About Jason Hamlin

Jason Hamlin is the founder of Gold Stock Bull and has been investing in precious metals for over 20 years. Jason spent nearly a decade in analytics for the world’s largest market research firm, before finding success investing full time. He launched Gold Stock Bull in 2005 and turned his focus from helping fortune 500 companies to helping individual investors that were struggling to achieve strong gains in the stock market.

Bitcoin Rockets to Multi-Year High of $1,222 as Winklevoss ETF Nears SEC Decision

Update Feb 23: The price has continued higher, now at $1,222. Bitcoin was one of the best performing assets that you could own during 2016. The price rocketed from $428 to $968, an advance of 126%. It has since continued higher and just hit its second highest price ever at $1,132 today. In fact, bitcoin has topped $1,000 [...]

By | February 22nd, 2017|bitcoin|

Inflation Spikes in 2017, Supporting Gold Prices Despite Increased Odds of March Rate Hike

Inflation is coming. In fact, inflation rose at the fastest pace in four years during January. Consumer prices surged 0.6% in January from December, double the consensus forecast of a 0.3% rise. This marks the sharpest monthly increase since February 2013, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Source: BLS St. Louis FED / Wolfstreet The [...]

By | February 16th, 2017|Gold & Silver Commentary|

Gold Slips on Dollar Strength, Profit Taking, Trump Comments and Futures Expiration

Friday morning update: Gold and silver have gone vertical in the last 30 minutes after Q4 GDP growth came in at just 1.9% versus earlier expectations of 2.2%. In addition, durable goods orders dropped more than expected. Interestingly, both gold and silver are rallying without a drop in the USD. Silver is leading gold, up [...]

By | January 26th, 2017|2017 predictions, Gold & Silver Commentary|

Gold Rallies, Dollar Drops as Trump Says U.S. Currency is ‘Too Strong’

Did Trump just signal the death of Clinton-era strong dollar policy? The dollar weakened after president-elect Trump called the U.S. currency “too strong” and the pound rallied on British Prime Minister Theresa May’s plans to leave the European Union. This news sent the gold price higher Tuesday morning, climbing back above key psychological resistance at [...]

By | January 17th, 2017|Gold & Silver Commentary, Gold Technicals|

Bitcoin Moonshots to $1,150, Doubling in Past Six Months

Bitcoin was the best performing currency in 2016. It was likely the best performing asset that you could have bought. It was trading at just $550 six months ago and is now trading at $1,150, with the price more than doubling since August. Over the Summer, I wrote the following to our premium members: Lastly, [...]

By | January 4th, 2017|bitcoin|

10 Predictions for 2017: Gold, Stocks, Trump, Putin and War

"As for me, all I know is that I know nothing." - Socrates The quote is a paradox within itself, but sums up the outlook of anyone that has gleaned a grain of wisdom in their life. Yet, here I am offering predictions for the future, a thing one could know with even less certainty [...]

Gold Stock Bull Portfolio Returns 69.8% in 2016!

Gold had a great start to the year, ending a 4-year correction and consolidation period. In the first six months of 2016, the price advanced from $1,045 to $1,377 for a gain of $332 or 32%. As usual, silver outperformed gold, rocketing from $13.62 to $21.23 in just over six months. This was good for [...]

By | January 1st, 2017|Gold & Silver Commentary|

Gold Surges Above $1,150, Mining Stocks Rocket Higher, Time to Buy the Dip?

The gold price is showing strength heading into the close of 2016. The gold price has advanced for five straight days and is back above $1,150. The price put in a double bottom around $1,125 during December and the recent really suggests this may have been the bottom. After taking out $1,150, the gold price [...]

By | December 29th, 2016|Gold & Silver Commentary, Gold Technicals|

Trump’s Economic Team is a Gathering of Goldbugs

According to Paul Krugman, Trump was installed by Putin and his economic team is a 'gathering of goldbugs.' I'm sure he meant that last part in a condescending way, although I view it as flattery. We all know that John Paulson has been bullish on gold and predicted the price of gold would rise in [...]

By | December 20th, 2016|Gold & Silver Commentary|

Assasinations, Nationalizations, Disputed Elections, Terror Attacks and Stolen Drones

Things are certainly heating up and we head into the close of 2016. It almost sounds like a James Bond action thriller, but sadly these events are actually taking place and all at the same time. In just the past few days, we've had the assasination of the Russian ambassador to Turkey, the natinoalizatin of [...]

By | December 19th, 2016|Gold & Silver Commentary|