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Adam Hamilton

Adam Hamilton

Contributor since: 26 Feb 2010


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.

  • The Gold Confiscation Hydra

    Published 28 March 2002 | viewed 4,900 times

    As a diligent student of the amazing history of the wondrous metal of gold and a wildly bullish gold investor at this peculiar crossroads in…

  • Curse of the Dow Trading Range

    Published 22 March 2002 | viewed 4,695 times

    In our current hectic and somewhat surreal financial markets, most market participants today seem to believe that "the long-term" is only about six months out…

  • Bond Anomalies Abound

    Published 15 March 2002 | viewed 3,591 times

    While stock investors in recent weeks have continued zealously waging their great debate over the near-future destiny of the US equity markets, strange things are…

  • More Bear Market Rallies!

    Published 08 March 2002 | viewed 3,594 times

    What a week in the perpetually fascinating US equity markets! Very exciting rallies erupted almost simultaneously in the ruling triumvirate of US equity indices, the…

  • Gold in the Information Age

    Published 01 March 2002 | viewed 3,810 times

    For the most part, the six millennia or so of human history has progressed in a fairly slow and relaxed manner. Borders changed, technology evolved,…

  • Trading the NASDAQ Bust

    Published 22 February 2002 | viewed 3,413 times

    Incredibly, as we rapidly approach the two-year anniversary of both the spectacular NASDAQ mania blow-off top of March 2000 and the ensuing brutal bear market…

  • The New Japanese Gold Rush

    Published 15 February 2002 | viewed 3,412 times

    Holy cow! Amazingly, after trading for more than a week in the fabled $300 realm, gold continues to steadfastly hold its ground right around the…

  • Gold Challenges $300!

    Published 08 February 2002 | viewed 5,181 times

    What a week for gold investors! The Ancient Metal of Kings, long ridiculed and derided as a "barbaric relic" by those whose entire understanding of…

  • Light in the Tunnel?

    Published 01 February 2002 | viewed 2,849 times

    Have you ever had one of "those" weeks? You know, the ones where exquisite and carefully-laid plans are suddenly depth-charged by the uncontrollable vagaries of…

  • Who Ransacked the Rand?

    Published 25 January 2002 | viewed 4,054 times

    Although far from the elite money-centers of the world in New York and London, the Republic of South Africa still carries great importance in the…

  • Gold and Silver Update

    Published 18 January 2002 | viewed 4,760 times

    Even in our increasingly digital and ethereal world dominating the young Information Age, the timeless allure and value of physical commodities with real mass and…

  • Show Me the Earnings!

    Published 11 January 2002 | viewed 3,649 times

    In the popular 1996 movie "Jerry Maguire", about an aggressive sports-agent who wakes up and questions the loose ethics of his profession, one incredibly memorable…

  • JPM Derivatives Monster Grows

    Published 04 January 2002 | viewed 3,941 times

    A long time ago in a galaxy far away, or it least it seems that way, I hammered-out an essay on derivatives powerhouse US superbank…

  • Rate Cut Scorecard Round Two

    Published 28 December 2001 | viewed 3,340 times

    As we look back and marvel at a fascinating 2001, it becomes readily apparent what an action-packed year it truly proved to be. Many incredible…

  • Century of the Dow

    Published 21 December 2001 | viewed 5,032 times

    The twentieth century proved to be monumentally important on innumerable fronts. As we all remain so close to the action having only recently made our…

  • Inflation or Deflation?

    Published 14 December 2001 | viewed 4,443 times

    One of the great debates currently raging amongst sophisticated investors worldwide concerns the near-future prospects for the US economy. An important facet of this mega-melee…

  • NASDAQ 1929

    Published 10 December 2001 | viewed 4,506 times

    With the spectacular rally in the NASDAQ since its post-attack September lows, investors are marveling at the action and wondering what the future holds for…