Mark J Lundeen

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Janet Yellen may not have raised interest rates this week, but Mr Bear couldn’t care less. We can see it in the market. In bull markets double-digit declines from an all-time high are reasons to buy. But EARLY in bear markets,...
Let’s look at Mr Bear’s report card to see what he’s been was up to this past week. After one day of extreme volatility on Monday, he’s been behaving himself. Still the Dow Jones ended the week 10% below its last all-time high of May...
If you believe what CNBC is saying, then everything is just fine. Except for the current correction in the stock market, everything that should be going up is going up…and everything that should be going down is going down. So what’s not...
The financial media reported the Dow Jones made market history Monday when the Dow moved 1,089 points on an intraday basis from the previous day’s close. After a brutal day “a new historic record” like that sounds pretty darned...
What’s the big picture in economics? That manufacturing makes things to sell at a profit. When that isn’t happening (for whatever reason) there are problems with the economy. During inflationary booms inventories don’t collect dust in...
People interested in gold and silver, including myself, spend much of our time examining the markets for clues when the old monetary metals and their miners will resume their bull market. But looking exclusively at the markets provides...
Markets are human creations; they enable the specialization of labor that’s so essential in creating, and sustaining civilization. Who today grows most of their own food? Very few people, and those that do typically provide the food for...
Tyler Durden from Zero Hedge posted on July 28th how the collapsing Chinese stock market has devastated Chinese retail investors. My heart goes out to those people. And these are people just like you and I who were trying to better their...
It’s occasionally useful to stand back and examine markets from a long-term perspective. So, I’ve prepared the table below showing the 15-year gains in the Dow Jones Total Market Groups (DJTMG / weekly basis) along with precious metal...
Monday was a bad day for the bulls in the gold and silver market. Gold saw a day of extreme volatility, a daily move of 3% or more from previous day’s close (-3.35%), its 55th -3% Day since December 2000. Silver was only down 1.02%, so...

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