Tag Archives: Gold

The Bubble In A Fairy Tale World

Great interview with Michael Novogratz, Galaxy Digital founder, CEO, and chairman.  He sounds exactly like the global macro heads at GMM.  His money quotes from the July 8th CNBC interview should sound very familiar to our readers. Money Quotes Macro … Continue reading

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Got Gold?

The Fed’s effective nationalization of the financial markets in the past week has spiked gold prices.  It does appear the first phase of the bear market and bursting of multiple asset bubbles is almost complete.  Phase 1, an initial massive deleveraging, … Continue reading

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Negative Yields Are Pure Gold

               Hat Tip:  @mootrades Begs the question (petitio principii):  Why Are Yields Negative?  

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Gold Makes Its Move

The near futures closed over $1,300 for the first time since last June.  We will add if Monday’s price can stay and close above $1,300.  Markets perceive central banks are caving. Help keep the lights on at the Global Macro Monitor.  … Continue reading

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S&P500 Key Levels

Stocks were hit with a double punch with the Apple warning and this morning’s weak ISM data (see table).  The S&P took out all its hard work since the Christmas Eve tank to close at its post-Christmas low. We’re not … Continue reading

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Adding to Gold Right Now

We are adding to our gold futures trade right here, right now at 1289 with a 1360ish target.  Trailing stop at 1252.00.   Decent risk-reward, in our opinion.  The path of least resistance is now up with 5.5 percent upside to … Continue reading

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Watching Gold

Gold is looking interesting. Fundamentally, it shouldn’t as the Fed is tightening the screws on liquidity, the ECB is ready to stop the printing press, and international reserves continue to decline. Check out the chart.  Higher lows since August,  a … Continue reading

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Other Fowl Plays In The Emerging Markets

Fowl Play? The Twisted Linguistics of Turkey American turkeys and African guinea fowl, victims of Portuguese vagary, became inextricably mixed. Today the geographically garbled turkey is known as dinde (from poule d’Inde or chicken of India) in France, kalkoen (from Calicut hen) in the Netherlands, and indjushka (Indian … Continue reading

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The Gold-Bond Correlation And Other Macro Observations

We have posted several pieces over this year noting the high correlation of gold and 10-year bond futures. See here, here and here. Here is how the gold ETF (GLD) and the Treasury ETF (TLT) have moved together over various … Continue reading

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TOTD: Today’s Rare Market Feat

This would be the 4th time in 20 years that stocks, bonds and gold all up by > 0.25% on the Fed Chair’s semi-annual testimony.  – Sentimen Trader (TOTD = Table of the Day)

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