• Tim Knight from...
    02/06/2016 - 00:25
    What we must remember is this: we are in a bear market, and the risk of a countertrend rally is present, but confined. The opportunity on the downside movement dwarfs the risk of a push higher, as...
  • Phoenix Capital...
    02/06/2016 - 10:15
    2008 was caused by derivatives based on consumer-focused assets (houses). The next crisis will be driven by derivatives on government-focused assets (bonds).

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Tyler Durden's picture

The Golden Age





Some people say that gold is dead. They point to deflationary pressures and a bear market that started back in September of 2011. The bulls have been wrong for years; however, that may be about to change…

 
EconMatters's picture

The Silver Market (Video, Jan. 31, 2016)





Are things going to be any different in the Silver Market for 2016?

 
Max.Power's picture

This is Not 2008 …at least Not for Gold





If equities sell off another 20% like 2008, gold would not follow them down in a  "dollar short squeeze or flight to quality". There is now a very different real interest rate and energy price setup and gold doesn't have the same macro correlations as before.

 
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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?

 
Tyler Durden's picture

A Constant Short Squeeze Threat: Oil Shorts Are At All-Time Highs





We have seen extreme short positioning building up in the oil futures market. The quantity of short positions opened is at an all-time high for Brent, and still high for WTI futures.

 
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Betting on Deflation May Be a Huge Mistake. Here’s Why…….





Inflation on the things we NEED..........Deflation on the things we don't NEED.........welcome to the machine.

 
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Oil Market Trade Setup





After all, in yesterday’s oil trading there were over 600,000 contracts trading hands on the Globex exchange Tuesday with over 1 million in estimated total volume at settlement.

 
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Here is How You Fix the Oil Market





But here is a giant freebie for all those stupid, clueless oil executives out there in North America.

 
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Technical Analysis of the Corn Market





For example, the world population continues to grow, good farming land with proper soil management is a finite resource, and the world is going to need more food in the future.

 
Tyler Durden's picture

2015 Year In Review - Scenic Vistas From Mount Stupid





“To the intelligent man or woman, life appears infinitely mysterious, but the stupid have an answer for everything.” ~Edward Abbey

 
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The Natural Gas Market Play





 I am sure corporations, wildcatters and trading firms are all making business decisions based upon these low natural gas prices, and they are not from the bullish side of the equation.

 
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