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Adam Hamilton

Adam Hamilton

Contributor since: 26 Feb 2010

Biography

Mr. Hamilton, a private investor and contrarian analyst, publishes Zeal Intelligence, an in-depth monthly strategic and tactical analysis of markets, geopolitics, economics, finance, and investing delivered from an explicitly pro-free market and laissez faire perspective.

  • Gold Enters Its Summer Lull

    Published 08 June 2018 | viewed 11,431 times

    Early summer is the weakest time of the year seasonally for gold, silver, and their miners’ stocks. With traders’ attention diverted to vacations and summer…

  • Silver Stocks Continue To Struggle

    Published 01 June 2018 | viewed 4,707 times

    The major silver miners’ stocks remain deeply out of favor, languishing near multi-year lows. Of course, that reflects investors’ lack of interest in silver itself.…

  • Is There Upside Potential For Gold Juniors?

    Published 25 May 2018 | viewed 7,988 times

    The junior gold miners have largely been shunned over the past year or so, condemned to listlessly drift near lows. Their stock prices have suffered…

  • U.S. Mega-Stocks See Earnings Soar

    Published 11 May 2018 | viewed 723 times

    The mega-cap stocks that dominate the U.S. markets are just wrapping up a truly-extraordinary earnings season. Naturally this first quarter under Republicans’ new corporate tax…

  • Gold Bulls Are Gearing Up For A Rally

    Published 04 May 2018 | viewed 30,369 times

    Gold was enjoying a solid spring rally until a couple weeks ago, nearing major upside breakouts. But its nice advance has crumbled since, really weighing…

  • Is Gold Staging A Comeback?

    Published 20 April 2018 | viewed 9,953 times

    Gold remains largely forgotten, off the radars of most investors. But that’s likely to change soon as this leading alternative investment is nearing a major…

  • Silver May Be Preparing For Its Strongest Bull Run In Years

    Published 06 April 2018 | viewed 2,591 times

    Silver has been dead money over the past year or so, relentlessly grinding sideways to lower. That weak price action has naturally left this classic…

  • Are Gold Miners Poised For A Breakout?

    Published 23 March 2018 | viewed 1,377 times

    The junior gold miners’ stocks have spent much of the past year grinding sideways near lows, sapping confidence and breeding widespread bearishness. The entire precious-metals…

  • Why Are Investors Overlooking Gold Stocks?

    Published 16 March 2018 | viewed 2,498 times

    The gold miners’ stocks remain deeply out of favor, trading at prices seen when gold was half or even a quarter of current levels. So…

  • Are Gold Stocks Preparing For A Rally?

    Published 09 March 2018 | viewed 2,052 times

    The small contrarian gold-mining sector remains deeply out of favor, universally ignored. Thus, the gold stocks are largely drifting listlessly, totally devoid of excitement. But…

  • The Fascinating Interplay Between Gold And The U.S. Dollar

    Published 02 March 2018 | viewed 1,477 times

    The U.S. dollar has fallen rather sharply over the past year or so, despite ongoing Fed rate hikes. This persistent dollar weakness has really boosted…

  • Bitcoin Was Only The Beginning…

    Published 15 February 2018 | viewed 0 times

    Upset that you missed the boat on the bitcoin craze last year? Millionaires were minted overnight as bitcoin returned 1,700 percent in 2017, only to…

  • Stock Selling Unleashed!

    Published 09 February 2018 | viewed 0 times

    The unnaturally-tranquil stock markets suddenly plunged over this past week.  Volatility skyrocketed out of the blue and shattered years of artificial calm conjured by extreme…

  • Gold Upleg Breaking Out

    Published 26 January 2018 | viewed 0 times

    Gold’s strong upleg accelerated this week, powering to major new breakout highs.  Speculators rushed to buy gold futures following surprising weak-dollar comments from the US…

  • GDX $25 Breakout on Earnings

    Published 19 January 2018 | viewed 0 times

    The world’s leading gold-stock ETF is nearing a major upside breakout from key technical levels.  GDX is getting closer to challenging and powering above $25. …

  • Stock Selloffs Great for Gold

    Published 12 January 2018 | viewed 0 times

    The stock markets have rocketed higher since Trump’s election win on hopes for big corporate tax cuts.  This extreme rally has left stocks exceedingly overvalued…

  • Gold-Stock Upside Huge

    Published 08 January 2018 | viewed 0 times

    The gold miners’ stocks have huge upside potential in 2018, likely the best among stock-market sectors.  They really lagged gold last year, so a major…

  • Stock Markets Hyper-Risky 2

    Published 02 January 2018 | viewed 0 times

    The US stock markets enjoyed an extraordinary surge in 2017, shattering all kinds of records.  This was fueled by hopes for big tax cuts soon…

  • Gold Stocks Coiled Spring

    Published 25 December 2017 | viewed 0 times

    The gold miners’ stocks largely ground sideways in 2017, lagging gold’s solid rally.  Being trapped in this vexing consolidation has decimated sentiment, leaving a bearish…

  • Gold Juniors’ Q3’17 Fundamentals

    Published 04 December 2017 | viewed 0 times

    The junior gold miners’ stocks have spent months grinding sideways near lows, sapping confidence and breeding widespread bearishness.  The entire precious-metals sector has been left…