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Lithium pellets covered in white lithium hydroxide (left) and ingots with a thin layer of black nitride tarnish (right)

Lithium Market Set To Explode – All Eyes Are On Nevada

While other commodities are floundering or completely collapsing in this market, lithium—the critical mineral in the emerging battery gigafactory war—is poised to explode, and going forward Nevada is emerging as the front line in this pending American lithium boom. Most of the world’s lithium comes from Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, Australia and China, but American resources […]

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A pure (>99.95%) silver crystal, synthetic electrolytic made with visible dendritic structures. Weight ≈11g. - No gold here

Is Gold a Commodity or Money?

Q: Could you please comment on the question of whether gold is money or a commodity. Many analysts say that money is whatever society has agreed to use as a medium of exchange, and gold no longer performs that function. Furthermore, if gold were money, it could not significantly increase in value as that would […]

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Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX)

Timing the Low in Gold

From a purely mental perspective it’s a snap. We know when the low will occur and the gold market will turn from a bear to a bull. It will happen when most market participants expect a higher future price than the then spot price plus the cost to carry. Ludwig von Mises, in Human Action, […]

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Silver Wheaton Corp (SLW) - Investment Advisory Services

Investment Advisory Services

Arthur Fixed has a history of making extraordinary profits in financial markets. His three most successful speculations were: Shorting the USA stock market during the 1987 crash Being long on real estate from 1994 to 2007 Shorting the Internet bubble in 2001 A new opportunity may now dramatically outdo these successes. Like all opportunities, it […]

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$50 Federal Reserve Bank Note (1929) depicting Ulysses S. Grant - Futures

Ierospace Futures

Amongst these days of profligate government spending, to characterize Sir Winston Churchill, never has so much been spent by so few, to do so little. The United States, holder of the present global reserve currency, the U.S. Dollar, is the greatest debtor in the history of the world, and has exceeded both its expense cap, […]

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Brent oil (Daily) July 4, 2014

Brent Oil falls, but the oil market is still in the balance

The long spell of unrest and civil turmoil in the Middle East has had the commodities markets in flux. Oil and other energies in particular have featured a considerable risk premium as oil-producing nations found themselves in the midst of war and unrest. However there are signs that these major geo-political tensions are being relieved […]

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Soybean futures chart for Ags

A Break Lower in Ags

Four out of the last five days corn futures have lost ground giving up nearly 40 cents after failing at their highs near $5.20/bushel in the July contract. Today the 50 day MA (blue line) was breached for the first time since late January. Future settled just below their 38.2% Fibonacci level . Though the […]

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Brent crude oil futures vs. WTI

Crude Oil Breaks it’s Trend Line

In the last two weeks June Crude oil futures have come down nearly $5/barrel and are presently trading below the $100 psychological level for the first time since 4/8. As of this post the trend line that has been in place for several months is being breached and prices are trading under their 50 day […]

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