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Clif Droke

Chief Analyst, SX Gold & Metals Advisor

Clif Droke is Chief Analyst of Cabot SX Gold & Metals. For over 20 years, he has worked as a writer, analyst and editor of several market-oriented advisory services and has written several books on technical trading in the stock market, including “Channel Buster: How to Trade the Most Profitable Chart Pattern” and “The Stock Market Cycles.”

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Despite fears of consumer spending headwinds, these two luxury stocks are coming off record years and their charts are showing some rare momentum.
Choppy markets like we have now are exactly the reason to adhere to a consistent investing strategy or system. This is Cabot’s.
Rapid recovery in the automotive and construction industries has led to a base metals boom. Buy these four base metal ETFs to take advantage.
More than 75% of the S&P 500 pays a dividend these days. Here are the 10 highest-paying dividend stocks in the index.
The 10 highest-paying dividend stocks in the Dow Jones Industrial all yield more than 3%. But which of them would I buy today?
Inflation and a weakening dollar are normally not good signs. But there are ways to take advantage by buying the right stocks.
When nearly everything is under selling pressure it pays to look for pockets of strength. These two precious metals investments stand out.
Among a number of positives for the best gold stocks is this unexpected correlation that could drive prices higher the rest of the year.
Not all precious metals are created equal, and we’ve seen that with recent short covering. These are the conditions driving metals now.
Equity market returns off the June lows have been a welcome reprieve, but is this a new bull market or just a bear market rally?
Just as with equities, big gold investors move the markets on precious metals. And we’re beginning to see signs that they may be more bullish.
The U.S. auto industry took a pounding in 2020. But as the country reopened, car sales have rebounded in a big way, as have auto stocks.
Commodity funds have been some of the strongest performers this year, and this simple tool can help you identify the best of the best.
People often overlook silver as a safe haven in volatile markets. But the best-performing silver stocks tend to rise faster than gold stocks.
Fertilizer stocks may not be the most glamorous option, but they’re a great inflation play. Here are three that are making a big move.
The S&P 500 just entered a bear market, but fears of another leg down remain. If it happens, you’ll want to own these 4 defensive ETFs.
They haven’t gotten going just yet, but in the intermediate term gold stocks almost always benefit from rising interest rates, history shows.
Gold prices have been in decline despite the weakened dollar. What will it take for the yellow metal to shine again?
You never want to invest in losing sectors. And by avoiding these five underperforming ETFs, you can stay focused on stocks and sectors with momentum.
With crop supplies dwindling and food demand rising, it’s time to invest in the farming industry. Here are the four best agriculture stocks.
COVID caused investors to flock to gold, a traditional safe haven. These are the 5 best-performing gold mining stocks. Keep reading to learn.
As more hedge funds gravitate to exchange traded funds over individual stocks, here are the six best ETFs today as measured by relative performance.
The quickest way to spot market strength and weakness if you’re unsure how to invest? Look at the list of 52-week highs and lows.
With another recession possibly on the horizon, it’s time to buy precious metals as a hedge. You can start with these four metals ETFs.
Given all the conflict in the world right now, it makes sense to have a couple wartime stocks in your portfolio. Here are two that stand out.
There are some eerie similarities between early 2008 and early 2022. And that bodes well for gold. These two gold ETFs are a way to play it.
A new super cycle on the horizon makes these funds some of the best commodity ETFs for investors looking to take advantage of rising prices.
Despite sluggish performance of late, there are several reasons to own gold in 2022. Here are 3, and why it’s always a good time to buy gold.
Gold and bitcoin are two forms of currency that couldn’t be more different. But is there room for both in your portfolio?
China’s swift post-Covid recovery has pushed copper prices higher. Play the red metal rebound with these three copper mining stocks and ETFs.