With the election over and congress divided, it may be difficult for the president to get much done.
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.
A love affair with silver is so natural. The fundamentals are astoundingly positive and bullish in price prospects. My basic argument has been repeated many times.
This week we have a major wild card (Election) happening on Tuesday. Most of you know I don't get involved with political discussion for several reasons...
The word "millionaire" first made its American print debut in an obituary for Pierre Lorillard II in 1843 when he died leaving behind a fortune of over $1,000,000.
Since I've started my weekly market report in October 2008, I've written over 400,000 words, constructing thousands of charts and over 100 different reports in the process: time for a bit of a rest.
Gold and silver at last staged the expected correction necessary to unwind the extremely overbought condition that had persisted for weeks.
The Bible teaches: "You can't change other people, you can only change yourself". Will We Ever Learn?
As I've stated in countless article before, the Fed is good at nothing but blowing bubbles.
The mortgage & foreclosure scandal runs so deep that ordinary observers can conclude the US financial foundation is laced with a cancer detectable by ordinary people.
The G20 meetings this weekend seem to have ended as they began. The two heavyweights are China and the US.
Last week was volatile thanks to China raising their interest rates a quarter basis point. This rate hike caused the Dollar to spike in value which in turn forced equities and metals to sell off sharply.
Before I get to the meat of this short article, I'd like to say that the correction in Gold is very welcomed by me.
Gold has enjoyed a relentless and rather one-sided rally since late July.
I'm just saying that I've been thinking about 'Risk' and specifically about risk in the securities markets. What prompted that thought?
With QE2 apparently coming within the next few weeks, markets are shedding off the more common October blues and rallying.
Gold's relentless climb to new record highs is driving a renaissance of investor interest in junior gold stocks.
It's been an interesting week with stocks, commodities and currencies having a knee jerk reaction to the FOMC minutes released Tuesday afternoon.
Long time readers may recall that I lived in Copiapo, Chile for quite a while - 2 years to be exact, although I now live in the very different Lake District in southern Chile, near
"A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always count on Paul's support." -- G.B. Shaw
The increasingly visible vote of no confidence in the fast failing USGovt financial structure, and in the missing capital formation apparatus that was once Wall Street, and in the entire avalanche of paper i
The metals corrected slightly this past week and look about ready to put on hold, their runs higher. Don't worry though, it won't last long.
Inspired by gold's relentless momentum, investors drove the flagship HUI gold-stock index to new all-time highs this week.
Wednesday's session closed mixed on the day. The DOW posted a third of a percent gain while the tech sector closed down almost nine tenths of a percent.
We are on the point of a major breakout by Precious Metals stocks that is expected to lead to a powerful rally.
There is no shortage of predictions and opinions, experts and forecasters, theories and ideas. Despite this, certainty is in short supply and chaos threatens to become the new norm.