Author: Adam Hamilton

Adam Hamilton
Adam Hamilton

Adam Hamilton and Scott Wright are principals of US company Zeal, and live for studying and trading the markets. Zeal employs innovative cutting-edge technical analysis as well as deep fundamental analysis to inform and educate people on how to grow and protect their capital through all market conditions.

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Recent and archived work by Adam Hamilton for The Bull:

Gold stocks displaying strong seasonality

The gold miners’ stocks have been thrashed in recent months, crushed as heavy futures selling slammed gold.  That obliterated any residual sector bullishness, leaving gold stocks wildly-oversold and deeply-out-of-favor.  But having weathered a rough early summer, the battered miners and their metal are trudging back into their traditional strong season.  That begins with robust autumn…

Gold-Inflation Disconnect

Gold should be soaring with red-hot inflation raging, but instead it is breaking down. This history-defying disconnect has devastated sentiment, leaving this leading traditional inflation hedge despised. Traders need to realize gold’s bizarre decoupling from all precedent is an extreme anomaly that will prove short-lived. It has been driven by a parabolic US-dollar surge fueling…

Gold-Stock Futures Ramp Nears

The battered gold miners’ stocks are languishing deeply out of favor again, drifting listlessly through their summer doldrums. They were flying high a couple months earlier, before being crushed by a big-and-fast gold plunge. But the heavy gold-futures selling driving that has passed, leaving speculators’ positioning very bullish for gold. They will soon buy back…

Silver mining stocks 2022 update

The silver miners’ stocks collapsed from mid-April to mid-May, suffering heavy collateral damage from a serious stock-market selloff. The big fear that spawned sucked in gold, hammering silver and therefore its miners’ stocks sharply lower. That carnage left them battered technically, looking like huge bargains. Silver stocks’ latest earnings season wrapping up in mid-May revealed…

Gold miner fundamentals May 2022

The mid-tier and junior gold-miners’ stocks in their sector’s sweet spot for upside potential have been clubbed like baby seals since mid-April. Sucked into the parallel serious stock-market selloff, that’s left these smaller gold stocks deeply out of favor. Yet their fundamentals remain strong as revealed in the just-finished Q1’22 earnings season. That recent brutal…

Why Gold Investment Is Surging

Gold investment demand is surging as traders increasingly comprehend this leading alternative asset’s amazing fundamental backdrop. The biggest inflation super-spike since the 1970s is relentlessly eroding purchasing power, while the bubble-valued US stock markets are rolling over into a long-overdue bear. So investors are flocking back to gold, driving its price higher enticing in more…

Gold mining companies fundamentals

The mid-tier and junior gold miners in their sector’s sweet spot for upside potential have powered higher in recent months. Amplifying gold’s young upleg, they have already surged to major breakouts. And the smaller gold miners’ gains are likely to grow much larger. Their recently-reported Q4’21 earnings season revealed ongoing strong fundamentals. Those along with…

Fed Caves on Tightenings

At mid-December’s Federal Open Market Committee meeting, Fed officials began discussing quantitative tightening. Effectively selling previously-monetized bonds to unwind quantitative-easing money printing, this revelation from the minutes rattled markets in early January. But hawkish-jawboning talk is cheap, as the Fed’s last QT campaign proved. It was prematurely abandoned after stock markets threatened a bear. The…

Gold Stocks Surge Back

The gold miners’ stocks surged back this week, blasting higher out of early-year weakness. Those big-and-fast gains were fueled by gold’s own, which shot up without any news catalyst. Seeing battered gold stocks showing signs of life has piqued traders’ interest, starting to shift sector sentiment back towards bullish. These leveraged plays on gold have…

Gold weathers hawkish Fed

Gold looked on the ropes heading into this week’s major Fed decision. With the Federal Open Market Committee expected to double the pace of its quantitative-easing tapering and pencil in more rate hikes sooner, gold-futures speculators were on a hair-trigger. The FOMC indeed proved every bit as hawkish as feared, yet gold rallied! Successfully weathering…