Jeb Handwerger

QE2 News Overshadowing Default Risk In Europe

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Ben Bernanke has officially announced quantitative easing and the markets are reacting with rising prices among all asset classes. QE2 is practically an economic tool to artificially raise asset prices to prevent deflationary forces. When asset prices decline due to a lack of demand you have deflation. Quantitative easing essentially is a preventive approach for … Continue reading “QE2 News Overshadowing Default Risk In Europe”

Taseko Mines: Prosperity Approval Will Have Powerful Consequences For Mining Industry

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I wrote an article on July 5th, 2010 as Taseko was collapsing after a Federal Review Panel concluded that Prosperity would have significant adverse affects on the environment. As the stock was plummeting from the news I wrote to readers that Taseko was reaching a major buy point and an area of support.  Since that … Continue reading “Taseko Mines: Prosperity Approval Will Have Powerful Consequences For Mining Industry”

Equity Markets Losing Momentum, As Dollar Reaches Extremely Oversold Levels

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A couple of weeks ago I mentioned the the dollar was on the verge of a collapse. The dollar has significantly fallen since that time and is now reaching extremely oversold levels evidenced by the stochastics and RSI. So a dead-cat bounce may be beginning in the dollar, which may put short-term pressure on equities … Continue reading “Equity Markets Losing Momentum, As Dollar Reaches Extremely Oversold Levels”

This Trading Method Now Signaling To Be Cautious On Gold and Silver Bullion, Base Metals and Miners Appear Better Positioned

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At the end of July I published a series of articles calling an important buypoint in precious metals.  To see my archived article from that point click here http://goldstocktrades.com/blog/2010/07/21/trading-method-signals-buy-gold/. In these articles I mentioned a target of $21 by the end of the year.  Right now silver has reached that target after making an explosive … Continue reading “This Trading Method Now Signaling To Be Cautious On Gold and Silver Bullion, Base Metals and Miners Appear Better Positioned”

Investors Rush Into Gold and Silver as U.S. Treasuries Show Signs Of Weakness

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Since the emergence of the European Debt crisis in April 2010, treasuries have been in a strong uptrend as investors have been seeking protection from risky assets.April to August 2010 was a deflationary period, similar to the fourth quarter of 2008 when treasuries soared higher before the massive government stimulus.  Stocks have been in a … Continue reading “Investors Rush Into Gold and Silver as U.S. Treasuries Show Signs Of Weakness”

Dollar Slices Through 200 Day Moving Average After Bank Of Japan Announcement

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Gold broke out of a classic cup and handle pattern yesterday right before the Bank of Japan announcement.  The Yen has significantly strengthened since June as this is extremely difficult for the Japanese export companies.  The economy in Japan is weakening and they are facing their own sovereign debt issues which have not yet surfaced.  … Continue reading “Dollar Slices Through 200 Day Moving Average After Bank Of Japan Announcement”

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