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Michael Swanson

Michael Swanson

Contributor since: 26 Feb 2010

  • Next Six Weeks to be Moment of Truth for Gold Stocks

    Published 19 March 2007 | viewed 4,448 times

    Gold and gold stocks have certainly shaken up the gold bulls over the past few weeks. And with good reason. Gold fell from almost $700…

  • Gold Stocks Recharging For Massive Breakout

    Published 05 February 2007 | viewed 4,979 times

    So, what's going on with gold? We saw gold stocks drop in the first half of January and then rebound. This past Friday gold fell…

  • Last Weeks Action in Gold and the Big Picture: Three Bottoms and Up?

    Published 08 January 2007 | viewed 4,953 times

    After watching gold go through such a wild move last week, and if you are like me then I'm sure you felt some pain from…

  • Gold Stocks Did What They Needed to Do, Did You?

    Published 26 December 2006 | viewed 4,429 times

    Bull markets pull back. They attract buyers as they go up who don't really know what they are doing. They see stocks go up, sit…

  • A Big Buyer Scooped Up Gold Stocks Friday, Should You?

    Published 18 December 2006 | viewed 3,813 times

    You need to buy gold stocks if you don't already have a position. I bought near the October lows and added on to my position…

  • The 24th Hour for the Dollar

    Published 03 December 2006 | viewed 5,390 times

    The past two weeks were busy ones for me. Thanksgiving was great and last week I went to a gold investment conference in San Francisco.…

  • The Next Move for Gold Stocks

    Published 13 November 2006 | viewed 3,080 times

    The US dollar closed below its 85 dollar support level on Friday as the bounce in the dollar which began in June has fallen apart.…

  • Gold Primed for November Rally

    Published 30 October 2006 | viewed 4,181 times

    Last week gold stocks broke out of their downtrend resistance channel as the XAU popped above the 130 level. The market tipped us off that…

  • What's Next for Gold Stocks

    Published 16 October 2006 | viewed 5,106 times

    On Friday, the XAU closed above its 20-day moving average while breaking the downtrend line connecting its two September peaks. This serves as confirmation that…

  • Gold Stocks Enter the Buy Zone

    Published 03 October 2006 | viewed 6,683 times

    Yesterday the XAU and HUI both closed up fractionally while gold fell 3 1/2 dollars and is now trading down 4 points in pre-market action.…

  • Why Gold Dropped And What is to Come

    Published 23 September 2006 | viewed 4,059 times

    The gold smashup - that's what gold bugs have faced over the past several weeks. Just two weeks ago gold appeared to be poised to…

  • Volatility in Gold Stocks Shrinks to Extreme Level

    Published 28 August 2006 | viewed 5,151 times

    Shrinking volatility continues to characterize the gold market as gold stocks remained in a narrow range last week. In fact, volatility for gold stocks has…

  • Gold Stocks and the Head and Shoulders Myth

    Published 31 July 2006 | viewed 3,746 times

    Gold is poised once again to breakout and go higher. On Thursday, the XAU gapped up to its upper resistance trendline and resistance 144-145 zone.…

  • Gold Stocks Turn the Corner!

    Published 22 June 2006 | viewed 5,456 times

    Finally we turned the corner in gold stocks. The trend is now UP! The XAU and HUI closed above their resistance downtrend lines yesterday and,…

  • Embrace the Gold Stock Panic and Buy!

    Published 23 May 2006 | viewed 7,379 times

    On May third my article Gold Is Getting Overbought was published on all of the leading gold websites. In it I wrote, "over the next…

  • Gold Is Getting Overbought

    Published 04 May 2006 | viewed 7,717 times

    Today I browsed half a dozen of the largest financial websites on the internet. Almost every single one of them had an article about the…

  • Locating the Next Gold Bottom

    Published 13 February 2006 | viewed 4,255 times

    Last week gold fell over 20 points while the XAU dropped almost 9%. Energy stocks fell hard too as the price of oil fell to…

  • Fed Printing Press Fueling Gold $500

    Published 22 November 2005 | viewed 8,393 times

    Times are quickly changing. But no matter what the situation, if you have a firm grasp of what's going on around you and a little…

  • Gold Breakout Coming

    Published 09 November 2005 | viewed 5,997 times

    The clock is ticking on the gold breakout. Gold stocks have been in a tight consolidation range now for over two full weeks. The bollinger…

  • My Target for the XAU is 193

    Published 29 September 2005 | viewed 5,774 times

    I will be at the Toronto Cambridge House Resource Investment Conference Oct 2-3. You'll find me at Dave Skarica's Addicted To Profits Booth so you…