Gold now in a net short on COMEX Managed Money Silver Managed Money short at over a three-year high We have seen another big sell-off in gold and silver and this time it was triggered by the U.S. Consumer Price Index (CPI), which was released on Wednesday 13th and then compounded by a high Producer […]
Silver under pressure
As ever, the news from the Federal Reserve has been a key element in the precious metals markets over the past week, with Fed Chair Jay Powell’s testimony to Congress capturing the financial markets’ attention all round. On Tuesday he testified before the House Banking Committee (and the same testimony was delivered on Wednesday to […]
Gold’s technical picture is improving; silver is more sluggish.
When we last wrote this column a fortnight ago gold and the bond markets had both heavily overreacted to the Statement following the Federal Reserve’s Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting, with gold prices falling heavily and the bond yield curves initially steepening. It didn’t take very long for the bonds to settle down and the […]
Weekly markets round-up for Coininvest
Welcome to a very brief overview of the recent performance in the markets. The essentials are captured in the table below and each week we will show a chart of interest. Gold has continued to trade on either side of $1,800, while silver, in typical silver fashion, has now got the bit between its teeth […]