https://silverseek.com/commentaries/rss Goldseek Commentaries en The 200 Week Moving Average War Goes Nuclear! https://silverseek.com/commentary/200-week-moving-average-war-goes-nuclear-16438 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-snippet"> <div class="field-label">Snippet:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes, I know I’m on vacation. Not to mention, it’s still Saturday morning. However, with Diana having taken Sylvie to see Beauty and the Beast, I want to take a few moments to give you my take on yesterday’s events – and “trading.” Particularly, the Trump Administration’s epic political setback, in failing to convince “Freedom Caucus” Republicans to vote for the hideous Trump-Care bill. Who in essence, called the “art of the deal” architect on his “ultimatum” to either pass the bill, or stick with Obama-care until it inevitably explodes – just as I predicted from day one. Frankly, there is no way to sugar coat such an epic political failure – which for once, even the Wall Street Journal perfectly described. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-article-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Monday, March 27th</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><span style="color: #000000;">Yes, I know I’m on vacation.&nbsp; Not to mention, it’s still Saturday morning.&nbsp; However, with Diana having taken Sylvie to see <em>Beauty and the Beast</em>, I want to take a few moments to give you my take on yesterday’s events – and “trading.”&nbsp; Particularly, the Trump Administration’s epic political setback, in failing to convince “Freedom Caucus” Republicans to vote for the hideous Trump-Care bill.&nbsp; Who in essence, called the “art of the deal” architect on his “<a href="https://www.milesfranklin.com/the-ultimatum/"><span style="color: #000000</a></span></p><p><a href="https://silverseek.com/commentary/200-week-moving-average-war-goes-nuclear-16438" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 13:54:00 +0000 Andrew Hoffman 16438 at https://silverseek.com COT Silver Report - March 17, 2017 https://silverseek.com/commentary/cot-silver-report-march-17-2017-16436 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-snippet"> <div class="field-label">Snippet:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> COT Silver Report - March 17, 2017 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-article-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Friday, March 24th</span> </div> </div> </div> <table class="MsoNormalTable" style="margin: auto auto auto 4.65pt; width: 551px; border-collapse: collapse;" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"><tbody><tr style="height: 15.75pt; mso-yfti-irow: 0; mso-yfti-firstrow: yes;"><td style="border-bottom: #f0f0f0; border-left: windowtext 1pt solid; padding-bottom: 0in; padding-left: 5.4pt; width: 413pt; padding-right: 5.4pt; background: black; height: 15.75pt; border-top: windowtext 1pt solid; border-right: black 1pt solid; padding-top: 0in;" colspan="6" valign="bottom" nowrap="nowrap" width="551"><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: cente</td></tr></tbody></table><p><a href="https://silverseek.com/commentary/cot-silver-report-march-17-2017-16436" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:31:46 +0000 SilverCOTReport 16436 at https://silverseek.com Silver Miners’ Q4’16 Fundamentals https://silverseek.com/commentary/silver-miners%E2%80%99-q4%E2%80%9916-fundamentals-16435 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-snippet"> <div class="field-label">Snippet:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The silver miners’ stocks have had a roller-coaster ride of a year so far. They surged, plunged, and then started surging again last week on a less-hawkish-than-expected Fed. Such big volatility has spawned similar outsized swings in sentiment, distorting investors’ perceptions of major silver miners. But their recently-reported fourth-quarter operating and financial results reveal the true underlying fundamental realities. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-article-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Friday, March 24th</span> </div> </div> </div> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="font-family: Arial;">The silver miners’ stocks have had a roller-coaster ride of a year so far. They surged, plunged, and then started surging again last week on a less-hawkish-than-expected Fed. Such big volatility has spawned similar outsized swings in sentiment, distorting investors’ perceptions of major silver miners. But their recently-reported fourth-quarter operating and financial results reveal the true underlying fundamental realities.</span></span></span></p><p><a href="https://silverseek.com/commentary/silver-miners%E2%80%99-q4%E2%80%9916-fundamentals-16435" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:01:40 +0000 Adam Hamilton 16435 at https://silverseek.com PiMBEEB-A-LOOZA https://silverseek.com/commentary/pimbeeb-looza-16434 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-snippet"> <div class="field-label">Snippet:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> This is the first week I can remember, in which every day, I awoke to so many “horrible headlines,” I couldn’t determine which to focus on. Which is why, articles like yesterday’s “all out political, economic, and financial war” have been commonplace; in which, I comment on myriad topics, from the four corners of the planet; which invariably, are tied to the same root cause. I.e., the catastrophic, terminal phase of history’s largest, most destructive fiat Ponzi scheme. