Editorials

Gold & Gold Stocks Approaching Resistance

    Gold and gold stocks have enjoyed an excellent rebound since their December lows. Over the past six weeks Gold rebounded from a low of $1238 all the way to $1365 in recent days. The miners meanwhile rebounded nearly 18% (GDX) and 21% (GDXJ). However, these markets are approaching important resistance levels and at … Continue reading “Gold & Gold Stocks Approaching Resistance”


One Big, Potential Catalyst for Gold in 2018

        The rebound in the precious metals sector continues. Friday, Gold pushed to another new high, near $1340/oz. Gold stocks led by the HUI Gold Bugs Index and GDX also made a new high with juniors and Silver right behind. The greatest traders say the move comes first and then the reason … Continue reading “One Big, Potential Catalyst for Gold in 2018”


Here are the Key Levels in Gold & Gold Miners

      The rally in Gold and gold mining stocks easily surpassed our expectations and targets. The strength has been far more than we anticipated. The gold stocks blew past their 200-day moving averages while Gold blew past $1300/oz. Now it is time to take a technical look and focus on the key support … Continue reading “Here are the Key Levels in Gold & Gold Miners”


5 Reasons Gold Stocks Will Breakout in 2018

        There are very few sellers left There were very few sellers left in January 2016 when the devastating “forever bear” was about to end. Six months later and a 150% rebound in the large caps and 200% rise in the juniors (GDXJ) provided sellers an opportunity. They drove the miners and … Continue reading “5 Reasons Gold Stocks Will Breakout in 2018”


5 Charts That Show Historic Value in Gold Stocks

      Back in early 2016 as precious metals rebounded, our work showed that gold stocks were arguably the cheapest they had ever been. They had the worst 5-year and 10-year rolling performance ever, they were trading at potentially 40-year lows on a price to cash flow basis, they were the cheapest ever relative … Continue reading “5 Charts That Show Historic Value in Gold Stocks”


Relief Rally in Gold Mining Stocks

    In recent days the gold stocks (GDX, GDXJ) traded within 1% of our downside targets of GDX $21.00 and GDXJ $29.50. Last week we wrote: “the miners are getting oversold and a bounce could begin from those levels.” GDXJ troughed first last week at $29.84 while GDX printed a low of $21.27 on … Continue reading “Relief Rally in Gold Mining Stocks”


Gold Stocks Break, Gold to Follow

      We’ve been persistently bearish on precious metals since September and that has annoyed our readers. The weak price action, negative divergences and bearish fundamentals are too much to currently overcome for the time being. The gold stocks finally cracked this week and have lost another 7%-8% in only the past seven trading … Continue reading “Gold Stocks Break, Gold to Follow”


Gold Fundamentals Not Bullish Yet

    Too many technical analysts dismiss fundamentals. True, technicals usually lead fundamentals but understanding the fundamental drivers (when it comes to Gold) can give you an edge. Gold and gold stocks have remained below their 2016 peaks even in the face of a very weak US Dollar because the fundamentals are not there. Real … Continue reading “Gold Fundamentals Not Bullish Yet”


What History Says for Gold Stocks in 2018-2019

      It has been a while since we’ve applied historical analysis to the precious metals sector. It is something we really enjoy as history can help define and contextualize current trends and help us spot opportunities. Back in March of this year we noted that the gold stocks could be following the path … Continue reading “What History Says for Gold Stocks in 2018-2019”


Negative Divergence in the Gold Stocks

    After a severe selloff, precious metals have enjoyed a bit of a respite. Corrections are a function of time and/or price. The correction to the recent selloff has been more in time than than price. Metals and miners have stabilized over the past nine trading days but have not rebounded much in price … Continue reading “Negative Divergence in the Gold Stocks”


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