Tag: Commodity

Have Gold And Bitcoin Seen The Worst Of Their Bubble Bursts?

Have Gold And Bitcoin Seen The Worst Of Their Bubble Bursts?

You know I’ve been fighting the gold bugs for a long time. Gold is an inflation hedge, not a deflation hedge. Turn to gold for safety during a deflationary period and you’ll get your ass handed to you on a golden platter! Gold is simply another commodity and it burst in the 30-year cycle top between 2008 and 2011, […]

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Get Ready For Gold To Bounce Once More

Get Ready For Gold To Bounce Once More

You know by now that I think gold is above all a commodity, and in a bubble that was more extreme than stocks… a bubble that’s been bursting since September 2011, but… Gold and bitcoin are two examples of bubbles bursting that are NOT following my bubble model as well as most. Both, thus far, are basing out at higher […]

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Investors Facing Crude Facts

Investors Facing Crude Facts

Shell-shocked investors are shifting their attention away from tariffs to the world’s most important commodity — crude oil. The U.S. and China are locked in a brutal struggle on trade policy, but they agree on at least one thing: they’d like to see lower oil prices. President Trump recently declared as much, complaining in a tweet […]

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Gold $5,000

Gold $5,000

No. I’m not flip-flopping! As I told subscribers to our Boom & Bust monthly newsletter in November, I stand by my forecast that gold must still lose about 65% of its current value before we hit the bottom of this latest commodity cycle, around 2020 or 2023. And when the markets unravel, as they must, gold will […]

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Is Crude Oil Due For A Big Move?

Is Crude Oil Due For A Big Move?

In options trading, a straddle is literally a sit-on-the-fence strategy. By purchasing a put and a call at the same strike (price of underlying commodity) for the same time period, an investor isn’t making a conventional directional bet; rather the investor is looking for a big move either up or down. The rub is that […]

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Where Do We Go From Here In 2017?

| January 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
Where Do We Go From Here In 2017?

Where to now… after what 2016 dished out? First, there was the surprise upset of the presidential election of dear old Donald. Then came the surprise shift in sentiment about the election. Before, he was a wrecking ball. After, he’s suddenly Jesus walking on water. Never mind that he’s already pissed off China… twice! Or […]

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Trump Could Fuel A Nuclear Energy Boom In 2017

| December 14, 2016 | 1 Comment
Trump Could Fuel A Nuclear Energy Boom In 2017

With Trump at the helm, sentiment gives way to practicality in the energy industry. For the vast untapped potential of the nuclear energy industry and the uranium that feeds it, this could contribute to a market-disrupting revival that no longer bows to fear and the politics of economy. While there have been some oversupply issues […]

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Major Factors That Influence Gold Prices

| November 11, 2016 | 0 Comments
Major Factors That Influence Gold Prices

Gold is a strong part of our economy, and we need to know more about it. The price of gold fluctuates, and many factors have to intervene for this to happen every day. We are going to talk a little bit about these factors so you can become a better investor down the road. Factors […]

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Natural Gas Update: Will Seasonality Rule This Year?

| September 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
Natural Gas Update: Will Seasonality Rule This Year?

Natural Gas Update: Will Seasonality Take The Market Higher? Despite historic volatility in equities the past few weeks, the natural gas market has been decidedly ho-hum.  In fact, I’d venture to say trading in the commodity is akin to watching paint dry. Take a look for yourself… As you can see, natural gas has been […]

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Where Big Ben Tells Us To Invest…

| October 18, 2010 | 0 Comments

At just before 4:00 am on Friday morning our local pack of coyotes started howling. I’m certain they caught a rabbit and were enjoying a late dinner (or would that be an early breakfast?). Our three large dogs decided to earn their kibble for the week. In unison all three dogs started barking… loudly. Needless […]

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