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The Fed, the S&P 500 & Why Gold Is Shining Bright

The Fed, the S&P 500 & Why Gold Is Shining Bright

Well here we are, caught between resistance in the S&P 500 around the 1,330 area and support around the 1,300 price level. My last two articles have discussed why I was expecting a top in the coming days and weeks ahead, but prices just continued to work higher. One of the things that I pride myself in as a person who trades and writes about financial markets in public is that I am always honest. If I blow a call I fess up and admit it. When I have made mistakes in the past, I always try to learn something new from them and I discuss losing trades publicly with […]

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The Stock Market and the Dollar Sustain the Bullish Environment for Precious Metals

The Stock Market and the Dollar Sustain the Bullish Environment for Precious Metals

This week marked the Year of the Dragon in the Chinese calendar, and according to Chinese mythology, Dragon years bring powerful changes and optimism representing imperial power, prosperity and good luck. This year is supposed to be even more auspicious since it’s a Water Dragon year, something that occurs once every 60 years. We admit that we don’t yet use the Chinese Horoscope as a technical indicator, and who knows, perhaps we should. One thing is certain—the Year of the Dragon began with an auspicious move for precious metals. The dragon that breathed fire into precious metals prices was the Federal Reserve which announced this week that it is planning […]

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Gerald Celente: War, Bank Runs, Riots & Gold Going Mainstream

With news from the Fed causing tremendous upside action in gold this week, and reports coming in from Los Angeles describing a massive military exercise in the streets of Los Angeles, today King World News interviewed Gerald Celente, Founder of Trends Research and the man many consider to be the top trends forecaster in the world. Celente had this to say about the Fed announcement and subsequent press conference: “You can see what’s happened to gold prices and how they’ve spiked up. There’s no way out and it’s not only the Federal Reserve, it’s also the European Monetary Union. Look at the games they are playing. We just saw, at […]

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Central banks’ determination to inflate

Gold and silver moved further up the price chart yesterday, with the most-actively traded Comex gold contract (February) gaining $26.60 (1.6%) to settle at $1,726.70 per troy ounce. Silver for March delivery gained 62 cents (1.9%), settling at $33.74 per troy ounce. The HUI Index of gold and silver mining stocks put in a good showing following the FOMC news on Wednesday and continued higher early in the session yesterday. However, later on yesterday the shares faltered, which as some analysts have pointed out could be a sign that hedge funds lack confidence on the sustainability of this latest risk rally. Certainly there have been times over the last few months […]

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