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The Price and "Delivery" Charade

Some improving economic data has helped to rally the USDJPY and push the Comex metals lower today. However, after the consistent gains we've seen over the past two weeks, a little giveback is to be expected before we move higher again.

TFMR Podcast - Tuesday, January 2

The year starts off with bang, just as we saw the past three years. So, will January 2018 see gains similar to Jan15, Jan16 and Jan17? If so, things could get really interesting, really fast!

And Away We Go

With momentum out of late December ,the new year begins just as the last several have....with rallies in the Comex metals and the mining shares.

TFMR Podcast - Saturday, December 30

It was a great week for the metals...right up to the late day, Globex session smashjob on Friday, designed to rig prices back down before the close of 2017. But, whatever. With all that's ahead in 2018, what happened in the last hours of 2017 is hardly significant.

Ringing In 2018 With Jim Willie

Our old friend, Jim Willie, joins us for our annual tradition where we wrap up the year that was and look ahead to the year that will be.

<As is custom, this is a public thread for the holiday weekend.>

Year End Rally Sets Up A Big 2018

Comex Gold posts its best annual gain since 2010 and is now poised to break out and rally in 2018.

Finishing Strong

Though we're not seeing our highest prices of the year here in the fourth quarter, we are finishing the year strong regardless. And once again, considering the doom and gloom of a few weeks ago, that's not too shabby!

Guest Post: A Look Ahead To 2018 from James Gibson

With all the recent talk of the death of the petrodollar, and the rise of the petroyuan, with the possibility of the Chinese yuan eventually assuming the mantle of the world’s premier reserve currency, I thought that Turdites might be interested in an extract from my book: FROM WEST TO EAST: The Greatest Transfer of Power and Wealth in the History of Mankind

Last Week, Up Tick

Just as how finishing the week strong often sets up a strong week to follow, we've seen recently that a strong end to December sets up a good rally in January.

TFMR Podcast - Friday, December 22

It was a very nice week for the Comex metals as gold was up $22 and silver gained 39¢. And now the latest CoT report shows the most-bullish silver positioning on record. Prepare for a happy new year!

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