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Chris Vermeulen

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Chris Vermeulen founder of AlgoTrades Automated Trading Systems, is an internationally recognized market technical analyst and trader. He is also the founder of, a financial education and investment newsletter service for Gold Market Traders. Radio - Safe havens more popular lately

Gold and Oil Guy - My analysis of the recent VIX action is clearly warning of a potentially massive price volatility increase in the US and global markets.  Many traders use and trade the VIX as a measurement of volatility.  The VIX is a measurement of the expected market volatility over the next 30 days.  As the VIX rises, traders […] Radio - Will this January, February repeat last year’s drop? Radio -   Will Equity Markets Dive in January Like Last Year?

December 15th, 2016 | Trump’s Financial Revolution!

Gold and Oil Guy - Trump’s economic plans will increase national debt! A Ticking time bomb! Currently, U.S. debt stands at a mammoth $19.8 trillion and will continue to increase under President-elect Trump considering his lenient tax cuts and plans for infrastructure spending:( The proposed tax cuts, inclusive of accrued interest and macroeconomic effects will increase the national debt […]

December 7th, 2016 | The Short-Term Top & Pop!

Gold and Oil Guy - Currently, it is still very early days and the dust has not yet settled, however, I will make a bold forecast that the SPX is still in a BULL UPTREND from 2009. There has been a paradigm shift in the U.S. after Trump’s election. The expected fiscal stimulus and increased government spending have ‘buoyed’ financial markets. […] Radio -   Transports and building materials leading stock markets

November 22nd, 2016 | Trump’s Financial Revolution!

Gold and Oil Guy - A financial revolution is now taking place and I want to tell you the story. It has rather large implications for interest rates, the stock market, gold and real estate. The only reasons for the DOW JONES sharp gains, post-election, is due to the fact its’ index leans toward financial and industrial stocks, (as seen […] Radio - Trump giving US businesses new confidence

Gold and Oil Guy -   America has chosen Donald Trump to be its next President and the world markets, whether metals, gold, bonds, equities or Forex are all highly volatile. In fact, I got long GDX and NUGT last week for a quick 5% and 11% gain with gold miners, a get-in and get-out type of trade to take […]

Gold and Oil Guy - HSBC,(, is projecting gold to rise to $1,500 an ounce, since the ‘real-estate magnate’ triumphed up from behind in the election results ( It is protection against everything! The U.S. Debt-to-GDP ratio is 125% and will be growing. ‘Main Street America’ has been told that these are measures required to stimulate economic activity, to prevent […] Radio - Silver more exciting than Gold investment

Gold and Oil Guy - The dollar rally has been led in hopes of the FED tightening rates in December of 2016. While most of the other developed nations are still struggling with low inflation, the U.S.Government provided data that has been largely supportive of a rate hike. The sharp rise in the dollar had taken it to extreme levels […] Radio - Can You Make Money When Equities Plummeting?

Gold and Oil Guy - The FED and the Corporate World understand that there is NO economic recovery. They need to keep feeding this ‘bull market’ with plenty of accommodative easing or this ‘bull’ will die.  The FED will do whatever it takes to maintain this by cutting rates to near zero and below so as to spruce up the […]

Gold and Oil Guy - It’s a knows fact that Sept and October are typically weak times for US stocks. Going back 37 years shows us the tendency for investors to sell and rebalance their portfolios to try and perform better during the final quarter. But that’s not really the point of this article. The chart below shows a comparison […] Radio - Natural Gas “Hotter” as a colder winter expected this year

Gold and Oil Guy - A financial system stability assessment report, from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), on one bank in Europe identified Deutsche Bank AG (NYSE: DB), as the TOP bank that poses the greatest systemic risk to the global financial system. Systemic risk was identified as a major contributing factor in the ‘financial crisis’ of 2008. This is […]

September 28th, 2016 | Fed Goes From ZIRP To NIRP!

Gold and Oil Guy - The FED has not followed through on their numerous promises of a rate increase that Yellen and other FED officials have made over the past several years. She spoke about purchasing assets of private companies and also mentioned that the FED could modify its inflation target. Investors will most likely purchase shares in companies whose […]

September 24th, 2016 | Clear and Present Danger!

Gold and Oil Guy - The cycle since 2009 has been different from other market cycles, throughout history, in only one significant manner. That having been said, it is the Global Central Banks that have intentionally pushed interest rates to zero and below. This encouraged investors to speculate in the equity markets which have now become ‘dangerously overvalued, overbought, as […] Radio - Banks losing their  customer’s “trust” equity

September 17th, 2016 | The Crisis Is Escalating!

Gold and Oil Guy - Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank are presently in the process of merger talks. The fact that these meetings are occurring is a signal that Germany’s banking troubles are indeed accelerating. Deutsche Bank to Initiate the Next Financial Crisis – Click Here They are desperately seeking ways to cut costs and improve profitability. These plans include restructuring […]

September 16th, 2016 | Is The SPX Top Finally In?

Gold and Oil Guy - The market is EXTREMELY oversold and is not yet in the Trending Mode!  Therefore, with NO CONFIRMEDTrend and oversold momentum oscillators, the market should bounce back, early this week.  The SPX was in a Bollinger Band Squeeze for 5-6 weeks, but finally broke down, last Friday, September 9th, 2016.  Every asset class was down.  This […]

Gold and Oil Guy - We are living in “extraordinary” times, which will end with unpleasant consequences. The world is looking towards the Central Banks to sort out these problems, whereas, the Central Banks are clueless about how to handle this situation. Never in history has the world seen 30% of global government debt at “negative yields”. This is an […]

Gold and Oil Guy - The much awaited Jackson Hole speech by the Fed Chair Janet Yellen – and the subsequent nonfarm payrolls data failed to ignite the prospects of a rate hike this September of 2016. The market now forecasts only a 21% probability of a rate hike in this month, according to the CME FedWatch Tool. The probability […]
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