Aside from the fact that the 10-Year Treasury Yield Index (TNX) is rising, one reason for the recent equity market sell-off is the uncertainty generated by the Fed’s latest announcement concerning the future of QE3.
Bear Markets always follow Bull markets and a severe stock market correction is long overdue. Bears Lair will spot, monitor and analyze the stock market correction as it develops.
The summer is flying now. The gold price and the precious metals miners have started to look poised for a significant rally, as the USd stumbles on the f/x markets.
“Tolerance is the last virtue of a dying society.” (Aristotle) -- Today we have yet again tolerated another lie. We were told, by the Fed, that Q-Infinity was necessary in order to save the economy when indeed
The DOLLAR PRICE of gold briefly jumped back above $1370 per ounce Tuesday lunchtime in London, before drifting lower as world stock markets fell hard with commodities.
According to Austrian Business Cycle Theory, when a central bank slows its money printing that has fueled a manipulated stock market boom, the stock market is very vulnerable to a crash.Murray Rothbard in his book
The good news is: The market averages are likely to be at or near their low point for this month. The Negatives: New highs have disappeared.
Last week we focused on the idea that gold is not an inflation hedge (http://www.gold-eagle.com/article/gold-anti-inflation-hedge ).
Gold has been in a significant bear market since reaching a record high at $1,910 an ounce in 2011. In its collapse gold bullion lost $705 an ounce or 37% of its value to the recent low at $1,195.
Over the years that I’ve published my research letters, I have routinely observed selective thinking. In reality, what I have found is that rather than seeking the truth, people actually seek out opinion that supports their own. Now...
Recently Contributing Editor Morris Hubbart has been providing his gold and silver market analysis via videos. Here are his latest videos:
We use the 20+ Year T-Bonds ETF (TLT) as the surrogate for long bond timing. As of 5/20/2013 TLT is on a Trend Model NEUTRAL signal, which means that the model has been out of bonds but not short. The LT Trend M
The destruction culminating in late June in the gold price brought out the usual suspects to school us ever since about why gold is all done as a worthy investment in an era of economic revival, compliments of heroic policy making by Be...
The flagship GLD gold ETF has suffered a radically unprecedented mass exodus this year. The capital fleeing this single vehicle was the primary reason gold plunged so dramatically in 2013’s first half. But just this week, money starte...
Gold in relation to the Dow Jones Industrials (DJI) has taken a bit of a beating over the past few months.
At one point we thought we were alone in believing that eventually we would see a confiscation of citizen’s gold in one or more countries. Then we saw the confiscation of deposits in Cyprus in line with a “bail-in” policy.
In the 1990s, tech stocks were the place to be. After the dot-com bust, those who placed their money in bonds or shorted stocks did very well until October 2002. The winning asset class between late 2002 and October 2007 was stocks.
According to Reuters, Fed stimulus has helped fuel the S&P's gain of nearly 19 percent in 2013.
The Fed has taken extreme measures to kick start the economy.
First off let's go over the key cyclical points from today's action. Yesterday gold broke above the cycle downtrend line, thus confirming August 7 as a daily cycle low.