Free Archive

    December 10, 2018 – COT Comments
  • The changes in the delayed Commitments of Traders (COT) Report were largely as expected, namely, featuring managed money buying and commercial selling on the price gains thru last Tuesday’s end of the reporting week of more than $30 in gold...

    December 8, 2018 – Weekly Review
  • Against a backdrop of increasing financial market volatility, prices for gold and silver rose for the week. Gold ended higher for the week by $28 (2.3%) and at its highest daily and weekly closing levels in nearly six months, while...

    December 5, 2018 – Is the CFTC Incompetent?
  • I ask you to overlook any insult implied in the title, as I intend a more serious question – Is the Commodities Futures Trading Commission capable of fulfilling its main mission, protecting the futures markets against manipulation? For the moment,...

    December 1, 2018 – Weekly Review
  • Gold and silver prices ended lower for the week, gold by $3 (0.2%), with silver down by 13 cents (0.9%). The relative weakness in silver caused the silver/gold price ratio to widen out to 86.3 to 1, the most undervalued...

    November 28, 2018 – A Crime in Progress
  • In medical situations, the most serious injuries in emergency rooms and on the battlefield are handled by triage – care is provided in the order of those needing it most. In business, those adverse developments most critical to the main...

    November 26, 2018 – COT Comments
  • The Commitments of Traders (COT) report released today, for positions as of the close last Tuesday, Nov 20, did indicate, largely as expected, managed money buying and commercial selling in both gold and silver, although the amount of managed money...