the yellow metal kept threatening to move above the level of critical resistance at the July 2016 peak of $1377.50 per ounce. In January, the price got to a high of $1365.40, and after a correction, it was back at $136… read more...

Gold: Dead Cat Bounce Or A Trip To The Top Of The Range?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 06:23:00:000

Gold had been the strongest precious metal for much of 2018 as the price of the yellow metal kept threatening to move above the level of critical resistance at the July 2016 peak of $1377.50 per ounce. In January, the price got to a high of $1365.40, and after a correction, it was back at $136… read more...

Gold: Dead Cat Bounce Or A Trip To The Top Of The Range?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 06:23:00:000

Gold had been the strongest precious metal for much of 2018 as the price of the yellow metal kept threatening to move above the level of critical resistance at the July 2016 peak of $1377.50 per ounce. In January, the price got to a high of $1365.40, and after a correction, it was back at $136… read more...

Gold: Dead Cat Bounce Or A Trip To The Top Of The Range?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 06:23:00:000

Gold had been the strongest precious metal for much of 2018 as the price of the yellow metal kept threatening to move above the level of critical resistance at the July 2016 peak of $1377.50 per ounce. In January, the price got to a high of $1365.40, and after a correction, it was back at $136… read more...

Gold: Dead Cat Bounce Or A Trip To The Top Of The Range?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 06:23:00:000

Gold had been the strongest precious metal for much of 2018 as the price of the yellow metal kept threatening to move above the level of critical resistance at the July 2016 peak of $1377.50 per ounce. In January, the price got to a high of $1365.40, and after a correction, it was back at $136… read more...

Gold: Dead Cat Bounce Or A Trip To The Top Of The Range?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 06:23:00:000

Gold had been the strongest precious metal for much of 2018 as the price of the yellow metal kept threatening to move above the level of critical resistance at the July 2016 peak of $1377.50 per ounce. In January, the price got to a high of $1365.40, and after a correction, it was back at $136… read more...

Gold: Dead Cat Bounce Or A Trip To The Top Of The Range?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 06:23:00:000

Gold had been the strongest precious metal for much of 2018 as the price of the yellow metal kept threatening to move above the level of critical resistance at the July 2016 peak of $1377.50 per ounce. In January, the price got to a high of $1365.40, and after a correction, it was back at $136… read more...

Gold Mining Bull: Top News For May 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 00:23:48:000

Gold Mining Bull: Top News for May 2018 Here's a monthly recap of the top news in the gold mining sector, including acquisitions and takeover announcements, financial results and other relevant updates, to keep readers up-to-date on news in the sector. Here's my last update for April if yo… read more...

Gold Mining Bull: Top News For May 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 00:23:48:000

Gold Mining Bull: Top News for May 2018 Here's a monthly recap of the top news in the gold mining sector, including acquisitions and takeover announcements, financial results and other relevant updates, to keep readers up-to-date on news in the sector. Here's my last update for April if yo… read more...

Gold Mining Bull: Top News For May 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 00:23:48:000

Gold Mining Bull: Top News for May 2018 Here's a monthly recap of the top news in the gold mining sector, including acquisitions and takeover announcements, financial results and other relevant updates, to keep readers up-to-date on news in the sector. Here's my last update for April if yo… read more...

Gold Mining Bull: Top News For May 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 00:23:48:000

Gold Mining Bull: Top News for May 2018 Here's a monthly recap of the top news in the gold mining sector, including acquisitions and takeover announcements, financial results and other relevant updates, to keep readers up-to-date on news in the sector. Here's my last update for April if yo… read more...

Gold Mining Bull: Top News For May 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 00:23:48:000

Gold Mining Bull: Top News for May 2018 Here's a monthly recap of the top news in the gold mining sector, including acquisitions and takeover announcements, financial results and other relevant updates, to keep readers up-to-date on news in the sector. Here's my last update for April if yo… read more...

Gold Mining Bull: Top News For May 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 00:23:48:000

Gold Mining Bull: Top News for May 2018 Here's a monthly recap of the top news in the gold mining sector, including acquisitions and takeover announcements, financial results and other relevant updates, to keep readers up-to-date on news in the sector. Here's my last update for April if yo… read more...

Gold Mining Bull: Top News For May 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 00:23:48:000

Gold Mining Bull: Top News for May 2018 Here's a monthly recap of the top news in the gold mining sector, including acquisitions and takeover announcements, financial results and other relevant updates, to keep readers up-to-date on news in the sector. Here's my last update for April if yo… read more...

Gold Mining Bull: Top News For May 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 00:23:48:000

Gold Mining Bull: Top News for May 2018 Here's a monthly recap of the top news in the gold mining sector, including acquisitions and takeover announcements, financial results and other relevant updates, to keep readers up-to-date on news in the sector. Here's my last update for April if yo… read more...

Gold Mining Bull: Top News For May 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 00:23:48:000

Gold Mining Bull: Top News for May 2018 Here's a monthly recap of the top news in the gold mining sector, including acquisitions and takeover announcements, financial results and other relevant updates, to keep readers up-to-date on news in the sector. Here's my last update for April if yo… read more...

Gold Mining Bull: Top News For May 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-01 00:23:48:000

Gold Mining Bull: Top News for May 2018 Here's a monthly recap of the top news in the gold mining sector, including acquisitions and takeover announcements, financial results and other relevant updates, to keep readers up-to-date on news in the sector. Here's my last update for April if yo… read more...

How Gold Could Surge 26.9% By Year End (Avi Gilburt)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-31 14:51:50:000

The story behind the interview: Avi Gilburt is an expert at Elliott Wave analysis who has been bullish on gold since the most recent lows in 2015. While Elliott Wave may be misunderstood by many, Avi has the experience and success to speak to its merits. What is his Elliott Wave analys… read more...

The Dollar Reflects Rate Hikes

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-31 06:00:00:000

The U.S. dollar is the reserve currency of the world and the benchmark pricing mechanism for most commodities prices. A stronger dollar tends to weigh on the raw materials sector, while a weak greenback often propels prices to the upside. The dollar index reached the highest level since 2002… read more...

Mining Stocks Are Historically Undervalued

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-30 07:26:16:000

The mining stocks are more undervalued relative to the S&P 500 than at any time since 2005: The mining stocks, especially the juniors, are more undervalued relative to the price of gold than at any time in the last 18 years, except late 2000 and December 2015. The poor sentiment and the … read more...

Mining Stocks Are Historically Undervalued

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-30 07:26:16:000

The mining stocks are more undervalued relative to the S&P 500 than at any time since 2005: The mining stocks, especially the juniors, are more undervalued relative to the price of gold than at any time in the last 18 years, except late 2000 and December 2015. The poor sentiment and the … read more...

3 Signs Of An Intermediate Gold Bottom And Barrick In The Spotlight

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-29 09:18:22:000

George Soros, love him or hate him (its usually one or the other), has a pretty simple and successful trading strategy, at least for him. In an article back in 2013, William Meade of Pure Alpha Research explained it this way. He picks a sector he expects will go up, and buys the larg… read more...

3 Signs Of An Intermediate Gold Bottom And Barrick In The Spotlight

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-29 09:18:22:000

George Soros, love him or hate him (its usually one or the other), has a pretty simple and successful trading strategy, at least for him. In an article back in 2013, William Meade of Pure Alpha Research explained it this way. He picks a sector he expects will go up, and buys the larg… read more...

3 Signs Of An Intermediate Gold Bottom And Barrick In The Spotlight

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-29 09:18:22:000

George Soros, love him or hate him (its usually one or the other), has a pretty simple and successful trading strategy, at least for him. In an article back in 2013, William Meade of Pure Alpha Research explained it this way. He picks a sector he expects will go up, and buys the larg… read more...

Gold Falls And Sits At The $1,300 Level

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-29 06:30:00:000

In 2016, gold traded at its lowest level for the year on the first session in early January. The price traded at a low of $1061 on that day and never looked back closing the year at the $1152 per ounce level. In 2017, we witnessed the same type of price action with gold trading at a low of $11… read more...

Gold Falls And Sits At The $1,300 Level

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-29 06:30:00:000

In 2016, gold traded at its lowest level for the year on the first session in early January. The price traded at a low of $1061 on that day and never looked back closing the year at the $1152 per ounce level. In 2017, we witnessed the same type of price action with gold trading at a low of $11… read more...

Gold Falls And Sits At The $1,300 Level

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-29 06:30:00:000

In 2016, gold traded at its lowest level for the year on the first session in early January. The price traded at a low of $1061 on that day and never looked back closing the year at the $1152 per ounce level. In 2017, we witnessed the same type of price action with gold trading at a low of $11… read more...

3 Gold Stocks With Recent Insider Buying - And 2 With Selling

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-29 03:37:21:000

3 Gold Stocks With Recent Insider Buying Insider buying has been picking up a bit in the gold sector, which perhaps isn't all that surprising given the recent pullback in gold prices and the declaration from Goldcorp's chairman that we've likely reached " peak gold " (which I absolutely b… read more...

3 Gold Stocks With Recent Insider Buying - And 2 With Selling

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-29 03:37:21:000

3 Gold Stocks With Recent Insider Buying Insider buying has been picking up a bit in the gold sector, which perhaps isn't all that surprising given the recent pullback in gold prices and the declaration from Goldcorp's chairman that we've likely reached " peak gold " (which I absolutely b… read more...

3 Gold Stocks With Recent Insider Buying - And 2 With Selling

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-29 03:37:21:000

3 Gold Stocks With Recent Insider Buying Insider buying has been picking up a bit in the gold sector, which perhaps isn't all that surprising given the recent pullback in gold prices and the declaration from Goldcorp's chairman that we've likely reached " peak gold " (which I absolutely b… read more...

White Space And Parallel Investments

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-27 07:09:51:000

Our friend Bill Carey at Cortland Associates has frequently talked about benefitting from trends by investing in parallel, complimentary or adjacent businesses to the actual trend-maker. Many times, these parallel investments can be more profitable than the actual company driving the trend i… read more...

White Space And Parallel Investments

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-27 07:09:51:000

Our friend Bill Carey at Cortland Associates has frequently talked about benefitting from trends by investing in parallel, complimentary or adjacent businesses to the actual trend-maker. Many times, these parallel investments can be more profitable than the actual company driving the trend i… read more...

