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Gold Pushes Through Overhead Resistance

Gold appears to have ended its corrective phase that began last September. After some bottoming action, momentum appears to have turned upward in mid-December. It broke out of its “pennant” or rising wedge formation at $1500 and quickly moved through old highs at $1520 and then $1540 today. This should … Readmore

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Don’t Rely on the Customer Price Index to Warn of Inflation

“Lenin was certainly right. There is no subtler, no surer means of overturning the existing basis of society than to debauch the currency.  The process engages all the hidden forces of economic destruction, and does it in a manner which not one man in a million is able to diagnose.”  … Readmore

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Short Term Top Possibly Forming

Readers of this blog should be aware that we believe gold has entered a new bull market. While we believe this to be true, bull markets don’t reach their objective in one smooth move.  It is typically “two steps forward and one step backward” kind of action.  A step back … Readmore

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A New Bull Market in Gold: Let Us Count the Ways

What is a bull market?  A bull market is a sustained upward trend in prices.  Typically, this can last for a number of years.  Then it is followed by a bear market, which is a sustained decline in prices.  Put the bull phase together with the bear phase and you … Readmore

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Silver is Looking Like it Wants to Stir

Gold has advanced decently of late, pressing to a six-year high.  Despite all the chatter about how undervalued silver has been, it has not done nearly as well.  In fact, it still does not look like it is even in an uptrend yet.  Silver has disappointed a lot of its … Readmore

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Is There Really Anything That Is Financial Insurance?

In our everyday lives, we purchase insurance to hedge against the risks of dying early, losing our potential for income, health, home, automobile, liability, and even for travel. While hopefully we don’t become obsessive about risk, it is both reasonable and expected, that one insures oneself against the major vagaries … Readmore

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ANALYZING THE GOLD TO SILVER RATIO

Typically, we only include one chart or two in our articles, but for this particular analysis, it was necessary to look at multiple year periods.  We hope you will forgive the number of charts, but we feel they are important to show the trend. Recall that gold was fixed in … Readmore

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U.S. Dollar Breaks Trend

Gold prices commonly move opposite the price action of the US Dollar. When the dollar is strong, gold tends to be weak.  Conversely, when the dollar is weak, the gold price tends to strengthen. The dollar has tended to be strong since February-March of last year as the chart below … Readmore

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Modern Monetary Theory and the Gold Investor

Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) has recently burst upon the political and intellectual scene. As such, investors of all kinds need to take heed. MMT has developed with some justification. Over the past 20 years or so, all over the world, a grand monetary experiment has been undertaken. Government debt has … Readmore

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SEASONALITY SUGGESTS A BUYING OPPORTUNITY IN GOLD

Seasonality is a technical study that focuses on the price patterns based on the time of year. It is used to increase the odds of making a purchase or sale at the right time. As the old saying goes, don’t tell me just what to buy, tell me when to … Readmore

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