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COT Report: US Dollar bets up for 3rd week. Crude, Metals bet go higher

By Here is a short summary and this week’s links (below) to the latest Commitment of Traders changes. – US Dollar Speculators reduced USD bearish positions for 3rd week – WTI Crude Oil Speculator bets rebounded after 2 down weeks, still above +400,000 contracts – 10-Year Note Speculators pared bullish bets for 4th week to lowest level since April 18th […]

China’s Gold/Oil Play; Greg Weldon: Debt-Driven Consumer Economy Breaking Down

By Money Metals News Service Welcome to this week’s Market Wrap Podcast, I’m Mike Gleason. Coming up we’ll hear from Greg Weldon of Weldon Financial and WeldonLive. Greg’s research calls for the markets to roll over, and he’s expecting some very rough waters ahead based on key metrics he’s focused on – consumer spending and […]

3 Killer Stocks Have This Bullish Catalyst in Common

By Order backlogs are among my favorite bullish catalysts. To be clear, an order backlog represents the collective value of orders for which customers have made contractual commitments. Think of order backlogs as the foremost measure of a company’s health. Of course, 95% of order backlogs are enjoyed by massive companies — ones with […]

Major geopolitical fears fuel demand for multi-currency accounts

By George Prior Brexit, Trump and the chaos in Catalonia are driving demand for multi-currency accounts – and within 10 years they will be the norm, affirms the boss of one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory organizations The comments from Nigel Green, founder and CEO of deVere Group, come as deVere E-Money’s global money app, […]

How to Tell the “Size of the Forming Top” in U.S. Stocks

Why these “trivial” indicators are actually historic red flags By Elliott Wave International Many investors see almost no risk in the stock market. Indeed, they are betting to a record degree that the stock market will continue to rise. In EWI’s view, here’s what this extreme financial optimism strongly suggests.   Learn to Use Sentiment […]

Miner Exceeds Estimates for Gold Produced in Q3/17

By The Gold Report Source: Streetwise Reports   10/19/2017 BMO Capital Markets reported the preliminary Q3/17 production results for this senior gold producer. According to an Oct. 16 research note, Yamana Gold Inc. (YRI:TSX; AUY:NYSE; YAU:LSE) produced 257 Koz gold in Q3/17 from six of its seven mines (excluding Brio). The quantity achieved surpassed BMO Capital […]

Columbus Gold Is Giving Free Shares Away

By The Gold Report Source: Bob Moriarty for Streetwise Reports   10/18/2017 Bob Moriarty of 321 Gold discusses Columbus Gold’s imminent spinout of its Nevada properties. I have followed Columbus Gold Corp. (CGT:TSX; CBGDF:OTCQX) since I first wrote about them in 2014. Their main gold project is in French Guiana and is part of a JV […]

The Fragile Gold Industry

By Money Metals News Service The gold industry has been built on the leveraging of debt and energy. The days of using human and animal labor to produce the precious yellow metal are long gone. While some gold is still mined the old fashion way, the overwhelming majority is produced by using colossal-sized mining equipment, […]

Gold / Silver vs. Bitcoin Comparisons

By Money Metals News Service For most of the year, as Bitcoin soared, crashed, and soared again, cryptocurrency vs. physical gold-silver talking heads engaged each other in heated rhetoric about which of these venues is here to stay. Some of the biggest names in finance, government, and the newsletter analyst space have made comments that […]

The New MT5: Is It Worth Trading?

By Admiral Markets Dear traders, As you probably know, the industry is slowly but steadily shifting towards MT5. In my opinion, MT5 is the future of retail trading. Let’s find out what special about this new, revamped platform! Hedging allowed No FIFO rule Fundamental calendar integrated Commerce Integration Improved charting and time frames Exclusive first-class […]

Biotech Releases Initial Zika Vaccine Trial Results; Advances Combo Trials

By The Life Science Report Source: Streetwise Reports   10/18/2017 With multiple candidates in the pipeline advancing through clinical trials, Ram Selvaraju, an analyst with H.C. Wainwright & Co., provided insight into developments at a biotech addressing Zika virus, advanced bladder cancer and cervical dysplasia. In an Oct. 6 research note, Selvaraju reported that the New […]

30th Anniversary of Black Monday: Is a Resurgence Possible?

By Today is the 30th anniversary of Black Monday — the bloodiest day in Wall Street history. On this fateful day in 1987, the Dow crashed by 22.6%, annihilating the previous one-day record (-12.8%) set on Oct. 28, 1929. “Appropriately enough, Michael Jackson’s ‘Bad’ topped the U.S. Billboard charts. At the cinema, Fatal Attraction […]

10 Years Ago Today a Bear Market Started

By Yes, much has recently been published about the 10-year anniversary of the 2007~08 credit market crash and many people are trying to make comparisons between then and now.  Some of this information is valid and factual.  For example, the amount of debt now is much higher than the debt levels in 2004~08.  This would […]

Biotech Announces ‘Late-Breaking’ Addition to Immunotherapy Conference

By The Life Science Report Source: Streetwise Reports   10/18/2017 Michael King Jr., an analyst with JMP Securities, reported this biopharmaceutical firm was recently added to the roster of presenters scheduled for an upcoming annual meeting. An Oct. 12 research report noted that Infinity Pharmaceuticals Inc. (INFI:NASDAQ) announced “an IPI-549 late-breaking oral presentation” at the Society […]

Deflation Basics Series: The Quantity Theory of Money

By Elliott Wave International Here’s our challenge. In order to be aware of the investment pitfalls and opportunities that deflation can bring, we must first understand the basic elements of why it occurs. So our challenge is to try and make monetary economics, a subject that most people would find duller than watching paint dry […]

Trio of Firm’s Mines Log Strong Performance in Q3/17

By The Gold Report Source: Streetwise Reports   10/16/2017 Analyst Andrew Kaip compared this silver, gold and base metals miner’s reported Q3/17 production results to the numbers expected by his firm, BMO Capital Markets. In an Oct. 12, 2017 research report Kaip indicated that overall Q3/17 production was “strong” from three of Hecla Mining Co.’s (HL:NYSE) […]