White Space And Parallel Investments

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-27 07:09:51:000

Our friend Bill Carey at Cortland Associates has frequently talked about benefitting from trends by investing in parallel, complimentary or adjacent businesses to the actual trend-maker. Many times, these parallel investments can be more profitable than the actual company driving the trend i… read more...

White Space And Parallel Investments

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-27 07:09:51:000

Our friend Bill Carey at Cortland Associates has frequently talked about benefitting from trends by investing in parallel, complimentary or adjacent businesses to the actual trend-maker. Many times, these parallel investments can be more profitable than the actual company driving the trend i… read more...

Gold Juniors' Q1'18 Fundamentals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-26 03:52:06:000

The junior gold miners have largely been shunned over the past year or so, condemned to listlessly drift near lows. Their stock prices have suffered serious collateral damage from stubbornly bearish gold sentiment. But they are faring much better under the hood than their battered visages sugg… read more...

Gold Juniors' Q1'18 Fundamentals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-26 03:52:06:000

The junior gold miners have largely been shunned over the past year or so, condemned to listlessly drift near lows. Their stock prices have suffered serious collateral damage from stubbornly bearish gold sentiment. But they are faring much better under the hood than their battered visages sugg… read more...

Gold Juniors' Q1'18 Fundamentals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-26 03:52:06:000

The junior gold miners have largely been shunned over the past year or so, condemned to listlessly drift near lows. Their stock prices have suffered serious collateral damage from stubbornly bearish gold sentiment. But they are faring much better under the hood than their battered visages sugg… read more...

Gold Juniors' Q1'18 Fundamentals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-26 03:52:06:000

The junior gold miners have largely been shunned over the past year or so, condemned to listlessly drift near lows. Their stock prices have suffered serious collateral damage from stubbornly bearish gold sentiment. But they are faring much better under the hood than their battered visages sugg… read more...

Gold Juniors' Q1'18 Fundamentals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-26 03:52:06:000

The junior gold miners have largely been shunned over the past year or so, condemned to listlessly drift near lows. Their stock prices have suffered serious collateral damage from stubbornly bearish gold sentiment. But they are faring much better under the hood than their battered visages sugg… read more...

The Dollar Approaches A Breakout

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-25 06:00:00:000

The dollar is the reserve currency of the world. More than any other foreign exchange instrument, the dollar is the currency of choice when it comes to reserves for governments around the globe. The long history of political stability for the world's wealthiest nation makes the dollar stand … read more...

The Dollar Approaches A Breakout

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-25 06:00:00:000

The dollar is the reserve currency of the world. More than any other foreign exchange instrument, the dollar is the currency of choice when it comes to reserves for governments around the globe. The long history of political stability for the world's wealthiest nation makes the dollar stand … read more...

The Dollar Approaches A Breakout

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-25 06:00:00:000

The dollar is the reserve currency of the world. More than any other foreign exchange instrument, the dollar is the currency of choice when it comes to reserves for governments around the globe. The long history of political stability for the world's wealthiest nation makes the dollar stand … read more...

The Dollar Approaches A Breakout

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-25 06:00:00:000

The dollar is the reserve currency of the world. More than any other foreign exchange instrument, the dollar is the currency of choice when it comes to reserves for governments around the globe. The long history of political stability for the world's wealthiest nation makes the dollar stand … read more...

The Dollar Approaches A Breakout

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-25 06:00:00:000

The dollar is the reserve currency of the world. More than any other foreign exchange instrument, the dollar is the currency of choice when it comes to reserves for governments around the globe. The long history of political stability for the world's wealthiest nation makes the dollar stand … read more...

The Dollar Approaches A Breakout

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-25 06:00:00:000

The dollar is the reserve currency of the world. More than any other foreign exchange instrument, the dollar is the currency of choice when it comes to reserves for governments around the globe. The long history of political stability for the world's wealthiest nation makes the dollar stand … read more...

Your first trade for Thursday, May 24

via: CNBC at 2018-05-24 09:14:00:000

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Your first trade for Thursday, May 24

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Your first trade for Thursday, May 24

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Your first trade for Thursday, May 24

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Your first trade for Thursday, May 24

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Your first trade for Thursday, May 24

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Your first trade for Thursday, May 24

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Gold And Gold Miners - Gold Will Have A Big Rally In Coming Months

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-21 06:17:23:000

Gold Price Dropped to Below 1,300 Level Last Week I made a bull call on the gold price and indicated that 1,301 would be the bottom last week, click here to read the details of my call. I certainly did not nail the call as gold price dived right after my call and fell to below its 1,… read more...

Gold And Gold Miners - Gold Will Have A Big Rally In Coming Months

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-21 06:17:23:000

Gold Price Dropped to Below 1,300 Level Last Week I made a bull call on the gold price and indicated that 1,301 would be the bottom last week, click here to read the details of my call. I certainly did not nail the call as gold price dived right after my call and fell to below its 1,… read more...

Gold And Gold Miners - Gold Will Have A Big Rally In Coming Months

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-21 06:17:23:000

Gold Price Dropped to Below 1,300 Level Last Week I made a bull call on the gold price and indicated that 1,301 would be the bottom last week, click here to read the details of my call. I certainly did not nail the call as gold price dived right after my call and fell to below its 1,… read more...

Gold And Gold Miners - Gold Will Have A Big Rally In Coming Months

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-21 06:17:23:000

Gold Price Dropped to Below 1,300 Level Last Week I made a bull call on the gold price and indicated that 1,301 would be the bottom last week, click here to read the details of my call. I certainly did not nail the call as gold price dived right after my call and fell to below its 1,… read more...

Gold And Gold Miners - Gold Will Have A Big Rally In Coming Months

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-21 06:17:23:000

Gold Price Dropped to Below 1,300 Level Last Week I made a bull call on the gold price and indicated that 1,301 would be the bottom last week, click here to read the details of my call. I certainly did not nail the call as gold price dived right after my call and fell to below its 1,… read more...

Gold And Gold Miners - Gold Will Have A Big Rally In Coming Months

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-21 06:17:23:000

Gold Price Dropped to Below 1,300 Level Last Week I made a bull call on the gold price and indicated that 1,301 would be the bottom last week, click here to read the details of my call. I certainly did not nail the call as gold price dived right after my call and fell to below its 1,… read more...

Gold And Gold Miners - Gold Will Have A Big Rally In Coming Months

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-21 06:17:23:000

Gold Price Dropped to Below 1,300 Level Last Week I made a bull call on the gold price and indicated that 1,301 would be the bottom last week, click here to read the details of my call. I certainly did not nail the call as gold price dived right after my call and fell to below its 1,… read more...

Gold And Gold Miners - Gold Will Have A Big Rally In Coming Months

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-21 06:17:23:000

Gold Price Dropped to Below 1,300 Level Last Week I made a bull call on the gold price and indicated that 1,301 would be the bottom last week, click here to read the details of my call. I certainly did not nail the call as gold price dived right after my call and fell to below its 1,… read more...

Gold Miners' Q1'18 Fundamentals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-19 00:11:22:000

The major gold miners stocks are still largely grinding sideways, mired in a bearish sentiment wasteland. Traders tend to assume low stock prices must be righteous, reflecting weak fundamentals rather than poor psychology. But once a quarter earnings seasons bright fundamental … read more...

Gold Miners' Q1'18 Fundamentals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-19 00:11:22:000

The major gold miners stocks are still largely grinding sideways, mired in a bearish sentiment wasteland. Traders tend to assume low stock prices must be righteous, reflecting weak fundamentals rather than poor psychology. But once a quarter earnings seasons bright fundamental … read more...

Gold Miners' Q1'18 Fundamentals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-19 00:11:22:000

The major gold miners stocks are still largely grinding sideways, mired in a bearish sentiment wasteland. Traders tend to assume low stock prices must be righteous, reflecting weak fundamentals rather than poor psychology. But once a quarter earnings seasons bright fundamental … read more...

Gold Miners' Q1'18 Fundamentals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-19 00:11:22:000

The major gold miners stocks are still largely grinding sideways, mired in a bearish sentiment wasteland. Traders tend to assume low stock prices must be righteous, reflecting weak fundamentals rather than poor psychology. But once a quarter earnings seasons bright fundamental … read more...

Gold Miners' Q1'18 Fundamentals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-19 00:11:22:000

The major gold miners stocks are still largely grinding sideways, mired in a bearish sentiment wasteland. Traders tend to assume low stock prices must be righteous, reflecting weak fundamentals rather than poor psychology. But once a quarter earnings seasons bright fundamental … read more...

Gold Miners' Q1'18 Fundamentals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-19 00:11:22:000

The major gold miners stocks are still largely grinding sideways, mired in a bearish sentiment wasteland. Traders tend to assume low stock prices must be righteous, reflecting weak fundamentals rather than poor psychology. But once a quarter earnings seasons bright fundamental … read more...

Gold Miners' Q1'18 Fundamentals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-19 00:11:22:000

The major gold miners stocks are still largely grinding sideways, mired in a bearish sentiment wasteland. Traders tend to assume low stock prices must be righteous, reflecting weak fundamentals rather than poor psychology. But once a quarter earnings seasons bright fundamental … read more...

Gold Miners' Q1'18 Fundamentals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-19 00:11:22:000

The major gold miners stocks are still largely grinding sideways, mired in a bearish sentiment wasteland. Traders tend to assume low stock prices must be righteous, reflecting weak fundamentals rather than poor psychology. But once a quarter earnings seasons bright fundamental … read more...

Gold Miners' Q1'18 Fundamentals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-19 00:11:22:000

The major gold miners stocks are still largely grinding sideways, mired in a bearish sentiment wasteland. Traders tend to assume low stock prices must be righteous, reflecting weak fundamentals rather than poor psychology. But once a quarter earnings seasons bright fundamental … read more...

Gold Miners' Q1'18 Fundamentals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-19 00:11:22:000

The major gold miners stocks are still largely grinding sideways, mired in a bearish sentiment wasteland. Traders tend to assume low stock prices must be righteous, reflecting weak fundamentals rather than poor psychology. But once a quarter earnings seasons bright fundamental … read more...

Gold To Keep Weakening As U.S. Growth And Inflation Bite

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-18 10:05:22:000

In our last take on the outlook for gold , we wrote that the combination of slowing growth outside the United States and rising inflation meant more weakness lay in store for the precious metal. When both US growth and inflation are high, the Fed is more likely to raise rates with the aid of … read more...

