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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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Gold Down On Some Upbeat US Data; Silver Pops

(Kitco News) - Gold prices are modestly down in midday U.S. trading Tuesday. Some stronger U.S. economic data gave the monetary policy doves some pause on their notions of several interest rate cuts in the coming months.

Tuesday's Forex Analytical Charts, July 16

(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.

Tuesday's Charts for Gold, Silver and Platinum and Palladium, July 16

(Kitco commentary) - The Big Picture view on gold, silver and other precious metals markets with Kitco Senior Analyst.

Gold Weaker, Bigger Price Move Pending

(Kitco News) - Gold prices are modestly down in early U.S. trading Tuesday. The daily chart for gold shows a "collapse in volatility," whereby the past three sessions have seen significantly quieter price action.

Where are the Stops? Tuesday, July 16, 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 - Market Takes U.S. Bashing In Stride - July 16

(Kitco News) - Bitcoin-U.S. dollar futures prices are modestly weaker in early U.S. trading Tuesday, but appear to have weathered pretty well a serious bashing from U.S. government officials the past few days, including President Trump.

Gold Firm In Lazy Summertime Trade; Busy U.S. Data Day Tuesday

(Kitco News) - Gold prices are modestly higher in early-afternoon U.S. trading Monday. A lack of new bullish fundamental inputs at mid-summer is making for subdued dealings.

Gold Drifts Lower In Lackluster Summertime Trading

(Kitco News) - Gold prices have lost their modest early gains and are trading near steady in subdued late-morning dealings Monday.

Gold Prices Up As Charts Remain Bullish

(Kitco News) - Gold prices are moderately higher in early U.S. trading Monday. The charts remain bullish for the yellow metal, suggesting the path of least resistance for prices will remain sideways to higher in the near term.

Bitcoin Daily Chart Alert - Serious Downside Correction; Bulls Need To Step Up - July 15

(Kitco News) - Bitcoin-U.S. dollar futures prices have the past two days seen a serious downside correction in an uptrend that is still in place on the daily bar chart—but now just barely.