Jan
9
2015

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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Dec
12
2014

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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Nov
18
2014

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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Sep
19
2014

Gold and Silver Feeling the Deflation Blues

If it looks like a duck and walks/quack/flies etc. like a duck, it is a duck! I have been one of the few out there who sell gold and speak of deflation. It’s easy to talk about all the money printing the Fed does and cry inflation, but one has to see the price action and look at the bigger …

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Jul
31
2014

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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Apr
23
2014

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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Mar
12
2014

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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Nov
7
2013

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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Aug
27
2013

Sticking With Stronger Dollar and Weaker Gold Through End of Year

Being one of the few out there who sells gold and has called gold lower since September of 2011 when the dollar hit bottom, and having called a summer rally most recently in June, I turned cautious on August 12th for short term traders, expecting a bounce in the dollar. The double top for gold has turned into an extended …

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