12
Mar

We Are Not Off to the Races Yet With Gold

Gold has had a nice bounce now off the bottom set in December of 2013, but are we off to the races just yet? Here is what I wrote last month where I concluded  “we could go higher from here for a bit to trap more of the bulls who say the bottom is in.” We should start to see …

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30
Dec

Gold and Dollar Down but Both Will Rise Next Year

As I pointed out in my last article, I expected continued selling of gold by the big boys; the Hedge Funds, Mutual Funds and Professional traders and they didn’t disappoint. The largest ETF; SPDR Gold Shares (GLD) saw an outflow of 12.9 metric tons last week. From Kitco; Holdings of gold by SPDR Gold Shares (GLD), the world’s largest exchange-traded …

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15
Apr

Gold and Silver Doom and Gloom or Crack Up Boom?

Over the past year and a half, I have written many articles on investing in gold and silver, and been one of the few who have told clients continually to dollar cost average into a position during this time-frame, hoping the price goes lower so they get an overall better price. I have been one of the few gold dealers who have …

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18
Dec

Why Gold and Silver Prices are Declining Along with Dollar

Today we saw gold and silver take a big hit. Normally this would be the result of a stronger dollar, but the dollar also took a big hit today. So what’s really going on here? Why are gold and silver prices falling along with the dollar of late? I wrote the article Thoughts On Gold Price Manipulation the day before …

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14
Nov

Turning Paper Into Gold Part 1

I have seen many more investors coming to us, saying they are selling their gold (GLD) and silver (SLV) ETFs and wanting to buy physical gold and silver. What would be there reasoning to do so? One reason is that gold and silver ETFs should be viewed as trading vehicles and not counted as real wealth ownership. Here is what …

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25
Mar

The Lender of Last Resort Isn’t the Fed or ECB, It’s YOU!

Banks always are bailed out by the government or the Fed and in Europe’s case, the equivalent of the Fed, the European Central Bank (ECB). The ECB is who is keeping Portugal’s banks afloat. But it’s also the IMF who likes to stick their greedy fingers into the pie, just as they have in many other countries, like Jamaica for …

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23
Dec

$4 Trillion Bank Sub-Investment Grade Derivatives Now More Than Financial Crisis Peak Part 2

Part 2 of this article analyzes the top 5 banks future problems with the over $4 trillion sub-investment grade derivatives maturing in the next 5 years, an amount that is greater than at the peak of the financial crisis.

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23
Dec

$4 Trillion Bank Sub-Investment Grade Derivatives Now More Than Financial Crisis Peak Part 1

This article analyzes the top 5 banks future problems with the over $4 trillion sub-investment grade derivatives maturing in the next 5 years, an amount that is greater than at the peak of the financial crisis. Part 1

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