Gold To Keep Weakening As U.S. Growth And Inflation Bite

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-18 10:05:22:000

In our last take on the outlook for gold , we wrote that the combination of slowing growth outside the United States and rising inflation meant more weakness lay in store for the precious metal. When both US growth and inflation are high, the Fed is more likely to raise rates with the aid of … read more...

Gold To Keep Weakening As U.S. Growth And Inflation Bite

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-18 10:05:22:000

In our last take on the outlook for gold , we wrote that the combination of slowing growth outside the United States and rising inflation meant more weakness lay in store for the precious metal. When both US growth and inflation are high, the Fed is more likely to raise rates with the aid of … read more...

Gold To Keep Weakening As U.S. Growth And Inflation Bite

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-18 10:05:22:000

In our last take on the outlook for gold , we wrote that the combination of slowing growth outside the United States and rising inflation meant more weakness lay in store for the precious metal. When both US growth and inflation are high, the Fed is more likely to raise rates with the aid of … read more...

Gold To Keep Weakening As U.S. Growth And Inflation Bite

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-18 10:05:22:000

In our last take on the outlook for gold , we wrote that the combination of slowing growth outside the United States and rising inflation meant more weakness lay in store for the precious metal. When both US growth and inflation are high, the Fed is more likely to raise rates with the aid of … read more...

Gold To Keep Weakening As U.S. Growth And Inflation Bite

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-18 10:05:22:000

In our last take on the outlook for gold , we wrote that the combination of slowing growth outside the United States and rising inflation meant more weakness lay in store for the precious metal. When both US growth and inflation are high, the Fed is more likely to raise rates with the aid of … read more...

Gold To Keep Weakening As U.S. Growth And Inflation Bite

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-18 10:05:22:000

In our last take on the outlook for gold , we wrote that the combination of slowing growth outside the United States and rising inflation meant more weakness lay in store for the precious metal. When both US growth and inflation are high, the Fed is more likely to raise rates with the aid of … read more...

Gold To Keep Weakening As U.S. Growth And Inflation Bite

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-18 10:05:22:000

In our last take on the outlook for gold , we wrote that the combination of slowing growth outside the United States and rising inflation meant more weakness lay in store for the precious metal. When both US growth and inflation are high, the Fed is more likely to raise rates with the aid of … read more...

Gold To Keep Weakening As U.S. Growth And Inflation Bite

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-18 10:05:22:000

In our last take on the outlook for gold , we wrote that the combination of slowing growth outside the United States and rising inflation meant more weakness lay in store for the precious metal. When both US growth and inflation are high, the Fed is more likely to raise rates with the aid of … read more...

Gold To Keep Weakening As U.S. Growth And Inflation Bite

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-18 10:05:22:000

In our last take on the outlook for gold , we wrote that the combination of slowing growth outside the United States and rising inflation meant more weakness lay in store for the precious metal. When both US growth and inflation are high, the Fed is more likely to raise rates with the aid of … read more...

Gold To Keep Weakening As U.S. Growth And Inflation Bite

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-18 10:05:22:000

In our last take on the outlook for gold , we wrote that the combination of slowing growth outside the United States and rising inflation meant more weakness lay in store for the precious metal. When both US growth and inflation are high, the Fed is more likely to raise rates with the aid of … read more...

Why Sanctions Are Bullish For Gold And Digital Currencies

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-18 06:00:00:000

When we think of money, we tend to become nationalistic. If we live in the United States, or many other countries around the world, the dollar is legal tender and a means of exchange for goods and services in our everyday lives. Europeans look towards the euro, and in the U.K., it is the pound… read more...

Why Sanctions Are Bullish For Gold And Digital Currencies

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-18 06:00:00:000

When we think of money, we tend to become nationalistic. If we live in the United States, or many other countries around the world, the dollar is legal tender and a means of exchange for goods and services in our everyday lives. Europeans look towards the euro, and in the U.K., it is the pound… read more...

Why Sanctions Are Bullish For Gold And Digital Currencies

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-18 06:00:00:000

When we think of money, we tend to become nationalistic. If we live in the United States, or many other countries around the world, the dollar is legal tender and a means of exchange for goods and services in our everyday lives. Europeans look towards the euro, and in the U.K., it is the pound… read more...

Why Sanctions Are Bullish For Gold And Digital Currencies

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-18 06:00:00:000

When we think of money, we tend to become nationalistic. If we live in the United States, or many other countries around the world, the dollar is legal tender and a means of exchange for goods and services in our everyday lives. Europeans look towards the euro, and in the U.K., it is the pound… read more...

Why Sanctions Are Bullish For Gold And Digital Currencies

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-18 06:00:00:000

When we think of money, we tend to become nationalistic. If we live in the United States, or many other countries around the world, the dollar is legal tender and a means of exchange for goods and services in our everyday lives. Europeans look towards the euro, and in the U.K., it is the pound… read more...

Why Sanctions Are Bullish For Gold And Digital Currencies

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-18 06:00:00:000

When we think of money, we tend to become nationalistic. If we live in the United States, or many other countries around the world, the dollar is legal tender and a means of exchange for goods and services in our everyday lives. Europeans look towards the euro, and in the U.K., it is the pound… read more...

Why Sanctions Are Bullish For Gold And Digital Currencies

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-18 06:00:00:000

When we think of money, we tend to become nationalistic. If we live in the United States, or many other countries around the world, the dollar is legal tender and a means of exchange for goods and services in our everyday lives. Europeans look towards the euro, and in the U.K., it is the pound… read more...

Why Sanctions Are Bullish For Gold And Digital Currencies

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-18 06:00:00:000

When we think of money, we tend to become nationalistic. If we live in the United States, or many other countries around the world, the dollar is legal tender and a means of exchange for goods and services in our everyday lives. Europeans look towards the euro, and in the U.K., it is the pound… read more...

Why Sanctions Are Bullish For Gold And Digital Currencies

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-18 06:00:00:000

When we think of money, we tend to become nationalistic. If we live in the United States, or many other countries around the world, the dollar is legal tender and a means of exchange for goods and services in our everyday lives. Europeans look towards the euro, and in the U.K., it is the pound… read more...

Why Sanctions Are Bullish For Gold And Digital Currencies

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-18 06:00:00:000

When we think of money, we tend to become nationalistic. If we live in the United States, or many other countries around the world, the dollar is legal tender and a means of exchange for goods and services in our everyday lives. Europeans look towards the euro, and in the U.K., it is the pound… read more...

Why Sanctions Are Bullish For Gold And Digital Currencies

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-18 06:00:00:000

When we think of money, we tend to become nationalistic. If we live in the United States, or many other countries around the world, the dollar is legal tender and a means of exchange for goods and services in our everyday lives. Europeans look towards the euro, and in the U.K., it is the pound… read more...

The Future Pulse Of Gold Plus Its Recovery Path

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-17 16:08:17:000

Gold this week plunged to its lowest level since the beginning of 2018, and this occurred due to the metal coming under severe selling pressure all thanks to a sharp upward price movement seen in the US dollar index. Furthermore, the emerging market currencies have been taking a clobbering off… read more...

The Future Pulse Of Gold Plus Its Recovery Path

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-17 16:08:17:000

Gold this week plunged to its lowest level since the beginning of 2018, and this occurred due to the metal coming under severe selling pressure all thanks to a sharp upward price movement seen in the US dollar index. Furthermore, the emerging market currencies have been taking a clobbering off… read more...

The Future Pulse Of Gold Plus Its Recovery Path

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-17 16:08:17:000

Gold this week plunged to its lowest level since the beginning of 2018, and this occurred due to the metal coming under severe selling pressure all thanks to a sharp upward price movement seen in the US dollar index. Furthermore, the emerging market currencies have been taking a clobbering off… read more...

Is It Time For Precious Metals Equities?  What About Barrick?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-17 10:19:47:000

Introduction I have a long history investing in, and analyzing precious metals and precious metals equities, as an investor, analyst, and portfolio manager, and I have owned the precious metals equities in size on various occasions over the past twenty years. Similar to many commodity eq… read more...

Is It Time For Precious Metals Equities?  What About Barrick?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-17 10:19:47:000

Introduction I have a long history investing in, and analyzing precious metals and precious metals equities, as an investor, analyst, and portfolio manager, and I have owned the precious metals equities in size on various occasions over the past twenty years. Similar to many commodity eq… read more...

Is It Time For Precious Metals Equities?  What About Barrick?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-17 10:19:47:000

Introduction I have a long history investing in, and analyzing precious metals and precious metals equities, as an investor, analyst, and portfolio manager, and I have owned the precious metals equities in size on various occasions over the past twenty years. Similar to many commodity eq… read more...

Leveraged ETFs Decay Dashboard

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 20:06:31:000

I measure once a month the decay of major leveraged ETFs. It may be useful for anyone using leveraged ETFs for investing, trading or hedging. Where does the decay come from? Most of the time, a leveraged ETF does worse than the underlying asset leveraged by the same factor. This relative d… read more...

Leveraged ETFs Decay Dashboard

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 20:06:31:000

I measure once a month the decay of major leveraged ETFs. It may be useful for anyone using leveraged ETFs for investing, trading or hedging. Where does the decay come from? Most of the time, a leveraged ETF does worse than the underlying asset leveraged by the same factor. This relative d… read more...

Leveraged ETFs Decay Dashboard

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 20:06:31:000

I measure once a month the decay of major leveraged ETFs. It may be useful for anyone using leveraged ETFs for investing, trading or hedging. Where does the decay come from? Most of the time, a leveraged ETF does worse than the underlying asset leveraged by the same factor. This relative d… read more...

All major gold deposits have been discovered, Goldcorp chairman says

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 13:14:53:000

Goldcorp ( GG -0.1% )Chairman Ian Telfer is the latest industry exec to predict the world has reached peak gold , saying that mine production will continue to decline because all the major deposits have been discovered. More news on: Goldcorp Inc., Barrick Gold Cor… read more...

All major gold deposits have been discovered, Goldcorp chairman says

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 13:14:53:000

Goldcorp ( GG -0.1% )Chairman Ian Telfer is the latest industry exec to predict the world has reached peak gold , saying that mine production will continue to decline because all the major deposits have been discovered. More news on: Goldcorp Inc., Barrick Gold Cor… read more...

