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    December 29, 2018 – Weekly Review
  • Gold and silver prices powered higher, gold setting new six-month highs and silver up to four-month highs. Gold ended $24 (1.9%) higher and silver finished up by 74 cents (5%), its best weekly gain in more than a year. As...

    December 26, 2018 – The Solution
  • I believe that I have been as persistent as possible in pointing the finger at JPMorgan for manipulating the price of silver (and gold) since it took over Bear Stearns nearly eleven years ago. Over this time JPMorgan has used...

    December 22, 2018 – Weekly Review
  • Gold and silver prices rose this week, virtually alone in sea of sinking asset prices; although the gains were trimmed at week’s end. Gold was much stronger than silver, up $16 (1.3%), notching a fresh five month high, while silver...

    December 19, 2018 – Making the Case
  • I still maintain that the Department of Justice’s announcement on Nov 6 of a guilty plea by an ex-trader from JPMorgan for manipulating prices in COMEX precious metals futures is the biggest news possible. The actual guilty criminal plea is...

    December 15, 2018 – Weekly Review
  • Gold and silver finished lower for the week, with gold down $11 (0.9%) and silver down by six cents (0.4%). As a result of silver’s slight relative outperformance, the silver/gold price ratio tightened in a bit to just under 85...

    December 12, 2018 – Get Rich Quick?
  • If there is a single most sensible rule in the investment world, it is to forego schemes that promise quick riches. Invariably, if something sounds too good to be true, there’s good reason for that. Yet at the same time,...