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

The strength of the U.S. economy in recent years can be credited in large part to the tremendous strength of the U.S. Dollar index relative to other major currencies. The strong dollar has been a great boon for foreign producers exporting...
The U.S. mutual fund industry is a ticking time-bomb waiting to explode, and a substantial amount of damage to fund shareholders in coming years will be in the form of taxes. While mutual funds have been shrewdly marketed to investors for...
How very interesting it was to see a reputable financial publication addressing an issue that has been highly debated among gold bugs in recent years, but never formally substantiated. Specifically, the article was in reference to the...
The gold sector has been a source of both delight and frustration among traders in recent weeks. On the one hand, many gold equities - blue chips and junior mines alike - have positively soared in value and some have doubled, trebled or...
We have been asked by some of our subscribers to give an opinion of the recently released report on gold bullion by the Blanchard Economic Research Unit of the precious metals sales firm Blanchard (New Orleans, LA). This report was...
Gold futures on the COMEX saw an impressive upside run this past week, closing up to $297.60 as of Friday. This is certainly a sign of underlying technical strength in gold on an immediate-term basis. While we are still long-term and even...
It's 2002 and the 4-year "Presidential Cycle" is due to bottom in November. With this important investment cycle now in the "hard down" phase for the next eight months it promises to be an exhilarating ride on the Wall Street roller...
A subscriber asks, "If the Dow manages to climb above 12000 wouldn't this mean a new bull market has begun? We're not that far away from that level." Technically, we're not too far away from 12000 but it would take a considerable amount of...
"Economy gets good diagnosis." So read a recent headline after Fed Chairman Greenspan's attempt at calming the markets and reassuring Americans that the weak U.S. economy is due for a recovery this year, albeit a "weak" one. Never mind...
Richard Hoskins dropped a bomb on the literary world in 1985 with the publication of his book, "War Cycles, Peace Cycles." The book was so poignant and controversial that references to it were made in nearly every major newspaper from...

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