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Oroborean

Oroborean

Contributor since: 26 Feb 2010

  • Precious Points: A Bounce is a Bounce

    Published 20 May 2007 | viewed 3,510 times

    "A continuation of reverses (signaling continued weakness) would most likely continue to trigger liquidation of large gold positions and put downward pressure on metals... What…

  • Precious Points: Don't Fear the Repo

    Published 13 May 2007 | viewed 4,094 times

    "Even if the Fed ignites a rally on Wednesday, as it has in recent months, profit-taking, instead of frenetic new buying, is still the most…

  • Precious Points: The Ennui On the Way

    Published 06 May 2007 | viewed 3,954 times

    "Not until Thursdays' productivity report is there a significant chance of domestic economics driving a rally in metals… The path upward has been reopened for…

  • Precious Points: Why Not Gold?

    Published 28 April 2007 | viewed 4,257 times

    "Despite a minor struggle last week, the trend continues to be up until it's not. Weaker consumer confidence and existing home data could be the…

  • Precious Points: Sailing the Seas of Liquidity

    Published 22 April 2007 | viewed 3,990 times

    "A corrective dollar rally, as short-lived as it might be, could become a hurdle for metals going forward ... When support finally kicks in, as…

  • Precious Points: Got Discipline?

    Published 15 April 2007 | viewed 3,960 times

    "Whether the Federal Reserve tightens incrementally to look tough on inflation for which it is almost entirely responsible, or whether it makes a small cut…

  • Precious Points: All I Really Need to Know About the Economy I Learned in Kindergarten

    Published 01 April 2007 | viewed 3,942 times

    "Bernanke's policies, in fact, represent a paradigm shift away from a past where every boom was expected to, and had to be followed by a…

  • Precious Points: Have it Your Way

    Published 25 March 2007 | viewed 3,865 times

    "In the end, it's not always the facts that determine the market's reaction, but the context... The best advice for markets like these is to…

  • Precious Points: Lackluster, But Not Tarnished

    Published 17 March 2007 | viewed 4,071 times

    "Even if there is a retest of support in the next two weeks, vital signs indicate this cat still has plenty of lives." ~ Precious…

  • Precious Points: Nine Lives

    Published 11 March 2007 | viewed 3,241 times

    "This is not the end of the bull market in metals and the blue moving average trend lines above should roughly hold. It's still reasonable,…

  • Precious Points: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

    Published 04 March 2007 | viewed 3,179 times

    "Since the yen carry trade is the primary source of the world's liquidity today, higher interest rates in Japan could hurt both the dollar and…

  • Precious Points: A Perfect Storm in Metals

    Published 25 February 2007 | viewed 4,566 times

    After long fall and winter seasons of expecting only gradual upward trends in the metals, with suspicion of large, fast moves, the bias of this…

  • Precious Points: The Best Risk/Reward Trade Available

    Published 18 February 2007 | viewed 3,540 times

    "The expectation therefore is that the action of a single day will not to buck the larger trend, which is for yields to continue their…

  • Precious Points: Now Boarding the Flight to Quality!

    Published 11 February 2007 | viewed 4,420 times

    This weekly update has been right on every trend since we called Fed policy a "buy signal" back in October after a nasty selloff the…

  • Precious Points: What's Up With What's Going Down?

    Published 04 February 2007 | viewed 4,598 times

    Regular readers know last week's update was about the forces moving the precious metals markets and what we could expect to see based on how…

  • Precious Point$: Follow the Money

    Published 27 January 2007 | viewed 3,272 times

    As we mentioned last week, there are numerous factors weighing on the spot price of precious metals and this fact can make it challenging from…

  • Precious Points: Rumors of Metals' Demise are Greatly Exaggerated!

    Published 21 January 2007 | viewed 3,876 times

    Even after last week's rally, there is still talk about the run in commodities being finished. If you watched CNBC, you heard over and over…

  • Precious Points: A Soft Landing ... for Metals!

    Published 14 January 2007 | viewed 5,876 times

    For weeks we've been saying the prevailing economic environment would not allow a dramatic selloff in metals. Of course, that didn't keep mainstream media from…

  • Precious Points: Signs of Life in the Metals Bull?

    Published 06 January 2007 | viewed 4,622 times

    For months we've been warning that precious metals would continue their price increases, but not too fast or else they would be brought back in…

  • Precious Points: A New Year for Metals

    Published 01 January 2007 | viewed 4,937 times

    It's now official: the traditionally no-income asset class including gold, silver and platinum has actually outperformed the major stock market indices every year since 2001.…