Precious Metals

Although silver has seen relatively low volatility as of late, given the history of the precious metal, there are some in the markets who believe that the best is yet to come. In fact, there was a recent splash of news when analysts for TD Securities deemed silver a
Briefly: In our opinion, full (150% of the regular full position) speculative short positions in gold, silver and mining stocks are justified from the risk/reward perspective at the moment of publishing this alert. In our previous free analysis we discussed the silve
First published on Sunday Nov 5 for members:  In recent weekend (Oct 28-29), I tried to explain why it looked as though the metals market has been telling different stories in the various charts I follow.  And, in my mid-week update, I explained this a bit
There is no doubt that the action we have experienced in the metals complex in 2017 has been exceptionally frustrating, especially as the market presented us with several break out set ups that did not follow through.  And, when a larger bullish structure prese
First published on Sunday Oct 22 for members of  Yes, I still think we can push one more rally out of this market, but there is no question in my mind that risks have risen, as I have now been writing for over a month.  When the GDX
First published on Sunday Oct 15 for members:  Despite my warnings of caution in the metals complex over the last month, we expected to see a rally begin over the last two weeks. Thus far, the market has complied rather well.  But, the question is how high
In recent days, silver has been in something of a holding pattern, apparently at the end of a recent dipping cycle. The trend this year has been to see silver rebound over the course of a few weeks. But what if we want to look at the long-term trends of this metal and t
The precious metals sector started September with a bang. Gold prices, which had already eclipsed $1300/oz, pushed to $1360/oz while Silver broke its downtrend line (from its late 2012 and 2016 peaks). Unfortunately, precious metals would soon reverse course and more. G
The recent price movement in precious metals has been a bit up and down—which isn’t surprising, given where the economic headlines have been. It appears just about every investment class has seen its share of optimists and pessimists lately. That’s just as true with
Gold is retesting its 2016 - 2017 consolidation breakout, and the decline seen over the previous two weeks provides an ideal opportunity for precious metals investors to make final purchases before the technical model suggests that 2016 highs will be exceeded for go