• BullionStar
    05/30/2016 - 21:24
    The US Gold Market is best known as the home of gold futures trading on the COMEX in New York. The COMEX has a literal monopoly on gold futures trading volumes worldwide, but very little physical...

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Gold and Silver Aren’t Getting Stronger, Report 29 May, 2016





The dollar moved up, though most people would say gold fell about $40. In their view, the value of the dollar is 1/N (N = quantity). So how could the dollar go up, despite increasing quantity?

 
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Paper Gold Is Rising, Report 1 May, 2016





The price of gold shot up this week, and silver moved proportionally. Headlines are screaming for gold to hit $10,000 or $50,000. Does this alleged new bull market have legs?

 
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Silver Gone Wild, Report 20 Mar





Silver ran up 44 cents on the Fed announcement. Then consolidated before running up over $16. It finally exhausted itself $16.15. What happened?!

 
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Interest on Gold Is the New Tempest in a Teapot





A company offers interest on gold, and the gold community goes ballistic. Why so visceral a response?

 
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Gold-Silver Ratio Breakout Report, 28 Feb, 2016





Monetary Metals has been predicing a rising gold-silver ratio. This ratio moved up very sharply this week, and now it takes 83.2 ounces of silver to buy an ounce of gold.

It's within a hair’s breadth of breaking out past the high set on Oct 17, 2008.

 
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Gold Costs 80oz of Silver, Report 21 Feb, 2016





The big news is that the gold-silver ratio closed at 80, a new post-2008 record. Why?

 
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They Broke the Silver Fix





On Jan 28, the price of silver flash crashed. This irregularity occurred around the silver fix. The spot price was $14.40 but the fix was $13.58.

 
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Possible Silver U-Turn Report, 7 Feb, 2016





Wow, did the dollar move down this week! It dropped more than it has in quite a while. It fell 1.3mg gold, or 0.1g silver, but what happened to the fundamentals?

 
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Monetary Metals Brief 2016





We have made a contrarian call for a falling silver price and a rising gold to silver ratio for years. This ratio has risen a lot during this time. Are we ready to change our call yet?

 
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Silver Flash in the Pan, Report 10 Jan, 2016





Many were excited on Thursday to see a spike in the silver price. We were not quite so exuberant, and in 13 hours the market took back the entire move and more.

 
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Murphy’s Law of Gold Analysis, Report 3 Jan





This week, the gold-silver ratio promptly moved up +2.3%. As readers will recall, we have been calling for a ratio value over 80 for a while.

 
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Supply and Demand Report 27 Dec, 2015





For a long time, we called for a big drop in the silver price. It stubbornly did not, or when it did drop it soon recovered. In the end, we were right and the silver bulls were wrong.

 
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Another Look at the Gold Price Drop of 6 November





Our previous look at Nov 6 compared spot and futuresThis time, let’s look at gold futures and GLD.

 
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Gold Price Drop of 6 Nov: Drilling Down





The cobasis briefly peaked around 11% (from around 0.5% previously).

 
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A 14 Handle on Silver. Again. 8 Nov, 2015





Last week, we asked if silver would have a 14 handle again. This week, the market answered yes we can! How did we know? By looking at supply and demand.

 
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