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Michael Swanson

Michael Swanson

Contributor since: 26 Feb 2010

  • Runaway Spending Fueling Gold

    Published 19 September 2005 | viewed 3,953 times

    When gold broke 450 last week it made a key breakout. For the past nine months, 450 has been resistance on gold. The move up…

  • New XAU Bottom in the Making

    Published 31 August 2005 | viewed 3,856 times

    On Tuesday gold briefly dipped below $430 an ounce today and the XAU fell below 93. The correction in gold that started two weeks ago…

  • Phase Two of the Gold Bull Market Begins!

    Published 04 August 2005 | viewed 5,768 times

    You are witnessing history. This is day one of phase two of the gold bull market. Yesterday the XAU gold stock index blasted through its…

  • Second Gold Stock Breakout Attempt Coming

    Published 25 July 2005 | viewed 5,631 times

    Two weeks ago the XAU gold stock index attempted to breakout and begin a run to its 52-week highs. After bottoming in May, the XAU…

  • Four Reasons Gold Stocks Are About to Rise

    Published 08 July 2005 | viewed 3,965 times

    Are you uneasy about gold stocks? After the Federal Reserve raised interest rates last week, gold fell 19 points. We found out on Friday that…

  • Monetary Cap on Gold to Be Lifted!

    Published 14 June 2005 | viewed 6,002 times

    Gold is going up again, but it is no surprise. The commitment of traders report for the end of May showed that commercial traders covered…

  • Three Signs of a Gold Bottom

    Published 25 May 2005 | viewed 5,553 times

    For several weeks now, I have been on the watch for a gold bottom to use as a buying opportunity. We are seeing three technical…

  • Why Gold Stock Correction Near an End

    Published 05 May 2005 | viewed 5,135 times

    It has been a tough road for gold stock bulls. Believe me I know. The most remarkable thing the past six weeks has been the…

  • Gold To Rally in 2005

    Published 19 April 2005 | viewed 4,037 times

    No earnings rally. The DOW got smashed last week and we don't think we are at a bottom yet. We're close. But not close enough.…

  • What Insiders Think of the Dollar

    Published 11 April 2005 | viewed 6,636 times

    One thing I referred to in the October issue of WallStreetWindow Monthly is an article by Peter Peterson that was published in Foreign Affairs, the…

  • When Will the Gold Correction End?

    Published 28 March 2005 | viewed 4,685 times

    Last week almost every index and market, except the dollar index, fell after the Federal Reserve raised interest rates and admitted in its accompanying statement…

  • The Gold Bottom Is In

    Published 14 February 2005 | viewed 3,943 times

    Last Thursday, the XAU closed above 91 to break the downtrend line that has acted as firm resistance on the gold stock index since November.…

  • Is A Gold Bottom Imminent?

    Published 31 January 2005 | viewed 4,217 times

    Back in the final days of November I warned that a correction was probably about to begin. I did not give up on the gold…

  • What the Next 6 Months Holds For Investors

    Published 25 January 2005 | viewed 5,773 times

    Looking Back at 2004 and the Impact of Hedge Funds on the Market Last year the S&P 500 returned 8.99% while the DOW rose 3.14%…

  • This Is Not the Time to Panic Out of Gold!

    Published 03 January 2005 | viewed 2,680 times

    Some gold bugs are being foolish. Gold stocks have been under performing the price of gold now since November. Gold stocks tend to lead gold…

  • The Coming Bottom in Gold Stocks

    Published 20 December 2004 | viewed 2,564 times

    Last Wednesday, the Treasury Department reported that foreigners bought $48.1 billion in securities in October. This was down from the $67.5 billion they purchased in…

  • Is A Gold Correction Coming?

    Published 06 December 2004 | viewed 3,177 times

    On August 15 of this year I sent out a special bulletin to my subscribers recommending the purchase of gold stocks. I believed at the…

  • A Golden Wall of Worry

    Published 22 November 2004 | viewed 2,450 times

    Gold is hopping and the gold stocks are on fire! Gold hit a new 16-year high last week. This past Wednesday also marked the launch…

  • Wave 2 of the Gold Bull Market Begins

    Published 09 November 2004 | viewed 2,556 times

    On Friday, gold closed at 432.90 and the $XAU closed at 106.86. Friday marked the highest one day close for gold in 16 years and…

  • Traders Bet on the Election

    Published 02 November 2004 | viewed 2,837 times

    Above is a chart of the futures contracts for the Presidential election that trade under the University of Iowa "Electronic Markets." Since created, these contracts…