Silver as an investment

Category Archives: Bollinger Bands

Why We’re Buying Physical Gold with a $1700 Target

originally on For What it is Worth: We are buying Gold in our small family fund. This is a trade, not an investment. Potentially a much longer term trade for us than normal, possibly a 12 month hold as opposed to our 3 day positions. We are buying physical in quantities that will not need to […]

Gold at $1268, Now What?- Analysis

IF-THEN: Short Term Action via Moor Analytics  About: Moor Analytics publishes 2 reports daily for Gold, Crude Oil, and Natural Gas. Each report analyzes market activity that day and in context of the bigger picture. His Energy work is especially important for spread and seasonality traders. We are subscribers, and have Michael on our speed dial for quotes and […]

ZeroHedge: Cheap Oil, The U.S. Dollar & The Deep State

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Submitted by Charles Hugh-Smith of OfTwoMinds blog, All this is to suggest that those expecting a major weakening in the USD to push oil higher shouldn't hold their breath awaiting this outcome. That oil fell off a cliff once the […]

One Question Dominates: Correction or Reversal?

There is a sense that the markets are at crossroads.  Many suspect there has been a trend change.   The reason for many to buy the dollar was the Fed was going to raise interest rates.   Lift-off may not be simply postponed until December, as was the decision to begin tapering, but a growing […]

Dollar Struggles; More Losses Likely Before Better Demand is Found

The US dollar fell against most of the major and emerging market currencies for the second consecutive week.  The combination of market positioning, weak confidence that the Fed will hike rates this year, and the rise in some industrial commodities seemed to be the main drivers.  Technical considerations warn of scope for additional dollar losses […]

Short Covering Lifts Euro and Yen; More to Come?

It was a difficult week for the dollar, stocks and commodities, to say the least.  The Chinese yuan, which had been a catalyst for some recent volatility, stabilized, and actually finished the week slightly firmer.  A dovish read of the FOMC minutes and the continued decline in oil prices dampen ideas that the Fed would […]

Dollar Bulls Bend, but Don’t Break

The US dollar fell against other the major currencies and many emerging market currencies last week. Punished by disappointing data, it threatened to breakout of ranges that have confined it. However, the third consecutive upside surprises on core CPI helped the greenback stabilize ahead of the weekend. The price action reinforces our sense that after […]

You Too Can Make Millions With Unregulated, Leveraged Derivatives In Chile

On Thursday we learned that becoming a millionaire is surprisingly easy. All you need to do is raise some startup capital, find a dying company whose stock is still fairly liquid, then loan the company money on the condition they allow you to convert the receivable into common at a discount to where it trades […]

Bullish Dollar Momentum Leaves Near-Term Technicals Stretched

The strong US employment report offset some of the disappointing data in recent weeks.  It reinvigorated confidence that the Federal Reserve will move to raise rates later this year. This coupled with the confirmation of the ECB’s launch of its new bond buying program in the week ahead triggered a resumption of  dollar bull market, […]

ZeroHedge: 5 Things To Ponder: Rising Risk

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Submitted by Lance Roberts of STA Wealth Management, There are things going on with the financial markets currently that seem just a bit "out of balance." For example, asset prices are rising against a backdrop of global weakness, deflationary pressures […]