Craig Hemke

Articles by Craig Hemke

The Bullion Bank trading desks, which are routinely short thousands of metric tonnes of digital silver, are once again attempting to keep price below the 200-day moving average.

And why is this so important to The Banks? For the most...
While it is widely believed that commodities are one of the few "undervalued" sectors, sustained rallies have been hard to find over the past few years. Could all that be finally beginning to change?

The key to any commodity rally is...
While it is widely believed that commodities are one of the few "undervalued" sectors, sustained rallies have been hard to find over the past few years. Could all that be finally beginning to change?

The key to any commodity rally is...
The US labor force is rapidly shrinking. Wage growth is non-existent. The vast majority of the American people have no savings and little hope for economic improvement. But none of that matters with the G-3 central banks in charge!

So...
Following the events of yesterday, it seems wise this morning to take an in-depth look at the charts in order to discern what moves The Banks may take next in the hope of stemming this rally and reversing the trends.

Let's start with...
As the US Dollar Index makes new lows for 2017, some are surprised that the Comex Digital Metals aren't charging higher. For an explanation, one simply needs to understand the HFT drivers that move price on a daily basis.

Let’s start...
Some say that everything you need to know you learned in kindergarten. I suppose that's true to some extent. However, to fully understand the forces at play in Comex Digital Metal, it might be good to review some of the basic economics...
It seems that every few months, the charade of "physical delivery" on Comex becomes so outrageous that we feel compelled to write about it. Well here we are again today.

Before we get to the CME-reported numbers, let's start with the...
One of the primary themes that we've been repeating is that 2017 is going to be a wildly unpredictable year. To that end, today we begin what might be a wildly unpredictable week. Buckle up.

So, let's see. What are some of the primary...
This post is intended to remind you that this case is not about the present. Moreover, it's also not about the $38MM dollars. Instead, the true significance of this lawsuit will be on display over the coming months and years as innumerable...
Gold ETFs outflow reaches Rs 462 crore in Apr-Aug of FY'17