Cliff Droke

Clif Droke is the editor of the three times weekly Momentum Strategies Report newsletter, published since 1997, which covers U.S. equity markets and various stock sectors, natural resources, money supply and bank credit trends, the dollar and the U.S. economy.  The forecasts are made using a unique proprietary blend of analytical methods involving cycles, internal momentum and moving average systems, as well as investor sentiment.  He is also the author of numerous books, including most recently “2014: America’s Date With Destiny.” For more information visit www.clifdroke.com.

Articles by Cliff Droke

A fiery debate rages among investors over the question of central bank stimulus. The question is whether the stock market needs stimulus in order to advance; and is stimulus only creating a bubble which will burst at some point and lead...
Let’s turn our attention to the global economy. Last week the Bank of England said it would buy 60 billion pounds of government debt in order to cushion the economy against the impact of the recent Brexit vote. England and the European...
In the old-school lexicon of Wall Street, the term “painting the tape” referred to the large scale purchase of market-moving stocks by insiders for the purpose of giving the market an appearance of strength. Painting the tape was...
One of America’s most prominent hedge fund managers is betting the farm that China’s economic troubles are far from over. His bet centers around the US dollar and by extension several Asian currencies. What happens to the dollar from...
The last year has been a scary time to be an investor. In 2015, the slowdown in China’s economy caused undue apprehension to investors and contributed to a nausea-inducing rollercoaster ride which began last July and has continued until...
In the six years since the recovery began, there has been endless debate over the strength of the US economy. There are basically two sides of the debate. Those taking the positive side maintain the economy has almost returned to its pre-...
As the global market crisis continues, the danger posed by this crisis to the US economy continues to be underestimated by economists and central bankers. A report recently showed that US job openings surged in December…and the number of...
Investors are worried over the prospects that the long-term momentum behind the stock market recovery of 2009-2015 may be in danger of complete dissipation this year. That would mean a certain date with an extended bear market and,...
To many economists, the biggest mistake the Fed has made has been a lack of aggression in raising interest rates. After all, they reason, the US job market is as strong as it has been since 2007 and the economy, even if sluggish, is at...
The most important question investors should be asking at this point isn’t whether the secular bull market which began in 2009 is over, but whether continued equity market weakness in 2016 will lead to the unthinkable, namely an economic...

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The King James Bible mentions gold 417 times. Not once does it mention a paper currency.