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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 Mining Stocks Stuck In Limbo

    Published 18 May 2019 | viewed 5,248 times

    The major gold miners’ stocks are drifting sideways with gold, their early-year momentum sapped by the recent stock-market euphoria. But they are more important than…

  • U.S. Stock Markets Are At A Crossroads

    Published 11 May 2019 | viewed 5,224 times

    The US stock markets sure feel inflectiony, at a major juncture. After achieving new all-time record highs, sentiment was euphoric heading into this week. But…

  • Traders Are Shorting Gold At Record Levels

    Published 27 April 2019 | viewed 5,528 times

    Gold has failed to gain traction over the past couple months, normally a seasonally-strong time. That has really weighed on sentiment, leaving traders increasingly bearish.…

  • Market Euphoria Weighs On Gold

    Published 21 April 2019 | viewed 4,745 times

    The great euphoria emanating from these near-record-high stock markets is breathtaking. Traders are again convinced stocks do nothing but rally indefinitely. That everything-is-awesome mindset has…

  • Next Major Stock Market Selloff Could Spark A Bull Run For Gold

    Published 14 April 2019 | viewed 4,383 times

    Gold has faded from interest in the past couple months, overshadowed by the monster stock-market rally. But gold has been consolidating high, quietly basing before…

  • Gold Stocks Press Higher

    Published 06 April 2019 | viewed 8,166 times

    The gold miners’ stocks are still marching, grinding higher on balance in a solid upleg. While interest in this sector has faded since late February,…

  • Gold Mid-Tiers Rally On Fresh Earnings Reports

    Published 23 March 2019 | viewed 9,332 times

    The mid-tier gold miners’ stocks have been rallying on balance in recent months, carving a solid young upleg. They’ve mostly finished reporting their latest fourth-quarter…

  • Where To Look As Gold Miners Inch Higher

    Published 17 March 2019 | viewed 3,001 times

    The major gold miners are grinding higher in a solid upleg, fueling growing interest in this small contrarian sector. They’ve mostly finished reporting their fourth-quarter…

  • Mega-Caps Post Strong Quarterlies Despite Tough Q4

    Published 09 March 2019 | viewed 1,487 times

    The widely-held mega-cap stocks that dominate the US markets recently finished reporting their Q4’18 financial results. Because the tenor of stock markets changed radically last…

  • Are Gold Stocks Getting The Attention They Deserve?

    Published 23 February 2019 | viewed 4,208 times

    The gold miners’ stocks surged strongly this week, blasting to new upleg highs. The mounting gains are naturally driving more interest in this small contrarian…

  • Gold-Stock Mega-Mergers Are Bad News For Shareholders

    Published 16 February 2019 | viewed 1,896 times

    The world’s two biggest gold miners both announced mega-mergers over the past 5 months or so.  These huge deals briefly garnered some interest in the…

  • Gold Stocks Are Gaining Speed

    Published 09 February 2019 | viewed 2,520 times

    Gold stocks’ young upleg is gathering steam, marching steadily to higher lows and higher highs.  These bullish technicals are gradually improving sentiment, fueling mounting interest…

  • Is Another Gold Rally On The Horizon?

    Published 18 January 2019 | viewed 2,235 times

    Gold investment demand reversed sharply higher in recent months, fueling a strong gold rally. The big stock-market selloff rekindled interest in prudently diversifying stock-heavy portfolios…

  • Investors Turn Bullish On Gold ETFs

    Published 12 January 2019 | viewed 2,561 times

    Gold miners’ exchange-traded funds are surging with gold powering higher. These mounting gains are naturally fueling growing interest in the leading gold-stock investment vehicles. Traders…

  • Gold Miners Face More Bearish Pressure

    Published 16 November 2018 | viewed 3,530 times

    The major gold miners’ stocks remain mired in universal bearishness, largely left for dead. They are just wrapping up their third-quarter earnings season, which proved…

  • Are Gold Stocks Preparing For A Winter Rally?

    Published 02 November 2018 | viewed 3,365 times

    The gold miners’ stocks suffered a rough late summer this year. A rare forced capitulation walloped them to deep new lows, short-circuiting their usual autumn…

  • The Fed’s Latest Move Could Be The End Of The Bull Run

    Published 28 September 2018 | viewed 6,121 times

    The Federal Reserve’s unprecedented quantitative-tightening campaign is finally ramping to its full-steam speed in Q4.  That will destroy $50b per month of quantitative-easing money created…

  • Gold Exodus To Reverse

    Published 22 September 2018 | viewed 3,504 times

    Investors have pulled much capital out of gold in recent months in a major mass exodus.  Their sentiment waxed very bearish as gold was pounded…

  • Gold Enters Its Summer Lull

    Published 08 June 2018 | viewed 12,383 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 6,422 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.…