No Country is Safe from Trump’s Tariffs

No Country is Safe from Trump’s Tariffs

$GLD, $XAU, $SLV, $USD, $GOLD, $NEM, $VXX FLASH: Gold is finally seeing some bullish momentum as trade ructions escalate, fueling the biggest rally among the top miners in seven months. President Trump’s plan to impose a 5% tariff on all Mexican goods over illegal immigration rattled financial markets, boosting the haven appeal of the precious […]

The Burj Al Arab Jumeirah in Dubai Goes All Out in Gold

The Burj Al Arab Jumeirah in Dubai Goes All Out in Gold

FLASH: The glitz and glamour of the UAE is synonymous with their love of luxury, and specifically Gold. Dubai holds the largest Gold market in the world dubbed the “Gold City”, with over 350 vendors and jewelry traders. Other unique Gold experiences in the region include the world’s first vending machine dispensing 10-gram Gold bars […]

French ‘Yellow Vest’ Protesters Out in the Streets of Paris for 21st Weekend

French ‘Yellow Vest’ Protesters Out in the Streets of Paris for 21st Weekend

Protesters from the ‘yellow vest‘ movement are on the streets of France for a 21st weekend running, with 1000’s gathered for a march across Paris. Paris police have fine-tuned their strategy of being more mobile and proactive to counter eventual violence since the 1st Saturday of protests on 17 November. The Champs-Elysees is off-limits to […]

Exclusive: Interview with Author Michael Selsman on His New Book ‘Lost on the Yellow Brick Road’

Exclusive: Interview with Author Michael Selsman on His New Book ‘Lost on the Yellow Brick Road’

$AEMC FLASH: On the life and times of Judy Garland. Lost on the Yellow Brick Road, co-written by Michael Selsman and Michael Simpson, published by Troika Publishing Group, says that, “Judy Garland is the story of a woman in terror much of her life, who had obstacles to climb, pitfalls that may as well have […]

French ‘Yellow Vest’ Protesters Clash With Police in Paris

French ‘Yellow Vest’ Protesters Clash With Police in Paris

Saturday, some yellow vest protesters clashed with French police firing tear gas after a peaceful march through Paris, as tougher security measures and protest bans in high-risk neighborhoods prevented the rioting that devastated the capital a week ago. The 4-month-old movement drew bigger crowds Saturday than in recent weeks, even though last weekend’s violence hurt […]

Macron Under Fire in France, Calling Up Troops

Macron Under Fire in France, Calling Up Troops

FLASH: President Macron to deploy soldiers to keep order during yellow vest protests. French President Emmanuel Macron, 41 anni, announced that soldiers will be deployed across the country to help maintain security during yellow vest protests planned this weekend. Mr. Macron said the military will secure government buildings and other sites to allow police forces […]

You Too Can Be ‘Golden’

You Too Can Be ‘Golden’

FLASH: Both man and women have used cosmetics to help out Mother Nature since ancient times. The Big Q: Who does not want beautiful, glowing skin that radiates health and perhaps even wealth? The Big A’s: Read on! The Egyptians are credited with inventing the 1st makeup products, using copper and lead ore. That was […]

French ‘Yellow Vest’ Protesters Turned Violent Saturday

French ‘Yellow Vest’ Protesters Turned Violent Saturday

FLASH: French yellow vest protesters have clashed with riot police near the Arc de Triomphe on the 18th weekend running of demonstrations against President Emmanuel Macron. Protesters threw smoke bombs and other objects at officers, and started pounding on the windows of a police van. Riot police then retreated, as did a water cannon, with […]

French ‘Yellow Vests’ Protest for 16th Weekend Running

French ‘Yellow Vests’ Protest for 16th Weekend Running

French ‘yellow vests’ are protesting for a 16th weekend running in Paris and other cities to show they are still mobilized against the Macron government’s economic policies they see as favoring the rich. In Paris, protesters gathered Saturday at the Arc de Triomphe monument as a march was planned through the well-off western neighborhoods of […]

