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CPM Group is a commodities research, consulting, financial advisory and commodities management firm providing independent research, analysis and advisory services related to commodities markets, corporate and project finance, and the financial management of exposure to commodity oriented investments.

We started our business in 1986 predicated on the idea that commodities research and advice is best delivered by independent experts who do not work for banks, brokers, mining companies, or any other entity that has interests that could conflict with the best interests of the clients receiving the research, analysis, and advice.

All of our work is driven by fundamental commodities research and economic analysis. As we undertake our research into individual commodities markets we gather a tremendous amount of information and develop an enormous body of extremely high quality, unbiased analysis of the markets and the companies that are involved with individual commodities. The outputs of our research and analysis take the form of research reports, specialized and targeted consulting related to these markets, financial advisory services ranging from corporate and project finance structuring to equity introductions, and managing specific commodities and investment positions for clients.

CPM Group continues to demonstrate the economic value and financial worth of superior research, information, and analysis. Our research is based on micro-economic analysis of the individual components of each commodity market, wedded with a top-down macro-economic analysis of the global trends affecting these markets. We apply the results of that analysis to our research, consulting, and advisory services.

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What just happened to gold and silver prices... And what didn't!

(Kitco commentary) - CPM Group's Jeffrey Christian discusses three major factors leading to Gold and Silver’s price rally this past week, and address two things that did not. He also discusses long-term economic data which CPM is looking at to forecast the price of the metals going forward.

CPM Trade Signal - December 1, 2022

(Kitco commentary) - Gold prices rose strongly over the course of November following hints by the Fed at its last Federal Open Market Committee meeting that it plans to slow the pace of its interest rate hikes.

December 2022 market forecast: gold, silver, and PGMs

(Kitco commentary) - Gold, Silver, and the PGMs have rebounded today following a week of decline. In this Market Update presentation Jeffrey Christian discusses CPM Group's Forecast for the end of 2022 and beginning of 2023.

3 debunked myths about gold and silver

(Kitco commentary) - CPM Group's Jeffrey Christian discusses some of the more egregious myths about the silver market, including whether the silver market is in a deficit, production costs are too low to stimulate mine production, and whether there is a factual basis for Thomas Jefferson’s quote about allowing private banks to control the currency.

Cryptos are not precious – gold and silver are

(Kitco commentary) - The FTX bankruptcy is only the most recent in a long line of cryptocurrency scandals. Jeffrey Christian discusses CPM Group's view on cryptocurrencies as well as some of the major differences between gold, silver, national currencies, and crypto. He also discusses the short and long-term effects of cryptocurrencies on gold and silver investment.

This is why you should own physical silver

(Kitco commentary) - CPM Group’s Jeffrey Christian discusses why investors should hold physical silver as part of their precious metals portfolio.

CPM Trade Signal - November 14, 2022

(Kitco commentary) - Gold prices have surpassed CPM Group’s last buy recommendation of $1,760. CPM recommends taking profit and standing aside.

Are low gold and silver prices behind us?

(Kitco commentary) - Gold, Silver, and other financial assets have jumped following the release of lower that expected inflation data. CPM Group’s Jeffrey Christian discusses Inflation, Russia, China, and some of the other upcoming risks to the economy and precious metals.

CPM Trade Signal - November 10, 2022

(Kitco commentary) - Gold prices have been trending higher since late last week when they bottomed out at $1,631.10.

Silver fundamentals investors need to know

(Kitco commentary) - CPM Group's Jeffrey Christian discusses the basic information investors need in order to be knowledgeable participants in silver markets. Jeff goes over the basics of supply, fabrication demand, investment demand, and market inventories. He also discusses silver lease rates, and why they are rising.