If you are sick and tired of reading Precious Metals sentiment updates on this blog, I do not blame you. As an author of a contrarian blog, my job is to report as an objective view as possible of sentiment indicators developing within the various asset classes. Right now, it seems that Gold is one … Continue reading “Hulbert Gold Sentiment At Record Lows”
According to INK Research, there are now seven precious metals stocks on the TSX with insider buying for every one with selling….
Tiho Brkan was kind of enough to share these charts which provide insight into the sentiment in the precious metals market…. First is GLD and GLD physical holdings….. Next we have the rate of change for GLD’s value (of holdings)…. Here is Gold with the current positioning of large speculators and small speculators….. Last, here … Continue reading “Updated Gold & Silver Sentiment Charts”
Here is the AAII survey and the number of bears. Source Next we show the updated speculator positions in the COT (for Gold): Here is the same for the US Dollar:
We all know that sentiment on Gold is quite bearish. Rather than post numerous charts which you’ve likely already seen, I want to note some of the recent statistics. By recent, I refer to the past two weeks. Market Vane’s bullish consensus for Gold hit its lowest since 2001. SentimenTrader.com’s public opinion, which combines various … Continue reading “Gold Holding Support Despite Extreme Negative Sentiment”
The MarketVane survey shows bullish consensus on Gold, the lowest since 2001. Despite the pervasive bearish sentiment Gold has failed to break its consolidation lows.
We know sentiment is bearish, but let’s view some indicators to see just how bearish it is…
Thanks to Tiho Brkan for these updated charts…. Large specs long Gold position is at a 4.5 year low. Large specs silver longs have more room to decrease.
Hedge funds are the most short Gold since 2006, according to Dan Norcini. Alasdair Macleod of GoldMoney has also written about this. His article can be seen here. Quoting the first part of it: This week considerable instability developed in currency markets. The yield on US Treasuries has been rising, signalling that they may have … Continue reading “Hedge Funds Gold Short Position at 7-year High”
Since the end of December we’ve been writing about the coming bottom in precious metals. Our forecast for 2013 was to see a low in Q1 and then continued consolidation until the end of the summer in which Gold could be in good position to break $1800. That forecast remains largely intact, although it appears … Continue reading “Time to Buy Precious Metals Now”