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Surprise CFTC Gold/Silver Manipulation Announcement: Ted Butler

I was shocked by Friday’s announcement by the CFTC of an order and simultaneous settlement of manipulation charges in COMEX gold and silver futures. I first saw it in a Zerohedge article and subsequent articles on Bloomberg and in the Wall Street Journal, but all those accounts were somewhat off target compared to the CFTC [...]

By | 2017-06-05T14:15:01+00:00 June 5th, 2017|Gold & Silver Commentary|

Integra Gold Acquired at 52% Premium, Who is Next?

Eldorado Gold has agreed to buy the remaining shares of Integra Gold Corp in a deal valued at about C$590 million. The purchase price represents a 52% premium to the closing share price for Integra Gold on Friday, rewarding Integra shareholders handsomely. We purcahsed shares of Integra Gold last year and subscribers are up over 100% [...]

By | 2017-05-18T13:42:16+00:00 May 15th, 2017|Gold & Silver Commentary|

3 Investments That Are Up 10X in 2017

Most investors would be happy with a 10% annualized return. But many of the investments we have been recommending, particularly in the cryptocurrency space, have skyrocketed by 10X or more in 2017. An investment of $100,000 on January 1st of this year would have netted you a cool million dollars! I am still bullish on precious [...]

By | 2017-04-29T19:04:53+00:00 April 29th, 2017|Gold & Silver Commentary|

5 Reasons to Buy Gold and Bitcoin

Gold and Bitcoin are two of my favorite investments. Here are 5 reasons why I believe both are headed much higher over the next few years: #1 War and Political Instability Despite running on a non-interventionist foreign policy, President Trump appears to be escalating tensions around the globe. He fired over 50 Tomahawk missiles at a Syrian army [...]

By | 2017-04-27T12:24:20+00:00 April 27th, 2017|bitcoin, Gold & Silver Commentary|

Trump Says Dollar Getting Too Strong, Wants Interest Rates to Stay Low

President Trump said on Wednesday that the dollar was “getting too strong” and would eventually hurt the U.S. economy, while admitting he would like to see interest rates stay low. “I think our dollar is getting too strong, and partially that’s my fault because people have confidence in me. But that’s hurting -- that will [...]

By | 2017-04-12T23:58:40+00:00 April 12th, 2017|Gold & Silver Commentary|

Rising Geopolitical Tensions Ignite Fire Under Gold and Silver Prices

Geopolitical tensions have lit a fire under gold and silver prices. A confluence of factors has finally pushed gold and silver above key technical resistance levels. Gold hit a 5-month high, rising over $20 (1.5%) to $1,275. It is the highest print for gold since the election of Trump. Silver also rocketed higher, climbing more than 40 [...]

U.S. Strikes Syria, Gold and Silver Spike Higher

U.S. Navy warships fired 50+ Tomahawk missiles at a Syrian military base a few hours ago. It was the first direct American assault on the Syrian government and Donald Trump's most dramatic military order since becoming president. This attack was in response to the chemical attack in Syria that killed over 70 people, including up to [...]

By | 2017-04-07T10:21:35+00:00 April 6th, 2017|Gold & Silver Commentary, Political Commentary|

Failure of Obamacare Repeal Helps Push Gold Higher, But $1,250 Resistance Holds

Republicans were forced to pull their bill to replace Obamacare from the floor of the GOP-controlled House today, lacking sufficient support. This has helped to push gold higher, but technical resistance has held thus far. Gold has been in rally mode lately after a v-shaped correction and recovery during the month of March. In the first [...]

Gold and Silver Commercial Traders Begin to Cover Short Positions

Does the trend change in the short position of commercial traders signal a bottom for precious metals? Gold and silver posted a strong start to the year in 2017, despite the December rate hike. This was a repeat of last year, when the December 2015 Federal Reserve rate hike was followed by a massive rally in [...]

By | 2017-03-26T23:22:03+00:00 March 13th, 2017|Gold & Silver Commentary|

A Major New Source of Gold Demand is Upon Us – Muslim Gold

Most analysis of gold and silver markets tends to be U.S.-centric. However, the next secular trend in precious metals markets may have less to do with U.S. debt, U.S. politics, the U.S. central bank, and the U.S. dollar and more to do with a gigantic new source of demand. It’s not the 1970s anymore. Back [...]

By | 2017-03-26T23:20:21+00:00 March 9th, 2017|Gold & Silver Commentary|