Plunger (aka Burt Coons)

Plunger (aka Burt Coons) Articles

This weekend I would like to review the state two markets. The general stock market and the precious metals market.  Following this I will give an update on Plungers Core-7 portfolio.
In this report we will look at the state of the stock market and update the condition of a potential bottom in the gold space.
Question: Plunger you keep insisting that we are in a bear market.  Really? The averages have done nothing but go straight up since December 24th.  At this rate we will be at new highs within a month.  I thought prices go down in a bear...
Using Charles Dow’s well known method of reading the stock market’s movements on Friday December 14th 2018 , the averages confirmed a bearish indication and can now be classified to be in a bear market. This action Friday is the first...
Markets are deceptive…but we all know that.  Beyond deceptive, markets are actually down right diabolical.  Mr. Market operates through his two most trustworthy lieutenants Mr. Bull and Mr. Bear.  He has tasked Mr. Bull to climb and reach...
In light of the volatile market action since my last report two weeks ago I am dedicating this report towards the big picture view.  I have been presenting the post bubble contraction (PBC) model to you all year long, however I am...
We have seen how the PBC has now begun and is making itself felt around the world starting at the periphery of the global economy, next moving to the senior markets of the world and eventually being transmitted to the core of the financial...
The economies of the world are at an inflection point.  Enough data points have now presented themselves to be able to see the outlines of a major shift in the markets of the world.  We are at a pay attention moment.  There comes a time...
This weekend I would like to review the main features characterizing the markets which I have chronicled over the past 6 months.  Often times “less is more” so I will keep my remarks condensed and focus on the overall stock market and the...
I hadn’t planned on submitting anything this weekend, however in light of Friday’s action I felt it may be useful.  After Friday’s smashing in the commodities and precious metals market many investors are now rattled and may have bailed...

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The 1849 Gold Rush sped up California's admission to the Union as the 31st state in that year.