All major gold deposits have been discovered, Goldcorp chairman says

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 13:14:53:000

Goldcorp ( GG -0.1% )Chairman Ian Telfer is the latest industry exec to predict the world has reached peak gold , saying that mine production will continue to decline because all the major deposits have been discovered. More news on: Goldcorp Inc., Barrick Gold Cor… read more...

All major gold deposits have been discovered, Goldcorp chairman says

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 13:14:53:000

Goldcorp ( GG -0.1% )Chairman Ian Telfer is the latest industry exec to predict the world has reached peak gold , saying that mine production will continue to decline because all the major deposits have been discovered. More news on: Goldcorp Inc., Barrick Gold Cor… read more...

All major gold deposits have been discovered, Goldcorp chairman says

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 13:14:53:000

Goldcorp ( GG -0.1% )Chairman Ian Telfer is the latest industry exec to predict the world has reached peak gold , saying that mine production will continue to decline because all the major deposits have been discovered. More news on: Goldcorp Inc., Barrick Gold Cor… read more...

Gold Hits A Bearish Wall

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 06:15:00:000

Gold is both a commodity and a financial asset. The yellow metal is rare and has a long history as a store of wealth. All commodities have individual supply and demand fundamentals, but gold is a bit different than other metals. Over the course of history, the total production of gold is aroun… read more...

Gold Hits A Bearish Wall

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 06:15:00:000

Gold is both a commodity and a financial asset. The yellow metal is rare and has a long history as a store of wealth. All commodities have individual supply and demand fundamentals, but gold is a bit different than other metals. Over the course of history, the total production of gold is aroun… read more...

Gold Hits A Bearish Wall

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 06:15:00:000

Gold is both a commodity and a financial asset. The yellow metal is rare and has a long history as a store of wealth. All commodities have individual supply and demand fundamentals, but gold is a bit different than other metals. Over the course of history, the total production of gold is aroun… read more...

Gold Hits A Bearish Wall

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 06:15:00:000

Gold is both a commodity and a financial asset. The yellow metal is rare and has a long history as a store of wealth. All commodities have individual supply and demand fundamentals, but gold is a bit different than other metals. Over the course of history, the total production of gold is aroun… read more...

Gold Hits A Bearish Wall

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 06:15:00:000

Gold is both a commodity and a financial asset. The yellow metal is rare and has a long history as a store of wealth. All commodities have individual supply and demand fundamentals, but gold is a bit different than other metals. Over the course of history, the total production of gold is aroun… read more...

Gold Hits A Bearish Wall

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 06:15:00:000

Gold is both a commodity and a financial asset. The yellow metal is rare and has a long history as a store of wealth. All commodities have individual supply and demand fundamentals, but gold is a bit different than other metals. Over the course of history, the total production of gold is aroun… read more...

Gold Hits A Bearish Wall

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-16 06:15:00:000

Gold is both a commodity and a financial asset. The yellow metal is rare and has a long history as a store of wealth. All commodities have individual supply and demand fundamentals, but gold is a bit different than other metals. Over the course of history, the total production of gold is aroun… read more...

Gold drops to lowest settlement of the year

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 14:31:06:000

Gold futures fell to their lowest settlement of the year , with June Comex gold -2.1% or $27.90/oz. to $1,290.30/oz. as today's spike in U.S. Treasury yields chase investors away from the yellow metal. More news on: Barrick Gold Corporation, Newmont Mining Corporation (Holding Company),… read more...

Gold drops to lowest settlement of the year

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 14:31:06:000

Gold futures fell to their lowest settlement of the year , with June Comex gold -2.1% or $27.90/oz. to $1,290.30/oz. as today's spike in U.S. Treasury yields chase investors away from the yellow metal. More news on: Barrick Gold Corporation, Newmont Mining Corporation (Holding Company),… read more...

Gold drops to lowest settlement of the year

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 14:31:06:000

Gold futures fell to their lowest settlement of the year , with June Comex gold -2.1% or $27.90/oz. to $1,290.30/oz. as today's spike in U.S. Treasury yields chase investors away from the yellow metal. More news on: Barrick Gold Corporation, Newmont Mining Corporation (Holding Company),… read more...

Gold drops to lowest settlement of the year

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 14:31:06:000

Gold futures fell to their lowest settlement of the year , with June Comex gold -2.1% or $27.90/oz. to $1,290.30/oz. as today's spike in U.S. Treasury yields chase investors away from the yellow metal. More news on: Barrick Gold Corporation, Newmont Mining Corporation (Holding Company),… read more...

Gold drops to lowest settlement of the year

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 14:31:06:000

Gold futures fell to their lowest settlement of the year , with June Comex gold -2.1% or $27.90/oz. to $1,290.30/oz. as today's spike in U.S. Treasury yields chase investors away from the yellow metal. More news on: Barrick Gold Corporation, Newmont Mining Corporation (Holding Company),… read more...

Gold drops to lowest settlement of the year

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 14:31:06:000

Gold futures fell to their lowest settlement of the year , with June Comex gold -2.1% or $27.90/oz. to $1,290.30/oz. as today's spike in U.S. Treasury yields chase investors away from the yellow metal. More news on: Barrick Gold Corporation, Newmont Mining Corporation (Holding Company),… read more...

Inflation: The Spark To Light The Flame In Gold Prices

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 11:06:34:000

Editor's note: Seeking Alpha is proud to welcome Asset Strategies International as a new contributor. It's easy to become a Seeking Alpha contributor and earn money for your best investment ideas. Active contributors also get free access to the SA PRO archive. Click here to find out more &#xB… read more...

Inflation: The Spark To Light The Flame In Gold Prices

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 11:06:34:000

Editor's note: Seeking Alpha is proud to welcome Asset Strategies International as a new contributor. It's easy to become a Seeking Alpha contributor and earn money for your best investment ideas. Active contributors also get free access to the SA PRO archive. Click here to find out more &#xB… read more...

Inflation: The Spark To Light The Flame In Gold Prices

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 11:06:34:000

Editor's note: Seeking Alpha is proud to welcome Asset Strategies International as a new contributor. It's easy to become a Seeking Alpha contributor and earn money for your best investment ideas. Active contributors also get free access to the SA PRO archive. Click here to find out more &#xB… read more...

Inflation: The Spark To Light The Flame In Gold Prices

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 11:06:34:000

Editor's note: Seeking Alpha is proud to welcome Asset Strategies International as a new contributor. It's easy to become a Seeking Alpha contributor and earn money for your best investment ideas. Active contributors also get free access to the SA PRO archive. Click here to find out more &#xB… read more...

Inflation: The Spark To Light The Flame In Gold Prices

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 11:06:34:000

Editor's note: Seeking Alpha is proud to welcome Asset Strategies International as a new contributor. It's easy to become a Seeking Alpha contributor and earn money for your best investment ideas. Active contributors also get free access to the SA PRO archive. Click here to find out more &#xB… read more...

Inflation: The Spark To Light The Flame In Gold Prices

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 11:06:34:000

Editor's note: Seeking Alpha is proud to welcome Asset Strategies International as a new contributor. It's easy to become a Seeking Alpha contributor and earn money for your best investment ideas. Active contributors also get free access to the SA PRO archive. Click here to find out more &#xB… read more...

Gold tumbles below 200-day MA as 10-year Treasury yield pierces 3%

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 09:13:39:000

Gold prices plunge to YTD lows following economic reports on retail sales and manufacturing, adding to pressure from climbing rates in the benchmark 10-year Treasury. More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 3x Shares ETF, … read more...

Gold tumbles below 200-day MA as 10-year Treasury yield pierces 3%

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 09:13:39:000

Gold prices plunge to YTD lows following economic reports on retail sales and manufacturing, adding to pressure from climbing rates in the benchmark 10-year Treasury. More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 3x Shares ETF, … read more...

Gold tumbles below 200-day MA as 10-year Treasury yield pierces 3%

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 09:13:39:000

Gold prices plunge to YTD lows following economic reports on retail sales and manufacturing, adding to pressure from climbing rates in the benchmark 10-year Treasury. More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 3x Shares ETF, … read more...

Gold tumbles below 200-day MA as 10-year Treasury yield pierces 3%

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 09:13:39:000

Gold prices plunge to YTD lows following economic reports on retail sales and manufacturing, adding to pressure from climbing rates in the benchmark 10-year Treasury. More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 3x Shares ETF, … read more...

Gold tumbles below 200-day MA as 10-year Treasury yield pierces 3%

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 09:13:39:000

Gold prices plunge to YTD lows following economic reports on retail sales and manufacturing, adding to pressure from climbing rates in the benchmark 10-year Treasury. More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 3x Shares ETF, … read more...

Gold tumbles below 200-day MA as 10-year Treasury yield pierces 3%

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 09:13:39:000

Gold prices plunge to YTD lows following economic reports on retail sales and manufacturing, adding to pressure from climbing rates in the benchmark 10-year Treasury. More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 3x Shares ETF, … read more...

Commodities - Is The Fed Willing To Fall Behind The Inflationary Curve?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-14 06:20:00:000

The prices of many commodities found bottoms in late 2015 and early 2016, just around the time that the U.S. central bank began to increase the short-term Fed Funds rate from zero percent. In response to the global financial meltdown that was the result of a housing and mortgage-backed securit… read more...

Commodities - Is The Fed Willing To Fall Behind The Inflationary Curve?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-14 06:20:00:000

The prices of many commodities found bottoms in late 2015 and early 2016, just around the time that the U.S. central bank began to increase the short-term Fed Funds rate from zero percent. In response to the global financial meltdown that was the result of a housing and mortgage-backed securit… read more...

Gold And Gold Miners - Gold Bull Run Confirmed

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-14 02:54:47:000

I Have Been in the Bull Camp for the US Dollar and Bearish Camp for Gold Since US Dollar Bottomed at 88 Level in Late January I published an article in Seeking Alpha on January 25, 2018, titled Gold and Gold Miner Their Runs Are Over , in which I made a bearish … read more...

Gold And Gold Miners - Gold Bull Run Confirmed

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-14 02:54:47:000

I Have Been in the Bull Camp for the US Dollar and Bearish Camp for Gold Since US Dollar Bottomed at 88 Level in Late January I published an article in Seeking Alpha on January 25, 2018, titled Gold and Gold Miner Their Runs Are Over , in which I made a bearish … read more...