‘Yellow Vest’ Protests Week 15: Momentum Alive

‘Yellow Vest’ Protests Week 15: Momentum Alive

 French yellow vest protest organizers are trying to tamp down violence and anti-Semitism in the movement’s ranks as they launch a 15th straight weekend of demonstrations. Hundreds of people gathered Saturday at the Arc de Triomphe monument for a march through prime Paris neighborhoods to protest President Macron’s government policies they see as favoring the […]

Savvy Investors Moving Back to Gold

Savvy Investors Moving Back to Gold

$GLD, $SLV, $GDX, $USD Gold prices climb as those savvy investors uncertain about global growth outlook hedge their portfolios. Gold prices have surged 14% since September, when in this column I signaled a buy signal for the precious Yellow metal, just as the major US stock market indexes were making record Tops. Gold-focused ETFs saw […]

Populists Changing EU, Elections Coming

Populists Changing EU, Elections Coming

FLASH: French police fired tear gas to disperse protesters who threw projectiles and set bins on fire in Paris, Lyon and Bordeaux on Saturday, as the 14th straight weekend of “yellow vest” protests took a violent turn Saturday afternoon. The failed socialist EU experiment under siege French far-right leader Marine Le Pen feels she is […]

French ‘Yellow Vest’ Protest are Deadly

French ‘Yellow Vest’ Protest are Deadly

A French yellow vest protester’s hand was ripped apart Saturday during violent clashes in Paris as demonstrators tried to storm the French National Assembly in a 13th week runnning of unrest. Police said the injured protester lost 4 fingers as police swooped in to stop protesters from breaching the parliament’s exterior. Police could not confirm […]

‘Yellow Vest’ Protesters Back on the Streets of France

‘Yellow Vest’ Protesters Back on the Streets of France

France’s ‘yellow vest’ protesters are taking to the streets to keep pressure on French President Emmanuel Macron’s government, for the 12th weekend running of demonstrations. Multiple protests are planned Saturday in Paris and other cities to denounce Mr. Macron’s economic policies, seen by critics as favoring the rich. This week, demonstrators in the French capital […]

Thousands of Protesters to Hit the Streets in France Again this Weekend

Thousands of Protesters to Hit the Streets in France Again this Weekend

Thousands of demonstrators will take to the streets across France this weekend in protest at French President Emmanuel Macron’s policies. More than 2 months after starting their revolt over fuel tax increases, ‘yellow vest‘ protesters remain mobilized and have called for an 11th weekend running of protests. About 100,000 people protested last weekend, around the […]

Michael Selsman’s New Judy Garland Book Promises the ‘Real’ Story of Judy’s Life.

Michael Selsman’s New Judy Garland Book Promises the ‘Real’ Story of Judy’s Life.

$AMZN, $BKS, $AEMC “Lost on the Yellow Brick Road,” by Michael Selsman, CEO of Archer Entertainment (OTCMKT:AEMC), co-authored, with Michael Simpson, published by Troika Publishing Group, is the story of a woman in terror much of her life, who had obstacles to climb, pitfalls that may as well have had knives at the bottom, fleeting […]

Paris is Burning, 10th Week of ‘Yellow Vest’ Protests

Paris is Burning, 10th Week of ‘Yellow Vest’ Protests

Saturday, fighting broke out, as around 7,000 “yellow vest” demonstrators marched through Paris in a 10th weekend running of protests against President Emmanuel Macron’s government. The demonstrations were largely peaceful but Reuters Television reporters said they saw clashes break out late in the afternoon between police and demonstrators, some wearing masks, in Paris’ Invalides district. […]

