February 15th, 2015
February 9th, 2015
by Peter Krauth, Money Morning
While gold price trends mostly stem from changes in supply and demand, that's not the full story. Sometimes the value of the U.S. dollar changes the gold price - and this can cause a misleading view of the true value of gold...
February 2nd, 2015
by Mark O'Byrne, Daily Reckoning
The Greek stock market is down 36% year to date; the risk of global contagion in the event of a Greek exit is very real. Ordinarily such a crisis would require a massive coordinated effort from global stakeholders, perhaps directed by the IMF or some other pan-national financial body. But not in this case; the rhetoric is nationally-based and biased without unity of purpose across finance ministries.
January 24th, 2015
by Greg Guenthner, Daily Reckoning
Copper is crashing. Hard.
No one-and I mean no one-wants anything to do with this base metal anymore. Stinks for anyone playing copper on the long side. But it also gives you a shot at fast, double-digit gains on another metals play... if you know where to look.
December 24th, 2014
by Jim Bach, Money Morning
Silver prices in December have been all over the place.
Silver had its third most productive week on the year a week ago - up 4.6%. But that rally was short-lived.