World War 3: Bullish on Gold (NYSEArca:GLD)

World War 3: Bullish on Gold (NYSEArca:GLD)






World War 3: Bullish on Gold (NYSEArca:GLD) $GLD, $SLW, In times of War or other upheaval, people turn to Gold (NYSEArca:GLD). When economies wobble and governments fall, Gold has always been seen as the best way to preserve wealth. The Y-Y change in the consumer price index has already risen from 0 to 2.5%. When […]






Central Banks are Monetizing Stocks and Bonds

Central Banks are Monetizing Stocks and Bonds






Central Banks are Monetizing Stocks and Bonds $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $GLD, $SLV Following this market is an exercise in frustration.  Last week, DJIA (DOW) appeared ready to roll over.  I expected the Dow  to be closer to its -5% line than its -2.5% line at the close of this week. But, as you can see […]






Precious Metals Miners are Coming Off of the Floor

Precious Metals Miners are Coming Off of the Floor






Precious Metals Miners are Coming Off of the Floor $SLW, $TAHO, $TECK, $EXCFF, $GLD, $SLV Industry analysts are maintained prior price targets with upside of 20% – 45% in their Outperform ratings. Note: Wall Street analysts often assign Northside runs of 8% to 15% when it comes to well-established companies being given new or updated […]






Bullish Gold: A Case Study for Gold’s Price Run to $2,500 oz

Bullish Gold: A Case Study for Gold’s Price Run to $2,500 oz






Bullish Gold: A Case Study for Gold’s Price Run to $2,500 oz $GLD, $GDX, $SLW, $EXCFF Those who read this column know that I have been Bullish Gold for several months after noting the end of the Bear cycle in the precious Yellow metal and new forces that will contribute to an even stronger advance […]






Gold Miners’ “Magic” Triggers $24-B Exploration Race

Gold Miners’ “Magic” Triggers $24-B Exploration Race






Gold Miners “Magic” Triggers $24-B Exploration Race $GLD,  $EXCFF,  $RIO,  $BHP  $SLW The sector is coming off of the bottom of the Bear Market cycle A rebound in exploration by global miners could see spending hit C$24-B by Y 2025 with China the front runner in the search for a new generation of giant discoveries. […]






President Trump Declares a “New Era” Markets Respond, Yes!

President Trump Declares a “New Era” Markets Respond, Yes!






President Trump Declares a “New Era” Markets Respond, Yes! $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US President declared “the start of a new era” in energy production with the signing an executive order Tuesday that he said would revive the coal industry and create jobs. The move makes good on his campaign vow to unwind and shred former […]






Gold’s Price Rise Triggers Mining Stocks’ Rally

Gold’s Price Rise Triggers Mining Stocks’ Rally






Gold’s Price Rise Triggers Mining Stocks’ Rally $GDX, $SBLG, $GFI, $NEM, $EXCFF Just about a week ago it looked like Gold’s Y 2017 rally was running out of steam, and in danger of losing sight of the psych mark at 1,200 oz. A number of major Gold stocks which had outperformed the precious Yellow metal […]






They Call it “Monetary Policy”

They Call it “Monetary Policy”






They Call it “Monetary Policy” $DIA,  $SPY, $GLD,  $SLV The Dow Jones made its last all-time high on March 1st, and since then its valuation has been slowly deflating.  It closed this week only nine Dow Points away from breaking below its BEV -2.50% line in the chart below. After the amazing 32 new daily […]






Economic Electrical Power Consumption…

Economic Electrical Power Consumption…






Economic Electrical Power (EP) Consumption… US Historical Review: 1929-2017 $DIA, $SPY, $GLD, $SLV Last Friday promised some excitement for this week; what with the much anticipated interest rate increase by the FOMC and the Federal Government hitting its debt ceiling on Wednesday the 15th. Friday evening, it was all much to do about nothing, with […]






The Gold Miners Problem, the More They Mine, the Less There Is

The Gold Miners Problem, the More They Mine, the Less There Is






The Gold Miners Problem, the More They Mine, the Less There Is $ABX, $FNV, $SLW, $EXCFF, $CN.MTA There is a problem in the Gold mining business, and even the biggest mining companies cannot escape it. The more Gold they mine, the closer they are to running out. When that happens, companies scramble, do risky deals, […]






Gold’s Price at 1-Month Low = More Pain for Mining Stocks

Gold’s Price at 1-Month Low = More Pain for Mining Stocks






Gold’s Price at 1-Month Low = More Pain for Mining Stocks $GLD, $ABX,  $NEM,  $AU, $GG,  $NCMGY, $GFI, $AEM, $GOLD After its worst week since November, Gold was drifting lower again Thursday with the metal coming under pressure from a stronger US and an interest rate hike likely ahead in the US, just the 3rd […]






A Positive Look at 3 Key Players in Metals & Mining Industries

A Positive Look at 3 Key Players in Metals & Mining Industries






A Positive Look at 3 Key Players in Metals & Mining Industries $CS, $AEM, $SLW, $TECK A new Credit Suisse report takes a positive stance on some Key players in the metal and mining industries. Overall the CS analysts see improving apparent demand trends, accelerating global growth, positive earnings revisions and debt reduction as Key […]






Let’s Take a Look at Gold & Silver Bullion and Mining Shares in 2016

Let’s Take a Look at Gold & Silver Bullion and Mining Shares in 2016






Let’s Take a Look at Gold & Silver Bullion and Mining Shares in 2016 $GLD, $SLV I wasn’t going to write anything until next week, but reporting on the annual performance for gold and silver in the 1st week of the year feels appropriate and timely. Publishing the following table has been an annual event […]