France’s ‘Yellow Vest’ Movement Crossed the Channel to London

France’s ‘Yellow Vest’ Movement Crossed the Channel to London

Hundreds of protesters inspired by France’s ‘Yellow Vest’ movement are rallying in Britain, drawing attention to government austerity programs that have hit the poor hard. Wearing yellow vests with slogans such as “Britain is Broken” written on the back, the demonstrators marched in London to demand that politicians pay attention to their plight rather than […]

Paris Protesters Revive ‘Yellow Vest’ Movement

Paris Protesters Revive ‘Yellow Vest’ Movement

Hundreds of protesters are breathing new life into France’s apparently waning ‘yellow vest’ movement with marches in Paris and gatherings in other cities, in the 1st demonstration of the new year. Authorities warn that they will not tolerate illegal acts. French security forces fired tear gas and flash-balls after a march through central Paris went […]

Huge Yellow Diamond Unearthed in Canadian Arctic

Huge Yellow Diamond Unearthed in Canadian Arctic

$RIO Canada’s Dominion Diamond Mines (private) and Rio Tinto (NYSE:RIO) shocked the market Friday by unveiling what is believed to be the largest diamond ever found in North America, measuring in about the size of a chicken-egg. The 552-carat Yellow gem quality stone, unearthed in October, measures around 3cm by 5.5cm, almost 3X the size […]

The Protests Grow: ‘Yellow Vest’ Rally in Belgium, Netherlands

The Protests Grow: ‘Yellow Vest’ Rally in Belgium, Netherlands

The Protests Grow: ‘Yellow Vest’ Rally in Belgium, Netherlands Hundreds of Yellow  Vest protesters calling for the resignation of Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel marched on the European Quarter of Brussels Saturday, as the movement that started in France made its mark in Belgium and the Netherlands. Police used pepper spray and scuffled with a […]

Paris is Under Siege, French ‘Fed Up’ with Macron

Paris is Under Siege, French ‘Fed Up’ with Macron

Paris is Under Siege, French ‘Fed Up’ with Macron Early Saturday morning the Champs-Elysees Saturday, Paris’ most famous boulevard reeked of tear gas. Clouds of the gas hung in the air, burning throats but not silencing the angry, rebellious crowds. Noses dripping, eyes red and watering, demonstrators in their “look at me!” high-visibility fluorescent yellow jackets […]

France Prepares for “Ultra-Violent” Protests This Weekend

France Prepares for “Ultra-Violent” Protests This Weekend

France Prepares for “Ultra-Violent” Protests This Weekend France is mobilizing tens of thousands of police officers and closing landmarks including the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre as authorities warned that anti-government protests Saturday could be even more violent than the ones that have crippled the country for weeks. “According to the information we have, some […]

‘Yellow Vests’ Warn Macron of Greater Violence in Paris

‘Yellow Vests’ Warn Macron of Greater Violence in Paris

‘Yellow Vests’ Warn Macron of Greater Violence in Paris French authorities see another wave of “great violence” and rioting being unleashed in Paris this weekend by a hard core of ‘Yellow Vest’ protesters, as senior ministers sought to defuse public anger with conciliatory languages on taxes. President Emmanuel Macron. 40 anni, has struggled to quell […]

The French Are Protesting Economic Disparity

The French Are Protesting Economic Disparity

The French Are Protesting Economic Disparity French President Emmanuel Macron has vowed to cut taxes and boost France’s growth, now 1.5 yrs after he came into power, he is facing violent protests over rising taxes, a high cost of living and policies some say favor the rich. A country’s economic indicators don’t always match the […]

French Student Unrest Gathers Momentum

French Student Unrest Gathers Momentum

French Student Unrest Gathers Momentum French student protests intensified Tuesday, with various incidents around the country of demonstrators setting buildings on fire, and of violent clashes with police. Over the course of this week, students have gradually started to get involved in the so-called “yellow vests” protests against President Emmanuel Macron, 40 anni. Local authorities […]

