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Riding The Bear Market Rally

Riding The Bear Market Rally

Everybody’s been obsessed with “Dow 20,000” lately. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is perhaps the most widely-watched gauge of the U.S. stock market. And “20,000” is a big, fat, impressive-sounding round number. So it’s not surprising the financial media latched onto “Dow 20,000” like a dog to a bone. U.S. stock indices are indeed breaking […]

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Platinum Prices: Look Out Below…

| August 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
Platinum Prices:  Look Out Below…

Platinum Prices: Buy This Heavily Oversold Metal Now? The commodity selloff of the past year has been hard to ignore.  Hard assets as a whole have suffered from a surging US Dollar and ongoing concerns over global growth. One of the most noticeable markets controlled by commodity bears is platinum.  The once lustrous metal is […]

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Copper Bounce – More To Come?

| December 11, 2013 | 0 Comments
Copper Bounce – More To Come?

Ask anyone who watches the copper market religiously and they’ll likely tell you the same thing… The past four months of trading has been akin to watching paint dry. The red metal has been stuck in a downright boring trading channel between $3.15 and $3.35 a pound since mid-August. Take a look… As you can […]

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Should You Follow Rogers, Faber, And Schiff Into Commodities?

| August 30, 2013 | 0 Comments
Should You Follow Rogers, Faber, And Schiff Into Commodities?

After a dismal first half of the year, investors have been getting wary of commodities.  After all, at one point gold was down 28% on the year, silver was down 40%, and a slew of other hard assets performed as if they simply weren’t needed anymore. My how times have changed… In just a few […]

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These Hard Assets Got Crushed…

| July 3, 2013 | 0 Comments
These Hard Assets Got Crushed…

Well, here we are!  With July’s arrival, the second half of 2013 is officially underway in the markets.  That means it’s the perfect time for a first half commodity performance review. Let’s start with the worst performers over the past six months… Silver- down 35%:  As many long-time readers remember, the white metal was a […]

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