http://silverseek.com/commentaries/rss/1501 Goldseek Commentaries en “Incredible Dysfunction.” What The U.S. Shutdown Means For Gold And Silver - Weekly Wrap-Up http://silverseek.com/commentary/%E2%80%9Cincredible-dysfunction%E2%80%9D-what-us-shutdown-means-gold-and-silver-weekly-wrap-17554 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-snippet"> <div class="field-label">Snippet:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> “So far, gold’s hanging right in there… Fingers crossed, I think we’re still in good shape here. I love the fact the Chinese are buying, the Russians are buying, the Turkish Central Bank’s buying. There are so many different entrants in this market. And ETFs have been pretty firm too, so I think the outlook is improving by the day.” </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-article-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Friday, January 18th</span> </div> </div> </div> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-indent: .25in; line-height: 120%; tab-stops: .5in 1.0in 1.5in 2.0in 2.5in 3.0in;"><span style="color: #000000;">In a week where gold went “nowhere fast”, all indications still point to a strong year ahead. Eric Sprott is back to break down all the gold and silver news you need to keep your eye on the long-term ball. </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-indent: .25in; line-height: 120%; tab-stops: .5in 1.0in 1.5in 2.0in 2.5in 3.0in;"><span style="color: #000000;">On this edition of the Wrap-Up, you’ll hear:</span></p><p><a href="http://silverseek.com/commentary/%E2%80%9Cincredible-dysfunction%E2%80%9D-what-us-shutdown-means-gold-and-silver-weekly-wrap-17554" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 18 Jan 2019 19:06:29 +0000 Eric Sprott 17554 at http://silverseek.com Why 2019 Will Be A Good Year For Gold, Weekly Wrap-Up http://silverseek.com/commentary/why-2019-will-be-good-year-gold-weekly-wrap-17538 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-snippet"> <div class="field-label">Snippet:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> “It’s been a great week so far. And I don’t think we could have expected a better setup than we’ve had here. Perhaps I should even start off with an economic thing that happened. That was the Apple/iPhone sales suggestion that the revenues would be down. And it was interesting that the announcement was made the first business day of the year. … Being the sort-of cynic and/or skeptic that I am, I said, ‘Well, I wonder what would have happened if that announcement had been made in mid-December? … Had they made that announcement while stocks were plunging, it might have put the nail right in the coffin.” </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-article-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Friday, January 4th</span> </div> </div> </div> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-indent: .25in; line-height: 120%; tab-stops: .5in 1.0in 1.5in 2.0in 2.5in 3.0in;"><span style="color: #000000;">Happy New Year! As we ring in 2019, the December rally in precious metals continues. And Eric Sprott returns with all the gold and silver news you need to make this a happy new year after all. </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-indent: .25in; line-height: 120%; tab-stops: .5in 1.0in 1.5in 2.0in 2.5in 3.0in;"><span style="color: #000000;">In this edition of the Wrap-Up, you’ll hear: </span></p><p><a href="http://silverseek.com/commentary/why-2019-will-be-good-year-gold-weekly-wrap-17538" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 04 Jan 2019 19:59:03 +0000 Eric Sprott 17538 at http://silverseek.com “Big Things Can Happen This Year.” Eric Sprott Looks Ahead To 2019, Weekly Wrap-Up http://silverseek.com/commentary/%E2%80%9Cbig-things-can-happen-year%E2%80%9D-eric-sprott-looks-ahead-2019-weekly-wrap-17531 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-snippet"> <div class="field-label">Snippet:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> “We’ve been aided and abetted by the tremendous weakness that was experienced in the stock market… It’s instructive, certainly for people in the precious metals business, because even though we’ve had a bear market rally here, I suspect it will roll back over again. I think it’s interesting that gold and silver—particularly silver—have fared very well, even while the markets rallied. So, I don’t know that the precious metals markets are buying into this bear market rally that we’re going through. So, lots of good signs for great things to happen.” </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-article-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Friday, December 28th</span> </div> </div> </div> <p class="MsoNormal" style="color: #000000; font-family: Roboto,sans-serif; font-size: 15px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 120%; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-left: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-top: 0px; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0.25in; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px; padding: 0px;"><span style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px; color: #000000;">It’s the final Wrap-Up of the year, and even as we weathered a “brutal, quick bear market”</span></p><p><a href="http://silverseek.com/commentary/%E2%80%9Cbig-things-can-happen-year%E2%80%9D-eric-sprott-looks-ahead-2019-weekly-wrap-17531" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 28 Dec 2018 20:41:54 +0000 Eric Sprott 17531 at http://silverseek.com “Everything is going down.” Why you need to own gold bullion right now, Weekly Wrap-Up http://silverseek.com/commentary/%E2%80%9Ceverything-going-down%E2%80%9D-why-you-need-own-gold-bullion-right-now-weekly-wrap-17525 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-snippet"> <div class="field-label">Snippet:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> “More important than the gold going up is what else is going on. It’s funny how the macro-theory all along