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The New TA

I don’t mean technical analysis.

  1. Have you ever sworn off trading, but only lasted for a couple of days?
  2. Have you ever slammed your fist on your desk when you get stopped out, or just miss filling your order by one penny?
  3. Do you believe you can stop trading any time you want, even though you keep losing?

If you answer yes to one or more of these questions, you may need to slow down and rethink your life. You just may be a …Trade-a-holic!

More G-3 Magic

Last evening, it looked like we might have a very fun Friday. However, overnight ramps in both POSX and USDJPY have put the kabosh on that idea. But it has been a heck of a week regardless so let's take some time this morning to assess the charts and find some levels to watch into weekly close.


So I told myself that I wasn't going to get angry anymore...that being frustrated by The Banks and their manipulation was useless when the overall trend was in our favor. However, days like today still leave me simmering.

This Week's Batchelor-Cohen

It was required listening again last evening as John and Steve addressed the latest escalations in Syria and attempted to provide some historical perspective to the crisis.

Wild Wednesday

CPI came in hot but Retail Sales were cold. This spiked rates and rattled the S&P all before the NYSE open. And what happened to Comex gold and silver? What do think happened?

Hating Days Like This

For all the beatings we take whenever USDJPY and/or POSX go up, it sure is frustrating when both fall yet Comex gold fails to respond. But the multiyear gold-yen correlation has largely failed since February 2 and it's difficult to discern why.

Coming Into Focus

Since September 8, we've asked on several occasions, "what changed on September 8"? As it turns out, we've known the answer all along.

Tax Season Prep from Hard Assets Alliance

With tax season upon us, our friends at Hard Assets Alliance offer this guide for showing just how easy it is to set up a precious metals Individual Retirement Account.

Averting Our Gaze

Let's take a moment today to look away from the stock market circus and focus instead upon a few news items that have appeared over the last few hours.

Late Start

The schedule was flip-flopped this morning with A2A having already been recorded. Thus this late start and brief update.

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