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Monthly Archives: March 2017

Canadian Household Debts and Net Worth

Household Debt to Disposable Income

Average Residential House Price

Debt Service Ratio

Bank of Canada Overnight Lending Rate

Posted on 2017/03/31


Household Leverage Indicator


Household Debt as % of Disposable Income

Canadain Personal Debt Quarterly Since 1990

Real Net Worth Change vs US Since 1990

Household Sector Indicators Q2, 2010 to Q4, 2011


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Household Sector Indicators Q4, 2008 to Q1, 2010


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Gold Trading

COT Data Since 2009


  • a bull market attracts speculators and the net long positions at both tops and bottoms are significantly higher of those in a bear market. Common sense.
  • the price spike in 2016 attracted a record crowd with 280k net long positions at the 2016 summer top, giving us hope that a new bull market was in progress.
  • however, the sharp sell off into Dec reduced the net long positions to 96k, which was much lower than average bull market value at bottoms.
  • since Dec, prices have recovered about half, while net long positions only reached 164k, which is a bear market value.

COT data confirms a peak in speculation

Posted on 2017/03/11.


Price of Gold and Bitcoin Since 2012


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Gold in Bitcoins


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Posted on 2017/01/04.


200 Years – Dow/Gold Ratio


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Shiller US Home Price Index in Gold


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Posted on 2016/11/27.


Gold Bulls Then and Now


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Posted on 2016/08/29.


Gold Bull Market – 1970 vs 2000


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Posted on 2016/04/21.


Weekly Gold Withdrawals from the Shanghai Gold Exchange Vaults


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Posted on 2016/04/17.


Gold Has Best Quarter in Three Decades


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Posted on 2016/04/02.


Dow/Gold Ratio


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Posted on 2016/03/11.


Gold Price vs MSCI World Stocks


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Gold/Silver Ratio Since 1915


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Posted on 2016/03/08.


Golden Cross in 2016


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Death Cross in 2013


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Posted on 2016/02/26.


Gold/Oil Ratio Passed Historical High Since 1865


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Posted on 2016/02/11.


Gold Price vs Commercial Hedgers’ Net Gold Position


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Posted on 2015/08/09.


Hedge Fund Net Gold Position Since 2006


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Gold Price and CFTC Net Gold Position


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Price of Gold from Previous Lowest Net Gold Position in 2006


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Posted on 2015/08/02.


Speculators Net Long Positions in Bull and Bear Markets

Posted on 2015/07/26.


China and India Gold Demand


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Posted on 2015/06/04


8-year Chart of Gold Price and US Dollar Index

Posted on 2015/05/05.