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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5
Feb

The Awful Truth about Mutual Fund Managers and Hedge Fund Managers Performance

The following is an excerpt from my forthcoming book, “Illusions of Wealth” with an update on my thoughts about gold and silver to follow. The Awful Truth about Mutual Fund Managers and Hedge Fund Managers Performance Why are you invested in actively managed mutual funds? Many of you who invest in Mutual Funds were probably told to buy them because …

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14
Jan

Will Gold Fall Below the 1980 Peak of $850?

When seeing what Market Makers and Hedge Fund Managers can do with stocks as they have with Apple (AAPL), Netflix (NFLX)  and Herbalife (HLF), could we also see the Professionals push gold lower to break the 1980 high of $850 and hear the financial media declare the gold bug dead? How would the pro gold crowd react to such a move? Is this scenario out …

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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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21
Dec

Why Gold and Silver Will Break to New Lows and Tax Moves to Capitalize Upon

We have seen the perfect storm come down on gold and silver this past week with the Fed taper, Congress agreement on the budget for two years and higher than expected GDP, but there is another reason why gold and silver prices are falling. This stems from the year-end tax moves that the big players in the precious metals market; Hedge …

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7
Nov

Fed Quantitative Easing Coming to an End Sooner than Expected? Hardly!

The results of the Fed decision came in. No taper. But the stock market sold off that day and so did gold. Why? The answer may be found in the following article posted at CNBC where they state; “but markets interpreted language in the decision to mean that the end may come sooner than expected.” If markets and price action tell …

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16
Oct

The Federal Reserve – Lender and Buyer of Last Resort

Can the Federal Reserve save the U.S. economy from failure? Is this their mandate? When you research “lender of last resort (LLR),” which is what the Fed is supposed to be, you mostly find the source to be Walter Bagehot’s Lender of Last Resort Doctrine.  This doctrine came about from Bagehot’s book, Lombard Street: A Description of the Money Market. Hartley Withers, in …

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27
Sep

Gold and Silver Are Insurance against $17 Trillion of National Debt and More

Gold and Silver Are Insurance Against $17 Trillion of National Debt Investing in physical gold and silver is not a profit driven investment. It is a mindset. It gives investors the same type of peace of mind that protects their wealth they receive by insuring their home, auto or health…just in case something happens where they need it. What other …

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25
Sep

Do Financial Advisors Ever Caution You Against Buying Stocks?

Recently I had someone tell me that I am biased in favor of gold and silver (meaning always bullish) because I sell gold and silver.  This was rather presumptuous on their behalf which is why I copied the articles below to show what I have actually written over the past five months about the gold and silver markets. Sept. 16 …

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