goldsilverbitcoin.com / by gsbtc / August 20, 2014
Many nations have recently called for a new multi-polar regime for global governance. The very core of such a notion betokens one thing; namely, the disuse of the US dollar. Not only have Russia and China called for such a “New World Order” but so to [...]
jessescrossroadscafe.blogspot.com / BY JESSE / 20 AUGUST 2014
Sleepy summer days. Madame Tussaud’s-on-the-Hudson is acting according to form. Nothing happened in the Comex precious metals reports yesterday. Price discovery based on real market demand and the exchange of goods is reserved for the neighborhood luncheonettes. Someone suggested, on an economics forum today, that the Fed [...]
arabianmoney.net / 20 August 2014
Arguably London’s most accurate gold forecaster for the past 15 years, Sharps Pixley CEO Ross Norman is warning of single digit gains only for the yellow metal this year, though he has not lost his sights on ‘very much higher prices’ in 2015-16.
goldcore.com / By Mark O’Byrne / 19 August 2014
Shanghai Gold Exchange Launching International Bullion Exchange In Yuan Next Month China is moving closer to positioning itself as the physical gold trading hub of the world and the world’s gold price discovery centre. It is a natural progression for the largest economy in the world [...]
thedailybell.com / By Staff Report / August 19, 2014
Stocks rally: Dow up 175, Nasdaq hits 14-year high … Stocks closed sharply higher Monday as the Dow surged 175 points and the Nasdaq jumped to a 14-year high. The rebound came as concerns over the Ukrainian conflict began to ease [...]
doctorhousingbubble.com / Dr. Housing Bubble / August 18th, 2014
Household formation is an important indicator of future housing demand. One of the big reasons why home builders have been tepid about building homes in the face of a growing population and rising prices is that first time home buyers are a small portion [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 08/19/2014 07:08 -0400
A quick reminder of how geopolitics governs markets: on Friday, the market plunged 0.005% over fears Ukraine and Russia may be about to go at it all out after a fake report Ukraine shelled a Russian military convoy. On Monday, the same “market” [...]
peakprosperity.com / davefairtex / Sat, Aug 16, 2014 – 3:34am
On Friday gold was down -8.40 to 1305.50 on extremely heavy volume, while silver was off -0.31 to 19.55 on heavy volume. Gold sold off $20 prior to market open in NY, but then mostly recovered on the news about Ukraine artillery shelling [...]
traderdannorcini.blogspot.com / Dan Norcini / Friday, August 15, 2014
Some of the regular readers of this site will remember that the battle royale occurring in the copper market between the two groups of the largest speculators in the market has been an unending source of interest to me. To see the powerful hedge funds arrayed [...]
zentrader.ca / Option Scientist / August 12, 2014
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marctomarket.com / by Marc Chandler / August 14, 2014
The euro zone economy stagnated in Q2, as the rest of the region offset the unexpected 0.2% contraction in the German economy. The implied yield of the German bund future dipped below 1.0%, though the yield in the cash market held in slightly better. The [...]
marctomarket.com / by Marc Chandler / August 12, 2014
The US dollar is mostly firmer against the major and most emerging market currencies. The cease fire in Gaza and the humanitarian effort in east Ukraine has eased geopolitics off the front burner. The main driver today is poor economic news from Japan, Germany and [...]
kingworldnews.com / August 12, 2014
At 90 years old and still going strong, the Godfather of newsletter writers, Richard Russell, warned about “the great destroyer,” war, and silver. The 60-year market veteran also discussed major markets, gold, hyperinflation, and what is “dirt cheap” that he believes investors should be buying right now.
goldscents.blogspot.ca / Toby Connor / Saturday, August 9, 2014
With all the uncertainty in the world, and everything that could happen over the weekend, I think it’s safe to say that the market didn’t rally 22 points naturally to complete a swing low as we go into the weekend. When I saw the index futures [...]
mybudget360.com / mybudget360 / August 9, 2014
It is no coincidence that as the market gets long in the tooth, the crafty financial sector is looking for ways to offload products onto the public. This is the modus operandi of Wall Street in that after a historic bull run brought on by massive financial assistance [...]
silvernewsblog.com / Ryan Jordan / August 5, 2014
At a time when gold and silver continue to languish, when they cannot seem to rally in response to news that would normally send them substantially higher (geopolitical unrest just being one example) and when a lot of people have walked away from this market [...]
truthingold.com / Dave in Denver / August 8, 2014 at 08:57
Mainstream media continue to ignore mounting evidence that gold prices have been and are being manipulated. In recent years one financial market scandal after another about market manipulation has surfaced.
