Brian Bloom

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Few of us holding gold related investments are happy about the recent performance of the gold price but, in this analyst’s view, the appropriate way of looking at this is: “thank goodness the fever is abating”. Paradoxically, I am...
Hmmm? Seems like the gold price itself doesn’t agree with the experts views on where it’s headed. That’s the problem with sticking your neck out. When you get it right you’re a genius. The problem arises when you get it wrong....
One characteristic of the charts is that they show patterns which demand attention, regardless of any preconceptions or prejudices one might have.
The chart below shows a serious breakdown, but the horizontal count target has already been met. The chart should pull back up before finally making up its mind Unfortunately, this prognosis is not confirmed by the $SPX – which is...
As a reasonably intelligent man of 61 years of age, this analyst is not unmindful of the fact that his recent preoccupation with the wisdom of the Ancients has been raising eyebrows – if not questions as to his sanity – amongst regular and...
Peak Oil: Oil drives the world economy. Climate Change:  Currently we are experiencing Global Warming, but this will likely change to become Global Cooling from 2012 onwards. World Overpopulation: Heading towards 7 billion, but occupies...
Whilst most people are vaguely aware that oil is important to the world economy, few understand the true impact of the recent rise in the oil price. In 1998 the heads of state of the USA and Australia failed to ratify the Kyoto protocols...
Summary Several weeks ago this analyst expressed the view that the US Equity markets were in the early stages of a Primary Bear Market and that investors should be more focussed on capital preservation than on capital growth.
US Interest rates are on the rise, but there’s a bright light at the end of the tunnel – which is not emanating from an oncoming train. The horizontal count upside yield target, flowing from the chart below, is 5% (Courtesy Stockcharts....
One of the most interesting economists of the early 20th Century was Joseph Schumpeter. (You can read about him at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Schumpeter ) Here is a quote from the Wikipedia article:

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