Gold, Silver And The Gold:Silver Ratio

As a reference, below is a monthly chart of Gold, Silver, the Gold:Silver ratio, and the S&P500, from January 1, 1980 through February 12, 2016 with price labels: (click on chart to enlarge image)(chart courtesy of StockCharts.com; chart creation and annotation by the author) _____ The Special Note summarizes my overall thoughts about our economic situation SPX …

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Thoughts On The Price Of Gold

The price of Gold is particularly important at this juncture, for a number of reasons. I have recently written of the decline in Gold’s price and its significance with regard to “deflationary pressures,” most recently in the June 10 post titled “The Prospect Of Deflation” as well as the May 20 post (seen on Doug …

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Gold’s Uptrend Since 2009

In my August 25 post (“Gold And Deflationary Pressures“) I spoke of the correction in Gold and its broader economic implications.  At that time Gold was at $1726/oz (December futures.) Now, the December Gold futures are at $1645.1/oz.  If one views Gold’s ascent from early 2009, one can see a rising trendline – one that …

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Gold Vs. The U.S. Dollar

In yesterday’s post I displayed various charts of the U.S. Dollar from a long-term perspective. Below is a chart that I find interesting.  It shows, from the year 2000 to present, the prices of Gold and the U.S. Dollar on a daily basis, linear-scale: (chart courtesy of StockCharts.com;  annotation by the author) (click on chart …

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Market Overview – Part II: U.S. Dollar, Japanese Yen & Gold

(this is the second in a series of five posts concerning the markets) I would like to start by featuring a couple of long-term charts of the U.S. Dollar. U.S. Dollar weakness is a foremost concern of mine.  As such, I have extensively written about it.  I am very concerned that the actions being taken …

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