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Kira Brecht

Kira Brecht

Technical Analyst

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Kira McCaffrey Brecht, has been writing about the financial markets since 1991. Posts during her career include Managing editor SFO magazine, Chicago bureau chief at Futures World News, market analyst at Bridge News and technical analyst at MMS International. She has passed Level I and Level II CMT exams from the Market Technicians Association.

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Gold Alert: The Captain Has Turned On The Seatbelt Sign

The captain has turned on seatbelt sign. Please remain in your seats and brace for a bumpy ride ahead. We have dropped altitude in search of smoother air, but have not been able to find it at this time.

Why You Should Care About Fractional Reserve Banking

Gold Shines As Honeymoon Period Fades

The tide is turning. The eight-year old equity market bull is tired and old. He's been running fast in recent months, giddy on expectations for massive corporate tax reform

Stocks Poised To Stumble If Trump's Health Bill Flops

Gold Gains, Bitcoin Investors Are Reminded About What's "Real"

Gold prices climbed higher overnight. The macro environment remains bullish for the yellow metal, amid rising inflation in the U.S., a spate of geo-political uncertainties, and a Federal Reserve intent on raising interest rates at an extremely low pace.

The "Big Stick" Trump Budget Bodes Bullish For Gold

4 Factors That Could Spark A Gold Rally This Week

Gold bulls are battling back Monday morning. Since marking out a minor top at $1,264.90 on Feb. 27, April Comex gold futures slid lower as the market priced in expectations for an interest rate hike from the Federal Reserve this week.

Are Rare Coins Part Of Your Gold Diversification Strategy?

Gold - The Calm Before The Storm

The gold market is hovering within recent ranges to start the week. Quiet trading action, tight range. Don't get lulled into complacency. The current lackluster action may well be the quiet before the storm.

Triangle Warns Of Minor Pullback In Gold

Gold prices are pressing lower in consolidative trade early on Monday within a potential triangle pattern on the 60-minute chart.