According to Fideres, a consultancy firm, global gold prices [...]
mises.org / by Julian Adorney / Friday, August 08, 2014
To defenders of the state, “anarchy” is a scary concept. They claim that we need government intervention to protect us or all hell will break loose.
But in fact we live anarchy every day, in one of the most crucial [...]
doctorhousingbubble.com / Dr. Housing Bubble / August 6th, 2014
In many markets, investors were purchasing properties to rent out for a short period of time before they had any intention of selling. Many of the large investors have hinted at buying places and holding them for 5 to 7 years before selling them [...]
arabianmoney.net / 06 August 2014
Gold ETFs enjoyed their biggest inflow of investment since November 2012 in July on rising geopolitical concerns over the Ukraine and Middle East, despite weaker prices.
Last week saw a modest net inflow of four tonnes to reach a total of 1,743.7 tonnes. Still that [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 08/05/2014 09:02 -0400
Greek 10Y yields, up 6 days in a row, have surged in the last few days to 2-month highs (bond price lows). The significant shift in sentiment appears related to two main factors. First, The Independent reports that Europe is considering pulling Troika (its [...]
truthingold.com / Dave in Denver / August 5, 2014 at 12:56
Bank of America Merrill Lynch has revised up its this year gold price forecasts, suggesting the worst may be behind after the sell-off in prices last year.
According to Bank of America, prices have stabilized so far in 2014. [...]
mises.org / by Dave Albin / Monday, August 04, 2014
Recently, a corn ethanol plant in Nebraska that switched to using cheaper sugar to produce biofuel was sued by local corn farmers. The dispute allows a glimpse into the clashing worlds of subsidized agriculture, and highlights what happens when people make market-oriented [...]
clivemaund.com / Clive P. Maund / August 3rd, 2014
We called the exact top in gold to the day in the last update 3 weeks ago, as it has since reacted back. Now the picture is more messy, with conflicting indications, but let’s see what we can make of it. There was no update [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 08/03/2014 21:06 -0400
Low volatility is being driven, in BofAML’s view, by both fundamental and technical factors. Fundamentally, the volatility of real economic activity and inflation has fallen to near 20 year lows in what some are calling the Great Moderation 2.0. However, the recent further collapse [...]
clivemaund.com / Clive P. Maund / August 3rd, 2014
We called the exact top in silver to the day in the last update 3 weeks ago, as it has since reacted back. Although a brief relief rally now looks likely, the still extreme COT readings suggest that silver has just put in an intermediate [...]
acting-man.com / Ramsey Su / August 4, 2014
The Fed’s Mortgage Bond Purchase Announcements
Fed/QE followers know the Fed has been publishing its Agency MBS Transaction Summary weekly, on Thursdays. This is a detailed summary of everything the Fed has purchased for the week, broken down by type, while netting out sales.
peakprosperity.com / davefairtex / Sat, Aug 2, 2014 – 6:33am
On Friday gold closed up +12.10 to 1295.20 on moderately heavy volume; silver was down -0.09 also on moderately heavy volume. After breaking lower Thursday, gold found support at around 1280 and retraced most of its losses, while silver is in the process [...]
doctorhousingbubble.com / Dr. Housing Bubble / August 2nd, 2014
It is amazing to see the resurgence of housing flipping and rehab centered shows on cable TV. The shows glamorize the lifestyle of flipping forgetting how many people got burned in the previous downturn. Of course, many of the juicy flips already went to [...]