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Palladium Outshines Other Metals

| December 2, 2014 | Category: Price
Palladium Outshines Other Metals

It has been a rough ride for metals over the last six weeks, but two stand out since mid October. The PerfChart below shows the percentage change in six key metals since mid October, which is when the stock market bottomed. The Silver ETF, Gold SPDR, Platinum ETN and Copper ETN are down, while the Aluminum ETN and Palladium ETF are up. I would not go as far as to suggest that money is rotating into aluminum and palladium, but these two are clearly the strongest of the lot.

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Ted Butler’s Comments On The Latest COT Report

| December 2, 2014 | Category: Trading
Ted Butler’s Comments On The Latest COT Report

In the Managed Money category, the traders there covered 6,776 short contracts at a huge profit. This short covering by the Managed Money traders was all rocket fuel that Ted Butler says won’t be there on the next rally, which may be underway. The ‘non-blinking’ non-technical funds in the Managed Money category blinked a bit, as they sold 1,652 contracts of their long position.

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Dramatic Increase in Gold Flows into China

Dramatic Increase in Gold Flows into China

The larger rationale for holding precious metals is even better – when times are good and people have more disposable income, as literally hundreds of millions of “Chindians” are in the process of achieving right now – the buy-and-hold demand for precious metals looks destined to rise in a big way and continue doing so in the foreseeable future.

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Gold Price 3% Higher Today While Silver Jumps 5.8% On Huge Volume

| December 1, 2014 | Category: Price
Gold Price 3% Higher Today While Silver Jumps 5.8% On Huge Volume

Today was a very exceptional day in the precious metals. COMEX Gold soared with 3.05% on the day on very high volume. Although that is certainly good news for gold bulls, the most exceptional characteristic was the huge jump from its intraday lows. The yellow metal touched $1,140 after a big decline which started in overnight trading (Asian opening) before making a big reversal, straight up to $1,220 in a matter of hours. That is a 5.9% intraday swing. It goes without saying that the price action is very encouraging.

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Silver: Anomaly In Open Interest

| December 1, 2014 | Category: Trading
Silver: Anomaly In Open Interest

Open interest is roughly 175,000 contracts, which is about 875,000,000 ounces of paper silver. At market price that is about $13 Billion, or only about 15% of what the Fed created each month during QE3. It would take very little digital currency, relatively speaking, to buy all the open interest, or to crush prices via naked sales of paper contracts. Stacks of physical silver are much safer and far more “real.”

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Gold Investors Weekly Review – November 28th

| November 30, 2014 | Category: Investing
Gold Investors Weekly Review – November 28th

In his weekly market review, Frank Holmes of the USFunds.com summarizes this week’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats in the gold market for gold investors. Gold closed the week at $1,168.74 down $32.81 per ounce (-2.73%). Gold stocks, as measured by the NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index, fell 6.70%. The U.S. Trade-Weighted Dollar Index slipped 0.05% for the week.

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Anti-Gold Propaganda Prevails In Swiss Vote!

Anti-Gold Propaganda Prevails In Swiss Vote!

This morning the final votes were cast on the Swiss Gold Initiative (most votes were submitted via post). As we speak the final votes are still being counted however we already know: The initiative has been rejected! This article contains several quotes from people who reacted on the results.

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For Elites, All The World’s A Stage, Including China And Russia

For Elites, All The World’s A Stage, Including China And Russia

China and Russia, or maybe only China with Russia relegated to a lesser important role than might be expected, are but players on the elite’s stage, and make no mistake, the moneychangers remain in full control if SDRs are to become the new world currency. The rest of us remain bit players of no consequence on that stage, other than to serve and toil for the elite rent seeking directors behind the scenes.

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To SNB Head Thomas Jordan: Please Stop Politicizing The Gold-Initiative Debate With Propaganda

To SNB Head Thomas Jordan: Please Stop Politicizing The Gold-Initiative Debate With Propaganda

The first one of the QE Central Banks that attempts to exit QE will be flooded with capital inflows with the accompanying strong currency appreciation. Indeed, such currency appreciation will crush the economy via the export sector, whilst it will import price disinflation. This falling inflation will in turn give the central bank the cover to renew again any QE policies. This is the so-called boom and boost inflation-deflation cycle that central bankers create with their bias towards expansionary policies.

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Will The Swiss People Resist The Massive Anti-Gold Propaganda?

Will The Swiss People Resist The Massive Anti-Gold Propaganda?

If one thing became clear, it is that the establishment and government have been very scared. The “anti-gold” camp has been firmly reproaching the “pro-gold” camp that they do not understand the economy because it is too complex. In two days, the world will learn whether the “anti-gold” propaganda has worked or whether the Swiss citizens had been able to figure out there were sufficient benefits for their own future to vote “yes.”

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Fake Money, A “Strong” Dollar, And Gold Investing

| November 26, 2014 | Category: Investing
Fake Money, A “Strong” Dollar, And Gold Investing

The investment rationale for gold is the inverse of that for all paper currencies. Cheering for the rise in the dollar relative to other currencies, as measured by the DXY, is in our opinion seriously misplaced. The rise in the index is more a matter of sinking non-dollar currencies (or, more precisely, systemic subsidence) than an ascending dollar. No paper currency offers protection from monetary transgressions because of national borders: What happens in Europe, Japan, or China does not stay in Europe, Japan, or China. To function well, the global financial system must be seamless.

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Gold Price Went Ballistic To $1,450 In Less Than 20 Minutes

| November 26, 2014 | Category: Price
Gold Price Went Ballistic To $1,450 In Less Than 20 Minutes

A glitch, a game or both? It is unclear what exactly happened, but the price of gold surged from $1,200 to $1,450 in just ten minutes, at least at some charts (not all). It was brought to our attention by Nick from Goldchartsrus. The USAGold.com website, for instance, shows the blip and a return to reality after some 20 minutes. As readers can see, the “glitch” was not erased afterwards. Probably this is just a glitch, but it would be interesting to see if some shorts have really been stopped out. Probably we will never find out!

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Silver’s Bullish Fundamentals Driven By Solar Energy

Silver’s Bullish Fundamentals Driven By Solar Energy

With photovoltaic installations on the rise, silver demand is ready for a major surge. About 80 metric tons of the metal are needed to generate one gigawatt, or 1 million kilowatts, of electricity, enough to power a little over 90 typical American homes annually. In 2016, close to a million and a half metric tons of silver are expected to be needed to meet solar demand in the United States alone.

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Gold Prices Higher Due To New Developments In Financial Markets

| November 25, 2014 | Category: Price
Gold Prices Higher Due To New Developments In Financial Markets

By publishing this statement, the Dutch Central Bank basically admits that holding gold increases the public trust in the central bank as an institution, and that’s a statement which should not and cannot be underestimated as it basically means that only physical gold can be trusted and that the gold should be stored inside the country. ‘He who owns the gold makes the rules’ once again seems to be up-and-coming again.

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