Tag: platinum

Precious Metals v. Mining Stocks: What You Need To Know

| January 31, 2017 | 0 Comments
Precious Metals v. Mining Stocks: What You Need To Know

Most readers of this column own (or plan to own) physical precious metals – gold and silver, perhaps even some platinum or palladium. They may also own mining stocks. But which category is “best”? It’s like asking, “What’s the most efficient exercise?” or “What’s the best fishing lure?” Truth be known, it’s really about what […]

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You Have To Watch The US Dollar Chart Right Now…

| October 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
You Have To Watch The US Dollar Chart Right Now…

Watch This US Dollar Chart Closely… Without question, deciphering the stock market’s next move has become a bit more challenging the past few months.  A continuation of the multi-year equity market rally has been thrown into doubt now that indices are sharply off the all-time highs set a few months ago. Of course, much of […]

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Commodity Crash- A Warning Sign For Stocks?

| September 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
Commodity Crash- A Warning Sign For Stocks?

Commodity Crash: Buyer Beware? No doubt about it, the commodity crash of the past year has been harsh and unforgiving.  The majority of hard assets have sunk to multi-year lows thanks to a host of market specific factors. Energy, metals, softs- they’ve all been hit hard. To get an overall idea of how commodities have […]

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Volkswagen Scandal Sinks Platinum Price!

| September 24, 2015 | 0 Comments
Volkswagen Scandal Sinks Platinum Price!

Platinum Price Dives… Thanks To Volkswagen! I have to admit, I’m astounded by the growing Volkswagen emissions scandal… As you may have heard, the German automaker has been caught red-handed falsifying emissions data in half a million diesel cars here in the US. Apparently, the company programmed their “TDI Clean Diesel” cars to emit low […]

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Are We On The Cusp Of An Epic Gold Market Surge?

| August 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
Are We On The Cusp Of An Epic Gold Market Surge?

Looming Gold Market Surge? This week is one for the record books… As I’m sure you’re aware, equity markets are experiencing some history making volatility.  From Monday’s hair raising 1,000 point nosedive in the DOW to yesterday’s 600 point rally, stocks are literally all over the map. Of course, most of the recent uncertainty stems […]

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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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Precious Metals Rebound- Will The Rally Have Legs?

| August 10, 2013 | 0 Comments
Precious Metals Rebound- Will The Rally Have Legs?

Yesterday was a big day for the precious metals complex.  Not only were gold and silver higher by 2% and 3.5% respectively, but platinum, palladium, and copper all shot dramatically higher as well.   Without a doubt, it was the best day for metals in months. What sent them surging? China’s National Bureau of Statistics released […]

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