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. Jason is a student of Austrian economics and a proponent of cryptocurrencies such at bitcoin.

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 | 2017-03-23T14:06:46+00:00 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 | 2017-03-23T14:06:46+00:00 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 | 2017-03-23T14:06:46+00:00 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 | 2017-03-23T14:06:46+00:00 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 | 2017-03-23T14:06:46+00:00 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 | 2017-03-23T14:06:46+00:00 December 19th, 2016|Gold & Silver Commentary|

Smoking Gun Proof of Silver Manipulation and How to Profit from the Price Rigging

In the following video, Mike Maloney breaks down the evidence of silver manipulation over the years. It includes smoking gun evidence in the form of texts and emails between traders at the major banks. Deutsche Bank recently settled a lawsuit accusing it of the rigging silver markets. And as part of the settlement, the bank [...]

By | 2017-03-23T14:06:46+00:00 December 13th, 2016|Gold & Silver Commentary|

Gold Price Discovery Shifting to Physical Shanghai Gold Exchange as Prices Diverge vs LBMA

The launch of the Shanghai Gold Exchange (SGE) was a promising event for gold investors. The exchange provides a new benchmark price for gold bullion with a much higher backing of contracts by actual physical metal. Many hope this new price benchmark will challenge or one day replace the Western price benchmarks that are widely [...]

By | 2017-03-23T14:06:47+00:00 December 2nd, 2016|Gold & Silver Commentary|

Russia Adds Record 1.3 Million Ounces of Gold During October

Short-term investor sentiment may have turned bearish towards gold over the past week, but 2016 is still shaping up to be a very strong year for overall demand. Part of the reason is that central banks are still buying aggressively. The Central Bank of the Russian Federation added 1.3 million ounces (40.4 tons) of gold [...]

By | 2017-03-23T14:06:47+00:00 November 18th, 2016|Gold & Silver Commentary|