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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, April 9

(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 pressure on gold, silver, after hot U.S. PPI data

(Kitco News) - Gold and silver prices are solidly lower in early U.S. trading Friday, extending overnight losses in the wake of a hotter-than-expected U.S. producer price index report for March that boosted the U.S. dollar index and pushed up U.S. Treasury bond yields.

Where are the stops? Friday, April 9, 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.

Price pullbacks for gold, silver after recent gains

(Kitco News) - Gold and silver prices are lower in early U.S. trading Friday, on routine downside corrections following the recent good gains that pushed both metals to multi-week highs this week.

Bitcoin daily chart alert - Sideways price action not bearish - April 9

(Kitco News) - Bitcoin-U.S. dollar prices are steady-firm in early U.S. trading Friday. Trading has turned sideways this week. The bulls are not in trouble yet.

Thursday's Forex Analytical Charts, April 8

(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 up, at 5-week high, as market bottom likely in place

(Kitco News) - Gold prices are solidly up and hit a five-week high in midday U.S. trading Thursday.

Gold price up, at 3-week high, as bulls gain momentum

(Kitco News) - Gold prices are modestly up and hit a three-week high in early U.S. trading Thursday. The yellow metal’s near-term technical posture has improved recently, which is inviting the shorter-term futures traders to play the long side of the market.

Bitcoin daily chart alert - Bulls take a breather but not in trouble yet - Apr. 8

(Kitco News) - Bitcoin-U.S. dollar prices are lower again in early U.S. trading Thursday. Trading has turned sideways this week. The bulls are fading this week but are still not in trouble yet.

Gold, silver a bit weaker but up from daily lows

(Kitco News) - Gold and silver prices are slightly down in midday U.S. trading Wednesday. Trader and investor attitudes remain very upbeat at mid-week, which is a negative for the safe-haven metals.