Ostrich investors are a major driving force in today's financial markets. As the name implies, they are hiding their heads in the sand like the popular literary perception of the king of birds.
Gold Market Analysis
Technical analysis to forecast and predict the future price trends of gold and other precious metals, as well as the US Dollar and the Euro.
History is being made. The American public has never been no nervous, perhaps fearful of something dreadful and imminent. The global monetary system is crumbling.
"I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies. If the American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of their currency, first by in
Prices continue to churn as traders and investors try to figure if they want their hard earned dollar in cash or investments.
The S&P500 once again was rebuffed from falling markedly below the very significant 1070 level which could mean we are heading higher once again, at least for the short term.
Silver has been drifting in a rather lackluster summer. Ever since surging to $19.50 in mid-May, this often-popular white metal has been grinding sideways to lower.
Trading commodities and indexes through the use of exchange traded funds sure keeps things simple for an average trader.
The Federal Reserves announcement this past week that they will monetize their debt sent markets reeling initially, but they seem to have somewhat stabilized, at least for now.
Precious-metals stocks really haven't had a great summer by any means. After rallying initially in June, they started relentlessly drifting lower in July.
The article of July 22nd on "Smoking Guns of USTreasury Monetization" hit more desks, raised more dust, and brought more attention than expected to the heightened malfeasance in progress usi
WILL THEY EVER LEARN?
I took some stick over the past week for my predictions that the market was about to "come a cropper", in the Message to Wall St and Friday's Candlestick Warnings articles.
I find it amazing how many traders do not use volume as a factor in their trading decisions.
Anyone who has kids or has been around them whatsoever knows this weeks title is Buzz Light years oft repeated phrase.
A theme of frequent mention has been the Paradigm Shift in the financial world. It refers more specifically to the global shift away from a USDollar-centric alignment.
Commodities have been shining recently as the US Dollar loses its luster for investors. Also the weakening dollar has helped boost equities as a lower US dollar helps the large multi national companies.
It doesn't have to play out, but a note of warning of the possibility is to be forewarned.
As we all know there is an unlimited amount of ways to trade the financial markets. Each person sees the market in a different way, has different skill sets, trading experience and risk tolerance levels.
I need a vacation like I need my morning coffee. The never ending barrage of lies, fudged numbers and attacks on gold are wearing me down. Along with the long hours.
Lots of traders like to buy breakouts as, across those resistance lines, shorts are flushed out and overhead price resistance dwindles.
Double Dip used to pertain to ice cream cones, but now to dreaded return to economic recession. Green Shoots used to refer to gardening projects, then to deceptive economic viewpoints.
Most traders I have been talking with are feeling the same thing. Something big is brewing for the equities market but most do not want to get heavily involved until there is a clear direction.