Category Archives: Stock market

This stock market metric says the likely winner is…Trump

“The stock market’s election year performance between July 31 and Oct. 31 has often predicted the next president, and this year it’s pointing to Trump.” Source: This stock market metric says the likely winner is…Trump






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Hillary in the pockets of Wall Street

“Wall Street is maneuvering to propose and implement a new retirement tax on Americans under a Hillary Clinton Administration. Leading the charge is billionaire financial oligarch Tony James, who is COO of private equity giant Blackstone. Mr. James is a … Continue reading






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Bull or bear market ahead?

“Last Monday, I discussed why you should be worried about corrections due to the damage inflicted upon your investment capital and the time required to “get back…” Source: Past Is Prologue: New Secular Bull Or A Repeat Of The 70’s … Continue reading






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The three bubbles

“The chaos that will arise as trillions of dollars, yen, yuan and euros, etc. try to crowd through the fire exits as the asset bubbles pop will be monumental, and the spikes in small asset class prices as the hot … Continue reading






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Out of the blue?  

“Here are nine ‘black swan’ events in recent memory that profoundly changed markets, ranging from the Asian financial crisis of 1997 to the more current Brexit.” Source: Black Swans: 9 Recent Events That Changed Finance Forever






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Fleckenstein on the Fed’s reckless policies

  Click on the video image below to view his interview.  Gets very testy at the end. “Bill Fleckenstein, Fleckenstein Capital Founder, discusses why he thinks stocks will jump higher and shorting the market does not work.” Source: Fleckenstein: Fed … Continue reading






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You’ve been warned!

Source: How Jim Rogers Is Preparing






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The Fed is pumping to satisfy the financial elites

“James Grant, Wall Street expert and editor of the investment newsletter «Grant’s Interest Rate Observer», warns of a crash in sovereign debt, is puzzled over the actions of the Swiss National Bank and bets on gold.” Source: James Grant: «The … Continue reading






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Stock market on borrowed time?

“If you’re riding the record breaking S&P 500 rally, you’ll want to see this chart.” Source: This chart shows the market rally is in jeopardy: Money manager






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C.E.O.s Meet in Secret Over the Sorry State of Public Companies

Regulations and easy money are having adverse consequences on corporate governance. Wall Street has turned into a big casino.   “In a series of meetings, titans of business and finance grappled with what they see as a problem of too … Continue reading






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Contrary indicator?  When the “crowd” goes one way, the oppostie usually happens

With so much pessimism and concern for financial safety, the public may be signalling that the stock market will continue to rise.   “When it comes to long-term investing, more Americans prefer real estate or cash to stocks and bonds, … Continue reading






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The One Key Indicator Pointing To A Bear Market

The Dow Theory has a remarkable track record.  Ignoring it could be hazardous to your wealth.  “On Monday, the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average made history when they closed at all-time highs for the first time in more … Continue reading






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Wild money printing

“One of the more preposterous deeds of modern central banking involves creating digital monetary credits from nothing and then using the faux money to purchase stocks.  If you’re unfamiliar with this erudite form of monetary policy this may sound rather … Continue reading






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A pessimistic perspective: war and economic turmoil

“On the surface, things seem pretty quiet in mid-July 2016.  The biggest news stories are about the speculation surrounding Donald Trump’s choice of running mate, the stock market in the U.S. keeps setting new all-time record highs, and the media … Continue reading






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The stock market bubble in one chart

When will the top occur?  The $64,000 question. Source: Chart Of The Day: Stock Averages Up 3X More Than Nominal GDP Since 2007 Peak






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