Base Metals

Silver Is The Secret To Investment Success

Looking for a silver bullet to investment success? Silver is in a position to make some incredible gains in price in the near future, far more than gold. Precious metals are generally undervalued, but silver, with a spot price around $16, could easily double or triple in value as a combination of fa ...

RECENT PULLBACK IN COMMODITIES IS LIKELY TIED TO STOCK CORRECTION -- COPPER AND OIL ARE STILL IN UPTRENDS

COMMODITY PULLBACK IS TIED TO STOCKS... My January 27 message wrote about a bullish breakout in commodity prices to the highest level in two years. I took that as another sign that inflation pressures were starting to build. The weekly bars in Chart 1 show that bullish breakout taking place in the ...

Is The Fed Back To “Quantitative Easing?” - Dave Kranzler (16/02/2018)

February 16, 2018 The Fed added $11 billion to its SOMA account for the week ending yesterday. It purchased $11 billion in mortgage securities directly from banks. This injects $11 billion into the banking system. Cash is “high powered” money, meaning it can be leveraged 10x (banks need to hold ...

Why the Debt Ceiling Means Nothing, Yet Everything - Nathan McDonald (16/02/2018)

February 16, 2018 Over the past month, we have heard a growing roar of dissent and fear as people within the United States and around the financial world worried about a rapidly approaching deadline. A deadline, that if reached, would spell disaster for all! This deadline—self-imposed by Congress ...

Weekly Market Review & Outlook (with Video) - Rubber Band Rebound

Rubber Band Rebound. A Bearish Breadth Thrust. High-Low Percent Indicators Weaken. %Above Indicators Remain Bullish. Weight of the Evidence. SPX Clears 50-day as VIX Falls. Small-caps Take the Internal Lead. Scan Code for Top ROC. Tech-Related Industry Groups Lead. Notes from the Art's Charts ChartL ...

Unconstrained: How Bond Investors Can Embrace Volatility

The recent equity-led spike in market volatility has been a timely reminder of the uncertainty that may arise when unusual late-cycle fiscal stimulus in the world’s largest economy is paired with monetary tightening by the Federal Reserve and other central banks. PIMCO’s base case still envisio ...

Why Even Pretend There’s A Debt Ceiling Limit? - Dave Kranzler (15/02/2018)

February 15, 2018 The current “debt ceiling” has been suspended until March 2019. The current amount of Treasury debt outstanding is $20.681 trillion. It has been estimated that the amount of Treasury outstanding by March 2019 will be as high as $22 trillion. U.S. Government has, for all intent ...

U.S. Core CPI Accelerates in January on Post‑Holiday Retail Bounce

U.S. inflation continued to accelerate in January, with a 0.349% month-over-month advance in core Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation (which excludes food and energy prices) – the strongest gain since 2001. We attribute advances in the January print in part to methodological changes and a bounce ...

Tech Talk for Thursday February 15th 2018

  StockTwits Released Yesterday @EquityClock Technical action by S&P 500 stocks to 10:00: Nil. No intermediate breakouts or breakdowns. Editor’s Note: After 10:00 AM EST, breakouts included UA, VFC, COTY and NOC. Breakdown: BIIB U.S. precious and base metal prices and related equities and ETFs ...

Tech Talk for Wednesday February 14th 2018

Pre-opening Comments for Wednesday February 14th U.S. equity index futures were lower this morning. S&P 500 futures were down 26 points in pre-opening trade. Index futures moved lower following release of economic news at 8:30 AM EST. Consensus for January Consumer Prices was an increase of 0.3% v ...