Brian Bloom

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Unfortunately, this time around, Quantitative Easing will be toothless. What is needed is genuine value-add entrepreneurial behaviour in context of saturated markets for Legacy Industries and of low unit cost prices for emerging Artificial...
Let’s try to cut through all the media rhetoric and understand why the deal with Iran was done in the first place. Below are several charts which show the Dow Jones Industrial Index and its relationship with oil (Courtesy Stockcharts.com):
The most remarkable fact the emerges from the chart of the Dow Jones Industrial Index below (source bigcharts.com) is that volume has been falling since 2009
The chart below (source: Stockcharts.com) shows a pattern known as a Reverse Head and Shoulders. No breakout has yet manifested but the probabilities seem to be rising. Tecnically, a break above the neckline will lead to a rise of around $...
The S&P Global 1200 index gave a significant sell signal today. Charting is viewed by some as tea leaf reading. However, over several decades it has been demonstrated as an objectively useful tool to strategic thinkers who attempt to...
A friend sent me the link below, which seems extraordinarily relevant in context of the fact that I once calculated the value of the Chinese ghost cities at around $6.5 trillion. The article discusses the downward pressures on China’s...
Since the late 1960s I have understood that the gold price is the ultimate barometer of fear in the world economy. Of course, I have not had a monopoly on this understanding and, in particular, the world’s central banks have also...
The chart below (source: Stockcharts.com) may be very worrying to some and it may be a source of great relief to others. It shows a potential Head and Shoulders reversal pattern, with a neckline at 90 and a peak of 107.5. If the neckline...
The Gold Universe (shares and gold price) looks like it "may" be about to reverse the bear trend in which it has been trapped for some time. Should this happen, the evidence suggests that fear for the integrity of fiat currency denominated...
Household incomes are flat in nominal terms (down in real terms)relative to 5 years ago, household savings rates are up (lower proportion of income being spent), government spending has risen moderately as a percentage of GDP, corporate...

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