Did Gold Just Overreact To The Upside After The CPI Report?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-11 14:15:32:000

The U.S. dollar sold off on this CPI report and gold moved up modestly. This data does not change anything from the Federal Reserve's perspective and also dampens views for an inflationary overshoot. Any bull market in gold would be accompanied by either rising inflation significantly above ta… read more...

Is The Dollar Peaking?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-10 06:15:00:000

The U.S. dollar is the world's reserve currency, and it is the benchmark pricing mechanism for most commodities. Raw materials come from areas of the world where energy, ores, and minerals exist in the crust of the earth or where climate supports the cultivation of crops. While production is a… read more...

An Update On The Platinum-Gold Spread

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-10 06:00:00:000

Value is often a subjective concept. What is cheap to one person may be expensive to another. In the world of commodities, if the price of a raw material market declines, it does not necessarily mean it is cheap. If the price moves to the upside, in some cases, it could become cheaper than it … read more...

Gold's Pattern At Fed Meetings Repeats

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-09 06:00:00:000

Gold traded to a low in December 2015 which was the month that the U.S. Federal Reserve increased the Fed Funds rate from zero percent after accommodative monetary policy that had been in place since 2008. The second interest rate hike came in December 2016, and gold once again traded to what … read more...

GDX Weathers Stock Selloff

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-17 04:17:47:000

The gold miners' stocks weathered the recent stock market plunge really well. As evident in their leading [[GDX]] ETF, they were already beaten down before stock markets started falling. The resulting explosion of fear bled into GDX, forcing it even lower. Nevertheless, no major technical dama… read more...

Tracking David Einhorn's Portfolio - Q4 2017 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-16 07:47:48:000

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to David Einhorns Greenlight Capital 13F portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on Einhorns regulatory 13F Form filed on 02/14/2018. Please visit our Tracking David Einhorn's Greenl… read more...

Tracking David Einhorn's Portfolio - Q4 2017 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-16 07:47:48:000

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to David Einhorns Greenlight Capital 13F portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on Einhorns regulatory 13F Form filed on 02/14/2018. Please visit our Tracking David Einhorn's Greenl… read more...

Tracking David Einhorn's Portfolio - Q4 2017 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-16 07:47:48:000

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to David Einhorns Greenlight Capital 13F portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on Einhorns regulatory 13F Form filed on 02/14/2018. Please visit our Tracking David Einhorn's Greenl… read more...

Tracking David Einhorn's Portfolio - Q4 2017 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-16 07:47:48:000

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to David Einhorns Greenlight Capital 13F portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on Einhorns regulatory 13F Form filed on 02/14/2018. Please visit our Tracking David Einhorn's Greenl… read more...

Tracking David Einhorn's Portfolio - Q4 2017 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-16 07:47:48:000

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to David Einhorns Greenlight Capital 13F portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on Einhorns regulatory 13F Form filed on 02/14/2018. Please visit our Tracking David Einhorn's Greenl… read more...

Tracking David Einhorn's Portfolio - Q4 2017 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-16 07:47:48:000

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to David Einhorns Greenlight Capital 13F portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on Einhorns regulatory 13F Form filed on 02/14/2018. Please visit our Tracking David Einhorn's Greenl… read more...

Tracking David Einhorn's Portfolio - Q4 2017 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-16 07:47:48:000

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to David Einhorns Greenlight Capital 13F portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on Einhorns regulatory 13F Form filed on 02/14/2018. Please visit our Tracking David Einhorn's Greenl… read more...

Tracking David Einhorn's Portfolio - Q4 2017 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-16 07:47:48:000

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to David Einhorns Greenlight Capital 13F portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on Einhorns regulatory 13F Form filed on 02/14/2018. Please visit our Tracking David Einhorn's Greenl… read more...

Tracking David Einhorn's Portfolio - Q4 2017 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-16 07:47:48:000

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to David Einhorns Greenlight Capital 13F portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on Einhorns regulatory 13F Form filed on 02/14/2018. Please visit our Tracking David Einhorn's Greenl… read more...

Are Gold And Gold Miners A Good Bear Market Hedge?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-15 13:19:55:000

Gold and gold mining stocks are often recommended interchangeably as a hedge against weakness in the broader stock market based on the view gold is a "safe haven" when the market tumbles. However, historic precedent suggests investors should be careful buying gold solely as a hedge against m… read more...

Are Gold And Gold Miners A Good Bear Market Hedge?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-15 13:19:55:000

Gold and gold mining stocks are often recommended interchangeably as a hedge against weakness in the broader stock market based on the view gold is a "safe haven" when the market tumbles. However, historic precedent suggests investors should be careful buying gold solely as a hedge against m… read more...

Are Gold And Gold Miners A Good Bear Market Hedge?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-15 13:19:55:000

Gold and gold mining stocks are often recommended interchangeably as a hedge against weakness in the broader stock market based on the view gold is a "safe haven" when the market tumbles. However, historic precedent suggests investors should be careful buying gold solely as a hedge against m… read more...

Are Gold And Gold Miners A Good Bear Market Hedge?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-15 13:19:55:000

Gold and gold mining stocks are often recommended interchangeably as a hedge against weakness in the broader stock market based on the view gold is a "safe haven" when the market tumbles. However, historic precedent suggests investors should be careful buying gold solely as a hedge against m… read more...

Are Gold And Gold Miners A Good Bear Market Hedge?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-15 13:19:55:000

Gold and gold mining stocks are often recommended interchangeably as a hedge against weakness in the broader stock market based on the view gold is a "safe haven" when the market tumbles. However, historic precedent suggests investors should be careful buying gold solely as a hedge against m… read more...

Are Gold And Gold Miners A Good Bear Market Hedge?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-15 13:19:55:000

Gold and gold mining stocks are often recommended interchangeably as a hedge against weakness in the broader stock market based on the view gold is a "safe haven" when the market tumbles. However, historic precedent suggests investors should be careful buying gold solely as a hedge against m… read more...

Are Gold And Gold Miners A Good Bear Market Hedge?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-15 13:19:55:000

Gold and gold mining stocks are often recommended interchangeably as a hedge against weakness in the broader stock market based on the view gold is a "safe haven" when the market tumbles. However, historic precedent suggests investors should be careful buying gold solely as a hedge against m… read more...

Are Gold And Gold Miners A Good Bear Market Hedge?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-15 13:19:55:000

Gold and gold mining stocks are often recommended interchangeably as a hedge against weakness in the broader stock market based on the view gold is a "safe haven" when the market tumbles. However, historic precedent suggests investors should be careful buying gold solely as a hedge against m… read more...

Are Gold And Gold Miners A Good Bear Market Hedge?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-15 13:19:55:000

Gold and gold mining stocks are often recommended interchangeably as a hedge against weakness in the broader stock market based on the view gold is a "safe haven" when the market tumbles. However, historic precedent suggests investors should be careful buying gold solely as a hedge against m… read more...

Are Gold And Gold Miners A Good Bear Market Hedge?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-15 13:19:55:000

Gold and gold mining stocks are often recommended interchangeably as a hedge against weakness in the broader stock market based on the view gold is a "safe haven" when the market tumbles. However, historic precedent suggests investors should be careful buying gold solely as a hedge against m… read more...

Are Gold And Gold Miners A Good Bear Market Hedge?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-15 13:19:55:000

Gold and gold mining stocks are often recommended interchangeably as a hedge against weakness in the broader stock market based on the view gold is a "safe haven" when the market tumbles. However, historic precedent suggests investors should be careful buying gold solely as a hedge against m… read more...

Are Gold And Gold Miners A Good Bear Market Hedge?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-15 13:19:55:000

Gold and gold mining stocks are often recommended interchangeably as a hedge against weakness in the broader stock market based on the view gold is a "safe haven" when the market tumbles. However, historic precedent suggests investors should be careful buying gold solely as a hedge against m… read more...

Are Gold And Gold Miners A Good Bear Market Hedge?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-15 13:19:55:000

Gold and gold mining stocks are often recommended interchangeably as a hedge against weakness in the broader stock market based on the view gold is a "safe haven" when the market tumbles. However, historic precedent suggests investors should be careful buying gold solely as a hedge against m… read more...

Are Gold And Gold Miners A Good Bear Market Hedge?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-15 13:19:55:000

Gold and gold mining stocks are often recommended interchangeably as a hedge against weakness in the broader stock market based on the view gold is a "safe haven" when the market tumbles. However, historic precedent suggests investors should be careful buying gold solely as a hedge against m… read more...

Gold Will Stay On Top Amidst A Flurry Of Headwinds

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-13 15:23:25:000

Image source: www.optionsellers.com Investment Thesis Based on the latest report of the World Gold Council, the gold market expects that growth in the world economy will be sustained and even accelerate towards 2018. The comprehensive review of the gold industry also stated that the … read more...

Gold Will Stay On Top Amidst A Flurry Of Headwinds

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-13 15:23:25:000

Image source: www.optionsellers.com Investment Thesis Based on the latest report of the World Gold Council, the gold market expects that growth in the world economy will be sustained and even accelerate towards 2018. The comprehensive review of the gold industry also stated that the … read more...

Gold Will Stay On Top Amidst A Flurry Of Headwinds

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-13 15:23:25:000

Image source: www.optionsellers.com Investment Thesis Based on the latest report of the World Gold Council, the gold market expects that growth in the world economy will be sustained and even accelerate towards 2018. The comprehensive review of the gold industry also stated that the … read more...

GDX: The Final Flush

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-13 13:30:29:000

Equities and bonds stole the limelight last week, but among all the excitement, there was a notable reversal in the gold miners ETF ( GDX ). Friday's session reversed over 4% from the lows to amazingly close green. Technicians would call the candle a "hammer", and it tells us buyers were ver… read more...

GDX: The Final Flush

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-13 13:30:29:000

Equities and bonds stole the limelight last week, but among all the excitement, there was a notable reversal in the gold miners ETF ( GDX ). Friday's session reversed over 4% from the lows to amazingly close green. Technicians would call the candle a "hammer", and it tells us buyers were ver… read more...

GDX: The Final Flush

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-13 13:30:29:000

Equities and bonds stole the limelight last week, but among all the excitement, there was a notable reversal in the gold miners ETF ( GDX ). Friday's session reversed over 4% from the lows to amazingly close green. Technicians would call the candle a "hammer", and it tells us buyers were ver… read more...

