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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 Jim is also a consultant with the highly respected "Pro Farmer" agricultural advisory service. Jim was also the head equities analyst at He received his degree from Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, where he studied journalism and economics.

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

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Friday's charts for gold, silver and platinum and palladium, September 25

(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. Be in the lead.

Gold, silver see more price pressure as USDX surging

(Kitco News) - Gold and silver prices are lower again in the early U.S. trading Friday. Both metals are not far above this week’s two-month lows.

Where are the stops? Friday, September 25, 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.

Bitcoin daily chart alert - Bulls make some headway - Sep. 25

(Kitco News) - Bitcoin-U.S. dollar prices are a bit weaker early Friday, following solid gains Thursday. Bulls have stabilized prices late this week and have the near-term technical advantage.

Gold, silver bulls now working to stabilize prices

(Kitco News) - Gold prices are slightly higher and silver slightly lower in midday U.S. trading Thursday. Both metals hit two-month lows overnight, but prices are trading near their session highs at midday, suggesting the bulls are working hard to stop the bleeding and stabilize their markets.

Thursday's forex analytical charts, September 24

(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.

Gold, silver see follow-through price pressure as USDX rallies

(Kitco News) - Gold and silver prices are lower in the early U.S. trading Thursday. Both metals hit two-month lows overnight.

Bitcoin daily chart alert - Bulls work to stabilize prices - Sep. 24

(Kitco News) - Bitcoin-U.S. dollar prices are firmer early Thursday, as traders have stabilized prices late this week, after Monday’s big downside price move. Bitcoin bulls need to show more power soon to restart a price uptrend.

Gold, silver bulls staggered by near-term knock-down punches

(Kitco News) - Gold and silver prices are sharply lower in midday U.S. trading Wednesday. Gold hit a two-month low and silver fell to a seven-week low.

Silver price slumps to 7-week low and now trending down

(Kitco News) - Silver prices are sharply lower and hit a seven-week low in morning dealings Wednesday. A surging U.S. dollar index that hit a seven-week high today is helping to pressure the precious metals markets.