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David Chapman

David Chapman

Union Securities

Contributor since: 26 Feb 2010


David Chapman is a director of Bullion Management Services the manager of the Millennium BullionFund.

  • Crucial Time Frame

    Published 26 June 2004 | viewed 3,270 times

    We can only hope that the last half of 2004 is not the low volatility, narrow range of the first half of the year. It…

  • Stock Market Continues to Top

    Published 11 June 2004 | viewed 3,396 times

    Everything we are looking at tells us that the market is continuing a topping process that began with the NASDAQ topping in late January. Since…

  • The Terror Factor

    Published 04 June 2004 | viewed 3,536 times

    For the second time in a month and for the fourth time in two months, armed insurgents attacked westerners in Saudi Arabia this time killing…

  • Gold - Rising Again!

    Published 29 May 2004 | viewed 3,123 times

    It has been a rough five months for gold bugs. Gold topped in early January, then double topped on April 1 near $430. Stocks, as…

  • Alternative Energy - down, out and forgotten?

    Published 13 May 2004 | viewed 3,700 times

    It was an entire generation ago on October 17, 1973 that Saudi Arabia and a number of its oil-producing neighbours shut down oil supplies to…

  • Slowly Unravelling!

    Published 08 May 2004 | viewed 3,011 times

    Gwynne Dyer, a well known Canadian Geopolitical analyst, started off a recent commentary (Siege spells beginning of the end for US in Iraq, May 5,…

  • Sell in May and Go Away!

    Published 29 April 2004 | viewed 4,112 times

    The old market cliché of "Sell in May and go away" is out in full force again. While it may be a cliché it is…

  • Energy Wars!

    Published 16 April 2004 | viewed 6,365 times

    That the International Energy Agency should cite China's growing thirst for oil as surpassing expectations and therefore a prime driver behind rising oil prices should…

  • Could the Bears Be Wrong?

    Published 02 April 2004 | viewed 3,331 times

    Can a bear be his own devils advocate and support the bull view? The answer of course is no but it is important to understand…

  • Gold - The Next Leg Up

    Published 26 March 2004 | viewed 3,628 times

    The past few months must be frustrating for gold bugs. After a good year in 2003 that saw the Gold rise 19.5%, the TSX Gold…

  • Terror in the Aisles

    Published 19 March 2004 | viewed 2,981 times

    "Terror in the Aisles" was the title of a 1984 documentary on horror films disguised as a schlock film despite the efforts of its able…

  • Rich Man's Gold

    Published 12 March 2004 | viewed 3,195 times

    Where is Paul Erdman when I need him? A few weeks ago we noted that Paul Erdman whose book and subsequent film The Silver Bears…

  • The Coming Storm

    Published 05 March 2004 | viewed 2,860 times

    "The coming storm" is the title of an article in the Economist (February 21, 2004). The article was noteworthy and important because the Economist is…

  • Poor Man's Gold

    Published 25 February 2004 | viewed 4,356 times

    Paul Erdman writes financial thrillers. Some of his books are so good they have been uncannily predictive. One of them "The Silver Bears" was a…

  • A Short Primer on Cycles in the Current Market

    Published 14 February 2004 | viewed 4,940 times

    Cycles are a part of life. There are the cycles of the seasons, cycles of the calendar and the cycles of life from birth to…

  • Currency Wars, Budget Woes

    Published 05 February 2004 | viewed 3,170 times

    What is one to make of it? In the month of January the Bank of Japan (BOJ) spent a whopping US$67 billion (later revised up…

  • The Silly Season

    Published 29 January 2004 | viewed 3,106 times

    It's the silly season. We call it the silly season because so many crazy things are going on. In Hollywood it's awards time and as…

  • Big Trouble for the US Dollar?

    Published 16 January 2004 | viewed 5,952 times

    Hyperboles are nothing new to gold bugs. One of my favourites was a description of the coming Islamic Gold Dinar describing it as a neutron…

  • The Disappearing Jobs

    Published 09 January 2004 | viewed 4,158 times

    In the 1992 US election Presidential candidate H. Ross Perot said that if the North American Free Trade Act passes "you will hear a giant…

  • Treasure in the Hills

    Published 04 January 2004 | viewed 3,983 times

    There is treasure lurking in the hills of Canada, Mexico, Peru, Chile, Brazil, China, West Africa and numerous other places where there is rock to…