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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, Jan 22

(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.

Gold, silver posting sharp price declines, following equities

(Kitco News) - Gold and silver futures prices are trading sharply lower in early U.S. trading Friday.

Where are the Stops? Friday, Jan. 22, Gold and Silver

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

Thursday's Forex Analytical Charts, Jan, 21

(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

Slight losses for gold, but bulls have the advantage after a solid week

(Kitco News) - Gold futures prices are trading a bit lower in midday U.S. trading Thursday. Silver is posting slight gains.

Anglo Asian Mining shares jump 10% after conflicts ease in Azerbaijan

(Kitco News) - Anglo Asian Mining (AAZ:LSE) have struggles in recent times as they operate in Azerbaijan. There has been conflict in the nation and the firm now welcomes the agreement between Armenia, Azerbaijan and Russia which has ended the military conflict over the enclave of Nagorno Karabakh.

Gold sees slight price gains as bulls having a good week

(Kitco News) - Gold futures prices are trading a bit higher in early U.S. trading Thursday.

Bitcoin daily chart alert - price action turns bearish

(Kitco News) - Bitcoin-U.S. dollar prices are sharply lower Thursday and have just seen a bearish downside “breakout” from a triangle pattern on the daily chart.

Gold, silver rally as metals bulls gain momentum

(Kitco News) - Gold and silver futures prices are sharply higher and near their daily highs at midday Wednesday, on chart-based buying and bets being placed on “the inflation trade.”

Bitcoin daily chart alert—Weaker at mid-week, but normal consolidation

(Kitco News) - Bitcoin-U.S. dollar prices are lower Wednesday on some normal chart consolidation and a routine corrective pullback.