Graham Summers

Graham Summers is Chief Market Strategist for Phoenix Capital Research, an independent investment research firm based in the Washington DC-metro area with clients in 56 countries around the world.

Graham’s clients include over 20,000 retail investors as well as strategists at some of the largest financial institutions in the world (Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch, Royal Bank of Scotland, UBS, and Raymond James to name a few). His views on business and investing has been featured in RollingStone magazine, The New York Post, CNN Money, Crain’s New York Business, the National Review, Thomson Reuters, the Glenn Beck Show and more.

Articles by Graham Summers

Time to bust yet another hole in the “stocks are cheap” argument. As we’ve already noted earlier this week, based on the only valuation metric that can’t be massaged, stocks are more expensive than they were in 2007 and on their way to...
A tsunami of inflation is rapidly moving through the financial system. Most investors only pay attention to the Federal Reserve. And they are missing the BIG PICTURE for Central Bank monetary policy. The Fed is tightening policy by hiking...
France holds the first round of its Presidential election this weekend. The big worry for the markets is the fact that anti-Euro candidate Marin Le Pen could potentially win. Now, the polls show Le Pen as having NO chance of becoming Prime...
Trump is speaking… but the markets still don’t hear him. On January 17th 2017, the Wall Street Journal published an article in which Trump stated point-blank that the $USD is “too strong.”The US currency took note, falling over 1% that day...
The economy is now in VERY serious trouble. The Fed’s own GDP models now show 1Q17 growth tracking at just 0.5%. This is DOWN from an original forecast of 3.2% in February. Put another way, the economy has begun contracting at a RAPID pace.
Market narratives are myths. Look at this chart. Which asset class would have been better to own in 2017 thus far…the blue line or the black line?
As we have repeatedly warned since mid-December, the “Trump trade” was based on hype. This is not to say that President Trump will not succeed in generating economic growth…it IS to say that whatever growth is coming will do so in 2018 as...
The market is now on very thin ice. Yesterday worked off some of the “oversold” status for stocks, but we are in extremely dangerous territory today. The S&P500 has taken out critical support (red line) as well as the bull market...
Pop quiz, name the top performing asset class of thus far this year? If you guessed US stocks or bonds, you’re wrong. The top performing asset class hands down is Emerging Market stocks, followed by Gold, THEN the S&P500, following by...
Oil may have just stopped the Bank of Japan. The fact is that in late September 2016, the Bank of Japan embarked on a new monetary policy of targeting a yield of 0% on 10-Year Japanese Government bonds.

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