Mark J Lundeen

Mark J Lundeen Articles

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...
Economic growth – who could possibly be against that? Okay the environmentalists are but certainly not me! However when we define exactly what constitutes economic growth, I’d have to say I’m against what today passes for it: an ever...
Two months ago I wrote an article on our lackluster market, how the post credit crisis bull was slowing down. Reasonable people understand that the stock market can go down as well as up; so after a six year run that pushed the Dow Jones...
Mr. Bear may currently be in hiding, but he can scarcely contain himself. The media is currently focused on the financial garbage from Greece and Puerto Rico stinking up investment portfolios, but truth be told the entire global bond...
A venerated elder once said to me, “you can pick your nose but you can’t pick your family.” These are wise words indeed that best explain my attitude toward the current who’s who now running for the highest office in the land. And in...
I use CNN Money for after hour stock index futures and get an occasional chuckle reading their market commentary.
A one-ounce gold nugget is rarer than a five-carat diamond.

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