Rick was recently a guest on The Financial Survival Network radio program. In this wide-ranging interview, he discusses gold, silver, the dollar’s undeserved safe-haven status, Europe’s crisis, the bogus dollar-swap arrangement and the frightening global geopolitical scene […] Read More
The US dollar index blasted higher on Sunday night, and the action since then gives us an upside target of 77.340. As the attached chart shows, the dollar's quick gains surpassed numerous external prior highs, but follow-through to the "D" target will be needed to take the index past the prominent 76.870 high of last […] Read More
[Addendum: I misread the date on Lira's piece -- his blog is not one of my regular stops on the Web -- and it turns out that it was written a year ago in August, not last month as erroneously noted. As readers may have surmised, however, that does not weaken or change my argument. Nor would I […] Read More
From our globetrotting friend Jonathan Auerbach, here's an excerpt from Auerbach & Grayson's latest report: "The resounding reversal in the primary trend of the US Dollar is the cornerstone of a bearish litany of technical evidence which resonates with the ominous plangency of 2008, and strongly reinforces our longstanding belief that significant downside remains for […] Read More
Our elected leaders need only look at the chart below to see how the budget stalemate will turn out. Gold has been rising at an exceedingly steep pitch since early July, implying that whatever deal emerges from the sausage factory on Capitol Hill, it will not much affect the ongoing destruction of the dollar that […] Read More
During the Oscar telecast one year, Johnny Carson wisecracked that if a terrorist were to blow up the auditorium and kill everyone in the audience, it would be the worst thing ever to happen to showbiz but the best thing to happen to Pia Zadora's never-quite-airborne career as a singer and actress. And so it […] Read More
Gold and Silver are down sharply Sunday night on word of bin Laden's death, and so I've furnished benchmarks for each that can help us judge the severity of the selloff. I've also identified the conditions necessary to signal a possible bullish reversal in the US dollar, but so far tonight there is not sufficient […] Read More
Take a gander at the chart accompanying today's DXY tout if you want to see how nasty it could get for the US dollar before it finds a support capable of arresting the long-term bear, at least for a while […] Read More
Using information disseminated in the chat room, we took a casual swing at Hecla yesterday that was based on a minor impulse leg and a strong tout from our friend Phil Calderone. I will formalize the effort to get long in this stock if an exceptional opportunity arises, but at this moment I do not share Phil's […] Read More
Check out today's tout and chart for the Dollar Index, since it's possible to infer the greenback is developing thrust for a mini-moon shot into the low 90s […] Read More
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