Gold: Set Up To Take Out Its January Highs?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-13 10:41:39:000

The gold market (NYSE: GLD ) remains a very difficult sector to trade. Gold has actually formed a daily swing low which could mean we have a daily cycle low on our hands. Why? Well the momentum oscillators have reached oversold territory and short-term sentiment in gold has reached pessimistic… read more...

Gold: Set Up To Take Out Its January Highs?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-13 10:41:39:000

The gold market (NYSE: GLD ) remains a very difficult sector to trade. Gold has actually formed a daily swing low which could mean we have a daily cycle low on our hands. Why? Well the momentum oscillators have reached oversold territory and short-term sentiment in gold has reached pessimistic… read more...

Gold: Set Up To Take Out Its January Highs?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-13 10:41:39:000

The gold market (NYSE: GLD ) remains a very difficult sector to trade. Gold has actually formed a daily swing low which could mean we have a daily cycle low on our hands. Why? Well the momentum oscillators have reached oversold territory and short-term sentiment in gold has reached pessimistic… read more...

Why I Own Gold And Gold Mining Companies - An Interview With Jayant Bandari

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-13 04:47:57:000

By Pater Tenebrarum Opportunities in the Junior Mining Sector Maurice Jackson of Proven and Probable has recently interviewed Jayant Bandari, the publisher of Capitalism and Morality and a frequent contributor to this site. The topics discussed include currencies, bitcoin, gold a… read more...

Why I Own Gold And Gold Mining Companies - An Interview With Jayant Bandari

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-13 04:47:57:000

By Pater Tenebrarum Opportunities in the Junior Mining Sector Maurice Jackson of Proven and Probable has recently interviewed Jayant Bandari, the publisher of Capitalism and Morality and a frequent contributor to this site. The topics discussed include currencies, bitcoin, gold a… read more...

Why I Own Gold And Gold Mining Companies - An Interview With Jayant Bandari

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-13 04:47:57:000

By Pater Tenebrarum Opportunities in the Junior Mining Sector Maurice Jackson of Proven and Probable has recently interviewed Jayant Bandari, the publisher of Capitalism and Morality and a frequent contributor to this site. The topics discussed include currencies, bitcoin, gold a… read more...

Gold Still Sending Mixed Signals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-13 04:30:00:000

The last article I commented on gold was in "Hope or Change" back in May of 2017. In it I argued that gold continued to fight between the 'hope of a return to a bull market', vs a 'confirmation of the change to the bear market' which started in 2011. Ok, so it doesn't really roll off the ton… read more...

Gold Still Sending Mixed Signals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-13 04:30:00:000

The last article I commented on gold was in "Hope or Change" back in May of 2017. In it I argued that gold continued to fight between the 'hope of a return to a bull market', vs a 'confirmation of the change to the bear market' which started in 2011. Ok, so it doesn't really roll off the ton… read more...

Gold Still Sending Mixed Signals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-13 04:30:00:000

The last article I commented on gold was in "Hope or Change" back in May of 2017. In it I argued that gold continued to fight between the 'hope of a return to a bull market', vs a 'confirmation of the change to the bear market' which started in 2011. Ok, so it doesn't really roll off the ton… read more...

Victory Formation Long/Short Portfolio Update - February 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-13 00:19:05:000

The Wall Street Survivor portfolio has outlined strong outperformance of the overall market and typical mutual fund during the sharp correction since late January. Since our last updated portfolio result on January 16th, the S&P 500 is down -5.5% in worth vs. the Victory Formation lo… read more...

Victory Formation Long/Short Portfolio Update - February 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-13 00:19:05:000

The Wall Street Survivor portfolio has outlined strong outperformance of the overall market and typical mutual fund during the sharp correction since late January. Since our last updated portfolio result on January 16th, the S&P 500 is down -5.5% in worth vs. the Victory Formation lo… read more...

Victory Formation Long/Short Portfolio Update - February 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-13 00:19:05:000

The Wall Street Survivor portfolio has outlined strong outperformance of the overall market and typical mutual fund during the sharp correction since late January. Since our last updated portfolio result on January 16th, the S&P 500 is down -5.5% in worth vs. the Victory Formation lo… read more...

Gold And Gold Miners - More Questions Than Answers

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-12 21:23:52:000

I Turned Bearish on Gold and Gold Miners Two Weeks Ago I published an article in Seeking Alpha two weeks ago titled Gold and Gold Miners Their Runs Are Over , in which I made a bearish call on gold's and gold miners' short-term direction and a bullish call on US… read more...

Gold And Gold Miners - More Questions Than Answers

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-12 21:23:52:000

I Turned Bearish on Gold and Gold Miners Two Weeks Ago I published an article in Seeking Alpha two weeks ago titled Gold and Gold Miners Their Runs Are Over , in which I made a bearish call on gold's and gold miners' short-term direction and a bullish call on US… read more...

Gold And Gold Miners - More Questions Than Answers

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-12 21:23:52:000

I Turned Bearish on Gold and Gold Miners Two Weeks Ago I published an article in Seeking Alpha two weeks ago titled Gold and Gold Miners Their Runs Are Over , in which I made a bearish call on gold's and gold miners' short-term direction and a bullish call on US… read more...

Gold Miners Taking Severe Punishment: A Rebound Appears Very Likely

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-12 15:00:04:000

Source: CNBC.com Gold Miners: Taking Severe Punishment Gold Miners/VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF ( GDX ) have taken a beating over the past few weeks. Three weeks ago, GDX traded up to $24.86, but as the gold rally stalled and the broader market selloff ensued the ETF cratered by more… read more...

Gold Miners Taking Severe Punishment: A Rebound Appears Very Likely

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-12 15:00:04:000

Source: CNBC.com Gold Miners: Taking Severe Punishment Gold Miners/VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF ( GDX ) have taken a beating over the past few weeks. Three weeks ago, GDX traded up to $24.86, but as the gold rally stalled and the broader market selloff ensued the ETF cratered by more… read more...

Gold Miners Taking Severe Punishment: A Rebound Appears Very Likely

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-12 15:00:04:000

Source: CNBC.com Gold Miners: Taking Severe Punishment Gold Miners/VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF ( GDX ) have taken a beating over the past few weeks. Three weeks ago, GDX traded up to $24.86, but as the gold rally stalled and the broader market selloff ensued the ETF cratered by more… read more...

The Stock Market - Dow And SPX - Could Easily Drop 50%

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-12 02:23:39:000

Jim Rogers stated in an interview with Bloomberg that the next bear market will be worst in my lifetime, adding that he didnt know when that bear market would occur. The stock market has become insanely overvalued. Before last week, several market-top bells&#x20… read more...

The Stock Market - Dow And SPX - Could Easily Drop 50%

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-12 02:23:39:000

Jim Rogers stated in an interview with Bloomberg that the next bear market will be worst in my lifetime, adding that he didnt know when that bear market would occur. The stock market has become insanely overvalued. Before last week, several market-top bells&#x20… read more...

The Stock Market - Dow And SPX - Could Easily Drop 50%

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-12 02:23:39:000

Jim Rogers stated in an interview with Bloomberg that the next bear market will be worst in my lifetime, adding that he didnt know when that bear market would occur. The stock market has become insanely overvalued. Before last week, several market-top bells&#x20… read more...

Sentiment Speaks: Mining Stocks Have Been The Most Frustrating Trade For The Last Year

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-11 08:00:00:000

For those that follow me regularly, you will know that I have been tracking a set up for the VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (NYSEARCA:GDX), which I analyze as a proxy for the metals market. I believe that the GDX can outperform the general equity market once we confirm a long term break out ha… read more...

Sentiment Speaks: Mining Stocks Have Been The Most Frustrating Trade For The Last Year

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-11 08:00:00:000

For those that follow me regularly, you will know that I have been tracking a set up for the VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (NYSEARCA:GDX), which I analyze as a proxy for the metals market. I believe that the GDX can outperform the general equity market once we confirm a long term break out ha… read more...

Sentiment Speaks: Mining Stocks Have Been The Most Frustrating Trade For The Last Year

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-11 08:00:00:000

For those that follow me regularly, you will know that I have been tracking a set up for the VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (NYSEARCA:GDX), which I analyze as a proxy for the metals market. I believe that the GDX can outperform the general equity market once we confirm a long term break out ha… read more...

5%+ Dividend Yield Portfolio: The Rising Tide Raises My Boat (Jan 2018 Review)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-06 08:45:33:000

Outlook Picking up where 2017 left off, January 2018 saw the indexes shatter records for new highs resulting in one of the strongest Januarys of the last 50 years! It looks like the bulls arent done yet as the S&P 500 notched a 5.7% gain. It is not all roses though as gains c… read more...

5%+ Dividend Yield Portfolio: The Rising Tide Raises My Boat (Jan 2018 Review)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-06 08:45:33:000

Outlook Picking up where 2017 left off, January 2018 saw the indexes shatter records for new highs resulting in one of the strongest Januarys of the last 50 years! It looks like the bulls arent done yet as the S&P 500 notched a 5.7% gain. It is not all roses though as gains c… read more...

5%+ Dividend Yield Portfolio: The Rising Tide Raises My Boat (Jan 2018 Review)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-06 08:45:33:000

Outlook Picking up where 2017 left off, January 2018 saw the indexes shatter records for new highs resulting in one of the strongest Januarys of the last 50 years! It looks like the bulls arent done yet as the S&P 500 notched a 5.7% gain. It is not all roses though as gains c… read more...

Precious Metals In A Risk-Off Environment

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-06 06:15:00:000

Precious metals have just completed a three-peat on the downside and the upside. During December in 2015, 2016, and again in 2017 prices traded down to lows and turned higher. The bottoms created each year came as the U.S. Federal Reserve hiked the Fed funds rate by twenty-five basis points du… read more...

Precious Metals In A Risk-Off Environment

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-06 06:15:00:000

Precious metals have just completed a three-peat on the downside and the upside. During December in 2015, 2016, and again in 2017 prices traded down to lows and turned higher. The bottoms created each year came as the U.S. Federal Reserve hiked the Fed funds rate by twenty-five basis points du… read more...

