17
May

Understanding Where We Are Now with the Price of Gold and Silver

Many who read what I write know that I sell gold and silver coins and bars for a living. You also know I call the markets like I see them. I try to distinguish short term patterns and help investors buy gold and silver at the right time. I have been dollar bullish for the most part, because of the …

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17
Mar

Data is Dead; All Hail the Fed!

What Does this Data Tell Us? Does the Market Care? All the market cares about is what a few words from the Fed meeting say tomorrow, not what the data tells us. That’s what we’ll find out tomorrow with the results of a two day Fed meeting culminating in an announcement about the future of interest rates. Traders and markets …

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13
Feb

Should You Buy Gold? – Quoted in AARP Magazine

I was quoted recently in AARP Magazine February/March 2015 edition for an article titled¬†Should You Buy Gold?¬†I have been talking back and forth with the AARP editor Eileen Ambrose since July of 2014 when she first interviewed me. I had been telling her then that I expect lower prices in gold as it was trading over $1,300. The article never …

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9
Jan

2015 Predictions for Gold and Silver

Over the last few years I have been one of the few who sell gold and silver that have been dollar bullish as well as being in the deflation rather than inflation camp. Because of this viewpoint, I have been ingnored by some of the Austrian websites like LewRockwell.com because of their mantra for a dollar collapse and adherence to …

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12
Dec

The Illusion of an Economic Recovery

The Fed and many economists seem to think the economy is strong, but is it? My Thoughts on the Economy Based on the Data I Read The Fed ignores U-6 unemployment data which still has the rate over 11%. The Producers Price Index (PPI) today came in lower than expected. The Dollar is down $1 and fell since the PPI …

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18
Nov

Is Deflation Still a Threat to Gold?

When you talk to investors as to why they buy gold, many look to the precious metal as being a hedge against inflation. But since 2011 we have been experiencing deflation and the yellow metal has felt the affect of an overall declining commodity market. Many that have been relentlessly bullish on gold since 2011 point to inflation in the …

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11
Sep

The Dollar Has Not Crashed Like Gold Bulls Thought It Would

It is easy to convince people of all the problems with the U.S. economy. We do have over $17.7 Trillion of national debt and a Federal Reserve with a suspect balance sheet compared to its pre-2008 financial crisis balance sheet. We also have budget deficits for the next decade to deal with and unfunded liabilities in the 10’s of trillions. …

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31
Jul

8 Indicators That Tell Us Where Gold Might Go Next

When trying to advise clients on what to do with their hard earned dollars, especially when I have a natural bias towards gold that is bullish, I look at many indicators that hopefully give me insight on timing the markets. It’s not easy to say “hold off” to clients or to “dollar cost average into a position” but I have …

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7
May

Why I See Lower Gold and Silver Prices Over the Next 3 to 4 Months

I had called the gold short term bottom perfectly on April 23rd when gold was at $1,285. After a run up in gold to $1,316 today, and with the dollar bottoming, along with Yellen’s comment’s, the perception on where gold might go next doesn’t look good for a further move higher over the short term. While anything can happen, this …

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23
Apr

Which Has Been Better since 1975, Gold or Savings at Bank?

With banks paying very little interest these days, investors have been seeking out ways to earn more than the paltry less than 1/2 percent that banks are paying on savings. The Federal Reserve has kept interest rates artificially low, hurting those seniors and other savers who don’t trust the stock or bond market with their nest egg. But some of …

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