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Market Outlook

Gold miners have been sliding down along with the general stock market.  This is in spite of the fact that the price of gold has been holding up well.  We suspect that when earnings season kicks in that gold miners will outperform.  That is as long as the gold price...

Stock brokers have reduced commissions to $0.00

January 18:  Recently the major online brokers have reduced their trade commissions to zero.  This gives traders a great opportunity to test their trading skills on real trades with modest amounts of risk.  You can now actually make a few bucks by trading one share...

Price Forecasting

Price Forecasting Be skeptical whenever anyone makes a price forecast for a specific time interval. We have seen it in many cases over the years where the biggest experts made a specific price and time prediction. Most of these predictions turn out to be wrong,...

Gold in International Trade

November 10:  Rumor has it that China is working on a gold backed cryptocurrency.  No info on timelines, so it could be later or not at all rather than sooner.  We can only speculate if it might be a plan for international trade payments only.  It is clear that the...