Precious Metals In A Risk-Off Environment

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-06 06:15:00:000

Precious metals have just completed a three-peat on the downside and the upside. During December in 2015, 2016, and again in 2017 prices traded down to lows and turned higher. The bottoms created each year came as the U.S. Federal Reserve hiked the Fed funds rate by twenty-five basis points du… read more...

Think The Economy Is Okay? Wait Until You See These 3 Charts

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-05 00:42:17:000

There is something going on in the economy that no one is talking about. And it is making me uneasy. For the last decade, the worlds economies have piled on an insane amount of debt. Its not hard to see why this happened. Years of near zero interest rates even… read more...

Think The Economy Is Okay? Wait Until You See These 3 Charts

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-05 00:42:17:000

There is something going on in the economy that no one is talking about. And it is making me uneasy. For the last decade, the worlds economies have piled on an insane amount of debt. Its not hard to see why this happened. Years of near zero interest rates even… read more...

Think The Economy Is Okay? Wait Until You See These 3 Charts

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-05 00:42:17:000

There is something going on in the economy that no one is talking about. And it is making me uneasy. For the last decade, the worlds economies have piled on an insane amount of debt. Its not hard to see why this happened. Years of near zero interest rates even… read more...

Sentiment Speaks: There Is Too Much Misinformation About The Metals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-04 08:00:00:000

For those that follow me regularly, you will know that I have been tracking a set up for the VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (NYSEARCA:GDX), which I analyze as a proxy for the metals market. I believe that the GDX can outperform the general equity market once we confirm a long term break out ha… read more...

Sentiment Speaks: There Is Too Much Misinformation About The Metals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-04 08:00:00:000

For those that follow me regularly, you will know that I have been tracking a set up for the VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (NYSEARCA:GDX), which I analyze as a proxy for the metals market. I believe that the GDX can outperform the general equity market once we confirm a long term break out ha… read more...

Sentiment Speaks: There Is Too Much Misinformation About The Metals

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-04 08:00:00:000

For those that follow me regularly, you will know that I have been tracking a set up for the VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (NYSEARCA:GDX), which I analyze as a proxy for the metals market. I believe that the GDX can outperform the general equity market once we confirm a long term break out ha… read more...

Gold Would Benefit From Infrastructure Spending

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-02 14:59:27:000

As the gold price continues its three-week-old lateral consolidation, sentiment remains mixed between those who believe the dollar is long overdue a relief rally and those who see the dollars decline continuing apace. The former scenario would undoubtedly put downward pressure on the… read more...

Gold Would Benefit From Infrastructure Spending

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-02 14:59:27:000

As the gold price continues its three-week-old lateral consolidation, sentiment remains mixed between those who believe the dollar is long overdue a relief rally and those who see the dollars decline continuing apace. The former scenario would undoubtedly put downward pressure on the… read more...

Gold Would Benefit From Infrastructure Spending

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-02 14:59:27:000

As the gold price continues its three-week-old lateral consolidation, sentiment remains mixed between those who believe the dollar is long overdue a relief rally and those who see the dollars decline continuing apace. The former scenario would undoubtedly put downward pressure on the… read more...

Gold Would Benefit From Infrastructure Spending

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-02 14:59:27:000

As the gold price continues its three-week-old lateral consolidation, sentiment remains mixed between those who believe the dollar is long overdue a relief rally and those who see the dollars decline continuing apace. The former scenario would undoubtedly put downward pressure on the… read more...

Gold Would Benefit From Infrastructure Spending

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-02 14:59:27:000

As the gold price continues its three-week-old lateral consolidation, sentiment remains mixed between those who believe the dollar is long overdue a relief rally and those who see the dollars decline continuing apace. The former scenario would undoubtedly put downward pressure on the… read more...

Resource Sector Digest: Pretium Coming Undone?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-01 09:00:54:000

Fear not. Our newsletter is alive and kicking. Please welcome back this week's Resource Sector Digest . ( Vol. 118 - January 29, 2018 ) Brought to you by Itinerant and The Investment Doctor . In case you missed out on previous editions of this newsletter, simply click here , here… read more...

Resource Sector Digest: Pretium Coming Undone?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-01 09:00:54:000

Fear not. Our newsletter is alive and kicking. Please welcome back this week's Resource Sector Digest . ( Vol. 118 - January 29, 2018 ) Brought to you by Itinerant and The Investment Doctor . In case you missed out on previous editions of this newsletter, simply click here , here… read more...

Resource Sector Digest: Pretium Coming Undone?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-01 09:00:54:000

Fear not. Our newsletter is alive and kicking. Please welcome back this week's Resource Sector Digest . ( Vol. 118 - January 29, 2018 ) Brought to you by Itinerant and The Investment Doctor . In case you missed out on previous editions of this newsletter, simply click here , here… read more...

Gold Mining Bull: Top News And Month In Review

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-31 18:31:57:000

Each month or so, I provide a monthly recap of the top news in the gold mining sector, including drill results, takeover announcements and other relevant updates, to keep readers up-to-date on news in the sector. These updates also provide a quick glance at the performance of my " Gold Bull … read more...

Gold Mining Bull: Top News And Month In Review

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-31 18:31:57:000

Each month or so, I provide a monthly recap of the top news in the gold mining sector, including drill results, takeover announcements and other relevant updates, to keep readers up-to-date on news in the sector. These updates also provide a quick glance at the performance of my " Gold Bull … read more...

Gold Mining Bull: Top News And Month In Review

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-31 18:31:57:000

Each month or so, I provide a monthly recap of the top news in the gold mining sector, including drill results, takeover announcements and other relevant updates, to keep readers up-to-date on news in the sector. These updates also provide a quick glance at the performance of my " Gold Bull … read more...

The Price Of Gold Likely Moves Lower Based On This Indicator

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-31 16:22:53:000

The above two charts, hold in inverse correlation, that is the 10 year inflation-indexed security yield moves inverse to gold prices. There are two components to treasury yields, the expected path of short term yields and inflation expectations. Treasury yields minus inflation expectations equ… read more...

The Price Of Gold Likely Moves Lower Based On This Indicator

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-31 16:22:53:000

The above two charts, hold in inverse correlation, that is the 10 year inflation-indexed security yield moves inverse to gold prices. There are two components to treasury yields, the expected path of short term yields and inflation expectations. Treasury yields minus inflation expectations equ… read more...

The Price Of Gold Likely Moves Lower Based On This Indicator

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-31 16:22:53:000

The above two charts, hold in inverse correlation, that is the 10 year inflation-indexed security yield moves inverse to gold prices. There are two components to treasury yields, the expected path of short term yields and inflation expectations. Treasury yields minus inflation expectations equ… read more...

Gold Bulls Fight For Control Of Immediate-Term Trend

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-31 15:34:03:000

Gold fell to a one-week low on Tuesday as the U.S. dollar showed signs of firming up. Some profit taking after golds impressive 6-week rally was also in evidence. In this commentary well discuss golds near-term prospects in light of two potentially conflicting developme… read more...

Gold Bulls Fight For Control Of Immediate-Term Trend

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-31 15:34:03:000

Gold fell to a one-week low on Tuesday as the U.S. dollar showed signs of firming up. Some profit taking after golds impressive 6-week rally was also in evidence. In this commentary well discuss golds near-term prospects in light of two potentially conflicting developme… read more...

Gold Bulls Fight For Control Of Immediate-Term Trend

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-31 15:34:03:000

Gold fell to a one-week low on Tuesday as the U.S. dollar showed signs of firming up. Some profit taking after golds impressive 6-week rally was also in evidence. In this commentary well discuss golds near-term prospects in light of two potentially conflicting developme… read more...

Paradigm Shift And Intrinsic Value Analysis

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-31 13:31:23:000

Introduction Investors need to consider about assets that are independent of the US economy and policies, and the risk of lower dollar values. With the passing of the US tax cuts, the increase of bond offerings is inducing higher interest rates. The recent slide of the dollar also makes bo… read more...

Paradigm Shift And Intrinsic Value Analysis

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-31 13:31:23:000

Introduction Investors need to consider about assets that are independent of the US economy and policies, and the risk of lower dollar values. With the passing of the US tax cuts, the increase of bond offerings is inducing higher interest rates. The recent slide of the dollar also makes bo… read more...

Paradigm Shift And Intrinsic Value Analysis

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-31 13:31:23:000

Introduction Investors need to consider about assets that are independent of the US economy and policies, and the risk of lower dollar values. With the passing of the US tax cuts, the increase of bond offerings is inducing higher interest rates. The recent slide of the dollar also makes bo… read more...

This Is Why The Rally In U.S. Treasury 10-Year Yield Should Be The Only Thing The Market Pays Attention To

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-30 15:12:08:000

Welcome to the multi-decade breakout edition of Macro Daily! On Jan 12, we wrote a report that the breakdown in US Dollar is just the start of a multi-year downtrend and a multi-year uptrend in commodities. Now, something even more important took place a week ago, and that was the… read more...

This Is Why The Rally In U.S. Treasury 10-Year Yield Should Be The Only Thing The Market Pays Attention To

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-30 15:12:08:000

Welcome to the multi-decade breakout edition of Macro Daily! On Jan 12, we wrote a report that the breakdown in US Dollar is just the start of a multi-year downtrend and a multi-year uptrend in commodities. Now, something even more important took place a week ago, and that was the… read more...

This Is Why The Rally In U.S. Treasury 10-Year Yield Should Be The Only Thing The Market Pays Attention To

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-30 15:12:08:000

Welcome to the multi-decade breakout edition of Macro Daily! On Jan 12, we wrote a report that the breakdown in US Dollar is just the start of a multi-year downtrend and a multi-year uptrend in commodities. Now, something even more important took place a week ago, and that was the… read more...

GDX: What Will Break This Range?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-29 15:03:38:000

With all of the attention placed on the rallying stock markets in 2017, the Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF ( GDX ) has somehow been lost in the mix. Volatility in the widely-trade instrument has slowed down to a near halt over the last year. But there is growing evidence that the reverse in be… read more...

GDX: What Will Break This Range?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-29 15:03:38:000

With all of the attention placed on the rallying stock markets in 2017, the Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF ( GDX ) has somehow been lost in the mix. Volatility in the widely-trade instrument has slowed down to a near halt over the last year. But there is growing evidence that the reverse in be… read more...

