Precious Metals Were Ripe for a Pullback

If you hear one peep out of the gold community about a precious metals “take down”, “attack” or any other such aggressive or war-like language you will then be hearing some old fashioned and promotional gold bug orthodoxy. Fortunately, a casual look around the Bug-o-Sphere does not yield too many obvious conspiracy theorists or importantly, cheerleaders. Indeed, it seems that all too many bugs expected … Continue reading Precious Metals Were Ripe for a Pullback

Media’s Mental Whipsaw in Gold and Silver

You can click the graphic to go to an article that will tell you why silver has room to run due to… “Market participants have been missing gold’s upswings and are likely now expressing this through silver and, more recently, platinum as well,” said Joni Teves, a strategist at UBS. Personally, I don’t buy that rationale for even a moment. Gold bottoms and turns up … Continue reading Media’s Mental Whipsaw in Gold and Silver

A “Glimmer” for the Semiconductor Sector

Glimmer: noun; a faint sign of a feeling or quality, especially a desirable one The Semi sector as a whole remains in a growth contraction. I happen to hold equipment makers ASML and AMAT and have a couple of chip makers on watch (as noted in NFTRH’s NFTRH+ Charts & Notes segment). Semi is the early bird, the canary and despite the industry contraction the … Continue reading A “Glimmer” for the Semiconductor Sector