As Paris Burns, Macron Seeks Way Out of Deep Chaos in the ‘Greening’ of France

As Paris Burns, Macron Seeks Way Out of Deep Chaos in the ‘Greening’ of France

As Paris Burns, Macron Seeks Way Out of Deep Chaos in the ‘Greening’ of France Should President Macron’s support in Parliament collapse, he will resign, the people already hold in in very low regard. Sunday, French President Emmanuel Macron, 40 anni, ordered his PM  to hold talks with political leaders and demonstrators, as he seeks […]

Barrick (ABX) Buying Randgold (GOLD) for $18.3-B Forming Giant Global Gold Miner

Barrick (ABX) Buying Randgold (GOLD) for $18.3-B Forming Giant Global Gold Miner

Barrick (ABX) Buying Randgold (GOLD) for $18.3-B Forming Giant Global Gold Miner $ABX, $GOLD Barrick Gold (NYSE:ABX), the world’s largest Bullion producer by value, is about to become even bigger as it has agreed to buy Randgold Resources (LON:RRS, OTCMKT:GOLD) in a $18.3-B share deal, the biggest in the gold sector in the past 3 years. The […]

Gold Finished Flat, Rate Hike and Trade Tensions Concern

Gold Finished Flat, Rate Hike and Trade Tensions Concern

Gold Finished Flat, Rate Hike and Trade Tensions Concern $GLD, $SLV Gold prices held steady during Asian trade Tuesday as investors remained on the sidelines amid expectations of a Fed interest rate hike later this month and on fears of an escalation in the US-China trade dispute. Spot gold was mostly unchanged at 1,195.79 oz […]

Asia’s Super Rich Advised to Add More Gold to Portfolios

Asia’s Super Rich Advised to Add More Gold to Portfolios

Asia’s Super Rich Advised to Add More Gold to Portfolios $GLD, $USD Gold has been hammered lately, and some advisers are telling their wealthy clients to take advantage of lower prices and add to their stockpile to protect assets against pounding equity markets. Advisers to Asia’s super rich think their clients should put more of their […]

Profile: Elon Musk, Crazed Bull Running ‘Production Hell’

Profile: Elon Musk, Crazed Bull Running ‘Production Hell’

Profile: Elon Musk, Crazed Bull Running ‘Production Hell’ $TSLA A new profile on Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO Elon Musk gives an unusual example of how the stress of ramping up M3 production has affected him. According to the WS-J, Mr. Musk started head-butting a car at Tesla’s Fremont, California, factory this spring after he learned the […]

Lucapa Unearths a 25-ct Yellow Gem Diamond in Lesotho Mine

Lucapa Unearths a 25-ct Yellow Gem Diamond in Lesotho Mine

Lucapa Unearths a 25-ct Yellow Gem Diamond in Lesotho Mine $LCPDF Australia’s Lucapa Diamond (ASX:LOM) has found a 25-carat Yellow gem diamond at its 70%-owned Mothae mine in Lesotho, adding that the rock was recovered during the 1st 2 days of trial processing at the project. The Yellow diamond was unearthed from the Neck zone of the […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $GLD, $SLV, $CU, $USO, $OIL Commentary: The sector is looking for stimulation in here. PE Gold at 1302.14 trading higher with a move to 1310 seen. If that does not hold, it may break to and below 1290-1280 medium term. ICE Brent Crude at 78.67 is headed to 78, and […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $GLD, $SLV, $CU, $USO, $OIL Gold at 1292.20 bounced from 1280, and while 1275/80 holds, the price could to 1310 before coming off to 1280 or lower. For now the trend is South. Silver at 16.56 is ranged. It has risen form 16.50 and could hit 17. Overall, […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $GLD, $SLV, $CU, $USO, $OIL ICE Brent Crude at 79.36 and Nymex WTI Crude at 72.51 are stable. WTI Crude’s 1st resistance is at 73 which could push the price down to 71 near term. ICE Brent Crude looks to have some room on the Northside at 81-82. But if […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $GLD, $SLV, $CU, $USO, $OIL ICE Brent Crude at 79.05 and Nymex WTI Crude at 71.89 could see some near term falls to 77 and 70.50 respectively before attempting another rise. Gold at 1288.70 is stable near current marks. A fall to support at 1275 is not expected, so the […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $GLD, $SLV, $CU, $USO, $OIL Brent Crude at 79.58  is trading higher, the Crude Oil Bulls look strong in here and could test 81then dip to 79. WTI Crude Oil at 71.74 sees resistance 73 and push the price down to 70. But if it break North then 74-75 […]

