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

Some have called it the Age of the Central Bank.  Record monetary stimulus interventions in recent years have propelled the stock market to levels not seen since the 2008 credit crash.  By whatever name you call it, central bank...
Recently I was asked a question that I suspect has been on many investors' minds. Here's the question: "Is it possible that the bond market will be the market to tumble into 2014, and as it does, the general market decline is mitigated by...
Call it the "shot heard round the world." Its aim was ostensibly to reduce the U.S. budget deficit, its effect was tantamount to a bullet in the chest of the consumer recovery.
In the course of history, some of the great crises of the past were beyond the pale of human control. Other crises, however, were created by the very people who suffered the effects of them. The coming year could well afford a testament in...
The price of gold has been hit by selling under concerns over the upcoming U.S. "fiscal cliff." At least that's what the news media's explanation for gold's decline has been. Here's what Reuters had to say in a recent news article: "U.S....
Question: When is an unprecedented economic event tantamount to a non-event? Answer: When another Fed intervention is announced.
Stocks remained buoyant this week as the market believes the Fed will remain accommodative in view of the latest drop in U.S. unemployment numbers. It's widely expected the Federal Reserve will maintain its easy money policy when it meets...
Gold took a double hit recently based partly on a news item from the rumor mill that a large fund in Asia was selling to "run the stops."
In this commentary we'll survey the intermediate-term to longer-term market terrain. This is especially important since we're about to enter a new year, which the Kress cycle outlook describes as potentially dangerous from a financial...
With the U.S. presidential election out of the way, the economy has taken center stage lately and for good reason: the economy typically benefits during a presidential election year while the 4-year Kress cycle is also peaking. The latest...

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