Clive Maund

Articles by Clive Maund

Everyone is so focused on looking at the Fed and whether or not it decides to raise rates by a puny 0.25%, that they are completely overlooking the fact it is the market’s role to set interest rates…and if the Fed is not up to the job,...
The market didn’t waste any time “getting on with it” yesterday after the bearish action on the day of the Fed announcement. It fell, and hard. We are going to look at this carefully because what appears to be starting is a devastating “...
Commodities and Emerging Markets have been crushed over the past 15 months by the dollar’s strong rally. It therefore follows that if the dollar starts down again, they are going to rally, and this will happen regardless of the state of...
It looks like we are really going to see some fireworks late this coming week, right after the Fed make their much anticipated announcement about whether or not they will raise interest rates. They had better get on with it and do their...
The stock market is toxic! It’s very important that you don’t get seduced by the old siren song of Wall Street about “buying the dip” and other nonsense like “being selective”. While these strategies have worked up to now, they won’t any...
We are now at an excellent juncture to short the broad stock market (or buy bear ETFs and Puts). As we know, we did just that before the dramatic plunge early last week, and are now “sitting pretty”. Now is the time to add to positions, or...
The Chinese stock market is of interest to us not because we necessarily want to trade it, but because of its effect on other world markets. Its heavy drop on Monday morning contributed to the rout on Wall St later in the day. The Chinese...
We are now in the “full on” market crash phase predicted and earlier prepared for on clivemaund.com many weeks in advance – it comes as no surprise to us whatsoever. The purpose of this update is to consider what is likely to happen over...
There are various reasons, both fundamental and technical, to believe that a market crash is almost upon us. This crash will affect virtually all world markets, including and especially the big Western Markets which have thus far escaped...
We have looked at plenty enough evidence in recent weeks that a crash is looming for US markets, and now we are going to take a look at another important piece of evidence that we haven’t previously considered – the Junk Bond market.

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China is poised to become world's biggest gold consumer.