Outlook 2020 (Part 2): Key Fundamentals and Technicals for Precious Metals

Outlook 2020 (Part 2): Key Fundamentals and Technicals for Precious Metals By Stefan Gleason The first part of our 2020 Outlook covered the Big Picture Backdrop for Precious Metals. This second part focuses on the fundamental and technical setup for gold and silver markets. Precious metals markets enter the New Year with some impressive upside momentum. Are gold and silver poised to deliver big gains in 2020? Before answering that question, let’s review the year-end closing prices and yearly gains the metals recorded in 2019: Gold: $1,519 (+18.9%) Silver: $17.91…

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Outlook 2020: The Big Picture Backdrop for Precious Metals

Outlook 2020: The Big Picture Backdrop for Precious Metals By Stefan Gleason The year ahead promises to be an eventful one. It will, of course, be dominated by political headlines leading up to the 2020 election. It could also be a big breakout year for precious metals. In the second part of Money Metals’ 2020 Outlook, we’ll drill down on the fundamental and technical setup for gold and silver… However, in this first part, we’ll set the stage by digging into the macro forces at play in the economy, monetary…

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Signs Swirl All Around Us — Is The Monetary Reset At Hand?

Signs Swirl All Around Us — Is The Monetary Reset At Hand? By Chris Powell For most of this decade owning gold and gold-related investments has required the patience of Job, and the sector is so obscure that it is hard to be sure of anything. But for months now the unusual developments have been piling up so much that it may be possible to regain some optimism. There are indications of a shortage of metal not just at the New York Commodities Exchange, where for months now most contracts…

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Role of Gold and Silver in An Economic Collapse

Role of Gold and Silver in An Economic Collapse By Canadian Prepper In the video below the Canadian Prepper discusses the role of precious metals in surviving economic depressions. Is gold and silver all hype, or is there good reason to invest in these materials? Subscribe to Canadian Prepper’s YouTube channel. Like on Facebook and support at Patreon. Subscribe to Activist Post for truth, peace, and freedom news. Become an Activist Post Patron for as little as $1 per month at Patreon. Follow us on SoMee, Flote, Minds, Twitter, and…

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Sound Money State Index Identifies Friends & Enemies of Precious Metals Investors

Sound Money State Index Identifies Friends & Enemies of Precious Metals Investors Interview with Jp Cortez Welcome to this week’s Market Wrap Podcast, I’m Mike Gleason. Coming up Jp Cortez of the Sound Money Defense League joins us to discuss the latest on the state legislative front when it comes to taxation of gold and silver, an issue that is becoming more and more important for precious metals investors, many of whom are now facing the prospects of having to pay sales tax when they buy precious metals. Jp also…

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Fed’s Own Forecasts Again Dead Wrong as QE4 Accelerates

Fed’s Own Forecasts Again Dead Wrong as QE4 Accelerates By Mike Gleason Precious metals markets enter November’s trading with bulls eying a potential year-end rally. Gold and silver prices did manage to post gains on Wednesday and Thursday after the Federal Reserve announced a quarter point rate cut. But the Fed followed up its move with language suggesting interest rate policy is now on pause. News Anchor #1: The Federal Reserve cut the benchmark rate by a quarter of a percentage point. It’s now at 1.5% to 1.75%. The rate…

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The Fed’s “Not QE” Is Morphing into “QE4ever”

The Fed’s “Not QE” Is Morphing into “QE4ever” By Mike Gleason Another week, another new and expanded repo market intervention by the Federal Reserve. On Thursday, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York intervened twice with fresh liquidity injections. Fed officials raised their offerings for overnight repos up from $75 billion to a staggering $120 billion. This comes on top of the $60 billion per month in Treasury bill purchases that will extend well into next year and possibly beyond. Over the past month alone, the Fed’s balance sheet has…

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Silver Eyes Fourth Quarter Rebound

Silver Eyes Fourth Quarter Rebound By Stefan Gleason Precious metals markets enter the often favorable fourth quarter trading season with the potential to reinvigorate their major uptrends. Despite posting impressive gains in the third quarter, gold and (especially) silver finished it on a downbeat note. On Monday, sellers smashed silver spot prices down 3.6% to test the $17.00/oz. level. The disappointing finish to the month and the quarter does raise the possibility that momentum selling could continue to drag prices lower in the near term. However, quarter-end profit taking and…

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Class Action Lawsuits May Eventually Result in Damages Paid Out to Cheated Metals Investors

Class Action Lawsuits May Eventually Result in Damages Paid Out to Cheated Metals Investors By Clint Siegner Gold and silver investors have been watching the Department of Justice investigation of criminal price rigging at JPMorgan Chase and other bullion banks carefully. Several crooked traders have pled guilty to “spoofing” the markets and more have been indicted. The DOJ has even suggested the banks have been engaged in racketeering. Prosecutors may use RICO laws designed for taking down organized crime syndicates to prosecute these shady Wall Street firms. The banks’ problems…

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911, WHAT’S YOUR EMERGENCY: Trump Driving Dollar OFF A CLIFF!

911, WHAT’S YOUR EMERGENCY: Trump Driving Dollar OFF A CLIFF! This is a critical update from one of the best financial commentators I know, a good friend of ours, Mr. Lior Gantz of WealthResearchGroup.com and we’re excited to share this one with you! Ray Dalio, the world’s No.1 hedge fund manager, studies economic cycles going back 600 years and more. I’ve read all of his books and essays – the research is unbelievable. Bridgewater Associates has 1,500 analysts on its payroll, as well as wildly expensive computing machines, but for…

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