Jan 23

Central Banks and Economic Reports Keep Bull Market

At the age of 72 months, the U.S. bull market may be long in the tooth. Stocks may be significantly…

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Jan 18

Gold Rally Has Technical and Fundamental Support

Gold plunged 48% from its record high above $1,900 an ounce in 2011, to its low late last year. That…

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Jan 9

The ECB Will Be a Big Factor in

The European Central Bank has provided assurances for months that it is ‘monitoring’ economic conditions in the 18-nation euro-zone, and…

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Jan 2

Seasonal Sweet Spot for Small Stocks?

Studies show that one of the most persistent patterns investors follow is ‘chasing performance’. It’s most prevalent at this time…

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Dec 20

What Are Technical Indicators Saying About the Market?

It was just a week ago that financial headlines bemoaned the market having suffered its worst week in 2 ½…

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Dec 12

Congress Has Guaranteed the Secular Bear Market is

The cyclical bull market that began in 2009 has not ended. Enjoy it while it lasts because the long-term secular…

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Dec 6

Are We In Another 1990’s-Style Super Bull Market?

Bull markets normally last an average of 4.5 years. By that time, stocks are usually over-valued, the market is over-extended,…

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Nov 28

U.S. Treasury Bonds Outperforming S&P 500

It was a sure thing. With the Fed cutting back its massive QE bond-buying program this year bonds would plunge.…

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Nov 21

Global Economies Will Dictate Rate Hike Timing

The Federal Reserve spent this year winding down its $85 billion a month QE stimulus program. With that task completed,…

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Nov 14

Still Lower Prices Ahead For Oil?

Crude oil prices, at a four-year low, have plunged 30% in the past six months, and it looks like they…

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Nov 7

Healthy Returns From The Healthcare Sector

Healthcare stocks, along with the stocks of food and drink companies are often recommended as defensive holdings for bear markets,…

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Nov 3

Don’t Let Greed Lure You Into Scams

The market’s favorable winter season has arrived. The market is breaking out to new highs. Investor optimism and confidence are…

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Oct 24

Buy the Dip or Sell the Rally

I’ve been around a long time, through many economic and market cycles, and I don’t recall a time when the…

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Oct 17

Janet Yellen is Wrong About the Cause of

Fed Chair Janet Yellen said in a speech on the subject on Friday, that she is “greatly concerned by the…

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Oct 10

Can the Fed Come To the Rescue Again

My concerns about high market valuations, excessive investor euphoria, the Fed eliminating its QE stimulus, growing economic woes in euro-land…

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Oct 3

Look Out Below for Gold

Gold experienced a spectacular bull market run from its low at $250 an ounce in 2001 to its peak above…

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Sep 26

U.S. and Global Confidence are in Divergence –

It’s not a secret. Investor sentiment in the U.S. is at very high levels of bullishness and confidence. However, the ZEW…

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Sep 19

Can the Economy Withstand Another Housing Breakdown?

With the three fascinations of the week, the Fed’s FOMC statement, the separation vote in Scotland, and the Alibaba IPO,…

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Sep 12

Last Stand Approaching for Gold

Gold ended its 10-year bull market in 2011 when it topped out at $1,900 an ounce. It was a spectacular…

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