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Tempted to buy gold? Better to be patient!

On January 8th, I published Why the price of gold skyrocketed and why it’s over! I’m beginning to see (finally) some acknowledgement that the price of gold inflated by the fear that a collapse in the global financial infrastructure was … Continue reading

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Global resources boom imminent!

“The global demand for resources is beginning to improve, the Far East is growing again, and over the past years, commodity prices are heading in the right direction – as is to be expected at the start of a global … Continue reading

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How I predicted the decline in GOLD price!

The gold price has declined from the roughly $1750 level back in February to less than $1550 (more than 10% in 3 months).  It could be a screaming buy, but I’d discourage anyone from jumping in at this juncture.  What … Continue reading

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CHINA: Much ado about nothing.

China is almost grown up! When I wrote Resources Rock: How to Invest in and Profit From the Next Global Boom in Natural Resources in 2004 China wasn’t in the news as much as it is a mere 8 years … Continue reading

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Markets Report Card – Show me the Money!

All that doom and gloom (except in this blog) over the past year or more and you’d think there wasn’t any money to be made. Well, check out the returns afforded by North American stock markets: When writing A Maverick … Continue reading

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Cyclicals Surprise Attack?

Earlier in the month, Alcoa was featured as the ‘second worse performing Dow stock in 2011.’ It was almost universally (in research reports by analysts and the press) expected that the financial results would be terrible, as evidenced by this … Continue reading

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Short Gold, go LONG Currencies?

Central banks stockpiling bullion? Based on their historically really bad timing, looks like the price of gold has more room to move……DOWN! “The Central Bank Gold Agreement (also known as the Washington Agreement on Gold) was announced on September 26, … Continue reading

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