By: GE Christenson The NASDAQ 100 index peaked at 1,485 in July 1998. It subsequently crashed to below 1,070 in October 1998, a loss of about 28%. But, it climbed back to nearly 5,000 in March 2000, a rally off the low of over 350% in 17 months. The S&P 500 index peaked in October 2007 around 1,575.
Don't precious metal investors read newspapers? Despite proclamations from the mainstream press that the bull market in gold and silver is over, a buying frenzy in precious metals is occurring worldwide. The gold rush mentality to buy gold and silver at bargain prices has resulted in stock out conditions
By: GE Christenson The Commitment of Traders data is published every Friday. It lists the reportable positions of the commercial and non-commercial traders for silver contracts on the COMEX. STOP! Yes, I know The data is manipulated. The same people who brought us LIBOR, flash crashes, high frequency
We already knew from numerous previous reports that demand for physical gold and silver has soared since the early April precious metals crash.
Physical Demand For Gold and Silver Skyrockets – Gold Bullion Coin Sales Highest Since December 2009
We have probably all heard enough already from the mainstream nitwits who are forecasting the end of the gold bull market and further price declines. Funny thing though, most precious metal investors don't need advice from self proclaimed experts on how to invest their money. The explicitly stated
The stunning and unprecedented April gold crash has staggered investors with huge losses. Over the course of the first two weeks of April gold has declined by $203.50 or almost 13%. Since the beginning of the year, gold has crashed $313.75 or 18.5%. So who was the biggest loser in the gold market?
By: GE Christenson You bought silver with high expectations! Then it crashed while endless news reports informed you that silver would drop even further. Frustration! Misery! Despair! Depression! You have lived it all. There was no light at the end of the tunnel. Darkness and despair covered the land
John Paulson, famed for making billions ahead of the financial crash, is taking heavy losses on his gold holdings. According to Bloomberg, Paulson's gold fund is down 28% as of March 31st. As of the latest reporting period, Paulson hedge funds hold 21.8 million shares in the SPDR Gold Shares ETF (GLD),
Kyle Bass recently summed up the thoughts of many gold investors when he said "the largest central banks in the world, they have all moved to unlimited printing ideology. Monetary policy happens to be the only game in town. I am perplexed as to why gold is as low as it is. I don't have a great
The precious metal markets, which have been under a constant drumbeat of negative news and bearish price forecasts for months, sold off sharply today. Bearish investors seemed to reach the "give up" stage as gold and