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

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...
A question that many are asking right now is what impact the Fed's latest monetary policy action will have on the projected deflationary scenario for 2013-14. Specifically, market participants are wondering if the Fed's monetary policy...
One of the most common questions that I'm asked goes something like this: "If the deflationary long-term cycle is in its 'hard down' phase until 2014, why should we expect gold' value to rise? Shouldn't we instead expect to see a rising...
Since being shunned by traders last year after a series of margin increases, gold has enjoyed a worthy comeback since turning around this summer. The yellow metal rallied from a yearly low of $1,540 to a recent high of nearly $1,800. All...
What accounts for gold's strong performance since the initial rebound in July? That's the question that many analysts are (belatedly) trying to answer. The first and most obvious answer is stimulus; specifically the stimulus provided by...
Last week was pivotal for equities as well as a reminder that the 3 ½ year-old recovery is still alive. Many stocks broke out to new recovery highs as the result of the European Central Bank's (ECB) announcement that it would commence a...
Stock and commodity prices across the board soared on the latest announcement from the Fed, which was viewed as wildly bullish by Wall Street. The Federal Reserve launched another aggressive stimulus program on Thursday, promising it would...
Last week was pivotal for equities as well as a reminder that the 3-½ year-old recovery is still alive. Many stocks broke out to new recovery highs as the result of the European Central Bank's (ECB) announcement that it would commence a...

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China has only 2% of its Total Foreign Reserves in gold.