GDX: What Will Break This Range?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-29 15:03:38:000

With all of the attention placed on the rallying stock markets in 2017, the Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF ( GDX ) has somehow been lost in the mix. Volatility in the widely-trade instrument has slowed down to a near halt over the last year. But there is growing evidence that the reverse in be… read more...

The Quiet Recovery Of The Gold Miners

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-29 12:32:23:000

Lost amid the fanfare for the impressive upside run in the equity market, gold and silver mining stocks have been staging their own quiet comeback. The PHLX Gold/Silver Index (XAU), which measures the performance of the best known of the U.S.-listed precious metal ((PM)) producers, has risen… read more...

The Quiet Recovery Of The Gold Miners

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-29 12:32:23:000

Lost amid the fanfare for the impressive upside run in the equity market, gold and silver mining stocks have been staging their own quiet comeback. The PHLX Gold/Silver Index (XAU), which measures the performance of the best known of the U.S.-listed precious metal ((PM)) producers, has risen… read more...

The Quiet Recovery Of The Gold Miners

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-29 12:32:23:000

Lost amid the fanfare for the impressive upside run in the equity market, gold and silver mining stocks have been staging their own quiet comeback. The PHLX Gold/Silver Index (XAU), which measures the performance of the best known of the U.S.-listed precious metal ((PM)) producers, has risen… read more...

Weekly Oil Markets Recap - WTI Finishes At New 2-Year High While USD Finishes At New Low

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-28 10:00:00:000

Welcome to the weekly oil markets recap edition of Oil Markets Daily! WTI finished the week up 4.47% and finishing at another new 2-year high. Meanwhile, USD finished at a new 2-year low: Two weeks ago, we said that the fall in USD is just the start of a multi-year downtrend and the… read more...

Weekly Oil Markets Recap - WTI Finishes At New 2-Year High While USD Finishes At New Low

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-28 10:00:00:000

Welcome to the weekly oil markets recap edition of Oil Markets Daily! WTI finished the week up 4.47% and finishing at another new 2-year high. Meanwhile, USD finished at a new 2-year low: Two weeks ago, we said that the fall in USD is just the start of a multi-year downtrend and the… read more...

Weekly Oil Markets Recap - WTI Finishes At New 2-Year High While USD Finishes At New Low

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-28 10:00:00:000

Welcome to the weekly oil markets recap edition of Oil Markets Daily! WTI finished the week up 4.47% and finishing at another new 2-year high. Meanwhile, USD finished at a new 2-year low: Two weeks ago, we said that the fall in USD is just the start of a multi-year downtrend and the… read more...

Gold Upleg Breaking Out

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-27 01:21:41:000

Gold's strong upleg accelerated this week, powering to major new breakout highs. Speculators rushed to buy gold futures following surprising weak-dollar comments from the US Treasury Secretary, which hit the US dollar hard. That boosted gold to critical technical levels that should really inte… read more...

Gold Upleg Breaking Out

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-27 01:21:41:000

Gold's strong upleg accelerated this week, powering to major new breakout highs. Speculators rushed to buy gold futures following surprising weak-dollar comments from the US Treasury Secretary, which hit the US dollar hard. That boosted gold to critical technical levels that should really inte… read more...

Gold Upleg Breaking Out

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-27 01:21:41:000

Gold's strong upleg accelerated this week, powering to major new breakout highs. Speculators rushed to buy gold futures following surprising weak-dollar comments from the US Treasury Secretary, which hit the US dollar hard. That boosted gold to critical technical levels that should really inte… read more...

Gold Upleg Breaking Out

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-27 01:21:41:000

Gold's strong upleg accelerated this week, powering to major new breakout highs. Speculators rushed to buy gold futures following surprising weak-dollar comments from the US Treasury Secretary, which hit the US dollar hard. That boosted gold to critical technical levels that should really inte… read more...

Gold Upleg Breaking Out

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-27 01:21:41:000

Gold's strong upleg accelerated this week, powering to major new breakout highs. Speculators rushed to buy gold futures following surprising weak-dollar comments from the US Treasury Secretary, which hit the US dollar hard. That boosted gold to critical technical levels that should really inte… read more...

Gold And Gold Miners - Their Runs Are Over

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-26 11:47:35:000

I turned into a long-term gold bull once the Fed increased its fund interest rate for the first time in December 2015. In the article published back in 2016, I said that: History has shown that gold price and Fed fund interest rate are in positive correlation most of the times. The onl… read more...

Gold And Gold Miners - Their Runs Are Over

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-26 11:47:35:000

I turned into a long-term gold bull once the Fed increased its fund interest rate for the first time in December 2015. In the article published back in 2016, I said that: History has shown that gold price and Fed fund interest rate are in positive correlation most of the times. The onl… read more...

Gold And Gold Miners - Their Runs Are Over

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-26 11:47:35:000

I turned into a long-term gold bull once the Fed increased its fund interest rate for the first time in December 2015. In the article published back in 2016, I said that: History has shown that gold price and Fed fund interest rate are in positive correlation most of the times. The onl… read more...

Gold And Gold Miners - Their Runs Are Over

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-26 11:47:35:000

I turned into a long-term gold bull once the Fed increased its fund interest rate for the first time in December 2015. In the article published back in 2016, I said that: History has shown that gold price and Fed fund interest rate are in positive correlation most of the times. The onl… read more...

Gold And Gold Miners - Their Runs Are Over

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-26 11:47:35:000

I turned into a long-term gold bull once the Fed increased its fund interest rate for the first time in December 2015. In the article published back in 2016, I said that: History has shown that gold price and Fed fund interest rate are in positive correlation most of the times. The onl… read more...

Gold And Gold Miners - Their Runs Are Over

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-26 11:47:35:000

I turned into a long-term gold bull once the Fed increased its fund interest rate for the first time in December 2015. In the article published back in 2016, I said that: History has shown that gold price and Fed fund interest rate are in positive correlation most of the times. The onl… read more...

Dollar Slams On The Brakes - Is Gold Next?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-26 11:45:43:000

The price of gold entered the month of January with a head of steam behind it. Golds history over the last several years told us that a rally early in 2018 was a strong possibility, and the profound weakness in the U.S. dollar all but guaranteed a strong start to the New Year. While go… read more...

Dollar Slams On The Brakes - Is Gold Next?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-26 11:45:43:000

The price of gold entered the month of January with a head of steam behind it. Golds history over the last several years told us that a rally early in 2018 was a strong possibility, and the profound weakness in the U.S. dollar all but guaranteed a strong start to the New Year. While go… read more...

Dollar Slams On The Brakes - Is Gold Next?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-26 11:45:43:000

The price of gold entered the month of January with a head of steam behind it. Golds history over the last several years told us that a rally early in 2018 was a strong possibility, and the profound weakness in the U.S. dollar all but guaranteed a strong start to the New Year. While go… read more...

Dollar Slams On The Brakes - Is Gold Next?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-26 11:45:43:000

The price of gold entered the month of January with a head of steam behind it. Golds history over the last several years told us that a rally early in 2018 was a strong possibility, and the profound weakness in the U.S. dollar all but guaranteed a strong start to the New Year. While go… read more...

Dollar Slams On The Brakes - Is Gold Next?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-26 11:45:43:000

The price of gold entered the month of January with a head of steam behind it. Golds history over the last several years told us that a rally early in 2018 was a strong possibility, and the profound weakness in the U.S. dollar all but guaranteed a strong start to the New Year. While go… read more...

Dollar Slams On The Brakes - Is Gold Next?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-26 11:45:43:000

The price of gold entered the month of January with a head of steam behind it. Golds history over the last several years told us that a rally early in 2018 was a strong possibility, and the profound weakness in the U.S. dollar all but guaranteed a strong start to the New Year. While go… read more...

Gold Rally Finally Confirmed By Silver

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-25 13:06:46:000

In my previous commentaries I expressed some concern that the lag in the silver price vis--vis gold was a slight concern for the near-term outlook. The path of least resistance for gold and gold mining shares was of course still bullish, but silvers failure to fully participate… read more...

A Year Of Epic Market Disruptions, And Michael Oliver On Key Markets

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-25 03:15:02:000

Michael Oliver is a returning guest on the radio program. Jay gives updates on sponsors and shares thoughts from his recent Metals Investor Forum speech, A Year of Epic Market Disruptions? Michael provides his usual savvy remarks on key markets. Michael Oliver … read more...

GDX: A Change Of Character?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-24 19:55:54:000

As we entered the month of December, the Gold Miners Index ( GDX ) was one of the worst-performing ETFs of the year and was bearish on every single time-frame and it's no surprise I entered December with my lowest exposure to individual miners all year. I mentioned that $21.50 was a very key l… read more...

Why Gold's Longer-Term Recovery Has Legs

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-24 13:09:22:000

Despite a strong start to the New Year, many investors retail and institutional alike remain unconvinced of the strength behind golds recovery. More than a few pundits have voiced the opinion that golds recent strength is ephemeral and will soon give way to … read more...

Gold nearing breakout as dollar dives

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-24 11:45:07:000

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin earlier today welcomed the weaker dollar, sending the greenback tumbling to more than a three-year low. More news on: SPDR Gold Trust ETF, VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, iShares Gold Trust ETF, Commodities news, Stocks on the move, News on ETFs, Rea… read more...

U.S. Steel Has Been A Beast

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-24 07:14:00:000

In the world of industrial commodities, steel is one of the most significant building blocks for infrastructure around the world. The primary ingredient in the production of the ferrous metal is iron ore, and the price of the commodity has recently risen and is holding above the $70 per ton le… read more...

Gold Needs Some Support From Silver

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-23 13:24:50:000

Gold remains locked in a long-term trading range that stretches back to 2013. The parameters of this range are roughly the $1,050 and $1,415 levels. For institutional analysts the gold price outlook is modest at best - some of them are outright bearish on the yellow metals prospects…. read more...

Horizon Kinetics Q4 2017 Portfolio Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-22 11:58:16:000

For the first time in quite a long while, clients have been asking about whether their portfolios contain any inflation beneficiaries, whether theres much leverage. Really, these questions are about practical, functional diversification (as opposed to what the mind recognizes as &#x201… read more...

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2016-12-19 2016-12-23 2016-12-21 2016-12-16 0.055 Dividend income
2015-12-21 2015-12-28 2015-12-23 2015-12-18 0.116 Dividend income
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