September 15, 2012 11:42:57 AM MDT

The Fraud of Negative Gold/Silver Lease Rates

Experienced precious metals investors are familiar with the topic of “negative lease rates” for gold and silver bullion. However, even novice investors can infer what is being discussed: paying someone to “borrow” gold/silver bullion.

In general, any time we contemplate a situation where lenders are ...

Posted in Analysis By Jeff Nielson

August 27, 2012 9:58:43 AM MDT

Market warned about “stimulus disappointment”

In a world where the Corporate Media seeks to deceive rather than inform, and where markets move on propaganda rather than (actual) fundamentals; this forces investors to change their own approach to digesting “news”.

Since we cannot rely upon our controlled/manipulated markets to consistently reflec...

Posted in News By Jeff Nielson

August 20, 2012 12:51:17 AM MDT

New interview with SGT Report

I had the good fortune to get together again for another interview with that old smoothie, Sgt. Bull. We got into a wide range of topics, most of them centering on various facets of U.S. corruption, from rumors that the CFTC will be “dropping” its silver investigation to the phony/suspicious statist...

Posted in News By Jeff Nielson

August 6, 2012 8:57:59 AM MDT

CFTC to drop silver-manipulation investigation

Though some readers will be disappointed at this news, no one who has followed the sad existence of this pretend-regulator should be surprised that (once again) it simply refused to do its duty.

Based in a nation where the Rule of Law is dead-and-buried, whenever the CFTC doesn’t like “the law” it si...

Posted in News By Jeff Nielson

Regular readers know that I generally have little use for the “traders” in the precious metals sector, and even less respect for “technical analysis”. Trading in markets such as these is simply pure gambling. All technical analysis is based on a long list of assumptions, all of which must be true, or the technical analysis is invalid...

Posted in News By Jeff Nielson

June 29, 2012 2:05:15 PM MDT

This Week In Precious Metals – June 29th

To the casual observer of the gold market, all that happened this week (as we see metals prices surging strongly today) is that gold regained most of the ground it had lost following the brief-but-improbable plunge in the price of gold at the end of last week – where it was once again pulled below the $1600/oz level. However, such a superficial view of this market would ignore some very important dyanmics which accompanied this price action...

Posted in News By Jeff Nielson