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-article-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Friday, March 24th</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><span style="color: #000000;">This is the first week I can remember, in which <em>every day</em>, I awoke to <em>so </em>many “horrible headlines,” I couldn’t determine which to focus on.&nbsp; Which is why, articles like yesterday’s “<a href="https://www.milesfranklin.com/all-out-political-economic-and-financial-warfare/"><span style="color: #000000;">all out political, economic, and financial war</span></a>” have been commonplace; in which, I comment on myriad topics, from the four corners of the planet; which invariably, are tied to the same root cause.&nbsp; I.e., the catastrophic, term</span></p><p><a href="https://silverseek.com/commentary/pimbeeb-looza-16434" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:27:06 +0000 Andrew Hoffman 16434 at https://silverseek.com Dead Men Walking? https://silverseek.com/commentary/dead-men-walking-16431 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-snippet"> <div class="field-label">Snippet:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The narrative thus far – after decades of allowing themselves to be led in and out of COMEX silver futures contracts by their commercial counterparties, several managed money traders appear to have woken up to the fact they’ve been duped all along. A key component of the silver manipulation for the past 30 years has been the knee-jerk and mechanical reaction of the managed money traders to collectively sell whenever the commercials rigged prices lower beyond certain moving averages. Ditto for buying on rising prices. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-article-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Thursday, March 23rd</span> </div> </div> </div> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 8pt;"><span style="line-height: 107%; font-family: 'Verdana','sans-serif'; font-size: 10pt; color: #000000;">The narrative thus far – after decades of allowing themselves to be led in and out of COMEX silver futures contracts by their commercial counterparties, several managed money traders appear to have woken up to the fact they’ve been duped all along.</span></p><p><a href="https://silverseek.com/commentary/dead-men-walking-16431" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:48:32 +0000 Theodore Butler 16431 at https://silverseek.com All Out Political, Economic, And Financial Warfare! https://silverseek.com/commentary/all-out-political-economic-and-financial-warfare-16428 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-snippet"> <div class="field-label">Snippet:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Like it or not, we are living through a major inflectionary point in human history; on more fronts; with more lasting, and dramatic changes than any before it. Yes, there have been hundreds of humanity-altering wars throughout history. However, never have so many people been impacted by current events; as, for example, there are 7.4 billion people today, compared to 2.3 billion at World War II’s onset. And while WWII shaped the culture, economic and monetary, and physical borders for generations; in hindsight, until recently, the post-war Era has been “more of the same.” Only this time, global economic leadership switched from one Western power, the UK, to another, the U.S.; as evidenced by the “reserve currency,” in an increasingly global world, switching from the Pound to the dollar. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-article-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Wednesday, March 22nd</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><span style="color: #000000;">Like it or not, we are living through a major inflectionary point in human history; on more fronts; with more lasting, and dramatic changes than any before it.&nbsp; Yes, there have been hundreds of humanity-altering wars throughout history.&nbsp; However, never have so many people been impacted by current events; as, for example, there are 7.4 billion people today, compared to 2.3 billion at World War II’s onset.&nbsp; And while WWII shaped the culture, economic and monetary, and physical borders for generations; in hindsight, until recently, the post-war Era </span></p><p><a href="https://silverseek.com/commentary/all-out-political-economic-and-financial-warfare-16428" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:38:16 +0000 Andrew Hoffman 16428 at https://silverseek.com “Us” Against The World https://silverseek.com/commentary/%E2%80%9Cus%E2%80%9D-against-world-16425 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-snippet"> <div class="field-label">Snippet:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> This just isn’t fair! As every time the weekend passes, I wake up Monday with a gargantuan amount of “horrible headlines” to process (or, as I have recently deemed them, “PM bullish, everything-else bearish); which I dutifully gather every second of the day, be it Saturday, Sunday, or holiday. In other words, the Miles Franklin Blog tirelessly works 24/7, to give you the best, and most actionable information available. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-article-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Tuesday, March 21st</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><span style="color: #000000;">This just isn’t fair!&nbsp; As every time the weekend passes, I wake up Monday with a gargantuan amount of “horrible headlines” to process (or, as I have recently deemed them, “PM bullish, everything-else bearish); which I dutifully gather every second of the day, be it Saturday, Sunday, or holiday.