suggested that when the Fed stopped their quantitative easing and rates went up—but particularly the quantitative easing, where they go from quantitative easing to quantitative tightening—that one should have expected the stock market to roll over. Because the whole 2009 to 2018 was essentially a fraud created by the Fed, by doing things that no one in the history of the financial world had ever heard about before: printing money and having zero or negative interest rates. Well here we are. Now we’re doing the opposite. Are we surprised that stocks are going down? Well, we shouldn’t be.” </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-article-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Friday, December 21st</span> </div> </div> </div> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-indent: .25in; line-height: 120%; tab-stops: .5in 1.0in 1.5in 2.0in 2.5in 3.0in;"><span style="color: #000000;">It’s four days to Christmas, and gold is up $20 on the week. Does that mean the December rally has begun? Eric Sprott stops by to break down all the gold and silver news you need heading into 2019, including:</span></p><p><a href="http://silverseek.com/commentary/%E2%80%9Ceverything-going-down%E2%80%9D-why-you-need-own-gold-bullion-right-now-weekly-wrap-17525" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 21 Dec 2018 19:37:26 +0000 Eric Sprott 17525 at http://silverseek.com “Bizarre Things Happening In Gold And Silver.” What You Can Expect In 2019 - Weekly Wrap-Up http://silverseek.com/commentary/%E2%80%9Cbizarre-things-happening-gold-and-silver%E2%80%9D-what-you-can-expect-2019-weekly-wrap-17517 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-snippet"> <div class="field-label">Snippet:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> “We have these recent rallies that we get early in the mornings, only to find that they’ve faded away. Which is typical of a bear market, right? It used to be that the market would be weak, and then along comes 2:30 in the afternoon, and from 2:30 to 4:00, things would go up. Now, from 2:30 to 4:00, things go down. Which is what you would expect in a bear market, when people are seeking liquidity.” </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-article-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Friday, December 14th</span> </div> </div> </div> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-indent: .25in; line-height: 120%; tab-stops: .5in 1.0in 1.5in 2.0in 2.5in 3.0in;"><span style="color: #000000;">Hot on the heels of last week’s positive gold news, the metal is down 1%. As we close out one year and look ahead to the next, Eric Sprott returns to tell us if we can expect the roller coaster to continue in 2019. </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-indent: .25in; line-height: 120%; tab-stops: .5in 1.0in 1.5in 2.0in 2.5in 3.0in;"><span style="color: #000000;"><span> </span>This week on the Wrap-Up, you’ll hear: </span></p><p><a href="http://silverseek.com/commentary/%E2%80%9Cbizarre-things-happening-gold-and-silver%E2%80%9D-what-you-can-expect-2019-weekly-wrap-17517" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 14 Dec 2018 19:15:46 +0000 Eric Sprott 17517 at http://silverseek.com “A Date Which Will Live In Infamy,” But Will December 7th Be Good For Gold? - Weekly Wrap-Up http://silverseek.com/commentary/%E2%80%9C-date-which-will-live-infamy%E2%80%9D-will-december-7th-be-good-gold-weekly-wrap-17507 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-snippet"> <div class="field-label">Snippet:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> “It’s been a good week. I think the best part of it … was kind of the setup that we could see manifesting itself, where stock markets were weak, bond yields were crumbling, indicating something. We had huge problems with various companies, whether it was GE or PG or the FANGS … And you had this sense that the markets were different. And, of course, then we roar into this week, and we just give them the biggest bop of all time with 800 points on Tuesday. And then yesterday we were down, at one time, 800 points … so there’s a lot of things shaping up that would take people to gold.” </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-article-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Friday, December 7th</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><span style="color: #000000;">On this edition of the Wrap-Up, you’ll hear: </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left: .5in; text-indent: -25.0pt; line-height: 120%; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo1; tab-stops: 11.0pt .5in 1.0in 1.5in 2.0in 2.5in 3.0in;"><span style="color: #000000;"> • How the Brexit vote could affect a December rally for gold </span></p><p><a href="http://silverseek.com/commentary/%E2%80%9C-date-which-will-live-infamy%E2%80%9D-will-december-7th-be-good-gold-weekly-wrap-17507" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 07 Dec 2018 20:26:14 +0000 Eric Sprott 17507 at http://silverseek.com Why Right Now Is The Best Time To Add Gold And Silver Bullion To Your Portfolio - Weekly Wrap - Up http://silverseek.com/commentary/why-right-now-best-time-add-gold-and-silver-bullion-your-portfolio-weekly-wrap-17500 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-snippet"> <div class="field-label">Snippet:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> “Typically, the guys who run the COMEX—which is the Commercials—always end up that the price is at what we call ‘Max Pain.’ Max Pain is where the individual investor loses the most money. And, of course, the converse is that the commercial banks make the most money. And that’s probably about where we are right here, around 1220 on gold and 1430 on silver. I’m sure there’s not many people making any money on any puts and calls they’ve written. Because, of course, you pay a big premium, and meanwhile we’ve ended up with very little movement.” </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-article-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Friday, November 30th</span> </div> </div> </div> <p class="MsoNormal" style="color: #000000; font-family: Roboto,sans-serif; font-size: 15px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 120%; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-left: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-top: 0px; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0.25in; text-transform: none; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; white-space: normal; word-spacing: 0px; padding: 0px;"><span style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; color: #000000;">After four straight years of rallies in December, is it time to make it five in a row?</span></p><p><a href="http://silverseek.com/commentary/why-right-now-best-time-add-gold-and-silver-bullion-your-portfolio-weekly-wrap-17500" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 30 Nov 2018 19:42:08 +0000 Eric Sprott 17500 at http://silverseek.com What “housing Armageddon” means for gold and silver- Weekly Wrap-Up http://silverseek.com/commentary/what-%E2%80%9Chousing-armageddon%E2%80%9D-means-gold-and-silver-weekly-wrap-17484 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-snippet"> <div class="field-label">Snippet:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> “We’re seeing signs of stress in the bond market. Some of the best commentators are suggesting there are fundamental weaknesses. In fact, one of the best says, ‘You know, we all knew it was phony. Zero interest rates and the printing of money.’ The whole nine-year rally from ’09 to today, we knew it was phony. It was the elephant in the room. But because the markets kept going up, we didn’t worry about it. Well, you know what? Now that we’ve reversed things, we SEE the elephant in the room. Which is: higher interest rates and restricting money growth.” </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-article-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Friday, November 16th</span> </div> </div> </div> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-indent: .25in; line-height: 120%; tab-stops: .5in 1.0in 1.5in 2.0in 2.5in 3.0in;"><span style="color: #000000;">It may be the kickoff of a U.S. holiday week, but there’s no shortage of gold and silver news to sift through. Eric Sprott stops by once again to help us sort the signal from the noise. </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-indent: .25in; line-height: 120%; tab-stops: .5in 1.0in 1.5in 2.0in 2.5in 3.0in;"><span style="color: #000000;">On this edition of the Wrap-Up, you’ll hear: </span></p><p><a href="http://silverseek.com/commentary/what-%E2%80%9Chousing-armageddon%E2%80%9D-means-gold-and-silver-weekly-wrap-17484" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 16 Nov 2018 18:16:25 +0000 Eric Sprott 17484 at http://silverseek.com “Political chaos is rising quickly.” - Eric Sprott on the midterm elections http://silverseek.com/commentary/%E2%80%9Cpolitical-chaos-rising-quickly%E2%80%9D-eric-sprott-midterm-elections-17476 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-snippet"> <div class="field-label">Snippet:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> “You don’t want anyone to think anything’s bad, you know? You don’t want them to think gridlock’s bad. So you run the market up. And we all forget about it, and we move on to the next issue. Whatever that’s going to be. And there’s a lot of issues out there. The trade issue hasn’t gone away… There should be lots in the news to have people concerned about things.” </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-article-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Friday, November 9th</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><span style="color: #000000;">The market rallied this week on… gridlock? As the United States welcomes divided government, Eric Sprott joins us again for another wide-ranging discussion about the week in precious metals.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-indent: .25in; line-height: 120%; tab-stops: .5in 1.0in 1.5in 2.0in 2.5in 3.0in;"><span style="color: #000000;">Tune in to this edition of the Wrap-Up to find out:</span></p><p><a href="http://silverseek.com/commentary/%E2%80%9Cpolitical-chaos-rising-quickly%E2%80%9D-eric-sprott-midterm-elections-17476" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 09 Nov 2018 18:41:02 +0000 Eric Sprott 17476 at http://silverseek.com “Good news is not necessarily good news.” - Eric Sprott on current sentiment http://silverseek.com/commentary/%E2%80%9Cgood-news-not-necessarily-good-news%E2%80%9D-eric-sprott-current-sentiment-17467 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-snippet"> <div class="field-label">Snippet:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> “The Boys—the commercial banks—when gold first moved back up into the 1230s, they sold every contract that the hedge funds who were short wanted to buy… There was just a huge reversal of roles there. A little bit again last week. And then all of a sudden, now we’re back up through the 100-day moving average. And undoubtedly, the hedge funds have to buy again. It’s like: man, they got double-crossed here, you know? They’re just getting b-slapped around by the commercial banks. It’s sort of interesting to watch.” </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-article-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Friday, November 2nd</span> </div> </div> </div> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-indent: .25in; line-height: 120%; tab-stops: .5in 1.0in 1.5in 2.0in 2.5in 3.0in;"><span style="color: #000000;">In five days, the Indian festival of lights known as Diwali will kick off the Hindu New Year. And during this celebration, guess which investment is considered lucky? </span></p><p><a href="http://silverseek.com/commentary/%E2%80%9Cgood-news-not-necessarily-good-news%E2%80%9D-eric-sprott-current-sentiment-17467" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 02 Nov 2018 17:51:06 +0000 Eric Sprott 17467 at http://silverseek.com