May 11

Who to Believe?

Markets, or rather the inter-relationships between markets, just seem to get stranger.  The US puts out weaker than expected economic…

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Feb 19

Tarnished – Part One

This last of three issues covering my thoughts about 2015 will focus on base metals and a couple of bulk…

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Jan 9

Olive Oil: The Year Ahead – Part I

There was enough good news in the US through December to send all the major indices in New York except…

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Dec 11

A Slippery Slope

Volumes remain high in the bullion markets and volatility is higher if anything.  We just had one of the biggest…

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Jul 9

There’s Something Happening Here

Gold made the move I hoped for and predicted in the last issue.   It’s consolidating well above May price levels…

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Jun 18

Summer Heat (?)

Ok, it could be another head fake (there have been plenty) but the latest move in the gold stocks looks…

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May 28

Range Bound

The song remains the same.  There have been plenty of triple digit days on the big markets lately but all…

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May 2

Bipolar Markets

Another period of sideways, with a few sharp turns along the way to keep traders on their toes.   We basically…

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Apr 10

Traders Resolve Tested

Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the market the gold price and junior resource stocks…

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Mar 22

A New Resource Bull

Its game on in the resource space at long last.  There are plenty of market players that are still cautious…

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Mar 13

So Far, So Good

We’re one issue into the cycle since I made the start of year predictions.  I don’t look stupid yet which…

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Feb 15

Fearless, Foolish Predictions for 2014

Major Markets: 2013 worked out much better for most major bourses than even optimistic forecasters expected.  In large part that was…

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Feb 14

QE Unplugged

As I expected, the US Fed pulled the trigger and announced an initial “taper” of the Quantitative Easing (QE) program.  …

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Dec 7

My Big Fat Chinese Plenum

No, it's not a glandular condition. China's leaders concluded the third Plenum of the 18th Party Congress a couple of…

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Oct 30

The New Abnormal

The US dodged a bullet and the Vancouver Subscriber Investment Summit had a great turn out on the same day.…

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Jun 25

The Good News Bears

Gold continues to struggle and so do explorers. I am seeing encouragement in the trading of some discovery stories but…

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Jun 3

There May Be a Test Later

Since the price dive in April, gold fought its way back to $1480 before succumbing to renewed selling as general…

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Feb 22

So Far So Mediocre

Juniors are still in flat-line mode (on a good day). A bunch of new resource estimates were not enough to…

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Jan 4

Stupidity the Sequel

It seems like only yesterday. Ok, it seems like sixteen months ago. Are we really going to do this again?…

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