Cliff Droke

Clif Droke is the editor of the three times weekly Momentum Strategies Report newsletter, published since 1997, which covers U.S. equity markets and various stock sectors, natural resources, money supply and bank credit trends, the dollar and the U.S. economy.  The forecasts are made using a unique proprietary blend of analytical methods involving cycles, internal momentum and moving average systems, as well as investor sentiment.  He is also the author of numerous books, including “2014: America’s Date With Destiny.” You can view all of Clif's books here. For more information visit www.clifdroke.com.

Cliff Droke Articles

Gold’s recent woes have been inversely tied to the latest reversal of fortune for the greenback. As I’ll explain in today’s report, the strengthening dollar is in part a result of rising Treasury bond yields but may also be part of a...
Gold benefits from weaker dollar even as U.S.-China trade fears melt. Threat of a US military response in Syria keeps safety trade intact. Rally in oil price also teases the return of gold's inflation component.
A major sell-off in the stock market caught precious metals traders by surprise on Thursday. Coming on the heels of gold’s best 1-day performance in over a month, gold and silver ETF prices were lower on Thursday but not by much. April...
Gold and gold ETF now testing critical near-term benchmark price. Failure to hold above this level would break the immediate-term trend. Fear factor still high, so don't give up on the metal yet.
The middle-class has been stuck in a rut – psychologically if not economically – for years, and they’re not afraid to admit it. Last year’s upset victory for Donald Trump in the U.S. presidential race was a manifest token of middle class ...
Gold prices fell on Thursday after a central bank policy announcement. The dollar index rallied after the European Central Bank (ECB) said it would reduce its bond purchases but hedged the move by also extending the lifespan of its bond-...
A noteworthy event happened during an otherwise pedestrian period earlier this month. The Dow Jones Transportation Average (DJTA) rose to new highs for the year, exceeding the performance of the Dow Industrials (DJIA). This development...
Anytime the Dow Index makes a new high, you can be reasonably assured of hearing the B-word bounced around in the media.  Memories of the last bubble are still vivid and painful enough to trigger flashbacks of the bubble’s collapse.  It’s...
If the past two years could be described with a single word, it would have to be “uncertainty.”  Investors and non-investors alike have been dominated by this emotion, and its ubiquitous presence can be seen in the absence of a clearly-...
After touching the benchmark 20,000 level last month, the Dow Jones Industrial Average has spent the last five weeks in a tight, narrow trading range just under this level.  Famed trader Jesse Livermore theorized in his pseudonymous book, ...

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