Make Kitco Your Homepage
Jim Wyckoff

Jim Wyckoff

Senior Market Analyst and Columnist

Follow Author:

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

read full bio ▼

Gold erases early losses as bulls once again buy the dip

(Kitco News) - Gold prices are trading moderately up in midday U.S. trading Thursday, and have gotten back early declines that came following an upbeat U.S. employment report for June that showed more jobs growth than expected and a lower unemployment rate.

Thursday's Forex Analytical Charts, July 2

(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.

Thursday's charts for gold, silver and platinum and palladium, Jul. 2

(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 prices back off as U.S. jobs report better than expected

(Kitco News) - Gold prices are trading modestly down in early U.S. trading Tuesday, following an upbeat U.S. employment report for June that showed more jobs growth than expected and a lower unemployment rate than expected.

Where are the stops? Thursday, July 2, 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 - Quiet market means bigger price move on horizon - Jul. 2

(Kitco News) - Bitcoin-U.S. dollar prices are near steady again on Thursday. The recent “collapse in volatility” suggests a much bigger price move is right on the horizon.

Gold hits 8.5-yr high, backs off on profit taking

(Kitco News) - Gold prices are sharply lower at midday after overnight hitting another 8.5-year high. So far, just some more normal profit taking by the shorter-term futures traders is featured Wednesday.

Gold prices hit 8.5-yr. high, back off on profit taking

(Kitco News) - Gold prices overnight hit another 8.5-year high but have slipped a bit in early U.S. trading Tuesday, on some more normal profit taking by the shorter-term futures traders.

Bitcoin daily chart alert - Bulls stabilize prices at mid-week - Jul. 1

(Kitco News) - Bitcoin-U.S. dollar prices are near steady again on Wednesday. The bulls had faded recently but this week have stabilized prices.

Gold prices power to 8.5-yr high, much more upside likely

(Kitco News) - Gold prices are sharply higher and hit an 8.5-year high Tuesday, on technical buying based on very bullish charts that got even more bullish today—suggesting still more (likely much more) upside price potential to come, including new record highs.