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Insights July 20, 2018 Alasdair Macleod

Market Report: Teddy-bear’s picnic

The bears have been feasting on the bones of the bulls this week, enjoying a sell-off in precious metals, that has been echoed in commoditie...

Insights June 29, 2018 Alasdair Macleod

Market Report: Sell-Off Completed?

Gold and silver sold off this week, and as shown in our headline chart, have lost nearly all the gains made since the last major turning poi...

Insights June 15, 2018 Alasdair Macleod

Market Report: Fed Raises FFR to 2%

On Wednesday, the Federal Open Markets Committee raised the Fed Funds Rate to a target of between 1.755 and 2% and raised its expectation of...

Insights June 08, 2018 Alasdair Macleod

Market Report: Base Metals Support Silver

Base metals have perked up this week, which on top of earlier rises places copper up 5% in the last thirty days. Lead is up 10%, zinc is up...

Insights May 18, 2018 Alasdair Macleod

Market Report: Sell-Off In Gold

This week saw gold and silver prices slide, and in the case of gold, concrete support at $1300 was breeched. Silver has held up better, even...

Insights May 04, 2018 Alasdair Macleod

Market Report: FOMC Minutes Mark The Low

This week, gold and silver traded lower ahead of the FOMC minutes released on Wednesday. As widely expected, there was no change in the targ...

Insights April 27, 2018 Alasdair Macleod

Market Report: Back In Consolidation Zone

After the excitement last week, when silver suddenly enjoyed a bear squeeze briefly pushing it into $17.30 territory, gold and silver return...

Insights April 20, 2018 Alasdair Macleod

Market Report: Silver Is The Star

Having performed indifferently since the price fell in late January, the silver price suddenly broke out of its torpor with a 45-cent rise o...

Insights April 13, 2018 Alasdair Macleod

Market Report: Break-Out Hopes Dashed

After inching better on Monday and Tuesday, gold and silver finally made a break for it on Wednesday in good volume on Comex, with gold peak...

Insights April 06, 2018 Alasdair Macleod

Silver Struggling To Go Lower

Over the week, gold and silver ended up little changed, having rallied strongly on Monday, and drifted thereafter. Gold was unchanged from l...

Insights March 29, 2018 Alasdair Macleod

Market Report: Quarter-end factors

After last week’s sharp rally, gold and silver failed to follow through this week ahead of the quarter-end. Gold lost $24 from last Friday...

Insights March 23, 2018 Alasdair Macleod

Market Report: Trade Wars Boost Gold

After drifting lower earlier this week, gold and silver got a boost from President Trump’s announcement of trade sanctions against China....

Insights March 16, 2018 Alasdair Macleod

Market Report: Snoozing Into Spring

After barely changing the week before, gold is $5 lower this week from last Friday’s close, to $1320 in early European trade this morning,...

Insights March 09, 2018 Alasdair Macleod

Market Report: Trade Wars and North Korea

This week saw an initial rally, followed by a pull-back, leaving gold and silver broadly unchanged from last Friday’s close. Gold was trad...