Is It Too Late to Invest in Gold?

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From Mike Hammer: I'm not exaggerating to say today's article begs to be written.  And if I don't write it, I'll have to reply to a TON more emails...
NYSE:GLD August 9, 2019 11:11am

Will Silver Continue to Rise? [What to Watch]

From Mike Hammer: Silver exploded on Wednesday, with the benchmark SLV ETF opening 3.1% higher than the Tuesday close. It then peaked at 16.15 before falling back slightly to close at 15.97. The gap up on the chart is quite remarkable.
NYSE:SLV August 8, 2019 10:38am

How the New CFTC Chair is Helping to Improve the Commodities Markets

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From Mike Hammer: A little over two weeks ago the CFTC installed a new chair.  Not the kind you sit in, but the person who runs the place.  Dr Heath Tarbert comes to the CFTC with a strong background in finance and regulation. His previous post was the Acting Under Secretary of the Treasury for International Affairs (take a breath now...), which basically means he has experience in the world financial realm. (He may still be in this role; info sources vary on whether he is doing both at once, we suspect not.)
NYSE:GLD August 6, 2019 11:22am

Gold and Silver Retreat After Yesterday’s Fed Announcement

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From Mike Hammer
NYSE:GDX August 1, 2019 10:47am

Why the Federal Reserve Should Raise Rates Today

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From Mike Hammer: The market is all set for the Fed to raise its base interest rate today. Recently Fed Chair Jerome Powell cited 'crosscurrents' acting on the economy, including inflation running below 2% and business investments slowing in recent months.
NYSE:SPY July 31, 2019 11:01am

Signs Are Pointing Up For Silver

From Mike Hammer: The much-anticipated golden cross happened last week for silver, exactly a week ago to be precise.  Some would argue a week ago tomorrow, we'll let them argue.  Here's the chart:
NYSE:SLV July 30, 2019 10:30am

For Gold, It’s All Eyes on the Federal Reserve This Week

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From Mike Hammer: It's the week investors have been talking about for, well, weeks now. This Wednesday, the Federal Reserve is expected to announce if they will reduce interest rates, and by how much.
NYSE:GLD July 29, 2019 10:49am

Why the World’s Largest Hedge Fund Founder Is Bullish on Gold

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From Mike Hammer: Ray Dalio is one of those people whom you either admire or ignore. While he doesn't have quite the cult following of Warren Buffett, everyone who's anyone on Wall Street reads everything he produces, because, well, when he's right he's RIGHT.
NYSE:GLD July 26, 2019 11:09am

After Its Recent Surge, Is Silver Still a Buy?

From Mike Hammer: Your friendly Gold Enthusiast has to admit, reading articles about silver makes you wonder if humanity is sane. One headline might read "Silver To Run to 19" while another - that same day! - will say "Silver Is Losing".  How is anyone supposed to figure out who's right?
NYSE:SLV July 23, 2019 11:11am

What Every American Should Know About Civil Asset Forfeiture

cashMost drivers will admit to dreading both the sight of a police cruiser's flashing lights in their rear view mirror and the routine traffic stop they expect to undergo for driving a little too fast or skirting a minor traffic law.
NYSE:GLD January 29, 2015 4:21pm

Do Falling Gas Prices and Rising Tensions Signal Looming Disaster? [Dow Jones Industrial Average, United States Oil Fund LP (ETF)]

economyOn Tuesday, January 20, 2015, President Barack Obama offered up the sixth State of the Union Address of his presidential career. In front of a congress that is now fully controlled by the opposition after record Republican wins in last November’s election,
NYSE:USO January 21, 2015 12:21pm

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Stock Downgraded To Neutral

apple inc.If the stock market graph for the past week was a picture of the movement of ocean waves, people riding in boats would be getting seasick. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) had a choppy week along with the rest of the market, with AAPL's stock price
NYSE:VGT January 16, 2015 11:33am

Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA) Stock Price Under Pressure

tesla motorsThe stock price of Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) fell hard this week. In the four-and-a-half trading days from Thursday, Jan. 8, through mid-afternoon on Wednesday, Jan. 14, TSLA plunged 13.25 percent. By contrast, the Dow fell only
NYSE:GEX January 15, 2015 3:55pm

Massacre In Paris: Should Americans Be Worried?

economyThe new year arrived on a brutal note for the citizens of Paris, France when a dozen people were ruthlessly murdered by terrorists on January 7, 2015. Although two of the three attackers are still at large, investigators believe them to be Islamist radicals with possible ties to Al-Qaeda.
NYSE:GLD January 9, 2015 12:52pm

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