Craig Hemke

Craig Hemke

Craig Hemke began his career in financial services in 1990 but retired in 2008 to focus on family and entrepreneurial opportunities. Since 2010, he has been the editor and publisher of the TF Metals Report found at TFMetalsReport.com, an online community for precious metal investors.

Articles by Craig Hemke

Recent data from the CFTC suggests that COMEX silver positioning is the most favorable since June of 2019. While this does not preclude more downside, it certainly suggests that any further price drops will be shallow.So, what we're...
Two weeks ago, we wrote a post that warned against a pending drop in the stock market. Two weeks later, it's probably a good idea to update that theme.The post from two weeks ago mainly focused upon remarks from Fed Goons Dudley and...
Last week, a former high-ranking Fed official disclosed that the Fed is determined to "break" the stock market. If they succeed in this, the impacts will be felt across all markets, so maybe we should take him seriously?Let's begin with...
To paraphrase Lenin, decades will go by with not much happening and then a decade's worth of change will happen in a matter of weeks. Well, here we are.It was just last week that we wrote about COMEX precious metal prices breaking out...
The global trend toward de-dollarization has been ongoing for over a decade, and it stands to get a massive push forward if the Ukraine Crisis boils over into hot war and, consequently, the United States attempts to remove and exclude...
You may recall that we caught an interesting new wrinkle in the COMEX gold trade late last year and again late last month. And now we're seeing the same thing in COMEX silver. Uh-oh.OK, so we first wrote about this back in November. A...
That is the question. Oh sure, The Fed may attempt to hike the fed funds rate as soon as next month. They may even attempt another hike in April or May. But what happens after that? Answer that question and you'll find a timetable for gold...
Oh, boy. Here we go again. It’s the start of a new year, and that means it’s time for another adventure in long term price forecasting. Around here we call it a “macrocast” because we figured out long ago that, in a world dominated by...
So far in 2021, we must have already used that Hemingway-inspired phrase at least a dozen times in these weekly columns. But now, as the investment world is finally beginning to realize that inflation is definitely not "transitory", it's...
Many of the base/industrial metals have been surging of late, and copper appears to be next. What impact, if any, can we eventually expect this to have on the price of COMEX silver?Let's start by recognizing that the ongoing bull market in...

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