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Insights June 08, 2017 Alasdair Macleod

Market Report: Bullishness returning

Gold and silver prices moved further ahead this week, with gold up by $21 from last Friday’s opening (Friday was a strong day) to $1287 in...

Insights June 02, 2017 Alasdair Macleod

Market Report: Trying to break out

Apart from some minor profit-taking over the last two days of this week (into early European trade this morning – Friday) the undertone in...

Insights May 19, 2017 Alasdair Macleod

Market Report: PMs rally on US politics

After establishing some support last week, precious metals continued their rally this week, with Wednesday being especially strong. At its...

Insights May 12, 2017 Alasdair Macleod

Market Report: A pause in the decline

Gold and silver found temporary bottoms this week, with gold little changed from last Friday’s close of $1229.4 at $1228 in early European...

Insights May 05, 2017 Alasdair Macleod

Market Report: China unwinds WMPs

Gold and silver declined sharply this week against a background of carnage in commodity markets, driven by Chinese liquidation of base metal...

Insights April 13, 2017 Alasdair Macleod

Market Report: Fear taking over

..."Relations between N Korea and China have deteriorated in recent years, and the only leader the Korean dictator will listen to is Pu...

Insights March 31, 2017 Alasdair Macleod

Market Report: Dollar under attack

Given it was option expiration on Comex this week, gold and silver performed well. One would have expected the takers to mark prices down to...

Insights March 17, 2017 Alasdair Macleod

Market Report: Turning the corner

The long-awaited event of the week was the Fed raising the Fed funds rate by ¼%. Everyone knew it was coming, and what it would be. The ma...

Insights March 10, 2017 Alasdair Macleod

Market Report: Waiting on the Fed

Gold and silver continued to decline over the week, along with base metals and oil. Gold fell $40 from last Friday’s close to $1195, and s...

Insights March 03, 2017 Alasdair Macleod

Market Report: Silver hammered

Gold and silver declined over the week, though their paths differed. Gold peaked in the early hours of Monday, briefly spiking above $1260....

Insights February 10, 2017 Alasdair Macleod

Market Report: Attrition for the bears

Since President Trump won the Presidency, the dollar has risen strongly, but doubts are now entering investor’s minds. In the first three...