Clive Maund

Articles by Clive Maund

In the early part of Precious Metal bullmarkets, gold performs better than silver, but in the latter part silver outperforms gold. The reason is that the early part of bullmarkets in the sector are characterized by more serious and sober...
Silver has been somewhat weaker than gold in the recent past and dropped to clear new lows last Monday, as we can see on its 6-month chart below, but this should not come as a surprise as its recent COT structure has been nowhere near as...
Silver broke out with gold on Friday, following an extraordinary plunge in the dollar on Thursday. On its 3-month chart we can see that the ground had been well prepared for this move, with an intermediate base pattern having formed above...
The last update posted on October 18TH called a top in silver…and that is what it turned out to be. On its 3-month chart we can see that silver broke down from a small Head-and-Shoulders top at the end of October and then went into a...
Silverbugs have been getting worked up this month about the possibility of a new bull market in their favorite white metal, due to its sharp rally in the early days of the month. However, as we will see in this update, the long-term charts...
During gold’s takedown over a week ago, silver rather surprisingly escaped relatively unscathed, a resilience that we can put down to this market already being very depressed, with its COTs showing little speculative interest even before...
Europe is a fascinating place, but not as interesting as it was before the European Union came into existence. Older travellers may recall the fun of going from one European country to another, with each having its own currency and...
It’s a strange situation – the long-term charts for silver continue to look awful, but there has been a quite dramatic improvement in its COTs, which now look positive, with readings that in the past have consistently lead to rallies....
Silver’s cheerleaders are trying to keep their flocks happy by talking it up as usual, but the hard reality is that silver’s charts continue to look awful, and like it is readying for another sharp drop, which fits with our view that the...
A lot of folks are waxing lyrical about silver, about what a great oversold undervalued investment it is, that is Real Money and how it is leveraged to gold and thus even better etc etc. The only problems are that it happens to be stuck in...

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