Donald Trump in 2017, Different Than Ronald Reagan in 1981

Donald Trump in 2017, Different Than Ronald Reagan in 1981






Donald Trump in 2017, Different Than Ronald Reagan in 1981 $DIA, $GLD, $SLV Since the November 8th Presidential election, the NYSE has seen 17 trading sessions, with the DJIA closing at new all-time highs in 9 of them.  I cannot argue with success, but seeing the stock market do so well after an election does nothing […]






Gold Wins No Matter Who Is Elected US President

Gold Wins No Matter Who Is Elected US President






Gold Wins No Matter Who Is Elected US President $GLD, $NUGT With the Y 2016 Presidential election on 8 November, many Americans are concerned about the fate of the nation. The Big Q’s” What will happen to the economy under the new administration, to Crude Oil prices, property values, the stock market, +++? There is […]






QE to Infinity: Central Banking’s Manifest Destiny

QE to Infinity: Central Banking’s Manifest Destiny






QE to Infinity: Central Banking’s Manifest Destiny $GLD, $SLV, $GDX I’m not surprised; the week following my article illustrating why I believed the gold and silver miners are “historic buys at today’s prices”; gold, silver and their miners get whacked to their lows of the current, so far 8th week correction. But last week I also […]






Stronger USD Pushing Platinum (NYSEArca:PPLT) Down

Stronger USD Pushing Platinum (NYSEArca:PPLT) Down






Stronger USD Pushing Platinum (NYSEArca:PPLT) Down $PPLT, $IMPUF, $GLD, $SLV Platinum futures trading on the NYMEX market in New York declined for a 4th day running Tuesday to 996.80, pushed down by a stronger USD, weakness across the precious metals complex, and the signing of a wage deal in Key producer South Africa. YTD Platinum’s price is up more […]






The Bull Market in the Gold Mining Shares Has “Only Just Begun”

The Bull Market in the Gold Mining Shares Has “Only Just Begun”






The Bull Market in the Gold Mining Shares Has “Only Just Begun” $GLD, $SLV, $DB, $DIA, $DXY Tedious, that’s how I’d describe the stock market for the past 6 weeks.  Everything is on hold until Janet Yellen finds the courage to euthanize the bulls on Wall Street with a few rate hikes. It will be a […]






The Black Swan Matters

The Black Swan Matters






The Black Swan Matters $DB, $GLD, $SLV Almost 10 years in the making the fate of one of Europe’s most important financial institutions may be sealed. After a sequence of scandals, poor decisions, and unfortunate events, Frankfurt-based Deutsche Bank (NYSE:DB) shares are now down -48% on the year to 12.60, which is a record-setting low. […]






This Policy Stuff is Way Past its Expiration Date

This Policy Stuff is Way Past its Expiration Date






This Fed Policy Stuff is Way Past its Expiration Date $GLD, $SLV, $NUGT, $GDXJ, $GGGG As expected, the FOMC passed up another opportunity to raise their Fed Funds Rate this week.  With 2016 being an election year, and late September just a few weeks from the November election, how anyone could believe the Yellen Fed would […]






Gold & Silver’s Run Forecasts a Coming Bust in Stock, Bonds, Credit Markets

Gold & Silver’s Run Forecasts a Coming Bust in Stock, Bonds, Credit Markets






Gold & Silver’s Run Forecasts a Coming Bust in Stock, Bonds, Credit Markets $GLS, $SLV, $UGLD, $GDX, $CEF, $PHYS In the coming years as investors are forced to seek safe-havens expect Gold to rise to record highs as asset bubbles burst in everything from stocks, bonds and credit. The precious Yellow metal is at the beginning […]






Gold Up, in Anticipation of US Fed Standing ‘Pat’

Gold Up, in Anticipation of US Fed Standing ‘Pat’






Gold Up, in Anticipation of US Fed Standing ‘Pat’ $GLD, $GDX, $JDST Gold is valued as unequalled material for jewelry, storing wealth and growing  industrial uses. Gold prices rose Monday, as the USD slipped Vs a basket of currencies, as the market awaits clues on timing of an increase in US interest rates. Spot Gold was up […]






Extreme Volatility and Market Breadth Seen in Coming Days

Extreme Volatility and Market Breadth Seen in Coming Days






Extreme Volatility and Market Breadth Seen in Coming Days $DIA, $GLD, $SLV There was some excitement Tuesday, as the Dow Jones was down 1.41% and the NYSE saw a day of extreme breadth.  But the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) recovered from its early week losses, and ended the week higher than last Friday’s close.  The […]






Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations






Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations $ABX, $HD, $KR, $NEM, $SCTY Daily HeffX-LTN reviews Wall Street analysts research reports to find new investing and trading ideas for our readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of Wall Streets top analysts upgrades, downgrades and […]






Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations






Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations $ABX, $CDE, $PG, $SO, $WYNN Daily HeffX-LTN reviews Wall Street analysts research reports to find new investing and trading ideas for our readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of Wall Streets top analysts upgrades, […]






Bitcoin ‘Mining” Outlook Uncertain

Bitcoin ‘Mining” Outlook Uncertain






Bitcoin ‘Mining” Outlook Uncertain Simpley put, all Bitcoin transactions are recorded on a blockchain, a public, decentralized, permissionless ledger. The transactions are recorded in bundles, called “blocks,” by “miners” who receive a small reward in kind for mining. The process creates new Bitcoins. Miners currently earn 25 Bitcoins per block that is 16.175. The beginning […]






Barron’s Gold Mining Index (BGMI): A 96 Year Study

Barron’s Gold Mining Index (BGMI): A 96 Year Study






Barron’s Gold Mining Index (BGMI): A 96 Year Study $GLD, $SLV What does “real money” mean to you? To many of my readers, I suspect real money would be gold and silver coinage backing the paper money in circulation. But to politicians and economists, it means something completely different: “A billion here, a billion there, and […]