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Sep
17

Ignore the Noise And Continue Accumulating Gold

written by Dr. Duru

(This is an excerpt from an article I originally published on Seeking Alpha on July 1, 2013. Click here to read the entire piece.) One of the scenarios I did not consider in my longstanding bullishness on gold is that the bond market might actually rise up AGAINST the wishes of the Federal Reserve. If […]

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May
13

Gold AND Silver Enthusiasm Soar to Historic Levels In the Wake of Collapsing Prices

written by Dr. Duru

(This is an excerpt from an article I originally published on Seeking Alpha on April 21, 2013. Click here to read the entire piece.) On April 14th, I wrote my reasons for believing that a bottom for gold would prove elusive. At the time, I was thinking gold (GLD) could experience a new extended phase […]

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Nov
17

The Dollar’s Vote Is In And It Is Ready to Run…Or Is It?

written by Dr. Duru

(This is an excerpt from an article I originally published on Seeking Alpha on November 7, 2012. Click here to read the entire piece.) The day before the 2012 U.S. Presidential election, the U.S. dollar (UUP) climbed above its 200-day moving average (DMA), a critical resistance that I assumed it could not crack in the […]

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Sep
25

Federal Reserve Printing Got You Down? Sprinkle Precious Metals On Your Portfolio

written by Dr. Duru

(This is an excerpt from an article I originally published on Seeking Alpha on September 16, 2012. Click here to read the entire piece.) For those who have paid attention to the words of Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, it is no surprise that money-printing continues to be the response to persistently poor economic performance. […]

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Sep
13

Little New News from Jackson Hole But Market Readies for Action Anyway

written by Dr. Duru

(This is an excerpt from an article I originally published on Seeking Alpha on September 3, 2012. Click here to read the entire piece.) “…the private sector’s revised outlook for the policy rate also appears to reflect a growing appreciation of how forceful the FOMC intends to be in supporting a sustainable recovery.” (Ben Bernanke […]

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Sep
11

Pan American Silver Remains A Cheap Play On A Recovery In Silver Prices

written by Dr. Duru

(This is an excerpt from an article I originally published on Seeking Alpha on September 3, 2012. Click here to read the entire piece.) {snip} {snip} First, why bother with a silver miner that is experiencing operational difficulties due to political turmoil? I think the company’s description of itself provides a good summary of the […]

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Jul
2

The Dollar’s Tumble Accompanies A Host of Critical Currency and Commodity Trades

written by Dr. Duru

(This is an excerpt from an article I originally published on Seeking Alpha on July 1, 2012. Click here to read the entire piece.) Thanks largely to the surging euro, the U.S. dollar index (UUP) took one of its nastiest one-day tumbles since last October, falling 1.3%. I believe this drop all but confirms staunch […]

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May
24

As Gold and Silver Reawaken, It Is Time to Buy Cheap Miners like Pan American Silver

written by Dr. Duru

(This is an excerpt from an article I originally published on Seeking Alpha on May 21, 2012. Click here to read the entire piece.) Gold and silver have languished since reaching their last peaks in 2011. {snip} Last week, gold and silver reawakened and made sharp reversals. {snip} Note that the dollar’s resurgence since hitting […]

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Mar
4

Weak Hands Set Up the Next Big Buying Opportunity In Gold and Silver

written by Dr. Duru

(This is an excerpt from an article I originally published on Seeking Alpha on March 1, 2012. Click here to read the entire piece.) On Wednesday, February 29, gold plunged 5.0% and silver plunged 5.7% presumably because traders had incorrectly bet that Ben Bernanke would use the occasion of his semi-annual Congressional testimony to either […]

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Feb
24

Chart Review: Silver Breaks Out

written by Dr. Duru

It took almost a month, but silver has finally joined gold in its post-Fed breakout. The chart below shows that silver has broken above stiff resistance at the 50-day moving average (DMA). This resistance has kept silver under a lid for five months. Source: StockCharts.com With the Federal Reserve promising to keep rates low through […]

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