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Category Archives: Transition metals

India’s Continued War on Gold Causes a Monstrous Increase in Silver Imports

  India’s Continued War on Gold Causes a Monstrous Increase in Silver Imports Written by Nathan McDonald, Sprott Money News     For anyone that has followed my writing for some period of time, you will remember the series that I wrote, which broke down India’s war on gold and how it was going to […]

Nickel Price Surging As Hype Escalates During LME Week

It’s LME Week and there’s cause for celebration in metal markets. European mining stocks rose to a 4-year high as the nickel price surged more than 5% intraday to a two-year high and rose by the daily limit in Shanghai trading today. Metals used in electronic vehicles, like lithium, cobalt, copper and nickel, are hot […]

“This Could Be Huge”: Gold Bar Certified By Royal Canadian Mint Exposed As Fake

The last time there was a widespread physical gold counterfeiting scare was in the summer of 2012 when as we reported the discovery of a single 10 oz Tungsten-filled gold bar in Manhattan’s jewelry district led to a panic among the dealer community, which then resulted in local jewelry outlets discovering at least ten more […]

Visualizing The Massive Impact Of EVs On Commodities

What would happen if you flipped a switch, and suddenly every new car that came off assembly lines was electric? It’s obviously a thought experiment, since right now EVs have close to just 1% market share worldwide. We’re still years away from EVs even hitting double-digit demand on a global basis, and the entire supply […]

Metals Massacre – Iron Ore Enters Bear Market, Copper Collapses To 1-Month Lows

The hype surrounding the credit-fueled resurgence in base metals in the first half of 2017 has crashed and burned on the altar of reality in China's slowdown with industrial metals from copper to iron ore and zinc all plunging in the last two weeks. Odd that we don't hear much from mainstream business media discussing […]

Gold/Dollar- Monster breakout test in play!

The Gold/Dollar chart below reflects that Gold was much stronger than the U.S. Dollar (US$) from 2001 until 2011. Since 2011, the US$ has been stronger than Gold, as the ratio has declined for 6-years. Is it time for the worm to turn (Gold stronger than US$)? The ratio below reflects a big test is […]

Gold Up $110, GDXJ Remains Flat – Get Ready For Gold Stock Rubber Band!

Last time the GDXJ closed around $36 was on March 13, 2017. Incredibly, during that time frame, gold is up $86 per ounce! On January 10, gold was trading at $1,190 an ounce, $110 below its current spot price. Again, the performance of the junior gold miners has remained flat! This is a stark reversal from […]

Curious Gold-Silver Ratio That Did Not Fall, Report 26 Feb, 2017

This holiday-shortened week (Monday was President’s Day in the US), the price of the dollar fell. In gold, it fell almost half a milligram to 24.75mg, and prices in silver it dropped 30mg, to 1.7 grams of the white monetary metal. Flipped upside down, gold went up 23 notes from the Federal Reserve, and silver […]

Don’t Short This Dog, Report 20 Feb, 2017

This week, the prices of the metals mostly moved sideways. There was a rise on Thursday but it corrected back to basically unchanged on Friday. This will again be a brief Report, as yesterday was a holiday in the US. Below, we will show the only true picture of the gold and silver supply and […]

THE GREAT PRECIOUS METALS MARKET DISCONNECT: A Ticking Time Bomb

By the SRSrocco Report, The Great Precious Metals Market Disconnect that took place four years ago is now a ticking TIME BOMB.  While the Fed and Central Banks have been relatively successful in propping up the broader stock, bond and real estate markets, time is not on their side.  The more the highly inflated markets […]