&nbsp; In other words, the <em>Miles Franklin Blog </em>tirelessly works 24/7, to give you the <em>best</em>, and <em>most</em> actionable information available.</span></p><p><a href="https://silverseek.com/commentary/%E2%80%9Cus%E2%80%9D-against-world-16425" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:44:38 +0000 Andrew Hoffman 16425 at https://silverseek.com Miles Franklin, And The Precious Metal Bullion Industry https://silverseek.com/commentary/miles-franklin-and-precious-metal-bullion-industry-16421 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-snippet"> <div class="field-label">Snippet:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Ides of March came and went, with the Fed’s “dovish hike” once and for all proving it cares nothing about the economy, and everything about the stock market, and its Wall Street masters. The following, damning chart of who has benefited from a decade of post-financial crisis Central bank largesse; not including, of course, the vast amount of covert market support – and likely, inside information dissemination – to the Fed’s partners-in-crime, the “too big to fail” banks; whose joint goal is, at all costs, prolonging history’s largest, most destructive fiat Ponzi scheme. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-article-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Monday, March 20th</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><span style="color: #000000;">The Ides of March came and went, with the Fed’s “dovish hike” once and for all <em>proving</em> it cares <em>nothing </em>about the economy, and <em>everything </em>about the stock market, and its Wall Street masters.&nbsp; The following, damning chart of who has benefited from a decade of post-financial crisis Central bank largesse; not including, of course, the vast amount of <em>covert </em>market support – and likely, inside information dissemination – to the Fed’s partners-in-crime, the “too big to fail” banks; whose joint goal is, at all costs, prolonging</span></p><p><a href="https://silverseek.com/commentary/miles-franklin-and-precious-metal-bullion-industry-16421" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 20 Mar 2017 14:44:02 +0000 Andrew Hoffman 16421 at https://silverseek.com COT Silver Report - March 17, 2017 https://silverseek.com/commentary/cot-silver-report-march-17-2017-16418 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-snippet"> <div class="field-label">Snippet:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> COT Silver Report - March 17, 2017 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-article-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Friday, March 17th</span> </div> </div> </div> <table class="MsoNormalTable" style="margin: auto auto auto 4.65pt; width: 551px; border-collapse: collapse;" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"><tbody><tr style="height: 15.75pt; mso-yfti-irow: 0; mso-yfti-firstrow: yes;"><td style="border-bottom: #f0f0f0; border-left: windowtext 1pt solid; padding-bottom: 0in; padding-left: 5.4pt; width: 413pt; padding-right: 5.4pt; background: black; height: 15.75pt; border-top: windowtext 1pt solid; border-right: black 1pt solid; padding-top: 0in;" colspan="6" valign="bottom" nowrap="nowrap" width="551"><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: cente</td></tr></tbody></table><p><a href="https://silverseek.com/commentary/cot-silver-report-march-17-2017-16418" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 17 Mar 2017 19:30:18 +0000 SilverCOTReport 16418 at https://silverseek.com Precious Metal Investing 2017-The “Old” Versus The New https://silverseek.com/commentary/precious-metal-investing-2017-%E2%80%9Cold%E2%80%9D-versus-new-16413 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-snippet"> <div class="field-label">Snippet:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Talk about “extremes to the extreme!” To wit, I have been watching the “2:15 AM” open of the London paper market for nearly four years; and on 806 of the 923 days since, prices have been either attacked or “capped and attacked” via the ubiquitous “Cartel Herald” algorithm – which has stopped all PM rallies, at all times of day, for the 15 years I have been watching. In fact, when I started watching the 2:15 AM “phenomenon” in July 2013, gold and silver were $1,300/oz and $19/oz, respectively, making the plausibility of such a lopsided daily distribution – if indeed markets were “freely traded” – that much more laughable. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-article-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Thursday, March 16th</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><span style="color: #000000;">Talk about “<a href="https://www.milesfranklin.com/extremes-to-the-extreme/"><span style="color: #000000;">extremes to the extreme!</span></a>”&nbsp; To wit, I have been watching the <a href="https://www.milesfranklin.com/the-215am/"><span style="color: #000000;">“2:15 AM</span></a>” open of the London<em> paper</em> market for nearly four years; and on 806 of the 923 days since, prices have been either attacked or “capped and attacked” via the ubiquitous “<a href="https://www.milesfranklin.com/the-cartel-herald/"><span style="color: #000000;">Cartel Herald</sp</span></a></span></p><p><a href="https://silverseek.com/commentary/precious-metal-investing-2017-%E2%80%9Cold%E2%80%9D-versus-new-16413" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 16 Mar 2017 15:56:22 +0000 Andrew Hoffman 16413 at https://silverseek.com