Gold Finished the Quarter with a Gainer, Bulls Happy

Gold Finished the Quarter with a Gainer, Bulls Happy

Gold Finished the Quarter with a Gainer, Bulls Happy $GLD Gold Bulls are finding Y 2018 a Happy Time so far.=. Gold is wrapping up a 3rd quarterly gainer, something not seen since Y 2011, and ETF (exchange-traded fund) holdings are near the highest in 5 years. Safe-haven demand may also get a boost with […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Prancing Horse

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Prancing Horse

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Prancing Horse $RACE Ever so often readers ask, Where did the Black Prancing Horse mark come from? Here is the story: The Black Stallion has become 1 of the most recognized service marks in the world and a symbol of high performance. Ferrari’s prancing horse is almost as iconic as the name itself, […]

Alrosa Finds a Huge Yellow Diamond at Yakutia Mine

Alrosa Finds a Huge Yellow Diamond at Yakutia Mine

Alrosa Finds a Huge Yellow Diamond at Yakutia Mine The world’s largest diamond producer by output, Alrosa (MCX:ALRS), announced the recovery of a large gem-quality diamond of 98.63 carats from its historic Jubilee (Yubileynaya) pipe, located in the eastern Republic of Yakutia. The octahedron crystal has inclusions of olivine, graphite and sulphide, is transparent yellow-tinted and measures 28.96 х […]

China Plays a Role in the Gold Markets, How Important?

China Plays a Role in the Gold Markets, How Important?

China Plays a Role in the Gold Market, How Important? $GLD, $USDCNY China has been accumulating Gold over the past 10 years, and it is also the largest producer of Gold in the world and perhaps the world’s biggest consumers of the precious Yellow metal. The World Gold Council’s (WGC) data for Q-2 Y 2017, says […]

Alrosa Unearths Another Large Yellow Diamond

Alrosa Unearths Another Large Yellow Diamond

Alrosa Unearths Another Large Yellow Diamond Russia’s Alrosa (MCX:ALRS), the world’s Top diamond producer by output, said its affiliate Almazy Anabara has unearthed a 34.17-carat yellow rock at the Ebelyakh alluvial deposit in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia). Alrosa has had a lucky year when it comes to finding large fancy-coloured diamonds. The diamond is the largest […]

What is the Link Between RMB Yuan and Gold?

What is the Link Between RMB Yuan and Gold?

What is the Link Between RMB Yuan and Gold? $USDCNY, $GLD, $OIL People are asking, Paul, what is the link between the RMB Yuan and the precious Yellow metal? The Big A, as follows: Chart 1: The USD/CNY exchange rate (red line, right axis) and the price of Gold (yellow line, left axis, London P.M. […]

Gold Marks a Fresh 2017 High, Stocks Drop on NKorea Tensions

Gold Marks a Fresh 2017 High, Stocks Drop on NKorea Tensions

Gold Marks a Fresh 2017 High, Stocks Drop on NKorea Tensions $GLD NKorea launches or threatens to launch a missile, Gold rises, stocks fall, things calm down and stocks make up their losses, what has been a recurring story YTD. The Big Q: Is it different this time? The Big A: After NKorea said it […]

