Clive Maund

Articles by Clive Maund

We have seen an unusually steady uptrend in copper this month, which has resulted in it appreciating by about 10%. That might not sound like much, but makes a big difference if you are a producer with fixed costs. What is remarkable about...
For many weeks we have been waiting patiently, like vultures perched on the branches of trees, for the Large Specs to go belly up and croak, and the good news is that they just have, so it’s time for us to swoop down and feast on the...
It’s been a rough week for the latecomer Millennial lemmings trying to get rich without doing any work – MANY WENT STRAIGHT OVER THE EDGE OF THE CLIFF, JUST AS WE PREDICTED THEY WOULD, and are now lying in a squirming heap at the bottom of...
As most readers know, Bitcoin is now a monstrous bubble that has the dubious distinction of exceeding in magnitude all previous bubbles in history, going right back to the Tulipomania in the 17th Century. Its recent ascent has been steeper...
I have lain in wait before writing this stark a warning on Bitcoin, because if you “cry wolf” too often with something like this, you are simply written off as a fool within days if it carries on up and up. It could yet do so, but now we...
At the same time that gold broke out of a coiling pattern to the upside on Friday, silver broke out of a Symmetrical Triangle pattern shown on its 6-month chart below. Volume was lacking on this breakout, however, and the same reservations...
Like gold, silver now appears to be completing an intermediate Head-and-Shoulders top within a much larger and very bullish Head-and-Shoulders bottom pattern. Both these Head-and-Shoulders tops are related to the Head-and-Shoulders bottom...
Like gold, silver gapped out of its downtrend last week, but volume was lacking on this move, which, given the now bullish outlook for the dollar, may turn out to be a “pop” that will be followed by renewed decline. This breakout was...
The last Silver Market update almost a month ago called the intermediate top within a day, as you may recall, and it has back to the extent predicted in that update.

There was more evidence of a turn in silver than gold on Friday, when...
Since the warning about Cryptos was posted on the site over a week ago, entitled The Cryptocrash and Gold, Cryptos have plunged about 30% and more still if you factor in overnight losses, not helped of course by the expected development of...

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Gold weakens on global cues and lackustre demand