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Jim Wyckoff

Senior Market Analyst and Columnist

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Jim Wyckoff has spent over 25 years involved with the stock, financial and commodity markets. He was a financial journalist with the FWN newswire service for many years, including stints as a reporter on the rough-and-tumble commodity futures trading floors in Chicago and New York. As a journalist, he has covered every futures market traded in the U.S., at one time or another.

Jim is the proprietor of the "Jim Wyckoff on the Markets" analytical, educational and trading advisory service. Jim also worked as a technical analyst for Dow Jones Newswires and as the senior market analyst with TraderPlanet.com. Jim is also a consultant with the highly respected "Pro Farmer" agricultural advisory service. Jim was also the head equities analyst at CapitalistEdge.com. He received his degree from Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, where he studied journalism and economics.

Follow Jim daily on Kitco.com as he provides both AM and PM roundups and a daily Technical Special. 1 877 963-NEWS jwyckoff at kitco.com

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Wednesday's Charts for Gold, Silver and Platinum and Palladium, July 6

(Kitco commentary) - Get the Big Picture view on gold, silver and other precious metals markets with Kitco Senior Analyst. With thorough analysis, get a sense of today's market as well as where it may be heading.

Price erosion continues in gold, silver as crude oil crumbles, greenback gains

(Kitco News) - Gold is under strong selling pressure and silver is modestly down in midday U.S. trading Wednesday. Gold hit an 8.5-month low and silver a two-year low today.

Where are the stops? Wednesday, July 6, gold and silver

(Kitco commentary) - Below are today's likely price locations of buy and sell stop orders for the active Comex gold and silver futures markets.

More price pressure on gold amid strong dollar, bearish charts

(Kitco News) - Gold is modestly lower and silver near steady in early U.S. trading Wednesday. Gold hit an 8.5-month low and silver a two-year low overnight. The metals continue to reel from a stronger U.S. dollar index that hit a 20-year high this week.

Bitcoin daily chart alert - Choppy grind continues - Jul. 6

(Kitco News) - Bitcoin-U.S. dollar prices are weaker in early U.S. trading Wednesday. Nothing new.

Gold, silver pummeled as USDX hits 20-yr. high, crude oil slumps

(Kitco News) - Gold and silver prices are sharply lower in midday U.S. trading Tuesday. Gold futures hit a 6.5-month low and silver a two-year low today.

Tuesday's Forex Analytical Charts, July 5

(Kitco commentary) - Kitco's senior analyst Jim Wyckoff provides technical analysis of the major global currencies including the U.S. dollar, pound sterling, euro, and Japanese yen.

Price weakness in gold, silver as USDX surges to 20-year high

(Kitco News) - Gold and silver prices are modestly lower in early U.S. trading Tuesday. The metals are feeling the pressure of a stronger U.S. dollar index that notched a 20-year high overnight.

Bitcoin daily chart alert - Sideways price action recently - Jul. 5

(Kitco News) - Bitcoin-U.S. dollar prices are a bit weaker in early U.S. trading Tuesday. Bears have the overall near-term technical advantage. A price downtrend is in place on the daily bar chart. However, price action recently has been choppy and sideways.

Bitcoin daily chart alert—Bears in technical control

(Kitco News) - Bitcoin-U.S. dollar prices are weaker in early U.S. trading Friday. Bears have gained momentum this week and have the firm overall near-term technical advantage.