Tag: COMEX analysis

How Much Paper Gold Is Being Traded Daily?

How Much Paper Gold Is Being Traded Daily?

The gold market is also dominated by derivatives, or, in our own words, ‘paper gold’. But what is the dollar value of the ‘paper gold’ market? Here is an estimate. Think about it: How is it possible that derivatives are able to set the price of a physical asset?

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Gold Is Exceptionally Cheap At The Moment

Gold Is Exceptionally Cheap At The Moment

According to Hathaway, gold is exceptionally cheap at the moment because the radical monetary policies practiced by the world’s leading central banks have led to an egregious mispricing of risk by investors at large. We believe that the Fed’s continuing (and increasingly glaring) inability to normalize interest rates validates our long standing thesis that monetary extremism cannot be unwound without triggering a slew of unacceptably painful consequences for the holders of risk assets and bonds.

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Gold Price Higher Today On Short Squeeze

| August 10, 2015 | Category: Price
Gold Price Higher Today On Short Squeeze

If anything, gold rose today as a result of a short squeeze. Looking at the positions of traders at COMEX gold, it appears that commercial traders are holding the lowest net short position in gold in history.

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Silver Investment Demand Is Draining The Vaults Of COMEX

| August 4, 2015 | Category: Investing
Silver Investment Demand Is Draining The Vaults Of COMEX

In Silver COMEX, one or more major players “jumped the queue” and took delivery of about 6.5 million more ounces of silver out of COMEX warehouses than anticipated at the beginning of the month. This drawdown activity was masked completely by what happened to prices. Precious metals bulls are frustrated by the complete detachment between spot prices and physical demand. They’re wondering how that is even possible.

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Will Silver’s Quintuple Bottom Hold ?

Will Silver’s Quintuple Bottom Hold ?

Given the large open interest in COMEX silver, a “false breakout” would invalidate that view. The pivot price is $16.50. Any sustained move above or below that price will determine the next cycle. It is almost impossible to predict in which direction it will go. What we do know, however, is that it will be explosive.

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Hedge Funds Pile Into Silver, Price Is Going Lower

Hedge Funds Pile Into Silver, Price Is Going Lower

Over the last week traders are wondering why has the price of Silver started to fall so quickly. After all, technical breakout just occurred? The truth is dumb money, in the form of hedge funds, have piled into the precious metals sector… and especially in Silver. The chart below shows hedge fund contracts sitting close to 45,000 net longs. Are we in store for a classic shake out?

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Ted Butler: More Evidence Of JP Morgan’s Manipulation Scheme In COMEX Silver

Ted Butler: More Evidence Of JP Morgan’s Manipulation Scheme In COMEX Silver

Ted Butler has written extensively about silver manipulation. He has been the first analyst in this area to explain in great detail the mechanics of silver manipulation, but also to provide hard evidence on numerous occasions. In his latest update to his premium subscribers, he explains how JP Morgan is applying manipulative tricks in the March 2015 futures contract on COMEX silver.

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Commitment of Traders Report: JP Morgan Still Short Silver Around 18,500 Contracts

| March 2, 2015 | Category: Trading
Commitment of Traders Report: JP Morgan Still Short Silver Around 18,500 Contracts

This is an excerpt from Ed Steer’s Gold & Silver Daily Newsletter, with an overview of the most actual COMEX futures market positions.

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COMEX Gold Analysis – Has Gold Bottomed?

| February 23, 2015 | Category: Trading
COMEX Gold Analysis – Has Gold Bottomed?

Both Ed Steer and Ted Butler consider the COMEX market structure as evidenced by the latest COT report not very good. Ed’s estimate is that we still have about fifty or so dollars to the downside left in gold, and maybe one dollar or bit more in silver. However, he adds to it that if the commercials really want to get aggressive, we are nowhere near a price bottom. That confirms our chart analysis. Gold bulls should be prepared, as there is not enough evidence yet of a final bottom.

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