Gold FeatureFeed

Gold articles written by MiningFeeds and our contributing editors about the gold mining sector.

A Conversation with Mark O’Dea, Chairman and Founder of Oxygen Capital


The junior resource sector is a people business. In my view, making money consistently in a sector which is fraught with risk and failure, without a doubt, is inextricably linked to the quality of the people who are running the companies with which I am investing. This statement, and statements like it, are very likely... Read more »

Tariff Terror: Stocks Crash & Gold Soars


1. The short seasonal rally for gold that typically follows India’s Akha Teej holiday (May 7 this year) is in play but this time it is being “juiced” by a major U.S. stock market meltdown! 2. In a game with nine innings, the U.S. business cycle is probably in the eighth or ninth inning. 3. Stock market welfare... Read more »

Big U.S. Stocks’ Q1 2019 Fundamentals


The U.S. stock markets sure feel inflectiony, at a major juncture. After achieving new all-time record highs, sentiment was euphoric heading into this week. But those latest heights could be a massive triple top that formed over 15 months. Then heavy selling erupted in recent days as the U.S.-China trade war suddenly went... Read more »

Rockridge Resources Reports Blockbuster Copper Intercept


Rockridge Resources (TSX-V: ROCK) is a fairly new mineral exploration company focused on the acquisition, exploration & development of mineral resource properties in Canada. Its focus is copper & base metals. More specifically, base, green energy & battery metals, of which copper is... Read more »

Waiting for Double Bottom Support in Gold Stocks


Several weeks ago we wrote about the downside risk in the gold stocks. After the various gold stock indices formed distribution-type tops, the subsequent selling has been swift. Miners have plunged through moving averages and short-term breadth... Read more »

Dangerous Stock Markets


These record U.S. stock-market levels are very dangerous, riddled with extreme levels of euphoria and complacency. Largely thanks to the Fed, traders are convinced stocks can rally indefinitely. But stock prices are very expensive relative to underlying corporate earnings, with valuations back up near bubble levels. These... Read more »

Why US Dollar Strength is Long Term Catalyst for Gold


As we know, Gold and the US Dollar have an inverse relationship. Gold is priced in US Dollars and the drivers of each are similar (from an inverse point of view). Over long-term periods both trend in the same direction but the magnitude of the moves can vary and be quite different. The standard inverse relationship has... Read more »

Skeena Resources Reviving BC's Eskay Creek


Eskay Creek, formerly the world’s highest-grade gold mine, may be headed for a re-start due to very promising exploration work completed by Skeena Resources (TSX.V: SKE). Eskay Creek was operated by Barrick Gold until shutting down in 2008 due to a combination of high operating costs and a low gold price. Skeena picked... Read more »

Near-Record Gold Shorting


Gold has failed to gain traction over the past couple months, normally a seasonally-strong time. That has really weighed on sentiment, leaving traders increasingly bearish. Gold investment demand has flagged dramatically with lofty stock markets spewing great euphoria. That’s given gold-futures speculators the run of... Read more »

Can Gold Rise Without a Rate Cut?


The downside potential in precious metals discussed last week is playing out as Gold and gold stocks have broken down technically. The global economy appears to be firming and that is evidenced by a sustained rebound in global equity markets. As a result, the potential for a rate cut which pushed precious metals higher... Read more »

Stock Euphoria Stunts Gold


The great euphoria emanating from these near-record-high stock markets is breathtaking.  Traders are again convinced stocks do nothing but rally indefinitely.  That everything-is-awesome mindset has stunted gold’s latest upleg, since there’s no perceived need for prudently diversifying stock-heavy portfolios.  But... Read more »

Gold: Is $1280 a Floor or a Sponge?


  Global stock and bond markets continue to be driven by the macros of a possible trade deal, accommodative central banks, weaker earnings, continued stock buybacks, and rising government debt. Gold is driven by these same macros, but it has the additional price driver of seasonal Chindian... Read more »

Downside Risk in Gold & Gold Stocks


The big picture fundamentals for precious metals have been trending more bullish in recent months as expectations for the Federal Reserve went from a few rate hikes in 2019 to an expectation of a rate cut within the next 12 months. That is aligned with the peak in the 2-year yield and growing concerns over slowing growth... Read more »

Gold-Bull Breakout Potential


Gold has faded from interest in the past couple months, overshadowed by the monster stock-market rally.  But gold has been consolidating high, quietly basing before its next challenge to major $1350 bull-market resistance.  A decisive breakout above will really catch investors’ attention, greatly improving sentiment... Read more »

This Leading Indicator Looks Bullish for Gold


There are more than a handful of things I can cite as leading indicators for the Gold price. Ratios such as Gold against the stock market and Gold against foreign currencies are generally good leading indicators. The gold stocks and Silver can function as leading indicators at times. The yield curve and bonds can... Read more »



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