Slope of Hope Blog Posts

Slope initially began as a blog, so this is where most of the website’s content resides. Here we have tens of thousands of posts dating back over a decade. These are listed in reverse chronological order. Click on any category icon below to see posts tagged with that particular subject, or click on a word in the category cloud on the right side of the screen for more specific choices.

Key Gold Ratios to Other Markets

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Views of gold in relation to other markets and brief summaries thereof, with a focus on how it relates to the gold mining sector and the inflationary macro to come.

Gold/Silver Ratio

Gold/Silver is in a potential bounce pattern with RSI and MACD positive divergences. A bounce (if applicable) – which would likely come in unison with a counter-trend bounce in USD could accompany more broad  market pressure and possibly a brief whiff of deflation. As we’ve noted in NFTRH for much of 2020, silver has trounced gold and that is a bigger picture inflationary signal in the “metallic credit spread” (H/T Bob Hoye).

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Gold/Silver Ratio: “Slowly I Toined”

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Toined the macro, that is. Step by step…

A rising Gold/Silver ratio preceded the March disaster, made an ill-fated bounce pattern in May-June and then got hammered by the 24/7 liquidity spigots opened up by a desperate Federal Reserve and Trump admin. They are desperate because the inflation MUST take hold in order to keep the system from unwinding to its fundamentals, which of course are nothing but robo-printed (funny) munny (political commentary withheld from this post, but insert what we all know here if you’d like…).

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Gilded Cage

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All the exciting markets have finally been strangled to death. Bitcoin? Nope, it got a couple thousand bucks blown off the top in no time. Tesla? Ha! You know better than to ask that. The NQ? Only if you like playing with fire.

The same, sadly, can be said of precious metals. In fact, with the exception of just a few days, gold has been in a boring, god-awful range ever since late July!

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