The 1st Bugatti Chiron in US Delivered at Pebble Beach

The 1st Bugatti Chiron in US Delivered at Pebble Beach

The 1st Bugatti Chiron in US Delivered at Pebble Beach $VLKAY Yellow HyperSupercar brightened the Day in Monterey The 1st Bugatti Chiron in the United States was delivered to its owner at the 2017 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Surrounded by multi-million-dollar classic and vintage motorcars, the $3-M HyperSuper car was not out of place in […]

Gold is an “All Weather Investment”

Gold is an “All Weather Investment”

Gold is an “All Weather Investment” $GLD The Big Q: What do savvy Wall Street traders see in physical Gold, and why are they adamant about holding it? The former head of ETF Trading at Lehman Brothers said he discovered Gold in Y 2005 when the launch of the SPDR Gold Shares ETF (NYSEArca:GLD) drew his attention […]

The Old Farmers Almanac and Growing Beets

The Old Farmers Almanac and Growing Beets

The Old Farmers Almanac and Growing Beets Beets are easy to grow in your garden or a pot, can be used in multiple ways in your food and are packed with vitamins and anti-inflammatory properties. It is a plant you to consider this Summer when planning the garden. I drink beet juice and eat a […]

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 […]

World’s Top 10 Gold Mining Companies

World’s Top 10 Gold Mining Companies

World’s Top 10 Gold Mining Companies $ABX, $GG, $NEM, $AU, $KGC, $SBGL The price of Gold broke a 3-year losing streak in Y 2016, but the focus of the world’s top Gold mining companies in terms of output continued to be on cost-cutting and divestment which led to a decline in production for most of the sector’s majors. […]

Investors Seek Safe Haven from Currency “Pain” in Gold

Investors Seek Safe Haven from Currency “Pain” in Gold

Investors Seek Safe Haven from Currency “Pain” in Gold $GLD, $EUR, $JPY, $GBP The other side of declines in the EUR, JPY and GBP in recent months has been a massive increase in gold buying as investors in Asia and Europe try to protect their wealth. The hunger for bullion is so strong that purchases […]

SPDR Gold Shares (NYSEArca:GLD) Assets + $18-B in 2016.

SPDR Gold Shares (NYSEArca:GLD) Assets + $18-B in 2016.

SPDR Gold Shares (NYSEArca:GLD) Assets + $18-B in 2016 Gold may emerge as one of the Brexit vote’s biggest commodity winners should revised forecasts from a growing number of banks prove correct as the poll’s outcome sets the stage for greater global economic uncertainty and hobbles the likelihood of rate rises from the US Fed. […]

Gold and WTI Crude Oil Technical’s (Weekly)

Gold and WTI Crude Oil Technical’s (Weekly)

Gold and WTI Crude Oil Technical’s (Weekly) $GLD, $USO Spot Gold pared most of its weekly losses Friday to close the week at 1,289.00 oz, as slow jobs growth in the US weakened the case for a US rate hike during the US Fed’s upcoming June meeting. The precious Yellow metal is finding support on […]

Tuesday’s Technical Outlook For Gold (GLD)

Tuesday’s Technical Outlook For Gold (GLD)

Tuesday’s Technical Outlook For Gold (GLD) $GLD Spot Gold marked a modest gain Monday to 1,242.23 before settling at 1,237.00 oz, as broad dollar’s weakness and stocks soft tone supported demand for the safe-haven asset. Trading was light ahead of the FOMCs meeting Tuesday and Wednesday. The precious Yellow metal is set to consolidate in […]

Wednesday’s Technical Outlook for Gold (GLD)

Wednesday’s Technical Outlook for Gold (GLD)

Wednesday’s Technical Outlook for Gold (GLD) $GLD Gold (NYSEarca:GLD) benefited from Buck’s softnessTuesday, with spot rallying up to 1,256.61 oz, and ending above the 1,250 mark. The precious Yellow metal gained despite the ongoing risk appetite, it ran on USD weakness, and on Silver’s strength. On the daily The technical indicators recovered from their mid-lines […]