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    December 30, 2019 – COT Comments
  • The holiday-delayed Commitments of Traders (COT) report as of Tuesday, December 24, featured headline changes largely as anticipated, but with a number aspects that seem quite compelling to me. As a reminder, gold and silver prices rose fairly strongly during...

    December 28, 2019 – Weekly Review
  • Despite some late price weakness in silver on Friday, gold and silver prices rose fairly sharply in the abbreviated Christmas holiday trading week, with both ending at 8 week closing highs. Gold finished the week up by $34 (2.3%), while...

    December 21, 2019 – Weekly Review
  • While gold and silver prices closed at six week highs, a key feature has been just how tight the recent trading range has been. Gold ended the week one dollar higher, while silver added 22 cents (1.3%), resulting in the...

    December 14, 2019 – Weekly Review
  • Gold and silver prices rallied this week, with gold ending $15 (1%) higher and at its highest weekly close in 6 weeks, while silver tacked on 40 cents (2.4%), snapping back from the prior week’s lowest close in 4 months....

    December 11, 2019 – Occam’s Razor
  • If there is one question that I’ve been asked more often than any other for many years (decades actually), it is why do the managed money traders persist in the apparent folly of falling for the dirty tricks and price...